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(@samxtherapy)
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Don't think she ever called them anything.  Other than "The last fucking pack", that is.

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Posted : 03/09/2017 2:37 pm
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(@lucas_bracci)
Deputy
Posted by: Ruskinowl
Posted by: Lucas Bracci

There is a very long scene with Dougie eating "Miss Vickie's" chips in front of Janey-E and after with Sonny Jim (episode 6)

Never heard of them. Are they a 'thing'?

It's a canadian brand, but owned by Frito / Lay and made also in the US.

I've found them sometimes in France in selected stores.

https://www.missvickies.ca/

 

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Posted : 03/09/2017 3:00 pm
(@b-randy)
Chief Moderator

Personally I think this is more just the use of real world items, as stated by others. It would be kind of dumb if every product was packaged in fake wrappers, like that white can that says "Beer" on it, or an orange bag that says "Cheesy Poofs."

There could also be some allowances made by companies, like Dell and Apple let the creators use their products, but maybe Lenovo said "ah hell no." I'm sure we've all seen it before when there is a computer in a show but some something covering the logo. You know exactly what brand it is. It's kinda goofy.

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Posted : 03/09/2017 3:06 pm
(@ustio)
Lodger
Posted by: Ruskinowl

I'm on my fourth watching of Twin Peaks latest episode and note that Cheetos are quite prominent.

Upon reflection, I think that Apple has been too (think of FBI offices Albert/Tammy).

The only other I can think of is when the Hateful 8 two talk about Wendy's.

Do you think that these are purposeful/financial 'agreements'?

No. Under US law, this would need to be disclosed to the viewer, usually in the credits (whether direct money, indirect money, free props).

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Posted : 03/09/2017 3:20 pm
(@ustio)
Lodger
Posted by: Brandy Fisher

There could also be some allowances made by companies, like Dell and Apple let the creators use their products, but maybe Lenovo said "ah hell no." 

Is that just a general example? We do see Lenovo in the show.

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Posted : 03/09/2017 3:21 pm
(@b-randy)
Chief Moderator

Lol, do we?  I don't actually pay that much attention to that stuff.  Maybe I should.

And yes, it was just a general example, no specifics intended. I'm on a Lenovo laptop now and it was staring  me in the face (literally?) when I needed to come up with a name/sample. 🙂

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Posted : 03/09/2017 3:23 pm
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(@samxtherapy)
Detective
Posted by: Brandy Fisher

Personally I think this is more just the use of real world items, as stated by others. It would be kind of dumb if every product was packaged in fake wrappers, like that white can that says "Beer" on it, or an orange bag that says "Cheesy Poofs."

There could also be some allowances made by companies, like Dell and Apple let the creators use their products, but maybe Lenovo said "ah hell no." I'm sure we've all seen it before when there is a computer in a show but some something covering the logo. You know exactly what brand it is. It's kinda goofy.

Funny you should mention the "Hell No" bit.  Look at the box files in the Vegas police office.  They're Banker's Box with the logo partially obscured.

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Posted : 03/09/2017 3:31 pm
(@b-randy)
Chief Moderator

Lol, again, I really should pay better attention to these details.

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Posted : 03/09/2017 3:35 pm
(@klynched)
RR Diner Patron

One of the "real world" things that appears quite a lot is Rainier beer, which used to be produced in Seattle. 

The Red R on the label looks a lot like the R in the RR diner, so it works really well to reinforce a recurring motif - too well just to be product placement (I think).

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Posted : 03/09/2017 3:35 pm
(@ruskinowl)
Roadhouse Regular
Posted by: ustio
Posted by: Ruskinowl

I'm on my fourth watching of Twin Peaks latest episode and note that Cheetos are quite prominent.

Upon reflection, I think that Apple has been too (think of FBI offices Albert/Tammy).

The only other I can think of is when the Hateful 8 two talk about Wendy's.

