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Toothpaste Set

A box of mini-toothpaste tubes, in mixable colors, for children and the young at heart
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Picture a typical paintset - small tubes each containing a different color. Now substitute the paint with toothpaste, so you can daub the colors of your choice on your toothbrush, and mix them in your mouth.

Each color will have a corresponding flavor, mostly fruit flavors, I think, because they will mix best, but we could do some market research here to investigate other possibilities.

DrCurry, Jan 22 2008

Like this... http://www.marinewa..._sup_wc_woodbox.jpg
...only toothpaste and toothbrushes. [DrCurry, Jan 22 2008]

Monkey Brand http://www.smallflower.com/product/22596
black powder [xenzag, Jan 24 2008]

Breath Palette http://www.breathpalette.com
All they need to add is the color. [drememynd, Jan 25 2008]

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       I know it sounds strange, but I was thinking of this exact idea last night. I work with paint and printing colours that come in the form of squeezable tubes all the time. [+] - Didn't take long for the autoboner to strike.
xenzag, Jan 22 2008
  

       They could probably all be the same flavor. Kids would imagine they taste different.
phoenix, Jan 23 2008
  

       //Kids would imagine they taste different// Like Skittles?   

       This is a capital idea. +'s from the stingiest of bunners should be donated.
globaltourniquet, Jan 23 2008
  

       Would the colours be permanent ?
8th of 7, Jan 23 2008
  

       Skittles don't all taste the same, damnit.   

       As to the idea, nice.
Custardguts, Jan 24 2008
  

       You could paint your teeth then brush 'em.
skinflaps, Jan 24 2008
  

       Coloured contact lenses exist, so why not coloured teeth ?
8th of 7, Jan 24 2008
  

       Won't kids just use it to "paint' the sink, the mirror, etc. Why would they waste it by mixing it together and putting it in their mouths? PS Skittles all taste the same.
MisterQED, Jan 24 2008
  

       + ...is there black?
xandram, Jan 24 2008
  

       "...... if you only knew the power of the Dark Side of the toothbrush ....."
8th of 7, Jan 24 2008
  

       //+ ...is there black?// I used to have a toothpowder called "monkey brand" which was basically a slightly flavoured soot. It worked a treat. - delightful packaging - see link.
xenzag, Jan 24 2008
  

       Very very clever. +++++
blissmiss, Jan 24 2008
  

       // see link //   

       Bloody hell, it's real.... thought it was a wind-up. Charcoal tooth powder ... interesting idea.
8th of 7, Jan 24 2008
  

       By way of HB experiment, I am consuming a bag of Regular Fruit Skittles from the vending machine as I type.   

       Speaking as one for whom as a young Californian Halloween was a one-night event (i.e. there was no trace of the giant pillow case full of candy come All Saint's Day morning, save for the annual stomach wretching), I must say that it's probably only those of us largely that desensitized to sugar that can distinguish the flavor among the different colours. To everyone else I am certain they all taste like chewy clumps of vaguely fruity-enhanced sugar.
globaltourniquet, Jan 24 2008
  

       8th: gunpowder - the *real* black powder - has been used historically for toothpaste.
DrCurry, Jan 24 2008
  

       // used...... for toothpaste //   

       Just don't try it with modern nitrocellulose-based propellants .....   

       Also used to make a "rum and gunpowder" cocktail, favoured by pirates who wanted to show how hard they were. It tastes DISGUSTING and makes the drinker feel rather strange - probably an effect of the potassium nitrate.
8th of 7, Jan 25 2008
  
      
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