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Date: 11/01/10 12:42 PM

80 Responses to Who Does 3M Think It Is, God? [Pic]

  1. Profile photo of fancylad
    fancylad Male 30-39
    18943 posts
    November 1, 2010 at 12:43 pm
    Link: Who Does 3M Think It Is, God? - The nerve of this corporation to think it can just own this...
  2. Profile photo of ruthless1990
    ruthless1990 Female 18-29
    3001 posts
    November 1, 2010 at 12:46 pm
    srew them!
  3. Profile photo of Shaboobalah
    Shaboobalah Male 18-29
    326 posts
    November 1, 2010 at 12:48 pm
    Shooped...
  4. Profile photo of newbzoorz
    newbzoorz Male 13-17
    217 posts
    November 1, 2010 at 12:49 pm
    They can have it. You get purple, you get Barney too.
  5. Profile photo of GuardinGnome
    GuardinGnome Male 18-29
    2893 posts
    November 1, 2010 at 12:50 pm
    They can have it.
    Purple sucks.
    Green FTW.
  6. Profile photo of shizzamX
    shizzamX Female 18-29
    2695 posts
    November 1, 2010 at 12:51 pm
    nahh
  7. Profile photo of ruthless1990
    ruthless1990 Female 18-29
    3001 posts
    November 1, 2010 at 12:51 pm
    srew? screw them i mean...my bad.
  8. Profile photo of NottaSpy
    NottaSpy Male 40-49
    881 posts
    November 1, 2010 at 12:52 pm
    Whoopie is gonna be pissed.
  9. Profile photo of AtlasOtus
    AtlasOtus Male 18-29
    417 posts
    November 1, 2010 at 12:53 pm
    That fine... The purple teletubbie was gay, anyways.
  10. Profile photo of tn11
    tn11 Male 18-29
    1587 posts
    November 1, 2010 at 12:58 pm
    What? why do they think they can TM the color *****? stupid 3M
  11. Profile photo of AcemanJones
    AcemanJones Male 30-39
    81 posts
    November 1, 2010 at 1:02 pm
    or worse...Steven Speilberg and Oprah Winfrey?



  12. Profile photo of Rick_S
    Rick_S Male 40-49
    3291 posts
    November 1, 2010 at 1:02 pm
    They trademarked the color purple in their field only. Another company, completely unrelated to 3M, can use the color purple as their color. UPS has their brown trademarked, too. IBM probably has their color blue trademarked.
  13. Profile photo of almightybob1
    almightybob1 Male 18-29
    4290 posts
    November 1, 2010 at 1:09 pm
    Cadburys also have purple trademarked. The trademarks only apply within that industry.

    I can understand why it`s possible - a colour can be an important part of a company`s brand - but still the concept of "owning" part of the visible spectrum just seems ridiculous to me. Especially something as vague as "purple". How big a section of the RGB colour space does that cover? If I owned white (#FFFFFF), is #FFFFFE up for grabs?
  14. Profile photo of uhmerikin
    uhmerikin Male 18-29
    876 posts
    November 1, 2010 at 1:16 pm
    It`s like the Whiffle Ball Company and their trademark of the color yellow.

