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Old 07-09-2007, 11:44 PM   #11
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baking fool, have you tasted red bull? it's beyond foul. no way on earth i'd even attempt to come up with a recipe that uses the stuff.
i just thought it might be worth a try that's all....
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Old 07-10-2007, 08:34 AM   #12
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i just thought it might be worth a try that's all....
If you like the taste of the stuff then go for it. For me, it would be akin to cooking with cough syrup.
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Old 07-10-2007, 10:41 AM   #13
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For me, it would be akin to cooking with cough syrup.
Don't tell me I'm the only one?

As far as kids getting the stuff, yes many parents buy it, but as a teacher who has seen many kids with way more money in their pockets than I have in my wallet, I know a lot of kids are buying it themselves. Many of my former students went home either to empty houses or to parents who didn't care what they did, and they spent a lot of money on candy and junk. As far as the attraction of Red Bull to kids, the commercials make it look like a type of alcoholic drink (it took me a while to realize it wasn't) so the kids probably feel like they are getting away with something.

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Old 07-10-2007, 11:35 AM   #14
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Personally, I like Red Bull.
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Old 07-10-2007, 01:21 PM   #15
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I think you could pour a big bottle of corn syrup into a pot of coffee and get the same effect - only it might taste better.

My youngest daughter is a professional bartender - she says there are lots of drinks that they make with "energy drinks" now - good a wide awake, bouncing drunk!
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Old 07-10-2007, 02:59 PM   #16
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Personally, I like Red Bull.
Slamming down a Red Bull is just for fun for kids and young at heart people drink it too. The Golden Girls on TV used to have a buzz joke drinking Mountain Dew.

All too soon, the kids will be back in school and writing about their summer vacation, jokes they shared at the water park and wacky sandals they wore.

Red Bull and Halo takes place of trans-fat and horror movies.

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Old 07-10-2007, 06:41 PM   #17
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As far as the attraction of Red Bull to kids, the commercials make it look like a type of alcoholic drink (it took me a while to realize it wasn't) so the kids probably feel like they are getting away with something.
I completly thought that it was an alcoholic drink, until yesterday when i noticed this thread and went to website where they have the ingredients listed.
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Old 07-10-2007, 06:57 PM   #18
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Personally, I like Red Bull.
Me too, but I only drink the sugar free version because for me personally, I get much less of a crash then the regular version.
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Old 07-10-2007, 06:59 PM   #19
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i don't understand why anyone needs that stuff. it makes me wonder how people got energy before red bull or rockstar (etc etc)?
It's called coffee. Or espresso. Or for some, Mountain Dew, Coke, or Pepsi.
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Old 07-10-2007, 07:33 PM   #20
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I completly thought that it was an alcoholic drink, until yesterday when i noticed this thread and went to website where they have the ingredients listed.
It can be. Red Bull and Vodka is popular but if you REALLY want to get messed up, try downing some Jagerbombs. That's a shot of Jagermeister dropped in a rocks glass of Red Bull then downed like a shot. The combination of the depressants in alcohol and the stimulants in Red Bull can get you messed up really fast.
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