Wednesday, March 25, 2009

- My traumatised childhood #1: Kinder Surprise ad

This was one of the creepiest things I'd ever seen at the time. I wasn't alone on the school playground in being genuinely creeped out by this advert:

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vex said...

Whoa. That IS creepy!

So It Goes said...

Fuck. Humpty Dumpty crossed with Shrek. Never saw it first time around.
Hope you're well, buddy.

DuffPaddy said...

Yes, that was very worrying, wasn't it? I think part of the creepiness was down to the fact that he looked more like a little old man dressed in kid's clothes than an actual kid. And that clammy skin - yeugh!

And my, that spammer above is persistent. I just had the same thing on every post on my blog.

entrailicus said...

That bloody spammer, I just wish they'd use the Roman alphabet.

vex said...

Being curious, I ran that spam through Google Translate. It's pretty much what you'd expect.

P.S. Where I'm from, doobies are something one smokes...though they were never chocolate-coated.

entrailicus said...

I seem to remember thinking this wasn't as innocent as it appeared at the time, even though I was propbably only 10 or so.

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