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Mon Feb 4, 2013, 03:57 PM

we need truth in advertising about guns

do an image search for women with guns or men with guns...
for the most part you see beautiful people...with guns.
Its like the old days when you saw beautiful people with cigarettes.
If the images out there were like the reality....wrinkled, pot-bellied graybeards with guns, I think we'd start generational change about guns. I'm sure that the toothless, wrinkled, cancer survivors helped dissuade the young about cigarettes....

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Reply we need truth in advertising about guns (Original post)
Fresh_Start Feb 2013 OP
southernyankeebelle Feb 2013 #1
el_bryanto Feb 2013 #2
HockeyMom Feb 2013 #3
Lionessa Feb 2013 #4
Lizzie Poppet Feb 2013 #5
guardian Feb 2013 #6

Response to Fresh_Start (Original post)

Mon Feb 4, 2013, 03:59 PM

1. Haven't you heard that the truth is the first thing to fall.

 

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Response to Fresh_Start (Original post)

Mon Feb 4, 2013, 04:00 PM

2. I'm not sure about this

For one thing I think they can find attractive people that use guns - they aren't required to only use old coots. On the other hand a counter ad might be more successful -showing successful attractive people without guns. So long as they aren't wearing pumped up kicks it should be fine.

Bryant

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Response to Fresh_Start (Original post)

Mon Feb 4, 2013, 04:03 PM

3. Sexy babes in "underwear" with PINK guns

That makes me want to puke as a woman.

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Response to Fresh_Start (Original post)

Mon Feb 4, 2013, 04:07 PM

4. I BEG TO DIFFER

 

WE NEED TRUTH IN ADVERTISING ABOUT EVERYTHING! and we even have laws that somewhat address that idea. Unfortunately it is amazing how thinly these corps can split hairs. And they only have to tell the truth they choose, they don't have to tell all the truth. And then there's lines like "none is better," that fails to also note that none is worse, and so on, the word salad takes some talent, but they do it.

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Response to Fresh_Start (Original post)

Mon Feb 4, 2013, 04:11 PM

5. Holds true for most any consumer product.

Not many of us look like "spokesmodels."

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Response to Fresh_Start (Original post)

Mon Feb 4, 2013, 05:42 PM

6. You mean like this wrinkled, pot-bellied graybeard?

 

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