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POLL: Coca Cola, toxic or not?

Discussion in 'Whatnots' started by Argohir, Aug 7, 2006.

  1. Argohir Gems: 10/31
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    What do you think about this after the events in India? Is Coca Cola dangerous or not? Here are some resources to read: resource1 resource2 resource3 .

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    Poll Results: Coca Cola, toxic or not? (24 votes.)

    Is it harmful or not? (Choose 1)
    * Yes - 58% (14)
    * No - 33% (8)
    * Not sure - 8% (2)

    Will you continue to drink it? (Choose 1)
    * I will continue to drink it - 42% (10)
    * I will drink it less - 8% (2)
    * I won't drink it - 4% (1)
    * I don't drink it now and I won't - 42% (10)
    * Not sure - 4% (1)
     
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    Its probably not so safe in certain countries, but then again, who needs coke, when you can have a Ribena ?
     
  3. T2Bruno

    T2Bruno The only source of knowledge is experience Distinguished Member ★ SPS Account Holder Adored Veteran New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

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    And Coke has the extremely dangerous dihydrogen monoxide in it too....

    You can read about the dangers of DHMO.
     
  4. DarkStrider

    DarkStrider I've seen the future and it has seen me Distinguished Member

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    Dihydrogen monoxide? :skeptic: Shame I'm a chemist really...
     
  5. The Magpie

    The Magpie Balance, in all things Veteran

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    I don't drink it now, and I'm not about to change. Admittedly, that's a decision made because I prefer Pepsi Max to Coke's bizarre aftertaste (which the addicts love) rather than for ethical reasons. But I'm never surprised by illegal and unethical actions perpetrated by major corporations -- all to often, "free market" translates as "if they've got money, they can do what the **** they want". :rolleyes:
     
  6. Argohir Gems: 10/31
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    dihydrogen monoxide = H20 = water

    Bad sense of humor :nolike:
     
  7. Morgoth

    Morgoth La lune ne garde aucune rancune Veteran

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    Well, water is dangerous too you know.
     
  8. Disciple of The Watch

    Disciple of The Watch Preparing The Coming of The New Order Veteran

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    Who cares if it's dangerous or not.

    I'll drink it until my last breath, and if it contributes to kill me, then so be it.
     
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    Yes, especially when it is pure water; it can kill you.
     
  10. Harbourboy

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    Coca Cola is not actually that tasty. I've never understood why it is so stupendously popular, so I figure it MUST contain some sort of addictive drug.
     
  11. T2Bruno

    T2Bruno The only source of knowledge is experience Distinguished Member ★ SPS Account Holder Adored Veteran New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

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    The web site is an educational lesson.

    I think it does so very effectively. Every now and then the web site is referenced by some ignorant person trying to prove how unsafe styrofoam is or other such stuff.

    I couldn't help but draw parallels while reading about the whole Coca-Cola issue. So it was my way of sarcastically doubting the validity of the story.
     
  12. Barmy Army

    Barmy Army Simple mind, simple pleasures... Adored Veteran

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    Not a big fan of Coke.

    I drink loads of soothies and fresh fruit drinks. I get through loads of water as well in a day, probably 3 or 4 pints. I do drink loads of beer though, which isn't good for me.
     
  13. Taza

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    Well, I'm pretty sure it's unhealthy.

    For the doses of caffeine and sugar I get from it alone.

    ... and I'll continue to drink it anyway.
     
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    Everything in moderation and Coca Cola isn't the only cola available, since there are some local brands too (like Finspring Cola around here). Prefer juices, since they don't rot your teeth. CC goes pretty well with burgers, though.

    [ August 08, 2006, 01:44: Message edited by: Wordplay ]
     
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    Why drink Coke when I can think of a better product? ;)

    And I prefer a glass of cooled Dihydrogen Monoxide to those other poisons. :grin:
     
  16. Morgoth

    Morgoth La lune ne garde aucune rancune Veteran

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    Why do you think it's called Coca? Because the original Coca Cola drink was made of the Coca plant, the same plant that supplies us with happy white snow.
     
  17. Shell

    Shell Awww, come and give me a big hug!

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    At last, a fellow Ribena fan! :banana:

    On the Coke issue, I'm not sure about it being toxic, but I don't drink it due to the gas in it. It's like drinking hydrogen or something :sick:
     
  18. Nakia

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    I used to drink Coke in moderation but no longer do because of sugar content and I do not like the taste of diet Coke.

    Imo any soft drink should be drunk in moceration.

    @Barmy Army, beer is a food, again use in moderation.
     
  19. T2Bruno

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    @Nakia -- what's the point in drinking beer in moderation?
     
  20. Nakia

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    :lol: Not getting sick or fat?
     
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