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    I had a really simple cost-savings idea, and was wondering if it had crossed the minds of any of the Molecular Nutrition staff:

    Why is X-factor sold only in softgels, and not as a liquid? I would imagine that softgels contribute a good percentage of the cost, and I would think that bypassing this would result in a great cost-savings.
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    Quote Originally Posted by thesinner View Post
    I had a really simple cost-savings idea, and was wondering if it had crossed the minds of any of the Molecular Nutrition staff:

    Why is X-factor sold only in softgels, and not as a liquid? I would imagine that softgels contribute a good percentage of the cost, and I would think that bypassing this would result in a great cost-savings.
    b/c AA is a very foul tasting substance and believe me when I say nobody wants to take this in liquid form.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dan7681 View Post
    b/c AA is a very foul tasting substance and believe me when I say nobody wants to take this in liquid form.
    This I can believe, but at dosages in 250mg increments, I would imagine that it could be diluted in other (non-omega-3) oils and/or flavoring to mask or lighten the taste. Sure, there's hidden costs in diluting/masking the oil, but I can't imagine that this would be nearly as much as soft-gelling it up.

    I've eaten some pretty harsh-tasting, pure chemicals in my day, and I can't imagine anything that tastes intolerable.
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    Quote Originally Posted by thesinner View Post
    This I can believe, but at dosages in 250mg increments, I would imagine that it could be diluted in other (non-omega-3) oils and/or flavoring to mask or lighten the taste. Sure, there's hidden costs in diluting/masking the oil, but I can't imagine that this would be nearly as much as soft-gelling it up.

    I've eaten some pretty harsh-tasting, pure chemicals in my day, and I can't imagine anything that tastes intolerable.
    Next time you run X-Factor (if you choose to do so) open up a softgel and see how it goes

    Would be interesting to see which "harsh-tasting, pure chemical" that you're talking about if you wouldn't mind elaborating.
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    mmmmmmmmmm ***** juice, lol
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    Quote Originally Posted by CHAPS View Post
    mmmmmmmmmm ***** juice, lol
    There's good *****, and then there's BAAAAAAAAD *****. This was the latter.
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    Quote Originally Posted by haiz69 View Post
    Nothing compares to a bad trip down south. I still have nightmares.
    If it tastes like chicken, keep on lickin, if it tastes like trout, get the **** out!
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    Quote Originally Posted by jjohn View Post
    If it tastes like chicken, keep on lickin, if it tastes like trout, get the **** out!
    Amen.
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    Quote Originally Posted by thesinner View Post
    This I can believe, but at dosages in 250mg increments, I would imagine that it could be diluted in other (non-omega-3) oils and/or flavoring to mask or lighten the taste. Sure, there's hidden costs in diluting/masking the oil, but I can't imagine that this would be nearly as much as soft-gelling it up.

    I've eaten some pretty harsh-tasting, pure chemicals in my day, and I can't imagine anything that tastes intolerable.
    I see your point. I would like to see it happen too, but it was attempted a few times to incorporate AA into a powdered volumizer, but the taste was so bad, it was impossible to mask the taste.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jjohn View Post
    I see your point. I would like to see it happen too, but it was attempted a few times to incorporate AA into a powdered volumizer, but the taste was so bad, it was impossible to mask the taste.
    I see your point. I just figured if dillution/flavor masking can be done with things like Cod Liver oil, the idea of similar application had to be running through great minds over at MN. I'm glad to hear you guys have made attempts.

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