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What kind of water do you drink?

Discussion in 'Alley of Dangerous Angles' started by Taluntain, Jan 9, 2013.

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What kind of water do you drink?

  1. Bottled water mostly

    7 vote(s)
    18.9%
  2. Tap water mostly

    25 vote(s)
    67.6%
  3. About equal amounts tap & bottled

    3 vote(s)
    8.1%
  4. I don't drink pure water, only pre-made beverages

    2 vote(s)
    5.4%
  1. Taluntain

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    Yes, just not THE Kool-Aid.
     
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    Home tap water, better than most bottled water I get abroad. Abroad I drink loads of bottled waters but the price in the states is obscene. Ten times the cost elsewhere.
     
  4. Déise

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    Tap water. It's fine where I am and the bottled stuff is awful for the environment when you consider all the extra packaging and transport. There's a water cooler outside my office but I go down to the canteen to get tap water if I want a drink.
     
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    I only drink the fresh stuff, the frozen stuff just isn't the same
     
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    When I lived in a small town in Utah, the tap water came straight from a rocky mountain aquifer, and was delicious. Houston water is a much different story. I have a filter that runs through my refrigerator, which is where I get all my drinking water at home. The tap water here doesn't taste bad necessarily, just...off. Occasionally I buy bottled for convenience and refill them.
     
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    At home, I have a water filtration system, no direct tap water. I have well water where I live. The taste is way off. Teh filter is a necessity. I drink alot of bottled water away from the home. I usually stay away from Tap.
     
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    Every time I think of bottled water, I think of this:

    Be warned: Some foul language here. And forget the first 3 minutes about milk.

     
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    American comedians have always been very angry and shout haven't they. Has anyone noticed?

    I bet this guy owns a gun :cool:.
     
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    That's Lewis Black's schtick - he's always been like that.
     
  11. Master of Nuhn

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    I'll take that bet. ;)

    At 1m31


    Btw, henkie, that was a nice summary of tap water around the world, from a fellow countryman's point of view. :)
     
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    Tap water through a Brita filter system. No need to boil it but I might start one day when I've got nothing but time on my hands.
     
  13. Harbourboy

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    Er, pot kettle. Lenny Henry and Billy Connolly are two British comedians that spring immediately to mind as being annoyingly shouty.
     
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    I never said there was anything bad about it. Bill Hicks and George Carlin were two of my favourites, and hey were very angry and shouty. It just seems more of a trend with Americans.
     
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    I drink nothing but pure unadulterated tea. Well I add milk and sugar. It comes direct from the udder of the lesser spotted tea-cow.
     
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    Sugar in tea? Shameful.
     
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    I have no shame! I like my tea like I like my men. Strong but sweet :p
     
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    Tap water is cleaning up. As it should.
     
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    That's definitely all I use mine for.
     
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    Bottled water, but I refill my water bottles with tap water. I would drink more tap water, but I'm very rarely home.
     
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