Posted July 21, 2009: Back when it was more fashionable to lament the loss of Pepsi Twist and BuzzFeed was merely a blip on the Internet’s collective radar, Matt Stopera notes that Surge died a slow death and, at time of publication was still available in Norway. Apparently Vikings like Surge.
Posted August 17, 2011: With more than 5.6 million views, this super viral piece by Dave Stopera names Surge as a food you will never be able to eat again. Later, we would discover its available for sale on eBay.
Posted February 16, 2012: Dave Stopera takes you on a journey through all the crazy and surprising things that have changed since you stopped being a child. To be fair, entry #8, which is when the death of Surge is lamented had already been assessed in several earlier pieces on BuzzFeed, rendering it less mind blowing.
Posted September 17, 2012: BuzzFeed’s Surgitor-In-Chief, Matt Stopera cannot believe someone would buy/sell a can of 10 year old soda for nearly $100 (but secretly he was probably about to click BUY IT NOW).
Posted July 24, 2013: While I’m fairly confident my birth certificate would prove that I grew up in the 90s, Tanner Ringerud of BuzzFeed tests your 90sness including a question on soda retirees. (The correct answer is Mountain Dew Code Red) [Author’s Note: Why does BuzzFeed not lament Mountain Dew Code Red’s untimely demise in the same way as Surge — it was a much better beverage.]
Posted October 2, 2013: October 2013 would be a busy month for Surge nostalgia. Starting with this piece by Leonora Epstein that lists the love of Surge as the number one thing that Gen Yers love that Gen Xers just don’t get.
Posted October 25, 2013: According to community member BrianBellmont, Surge is still available as Urge in Norway. For reference, OSL is the airport code for Oslo Lufthavn, where you will need to go if you have the urge for Surge.