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Author:  Emily218 [ Wed Aug 22, 2007 2:37 pm ]
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I got these off the 'love your body foundation' site- they may or may not be old but they are indisputably a disgrace. as the caption added by the site says, they are offensive to women. one talks about 'super skinny' in reference to hair (!!) and the other is just insulting. Rant away...

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PS: Muse, I think this is a great idea. Maybe we could also post about positive advertising- the dove beauty campaign/companies promoting real beauty?

Author:  epic [ Wed Aug 22, 2007 2:55 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Bad ads

Emily218 wrote:
PS: Muse, I think this is a great idea. Maybe we could also post about positive advertising- the dove beauty campaign/companies promoting real beauty?


That would be a great thread as well... to give kudos where kudos are due. We can eventually use stuff from this section to build content for an easy-to-find page or section on the front of WBB.

Author:  faerie [ Wed Aug 22, 2007 3:14 pm ]
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Love this idea.

Author:  miniskirtjerk [ Wed Aug 22, 2007 4:44 pm ]
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great thread- I love this idea.

I will keep an eye out for new ads!

Author:  TwistedBarbie [ Wed Aug 22, 2007 6:46 pm ]
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I dont remember which, but bust or bitch magazine has a great section for stuff like this... ill look

Author:  Recovery Warrior [ Wed Aug 22, 2007 7:07 pm ]
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I know that Dove ads are pretty good. Love the "real women" :clap: :clap:

I can't think of anything off the top of my head besides the old calvin klein ads that were REALLY BAD....

Author:  SomeAussieChick [ Wed Aug 22, 2007 7:25 pm ]
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f9Qrr6Cbncw

Author:  Recovery Warrior [ Wed Aug 22, 2007 7:56 pm ]
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skinnyaussie wrote:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f9Qrr6Cbncw


ok. that was seriously fucked up. pardon my crudness...

Author:  miniskirtjerk [ Wed Aug 22, 2007 8:34 pm ]
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That comercial was disgusting.
And to think- SOMEONE somewhere thought that was a brilliant idea, and got paid a lot of money for that genious idea

fuck media

Author:  overtlythin [ Wed Aug 22, 2007 10:29 pm ]
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EW fuck that commercial.

Author:  writingchica05 [ Thu Aug 23, 2007 12:29 pm ]
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the gordmans advert .,.. that chick's hipbones not only stick out but you can see the curve around the top of it ...

Author:  zelinda [ Sat Sep 01, 2007 10:21 am ]
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that Fanta Light video is simply shocking!!! Where and when did they show it? I haven't seen it on TV here (in Italy)...I hope they censored it!

Author:  luminous [ Sun Sep 02, 2007 7:29 pm ]
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The ad seems Argentine based on the comments and the poster's location. Anorexia is a huge problem there!

Author:  fukuana [ Wed Sep 19, 2007 5:33 pm ]
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are you fucking kidding me?!!!? jesus. could that commercial be anymore obvious. sweet, so while their women are often dropping like dead flies they show these kind of commercials in a sexual desireable light. And think about this..not only women, girls like you and me see this....little girls too. Start em off young. great. :shock: that really pisses me off man.

Author:  zelinda [ Wed Sep 26, 2007 6:56 am ]
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http://www.theage.com.au/news/entertain ... 08866.html
This is not a bad ad in my opinion...but it's causing quite a big debate, wonder what you guys think about it...

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