any of you buy your water?

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  1. snorton938

    snorton938 Founding Member

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    i'm talking about the bottled water that they charge as much for as a soda. maybe it's me, but i never envisioned this happening (i mean what's next bottled air?). i agree it tastes better than tap but the pricing is ridiculous. :dis: :dis: :dis: :dis:
     
  2. Vincent4Heisman

    Vincent4Heisman Freshman

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    For about as much as it would cost to buy water monthly I usually boil my tap water (which I'm certain is made from water left over from a foot soak) and then filter it through that pitcher thing that Brita sells. I've had that thing for years. I'm a cheap ass when it comes to buying things that are "technically" free, like water.
     
  3. SabanFan

    SabanFan The voice of reason

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    Biggest ripoff ever. There's a sucker born every minute. Bottled Water costs more per gallon than gasoline.
     
  4. Sourdoughman

    Sourdoughman TigerFan of LSU and the Tigerman

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    bottled air is already on the market for computers and tanks you can put in your car to fill the tire.

    All of this is Democracy at its finest! :grin:
     
  5. StaceyO

    StaceyO Football Turns Me On

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    The tap water up here in the Dallas area smells and tastes like dirt--especially during the summer. I have a filtered water and ice system on my fridge, and that's the water that I drink.
     
  6. tygertail

    tygertail Founding Member

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    So true, yet everyone complains about the price of gas.
     
  7. Bengal B

    Bengal B Founding Member

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    The tap water in Baton Rouge comes from an underground atesian well system that covers a large portion of this part of the state. The water is about the best tap water I ever drank and is very soft. I believe it is the same water that Kentwood Water bottles and sells. The well system does include the Kentwood area but since they have a large distribution facility in Baton Rouge I wouldn't be surprise if they filled the bottles here by opening the taps.
     
  8. DallasLSU

    DallasLSU Founding Member

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    Same as StaceyO...I think the water here is horrible...I use a filter...
     
  9. red55

    red55 curmudgeon Staff Member

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    I use a cheap but effective Pur filter on the tap. It takes all of the chlorine taste out as well as whatever crud is in the 60-year-old pipes in my house or in the 100-year-old Baton Rouge Water System. Even my beagle likes the filtered water better. He wouldn't drink tap water in his bowl until it had sat for a day and the chlorine evaporated. He'll drink the filtered water right away.

    I sure as hell wouldn't buy him Perrier.
     
  10. Bengal B

    Bengal B Founding Member

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    A friend of mine has a cat who won't drink her water unless he puts ice in the bowl.
     

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