Do you drink caffeine each day for work?

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zerocool84

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SparkyJJO

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I have caffeine most days but that's just because it happens to be in stuff I drink (coffee, or the coke I may have at lunch). It doesn't do anything for me.

Yes, I've tested this and gone a few days without any caffeine at all. No difference.
 

BoomerD

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I make at least two pots of coffee each day. My wife rarely gets more than two cups out of those. Some days, I make a third pot and drink that too.

I rarely drink soda...and when I do, it's generally Sprite/Sierra Mist/7-up.
 

Childs

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I drink so much Coke that caffeine hasnt worked as a stimulant for me in at least 10 years. Never liked the taste of coffee, so I just end up tired at work and need to go outside to wake up.
 

Svnla

Lifer
Nov 10, 2003
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I drank coffee once and hated it. Never try it again. I do drink Coke and do need to cut back.
 

chubbyfatazn

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It's just part of my wake-up ritual. Caffeine hasn't had an effect on me for awhile since my dad started making me a cup with his since I was in 6th grade.

Black all the way, sugar and cream makes it adulterated.
 

Rifter

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Everyday, i work 12 hour graveyard shifts that most of the time involve not alot more than me staring at a monitor and phone hopeing they ring so i have something to do. I drink 1-2 energy drinks a night.
 

Leros

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We have free drinks of all kinds (coffee, espresso, sodas, juices, etc... even beer/wine).

I'm the kind of person that just enjoys drinking something. I usually go through a drink about every 30 minutes. I get something caffeinated (coffee or diet coke) about every 1.5 -2 hours. I usually get water or green tea in between. If I stay late, I'll usually have myself a beer or two.
 

Red Squirrel

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I'm not a huge coffee fan, but I find it does help me wake up, so I usually have a cup in the morning, especially on the shifts where I start at 7. Though I tend to intake my caffeine in the form of Pepsi. I've been trying to slow down that stuff though, all that sugar can't be good for me.
 

Mike Gayner

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We have free drinks of all kinds (coffee, espresso, sodas, juices, etc... even beer/wine).

I'm the kind of person that just enjoys drinking something. I usually go through a drink about every 30 minutes. I get something caffeinated (coffee or diet coke) about every 1.5 -2 hours. I usually get water or green tea in between. If I stay late, I'll usually have myself a beer or two.

Green tea has caffeine in it.
 

Mr. Pedantic

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Not really. Coffee for me is more a social drink, since everyone in the hospital drinks it as well. It's really expensive though, so I just end up drinking water or making my own. But otherwise, I try to avoid coffee and to save it for when I need to be extra alert or onto it.

Gotta be at work at 6:30 so its 3 cups of black coffee to get me going. I don't drink any on the weekends and don't drink sodas.

That's not really an appropriate excuse. I was fine starting work at 6:30, and some people start at 4.
 

AznAnarchy99

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Dec 6, 2004
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There is nothing wrong with coffee; it can actually be good for you. Google it.

What is wrong is Dunkin Donuts style coffee (ie. 1/4 cup of sugar) and flavored/mixed speciality coffees or coffee with whipped toppings. Drink a bunch of those a day and you will probably have health problems.

I've been drinking 6 cups a day since I've been 18, and have zero health problems (41 years old). In my college years I drank practically twice that. But, I barely use any sugar, maybe a 1/4 of a teaspoon (don't like sweet).

I drink mine black and extremely strong. Either vietnamese coffee or if there's none in the area, 3-4 shots of espresso on ice. The only problem is that my body starts to be dependent on it and without caffeine Ill be extremely tired.
 

shortylickens

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Jul 15, 2003
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No I drink cola, which has caffeine in it.
If I drank caffeine I'd probably die.
(Not that you sorry sons of bitches would care.)
 

stargazr

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Absolutely. About 3-4 cups black (no sugar) every day. I'd probably drink more if they had any at work.

I used to drink it all day long but all of a sudden in my late thirties it kept me awake all night so I have to stop by 10-11 am.
 

Ketchup

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Sep 1, 2002
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2 to 3 cups a day, can't drink it past noon though. But if you see me at my desk without coffee, something's wrong.