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    Question Does this stuff have any effect on ppl?

    Just found this commercial made by Yul Brynner on anti smoking and shown after his death from lung cancer.This was 1985.



    Whats missing in these adverts and campaigns? Byrnner is forgotten unless you think of the mag 7 or some film he stared in.He certainly isnt remembered for this commercial. whats missing in these that ppl take no notice of them?

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    One of mans greatest flaws is his stupidity, plain and simple and couple that with the fact we were bestowed with the ability to make our own choices, no matter how many oozing arteries or black lungs you get shown by some dying celebrity in an ad, if someone wants to smoke, they will, my humble opinion anyway

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    Quote Originally Posted by Navillus04 View Post
    One of mans greatest flaws is his stupidity, plain and simple and couple that with the fact we were bestowed with the ability to make our own choices, no matter how many oozing arteries or black lungs you get shown by some dying celebrity in an ad, if someone wants to smoke, they will, my humble opinion anyway
    True but my mother died a few years before this commercial from lung cancer (she didnt smoke by the way) and still this commercial means nothing to me. There is something missing.

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    Im sorry to hear that

    Although i dont smoke, the commercials mean nothing to me either, they dont put me off smoking or make me think, ooh there's a killer habit, avoid smokers at all costs, blah blah blah, im just thinking, in particular with this commercial, is Yul Brynner part Vulcan?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Navillus04 View Post
    Im sorry to hear that

    Although i dont smoke, the commercials mean nothing to me either, they dont put me off smoking or make me think, ooh there's a killer habit, avoid smokers at all costs, blah blah blah, im just thinking, in particular with this commercial, is Yul Brynner part Vulcan?
    I dont mean it like that at all. you would think it would have some meaning to me or some effect on me but it doesnt and i reckon it would be the same for most ppl. Maybe its because he is an actor maybe.

    dont know,
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    Maybe because you have experienced lung cancer with what happened to your mother, on a sub conscious level, you are thinking, that this disease just doesnt occur in smokers but people who have never smoked in their life? so maybe you're not sucked in as much as others?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Navillus04 View Post
    Maybe because you have experienced lung cancer with what happened to your mother, on a sub conscious level, you are thinking, that this disease just doesnt occur in smokers but people who have never smoked in their life? so maybe you're not sucked in as much as others?
    Thats possible or maybe its the fact that i know of lots of smokers (heavy enough ones at that ) that never got cancer.

    not that i wish it on them,
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    I think you hit the nail on the head there actually, everyone seems to know people who have smoked for long periods of their lives and have never had many if any problems while at the same time knowing people who have never smoked (or drank) and yet get cancers, strokes, liver disease etc, these kinda situations do help undermine those ads

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    hmmmnn..............

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    Quote Originally Posted by Westsidex View Post
    Just found this commercial made by Yul Brynner on anti smoking and shown after his death from lung cancer.This was 1985.



    Whats missing in these adverts and campaigns? Byrnner is forgotten unless you think of the mag 7 or some film he stared in.He certainly isnt remembered for this commercial. whats missing in these that ppl take no notice of them?

    Sincerely,
    Westside.
    It frightened the shite out of me, I was off them for 12 years and have recently, er not that recently gone back on them, I'm a fool, because I have a lung disorder beginning with Emp (don't know how to spell it). It is about choices, you can choose to live or choose to die.

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