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(Some Guy)   The secret Max Headroom/New Coke conspiracy   ( maxheadroom.com) divider line
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3703 clicks; posted to Main » on 19 Aug 2001 at 1:27 AM (16 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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2001-08-19 01:34:00 AM  
Max Headroom is cool,
Coke tastes like 3 week old corpse juice anyway.
2001-08-19 01:37:58 AM  
I feel SO cheated!
2001-08-19 01:54:10 AM  
I knew the Jews were behind the Coke conspiracy. Freemasons too.
2001-08-19 01:54:16 AM  
Max Headroom was a cool movie. Everyone should go rent it.
2001-08-19 02:14:43 AM  
What was the TV series that had M m m m m max Hea.d.d.d.d.d. Ro.o.o.m.m.m.m.m.m?

The last consious thought as a complete being - just before he was decapitated was the sign "Max Head Room... feet"
2001-08-19 02:21:52 AM  
Tsunami, that would be Max Headroom. It had a very short run before being cancelled because it was too cerebral.

Not too surprisingly it was a hell of a show.
2001-08-19 05:12:15 AM  
I hope I got credit for this one. I submitted it about 2 weeks ago.
2001-08-19 05:12:16 AM  
I remember max headroom first as a blade runneresque pilot episode(which was really good) followed by a couple of series as a kind of music video presenter(which was really poor) around 1983 ,maybe later. Then sometime in the early 90's it was ressurected as series similar in theme to the original pilot (and again really good).
2001-08-19 05:28:12 AM  
Max Headroom was pretty much the first Cyberpunk TV Series. I have a lot of it on Video...
2001-08-19 07:06:33 AM  
Wow, Max Headroom.
2001-08-19 11:37:06 AM  
I can't get.....that......damn........coke.....song....out......my.....head......!!!!! !
2001-08-19 01:03:21 PM  
mad props to matt frewer
2001-08-19 01:07:55 PM  
Use a Coke go to Jail ...... He was the real Maximus
2001-08-19 01:42:52 PM  
On a slightly different note, has anyone ever had Pepsi Max? It's good, but it's never been released in the US to my knowledge. I went to canada for a week and brought back like Ten 12-packs of the stuff. 1/3 the calories but 4 kinds of sugar! I love Pepsi Max! But Coke is better than Pepsi.
2001-08-19 04:02:53 PM  
I've never seen the tv series, but the movie sure was cool.
2001-08-19 04:21:53 PM  
Coke is better than Pepsi. It's a lot easier on the nose.
2001-08-19 05:05:21 PM  
grrr.... i miss clear pepsi :/
2001-08-19 07:31:10 PM  
The story mentions getting sugar-Coke in Mexico, and it is something I like to get when I am there. It does taste different, and doesn't leave that sticky film in your throat when you drink it.

What they don't tell you is WHY corn syrup is so much cheaper. Corn subsidies in this country is the reason why. Corn farmers and processors have a very powerful lobby in Congress, and "Buy American" at any cost is their slogan (most sugar cane is imported).

So thanks to Uncle Sam, and your tax dollars, you get a shiattier product. Don't you love this government?

Vote Libertarian.
2001-08-19 07:32:38 PM  
type in the letters shiat...
does it spell shiat or S_H_I_A_T??

2001-08-19 07:34:01 PM  
Is that censorship, coolness, or an attempt to make the europeans feel at home?

try again....

fark ---> FARK or fark?

2001-08-19 07:34:57 PM  
Now, I am hooked.

A_S_S --> ARSE or A_S_S?

2001-08-19 08:16:26 PM  
Plank, thread 69 please.
2001-08-19 09:37:57 PM  
That clear Pepsi was shiat, but for some reason the diet clear pepsi actually didn't taste that bad wtf is with that?
2001-08-19 10:02:06 PM  
Does anyone remember about 12 years ago or so... Rasberry pepsi???
2001-08-19 10:55:03 PM  
Plankton - Corn doesn't need a subsidy, it's grown all over the US and sells for <$2 a bushel. Any gov subsidy is to *not* grow corn to 'artifically' increase the price.

Sugar cane requires a tropical climate, and is grown mostly on corporate farms. Coke now uses corn syrup, not pure refined sugar. It's always about the money.
2001-08-20 12:15:53 AM  
Raspberry Pepsi... what the fark are you talking about?

you mean wild cherry? still got it, chief
2001-08-20 01:09:33 AM  
Fark a bunch of Pepsi and Coke, gimme that Diet Dew! That's the stuff!
2001-08-20 01:34:20 AM  
I remember a Max Headroom video I rented once.It had a bunch of British people,and made absolutely no sense.Maybe the American one is better...also,the video I saw had a Mick Jaggerish looking guy wearing assless pants.Never tried New Coke,but I remember when Coke came in those little stubby glass bottles.
2001-08-20 01:29:17 PM  
Too bad this story isn't true. Coke was slowly changing the formula from cane sugar to corn syrup by percentages. Prior to the New Coke incident, regular coke was already over 50% corn syrup anyway.
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