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Does the ad campaign for Volkswagen's Routan creep anyone else out? Whose idea was it to link the words "baby" and "German engineering?"

These are the things I think about when I should be asleep...

Date: 2008-11-17 02:44 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] franwi.livejournal.com
I don't know why, but those ads amuse me. Brooke does a great job. It's all so insulting, yet humorous. I do see your point, though! So yeah, I'm not sure how they managed to approve those ads.

Date: 2008-11-17 04:33 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] ultraviolet730.livejournal.com
It just amazes me that this is what they came up with. Probably spent millions on the campaign!

Date: 2008-11-17 02:53 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] theholyinnocent.livejournal.com
It was probably Brooke's idea!

Date: 2008-11-17 02:57 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] badtyler.livejournal.com
As I so often do, I'm going to have to chime in here and agree with THI!

:)

Date: 2008-11-17 04:35 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] ultraviolet730.livejournal.com
Brainwashed THI follower!

Date: 2008-11-17 05:07 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] theholyinnocent.livejournal.com
Come drink the Kool-Aid with us, dear.

Date: 2008-11-17 10:06 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] badtyler.livejournal.com
I can't help it... I KNEW she put something in my drink.
Also, she bribes me with Taleggio!

*g*

But I will say that 'babies' and 'German engineering' sound very bizarre when they're used in the same sentence.
:)
Edited Date: 2008-11-17 10:08 pm (UTC)

Date: 2008-11-17 04:34 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] ultraviolet730.livejournal.com
Brooke does have baby issues. Using her just adds another layer of WTF.


Date: 2008-11-17 05:08 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] theholyinnocent.livejournal.com
At least there's not a talking baby involved. Is there? ::shudder::

Date: 2008-11-17 03:04 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] callmeri.livejournal.com
It's not just you! I said the same thing when I first saw it!

Date: 2008-11-17 04:35 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] ultraviolet730.livejournal.com
Thank you! I had something profound to add, but I kind of got lost in your icon...

Date: 2008-11-17 03:36 pm (UTC)
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From: [identity profile] rhymephile.livejournal.com
Oh God, I ALWAYS change the channel when I see Brooke Shields. I don't understand what babies and that stupid car have to do with each other, and Brooke being all smarmy about it bugs.

Date: 2008-11-17 04:36 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] ultraviolet730.livejournal.com
As I said above, using Brooke Shields just makes the ads even stranger. She doesn't bug me, but if she did, those ads would be unbearable!

Date: 2008-11-18 03:47 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] sravenk.livejournal.com
Seriously? Oh Volksvagen, how far you have fallen from Funkengr├╝ven.

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