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Spotted a car. Halved.

Postby MandyTan » Sat, 20 Oct 2012 10:02 pm

Hey everyone, hope your weekend's been as well as mine so far. Just like to share something that I spotted today while visiting the Singapore Expo for the electronics fair:

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This is pretty much never before seen, did anyone else spot the sliced car today?

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Postby taxico » Sat, 20 Oct 2012 11:04 pm

looks like a mazda 323 with the logo and model number removed.

based on the picture, i think it's a posed pic... some sort of advertisement?

did you use whatever gizmo is needed to load that QR barcode thing on the stand?

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Obligatory xkcd...

Postby nakatago » Sun, 21 Oct 2012 12:51 am

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"Police reported three dozen cheerful bystanders, yet no one claims to have seen who did it."

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Re: Spotted a car. Halved.

Postby JR8 » Sun, 21 Oct 2012 4:50 am

MandyTan wrote:This is pretty much never before seen, did anyone else spot the sliced car today?


Good job for the giant inflatable pointy red arrow in the bay next to it, or I really might not have noticed the car on it's side.

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Postby MandyTan » Sun, 21 Oct 2012 2:12 pm

Love the cartoon strip, Nakatago :D

Well taxico, I didn't scan the code though but searched online for any possible report mentioning this half car and found this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C80Z7TegNy0

Haha this is quite an interesting way of advertising, imo. & I agree with you, JR8 that without that inflatable balloon this sliced car might just go unnoticed.

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Postby JR8 » Sun, 21 Oct 2012 8:09 pm

:o

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Postby movingtospore » Sun, 21 Oct 2012 8:20 pm

MandyTan, I think you are spamming us. Be a little more subtle next time?

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Postby nutnut » Sun, 21 Oct 2012 8:26 pm

doesn't look halved to me, looks like it's on it's side, maybe without the wing mirror?
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Postby MandyTan » Sun, 21 Oct 2012 8:55 pm

Spamming? Anyways it was half a car indeed when I saw it at Singapore Expo.

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Postby nakatago » Sun, 21 Oct 2012 9:06 pm

Only saw the link now. Suspension of disbelief fail. A light saber indeed cut through a car but what happened to the other half? Melted? At most, the car should be at an angle. If they were going for the fantasy realm, they could have at least been consistent.

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Postby JR8 » Sun, 21 Oct 2012 9:28 pm

Trouble with this car/ad 'thing' is no one knows what it is (hence the long discussion here).

You want a clever ad, but not SO clever it has to be explained to you try this for example...

'smart thief caught on cam'
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EYX5fFxcXWU

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Postby Mi Amigo » Sun, 21 Oct 2012 9:35 pm

MandyTan wrote:Spamming? Anyways it was half a car indeed when I saw it at Singapore Expo.

You're not by any chance related to AndyWillie are you? He likes to not so subtly plug DBS too.
Be careful what you wish for

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Postby the lynx » Sun, 21 Oct 2012 11:49 pm

Honestly, I don't think the car was even split in half. Ok maybe not exactly half but that was the reason why I didn't get it at first look. I thought it was just on its side. Had to scour all over the picture to see if it is one of the other cars.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 22 Oct 2012 6:54 am

Mandy Has Left The Room.......

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