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> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
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>> Windows 7 is reduced to rainbows and unicorns
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>> | It's official. Microsoft has no shame. None. They should just stop
>> | paying rent on that storage unit where they keep their shame
>> | because they, as I said, have none.
>> | The new TV ad campaign for Windows 7 (Crispin Porter & Bogusky)
>> | kicked off this week with a masterpiece of emotional manipulation
>> | that brings back Kylie, the precocious 4-year-old girl from the
>> | "I'm a PC" series. The slightly lispy Kylie -- who pronounces the
>> | product as "Windows Theben" -- is sitting at a table in front of a
>> | PC. "My name's Kylie, and I found these happy words all over my
>> | dad's computer. . . ." (Uh-oh, I hope dad's been behaving himself
>> | with his PC.) The "happy words" are rave reviews for Windows 7
>> | from tech magazines, which Kylie then puts into a slideshow with
>> | images of a unicorn, a kitten in marshmallows, a bunny in a straw
>> | hat. "Happy words need happy pictures." Uh-huh. We can only assume
>> | as the campaign rolls out to the Windows 7 launch date of Oct. 22
>> | that we'll see baby penguins and water-skiing squirrels hawking
>> | for the Redmond, Wash., software giant.
>> | [...]
>> | This is advertising as hostage situation: Buy Windows 7 or the
>> | little kid gets it.
> I find those adverts very offensive. The kids have no idea
> what they being used for by micoshaft corporation marketing department.
> And I bet most of those kids that grow up to become engineers
> reliant on source code for coding will say the same thing.
It could be worse. Some of Microsoft's ads encourages under-age sex. They got slammed
~~ Best of wishes
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