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Samsung Ad Shows Slaughter of Cute 'Puppy Laptops'

By - Source: CNet | B 32 comments

Samsung has come under fire for an commercial it posted to YouTube that likens laptops to puppies and shows people slaughtering their cute little computers.

Everyone knows that commercials have to offer something unique to really catch the eye of the consumer. However, it seems Samsung was a bit wide of the mark with its latest 'Puppy Love' commercial. The ad depicts laptops as needy, eager puppies before showing the laptops' owners slaughtering them in various ways. This includes flinging them off a cliff, bludgeoning them with high heels, and shooting it with a bow and arrow.

Samsung has since pulled the ad, which, naturally, some have said is a little disturbing. CNet cites the Viral Factory, which produced the ad, as saying it made the video private because it was 'clearly upsetting some people,' and that it is reviewing the commercial with Samsung. Though it's not entirely clear, one assumes that the ad intended to highlight the fact that you don't have to say goodbye to your beloved laptop because it's running a little slower than it used to. Instead, give it a new lease of life with an SSD. However, we imagine there are better ways to bid farewell to your treasured pet than picking up the nearest bow and arrow.

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    frombehind , November 20, 2012 10:40 AM
    Link please :D 
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    acerace , November 20, 2012 10:52 AM
    What's so disturbing about it?? Bunch of kiddies.
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    hoofhearted , November 20, 2012 11:36 AM
    They should have used baby seals
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  • 28 Hide
    frombehind , November 20, 2012 10:40 AM
    Link please :D 
  • 22 Hide
    acerace , November 20, 2012 10:52 AM
    What's so disturbing about it?? Bunch of kiddies.
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    belardo , November 20, 2012 11:01 AM
    Sounds funny
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    house70 , November 20, 2012 11:17 AM
    g00fysmileyso samsung's reinvention of itself was from a respectable inovator in thier field to a makers of mildly confusing and apparently to some offensive commercials.. got it

    Oh, puhleeeez, get over yourself. It's a commercial, and a funny one at that. That stick doesn't bother you?
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    wanamingo , November 20, 2012 11:25 AM
    Blah blah blah! As long as they werent kittens.
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    hoofhearted , November 20, 2012 11:36 AM
    They should have used baby seals
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    Anonymous , November 20, 2012 11:49 AM
    I thought offputting commercials was Sony's bag.
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    bin1127 , November 20, 2012 12:09 PM
    So what was the commercial trying to sell? tablets?
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    alidan , November 20, 2012 12:30 PM
    seriously, we need a mirror of this
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    atikkur , November 20, 2012 12:35 PM
    bin1127So what was the commercial trying to sell? tablets?


    SSD
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    cookoy , November 20, 2012 12:41 PM
    We each have our own prejudices and perception of what's funny and what's disgusting. Too bad i can't watch the ad and judge for myself. Yup, an SSD can improve a laptop's storage performance but if the cpu and graphics components are really too old or slow for today's needs, it's time to retire the old dog.
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    xpeh , November 20, 2012 1:09 PM
    Sounds like Samsung's mocking Apple
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    mrmaia , November 20, 2012 1:13 PM
    Meh, people b**** about everything nowadays.

    Were it Apple, the ad would be labeled "innovative" and "revolutionary" by Tom's.
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    chicofehr , November 20, 2012 1:20 PM
    I'm having trouble finding a video for this. Almost seems to be wiped from the internet which is very odd indeed. I'm just finding screen caps. Has anyone downloaded it onto their computer before it was pulled? If you have, upload to youtube again :) 
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    antilycus , November 20, 2012 1:21 PM
    Lighten up world. or die.
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    djcreeble , November 20, 2012 1:32 PM
    What happened in the last 12 years? Why did everyone on EARTH turn in to big, whiny babies? I swear my 4 and 7 year old handle things better than most adults lately...sad...
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    redn4sa , November 20, 2012 1:36 PM
    it seems that people bitch about anything nowadays since they dont have anything better to do. i am baffled as to how some people find this offensive, though i have not seen the video lol
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    arnoldlouie , November 20, 2012 1:58 PM
    I think people have gone soft(disturbed over little things)... people in the past went through so many hard things and didn't even notice it. I would assume the next generation will be lamer than ours.. and in the future... people might cry if they find their soda is not diet when they specifically asked for diet coke and would already contemplate suicide or something..
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    Anonymous , November 20, 2012 2:29 PM
    dont post shit like this if you arent willing to put up a link
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