    Whiffle Ball Inc. Trademarks Yellow Color
  15. Profile photo of Inter237
    Inter237 Male 18-29
    2441 posts
    November 1, 2010 at 1:19 pm
    Good point bob
  16. Profile photo of joanielspeak
    joanielspeak Female 18-29
    122 posts
    November 1, 2010 at 1:19 pm
    Yea, T-Mobile has that terrible magenta trademarked too. A lot of companies do that.
  17. Profile photo of Maelstrom_x
    Maelstrom_x Male 18-29
    1883 posts
    November 1, 2010 at 1:21 pm
    Don`t hate just because not all of us can have our very own trademarked color.
  18. Profile photo of sawdusty
    sawdusty Male 40-49
    491 posts
    November 1, 2010 at 1:35 pm
    I`d like to know how Barney feels about this.
  19. Profile photo of Fatninja01
    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
    25420 posts
    November 1, 2010 at 1:43 pm
    Eeek. WOw, so many copyright infringements with that! i can never look at a rainbow again!
  20. Profile photo of Necromantrix
    Necromantrix Female 18-29
    42 posts
    November 1, 2010 at 1:43 pm
    Prince is totally gonna be pissed about this...
  21. Profile photo of DixxyRarr
    DixxyRarr Female 18-29
    2674 posts
    November 1, 2010 at 1:44 pm
    Nah... Gogol Bordello has had the color purple for years now. Them and the gays :)
  22. Profile photo of Cajun247
    Cajun247 Male 18-29
    10742 posts
    November 1, 2010 at 1:52 pm
    and pepto bismol has TMed the color pink.
  23. Profile photo of kingpong
    kingpong Male 18-29
    639 posts
    November 1, 2010 at 1:53 pm
    The company that makes whiffle ball bats owns yellow.
  24. Profile photo of kingpong
    kingpong Male 18-29
    639 posts
    November 1, 2010 at 1:54 pm
    F~~k. Didn`t bother to check comments before posting
  25. Profile photo of kingpong
    kingpong Male 18-29
    639 posts
    November 1, 2010 at 1:54 pm
    The company that makes whiffle ball bats owns yellow.
  26. Profile photo of Gerry1of1
    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
    36870 posts
    November 1, 2010 at 1:56 pm
    I saw that movie. "the Color Purple".
    Whoopie Goldberg was the ingenue so not very good
  27. Profile photo of krazyfreak58
    krazyfreak58 Female 13-17
    245 posts
    November 1, 2010 at 2:38 pm
    i think ive seen that somewhere. and i think it actually was on the whiffle balls. damn people owning colors...
    ...
    ...
    I OWN ORANGE!!! :D
  28. Profile photo of SomeShoes
    SomeShoes Male 13-17
    2056 posts
    November 1, 2010 at 2:46 pm
    Pringleman that was EXTREMELY unnecessary
  29. Profile photo of duffytoler
    duffytoler Male 40-49
    5195 posts
    November 1, 2010 at 2:47 pm
    Pringleman that is going to cost you a FORTUNE in royalties!
  30. Profile photo of Angelmassb
    Angelmassb Male 18-29
    15511 posts
    November 1, 2010 at 3:01 pm
    This website is going down:

    http://www.purple.com/purple.html
  31. Profile photo of vorpalsword
    vorpalsword Male 18-29
    1452 posts
    November 1, 2010 at 3:20 pm
    pringleman here is a more efficient way to do that
  32. Profile photo of almightybob1
    almightybob1 Male 18-29
    4290 posts
    November 1, 2010 at 3:30 pm
    PringleMan, please don`t stretch the page like that, we all know what purple looks like.
  33. Profile photo of Swaywithme
    Swaywithme Female 18-29
    3696 posts
    November 1, 2010 at 3:36 pm
    I`m gonna trademark Snooki`s skin tone .__.
  34. Profile photo of cstillo95
    cstillo95 Female 13-17
    11 posts
    November 1, 2010 at 3:37 pm
    aggghh i wanted to own purple i think ill just own that one shade of blue i cant spell or pronounce or better yet ill make up a color and own that ha fuhk the system *srry for unnessary use of profanity*
  35. Profile photo of Mitchster
    Mitchster Male 18-29
    544 posts
    November 1, 2010 at 3:57 pm
    I don`t mean to be a buzzkill or nothin`, but a trademark doesn`t mean a corporation OWNS anything, it just says that the corporation USES something as a logo. A copyright or registered mark implies ownership; a trademark does not.
  36. Profile photo of Radic393
    Radic393 Male 18-29
    136 posts
    November 1, 2010 at 4:05 pm
  37. Profile photo of danthew
    danthew Male 18-29
    2122 posts
    November 1, 2010 at 4:34 pm
    @Radic, you had me for 3 seconds. Bravo sir.
  38. Profile photo of PinkHomicide
    PinkHomicide Female 18-29
    355 posts
    November 1, 2010 at 4:44 pm
    I`m almost certain Reeses trademarked orange.
  39. Profile photo of tincel1372
    tincel1372 Female 18-29
    423 posts
    November 1, 2010 at 5:31 pm
    Mitchster, you don`t mean it but the result`s still the same
  40. Profile photo of zoltrix_the
    zoltrix_the Male 18-29
    142 posts
    November 1, 2010 at 6:19 pm
    @Radic393 - WTF, How can I write in purple?
  41. Profile photo of Radic393
    Radic393 Male 18-29
    136 posts
    November 1, 2010 at 6:27 pm
  42. Profile photo of RubixCuban
    RubixCuban Male 18-29
    99 posts
    November 1, 2010 at 7:12 pm
    i didnt know you could use bb code on iab

