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26th Apr '16 9:50:09 AM Scorpion451
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It also makes an excellent example of {{Unishment}}: prior to being ordered to make anti-smoking commercials, they were prevented from advising on TV entirely.
12th Apr '16 7:14:33 PM BURGINABC
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* Polish TV saw several suspicious ads: an advertisement of "Bols boat" (the Polish for boat differs in but one letter from "vodka", and Bols is a brand of vodka), "Recreational Equestrian Tourism Soplica" (Polish acronym for that sounds very much like "vodka", and "Soplica" is a brand of vodka), the ad with huge Martini logo and a very small text explaining that Martini is sponsoring some nobody's-heard-of film fest...
28th Feb '16 12:29:52 AM Racecarlock
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** The latest stealth marketing from this firm involves dank cat videos. Yes, fellow teen, if you quit smoking, you too can prevent catmageddon. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tLtschJxRy8 . The subliminal message is that you can kill annoying internet trends simply by smoking.
9th Feb '16 7:17:09 AM TroperOnAStickV2
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*** It isn't that deep. The man is Harley Morrison from the EpicMealTime webseries, and the entire point of the latest wave of Truth ads seems to be appealing to the internet generation. [[SincerityMode It's bloody painful]].

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*** It isn't that deep. The man is Harley Morrison Mortenstein from the EpicMealTime webseries, and the entire point of the latest wave of Truth ads seems to be appealing to the internet generation. [[SincerityMode It's bloody painful]].
6th Feb '16 11:53:15 PM TroperOnAStickV2
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*** It isn't that deep. The man is Harley Morrison from the EpicMealTime webseries, and the entire point of the latest wave of Truth ads seems to be appealing to the internet generation. [[SincerityMode It's bloody painful]].
21st Jan '16 6:29:18 PM Starshock
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* [[http://info.france2.fr/france/la-campagne-anti-tabac-controversee-suspendue-61351302.html This]] French anti-smoking print ad's message was basically "Teen smoking is like whoring yourself out to a person of authority." There were numerous problems with it: apart from the fact that if you listen to another authority, in this case the campaign, [[DisobeyThisMessage you're not really your own person either]], it was such a sheer exaggeration that it was dismissed by adults as shocking and by teens as preposterous; also, a substantial number of them replied that, [[SexIsEvil even if it looks bad]], they [[SexIsEvilAndIAmHorny might like to blow some guy]], even some CorruptCorporateExecutive in a suit.

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* [[http://info.france2.fr/france/la-campagne-anti-tabac-controversee-suspendue-61351302.[[http://content.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,1967782,00.html This]] French anti-smoking print ad's message was basically "Teen smoking is like whoring yourself out to a person of authority." There were numerous problems with it: apart from the fact that if you listen to another authority, in this case the campaign, [[DisobeyThisMessage you're not really your own person either]], it was such a sheer exaggeration that it was dismissed by adults as shocking and by teens as preposterous; also, a substantial number of them replied that, [[SexIsEvil even if it looks bad]], they [[SexIsEvilAndIAmHorny might like to blow some guy]], even some CorruptCorporateExecutive in a suit.
15th Jan '16 5:21:31 PM Josef5678
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* [[{{Bungie}} Bungie Software]] parodied this in some of their magazine advertisements in TheNineties, saying "Unlike tobacco companies, we're more than happy to tell you how addictive our products are."

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* [[{{Bungie}} [[Creator/{{Bungie}} Bungie Software]] parodied this in some of their magazine advertisements in TheNineties, saying "Unlike tobacco companies, we're more than happy to tell you how addictive our products are."
2nd Jan '16 11:28:44 AM Starshock
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** And of course, there' style fact that PowerIsSexy...

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** And of course, there' style there's the fact that PowerIsSexy...
2nd Jan '16 11:28:20 AM Starshock
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** And of course, there' style fact that PowerIsSexy...
14th Dec '15 5:25:28 AM Duncanthrax
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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5G1Ma02K6Ys Cigarettes Are Bullies]] is a commercial that shows a little man representing a cigarette calling all the shots. The little guy is depicted as a PintsizedPowerhouse DrillSergantNasty. The subliminal message is "cigarettes are BadAss", which is what the intended message has been since at least the 1920's.

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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5G1Ma02K6Ys Cigarettes Are Bullies]] is a commercial that shows a little man representing a cigarette calling all the shots. The little guy is depicted as a PintsizedPowerhouse DrillSergantNasty.DrillSergeantNasty. The subliminal message is "cigarettes are BadAss", which is what the intended message has been since at least the 1920's.
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