1. Post #1
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    November 2006
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    WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand's national airline has adopted a cheeky way to encourage passengers to watch its in-flight safety video: The cabin crew's uniforms are nothing but body paint.

    The "Bare Essentials of Safety," screening in the cabins of planes flying Air New Zealand's main domestic routes, has gone viral online. It had 1.2 million YouTube views by Friday, four days after it was launched.

    In the video, three cabin staff and a pilot, all in full body paint applied to look like their uniforms, talk viewers through the aircraft's safety procedures.

    A demonstration seat belt, life jacket and arm rests are strategically positioned during the 3 1/2-minute video to protect the cabin crew's ... discretion. Passengers are shown ogling, mostly in appreciation.

    The body paint idea is also being used in a series of television advertisements in New Zealand for the airline, which include the promise: "At Air New Zealand, our fares have nothing to hide."

    One ad even features chief executive Rob Fyfe in body paint.

    "We think in tough times there's a premium for making people smile, and it gives the opportunity to stand out in a crowd," Air New Zealand's marketing general manager Steve Bayliss told The Associated Press.

    Each crew member spent about three hours having the body paint applied.

    The video needed "a little bit of a hint, but every frame has to be as modest as anything you see at the local swimming pool or the beach in summer," Bayliss said.

    After all, the people in the ads are not models or actors but work colleagues, he said.
    Source

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RLZeNFAnynI

    Maybe somebody will actually watch the videos now.
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  2. Post #2
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    Karskin's Avatar
    July 2005
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    I saw nothing of interest

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    poryon2's Avatar
    October 2006
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    Wow. I wouldn't have noticed that, except for the end.

  4. Post #4
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    September 2005
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    in other news: flight failure due to sperm blockage in air ventilation
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    November 2007
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    :lol:

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    Needs more boobs.

  7. Post #7
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    Javascript's Avatar
    August 2006
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    boobs=people pay attention, it's science

  8. Post #8
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    Fedalkyn's Avatar
    July 2006
    720 Posts
    I'm sick of that ad, and stuff

  9. Post #9
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    Samiam22's Avatar
    January 2008
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    A great reason to live in my country.

  10. Post #10
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    s0m3_guy's Avatar
    July 2007
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    Stuff like this makes me rethink my decision to leave my country.

  11. Post #11
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    January 2008
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    Bloody Australians at it again


    Edit

    Y'all got trolled

  12. Post #12
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    Maloof?'s Avatar
    December 2006
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    Haha, another great product of MY GOD DAMN COUNTRY.



    Bitches.

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    RoboWolf's Avatar
    April 2007
    286 Posts
    Bloody Australians at it again
    New Zealand≠Australia. As for the ad, it made me lol.

  14. Post #14
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    billeh!'s Avatar
    March 2007
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    That's some amazing body paint.

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    CubeManv2's Avatar
    August 2008
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    New zelands are pixalated

  16. Post #16
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    PirateMax's Avatar
    June 2007
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    I was hoping to see some interesting nudity.

  17. Post #17
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    Doctor Zedacon's Avatar
    July 2006
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    Honestly, it looked CGI. Too shiny and plastic to be real, even with the paint.

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    occer's Avatar
    January 2008
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    Cool idea.

    Go NZ.

  19. Post #19
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    tarkata14's Avatar
    March 2008
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    They looked really weird. All shiny and shit.

    Was a boring video.
    EDIT: Hey, my post count is almost to 3,000.

  20. Post #20
    oh shit, it really says i payed 10.00. Im so fucked. im crying. we are gonna be poor.
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    The actual safety video for Boeing 737-300 aircraft.

  21. Post #21
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    Heres a little tid bit of information; In New Zealand kangaroos are not a nationaly reconized animal.

  22. Post #22
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    poryon2's Avatar
    October 2006
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    Heres a little tid bit of information; In New Zealand kangaroos are not a nationaly reconized animal.
    Kangaroos are people too!

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    November 2007
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    That's what I call getting attention.

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    Maloof?'s Avatar
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    Heres a little tid bit of information; In New Zealand kangaroos are not a nationaly reconized animal.
    We don't even HAVE Kangaroos in New Zealand.

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    oh shit, it really says i payed 10.00. Im so fucked. im crying. we are gonna be poor.
    DogGunn's Avatar
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    We don't even HAVE Kangaroos in New Zealand.
    That's why they're not a nationally recognised animal - or did you miss that?

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    December 2006
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    The actual safety video for Boeing 737-300 aircraft.
    What a waste of time. All you see is her ass, and even then, you can hardly see it.
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    Dennab
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    Heres a little tid bit of information; In New Zealand kangaroos are not a nationaly reconized animal.
    In Canada, milk comes in bags.

    But yeah, I don't see any objectionable content in that video.

  28. Post #28
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    October 2006
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    In Canada, milk comes in bags.

    But yeah, I don't see any objectionable content in that video.
    In Australia, beer comes in kegs.

    ONLY KEGS.

  29. Post #29
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    BlackRainbow's Avatar
    October 2007
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    Ahhh, i remember this ad, from many months ago...

  30. Post #30
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    May 2006
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    Why do you see the guys asses and not the girls?

    WHY!

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    April 2008
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    Needs more tits.

  32. Post #32
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    October 2007
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    I didn't even notice until I read the thread

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    March 2007
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    That's damn good marketing, definitely kept my attention.

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    :wtc:

  35. Post #35
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    -Ben_Wolfe-'s Avatar
    October 2006
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    In a way I find this stupid and pathetic, and another way I find it ingenious.

  36. Post #36
    std DONOR's Avatar
    March 2008
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    What was with the old dude in the video that kept saying it was disgusting?

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    SCopE5000's Avatar
    August 2005
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    They should just have scantily clad women with large breasts doing it, it'd draw attention and they could actually show it.
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    January 2005
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    They're debasing our family values and I'd rather people died.

  39. Post #39
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    March 2007
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    They should just have scantily clad women with large breasts doing it, it'd draw attention and they could actually show it.
    Then people (read: Feminists) would say that it's objectifying women and all that shit.

  40. Post #40
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    November 2007
    506 Posts
    I was more interested in the safety instructions than the flight attendants.