    and if that^ didnt work then f*ck you
  43. Profile photo of Trojan
    Trojan Male 18-29
    511 posts
    November 1, 2010 at 7:16 pm
    Noooooooooooooo!!!!!
  44. Profile photo of OmgZelda
    OmgZelda Female 18-29
    1593 posts
    November 1, 2010 at 7:49 pm
    Yeah, well Wiffle has YELLOW trademarked. AND WHAT!
  45. Profile photo of cyborgmonkey
    cyborgmonkey Male 13-17
    95 posts
    November 1, 2010 at 7:51 pm
    i dont think i did it right
  46. Profile photo of cyborgmonkey
    cyborgmonkey Male 13-17
    95 posts
    November 1, 2010 at 7:52 pm
    darn...
  47. Profile photo of videogamer
    videogamer Male 18-29
    3016 posts
    November 1, 2010 at 7:55 pm
    LOL, good one, Radic.
  48. Profile photo of D3rAnG3d
    D3rAnG3d Male 18-29
    1598 posts
    November 1, 2010 at 8:53 pm
    Meh, keep it. I`m more of a blue and green kind of guy.
  49. Profile photo of Corpsecrank
    Corpsecrank Male 30-39
    930 posts
    November 1, 2010 at 8:57 pm
    I think crayola would disagree...
  50. Profile photo of Ryan22158
    Ryan22158 Male 18-29
    418 posts
    November 1, 2010 at 9:07 pm
    I own a shade of grey. I wont tell you which one because I can`t even tell them apart. You all owe my .02 because IAB is in my "grey spectrum" you can send me checks. Thank You
  51. Profile photo of zfolwick
    zfolwick Male 18-29
    22 posts
    November 1, 2010 at 9:26 pm
    Actually Warner Bros owns the rights to "The Color Purple"... but I can rent it any time I want
  52. Profile photo of Kittycat101
    Kittycat101 Female 13-17
    150 posts
    November 1, 2010 at 9:37 pm
    I own the word "I" all of you must pay me $1 every time you use it, which i know you have/will at some point so just go and ahead and pay me now.
  53. Profile photo of DixxyRarr
    DixxyRarr Female 18-29
    2674 posts
    November 1, 2010 at 9:46 pm
    Not gonna lie... Radic393 has me a little hot and bothered with his color-changing skills. I love a showoff.
  54. Profile photo of I-IS-BORED
    I-IS-BORED Male 18-29
    2419 posts
    November 1, 2010 at 10:28 pm
    his "color-changing skills" are called using the image button

  55. Profile photo of Kiwigirl2
    Kiwigirl2 Female 30-39
    1048 posts
    November 1, 2010 at 10:29 pm
    So do Cadbury`s chocolate - apparently.
  56. Profile photo of BBQ
    BBQ Male 18-29
    467 posts
    November 2, 2010 at 1:35 am
    @Kittycat101
    I just pirated your word, sue me.
  57. Profile photo of kendough808
    kendough808 Male 18-29
    91 posts
    November 2, 2010 at 1:58 am
    drat 3M. purple was always barney`s color. those bastards beat his ass and stole it from him

