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Show Of Hands June 13th, 2017 1:14am

When you go to a restaurant, do you typically ask for water or order a different drink?

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CMD1973 Oxford iowa
06/23/17 7:54 am

If they serve alcohol I'll ask for a glass of wine, otherwise just water.

craftyAg Fraggle Rock
06/16/17 1:05 pm

I get a Coke. If I'm already paying $15-20 for a meal, I'd rather pony up for something I like than try to pinch pennies with water. I don't eat out often enough for it to break the bank. I'm very picky about my water, too. If it tastes weird to me (which is often) I won't drink it anyway.

ladyniner81 no hope for humanity
06/15/17 11:38 am

Depends what I'm in the mood for and what I'm doing. I don't feel like having to pee all the time. Especially in some of those nasty ass public bathrooms

adam180 Pennsylvania
06/14/17 12:27 pm

Water's free y'all

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RINOTom Peoria, IL
06/13/17 9:22 pm

Water unless I'm drinking (alcohol). Never soda or lemonade or things like that, really.

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dudley northern Virginia woods
06/13/17 3:36 pm

A dollar. I keep a few handy in my car. When it's very hot, I sometimes give a cold bottle of water too.

IEatzCookies Alderaan
06/13/17 2:06 pm

Really depends on where I am. If I'm in the northern united states, then water. If I'm literally anywhere else, I'll get juice or sweet tea. Northern united states have terrible drinks. Piss water tea and a bunch of soda.

NewGeneration Washington DC
06/13/17 1:26 pm

I always thought not ordering another drink besides water was weird. I guess I'm the weird one.

inthehole
06/13/17 9:33 pm

It's cheap to get water but why go to a restaurant and be a tight ass? I used to think I was cheating the system in college by getting water with lemon and adding sugar. The only person I was cheating was the waitress.

ShakaBrah California
06/13/17 12:35 pm

I get a water when nobody gets a soacial drink. I feel bad with a coke when everybody has a water.

craftyAg Fraggle Rock
06/16/17 1:02 pm

Me too. Makes me feel like a fatty.

roberbaran
06/13/17 7:32 pm

Because gin is juniper bush vomit water.

inthehole
06/13/17 9:33 pm

I planted a juniper yesterday

Bracetty NYC
06/13/17 11:14 am

Water. I only really drink water.

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aj1545 Cat Lady
06/13/17 9:51 am

Only other iff Im getting an alcoholic drink or a coffee. But even then I still get a water with it, there is no way I go out to eat and there isnt a water for me. I have no idea how people stand going without.

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aj1545 Cat Lady
06/13/17 5:01 pm

How!!! I feel naked without my water bottle lol

FATSHADOW Cyborg Gorilla
06/13/17 9:13 am

Im the water with lemon guy.

If we are waiting for ppl I'll get a bourbon on the rocks.

Wes28 CBus
06/13/17 8:56 am

I used to get a Coke back when they were a dollar or two but now it seems like many restaurants charge $3, which just gets to the point of not being worth it.

Scrazzle Winter is Coming
06/13/17 8:24 am

Most of my restauranting is lunch with coworkers, and since we can't drink alcohol we usually all stick with water.

valeriejo ramble on
06/13/17 7:26 am

I never go out to eat just to get water.. Usually I get a fancy alcoholic beverage I'd never make at home or at the very least soda.. Water is too boring

sb129 Clayton, Ohio
06/13/17 7:22 am

Lot of cheapos on here. Drink water at home people. Get a soft drink when u go out to eat once and a while. Have fun.

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lendluke iowa
06/13/17 11:43 am

Drink water at restaurants where it is free, drink other beverages at home where they are cheap.

sd123 San Diego
06/13/17 2:47 pm

Come on- the point of eating out isn't to be a cheapskate!

sb129 Clayton, Ohio
06/13/17 7:22 am

Drinking water at a restaurant is boring!

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Puzz1edOrc ion know
06/13/17 6:52 am

I get water, cause my dad is paying and I have 5 siblings

Henry123 Connecticut
06/13/17 8:17 am

Sb is that a serious question? How can that be a serious question...

Kay41 the Midwest
06/13/17 11:32 am

Yes, drinks can be $10 or more with a family at a restaurant.

davidwhite1 Building it Bigger
06/13/17 6:15 am

If they had more calorie free options I would get a drink.
But most only carry Diet Pepsi or Diet Coke.

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Henry123 Connecticut
06/13/17 8:18 am

And those are filled with literal poison so that's not a good option either!

atbran Nerd Musician
06/13/17 5:15 am

I'm very surprised 50% said they would take water.

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sea California
06/13/17 1:23 pm

Why? It's cheaper and healthier

Liberty 4,032,064
06/13/17 3:45 am

Drink. I don't drink plain water.

Jazzy5 USA
06/13/17 3:43 am

Water with lemon!

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yeliretan
06/12/17 10:12 pm

Always water, I can barely afford the food as it is

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BamaGirl ROLL TIDE from Arizona
06/12/17 9:58 pm

I typically have water & something else.

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BamaGirl ROLL TIDE from Arizona
06/12/17 9:59 pm

This is the desert; hydration is important!

aj1545 Cat Lady
06/13/17 9:54 am

Amen! Im in the midwest but still really on top of hydration. Its painful to see someone with a dehydrating drink and no water!

catpillow Florida West Coast
06/12/17 9:46 pm

Usually iced tea with lemon.

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Carcano Luke 10 19
06/12/17 9:38 pm

I never get water.

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Tazer Dumpster fire
06/12/17 9:12 pm

I love water, especially with hot days

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SHIPPY1944 Tn.
06/12/17 8:22 pm

Water with lemon, squeeze the lemon & add sweetener & you have lemonade🍋!

susanr Colorado
06/12/17 7:59 pm

Lunch or dinner: Generally just water. Occasionally a local stout or porter with dinner, especially at a brewpub.

Breakfast: Sometimes decaf coffee (in addition to water).

Never soft drinks or juice.

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OldLady
06/12/17 7:55 pm

Mostly water, occasionally sweet tea

AndrewGVN VC Lib Whip TX
06/12/17 7:54 pm

I ask for water + Coke most of the time.