Does anyone else dilute their coke with water?

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  1. offsideref

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    If you’re quite thirsty, does anybody else dilute their coke with cold water, maybe 60:40, or do you find that blend of sugar, phosphoric acid, flavourings and carbon dioxide to be refreshing enough as it is?
     
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    I use club soda to dilute it, about 50/50.
    Same thing with orange juice.
     
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    I am fairly anything-goes, but Coke is very, very far down the list of things I am willing to ingest into my body. It's essentially sugar+water+poison. Diet Coke is much worse, because in that formula they replace the sweet-tasting poison with bad-tasting poison. How they get a single person to drink that stuff is an utter mystery to me. Sorry, I am no help. I will shut up now.
     
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    I was primed to answer "no"...but realized using ice tends towards the same effect, especially if drinking slowly on a hot day;).

    I do not drink pop much anymore.
     
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    I wish I could dilute my Tele with a Strat, and no.
     
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    I don’t drink a lot of Coke. If diluted, it’s usually a shot of rum.
     
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    Tastes good diluted with whiskey. Never tried it with water.
    Had a bad experience as a child .... I liked water, I liked milk .... but I discovered mixing the 2 wasn't very nice.
     
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    Got here late, both the "I don't drink Coke" and "diluting it with rum" lines were already taken.
     
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    No, I don't dilute soda. I don't even use ice.
     
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    I put ice in it
     
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    I have never heard of this before, but many years ago a couple from Cleveland came down to DC-area to visit our bass player ( from Cleveland, we had July 4th gig)

    And their thing was mixing Coke+beer!

    I tried it ( it was like 95° out), and this was the most vile drink I've ever had!
    Like carbonated vomit!

    ( now there's a band name!)
     
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    What !!!!!!!! ........... NEVER .
     
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    I believe there’s legislation against it and an active protest movement to crush anyone wanting to add water to any soda product.
    There may also be a Tik Tok dance related to it.
     
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    Coke and milk is a tasty combo. I blame Laverne Defazio.
     
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    I'm a big fan of iced tea. So that is my recommendation. Thirst-quenching, natural ingredients, and it tastes just fine unsweetened.
     
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    I was going to say no, but I drink a lot of "bubbly" - carbonated water with just a hint of flavor (Le Croix, etc.). Isn't that about the same thing?

    I have never intentionally diluted a soda like that - I guess I like them pre-diluted. :lol:
     
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    I like iced tea; I only drink unsweetened. However, after a few glasses, I find myself having "bladder must be emptied NOW!" moments. :eek:
     
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    Alright, I’ve been in Cleveland a long dang time now and I’ve never heard of that. Sounds horrific. Please don’t attribute it to our wonderful town. I think you just met a couple of weirdos. Which to be fair, we have more than our share of.
     
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    I know right!

    It’s soda sac religiousness
     
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