Date: 21 Jul 2005 14:47:03 GMT
From: Dave Hinz <>
Subject: Re: Photos Posted - 2003 (USA) 9-3 SS Linear MP3 Player (AUX in)

On Wed, 20 Jul 2005 21:05:27 -0500, Shane Almeida <> wrote: > On Wed, 20 Jul 2005 23:15:12 +0000 (UTC), Craig's Saab C900 Site wrote: >>>The fact that I can choose not to do it doesn't change anything. Bottled >>>water is a rip-off. >> >> Especially since most of it, at least here in Australia, is sold by >> companies that have been bought out by Coke, so nearly all the bottled water >> sold in supermarkets, etc. is returning massive profits to Coke and you paid >> 500 to 1000 percent more than what it actually costs to 'package' the >> supposed spring water. > > And they have the little thing going where everyone assumes it's spring > water because it's bottled when really it's just filtered tap water with a > fancy label. Whoever thought of the idea of bottled water is pretty > smart, but the person who put regular tap water in a bottle is a genius. So don't buy it. It costs exactly the same to package, label, distribute, and handle as soda does. The difference is in a few cents of syrup per bottle. > Some gas stations in my area have posted signs that show the cost of > federal and state taxes per gallon. I think it's a good tactic. It's > kind of like saying, "Hey, it's not our fault." Well, it's _not_.

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