Tuesday, February 02, 2010

Frog on a Goat

The goat is cute as is the frog on its head and so it should be for an advertisement. But what is being advertised? I have since seen the same ad elsewhere and it advertises the Trading Post, but is this a freak poster or was something to be added later?

11 comments:

  1. Anonymous6:52 pm

    Bargain.
    Reckon!
    LOL too funny, they have since added the above two words, the ads are clever.
    Reminds me of The Castle a bit, probably cause of the whole trading post skit, tell him he's dreamin!

    hehe

    Michelle

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  2. No doubt they'll add the product at some point, now that they've got your attention to such an extent that you're even willing to blog about it. Cynicism, you see -- the art of manipulating people so that they don't know they're being manipulated.

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  3. Anonymous8:55 pm

    Take a free ride. Haha Cazzie!!!

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  4. Yep, what Michelle said, words were added later, but the pictures were still eye-catching and made people smile :)

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  5. designed to pique your interest and get you wondering, i like it.

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  6. More than I knew about the ad Michelle, thanks.

    You think I don't know such things Brian? I still like the picture.

    Lucky frog Cazzie.

    Made me smile Jayne. Don't care what the ad is.

    And it worked Fen.

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  7. Two words have been added? What are they? Spoiler please... ^_^

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  8. Ah, thanks immigayrant and Ben. Got it now.

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  9. Better still, when you visit the trading post website you can make the goat say a variety of hilarious (not really) user customisable statements, then send them to your mobile.

    My personal favorite is: "you sister was almost always better after lunch" make of it what you will.

    It is a clever way of making mainstream marketing somewhat viral

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  10. Mutant, it seems maybe I was sucked into something bigger by taking a simple photo. Ta for the dirt.

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