[geeks] erm, no comment
lionel4287 at verizon.net
Sun Sep 7 09:16:06 CDT 2008
>From: Mike Meredith <very at zonky.org>
>Date: 2008/09/07 Sun AM 05:22:25 EDT
>To: geeks at sunhelp.org
>Subject: Re: [geeks] erm, no comment
>On Sat, 6 Sep 2008 20:03:46 +0300, Geoffrey S. Mendelson wrote:
>> On Fri, Sep 05, 2008 at 05:25:13PM -0700, Rick Hamell wrote:
>> >Even more... pathetic... the Bill Gates/Jerry Seinfeld add has come
>> >I'm speechless.
>> I liked it. I still am not sure what it was advertising. Shoes? Cakes?
>> Underwear? Wearing clothes in the shower? Mexican immigration?
>> It never mentioned Microsoft or any of their products at all.
>Don't you guys get teaser ads ? First part has nothing to do with the
>product (and gets people talking); second part (shown days/weeks later)
>puts the name of the product on the whole thing.
They're too young to remember the Elephant Brand Floppy Disk ads - they advertised for months (it seemed) before they ever mentioned they were selling floppy disks. They just had ads tying their logo (an elephant head) with the phrase "Never Forget" on a yellow page on the back cover of the PC magazines.
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