Author Topic: You can buy a Kilner jar of air for 80.  (Read 1137 times)

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You can buy a Kilner jar of air for 80.
« on: December 07, 2017, 05:11:34 AM »

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Re: You can buy a Kilner jar of air for 80.
« Reply #1 on: December 07, 2017, 07:56:37 AM »
Wow, that's.... wow. I guess P.T. Barnum was right, assuming there's anyone actually buying those.

And the "anti-pollution" face masks. Great for people who don't understand how actual filters, SCBA, etc. work.

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Re: You can buy a Kilner jar of air for 80.
« Reply #2 on: December 07, 2017, 11:06:26 AM »
Wow..just wow. But I guess there will be people who buy it.

I reminds me of the story of 'I am Rich' app. $1000 for app that did absolutely nothing ( sorry..it displayed text I am rich, I deserve it etc) and there were actually a few people who spent money to buy it.
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Re: You can buy a Kilner jar of air for 80.
« Reply #3 on: December 07, 2017, 11:20:26 AM »
This is just mind boggling.
Who? Really, who the F is wasting money on this??


This part is amazing, from their About page - "Containing air that has been hand-farmed...".  Ahhh what?
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Re: You can buy a Kilner jar of air for 80.
« Reply #4 on: December 07, 2017, 03:28:52 PM »
Correction - these are "enviro-political artworks" - the epitome of guff! Doubt the political statement goes any further than showing up the spendypantsness of their owner!

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Re: You can buy a Kilner jar of air for 80.
« Reply #5 on: December 08, 2017, 01:49:59 AM »
How in the WORLD can they talk about enviro-political artwork when they are manufacturing glass and transporting it all over the UK to move air. It hurts my brain so much.

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Re: You can buy a Kilner jar of air for 80.
« Reply #6 on: December 08, 2017, 10:18:58 AM »
Meanwhile the guy in the shipping department pulls a jar out of a crate of 100, slaps a label on it promising that there is specific kinds of air inside and chuckles as he repacks it for the mail.

Most likely all these jars have the very same air in them - the air from the glass factory that manufactured the jars.

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Re: You can buy a Kilner jar of air for 80.
« Reply #7 on: December 08, 2017, 10:21:08 AM »
I went to the website, I imagine the person that wrote it had a fun time keeping a straight face while doing so.

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Re: You can buy a Kilner jar of air for 80.
« Reply #8 on: December 08, 2017, 11:41:40 AM »
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AETHAER is individually packaged in premium quality, crystal-clear, heritage-style glass jars. The lid, also made of the same high quality material, contains an air tight rubber seal running around its entire circumference. The lid and seal assembly are hinged to the jar's neck by means of a metal fastening and clamp mechanism. The clamp hooks securely over the lid's metal fastening, and by means of a lever action, creates enough force to fasten the lid closed, maintaining an air tight seal, and preserving the precious AETHAER inside. The jar is locked shut to prevent accidental opening while being transported.

Ok. Did they just take credit for the rubber stopper circle on a jar?

Also, I notice there is no suggestion on how to open the jar and get the air to your face without mixing in all your terrible grimy local air. Or is this supposed to be a sand-in-the-jar type keepsake thing?
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Re: You can buy a Kilner jar of air for 80.
« Reply #9 on: December 08, 2017, 12:02:46 PM »
....How has nobody mentioned the 'Perri air' scene from spaceballs yet?

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Re: You can buy a Kilner jar of air for 80.
« Reply #10 on: December 12, 2017, 04:09:14 PM »
This is just mind boggling.
Who? Really, who the F is wasting money on this??


This part is amazing, from their About page - "Containing air that has been hand-farmed...".  Ahhh what?

Air farming.... Going to have look into that for post FIRE side income : )
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