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Post by djcarlos » Sun Apr 22, 2007 1:53 pm

psj3809 wrote:
djcarlos wrote:Remember when Coke launched the Supercan?
Blimey thats something from the past, wasnt the supercan a double sized can ? Back then it was quite cool, remember tons of people buying those
It would probably seem quite small now.
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Post by The Penultimate Ninja » Thu May 10, 2007 7:24 am

I remember several times with those old ring pulls the ring part could break off leaving the can still partially or completely sealed. :evil:

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Post by Xesh » Thu May 10, 2007 8:10 pm

The Penultimate Ninja wrote:I remember several times with those old ring pulls the ring part could break off leaving the can still partially or completely sealed. :evil:
Yeah. And then you would cut yourself trying to open it (no matter how careful you were). :cry:

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Post by Surfingpikachao » Fri May 11, 2007 4:58 pm

I must admit though, they were very sharp and could easily be used as a very dangerous weapon.
Whereas nowadays they would be used as a replacement knife for EMOs!
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Post by savva0122 » Mon May 14, 2007 6:47 pm

Didn't they cause Alzheimer's?

I've forgotten.

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Post by Argo » Fri May 18, 2007 9:53 am

On the subject of cans, how stupid were those half size ones. They held about half a swig of fanta, but an unopend one made a great projectile to throw at girls!

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Post by station » Mon May 28, 2007 7:10 pm

I used to tear it off, and then put it in the can, and then drink it (so I t wasn't litter). I swallowed one once, I could feel it inside my pipe for a few days.

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Post by woody2 » Wed May 30, 2007 7:14 pm

No I hated the old ring pulls. I know it sounds wierd but I hated the sound and feel of metal being ripped. The ones we have now just pop the metal down. With the old ones I also had the irrational fear of my lips being sliced open by the metal. Hated them!!
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Post by Madge » Thu May 31, 2007 7:01 am

djcarlos wrote:
psj3809 wrote:
djcarlos wrote:Remember when Coke launched the Supercan?
Blimey thats something from the past, wasnt the supercan a double sized can ? Back then it was quite cool, remember tons of people buying those
It would probably seem quite small now.
The Iraqi Supercan was f***ing enormous.


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Post by Xesh » Thu May 31, 2007 7:57 pm

:roll: :roll: :roll:

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Post by arnell » Mon Jun 11, 2007 11:30 pm

Here's a pic of an old coke can i found under some flooorboards :)

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Post by Dudley » Tue Jun 12, 2007 4:25 am

Madge wrote:
djcarlos wrote:
psj3809 wrote: Blimey thats something from the past, wasnt the supercan a double sized can ? Back then it was quite cool, remember tons of people buying those
It would probably seem quite small now.
The Iraqi Supercan was f***ing enormous.


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The Iraqi supercan could be launched as quick as 45 minutes you know.
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