Does anyone else dilute their coke with water?

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  1. Chester P Squier

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    I’ve had 2 Coke drinks in the past year. I usually drink water. But the Cokes sure tasted good.

    I often drink Arizona brand diet green tea. Not to arouse flaming, but I don’t think artificial sweetener is as bad as alcohol.
     
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    I’ve seen it plenty of times, even tried it a couple; but didn’t really care for it myself. I’m South Carolinian by birth, is it maybe southern?
     
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    I've never considered diluting it, but I'm currently in the process of weaning myself off it completely.

    I know it's terrible for you and I'll sometimes drink several a day. Still better than real coke I suppose.
     
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    I dilute mine with Ice and Crown Royal.
    Works pretty well.
     
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    Coke doesn't want my business anymore.
     
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    I dilute mine so much that there is no Coke in it, meaning I just drink water or iced tea. Haven't been a fan of soda for quite a while. The only bubbly I drink is beer.
     
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    I probably didn't have 12 cokes the first 58 years of my ride, but I met a guy who only had 4 teeth who drank about 5 colas a DAY about then. And to be polite I accepted a cola when he offered(each time !). Now I'm addicted to a cola a day and it works well for me, perking me up a bit and passing fluids through my kidneys faster. Since I probably have 10 years left, why not enjoy myself in wild abandon ? Ok, compared to you guys, I don't really have that part of life down very well. Suffice it to say, I sometimes drink full sugar Coca Cola cold or warm, sometimes dilute it with water, have most of my teeth which probably will manage to last what I expect are my last 10 years, and the way things are going(Oregon has apparently decriminalized all drugs), can look forward to the day....probably within 5 years...of being able to buy my Coca Cola with REAL cocaine in it fairly soon. Isn't life wonderful ? Sales of Coca Cola will no doubt jump. Buy shares today ! I can hardly wait. You heard it here first ! :)
     
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  8. That Cal Webway

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    I like a fountain coke from McDonald's for weeks after a long hard run.

    No way before because of the syrupyness, and I wouldn't want to dilute it.

    I do get sugarless lemonade that I do dilute about half water.
     
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    Tried it only once and it formed such a hard crust in my nostrils that it took two days to get it out.
     
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    Yep, good stuff! It's called Brown Cow in Africa. Forget the preconceptions; try it on a hot day with a couple of ice cubes.
     
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    Yes, I do. I don't drink coke at home. But sometimes when I go out I'll drink rum and cokes and I have to have it diluted with soda water. I find it more refreshing also. If I have a straight coke it has to be Hecho in Mexico the only straight coke I like. Those are a treat and I might have 2 per year.
     
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    I recommend diluting your coke with Fernet Branca.
     
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    My wife allows me one soda a day so no way I am going to dilute it with anything but ice.. Usually the ice never gets a chance to melt..
     
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    Yes, 100 percent water is how I like my soft drinks.
     
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    Soda stream if you absolutely have to have carbonated drinks.....
     
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    I've never seen "whiskey" spelled "w-a-t-e-r" before. Interesting.
     
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    If I go out to dinner, I have a Coke, Pepsi, or whatever cola they are serving, I don't care which one it is, as long as it's kind of cola like. I used to drink a lot of soda pop, now unless it's a special occasion, I drink only one wally world cola a day. They are only 8 ounces in the little red can. I don't care if they pull on an elephant's tail, and have him urinate in the can, it's close enough to Coke for me.
     
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    When I went to Germany as a teen in the '90s, the German girls were drinking Colaweizen, 1/2 Coke and 1/2 wheat beer. Disgusting, to say the least, but honestly I would have drank anything Corinna handed me.
     
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    ALWAYS after a bump, run a little around the gums, too ...
     
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    Then, beer is the answer
     
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