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Battle of the Telcos has started!

Here’s the VIVA ad this morning thanking the people of Bahrain for their welcome and for the unmitigated success of their number launch campaign: VIVA\’s Ad and a couple of pages later we find Bateclo has taken the top half of the page with this: Batelco\’s Ad Which is a deep poke in VIVA’s eye! The background of this story is that when VIVA launched their number booking campaign, their servers crashed horribly for a few …

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Bad Television Commercials

I’ve riled against demeaning adverts and promised to start uploading some that I find bad, offensive or downright unimaginative. All of these will have a common theme: that the Gulf Arabs are "stupid" and as such should either to talked at or down to from the creators of these adverts. Here’s a sample of ads I recorded over the last couple of days. YOU can of course vote and please do. We will keep the voting …

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