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   Vitamin Water introduces new line of enhanced drinks

15 Nov 2012 12:36 PM   |   13396 clicks   |   CBS8 San Diego
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Sybarite    [TotalFark]  
Ah good, I was a little short on my RDA of gooey mold.

15 Nov 2012 09:01 AM
Shadow Blasko     
It's a little slime mold. You drink it all the time. It isn't gonna kill ya.

15 Nov 2012 09:07 AM
MaudlinMutantMollusk    [TotalFark]  
It good for you!

15 Nov 2012 09:21 AM
Diogenes    [TotalFark]  
Now with roughage!

15 Nov 2012 09:34 AM
Breaker Moran     
This is bad news...for 50 cent.

15 Nov 2012 09:56 AM
BKITU    [TotalFark]  
Lord Smooze is on the move!

15 Nov 2012 11:17 AM
stainedglassdoll    [TotalFark]  
I once found something fleshy stuck to the inside of an apple juice bottle after I'd polished it off. Poked it with a skewer and the spot I'd poked it turned red. I was pretty grossed out, but threw it away and was fine. Never didn't find out what it was, though :\

15 Nov 2012 12:39 PM
ButterMule     
An innovative new way to sell gelatin desserts.

/jello. it's alive.

15 Nov 2012 12:39 PM
Needlessly Complicated     
Relax, it's kombucha.


/kombucha is disgusting

15 Nov 2012 12:39 PM
BenJammin     
That sounds just like the stuff I cleaned out of my dehumidifier drain pail at the end of the season.

15 Nov 2012 12:39 PM
Millennium     
They should just get Bear Grylls to endorse them and be done with it.

15 Nov 2012 12:42 PM
airsupport     
Now it'll all be sold at the Fiddy Cent store, because the Dollar Store won't take it.

15 Nov 2012 12:42 PM
Funbags     
It is a sad fact of life, Don, but the truth is we all have to eat a little shiat gooey mold from time to time.

15 Nov 2012 12:43 PM
CandidCallie     
This has been going on since at least 2008.

http://consumerist.com/2008/06/03/mys tery-of-strange-things-found-in- v itamin-water-solved-harmless-mold/

15 Nov 2012 12:44 PM
The Only Sane Man In Florida     
As my grandpappy used to say; it'll put hair on your chest!
No thanks pappy, I'm hairy enough on account of your Hungarian genes.

15 Nov 2012 12:44 PM
MaliFinn     
If it doesn't come from the tap, make sure it's for cooking or is packed with alcohol.

15 Nov 2012 12:51 PM
teeny     

Needlessly Complicated: Relax, it's kombucha.


THAT'S NASTY, DUDE.

15 Nov 2012 12:52 PM
dervish16108     

Needlessly Complicated: Relax, it's kombucha.


/kombucha is disgusting


But I like it!

15 Nov 2012 12:52 PM
SirEattonHogg     
But I can water mah crops with it, right?

15 Nov 2012 12:53 PM
Do you know the way to Mordor     
It's BRAWNDO, the THIRST MUTILATOR!

///kombucha angle already taken

15 Nov 2012 12:57 PM
SirTanon     
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15 Nov 2012 12:58 PM
The One True TheDavid     
I never got sick from tap water. I never noticed any mold in it either. Even a couple times when I hadn't heard the city put out a Boil Water Advisory nothing happened to me.

And in the old days we used to buy vitamin pills and wash them down with plain water.

People are getting so STUPID.

15 Nov 2012 12:58 PM
jonewer     
Dasani water not available for comment.

15 Nov 2012 01:00 PM
Valiente     
If you're stupid enough to pay money for this snake oil, you're stupid enough to accept a little snake in your oil.

15 Nov 2012 01:03 PM
delysid25     
Vitamin Kombucha?

15 Nov 2012 01:06 PM
fat boy     
Jug -o- phlegm

15 Nov 2012 01:07 PM
kicksmile     
DRTFA

Did they test it and it came back as mold?

If not I suspect something in the vitamin blend is precipitating out. Could be the matrix for the flavor, but that is unlikely.

15 Nov 2012 01:08 PM
jaytkay     

Valiente: If you're stupid enough to pay money for this snake oil, you're stupid enough to accept a little snake in your oil.


Came here to say that, leaving satisfied.

15 Nov 2012 01:10 PM
DaMoGan     
No thanks, I'll stick to scotch.

15 Nov 2012 01:15 PM
Jument     
"There was this blob of stuff in my mouth and it was all over my mouth and my tongue and I had to peel it off," said Los Angeles resident Saundra Santamarina.

