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post #1 of 26 (permalink) Old 04-29-03, 10:00 AM Thread Starter
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A question about tooth paste!!!???????

Just a question i come across the other day, and could not answer it.

How, does stripy toothpaste come out in order? why dosent it mix inside the tube? is it even mixed inside the tube? how on earth do they get it to come out with each different colour seperated and not mixed?

Anyone know?

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Having never used the striped toothpaste (as I was brainwashed by Mrs Marsh as a child) I'm not completely sure but I would assume that they use thin plasic barriers between each colour that stopped before the nozzle so they compress together as you squeeze it out.

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i think the stripes eventualy get all squished together after useing it a few times

Am i suppost to put something funny here?
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yeah by the end of the tube it is usually all over the place

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What the hell is this place coming to?????? he he

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The next time i go to the supermarket, i'm going to buy a tube and find out.

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because its so thick
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Whats the bet Mr Sparkles never used "Stripped" Tooth paste. Something about the colours not co-ordinating.

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