Browsing the blog archives for April, 2012

Launching simultaneously in Germany, Sweden or maybe Finland…

Malta? What’s that bit of Spain next to France called? Do they have a flag? And that red thing might be a reimagined Isle of Man. Never was any good at the flags round.

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April 30, 2012 in Promotional photography

Guess the FUNCTION of the THING

This is an easy one, as it must either make cold places warmer or warm places colder, so there’s a 50/50 chance of guessing right. Given the summery dress visual clue, I’m going for a thing that makes warm places colder.

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April 27, 2012 in Promotional photography

“Jenny, that looks like a lovely salad…”

“…fresh ingredients with a tasty dressing. Delicious! But I’ve had a very hard day of being on the internet, so could really do with a more substantial meal option come the evening. For that reason, YOU’RE OUT. Melinda, Sara and Kerry, get your cute little chef hats and join me in the meat locker for [...]

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April 24, 2012 in Promotional photography

Gadgets with FACES #231: An Egyptian boiler

Boiler in the mechanical sense. Face in the dopey sense. Gadget in that it does use electric in some way and at least isn’t a building. “On holiday in Sharm el Sheikh last week I spotted an Egyptian Gadget with a Face – our apartment’s boiler. Naturally my first thought was ‘Idiot Toys would love [...]

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April 23, 2012 in Gadgets with FACES

INDUSTRO-FRIDGE

Keeps oil cold to stop explosions and fires, although she’s probably put all the pasta and biscuits inside it as well.

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April 20, 2012 in Uncategorized

Guess the FUNCTION of the THING

Round sandwich toaster. We’ll probably never get it here, due to the Premier Foods/Warburtons duopoly dragging their feet over launching the round bread format in the UK. Only France currently has round bread in the EU, we understand.

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April 19, 2012 in Promotional photography

“No, you don’t touch these ones…”

“…in fact, touching these big ones MAKES THEM LOOK WORSE AND I HAVE TO WIPE THEM DOWN BEFORE WATCHING COUNTDOWN SO STOP TOUCHING IT. “Please.”

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April 17, 2012 in Promotional photography

Scientists declare 45 degrees is the optimum angle for product display

Samsung’s already implementing the findings.

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April 12, 2012 in Promotional photography

“I must be going mad…”

“…I bought the new wi-fi adaptor at PC World, came home, made myself a cup of tea, now I can’t for the life of me find the wi-fi adaptor.” That’s a dangerous level of foot separation. She’d topple over if that door wasn’t there. Still, it does demonstrate the strength of the hinge.

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April 10, 2012 in Promotional photography

Learning Korean the easy way, Part 3

Now that we are all comfortable with the verbal aspects of the language, it’s time to move on to the written parts. The symbol for “put”.

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April 5, 2012 in Uncategorized