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Why you can't buy Dasani water in Britain 

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Coca-Cola's brand of bottled water, Dasani, was a flop in the UK after the public realised it was just filtered tap water. But the story's a bit more complicated than it might seem. | Drinking Dasani with Ashens: • 15-year-old UK Da...
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Tom Scott
Tom Scott 3 年 前
If you wish I'd drunk some of this: so do I! And you're in luck, because Ashens and I did just that over on his channel: jpvid.net/video/%E3%83%93%E3%83%87%E3%82%AA-c6VhcpwFZJM.html
Kizo Stuntin’
Kizo Stuntin’ 3 年 前
Tom Scott how was this pinned a day ago?????????????????? Came out litro 5 mins ago
NikoLiberty
NikoLiberty 3 年 前
Timezones.
͔
͔ 3 年 前
Tom Scott be like: *_T H E L A W S O F T I M E A R E M I N E_*
uwu
uwu 3 年 前
@Kizo Stuntin’ He's a time traveller.
͔
͔ 3 年 前
@NikoLiberty No, in some videos the comments are up to one month older than the video
AJHedges
AJHedges 3 年 前
Can we just take a moment to appreciate this monstrous 9 minute single take with many facts, names, and quotes
Mateus Cavanholi
and so well timed with the lorry as well, hauhauahua
PnkSounds
PnkSounds 3 年 前
don't forget the annoying horn at 2:50
Jasper Janssen
Jasper Janssen 3 年 前
I assume he’s got a portable auto cue setup being carried by Matt.
Edgar C
Edgar C 3 年 前
Yea and all that just to record it next to a noisy, annoying road
Mian Cowell
Mian Cowell 3 年 前
@Jasper Janssen Doesn't sound like Matt at the end
SuperGlideEnjoyr
SuperGlideEnjoyr 5 ヶ月 前
You make some very elaborate videos, but I cannot imagine how difficult it is to shoot all of this in one take. The fact that you were able to line up the destination with your punch line. The fact that you were not distracted at any moment by the world going around you. The fact that you remembered every word you were planning to say. I would love to see a Tom Scott blooper reel one day!
jayw900
jayw900 5 ヶ月 前
Almost like he's a professional. Sure, a youtube pro but still.
SuperGlideEnjoyr
SuperGlideEnjoyr 5 ヶ月 前
@jayw900 he most certainly is a professional. I just forget sometimes the work that goes into these videos. He makes it look easy, that doesnt mean it is!
Matthew
Matthew 4 ヶ月 前
@jayw900 Lmao, thank you captain obvious
manoo2k
manoo2k 4 ヶ月 前
@jayw900 an intelligent one :P
Beetlejuice
Beetlejuice 4 ヶ月 前
He was using cue cards
Elizabeth Lazuli
There's a kind of pleasure in seeing a corporation as big as Cola-Cola completely failing at something, even if the media outrage was over nothing.
Person Oisels
Person Oisels 11 ヶ月 前
It wasn't over nothing. Adding a few minerals (which you could probably do at home) to regular ass (free where I live) tap water doesn't justify bottled water prices. Clearly people didn't think it was tap water. Yes it's all water, but that doesn't give the company the right to mis-sell it as something it's not.
Hedel Torres
Hedel Torres 11 ヶ月 前
@Person Oisels it was far from nothing.. Totally agree. Feel like a Coke exec was trying to dismiss the issue.
Person Oisels
Person Oisels 10 ヶ月 前
@wrije Incorrect. Legally, they did nothing wrong, obviously. But the "dense" thing would be to claim that companies don't play upon cultural perceptions of things in order to imply their product is something more expensive or desirable than it actually is. Which is exactly what they did. They know how UK consumers take the words to mean, not because they're dense but because that's what it literallly always means in that market, and they use that to sell a cheaper to make product for the same price, or at least not adequately cheaper. Corporations won't date you.
ATSAOGTAJTAWIGB
ATSAOGTAJTAWIGB 10 ヶ月 前
That's all the media does, if one doesn't overreact another one will
Saimeren
Saimeren 4 ヶ月 前
It's absolutely incredible how Tom can not only remember his 10 minute long script, but do it in a single take AND get to the plant the second his script tells him he should point at the plant. Incredible. He doesn't even lose focus once. Ps. Cudos to the camera person for walking backwards that whole time and not stumbling.
Carnbyarst
Carnbyarst 4 ヶ月 前
He nearly lost it when he almost dropped the bottle...
Reece Deyoung
Reece Deyoung 3 ヶ月 前
He had to walk REALLY slow to time it right
Saimeren
Saimeren 3 ヶ月 前
@Reece Deyoung I can see that. Thank you.
Joshua Tootell
Joshua Tootell 3 ヶ月 前
Likely has a teleprompter with timing cues. No reason not to.
