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Old 09-23-2008, 12:03 AM
NinjaChick NinjaChick is offline
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How much caffeine have you had today?

According to this little website, I have consumed 397mg of caffeine today. I got up obscenely early with the hopes of finishing a lab write-up before class (which I didn't manage to pull off) and chugged a can of Rockstar. Then I picked up a cup of coffee on my way to class. I had a Coke with lunch/throughout the afternoon, and then shortly before my evening class I had a mocha.

How about you?
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Old 09-23-2008, 12:08 AM
Johnny L.A. Johnny L.A. is offline
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I have a pot of French Roast on weekends and telecommuting days, and today I had a Coke too. So... 1,200mg? 1,250? Somewhere around there.
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Old 09-23-2008, 12:11 AM
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None. So far today I've drunk only orange juice and water.
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Old 09-23-2008, 12:16 AM
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Also none. I pretty much just drink water. (Mostly because it's free, from water fountains.)
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Old 09-23-2008, 12:54 AM
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None. Some days I eat some chocolate, but that's usually my only source of caffeine.
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Old 09-23-2008, 12:59 AM
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None here, though I am running on very little sleep, so maybe I'll dig into some 99% chocolate. Mmm, good stuff.
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Old 09-23-2008, 01:28 AM
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About 78mg - my daily 250ml can of V.

Some people at work try and tell me I shouldn't drink a can of V every day - but then I ask how many coffees they have per day, compared to my 1 V and no coffee
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Old 09-23-2008, 01:44 AM
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2 twenty ounce bottles and 1 one liter bottle of Pepsi. 234 mg.

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Old 09-23-2008, 01:53 AM
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Wow, look at AMMO. 171 mg. per ounce. Yeah, they don't reccommend doing it undiluted, because your brain would probably explode.
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Old 09-23-2008, 08:17 AM
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No so far. But some is bound to be had later in the day.
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Old 09-23-2008, 08:20 AM
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I have a Starbucks medium coffee sitting in front of me, so it will be 330 mgs soon enough.
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Old 09-23-2008, 08:25 AM
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291. It's the end of the day, here, though.
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Old 09-23-2008, 08:52 AM
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Zero.
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Old 09-23-2008, 09:04 AM
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None, but I am waiting on my co-worker..and he just walked in!
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Old 09-23-2008, 09:42 AM
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None. I can't have caffeine, it exacerbates my GERD.
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Old 09-23-2008, 11:25 AM
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Morning lattee, made in my own machine. About 5oz @ 51mg/oz: 255mg
Store Brand diet cola (assume like Coke): 45 mg.

At least two more cups of office Drip coffee are in my future before lunch: 210 mg each (it's a big mug).

A mere 721 mg is my likely intake before noon.

I often have an afternoon cup, too, around 3:00 to get through the afternoon doldrums.

Sleep is just a crutch, you know, for those who can't handle caffeine. I got stuck up last night playing Spore. Damn space phase.
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Old 09-23-2008, 12:15 PM
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I'm working on my second glass of (home brewed) iced Earl Grey tea. I also had a can of Coke after breakfast. After this glass of iced tea, that will be it for the day, and almost never after 3:00 in the afternoon.
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Old 09-23-2008, 12:49 PM
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I start the day with four shots of espresso, or two doubles. That's about 204 mg.
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Old 09-23-2008, 01:01 PM
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You know, I thought I consumed quite a lot but compared to some of you I am a featherweight. I appear to consume around 500 mg a day. Today is somewhat lacking as I skipped stopping at the coffee shop on my way back from the gym (oh who here in the humid deep south doesn't want to cool down with a big ol' cup of sugar free soy latte?).

I feel strangely like I am cheating on the barista...
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Old 09-23-2008, 01:59 PM
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That's a nifty little website.

I've only had a Mountain Dew so far today, so my status is only "Caffeinated." That's probably all I'll have, maybe a Pepsi. I don't drink coffee or energy drinks, and honestly caffeine doesn't actually affect me that much. Neither does sugar.
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Old 09-23-2008, 02:29 PM
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215 milligrams - two cups of brewed coffee.
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Old 09-23-2008, 03:20 PM
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107.5mg. Just one cup of coffee. I've had lots of suger though. There was a sweets stall at work today. Mmmm cola bottles.
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Old 09-23-2008, 03:23 PM
I Have Hippos In My Garden I Have Hippos In My Garden is offline
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I had way more than my normal caffine intake today because I didn't eat very much (not enough), and so over the course of the day had a litre of diet coke to keep me going (its 8pm now here). So thats 80mg.

What is interesting though is that I had 500ml of diet coke and 500ml of coke zero. The chart says that coke zero has less caffine in it than diet coke, why would that be?!

Am I right in thinking the recommended caffine intake limit is 300mg?

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Old 09-23-2008, 03:24 PM
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Used to be I'd consume two to three caffeinated sodas per day. Now that I know I'm diabetic, I'm pretty much off of soda entirely. It has probably been a couple of weeks since I had caffeine.
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Old 09-23-2008, 03:34 PM
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This morning was nearly a disaster. I went to the gas station where I get a free cuppa joe when I get gas. I guess they'd had a busy morning. The Extra Caffeine urn was empty! The Regular was empty too.

