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Silvercord
03-01-2003, 08:32 AM
How many cups of coffee do you drink per day. If you don't drink any there's a choice for you at the bottom. I'm just wondering if the amount I drink is too much...

Travis Dane
03-01-2003, 08:55 AM
Coffee is evil!!! No cups for me;)

The Junglist
03-01-2003, 08:56 AM
I drink about 2-4 cups a day. But when I'm programming, I'll have a cup every one and a half hour or so.

Magos
03-01-2003, 09:24 AM
0

Prelude
03-01-2003, 09:25 AM
I don't see how people stand the taste, if I want caffeine I'll drink a soda. :D

-Prelude

Yawgmoth
03-01-2003, 10:20 AM
I agree totally.

Eibro
03-01-2003, 11:05 AM
None
I don't drink this "soda" either.

MethodMan
03-01-2003, 11:09 AM
I agree with prelude, it doesnt taste good at all.

I dont every see myself drinking it either.

Stoned_Coder
03-01-2003, 11:16 AM
I on the other hand love coffee. Must drink 15+ cups a day.
Cant stand tea but do also drink plenty of coke.
I do not supplement my caffeine habit with proplus. Not got that bad yet!

MadHatter
03-01-2003, 11:44 AM
i used to drink 1-4 cups a day, but i stopped a few months ago.. it was making me twitchy. i still have it 3 or 4 times a week, when i'm at school, but i usually have tea or soda when i'm at home.

Silvercord
03-01-2003, 11:56 AM
i don't like soda because my dentist said it's incredibly bad for your teeth. She said coffee won't eroid my teeth, and if I brush frequently it won't stain my teeth either. The only reason I started drinking was because I couldn't stay awake in any of my morning classes, but now I feel like tweak on south park when I drink too much (and it makes my armpits sweat really bad too).

jdinger
03-01-2003, 11:57 AM
I used to drink 2 cups in the morning with breakfast about 5 days a week. About 2 months ago I started drinking only juice and milk with my breakfast and (duh) I feel a lot better during the day. I only drink about 1 or 2 sodas a day, if at all. Usually with lunch and maybe a late night coding-binge snack.

Silvercord
03-01-2003, 12:01 PM
Yeah jdinger I'm trying to have a lot more orange juice in the morning, along with a good breakfast. When I don't feel like eating I bring granola bars to school. Maybe I'm noctournal or something because no matter how hard I try I cannot seem to stay awake in any of my morning classes. I honestly get at least 6 hours of sleep every night, which is enough for me (I come from a family of light sleepers, no one else sleeps as much as I do in my immediate family). Hmm. I am trying to quit coffee, in case I didn't make that evident.

drdroid
03-01-2003, 08:35 PM
Coffee is evil!!! no cups for me;)

frenchfry164
03-01-2003, 09:30 PM
I would drink it if my parents would get something besides the plain old instant decaf crap.

For the taste, I just load it down with sugar. It actually gives a little energy while waiting for the coffee to kick in that way :D.

GanglyLamb
03-02-2003, 12:46 PM
I really dont see why you people wanna quit drinking coffee its not like its some drug like sigarets or marihuana or hasj or whatever.
I just dont get it why some of you act like coffee is ooooh soo bad.

LouDu
03-02-2003, 12:59 PM
coffe !Que Asco! :) none a day for me

Silvercord
03-02-2003, 01:46 PM
I want to quit because I get a big high, but then I crash and its just the opposite effect (I get really low and tired and I want to sleep after school instead of doing my work).

Coffee is just as addictive as many other hard drugs fyi.

GanglyLamb
03-02-2003, 02:37 PM
Coffee as addictive maybe but not as effective as a hard-drug (btw marihuana isnt a hard drug). I mean its not like this=>


Drink a cup of coffee
:: 15 minutes later::
KO

I'm just curious but whos parents over here (when your a kid) forbid you to drink coffee.
And if your a parent, do you forbid your kids to drink coffee under a certain age ?

