Colgate has created a very ingenious advertising campaign to promote their dental floss and promote cleaner teeth, but before I explain to you the main detail of these images, I will let you appreciate them quietly.
Alright, now that you had time to quietly observe the images, did you not see the deliberate mistakes.
In the first one you will now notice that she has one finger too many in her hand, in the second one a phantom arm is floating there, and in the third one the man has only one ear…
The campaign attained its purpose, because it proved that food remains on your teeth draw more attention than any physical defect.
Thank you 🙂
Ha ha. Very clever. Yes,I only noticed the food on the guys teeth. 😀
I seen that as well but missed the rest.
Lol, that’s really cool. It reminds me a little of this show I was watching – I think it was something like How The Brain Works? They were talking about how the brain filters certain things out and chooses one thing to really focus on. In one experiment they tested the theory of how well people pay attention to their surroundings while on a cell phone. They had a clown riding around them on a unicycle, and nobody on cell phones noticed. Then, in another experiment they had an illusionist pose as a store clerk, and staff members would create a distraction so the illusionist could change something about their appearance. The illusionist would start the conversation with a red shirt, a hat, an eyepatch, and a sling on his left arm. By the end of it, his shirt was black and the hat, eyepatch, and sling were all gone, and no one the guy talked to actually noticed until they saw the footage playback. It was the strangest thing – but really, really cool. 🙂
Thanks Page, the mind is a wonderful thing to play tricks on.
I have a few more in, tests to try out and also a few videos.
Very good Harry! I didnt notice! Lol
Very few will Christine.
Christine, your blog name is spelt wrongly thats why your photo is not coming out.
that sounds (looks) like a very cunning plan! it works!
It is, you look everywhere except at the mistakes
most clever, Harry!!!
went right through me! without even a second glance – until you suggest to look for them!
Thanks Janet glad you enjoyed it.
that’s awesome, it totally got me! i even went back after i read the first one to look for the mistakes in the second and third, i couldn’t find it in the third!
Glad it got you to 🙂
Oh, how fascinating ! ! Good one, Mr. Dribb;ling pernsioner !
Thanks miss Chubby cheeks 😆 only kiding i was reading your post 🙂
HA! I was caught and had to steal this for my facebook buddies ….. thanks 🙂
Steal away Roly 🙂
Cabbage is my bete noire Harry!
All I noticed was the food on the teeth 🙂
That also took me and others.
Thanks for stopping by.
Haha! I didn’t see any of the flaws. Amazing.
More to come Lisa 🙂
I was so transfixed by the food in the teeth that everything else went right by me!
I think thats plays the trick on the mind and thanks for stopping by.
Woah! I’ve seen this ad a bajillion times and I’ve NEVER noticed that! Sooo clever!! I’m so sharing this on my blog. Thanks for sharing!
Very clever ad and thank you for the re-blog.
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Fascinating. We see what we expect to see. A Colgate ad? We expect to be looking at teeth, not other body parts…
True Lorna and thats where the trick is.
It’s hard, Harry, to fool a sociologist–it’s possible, but hard! 😉
Brilliant Harry, I must admit I noticed something different but couldn’t put my finger on it (no pun intended )
They are very hard to spot, i don’t think anyone got them.
When I hve got colgate I now that it’s best In the world
Gosh, I pay more attention to food on teeth than physical defects – except on the last one, did wonder why the guy has only one ear with food on his teeth. Haha
They are hard to spot.
Brilliant and well spotted.