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Opinion on Energy Drinks

Discussion in 'Chit Chat' started by Purp, May 7, 2015.

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Energy Drinks, Do you like them?

  1. Yes

    21 vote(s)
    24.7%
  2. No

    46 vote(s)
    54.1%
  3. Maybe, it depends on things like taste, etc.

    18 vote(s)
    21.2%
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    I don't drink them; when I'm tired and I have to work I drink coffee, coke and ice tea (usually 1 or 2 coffees and then a lot of ice tea if I'm home, coke if I'm at school). I don't think energy drinks are so used here: I just met one person who regularly used Red Bulls to prepare tests in High School. At university they sell Red Bull but I rarely saw someone drinking it, everyone drinks liters of coffee and coke to keep the mind focus (as I do).
     
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    Honestly, I love them. But they are awful for you long term. They're terrible for your teeth and heart. I only drink them when I wake up feeling like I could fall asleep at any second, but I try to stay away from them. The energy they give usually only lasts 2-3 hours for me. My favorite is the Mean Bean flavor by Monster. Gosh, they're so darn good... ;-;

    The best energy boost for me is Adderall.
    >_>
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    I'm pretty sure Adderall isn't good for your heart either... But lord baby Jesus I get the best rush. Plus, I have ADD, so it's not like I take them for the thrill.
     
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    I agree they do perk you up but on the down side far to much sugar in them.
     
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    Much prefer the blood of virgins to start my day.

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    They smell (and I imagine taste) a little like air freshener. Not for me. :stuck_out_tongue_closed_eyes:
     
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    They are complete trash. Obviously.
     
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    I don't dismiss them entirely. I've relied on some when I've had nights of zero sleep. I haven't had those lately, and I've quit caffeine almost completely (caused sleep issues and I don't like dependencies), so I don't drink them anymore.

    I don't think it's a good idea to be drinking them like soft drinks though
     
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    I drink flavored water now as an alternative. Much better for you overall.
     
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    I really don't like the taste. Last time I had one I felt really sick for about three hours after. So I haven't dared to drink them since.
     
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    Not a fan. Never liked it anyway, even the smell is enough to make me sick. But okay, can't hate what you don't know, so I had a sip of Red Bull once, to try it. It tasted terrible.

    Not too mention they're also pretty unhealthy.
     
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    I said maybe. i think they should be treated a little more like alcohol, taken only at particular occasions. Eg: a party or to keep you awake on long shifts.
     
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    I used to drink a lot of them but no longer do. They are just full of nasties!
     
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    So unhealthy but so delicious...
     
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    I couldn't survive without them.
     
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    I have never had them, caffeinated soft drinks are good enough for me!:icon_bigg
     
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    I love them, but they're a bit pricey for me now. I used to drink them all the time, at least three or four a week; along with a cup or two of coffee a day--I was practically on a caffeine drip at all times. I've cut down a lot (mostly because I can only afford to have coffee at home now), but they don't do me a lot of good now. I've built up a lot of resistance to the stuff that not even turbo shots or the big cans put a dent in me.

    I'm mostly a Monster fan these days, but on rare occasions I get a craving for a Rockstar or NOS (since the ones I used to drink avidly like Jolt are discontinued).
     
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    Not of fan of drinks like red Bull and monster, But I love drinks like powerade and gatorade.
     
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    Not a fan of energy drinks. I'll just stick with having two cups of coffee in the morning and my tea for the rest of the day.
     
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    They don't really work as intended with me. They just make me even sleepier if anything!
     
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    I've never had one, but as soon chose in the poll, it all depends on the taste.