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(Ninj, Sat 19 Oct, 19:13, 2 replies)

The British Marketing Board Presents.
Make old adverts for unusual products, like a 1970s campaign to offload a government surplus of toads.
(God, Sat 19 Oct, 16:21, 2 replies)

(Q4nobody, Thu 17 Oct, 13:21, 3 replies)

(monkeon, Wed 16 Oct, 22:07, 3 replies)

(Q4nobody, Tue 15 Oct, 13:03, 15 replies)

(atomic, Mon 14 Oct, 19:18, 5 replies)

(Captain Howdy, Mon 14 Oct, 14:27, 1 replies)

(Captain Howdy, Mon 14 Oct, 14:27, 1 replies)
I'll blow the dust off this pearoast for compo...

(AdrianJ, Sun 13 Oct, 15:30, 2 replies)

(Pap Shart, Sun 13 Oct, 12:00, 3 replies)
British Marketing Board
The British Marketing Board Presents.
Make old adverts for unusual products, like a 1970s campaign to offload a government surplus of toads.
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set by HappyToast on 19th Oct at 4pm
Scientists have trained rats to drive tiny cars to collect food
Maybe this way they can get away from rat eating monkees.

Link includes video of rat, driving a tiny electric car into a wall.

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linked to by Tusk on 22nd Oct at 3pm
B3ta newsletter 731, out now.
* SONG - depressed kangaroos are cute?!
* LOREM IPSUM - use this and get sacked
* IMAGE CHALLENGE RESULTS - Fish LPs (not *him*)
Read newsletter 731
published by rob on 19th Oct at 1pm
Lets take a trip to everyone's favourite impossible to navigate, flat pack megastore. Celebrate the wonder of IKEA from it's iconic instruction manuals to its billy bookshelves and tasty meatballs.
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set by HappyToast on 12th Oct at 3pm
B3ta newsletter 730, out now:
* GAME - Can you draw the perfect circle?
* BREXIT - The disco album
* TOY - Realistic bargain-bin simulator
Read newsletter 730
published by rob on 12th Oct at 1pm
Fish Albums
Photoshop classic LP covers as if they were performed, or are about fish. Or just make terrible fish / music puns.
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set by HappyToast on 4th Oct at 3pm
Celebrity Computer Games
We're combining celebrities with computer games this week. We want terrible tie ins and funny puns.
So turn on your Atari, press play on the cassette recorder and fiddle with your favourite famous person's joystick.
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set by HappyToast on 28th Sep at 4pm
B3ta newsletter issue 729, out now.
This Week:
* QUIZ - Are these rubbish celebs Remain or Leave?
* BONUS QUIZ - Which animal do you sleep like?
* CONFESSIONS - "I drank my own piss"
Read newsletter 729
published by rob on 27th Sep at 6pm
Enhanced Animals
Animals are great, but could they be better? Has evolution missed a trick by not giving a horse guns or a sheep incredibly long legs. Find out through the power of photo manipulation (not home veterinary surgery)
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set by HappyToast on 21st Sep at 5pm
B3ta newsletter 728 - out now! This Week:
* BUTTYSTOCK - crisp sandwich photos
* FESSHOLE - terrible carrot/bottom confession
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published by rob on 21st Sep at 9am
TURN NOTIFICATIONS ON - we've introduced a feature on the board so that your browser gets a notification if someone replies.

Turn this on by replying to a post on the board and checking the "Get reply notifications?" checkbox.

Or if you don't want to, don't. But speaking as someone who checks the board whilst doing other things, I find it useful so I can reply to replies - Rob.
posted by rob on 17th Sep at 1pm
B3ta newsletter 727 - out now.
This Week:
* QUIZ - Goth or Moth?
* CONFESSIONS - "I ate my son's Easter egg"
* BOT - Everything Is Cancelled - including YOU
Read newsletter 727
published by rob on 16th Sep at 12am
Reinvent things better
Everyday items are great, but what if they were greater? Reinvent the things around you so they do the things they do, but better and more. Show us remote controlled pre buttered toasters, kettles that pour 5 different hot drinks at once and all sorts of other stuff.
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set by HappyToast on 14th Sep at 3pm
B3ta newsletter 726 - out now:
* TOOL - Have you tweeted more than Shakespeare?
* ANOTHER TOOLS - Convert yourself into triangles
* DANCE - Like a groovy Soviet
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published by rob on 8th Sep at 10pm
It's been 13 years since we last did celebrity autobiographies so we felt it's time for an update. Pick your favourite (or most hated) celeb and think of an amusingly relevant title for their book. Then design the cover (again).
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set by HappyToast on 7th Sep at 9pm
Music Toys
Hasbro have bought Death Row Records so we can hopefully look forward to Dr Dre's Guess Who and Snoop's spliff shaped Jenga set any day now. Celebrate this meeting of cultural minds with your own range of music/album/song based toys.
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set by HappyToast on 1st Sep at 10am
B3ta newsletter 725 - out now.
This Week:
* GAME - "Can we have our ball back mister?"
* GOLD BLEND AD - Remade cheaply on a phone
* HEADLINES - Gashed-up for cheap amusement
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published by rob on 31st Aug at 11am
Getting Old
We're all getting older and more forgetful and our knees hurt and we can't see as well as we used to and the tv has to be a little bit louder and we're getting more forgetful and our knees hurt and getting older is hell. Photoshop everything else getting older to make us feel better.
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set by HappyToast on 25th Aug at 8am
B3ta newsletter 724 - out now
This Week:
* AIRPODS - why you should feel bad about them
* WIN A HORSE - with Cyriak dot book dot net
* FREE EGGS - If you keep chickens
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published by rob on 24th Aug at 2pm
Complete the joke "Why did Cyriak cross the road?" and win a signed copy of his book.

As you may know Cyriak AKA Mutated Monty from these very parts has written a book.

We've got FIVE SIGNED COPIES to give away.

Complete this tiebreaker "Why did Cyriak cross the road?" and we'll pick the winners in a week's time.

Add your entries to this thread on the messageboard.

'Horse Destroys The Universe" is out on the 29th of August and is available to preorder on Amazon.
posted by rob on 23rd Aug at 2pm