Because ive got a slight feeling that (IMO although) lots of those who are against coffee are raised with the principle
=>coffee is bad<=

beege31337
03-02-2003, 02:48 PM
I love coffee, my brain doesn't work well without it.

Silvercord
03-02-2003, 03:19 PM
coffee is bad because it is very addictive. When I dont' have it, I get headaches, and I get groggy and cannot concentrate on anything. As beege said, my brain does not work without coffee. It's hard to withdraw from it. I'm drinking only 1-2 per day, and I don't plan on having more than that.

EDIT: and yes my parents forbade me to drink it because they told me it's bad, but they couldn't really stop me because they are both big time coffee drinkers. My dad says he doesn't even get a high off of it anymore, it just makes him 'not go low'.

Travis Dane
03-02-2003, 05:02 PM
Drinking coffee is like taking drugs, Really...

minesweeper
03-02-2003, 05:05 PM
I really like a cup of coffee to go with morning lectures. But after I have had one I lose any inclination to drink it till the next day. And certainly not in the evening. Then I don't sleep too well. Now tea on the other, I drink plenty of that.

LouDu
03-02-2003, 05:41 PM
lol the uk folk tea is were its at for your guys:)

Shadow
03-02-2003, 05:41 PM
No coffee here.

LouDu
03-02-2003, 05:41 PM
agrees with shadow

GanglyLamb
03-03-2003, 12:53 AM
So could it be that the statement coffee is bad is being rown in ur youth.
When i was young nobody told me dont drink coffee. When i wanted coffee then i took it.
And getting high of coffee.... dont believe that.
The only time i got high of coffee was when we were sailing to the UK and there was a storm on sea. But ive never felt bad after a cup of coffee.

Dissata
03-03-2003, 08:51 AM
coffee is evil!!! especialy a 12 shot cafe americano at 10 at night!! followed by a toffe nut latte and a 2 liter of vinilla coke,

you'll feel like $$$$ the next morning!

Govtcheez
03-03-2003, 08:57 AM
> Drinking coffee is like taking drugs, Really...

And that's why people drink it - it's got caffeine in it, which is a drug. So? It's a chemical. I eat things because the chemicals in it make it taste good. I drink caffeinated beverages because they wake me up a little and they taste good, as well.

Anyone tried those bottled Frappucino things? The caramel ones are great (except really expensive)

Travis Dane
03-03-2003, 10:18 AM
Hey, As long as you just drink it for the nice taste and waking
up a little it's oke, But there are certain coffee addicts that just
scare me.

Govtcheez
03-03-2003, 10:19 AM
Why else would you drink it?

ober
03-03-2003, 10:22 AM
I'm with Prelude on this one... if I need caffeine (and most times I don't), I'll drink a soda. Coffee is like dirty water if you ask me.

Travis Dane
03-03-2003, 10:24 AM
Originally posted by Govtcheez
Why else would you drink it?

Because it might taste nice?

napkin111
03-03-2003, 11:56 AM
I don't drink caffeine, I have natural, erm...exuberance :D

//napKIN

Shadow
03-03-2003, 12:12 PM
> Anyone tried those bottled Frappucino things? The caramel ones are great (except really expensive)
Yeah, I have. They are expensive, and they are good. Although, as far as taste goes, I'll have to say an off-brand is better than the startbucks version(s). Start bucks is expensive for such a small amount of 'Cino. I prefer an off-brand called "Chino." It's like a 99 cent bottle for twice the amount of a startbucks bottle. It's not as sweet either, but yet it's a perfectly smooth taste.

I like 'Cino, but not coffee. Of course, earlier, I didn't say anything except, I don't drink coffee. :D 'Coz, I don't.

Govtcheez
03-03-2003, 12:19 PM
Thanks, Shadow - I'll have to check one of those out if I see it in a store... That'd be nice, too, since up until now, I haven't been able to find more than 1 store around me selling the caramel stuff.