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12th Feb '18 1:45:13 AM Cryoclaste
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* The ''NationalLampoon'' did a comic book-format PSA parody "Heading For Trouble" that managed to fit in drunk driving, starting forest fires, littering, hitchhiking, chatting on police emergency phones while dressed in commercial trademark character costumes - sublime absurdism from Brian [=McConnachie=].

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* The ''NationalLampoon'' ''Franchise/NationalLampoon'' did a comic book-format PSA parody "Heading For Trouble" that managed to fit in drunk driving, starting forest fires, littering, hitchhiking, chatting on police emergency phones while dressed in commercial trademark character costumes - sublime absurdism from Brian [=McConnachie=].
2nd Feb '18 6:09:11 PM nombretomado
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* The NationalFilmBoardOfCanada put out an animated film ''WesternAnimation/HotStuff'' in 1971, showing the dangers of household fires in a disarmingly humorous fashion, depicting the universe consumed by fire started by a married couple and their hungry cat.

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* The NationalFilmBoardOfCanada Creator/NationalFilmBoardOfCanada put out an animated film ''WesternAnimation/HotStuff'' in 1971, showing the dangers of household fires in a disarmingly humorous fashion, depicting the universe consumed by fire started by a married couple and their hungry cat.
19th Jan '18 12:31:51 AM LongingStaff
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** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q37tSUWvqPs A 1984 ad featuring a mock game of Monopoly.]] The first player works hard to earn a house for his family, a school (education) and a hospital (healthcare). The second player pays a huge sum (representing bribes) and takes away player 1's properties. Player 1 then picks up a Community Chest card bearing the ICAC's number and logo, and player 2 is sent to jail.

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** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q37tSUWvqPs com/watch?v=eZ0w9QrxX54 A 1984 ad featuring a mock game of Monopoly.]] The first player works hard to earn a house for his family, a school (education) and a hospital (healthcare). The second player pays a huge sum (representing bribes) and takes away player 1's properties. Player 1 then picks up a Community Chest card bearing the ICAC's number and logo, and player 2 is sent to jail. Originally the linked video was in Cantonese.
12th Jan '18 5:31:09 AM LongingStaff
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* The ICAC, aside from its effective anti-corruption ops, has a few of its own.

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* The ICAC, aside from its effective anti-corruption ops, has a few of its own. Remember: whichever way you look at it, corruption doesn't pay.



** From 1982, here's [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W6kcX_hwIk4 this ad.]] The society is represented as an apple, the fruit of hard labour of everyone; and the corrupt are represented as worms, eating the apple until it's rotten.

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** From 1982, here's [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W6kcX_hwIk4 this ad.]] The society Hong Kong is represented as an apple, being the fruit of hard labour of everyone; and the corrupt are represented as worms, eating the apple until it's rotten.



--->Stuart's colleague: "Oh, everyone just didn't. I used to envy him. Good job, nice home, but that wasn't 'good' enough; he wanted to get rich quick. He cheated, took bribes; he didn't care who he hurt, even his friends and family. I reported him to the ICAC; somebody had to. Nobody wants to do anything with him."

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--->Stuart's colleague: "Oh, everyone just didn't.knew Stuart. I used to envy him. Good job, nice home, but that wasn't 'good' good enough; he wanted to get rich quick. He cheated, took bribes; he didn't care who he hurt, even his friends and family. I reported him to the ICAC; somebody had to. Nobody wants to do anything with him."
9th Jan '18 12:46:32 AM LongingStaff
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* There's one cigarette ad for a fictional brand [[https://youtu.be/dQf-vzbPw-g 'Promised Land']] (complete with health warning) which turns out to be an anti-smoking PSA. A narrator 'welcomes' viewers to Promised Land as a couple waves goodbye to a passing car from a hilltop place. Next, they begin smoking Promised Land. The man puts away the cigarette packaging while the narrator explains that cigarette smoking looks cool on the surface. As he says 'look at the truth', the sky turns dark and stormy (so is the cig pack, along with a skull-and-crossbones appearing) and the couple coughs non-stop. Then it is revealed they are at a cemetery, the guy put the cig pack on a TOMBSTONE and the couple turns into lifeless corpses while funeral pyres burn in the background. The cig pack falls from the tombstone and is burned along with funeral money.

