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The Boz

Approximate Vintage: 1990
Received From: Shirley Halverson
Print or Image Color: Blue
Background / Bag Color: White and Brown
I paid $10 for this. I actually met the Boz (Brian Bozworth) in 1988 when the Seahawks were on strike and he came into the gym to work out. I moved away from Seattle by the time this gem came out.

The Duke Makes Us Puke

Approximate Vintage: 1988
Print or Image Color: Red and Blue
Background / Bag Color: White
This bag is New Hampshire's contribution to the 1988 Republican National Convention in New Orleans. The Duke refers, of course, to Mike Dukakis (who I voted for by the way). Any guy who takes the T to work is OK with me. Side note: You don't often see the outline of the state of New Hampshire without some combination of Vermont and Maine.

The Eastern Bus

Received From: Christian Annyas
Print or Image Color: Blue
Background / Bag Color: White
This bag is composed of mylar, which really distinguishes it as a quality product. If they have a bunch of extra bags they need to get rid of, they might be able to sell them to the Circle K convenience store chain. Sorry for the see-through, but I couldn't slip anything inside without breaking the red seal.

According to Chinese Translator, Y.L. Tan, The words around the top of the Circle-K logo say "Only the comforts of home, none of the hardships of travel".

The Interislander

Received From: Christoph Vogel
Print or Image Color: Blue
Background / Bag Color: White
Nice font and planaria logo. No real closing mechanism though. Folding may help as suggested, but with no bottom and no way to close the bag, be careful!

The Interislander

Received From: Bruce Kelly
Print or Image Color: Blue
Background / Bag Color: White
This front of this bag is identical to the former offering except it's printed landscape instead of portrait. Marketing wizards somehow convince Sea-Legs to purchase advertising on the back of the bag. Interestingly enough, Sea-Legs medication is produced by The Boots Company. "To boot" means to throw up of course.

The Night The Screaming Stopped

Received From: David Harris
Print or Image Color: White
Background / Bag Color: Red and White
I looked at the Internet Movie Database and can only find a reference to a movie called "The Day The Screaming Stopped", so this bag is a bit of a mystery to me. Perhaps you, fine reader can illuminate?

The Saturday Knights

Approximate Vintage: 2008
Received From: Kate Peterson
Print or Image Color: Gold, Blue
Background / Bag Color: Blue
This is obviously a generic Sic-Sac with a stamp on it, but the stamp is from the band "The Saturday Knights" (TSK). You can visit them on MySpace.

The Sick Sac

Received From: Bruce Kelly
Print or Image Color: Blue, Gray
Background / Bag Color: White Plastic
This is a commercial bag that's unremarkable, but you can go to their website to buy bags on your own. Bag is notable because the opening is fluted open so that you don't miss the mark.

The Texas Barf Bag Massacre

Received From: Shawn Smith
Print or Image Color: Red
Background / Bag Color: White
This bag houses the book, 'Red Ink: Terror in 2000 A.D.'. The bag itself is meant to commemorate the Texas Chainsaw Massacre (I'd love one of those bags!). The back of the bag features a skull and crossbones with the sage words, "I barf therefore I am". All in all, a winner. I paid $9 for this on eBay.

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

Received From: Scott Cunningham
Print or Image Color: Black
Background / Bag Color: White
This is a rare find I purchased on eBay. It seems that in the mid-90s, a movie theater in Lodi, OH printed up special bags for several horror flicks under the umbrella name of Midnight Cinema

If you can believe the bags themselves, they are limited runs of 25 or 50.

This particular bag seems to be modeled after the Mark of the Devil bags and saya

MIDNIGHT CINEMA PRESENTS
BY FAR THE MOST HORRIFYING FILM EVER MADE!
WARNING IF YOU SHOCK EASILY - STAY AWAY!!!
Who will survive and what will be left of them?
"THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE" R
What happened is true.
VOMIT BAG
A PRODUCT OF MODO BIZARRO PRODUCTIONS LIMITED TO 50 COPYS (sic)

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre II

Approximate Vintage: 2001
Received From: Scott Cunningham
Print or Image Color: Red
Background / Bag Color: White
This is a rare find I purchased on eBay. It seems that in the mid-90s, a movie theater in Lodi, OH printed up special bags for several horror flicks under the umbrella name of Midnight Cinema

If you can believe the bags themselves, they are limited runs of 25 or 50.

This particular bag seems to be modeled after the Mark of the Devil bags and saya

THIS VOMIT BAG WILL READY YOU TO ENDURE THE TEXAS CHAIN SAW MASSACRE II
POSITIVELY THE MOST HORRIFYING FILM EVER MADE
GUARANTEED TO UPSET YOUR STOMACH
BANNED IN MANY COUNTRIES
A PRODUCT OF MODO BIZARRO PRODUCTIONS 2001
LIMITED EDITION TO 50 COPYS (sic)

Thirst Aid Kit

Approximate Vintage: 2005
Received From: Lynn Barton
Print or Image Color: Black
Background / Bag Color: White
Although this looks like someone just wrote "Sick Bag" on the sickbag with a magic marker, it is printed on. The bag came as part of a "Downinone" Morning After kit, along with earplugs, ice pack, blindfold, instant coffee, and do not disturb sign.

Thomas Cook

Approximate Vintage: 2004
Received From: Chris Hays
Print or Image Color: Navy
Background / Bag Color: White
This bag calls itself a "Cabin Tidy" which sounds more like cat litter than a motion sickness receptacle. The bag also has the enigmatic acronym TCX (not TJX of TJ Maxx fame).

Thomas Cook

Approximate Vintage: 2010
Received From: Wolfgang Lüthje
Print or Image Color: Blue
Background / Bag Color: White
ThomasCookAirlines gets streamlined with a nice jet underlining the airline name.

Thomas Cook

Approximate Vintage: 2013
Received From: Gerd Clemens
Print or Image Color: White
Background / Bag Color: Blue and White
Just the basic button/badge with the Thomas Cook logo on it. You hardly ever see anything right justified as you do here.

Thomas Cook Airlines

Approximate Vintage: 2011
Received From: Gerd Clemens
Print or Image Color: Navy, Yellow
Background / Bag Color: White
I love an anniversary bag ... this one celebrating 10 years of vomit! Plus, the bag even sports balloons. I think the only other bag with a balloon on it is Guertner AG.

Thomas Cook Airlines

Approximate Vintage: 2015
Received From: Gerd Clemens
Print or Image Color: Yellow
Background / Bag Color: White
Thomas Cook pulls at the heartstrings by adding a heart to the front of the bag.

Three Kings Cargo

Approximate Vintage: 2010
Received From: Thorsten Hecht
Background / Bag Color: White
This is a bag that was sent out as a Christmas card to many collectors from Thorsten Hecht, Gerhard Lang and Gerd Clemens. Wasn't that nice of them?

Thu (Thai) Airways

Approximate Vintage: 1990
Received From: Jos Groen
Print or Image Color: Magenta and Gold
Background / Bag Color: Magenta and White
In Thai with magenta color and closing tab

Thu (Thai) Airways

Approximate Vintage: 1992
Received From: Christopher Wren
Print or Image Color: Magenta and Gold
Background / Bag Color: Purple and White
In Thai with purple color and closing strip