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Author Topic: Horrible and Offensive Web Site  (Read 107481 times)

Orac

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Re: Horrible and Offensive Web Site
« Reply #15 on: May 23, 2010, 03:07:41 PM »

I was not being totally serious in my previous reply and I have to say that in the UK electronics would not normally be sold with a web site like the X10 site. It is true to say that in general young ladies are used more in England for advertising than in the USA. The classic example of this is the 'Sun' newspaper which is the biggest selling daily newspaper in England. Every day there is a different topless lady on page 3, I cannot imagine that happening in the USA!

The funny thing is that the owner of the Sun Newspaper also owns Fox News in the USA. I keep watching Fox News but they never seem to show any good crumpet (Brit slang for a nice looking young lady). :-[

Vive La Difference as the French would say.

Andy
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dave w

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Re: Horrible and Offensive Web Site
« Reply #16 on: May 23, 2010, 03:49:44 PM »

The classic example of this is the 'Sun' newspaper which is the biggest selling daily newspaper in England. Every day there is a different topless lady on page 3, I cannot imagine that happening in the USA!

I am afraid my wife would fire the paper boy.  rofl
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Re: Horrible and Offensive Web Site
« Reply #17 on: May 23, 2010, 04:29:37 PM »

I'm an expat Brit living in Canada and I find the site offensive too, it's very hard explaining to "Her who must be obeyed" that seriously it's X-10 not just boobs & bits....
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Dan Lawrence

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Re: Horrible and Offensive Web Site
« Reply #18 on: May 23, 2010, 07:03:42 PM »

There's no "boobs & bits", you don't see anything that you would see at the beach.
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Re: Horrible and Offensive Web Site
« Reply #19 on: May 23, 2010, 08:18:20 PM »

There's no "boobs & bits", you don't see anything that you would see at the beach.

True, but not too many X10 Home Automation uses at the beach...

[Point being:  Babes in skimpy clothing are irrelevant to Home Automation.  I don't see them on the SmartHome site!]
« Last Edit: May 23, 2010, 08:20:16 PM by nybuck »
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Re: Horrible and Offensive Web Site
« Reply #20 on: February 27, 2014, 07:43:14 AM »

Am I the only one who misses the half naked models?
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Re: Horrible and Offensive Web Site
« Reply #21 on: February 28, 2014, 06:33:08 AM »

Am I the only one who misses the half naked models?
Yep.
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