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Vote: Creepiest fast food advertising image

  1. The Burger King king

    5 vote(s)
    20.0%
  2. Baby Ronald

    20 vote(s)
    80.0%
  1. Jun 7, 2009 #1

    Math Is Hard

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    The Burger King king:
    http://images.businessweek.com/ss/06/09/ceo_socnet/image/burger-king.jpg[/Img]


    Baby Ronald McDonald:
    [PLAIN]http://content4.clipmarks.com/image_cache/constantskeptic/512/3D4C4195-AC21-40F1-A90B-E589D50FC792.jpg
    http://clipmarks.com/clipmark/3316AE9A-6A0C-43ED-8623-86ABFCE0D4CA/
     
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  3. Jun 7, 2009 #2

    MATLABdude

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  4. Jun 7, 2009 #3
    The bebeh for sure is creepier. Looks like chucky or something.
     
  5. Jun 7, 2009 #4

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    The baby, what's creepy about the King?
     
  6. Jun 7, 2009 #5

    Moonbear

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    I wish this was a poll where you could choose multiple choices. They're both creepy in their own way. I haven't seen the baby Ronald ad yet, but I can't stand the Burger King King ads.
     
  7. Jun 7, 2009 #6
    the baby is creepy, but it's hard to believe it's an ad. there's some deep social commentary in that image, and it's not so positive.
     
  8. Jun 7, 2009 #7

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    Well in the pics in the OP, it's hard to say which is creepier...they are both weird.

    The BK ads are definately creepy...the one where he's in the forest? Whoa, reminded me of "Blair Witch Project"! But I haven't seen Baby Ronald ads yet. So I'll wait to cast my vote, until I see more of Baby Ronald.
     
  9. Jun 7, 2009 #8

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    I hate the commercials where the guy wakes up and the king is in his room.
     
  10. Jun 7, 2009 #9

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    I think the BK ads are great. It took guts for some ad exec to approve them - they're not the usual corporate fare. They are great for the sole reason that the King is so creepy.
     
  11. Jun 7, 2009 #10
    I haven't seen any ads with the baby, but the still looks like one of those quickly flashed nightmare images in recent Japanese horror flicks.

    I think the BKK was intended to be 'campy' when they first introduced it. But at some point they gave up and accepted it was actually simply disturbing and now they're trying to go with that. Last one I saw, it was waking people up with an air horn.
     
  12. Jun 7, 2009 #11

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    The baby ad is actually from India from what I read.
     
  13. Jun 7, 2009 #12
    Meaning it only airs in India?
     
  14. Jun 7, 2009 #13

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    I think it is a print ad, for magazines, and such. But if it is.. I don't get it.
     
  15. Jun 7, 2009 #14
    Ah: the small text says: "Just opened. Near (something something)." So, it's an ad for a newly opened McDonald's.
     
  16. Jun 7, 2009 #15

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    Oh, that at least makes some sense. Hmm...if it's only a print ad, maybe they didn't actually plaster all that makeup onto a baby and it's just a lot of photoshop type work. That would be a relief.
     
  17. Jun 7, 2009 #16
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3si3aRs3NLc
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7gMZ62PsvRM
     
  18. Jun 7, 2009 #17
    AHAHAH, I love the burger KING!
     
  19. Jun 7, 2009 #18

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    Ok that mcdonalds video is WEIRD. What the HELL????
     
  20. Jun 7, 2009 #19
    The baby face is computer generated.
     
  21. Jun 7, 2009 #20
    The baby is worse, damn Japanese McDonalds commercials, they're all that weird.
     
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