Arab VW Commercial

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JamesU
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everyone's seen that commercial
 
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Lisa!
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everyone but dduardo! You don't know?
 
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mattmns
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That was the first time I had seen it.
 
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dduardo
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They wouldn't show that in the U.S. I'm sure it's been out in europe for a while though.
 
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whozum
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It's not a real VW commercial. It's an independant project, and no it wasn't aired anywhere.
 
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I was told that it was aired in europe, but us british wherent allowed to see it because britain has gone all weird and taken political correctness to a whole new level.
 
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dduardo
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I even heard it was aired in south american countries like peru.
 
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First time for me too, that was great.
 
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This is the first time I've seen it. That was good!

Andy said:
I was told that it was aired in europe, but us british wherent allowed to see it because britain has gone all weird and taken political correctness to a whole new level.
I think the only countries that care to be politically correct are those that allow immigration in the first place...

i'm from an immigrant family, but if something politically incorrect is said, I am not offended unless i feel the intent to hurt is aparent (and that usually has to do with the source and method of delivery).
 
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outsider said:
This is the first time I've seen it. That was good!


I think the only countries that care to be politically correct are those that allow immigration in the first place...

i'm from an immigrant family, but if something politically incorrect is said, I am not offended unless i feel the intent to hurt is aparent (and that usually has to do with the source and method of delivery).

Same her. There was a long article about how VW took legal action against the private group who created the commercial as it appeared that it was an ad for the car. If yuo take time you can find it online.
 
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dduardo said:
Thanks... it's apparent that these guys did this for fun. Thanks to the Internet VW got lots of free promotion that puts them on the side of "good". Even if this were done in poor taste, it was done to propogate on the side of "the free world", which VW belongs to (or so I thought).

The action was likely an over reaction to ensure political correctness. Or else it might be to ensure no misrepresentation of their vehicle's abilities. Probably the latter now that I think about it.
 

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