Fortunately they started the Extra Caffiene (almost started the Regular, but I put a stop to that real quick) and I got 20 oz. of the strong stuff you get before the grounds get used up.

Had a bad coffee at work, and now I have a Monster.

Drive-to-the-office days are low-caffeine days.
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Old 09-23-2008, 03:41 PM
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6mg. I just finished a Kit Kat. I consume less than 10 mg a day on average. All my caffine comes from chocolate. I hate cola and coffee and therefore can't handle much more than that 10mg in my system. I feel really weird if I ingest much more than 100 mg.
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Old 09-23-2008, 03:43 PM
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367 mg. I had a shot in the dark (espresso poured into a coffee), then one more coffee.
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Old 09-23-2008, 03:44 PM
I Have Hippos In My Garden I Have Hippos In My Garden is offline
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I feel really weird if I ingest much more than 100 mg.
Yes that's the same as me. I found out today 80mg is my limit, I came out in sweats and was so shaky I couldn't stand up. I know now not to have more than 500mg of diet coke. I just drink water mainly though so its nice to drink something different occasionally.
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Old 09-23-2008, 03:48 PM
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OK I was doing it wrong. I hit the "that's enough" when I put in what I drink on a regular basis.
I'm just gonna go drink about a gallon of water now.
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Old 09-23-2008, 03:51 PM
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I know now not to have more than 500mg of diet coke
Opps I meant to say 500ml not 500mg and my edit had expired.
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Old 09-23-2008, 04:00 PM
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50 mg. I am estimating that my home brewed Lipton tea I just finished was in a roughly 20 oz glass. That will probably be it for the day as far as caffeine goes. You guys are crazy....
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Old 09-23-2008, 04:01 PM
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Not doing the math, but I had a 20oz Coke Zero, which I think gets me around 45mg.

I'm pregnant, so I can't have much.
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Old 09-23-2008, 04:04 PM
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48 ounces of Diet Mt. Dew. About to get a 20 ounce bottle of Coke Zero.

Susan
(And no - I'm not vibrating from that intake. That's normal for me)
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Old 09-23-2008, 04:04 PM
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None. I almost never have caffeine. The only time is the occasional Coke or chocolate. I never had caffeine much as a kid, so when I have it now I get very wired and then crash.
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Old 09-23-2008, 04:26 PM
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About 500mg so far. I might be having another cup later. A bit more than usual for a day off, but way less than a full day at work. Average for a work day is about double, I recon.
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Old 09-23-2008, 05:13 PM
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160mg for me, assuming lo-carb Monster has the same caffeine content as a regular Monster. I buy them by the case, and have one a day on school days, and often one when I'm studying (state-dependent learning, you know; if you take the test slightly caffeinated, then study caffeinated).

And, like Azhure, I constantly have people telling me how "that stuff" is going to kill me, while they're sucking down their 4th quart-sized Caffè Americano for the day.
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Old 09-23-2008, 05:25 PM
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Looks like 471 for me today-three 6 ounce cups this morning and one 8 ounce in the afternoon.
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Old 09-23-2008, 08:52 PM
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One biiiiig cup of coffee, and a dr. pepper.
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Old 09-23-2008, 09:10 PM
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Total caffeine junkie here. Poison of choice: diet Coke. I drink those ginormous Double Gulps from 7-11, so I don't know if that's the same per ml as a can of it. I'll guesstimate 800mg.
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Old 09-23-2008, 09:27 PM
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I'm quite surprised to see that an americano from starbucks has only 2/3 of the caffiene of one of their coffees. I'd always assumed they were even.

225mg for me today.

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Old 09-24-2008, 04:32 AM
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Not enough, apparently. Unfortunately, despite the high caffeine levels in soda, the sugar content never fails to put me to sleep.
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Old 09-24-2008, 05:19 AM
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Mine looks like 572.

One 16 oz cup of dripped joe this morning and three 20 oz glasses of unsweetened iced tea. I probably should start to switch some of the tea out for water, but then, I wouldn't be posting after 4:00 am now, would I?
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Old 09-24-2008, 06:23 AM
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RED BULL GIVES YOU WIIIIIIIIIIIIIINGS *flies away*
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Old 09-25-2008, 04:45 PM
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Two cups of coffee and three diet cokes, 350 mg.
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Old 09-25-2008, 04:46 PM
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I've had way too much. My entire body feels weird.

I won't be having any more.
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Old 09-25-2008, 06:37 PM
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I've had way too much. My entire body feels weird.

I won't be having any more.
Is this how you feel?
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Old 09-25-2008, 06:47 PM
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Looks like 322.5 -- two cups of brewed coffee ( I brew it pretty strong, though, so it might be more. That's def below average for me this late in the workweek!
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Old 09-25-2008, 06:49 PM
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Is this how you feel?
Yes!
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