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MADem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-01-11 08:14 PM
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56. It's not arrogance--that's not what a D-I-E-T Coke can looks like, EITHER.
C-O-K-E routinely changes up their designs, so does P-E-P-S-I. They do holiday themes, patriotic themes, all sorts of eye-catching graphics.

It takes a tenth of a second to look and read. And it doesn't take an Einstein to read a four letter word.

A first grader could manage it.
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  -white coke can causes outcry - tricked diet coke drinkers into letting real coke touch their lips Liberal_in_LA  Dec-01-11 04:01 PM   #0 
  - People can no longer read, apparently. n/t  Common Sense Party   Dec-01-11 04:04 PM   #1 
  - when buying coke and other canned drinks, most of us don't read, we go by the familiar look  Liberal_in_LA   Dec-01-11 04:05 PM   #2 
     - Do the Diet Coke cans have the familiar look of polar bears on the can?  Common Sense Party   Dec-01-11 04:11 PM   #11 
     - No, but they also don't say "Coca-Cola" on them.  GoCubsGo   Dec-01-11 04:14 PM   #18 
     - Coors beer lite is in a silver can too with vaguely similar lettering.  Hardrada   Dec-01-11 05:15 PM   #38 
     - WORDS. On the side of the can....  PavePusher   Dec-01-11 04:15 PM   #20 
     - omg. smart aleck DUers  Liberal_in_LA   Dec-01-11 04:16 PM   #21 
        - Naw, just literate ones... 8>) n/t  PavePusher   Dec-02-11 10:38 AM   #57 
     - Reminds me of the story of somebody who bought a can of Crisco thinking it was fried chicken,  LeftyMom   Dec-01-11 05:25 PM   #42 
     - It isn't Coke's fault you CHOOSE not to read.  YellowRubberDuckie   Dec-01-11 06:34 PM   #51 
  - The diet colas have the word DIET on them--D-I-E-T. Jesus, I cannot believe people are so stupid.nt  MADem   Dec-01-11 04:06 PM   #3 
  - not stupidity,just a simple mistake.  athenasatanjesus   Dec-01-11 04:08 PM   #8 
  - I can't believe people are so arrogant as to call the shortcuts we all use stupidity.  ClassWarrior   Dec-01-11 05:03 PM   #32 
  - It's not arrogance--that's not what a D-I-E-T Coke can looks like, EITHER.  MADem   Dec-01-11 08:14 PM   #56 
  - *And* judgmental. nt  inna   Dec-01-11 05:28 PM   #43 
  - It might be a big deal to a diabetic with low vision (one possible complication of diabetes). n/t  eShirl   Dec-01-11 04:07 PM   #4 
  - True, but they still have to be idiots to touch diet soda.  aquart   Dec-01-11 04:09 PM   #9 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-01-11 04:12 PM   #13 
     - lol n/t  Liberal_in_LA   Dec-01-11 04:14 PM   #16 
        - If those idiots would drink Pepsi this wouldn't happen  MattBaggins   Dec-01-11 05:09 PM   #35 
     - And yet, sugar-free products have helped many, many diabetics lead "normal" lives.  Ignis   Dec-01-11 05:18 PM   #39 
     - I know. I shop Perfectly Sweet for my sister.  aquart   Dec-03-11 02:11 AM   #58 
     - ignorant and offensive thing to say, fyi  inna   Dec-01-11 05:30 PM   #44 
  - Consumers are idiots  sharp_stick   Dec-01-11 04:07 PM   #5 
  - Good thing perfect beings like you don't consume anything.  ClassWarrior   Dec-01-11 05:04 PM   #33 
     - Not quite perfect  sharp_stick   Dec-01-11 06:19 PM   #46 
  - Hahahaha!  Cronus Protagonist   Dec-01-11 04:08 PM   #6 
  - Saw one of these the other day  RZM   Dec-01-11 04:08 PM   #7 
  - And apparently the consumers don't care that BOTH products are terrible for you!!!.  truebrit71   Dec-01-11 04:09 PM   #10 
  - I grabbed one thinking it was diet...realized my mistake a fw moments later...  joeybee12   Dec-01-11 04:11 PM   #12 
  - I would totally make the same mistake.  Liberal_in_LA   Dec-01-11 04:13 PM   #15 
  - Isn't this what Diet Coke cans look like now?  Common Sense Party   Dec-01-11 04:14 PM   #17 
     - yes. I could see being at a picnic or something, reaching into the cooler and pulling out the wrong  Liberal_in_LA   Dec-01-11 04:15 PM   #19 
        - Well, if you filled the cooler, you'd probably know which types of soda  Common Sense Party   Dec-01-11 04:19 PM   #23 
  - Having both in the fridge for Thanksgiving, I did the same thing.  Contrary1   Dec-01-11 05:34 PM   #45 
  - The successful marketing of HFCS water is a true low point  Ron Green   Dec-01-11 04:12 PM   #14 
  - diet soda is so nasty. I don't often drink soda, but when I do, I like ones sweetened with sugar  krabigirl   Dec-01-11 04:17 PM   #22 
  - I make my own  Major Nikon   Dec-01-11 04:30 PM   #24 
  - I can't stand diet soda, either.  Pithlet   Dec-01-11 04:38 PM   #26 
  - Diabetics don't have much choice, it's diet or nothing. n/t  oneshooter   Dec-01-11 04:45 PM   #30 
  - There is no HFCS in Diet Coke  dmallind   Dec-01-11 05:12 PM   #37 
  - all depends. in the house growing up, it was diet soda. regular soda tastes like syrup to me...  dionysus   Dec-01-11 06:29 PM   #48 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-01-11 04:30 PM   #25 
  - I agree. I can easily see making that mistake.  Pithlet   Dec-01-11 04:39 PM   #27 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-01-11 04:40 PM   #28 
  - I get how people could make the mistake and why they are changing it back. However....  octothorpe   Dec-01-11 05:05 PM   #34 
  - Yes. It's the overreaction that makes the whole thing hilarious.  Bunny   Dec-01-11 06:41 PM   #53 
  - I hope it's simply out of ignorance.  Ignis   Dec-01-11 05:19 PM   #40 
  - .  dionysus   Dec-01-11 06:29 PM   #49 
  - I won't let Coke of any type touch my lips -- or my wallet.  dtexdem   Dec-01-11 04:43 PM   #29 
  - I hope they dialed "9-1-1". This is clearly a legitimate emergency!!11!!11  NYC_SKP   Dec-01-11 04:57 PM   #31 
  - Stupid.  Wait Wut   Dec-01-11 05:09 PM   #36 
  - I like it too.  YellowRubberDuckie   Dec-01-11 06:38 PM   #52 
  - Coke drinkers are not very bright  itsrobert   Dec-01-11 05:21 PM   #41 
  - apart from consumers not checking on the new products they purchase, this seems to be yet another  niyad   Dec-01-11 06:26 PM   #47 
  - It still comes in a red box with Coca Cola on it.  YellowRubberDuckie   Dec-01-11 06:33 PM   #50 
  - yes, I do think it is about time to involve congress in this one...  yawnmaster   Dec-01-11 06:42 PM   #54 
  - Coke has been encouraging its consumers to rely on color  catrose   Dec-01-11 06:46 PM   #55 
 

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