Offer cures for coughs and colds

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From: Start a chemist's business


Persuade anxious mothers and nursery-maids to buy your patented Wintergreen and Camphor Cough-drops. These lozenges are a pleasingly virulent colour, which helps your sales pitch immensely.



Challenge information

Broad, Persuasive 71

  • 49 - very chancy (41%)
  • 61 - chancy (51%)
  • 73 - modest (61%)
  • 85 - very modest (71%)
  • 96 - low-risk (81%)
  • 108 - straightforward (91%)
  • 119 - straightforward (100%)

Success

They bring tears to the eyes. Marvellous.

These peppery little devils don't just take your cough away, they take your very breath! Excellent. People appreciate a good cure all the more if they have to suffer a little whilst it takes effect. You've sold the lot in no time […]

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Failure

Your recipe needs some work.

This batch of lozenges has turned out smelling more like saddle-soap. And the side-effects are unfortunate. You end up disposing of them in the Stolen River, which bubbles and burps a little greenly as it swallows them.