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Old 11-25-2013, 01:10 AM
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Bubble or no Bubble?

That is the question.

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Old 11-25-2013, 01:37 AM
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Well, here is the BMW Isetta that I saw last year inside the BMW museum in Munich.



A 1957 BMW Isetta bubble car?


Nein danke.


A 2013 BMW 535i M-Sport?

Ja, bitte.


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Old 11-25-2013, 06:21 AM
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That isetta looks more like its been placed like a trash receptacle, not a car on display. Weird place to stash it.

However, interesting way to take the thread thinking isetta. You ask me bubble or no bubble, the first thing that pops into my mind is Jennifer Lopez
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Old 11-25-2013, 06:32 AM
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Re bubble or no bubble

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That is the question.
You have to keep up the pressure by pumping the priming hand pump
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Old 11-25-2013, 06:36 AM
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You have to keep up the pressure by pumping the priming hand pump


*or*






*THAT* is the question!
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Old 11-25-2013, 06:55 AM
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You have to keep up the pressure by pumping the priming hand pump
"don't want to be a bum
you better chew gum
but the pump don't work
cause the vandals took the handle"
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Old 11-25-2013, 07:01 AM
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"don't want to be a bum
you better chew gum
but the pump don't work
cause the vandals took the handle"
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Lookin' for a new fool
Don't wear sandals
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Old 11-25-2013, 09:12 AM
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Old 11-25-2013, 10:02 AM
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Sorry folks - never got the whole Dillon thang...

...but there's always =>

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Old 11-25-2013, 10:46 AM
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Old 11-25-2013, 11:26 AM
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I'm leaning yes.
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Old 11-25-2013, 11:38 AM
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The Fed has yet to meet a bubble that it will recognize as such......

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Old 11-25-2013, 12:33 PM
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Jim, you manage to sneak in references to and pictures of that Beemer everywhere ...
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Old 11-25-2013, 01:01 PM
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When the Fed annouces they are easing, we should see a market pullback.........if that's the bubble you speak of.

Maybe, it's time to increase the trailing stops? And hope we don't have a bit of pullback for them to trigger?
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Old 11-25-2013, 01:47 PM
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[QUOTE=MTI;3244715]bubble picture[QUOTE=MTI;3244715]

The early paperboard cartons are much more efficient than the bottles.
You can clearly see the progression of printing techniques from the 60's to modern times.

I'm betting they went from the "doll" bottle to a "standard-style" bottle as a cost savings, and to increase their bottles per pallet (decreasing dead space within a case)

2011 shows what appears to be direct printing, but in 2013 we're back to a label? Unless 2011 was printed on clear film that doesn't show in the photo.

1997+ closure appears to be a standard closure, definitely a cost savings.

If you wanted to increase shelf presence consider a holographic print on your label(assuming litho/flexo), and possibly a custom closure.

Since the mold hasn't changed since 1997, it might be getting old-a new bottle design is always a good way to catch the customer's eye. Pricey, of course-but it may pay off in a per-piece cost savings if the current mold utilizes outdated technology.

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