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February 2009
Grass Roots Outdoor Ad -  Michael

Description

Outdoor advertisement created by Taxi, Canada for Grass Roots, within the category: Retail Services.

Caption

Now you know why the world's greatest swimmer eats 10,000 calories a day.
We'd still sponsor you, Michael.
Leave it to the greatest swimmer ever to hit a water bong.

Advertising Agency: TAXI Calgary, Canada
Creative Director: Trent Burton
Art Director: Brad Connell
Copywriter: Nick Asik
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Guest's picture

Michael Phelps smokes weed??? And because of that he's the worlds best swimmer??? sorry... wtf

Guest
Guest's picture

you didn't get it.
it doesn't say, that he's the best swimmer because of the weed.

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thirty6chambers's picture

do you have mental deficiencies?

thirty6chambers
Activity Score 1464
Art Director
Kateter's picture

wow, now that's a clear definition of 'completely missing the point'.

Kateter
Activity Score 2029
Copywriter
Guest's picture

LOL. Sorry?

I feel sorry for you for not getting it.

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Disco Munky's picture

LOUD NOISES!

"stay low, move fast"

Disco Munky
Activity Score 3890
Art Director |

Doin' it for the points

Guest's picture

You smoke crack??? And because of this you're the world's most retarded commenter??? sorry... wtf

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Guest's picture

You smoke crack??? And because of this you're the world's most retarded commenter??? sorry... wtf

Guest
Guest's picture

It was only a matter of time...

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jonybeta's picture

Ha! nice!. the first of many future ads of the "Phelps and marihuaba situation".
J

jonybeta
Activity Score 364
Art Director at Leo Burnett |

Jonathan Betancur
rockvertising.com
twitter.com/jonybeta

Todster35's picture

Topical.

Todster35
Activity Score 94
Copywriter at Bray Leino |

DevonDan

Pedestrian's picture

Meh.

Pedestrian
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JamaisVu's picture

I hate the exploitation of scandals/events!!!!

JamaisVu
Activity Score 408
sneakyhands's picture

i'm with you. these are cheap and most likely fake, unless head shops actually approach agencies.

sneakyhands
Activity Score 1857
Copywriter
Guest's picture

Exploitation?? It's a hemp shop; lighten up. These are funny and given the response the 'target' had towards Kellogg's, I think they'd love them.

Guest
Guest's picture

Oh, no...

The Bob's followers are really really crazy.

http://www.vamosfalarmal.com.br

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Guest's picture

Shit.

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Copy_Can's picture

Shit as in, "Shit, I wish I thought of this?!" or,
shit as in, "This ad is The Shit!"

Please let me know because your post is quite ambiguous.

Copy_Can
Guest's picture

Yeah!

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Disco Munky's picture

And the winner of best comment of 2009 is.....Copy_Can!

"stay low, move fast"

Disco Munky
Activity Score 3890
Art Director |

Doin' it for the points

Crisp One's picture

reminds me of jokes these guys would say

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=14njUwJUg1I

Crisp One
Activity Score 2005
Other at New York
Guest's picture

I like these. Well done guys.

Guest
silvertongue's picture

Same idea three times. Fail.

silvertongue
Activity Score 555
Copywriter
Guest's picture

people who smoke had low memory.

bad english.

Guest
Guest's picture

Good oportunity ads like that are great.

Guest
Guest's picture

Yes, fucking great Ad!!!!!

Guest
Guest's picture

Its a fake but is funny. And it could do the job. Can catch a lot of attention. SHame no weed store would have an agency. they really dont need it!

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Senhora Kolossa's picture

hihi. michael phelps smoked weed. hihi. let's make something out of this hilarious news. this will be as funny as the hitler-moustache, we drawed on our bob marley-poster last week. hihi.
cmon, grow up guys. just like when the cow comes home, totally matured.

Senhora Kolossa
Activity Score 483
Jung von Matt
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