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Old 09-23-2002, 01:45 PM   #1
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Default Are all waters created equal?

I swear, I hate water. I just think it tastes bad. I have had people laugh at me when I say that. But to me, I think it tastes bad.

Now, I have tried Dansani and Aquafina and a couple of other nameless brands. Today, I picked up an Evian...and I actually LIKE it. I don't understand!!!!! Is this actually DIFFERENT from other waters? Are all waters pretty much the same?

I HATE the price of Evian, but hey...if I can drink it...maybe it's worth it. If I am insane, and all waters are the same...then maybe I should just save the bottle and pour the generic stuff in it.

Hmm....something to ponder,
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Old 09-25-2002, 06:17 AM   #2
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I Beleive that there IS a difference... I have bottled water delivered to my home it is called Endless Moutain and it is Artesian water -- I prefer IT over another company that I bought water from before... Also I hate to drink it out of anything plastic. To me that also makes a difference.... As for *Aquafina* that is filtered water not Spring water...... That to me is a waste of money -- might just as well buy a filter and attach it to your faucet. JMHO... I say if you like it (Evian)-- and will drink it, then you are worth what ever the cost....
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Old 10-03-2002, 12:45 PM   #3
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I use a Brita Water pitcher and filter and filter the water from the tap. So much cheaper.

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Old 10-03-2002, 10:51 PM   #4
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Me too! I use the Brita Water pitcher and the filter gives it a clean taste. But I have heard that others can honestly tell a big difference in different water bottle brands. I haven't tried Evian, but you got me thinking about the taste. I'll give it try!
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Evian does taste the best, but of the waters it is way overpriced. I too get water delivered to my home. I like that its always really cold and it tastes great. We don't buy any pop or juice anymore in our house so $30/month to have the conivence of delivered water is about the same as we use to pay for pop.

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Old 11-11-2002, 03:25 PM   #6
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No - waters are not created equal. I used to drink Evian and loved it -- but then I started drinking Poland Spring and just preferred that instead. Now I drink Ice Mountain and find it just has a crisper taste to it. I love it!

I find Evian to have a "plastic" taste -- maybe its the bottle -- who knows!

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Old 11-11-2002, 07:17 PM   #7
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I do love Evian.

But like Tara, I drink Poland Spring and have found it's just as good.

However, when I'm back in Texas, you can't drag me away from the Ozarka!

I suggest you get a Brita or Pur filter. I had one that attached to the faucet. That makes pretty good water. Another thing I have found helpful with tapwater is to squeeze a lemon wedge into it. The lemon kills the mineral taste, and the calorie issue is pretty much nonexistent.

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Old 11-15-2002, 10:59 PM   #8
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My 2 cents worth:
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Has anyone tried the enhanced waters or have any opinions on them?
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Cool Enhanced Waters

Anything that is suppose to be a short cut to getting the vitamins and minerals you need is usually done in overkill. Also they taste too sweet. I will stick to my regular water out of the bottle.

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Different waters definitely taste different. Funny, but I love Dasani and can't stand Evian .

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Old 11-20-2002, 10:46 AM   #12
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I also LOVE Dasani. It's definitely my favorite brand of bottled water.
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Old 12-04-2002, 11:15 AM   #13
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I love the flavored waters, but you have to watch the sugar/calorie content.

I LOVE the new Gatorade Water but don't drink it as often because it has added stuff. The essence waters are ok too.

I use Brita and lemon juice. I absolutely hate water, but know I need to start drinking more of it! FiJi water is very good, but like Evian very pricey!
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