Coca Cola (Coke) vs Pepsi


Which one do you prefer ??

  1. Coca coooola (Coke)

    43 vote(s)
  2. Pepsi mepsi

    21 vote(s)
By hamas123 ยท 81 replies
Dec 28, 2007
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  1. mscrx

    mscrx TS Rookie Posts: 310

    I miss the old coca cola tv spots (... can't beat it....) but I like the taste of pepsi better :D
    plus I don't like the new 'zero' crap. btw is it just a european product or is coke zero available all over?
  2. eroz

    eroz TS Enthusiast Posts: 76

    It is available in the US, as well as Sprite Zero.
  3. mscrx

    mscrx TS Rookie Posts: 310

    oh nice. but you don't have fanta, do you?
  4. eroz

    eroz TS Enthusiast Posts: 76

    Of course we do....Fanta, Fanta, Do you wanna Fanta?

    I think we have 4 flavors, Grape, Orange, Lemon-lime, and something else.....
  5. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 13,014   +2,536

    Oh.....,That Guy.....

    If they take all the caffeine and refined sugar out of Coke, all you've got left is carbonated water and food coloring. Ur, Zero..! Concur, do I. Face it, without the stimulant and the poison, you might as well drink water.

    As to the TV advertising, didn't Michael Jackson's head almost get blown off making a Pepsi commercial? I don't drink it, but God bless the Pepsi Corporation anyway! (LOL)
  6. hamas123

    hamas123 TS Maniac Topic Starter Posts: 482

    Who has had Tango, tastes just like Fanta. What are the differences ?
  7. mscrx

    mscrx TS Rookie Posts: 310

    thats interesting because I was told fanta is an EU product and in America its all about 7up and other sugar waters...
    we have like 5 or 6 tastes for fanta but in only like the orange taste...

    captaincranky, you're right and I do drink water most of the time and sometimes as tea :)
    a pepsi is something I drink once in a while but coke is not what it was 10 years ago... its a different taste and I don't like it. worst thing is coke zero because the taste is even worse than diet coke (which in Germany is "coke light" - same for pepsi and others...) :D
  8. eroz

    eroz TS Enthusiast Posts: 76

    Turns out there are more than 4 flavors available in the US. They are just not all available in all parts of the US.

  9. Cinders

    Cinders TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 872   +12

    I have a cousin that works for Coke in Atlanta, so I voted for Coke, but I really don't have a brand peference. I brought Pepsi to his house one time, and he told me I had to get that *%i& out of there.
  10. eazy_duz_em

    eazy_duz_em TS Rookie Posts: 102

    yep...coke all the way.... same problem with pepsi being way to sweet making you more thursty.
  11. hamas123

    hamas123 TS Maniac Topic Starter Posts: 482

    Has anyone had tango or red bull ?
  12. eazy_duz_em

    eazy_duz_em TS Rookie Posts: 102

    red bull is cool :>... kind sweet kinda bitter...makes a cool taste :D
  13. Myzz617

    Myzz617 TS Maniac Posts: 369

    Red Bull and COKE go great with most of the liquor I drink.

    Montser is pretty good also, the Green one
  14. Flash19

    Flash19 TS Rookie Posts: 29

    Pepsi all the way.
  15. Nycea

    Nycea TS Rookie

    I grew up in the American South (it's okay, I'm not racist) and my grandfather helped invent the first Minute Maid vending machines so drinking Pepsi was pretty much a sin in my grandmother's house. I've always found Pepsi to be way too sweet and watery tasting.

    If I was going to have coke with lemon, make is a regular coke with a slice of REAL lemon- thats the best. But in general I don't drink either very much anymore, new studies are coming out saying that soda is actually bad for your mitochondria. And anyone whose played Parasite Eve knows you just don't mess around with mitochondria.
  16. treetops

    treetops TS Evangelist Posts: 2,073   +219

    mmmm fizzy air gurgle
  17. Undocked Windy

    Undocked Windy TS Rookie

    Coke - because it's just the thrill I've been looking for.
  18. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,002   +15

    coke yes. pepsi no. Pepsi is sickenly sweet. I hate it when you go to a restaurant, ask for a coke and the waiter brings a pepsi. This one ***** waiter once told me (and had the nerve to argue with me- a customer) that "It's the same thing." I gave him a "tip" - don't argue with customers, and always ask the customer before you change their order.
  19. Undocked Windy

    Undocked Windy TS Rookie

    So, that waiter was having a Maalox moment?
  20. BorisandBailey

    BorisandBailey TS Enthusiast Posts: 154

    I like Diet Pepsi. Straight colas are too sweet for me.
  21. VintagePC

    VintagePC TS Rookie

    none ;)
    but i love mix from Basque country, have good friend who always drink this - coca-cola mixed with red wine... quite refreshing!!
  22. Spyder_1386

    Spyder_1386 TS Booster Posts: 498

    Coke! Firstly, it just tastes better. Secondly, MacDonalds doesn't sell Pepsi!

    Spyder_1386 :)
  23. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 13,014   +2,536

    @ Spyder_1386 Better stay away from Pizza Hut then. "No Coke, Pepsi".
  24. red1776

    red1776 Omnipotent Ruler of the Universe Posts: 5,224   +164

    im surprised no one has brought up the 'new coke' disaster/long con publicity stunt' ....brilliant!

    oh yeah....Coke
  25. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 13,014   +2,536

    @ red1776 That's because most of the members were not born until many years after the "New Coke" fiasco. That's how damn old common "Coke", became "Coke Classic"!

    Even "Coke Classic" isn'i "real Coke". Back in the day, both colas were sweetened with "sucrose", or cane sugar.Now, there's a lot more "fructose" or fruit sugar in them. Both sugars have the same chemical formula, but taste a fair amount different.
    Way back when, if I drank something like grape soda on a very hot day, it would give me stomach cramps, while Coke never did. With the modern formulation, you guessed it, Coke gives me cramps in that circumstance. I though I heard recently, ("out of the corner of my ear"), that Pepsi was offering a nostalgia, limited time formula, based in cane sugar.

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