Jay Sonovo
Jay Sonovo ヶ月 前
He told us in other videos he uses a teleprompter! But of course. Because memorizing 10 minutes straight of data and the right words would be very tough.
digify12
digify12 年 前
This video is a certified masterpiece. Its one straight near 10 minute take full of info and facts about something you didnt know you wanted to know, and the walk was perfectly timed with the speech to end up at the bottling plant. Absolutely perfect
ALittleKitten
ALittleKitten 10 ヶ月 前
What is the character in your pfp called?
Linepiece777
Linepiece777 10 ヶ月 前
@ALittleKitten Niko, from OneShot
Star Gazer
Star Gazer 8 ヶ月 前
Well, to be fair, he was actually taking baby steps next to the bottling plant for the entire 9 minutes, so the timing really wasn’t that hard.
Cracker Jack
Cracker Jack 8 ヶ月 前
Based Niko enjoyer
Cole Knowles
Cole Knowles 8 ヶ月 前
its called rehearsing. good christ.
VieilHibou
VieilHibou 5 ヶ月 前
Thanks Britain for thwarting the invasion. At one point in my life I was locked in a ship with only Dasani and its Pepsi counterpart Aquafina, and it felt like drinking nothingness, which managed to make me even thirstier. Even the tea brewing in it felt lacking.
Frank Furter
Frank Furter 5 ヶ月 前
Yeh both are disgusting; the only thing worse is Evian which is so base I use it only to induce vomiting.
92larsko
92larsko 4 ヶ月 前
It's all just overpriced water
DBZ collector
DBZ collector 4 ヶ月 前
@Frank Furter arrowhead water use to taste like boiled weenie water…
Symphony & Serenity
Symphony & Serenity 2 ヶ月 前
Agree! It literally doesnt quench your thirst, horrible water.
Bagandbroad
Bagandbroad 2 ヶ月 前
@Symphony & Serenity Yes! I swear it even dries my mouth out, somehow.
makkerfelix
makkerfelix 年 前
pov: you're slowly backpedaling away from a psychopath talking about water
BWA Daniel
BWA Daniel 年 前
Hmm. I wonder where you got the idea to write this?
PoppySky
PoppySky 年 前
@BWA Daniel I’ll help you, G Pll
Hudson Curry Films
Almost made the EXACT same joke! Haha nice
burger chuffer
I agree
Hvman Band Official
999th like
Alan Fike
Alan Fike 年 前
I feel like Dasani is pushed on us in the US. More often than not it's the only bottled water you can buy in hospitals. Imagine being thirsty while waiting for something at a hospital and your options are Dasani and the water fountain. I choose the water fountain.
tsm688
tsm688 年 前
Coke has a history of stuff like that. They'll donate a bit of money or something -- in exchange for a lock-in as the only products sold somewhere. They do it in schools, hospitals, probably other places.
PCFilms
PCFilms 7 ヶ月 前
@tsm688 every amusement park ever
Teamgeist
Teamgeist 7 ヶ月 前
I just can't believe they have water fountains in hospitals
Jason Allen
Jason Allen 7 ヶ月 前
Facts
Sandman
Sandman 7 ヶ月 前
If you saw what the inside of those water pipes looked like that went to the water fountain, then you'd choose the Dasani that went through the extra purification process.
ConfectioNerds
I love your genuine wholesome reactions at the end when you nail it in one take or talk about something else that was happening in the background. It's authentic and adds to your already great delivery of clearly well researched and planned out content.
lowercaseletters
I loved it too.
Squall Leonhart
Squall Leonhart 6 ヶ月 前
it's part of his manipulative editing that he talked about in another video. the unnescessary intros and outros that can be easily edited out are left in on purpose to create an illussion of authenticity and relatability. Have to admit it works and is probably a huge part of his success.
Nicolas Bertin
Nicolas Bertin 4 ヶ月 前
During a trip to the US I was like "hmmm what the hell is that purified water they sell in bottles ?" And it was just that. What you can do at home with a water purifier, they do sell to you in a bottle... France, like the UK, never had such a product, and like the UK, has many mineral water brands, exported all over the world (Evian, Vittel, Volvic, Perrier...). There is no way such a product would have worked once people would have known what it was in France, because they would have had the same reaction as me : "why the hell would I pay for that when tap water is so cheap?".
Landon P
Landon P 4 ヶ月 前
Not every place has nasty tap water like the US though. When I lived in Florida, even a PUR filter didn't do anything for the water - still tasted like drinking warm swamp water.
Peter Paoliello
Peter Paoliello 4 ヶ月 前
You pay for the convenience and transport, plus the receptacle, what's inside is the least important part, people know and it still has a market, especially considering the alternatives in the fridge have sugar and other additives I'll pay for the comparatively clean option.
ZbabyG
ZbabyG 4 ヶ月 前
@Landon P I live in Detroit, and Detroit city water is highly regarded. Gotta remember how massive the US is, there are thousands of water treatment plants for all different areas.
Landon P
Landon P 4 ヶ月 前
@ZbabyG It's not always an issue with the city water - it can also be an issue with pipes as well. Frankly, when I drink water it has to be spring water like Icelandic Glacial, Fiji, or Evian. Purified bottled tap water leaves a chemical aftertaste that is horrible - and most tap water I have drank just has off-putting taste to me.
