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Date: 04/05/11 06:30 AM

37 Responses to 10 Facts About Coca-Cola

  1. Profile photo of cobrakiller
    cobrakiller Male 18-29
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    April 4, 2011 at 6:23 pm
    Link: 10 Facts About Coca-Cola - That you might not have known.
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    jtrebowski Male 40-49
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    April 5, 2011 at 7:35 am
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    mr_c_bowler Male 18-29
    301 posts
    April 5, 2011 at 7:45 am
    you know i can make up facts too!

    This post was retarded
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    Cajun247 Male 18-29
    10714 posts
    April 5, 2011 at 7:51 am
    Well that`s it no more coke for me then.
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    panth753 Female 18-29
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    April 5, 2011 at 8:08 am
    I always was a Pepsi fan.
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    IkeRay Male 18-29
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    April 5, 2011 at 8:09 am
    coca leaves and cola nuts
    coca cola

    makes sense now
  7. Profile photo of schmemly
    schmemly Female 18-29
    80 posts
    April 5, 2011 at 8:10 am
    Somebody can`t understand caffiene or how it works...
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    Norris Male 18-29
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    April 5, 2011 at 8:20 am
    Equating the Manji to fascism pisses me off!

    Even I get my manji here taken away due to the ignorance of some people. Herpaderp, theres NO way a southerner could be a Buddhist, thats silly!
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    Goldie713 Female 18-29
    7 posts
    April 5, 2011 at 8:24 am
    This article sounds like it was written by a 10 year old.
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    dsp2003 Male 18-29
    153 posts
    April 5, 2011 at 8:27 am
    As far as the Indian water depletion goes, I had to read a rather extensive article about that my last semester in college. Coke stopped over-taxing the areas with lower water levels after the protests. Although that fact doesn`t have as fun of a "big corporations are evil" ring to it.
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    Angelmassb Male 18-29
    15512 posts
    April 5, 2011 at 8:33 am
    Another name for Coca cola is: disgusting dirty waters
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    madest Male 40-49
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    April 5, 2011 at 8:42 am
    I wish Coke would return to their original recipe.
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    DrProfessor Male 18-29
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    April 5, 2011 at 8:43 am
    Citations or GTFO.
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    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
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    April 5, 2011 at 8:43 am

    gee! coke used to contain cocain! An ingrediant that was
    totally legal and widely used at the time.

    Well we`ll have to boycott them!


    This is a FAIL
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    meepmaker Male 30-39
    6695 posts
    April 5, 2011 at 9:18 am
    Who knew.
  16. Profile photo of Fuego
    Fuego Male 40-49
    1287 posts
    April 5, 2011 at 9:31 am
    10 half-truths is more like it. Was this article originally paid for by PepsiCo, Incorporated?
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    Fuego Male 40-49
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    April 5, 2011 at 9:40 am
    John Pemberton fought in and was wounded during the Civil War. Many wounded veterans developed an addiction to morphine. Booze and opiates were the painkillers available.

    Sources disagree with the estimates of cocaine present in each 8 oz. serving. They vary from 9 mg to 60 mg. No one`s sure. Either way, cocaine was used profusely in thousands of ways, many in higher doses. My favorite? Dr. Tucker`s Asthma Specific. An asthma remedy with 420 mg cocaine per ounce, it was applied directly to the nasal mucosa.
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    Rick_S Male 40-49
    3262 posts
    April 5, 2011 at 9:50 am
    I wonder how many companies with as long a history as Coke have a clean history?
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    Thetas Male 18-29
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    April 5, 2011 at 9:55 am
    This article is silly.
    It`s not conspiracy theory that coke still uses coca leaves. Cocaine wasn`t completely taken out in 1908, it was completely taken out in 1925. In 1908 it was only reduced to a trivial amount. The coca leaves that are used now contain no traces of cocaine. In the article, he says they claim the coke recipe hasn`t been changed for 100+ years. As of this post, the claim is 125 years. Coke says their recipe is left unchanged since 1886, which is... Kind of true, but more of a fib. They use mostly the same ingredients, but in 1980 They switched from beat to cane sugar, so if you want to believe the recipe is actually unchanged, be my guest.

