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Have you seen the latest Canon commercial?

rosewood_ltd

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rosewood_ltd Silver Member Donor Ribbon awarded for his support to the Fundraising Campaign 2014 Nikonian since 10th Sep 2008
Sat 01-Dec-12 02:17 PM

I had just finished reading the "Stupid things I've done" thread when I glanced up at the TV and saw the latest Rebel commercial. You know, the one that shows a man standing on the edge of a snowy roof, a woman running with a giraffe, a guy in chest deep water trying to take a picture and the person luge-ing down a street filming a rolling, burning tire.

Maybe I'm turning into an old f*rt, but that commercial really bugs the you-know-what out of me. The very clear subtext seems to be that hey, it's okay to risk life and limb in the pursuit of self-expression/creativity. Am I out of line thinking this kind of advertising is incredibly irresponsible?

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