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Better Together gets mauled for its #PatronisingBTLady ad
I've previously been saying "From a self-interest PoV, I'd probably benefit from Scotland staying, but if I lived there, I'd vote Yes in a shot" But after the sheer level of talking down to people in that ad, fuck it, run free Scotland, and I'll just blame the idiots who made this.
fail  Scotland  Scottish-independence  Xandar;our-reign-has-gone-on-long-enough.Indeed;summon-the-meteors  TV  advertising  people-suck  politics  independence 
august 2014 by FearMeForIAmPink
TV adverts to be just picture of thing, name of thing
“You’ll buy our product anyway. We only spend money on advertising because otherwise we would literally drown in cash.”
amusing  The-Daily-Mash  parody  design  image  advertising 
january 2014 by FearMeForIAmPink
Creative Review - Long copy isn't back
'Apple has just released a series of long copy ads... Does this mark a return to the heyday of long copy advertising? Sadly, but definitely, not.'
Apple  advertising  graphics  interesting  typography  design 
july 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
BBC News - European Court upholds UK political advert ban
'An attempt to allow US-style political advertising on British TV has failed after European judges ruled the UK's blanket ban did not breach free speech.'
thank-fuck-for-that  politics  news  advertising  money  UK  westminster  democracy 
april 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
Budge: Facing up to Facebook scams
'A Facebook page is created, with an appeal for readers to like, comment or share …the people who started it, having quickly acquired tens of thousands of followers, sell the page. Now an advertiser has all those names and Facebook addresses'
posttofacebook  people-suck  advertising  The-internet.-You-will-never-find-a-more-wretched-hive-of-scum-and-villany.-We-must-be-careful  Internet  scams  via-Andrew-Ducker 
april 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
Tattoo shop uses their help-wanted ad as step one in the application process - 22 Words
'requires artists who hope to work there to prove themselves a bit before even getting the necessary information to apply…'
posttofacebook  amusing  tattoos  art  advertising  clever  interesting  design 
february 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
Warren Ellis » Download Wristbands, or: How To Give Books Away At Parties
'There’s something to be said for learning from the awful, twisting spasms of the music industry.'
music  books  living-in-the-future  technology  advertising  clever  interesting  ebooks  internet  business 
february 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
MPs try to overturn 'God can heal' ad ban | Total Politics
'they want the Advertising Standards Authority to produce "indisputable scientific evidence" to say that prayer does not work - otherwise they will raise the issue in Parliament.'
posttofacebook  politics  Westminster  Christianity  image  advertising  medicine  If-you-can't-prove-my-invisible-sky-friend-doesn't-exist-that-means-I've-proved-he-does-exist  belief  religion  wtf 
march 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
Allowing acceptable ads in Adblock Plus
'Starting with Adblock Plus 2.0 you can allow some of the advertising that is considered not annoying. By doing this you support websites that rely on advertising but choose to do it in a non-intrusive way. And you give these websites an advantage over their competition which encourages other websites to use non-intrusive advertising as well.'

Sounds good. I block individual ads using Opera's build in blocker, but tend to only do it if the ads are irritating me.
interesting  money  advertising  internet  technology  computers  via-Andrew-Ducker 
december 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
BBC News - Bono One charity advert faces TV ban
Apparently you're not allowed to air adverts if they're designed to pressure politicians. Which seems a bit silly.
politics  law  advertising  interesting  tv  media 
october 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Neo-Nazis tricked by T-shirt that changed message after it was washed
Attendees at a nationalist, right-wing concert in Germany were duped into wearing souvenir T-shirts that at first bared a pro-nationalist stance and symbology but later revealed an anti-far right message offering assistance after they had been washed.
advertising  fascism  amusing  clever  interesting  bigotry  Germany  right-wing 
august 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Vintage whorehouse menu (NSFW!!!)
A rather detailed and specific list of services provided from a particular brothel from sometime ago.
advertising  amusing  dude...  nsfw  sex 
june 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Ads Implant False Memories | Wired Science | Wired.com
Rather impressive if slightly scary story on how our brains re-edit old memories.
interesting  memory  advertising  braaaaaains 
may 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink

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