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Old 12-06-2001, 10:50 AM   #31
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Pepsi. Interestingly enough, taste tests have shown time and again that people prefer the taste of Pepsi. They just like the image of Coke more.
The following is an excerpt from an article on the origins of New Coke. The full article can be found at: http://www.snopes.com/cokelore/newcoke.htm

"The early 1980s found Coke teetering on the edge of losing the cola war to Pepsi. The previous fifteen years saw Coca-Cola's market share remain flat while Pepsi's continued to climb. Pepsi was winning in the supermarkets (where shoppers had free rein to choose either beverage), and it was only Coke's greater availability in restricted markets (such as soda vending machines and fast food outlets) that was keeping its numbers ahead of Pepsi's. (Coke's market share had been shrinking for decades, from 60% just after World War II to under 24% in 1983.)"

"When all other factors were eliminated, it came down to a matter of flavor. Batteries of well-controlled taste tests showed folks liked the taste of Pepsi better. Seemingly confirming that original Coca-Cola had a taste problem was the popularity of Diet Coke, a beverage formulated in such a way that it ended up with a flavor a lot closer to that of Pepsi than to its parent beverage."


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Old 12-06-2001, 12:46 PM   #32
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[*]Pepsi sucks[*]Diet ANYTHING tastes like ass
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[*]Pepsi sucks[*]Diet ANYTHING tastes like ass
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Old 12-06-2001, 01:41 PM   #35
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[*]Pepsi sucks[*]Diet ANYTHING tastes like ass
interestingly enough, however, diet ass can be absolutely stupendous. or just annoying.
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Old 12-06-2001, 02:05 PM   #36
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Coke. Usually diet. With lime if I'm eating at Baja Fresh.
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Old 12-06-2001, 04:36 PM   #37
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Coke for me.
7-up, Dr. Pepper, Canada Dry, A&W are also favorites.

Note to everyone: Orange Crush, if you use licquorish(sp) as a straw, causes massive fizzing LOL.

Annnnnyways...
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Old 12-06-2001, 06:43 PM   #38
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Hey, I'm from LA - Coke all the way!!!!!
Ohhh, youre talking about SODA arent you...Oops, NM!!!

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Old 12-06-2001, 06:59 PM   #39
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Pepsi all the way!

I was gonna stop drinking it after those BSpears adds. But I cant stop ...

However Coke is good when mixed with rum ... dam havent had that in a long time ...

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Old 12-06-2001, 07:15 PM   #40
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Hey, it's carbonated!

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Has anyone had Pepsi Twist?

Does it taste like Lysol?

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Old 12-06-2001, 07:33 PM   #42
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Old 12-06-2001, 08:45 PM   #43
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No Puke-si for me.

Coke all the way!!
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Old 12-06-2001, 08:55 PM   #44
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Pepsi tastes like cough syrup...*eeeeeew*


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Old 12-06-2001, 09:19 PM   #45
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Quote:
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Has anyone had Pepsi Twist?

Does it taste like Lysol?
I've had Pepsi Twist, and it seriously just tastes like Pepsi with a little lemon added in. If you add a little lemonade to Pepsi it'll taste the same. I didn't really like it just because it seems dumb to add lemon to Pepsi.

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