Toilets

Published/Aired: 
August 2007
 Toilets
 Toilets

Description

This stunt was for P-Mates a disposable, biodegradable product that makes it possible for women to pee standing up. To drive trial where the product was most needed (i.e. dirty public toilets), we reversed the men¹s and women¹s washroom signs at a local bar. Stepping into the washroom, women were met with signage on the floor, over the sink, the urinal and in the stall. With free P-Mate samples mounted on the signs and trial offer coupons printed on nearby toilet paper, it only took a few brave women to spark a chain reaction that spilled out of the washroom, onto the street and into neighboring bars.

Special Thanks to the Black Frog for lending space.

Advertising Agency: Big House Communications, Vancouver, Canada
Associate Creative Director: Michael Bryden
Art Director: Mike Fiorentino
Copywriter: Chris Kostyal
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kalpesh78's picture

Great.. lolzzz

kalpesh78
Activity Score 2496
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ideas....30 minutes nahi toh free.

hollywood's picture

"...spark a chain reaction that spilled out of the washroom, onto the street and into neighboring bars."

[edited by admin for bad language] Or was it something else?

hollywood
Activity Score 103
Copywriter
pixelbomb1's picture

ha ha ha "spilled out of the washroom", onto the street and into neighboring bars. finally the woman who's been running around and spilling pee has been apprehended by the local bouncer.

pixelbomb1
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deep_tracy's picture

how is it used? i want demos and pictures!

deep_tracy
Activity Score 584
Copywriter
Stigset's picture

http://www.p-mate.com/eng/intro.html

This has to be the weirdest thing i've seen in a long time...

Stigset
Activity Score 1454
Art Director
Chico Ribeiro's picture

I agree. It goes against the strongest laws of nature! Woman peeing standed? What next?

Chico Ribeiro
Activity Score 160
Art Director
Ali Manzoor 's picture

The wonders of science have helped mankind to progress so far and deep, that now even wonen can stand by men and fulful their quest to pee!!! but i like the concept, while the women are eating food, place free samples of the product that can help then pee, I mean what thought, here I am eating and i am being given the idea of pissing, how refreshing is that!!!!

Ali Manzoor
BOOBJOB LOOBCANNON's picture

Wow! Brave stunt, which looks like it paid off.

I hate the branding graphics; the tacky symbols and colours are insultingly obvious, but the product has been well advertised and its a great overall marketing stunt!

BOOBJOB LOOBCANNON
Activity Score 1818
Other |

We're going to need more lube.

marco's picture

Yah nice idea. Ho hum art direction, yah a little T-Mobile.

Except for the floor sticker the rest looks really retouched in??

marco
Activity Score 118
Other
Jean_BR's picture

yeah the little posters are definetly retouched or something

Jean_BR
Activity Score 46

// Advertising is beautiful

I.P.Freely's picture

Haha!!! Love this idea. Brings new meaning to the term 'captive audience.'

I.P.Freely
Reg's picture

what, does t-mobile own pink?
good one, love the toilet paper tear away coupons.

Reg
Activity Score 6
Art Director
Notalladssuck's picture

I didn't realize that Helvetica Round and the color Magenta were forever more the sole property of T-Mobile. Come on people these comments are pathetic! This is good work. It stands up....

Notalladssuck
pixelbomb1's picture

get it? it stands up. i think it's clever medium. protects womens' tush from being infected with germs. "helvetica rounded and pink are also colors of dunkin donuts"..

pixelbomb1
Activity Score 2377
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Arnold Santillan
714-206-2459

bknowlden's picture

Yeah, an art director i work with just referred to this product as a "pee-pee-tee-pee". Which made me laugh. I prefer the "cardboard wo-dong" ...

bknowlden
Activity Score 3635
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j2mango's picture

i just like the product

j2mango
Activity Score 530
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pixelbomb1's picture

what if the woman is on her period? what would they do? blood splatter all over the toilet bowl. i would be freaked out to see that in the toilet. they should call it the "vunnel" if you look at the spout it's pretty wide therefore the splatter would be tremendous. in our case "men" our spout is perfectly designed to spray in a streamline mode and such force. and what if a woman's labia majora is butterflying would it fit? i guess back to the drawing board.

p.s. if you notice we "men" when we urinate, look at the stream it's in a spiral motion. i need to stop drinking beer.

pixelbomb1
Activity Score 2377
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Sincerely,
Arnold Santillan
714-206-2459

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