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Spoof political ads for Canberra in 2012

By 8 June 2012 17

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Someone going to some lengths to stay anomymous has pointed at us the Canberra Times reporting on the “pitch perfect” entries to the Canberra Marketing Forum.

In further proof that the Canberra Times is lame we can show all three with a NSFW warning on Gray’s entry.


And so we have from Gray (NSFW remember) The Greens:


ZOO’s pitch for the Liberals:


And this from Adcorp for Labor:


So which one did you like the best?

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17 Responses to
Spoof political ads for Canberra in 2012
Watson 7:52 pm
08 Jun 12
#1

Can’t vote! The whole voting area seems to be hyperlinked to the CT link.

I liked Gray’s best anyway. :)

M0les 3:04 am
09 Jun 12
#2

So ads #1 (Gray/Greens) and 2 (Zoo/Lib) tell me The Greens are the team to beat. Ad #3 (Adcorp/Lab) is a plum served in a gentleman’s hat (i.e. bonkers).

Very poor efforts all-round. 100% smear/smarm, 0% policy. I would not engage any of these agencies if I were involves (but the faux Jim Henson’s pretty convincing).

jdazzle 8:16 am
09 Jun 12
#3

it’s The Greens for a start.

jdazzle 8:22 am
09 Jun 12
#4

What is a folding green? I’m lost.

jdazzle 8:26 am
09 Jun 12
#5

cant vote either – ZOO is the cleverest in my view (if i understood what a folding green was) but none of them are truly excellent. back to the drawing board i say.

rosscoact 9:01 am
09 Jun 12
#6

I think they were supposed to be funny rather than policy statements

johnboy 9:07 am
09 Jun 12
#7

fixed now. go for it guys.

bikhet 11:42 am
09 Jun 12
#8

jdazzle said :

What is a folding green? I’m lost.

It’s usually a euphemism for money, but I haven’t re-watched the ad to check if that meaning would be appropriate in the context.

jdazzle 1:14 pm
09 Jun 12
#9

rosscoact said :

I think they were supposed to be funny rather than policy statements

noooooo. as if they are policy statements???

jdazzle 1:42 pm
09 Jun 12
#10

bikhet said :

jdazzle said :

What is a folding green? I’m lost.

It’s usually a euphemism for money, but I haven’t re-watched the ad to check if that meaning would be appropriate in the context.

i thought it might be golfing talk

rosscoact 3:10 pm
09 Jun 12
#11

jdazzle said :

rosscoact said :

I think they were supposed to be funny rather than policy statements

noooooo. as if they are policy statements???

Please refer to post number 2

drfelonious 7:29 pm
09 Jun 12
#12

All of the ads are lame – just like the three products on offer.

Holden Caulfield 10:45 am
10 Jun 12
#13

Embarrassing.

Mysteryman 11:22 am
10 Jun 12
#14

Those were absolutely hopeless.

Baldy 9:41 am
12 Jun 12
#15

You forgot one Johnboy. There should be a radio button for “Can’t decide, they are all lame.”

I mean seriously, this is teh best people can come up with?????

Diggety 10:02 am
12 Jun 12
#16

I can’t find any site taking bets on the ACT election (or even giving odds for that matter)… Anyone know?

devils_advocate 11:15 am
12 Jun 12
#17

First two were pretty funny, last one seemed kind of pointless.

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