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It’s no secret that when people contradict themselves, it has the effect of making the flaws in their actions or statements seem glaringly obvious. But what about when WE ourselves get caught contradicting ourselves by someone else?

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    Really thick

    Hey I just got in my Opticen. I really like it but when I blend it, it comes out really thick. Is it supposed to be like that or is there anything I can do to make it better?

    Thanks for any help.
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    Quote Originally Posted by saia127 View Post
    Hey I just got in my Opticen. I really like it but when I blend it, it comes out really thick. Is it supposed to be like that or is there anything I can do to make it better?

    Thanks for any help.
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    Quote Originally Posted by saia127 View Post
    Hey I just got in my Opticen. I really like it but when I blend it, it comes out really thick. Is it supposed to be like that or is there anything I can do to make it better?

    Thanks for any help.
    Just use half the amount of powder with the recommended amount of liquid. That makes a perfect shake for my tastes.

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    Wouldn't half the amount mean half of the nutritional values advertised?

    Could he maybe drink two shakes for the same amount of protein etc.?

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    Quote Originally Posted by chris mason View Post
    Just use half the amount of powder with the recommended amount of liquid. That makes a perfect shake for my tastes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by louisl288 View Post
    Wouldn't half the amount mean half of the nutritional values advertised?

    Could he maybe drink two shakes for the same amount of protein etc.?
    or to rephrase what chris said, just double the amount of water that way, same amount of protein

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    Quote Originally Posted by louisl288 View Post
    Wouldn't half the amount mean half of the nutritional values advertised?

    Could he maybe drink two shakes for the same amount of protein etc.?
    Right, sorry, what I meant was half as much powder and just drink two of the thinner shakes.

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    Or you could just divide the nutritional values in half and drink single shakes like that. Pick your poison =)

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    Yea, I think I might just try that.

    Thanks for the help.
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    if you are bulking, add some olive oil, like 2 tbsp. Makes the shakes slide right down.
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    Yes I am bulking and would the olive oil really work?
    Age:17
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    "Others would just say, 'Death Valley' and leave it at that. But not LSU. Here, it's 'Welcome to Death Valley.' That's beautiful. It's like descending into Hell and finding a sign that reads, 'Satan Invites You to Enjoy Eternal Damnation.'" -Jim Capel, ESPN

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    Damn, Built that reply was fast.

    I don't know I was just wondering.
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    I don't know if your misunderstood me, I'm saying would the Olive oil really make the shake it less thick.

    Sorry for any confusion.
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    "Others would just say, 'Death Valley' and leave it at that. But not LSU. Here, it's 'Welcome to Death Valley.' That's beautiful. It's like descending into Hell and finding a sign that reads, 'Satan Invites You to Enjoy Eternal Damnation.'" -Jim Capel, ESPN

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    HAHA! Yea I didn't think so.

    Thanks for the info
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    Meal Replacements tend to be thicker than protein shakes due to the carbs.

    I tend to add just about 1/3 more water than I would a Nitrean shake and drink it a little thicker. Or, you could do as Chris suggests and water it down so its more like Nitrean. I prefer to drink it in one shaker cup though
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    Yeah I noticed Opticen is pretty thick but it seems to make me feel full after one serving (2 cups milk+1 serving opticen), which was good on my cut.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chris mason View Post
    Right, sorry, what I meant was half as much powder and just drink two of the thinner shakes.

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    Ahh why didn't I think of this. I tried Opticen once with milk and recommended usage and it was like sludge (no offense.) It has been collecting dust ever since. But not anymore

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    I much prefer water to be honest, its also going to be thinner with water in it.
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    Yea, I divide the servings into two glasses of milk. It was alot better.
    Last edited by saia127; 03-12-2007 at 08:38 PM.
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    Goal:To get huge.

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