BryceG
BryceG 4 ヶ月 前
PFAS goes right through
foxotic
foxotic 年 前
I'm thoroughly impressed with how you are able to articulate yourself so well in one take like this. Something like this would take me weeks to put together in terms of delivery and pacing. Incredible!
ohtrueyeahnah
ohtrueyeahnah 6 ヶ月 前
When I talk I sound like a bumbling bufoon.
Not Gadot
Not Gadot 2 ヶ月 前
@ohtrueyeahnah incredible
The Blubus
The Blubus 5 ヶ月 前
I'm amazed you were able to do this video in a single continuous take without cuts. I can only imagine how difficult it was to perfect this video
Andrew JS
Andrew JS ヶ月 前
He does use a teleprompter though. He admitted it in a recent interview.
Slxyer xo
Slxyer xo 15 時間 前
Are u also amazed about the Rainbow?
Abdi Marmalade
Abdi Marmalade 3 年 前
The fact that this video is one take, no stuttering and no teleprompter makes this video truly amazing.
Rusca8
Rusca8 3 年 前
+
Ms.Frazier
Ms.Frazier 3 年 前
He's amazing
Rushil Kaul
Rushil Kaul 3 年 前
There could be a prompter..
Da14a
Da14a 3 年 前
@Rushil Kaul yep
Lez Lezman
Lez Lezman 3 年 前
Not to mention the camera operator walking backwards all the way...unless there was a guide keeping him on the path.
Ellis B Kennedy
Ellis B Kennedy 6 ヶ月 前
I cant tell if im more impressed by the information being told to me, or the commitment and sheer cool factor of your walking start to the cocacola plant, amazing video as always
Lone Beast
Lone Beast 6 ヶ月 前
Allow me to 1 up that, for the entire 9 minutes and 50 seconds, there is not a single cut in the video
Not Gadot
Not Gadot 2 ヶ月 前
@Lone Beast Tom is awesome
themoley91
themoley91 10 ヶ月 前
when I was in Ireland this year, I noticed one of the brands of bottles of water I bought somewhere was produced by Coca Cola (Deep River Rock), and was shocked because it actually tasted like normal water instead of disgusting like Dasani. Clearly they can do it, they just choose not to in North America... bleh
TheDeadOfNight37
TheDeadOfNight37 5 ヶ月 前
They don't have to worry about it tasting good if half their contracts force it be the only option
Not Gadot
Not Gadot 2 ヶ月 前
@TheDeadOfNight37 Bleh
selee
selee 2 ヶ月 前
river rock is made by Coca Cola?!
EnigmaticRPG
EnigmaticRPG 6 日 前
tastes vary fam, I like dasani 🤷 I also like candy corn and those chalky valentines hearts ...I feel like dasani haters probably like cilantro 🤢
SlavicUnionGaming
SlavicUnionGaming 10 時間 前
i rather drink water with flavor you can put in it
Julian Garcia
Julian Garcia 5 ヶ月 前
After finding out about this, my school decided to stop adding Dasani in the water vending machines and replace them with actual "clean" water
SM1000
SM1000 4 ヶ月 前
the diffrence is negligable at best, i promise you if you blind tasted It you wouldnt notice a difference, and you body also would see no difference between the two
zyeborm
zyeborm 2 ヶ月 前
I hope that they just went with whatever was cheapest as that is actually probably best for the environment and exactly the same for the users. Second of course to making it easy to just get water from a tap
Daemon Burns-Waight
Daemon Burns-Waight 10 ヶ月 前
That was really well done! For nearly 7 minutes I was thinking 'he sure is covering some ground in this video', then he arrives at the place he's talking about as he's introducing it! Must have worked out how long it'd take to present and how far he'd have to walk for it to line up like that, it's a great idea and very well executed!
Rob
Rob 8 ヶ月 前
A few have commented on that. If you notice though, once they reach the Coca Cola plant their pace does pick up. Still nicely timed however
Not Gadot
Not Gadot 2 ヶ月 前
Its a British work
flowers NYC
flowers NYC 8 ヶ月 前
Riveting! Tom Scott, you make the Dasani story so much more dramatic than my former business school marketing case studies of product launches that failed disastrously. Thanks for the research, and fascinating storytelling. Have never bought Dasani here in the US, because we know it’s tap water. Apologies to my friend, who had a 20-year career in Coca-Cola marketing.
Jim Johnson
Jim Johnson 4 ヶ月 前
I don't consider filtered tap water to be the same as tap water. It becomes high quality water.
Binky
Binky 3 年 前
It always makes me happy to see Tom's "one take" celebrations, but what really impressed me was the camerawork. Not only did they keep Tom in centre frame while moving backwards for the full 9 minutes (and particularly while crossing the driveway), they made space for the graphics to appear when Tom mentioned them.
Osmosis Jones
Osmosis Jones 3 年 前
The panning shots were nice too. Well done, to both of them.
