Products of Convenience That Aren’t Convenient Eick May 16, 2008 Interesting, Soft Drinks 4 Comments Via Boing-Boing, I’ve learned about The Fizz Cup, the do-it-yourself twist on ice cream soda float. So, um, what exactly is the convenience factor? The cup DOESN’T COME PRE-FILLED WITH ICE CREAM!!! You STILL have to scoop your own ice cream.Â But instead of putting it directly in a glass of soda, you have to gingerly push it into a small plastic container, then screw that container onto another bottle.Â Hello! That sounds like it would take LONGER. This only seems convenient if you aren’t able to put soda in a glass, and you only have plastic bottles around. But if you are in a place where you have to scoop your own ice cream, i.e. your home, what is the likelihood that you wouldn’t have a glass around? Slim to none. Likewise, when at your own home, aren’t you more likely to have a big 2-liter bottle of soda that you would pour into glasses than small plastic bottles that you might attach this too? I don’t get it. Nor do I want to get it. The following two tabs change content below.BioLatest Posts Eick Latest posts by Eick (see all) Live in DC? Do More Tomorrow! - June 5, 2013 Surge Wins Discontinued Foods Bracket! - April 12, 2013 Discontinued Foods Bracket FINAL VOTE: Surge vs. Planter’s Cheez Balls - April 10, 2013 4 Responses Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Name* Email* Website Comment Current day month ye@r * Leave this field empty * Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.