View Poll Results: Which Term Do You Use?

Voters
111. You may not vote on this poll
  • Pop

    14 12.61%
  • Soda

    15 13.51%
  • Soft Drink

    2 1.80%
  • Coke

    5 4.50%
  • Chuck Norris

    75 67.57%
Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 34
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Sep 2003
    Location
    Boise, ID
    Posts
    9,255

    Anyone Want A Pop or Soda?

    Alright, here's a fun poll. A lot of time this can be a real giveaway about someone's native part of the country.

    So which term do you use for pop? (<--that'd be mine).


    DISCLAIMER: MY REVIEWS OFTEN CONTAIN SPOILERS. READ AT YOUR OWN RISK.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Sep 2003
    Location
    Vermont, native of Colorado
    Posts
    9,524
    I prefer Iced Tea.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    May 2004
    Location
    Madison,WI
    Posts
    18,850
    Don't drink pop/soda anymore. I feel so bloated after them.

    I'll stick to gatorade.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Location
    Denver, Colorado, United States
    Posts
    21,840
    Growing up in Texas, everything was a "coke". Like, "What kind of coke do you want?".

    Living in Carolina, it was soda, or, soda pop.


    Living in Illinois, it was pop. Now back in Colorado, its pop as well.

    I'd like a pop.

    Hooray, beer!

  5. #5
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Posts
    5,959
    soft drink is how we say it down under...

    the most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do....
    - T Jefferson

    <a href=http://i54.photobucket.com/albums/g98/anton1287/1168865057481.jpg target=_blank>http://i54.photobucket.com/albums/g9...8865057481.jpg</a>

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    God's Country
    Posts
    18,825
    When I was a kid in Minnesota, it was soda. Spending most of my life in the Dakotas, it was mixed between pop and soda.

    I use the words interchangeably.
    Sick avy by Blondie79

  7. #7
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Location
    Orlando
    Posts
    5,618
    I prefer the term "carbonated beverage."
    Brock you like a hurricane!

    Think of a bigger, stronger, more handsome Eli Manning.... That's Fargo.

  8. #8
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Location
    Arizona
    Posts
    6,705
    Soda.






    ten

  9. #9
    Join Date
    Oct 2005
    Location
    Greeley,CO
    Posts
    7,062
    Pop FTW.



    Thanks Blondie for the Sig

  10. #10
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Location
    www.SuperMcSmashieLand.com
    Posts
    10,476
    I spent alot of years in Georgia, so it is definitely a Coke.


    I adopt andrewmlb.


  11. #11
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Location
    South Carolina
    Posts
    8,058
    Coke.

    As in "Coke machine."

    And "they sell Cokes right up the street."

    And "You want me to get us some Cokes? Okay, what kind to you want."

    And "For the cookout, we'll just serve hot dogs, chips, and Cokes."

    All of the above are meant as just a term for "soft drink." No actual decision about what drink is implied in the word.


    But some people carry the perception too far, and think we step up to the counter and say "I'll have a large Coke." And then the cashier says "What kind?" That's too far. When we're actually ordering it from a counter, we go ahead and say the exact kind. (Unless it's a self-serve fountain). We just use it as if it was synonymous with "soft drink" or something.

  12. #12
    Join Date
    Sep 2003
    Location
    Boise, ID
    Posts
    9,255
    nice... i figured since i know Bronco Country is literally all over our country it'd be interesting to see the variations. Plus i was sitting at dinner eating my macaroni and cheese and having a Coke (brand) and thought: "wonder what other people call it 'round here."

    I've called it Pop all my life. If i want a specific kind, i will specify because i get upset if I order and they bring me the Anticoke. Dr. Pepper and Root Beer i can handle from time to time though.


    also i like to term it as "carbonated beverage" from time to time as well Fargo. lol


    however, i do not understand where "soft drink" comes from. who decided it was soft? did they even take a sip of carbonated anything before this decision? all Pop i've ever had always fizzes and kind of "burns" the throat... that's not soft or smooth in my book lol.

    my cousin from Cali calls everything "soda" or "Coke" also...and finds it odd i call it "pop" lol


    DISCLAIMER: MY REVIEWS OFTEN CONTAIN SPOILERS. READ AT YOUR OWN RISK.

  13. #13
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Location
    South Carolina
    Posts
    8,058
    Soft drink means it doesn't have any liquor in it.

    At one time, it was the only manufactured drink that an adult might order, and which didn't have any alcohol in it.

    And if you say you're "having a drink" that can still mean one with alcohol.

  14. #14
    Join Date
    Sep 2003
    Location
    Boise, ID
    Posts
    9,255
    Quote Originally Posted by Jay3 View Post
    Soft drink means it doesn't have any liquor in it.

    At one time, it was the only manufactured drink that an adult might order, and which didn't have any alcohol in it.

    And if you say you're "having a drink" that can still mean one with alcohol.
    hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm. good to know lol. that does make sense.


    but then that could also mean anything from water to juice and milk can be considered a "soft" drink.

    next time i order a "beverage" at a restaurant i'm going to ask for a "hard drink" and then wait for the awesome look the waitress gives me. lol


    DISCLAIMER: MY REVIEWS OFTEN CONTAIN SPOILERS. READ AT YOUR OWN RISK.

  15. #15
    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Location
    Montana
    Posts
    10,028
    Coke all the way!

    But I drink less than I used to I just like water and Gatorade right know they

    are so much better for you. :salute!:

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •