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Drug Store Aisles Arranged By Embarrassment Factor

“Yes ma’m, adult diapers are behind the beaded curtain with the enemas, condoms and anti gas medications”
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Went to buy some q-tips for cleaning ears and was told they were in the far side of the “you disgust me” section of the store, condoms and personal hygiene stuff mostly.

So I think they already might sort of do this so the idea is to do the beaded curtain thing like the used to have in old video rental stores to cordon off the adult video section.

I’d add a recording automatically triggered when someone went in saying “Customer needing assistance in the adult diaper, condom, enema and anti gas medications section.”

doctorremulac3, Aug 30 2021

Joe Camel https://www.youtube...watch?v=fWV3eS_JKvU
[doctorremulac3, Aug 30 2021]

If you didn't want to smoke after watching this you were dead inside. https://www.youtube...watch?v=b15-P12gIf0
Or really smart. [doctorremulac3, Aug 30 2021]


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       Be honest -- when you found only Q-tips there, did you wonder if they were implying something else?
4and20, Aug 30 2021
  

       Hmm, good point. Maybe I wasn't clear on where I was planning on sticking them.
doctorremulac3, Aug 30 2021
  

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       Along with this idea should the cigarettes be stocked in the pharmacy?
whatrock, Aug 30 2021
  

       What happens if you put them in the kid's toy section? Not a new idea, see linky.
doctorremulac3, Aug 30 2021
  

       //..cigarettes... pharmacy//
No; a pharmacy is for things that help people.
Cigarettes (if they must be somewhere) should be in a hardware store, next to the herbicides, pesticides, & other toxic stuff.
neutrinos_shadow, Aug 30 2021
  

       Speaking of cigarettes, question: how many people died because of this scene: (link)   

       As a young man watching this, I couldn't get into a fancy European casino dressed in a tux, play or even understand the game much less win every hand while intoxicating the beautiful woman across the table but I sure as hell could buy a pack of cigarettes and look cool lighting them up and smoking them. Quit a long time ago but this scene was more effective than any commercial at selling these things.
doctorremulac3, Aug 30 2021
  

       In this and real-world scenes I wonder if it would have been more cost-effective for the casino to burn its own tobacco and fill the entire room with smoke. I mean seriously, it looks like LA in there.
whatrock, Aug 31 2021
  

       + pretty funny! Love the beaded curtain idea. It used to be like that in the old hippie stores when they sold incense and candles in the front and then the rolling papers and pipes were behind the beaded curtain!
xandram, Aug 31 2021
  

       Great title for something, "Behind The Beaded Curtain".   

       Novel? Song? Article? Gets you asking "What IS behind that beaded curtain?" Although I guess that would work with anything. "Under The Cardboard Box", "Inside That Jar On The Stairs." "Floating In Uncle Bob's Toilet".
doctorremulac3, Aug 31 2021
  

       Sounds like the hippie version of "Behind The Iron Curtain" (I didn't know if it existed; turns out it's a video by Iron Maiden or an album by Nico).
neutrinos_shadow, Aug 31 2021
  

       Of course, such is the beaded curtain’s association with secrecy, that in shops which sell beaded curtains they have to be displayed behind a beaded curtain
hippo, Aug 31 2021
  

       I love this. Now, this is why I still return to this beautiful space. Sensible, laughable, doable, (sorta), and embarrassing.   

       Awesome. +++++
blissmiss, Sep 04 2021
  

       You're awesome Blissy. +++++ to you too. :)
doctorremulac3, Sep 04 2021
  


 

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