Twilightning Registered User
#1

I was just wondering whether or not anyone else does this. I remember being sick when I was younger and my mam saying the first thing she'd get me around in the shop was a 2 litre bottle of 7-Up. Is this purely an Irish thing? Been feeling like crap the past few days and I've had a bottle of it next to the bed.

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#2

Tonic water and Coca-Cola too. Both work wonders. Best to have them not too cold and best to let them go a little less fizzy too.

Feel better, OP!

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Biggins Banned
#3

I've heard it many times in hospitals that flat 7-up is just as good for you any any other Lucazade type drink out there.

#4

Yes, flat 7-Up and dry toast. I kind of miss it in a funny way...

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#5

I can't do it anymore because it reminds me of being sick

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munkymanmatt Registered User
#6

Yeah but you're supposed to boil it first to flatten it. Otherwise the gas could make you hurl again

oppenheimer1 Registered User
#7

It has to be boiled to get rid of the fizz. Nothing better for an upset stomach.

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#8

I thought it was just my mother made me do that!!!

kiffer Registered User
#9

defizzed 7up ... That's how you knew it was serious... Out came the 7up... and it's been stirred up to get rid of most of the fizz...

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GLaDOS Testing
#10

DaPoolRulz said:
Yes, flat 7-Up and dry toast. I kind of miss it in a funny way...

Yeah, always what my mam gave me, easier on the stomach I suppose

I was just wondering whether or not anyone else does this. I remember being sick when I was younger and my mam saying the first thing she'd get me around in the shop was a 2 litre bottle of 7-Up. Is this purely an Irish thing? Been feeling like crap the past few days and I've had a bottle of it next to the bed.

Get back to studying, waster.

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PrettyBoy Registered User
#11

I was always told 7up was good for you when you were sick, thought it was just an Irish thing but then I saw it on South Park (though they mentioned Sprite, same thing!)

Twilightning Registered User
#12

PrettyBoy said:
I was always told 7up was good for you when you were sick, thought it was just an Irish thing but then I saw it on South Park (though they mentioned Sprite, same thing!)


7-Up > Sprite

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Pauleta Registered User
#13

My mammy used to always get me Lucozade

munkymanmatt Registered User
#14

Let me just fix that for ya

Twilightning said:
7-Up < Sprite

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sesna Banned
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oppenheimer1 said:
It has to be boiled to get rid of the fizz. Nothing better for an upset stomach.


Yup nothing better than a drink full of sugar causing osmotic diarrhoea, to exacerbate an already existing stomach problem. I would use rehydration sachets, but of course mammy knows best.

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