The Sewergator Gives You the Business
Surprisingly, few businesses have taken advantage of the commercial potential
of the sewergator, though Carl's Jr., a United States fast food chain, was quick to recognize
the marketing genius of associating its products with effluvia. In 1998, the technological
marvel shown below was included with children's meals. This specimen, displaying its
full range of motion, was captured by Bob Hiebert, Jr., after a grueling trek through
the concrete jungles of Portland, Oregon.
See the Carl's Jr. sewergator on the move:
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Alligator Drain & Sewer Cleaning Service in Metairie, Louisiana, has also obviously exploited
the sewergator legend. So far as is known, however, the company doesn't give away any cool toys.
Archie McPhee, noted purveyor of rubber reptiles, cashed in
on the sewergator craze by offering the specimen pictured below at a mere 8.50USD.
New York Sewer Gator
Watch your step in the sewers
Is it just an urban legend or a does a real-life mutant terrorize New
York City at night? The locals claim that deep below the city, a
group of massive albino alligator beasts lurk in the labyrinthine
recesses of the sewer system. These 24" hard rubber New York Sewer
Gators are the perfect gift for paranoid New Yorkers and conspiracy
theorists. Comes with our exclusive manhole item tag with a humorous
newspaper blurb reporting the panic surrounding the latest sightings.
For what it's worth, which isn't a great deal, alligatorsinthesewer.com once linked to the
Paytrust website. Several other whimsical domain names did the same, this being the
result of a Paytrust advertising campaign. With that campaign over, alligatorsinthesewer.com
is once again an unregistered domain name. Snap it up while you still can.