Seriously, $45? $50? for a drink cup? Well, it's true folks are paying that and more to get their hands on a Stanley cup. Is it a fashion statement or a necessity? Some say both. We all need to stay hydrated, but most don't. The daily water requirements for a adult are:

  • 11.5 cups (2.7 liters) a day for women
  • 15.5 cups (3.7 liters) a day for men

So a 40-ounce cup would help right? Homer seems to think so!

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A little history for you, the Stanley brand has a 100+ year history. Inventor William Stanley Jr. who forever changed the way hot drinks are consumed. In 1913 he fused vacuum insulation and the strength of steel in one portable bottle, inventing the all-steel vacuum bottle we know and still love today.

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But it still doesn't answer the question - are they worth the fuss or fight?  We've seen social media posts of people fighting over limited edition Stanley cups at Starbucks and Target:

I think it all boils down to personal taste. If you want a trendy Stanley cup, then by all means go buy one. That is if you can find one. And if you do, would you mind sharing where for the rest of us?!

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