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LEARN TO STAND THE F*CK OUT

None of those make logical sense | STFO 🀘

Published 7 months agoΒ β€’Β 1 min read

I come from an engineering background (even though I never graduated), so this quote always spoke to me.

"One of the disadvantages of doing everything mathematically, by research and by mandate, is that after a while, everybody does it the same way."
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Ad genius Bill Bernbach

None of the below makes logical sense... And yet they stand the f*ck out, big time:

  • An ad campaign for a price comparison website featuring "Aleksandr Orlov," a meerkat speaking with a Russian accent (Compare The Market).
  • A website where anyone can share their knowledge for free (Wikipedia).
  • Another ad campaign for a fizzy drink featuring a fat dude in an orange bodysuit slapping people (Tango).
  • A rock sold as a collectible toy in custom cardboard boxes (sold over 1 million units at $4 each and became a millionaire) (Pet Rock).
  • A TV show featuring people working in a normal office job for a paper company (The Office).
  • A restaurant where β€œyou will be greeted and waited upon by rude waiters and forced to play a variety of games.” (Karen's Diner)

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