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Mullahs Mull Ban on Samsung over 'Insulting' Ad
Arutz Sheva ^
| 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 Samsungs 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.
(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.
"If the Mullahs can't laugh at that ad, they are seriously disturbed"
Tell me something I don't know.
posted on 02/05/2012 9:20:17 AM PST
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I expect to hear the mooslimes announce a fatwa on the creator of “Pearls before swine” for his strips this past week.
posted on 02/05/2012 9:25:16 AM PST
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Islam can never be mocked as it is a superior religion / S
posted on 02/05/2012 9:26:14 AM PST
(America is squandering its wealth on riotous living, war, and welfare.)
Note to self: Buy Samsung products only..
posted on 02/05/2012 9:49:38 AM PST
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posted on 02/05/2012 10:40:50 AM PST
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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.
posted on 02/05/2012 10:43:03 AM PST
posted on 02/05/2012 11:14:20 AM PST
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The video link on Arutz Sheva didn’t work, so I googled “samsung mossad youtube” and got to watch it with subtitles.
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posted on 02/05/2012 11:53:33 AM PST
(Forward With Confidence!)
With the explanations, it’s even funnier. Who could possibly take offense at that?
posted on 02/05/2012 12:53:22 PM PST
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I’ll have to take a look at this when I get home...
posted on 02/06/2012 10:01:45 AM PST
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