Pikana
Pikana 3 年 前
It could also be done stabilization like in his one video
Pikana
Pikana 3 年 前
*some
Grady King
Grady King 3 年 前
Pikana well of course, but it’s still tough to do
My Opinion
My Opinion 3 年 前
could also be shot in 8k and re-framed to 4k in post. But its still a really good shot. Love the 1 take continuous clips.
El Vicitor
El Vicitor 3 ヶ月 前
This is insane, I've been living in the US for the past 3 years and I'm just now realizing that I've been drinking glorified tap water the entire time...
Good times ! 2 Hell yeah
I can’t believe people would buy it knowingly.
FScotsman4472
FScotsman4472 2 ヶ月 前
you... JUST realized it's just tap water? it's not a big national conspiracy or something. As an American, i find this so weird that people didn't realize bottled water is just tap in a bottle.
Mattress Store
Mattress Store 7 日 前
@FScotsman4472 Because sometimes it's actual spring water.
daenerystargaryen
daenerystargaryen 7 ヶ月 前
Only fools and horses is one of the best and one of my favourite tv shows! It was hugely popular in Croatia and today is still considered cult classic.
Mario I/O
Mario I/O 9 ヶ月 前
I remember when restaurants here in Italy (a land of extremely good mineral waters) tried to sell "purified water" at the same price of mineral water. It lasted a couple of years then people started to refuse to pay.
Eh…
Eh… 14 日 前
I remember when the Dasani story broke in the UK. People were at that time somewhat sceptical of bottled water anyway, since the tap water in most of the UK was very high quality (before Thatcher privatised it). I can assure you, nobody had to have seen the OFAH episode to be outraged at the concept of Dasani: selling our own water back to us that we we already paid a tax for.
Charlie Shea Music 🌺
This may be one of my favorite Tom Scotts, it’s something I genuinely care about (DO NESTLE! SAVE B.C. LAND!) Plus this is soooo well done in regards to the acting, composition, and cinematography! Everyone else has already said what I could on this so… cheers!
G Pll
G Pll 3 年 前
Pov: ur going for a walk and some stranger starts following you and lecturing you on a story about bottled water
Benjamin Horstman
I mean better than walking alone
Benjamin Horstman
Don’t even have to say anything?🙏
Just Some Guy Without A Map
hide what?
Ejej_shej
Ejej_shej 3 年 前
Lmao
OI
OI 3 年 前
I dunno why that made me laugh so much lmaoo
MightyManotaur22
MightyManotaur22 3 ヶ月 前
I'm always blown away by your preparation and execution in these videos. Almost 10 minutes in a single take and a perfectly timed reveal! Well done! Oh and also the story was cool too.
Sebastian Contreras
Sebastian Contreras 10 ヶ月 前
Dasani existed here in Colombia, but they didn't sell still water, but flavoured water. Probably because there are more established brands of bottlef water
VIX
VIX 2 ヶ月 前
If you never had the “pleasure” of drinking Dasani water, let me tell you what it is like: the more you drink it, the more you’re thirsty. I’m not kidding, it’s exactly like I said.
The Cool Dad
The Cool Dad ヶ月 前
On this side of the pond, Dasani actually started as an experiment to see if they could turn wastewater (yes, from a sewage treatment plant) could be turned into drinking water. Started at the Atlanta Metro Wastewater treatment plant. Never realized how badly it was handled on that side of the pond though.
Greg Williams
Greg Williams 4 ヶ月 前
I lived in Eastern France and after drinking water from a local source for years it was declared unusable because of the cattle urine in the water.
ComRieIon AniamtIon
ComRieIon AniamtIon 4 ヶ月 前
That’s what gives it it flavor 🤤
Aisle of View
Aisle of View ヶ月 前
I'll bet you were pissed
Matt G
Matt G 3 年 前
Posting to call out the fact that this was nearly ten minutes in a SINGLE TAKE and aside from the car horn, it's basically perfect. How Tom hasn't been snapped up to present major TV or film documentaries yet is amazing to me. It takes serious talent to deliver like that, for that long, entirely from memory. Bravo, sir!
king Dan
king Dan 3 年 前
It's better with the car horn anyway
FotoUnternehmer - Mehr Umsatz als Fotograf
Yeap, the second one take I see and I am so amazed by it. This is incredible hard.
Robin de Jongh
Robin de Jongh 3 年 前
He's making far more money presenting on youtube - he's probably turned down a lot of TV offers in his time.
crispyspa
crispyspa 3 年 前
@Johnny my revenue has gone down by about 75%. Views and clicks have not gone down at all... In fact views and clicks have gone up.... Yielding a lower paycheck. It's not like I was living off JPvid... But it was a good fund for my hobbies. Not anymore.
Ant
Ant 3 年 前
Unlike BBC and MSM reporters, Tom is intelligent, articulate and telling the truth, after researching well.
Lantertronics - Aaron Lanterman
I'm blown away at your ability to go 10 minutes in ONE TAKE.
