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RIP Tab

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by The Big Ragu, Oct 16, 2020.

  1. Deskgrunt50

    Deskgrunt50 Well-Known Member

    One time when I was little I took a drink of grandma’s “Coke.” It tasted funny and she made sure I didn’t do that any more.

    Learned later that grandma’s “Coke” was more often than not Tab and Jim Beam.
     
  2. Deskgrunt50

    Deskgrunt50 Well-Known Member

    My lord what an era. But forgot the sexism, who thought “mind sticker” was a great tag line?
     
  3. apeman33

    apeman33 Well-Known Member

    Yes. Two years ago in a store in Fort Scott, Kansas. Two 12-packs of cans in a cooler.

    One of my former contacts for a lot of old-time high school info is going to miss it greatly. It's his favorite drink. When he can't find it, he orders cases on Amazon.
     
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  4. wicked

    wicked Well-Known Member

    I totally forgot about Surge. I downed a lot of that in my late teens. It made a comeback a few years ago. Burger King has or had it on their soda fountains.

    Faygo is bottled in Detroit and like all things, you can find it further afield nowadays but it’s still mostly a Midwest thing.
     
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  5. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    Car broke down middle of nowhere Kansas and spent 3-4 days in Fort Scott. The Bourbon County Fair was high entertainment. Don't remember seeing Tab at the corner store.
     
  6. TrooperBari

    TrooperBari Well-Known Member

    The one and only correct answer.
     
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  7. DanielSimpsonDay

    DanielSimpsonDay Well-Known Member

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  8. Jerry-atric

    Jerry-atric Active Member

    I still buy Faygo “Red Pop” from time to time, as well
    as Faygo “Cotton Candy” flavored soda, usually after a strenuous ride.
     
  9. Hermes

    Hermes Well-Known Member

    Twice the amount for half the price was a damn good selling point when your alowance was two dollars aweek.
     
  10. OscarMadison

    OscarMadison Well-Known Member

    Might be the sassafrass. Do you avoid Cajun dishes as well? File powder is made of sassafrass.
     
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  11. Spartan Squad

    Spartan Squad Well-Known Member

    I think it depends where you are. I just saw signs in my area that they were selling it. But a quick Google says it may not be permanent.
     
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  12. cyclingwriter2

    cyclingwriter2 Well-Known Member

    in the late 1980s, an urban legend started at my school in Pennsyltucky that Jolt was being taken off the market and the only place you could still get it locally was at hoagie shop. Im curious what that owner thought when there was a line of pre-teens lined up at his door all trying to buy Jolt.
     
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