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The Economist - Poster - 2004 (UK)

Despite last years tiff with EasyJet, where the Economist reported an ad for EasyJet breached the CAP Code, but the ASA rejected the compliant.
The economist one was voted the fifth best poster of the twentieth century in 1999.

"I never read the Economist." Management Trainee, 42.

Meanwhile the easyJet one last year read:

"I would never fly EasyJet". George Smith – Management Trainee, aged 47

You can read more about last years case at MarketingLaw and see the ad at the MediaGuardian.

Here's some good news for all the fans of the Economist campaign, they're still going strong. This poster went up all over the UK May 10.

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Lynx spice up posters with Boris Vallejo pinup art

In the USA where Lynx is called Axe, they still seem to be running them surreal ads showing armpits with feet in dating situations. Meanwhile in the UK, the campaign on the same proposition is illustrated with ubercool Boris Vellejos pinup art and point out that all women prefer dry guys. Yup, all of 'em.

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Ford Sportka - Cat Decapitation - (2004) :30 (UK)

Ford Sportka - Cat Decapitation - (2004) :30 (UK)

Watch out kitty!

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Playstation 2 - Laughing Mouth - 0:30 (UK) 2003

Playstation 2 - Laughing Mouth - 0:30 (UK) 2003
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Playstation 2 - Wobble - 0:30 (UK) 2003

Playstation 2 - Wobble - 0:30 (UK) 2003
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Playstation 2 - Robot - 0:30 (UK) 2003

Playstation 2 - Robot - 0:30 (UK) 2003
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Old Spice - Gym "chest"

Hmmm....how do you get young dudes to like your brand, even if it's been around forever?
Duh, just add sex!

adgrunts, click read more to "spice" up your creativitiy with a semi-funny print ad.

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Honda Accord - Cog (2003) - 2:00 (UK)

Honda Accord - Cog  (2003) - 2:00 (UK)

Takes: 606
Cost: est. £750,000

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Veet - vacation makeover / Miranda Kerr - Edwina Hunter - (2003) (UK)

Veet - vacation makeover / Miranda Kerr - Edwina Hunter - (2003) (UK)

Don't worry Miranda Kerr.. This impromptu makeover session before our vacation with Edwina Hunter and another beauty isn't going to hurt. You see, us other girls forcing you down on the bed, grabbing your legs and... waxing you ... is for your own good.

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Volkswagen - "Jogging Husband" - (2003) :30 (UK)

Volkswagen - "Jogging Husband" - (2003) :30 (UK)

Man hedge-dives to hide, because he honestly thinks he got a steal...

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