Boy, Apple has really have hit the nose on their new Ad!

Discussion in 'Apple, Inc and Tech Industry' started by Stevamundo, Oct 19, 2008.

  1. Stevamundo macrumors 6502

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    http://www.apple.com/getamac/ads/

    If you don't at least chuckle when you watch “bean counter” you're better than I. :)

    I said it when Microsoft first paid Simfield $10 million for those two nonsense commercials, why didn't Microsoft spend that money in fixing Vista?

    At least their “I'm a PC” ads are a bit more understandable. :rolleyes:
     
  2. rdowns macrumors Penryn

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    Took Apple a while to respond but they hit the nail on the head. Sucks to be Microsoft's ad agency or a Windows user. :p
     
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  4. yoppie macrumors 6502a

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    Got a chuckle out of me. Thanks for sharing, I hadn't seen it.
     
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  6. Stevamundo thread starter macrumors 6502

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    Oh yeah, the V word is good too. However the “bean counter” one, Apple just hit the bull's-eye! :cool:
     
  7. ntrigue macrumors 68040

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    Excellent! They're really rolling up the sleeves :)
     
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  9. redmeister macrumors 6502

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    hadnt seen it either, thanks for showing

    love the lil "battle" now haha
     
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    Wirelessly posted (iPhone: Mozilla/5.0 (iPhone; U; CPU iPhone OS 2_1 like Mac OS X; en-us) AppleWebKit/525.18.1 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/3.1.1 Mobile/5F136 Safari/525.20)

    Thanks for sharing!

    Bean Counter and the V Word are on Page 2 on MacRumors.

    I enjoyed both these ads very much!
     
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    W-O-W.
    Apple pwnd Microsoft with those ads.
    Cracked me up that's fer sure.
     
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    But Seinfield!!!

    And the ripoff pc guy!!!!

    Bean Counter is a good ad though I agree. :)
     
  15. gkarris macrumors 604

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    I've been wanting Apple to change their Ads, but this one's a GREAT response to MS's "I'm a PC" ads... :D

    Dear Mr. Ballmer:

    Advertising, advertising, advertising, advertising...
    Advertising, advertising, advertising, advertising...

    Apple

    :eek:
     
  16. Sesshi macrumors G3

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    Great, and complete fiction like the usual. Vista is fixed - or rather, fixed better than Leopard in real life.

    If you think about the user base, $100m vs $300m looks pretty bad for you know who in terms of ad spend vs people to service delivering products of actual quality - i.e. not what Apple gives the pavlovian-conditioned 'I'm a Mac' types these days.

    But hey, what fanboy considers stuff - reality - like that?

    I'd say if anything, they may need to spend a little more to make up for the year-plus that they did nothing countering Apple's complete BS, since they don't have the head of steam that Apple does.
     
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  18. Definity macrumors member

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    I found that pretty ironic, in light of recent events, the DNS flaw being one, which was made public in May 08, but patched in August 08:

    Apple have always neglected security, taking unnaturally long to issue flaws. This advert is riddled with irony and contradiction.
     
  19. NSNick macrumors regular

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    The title of this thread does not make any sense.
     
  20. sushi Moderator emeritus

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    Agree.

    Like this one.

    Funny, I was on Skype with a buddy who uses a PC. During our chat, his computer crashed. It was running Vista. Had to laugh.
     

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