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can anyone explain the ad to me?

aspekxaspekx Brandon, FLMember Posts: 2,167 Uncommon

i get the super metal reference. i grew up listening to metal.

 

i don't, however, get the cactus reference.

"There are at least two kinds of games.
One could be called finite, the other infinite.
A finite game is played for the purpose of winning,
an infinite game for the purpose of continuing play."
Finite and Infinite Games, James Carse

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  • DibdabsDibdabs FelvershamMember Posts: 2,703 Uncommon
    A rather bizarre advert.  I don't get it at all.
  • DamonVileDamonVile Vancouver, BCMember Posts: 4,818
    Considering what's been up here the last two months....I was kind of expecting the cactus to be wearing a bikini of some type.
  • ArkainArkain Tampa, FLMember Posts: 490 Uncommon
    A lot of Asian games have you fighting cactus men, not metal, but dragons are always far more metal , in comparison.

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  • AldersAlders Jack Burton'sMember Posts: 2,091 Uncommon

    You're not metal enough if you have to ask!

     

    Up the Irons m/

  • fariah033fariah033 sonora, CAMember Posts: 22 Uncommon
    Maybe its a WOW cactus???
  • adderVXIadderVXI st cloud, MNMember Posts: 666 Uncommon
    Originally posted by Alders
    You're not metal enough if you have to ask!   Up the Irons m/

    I am the seventh son of the seventh son!

     

    Nice reference of the best band in the history of music, ever.

    Government is not reason; it is not eloquent; it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master.

    George Washington

  • huskie77huskie77 Nowhere, NEMember Posts: 354
    If they can't even make a cohesive advertisement, I worry that their game will make sense. I work in marketing so I understand that it's two different departments, but it certainly shows what kind of thought is (or isn't) going on there.

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  • DrakynnDrakynn The Pas, MBMember Posts: 2,030

    I think I can explain this ad.

    This ad is why you don't let the bosses 15 year old design the ad because the boss thinks they are really talented!!!!

  • IkedaIkeda Largo, FLMember Posts: 2,455 Uncommon
    Originally posted by huskie77
    If they can't even make a cohesive advertisement, I worry that their game will make sense. I work in marketing so I understand that it's two different departments, but it certainly shows what kind of thought is (or isn't) going on there.

    I tried the game because everyone said to...

    It was... well... IMO it just didn't have the quality to keep me entertained greater than an hour.  YMMV.

    Not surprised the ad is confusing... it was designed by Napoleon Dynamite... he originally wanted a Liger but it had too much magical powers to be #supermetal

  • aspekxaspekx Brandon, FLMember Posts: 2,167 Uncommon

    i declare all of these answers metal enough!

     

    thanks for sharing my confusion with me.

    "There are at least two kinds of games.
    One could be called finite, the other infinite.
    A finite game is played for the purpose of winning,
    an infinite game for the purpose of continuing play."
    Finite and Infinite Games, James Carse

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