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Old 29.09.2011, 14:30
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I'd give the one on the left one.


errr... money.
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Old 29.09.2011, 14:34
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Re: A controversial (?) ad

Here is another advert which reminds me of the 70's James Bond films
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Old 29.09.2011, 14:35
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Erm...

Thinking hard...

Nope, can't think of anything else.
I guess that explains your oversized right arm then!
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Old 29.09.2011, 14:38
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Here is another advert which reminds me of the 70's James Bond films
Mmmm... Sexy, classy and delicious. The Swiss one looks boorish compared to that.
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Old 29.09.2011, 14:40
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Re: A controversial (?) ad

I wonder why sometimes we try too hard to read between the lines or searching for the "true meaning" of something, I see nothing wrong with this ad, at all. Now if they could be guys in thongs it would be better though bad joke
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Old 29.09.2011, 14:42
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I wonder why sometimes we try too hard to read between the lines or searching for the "true meaning" of something, I see nothing wrong with this ad, at all. Now if they could be guys in thongs it would be better though bad joke
Stop no, I just choked on my coffee.
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Old 29.09.2011, 14:44
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Mmmm... Sexy, classy and delicious. The Swiss one looks boorish compared to that.
Don't know about the classy (there is naked bum) but here's how commercials who are intending to sell something to women should look like, and not something taken out of "Bewitched"... hihihi



There's horsies, skirts, muscles, naked skin, beautiful landscapes and damsel in distress just like in any princess story... *sigh* (ok maybe the bum part is out of the typical princess story)
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Old 29.09.2011, 14:46
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Re: A controversial (?) ad

I would call it uninspired, boring and predictable rather than controversial. The best thing about it is your story of the dude doing a doubletake too see it (middle aged and in a suit, no doubt ).

I'm more offended at being subjected to yet more lazy advertising creative and the boring risk averse client.
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Old 29.09.2011, 14:48
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Re: A controversial (?) ad

Actually, I just watched the Pilot of "Pan Am" and, wow, it's a good show. I'm old enough to remember flying back before 'econo' class and when people dressed up to fly and, it's true, those women were like rock stars in the airline cabin. Worldly. Empowered. Not an overdressed version of a waitress.

Funny how things change.
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Old 29.09.2011, 14:50
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well, it wasn't this one, but this proves something... a point maybe... arses are great though, we all agree on that one...
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Old 29.09.2011, 14:58
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Old 29.09.2011, 15:07
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remember the Adidas bill-board ad for some sort of training shoe with the bird bending over looking at her own arse and smiling at you, as if to say, 'Want an arse like mine, then buy these trainers!'
Yes, and WHAT an advert!


frantically googles (euphemism?)
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Old 29.09.2011, 15:07
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Re: A controversial (?) ad

What's the controversy? Zurich is an international airport with flights from all over the world taking passengers and bringing passengers to/from a variety of destinations. This poster showcases that diversity.

Why no male models? Unfortunately the men's uniforms don't ususually showcase the cultural diversity the way the women's uniforms do.
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Now thinking about it, the insulted people should be those who think they will find great dinning at Zurich Airport,...
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Old 29.09.2011, 15:22
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Re: A controversial (?) ad

The advertising execs have done their job well given the amount of publicity it's getting on this forum..
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Old 29.09.2011, 15:35
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There's horsies, skirts, muscles, naked skin, beautiful landscapes and damsel in distress just like in any princess story... *sigh* (ok maybe the bum part is out of the typical princess story)
Then you might like this. Horsies, muscles, naked skin. I know it's been posted on the forum before but, just for you....once more......

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Old 29.09.2011, 16:08
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Then you might like this. Horsies, muscles, naked skin. I know it's been posted on the forum before but, just for you....once more......

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One of my favorite advertisement
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Old 29.09.2011, 16:42
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I guess that explains your oversized right arm then!
Nope, I use my left.
Makes it seem like someone else is doing it
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Old 29.09.2011, 16:46
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Nope, I use my left.
Makes it seem like someone else is doing it
Hope you sit on it until it goes numb first.
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