Out of the Blue

So we finally made our way to Costco in search of this fabled Mexican Coca Cola made with real cane sugar. Unfortunately, they did not carry it, so it's possible this is only something one can find in states closer to Mexico itself, or maybe it was just a deficiency at the store we visited. On the other hand, we did find some of that "throwback" Pepsi made with sugar, which turned out to be great, even though I'm normally not a big Pepsi fan.

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Re: Out of the Blue
Jun 4, 2009, 05:58
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Jun 4, 2009, 05:58
 
I'm pretty much addicted to Pepsi Max as its almost "trace" along the board of fattening stuff and has caffeine in it. I like the taste and it doesnt make me fat after drinking 2L of the stuff

Its also cheap and regularly on offer over here so its great for me
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Re: Out of the Blue
Jun 3, 2009, 00:25
Kxmode
 
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Jun 3, 2009, 00:25
 Kxmode
 
Does anyone know if Bioware has an official Youtube channel? If so, can you post the link please? I want three of their games (TOR, ME2, DA:O).
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Re: Spyware cleanup
Jun 2, 2009, 21:28
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Re: Spyware cleanup Jun 2, 2009, 21:28
Jun 2, 2009, 21:28
 
Well between Spybot, Hijackthis, and Malwarebytes I got one machine clean. The other is still screwed but I think that machine was so fucked up to begin with that this is a good time to whack it and stack it. Got a good mind to not give this guy local admin rights when I do clean his machine. But in the end that will just punish me as I will have to go over there every time he wants something installed.

Thanks again for all the suggestions.
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Re: Out of the Blue
Jun 2, 2009, 20:23
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Re: Out of the Blue Jun 2, 2009, 20:23
Jun 2, 2009, 20:23
 
It's all branding theres little difference between them. (Not saying this is a bad thing btw)

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Re: Out of the Blue
Jun 2, 2009, 16:56
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Re: Out of the Blue Jun 2, 2009, 16:56
Jun 2, 2009, 16:56
 
I thought I was pretty clear.

Sorry, it's a habit of only being able to go off what you read (I'm a translator sitting in what's mistakenly labeled as an interpreter's position). I had to do a little reading on the soft-drink market and there's a shit-ton of people who'll buy both brands, if not three, at the same time. Sometimes more.
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Re: Out of the Blue
Jun 2, 2009, 16:29
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Re: Out of the Blue Jun 2, 2009, 16:29
Jun 2, 2009, 16:29
 
What are you guys using to try and cleanup spyware and nasty pop ups?

heres a nice cocktail for you: combofix, sdfix, smit fraud fix, spybot, superantispyware, malwarebytes, dr. web online, bitdefender online

make sure you dump the 'system restore' cache after you do a final scan (turn sys restore off then back on), also a good idea to run a thorough registry cleaner too
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Re: Out of the Blue
Jun 2, 2009, 16:28
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Re: Out of the Blue Jun 2, 2009, 16:28
Jun 2, 2009, 16:28
 
I thought I was pretty clear. Yes, I drink both Coke and Pepsi -- and don't particularly care which I get when I eat out.

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Re: Out of the Blue
Jun 2, 2009, 15:57
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Re: Out of the Blue Jun 2, 2009, 15:57
Jun 2, 2009, 15:57
 
I'm one of those rare people that will drink Coke or Pepsi (or even RC!).

Can't be too rare; Pepsi and Coca-Cola make up more than 70% of the carbonated soft-drink market. If you're talking about the rare person who actually drinks both brands, then yeah...I personally can't stand either, but if I can find it here, I'll go for Mello-Yello from time-to-time
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Re: Out of the Blue
Jun 2, 2009, 15:24
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Re: Out of the Blue Jun 2, 2009, 15:24
Jun 2, 2009, 15:24
 
I'm one of those rare people that will drink Coke or Pepsi (or even RC!). I have a slight preference for Pepsi, but most of the time I'm drinking Diet Dew anyway. When eating out my favorite drink order is, "I'll take whichever brown, cola based substance you sell."

