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Old 06-04-2008, 02:59 PM   #1
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Default How many people per 2 liter of pop?

Simple question. For 50 people, how many 2 liters of pop are needed? I'll have a few gallons of water as well.

It'll be outdoors for lunch, high temp that day is supposed to be 79F.

My estimate was 3 people per bottle, thus I'd want 15 bottles. But, is that estimate way off?

Edit: Soda (but not the confusingly similar ice cream soda drink) for the morons who don't know what pop refers to.
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Old 06-04-2008, 03:03 PM   #2
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Simple question. For 50 people, how many 2 liters of pop are needed? I'll have a few gallons of water as well.

It'll be outdoors for lunch, high temp that day is supposed to be 79F.

My estimate was 3 people per bottle, thus I'd want 15 bottles. But, is that estimate way off?

Edit: Soda (but not the confusingly similar ice cream soda drink) for the morons who don't know what pop refers to.
what's ice cream soda?
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Old 06-04-2008, 03:04 PM   #3
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With having water too, 15 sounds about right. Really depends on how much each person normally drinks and the length of the event.
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Old 06-04-2008, 03:06 PM   #4
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Default How many people per 2 liter of pop?

You mean soda?

For SODA it'd be around 3-4 people, I think.
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Old 06-04-2008, 03:10 PM   #5
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Default How many people per 2 liter of pop?

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You mean soda?

For SODA it'd be around 3-4 people, I think.
Soda, while it was fun to share half a century ago, people today just don't share them. Nor, does it come in 2-liter form.

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Old 06-04-2008, 03:10 PM   #6
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With having water too, 15 sounds about right. Really depends on how much each person normally drinks and the length of the event.
2L is about 68 oz, so about 23 oz. a person if 3 people per bottle. That seems about right if it's a long event.
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Old 06-04-2008, 03:12 PM   #7
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Default How many people per 2 liter of pop?

15 bottles for 50 people sounds about right. You'll probably end up with a few left over though so I would hide the extras until they're needed. Nothing stinks more than 10 bottles, all opened and half empty.
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Old 06-04-2008, 03:13 PM   #8
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For LAN parties, it's usually a 2:1 ratio, 2 Liter bottle per person
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Old 06-04-2008, 03:13 PM   #9
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Don't you mean coke? What the hell is pop and soda?

And 4 people per 2 liter of coke.
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Old 06-04-2008, 03:17 PM   #10
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You mean soda?

For SODA it'd be around 3-4 people, I think.
Soda, while it was fun to share half a century ago, people today just don't share them. Nor, does it come in 2-liter form.
Maybe not in whatever state you live in, but saying "pop" around here for what is actually soda is actually illegal. 10-15 years.

Saw a dude walk in to Ralph's and ask for a 2-liter of "pop", ended up watching his prison documentary on A&E the following year.
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Old 06-04-2008, 03:20 PM   #11
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15 sounds good. Having more wouldn't hurt though.
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Old 06-04-2008, 03:22 PM   #12
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Depends on the activities and the age.
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Old 06-04-2008, 03:23 PM   #13
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Fifteen is probably plenty. Make sure that you actually like what you buy because you'll probably end up with extras that you will have to consume later. Make sure you have some sharpies around for people to mark their names on their cups, otherwise you'll run out of cups.
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Old 06-04-2008, 03:47 PM   #14
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you would probably be better off purchasing cases of cans rather than 2 liters....
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Simple question. For 50 people, how many 2 liters of pop are needed? I'll have a few gallons of water as well.

It'll be outdoors for lunch, high temp that day is supposed to be 79F.

My estimate was 3 people per bottle, thus I'd want 15 bottles. But, is that estimate way off?

Edit: Soda (but not the confusingly similar ice cream soda drink) for the morons who don't know what pop refers to.
what's ice cream soda?
ice cream combined with soda
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Old 06-04-2008, 03:58 PM   #16
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For LAN parties, it's usually a 2:1 ratio, 2 Liter bottle per person
I dunno what kind of LAN parties you've been to, the ones I've hit up it was more like a 5:1, a lot of the dude brought a mini fridge and had like a 24 pack of Mt Dew in it. Silly me I didn't think to bring a mini fridge. lol

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Old 06-04-2008, 04:29 PM   #17
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IMO....just 1
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Old 06-04-2008, 04:34 PM   #18
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What about the beer!! I would suggest maybe one 2L bottle of coke, and 192 bottles of beer.
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3 seems right - some people willd rink too much, some barely any at all

edit: if you're serving booze that will mix well with soda then buy more
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Old 06-04-2008, 04:40 PM   #20
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Just buy cans. If you have one of those big garbage cans or pales, dump bunch of ice and some water and dump them all in there and let the people decide how mcuh they want.

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Fifteen is probably plenty. Make sure that you actually like what you buy because you'll probably end up with extras that you will have to consume later. Make sure you have some sharpies around for people to mark their names on their cups, otherwise you'll run out of cups.
Screw the sharpies unless you want to sniff em.

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