Waiter, a comb for my noodles!

October 23, 2008

People, we need to brainstorm an advertising slogan for Acme Noodles, our newest client. We’re using photos of dogs lounging outside on big sheets of noodles being dried for sale to restaurants because, well, what goes together like noodles and dogs!

Here are the possible slogans we have so far:

Hey Shep, fetch me some more Acme!

Acme Noodles: trust us, you don’t want to know!

Acme: Not as disgusting as you’d think!

Acme: Our noodles aren’t yellow for nothing!

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Dogs recline on sheets of rice noodle being dried near a railway track in Phu Dien village outside Hanoi October 22, 2008. The village produces rice noodles, a staple breakfast meal, that are sold to restaurants in Hanoi. REUTERS/Kham

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Posted by NanaKittie | Report as abusive

“People who obey the law and eat sausage should never watch either being made.” Apparently, that advice should be expanded to noodles if one lives in Hanoi.

Posted by Dr. Doll | Report as abusive

They eat dogs in Hanoi, you know. It’s a delicacy. You can even buy roasted dog meat from street venders. Even so, this is like having chickens roosting where food is prepared.

Posted by Dr. Doll | Report as abusive

Coming up with new ways to use your noodle everyday.

Posted by Jake | Report as abusive

Acme: Try our curry noodles!

Posted by Tim | Report as abusive

yeah, and guinea pigs are a delicacy in Ecuador, doesn’t mean I have to like it.

Posted by NanaKittie | Report as abusive

I see a great opportunity for Krispy Kreme donuts in Hanoi. I’d sure rather have a Krispy Kreme than a doggie flavored noodle…

the dog with one ear up and the other down looks like a shiba inu. anyone able to tell me if this is right?

Posted by drew | Report as abusive

Dr Doll: exactly! I don’t see what the problem is when they are probably going to serve them with the noodles, anyway.

Posted by Dahamma | Report as abusive

Crikey blue this pic definitely gives me paws for thought. Sink your canines into these noodles chums.

Posted by wizardovoz | Report as abusive

PS Of course ACME’s new marketting slogan is so obvious a dog could think of it..
“Sink your canines into ACME noodles”

Posted by wizardovoz | Report as abusive

Sorry drew, don’t believe that’s a shiba inu; body shape isn’t right, neither is the tail. Shiba inus are Japanese, so maybe a distant cousin………

Posted by dogmom | Report as abusive

Dogmom, how does the shiba inu fit in with others . . . with, um, potatoes and peas and carrots and stuff?

Posted by Dr. Doll | Report as abusive

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