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I love all the fake Dr. Peppers!
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Ellie wrote:I love all the fake Dr. Peppers!
This is how we roll that in MO
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Dr Thunder or GTFO.


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Food Lion's store-brand Mountain Dew is called "Mountain Lion," which I thought was pretty clever, considering.
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Jennifer wrote:Food Lion's store-brand Mountain Dew is called "Mountain Lion," which I thought was pretty clever, considering.
Dare we inquire about Piggly Wiggly?

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D.A. Ridgely wrote:
Jennifer wrote:Food Lion's store-brand Mountain Dew is called "Mountain Lion," which I thought was pretty clever, considering.
Dare we inquire about Piggly Wiggly?
*googles*
Whoa
It's called "Mr. Pig". Which suggests to me that it's a knockoff of Mr. Pibb, a now defunct* knockoff of the good Doctor. So, a knockoff twice removed?


*It's been replaced by Pibb Xtra.
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Wikipedia wrote:First introduced as "Peppo" and eventually "Dr. Pibb", to compete against Dr Pepper,[1] the name was changed to "Mr. Pibb" after Dr Pepper sued The Coca-Cola Company for trademark infringement.[2]
So perhaps Piggly Wiggly wanted to avoid litigation. Or maybe Mr. Pibb was the bigger name in the southern markets served by PW.
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That dress is made of vertical tacos. Just sayin'.
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The golf club is too much.
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Isn't using "Japan" cheating a bit? :)
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You're mining the same well.
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Warren wrote:You're mining the same well.
Mining from a well? Now that is absurd.
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JD wrote:
Warren wrote:You're mining the same well.
Mining from a well? Now that is absurd.
Thanks for noticing.
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I was going to say that was the most worthwhile thing I've ever seen done with a DX-7, but on closer inspection, it appears to be some generic keyboard.
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Sandy wrote:I was going to say that was the most worthwhile thing I've ever seen done with a DX-7, but on closer inspection, it appears to be some generic keyboard.
It looks to be a Yamaha PF70 Digital Piano. Probably wasn't a bad Digital Piano when it was new, for a 76 key. I prefer Yamaha keyboards anyway.
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