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  1. AngryMetalsmith

    AngryMetalsmith Business is good, thanks for asking

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    I used to have a pretty bad problem with indigestion, or acid reflux, when I drank sodas. Since giving up the HFCS drinks I rarely get it anymore.

    Sodas are also one of the leading causes of obesity in this country.
     
  2. CrabJoe StretchPants

    CrabJoe StretchPants Reincarnated Crab Walking Head Spinning Bruce Dick

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    bean Turbo Monkey

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    I have a soda about once a month. That's often enough to remind myself I don't want them any more often than that. I've also stopped adding sugar to iced tea, and switched from chai to espresso. I don't miss any of the liquid sugars.
     
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    Wumpus makes avatars better

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    Pitchman for Las Vegas Heart Attack Grill dies of heart attack


    John Alleman, 52, who served as a pitchman for the fatty Las Vegas Grill, suffered a heart attack and was taken off life support on Monday. The burger joint's owner said Alleman, who stood outside the restaurant in a hospital gown and coaxed diners inside, loved the restaurant more than he did and ate there every day.

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    Last year, the restaurant made national headlines when two customers suffered heart attack-like episodes while noshing on "bypass" burgers.

    In March 2011, a nearly 600-pound man who served as a spokesman for a Phoneix-area franchise, 29-year-old Blair River, died from pneumonia after a bout with the flu.

    Basso said Alleman's tragic death should serve as a warning that slim people can suffer heart problems.

    "You don't have to be tremendously old or fat. You can be in your 30s and 40s and die of a heart attack," he told the Sun.
     
  5. Burnt-Orange

    Burnt-Orange Monkey

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    I only have to wait 4 more months before I never have to worry about having a heart attack in my 30's
    so I got that going for me
     
  6. Rip

    Rip Mr. Excitement

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    Never had a need for soft drinks, once in a blue moon. Tea person here...
     
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  7. mandown

    mandown Poopdeck Repost

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    I recently realized that I turn my nose up at "soda" drinkers, but I consume nearly a can a day of Monster or Rockstar.
     
  8. AngryMetalsmith

    AngryMetalsmith Business is good, thanks for asking

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    Just water and coffee for me. Haven't had a coke in years. Although I would't mind trying a Mexican Coke someday.

    Just say no to corn syrup kids.
     
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    jdcamb Tool Time!

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    I have always thought it was strange that Mexican drugs are so much better in Mexico then when you get them back home. Its unpossible I tell ya.....
     
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    Beef Supreme Turbo Monkey

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    It's too sweet for me, much sweeter than the American stuff.
     
  11. jonKranked

    jonKranked Press Button, Receive Stupid

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    120 servings
     
  12. bizutch

    bizutch Delicate CUSTOM flower

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    Carbonated beverages, particularly diet ones have been shown to severely inhibit absorption of calcium. Plus, if you're drinking jugs of soda, I doubt you're dining on anything remotely including a daily dose of calcium anyway.
     
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    sstalder5 Turbo Monkey

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    I probably only drink about one soda a week, never diet. I'm mainly a beer and water drinker. I like juice too.
     
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    pretty much the same. but a little less frequently on the soda. lately its about once a month, as every time i finish one i remember why i don't like soda.

    if i'm drinking extra calories, you can be damn sure its fermented barley and hops.
     
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    Beer > Soda

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    jackalope Mental acuity - 1%

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    i do not tolerate beer very well.
    for example, last night, at dinner with some friends, we drank like 3/4-1 bottle of wine each. woke up today ready for work.

    if i have more than 2 beers, it will give me a slight hangover. 4 beers, and ill wake up destroyed, with an awful hang over the next day; yet I can have 2 bottles of wine one night, and go to work the next day, with virtually no hangover. and we are talking cheap wine... no fancy ass $100 bottles. mostly $15-$20 bottles.
     
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    do you have a gluten allergy?
     
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    stevew unique white person

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    drunk people eat dick.
     
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    ALEXIS_DH Tirelessly Awesome

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    i have no clue. i didnt even know that allergy existed.
     
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    jonKranked Press Button, Receive Stupid

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    you'd probably know if you did - if you ever feel sick after eating bread.
     
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    Geez, wine???
    We used to have a chef at our resort who'd have everybody over and tell us not to worry about alcohol, that he was stocked up. Come over and it's nothing but tons of wine.

    Next day, Cell-O poop and a hole in my stomach. How people can get drunk on that much acid is beyond me.

    Oh, and damn all of you. I was at Home Depot at lunch and there was MEXICO Coke in the fridge and I bought one. :banghead:
     
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    pinkshirtphotos site moron

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    I'll crack out the razor and bag of fluff before i crack a can of pop.
     
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    mandown Poopdeck Repost

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    rep given for a topical and understandable reply.
     
  25. Quo Fan

    Quo Fan don't make me kick your ass

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    Here. I'm just not sure where "here" is.
    My daily liquid consumption is normally 20ish oz of coffee, 16ish oz of 1%milk, 20ish oz of water and 32ish oz of iced tea.
     
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    I drink allot of club soda
    it works really good to cut my bourbon
     
  27. Ride Monzie

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    I bet more than good, it works really well and you use it a lot.

    No soda for me. Well, okay ginger when I go to the bar and order a whiskey and ginger but that's it; I rarely go out anymore.
     
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    bizutch Delicate CUSTOM flower

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    Somebody order whiskey and a ginger?

     
  29. Ride Monzie

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    Oh my holy fvck. Who is that? She is only redhead as she doesn't have the freckles; you are definitely forgiven for that foible though. Wow.
     
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    I think Monzie might of had a crisis in his pants
     
  32. Ride Monzie

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    It's the redheads man. They ****in' kill me.
     
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    Bacteria is what causes cavities. When you have sugar on your teeth, it allows bad bacteria to take over and cause destruction. Such a basic concept. Time for a new dentist, she obviously doesn't care about your welfare, and as a future medical professional (and doing some work within the medical profession now), I would say she doesn't deserve to practice...
     
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    ..and the acids nibble on the enamel.
     
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  35. Iridemtb

    Iridemtb Turbo Monkey

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    True dat.