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Old 27 July 2010, 07:34 PM
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Icon204 Viagra HQ

I feel like this must have been posted before, but I can't find it.

Comment: I received this in an email. If you do an internet search for "Viagara
Company Headquarters", there are dozens of links to this photo. However, I
couldn't find any comments to indicate whether this is just a joke. I would be
curious to know whether this building actually exists and what it is.

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Old 27 July 2010, 07:53 PM
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Doesn't pfizer own viagra? If so, then there would be no "viagra company headquarters," and most certainly, if there were, they would not in such a small warehouse type setting
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Old 27 July 2010, 08:14 PM
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Woo - Google's completely changed its image search...

I mention that because I was trying to find the flag in the image. It doesn't seem to be anything to do with Pfizer or Viagra, but clearly it identifies something. I've not found it yet, though.

(There seems to be only one photo of this building available - the one shown - which pretty much makes it fake.)

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Old 27 July 2010, 08:16 PM
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Woo - Google's completely changed its image search...
They have. I hate the new look.
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Old 27 July 2010, 08:26 PM
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Doesn't pfizer own viagra? If so, then there would be no "viagra company headquarters," and most certainly, if there were, they would not in such a small warehouse type setting
Yes, Viagra is a trademark of Pfizer - a multibillion dollar company that has no need for warehouse type corporate office.

In case anybody is asking, their New York warehouse looks like this...
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Old 27 July 2010, 08:52 PM
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They have. I hate the new look.
Not to go off-topic too far, but I liked it until I looked at a preview. I liked it then too, for a moment, until I realised that you couldn't look at the source web-site without closing the picture itself. Then I decided that this aspect at least was pretty stupid.
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Old 27 July 2010, 09:49 PM
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In case anybody is asking, their New York warehouse looks like this...
Your link doesn't work; the last character got cut off from the file name.

The correct link: http://www.alicoegypt.com/images/011.jpg
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curious to know whether this building actually exists and what it is.
Headquarters of the Johnson company from the other thread?
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Old 29 July 2010, 01:04 PM
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Your link doesn't work; the last character got cut off from the file name.

The correct link: http://www.alicoegypt.com/images/011.jpg
So it was... Thanks!
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Old 29 July 2010, 05:35 PM
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This is driving me crazy, I've seen that photo before and now can not find it. Anyway, it looks like an apartment/condo. There are front doors then a garage evenly spaced, at least 4 of them.
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It's in Portland, Oregon, and it's real.

Someone found it on Google maps and posted it on BuzzFeed:
http://www.buzzfeed.com/percivalbrig...-view-1f74-3vd
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To follow on from Critterbites.

Peering at the blurry logo in the eccentric font on street maps it appears to be Swagelok who list their address at 815 (not 818) South East Sherman Street Portland Or - but I'm guessing their unit has several numbers along the street.

Apparently they

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design, manufacture, and deliver an expanding range of the highest quality fluid system products and solutions
Which would sort of fit in with the purpose of viagra.

Anyway viagra was invented by scientists at Pfizer's lab in Sandwich, Kent, UK, so we should have the "viagra headquaters" claim to fame.
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