/fap

15 Nov 2012 01:16 PM
doubled99     
It's just the "essence" of 50 Cent in every bottle

15 Nov 2012 01:19 PM
MythDragon     

The Only Sane Man In Florida: No thanks pappy, I'm hairy enough on account of your Hungarian genes.


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J.D.: So, Sean... You look...woolly.
Sean: Since Elliot left me, my life's fallen apart.
J.D.: It's been four days, Sean. Which, by the way, makes the beard all the more impressive.
Sean: I'm a quarter Hungarian.

15 Nov 2012 01:20 PM
screwzloos     
I tried Vitamin Water a couple times, but I'm glad I never acquired a taste for it. Taking a sip and getting something chewy would ruin my day in a big way.

I can't think of very many examples where negative press has affected my buying habits, but this certainly has. I'm never buying Vitamin Water again.

Why would they continue using the same bottle design if this is a known issue?

15 Nov 2012 01:33 PM
Tergiversada     
Great. I'm drinking one as I post this. I live on this stuff. (shudder)

15 Nov 2012 01:35 PM
MrEricSir     
Bottles of sugar water stored at room temperature? Yeah, that's a great idea.

15 Nov 2012 01:47 PM
zez     
I just figured this was making a comeback

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15 Nov 2012 01:56 PM
probesport     

Needlessly Complicated: Relax, it's kombucha.

/kombucha is disgusting


I don't trust their mushroom people, sitting around all day.

15 Nov 2012 02:17 PM
KarmaSpork     
'S not bad.

/gross-out shiver

15 Nov 2012 02:19 PM
SultanofSchwing     

probesport: Needlessly Complicated: Relax, it's kombucha.

/kombucha is disgusting

I don't trust their mushroom people, sitting around all day.


it's cool I picked up a gun from sako, it's small and cute and fits right in my pocket.

15 Nov 2012 02:25 PM
lilbordr    [TotalFark]  
Consumers piss me off. They don't want preservatives, and then when they buy a non refrigerated product without them they are surprised that they are contaminated.

15 Nov 2012 02:30 PM
superfudge73     
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Their just making kombucha. Umm..................kombucha.

15 Nov 2012 02:45 PM
SubBass49     
It's never a FUN mold, like ergot, in your mass-produced products...

/imagine the possibilities...

15 Nov 2012 02:56 PM
jprogram     
Vitamin water
Possible Title...
Oopies (negative a, minus b, -c, etc...)

Possible Description...
Well, here's something you would probably not expect. Although, you may not expect to see your ex again, or that -- in quotation marks - friend that was once yours at high school. Whatever in your life throws back at you, we hope you would pull up a brave face and continue drinking our real flavors of our own vitamin water. The rest, however, is on you to expect the unexpected.

15 Nov 2012 03:06 PM
offmymeds     
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15 Nov 2012 03:40 PM
fjnorton    [TotalFark]  
Go walk it off and here take some vitamin water with you

15 Nov 2012 04:04 PM
probesport     
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15 Nov 2012 04:09 PM
poison_amy    [TotalFark]  

SultanofSchwing: probesport: Needlessly Complicated: Relax, it's kombucha.

/kombucha is disgusting

I don't trust their mushroom people, sitting around all day.

it's cool I picked up a gun from sako, it's small and cute and fits right in my pocket.


Yeah, right in my pocket

15 Nov 2012 05:22 PM
dervish16108     

lilbordr: Consumers piss me off. They don't want preservatives, and then when they buy a non refrigerated product without them they are surprised that they are contaminated.


It sounds like they need to buy preservative free products from locally based vendors.

15 Nov 2012 05:44 PM
JasonThomasX     
...looks like I was right to have never liked that gross swill

15 Nov 2012 06:50 PM
The One True TheDavid     
DaMoGan:

No thanks, I'll stick to scotch.

Putting vitamins in whisky might be a good idea but I'm not about to spend three times the usual price just for the convenience of not having to find where I put the damn pills this time. Too bad for my liver.

By the way, my exploration of scotch is somewhat constrained by my budget and the inability to find a few things I've read about her in Lexington, KY: so far, as blends go Black Grouse is decent but kind of she-male, IYKWIM. Now it's hard to decide whether to try Famous Grouse as the experts recommend or go with another of McClelland's single malts; their Islay was like drinking Liquid Smoke unless I melted a couple of ice cubes in it, which made it damn tasty. I'm at the stage where bourbon's getting boring, even if there are about a dozen drinkable ones in my price range, but if my current rate of increase continues in 10 years I'll be sucking down Old Crow by the half-gallon. Hell only knows what character these intrusive digressions of mine will have by then: maybe I'll be inserting critiques of webcam donkey shows. ("The things I have to put up with.")

16 Nov 2012 02:23 AM
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