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Spanky's picture
Spanky
Activity Score 4899

and if anyone knows boring, it's you. looks like i touched a nerve.

brain123's picture
brain123
Activity Score 830

Nice!

A. J. SMITH's picture
A. J. SMITH
Activity Score 2824

Wow, this is excellent.

A really clever concept, beautifully executed.

A rare beauty.

BUGGERS

Disco Munky's picture
Disco Munky
Activity Score 3890

This tastes goood.

Nice idea done well.

8.9/10

Doin' it for the points

Stigset's picture
Stigset
Activity Score 1454

excellent concept!

AlphaHawk's picture
AlphaHawk
Activity Score 84

What? This is not good. Its well produced student work, and I see all the creatives who worked on this have posted their comments.

Mtl Dave's picture
Mtl Dave
Activity Score 274

Well, I like it.

white widow's picture
white widow
Activity Score 137

sorry but is just well

copycomoelcopi's picture
copycomoelcopi
Activity Score 822

i like it, but mostly, the logo of the refugee week.

AlphaHawk's picture
AlphaHawk
Activity Score 84

Alright I looked at it again and will concede its not terrible. But russian dolls seem very first thought/studenty. But the idea is nice.

PaulyG_fill in the blank's picture
PaulyG_fill in ...
Activity Score 1148

I feel really stupid looking at this ad. Perhaps I'm not worldly enough. But what is the idea behind this?

ellehcimeo's picture
ellehcimeo
Activity Score 3516

Don't feel stupid!
It's those russian dolls that fit into one another. The smaller dolls have flags of other countries who evidently seek refuge inside Scotland (the biggest doll with the flag of Scotland on it)
Get it now?

PaulyG_fill in the blank's picture
PaulyG_fill in ...
Activity Score 1148

aaaaahhhhhh. yea, thanks. Nice idea now that I get it.

Rog's picture
Rog
Activity Score 6082

It's the other countries hiding in other countries that may be confusing it a tad.
Would have made a cool "Stop People Smuggling" starting point.

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

bigbadfatmadafaka's picture
bigbadfatmadafaka
Activity Score 486

Its not a bigbadfatmadafaka....

Rog's picture
Rog
Activity Score 6082

What's the real, deep-down, dark-place, problem here, BBFMF?

Is it a BBFMFing mother issue?
Your BBFMFing father?
Self conscious of your BBFMF fattness?
Teased about your BBFMF bigness?
Resented for your BBFMF badness?

Time to let all that BBFMFness go, pal.
Just not here, amongst all your mates, okay? ;)

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

Chris's picture
Chris
Activity Score 1985

wtf?

Chris's picture
Chris
Activity Score 1985

The dolls should be the other way around, if u get me.

Disco Munky's picture
Disco Munky
Activity Score 3890

You should be the other way round. kidding.

I think you might have something there.

Doin' it for the points

Spanky's picture
Spanky
Activity Score 4899

this might have worked if the refugees were going to russia. then again, probably not. as already pointed out, the logic doesn't quite work. beyond that, it's a pretty expected idea. and if the first few posters really are the creatives who worked on it, i just want to slap them.

ellehcimeo's picture
ellehcimeo
Activity Score 3516

Don't you mean "spank" them? Or is that too expected?
We don't need to be abusive to other posters. We are all allowed our own opinions. You can disagree with them without violence.

Spanky's picture
Spanky
Activity Score 4899

facetious. it's a word. look it up.

ellehcimeo's picture
ellehcimeo
Activity Score 3516

"Rude". I'm sure you won't have to look it up.

Rog's picture
Rog
Activity Score 6082

Hug a Bengal. ;)

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

ellehcimeo's picture
ellehcimeo
Activity Score 3516

Haha! Nice one. Insider!

Disco Munky's picture
Disco Munky
Activity Score 3890

It's an ad from the Scottish Gov. Highlighting the "Refugee Week" event.

It makes sense that the dolls all fit into the Scottish one.

After you piped up about the top four comments, mine included, I had a look at what you were saying, and although we may not agree entirely, I think you made a valid point in saying that this execution may not be the best way to convey the message.

Buuuuuuuuut, looking at the ad again it makes Refugee Week seem like an event, like that whole Live 8 thing, but smaller.

Which is better than looking at it and feeling guilty.

But that's just me and apparently I did this soooooo......yeah thanks.

