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Water or Coke
#1. 75% of Americans are chronically dehydrated. (Likely applies to half the world population.)
#2. In 37% of Americans, the thirst mechanism is so weak that it is mistaken for hunger.
#3. Even MILD dehydration will slow down one's metabolism as 3%.
#4. One glass of water will shut down midnight hunger pangs almost 100% of the dieters studied in a University of Washington study.
#5. Lack of water, the #1 trigger of daytime fatigue.
#6. Preliminary research indicates that 8-10 glasses of a day could significantly ease back and joint pain for up to 80% of sufferers.
#7. A mere 2% drop in body water can trigger fuzzy short-term memory, trouble with basic math, and difficulty focusing on the computer screen or on a printed page.
#8. Drinking 5 glasses of water daily decreases the risk of colon cancer by 45%, plus it can slash the risk of breast cancer by 79%., and one is 50% less likely to develop bladder cancer. Are you drinking the amount of water you should drink every day?
#1. In many states the highway patrol carries two gallons of Coke in the trunk to remove blood from the highway after a car accident.
#2. You can put a T-bone steak in a bowl of Coke and it will be gone in two days.
#3. To clean a toilet: Pour a can of Coca-Cola into the toilet bowl and let the "real thing" sit for one hour, then flush clean. The citric acid in Coke removes stains from vitreous china.
#4. To remove rust spots from chrome car bumpers: Rub the bumper with a rumpled-up piece of Reynolds Wrap aluminun foil dipped in Coca-Cola.
#5. To clean corrosion from car battery terminals: Pour a can of Coca-Cola over the terminals to bubble away the corrosion.
#6. To loosen a rusted bolt: Apply a cloth soaked in Coca-Cola to the rusted bolt for several minutes.
#7. To bake a moist ham: Empty a can of Coca-Cola into the baking pan, wrap the ham in aluminun foil, and bake. Thirty minutes before ham is finished, remove the foil, allowing the drippings to mix with the Coke for sumptuous gravy.
#8. To remove grease from clothes: Empty a can of Coke into the load of greasy clothes, add detergent, and run through a regular cycle. The Coca-Cola will help loosen grease stains. It will also clean road haze from your windshield.
FOR YOUR INFORMATION:
#1. the active ingredient in Coke is phosphoric acid. It will dissolve a nail in about four days. Phosphoric acid also leaches calcium from bones and is a major contributor to the rising increase of osteoporosis.
#2. To carry Coca-Cola syrup (the concentrate) the commercial trucks must use a hazardous Material place cards reserved for highly corrosive materials.
#3. The distributors of Coke have been using it to clean engines of the trucks for about 20 years!
Now the question is, would you like a glass of water?
“I drink diet Coke!
Bring back the coca, don't fear the leaf!”
“didnt coke have cocain in it when it first went on the market?”
“But what about diet coke?”
“Why isn't beer an option here?”
“Ah yes, but more to the point,
But what about Bob?”
“Bit to the rescue!!!
But I do think the pH is below 3 or something. Lemme run down to the lab for a piece of litmus paper.
“This is internet info, take it for what it cost you. Your results may vary.”
“Oh come on bit, all info found in emails are bunk. They don't need an official stamp. ;)”
As I suspected
(but that's diet coke)”
“quit ruining everyone's lives, bitpusher!
“but for real, i do think Coke should rot in hell. Tarpy started working at a motorcycle store, and since then he's been drinking Coke like there's no tomorrow AND he started smoking again. i'm going to KILL him!!”
“CocaCola is E V I L >;[”
“Come to me, Adorableness.
Come to me ......”
“You talkin' tuh me, BoZo?”
“didn't we see this silly thing less than a month ago on a thread?”
“I'M MAD AS HELL AND I'M NOT GOING TO TAKE IT ANYMORE!
(Chucks a two liter Coke out 37 stories, clocking innocent bystander)”
“LMAO @ you all!!”
Coke Or Pepsi?
“Its all bad!”
