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    The Crazy Ad Laws


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    Re: The Crazy Ad Laws

    Quote Originally Posted by Cleve van Leef View Post
    Why is it barmy? Advertisers know not to use stereotypes in ads so can't be surprised when they get banned. Personally I wouldn't be offended by the examples used but avoiding stereotypes in ads is surely a reasonable rule/law to have in place

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    two blokes with prams could become a stereotype in 5, 10 years.

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    Supposedly a banned Specsavers ad:


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    Quote Originally Posted by Swbluebird View Post
    Why is it barmy? Advertisers know not to use stereotypes in ads so can't be surprised when they get banned. Personally I wouldn't be offended by the examples used but avoiding stereotypes in ads is surely a reasonable rule/law to have in place
    Surely what is “barmy” is almost every couple in an ad are mixed race.
    This is nowhere near representative of the UK but nevertheless is pushed down our throat

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    Re: The Crazy Ad Laws

    Quote Originally Posted by DubaiDai View Post
    Surely what is “barmy” is almost every couple in an ad are mixed race.
    This is nowhere near representative of the UK but nevertheless is pushed down our throat

    Really?

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