What is this year coming to? What reality are we living in? Am I even awake right now?
These are all questions a sane person may ask when confronted with a truly sobering fact: Sonics is now serving pickle juice slush. For money. That real people will pay to drink pickle juice.
It's the flavor we have all been waiting for... pickle juice slush at @sonicdrivein https://t.co/9aMccQcKPk— WGNMorningNews (@WGNMorningNews)1528719848.0
Most of the internet reacted to the news similarly:
Here's this unflattering photo of me after trying the pickle juice slush from @sonicdrivein. Y'ALL. What the heck. https://t.co/x0MSiabXty— Amanda Jaeger (@Amanda Jaeger)1528719683.0
Sonics might make their money back on purchases for reaction videos.
Okay tried the pickle juice slush 😂 https://t.co/J8uHZf4jv3— Alex Durham (@Alex Durham)1528720556.0
Trying the #picklejuiceslush from @sonic. #Sonic #PickleSlushie #khou11 #tastetesting https://t.co/pb53bwYVZk— Tiffany KHOU 🏴🇺🇸 (@Tiffany KHOU 🏴🇺🇸)1528058238.0
What world are we even living on right now?
The year is 2018, IHOP is now IHOB, President Trump and Dennis Rodman are meeting with Kim Jong Un to discuss nucle… https://t.co/J8T09Pf1ab— Chris Dmytriw (@Chris Dmytriw)1528722944.0
It's been a great week for strange fast-food PR moves...
Should Sonic and IHOb owner Dine Brands merge so we can get Pickle Juice Slush and pancake burgers at the same place?— Paul R. La Monica (@Paul R. La Monica)1528723117.0
For some people, however, the pickle juice slush is exactly what the doctor ordered!
Pickle juice slush .... my mouth is watering already. #sonic #picklejuiceslush— Tracee Herbaugh (@Tracee Herbaugh)1528722548.0
Though even its intended base has its doubts.
i drink pickle juice from the jar but idk about making it a beverage https://t.co/JBavMcQIyG— April (@April)1528723105.0
This debate is ripping apart the internet!
If you even consider buying that pickle juice slush from Sonic, just go ahead and block me. I don't need that kind of energy surrounding me.— 👎🏽 uncool (@👎🏽 uncool)1528717263.0
Imagine driving your car to SONIC, taking money out of your wallet, saying the words “I’ll have a pickle juice slus… https://t.co/OLh0vVSvsL— Drew Mays (@Drew Mays)1528678137.0
I'm also going to stand by the Sonic Pickle Juice slushes because 80% of their customers are teenagers out late dar… https://t.co/L0WUW5UME7— Jess (@Jess)1528723111.0
Which side will you be on...the slush supporters, or the side of sanity?
As much as I love pickles, that Pickle Juice Slush sounds disgusting. I'll take 20.— #̷̈̑͑̀̒̂̿̐̋̃̆͂͑͂͂̇̄̐H3©TΩR»» (@#̷̈̑͑̀̒̂̿̐̋̃̆͂͑͂͂̇̄̐H3©TΩR»»)1528722434.0
Pucker up 🥒: @sonicdrivein's new Pickle Juice Slush debuts today. https://t.co/JQ7PZ0tpav Will you try it?— USA TODAY (@USA TODAY)1528713422.0
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