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Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by BurlyShirley, Mar 4, 2008.

  1. BurlyShirley

    BurlyShirley Rex Grossman Will Rise Again

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    ...bought some of this to help cut back on my sugar intake, mostly w/ coffee in the mornings. Cup of coffee tastes just about the same, only a tiny hint of aftertaste that I think I can live with. Too bad it's stupid expensive... but Id probably recommend the stuff.
     
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  2. I Are Baboon

    I Are Baboon Run, Forrest, Run!

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    Be careful. I hear that consuming four gallons of Splenda a day for 50 years has lead to toenail cancer in laboratory mice.
     
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  3. Wumpus

    Wumpus makes avatars better

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    Why not just give up adding crap to your coffee?
     
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  5. BurlyShirley

    BurlyShirley Rex Grossman Will Rise Again

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    I dont like the taste of it without the additives, and I love the taste of it with.
     
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  6. I Are Baboon

    I Are Baboon Run, Forrest, Run!

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    You are not allowed to have a taste preference that is different than others'.
     
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  7. BurlyShirley

    BurlyShirley Rex Grossman Will Rise Again

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    Inevitably, and Im probably as much to blame for this as anyone, if you mention anything you happen to like on RM, someone will lambast your for it. I expect syadisti here any moment to recommend some organic BS that cost 8x as much.
     
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  8. Wumpus

    Wumpus makes avatars better

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    Maybe you should buy better coffee.
     
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  9. BurlyShirley

    BurlyShirley Rex Grossman Will Rise Again

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    I dont like "better" coffee. I like the cheap stuff with sweetener in it.
     
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  10. BikeMike

    BikeMike Monkey

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    Well, you're wrong. Don't you ever listen to other people when they tell you what you like?
     
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    You won't even notice the taste after a month. I cut the sugar a year ago and it doesn't bother me a bit.
     
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    Excellent question...
     
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    valve bouncer Master Dildoist

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    Shirl, next cup of coffee you have put 10 sugars in it. Post a pic.
     
  14. BurlyShirley

    BurlyShirley Rex Grossman Will Rise Again

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    How do I count out "10 sugars" exactly?
     
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    valve bouncer Master Dildoist

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    I use a spoon but I'm weird like that. You might like to just "eye" it, when it becomes difficult to stir you'll know you have enough.
     
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    eaterofdog ass grabber

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    ??? Is that like Japanese coffee or something?
     
  17. BurlyShirley

    BurlyShirley Rex Grossman Will Rise Again

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    I pretty much always add that much sugar...which is why I decided to go with the blend.
     
  18. TN

    TN Hey baby, want a hot dog?

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    Jim Beam tastes better.
     
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    I agree, but they tend to frown upon that at work.
     
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    Nothing about Stevia?

    If you're going to pay a lot of money, might as well get the best sweetner.
     
  21. stoney

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    Just be a man and drink it black.
     
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    jimmydean The Official Meat of Ridemonkey

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    I like my coffee like I like my women:

    Hot and in a Styrofoam cup.

    I don't put crap in my coffee, but I quit drinking regular soda and now alternate between Diet Pepsi Max and Coke Zero depending on the day. I think they are both made with Splenda, but I'm not 100% sure. I know Diet Pepsi Max has twice the caffeine.
     
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    Yes, yes....be a man. A big ole steaming cup of bitter, black flavored water. While you're at it, cut yourself deeply with a rusty knife and pack it full of chicken poop....cause that's manly too. Hey...since you're on a manly roll, clip your nails with a chainsaw, or wear pregnant wolverines for moccasins, or climb the Matterhorn using just your penis.......all of it manly.
     
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    :rofl:
     
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    That is the nastiest sh1t on earth.
     
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    I used to drink mine straight up but I started drinking the coffee at work which is so bad it needs sweetening. Now I sweeten all my java.
     
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    A real man puts whatever the fvck he wants in his coffee and tells everyone to eat a bowl of cocks if they don't like it.
     
  31. syadasti

    syadasti i heart mac

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    Yeah that stuff is popular in Japan and was repressed by the companies that make artificial sweeteners for years but its back on the market now. Coca Cola and Cargill are going to call it Rebiana.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stevia

    I've only had it in instant ice tea, so I have no idea how it tastes as a sweetener alone. Sounds like it has to be processed right to get a taste closer to sugar:

    I like real sugar and real butter. I prefer cane vs. refined white sugar.
     
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    I just blew heavily-sweetened coffee through my nose.
     
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    valve bouncer Master Dildoist

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    Really? I've never seen or heard of it. Only ever seen or used sugar here. Certainly not listed as an ingredient in Coke.
     
  34. syadasti

    syadasti i heart mac

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    Coke doesn't use in any of their products right now. They are supposed to start marketing it as Rebiana again in the future.

    Most people have never heard of stevia in the US but that doesn't mean its not used here either.

     
  35. DirtyMike

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    I would rather spend the money on better coffee than to spend the money on better sweetener. I Like my coffee black, sometimes though I will add cream if it starts to upset my stomach.....I drink ALOT of coffee.


    With that said, Splenda is a wonderfull sweetner, Alteran is the walmart version, and is the same stuff but cheaper. It is also made in bulk versions. Your packet style is usually about tice as sweet as sugar, where the bulk packs will measure cup for cup like sugar..... Usually for baking purposes. I havent used real sugar in the house in two years now, and when I bake My Pumpkin pies for thanksgiving..... Noone can ever tell i didnt use real sugar. Noone can tel with anything I bake for that matter when I use splenda/alteran instead of sugar.
     
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    I tried Splenda and it gave me headaches and heart palpitations. I read up on it and there've been a lot of symptoms attributed to it. Check out Stevia (sweetroot) if you want to cut down on sugar. It's not psychoactive like Splenda. It's ridiculously sweet, so you only need a tiny bit of it. You can get it in liquid or tabs.
     
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    Eck, I would not recommend stevia at all. That stuff is gag me gross. I hate splenda too though, I used to use it religiously. I drink my coffee black though, I don't like sugar that early in the morning.
     
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    Sugar or nothing.