jmc1975
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Risque VS Commercial...UK Only?

Sat Apr 16, 2005 7:20 am

I stumbled across this twisted but hillarious Virgin Atlantic commercial. Is this only shown in the UK due to its questionable content, or is it also shown in other countries?

http://www.visit4info.com/sitecontent/WML/ZZZZZZTVCCL0105132647WML.wmv
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BCAL
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RE: Risque VS Commercial...UK Only?

Sat Apr 16, 2005 7:30 am

I have never seen it on UK terrestrial TV but quite possibly it is shown on satellite TV.

It is hilarious!
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RE: Risque VS Commercial...UK Only?

Sat Apr 16, 2005 7:44 am

VS- just brilliant!
VS are pretty unique if you think about it, can anyone imagine what would be the reaction if BA/AF/LH did such a commercial?  Wink
 
sevenair
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RE: Risque VS Commercial...UK Only?

Sat Apr 16, 2005 8:15 am

yeah, but gays in adverts, thats not riskee, thats sooooo 2003. And here in the UK, homosexuality is nothing as much of an issue as it is in the US.
 
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mariner
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RE: Risque VS Commercial...UK Only?

Sat Apr 16, 2005 8:24 am

Quoting Sevenair (Reply 3):
yeah, but gays in adverts, thats not riskee, thats sooooo 2003.

Who cares if it is 2003 or 2005?

It's still funny.

cheers

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lehpron
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RE: Risque VS Commercial...UK Only?

Sat Apr 16, 2005 8:39 am

Quoting Sevenair (Reply 3):
yeah, but gays in adverts, thats not riskee, thats sooooo 2003.

What happened in 2003?
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jmc1975
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RE: Risque VS Commercial...UK Only?

Sat Apr 16, 2005 9:11 am

Quoting Sevenair (Reply 3):
And here in the UK, homosexuality is nothing as much of an issue as it is in the US.

That's interesting in light of the fact that human reproduction is accomplished exactly the same way here as it is in the UK.
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LH423
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RE: Risque VS Commercial...UK Only?

Sat Apr 16, 2005 9:15 am

There actually was a thread on this ad several months back...I don't think it was ever shown anywhere.

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Feroze
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RE: Risque VS Commercial...UK Only?

Sat Apr 16, 2005 9:27 am

Quoting Jmc1975 (Thread starter):
its questionable content



Quoting Jmc1975 (Reply 6):
That's interesting in light of the fact that human reproduction is accomplished exactly the same way here as it is in the UK

What's so questionable about its content?

Where's that turkey baster?

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misbeehavin
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RE: Risque VS Commercial...UK Only?

Sat Apr 16, 2005 9:32 am

That ad is hardly risqué. It's damn funny!
 
bennett123
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RE: Risque VS Commercial...UK Only?

Sat Apr 16, 2005 9:47 am

What a ghastly dream.

The turkey must have been off.

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