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Re: Unfortunate brand names [May contain traces of photos NSFW]

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An old favourite from Singapore,


Only that it is NOT unfortunate, but deliberate
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Old 30.04.2014, 11:24
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A really obvious one which is just bad luck and everyone seems to miss is the Porsche 9/11
Not everyone ...

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Old 30.04.2014, 11:43
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Re: Unfortunate brand names [May contain traces of photos NSFW]

Maybe I shouldn't but if not now then never. Some small villages in Poland with ridiculous names:

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"Gimme here"

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"Hell"

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"Little beer"
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"Stool"

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"Cold vodka"
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Old 30.04.2014, 11:53
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Re: Unfortunate brand names [May contain traces of photos NSFW]

This always made me chuckle each time I drove past (well, there has to be something in Norfolk to lighten your mood ...)
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Re: Unfortunate brand names [May contain traces of photos NSFW]

Pfister
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Old 30.04.2014, 17:03
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Re: Unfortunate brand names [May contain traces of photos NSFW]

Their techniques must be interesting to observe:



Didnt know they had customers for the second part of their offering, there is certainly a big market for the first



Never thought they would package THAT



Dont know what they do with all the screaming:


Their production costs must be down in the cellar:


Wonder how they decided on exactly that pore size:


That's the right spirit, to keep them trampled:


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This always made me chuckle each time I drove past (well, there has to be something in Norfolk to lighten your mood ...)
The violist in my quartet in Cambridge was born and raised in Gt Snoring - I do not joke when I say she was always tired - would dodge off mid-rehearsal for a snooze on the sofa. Guess extended nap-time on curriculum at local school
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Re: Unfortunate brand names [May contain traces of photos NSFW]

I've just come back from Jakarta.



If you found that hard to swallow, you could always wash it down with a nice can of..

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The pocari is really nice though
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Re: Unfortunate brand names [May contain traces of photos NSFW]

Is this on purpose?
(warning: in the first link there is an advert for an art exhibit and it features a naked lady with uncovered boobies)

http://www.blueballs.ch/

Apparently they do this once a year?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blue_Balls_Festival
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(warning: in the first link there is an advert for an art exhibit and it features a naked lady with uncovered boobies)
I can confirm this. You definitely shouldn't click on that link.
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Old 04.05.2014, 18:03
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Re: Unfortunate brand names [May contain traces of photos NSFW]

My daughter's school playground was hopefully not named with her in mind..

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Re: Unfortunate brand names [May contain traces of photos NSFW]

I spotted this one today while hiking... you have to wonder what the Metzger might be doing with his knives at the Gasthaus "Zum Stab" .

If I was staying there overnight, I think I would keep half an ear open!
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Old 04.05.2014, 20:51
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Re: Unfortunate brand names [May contain traces of photos NSFW]

For the purpose of this joyous compilation, let me unearth that old photo I posted a while ago about this beauty parlour in Zurich promoting French fussiness.

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A nice german tea for those digestive problems

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Re: Unfortunate brand names [May contain traces of photos NSFW]

This isn't really a brand name; it's an actual person's name...

There is a urologist in the city where I was born by the name of Dick Tapper.
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Re: Unfortunate brand names [May contain traces of photos NSFW]

You are just gonna have to take my word for it because I can´t find the place again...
A common Maltese family name is "Borg" and one day I came across a car showroom owned by one Jesmond Borg, and as the sign read, "because resistance is futile."

Probably a Startrek fan.
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This isn't really a brand name; it's an actual person's name...

There is a urologist in the city where I was born by the name of Dick Tapper.
Back in the 'seventies, there was a dentist in Zurich by the name of Angst (fear in German), and one named Boren (drill in German, just slightly misspelled but still a perfect homophone).
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