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seedless watermelon lubricant! [Sep. 27th, 2004|11:12 am]
Brad Fitzpatrick
Okay, first off... don't question my browsing patterns. Let's just say I'm a master of the int0rweb, and I pride myself at being able to click my way towards this:

Seedless Watermelon Lubricant.

Really--- seedless? Do they really have to specify that it's seedless?

Did some marketing guy think, "Well, somebody might think this lubricant contains seeds and not buy it.... we'd better specify that it's seedless."

Or do I not know something about watermelons? Do seedless watermelons differ in taste?

That is all. Enjoy your Monday.
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[User Picture]From: brad
2004-09-27 11:15 am (UTC)
It's my homepage.

I like to read the latest rubber news each morning.
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[User Picture]From: lakeguy
2004-09-27 11:16 am (UTC)
well I'm sure the seeds will be added later LOL
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[User Picture]From: lisa
2004-09-27 11:19 am (UTC)
that's interesting, because i have their watermelon flavored lubricant from a couple years back (do those things have an expiration date?). they didn't have the seedless option at the time!
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[User Picture]From: brad
2004-09-27 11:23 am (UTC)
TMI
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[User Picture]From: robflynn
2004-09-27 11:23 am (UTC)
And why do they sell lubricant and "justrubbers.com". You would think that they would sell... well... just rubbers.

This is the fruit of a discussion that I had with a co-worker.

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[User Picture]From: brad
2004-09-27 11:28 am (UTC)
That's deep.
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[User Picture]From: rahaeli
2004-09-27 11:32 am (UTC)
I had an encounter with odd lube flavors myself a few months ago. Sometimes the sex products industry scares me.
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[User Picture]From: rahaeli
2004-09-27 11:34 am (UTC)
What really gets me, after having followed the link, is that they go out of their way to specify that it's sugar-free. I've seen lube claiming to be low-carb, too, God help us all.
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[User Picture]From: imgreen
2004-09-27 12:08 pm (UTC)
I would assume they put that in there because you don't really want to be putting sugar products up your.. well, you know.
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[User Picture]From: taral
2004-09-27 11:41 am (UTC)
Not seedless (watermelon lubricant). It's (seedless watermelon) lubricant.
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[User Picture]From: brad
2004-09-27 11:47 am (UTC)
Yes, I understand that sir.

But for the purposes of an artificially-flavored lubricant, the flavor of "watermelon" and "seedless watermelon" are equivalent, so why specify?
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[User Picture]From: dakus
2004-09-27 12:06 pm (UTC)
seedless do tend to be juicier and sweeter...not that I'm a watermelon expert...
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[User Picture]From: dimestorewhore
2004-09-27 12:49 pm (UTC)
With seedless watermelons (the actual food product), there's less chance of choking...
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[User Picture]From: xevinx
2004-09-27 01:35 pm (UTC)
The world of watermelon lubrication marketing is very competitive.

Those marketing folks are wonderful. Though I have some concerns about them since they're still selling televisions with "Wireless Remote".
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From: tcolton
2004-09-27 03:54 pm (UTC)
How dare you cheat on SugarDVD like that! Have you not noticed the "Sex Toys" section?
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[User Picture]From: bradwinkle
2004-09-27 08:57 pm (UTC)
Clearly, a brilliant marketing decision was made. While I as a consumer have all sorts of negative attidues towards watermelon seeds, "seedless" has always been a positive, desirable thing whenever I am in the market for watermelons or watermelon products.
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[User Picture]From: henry
2004-09-27 11:03 pm (UTC)
I just found the most worthless link on the internet:

http://www.rateitall.com/i-4641-watermelon.aspx
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[User Picture]From: ilea
2004-09-27 11:54 pm (UTC)
I figured it out! You see, they have watermelon flavored lube but, it's not part of their special flavored lube product line. (it's just part of the regular wet line) So they call it seedless to make it sound more special.
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