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UnTruth In Advertising …

Yeah … a fag company advertising their death sticks with the line, “Life. Full On”

OK, so this photo was taken in a market where cigarette advertising is still allowed – which means they’re already behind the times – but unless their interpretation of ‘Life. Full On’ is one Salem fag puts 10 years of hard-livng pressure on your heart and lungs … then they’re a bunch of lying bastards.

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For the record, I took this photo in 2006, so there is a very good chance this campaign – and cigarette legislation – has changed. But since when has that ever stopped me.


14 Comments

First of all, belated birthday wishes to your dad.
As for cigarette advertising. I suppose if communicating your product is banned in most of the World and people know your product is going to kill them, they have nothing left to lose so lying is “on brand” for them.

Comment by George

Should say it improves your health.

Comment by DH

Comment by andy@cynic

I like the ‘on brand’ comment. It’s very appropriate and very vicious for you, George.

Comment by Rob

So those smokes are the opposite of this blog. Where can I get me some?

Comment by Billy Whizz

When’s the next holiday?

Comment by DH

Wish it was today.

Comment by Billy Whizz

bet it fucking is.

Comment by andy@cynic

No, it’s in 2 weeks. And no, I’m not joking.
And yes, it is another national holiday.

Comment by Rob

fucking planners.

Comment by andy@cynic

I think everyone can share some of the blame for this rubbish Andy.

Comment by Rob

but mainly the fucking planners.

Comment by andy@cynic

no one fucking disagreed with me after 12+ hours. that says fucking everything.

Comment by andy@cynic

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