What's the difference between Tide and Cheer laundry detergents?

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  1. Logix

    Logix Diamond Member

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    I just went down to the local corner market for some laundry detergent and they had two brands: Tide and Cheer. They were both the powder kind, in boxes that contained 15 loads, were exactly the same size, and exactly the same cost ($5). Upon closer inspection, I saw they both had some kind or proprietary "color guard" and are both made by Procter & Gamble.

    What's up with this? Is this like the Ford Motor Company selling the Ford Taurus and the Mercury Sable? I ended up buying the Tide, but I couldn't help thinking that they were exactly the same thing.
     
  2. bleeb

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    I think there are different perfumes in each and the boxes are definitely different.
     
  3. Ameesh

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    branding.
     
  4. N8Magic

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    Tide Rapid-Action tablets 0wn2 j00!
     
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    jobberd Banned

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    i don't think ive ever seen l33t speak used to describe laundry detergent...
     
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    << i don't think ive ever seen l33t speak used to describe laundry detergent... >>



    You have now! :p Seriously though, that stuff is AMAZING.