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Rubbish ads for the ASA

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) in the UK has begun an awareness campaign aimed at consumers to inform them of who to complain to about bad ads.

Today the campaign breaks with TV, banner ads, posters and print. The ads were developed by Columns Design and director Michael Keillor.

Commercials: 
 

Toucan returns to Guinness ads

AMV BBDO has brought back the toucan to Guinness advertising. The ads have begun running in newspapers and outdoor around the UK.

Commercials: 
 

Branston - Pickles at hand (2005) 0:30 (UK)

Branston - Pickles at hand (2005) 0:30  (UK)

One hand is all you need.

 

3 Three - Tupezik (2005) :60

3 Three - Tupezik (2005) :60

This ain't your ordinary tupperware party. When the police raid it one of the women get away, but where does she run to?

 

Stella Artois ads make you think

This summer, Stella Artois been running a campaign in magazines, newspapers and outdoor, supporting their "Live Film" initiative. The ads are like a "Where's Waldo" of film trivia. All portray typically English scenes that have been invaded by characters, props and scenarios from classic films. Each of the three ads contains approximately 20 films.

Commercials: 
 

Heineken - Greenhouse - (2005) 0:90 (UK)

Heineken - Greenhouse - (2005) 0:90 (UK)

Popping and breakdancing is contagius! Aired all over Europe.

 

Weetabix - Scarecrow - (2005) 0:30 (UK)

Weetabix - Scarecrow - (2005) 0:30 (UK)

That lonely scarecrow

 

Virgin Trains - Return of the train -(2005) 0:90 (UK)

 

Channel 4 - Lost - Dancers - (2005) 1:30 (UK)

Channel 4 - Lost - Dancers - (2005) 1:30 (UK)

The cast of Lost dance to Portishead's "Numb", where the opening lyric is "I'm ever so lost".

 

Danish - Bump and Rind (Citroen spoof) - (2005) 0:30 (UK)

Danish - Bump and Rind (Citroen spoof) - (2005) 0:30 (UK)

Oh hello, dancing breakfast!

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