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Animated animals help shill

Happy forest creatures out of a Disney movie appear in both these ads. The tune is sort of similar. I'm not sure if they are in fact paying homage to the same film or just the style itself.

Kerry - Low Low Cheese - (2006) :30 (UK)

Lay's - Perfect Day (2006) 0:30 (Netherlands)

UPDATE: When I posted this I had thought there was at least one more spot I was forgetting. Indeed I was.
Country Life - Cityside/Animals (2005) 0:40 (UK)

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Football has gone to the dogs

Once again super adgrunt hlebarov has created a little collection of Badlandian ads. This time the common thread is football and dogs. (That's "soccer" to you north americans). I know football and beer goes together but so does football and dogs, it seems. The formula for this reads: dogs + soccer fan = animal cruelty

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Ads with Goldfish really do have short memories......

Or: Reason why we hate using stock # 168

Adgrunt hlebarov with superior badland spotting power brings us this collection of goldfish fleeing their bowls ads.... Been a while since we had a bunch like this in Badland, so come on down and see if you can't add a few more to the collection. There has to be more than five right? :)

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Jeffery West ad with gun banned

gunNaughty Jeffery West have been glamourising guns say the ASA - and have banned the

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Seduction on public transport

Scents make women go wild. It could be a sassy scent, or a seductive one. Apparently the ladies like to get close, especially while on public transportation.

Gain - Bus (2006) :30 (USA)

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The "lost" mac ads.

Mac ads are fun to spoof. Unlike Dell ads, IBM ads, Gateway ads, Microsoft ads... etcerea. ;9
Best Week Ever unveiled the Lost Mac ads this week featuring Christian Finnegan and Nick Kroll.

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Talk Talk VS. Macif

The orginial Talk Talk ads by agency Clemmow Hornby Inge

Shapes see it here

And French ads for Insurance group Macif

Car insurance
Savings
Health insurance

The ressemblance is uncanny...

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More old barcodes chipping away at the titanium.

The Cannes Titanium winner is already immortalized in Badland, since a few other designers and at least one record company were already making those ugly lines prettier.

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More babies in bins - badland.

Briefblog tips us that there is a commercial-twin to that strange baby in a bin ad I spoke of yesterday. Zappingdigital has more in depth analysis on the ad (in Spanish). This time hidden camera footage shows people reacting to the "baby" wailing in the bin - and how quickly their body language changes once they see its an ad.
A woman approaches the bin with her hand on her chest as if clutching her heart, and then slams the lid shut once she's seen the ad. The message here is different, instead of touting the pill it reminds people about abortions risks and consequences.

Interestingly, both the baby-in-a-bin ads come from Ogilvy.

Agency: Ogilvy & Mather Chile.
Client: Movement for Life.

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The royalest of beers.

A good lead from Hlebarov brings us this pairing of beer ads. Now, I'm absolutly positive that Heineken was doing the same thing - at least on posters - back in 2001, possibly created by Neboko. I'm sure there are more examples but I can't find any in my archives at the mo' - if you have any link them in comments (or just email them to the hostmaster).

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More Cannes Badlanders - AIDES vs Red Cross

Here's a good trick, if you wish to win an award, dust off a great idea from a vintage award winning year. Since careers in advertising are so short, 5 years will do, but ten years is even better. Go!

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Exploding in slow motion

Aaaah, pyrotechnics. I'll admit it. I love it. I want a big budget just so that I can blow the whole thing up. I have the T-shirts that reads "if you see a pyro running - keep up!".

I also consider the following ad & music video pure porn. Twice. Talk about double the pleasure.

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