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I Love Sweet Tea

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    Mmmmm Mmmmm Good! - My favorite drink would have to be sweet tea... I love it with lemon and usually drink the kind sweetened with Splenda... My favorite is to make raspberry tea...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 9, 2013

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    My sweet addiction. I'll always love my sweet tea. I think it's better than soda.
    Philli8807 Philli8807 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    Always Ordered - Ice lemon tea and cold green tea are what I normally order when I'm eating outside. It's hot and humid in Singapore and I need something to chill
    gohjohan gohjohan 31-35, M Feb 18, 2008

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    Hi, I'm Your Server...what Can I Get You Guys To Drink Today? - I love sweet tea so much that I'm probably drinking it while you're reading this. I even drink it in my sleep. I...
    diamondd1va diamondd1va 18-21, F Jan 4, 2012

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    I Like Tea With My Sugar - I was raised in the south and  you aren't southern without knowing what a tall glass of sweet tea is about. Way too much sugar and lots of ice. Iced...
    mtnhoney mtnhoney 31-35 2 Responses Jun 26, 2008

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    Can't be unsweet, but I hate when it's too sweet! It gives me a headache when it is
    stephen29464 stephen29464 16-17, M Mar 22

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    Gotta love my tea flavored sugar (:
    cheybaby1540 cheybaby1540 16-17, F Mar 27

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    The Top 5 Uses For Tea! - Tea has lots of uses. I should know -- I totally did all the research and probably could get a PhD in Teaology if I wanted one. With tea, you can: 1...
    dudedrama dudedrama 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 1, 2009

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    I Don't Want It Any Other Way - I've learned to NEVER try to buy sweet tea in the north, at least from the northern Virginia/Washington D.C. area and up. It's just a foreign...
    caitiebug1119 caitiebug1119 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 15, 2013

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    Carolina Girl - my husband goes to work after a couple of hours at work he wants some sweet tea he tells the guys " i'm going home to get me some carolina sweet tea"...
    morningstarr morningstarr 31-35, F 4 Responses Feb 20, 2008

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    Sweet Tea - Is always great to have on a hot Chicago day when I'm finished gardening or working out
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 25, 2012

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    Sweet... Iced Tea - Being a 'northerner'....  I really had NO idea wth 'sweet tea' was.  DUH! Nothing more than iced tea. ( sweetened of course. ) In my house, they...
    SweetHoney SweetHoney 46-50 2 Responses May 2, 2008

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    'tea' Totally - I LOVE SWEET TEA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!and to those who do not have it, like in the north, then I'm so sorry. I could not live in the north, I was born to be in...
    underthescars underthescars 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 16, 2012

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    Sweet Tea is like a religion in the south. Now when I moved to Dallas as a teen i've grown a lot more liberal and lost my accent but the one thing I never give up is my sweet tea...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 5

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    Its Oh So Delicious - I'm grew up in the south where I basically had a sweet tea IV put in. I love it. Nothing quenches your thirst like a ice cold glass of sweet tea. Recently I...
    CrimsonHoneyB CrimsonHoneyB 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 7, 2011

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    Im From the South - Give me sweet tea!!! Cracker Barrell has great sweet tea, so does Chik Fa La....Churchs chicken....and QT the gas station!!
    bOObsMaGee bOObsMaGee 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 17, 2008

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    Grandma - There was a time where the only things I drank on a regular basis were, water,milk, juice and sweet tea. My grandmother use to make sweet tea all the time. And whenever...
    brwneyedbeauty brwneyedbeauty 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 31, 2008

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    A Cool Dark One, Known As Southern Sweet Tea -      A cold tall one in my house usually is either home made Southern Sweet Ice Tea or freshly squeezed lemonade...
    moonwalker moonwalker 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 2, 2008

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    How Did I Live Without It? - In California (where I grew up), there is no such thing as sweet tea.  I'd never even heard of it until I moved.  Now, I wonder how I lived...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 18, 2008

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    Tea For Two? - I like Ceylon tea, brewed in very hot water, just five minutes each cup steeping, poured out over mint leaves and lavender honey. It is a gorgeous pick me up!
    aoutdouze aoutdouze 18-21, F Sep 14, 2013

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    I'm A Southern Woman. - This is customary where I come from. I drink about a glass of tea per day. Today, I had two. I'm trying to limit myself so I can lose some weight.
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin 22-25, F Mar 12, 2011

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    Lesson Learned - How could I claim to be a Southern girl and NOT like sweet tea?Funny thing happened to me, not long after moving here.  Now, where I used to live, restaurant iced...
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F May 16, 2012

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    Mickey D's - Macdonalds now sells sweet tea and I am there every night to buy one. I am addicted to it. I drink it with milk in it and I could drink it forever. At night I walk my...
    RESCUE RESCUE 61-65, F Oct 31, 2008

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    It Was News To Me. - I had no clue what "sweet tea" was until I moved south. Where I'm from, it's either iced tea or hot tea. Where we live now, it's sweet tea, unsweet or hot tea...
    Sasha4Buck Sasha4Buck 41-45, F Mar 12, 2011

