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Spring water ice

You will never settle for that mundane tap ice again!
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Lots of people gladly pay many dollars for a drink of water flown to them from halfway around the world. Here at BUNGCO we lick our metaphorical lips thirstily. But it is not water we thirst for!

Consider these folks: they have a green glass bottle of water on the table. But the ice - straight from the tap and swimming with cryptosporidia, thru the filth-encursted ice maker (we have pictures!) and right into their glass. How can that be? It is simply lack of education.

BUNGCO has licensed the various well known mineral waters and aded them to our proprietary one-use ice tray. Simply buy the prefilled tray, place it in the freezer, then pop out the ice (destroying the tray in the process). The cubes come in fancy shapes reminiscent of the logos of their respective brands. Everybody wins!

bungston, May 20 2012

Glacier water http://www.springwa...nd-bc-en.html?sl=EN
[AusCan531, May 21 2012]

The Two Ronnies thought of this a while ago. http://www.youtube....watch?v=YQhNNwZhhlg
[TomP, May 22 2012]

Coffee, post canal http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kopi_Luwak
[Voice, May 23 2012]

No longer just catshit coffee... now Jacu Birds get to make crappy coffee. http://www.ineedcof...8/jacu-bird-coffee/
[UnaBubba, May 23 2012]


       I foresee a booming trade in counterfeit ice.
UnaBubba, May 20 2012

FlyingToaster, May 20 2012

       // How can that be? It is simply lack of education. //   

       "Bienvenue a la france ..."
8th of 7, May 20 2012

       There was an outfit in British Columbia grabbing chunks of ice floating at the foot of a local glacier and selling it. Their schtick was it "was laid down thousands of years ago before there was any pollution and it is denser than regular ice so lasts longer in your drink." I can't find the link but here is one about the melted version [link]
AusCan531, May 21 2012

       There's just that little issue with the micro-organisms which multiply rapidly in icemelt turning everything in your bowels to a thick, oatmealy coffee solution, after the water has been in the bottle a couple of days.   

       It might pay to secretly irradiate the water with a high dose of UV light before you ship the bottles.
UnaBubba, May 21 2012

       ah but that's how you can tell it's the real stuff.
FlyingToaster, May 21 2012

       Waaait a minute. We charge extra for coffee and oatmeal.
AusCan531, May 21 2012

       If you were to collect clear glacial ice somewhere, could you send enough ultraviolet light through it to kill microorganisms without melting the ice?
baconbrain, May 21 2012

       //Waaait a minute. We charge extra for coffee and oatmeal//   

       Before or after it's been through someone's alimentary canal?
UnaBubba, May 21 2012

       Whatever the market will bear.
AusCan531, May 21 2012

       There speaks the voice of a true entrepreneur ...
8th of 7, May 21 2012

       I think he may have been a French Canadian, somehow.
UnaBubba, May 21 2012

       Non, non, I am zee Austraylian.
AusCan531, May 21 2012

       //could you send enough ultraviolet light through it to kill microorganisms//   

       Probably better off with gamma radiation, more penetrating power. Regardless, neither UV nor gamma depend on heat to kill, so it should be possible with very deep refrigeration to prevent the radiation from raising the temperature to far.   

       Mind you, you would have to build a very specialized sterilization chamber, and it would add significant cost.
MechE, May 21 2012

       //Non, non, I am zee Austraylian// - some sort of boomerang flick-knife?   

       Haven't any of you lot seen the Two Ronnies' spring water sketch? I'll go and find it... [link].
TomP, May 22 2012

       That's not a knife...
AusCan531, May 22 2012

       Who was the first person to say, "Those beans, in that poop over there. I'm going to brew them for coffee."
Voice, May 23 2012

       The guy who couldn't find any other source of coffee for days and days and days.
AusCan531, May 23 2012

       // I think he may have been a French Canadian //   

       No, he uses consonants.
Alterother, May 23 2012

       But I have moved - confirming my theory of Consonantal Drift.
AusCan531, May 23 2012

       There's a special circle of Hell for people like you .... Oh, you're already there.   

       As you were.
8th of 7, May 23 2012

       Be running things soon too.
AusCan531, May 23 2012


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