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Postby Ally Doll » Sun Oct 22, 2006 12:56 pm

Irn Bru is available in Brussels, but you have to seek it out. Sales must've rocketed while I was there! ::):
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Postby e2wufos1 » Sun Oct 22, 2006 1:51 pm

I was just wondering if anyone here had a photo of the Irn Bru ad that was spoke about earlier on the roof in Union Street from the 1960s to 70s I think with the wee guy and the barrow?

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Postby mr moto » Sun Oct 22, 2006 1:56 pm

Pgcc93 wrote:Yeah! Woolly I just noticed that new sign
a couple of weeks ago.

Too bad 'Irn Bru' outsells any other brand of soft drink
in only one place in the whole world. Yup! Scotland.....
My heart bleeds for the global multi-national Cola Co. that
just can't quite cut it with us free thinking Scots.

There's a lot to be said about buying home produce etc.
Ok! the stuff we drink might be perhaps bottled in Manchester,
but Barr's have kept the identity without selling out.....err!
Yet!!.

i seem to remember a news report from a few years ago, saying that irn bru was introduced in moscow some years ago and was more popular than coca cola . also does,nt barr,s now have a factory there ? or am i imagining things again ?
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Postby Fossil » Sun Oct 22, 2006 2:15 pm

e2wufos1 wrote:I was just wondering if anyone here had a photo of the Irn Bru ad that was spoke about earlier on the roof in Union Street from the 1960s to 70s I think with the wee guy and the barrow?

Jim


hes here jim on the first page of this thread
http://tinyurl.com/ueeoe

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Postby e2wufos1 » Sun Oct 22, 2006 2:16 pm

Modern Fossil wrote:
e2wufos1 wrote:I was just wondering if anyone here had a photo of the Irn Bru ad that was spoke about earlier on the roof in Union Street from the 1960s to 70s I think with the wee guy and the barrow?

Jim


hes here jim on the first page of this thread
http://tinyurl.com/ueeoe

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Thanks Fos but all i'm getting is the little red X for some reason.

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Postby Fossil » Sun Oct 22, 2006 2:23 pm

hmm I think I might be gettign Hot linked from somewhere :?

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Postby e2wufos1 » Sun Oct 22, 2006 2:30 pm

Modern Fossil wrote:hmm I think I might be gettign Hot linked from somewhere :?

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Thanks Fos but I'm sure there was one before that it was neon lighting with the wee guy in orange (I think) and the barrow was red neon.
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Postby Smartalex » Sun Oct 22, 2006 2:47 pm

e2wufos1 wrote:Thanks Fos but I'm sure there was one before that it was neon lighting with the wee guy in orange (I think) and the barrow was red neon.


Is that not the sign that was on the side of the Barrowland?
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Postby james73 » Sun Oct 22, 2006 3:17 pm

e2wufos1 wrote:
Modern Fossil wrote:hmm I think I might be gettign Hot linked from somewhere :?

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Thanks Fos but I'm sure there was one before that it was neon lighting with the wee guy in orange (I think) and the barrow was red neon.

It wasn't a guy, it was a female gollywog called Baa Bru or sumthing.



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Postby engineer » Sun Oct 22, 2006 4:41 pm

ba bru was a wee indian boy, and had a mate called sandy
http://www.mysongbook.de/msb/songs/c/campin.html
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Postby Woolly Joss » Sun Oct 22, 2006 8:57 pm

i seem to remember a news report from a few years ago, saying that irn bru was introduced in moscow some years ago and was more popular than coca cola . also does,nt barr,s now have a factory there ? or am i imagining things again ?
Not sure if it outsells Coke, but Barrs starting selling Irn Bru in Russia in 1994, see page 12 of this http://www.agbarr.co.uk/agbarr/agb_invest.nsf/pdf/AF0CAB4DB8226980802569AB005E0CAD/$FILE/AG_Barr_Info_Pack.pdf for details.
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Postby Flash_Andy » Mon Oct 23, 2006 8:01 pm

doonunda wrote:The day Irn Bru became available in Australia.

I was the happiest man alive.

I love Irn Bru.


I'd be gutted the plastic bottle Irn Bru is horrible compared to glass bottle Irn Bru! Surely I'm not the only one who thinks this?
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Postby Fossil » Mon Oct 23, 2006 8:12 pm

Flash_Andy wrote:
doonunda wrote:The day Irn Bru became available in Australia.

I was the happiest man alive.

I love Irn Bru.


I'd be gutted the plastic bottle Irn Bru is horrible compared to glass bottle Irn Bru! Surely I'm not the only one who thinks this?


its the water in Manchester that does that
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Postby AlanM » Tue Oct 24, 2006 8:22 pm

Modern Fossil wrote:
Flash_Andy wrote:
doonunda wrote:The day Irn Bru became available in Australia.

I was the happiest man alive.

I love Irn Bru.


I'd be gutted the plastic bottle Irn Bru is horrible compared to glass bottle Irn Bru! Surely I'm not the only one who thinks this?


its the water in Manchester that does that


Are they not opening a bottling plant in Cumbernauld?

Should make a big improvement to the plastic/canned varieties
Who needs a six pack....when you've got a keg!!!
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