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Millhaus 11-27-2012 02:25 PM

Verizon Center to switch from Coke to Pepsi products...
 
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/..._dc-sports-bog

BrooklynCapsFan 11-27-2012 04:50 PM

Gross.

Hivemind 11-27-2012 05:13 PM

Meh, it's not like I buy anything from the concession stands there anyway.

Zoidberg Jesus 11-27-2012 06:03 PM

If this means they'll have Dr. Pepper, that'd be awesome. If it's just Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Mountain Dew, and Root Beer I'll be disappointed.

Atlas 11-27-2012 06:33 PM

Does anyone remember when you had the choice between Pepsi or Coke? Ah, Freedom. I miss you.

SimplySensational 11-27-2012 07:58 PM

Too bad...

Also, its a weird situation with Dr Pepper, but I believe it won't be coming to Verizon Center. Dr Pepper is outside the US, a Coke product... Inside the US is Dr Pepper/Snapple Group.

Chimaera 11-27-2012 08:36 PM

Cash money!

stanleycaps98 11-27-2012 11:06 PM

Well, this just puts me over the top.

I'm done.

Hivemind 11-27-2012 11:16 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Zoidberg Jesus (Post 56074523)
If this means they'll have Dr. Pepper, that'd be awesome. If it's just Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Mountain Dew, and Root Beer I'll be disappointed.

Dr. Pepper isn't owned by Pepsi.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dr_Pepper_Snapple_Group

MoJoSauce 11-27-2012 11:22 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Mystlyfe (Post 56081731)

But aren't they distributed under the pepsi corp umbrella?

RandyHolt 11-28-2012 09:10 AM

Well, so much for bringing in rum to the game.

Oh wait, that was college.

gimme a large coke. Pepsi OK?

Learn it, know it, live it.

Stimpy 11-28-2012 10:03 AM

"No coke, Pepsi!"

CapitalsCupFantasy 11-28-2012 11:54 AM

W T F?!?!!?!? Horrible!!!!!

CapitalsCupFantasy 11-28-2012 11:56 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by RandyHolt (Post 56087243)
Well, so much for bringing in rum to the game.

Oh wait, that was college.

gimme a large coke. Pepsi OK?

Learn it, know it, live it.

Mini-bottles in the wife's purse still works well. 4 Captain Morgan minis and a large Coke set you straight until the 2nd intermission.

Beef Invictus 11-28-2012 02:03 PM

I only get hilariously expensive beer when I go anyways.

Hivemind 11-28-2012 02:17 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by MoJoSauce (Post 56081877)
But aren't they distributed under the pepsi corp umbrella?

Not exclusively. Some Pepsi fountains have Dr. Pepper, but not all. Some Coke fountains also have Dr. Pepper (including most of the new "Freestyle" machines).

Dr. Pepper/Snapple has the rights for the Consol Energy center in Pittsburgh, so it's sold there (along with RC Cola, which it now owns).

CapitalsCupFantasy 11-28-2012 02:45 PM

RC Cola....would be funny to see that on tap. What's next, TAB and Fresca?

Langway 11-28-2012 02:49 PM

...but what about the tiki heads?

Chimaera 11-28-2012 03:42 PM

I get tanked before as I know what the result will be

BTCG 12-11-2012 05:36 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Atlas (Post 56075151)
Does anyone remember when you had the choice between Pepsi or Coke? Ah, Freedom. I miss you.

Good post!

BTCG 12-11-2012 05:44 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by CapitalsCupFantasy (Post 56094241)
RC Cola....would be funny to see that on tap. What's next, TAB and Fresca?

When I was a kid, I had a paper route, and mowed lawns for extra cash. One day, I bought some RC cola and was drinking it watching tv, when my Mom came in and asked me why I hadn't bought Coca-Cola?

I had a good reason: RC cola was .25 cents a bottle; Coke was .50 cents. I got 2 for 1 with RC.

And she told me a story: RC cola's original bottling plant was in Detroit, and her brother (my Uncle) worked there. The employees could get free soda if they wished, be he never did, because the plant was so filthy.

That was the last RC I drank. I know now that that plant closed many years ago, and some other place makes it using the original formula, and probably in a clean plant.


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