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#173285 - 02/07/08 10:30 PM speaking of corporate names..  
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..and weren't we just.

did you know that Dr Pepper predates Coca-Cola? (the full-stop after Dr was dropped during the 50s for stylistic reasons.) the drink is sometimes bottled under contract by Coca-Cola or Pepsi bottlers, but in many regions Coke bottlers make Mr. Pibb instead.

this leads me to ask, has anyone ever done a Dr Pepper/Mr. Pibb taste test?

-joe (and just where does cherry coke enter in) friday

#173289 - 02/07/08 11:17 PM Re: speaking of corporate names.. [Re: tsuwm]  
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Officially? No. But, I prefer Mr Pibb from the fountain. It's not as fizzy, not as sweet. I don't like Dr Pepper from the bottle or can, as it is highly carbonated.


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#173300 - 02/08/08 01:40 AM Re: speaking of corporate names.. [Re: tsuwm]  
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They both taste like cough medicine to me.

#173306 - 02/08/08 03:23 AM Re: speaking of corporate names.. [Re: Jackie]  
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Dr Pepper is to me harsher than Mr Pibb, so I prefer Pibb, but I'll go for a cherry coke anyway...


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#173308 - 02/08/08 05:56 AM Re: speaking of corporate names.. [Re: Buffalo Shrdlu]  
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I've never heard of Mr. Pibb but then I've never tasted Dr Pepper either.
On another soda subject, I learned recently why I like ginger ale at home but not in restaurants. Most places don't bother to stock it, they give you 7Up with a tiny shot of Coke/Pepsi to make it the right colour.

#173310 - 02/08/08 11:20 AM Re: speaking of corporate names.. [Re: Zed]  
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Make mine Moxie. Or either that or Irn-Bru, one.

#173311 - 02/08/08 11:29 AM Re: speaking of corporate names.. [Re: Faldage]  
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Moxie? eww.


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#173315 - 02/08/08 11:42 AM Re: speaking of corporate names.. [Re: Buffalo Shrdlu]  
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Originally Posted By: etaoin
Moxie? eww.


Well, try Irn-Bru then.

#173328 - 02/08/08 04:41 PM Re: speaking of corporate names.. [Re: Faldage]  
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#173331 - 02/08/08 05:03 PM Re: speaking of corporate names.. [Re: of troy]  
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I'm gob-smacked. tsuwm, of all people, has started a non-word thread.

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