Apple got rid of their music ads!

Discussion in 'Mac Scene' started by polyesterlester, May 10, 2003.

  1. macrumors 6502

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    Hey, I was just surfing AppleMusic.com, and noticed that instead of the link to commercials at the top, it had a link to Steve's keynote. I typed in http://www.apple.com/music/ads/ and got "Page Not Found"... Do you think they finally noticed that the little kid said "sh*t"?

    P.S. Sorry if this was posted elsewhere. I did a search for "music ads" and didn't find any relevent posts.
     
  2. macrumors 6502

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    How odd.

    If anyone is interested, though, I happen to have the ads, and I'll be happy to post them on my .Mac site. Let me know if you want them and I'll give y'all the address.
     
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    bennetsaysargh

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    i forgot to download the kid doing eminem! NOO!! i must find a copy!
     
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    bennetsaysargh

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    thank you so so much! and as long as it's not mentioned and getting a lot of word of mouth, apple won't notice:)

    thanks again!
     
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    bennetsaysargh

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    Floyd

    Floyd's ad isn't working:( just letting you know:)
     
  7. macrumors 6502

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    Apple has noticed when I had other illicit things on my iDisk, though, and they did send me a threatening email. These are somewhat less illicit, though, and certainly less illegal; I hardly think they should complain about my posting their own advertisements.

    Anyway, you're quite welcome. It's no problem :)
     
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    Re: Floyd

    That's odd - it works on all my computers. Maybe try again? And do the others work for you?
     
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    bennetsaysargh

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    Re: Re: Floyd

    all of the other ones work
    :confused: :confused: :confused:
     
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    Re: Re: Re: Floyd

    Weird, it definitely works for me. I'll check it out in the morning.

    Good night!
     
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    Re: Re: Re: Re: Floyd

    ok. good luck!
     
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    iJon

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    what did you have on your idisk, my email came from having safari on my idisk.

    iJon
     
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    polyesterlester... when does the little kid drop an s-bomb, I cannot hear it, and I know Eminem didn't drop one there either (In that section)

    TEG
     
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    From the lyrics I've read, he uses the phrase "This whole rap sh*t". The lyrics could be wrong, I don't listen to Eminem... but it sounds right to me.

    http://www.azlyrics.com/lyrics/eminem/loseyourself.html
     
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    could they have been that unpopular? I never even saw one on tv.
     
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    I thought they were kinda stupid. But that's just me.
     
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    they were funny, especially the kid, the old guy, and the guy singing baby got back.:D:D:D

    iJon-he had the m usic ads on his iDisk i think.
     
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    No, I had builds of Safari on my iDisk, too, because someone on these boards requested them. Apple sent me a note saying that if I had illegal things on my iDisk again, they'd revoke my membership. It was not a friendly email!

    Bennet: Floyd still works for me. I can't figure out why it wouldn't for somebody else. If you want, PM me with your screen name and I can send him to you over iChat later today.

    Wish your mothers happy mothers' day, everyone.
     
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    I never got a chance to download them before, so thanks for the second opportunity! :)
     
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    I'm glad they got rid of the ads, they were horrible!
    I'm thinking that they would do better if they went the way of the GAP commercials a few years ago, you remember the ones w/ Aerosmith and other artist just doing there thing, just singing one of there songs being all cool. That's what they should do, show artist, not ugly people trying to sing.
     
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    I don't know about you, but that girl Tyra singing "Get this Party Started" is not ugly in my book.
     
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    Boy, you got the right nick...
     
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    Well, during the presentation Steve did mention that the ads weren't finished.

    On a related note, there is a two-full-page ad in the new Entertainment Weekly magazine advertising the music service.
     
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    Actually it's "This whole rhaposody"

    To me is sounds even like a little pun, considering OSX grew out of the remains of the Rhaposody project.

    TEG
     
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    Hopefully they will show the one where the kid was singing Eminem. :D
     

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