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Old 11-15-2009, 06:15 PM
 
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Even now, EVERY time (and I mean EVERY) we are at her house for dinner she makes the comment..... "oh, yes, let's not forget the water for [my name]".....
Sometimes I want to smack her. (Oh, and don't forget the FRIGGIN' PAPER TOWEL EITHER). LOL
This reminds me of my former mudder-in-law. LOL...couldn't be happier that she a "former." I swear, she actually said paper napkins were declasse. She wouldn't eat in restaurants where paper napkins were used. PITA~~~ Poor 20yrs....
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Old 11-15-2009, 07:52 PM
 
Location: Victoria TX
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Eating at home, I never drink anything with or after a meal. When dining out, I usually drink my water while waiting for my meal to be served, and probably take a few sips while eating, as well.
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Old 11-16-2009, 01:03 AM
 
Location: Bradenton, Florida
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Water has a neutral ph so it should not make any difference. Now if you drink soda or some other beverage, it could change the ph level.

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Milk will lower the pH. It's more of a base than a acid.
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Old 11-16-2009, 01:07 AM
 
Location: Bradenton, Florida
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What does the old bat do when she goes to a restaurant that automatically serves everyone water once they're seated? Stab the waiter?
Here, a lot of restaurants will not automatically bring water to the table unless you ASK for it specifically, and I support that. Any water brought to me would just be wasted, would have to be poured out, and the glass "washed"--even though I didn't touch it. It would just be wasting water, and we've been under drought conditions for years.
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Old 11-16-2009, 01:07 AM
 
Location: DENVER
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I drink beer before during and after
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Old 11-16-2009, 01:51 AM
 
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I drink .... before during and after
Fixed! This ^ is me!
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Old 11-16-2009, 02:08 AM
 
Location: Coachella Valley, California
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I'm a weirdo. I drink AFTER I eat, and I only eat one thing at a time - I don't mix the food on my plate. For example, I will eat the meat first, then move onto veggie #1, then veggie #2. After I've finished my meal, I will sip my drink.
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Old 11-16-2009, 02:32 AM
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I'm one of those people who eats everything separately and in stages. First all the meat, then all of one vegetable, then all of the other vegetable, for example. After that I'll have the drink and concentrate on that. Then the dessert after that. I don't know why, but I don't mix things!
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Old 11-16-2009, 03:07 AM
 
Location: on an island
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It depends on the meal.
Breakfast I have coffee before.
Lunch I have juice after.
Dinner I often have wine during, and I always have water then too.
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Old 11-16-2009, 05:00 AM
 
Location: Ohio
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I drink before I eat.
I dont like eating on an empty stomach.
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