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There's an ad for Pizza Express up there ^ ^ that says "we don't start without you". Err, what restaurant does?
used to say "you can order anything off the menu".
Oh can I? Thank you, that's so generous!
Is this the new site? Looks good.
The out of town department store
always reminds me of local (Swindon) radio.
I don't go far enough out of town to find out
Gamble - "take risky action in the hope of a desired result."
Responsible - "able to answer for one's conduct and obligations; trustworthy
I've started threads before about this, and it's a shame because i've got a lot of time for the company.
It's just a crap slogan that doesn't mean anything, is confusing, too open to different interpretation, and a little too smug.
it implies, in a very old-fashioned way, that John Lewis is cheaper than other stores. But I think of John Lewis as being more expensive than, say, Argos.
Yeah, well done Lewis. Applying small print clauses to your slogan.
And all their adverts are fucking atrocious.
And you're still wrong. It's an excellent strapline for that company.
I'll get drunk on shit lager cheaper, thanks.
Used well within a consistently good batch of adverts. Before they started running these ads, Stella was a no-mark Belgian lager with 1% market share. Something like 3 years later, they were the biggest selling lager brand in the UK.
The power of good advertising that.
There was a big problem with marketing/selling lager in the 80s owing to continental strength not being especially well suited to British drinking habits.
Its strength probably helped it sell, but its marketing helped greatly also.
rather than an iconic power brand?
My dad does. He reckons it's all about that ad with the horses.
is undoubtedly one of the greatest adverts of all time. Your Dad's largely right I'd think.
But it was just one part of a marketing strategy which over the course of a few years in the 1990s totally overhauled Guinness's image and, thus, customer base. This was also achieved through merchandising and other iconic adverts (the bloke dancing to that Prez Prado tune etc.)
There are a lot of restaurants where this isn't the case.
Subway are guilty of this 'made fresh'. Yeah, it's freshly MADE, but the ingredients could have been around for months.
We once sat in a Pizza Express as they delivered boxes of frozen dough. Walked right through the restaurant to deliver a dozen boxes. The guy opened one box and dropped a frozen lump of dough on the floor. He just picked it up and popped it back in the box.
I read it as FUTURE, PRESENT, PAST
like a pear cider made from 100% pears
That's why it's so awful
who gives a fuck
think the tagline before that one was even worse and made no sense, can't remember it now though
As far as I'm aware, sponsorhip involves some sort of payment and at the very least, some free merch and my mum got fuck all, so fuck you, Proctor and Gamble! And that's before I've even started on how massively, massively sexist it is to position yourself as "proud sponsor of mums" when you're trying to flog Fairy cunting Liquid.
in fact, anything that targets "mums" can fuck off
"listen up mums"
"we want mums to know that we love Cheerios"
because when they needed something which was aimed solely at women to sell cleaning products.
An official London Irish sponsor is a company based near Reading called "Pump Technologies". Their tagline is:
PUMPING POO WITH PANACHE
I shit you not.
"i shit you not" is a strong addition!
which is like 'For people....who0es gums that bleed'
got that completely wrong
taglines should be memorable
I mean, it nails the target audience.
but mouthwash is so revolting I can't use it. Can't even stand my 6 yr olds mild minty one
so bit of a tricky situation innit?
something like "for people who don't like the taste of water"
I remember when Scope changed from being The Spastics Society to being a general charity for people with disabilities. Fair enough. But they'd clearly had some pretty heavy internal design-by-committee issues with launching their strapline because for ages it was:
`About cerebral palsy. For disabled people achieving equality`.
I mean - what the absolute fuck is that. Someone getting paid £100,000 a year would've ultimately signed that off. Mental.
Heck, you don’t need a fork.
in a film where she plays someone who works for an ad agency.
WHO'S THE EXPERT NOW?
because it was a romantic comedy.
A lot of love and a lot of laughs. Pure cinema.
The guy had his own business fliming weddings and she pretended he was her boyfriend to make herself look more promotable or something. In the end she confessed to being a massive self-serving liar and everyone is like "Ah, that's okay! Have a promotion anyway."
She sins, but ultimately confesses and is granted all the stuff she wanted.
I don't know, so I'm asking you.
Derailed was supposed to be a tense thriller (it was neither).
Marley & Me was a story about a dog dying.
Horrible Bosses was all com, no rom (no seen it, looked shit)
but I couldn't stop from crying my eyes out at the end. I was in a dang bar in Thailand too - hella embarrassing
Belter of a film!
"Jaguar — For men who'd like hand-jobs from beautiful women they hardly know."
'Got the painters in? Buy these jam rags, love'
"We can be bothered."
Soz Co-op I don't speak Scotch.
Shit with money though, aren't you.
Trash with Cash