Ridiculous marketing ploy of the day

The internet is a bad place. Its a cesspool of scams, porn and badly designed websites that are not usable at all. Then there are the people online the wierdos, the clingers, the stalkers, the hackers, the identity thiefs and people on orkut. If you thought those were the only dangerous things online that you had to protect your kids from, well think again. There is something far more hidious, despickable, revolting, disgusting, shocking, repugnant, distasteful, repulsive, nauseating (I know, Im good at adjectives), perturbing than anything you have ever seen or heard of before. its NAKED DOLLS KISSING AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH SAVE US……………………..
Ridiculous

Imagine you are firing up your laptop in the hall of your home with a bunch of ADULTS sitting behind you and something like the image above pops up on screen of your antivirus updating agent. Your train of thought in chronological order…

0.0000001 seconds after popup: The brain of a guy somehow percieves skin faster than nerve impulses can travel.

Cooooooool free porn!!!

0.0000002 seconds after popup: Vague humanoid shapes are percieved by the brain.

shit my whole entire family is sitting beside me. I’ve gotta minimize that popup!

0.0000003 seconds after popup: Your brain activates your superhuman reactionary response system, once again this impulse is exclusively inherited by guys due to millions of years of evolution reacting to unexpected and accidental pop ups when some one is around.

MUST MINIMIZE POP UP (imagine a walkman with low charge)
0.001 seconds after popup: Your brain fires the redundantly wired(TCP/IP over fiber optic backbone of the male body) nerve cells that lead to your hand and you end up minmizing the popup.

Phew!!!

0.1 seconds after popup: After you brain has had the appropriate time to process the visual information it recieved.

Wait a minute. I don’t think that was a homo sapien.

While all this has been going on, all the people in the room only saw a flash on screen.

After seeing the ad again I realised how ridiculous it was, i slowly realised inflicting this image of barbie kissing ken naked would infact mess with childrens heads. I mean comeon everybody knows barbie and ken split up back in 2004. Where has Avira been these past 2 years.

” Mattel announced that Barbie and Ken are separating after 43 years as one of the world’s most famous couples. The pair’s “business manager”, Russell Arons (Vice President of Marketing at Mattel) states that Barbie and Ken “feel it’s time to spend some quality time – apart.” ”

source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barbie

-Suman

PS: For anyone keeping count I coined another term today “Entreprenerd” meaning a nerd entrepreneur. I know, just pure genius.

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