Roland Young
Roland Young 年 前
Always so interesting, I love the snippets of history like this that you bring up for us to learn about, thank you. And these single takes are incredible pieces of art. Nice
Leo
Leo 3 ヶ月 前
I love how excited Tom is about getting it all done in one take :D
Eric Rountree
I love that 1) there are a bunch of random pieces of paper on the ground just before all the newspaper clippings start covering the screen and 2) there's a crushed Coke can on the ground just after all those (bad publicity) clippings disappear. Considering how well this video is timed, I wouldn't be surprised if those items were planned. Then again, it could be just happy randomness.
Gearjunkie Confessional
I was booked to promote this product in the UK from a branded van and was overjoyed when it got pulled just before I had that cancer-wagon outside my house as I was still paid the full fee. 😁
Abbreviated Reviews
Some people praised 1917 for it's long shots, but Tom Scott showed us all how it's done.
zwete
zwete 3 年 前
This wasn't faked either.
Stranger Happened
And the story actually makes sense unlike this nonsensical film written by a lady who is obviously clueless about how things go in war.
salman_
salman_ 3 年 前
its*
Dekimate
Dekimate 3 年 前
@zwete You mean they didn't actually send a cameraman back to ww1?
RichieLarpa
RichieLarpa 3 年 前
It looks nice on JPvid, but hey, London is big and Tom Scott is still just a human. It could have been done on multiple takes, which reminds me of that brilliant video of JPvid IDs, which was supposedly done in one take.
Jason Myneni
Jason Myneni 年 前
Something else important to realize is that because of the US’s size, a majority of the country’s land doesn’t have wanted service. Most people outside of a medium size town have wells. Well water is really hit or miss. Without my VERY expensive water softener, my well water is SO hard, it’s next to undrinkable. It has so much iron, when my water softener goes down, it stains all of my clothes red. If you can’t afford a water softener, then drinking filtered tap water makes perfect sense.
letmejustsay
letmejustsay 10 ヶ月 前
Very interesting info and extremely well delivered. No pauses, cuts or errors. All the names and quotes memorized. Excellent.
Pseudoswede
Pseudoswede 5 ヶ月 前
Dasani was originally intended to be sold in a glass bottle, but bacteria thwarted that plan if I remember correctly.
zapinguin01
zapinguin01 8 ヶ月 前
I love how excited you get when you crank out these one-take wonders!
SmashingBangers
SmashingBangers 10 ヶ月 前
I remember the launch. They were laughed out of the country for having the audacity to think they could literally bottle tap water & sell it at a premium 😂😂😂
Go Fish
Go Fish 10 ヶ月 前
Yet, you have Italian Lete Acqua Minerale (Not to be mistaken with PepsiCo AquaMinerale) or Nestle's Vera, which are exactly that
SirGriefALot
SirGriefALot 2 年 前
Wow, I'm super impressed that they timed an almost 7 minute walk to be able to turn the camera and have a shot of the factory at the exact right time.
Toby Groves
Toby Groves 2 年 前
They actually hired Christopher Nolan and filmed it all backwards :D
ianism
ianism 2 年 前
*practice* . no but seriously look at the way he's walking.
MistaPepeR128
MistaPepeR128 2 年 前
@ianism oh i didn't notice
DarkGamer Supreme
@ianism lmfao
Panek
Panek 年 前
@ianism One take though?
Job de Leeuw
Job de Leeuw 7 ヶ月 前
Tom Scott is honestly so good at what he does.
Lincoln M
Lincoln M 10 ヶ月 前
I truly think this might be the best video on JPvid and for several reasons. Informative and remarkably Filmed in one take! And an insanely ironic story. I have too many questions.
♢ The Dream Arena
Great job with the single take. Amazing work from you all
Brick bread
Brick bread 10 ヶ月 前
8:17 they kinda did the same thing in germany, they sell purified water, but without the added minerals as the region they get the water from has enough minerals. It's also called Vio instead of Disani
Myrune1
Myrune1 3 ヶ月 前
I came from a part of the US where the tap water was actually delicious and safe. We all thought bottled water was stupid when you could get it for free on any street corner or water spigot. Now those same people are convinced they must buy bottled water or they will get poisoned. I now live in a desert where the water isn't so good. I filter the heck out of it and travel with bottled water because it's relatively cheap for the convenience.
Outside
Outside 3 年 前
Toms trying to flex on us with his one take 9 minute walking monologue but we're all here marveling at how the camera person walked backwards and even crossed a road without falling over and kept a good shot
Namika
Namika 3 年 前
Walking backwards can be easy, but only if the path is clear and predictable. I would have to assume there was a third person involved with this video. Tom Scott, his cameraman, and then a third person walking ahead of the cameraman and making sure the path is clear and there is no traffic, etc, on the roads they were crossing.
SlashD
SlashD 3 年 前
There are also ways to mount and hold the camera so that you film behind you and don't have to walk backwards.
Robert Tokar-Rogers
Notice how they are walking in sync?
