For Women Only!!  

redrobin012057 59F
1650 posts
8/30/2006 8:51 pm

Last Read:
8/31/2006 4:48 pm

For Women Only!!

Dear Kotex,

I recently noticed that the peel-off strip of my pantyliner had a bunch
"Kotex Tips for Life" on it. Annoying advice such as:

*Staying active during your period can relive cramps.
*Avoiding caffeine may help reduce cramps and headaches.
*Drink 6-8 glasses of water a day to keep you hydrated and feeling
*Try Kotex blah blah blah other products.

Obviously the individual behind this was someone who has never possessed
functioning set of ovaries. Go ahead and tell a menstruating woman that
drinking 6-8 glasses of water will help keep her feeling fresh. Like we
more fluid inside our bloated bodies from hell......but go ahead.....I
triple-dog-friggen-dare-ya. See what happens and report back. I'll wait.

While you're at it, dump out the coffee at work and remove the choco
from the vending maching. I garan-damn-tee you that the first responders
will be females who just ovulated.

Staying active will relieve headaches and cramps.... Well, guess what -

only activities that interest me is eating...sleeping...bitching....or
crying for no apparent reason...and oh....does ripping someone's head of
count as a friggen' activity?????

Look, females don't need or want tips for living on their feminine
products. Younger girls are already hearing "helpful" crap like that
elderly relatives. Veteran females have already concocted their own
for survivial, many containing alcohol and barbituates.

Printing this crap advice while sneaking in ads for the brand that was
already purchased is just plain annoying, not to mention rude, and is
to send a girl running to the Always brand.

It's not a fun time, but DO NOT try to cheer us up by adding smiley
bunnies or flowery cutesy crap to your products or the packaging. Put
crap in a plain brown wrapper so we can throw it in our carts discreetly
have it blend in among the wine and beer.

There is nothing more annoying than having a blinding pink package
announcing your uterine state to everyone in the store. Why don't ya
add an in-store microphone to the damn package and announce that ......
hellooooo, another female in the store is on the rag!!!!

So take your tips for living and your cute bunnies and the smiley faces
shove them right up your ass!!

P.S. How about adding a free sample of Pamprin and maybe a shot of
to your packages instead?

rm_babyboomer26 66M
898 posts
8/30/2006 8:57 pm

I don't get it.


redrobin012057 replies on 8/30/2006 10:13 pm:
AAhhhh *sighs* ....Boomer....Can't you read Woman and Ladies only

1586 posts
8/30/2006 9:42 pm

You're getting an amen here even if you didn't ask for one!

I hate anyone telling me what to do, much less a friggin' peel-off strip, dammit. LOL

redrobin012057 replies on 8/30/2006 10:17 pm:
Amen Sista I hear you.Men don't know the half of it.Thanks for stopping by

rm_SWSunset64 51F
3940 posts
8/31/2006 10:59 am

I never bothered to read those helpful tips. It was probably written by some male who has no idea what we go through every month!



redrobin012057 replies on 8/31/2006 2:51 pm:
Thats a strong possibility Michelle lol lol

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