  58. Profile photo of DickenMcHunt
    DickenMcHunt Male 18-29
    1299 posts
    November 2, 2010 at 4:25 am
    3M is the Roman Empire...
  59. Profile photo of coolbananas
    coolbananas Female 18-29
    859 posts
    November 2, 2010 at 6:27 am
    Cadbury tried to do that. Tried.
  60. Profile photo of meepmaker
    meepmaker Male 30-39
    6694 posts
    November 2, 2010 at 7:30 am
    Thats ok. I didn`t want that color anyway.
  61. Profile photo of gary8162
    gary8162 Male 40-49
    939 posts
    November 2, 2010 at 7:44 am
    Epic fight tonight...3M vs. Oprah
  62. Profile photo of pumba62
    pumba62 Male 40-49
    1018 posts
    November 2, 2010 at 7:58 am
    3M is gay? Does 3M stand for 3 MEN? Who knew ?...3M a secret organization to cover up other clandestine endeavors...what the chances of that happening ?
  63. Profile photo of Spider_sol
    Spider_sol Male 18-29
    1452 posts
    November 2, 2010 at 9:04 am
    UPS has a trademark on Brown, some other company has Orange... this stuff happens all the time. It`s usually the VERY specific shade of the color. Example: Levi`s has Pantone 201C (Levi`s red).
  64. Profile photo of fivezones
    fivezones Male 40-49
    1021 posts
    November 2, 2010 at 10:50 am
    Owens corning is the only insulation that can be pink. They won that judgement in court
  65. Profile photo of wheresmyskul
    wheresmyskul Male 40-49
    247 posts
    November 2, 2010 at 11:29 am
    It`s a good thing we still have mauve. 3M can`t stop us entirely!
  66. Profile photo of squirrelaids
    squirrelaids Male 18-29
    17 posts
    November 2, 2010 at 11:43 am
    I trademark blue!!!
  67. Profile photo of IQover
    IQover Male 13-17
    1043 posts
    November 2, 2010 at 1:26 pm
    F*** Purple
  68. Profile photo of Zebrameat
    Zebrameat Male 13-17
    107 posts
    November 2, 2010 at 1:38 pm
    Probably just a bit loose, they meant that certain shade of pruple. Like coca cola owns that certain red, or nivea the blue...
  69. Profile photo of yogi2200
    yogi2200 Male 18-29
    43 posts
    November 2, 2010 at 4:27 pm
    doesn`t Cadbury own that trademark???
  70. Profile photo of DavioMagnifi
    DavioMagnifi Male 13-17
    600 posts
    November 2, 2010 at 6:07 pm
    thats bullpoo
  71. Profile photo of Footballa25
    Footballa25 Male 13-17
    25 posts
    November 2, 2010 at 6:22 pm
    Purple Haze
  72. Profile photo of draino123
    draino123 Male 30-39
    769 posts
    November 2, 2010 at 10:57 pm
    if anyone owns it, Oprah does. see what i did there??
  73. Profile photo of Aerfy
    Aerfy Male 18-29
    232 posts
    November 3, 2010 at 6:49 am
    You can`t trademark purple.
    Cadbury likes to make people think that they can.
  74. Profile photo of Asspenny
    Asspenny Male 18-29
    1348 posts
    November 4, 2010 at 1:42 am
    poo, Prince would`ve long ago if he could`ve.
  75. Profile photo of MaruDashi
    MaruDashi Female 18-29
    237 posts
    November 4, 2010 at 11:32 am
    Kodac owns a certain shade of yellow. Yes, you can trademark colors.
  76. Profile photo of jde824
    jde824 Male 18-29
    238 posts
    November 4, 2010 at 12:15 pm
    3M owns Canary Yellow too. (Post-it notes)
  77. Profile photo of littlebaggie
    littlebaggie Female 18-29
    71 posts
    November 5, 2010 at 7:37 pm
    so who owns red??
  78. Profile photo of frankthepost
    frankthepost Male 18-29
    44 posts
    November 7, 2010 at 2:51 pm
    Red and everyother color in the spectrum bleongs to Microsoft, and the simple utter of the words cost you .35 cents a piece.
  79. Profile photo of frankthepost
    frankthepost Male 18-29
    44 posts
    November 7, 2010 at 2:52 pm
    along with multiple service packs to regulate the time you have to enjoy these colors
  80. Profile photo of 8BitHero
    8BitHero Male 18-29
    5414 posts
    December 15, 2010 at 3:21 pm
    Is it me or did everything just taste purple? Oh damn I used purple in a sentence. AHHH and again so now I have to pay royalties t

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