Fun Flirty Web Finds on a Friday

by Sarah Drummond

Friday, March 1st, 2013

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THERE’S A NEW HUNK ON THE BLOCK (Victoria)

The recent resurrection of the famous Diet Coke adverts featuring a hunky workman has provoked a parody from Scottish garish shirt brand Foul Fashion. Ever the jokers, In a video created by Manifest London, the Foul Fashion hunk leaves the ladies lost for words not when they catch a glance of his toned abs, but his Foul Fashion shirt. Following on from the ‘get laid or get your money back’ campaign for Valentine’s Day which I covered a few weeks ago, Manifest are making clever use of YouTube in their marketing strategy.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=X9gqZqRU7m4

RETURN OF THE CRINGE (Sarah)

Calling all original Office fans (by this I mean The Office) – David Brent as played by Ricky Gervais is set to return to our screens. Now moonlighting as a manager of musical acts, Brent is still cringe-worthy, lacking all self awareness as he tried to force one of his acts to perform ‘Equality Street’ – a reggae tune he wrote himself, but the character has clearly matured slightly. I was never a huge fan of the original series, but I think I’ll give this one a go.

http://mashable.com/2013/02/28/ricky-gervais-returns-the-office/

AT LEAST HE’S NOT GROPING A STATUE (Melissa)

I think a dads main job is definitely to embarrass their children, but these men take it a step too far. The Sun have put a collection of cringey photographs together to show you the extreme lengths dads will go to for a laugh on holiday that will scar their children forever. So if your dad ever makes you blush when you are trying to impress a new boyfriend, just count yourself lucky that they aren’t actually groping bronze statues of women outside a casino…

http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/features/4817520/Dads-on-vacation.html

STARBUCKS SPELLING BEE (Aoibhínn)

Is their anything more annoying than people getting your name wrong? Well with a name like Aoibhínn not only do people get my name wrong, most won’t even attempt to try and pronounce it and I can’t blame them really can I? It doesn’t bother me in the slightest to be honest but I suppose you’re wondering why I’m rambling on about my difficult Gaelic name? Starbucks well-meant initiative in writing customers names on their coffee cups was well received last year. But a blog that highlights what happens when this goes wrong up is doing even better. From Prik’s to Arsela’s the list is endless, I’m thinking I’ll have to make a trip to Starbucks soon so I can post my contribution.

http://starbucksspelling.tumblr.com/page/5

THE TRUTH IS IN THE CONSPIRACY (Aimee)

Conspiracy theorists and their believers are often considered to be complete wackos. Stay clear of these jibbering ill informed wrecks. I love a good conspiracy theory especially the ones I know are unlikely to be true. But perhaps the non – believers out there should take a step back as sometimes such incredible stories, nobody believed in, turn out to be 100% true and here’s a picking of five which blasts in the face of the sceptics.

http://truththeory.com/2013/02/15/5-conspiracy-theories-which-turned-out-to-be-true/v

 

 

 

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