RadioShack: Pepper Spray

Buy one keep your virginity

Advertising Agency: AW, Cario, Egypt
Creative Director / Art Director: Ahmed Wahid
Copywriter: Wael Khairy

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venom_elite
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Roger Keynes's picture
Roger Keynes
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Ooooh... here we go.

Will Think for Salary

somecopywriter's picture
somecopywriter
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Shocked. This is terrible. Why?

Shawali's picture
Shawali
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Wow... The other one was funny, this one is so wrong on so many level. Shame on you, guys.

No one cares about child labor, eye donation or saving the Earth: NO PSA!!! http://adsoftheworld.com/forum/135094

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Jimmypapas
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what's the relationship b/w price promotion and virginity?

jt83's picture
jt83
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Easy there guys. The ad took place in Egypt (I'm assuming) if you look at the tags. This ad would probably be tasteless here in the US, but let's keep in mind the world is a big place with varying cultural sensitivities. I don't claim to be an expert in Egypt, but I'm guessing the agency did their market research and found this to be ok.

I know in South America they have a lot of sexy ads that would come across as pornography in the US. Actually, even Europeans think the US is prude.

So let's keep things in perspective. :)

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Marlus Lau
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Good point. By the way, I think this ad is quite interesting. I mean the idea. The illustration is quite awful.

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Nike Diesel
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I disagree. This is tasteless no matter where you come from.

lodb's picture
lodb
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Doesn't matter, this isn't a "sexy" ad, this is really distasteful and not something to joke about. It doesn't matter what culture you come from; this sort of thing isn't a matter of being a prude, this is just plain decency.

DaAvitar's picture
DaAvitar
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Lmaoo......This is funny

shadesofgrey's picture
shadesofgrey
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if this is lost in translation.....it's pretty bad
If it's not, it's vile and offensive on every level....REMOVE IT!

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befriendly
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There is no way that was lost in translation. Totally offensive.

lodb's picture
lodb
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It doesn't matter where you're from, this "joke" is tasteless no matter what.

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