Re: Subliminal advertising

From: Wade T.Smith (
Date: Thu Apr 18 2002 - 04:04:26 BST

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    On Wednesday, April 17, 2002, at 08:31 , Grant Callaghan wrote:

    > I read a report some years ago that claimed theater owners were able to
    > increase the number of people who went to buy soft drinks and popcorn
    > right after subliminal messages about them were flashed on the screens
    > of their movie theaters. Since that's where the majority of their
    > money comes from, I believe they were serious about that. I also heard
    > a public outcry made them stop doing it, though.

    That _is_ the hoax.

    It's a totally fabricated story. It never happened.


    - Wade

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