Monday, August 8, 2011

Some people need to lighten up.

When we were on safari in South Africa we stayed at Botlierskop.   As I have mentioned before this is without a doubt my kind of camping.

On my end table, next to my king size four poster bed,  was a package of Tylenol.  (Would never happen here, but I digress).  I recently found the packet and wanted to share it with you.


Don't you think that is a brilliant piece of advertising?  I thought it was great.  Apparently there are quite a few who didn't see the humor and Protea Hotels has since pulled it from their hotels.

I need a pill to prevent me from bitch slapping such people.  All together now "Thank God for wine."



11 comments:

  1. That is possibly one of the most awesome things ever. Boo to those that didn't think it was funny and completely clever!!

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  2. South African advertising companies win all the prizes in the world, and here is proof why :)

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  3. @David ~ I thought so too

    @Brooke ~ Boo indeed

    @Alex ~ agreed

    @Ant ~ maybe it was the feminists that complained?

    @Sprite ~ me too!

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  4. Genius. I will be leaving one on my wife's pillow starting tomorrow (and every day after that).

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  5. Defiant Marshmallow: "I don't get it."

    Mrs. Marshmallow (in a stage whisper): "Right. And you get it won't until you take me to this place."

    Defiant Marshmallow: "Oh!" (looking around nervously)
    "Hahahahahahahahahaha!!!!!!" That's great!

    Mrs. Marshmallow: "My god, you're stupid! Good looking, but stupid"


    Ok, all kidding aside, this place seriously just went on my list of things to do in life. Really. And I think that is a brilliant bit of marketing. I'll pants the stick-in-the-mud who says otherwise.

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  6. I can't believe that there are people out there that are so uptight that they complained about this.

    This is genius!

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  7. @dbs ~ let me know how that works out for you

    @DM ~ Maybe I should email this blog to Protea hotels and let them know we support it.

    @Vinny ~ Genius ~ just like you my friend!!

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  8. I love that! And if you have no sense of humor, you probably don't have anyone with you anyway so you won't even get the joke.

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