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Topic: The outrageously politically incorrect adverts from the time equality forgot
Message: Posted by: panlives (Mar 4, 2011 08:57AM)
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-496827/The-outrageously-politically-incorrect-adverts-time-equality-forgot.html
Message: Posted by: Magnus Eisengrim (Mar 4, 2011 09:06AM)
Cringe-worthy.
Message: Posted by: Woland (Mar 4, 2011 09:23AM)
The coffee ad is a bit kinky.
Message: Posted by: EsnRedshirt (Mar 4, 2011 09:45AM)
Those are bad, but the Pitney-Bowes one is way over the top.

Aside to Woland- yeah, isn't it?
Message: Posted by: stoneunhinged (Mar 4, 2011 09:50AM)
Most of those were also in this article: http://www.darkroastedblend.com/2011/02/weird-vintage-ads-outrageous.html

I wonder who stole the idea from whom?
Message: Posted by: Marlin1894 (Mar 4, 2011 10:32AM)
The still make Chase and Sanborn coffee, I buy it all the time. But the girl won't drink it, she has to have hazlenut coffee. Why I oughta...
Message: Posted by: George Ledo (Mar 4, 2011 10:39AM)
Sure they're cringe-worthy today, but, back in that time period, those ads sold their products.

What I do have to wonder is whether people back then took those ads "seriously," or if they took them with a grain of salt. Don't have a clue.
Message: Posted by: Tom Cutts (Mar 4, 2011 10:56AM)
What ads or even shows are you seeing today which will be cringe worthy fifty years from now?
Message: Posted by: critter (Mar 4, 2011 10:57AM)
Two and a half men.
No wait, that's cringeworthy now.


*** It looks like the woman in the coffee ad is smiling.
Message: Posted by: motown (Mar 4, 2011 11:21AM)
Those are great. There's nothing like a politically incorrect ad.
Message: Posted by: motown (Mar 4, 2011 11:26AM)
I always loved this one:

http://cgi.ebay.com/1969-Pretty-Blonde-SAS-Scandinavian-Airlines-Ad-/230497600082?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item35aaba4252#ht_500wt_922
Message: Posted by: Magnus Eisengrim (Mar 4, 2011 11:43AM)
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On 2011-03-04 11:56, Tom Cutts wrote:
What ads or even shows are you seeing today which will be cringe worthy fifty years from now?
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Probably as in the past: proportionally a small amount, but numerically enough to make us ask "what were we thinking?"

Café posts, on the other hand...
Message: Posted by: RS1963 (Mar 5, 2011 12:57PM)
I didn't see anything wrong with any of them, regardless of what time period they are from. There ads get over it.

Yes I'm obviously not a fan of being P.C. sure people shouldn't be rude but the P.C. crowd is just too much.
Message: Posted by: landmark (Mar 5, 2011 02:54PM)
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On 2011-03-04 12:26, motown wrote:
I always loved this one:

http://cgi.ebay.com/1969-Pretty-Blonde-SAS-Scandinavian-Airlines-Ad-/230497600082?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item35aaba4252#ht_500wt_922
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Fly me, anyone?
Message: Posted by: Woland (Mar 5, 2011 04:08PM)
Here it is:

http://forums.xplanefreeware.net/topic/1626-b727-200-national-airlines/

W.
Message: Posted by: MagicSanta (Mar 5, 2011 06:32PM)
I always took the 'fly me' as the employee taking ownership of her role on the plane and when you fly you are not just using transport you are experience a level of service.
Message: Posted by: Woland (Mar 5, 2011 09:07PM)
Me too.

Chase & Sanborn is excellent coffee, too.
Message: Posted by: landmark (Mar 5, 2011 09:29PM)
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On 2011-03-05 19:32, MagicSanta wrote:
I always took the 'fly me' as the employee taking ownership of her role on the plane and when you fly you are not just using transport you are experience a level of service.
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Of course. And the double entendre too of course.
Message: Posted by: tommy (Mar 5, 2011 09:38PM)
The politically correct are never right.
Message: Posted by: MagicSanta (Mar 5, 2011 09:40PM)
Not really, never considered 'Fly Me' to have a secondary meaning. It isn't the same as the book Coffe, Tea, or Me, that was pretty clear.