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Radoslav Minchev's picture
Radoslav Minchev
288 pencils

hehehehehheheheeeeeeeeeeee :D

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wgeddes's picture
wgeddes
298 pencils

what is the point of this being a mouse pad'?
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http://www.freerangerobot.com

spacecadetglow's picture
spacecadetglow
247 pencils

it should have the website address somewhere. a lot of print publications are gaining readers on the internet. that's the only reason i can think of.

Rog's picture
Rog
6094 pencils

A bit shallow for The Economist?

>>>> That's not an ad. THIS is an ad.

ellehcimeo's picture
ellehcimeo
3522 pencils

It's like a wading pool, isn't it.

Rog's picture
Rog
6094 pencils

Bird bath, actually! ;)

>>>> That's not an ad. THIS is an ad.

Disco Munky's picture
Disco Munky
3900 pencils

a teaspoon full at best.

any advance on teaspoon?

Doin' it for the points

ellehcimeo's picture
ellehcimeo
3522 pencils

eye dropper droplet full? Does that count?

Disco Munky's picture
Disco Munky
3900 pencils

And we have a winner!

Show this lovley lady wat she's won

Well to start we have massive cudos from the AOTW pose and a neeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeew car!

Join us next time on "Say the smallest amount of liquid you can" (name needs work)

Doin' it for the points

ellehcimeo's picture
ellehcimeo
3522 pencils

*takes a deep bow, wipes tear away from eye, re-adjusts tiara*
I'd like to thank you all for your support! I couldn't have done it without you!

Yokel's picture
Yokel
604 pencils

Is this student work? The image isn't very well set up or well shot let alone cleaned up at all.

ivan's picture
ivan

I shot it myself. I'll take the blame for that part. :)

Ivan Raszl, admin of AotW

miko1aj's picture
miko1aj
3098 pencils

what are the strange signs on your numlock keyboard? Is it maori numbers or something?

ivan's picture
ivan

Those are Indian numbers. They are in use in Middle Eastern countries.

Ivan Raszl, admin of AotW

Disco Munky's picture
Disco Munky
3900 pencils

Not all Economist ads are clever.

That should be an ad.

Doin' it for the points

No fixed abode's picture
No fixed abode
380 pencils

Unfortunately the line doesn't work as substance is a very inaccurate description of the Economist. Nothing worse than a clever line that isn't clever. You could say "Consume some mind expanding substance" which is more accurate but then perhaps too abstract.

Joe Harris's picture
Joe Harris
176 pencils

hey ivan - that is a terrible pic :)

However, before anyone rips apart the headline you may want to know that this first appeared as a poster many, many, many years ago. And back then, it was very much on strategy.

Credits:
Malcolm Duffy (art director)
Paul Briginshaw (writer)
AMV/BBDO London

They also did the "Hello to all readers in high office" bus ad and the "Plankton, Game Show host, Economist Reader"poster.

ivan's picture
ivan

I know sorry! I didn't have much time to setup lighting and flash does a terrible job.

Thanks for the info.

Ivan Raszl, admin of AotW

certaintly's picture
certaintly
4056 pencils

line was used on an ad perhaps even before that.
an ad for a limited edition fragrance:

just a white background with the fragrance bottle in the middle, underneath it reads:
"$300 DOLLARS AN OUNCE.
MIND ALTERING.
LEGAL."

by Curt Detweiler. Steamhouse Advertising/Singapore.

I couldnt find it online, but it's in the Advertising One Show book. Volume 18.

Beatboxer's picture
Beatboxer
1519 pencils

Ahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha.

Hooray for mind expansion.

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