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Old 01-17-2020, 06:31 PM   #141
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I tried the "Fresca" flavoured sparkling soda the other day. I put Fresca in quotations because I'm not sure if this is the same brand umbrella as the real Fresca? I'm not sure why they're adding confusion to the Fresca market. Fresca is a drink, not a brand of drinks dammit.

Anyway, I tried the grapefruit version of this new, imposter Fresca and it made me yearn for the chemical burn of original Fresca's highly artificial flavour. It was very mild. Maybe another flavour would have been better.

This flavoured soda water trend seems to be growing, which I'm ok with, just don't besmirch the name of a treasured brand like Fresca.
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Old 01-17-2020, 06:36 PM   #142
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Fresca got me through high school, it can't be replaced.
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Old 01-17-2020, 06:41 PM   #143
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Coke beats Pepsi hands down. Dr Pepper is fantastic, and I'll enjoy root beer form Barq's or A&W. Ginger Ale is delicious, and a Sprite when it's hotter than Hades is also great.

What I cannot abide is any soda with artificial sweeteners. They are all awful. Now, if you need a sweet drink every day, I get it. Can't be taking in all that sugar. But I have a pop a couple times a month, and I want real sweeteners. Basic sugar being the best, of course.

I've seen a friend go through an aspartame addiction, and it was amazing how much trouble he had quitting that stuff, after insisting it was not addictive. It was kinda eye opening. Won $100 on that bet, too. He thought after a month he'd be "clean" of diet coke, and he just couldn't. He finally broke the habit after 3 months and swore never to go back.
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I do an eightball of Aspartame a day
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I do an eightball of Aspartame a day
I presume that is the traditional "hooping it" method?
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I like how you pretend there's another method
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It's also no joke...


https://www.livestrong.com/article/4...me-withdrawal/
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Coke Zero is the best soft drink of all time.

No hyperbole.
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Coke Zero is the best soft drink of all time.

No hyperbole.
You sound addicted to aspartame!
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You sound addicted to aspartame!
I didnít say I drink tonnes of it.

Besides, in normal amounts itís safe.
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You sound defensive. First sign of aspartame addiction.
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Fresca got me through high school, it can't be replaced.
And a fanny pack of werther's originals?
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And a fanny pack of werther's originals?
You aren't far off, honestly.
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You sound defensive. First sign of aspartame addiction.
You sound aggressive. First sign of aspartame deprivation.
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