"Interesting" Transformers Reference in Samsonite Ad

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  1. Aernaroth

    Aernaroth <b><font color=blue>I voted for Super_Megatron and Veteran

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    Came across this today on another site

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    Samsonite American Tourister: Tough Standard, Crush | Ads of the World

    Which apparently is an ad featuring Optimus Prime for the American Tourister luggage line.

    I'm... not completely sure what the ad is trying to imply. Prime is channeling the strength and durability of the noble Samsonite to aid him in holding up the bridge? Optimus Prime, hanging from the bridge he has broken through, just remembered he left his luggage at home? Discuss.

    There's some other ads from the campaign there too, but they don't feature transformers and are a lot more straightforward in terms of seeing someone wailing on something while someone else remembers Samsonite.
     
  2. doomboy536

    doomboy536 Universe Onslaught fanboy

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    It honestly looks more like he's dangling from the bridge and trying to break it rather than trying to hold it up. I bet you that it's Movie Prime in disguise and those vehicles are Decepticons.
     
  3. Aernaroth

    Aernaroth <b><font color=blue>I voted for Super_Megatron and Veteran

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    "I am going to put their faces in this stylish piece of luggage for easy transport."

    I wonder why they went with Optimus Prime instead of a character that can actually fly. Prime is popular right now, I guess.
     
  4. Foster

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    Looks like Legal told them not to use Superman and they switched it to Prime.

    Alternate post: "WAA WAA Michael Bay said no mass-shifting!!"
     
  5. Nevermore

    Nevermore It's self-perpetuating a parahumanoidarianised!

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    Methinks Legal needs to be replaced with smarter people.
     
  6. Aernaroth

    Aernaroth <b><font color=blue>I voted for Super_Megatron and Veteran

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    Or at least bigger nerds.
     
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    repair_bay Scramble Power!

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    The most laughable part of the ad is that Optimus is REALLY out of scale haha. But the artwork of Optimus is pretty nice.
     
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    "Hi, I'm Optimus Prime, leader of the Autobots. My job involves a lot of travel, and that means I need luggage that can hold my collection of faces and keep up with my fast-paced lifestyle. That's why I always choose American Tourister - The Tough Standard."
     
  9. OptimusPrime108

    OptimusPrime108 Autobot Field Commander

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  10. orionpax55

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    Good god, it's the first Marvel comic all over again!
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    Maybe the bridge broke because he was hanging on to it, hehe.
     
  12. TFW10

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    Interesting ad.

    It looks like someone cut and pasted Prime in the middle of the bridge.
     
  13. Geminii

    Geminii Toyetic multiformophile

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    It looks like he's been crucified after asking an airline what happened to his luggage.
     

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