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Mullahs Mull Ban on Samsung over 'Insulting' Ad
Arutz Sheva ^ | 5/2/12 | Gil Ronen

Posted on 02/05/2012 9:06:14 AM PST by Eleutheria5

Iran is upset over a television promotional spot for Israeli cable provider HOT, and is threatening to ban an electronics firm whose product is featured in the spot. The commercial shows the characters from a popular show, Asfur, portraying Mossad agents dressed up as women, at an outdoor cafe somewhere in Iran.

The characters are impressed by a Samsung Galaxy tablet and accidentally press a button that causes a nearby Iranian nuclear facility to explode.

The cable provider is offering the tablet to new subscribers.

Samsung Electronics said on Saturday it had not been involved in the production of the spot. “We have absolutely nothing to do with this television spot,” a spokesman for the electronics giant told AFP. The commercial was produced by HOT “without Samsung’s knowledge or participation,” the company said in a statement. “It should be noted that HOT cable network utilized a GALAXY Tab in its advertisement solely as a promotional gift."

“As a member of the global community, Samsung is committed to demonstrating respect for all people and cultures around the globe,” it added.

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(Excerpt) Read more at israelnationalnews.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Israel; Political Humor/Cartoons; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: ban; iran; mossad; samsung
Even though the actors talk Hebrew too fast for me to understand everything, the ad is knee-slapping funny. If the Mullahs can't laugh at that ad, they are seriously disturbed. Samsung's response is even funnier, though.
1 posted on 02/05/2012 9:06:27 AM PST by Eleutheria5
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To: Eleutheria5
"If the Mullahs can't laugh at that ad, they are seriously disturbed"

Tell me something I don't know.

2 posted on 02/05/2012 9:20:17 AM PST by NakedRampage (Puttin' the "stud" in Bible study)
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To: Eleutheria5

I expect to hear the mooslimes announce a fatwa on the creator of “Pearls before swine” for his strips this past week.


3 posted on 02/05/2012 9:25:16 AM PST by Newtoidaho (Fight organized crime. Vote out all incumbent Democrats!)
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To: Eleutheria5

Islam can never be mocked as it is a superior religion / S


4 posted on 02/05/2012 9:26:14 AM PST by Popman (America is squandering its wealth on riotous living, war, and welfare.)
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Note to self: Buy Samsung products only..


5 posted on 02/05/2012 9:49:38 AM PST by KevinDavis (Ron Paul called Ronald Reagan a miserable failure.....)
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6 posted on 02/05/2012 10:40:50 AM PST by SJackson (The Pilgrims¬óDoing the jobs Native Americans wouldn't do !)
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To: Eleutheria5
I found a subtitled version of the ad including a preamble explanation of some local terms that appear in the ad. It's a hoot.
7 posted on 02/05/2012 10:43:03 AM PST by 6SJ7 (Meh.)
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To: Nightshift

gnip


8 posted on 02/05/2012 11:14:20 AM PST by tutstar (Want pings to Aaron Klein articles and OWS nonsense?)
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To: Eleutheria5

The video link on Arutz Sheva didn’t work, so I googled “samsung mossad youtube” and got to watch it with subtitles.

Hysterical!

hahahahahahahahahahaha


9 posted on 02/05/2012 11:24:07 AM PST by left that other site
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10 posted on 02/05/2012 11:53:33 AM PST by RedMDer (Forward With Confidence!)
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To: 6SJ7

With the explanations, it’s even funnier. Who could possibly take offense at that?


11 posted on 02/05/2012 12:53:22 PM PST by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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I’ll have to take a look at this when I get home...


12 posted on 02/06/2012 10:01:45 AM PST by tarawa
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