Oarqvs Rodte
Oarqvs Rodte 3 年 前
Let's not overlook the perfectly placed pair of gloves at 9:10
Symbiote Mullet
Symbiote Mullet 3 年 前
Also they roads they crossed were access roads to the factory, so there's a whole lot less traffic on them, so it's much easier to do it safely (bar that one truck in the outro)
Ardyneus
Ardyneus 10 ヶ月 前
The problem is that my family only buys Dasani and Aquafina. I’m not sure how water could taste different. I’m already gulping multiple bottles of Dasani every day, and I’ve recently came back from a trip in Deutschland. Das Wasser sind gleich. Ich habe Leitungswasser in Deutschland versucht, aber es hat gut geschmeckt.
alex greenwood
Really interesting story thank you for the time you put to make this content 👍
hoppinonabronzeleg
hoppinonabronzeleg 2 ヶ月 前
I remember watching a UK spokesman for the brand, trying to defend it. The interviewer asked him, : " so what makes Dasani different, after all it's just tap water?" , he replied : " It goes through an incredibly technical filtration system " ,' the interviewer countered with : " 'So that's it, it's just filtered?" And about 2007, I was in Chicago, on the CTA, I saw a bottle of Dasani on the floor, and just shook my head! HOABL
CLVN KLN
CLVN KLN 年 前
You structured this story incredibly well.
Jens Raab
Jens Raab ヶ月 前
I'm from Germany and over here it is very normal that people buy bottled water in the supermarket. Now, I think the majority of sold water is sparkling which one can now also easily make at home but not everybody would want to go through the hassle. But a surprisingly large amount of still water is also sold. I've never understood this. The only times in my life that I have bought bottled still water in Germany is when I was on a road trip with my girlfriend and we wanted to have a couple of bottles that we could refill. Other than that, I always drink tap water. I refuse to pay between 100 to 250 times the price of tap water in the supermarket. (And even more in restaurants because over here you won't be given free tap water; you'll have to pay for the still water!) This is only possible, of course, because the quality of our tap water is very good. (And isn't it funny that yet again, the US -the self-proclaimed greatest country on the planet- fares very poorly in comparison with the rest of the developed world.) I've been working with a humanitarian NGO in various countries in Africa and Asia in the past decade and have sadly become used to not be able to drink the tap water in all places. Which is worrisome, IMO. A concerted effort should be made to help poor countries provide potable tap water to the population. This would be hugely beneficial to the poorest among their populations who either will feel the cost of water or have to resort to drink water that might be harmful to their health.
BennButters
BennButters 年 前
It’s a miracle that Dasani didn’t fail everywhere, literally the only water you will hear people call bad
Matt G
Matt G 年 前
Aquafina is garbage too
Marty Halloway
Nestle is bad
drfifteenmd
drfifteenmd 年 前
@Marty Halloway Nestle is the least offensive.
carfish
carfish 10 ヶ月 前
It’s crazy how much influence film and television can have
baseballfan99
baseballfan99 11 ヶ月 前
I worked in a supermarket at the time and I remember it being literally poured down the sink.
graham bretman
graham bretman 9 ヶ月 前
The way the water companies in this country are being allowed to dump sewage into rivers we'll all probably have to hook up a water purifier to our taps
Obama but there’s something…Off about him
You know if you ever really want Dasani but are in a place that doesn’t allow/provide it you can always just drop a couple of nickels in a regular water bottle and boom good to go
Snewp
Snewp 4 ヶ月 前
During the beginning of corona there were people buying all the TP and bottled water. And there were pallets of Dasani untouched.
boobbbers
boobbbers 3 年 前
People are talking about Tom's "one take" ability but nobody's mentioning his ability to wear a red shirt and grey hoodie for the past 5+ years.
Hanakooh
Hanakooh 3 年 前
ONE OUTFIT. There we go! XD
Snippy
Snippy 3 年 前
ohh well you right hes still doing that.^^ Im just notecig im kinda doing the same :D
swingstylez
swingstylez 3 年 前
Tom released a video about his red shirt a couple of years ago, so nothing left to talk about :)
Sparrow
Sparrow 3 年 前
And the not aging at all.
Misa Date
Misa Date 3 年 前
plot twist, the shirt was white originally
SorrowAndSufferin
SorrowAndSufferin 10 ヶ月 前
This reminds me of the story of how Walmart failed in Germany, only Walmart actually did a string of things wrong...
Nathan Griffiths
Nathan Griffiths 10 ヶ月 前
I remember one of the UK water companies doing a marketing stunt where they bottled regular tap water and filled a supermarket aisle with the bottles. I think the whole aisle of water cost about 5 pounds or something. I never looked at bottled water the same way again, it truly is one of the greatest cons of our age.
Malik Ibi
Malik Ibi 9 ヶ月 前
Do you have a link for that?
Masketta Man
Masketta Man 8 ヶ月 前
In what sense is it a con?
peter g
peter g 6 ヶ月 前
there are places where the tap water isn't drinkable, and many more where the tap water is technically drinkable but unpleasant. i live in such a place, and i'm grateful for bottled water.
