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Lynx pays people for putting billboards in their homes, just as Hedvig home insurance did.

This is an interesting Badlander, it's the media itself which is the idea badlanded here.
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Shaggy's "It wasn't me" Super bowl ad song previously used in joint Bank & Dubai police anti-fraud campaign

Shaggy was one of the many celebrities who appeared in the 2021 Super Bowl commercials, as he revived his hit song "It wasn't me" for C
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Every Covid-19 Commercial is exactly the same

It is not blatantly obvious that you haven't increased the creativity during this time of quarantine. In fact, it's the exact opposite.

"A Swedish raccoon" Covid-19 information mascot denied due to copyright infringement

The region of Skåne in Sweden wanted a cheeky mascot to remind people to wash their hands and created a Swedish racoon as a mascot.
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Twin logos of the week: Meet Brave the browser lion & Workfront Lion

This simply amused me - am not saying these logos are identical or even inspired by each other. We've always suffered from trends in logotypes.
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2015 Super Bowl ads: the Badland edition full house.

So this "somber super bowl" with all the oh-so-serious ads, was also the super bowl of reruns.
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Hyundai and Innocean Do Another Dumb Way To Die

Last year in the final scramble to produce an award-winning entry for Cannes, Innocean Europe released the controversial suicide-by-exhaust-fumes film
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UPDATED: Dodge "God Made A Farmer," a direct lift of farms.com.

I know everyone’s going gaga about the Richard's Group's "God Made a Farmer" ad for Dodge because it cut through the clutter and w
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Nike running couple copies Rubber industries running couple?

This Badlander has two couples running for love!
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Smooth Radio 102.2 – Album Covers (2008):30 (UK)

Here's another ad to toss into the album cover badland bin.
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"Be kind, rewind" - Ok, I will!

Adland's own hot-shot director Michel Gondry has a new movie coming out called "Be Kind Rewind." In it two guys who work in a video sto
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Tooth Tunes - Revolution (2006) 0:30 (USA)

Kid toothbrush ad nods to 1984.
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Logo Twins, Quarks new look is Scottish Arts Council's old look.

Uh-oh! Quark express has decided to get a new look - the only problem is that someone else is already wearing it, the Scottish Arts Council.
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Nike is paying homage to... Or plagiarising?

Minor Theft - over at Pitchforkmedia one can see comparisons between Minor Threats cover art and a current Nike poster.
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New viral homage to old viral "Bad Day at the Office"

Remember that film which spread like wildfire across the net in 1998-1999 nicknamed "Bad Day at the Office", the clip that showed an angry o
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I Smell a Rat - An Uncaged and Curious Rodent-Based Doppelg

If you live in the United States and have your television hooked up to something besides a rabbit-ear antenna, chances are you've seen a few thou
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CSI Badland - DP DDB v. BBDO in the Burgled Beverage Barricade Brand Boggler

It's a quasi-effective anti-theft device. It's a Bud Light commercial. It's a Pepsi commercial.
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Goodby Ripping Off. . . McClain Finlon?

To be fair, I don't know who is ripping off who here.
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Ace Window Cleaners v/s Stella Neo

Creative teams are getting more ecofriendly.
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Mama Mia that's a ballsy rip-off ...

Those who don't know their history are condemned to repeat it. But repeat it this well?
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lobsters pale by comparison.

Lobsters corner sunblock market. Prawns protest!
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Adland-meme?

Clayton alerted me and the adlisters to a new site out there this morning, Marketing-Myopia.com, and I looked it over briefly, not all too suprised ab
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Three Bears Attack! John West Salmon spawns stateside offspring

On November 20th of 2000, Leo Burnett released a commercial into the airwaves for a scrappy UK fish canner by the name of John West.

Audi - Observing people - (1987) 0:60 (UK)

​Don't stand so close to me......
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