Tab-Dock: Zippo meets Pez

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Jeshii points out Tab-Dock, the Japan-only “mint dispenser that replaces the lighter assembly in a Zippo. Seems silly and not something that is going to win you friends, but might be a funny way to be a total dick to your smoking friends.”

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7 Responses to Tab-Dock: Zippo meets Pez

  1. GTMoogle says:

    Excuse to carry around zippo shell to play around with? I’ve honestly heard “I smoke so I can carry around a lighter” from a real person before.

    Although it looks like the mint dispensing mechanism is bound to the lid flipping and not to a strike wheel, so if you try to do zippo tricks you’re going to have a flying mint barrage.

  2. wastrel says:

    It’s cooler than a tictac box.

    I wonder if it rattles.

  3. Anonymous says:

    Jeez, 6800 yen = ~$70 for that? Thats a lot of packs of altoids.

  4. ZoopyFunk says:

    Too late for Disco Biscuits to apply for entry?

  5. Anonymous says:

    The disco biscuit comment prompted me to look at prices.

    $70.

    That’s seventy.

    Or £50 to me.

    Without shipping or anything…

    Fuck.

  6. Anonymous says:

    Replace mints with smoking cessation gum for moralistic asshole++ points.

  7. Downpressor says:

    Zippos are incredibly popular here in Japan as collectors items even amongst non smokers. There was even a series of Zippos for Metal Gear Solid & Policenauts and probably man other video games as well.

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