John DoDo Doe
John DoDo Doe 4 ヶ月 前
I usually buy it when I'm far from a trustworthy tap and need a single serving of water with a snack, sandwich or medication. But I'm also grateful it's available when there's a rare tap water contamination emergency in my home area.
Rob Hogenkamp
Rob Hogenkamp 4 ヶ月 前
They sell bottles, not water
Peter XYZ
Peter XYZ 6 ヶ月 前
Lucky, you guys banned Coke’s Dasani Great job!!!👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼
TJayH
TJayH 10 ヶ月 前
I had a bottle of this like 20 years ago. It was aweful! I vowed to NEVER drink that crap again. I didn't know why or HOW a bottle of water could be SOOO bad.
Mart Gordon
Mart Gordon 6 ヶ月 前
One take Tom Scott. Wonderfully done.
Austin Farley
Austin Farley 2 年 前
I just love it when Tom gets excited about doing 1 take.
Scott King
Scott King 2 年 前
Wow thanks for ruining a surprise
pizzabob
pizzabob 2 年 前
@Scott King it’s not really a surprise just a cool thing
Help this asian.
@pizzabob yuh
phfdxcddzcvtr
@Scott King 🤓🤓🤓
oⓂsuhh
oⓂsuhh 年 前
Austin Farley.. ur a witness huh?
司此雷
司此雷 10 ヶ月 前
Bottle water (wether is processed tap water or mineral water) is quite working well in Hong Kong because we folks might used up all the water in our bottle while wandering around or hiking and do need some ice cold refreshments when near a store.
my Stuff
my Stuff 年 前
That was super interesting. I have never been a fan of Dasani water because they add Salt. I get bad heartburn if I drink it.
TheLushPot
TheLushPot 5 ヶ月 前
you are the only youtuber i know who doesnt do a new shot every 4 words, it's amazing how you can just say everything within a take.
XavierKatzone
XavierKatzone 6 ヶ月 前
I buy it because it's one of the few waters left that come in good, solid bottles (not the crinkley kind!) that can be refilled and used again and again!
The Verse Shed
The Verse Shed 3 ヶ月 前
Very well timed walk to be able to pan to the Coca-Cola base just as you hit that part of the monologue.
Avery the Cuban-American
“It’s basically Coke without the syrup” you’re not wrong
Hawaii 5O
Hawaii 5O 3 年 前
Oh, here you are again
Skeletor's Dong
Skeletor's Dong 3 年 前
CUBA!
Reptilian Lepton
Low CO2, too!
͔
͔ 3 年 前
Me, an intellectual smarter than every existence in the Box: *_N O S H I T S H E R L O C K_*
Bill Kerman
Bill Kerman 3 年 前
@Hawaii 5O He's basically everywhere at this point...
Klip One
Klip One 年 前
Every single video I watch of yours, I think to myself. This is what I could have done with life if I chose not to smoke.
Justin Carawan - CarawanCo.PuzzleProductions CCPP
Your timing with that reveal was incredible! How many takes did that, well, take?
Dylan Evans
Dylan Evans 6 ヶ月 前
Your statement at the end is prophetic in itself - considering 'Smartwater' is the exact same thing and ultimately owned by CocaCola.
Katrina Dancer
Katrina Dancer 7 ヶ月 前
I stopped drinking it when I found out how acidic it was 😔
simon redstone
simon redstone 10 ヶ月 前
I remember it saying spunk on the bottles when they came out, teenagers brought them to school to mess with the teachers, everyone thought it was hillarious
Rikkiii
Rikkiii 年 前
Not only did the cameran walk backwards for 9 minutes and not only did Tom remember the entire script perfectly but they timed the "there" bit with the coca cola factory so perfectly. (6:28)
Vere Absolutum
Could it be and that what was said was on a prompter or actually written so it could be repeated as the speaker walked? THINK ABOUT IT!
Asia B
Asia B 年 前
@Vere Absolutum Are you mad? 😄
Rubiks0505
Rubiks0505 年 前
@Asia B probably jealous abt his memorization skills
B13STL1ama
B13STL1ama 年 前
Honestly the cameraman probably held the camera backwards. I would too
Ali Lalani
Ali Lalani 年 前
@Asia B i mean it’s possible it’s on a prompter
Idk
Idk 10 ヶ月 前
How in the world did he film all of this in one take, without stuttering once
Harpal Chauhan
Harpal Chauhan 10 ヶ月 前
Only fools and horses is a classic will never get old
HEDGEHOG TV
HEDGEHOG TV 7 ヶ月 前
How the hell did this guy do this in one take! Also timed it perfect for the factory.. Bravo sir!