    Source: Type "coca-cola cocaine" in to Google and read the first ten links.
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    Oystah Female 40-49
    4029 posts
    April 5, 2011 at 10:02 am
    That`s so weird - I just got a Coke instead of a Diet Coke by accident (pressed the wrong button) and I haven`t had a regular one in forever and it tasted like ASS water. Not that I know what ass water tastes like, but if you had to drink water that came out of an ass, I bet it would taste like regular Coke. There`s my Coke fact.
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    Fuego Male 40-49
    1287 posts
    April 5, 2011 at 10:08 am
    VVV great. now I have images of tubgirl writhing in my head.
  22. Profile photo of cobrakiller
    cobrakiller Male 18-29
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    April 5, 2011 at 10:30 am
    fuego, thanks a lot, now i do too.
  23. Profile photo of Fuego
    Fuego Male 40-49
    1287 posts
    April 5, 2011 at 10:32 am
    cobrakiller, sharing is caring.
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    Pinkminx22 Female 18-29
    1074 posts
    April 5, 2011 at 10:57 am
    yeah, Sure coke is good..Its just a b*tch when the ice cubes get stuck up my nose..
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    Fuego Male 40-49
    1287 posts
    April 5, 2011 at 11:37 am
    wtf`s with the double-posting? I`m not doing anything different.
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    emmettyville Female 40-49
    4340 posts
    April 5, 2011 at 12:01 pm
    heres the thing.....I live in a small town in the country. We have a local small supermarket, it sells coke and pepsi. the coke is outrageously priced. 600ml bottle of coke = $3.58 nz. They also sell pepsi. 600 ml = $2.20. go figure, i buy the pepsi, even though i prefer the coke, econmic times being what they are etc....(i`m on a diet, girls will understand this, diet drinks are the only thing i am allowed to enjoy anymore-and yes, i am aware that the artificial sweeter is giving me brain cancer)
    So, as a matter of interest yesterday, when i went on my weekly shopping trip to the big supermarket in the city, 60 odd km from where i live, i decide to see how much pepsi is there, i might stock up, save money....
    The big supermarket, and this is a huge chain supermarket, one of nz`s big 2 chain stores, and guess what? they dont sell pepsi. nothing, nada, nowhere to be found. Cant tell me that coke has had nothing to do with that. Definately something fishy going on with coke.
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    emmettyville Female 40-49
    4340 posts
    April 5, 2011 at 12:02 pm
    ps, i wish it still had cocaine in it too.
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    McGovern1981 Male 30-39
    14194 posts
    April 5, 2011 at 1:08 pm
    vv Pretty much all resturants and big chains make an agreement to only carry coke or pepsi products and can`t sell the competetors. This is about every resturant I`ve seen I`d say supermarkets do it too but I have seen some carry both.
  29. Profile photo of Fuego
    Fuego Male 40-49
    1287 posts
    April 5, 2011 at 1:30 pm

    that doesn`t generally apply to supermarkets/grocery stores.
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    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
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    April 5, 2011 at 1:34 pm
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    CoyoteKing Male 18-29
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    April 5, 2011 at 2:44 pm
    horribly written article that tried very hard to force its critisms rather than make strong arguements.
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    SlothOfDoom Male 30-39
    2033 posts
    April 5, 2011 at 2:53 pm
    I only read to the top of the picture. The horrible sentence structure, improper punctuation and poor word choice was enough to inform me that I just wouldn`t give a crap about anything the author had to say.

    I can understand being a sloppy wordsmith while replying quickly on a forum or something along those lines, but not when writing an article or blog.
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    handys003 Male 50-59
    2402 posts
    April 5, 2011 at 6:05 pm
    Really! Just another long line of epic marketing to get you to buy! Yawn....
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    phoneybone Male 18-29
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    April 5, 2011 at 10:34 pm
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    kummi90 Male 18-29
    541 posts
    April 5, 2011 at 11:29 pm
    It IS a fact that Coca-Cola uses coca-leafs. Should we care? Does it matter? Is it worty of any 10 fact list? NOOOOO. It is just a drating leaf with slight caffeine like qualities should you munch a bunch of them. I have had coca-tea in Peru
  36. Profile photo of venice08
    venice08 Male 18-29
    108 posts
    April 6, 2011 at 2:18 am
    I even more bored now than I was when I started this biased article.

    Thx IAB
  37. Profile photo of PfulHouse
    PfulHouse Male 30-39
    371 posts
    April 7, 2011 at 3:08 pm
    Ah yes, we still believe it was full of drugs don`t we?

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