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Archive for April 2016

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Bad name for an Airport Restaurant

Friday, April 29th, 2016

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I really don’t think the consulted anyone working at the airport first!

Trademark Registration in this picture: Can you find it?

Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

Apple Store DesignHINT: It’s not a word, or a logo

Apple has a trademark registration for the Apple Store Design. Building a valuable brand begins with selecting, then protecting a word and logo to represent the good will of a company. Brand names and trademarks are the means by which the public recognizes a particular product. Once established, a brand name conjures up an association in the consumer’s mind albeit unconscious, and hopefully the association is positive.

Trademark registration is available for more than words and logos. Trademark registration can be obtained for trade dress. Protection for trade dress should not be overlooked by new brands, especially where there is a product which introduces a distinct look and feel to the product design.

Read more at Brandaide.com

Camera Car

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

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I don’t think that is what Hal Needham had in mind.

High Tech Record Selector

Friday, April 8th, 2016

Forget an iPod, this “High-Tech Record Selector” could hold up to 24 albums. Sometimes referred to a the “Disc-O-Selector.”

When advertised on television, K-Tel portrayed the selector as automatic showing the LP albums  mysteriously sorting themselves. “It runs fast OR slow! Stops automatically! Finger Touch Starting!”.

Reward for behaving at Disneyland

Friday, April 1st, 2016

I'm Not a Passhole pin

According to the Urban Dictionary:

Passhole

The term cast members of Disneyworld and Disneyland have coined for season pass holders; specifically pass holders that frequent the parks on a weekly basis and behave like they own the place.

“Did you see that?! That little girl was about to trade her pins with a cast member and that Passhole knocked her out of the way. I bet he ordered his pins on eBay and they aren’t even stamped!”


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