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Mineral water that 'has trickled through mountains for centuries' have a 'use-by date Watch

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    Why does mineral water that 'has trickled through mountains for centuries' have a 'use by' date?

    Just wondering...
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      Because we have a lawsuit culture.
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      Something to do with the same water not trickling through mountains for centuries. Same principle applies with stagnant wheelbarrow water.
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      Have you ever had diarrhoea?
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      Well. when you drink from a bottle of water you leave little bacteria all over the top of the bottle and they then multipy and make the water go bad and taste funny......is what my brother said when i asked him.
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      cos it doesn't spend centuries trickling through mountains?

      water tastes funny after about 2 weeks after you have opened it
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      I thought this was due to chemicals eventually leaking out of the plastic bottles after exposure to heat/sunlight?
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      (Original post by Rishz)
      Why does mineral water that 'has trickled through mountains for centuries' have a 'use by' date?

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      Presumably because having ceased to 'trickle' it will, like all water, rapidly begin to stagnate?
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        When it's in a bottle it's not longer trickling through mountains.

        No bottled water claims to have come from a source that has "sat; stagnant for centuries". Also for a multitude of other reasons like chemicals in the bottle, exposure to human bacteria and the fact it's often cleaned up between source and bottle.
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        its because the water cant be exposed to too many full moons or else little bits of cheese form in it and the govenrment thought that if lots of cheeeeessseee formed then less people would give money to charity as they could give everyone the water and tell them to put it in the little oven to make the cheese and that wouldn't be very electrically efficient so to save the electricity we have to throw it out thus giving it a use by date.
        this is true.
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        (Original post by Profesh)
        Presumably because having ceased to 'trickle' it will, like all water, rapidly begin to stagnate?
        Unacceptable.
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        (Original post by Accalia)
        I thought this was due to chemicals eventually leaking out of the plastic bottles after exposure to heat/sunlight?
        pretty sure this is at least one of the main reasons...i've heard similar tingz
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        (Original post by Accalia)
        I thought this was due to chemicals eventually leaking out of the plastic bottles after exposure to heat/sunlight?
        Yeah pretty much this. Also one of the reasons why most bottled water has a little warning saying for example "do not reuse bottle" or "bottle is intended for the sole use of insert brand water".
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        (Original post by stargirll)
        its because the water cant be exposed to too many full moons or else little bits of cheese form in it and the govenrment thought that if lots of cheeeeessseee formed then less people would give money to charity as they could give everyone the water and tell them to put it in the little oven to make the cheese and that wouldn't be very electrically efficient so to save the electricity we have to throw it out thus giving it a use by date.
        this is true.
        You're not a girl are you?
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        Stagnant and in a synthesised plastic bottle init.
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        Who cares, are you planning on staring at the bottle for life?
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        (Original post by CombineHarvester)
        You're not a girl are you?
        hahaha yeah i am :P- but i didn't wrote this it was my friend :rolleyes: x
       
       
       
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