Advertising formats which are only used to advertise one thing

Side of milk cartons - missing children
Polystyrene boards attached to lampposts - Drum & Bass nights in Vauxhall
Banners attached to the end of planes - Calls for football managers to resign

Is that all of them?

yep

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Nominated for niche thread of the year

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Buses: Brexit

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sandwich boards - the end of the world is nigh

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comically large drinks cans attached to cars - red bull

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Trees: Relationships 4Eva

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attached to a human sandwich boards, obviously

limited time mcdonalds menu items - films

Toilet walls: good times

(Chic were wise to change their early stage name)

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Actually, the back of bus tickets always had offers of McDonalds or Subways on and nothing else. That’s another one,

Large cardboard arrow - golf sale

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Premier League football shirts: Betting companies AMIRIGHT?!! :money_with_wings:

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I miss the days when shirt sponsors were electronics companies or car manufacturers.

or brown ale

what IS nice - is that we were able to buy a (massively overpriced) Newcastle shirt for our oldest without any sponsor logos at all. is that a new thing? obviously just a cynical move because middle class hoity toity parents don’t want their kids walking round pimping betfair or wonga but I appreciated it.

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All staff email: biscuits in the kitchen from Madrid or wherever (thinly-veiled I had a holiday mail)!!

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£3 extra, isn’t it?

I think it’s partly to do with the middle class hoity toity parents, but also because many fans have religious objections to wearing gambling and interest-gaining loan brands on their clothes. Makes business sense for the club to offer that.

I can just about get away with the largest juniors shirt size so I used to go with the non-sponsor version during our spell of Asian Betting Company No. 42718.

Think it’s Intersport now so that’s alright.

Homemade paper leaflets in plastic wallets attached to lampposts - Lost cats

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