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Old 01-02-05, 09:53 PM
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Flintstones Vitamins...Ten Million Strong and Growing...or is it...

Just a thought from nowhere....when i was a kid the song went Flintstones Kids, Ten Million Strong and Growing. I am now an adult and the song is the same....so if they were growing, where are the extra people...I get that its a play on words....the kids are growing in sized and are strong in health....but the ten million means it is taking over the world....thoughts....stories....Fred with a green alien pics.


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i remember taking those things too.

they were tart
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....Fred with a green alien pics.
Okay...

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Problem is they grow up and quit taking em, so they're pretty much stuck at ten million.
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Old 01-02-05, 10:21 PM
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Now the song is stuck in my head, "Ten million strong... and gwoing."
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If they want to use that jingle, they're stuck with it. Twelve is the only higher one-syllable number word that fits the meter, and it doesn't sound as good as "ten million strong."

I don't know if they're hovering at ten million or if they've surpassed that. No doubt they lost some of their market back in the 70's when the FTC (or was it FCC?) put the kibosh on marketing vitamins directly to children. Some years ago, I called Ivory Soap (Ninety-nine and forty-four one-hundredths percent pure and it floats) and asked them what the other 56/100 percent was made of. The woman I spoke with said it was trace elements (whatever they are), but Ivory is/was now 100% pure. Still they decided to keep the slogan. Same principle could apply with Flintsone Vitamins.

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How come there was no Betty in Flintstones vitamins? There was a Dino for chrissakes. I'd rather eat Betty than a Dino-dog.
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How come there was no Betty in Flintstones vitamins? There was a Dino for chrissakes. I'd rather eat Betty than a Dino-dog.
Her frame didn't lend well to a mold, as her thin body kept snapping in two.
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How come there was no Betty in Flintstones vitamins? There was a Dino for chrissakes. I'd rather eat Betty than a Dino-dog.
Moving to Mature ---->
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Her frame didn't lend well to a mold, as her thin body kept snapping in two.
And yet, Rosie O'Donnell was chosen to play her in the movie.
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Moving to Mature ---->
I guess she is getting on a bit now
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Betty was too similar to Wilma in shape, so they didn't make one of her. The actress who voiced Betty was so mad, she quit the show.
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orange flavor taste like the sida fizz candy they sell now
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A Flintsones vitamin a day
Helps keep dinopeptic germs away....
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Originally Posted by NitroJMS
Her frame didn't lend well to a mold, as her thin body kept snapping in two.
yeah - I'd snap cartoon betty's body in two... she's right up there in hottie-ness with Maryann (gilligan's island), judy jetson and Serena Stevens (bewitched).
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I think these things are largely responsible for those friggin' hippie Supplements-r-us stores that have popped up everywhere. Kids who had flinstones shoved down their throats grow up and feel the need to suck up some more vitamins pills in order to stay healthy and not die or get germs.
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Originally Posted by Eddie W
And yet, Rosie O'Donnell was chosen to play her in the movie.
I''m sure she's eaten a Betty or two.
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According to Cat from Red Dwarf Wilma Flintstone was the most desireable woman who ever lived.

I once popped an entire bottle of Flintstone vitamins. My saliva was rubber cement for a week.
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Originally Posted by mllefoo
I once popped an entire bottle of Flintstone vitamins. My saliva was rubber cement for a week.
A friend and I split a bottle once during a sleepover. We also cooked a deli pizza in the oven, and realized the tough bottom crust was actually the cardboard that should have been removed before cooking!
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A friend and I split a bottle once during a sleepover. We also cooked a deli pizza in the oven, and realized the tough bottom crust was actually the cardboard that should have been removed before cooking!
so are you saying that kids are getting high off of flintstones vitamins? Seems more like a weed-munchies accident story to me than a Childrens vitamin overdose
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Originally Posted by mllefoo
According to Cat from Red Dwarf Wilma Flintstone was the most desireable woman who ever lived.

I once popped an entire bottle of Flintstone vitamins. My saliva was rubber cement for a week.
I bet your pee looked like highlighter ink for days.
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Originally Posted by Eddie W
I'd rather eat Betty than a Dino-dog.
Eat? My mother told me they were suppositories!

Damn you, mother!
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Are they bad to take as an adult?
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Originally Posted by digitalfreaknyc
Are they bad to take as an adult?
Some adults take them, hoping to continue growing... certain parts. But it doesn't work. They're not bad for you to take as an adult. Kind of like drinking Tang isn't bad for you as an adult.
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You just have to take like 7 of them to get the 'recommended daily allowance' of whatever. I used to take them [or other kid-oriented vitamins] as an adult because I can't swallow pills. Anyone tried Vitaball? The Vitamin Gumball. I guess Vitaball sounds better than Gumamin.
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