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So what are you going to make out of the mint boxes?

Royale Wih CheeseRoyale Wih Cheese Registered User regular
edited September 2007 in PAX Archive
Title says it all . . . I got maybe 5-6 of the things, and they look to be great for tiny projects a la Altoids tins. I'm thinking tiny MP3 player/thumbdrive, never tried to put one of those together before.

Also set one up to reflect my remote control beam back to the projector and cable box . . . works pretty well, no more trying to aim for that one angle on the wall where it bounces back :-)

Was anyone else seeing these as project boxes? :-)

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  • techwarriortechwarrior Registered User new member
    edited August 2007
    Dude...... Those caffeine haze mints are insane. Around 1:30 am I was still playing in the CS:S tourney. I ate like a whole box of those things and I was tweaking out!

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  • proXimityproXimity Registered User regular
    edited August 2007
    After doing a little bit of research, it looks like each mint has 2.2mg of caffiene each, with 82 a box. That comes out to about 180mg in a box, which is sadly little more than a single largish cup of coffee.

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  • Royale Wih CheeseRoyale Wih Cheese Registered User regular
    edited August 2007
    But the deliciosity of a whole box of mints is way better than a large cup of coffee. Unless it's Kona or something.

    And how many cups of coffee come with a hinged mirror? :-)

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  • strangemusicstrangemusic Registered User regular
    edited August 2007
    Heh, I got about 4 of these too, I'm probably going to use them as DS gamecases or change-holders... or holders for god-knows-what-else.

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  • xxhennersxxxxhennersxx Registered User regular
    edited August 2007
    proXimity wrote: »
    After doing a little bit of research, it looks like each mint has 2.2mg of caffiene each, with 82 a box. That comes out to about 180mg in a box, which is sadly little more than a single largish cup of coffee.

    that's more than a can of Rockstar energy drink, and that's more than 2 bottles of Bawls.

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  • TantricNfernoTantricNferno Registered User regular
    edited August 2007
    Those Haze guys were pretty funny. "ITS LIKE STEROIDS WITHOUT THE ACNE!"



    But seriously, I might get a PS3, because Haze was goood.

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  • jeruvinjeruvin Minneapolis, MN (USA)Registered User regular
    edited August 2007
    So why exactly does a box of mints have a mirror? I am still pondering why?

    Someone said it was to see how affected by caffeine you were.

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  • tr0tskytr0tsky Registered User regular
    edited August 2007
    I thought it was meant to look like a little drug box, since Haze has the whole drug thing going on. Crush up some pills and use the mirror to make them into lines? :P

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  • MisteriosoMisterioso Registered User regular
    edited August 2007
    ahh, that makes sense. I never checked the Haze game out but after eating all of my mints I felt a strong desire to go out and score some yayo to put in there.

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  • DruhimDruhim Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited August 2007
    proXimity wrote: »
    After doing a little bit of research, it looks like each mint has 2.2mg of caffiene each, with 82 a box. That comes out to about 180mg in a box, which is sadly little more than a single largish cup of coffee.

    that's more than a can of Rockstar energy drink, and that's more than 2 bottles of Bawls.
    Wait, you do realize that both Rockstar and Bawls have other ingredients along with caffeine to keep you alert, right? So it doesn't really matter that the box of mints has more caffeine than either of those when Bawls also has guarana and Rockstar has guarana, taurine, L-carnitine, ginseng, etc...

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  • xxhennersxxxxhennersxx Registered User regular
    edited August 2007
    Druhim wrote: »
    proXimity wrote: »
    After doing a little bit of research, it looks like each mint has 2.2mg of caffiene each, with 82 a box. That comes out to about 180mg in a box, which is sadly little more than a single largish cup of coffee.

    that's more than a can of Rockstar energy drink, and that's more than 2 bottles of Bawls.
    Wait, you do realize that both Rockstar and Bawls have other ingredients along with caffeine to keep you alert, right? So it doesn't really matter that the box of mints has more caffeine than either of those when Bawls also has guarana and Rockstar has guarana, taurine, L-carnitine, ginseng, etc...

    I never said they will keep youmore alert than bawls or rockstar. I just said that tin had more caffeinne content.

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  • proXimityproXimity Registered User regular
    edited August 2007
    if people want to get more, they're called VoJo Energy Mints, and are available at ThinkGeek for $4 a box (!)

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  • AiouaAioua Ora Occidens Ora OptimaRegistered User regular
    edited August 2007
    Druhim wrote: »
    proXimity wrote: »
    After doing a little bit of research, it looks like each mint has 2.2mg of caffiene each, with 82 a box. That comes out to about 180mg in a box, which is sadly little more than a single largish cup of coffee.

    that's more than a can of Rockstar energy drink, and that's more than 2 bottles of Bawls.
    Wait, you do realize that both Rockstar and Bawls have other ingredients along with caffeine to keep you alert, right? So it doesn't really matter that the box of mints has more caffeine than either of those when Bawls also has guarana and Rockstar has guarana, taurine, L-carnitine, ginseng, etc...

    I don't know about the others, but guarana is caffeine.

    Knowledge is power!

