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Face Off! Fanta vs. Faygo

We’ve got ourselves a humdinger of a mid-level soda battle today! Both with a chip on their shoulder, something to prove, and a formidable list of hilarious discontinued flavors to consider, this should really be an epic bout.

Who will win? Who will lose, and be bumped down the list of soda obscurity behind the likes of Chek Cola, Grapico, RC, or that warm banana soda they sell in Haiti?

Full disclosure: I have not officially “tasted” a Faygo product. I don’t think I’ve had a Fanta either, so this judgment will be based largely on speculation, marketing and flavor ambitiousness.

FAYGO

Straight out of Detroit, we first have the Faygo brand.  While I have never personally ventured to the fair city of Detroit, we do love underdogs here as well as woeful entities in need of support. This most definitely gives Faygo an early edge before we even start judging. Continue reading

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Flowbee

We here at The Mighty F are still waiting for the Flowbee, one of the most visionary inventions of the 1980s, to come back and take its rightful place atop the hair-care world. This transcendent, currently defunct (you simply cannot rule out the possibility of a comeback) chotchkie was marketed to all the folks out there who care enough about their ‘do to buy a costly, zany hair vacuum gadget off of TV to keep it lookin’ good, but not quite enough to actually go out and get a haircut.

For those unfamiliar with the Flowbee, its essentially a vacuum that somehow cuts your hair. I personally haven’t been Flowbeed, and I’m not a scientist or a barber, so I gotta go with my gut on this one. And my gut says we haven’t seen the last of the Flowbee. Watch the compelling footage below if you don’t believe me.

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