Doin' it for the points

A. J. SMITH's picture
A. J. SMITH
Activity Score 2824

Hey Spanky,

I looked this one up for you;

arse-ritis n. medic.

Affliction affecting long-term jobseekers which is characterised by stiffness in the buttocks and legs. Usually caused by sitting down all day watching 'American Chopper', 'Mega Machines', 'Monster Garage' and 'Mas-sive Engines' on the Discovery Channel. And then again an hour later on Discovery +1.

ellehcimeo's picture
ellehcimeo
Activity Score 3516

Yeah. FRIDAY HIGH FIVE!

Spanky's picture
Spanky
Activity Score 4899

I hope for your sake you're not a copywriter. Though your knowledge of white-trash TV is quite impressive. And telling.

Disco Munky's picture
Disco Munky
Activity Score 3890

White trash TV? Them there shows he dun mentioned are awesome ya sum'bitch. You take that back and get on outta here b'fore me and the boys get our cluster on all over your narrow ass. Gg-Hoy!

Doin' it for the points

ellehcimeo's picture
ellehcimeo
Activity Score 3516

ROTFLMAO!

Spanky's picture
Spanky
Activity Score 4899

he's a she. then again, in your neck of the woods, the difference is probably negligible.

ellehcimeo's picture
ellehcimeo
Activity Score 3516

Now what is THAT supposed to mean? You have now insulted an entire nation of people? What gives? It's friday, are you that tightly wound?

Spanky's picture
Spanky
Activity Score 4899

and what nation is that? wal-mart wasn't a nation last i heard.

Disco Munky's picture
Disco Munky
Activity Score 3890

You're a fool.

And you know what they say - "A fool is only as foolish as I say he is"

What say you Sir Spank-alot? Doth tho feelest like a foooooooooooooooool? hmmmmmm?

Doin' it for the points

Spanky's picture
Spanky
Activity Score 4899

actually, no. i think you're an idiot with nothing clever to say. but thanks for trying all the same.

Disco Munky's picture
Disco Munky
Activity Score 3890

Wow....What's it like being you?

I bet you have loads of friends who think you're awesome.

cooooooool.

Eat indifference, chump.

Doin' it for the points

Spanky's picture
Spanky
Activity Score 4899

it's probably a little like being you. if you were smarter and less of a douche.

Disco Munky's picture
Disco Munky
Activity Score 3890

I'm bored with this now. lets call it a tie and move on.

Bye

Nob.

Doin' it for the points

A. J. SMITH's picture
A. J. SMITH
Activity Score 2824

Alot more amusing than you though eh Spanky?

Drag out a gag, make an amusing reference.

Its Monday and if I'm going to argue online at least try and make me laugh.

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A. J. SMITH's picture
A. J. SMITH
Activity Score 2824

Oof, damn, you got her there, what a boring Spank.

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A. J. SMITH's picture
A. J. SMITH
Activity Score 2824

It is impressive indeed.

What a boring comeback Spanky, come on, at least try and spank me with something better.

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Spanky's picture
Spanky
Activity Score 4899

and if anyone knows boring, it's you. looks like i touched a nerve.

AlphaHawk's picture
AlphaHawk
Activity Score 84

Look at the comments, the first 5 make this ad sound like it just ended the worlds problems. So its not being abusive, everyone can have an opnion and not be harked on for it, but when it looks like the creatives covertly commented on it, that deserves a little abuse.

ellehcimeo's picture
ellehcimeo
Activity Score 3516

I respectfully disagree. Those posters have been around longer than yourself and I'm fairly certain that just because someone likes an idea doesn't automatically mean that they were the ones who published them. And they certainly do not deserve to be slapped. Unless it's on the bum, playfully.

Disco Munky's picture
Disco Munky
Activity Score 3890

Now we're cooking with gas!

Spank me

"shake it baby, Watch yo self, Shake it baby. Show me whatcha workin with!" - Mystikal

Doin' it for the points

ellehcimeo's picture
ellehcimeo
Activity Score 3516

Consider yo' bad self spanked! Now shake it!

mahmoud_khalil's picture
mahmoud_khalil
Activity Score 16

hmm....what about the palestinian refugees????

A. J. SMITH's picture
A. J. SMITH
Activity Score 2824

There actually aren't alot of refugees from Palestine in Scotland, perhaps thats why they are not represented here.

BOOGEE

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