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Beatnik (493)

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A 29 year old belgian who likes Mountain Dew, Girl Scout Cookies, Tim Hortons French Vanilla Flavoured Cappucinno, Belgian beer, Belgian chocolate, Belgian women, Magners Cider, chocolate chipped cookies and Perl. Likes snowboarding, snorkling, sailing and silence. Bach can really cheer him up! He still misses his dog.

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Journal of Beatnik (493)

Wednesday November 08, 2006
07:07 AM


[ #31543 ]
One of my polish co-workers was drinking Mountain Dew this morning. Dew is pretty difficult (if not impossible) to come by in Belgium (technically I'm not in Belgium but that's a whole different story). I asked him to bring me a case of Dew along next time... I could always just get my caffeine fix in the UK.
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  • Glad to hear that people everywhere enjoy the sweet taste of Dew.

    I used to really enjoy it as a kid. It was made locally then, in 16oz glass bottles, somewhere in the North Carolina area. It was stronger then, sweeter, and more tart.

    Oh well, nothing ever stays the same, does it?
    • If you are in North Carolina, you are in luck, because you are close (or at least closer than I) to the West Jefferson Dr Pepper bottling plant, one of the few producers of real cane sugar Mountain Dew and other sodas []. If you can pick up a genuine WJMD (in glass, I believe), maybe you can recapture some of that original taste.

      And ship me one. :)

      Soft drinks don't use cane sugar anymore because the U.S. government is helpfully "protecting" the sugar industry []. I don't know about Belgium, Poland, or the U

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