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Is The Gatorade Cap Hack Real?

Has my whole life been a lie??

So I'm just gonna assume everyone knows what Gatorade is, right? In fact, you probably think you know everything there is to know about this weird fluorescent-colored drink, but hold onto your basketball shorts because I'm about to blow your mind.


A few days ago I was browsing the interwebs and stumbled upon the life-changing post of @sportsguymarv. He discovered something that, be warned, may change the way you see the world forever.

I was today years old when I found out the bottom of a Gatorade frost bottle is made to hold the cap 😲

And, needless to say, the internet was shook:

@sportsguymarv wait...hold up...wait a minute....what?

Like really shook:

@denverphinfan / Via Twitter: @denverphinfan

While some people think they have the answer:

Just random info: Gatorade bottles are designed so that they can be stacked during shipping... just because a cap will fit there doesn’t necessarily mean it belongs there. 🤓

Others don't think it really matters:

@beyondreasdoubt Knowing this would have saved me from losing approximately 0 Gatorade bottle caps.

Either way, I knew I had to get to the bottom of this mystery so I ran down to the local Walgreens and grabbed a few different bottles to test.

Caryn Esch

However, when I flipped them over things did not look so promising. But for the sake of science and the internet I went ahead and tried.

Caryn Esch

The bottom of the "Frost Thirst Quencher" simply had a flat area so that was bust.

Caryn Esch

The larger Gatorade "Fruit Punch" and smaller "Frost Glacier Freeze" while having the same bottom, did have a little something going on. So with a deep breath, I attempted the feat.

Caryn Esch

Unfortunately, it appears that this "hack" is whack. I did go back to the original photo to see what gives and noticed that the text is French so maybe their bottle shape is different?

@sportsguymarv / Via Twitter: @sportsguymarv

So now you may be wondering what does Gatorade itself have to say about this? Surely they can shed some light onto the situation? But this is all we've gotten so far:

What do you think? Have you been able to get this hack to work? Let us know in the comments down below!

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