Prime being used to sell newspapers

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  1. rattrap007

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    I just started heating up some water to make egg noodles for lunch so I open the paper. Flip through it then I see this....

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    It is a big half page ad. Also notice the paper.. 20 years strong and DVD both get a mention..

    Close up of the paper
     
  2. Sonscreen

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    Heh, that's pretty cool. Would've been better if he was sitting on the can. :D 
     
  3. Omnius

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    Pic 2 won't show up!
     
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    That's sweet.:cool: 
     
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    :lol  The PRIME choice...

    Awesome...
     
  6. rattrap007

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    Fixed...
     
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    IS it me or did they use an MP, or rather 20th Ann. with shorter stacks, Prime? If so I wonder if this was authorized. Still neat.
     
  8. rattrap007

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    well it does have the Hasbro thing in the corner.. I've seen lots of thing like this. It is a newspaper campaign to get kids to read the paper too by using characters from Over The Hedge, Happy Feet, etc. This one they just used a 20th Prime.. I did a double take when I saw this.
     
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    Cool.
     
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    Awesome. Wasn't 20th Anny Prime used in a Cell Phone ad recently too?
     
  11. Denyer

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    Seems a bit of a limited strategy -- advertising dying print media in dying print media -- but cool ad...
     
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    heh, that is super awesome.
    yeah, a Canadian Nokia ad, back shortly after hte first time it was released
     
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    Why did it take 20+ years for them to become this popular though? Seriously...
     
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    because today Kids who liked transformers 20 years ago are now writers, Art directors, corporate managers, Graphic designers, musicians, CEOs, webmasters, store owners, etc, etc, etc
    :D 
     
  15. Codimus Prime

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    What paper did you see this in?
     
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    HAH

    pretty sweet!
     
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    I'm sure the upcoming 300 million dollar hollywood blockbuster has nothing to do with it.

    :wink: 
     
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    You mean potential blockbuster. I wouldn't be surprised if it was a $300 million dud. It just happens sometimes. No, I'd like to see it prosper, but I ain't gonna get no hopes up.
     
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    nice but a little bit weird....
    o_O 
     
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    Haha, this is cool.
     

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