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Coke told to can sex-laden TV adArticle from:
Adelaide Now ^ | May 04, 2009 12 | KELVIN HEALEY

Posted on 05/04/2009 6:33:09 AM PDT by JoeProBono

COCA-Cola has been forced to can a TV ad that authorities say suggested women should be available for sex whenever men want it.

The Advertising Standards Bureau found the ad, though light-hearted, was inappropriate to be on TV when children were watching.

It was the second embarrassment in a month for the soft drink giant, after it had to admit incorrect health claims in print ads featuring actor Kerry Armstrong.

The latest controversy erupted over a Coke Zero ad, titled "Break-up as it should be".


TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: cocacola; coke; cokeandasmile; culturewar; pornification; sexpositiveagenda
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1 posted on 05/04/2009 6:33:09 AM PDT by JoeProBono
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To: JoeProBono

Yeah, I’d call that a bit raunchy...


2 posted on 05/04/2009 6:37:52 AM PDT by ROLF of the HILL COUNTRY ( The Constitution needs No interpreting, only APPLICATION!)
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To: JoeProBono

Thought crime. Men aren’t supposed to be the one initiating the break-up -— that’s the real objection from the pc crowd.


3 posted on 05/04/2009 6:39:22 AM PDT by Mercat (Scary middle aged people take to the street!!!)
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To: JoeProBono
COCA-Cola has been forced to can a TV ad that authorities say suggested women should be available for sex whenever men want it.

We can dream, can't we?

4 posted on 05/04/2009 6:40:53 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Islam is a religion of peace, and Muslims reserve the right to kill anyone who says otherwise.)
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To: JoeProBono

Good grief. That’s awful.


5 posted on 05/04/2009 6:41:01 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: JoeProBono
Coke is it?
6 posted on 05/04/2009 6:49:27 AM PDT by DM1
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PFLR


7 posted on 05/04/2009 6:50:15 AM PDT by GulfBreeze
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To: JoeProBono
ok to take our minds off the last post
8 posted on 05/04/2009 6:51:29 AM PDT by DM1
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To: trisham
Good grief. That’s awful.

I agree. It should have been pulled for a complete lack of artistic content.

9 posted on 05/04/2009 6:52:13 AM PDT by raybbr (It's going to get a lot worse now that the anchor babies are voting!)
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To: JoeProBono
raunchy is nothing new to Coke apparently
10 posted on 05/04/2009 6:52:37 AM PDT by DM1
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To: Mercat

No just a real bad ad.


11 posted on 05/04/2009 6:54:05 AM PDT by MilspecRob (Most people don't act stupid, they really are.)
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To: ROLF of the HILL COUNTRY

It’s suppossed to look raunchy...It’s in the style of a 70’s Grindhouse movie. I haven’t seen a beer commercial that doesn’t suggest that if you drink that beer women will want to have sex with you.


12 posted on 05/04/2009 6:56:46 AM PDT by jakerobins
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To: jakerobins

but....but what about the ones with the pretty horsies?! :)


13 posted on 05/04/2009 7:05:10 AM PDT by Cailleach
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To: DM1
I haven't seen this, but how about that new Burger King ad? It has all the sexy chicks in short-shorts wiggling their behinds in the camera while the song sings about how he likes "square butts", while that ridiculous plastic-headed BK dude points at their rears. It's not even very funny and I think highly inappropriate.


14 posted on 05/04/2009 7:05:13 AM PDT by T Minus Four (Matthew 15:8 - 9)
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To: jakerobins
I haven’t seen a beer commercial that doesn’t suggest that if you drink that beer women will want to have sex with you.

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The problem with this commercial is that it doesn't "suggest" anything. It's a blatant, garish, tacky, hit the public over the head with the message commercial.

15 posted on 05/04/2009 7:05:45 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: T Minus Four

yikes that looks like something MAD TV would have come up with
i truly do not understand society anymore


16 posted on 05/04/2009 7:06:49 AM PDT by DM1
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To: jakerobins
“I haven’t seen a beer commercial that doesn’t suggest that if you drink that beer women will want to have sex with you”

There's a big difference between “suggestive” and RAUNCHY!
This one was over the top.

