Should I get a soda maker?

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  1. HowardsNeckFlap

    HowardsNeckFlap New Member Banned User

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    The soda stream refreshment fountain soda maker thinking about getting this

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  2. IlluminatiJones

    IlluminatiJones New Member

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    Do you get all those flavors if you buy the machine, as some sort of starter kit?

    If so, I think you know the answer.

    I've got a cut-down version of this I use just for fizzy water, as I'm not a soda drinker. It's awesome! :up:

    Although if you don't have a panini press yet I'd go for that first.
     
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    Spazzmatazz Band Member Banned User

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    Sure. Why not?

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  4. Chimney Portions

    Chimney Portions I drink cum Banned User

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    There's a semi-funny Youtube guy who reviews cheap dollar store shit. He did a review and taste test video.

    [video=youtube;Dgbra3RTex0]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dgbra3RTex0[/video]

    Basically, most of the flavors are shit. It's expensive, cumbersome, not practical and there's no actual benefit.
     
  5. killallposers

    killallposers VIP Extreme Gold

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    soda is pretty cheap, you may as well get the good stuff. wait for a good deal and stock up. there's no way that homemade shit is gonna taste like coke.
     
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    killallposers VIP Extreme Gold

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    that brings up a good point. are you (OP) a giant fat ass? if not, are you striving to become one?
     
  7. Spazzmatazz

    Spazzmatazz Band Member Banned User

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    I have friend that stopped drinking it and dropped 30 lbs in one month.
     
  8. newcastlefan

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    i have it. i basically stopped using it just because i stopped drinking soda in general. the colas are pretty good and the cola tastes better than coke because it uses cane sugar. the diet colas are ok; the copy of coke zero is better than the standard diet cola. i found that if i wanted it to taste like the brand sodas i had to use more syrup than the directions call for.

    now i just use it to make seltzer occasionally.
     
  9. Brokenbad

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    I'm thinking about getting this injection moulding machine to make plastic adirondack lawn chairs.

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  10. markluke

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    If you get one, get it at Costco if you're a member - great price, they give you a bunch of samples and if you don't like it after trying it you can return it for a full refund. I have one and agree with newcastlefan - the diet cola "zero" isn't bad at all. You can also just make seltzer and add in fresh lime or lemon juice.

    Just make sure you add syrup, etc. AFTER doing the CO2...
     
  11. MyLazyHand

    MyLazyHand Russia and France Know What to Do

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    I'm thinking about buying a plantation to make my own sugar. It'll be a huge cost savings after the first 273,000 pounds.
     
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    MyLazyHand Russia and France Know What to Do

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    I quit drinking soda and with the money I saved I can afford to buy cigarettes.
     
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    better to get a makerbot and print them

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    I've found that beer is about equal in price... :beerplz:
     
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    smichal A1 Dick Game

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    I vote no unless you can get one for free. Too much hassle and sodas are cheap anyway. That guy's review was great! :cheer:
     
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    Until I find a nearby location where I can purchase soda, I will stick to making my own. Now, I need to find a nearby location where they sell Soda Stream supplies.

    Fortunately my supermarket keeps the Soda Stream supplies just above the Coke and Pepsi 2 Liter bottles.
     
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    My friend has one, I thought it was good.
     
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    oddly, what makes fat people even fatter is diet soda.

    i used to live on soda and fast food. what a maroon i was.
    just put some lemon or lime in water. if use mineral water it taste like soda.





    edit disclaimer: i still have a soda can vending machine in my garage, for other ppl set on free.
     
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  19. schnauzer

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    Sodastream's are still for sale?!?! I thought they were long gone. When I was a kid, my favorite combination was lemonade & cola syrup, in the same drink :puke:
    The last time I tasted that shit, When Doves Cry was #1 & I had a mullet.
     
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    Funnel cake maker, cotton candy machine, e-cigarettes, and now a soda maker.

    Feels like trolling but not sure.... :rolleyes: