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Old 03-28-08, 06:14 PM
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I propose an official 50+ water



You agree?
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Old 03-28-08, 06:37 PM
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We could even get the t-shirt that goes with it

I like the one with "fortified with irony" on it.
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I nominate a different candidate that better exemplifies the astuteness and maturity of the 50+ forum members:

tap water
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I need to see where it says that natural spring is located. I'm real suspicious.
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Hasn't everyone heard that bottled water should be avoided...

According to Al Gore and his comrades this is one of the major things leading to the degradation of the environment. You are supposed to do something like filter tap water... of course, you should probably filter only with locally produced biodegradable filters.
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Bunch of fuddy duddies.
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Can't we have an official beer instead? Much more fun.
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You agree?
Nope. Sounds a tad too OCP for me
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As a real fred, I drink tap water from a recycled Gatorade bottle!
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LOL! What will they think of next?!
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DG - Thanks!

What an honor! You named it after me! I'm blushing!
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Can't we have an official beer instead? Much more fun.
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Well I vote for an official 50+ beer as well...


Also for those of you that live in areas that sell Evian water have you ever stopped and noticed what the letters for Evian spells backwards? Makes you wonder about their marketing department, eh wot?
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Well I vote for an official 50+ beer as well...
Beer? I'm really just a wino with a biking problem.
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Hasn't everyone heard that bottled water should be avoided...

According to Al Gore and his comrades this is one of the major things leading to the degradation of the environment. You are supposed to do something like filter tap water... of course, you should probably filter only with locally produced biodegradable filters.
I fully agree that some form of filtration and purification be used, and better it be at the bottling stage.



I find this is beneficial.
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Beer? I'm really just a wino with a biking problem.
That reminds me -- at the Marin Century last August we saw a number of cyclists with a gorgeous deep red jersey with a stylized martini glass on it. The writing said: " Team Martini: The drinking group with a cycling problem."

We're thinking of a jersey with a balloon wine glass, black with a lovely deep blackberry color, that reads:
"Team Cabernet -- we wine a lot."
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I fully agree that some form of filtration and purification be used, and better it be at the bottling stage.



I find this is beneficial.
NOW we're getting somewhere.
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NOW we're getting somewhere.
Indeed my good sir... indeed. This will also ensure the old faithfull water bottle will still have its use, you can keep the tonic water in them.

Not to sure where we could keep the sliced lemon... and the ice will be problematic, but we are men of sound theory, we can solve these minor niggles... hell I suppose we could do without the ice and slice?
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Indeed my good sir... indeed. This will also ensure the old faithfull water bottle will still have its use, you can keep the tonic water in them.

Not to sure where we could keep the sliced lemon... and the ice will be problematic, but we are men of sound theory, we can solve these minor niggles... hell I suppose we could do without the ice and slice?
Being men of character, we shall force ourselves to imbibe without the usual amenities...and be the better for it.
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a 50+ water bottle to fill with what you want (or need) ?
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Those bottles have been around for ages!
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Has anyone contemplated the weight savings possibilities of dehydrated water. Why...........you could carry in in a jersey pocket and not even need bottle cages on your bike. Just think of the possibilities.
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Gin and tonic without ice and slice? The horrors.

Go to the back of the class immediately.
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