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chewingthefat

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  • Location: Emmitsburg, Md.
Ice Water Sun, 07/17/11 4:59 PM (permalink)
Is there a better thrist quencher? If you think there is, what is it and why do you think so? 
  
 
<message edited by chewingthefat on Tue, 07/19/11 5:45 PM>
 
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    Uncle Groucho

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    • Location: Floyd County, IN
    Re:Ice Water Sun, 07/17/11 5:33 PM (permalink)
    I like ice water and lime juice. For the last week I have worked in a peanut roasting room that is 130+, Gatorade just makes me more thirsty.
     
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      Twinwillow

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      • Joined: 4/15/2006
      • Location: "Big D"
      Re:Ice Water Sun, 07/17/11 5:37 PM (permalink)
      Ahh, how can you beat sweet iced tea?
       
      #3
        leethebard

        • Total Posts: 6086
        • Joined: 8/16/2007
        • Location: brick, NJ
        Re:Ice Water Sun, 07/17/11 6:17 PM (permalink)
        Sparkling mineral water and a lemon or lime wedge!!
         
        #4
          mbrookes

          • Total Posts: 1350
          • Joined: 10/8/2004
          • Location: Jackson, MS
          Re:Ice Water Sun, 07/17/11 6:38 PM (permalink)
          Unsweetened ice tea with a sprig of fresh mint.
           
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            baileysoriginal

            • Total Posts: 758
            • Joined: 10/17/2007
            • Location: friars point, MS
            Re:Ice Water Sun, 07/17/11 10:42 PM (permalink)
            Unsweetened iced tea with lemon.
             
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              felix4067

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              • Joined: 12/13/2003
              • Location: Near Grand Rapids, MI
              Re:Ice Water Sun, 07/17/11 10:51 PM (permalink)
              Twinwillow


              Ahh, how can you beat sweet iced tea?

              Exactly. Better than anything.  My reason is, I can drink ice water all day, and while it replaces the moisture lost, it doesn't quench my thirst. Gatorade replaces the nutrients lost, but also doesn't quench my thirst. A big glass of sweet tea not only replaces moisture lost, it tastes great and leaves me feeling like I can handle working another hour in 100+ degree temperatures.
              <message edited by felix4067 on Sun, 07/17/11 10:52 PM>
               
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                Michael Hoffman

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                • Joined: 7/1/2000
                • Location: Gahanna, OH
                Re:Ice Water Mon, 07/18/11 8:24 AM (permalink)
                Iced tea. Or beer from a bottle sheathed in ice.
                 
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                  SeamusD

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                  • Joined: 4/1/2008
                  • Location: Syracuse, NY
                  Re:Ice Water Mon, 07/18/11 11:07 AM (permalink)
                  baileysoriginal


                  Unsweetened iced tea with lemon.


                  +1
                   
                  Or an ice cold beer.
                   
                  #9
                    kland01s

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                    • Joined: 3/14/2003
                    • Location: Fox River Valley, IL
                    Re:Ice Water Mon, 07/18/11 12:09 PM (permalink)
                    Ice water with lemon juice or a ice cold lemon-lime La Croix water in a cold glass.
                     
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                      tkitna

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                      • Joined: 6/10/2004
                      • Location: wellsburg, WV
                      Re:Ice Water Tue, 07/19/11 5:58 AM (permalink)
                      If i'm thirsty, water is the only ticket. I cant even stomach smelling tea yet drink it.
                       
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                        lleechef

                        • Total Posts: 6259
                        • Joined: 3/22/2003
                        • Location: Gahanna, OH
                        Re:Ice Water Tue, 07/19/11 4:30 PM (permalink)
                        Yep, ice water or an ice cold beer.
                         
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                          chewingthefat

                          • Total Posts: 6103
                          • Joined: 11/22/2007
                          • Location: Emmitsburg, Md.
                          Re:Ice Water Tue, 07/19/11 5:46 PM (permalink)
                          Try Ice water with sliced cucumbers in it. Delicious and, cringe, probably good for you!
                           
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                            ces1948

                            • Total Posts: 1499
                            • Joined: 8/6/2003
                            • Location: Port St Lucie, Fl
                            Re:Ice Water Tue, 07/19/11 9:51 PM (permalink)
                            Speaking of ice water, we're back to having water with our meals out again. The last place we went charged $2.50 for iced tea and soft drinks. Just not worth it imo
                             
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                              ann peeples

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                              • Joined: 5/21/2006
                              • Location: West Allis, Wisconsin
                              Re:Ice Water Wed, 07/20/11 3:43 AM (permalink)
                              Ice water has been my beverage forever. I grew up with very little soda( it was a treat once a week) and Bob says I make the best! How silly! But I run the cold water, have tons of ice in a big glass, and pour it over. I let it sit a moment before serving it...
                               
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                                MellowRoast

                                • Total Posts: 1937
                                • Joined: 8/21/2007
                                • Location: 'Nooga
                                Re:Ice Water Wed, 07/20/11 8:15 AM (permalink)
                                If it's been well-filtered, cold water is my choice, with or without ice.
                                 
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                                  bartl

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                                  • Joined: 7/6/2004
                                  • Location: New Milford, NJ
                                  Re:Ice Water Wed, 07/20/11 9:52 AM (permalink)
                                  I have no problem paying a couple of bucks for a drink in a restaurant if it were something I really enjoyed. I often order the lassi in Indian restaurants. But I try to stay away from large amounts of HFCS and I'm not crazy about colas, so at 99% of restaurants, it's tap water for me.
                                   
                                  Bart
                                   
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                                    ScreamingChicken

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                                    • Joined: 11/5/2004
                                    • Location: Stoughton, WI
                                    Re:Ice Water Wed, 07/20/11 11:50 AM (permalink)
                                    I was in the grocery store on Sunday and the bottled water shelves were fairly empty, no doubt due to the heat wave gripping this part of the country.  When the weather gets like this water's not only refreshing but very necessary to good health.
                                     
                                    I can remember going to day camps at various forest preserves when I was young and nothing beat the taste of cold well water pumped by hand, especially after having hiked a mile or 2 on a warm summer day.  I grew up drinking well water so any sort of minimally treated well or spring water is my preference, whereas my wife who grew up in the Chi-burbs prefers the taste of city water.
                                     
                                    Brad
                                     
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                                      claracamille

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                                      • Joined: 1/31/2004
                                      • Location: Idpls, IN
                                      Re:Ice Water Sun, 07/24/11 1:59 PM (permalink)
                                      I wish I could have some of my grandparents well water.  The first think I would do when I got to their house was drink 2 or 3 glasses of water.  It was always cold out of the faucet & the best tasting water I have ever had.
                                       
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                                        MacTAC

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                                        • Joined: 11/19/2004
                                        • Location: Long Island, NY
                                        Re:Ice Water Fri, 07/29/11 7:39 PM (permalink)
                                        I try to stop by here a couple of times a week, every time I'm in the area for the cold spring water of Cold Spring Harbor, Long Island...
                                         
                                        http://www.flickr.com/pho...islandcafe/4943538390/
                                         
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                                          CajunKing

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                                          Re:Ice Water Sun, 08/21/11 10:00 PM (permalink)
                                          A good friend of mine is the utility superintindant (sp) and he pulls a 5 gallon cooler full of the town's local well water straight from the source.
                                           
                                          It is cold, sweet and delicious. I could drink that whole 5 gallons like it was nothing.
                                           
                                           
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