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Re: Out of the Blue
Jun 2, 2009, 14:49
PHJF
 
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Re: Out of the Blue Jun 2, 2009, 14:49
Jun 2, 2009, 14:49
 PHJF
 
Yeah, Coke has a taste all right: liquid shit.
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Re: Out of the Blue
Jun 2, 2009, 14:47
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Re: Out of the Blue Jun 2, 2009, 14:47
Jun 2, 2009, 14:47
 
im tellin ya, its in the mexican grocery

those little latino grocery shops with all the mexican/cuban/south american stuff
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Re: Out of the Blue
Jun 2, 2009, 14:46
nin
 
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Re: Out of the Blue Jun 2, 2009, 14:46
Jun 2, 2009, 14:46
 nin
 
Hey F all you guys and your Pepsi bashing! Be young. have fun. Drink Pepsi. Drink it, damn you! Drink it!!!

That would make a good commercial.
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Re: Spyware cleanup
Jun 2, 2009, 14:22
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Re: Spyware cleanup Jun 2, 2009, 14:22
Jun 2, 2009, 14:22
 
Malwarebytes Antimalware. Doesn't get everything, but it seems to be better than the two you tried.

I've used Spybot Search and Destroy since my college days, but Malwarebytes does seem to be much better. Thanks for the suggest.
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Re: Out of the Blue
Jun 2, 2009, 14:18
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Re: Out of the Blue Jun 2, 2009, 14:18
Jun 2, 2009, 14:18
 
Hey F all you guys and your Pepsi bashing! Be young. have fun. Drink Pepsi. Drink it, damn you! Drink it!!!
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Re: Spyware cleanup
Jun 2, 2009, 14:14
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Re: Spyware cleanup Jun 2, 2009, 14:14
Jun 2, 2009, 14:14
 
Thanks for the info guys. I think there is something going around on Facebook. I now have two users that seem to be infected with the same thing and both got emails from a Facebook user.

Yea I love how they tell me they didn't do anything, it just happened.
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Re: Out of the Blue
Jun 2, 2009, 14:05
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Re: Out of the Blue Jun 2, 2009, 14:05
Jun 2, 2009, 14:05
 
so US Coke is... Diet Coke?

No - most US Coke just uses corn syrup instead of plain sugar.

Edit - and I am sorry, Coke tastes a whole hell of a lot better than Pepsi. At least Coke has flavor, Pepsi is just icky sweet but otherwise kinda bland.

This comment was edited on Jun 2, 2009, 14:08.

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Re: Spyware cleanup
Jun 2, 2009, 13:12
nin
 
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Re: Spyware cleanup Jun 2, 2009, 13:12
Jun 2, 2009, 13:12
 nin
 
What are you guys using to try and cleanup spyware and nasty pop ups? I have used spybot and adaware in the past with limited results. I now have a user getting some nasty video ad pop ups. Most of the time I do clean installs but this is a developer and he can't be down that long. Plus a reinstall would be a nightmare with all the stuff he has on his computer.

Malwarebytes Antimalware. Doesn't get everything, but it seems to be better than the two you tried.

And yeah, like Narf says, no matter what the user tells you, that shit doesn't magically show up one day, on it's own. It's because they went somewhere they shouldn't be...


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Re: Out of the Blue
Jun 2, 2009, 13:11
DG
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Jun 2, 2009, 13:11
DG
 
so US Coke is... Diet Coke?

Capella, in future try to get him using Adblock plus a hosts file. Adaware + Spybot will do a lot but it seems the real buggers often need a dedicated removal tool (often with manual stages). If it's a work machine it's maybe time to call in *gasp* Norton. Or have a second machine for non-work stuff.
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Re: Out of the Blue
Jun 2, 2009, 13:08
mag
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Jun 2, 2009, 13:08
mag
 
We have the Mexican Coke here in Cincinnati, too. I'm not sure if CostCo has it, but it's available elsewhere. I almost never drink soda anymore, but the real-sugar Coke is pretty awesome.
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Re: Out of the Blue
Jun 2, 2009, 12:43
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Jun 2, 2009, 12:43
 
If you want Coke with real sugar, you can also find it during Jewish Passover as it has to be real sugar for it to be Kosher.

You missed it for this year though. Next Passover is at the end of next March.
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