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Matt Bors

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  1. Respectful Troll

    Respectful Troll said, about 2 years ago

    Telling children they can be whatever they want will almost always be a good thing. Helping them reach those goals is even better.
    Respectfully,
    C.
    (not a Red Bull fan…bleh)

  2. Dr Lou

    Dr Lou GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago

    Kinda how I saw the 24 mile high skydive, too…cool, indeed, but one BIG commercial sponsorship.

  3. cjr53

    cjr53 said, about 2 years ago

    Good thing it was a successful jump. Otherwise itcould have flattened sales.

  4. metropolitan gnome

    metropolitan gnome said, about 2 years ago

    @cjr53

    profits would have fallen through the floor.

  5. iamthelorax

    iamthelorax said, about 2 years ago

    It’s odd that Red Bull makes such a horrible beverage but sponsors great events that otherwise wouldn’t be able to get off the ground (pun not intended).

  6. lonecat

    lonecat said, about 2 years ago

    What is Red Bull, anyway?

  7. Rad-ish

    Rad-ish GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago

    Red Bull, the brand that made energy drinks hip, is about to offer something it’s never before tried: flavors.

    Today, the company will announce plans for cranberry-, lime- and blueberry-flavored Red Bull, to be sold in red, silver and blue cans, and launched in March. The line will be called Red Bull Editions.

  8. Jeddidyah

    Jeddidyah said, about 2 years ago

    @Rad-ish

    “Red Bull, the brand that made energy drinks hip, is about to offer something it’s never before tried: flavors.”
    .
    But not Radish flavoured ?

  9. lonecat

    lonecat said, about 2 years ago

    @Rad-ish

    What’s an energy drink? Personally, right now I’d go for a beer.

  10. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago

    Red Bull IS caffeine, lots of it! As are the other “energy drinks”. Now, I think a good single malt Scotch is a better way to go! AND, it beats falling for all the ads that go with falling from space. (I do find Red Bull does sponsor “interesting things”, like a formula One team, air races, and other “adventuresome” activities that get folks off their couches!)

  11. Rad-ish

    Rad-ish GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago

    @lonecat

    One ingrediant in these ‘energy drinks’ is taurine which I find too bitter to be tolerable. When I worked at an AM PM store I tried these things out. Most people don’t need these things they are just replacements for cola and coffee.
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    Taurine is named after the Latin taurus (a cognate of the Greek ταύρος) which means bull or ox, as it was first isolated from ox bile in 1827 by German scientists.
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    Taurine is regularly used as an ingredient in energy drinks, with many containing 1000 mg per serving, and some as much as 2000 mg.

    A 2003 study by the European Food Safety Authority found no adverse effects for up to 1,000 mg of taurine per kilogram of body weight per day.
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    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taurine

  12. MortyForTyrant

    MortyForTyrant said, about 2 years ago

    There is a really, really weired way to drink Red Bull in Germany. You need a big, wide glass (0,5l/one pint). You put a small, open, cleaned bottle (the bottle, not the content!) of Jägermeister in the glass. Then you fill up the glass (around the bottle) with Red Bull until it reaches the rim of the bottle.

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    Now, to drink it, you have to slightly tilt the glass so the bottle hits the wall. Then you lift the glass to your lips and tilt it to drink the Red Bull, but you keep your lips open and your teeth closed. The Jägermeister will slide into your mouth and you are supposed to catch it with your teeth. Now Jäger and Bull will mix in your mouth while you drink (not a bad taste).

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    If you get it wrong your bar / living room / kitchen will need renovating. If you get it right and some girls are around you might get laid… USE AT YOUR OWN RISK, I DENY ANY LIABILITY, DON’T DRINK AND DRIVE, SLIPPERY WHEN WET and so on :-)

  13. MortyForTyrant

    MortyForTyrant said, about 2 years ago

    @Eryx

    I’ve been told it’s supposed to look manly. Personally I didn’t feel that way, and I nearly lost a tooth in the process…

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