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Offline JasonLiebig

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Re: Wacky Packages Old School 9 SPOILERS
« Reply #35 on: November 18, 2020, 10:20:29 AM »
For the 90s redesign it looks like they made the logo italicized. The straight up lettering was the 80s. Also looks like the 90s got more "festive" The little dots were changed to confetti like triangles and are not arranged perfectly and they put one larger
 fruit on the cup (though maybe the other is on the other side, not sure).

I think that settles it.  There's some theoretical wiggle room I suppose, that somehow OJ was using that 1990's design earlier, but it's a deep stretch. Unless you've got something I've never seen that throws in the face of the corroborative evidence I've got here.  And, beyond all that hard evidence, the 90's one just reeks of 90's design.  And the 80's similarly for the 80's.  :-)

But hey, I'm the weirdo packaging historian, and people get this stuff wrong all the time.  Journalists, google-ers.  It's why, once they know, I'm called in to consult on all these period TV shows and films.  This is what I do!   8)
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Re: Wacky Packages Old School 9 SPOILERS
« Reply #36 on: November 19, 2020, 07:57:10 AM »
Another spoiler: 2-XXL






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Re: Wacky Packages Old School 9 SPOILERS
« Reply #37 on: November 19, 2020, 12:14:32 PM »
Oh, that's real good!

Another spoiler: 2-XXL





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Re: Wacky Packages Old School 9 SPOILERS
« Reply #38 on: November 19, 2020, 05:18:18 PM »
Here's another card for Clairol Blenders


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Re: Wacky Packages Old School 9 SPOILERS
« Reply #39 on: November 19, 2020, 07:14:43 PM »
Here's another card for Clairol Blenders


Slamjim: Can you post what E.W. Cereal, Grimlins Cereal, Sliced, Scotch Watch, and Slummit looks like?

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Re: Wacky Packages Old School 9 SPOILERS
« Reply #40 on: November 20, 2020, 05:36:19 AM »
Slamjim: Can you post what E.W. Cereal, Grimlins Cereal, Sliced, Scotch Watch, and Slummit looks like?

I super second that.

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Re: Wacky Packages Old School 9 SPOILERS
« Reply #41 on: November 20, 2020, 10:21:51 AM »
New spoiler: Cool Ranch Doritos



« Last Edit: November 20, 2020, 11:18:33 AM by slamjim »

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Re: Wacky Packages Old School 9 SPOILERS
« Reply #42 on: November 20, 2020, 10:39:36 AM »
New spoiler: Cool Ranch Doritos

Cool...rank, lol.  Shades of OS Freetoes.

Is it supposed to say "TOETILIA CHIPS"? (vs TOETILLA)

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Re: Wacky Packages Old School 9 SPOILERS
« Reply #43 on: November 20, 2020, 10:50:35 AM »
Yes, it's Toetilla on the final one. Just switched in the final image
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Re: Wacky Packages Old School 9 SPOILERS
« Reply #44 on: November 20, 2020, 11:53:54 AM »
that 2XXL guy is still adorable!  We can't be body shaming now!

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Re: Wacky Packages Old School 9 SPOILERS
« Reply #45 on: November 20, 2020, 02:42:36 PM »
Another spoiler: 2-XXL



Love the dine & dash reference! Of all the deviant behavior I've engaged in, I haven't done that.

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Re: Wacky Packages Old School 9 SPOILERS
« Reply #46 on: November 21, 2020, 06:44:14 AM »
Love the dine & dash reference! Of all the deviant behavior I've engaged in, I haven't done that.

"Dine and dash" has nothing to do with restaurant delivery website/app DoorDash.

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Re: Wacky Packages Old School 9 SPOILERS
« Reply #47 on: November 21, 2020, 09:10:52 AM »
and the Debbie Downer music continues....

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Re: Wacky Packages Old School 9 SPOILERS
« Reply #48 on: November 22, 2020, 12:28:22 PM »
New spoiler: Ketchops



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Re: Wacky Packages Old School 9 SPOILERS
« Reply #49 on: November 22, 2020, 12:54:53 PM »
another great one, Dave!  Looking forward to this set, from all the previews, it looks like another great series!

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Re: Wacky Packages Old School 9 SPOILERS
« Reply #50 on: November 23, 2020, 05:35:37 AM »
New spoiler: Ketchops



A UK product? I bet it should have made the 1982 Irish Wacky Packs series.

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Re: Wacky Packages Old School 9 SPOILERS
« Reply #52 on: November 23, 2020, 07:32:55 AM »
French fries and ketchup,  :great:

Tube of mashed potato with a ketchup center, yuck.

All kidding aside though, donít remember these at all.  If from UK, that would explain it.
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Re: Wacky Packages Old School 9 SPOILERS
« Reply #53 on: November 23, 2020, 08:57:16 AM »
Ketchips is from the US by Bird's Eye and in the UK as well (like many products).
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Re: Wacky Packages Old School 9 SPOILERS
« Reply #54 on: November 23, 2020, 08:58:28 AM »
Another spoiler: Rainbow Spite


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Re: Wacky Packages Old School 9 SPOILERS
« Reply #55 on: November 23, 2020, 02:24:31 PM »
Ketchips is from the US by Bird's Eye and in the UK as well (like many products).

Boy, I really don't think this one had US distribution, I've never seen it (not that I've seen everything), and I cannot for the life of me find a single mention of it in US sources. 

Whatever the case, I think it's an awesome inclusion (even if only a 1980's UK product). Love it.
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Re: Wacky Packages Old School 9 SPOILERS
« Reply #56 on: November 24, 2020, 01:28:21 PM »
New spoiler: Keggin' Strips




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Re: Wacky Packages Old School 9 SPOILERS
« Reply #57 on: November 25, 2020, 09:21:46 AM »
New spoiler card: Ominous Magazine


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Re: Wacky Packages Old School 9 SPOILERS
« Reply #58 on: November 25, 2020, 09:50:25 AM »
New spoiler card: Ominous Magazine


Very nice!  Awarded four partridges,   :great: :great: :great: :great:
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Re: Wacky Packages Old School 9 SPOILERS
« Reply #59 on: November 25, 2020, 10:40:33 AM »
Shouldn't it be "Don't push ITS buttons!"?

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Re: Wacky Packages Old School 9 SPOILERS
« Reply #60 on: November 25, 2020, 10:45:18 AM »
Shouldn't it be "Don't push ITS buttons!"?

Yes.
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Re: Wacky Packages Old School 9 SPOILERS
« Reply #61 on: November 25, 2020, 11:08:56 AM »
All fixed grammar police!

 

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