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Sales in the toilet? Here’s why!

December 4, 2008

We’re told in this caption that luxury goods on display at this Lux Only exhibition just aren’t selling very well. Why would that be?

Now, you take this engraved Blaser rifle, which by the way is an anagram for a blogger I know. Why hasn’t it sold?

Maybe it’s the harsh lighting in the showcase, or the cheesy background Muzak, or heck, I guess it could even be the fricking SNAKES they’ve put in the case as a security measure!

“So, you’re looking to buy a rifle to hunt what, Mr. Johnson? Snakes? Well, this-here is your LUCKY day! Careful where you grab the barrel, sir!

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Snakes crawl on an engraved Blaser R93 Imperial rifle displayed at Lux Only exhibition in Sofia December 4, 2008. The fair displays luxury brands which attract a lot of attention but they rarely get sold as Bulgarians have the lowest incomes in the European Union. REUTERS/ Stoyan Nenov

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Comments

Re: “Cheesy”: You will never have to prove your courage to me in any other way!

 

Snakes in the case? Where’s Samuel L. Jackson when you need him?

Posted by K | Report as abusive
 

You know…Freud believed that snakes were psychologically equivalent to a particular male body part. Many people also believe this to be the case when it comes to guns.

In my opinion…I’d say the guy who set up these display cases may have a serious self-esteem issue.

Posted by K | Report as abusive
 

“In the toilet”: Maybe it’s time for “the commodian” to return to the comic stage.

 

Those snakes don’t look like they’re in there for protection. Neither is poisonous… One looks like a milk snake and the other is some sort of constrictor.

Posted by G | Report as abusive
 

Yeah. Thanks. They’d certainly work to protect the product from me, for example.

Posted by Robert Basler | Report as abusive
 

sheeet! guns and snakes are cool, even got me a gun and snake tattoo on my belly! yehaaa!

Posted by redneck | Report as abusive
 

i agree with G.
how’s that old saying go? “red and yellow, kill a fellow; red and black, venom lack”
meh, they’re just there to make it look purty.
and everybody knows, guns don’t kill people, husbands who come home early kill people!! sheesh!

Posted by RyCA | Report as abusive
 

How much for just the snake?

 

In the military, we were told:

Red and yellow will kill a fellow
Red and black friend of Jack

This was to distinguish between coral snakes (deadly) and king snakes (nonpoisonous)

 

Looks to me like a Colt Python.

Posted by Grey Lensman | Report as abusive
 

i careless if they had rats in with the snakes to feed them ether.

it was a display of good

it would be a eye catching thing to do, but some may not like it like the animal right groups out there, and some snake lovers who love them like hell and don’t like them being with a display case with a weapon of any type that kills

 

“colt python” *teheee* *tehee* *tehee* *chuckle* *chuckle* Funny!

Posted by m | Report as abusive
 

Is this a blog?

 

Those aren’t poisonous snakes and that is not a rifle. It’s a shotgun.

Posted by Dash | Report as abusive
 

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