17 posted on 05/04/2009 7:11:31 AM PDT by ROLF of the HILL COUNTRY ( The Constitution needs No interpreting, only APPLICATION!)
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To: trisham

Yeah kind of the point. Just like the Grinhouse movies it’s a farce..... Unlike the Entire Lifetime network which suggests that ALL men are rapists, abusers, or murderers. Even SNL made fun of the Lifetime channel for these movies one of their funniest skits “The John McCain Story”.


18 posted on 05/04/2009 7:12:38 AM PDT by jakerobins
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To: trisham
I haven’t seen a beer commercial that doesn’t suggest that if you drink that beer women will want to have sex with you.

Well there was this:


19 posted on 05/04/2009 7:13:22 AM PDT by dfwgator (1996 2006 2008 - Good Things Come in Threes)
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To: JoeProBono

I don’t drink Pepsi because of their Obama logo all over their packaging. Now I’ll stop Coke too. Guess I will start drinking Sam’s Cola. It’s pretty good.


20 posted on 05/04/2009 7:14:39 AM PDT by cblue55
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To: JoeProBono
Coke Zero ads are some of the absolute worst.

"We're going to sue our parent company for stealing our taste."

On a par with Geico-Eyeballs and Cavemen and any Alltell Chad commercials.

21 posted on 05/04/2009 7:16:49 AM PDT by N. Theknow (Kennedys: Can't fly, can't ski, can't drive, can't skipper a boat, but they know what's best.)
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To: N. Theknow
Coke Zero ads are some of the absolute worst. "We're going to sue our parent company for stealing our taste."

Oh come on, I thought the one with Troy Polamalu was great.

22 posted on 05/04/2009 7:17:58 AM PDT by dfwgator (1996 2006 2008 - Good Things Come in Threes)
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To: DM1

If you think that vintage ad is “raunchy,” ... Well, I’m sorry, you’re either a prude, or vocabulary deficient. (LOL)

“Suggestive” is the word for it; because it is a perfectly innocent ad, however, depending on the mind of the viewer it can be twisted into something risque,(but NOT raunchy!)


23 posted on 05/04/2009 7:19:18 AM PDT by ROLF of the HILL COUNTRY ( The Constitution needs No interpreting, only APPLICATION!)
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To: jakerobins

I don’t watch “Lifetime”.


24 posted on 05/04/2009 7:22:20 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: T Minus Four

I thought that BK ad was yanked also, wasn’t it?

Really stupid marketing execs!


25 posted on 05/04/2009 7:24:06 AM PDT by ROLF of the HILL COUNTRY ( The Constitution needs No interpreting, only APPLICATION!)
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To: cblue55

Why not just stop sodas all together?


26 posted on 05/04/2009 7:25:58 AM PDT by Mercat (Scary middle aged people take to the street!!!)
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To: dfwgator
Oh come on, I thought the one with Troy Polamalu was great.

You misspelled grate. ;^)

27 posted on 05/04/2009 7:28:05 AM PDT by N. Theknow (Kennedys: Can't fly, can't ski, can't drive, can't skipper a boat, but they know what's best.)
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To: JoeProBono; All
Check this Coke Zero ad for the Spanish speaking market: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CNaVwsx7Fp4

The end is really "something".
28 posted on 05/04/2009 7:28:08 AM PDT by Mr. Jazzy (No greater friend, no worse enemy -The United States Marine Corps.)
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To: ROLF of the HILL COUNTRY

“If you think that vintage ad is “raunchy,” ... Well, I’m sorry, you’re either a prude, or vocabulary deficient. (LOL)”

geez i was kidding take it down a peg there. for your info i was using the same vocabulary used in the initial post. so chill out, have a coke and dont be so serious
geez


29 posted on 05/04/2009 7:29:33 AM PDT by DM1
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To: DM1
You call that raunchy?

ROFLMAOPIMP!!!!!

30 posted on 05/04/2009 7:30:20 AM PDT by Travis T. OJustice (I can spell just fine, thanks, it's my typing that sucks.)
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To: T Minus Four

Odd part is it’s used to market their kids meals!


