X-10 camera ads and the voyerism angle

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  1. Charles J P

    Charles J P Cinematographer

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    Is it just me, or do those X-10 pop up ads (probably one of the most common pop-up ads on the whole internet) seem to really be playing a voyerism angle. I mean its like they pan up and down a guys living room or pool area and then the frame changes and they're panning up and down som scantily clad 20 year old girl. Man, what market are they shooting for?
     
  2. Scott Simonian

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    Hehehehe.
    Ya I know what you mean. I see these all the time and I wonder where they are going with it.
    Those sick bastards.
    [​IMG]
     
  3. Charles J P

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    Damn, title was supposed to be X-10 camera ads and the voyerism angle.
     
  4. Scott Simonian

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    Just saw this after I left the "Killer Fish" thread.
    From the X10 ad.http://ads.x10.com/yahoo4/yahoo1_cunda.htm
    "Now avalible for Home Use Too!" [​IMG]
    "Broadcast Live color video directly to your TV, VCR, or PC!"
    [​IMG]
     
  5. Chuck C

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    how bout that guy drowing in the pool of water popup-ad [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] CCDC I believe it says at the top
     
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    Yeah, those annoying ads definitely play up the voyeurism angle, and seem to encourage the use of the cameras as a way to spy on pretty girls. Of course, they don't SAY that, all the text talks about is "home surveillance"...

    /Mike
     
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    Doesn't matter. The cameras are such poor quality, you're going to have a heck of a time getting off on what you see. Honestly, anyone who bought them for voyeristic purposes would be sorely disappointed.

    "Ohhh, look at that hot girl."
    "Uh, what hot girl?"
    "Oh, you see that blurry white/pink thing in the center of the screen? That's her breast."
    "Dude, that's a rabbit hopping across your yard."
    "Oh."
     
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    Ryan summed it up nicely for me, those camera's are shit!
     
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    Sort of falls into the class of the old X-Ray Specs they sold in the back of comic books then. Sigh. What are voyeurs to do? [​IMG]
     
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    Yaknow I was thinking of starting this same topic not too long ago.

    I loved the one that said "We never told you to do that!" and they show the backside of a naked woman.
     

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