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News MS trademarks interactive ads for Kinect

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  1. CardJoe

    CardJoe Freelance Journalist

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  2. Xir

    Xir Well-Known Member

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    Advertisement that reacts to my movement.....
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    *shudder*
     
  3. Lowsidex2

    Lowsidex2 New Member

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    Lovely. $600 bucks for game, console, and accessories so that I can play 'Attack of the Ads!'. Dodge, duck, dip, dive, and dodge the adverts. Fun for the whole family. Reminds me of a certain Futurama episode.
     
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    Unless I can flip them off and then the Ads just go away, I'm still not buying a Kinect.
     
  5. Blanx3_Bytex

    Blanx3_Bytex New Member

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    Has anyone actually bought ANYTHING because of an advert?
    Whenever I see one my cynical side kicks in and I cant help but think that the product is totally overrated already.
     
  6. Jim

    Jim Ineptimodder

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    Hopefully, otherwise virtually all of the web, television and radio is screwed. And I'd probably miss those.
     
  7. SMIFFYDUDE

    SMIFFYDUDE Supermodders on my D

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    Once as a little kid. It was a board game called Beware the Bog, it wasn't very good, ignored adverts since.
     
  8. Arkanrais

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    ^ beat me to it.
    Wonder if they'll have a voice recognition device that I can use to tell ads to f*** off with? I would love that.
     
  9. shanky887614

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    nope, not even games, if you see someone trying to advertise a game on tv you think, "it must be a **** game if there going to this much trouble to get people to buy it"
     
  10. Jehla

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    No, but I've watched lots of things on TV because of an ad. Conversely I've missed lots of things on the BBC since they refuse to let you know that a new series of something is starting. Unless that something is doctor who, then you will hear about it ever hour.
     
  11. DriftCarl

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    i dont knowingly buy anything because of adds. As in i dont see an add and then buy it from amazon or something.
    I may become aware of a certain product by seeing adds over a long period of time.
    I would hate to be playing a game and some annoying add pops up that wants me to zap the fly on the xbox 360
     
  12. LordPyrinc

    LordPyrinc Legomaniac

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    Sometime's when I see a beer advert, it makes me go out and buy beer, though not the brand shown in the advert. Then again, I would've likely bought the beer anways without seeing an ad. Hum... game adverts maybe, but not based on the advert by itself. Usually read a review first.
     
  13. Xir

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    Nope...reviews, yes.
    Ad's...nope. Actually, the more ad's, the more negative i'm inclined
     
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