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Since: 28.2.02
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#1 Posted on | Instant Rating: 5.03
http://thesnuggiesutra.com/

Heard about this on Conan last night. Now, I don't own a Snuggie, but for those who do... get busy.

Note for later: Remember to order Snuggie.
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Since: 20.6.02
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#2 Posted on | Instant Rating: 3.30
IT's a blanket with sleeves...very cool! THey showed it on THE BIG BANG THEORY once.

(edited by Oliver on 31.8.09 0926)


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#3 Posted on | Instant Rating: 8.60
its a slightly large bathrobe worn the wrong way with no belt...
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Since: 3.1.02
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#4 Posted on | Instant Rating: 2.26
and now it comes in animal prints too....



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Since: 3.5.03
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#5 Posted on | Instant Rating: 4.39
    Originally posted by Oliver
    IT's a blanket with sleeves...very cool! THey showed it on THE BIG BANG THEORY once.

    (edited by Oliver on 31.8.09 0926)

I don't watch The Big Bang Theory regularly, so I could be risking missing a joke in here, but surely you must have heard of the Snuggie beyond a mention on a single sitcom...

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Since: 20.6.02
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#6 Posted on | Instant Rating: 3.29
    Originally posted by StingArmy
      Originally posted by Oliver
      IT's a blanket with sleeves...very cool! THey showed it on THE BIG BANG THEORY once.

    I don't watch The Big Bang Theory regularly, so I could be risking missing a joke in here, but surely you must have heard of the Snuggie beyond a mention on a single sitcom...

    - StingArmy
Actually, no. I'd never seen one advertised before. It wasn't actually called a Snuggie though.



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#7 Posted on | Instant Rating: 8.82
    Originally posted by Oliver
    Actually, no. I'd never seen one advertised before. It wasn't actually called a Snuggie though.
This may be a good Canadian/American test, because they're advertised all over the place down here.

www.getsnuggie.com





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Since: 3.5.03
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#8 Posted on | Instant Rating: 4.39
    Originally posted by Oliver
    Actually, no. I'd never seen one advertised before. It wasn't actually called a Snuggie though.

Wow, that's interesting. I might consider myself lucky if I were you, though. Beyond the endless barrage of Snuggie commercials I've seen for the past several months, last spring it felt like Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon mentioned Snuggies at least every other night on their respective shows, including Fallon doing an extended bit where every single audience member was given and wore a Snuggie. I feel like I've seen them mentioned on the Daily Show and Colbert Report too, but I could be mistaken. Maybe I just watch too many talk shows?

And I agree with Lise. The first thing that crossed my mind when I saw a Snuggie was that I could do the same thing by wearing my big bathrobe backwards. Actually, that was the second thing. The first thing I thought was, "If I get this thing as a present from somebody they're off my Christmas list!"

EDIT: Good call on the Canadian/American thing. That thought crossed my mind too.

- StingArmy

(edited by StingArmy on 1.9.09 1612)
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Since: 7.11.02
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#9 Posted on | Instant Rating: 7.73
    Originally posted by CRZ
      Originally posted by Oliver
      Actually, no. I'd never seen one advertised before. It wasn't actually called a Snuggie though.
    This may be a good Canadian/American test, because they're advertised all over the place down here.

    www.getsnuggie.com




Nope, it's just him.



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#10 Posted on | Instant Rating: 5.92
    Originally posted by CRZ
      Originally posted by Oliver
      Actually, no. I'd never seen one advertised before. It wasn't actually called a Snuggie though.
    This may be a good Canadian/American test, because they're advertised all over the place down here.

    www.getsnuggie.com




Was it a slanket?

http://www.theslanket.com/



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Since: 20.6.02
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#11 Posted on | Instant Rating: 3.29
    Originally posted by hansen9j
      Originally posted by CRZ
        Originally posted by Oliver
        Actually, no. I'd never seen one advertised before. It wasn't actually called a Snuggie though.
      This may be a good Canadian/American test, because they're advertised all over the place down here.

      www.getsnuggie.com




    Nope, it's just him.
How about an "Is it him?" test.

Are these things sold on TV, specifically during late night shows? If so, I've never seen them - I'm usually in bed by 10:00pm

Are these things sold at Wal-Mart or other big-box stores? If so, I've never seen them - I do most of my shopping elsewhere.

I'll think of other quiz questions later. Thanks for playing, tell 'em what they won, Bob!

Hansen9j, since you're a fellow Canadian (and a Western Canadian, to boot) where would someone find one out this way?



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Since: 2.1.02
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#12 Posted on | Instant Rating: 8.45
Read it and weep, fella


    Originally posted by Mike Zeidler
    Was it a slanket?
(Of course I've heard of the Snuggie, but) I thought the Slanket was just how they chose to refer to the Snuggie on an episode of 30 Rock!

Selma Hayek (to Tina Fey, who wont leave the room): "Dont you have a Slanket somewhere to fill with your farts?"

Ha!



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Since: 7.11.02
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#13 Posted on | Instant Rating: 7.73
    Originally posted by Oliver
    Hansen9j, since you're a fellow Canadian (and a Western Canadian, to boot) where would someone find one out this way?


Cable tv, most likely. I tried to retrace my steps to figure it out (I was helped by Wiki (en.wikipedia.org)), which reminded me of Jon Stewart wearing one early on. Real Time with Bill Maher has also been obsessed with the idea, especially in combination with the Sham-Wow (forming a Snug-Wow). But yeah, I've seen the ad on cable enough times to have already gotten the joke before people started overtly making the joke. (I'm not sure if I've seen Canadian ads for it.)



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Since: 10.12.01
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#14 Posted on | Instant Rating: 6.91
    Originally posted by hansen9j
    (I'm not sure if I've seen Canadian ads for it.)
I haven't. Not sure I've ever seen an ad for one, actually, but I still knew what a Snuggie was because I've seen people making fun of them. I didn't realize the Slanket was a real product, though - like Frosty, I assumed it was a Snuggie by another name that was being made fun of on 30 Rock (what with Liz filling it with her farts while working on her night cheese).



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