View Full Version : Intervening with Nature's work for commercial reasons, one more time

Wednesday, October 17th, 2007, 02:36 PM
WTF is this (http://www.message-plant.com/index.html), now?! :eek


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Pørdy Mountain
Wednesday, October 17th, 2007, 03:50 PM
How utterly stupid. "We should really make plants with messages imprinted on them, people will love it" - Sadly, some do. :thumbsdow

"My husband kept saying how much he loves me. Now I really believe him."
— Martha T...Knoxville, TN

Gaaah.. reminds me of the valentine cards-hysteria. If someone had given me a plant, I'd be delighted, if it suddenly started to show messages on it, I'd give it back. (Or try to pass it off as a magic plant.. whichever mood I'm in..)

Wednesday, October 17th, 2007, 05:10 PM
Imagine being given a Toyota or Sony Erricson plant... :rolleyes: Gods forbid.

Wednesday, October 17th, 2007, 08:41 PM
OH FOR GOD'S SAKE!!!! Typical of this consumerist society, that they get BORED with giving/receiving flowers/plants and chocolate, and so they have to devise something else, to stop people getting BORED, some lttle gimmicky thing.
Personally, i love plants, and getting one as a gift too, although that never happens :~( but why would i want some stupid damn message on there too?!
Some people are so SAD.
Who is devising these things? Is this what people with botany (?) degrees are doing?