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    It's Sooo Epic - I'm from Texas and my family is from Alabama so it's kind of a given
    oliveostrovsky oliveostrovsky 18-21 1 Response Sep 26, 2011

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    It's Better Than... - I'm new to the life of a southerner, so definitely new to the taste of sweet tea.  My girlfriend started making it when we moved into our new house about...
    vampireheart vampireheart 31-35, T Jul 14, 2008

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    No Lemon - No lemon for me in my tea, but I do love sweet tea!  If it doesn't come already sweetened (which is rare in most parts of the country), unless it's really strong I...
    MOChick MOChick 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 15, 2008

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    Sort Of A Requirement... - Since I live in the Southern US, it's pretty much a requirement to "love sweet tea". At most people's houses, there is sweet tea, water and milk to drink...
    onceandfutureglow onceandfutureglow 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 4, 2010

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    You Talking About Upset - when I go to a restaurant, I order my sweet tea and they say "I'm sorry we only have unsweet"...WHAT?! How are you not going to have sweet tea...
    GoldieMtZion GoldieMtZion 26-30, F 15 Responses Feb 3, 2008

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    Mmmmmmmmmm - yeah tea sooooo sweet i drink it everyday and i could drink it every minute of everyday. Love mcdonalds exspecially....
    murrybeff murrybeff 16-17, F Nov 24, 2009

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    From Childhood - One of my fondest memories of visiting extended family as a child surrounds Sweet Tea. My mother almost always had a jar of Sweet Tea in the fridge, and it was...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 23, 2011

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    I'm Hooked - Here lately I've been brewing a pot of tea in the coffee maker everyday.  I like it really sweet too.  I toss it in the freezer for a few then drink it...
    ichooselife ichooselife 36-40, F May 23, 2009

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    Mmm -  who doesnt? i mean really are you a pinko comi?
    alsorolo alsorolo 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 24, 2009

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    No Lemon Served With Mine, Thank You. - Hmm, It taste so good! One thing my bf and I can't get enough of, is a tall glass of sweet iced tea! We go several times during summer to...
    Rougejigga Rougejigga 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 2, 2010

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    Texas -  I used to live in deep south Texas and now that I'm back in South Dakota I miss that tea so much it hurts!
    marriedwomanforever marriedwomanforever 21-25, F 3 Responses Jul 5, 2008

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    A Spoonful of Sugar - Helps the medicine go down and I'm taking lots of meds so a cup full of sugar is more like it. Truthfully, I just like sweets. At least I can control some...
    Shonnie Shonnie 22-25, F Jul 21, 2008

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    "GRITS" and Sweet Tea - Girls Raised In The South and sweet tea no more need to be said. Moving around with my husband while in the military I can say sweet tea is not a staple...
    Grits4life Grits4life 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 27, 2008

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    I Love It - I just love tea in general...anykind. However I do wish I drank tea with leaves more...I heard it was really healthy. But iced tea, sweet tea, Arizona Iced Tea...
    TheAsianSensation TheAsianSensation 16-17, M Feb 16, 2010

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    Heaven On Ice - This is a southern thing, and though I'm not from the south I feel like I have a connection to it.  I love all things southern, sweet tea, southern cooking...
    BlasphemousAngel BlasphemousAngel 31-35, M Jun 24, 2009

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    I Like It Sweet - I love sweet tea.  I drink it everyday. Mello however doesn't.  Makes me wonder about her.
    BlueGeorgia BlueGeorgia 41-45, M 96 Responses Feb 21, 2008

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    It Should Be the Default Again. - I miss the way, when I was growing up in the South in the 60s, sweet tea was the default. If you actually wanted boring, unsweetened tea, you...
    EBunbury EBunbury 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 30, 2008

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    Love You Grandma - My grandmother was from Alabama.  Sweet tea will forever remind me of her.  From the time I was tiny, I can't remember a time when her...
    abercrombiegirl abercrombiegirl 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 9, 2009

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    A hot green tea with sugar in the morning is one of my favorites :D
    13robert13 13robert13 13-15, M Apr 5

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    Does This Count As Water??? - I could drink sweet tea  all day everyday! If it counts as water then I'd drink even more than I do now. I was buying it in bottles and cans...
    VanillaGorilla VanillaGorilla 31-35, M 2 Responses Apr 9, 2008

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    It's My Favorite Drink. - I drink it all the time. Every restaurant I go to I always order sweet tea. I don't know what it is about it that makes me want to drink it obsessively. I...
    nosanity nosanity 22-25, F Sep 1, 2008

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    Noooooo!! - I'm about to go into sweet tea overload today. I am going to be doing my annual 4 week cleansing period tomorrow. Apart of this cleansing is caffeine and sugar added...
    diamondd1va diamondd1va 18-21, F Jan 7, 2012

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    Fine Wine - If you did not grow up south of the Mason Dixon Line then chances are you may not have ever had SWEET TEA. Let me just say you have missed a great southern tradition...
    LateNightGuy LateNightGuy 41-45, M 10 Responses Jul 7, 2008

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    On A Hot Day - Is there anything more satisfying on a hot day than a tall glass of sweet iced tea? There is one restaurant that makes truly excellent sweet tea. I sometimes go...
    idontknowinpa idontknowinpa 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 1, 2011

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