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Re: Product names/marketing fails
« Reply #30 on: August 29, 2015, 11:51:37 pm »
Oh right, imperative verbs. In French it's kinda used as orders too. For example, "Lose the game"

And wow... now I just saw your signature, so losing was inevitable <_<
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Re: Product names/marketing fails
« Reply #31 on: December 24, 2016, 04:57:14 am »
So I just discovered that when the movie The Matrix was first promoted in France, the title they used at first there was "Les Jeunes Gens qui Traversent Les Dimensions en Portant des Lunettes à Soleil", which means "The young people who travel through dimensions wearing sunglasses."

Good thing they changed it, because that would have been the worst movie renaming in another country ever O.O
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Re: Product names/marketing fails
« Reply #32 on: December 24, 2016, 06:01:52 am »
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Re: Product names/marketing fails
« Reply #33 on: December 24, 2016, 06:04:51 am »
Good thing this truck signage wasn't in French with the wi-fi sign meaning "e" because even without the bottom part it would still have sounded questionable XD
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Re: Product names/marketing fails
« Reply #34 on: January 10, 2017, 12:24:05 pm »
This sign appears in various places in the state of Vermont in USA O.O

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Re: Product names/marketing fails
« Reply #35 on: January 10, 2017, 12:45:47 pm »
5/7 would definitely buy it  :thumbsup:
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Re: Product names/marketing fails
« Reply #36 on: January 11, 2017, 12:06:11 am »
Also this:



From http://startupsavant.com/worst-logo-fails-ever/ (this page has other awesome logo fails btw). But in the above, before people get ideas, the thing in the middle is a computer mouse, not what you think <_< .


Also the following will probably be Islamic State logo in a few years <_<



Also this page has other examples of logo fails :P http://www.businessinsider.com/the-15-worst-corporate-logo-fails-2015-11
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Re: Product names/marketing fails
« Reply #38 on: April 12, 2017, 07:40:01 pm »
I always found Borland's namechanges quite disappointing - Borland, then Inprise, then Borland again (I think) and now Embarcadero

I liked Borland  :(
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