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  • DruhimDruhim Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited August 2007
    Aioua wrote: »
    Druhim wrote: »
    proXimity wrote: »
    After doing a little bit of research, it looks like each mint has 2.2mg of caffiene each, with 82 a box. That comes out to about 180mg in a box, which is sadly little more than a single largish cup of coffee.

    that's more than a can of Rockstar energy drink, and that's more than 2 bottles of Bawls.
    Wait, you do realize that both Rockstar and Bawls have other ingredients along with caffeine to keep you alert, right? So it doesn't really matter that the box of mints has more caffeine than either of those when Bawls also has guarana and Rockstar has guarana, taurine, L-carnitine, ginseng, etc...

    I don't know about the others, but guarana is caffeine.

    Knowledge is power!
    Correction: guaranine is synonymous with caffeine whereas guarana itself includes caffeine along with other compounds such as theophylline, and theobromine. This even comes from the article you linked to.
    lrn 2 read nub

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  • AiouaAioua Ora Occidens Ora OptimaRegistered User regular
    edited August 2007
    Druhim wrote: »
    Aioua wrote: »
    Druhim wrote: »
    proXimity wrote: »
    After doing a little bit of research, it looks like each mint has 2.2mg of caffiene each, with 82 a box. That comes out to about 180mg in a box, which is sadly little more than a single largish cup of coffee.

    that's more than a can of Rockstar energy drink, and that's more than 2 bottles of Bawls.
    Wait, you do realize that both Rockstar and Bawls have other ingredients along with caffeine to keep you alert, right? So it doesn't really matter that the box of mints has more caffeine than either of those when Bawls also has guarana and Rockstar has guarana, taurine, L-carnitine, ginseng, etc...

    I don't know about the others, but guarana is caffeine.

    Knowledge is power!
    Correction: guaranine is synonymous with caffeine whereas guarana itself includes caffeine along with other compounds such as theophylline, and theobromine. This even comes from the article you linked to.
    lrn 2 read nub

    but raedings are hard!

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    fuck up once and you break your thumb / if you're happy at all then you're god damn dumb
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    bad things happen, no one knows why / the sun burns out and everyone dies
  • DruhimDruhim Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited August 2007
    i no!
    :D

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  • NephirijNephirij Registered User regular
    edited August 2007
    Druhim wrote: »
    proXimity wrote: »
    After doing a little bit of research, it looks like each mint has 2.2mg of caffiene each, with 82 a box. That comes out to about 180mg in a box, which is sadly little more than a single largish cup of coffee.

    that's more than a can of Rockstar energy drink, and that's more than 2 bottles of Bawls.
    Wait, you do realize that both Rockstar and Bawls have other ingredients along with caffeine to keep you alert, right? So it doesn't really matter that the box of mints has more caffeine than either of those when Bawls also has guarana and Rockstar has guarana, taurine, L-carnitine, ginseng, etc...

    the haze mints also have vitamin b-12 which is another thing that will help you stay energized.

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  • M374LxH34DM374LxH34D Registered User regular
    edited August 2007
    im going to put my cocaine in it, that little mirror is perfect!

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  • delrolanddelroland Registered User regular
    edited August 2007
    I actually forgot to grab one of these on the way out, any chance someone could mail me one, preferably with the mints and paper still in it?

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  • LallafaLallafa Registered User regular
    edited September 2007
    I got bunches and bunches! Finished off three boxes saturday night (sunday morning...) and four the next. Plus a rockstar.


    Good god I am addicted to those things.

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  • leafleaf Registered User regular
    edited September 2007
    Probably going to make them into ds boxes, with a baggy of cocaine.

    May as well put that mirror to use I guess.

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  • schenksmillschenksmill Registered User regular
    edited September 2007
    They'd definitely make a handy little case for carrying DS games....plus I can check myself out in the mirror

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  • jeruvinjeruvin Minneapolis, MN (USA)Registered User regular
    edited September 2007
    To anyone that doesn't know. The mints are available at Target and are normally branded Vojo Energy. http://www.vojoenergy.com

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  • JonmanJonman Registered User regular
    edited September 2007
    I took the existence of the mirror to mean that they *intended* you to crush and snort the mints. Now my nose is addicted to caffeine, and gets really cranky in the morning.

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  • randomguyrandomguy Registered User regular
    edited September 2007
    Jonman wrote: »
    I took the existence of the mirror to mean that they *intended* you to crush and snort the mints. Now my nose is addicted to caffeine, and gets really cranky in the morning.

    correct. i plan to sell my empties to crack heads in my local area as coke mirror boxes.

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  • ShadeShade Registered User regular
    edited September 2007
    I only got one :(

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  • MadbanMadban Registered User regular
    edited September 2007
    I pried the mirror out and am using it to hold my change.

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  • SamyelSamyel Registered User regular
    edited September 2007
    Anyone have some empty boxes they want to mail my way? I can barter cookies.

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  • ShadeShade Registered User regular
    edited September 2007
    randomguy wrote: »
    Jonman wrote: »
    I took the existence of the mirror to mean that they *intended* you to crush and snort the mints. Now my nose is addicted to caffeine, and gets really cranky in the morning.

    correct. i plan to sell my empties to crack heads in my local area as coke mirror boxes.

    your sig is mighty, possibly even awesome.

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