31 posted on 05/04/2009 7:32:09 AM PDT by Travis T. OJustice (I can spell just fine, thanks, it's my typing that sucks.)
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To: DM1

It’s certainly not as annoying as those Quizno’s “Tasty Torpedo” ads.


32 posted on 05/04/2009 7:33:06 AM PDT by dfwgator (1996 2006 2008 - Good Things Come in Threes)
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To: DM1

Not very subtle either.


33 posted on 05/04/2009 7:34:17 AM PDT by BenLurkin (It's all about LIBERTY.)
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To: Travis T. OJustice

“You call that raunchy? “
it was a joke relax there Travis, i was using terminology expressed in an earlier post
yikes some people have no sense of humor


34 posted on 05/04/2009 7:37:23 AM PDT by DM1
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To: dfwgator

the quiznos one makes me want to vomit.


35 posted on 05/04/2009 7:39:01 AM PDT by xsmommy
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Bump for later (damned firewalls).


36 posted on 05/04/2009 7:39:38 AM PDT by Non-Sequitur
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To: DM1

Missed the sarcasm, my bad. i hate it when people miss the sarcasm, especially myself, and heck no, you should not have to post a sarc tag.


37 posted on 05/04/2009 7:49:35 AM PDT by Travis T. OJustice (I can spell just fine, thanks, it's my typing that sucks.)
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To: cblue55
I don’t drink Pepsi because of their Obama logo all over their packaging. Now I’ll stop Coke too. Guess I will start drinking Sam’s Cola. It’s pretty good.

I drink good ole fashioned RC Cola instead of Obama Pepsi and Coke is just nasty.
38 posted on 05/04/2009 7:49:40 AM PDT by marine86297 (I'll never forgive Clinton for Somalia, my blood is on his hands)
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To: JoeProBono

I’m sure Dennis Prager and Dr. Laura will love it.


39 posted on 05/04/2009 7:50:14 AM PDT by rintense (Go Israel!)
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To: T Minus Four

And its for a kids meal!!!! I saw that and said, ‘WTF!’


40 posted on 05/04/2009 7:51:10 AM PDT by rintense (Go Israel!)
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To: JoeProBono

Yeh, that’s not appropriate for children.


41 posted on 05/04/2009 7:52:47 AM PDT by Just another Joe (Warning: FReeping can be addictive and helpful to your mental health)
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To: JoeProBono

All this over that commercial? I thought it was pretty lame, actually.


42 posted on 05/04/2009 7:54:03 AM PDT by rintense (Go Israel!)
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To: rintense

*snicker*

And any available Afghan viewers ...


43 posted on 05/04/2009 8:14:17 AM PDT by Tax-chick (Stay out of Mexico. Wash your hands. Keep your pigs outdoors.)
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To: JoeProBono

"I've given up Coke..."

44 posted on 05/04/2009 8:37:05 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (IRONY - we know more about the First Dog's historical papers than we do of President Barack.)
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To: T Minus Four

That Burger King ad was also TARGETED at kids.


45 posted on 05/04/2009 8:38:14 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (IRONY - we know more about the First Dog's historical papers than we do of President Barack.)
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To: dfwgator

HAHAHA ahhh the good old days of Chris Farley and Adam Sandler. Chris Farley did a pretty funny Newt Gingrich impression...but I miss the Phil Hartman “Bill Clinton” impression most. God It’s depressing being nostalgic for the Clintoon years.


46 posted on 05/04/2009 10:11:14 AM PDT by jakerobins
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To: JoeProBono

There’s a minute of my life that I want back.


47 posted on 05/04/2009 11:36:19 AM PDT by TheRealDBear
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To: dfwgator

Classic


48 posted on 05/04/2009 11:39:55 AM PDT by montyspython (Love that chicken from Popeye's)
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To: JoeProBono

I really don’t understand what the problem is. It’s not particularly offensive in any regard - it’s a sort of a tribute to the high-octane action genre which was the point of the ad. Are the mean-faced clipped-haired women angry that an ad depicted a male leaving a female for more attractive women? That’s the only thing I could see.


49 posted on 05/04/2009 11:44:59 AM PDT by garbanzo (Government is not the solution to our problems. Government is the problem.)
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To: TheRealDBear

50 posted on 05/04/2009 11:50:17 AM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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