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Postby Woodruff on Sat Jul 06, 2013 8:33 am

This seems like a perfectly and astoundingly AWFUL way to try to advertise. Unless by "advertise" you mean "piss off everyone in contact with you":

...I prefer a man who will burn the flag and then wrap himself in the Constitution to a man who will burn the Constitution and then wrap himself in the flag.
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Re: Advertising

Postby jonesthecurl on Sat Jul 06, 2013 12:32 pm

No one else can hear the voice. It's inside their head.
"Kill them all. This is God taking. You know they deserve it..."
And remember what the poet said – “in booty there is loot, and in loot booty.” Or sump’n like that.
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Re: Advertising

Postby Woodruff on Sun Jul 07, 2013 3:11 am

jonesthecurl wrote:No one else can hear the voice. It's inside their head.
"Kill them all. This is God taking. You know they deserve it..."


I have to admit,that sort of thing occurred to me too.

Or what a way to spread religion.
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Re: Advertising

Postby BoganGod on Sun Jul 07, 2013 3:29 am

Wow, that would stop me getting a window seat ever again.
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Re: Advertising

Postby oVo on Sun Jul 07, 2013 12:25 pm

Advertising already goes too far... you pay to see a movie
and they run ads before the feature.

Ad people will soon occupy a status previously reserved
for used car salesmen and politicians.
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Re: Advertising

Postby jonesthecurl on Sun Jul 07, 2013 12:28 pm

BoganGod wrote:Wow, that would stop me getting a window seat ever again.

You like the window seat...
You will sit here again...
God wants you to...
Don't listen to THEM.
They know nothing...
This is the Lord speaking.
Sign up to Christianmingle.com...
And remember what the poet said – “in booty there is loot, and in loot booty.” Or sump’n like that.
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Re: Advertising

Postby Woodruff on Sun Jul 07, 2013 12:59 pm

jonesthecurl wrote:Sign up to Christianmingle.com...


Or as one of my friends calls it "Daddyissues.com".
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Re: Advertising

Postby jonesthecurl on Sun Jul 07, 2013 4:13 pm

I do suspect that their claim they'll find "God's match for YOU" is close to blasphemy. Unless God is their computer.
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Re: Advertising

Postby Lootifer on Sun Jul 07, 2013 5:08 pm

I hate advertising; I am very much a pay-for-it rather than a free-with-advertising kinda guy.

This is my current most hated commercial on TV:

I go to the gym to justify my mockery of fat people.
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Re: Advertising

Postby oVo on Sun Jul 07, 2013 5:42 pm

Late night network TV ads...
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FOR ONLY $19.99
AND GET A SECOND ONE FREE!

just pay separate shipping & handling costs

Televangelists are even worse...
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and end your financial & health problems.
Testimonials, " I sent for my Healing Water and the next day
my feets stopped hurting and I got a new job. Then a new house,
new car and a check came for $200,000! Praise God!"
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Re: Advertising

Postby jonesthecurl on Sun Jul 07, 2013 10:49 pm

But wait! That's not all!
And remember what the poet said – “in booty there is loot, and in loot booty.” Or sump’n like that.
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Re: Advertising

Postby AndyDufresne on Mon Jul 08, 2013 10:58 am

Across Google, I turned off I turned off "personalized ads." Now I see ads for things like:

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Re: Advertising

Postby betiko on Mon Jul 08, 2013 4:05 pm

I don t think it s a bad idea. This is the typical one shot type of campaign that would surprise people and give excellent brand recognition feedback. If this is used regularly it will be terrible. But see, this is not going to be used a lot. It s just to create some buzz and what they intended is working perfectly. You are sharing it with us right now and i now know about this sky thing.

But i understand that americans can hate advertising, in the US it s just completely offensive, it s not possible to watch tv and not lose your sanity, you got more adds than program almost..
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Re: Advertising

Postby oVo on Tue Jul 09, 2013 12:26 am

betiko wrote:...you got more adds than program almost..

Network TV definitely does. Guess that resolves a lot of programing problems.
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Re: Advertising

Postby Funkyterrance on Tue Jul 09, 2013 12:34 am

Is that all the window says? Yeah, that would be lame; all the window doing is encouraging you to rest your head on more windows.
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Re: Advertising

Postby hotfire on Tue Jul 09, 2013 8:55 am

Lootifer wrote:I hate advertising; I am very much a pay-for-it rather than a free-with-advertising kinda guy.

This is my current most hated commercial on TV:



im glad im not the only person to hate that commercial witha passion
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Re: Advertising

Postby Dukasaur on Tue Jul 09, 2013 9:03 am

Woodruff wrote:This seems like a perfectly and astoundingly AWFUL way to try to advertise. Unless by "advertise" you mean "piss off everyone in contact with you":


It used to be, if you didn't want to hear propaganda you could stuff your ears with candle wax or cranberries. Now you will have to shoot yourself in the head.
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Re: Advertising

Postby Funkyterrance on Tue Jul 09, 2013 11:00 am

No worries, I'm sure if this actually became widespread someone(Funkyterrance?) would invent some sort of pad you could strap to your head to block the transmission.
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Re: Advertising

Postby hotfire on Tue Jul 09, 2013 12:07 pm

tin foils hats anyone?
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Re: Advertising

Postby saxitoxin on Tue Jul 09, 2013 12:38 pm

A giveaway of free toothbrushes in London caused mayhem at the Waterloo underground station.

Evening Standard wrote:A promotional stall handing out free electric toothbrushes to commuters at Waterloo station was forced to shut down amid safety fears today after hundreds of people overwhelmed staff and caused “mayhem” on the concourse.

Rail bosses ordered the closure of Colgate’s “brushswap” event amid safety fears.

http://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/b ... 97925.html


Toothbrushes are considered a rare and exotic implement in British culture and are highly sought after.
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Re: Advertising

Postby Funkyterrance on Tue Jul 09, 2013 2:11 pm

Not all that surprising though... They must tear through the toothbrushes with all the sweets they eat over there.

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