Swedish Anti-Smoking Campaign

The Swedish anti-smoking activist group A Non Smoking Generation has plastered posters all over Stockholm that make claims such as 'smoking stunts penis growth,' 'cigarette filters are filled with mouse excrement,' and 'second-hand smoke kills birds.' The problem is that none of these claims are acually true. But the group figures that the outrageousness of the claims might entice a few people to visit their website to learn the real facts. This once again demonstrates one of the central principles upon which the advertising industry was founded: if you can't get their attention by telling the truth, then get it by telling a lie.

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Posted on Tue Jul 20, 2004



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This kind of crap makes me WANT to start smoking.

Remember, second hand smoke, first rate killer
Posted by Bob S. Yunkle  on  Thu Jul 22, 2004  at  05:15 AM
lol
Posted by john  in  NH  on  Thu Jul 22, 2004  at  11:18 AM
This reminds of the old saying, "If you can't impress them with brilliance, baffle them with bullshit.":)
Posted by Amber Thompson  in  New Hampshire, US  on  Wed Aug 18, 2004  at  08:23 AM
If that crap were true I would smoke.
Posted by Dany  in  Texas  on  Fri Sep 24, 2004  at  03:53 PM
Smoking is bad!!!!!
Posted by Danielle  in  Illinois  on  Wed Sep 20, 2006  at  09:49 AM
You dont have to smoke to be cool!
Posted by Bobbie Jo  in  Illinois  on  Wed Sep 20, 2006  at  09:50 AM
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