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Wed Dec 9, 2020, 10:32 AM

Face Mask Advertising

People are missing a good thing. Well, making lemonade out of lemons. After the pandemic is over, there won't be call to wear a mask. So now, you get to wear a fancy mask. Praying it doesn't last long...

People have worn masks with all kinds of graphics on them, expressing themselves. Why not pay to advertise your company? Walking billboards. Estimate how much to pay per impression, and then someone wears their mask with your advertisement on it.

People made businesses out of the need for masks. Take it one step further. Good quality mask with your ad on it. Deduct it as a business expense.

I wouldn't be offended to see someone working for money like that. As someone told me, it would add up. Proper covering of nose and mouth, too.

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EndlessWire Dec 2020 OP
TexasTowelie Dec 2020 #1
EndlessWire Dec 2020 #2
TexasTowelie Dec 2020 #4
EndlessWire Dec 2020 #5
TexasTowelie Dec 2020 #6
EndlessWire Dec 2020 #7
Wounded Bear Dec 2020 #3
Gidney N Cloyd Dec 2020 #8
EndlessWire Dec 2020 #9

Response to EndlessWire (Original post)

Wed Dec 9, 2020, 10:58 AM

1. My college alma mater latest financial campaign

includes a face mask with the "SU" over crossed swords logo on it for a donation of $25. The face mask normally sells for $8. I doubt that anyone outside the Austin area knows what the "SU" stands for though, so it probably isn't effective advertising.

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Response to TexasTowelie (Reply #1)

Wed Dec 9, 2020, 11:04 AM

2. That's the idea

Someone with a well-known logo could invest a little, ya know? It might amount to paying someone to wear a mask, but it wouldn't hurt, and they would get something out of it.

I like your little meme at the bottom of your signature, the "Blue Tsunami."

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Response to EndlessWire (Reply #2)

Wed Dec 9, 2020, 11:10 AM

4. Thanks, but I've thought about removing it from my sig line for the past couple of weeks

since the election is over. I have a three year old cat and a four month old kitten that are itching to get on the Internet with the other cats in my sig line.

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Response to TexasTowelie (Reply #4)

Wed Dec 9, 2020, 11:31 AM

5. There is one more wave to come

on Jan. 5--maybe not a tsunami, but hopefully, a swamping wave in Georgia,

But, yeah! I have two cats, and we are now fighting over who gets to sit in the chair! They do their cat thing, and then they pile on. Excuse me, am I in your way? And, they don't take no for an answer. They stare at me, or reach with their paws, and I always end up moving something I am doing to make room for them.

So, I understand when you have to remove the meme to make room for an imposing cat! We just exist to serve them. How lucky they are that they hooked up with us!

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Response to EndlessWire (Reply #5)

Wed Dec 9, 2020, 11:49 AM

6. I don't have to worry much about sitting since I'm in a wheelchair,

but it seems like my cats manage to find the middle of the bed just before I decide to get some sleep. I have a plush blanket on top so both of my critters do the kneading motion with their paws when they get there. They also consider it a major imposition if I force them to move.

The older cat is best described as a mottled calico with a gray base coat of fur. The kitten is a striped dark brown tabby and has a really cute face with a speckled white belly. Both are female.

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Response to TexasTowelie (Reply #6)

Wed Dec 9, 2020, 12:12 PM

7. They have the routine down

or there's some subtle signal you give off that tells them, time for bed.

My cats follow me all around the house. They are underfoot everywhere. I don't mind. But, they are demanding. And, I have found that cats do not like their food bowls half empty. They will complain until you fill it to the brim again. You have to be responsive, or they will pester you.

My one cat is a calico. She came to move in with me when she was alone in the country, and very pregnant. She wrapped herself around the leg of a relative living with me, and when I came home from work, I had a new cat. Well, several new cats.

My other cat is her daughter, the only one left out of the litter of five kitties she had. She is black and white with a coat pattern like a calico. She is a very athletic cat, even though I know she is older. She still has the "it" factor.

When this cat is hungry, she sits and stares at me, no matter how long it takes. I know what she is doing, and I often tell her to just wait. She has a marking like a prison tear drop, and a severe look on her face. It's unnerving. She always gets what she wants.

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Response to EndlessWire (Original post)

Wed Dec 9, 2020, 11:06 AM

3. All of the sports teams and colleges are selling logo masks...

It's a great way to show team spirit responsibly.

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Response to EndlessWire (Original post)

Wed Dec 9, 2020, 12:20 PM

8. So maybe anti-maskers would wear masks if Pepsi etc. paid for the ad space on their faces.

Verification would be tricky, though. Maybe a badging/token thing participating retailers could reward wearers with.

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Response to Gidney N Cloyd (Reply #8)

Wed Dec 9, 2020, 02:01 PM

9. Yeah, something like that. n/t

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