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    themobilebillboardco
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    Hi Solo’ists

    I’ve noticed the “Sales and Marketing” thread doesn’t seem to get as much love as some of the other areas on this site.

    So seeing that its Friday… let’s try and get something a bit fun going?

    Let me ask you

    – What is a TV/Radio/Print/Whatever… ad that you have seen and actually liked?

    Whether you found it funny, clever or actually even perhaps influencing… have a quick think to something you’ve seen recently that you think was “good” use of advertising

    If you’ve got examples or links to said ad too… Great, post them!

    I’ll start with a classic… the good ol “RSPCA” ad that has been going for 20 years and is still as heartwarming as ever!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WpBPg5Qwvmo

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    angela123
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    can’t find a youtube video, but I loved the ad for (can’t remember the brand) sunscreen with the black guys, who were laughing and saying ‘we’ve got loads of melanin’ :) They were taking the mickey out of us pale skins

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    themobilebillboardco
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    Not sure I’ve seen that one????

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    angela123
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    oh it was around years ago, before political correctness went overboard, lol.
    I also love the series of Specsavers ones

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    Mary Gardam
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    Hi,

    I couldn’t stand the Pepsi Max “To the airport” ad from about 5 years ago but for some reason every time it came on I stopped what I was doing to watch.

    It didn’t influence my purchasing decisions but I still laughed (while shaking my head in horror) when I watched it a few minutes ago.

    Are we allowed to post links to ads? In any case if you type in “to the airport” and “pepsi” you’ll see the YouTube clip come up.

    Have a great weekend.

    Mary

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    WhatsThePlanDan
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    I generally don’t remember ads that are no longer showing…

    but one that’s on at the moment that I think is brilliant is the ad for Toyota Camry (the one with all the dad’s and playing “it’s hip to be square”.

    Besides the fact that I identify with it a little at the moment (the new guy seems to like Daddy and settles best for me for some reason) – I think it’s brilliant that they’ve obviously sat down and thought about who buys Camrys over and over again – then created something to make that group feel great about it.

    Cheers
    Daniel

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    Jodie McLeod
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    mg, post: 168568 wrote:
    Hi,

    Are we allowed to post links to ads? In any case if you type in “to the airport” and “pepsi” you’ll see the YouTube clip come up.

    Mary

    Hi Mary,

    Yes we’re allowed to post links to ads in a thread like this.

    My latest favourite – because it’s a brilliant piece of copywriting that sells the emotion, not the product – is Sony’s “Like nothing you’ve ever experienced” campaign.

    It actually made me tear up (maybe I was just really tired at the time… ;) )

    Jodie

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    MatthewKeath
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    This one: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iQ1-jSvxMJ0

    I don’t know what they are selling but I don’t care.

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    Nikita
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    Well it’s Friday!

    Guinness – Evolution: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AAwkCznJjAY

    Carlton – It’s A Big Ad: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YqmLuevOPQk

    Happy Friday Everyone!

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    I loved the Mac/Pc series. I am not going to get into a discussion about what is best PC or Mac, but I loved the ads and thought they were really creative.
    Get a Mac – Feat. Mr.Bean

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8h1VQBfLDLA

    All “I’m a Mac I’m a PC” complete set

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qfv6Ah_MVJU

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    Julie Janzon
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    What a bit of fun …… thanks but now I can’t get “It’s hip to be square” out of my head. I do appreciate the humor of that ad.

    I like the insurance ad where the guy won’t allow food in his car, parks in the furtherest spot in the car park, admires his car reflection in the glass fronted buildings and then has the steel beam dropped on it. That tickles my funny bone.

    Or the one with the woman baby talking with the two babies who have sub titles. Don’t even remember what it’s for. Just love the baby giggles.

    I seriously can’t think of anything for Huey Lewis going round and round in my head.

    Have a great weekend guys.

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    Tim@Zinger
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    Nokia had an ad featuring Moby’s In My Heart that I loved. It was black and white with a New York setting with showed different people using their phones to listen to music. It seems to have been deleted from youtube but I found this version instead that has the same song.

    Anyone else remember it?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k7zTdScVyfA

    Great thread – have a happy weekend everyone.

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    SamanthaE
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    What a great topic for Friday afternoon fun…

    I have to say that the most memorable ad (and one that has become a part of my vocabulary) was the “Not Happy Jan” Yellow Pages ad – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2akt3P8ltLM

    I also agree with Nikita – love the Carlton Draught “Big Ad” and also like “The Chase” – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_GbHpqfv9is

    Have to say – although it can get a bit annoying – I did really find this old buswiser ad amusing – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UDTZCgsZGeA

    Have a great weekend!

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    The Copy Chick
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    SamanthaE, post: 168610 wrote:
    Carlton Draft “The Chase” – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_GbHpqfv9is

    This is one of my favourite ads ever “THEY’RE NOT GONNA STOP!!”

    It’s a shame ads for women very rarely use humour to engage. We’re not all “busy mums” freaking out about germs and grass stains.

    Also really enjoying the car insurance ads from AAMI where the younger version of the driver pulls up next to them at the intersection. OMG!! Totes embarrassing!! ;)

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    Julie Janzon
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    Yes The Copy Chick, I have to agree with you on the AAMI ad. Other funny ones are the ones you aren’t allowed to speak about in mixed company, the feminine hygiene ads. I like the boot camp ad and the one where the boyfriend sticks them all over himself to be a super hero. I think they’re hillarious but my sons don’t.

    And I still have Huey Lewis on a never ending loop in my head.

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