Ad Banned For Offending. Should be Banned Just For Sucking

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Why are we writing about this crap? Why do we ever write about this crap? Banned ad! Woo hoo! Look at our banned ad! It's so controversial, It's so offensive.

...yawn...

"Bookmaker Paddy Power's latest commercial has fallen foul of regulators who fear it likely to cause widespread offense. The advert - depicts four wheelchair bound actors 'doing a runner' on their bill from a curry house. One of the actors wears a branded Hearts & Balls rugby shirt, to raise the profile of a rugby-based charity that helps players who have been impacted by catastrophic injury."

It shouldn't be banned because it's offensive. It should be banned becasue it is horrifically uncreative and ridiculously stupid.

by Steve Hall    Mar- 9-10   Click to Comment   
Topic: Commercials, Policy, Worst   

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