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- 04-05-12, 08:24 #1
That Controversial Advert
Here it is;
What are peoples views?Targets will fall when hit....
04-05-12, 08:45 #2
- Join Date
- Apr 2007
The only controversial bit is the strapline: "To compete on English soil, we train on Argentine soil" inferring the Falklands aren't British. No issues with the "homage to the fallen soldiers & war veterans" as that can equally apply to either nation.
Maybe we should film a British warship pumping-out the sewerage treatment holding tanks off the coast of Argentina with the strapline: "Here's a bit more English soil to train with - In case you run out of steam"Always verify any advice at your nearest AFCO
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04-05-12, 08:51 #3
04-05-12, 08:59 #4
Isn't that a war memorial he's doing step-ups on? (About 1 min 25 secs into the video).
A tad disrespectful?TANSTAAFL
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04-05-12, 09:02 #5
Must admit to a "twitch" looking at "The Globe" and "Main St" again after 30 years! Arghh! Agree about "homage to the fallen soldiers & war veterans" but must be a bit of an idiot doing pressups on the beach ... too many Argie land mines loafing about!Smother me in chocolate and throw me to the lesbians!
04-05-12, 09:09 #6
Even some of the Argentine press are criticising the ad so this might end up being an Argentine own goal, I assume she's slipping in the polls so's stirring it up in a smoke and mirrors exercise (again).Sh1t shot, pumping slop.
04-05-12, 09:22 #7
04-05-12, 09:22 #8
- Join Date
- Dec 2009
- Poole - Darzet
Presumably they paid to travel to the islands - so would have been charged landing fees at the very least, and will be paying for accommodation and food and prozzies at the olympricks so all extra income for the UK (ok and the Ukraine).
For all the wind they (and the BBC) have said about a 1982 rerun they have not replaced any of their losses, far less are any more capable of taking or holding the islands.
04-05-12, 10:14 #9
- Join Date
- Jan 2007
- Near Pompey
Using the Olympics for political propaganda is offside, but that wouldn't worry the Argentinians.Edmund Burke: 'Wars may be deferred .. but they cannot be wholly avoided .. to purchase present quiet, at the price of future security, is .. a cowardice of the most base and degrading nature."
Nelson: "You should hate a Frenchman as you do the devil".
04-05-12, 10:50 #10
Falkand Islands: Argentina Makes TV Advert Before London 2012 Olympics On 'Argentine Soil' | World News | Sky News
There are some of the comments made by the Argentinians in this link. Doesn't seem like everyone is behind this stunt!