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* There's one bilingual (English and Cantonese) cigarette ad for a fictional brand [[https://youtu.be/dQf-vzbPw-g [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xRijHwrjHQI 'Promised Land']] (complete with health warning) from 1989, which turns out to be an anti-smoking PSA. A narrator 'welcomes' viewers to the Promised Land as a couple waves goodbye to a passing car from a hilltop place. Next, they They begin smoking Promised Land.the cigarettes. The man puts away the cigarette packaging while the narrator explains that cigarette smoking looks cool on the surface. As he says 'look at the truth', 'take another look', the sky turns dark and stormy (so is the cig cigarette pack, along with a skull-and-crossbones appearing) and the couple coughs non-stop. Then it is revealed they are at a cemetery, the guy put puts the cig cigarette pack on a TOMBSTONE tombstone, and the couple turns into lifeless corpses walks slowly at the camera while funeral pyres burn in the background. The cig pack falls from the tombstone and is burned along with funeral money.
1st Jan '18 3:11:32 PM nombretomado
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** They still do TMYK spots, and [[Creator/{{ABC}} the]] [[{{Fox}} three]] [[Creator/{{CBS}} other]] networks have done their own TMYK-esque spots as well. ''Series/TheLateLateShow'''s Craig Ferguson routinely mocks the "CBS Cares" bits. [[BitingTheHandHumor His show's on CBS]].

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** They still do TMYK spots, and [[Creator/{{ABC}} the]] [[{{Fox}} [[{{Creator/FOX}} three]] [[Creator/{{CBS}} other]] networks have done their own TMYK-esque spots as well. ''Series/TheLateLateShow'''s Craig Ferguson routinely mocks the "CBS Cares" bits. [[BitingTheHandHumor His show's on CBS]].
1st Jan '18 12:33:41 PM Scifimaster92
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* The NationalFilmBoardOfCanada put out an animated film ''HotStuff'' in 1971, showing the dangers of household fires in a disarmingly humorous fashion, depicting the universe consumed by fire started by a married couple and their hungry cat.

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* The NationalFilmBoardOfCanada put out an animated film ''HotStuff'' ''WesternAnimation/HotStuff'' in 1971, showing the dangers of household fires in a disarmingly humorous fashion, depicting the universe consumed by fire started by a married couple and their hungry cat.
29th Dec '17 5:21:58 AM LongingStaff
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--->Stuart's colleague: "Oh, everyone just did. I used to envy him. Good job, nice home, but that wasn't 'good' enough; he wanted to get rich quick. He cheated, took bribes; he didn't care who he hurt, even his friends and family. I reported him to the ICAC; somebody had to. Nobody wants to do anything with him."

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--->Stuart's colleague: "Oh, everyone just did.didn't. I used to envy him. Good job, nice home, but that wasn't 'good' enough; he wanted to get rich quick. He cheated, took bribes; he didn't care who he hurt, even his friends and family. I reported him to the ICAC; somebody had to. Nobody wants to do anything with him."
29th Dec '17 5:19:48 AM LongingStaff
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--->[[Stuart's colleague: Oh, everyone just did. I used to envy him. Good job, nice home, but that wasn't 'good' enough; he wanted to get rich quick. He cheated, took bribes; he didn't care who he hurt, even his friends and family. I reported him to the ICAC; somebody had to. Nobody wants to do anything with him.]]

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--->[[Stuart's --->Stuart's colleague: Oh, "Oh, everyone just did. I used to envy him. Good job, nice home, but that wasn't 'good' enough; he wanted to get rich quick. He cheated, took bribes; he didn't care who he hurt, even his friends and family. I reported him to the ICAC; somebody had to. Nobody wants to do anything with him.]]"
29th Dec '17 5:17:32 AM LongingStaff
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** From 1982, here's [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W6kcX_hwIk4 this ad.]] [[The society is represented as an apple, the fruit of hard labour of everyone; and the corrupt are represented as worms, eating the apple until it's rotten.

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** From 1982, here's [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W6kcX_hwIk4 this ad.]] [[The The society is represented as an apple, the fruit of hard labour of everyone; and the corrupt are represented as worms, eating the apple until it's rotten.


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--->[[Stuart's colleague: Oh, everyone just did. I used to envy him. Good job, nice home, but that wasn't 'good' enough; he wanted to get rich quick. He cheated, took bribes; he didn't care who he hurt, even his friends and family. I reported him to the ICAC; somebody had to. Nobody wants to do anything with him.]]
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