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Old 12-09-2012, 05:59 PM   #1
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Say Goodbye to your old refill mugs

In the past you could use your cups from previous trips for reduced price on refills. That has changed. Your old mugs can't be used for refills anymore.

They now sell Coca-Cola Freestyle cup

∑ Cost: $10.99/Size: 24 oz

∑ A micro-chipped cup that offers unlimited refills at all Coke Freestyle locations in USF & IOA

∑ USF - Richterís, Louieís, Monsterís & Melís

∑ IOA - OASIS Coolers (LC), Comic Strip Cafť, Burger Digs, Circus McGurkus

∑ Refills are good for date of purchase only

∑ You may refill beverages every 10 minutes
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Old 12-09-2012, 06:32 PM   #2
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Yep, saw that this weekend. They were still selling the meal deal ones though. Maybe until they sell out. But they were promoting the new cups.
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Old 12-09-2012, 06:36 PM   #3
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Today was the last day for the old mugs.
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Old 12-09-2012, 07:04 PM   #4
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Do you think the non-self-serve kiosks will still put *water* in the old cups? We bought the mug as a souvenir and water-holder (we don't drink soda) and it was awfully convenient.
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Old 12-09-2012, 07:19 PM   #5
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Sure, ice water is always available for free.

They will still refill the old mugs with soda for a reduced price but probably not for much longer.
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Old 12-10-2012, 12:14 AM   #6
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Phamton, thanks for the heads up on the new policy.


next time questions arise over using the old mugs for a discount, i'll have the current info to pass on to the newbies.




well, it was nice while it lasted using the mugs on the return trips .........
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Old 12-10-2012, 02:41 AM   #7
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Sure, ice water is always available for free.
Thanks! I just didn't know if they would still want the mugs around at all, you know?
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Good thing I just drink alcohol when at the parks!

Potion of the Gods at Mythos in IOA, and the beer sampler at Finnegan's at USF.
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Good thing I just drink alcohol when at the parks!

Potion of the Gods at Mythos in IOA, and the beer sampler at Finnegan's at USF.
Me too...
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How much are the refills?


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Old 12-12-2012, 07:22 AM   #11
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How much are the refills?

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It's $10.99 for the mug with unlimited refills the day of purchase.
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Old 12-12-2012, 11:36 AM   #12
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Whew! looks like we got in under the wire - just got back from a trip 12/3

We always packed one of our old mugs and then would refill in the park. We were good for about 5-6 refills a day. Of course we would "Irish" up our soda

So I guess paying $10 but having FREE refills is not that bad. So in the past would pay at least $6 a day on refills - at $0.90 (the 2 of us would share the soda), so paying an extra $3-4 and not having to cary the mug back and forth every day, wash it out, pack it up to take home etc is not that bad.

Plus - now you won't have to stand on line to "pay" for a refill at one of the choose your own flavor coke machines (like in Richters )
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Old 12-12-2012, 11:40 AM   #13
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I have one question though -

can you still get refills at the carts / stands at other locations? or are refills only at the machines?

for example when you walk into US there is a stand on the corner where Sunset Sidemen plays.
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darn it, it was such a nice perc for repeat offenders.

any thoughts on a possible length of stay option for onsite guests? It'd be a nice compromise.

I just wish they'd dump the Coke contract and get Pepsi
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this stinks for people who go often! what do they expect us to do with all the mugs we must now purchase each day? They should have an Annual Pass mug for those that do go often I won't be buying a mug a day, I will tell you that. Guess I will just drink water, it is better for you anyway
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