“I'm just waiting for tinkledrinker to show up...”
“Hey Treebeard, did you wipe the bottle for prints?”
“I'm sure you are bit ;op”
“Everyone knows who her "Adorableness" is! Go eat some cheese you mousey super hero!!!
BTW - that elfish boot thing really hurt!
Didn't we have this same discussion about a month ago?”
“double deja-vu, chili. i said the same thing above you!”
“Internet crap never dies...it just gets reattributed...”
“I once met with the Coke marketing people. Very scary, they were like a cult.
On the wall they had a world map. On it, all the countries were in red where Coke was the most consumed liquid. I kinda had the feel of the hideout of an evil secret organization like the ones you see in spy movies.
That's right, the most consumed liquid.
Coke intends to become the most consumed liquid on the planet.”
“Not if I have anything to do with it.
The Miller Lite people should absolutely love my efforts to even the playing field.”
“I drink water and coffee, and once in a while tequilla.
coca cola or any other soda?? Maybe once or twice a year. I guess I am safe.”
“"and once in a while tequilla." :o)”
“Beer & Scotch & Water work great for me!!!!
But I will adamit I do like pop!
“Gemini, you are right on with that!
I drink coffee and water and a bit too much beer and almost never soda.
Drinking sugar is not at all good.”
“I love soda. Drink it by the gallon but don't take it hiking. I'll bring water or something like gatorade. I just have trouble drinking water & my well is 710' deep, cold & tasty. I do leave a bottle of coke in my jeep or car for after a hike though.”
“There are something like 8 teaspoons (or is it tablespoons?) of sugar in a can of coke. I used to drink pop all the time, but now can't stand it. I may have the very occasional Sprite while eating out, but even then, I usually only take a few sips. Too much darn sugar.”
“I love soda. I drink way too much of it.
Gimmie all the sugar.”
“sugar bad! Sugar really bad! Think what you all can eat for all the cans of soda you drink every day??”
“"sugar bad! Sugar really bad! Think what you all can eat for all the cans of soda you drink every day??"
Yeah, like a half a dozen Snickers bars.”
Chili hit a nerve.
Can it possibly be that I need to choose between Snickers and Coke?
I usually have both together.
“I'm a Diet Pepsi addict! (Am I suppose to raise my right hand and stand up when I say this?) I may have to find something else to be addicted to after yesterday.. I was dayhiking on the Oregon Coast Trail in Southern Oregon and ended up with pitch on my hands and had nothing in the truck to clean it off with. I stuck to everything! I looked like Chevy Chase on "Christmas Vacation" with the superglue! Was drinking a Diet Pepsi and decided to pour some on it.. Scarey! it took the pitch off my fingers! Wonder if it would have erased my fingerprints had I left it on too long!?? This can't be good...”
And Now For Something Completely Different...
“Snortin' whiskey...drinkin' cocaine...
I got this feeling I'm gonna drive that girl insane!”
“Isn't the sugar and caffeine in Coke ultimately more of a threat than the acids anyway? Thanks Bit for you debunkification.”
“Forget about all this "good for you-bad for you" stuff. Nobody gets out alive anyway.”
WTF you talkin bout
“"#3. The distributors of Coke have been using it to clean engines of the trucks for about 20 years!"
I worked for coca-cola for a year in distribution and have yet to see anyone get away with using or "stealing" a product in this way....ultimately coca cola is here to stay its not healthy and everyone knows it...if they dont know that its not healthy then screw em they we need something to get rid of them...you can also put aluminum foil in a bottle of coke and itll be gone in a day or so...try it”
“BANNED ON ALL FUTURE HIKES.....
Does your Pepsi lack pep? Is your Coke not the real thing? India's Hindu nationalist movement apparently has the answer: a new soft drink made from cow urine.
The bovine brew is in the final stages of development by the Cow Protection Department of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), India's biggest and oldest Hindu nationalist group, according to the man who makes it.
“That seems to be the perfect complement to go with India's other major culinary contribution, rat on a stick.”
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