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    Default "I'm a PC", Microsoft hits back, take 2.

    Microsoft hits back, take 2.

    "I'm a PC"

    Microsoft: Microsoft's "I'm A PC" Ad Beats Seinfeld (But Not Hodgman)

    meh!

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    At least these ads are on message, but they make the Apple ones look good, at least the Mac ones are funny, these are just lame!

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    As usual, Microsoft has to copy Apple

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    It's better from a marketing point of view, but Gates is still in it!

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    Im not a huge fan of these ads, but it is a wise move of Microsoft.

    If they flood the media enough with this positive 'I'm a PC' message, Apple will be forced to change their strategy.

    Let the marketing war begin.

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    An astronaut saying their a pc cause they wore a suit? Wow. A handful of people did that. Does that mean a handful of people are 'cool' who use PC's?

    What a shocking ad. Makes me love mac even more :P
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    No one said that PC's aren't used to do some amazing things.

    Yes they do all those things pointed out, but so do Mac's and Mac's do it much easier...

    "I'm a PC and I sell fish"???

    Are you f*&king kidding me?
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    Still responding, not acting first... Still negative advertising!

    Music is annoying too!

    Make Microsoft look like an old man who's trying just a little too hard to be cool

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    I think that was strategically very smart and I liked it, but the success of this campaign will depend on the next ad - at some point they have to start selling benefits - something Apple is not good at, this is where the battle will be lost or won.

    Good start.
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    Wow the windows hate is strong with this one.

    I didn't mind it. Then again....Bill Gates in ad's is never cool.
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    "I'm a PC and I have a beard". Should have got Tom Cruise to do that one.

    There are going to be so many piss-takes of this floating around in a few hours: "I'm a PC and <BSOD>".
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    "i'm a pc and this is my uhhhh headband"... too much wacky tabacky for that guy i think.

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    It looks poorly made, the cinemaphotography is crap, is it not?
    apart from the "I'm a PC" line in every scene there's no theme to it.

    my guess it was cobbled together last night after dumping Jerry to fill the spaces they'd already booked on telly, or perhaps just dusted off the rejected ads before they tried Jerry.


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    Guess what, i'm an apple and i'm not a stereotype.i'm not cool,i'm not wealthy,i'm not a creative type,i wear glasses,I'm a qualified fitter and turner,I'm not an apple fanboi,I was pc for over 5 years before i became an apple and i've never looked back.
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    These ads are bullshit.

    There is no way Bill Gates does his own grocery shopping!!!

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    I'm a PC and I run Linux

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    i liked the add...beard and fish guys were a bit out of place but i think the add was very cleaver
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    They're alright, a decent direct response to Apple's ads. I'm slightly disappoint that they stopped their previous ads though, I wanted to see where they went.

    The problem is that most people who use Windows, don't really give a fuck. 'It's a computer'.
    Dare I say, all but one of the people in that ad don't care either. Nobody feels like they're part of a select group when the member base consists of roughly 85% of computer users around the world.

    Some people might try to say the same for Mac, except in my case, the people I know who use a Mac... do care.

    Slight fail/Nothing new. Go back to creating a new identity for Microsoft, not a sticker for it's users to wear...
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    Quote Originally Posted by mab View Post
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