Dave Payne
Dave Payne 5 ヶ月 前
Ironically there is a river that springs about 3 miles to the south of there, if they’d wanted to do it properly
Hajde
Hajde 8 ヶ月 前
"can't live without spunk" is going to be my new life motto
James Robertson
James Robertson 3 年 前
This should be #1 on trending. The research and effort that Tom puts into his content puts many JPvidr's to shame. Keep up the excellent work
Kyle Bradbury
Kyle Bradbury 3 年 前
Yes robbo
Marz
Marz 3 年 前
Especially his ability to do it all and recite everything verbatim without a script. I could've done without the busy road, but his well timed passing by the plant was a bravo moment
Jacob Smith
Jacob Smith 3 年 前
No the godzilla music video holds that spot rightfully so
Broncos24
Broncos24 3 年 前
No it shouldn't🤣🤣 I like his videos but definitely not a #1 trending I mean cmon fanboy calm down
Jacob Smith
Jacob Smith 3 年 前
Also trending based on a spike of views based off the average a video usually gets on the channel.
Kathy L
Kathy L 9 ヶ月 前
2:31 I’m glad you brought that up because praising tap water standards in the U.S was done to discourage people from drinking bottled water more recently. Now we know to filter that and that our pipes don’t always follow those standards.
jimthvac100
jimthvac100 ヶ月 前
I have tried many different brands of bottled water here in the U.S. and Dasani has the best taste of all of them. and I don't care if it is treated tap water with added minerals, its good that is all I care about.
Alicia Hoverson
Alicia Hoverson 10 ヶ月 前
I'm from the US and never knew this happened. I've never liked the taste or price of Dasani. Very interesting video!
UnboxingTV
UnboxingTV 11 ヶ月 前
How he just stayed in script while the car was honking. Amazing
vk vk
vk vk 6 ヶ月 前
I was somewhat shocked when I went to the UK last summer and everyone said they just drink straight from the tap. I dare anyone to do that in Florida 🤣🤣🤣
Ash Holdaway
Ash Holdaway 5 ヶ月 前
Every cold water tap MUST use drinking water in the U.K. by law. Even if it's an outside tap, or one that's only for hand washing in bathrooms and the like MUST be drinkable.
Pineapple road
Pineapple road 3 ヶ月 前
@Ash Holdaway im not 100% sure about that, as i have seen taps at sinks (in a toilet) with signs next to them saying “NOT DRINKING WATER” (maybe because the taps at the sinks are fed from a tank?), however there was a water fountain nearby (which i think did have a sign saying “DRINKING WATER”)
indigozulu9
indigozulu9 3 年 前
I am weirdly impressed by the timing of the monologue with the panning reveal of the bottling plant. That would have been way too easy to mess up
Baron von Limbourgh
It took 34 hours of filming to get it right ;)
Sachin Majotra
Sachin Majotra 2 年 前
@Baron von Limbourgh how do u know that?
Baron von Limbourgh
@Sachin Majotra what?
Sachin Majotra
Sachin Majotra 2 年 前
@Baron von Limbourgh I said how do u know it took 34 hours
Baron von Limbourgh
@Sachin Majotra i don't, it was a joke.......
GanjaDan
GanjaDan 7 ヶ月 前
literally seen a video after the latest hurricane in Florida, they all panic bought bottled water, Dasani seemed to have pallets and pallets of stock while every other brand sold out
Wot Viewer
Wot Viewer 年 前
Fascinating. Great bit of marketing history that I have to say has utterly passed me by. Then again I have only ever (to this day) drunk East Surrey Water's finest, and the only time I have gone eww is back in the 1980's with Thames Water's "product" from my aunt's kitchen tap in Dagenham.
Noob2Pro
Noob2Pro 5 日 前
i think an important part he is forgetting is the water tastes like someone dropped a bag of nickels inside it.
Kurt D
Kurt D 年 前
You didn't miss out on anything. I am so fond of this product that I often choose to go on still thirsty rather than drink Disani.
Anthonymaxout
Anthonymaxout 8 ヶ月 前
In Australia in the 80s and 90s a popular skit show did a skit very similar about bottled tap water called… “ Tapia -- the taste of the tap.”
Conor Doonan
Conor Doonan 2 年 前
Even in America Dasani is viewed as one of the worst bottled waters. If you get Dasani you are either at a movie theater where they only sell Dasani or it’s the only choice at a gas station in the middle of nowhere.
sylinmino
sylinmino 2 年 前
Dasani, the water brand where every bottle tastes like it has a nickel in it.
Putmyhandstowork
so true.
youraftermyrobotbee
I work at a Walgreens and there are customers who actually come in and buy Dasani willingly... Cases of the stuff. Rare, but they're there.
Laura Walker
Laura Walker 2 年 前
I only ever heard of it when people were panic buying and someone from the U.S posted on twitter a photo of the shelves being empty except at the end there was a big stacked pile of Dasani water untouched 🤣
Citrus Fruit Union
Dasani and Aquafina are the two best water bottled brands imo
WitchyThyme
WitchyThyme 2 ヶ月 前
In america, the tap water in the home I grew up in was so heavily fluoridated it probably is a large part of why my teeth are so brittle.
averag
averag 7 ヶ月 前
Fun fact: My country (Maldives) has a Coca-Cola brand water bottle called Bonaqua that is actually good unlike Dasani LMAO