Do you think that these are purposeful/financial 'agreements'?

No. Under US law, this would need to be disclosed to the viewer, usually in the credits (whether direct money, indirect money, free props).

A logical, refreshing read.

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Topic starter Posted : 03/09/2017 6:12 pm
(@ruskinowl)
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Posted by: SamXTherapy

Don't think she ever called them anything.  Other than "The last fucking pack", that is.

OK, sir, I ain't gonna argue with the Detective, lest I want to end up in a cell with a bleeding unknown repeating all my words. 

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Topic starter Posted : 03/09/2017 6:13 pm
(@samxtherapy)
Detective
Posted by: Brandy Fisher

Personally I think this is more just the use of real world items, as stated by others. It would be kind of dumb if every product was packaged in fake wrappers, like that white can that says "Beer" on it, or an orange bag that says "Cheesy Poofs."

There could also be some allowances made by companies, like Dell and Apple let the creators use their products, but maybe Lenovo said "ah hell no." I'm sure we've all seen it before when there is a computer in a show but some something covering the logo. You know exactly what brand it is. It's kinda goofy.

Or, go the Tarantino route and invent fictional brands such as Big Kahuna burgers (now a real establishment) and Red Apple cigarettes.

I think there's a market for Scabby Monkey burgers ("I'm so hungry I could eat a scabby monkey"), Black Lung cigarettes (at least it would be honest) and Lard Arse potato chips. 

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Posted : 03/09/2017 6:26 pm
(@ruskinowl)
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Posted by: SamXTherapy
Posted by: Brandy Fisher

Personally I think this is more just the use of real world items, as stated by others. It would be kind of dumb if every product was packaged in fake wrappers, like that white can that says "Beer" on it, or an orange bag that says "Cheesy Poofs."

There could also be some allowances made by companies, like Dell and Apple let the creators use their products, but maybe Lenovo said "ah hell no." I'm sure we've all seen it before when there is a computer in a show but some something covering the logo. You know exactly what brand it is. It's kinda goofy.

Or, go the Tarantino route and invent fictional brands such as Big Kahuna burgers (now a real establishment) and Red Apple cigarettes.

I think there's a market for Scabby Monkey burgers ("I'm so hungry I could eat a scabby monkey"), Black Lung cigarettes (at least it would be honest) and Lard Arse potato chips. 

Me and some good ol' mates have often discussed this, certainly in the pub/naming a brew scenario.

Q: (wife/partner phones) "Where are you?"

A: "I'm having a quick gym session".

Someone please name a brew 'quick gym session'. Or 'workout'. Or 'shop for you my lovely'.

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Topic starter Posted : 03/09/2017 6:39 pm
(@samxtherapy)
Detective

I heard that in the North East, Brown Ale is known as "Dog", since blokes often call in for a few when taking the dog for a walk.

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Posted : 03/09/2017 6:45 pm
(@lynn_watson)
Roadhouse Regular
Posted by: SamXTherapy
Posted by: Brandy Fisher

Personally I think this is more just the use of real world items, as stated by others. It would be kind of dumb if every product was packaged in fake wrappers, like that white can that says "Beer" on it, or an orange bag that says "Cheesy Poofs."

There could also be some allowances made by companies, like Dell and Apple let the creators use their products, but maybe Lenovo said "ah hell no." I'm sure we've all seen it before when there is a computer in a show but some something covering the logo. You know exactly what brand it is. It's kinda goofy.

Or, go the Tarantino route and invent fictional brands such as Big Kahuna burgers (now a real establishment) and Red Apple cigarettes.

I think there's a market for Scabby Monkey burgers ("I'm so hungry I could eat a scabby monkey"), Black Lung cigarettes (at least it would be honest) and Lard Arse potato chips. 

Scabby monkey?  Exotic!   We just have scabby dogs or scabby-heided weans...  😉

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Posted : 03/09/2017 7:14 pm
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