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Coca Cola are at Sihl City doing personalized cans for free...

Coca Cola have a stall set up today outside Sihl City in Zurich that is doing personalized cans of coke for free. You choose a name you want it addressing to, then you choose one of 100 songs titles, then seconds later a can arrives with the personalized writing on it.

Nice for kids, or if you want to do something cute for a friend or loved one.
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Old 09.08.2014, 14:27
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Coca Cola have a stall set up today outside Sihl City in Zurich that is doing personalized cans of coke for free. You choose a name you want it addressing to, then you choose one of 100 songs titles, then seconds later a can arrives with the personalized writing on it.

Nice for kids, or if you want to do something cute for a friend or loved one.
A marketing trick to promote colored sugar water which has no nutritional value whatsoever, promotes tooth decay and obesity, and is aimed at the most vulnerable consumers: children.

No thanks.
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A marketing trick to promote colored sugar water which has no nutritional value whatsoever, promotes tooth decay and obesity, and is aimed at the most vulnerable consumers: children.

No thanks.



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A marketing trick to promote colored sugar water which has no nutritional value whatsoever, promotes tooth decay and obesity, and is aimed at the most vulnerable consumers: children.

No thanks.

You've not taken into account the tremendous cultural add-on offered to our society by this promotion. Don't forget either that these cans will no doubt be placed prominently on bookshelves in many households as a proud sign of really good taste. (I don't mean the sugar water taste actually - it wasn't meant as a pun).


House of Switzerland please note.
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Re: Coca Cola are at Sihl City doing personalized cans for free...

Of course it's a marketing gimmick, but I would totally get one for my mom. She would love it!
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Of course it's a marketing gimmick, but I would totally get one for my mom. She would love it!
Glad someone is able to show a bit of light-heartedness.
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Old 09.08.2014, 14:50
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Re: Coca Cola are at Sihl City doing personalized cans for free...

Can someone go and say their name is Pepsi?
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Old 09.08.2014, 14:52
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Of course it's a marketing gimmick, but I would totally get one for my mom. She would love it!
The elderly are particulary vulnerable to diabetes, obesity, heart disease and bad nutrition.

I take it she has a hefty life insurance policy?
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Old 09.08.2014, 14:56
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Re: Coca Cola are at Sihl City doing personalized cans for free...

Even though I can't abide the stuff as a drink I would get one for our son too.
Having a name that is not a common one ( especially in Switzerland) it's incredibly rare to find any of the 'personalised' stuff with his name on so he'd love it.
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The elderly are particulary vulnerable to diabetes, obesity, heart disease and bad nutrition.

I take it she has a hefty life insurance policy?
There's no obligation to actually drink it you know.

And are you implying that 3wishes' mum is elderly? That's a large assumption to make about somebody you don't know.
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The elderly are particulary vulnerable to diabetes, obesity, heart disease and bad nutrition.

I take it she has a hefty life insurance policy?
My mom is not elderly. And she likes to drink a can of Coke from time to time. One personalized can is not going to kill her, and if it made her smile why not? She's an adult and can decide for herself what and how much to consume. Honestly, she might do as Busby said and put it on a shelf on display, as opposed to drinking it.

Edit - Belgianmum apparently has a telepathic connection with me. I also grew up with an uncommon name and felt left out when I couldn't get personalized items.
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Old 09.08.2014, 15:07
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Re: Coca Cola are at Sihl City doing personalized cans for free...

I also had an unusual name (more of a nickname - but it kind of stuck), which was difficult to find on personalised gifts.

This was the closest I could ever find:
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Old 09.08.2014, 15:12
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Coca Cola is the best marketed brand worldwide. Has been throughout the past century. Some of the responses here are testament to that success.

OK, I agree, it tastes good. It was invented by a pharmacist in Atlanta, Georgia, where I once lived, and the orignal recipe contained cocaine, hence the name.

"Coca-Cola once contained an estimated nine milligrams of cocaine per glass. In 1903, it was removedl After 1904, instead of using fresh leaves, Coca-Cola started using "spent" leaves – the leftovers of the cocaine-extraction process with trace levels of cocaine. Coca-Cola now uses a cocaine-free coca leaf extract prepared at a company based in Maywood, New Jersey." (Wikipedia)

Now, if it was the original recipe I would drive down an wait in line for my personalized can.
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Re: Coca Cola are at Sihl City doing personalized cans for free...

Timow, I've seen your personalized train station and shopping center near Bern.
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The elderly are particulary vulnerable to diabetes, obesity, heart disease and bad nutrition.

I take it she has a hefty life insurance policy?
The point isn't necessarily to open it drink it. It's to have a nice little personalized gift from someone you care about.

The fact that this needs explaining is a tad surprising.
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Old 09.08.2014, 15:31
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The point isn't necessarily to open it drink it. It's to have a nice little personalized gift from someone you care about.

The fact that this needs explaining is a tad surprising.
OK, think about it as having a personalized pack of Marlboros made for your mother.
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OK, think about it as having a personalized pack of Marlboros made for your mother.
She's not a cowgirl.
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OK, think about it as having a personalized pack of Marlboros made for your mother.
Yeah, except... it's not a pack of marlboros is it.
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Re: Coca Cola are at Sihl City doing personalized cans for free...

This couple used the idea to make a special announcement

http://heavy.com/social/2014/08/coca...youtube-video/
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Re: Coca Cola are at Sihl City doing personalized cans for free...

whats with the song titles??

we need to get one that says "Karl - Brown Sugar"

such a thoughtful gift
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