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    I found this yesterday it really jumped out at me. I don't know how to post the picture of this ad ... INTEX .. above ground swimming pool, notice the man on the unicorn ... the female on the float shaped as a female symbol ... and the other female on the inter-tube. What the hell, either I'm getting prudish or this is so blatant that it's offensive.

    https://weeklyad.target.com/promotio...0180520&page=4


    Help with the picture would make this easier ... thank you!
    Target Weekly Ad Summer Outdoor June 3 - 9, 2018 | Pools, Tents, Air Bed


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    One can no longer get to the page it seems ... either by your link or by browsing through the target website to "intex pools"

    So I still don't know what picture you are referring to ... I'll look a little bit more ...
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    I just checked it ... it works , it's a picture of an above ground pool ... targets ad is slow up-loading , also have help on the way to get the picture down loaded.

    go to weekly ads this week page 4 ...

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    Is this it??



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    Quote Posted by ramus (here)
    I just checked it ... it works , it's a picture of an above ground pool ... targets ad is slow up-loading , also have help on the way to get the picture down loaded.

    go to weekly ads this week page 4 ...
    Yeah just a blank page ... maybe because I'm viewing from Canada?
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    Default Re: TARGET ad... offensive ?

    I was not offended by the ad.

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    Thank you dedukshyn

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    Quote Posted by Buzzie (here)
    I was not offended by the ad.
    I also am not offended ... but the guy on the unicorn is a bit silly, lol. The other girl's inflatable looks like it is supposed to be loch Ness monster or something ...
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    Quote Posted by Buzzie (here)
    I was not offended by the ad.
    "I was not offended"

    "For I knew I had to rise above it all,
    or drown in my own ****."


    The unicorn is there for the parents of the children, it is tied to the release of the film "Deadpool 2". It's good marketing.
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    that is a mermaid tail by the way hehe The pink thing, yep.

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    Quote Posted by Carmody (here)
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    The unicorn is there for the parents of the children, it is tied to the release of the film "Deadpool 2". It's good marketing.

    "Man on a Unicorn ...", you are likely right on that one.

    Deadpool 2 trailer - first 30 seconds ...

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    Quote Posted by ramus (here)
    either I'm getting prudish
    Maybe just a bit overly sensitive with all the weirdness gong on? Plus sexuality shouldn't be offensive right, this looks like 3 adults; I am ok with this even if it had more sexual over tones.

    I guess you could REALLY get esoteric and look a the symbolism of water etc.. but I think that's a bit too much mental effort also.
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    Quote Posted by DeDukshyn (here)
    Is this it??



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    I just checked it ... it works , it's a picture of an above ground pool ... targets ad is slow up-loading , also have help on the way to get the picture down loaded.

    go to weekly ads this week page 4 ...
    Yeah just a blank page ... maybe because I'm viewing from Canada?
    in quickly looking at the above pic of the guy and two gals in the pool I didn't at first discern the unicorn. It looked like something coming from his swimsuit trunk somewhat making it look like he had an erect penis.

    Reminded me of the paperback series that came out in the '70s on Sublimal messages in advertising by Wilson Bryan Key, such as Subliminal Seduction. I think they were under $10 back then. On Amazon it now goes for 'mass market paperback' between $40 - $80. There is also an entry for paperback for $900!! Under the entry for $900 it actually says "only two left in stock! Order Soon!" LOLLLL

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    Default Re: TARGET ad... offensive ?

    I think the very fact that you had to ask yourself if you should be offended should tell us a bit about these times and this postmodern, PC culture we're all being exposed to.

    No knock on you Ramus! I find myself in the same exact scenarios! I can totally relate. When I'm watching certain comedians, like Bill Burr for example, I'll sometimes have a hard time distiguishing between something that might make me naturally uncomfortable and something I've been propagandized into thinking *should* make me uncomfortable, or offended.

    Just another layer of dissonance.

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    It is part of the agenda to sexualize humanity through subconscious programming.

    By keeping consciousness at the lower vibrations, into the animal nature, or the lower chakras, it is easier to manipulate and control. It's an attempt to divert the awakening into higher consciousness.

    Your intuition, your feeling of aversion, is spot on.
    It has gross vibrations.

    Knowing motives and agendas help us to recognize and rise above this type of social conditioning.

    This just tells me that you are awake!!!

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    PS. Normally, I won't pay any attention to ads or commercials. That's one reason I don't watch tv or listen to the radio. I care about what goes into my mind. I try to focus on higher vibrational material, or nature, or creating things.
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    Default Re: TARGET ad... offensive ?

    It's just a unicorn.

    If you click on "See Details", you get this next image. No male symbolism there.



    The very fact we're even talking about this suggests that liberal political correctness is doing its thing, exactly as planned.

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    Default Re: TARGET ad... offensive ?

    What I see is a man on a unicorn with a erection coming from his pants ... look it's multi colored ... running up the back of the unicorn's neck ..I'm not crazy over the picture it seems they should have notice how that looks , but then again.

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    After picking up on the unicorn, my conditioning got me looking for more ... that's what this world and times has got me doing. I'm trying to stop .

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    Intuition is another kind of 'seeing' and it include perceiving the intention.
    (Reading the essence or energy.)

    "Those who have eyes..."

    There are perspectives, and there are perceptions. Between them, each individual will have their own point of view. That's just the way it is. It's all ok.

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    Quote Posted by ramus (here)
    What I see is a man on a unicorn with a erection coming from his pants ... look it's multi colored ... running up the back of the unicorn's neck ..I'm not crazy over the picture it seems they should have notice how that looks , but then again.
    I agree. In the pic in Bill's post above you can say nothing going on here perhaps (I disagree) but in the pic with the 3 people something appears to be coming from the guys pants as the unicorn image is blended with it and not easily discernible (shrewd) There's only one thing that sticks out from a guys pants, lol. The blended unicorn is thrown in to cover their butts.
    As Wilson Bryan Key wrote way back that these people in advertising are paid fortunes to get a message across and nothing is left to chance. As mentioned that Amazon has made books on Key's subliminal suggestion so outrageously expensive says something to me as well....

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    Here is the pdf of Wilson Bryan Keys : Subliminal Suggestion ....Also a 2 hour you tube : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GEZvnc7ksao


    pdf: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1...NHJwg62qg/edit

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