[ubuntu-uk] Lucid Lynx TV Advert

alan c aeclist at candt.waitrose.com
Sun Jan 31 20:29:47 GMT 2010


James Milligan wrote:
> On 31/01/2010 20:01, alan c wrote:
>> Steve wrote:
>>    
>>> A new thread to discus a possible TV advert
>>>      
>> I was at a friend's house this afternoon (Sunday) and happened to
>> notice a Microsoft Windows 7  tv advert on the channel which was sky
>> sports, at approximately 3.30 pm , in the middle of a lot of sports
>> programs.
>>
>> It occurred to me that if we wanted a masterclass for tv advertising
>> an OS, then what Microsoft is doing for Windows 7 might be useful to
>> keep in mind.
>>
>> However, peak, peak time on sky sports for 10 seconds might cost more
>> than an arm and a leg?
>>   --
>> alan cocks
>> Ubuntu user
>>
>>    
> Personally those adverts don't do anything for me. They can't even demo 
> their product properly - the snap feature doesn't quite look like that 
> when you do it - there's a little animation before it does it, which 
> isn't shown on the advert. It looks low performance, even though I run 
> Win 7 and it runs faster than the advert!
> 
> So yeah, personally I don't like the advert style, and I know plenty of 
> MS users that also don't like it, too cheesy is the general consensus.

The adverts are obviously not aimed at people like you then!
-- 
alan cocks
Ubuntu user



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