... and all I got was this lousy t-shirt

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  1. LanierFan

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    Chin up, Cavs fans -- you're kicking our butts in merchandise sales. From the Cleveland Plain Dealer:

    Word is the $20 shirts are now selling for a hundred on eBay.

    That's what I love about the NBA: style always wins out over substance.
     
  2. roscoe36

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    And that is what I love about the Internet. People power equalizing corporate clout. Where brains can compete on a (somewhat) level playing field with money.

    These are from the Piston.com forum. Full sizes attached at the bottom of this post.

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  3. LanierFan

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    I saw a version on RealGM that had the logo and tagline over some fingernail clippers. :)
     
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    dba All-Star Moderator 1x Fantasy Champion Forum Donor

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    Really - the man has a serious oral fixation. Something went seriously wrong in toilet training somewhere along the way.

    Nice pix micro.
     
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  6. LanierFan

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    Cleveland's season ends here, and L.A.'s chances are slim, but even a Pistons fan would love a "LeBron versus the Clippers" matchup.
     
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    I'm just sharing. Want to be clear that this is not my work. But happy to share irregardless.
     
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    Funny stuff. I chuckle whenever I see my desk top. :laugh:
     
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    No doubt about it, those pics are hilarious! :laugh:

    Good job, Micro. :thumb:
     
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    I just set the Sheed picture as my computer background. Thx, LanierFan.
     
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    geez. you could make a shirt like that for $5 that looks the same.
     
  12. LanierFan

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    It'll cost a lot more if the Nike legal department gets hold of you.
     
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    The thing about those commercials that get me is; "we are all witnesses"

    TO WHAT? I dont think that`s by chance that they leave that open. I am not sure they know what they are witnessing, or even how long they may be witnessing it!!!!!!!!
     
  14. LanierFan

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    ^^^Standard advertising procedure. Not only sounds mysterious and cool, but doesn't pin you down to facts or unexpected developments that could screw up the campaign.

    As Voltaire once wrote, "The easiest way to become boring is to explain everything."
     
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    That damn Voltaire. Always cutting through the meat and straight to the bone.

    That's an apt quote LanierFan, particularly since Voltaire was anti-dogma, and this marketing campaign clearly plays on a religious theme.

    I'd like to also say that Aldridge (Allan?) from NBATV is absolutely loathesome when he keeps referring to LBJ as "The King". Can a 21 year old truly be the King of the NBA? MVP voters didn't seem to think so.
     
  16. #1Pistonfan

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    LOL, yeah what are the chances of that...
     
  17. LanierFan

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    Be sure and explain that to any vendor big enough to make the shirts in quantity.
     
  18. roscoe36

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    More designs!


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    These pictures are great. Don't you just love how at every commercial break during the Det-Cle games they play the witness commercial. Not only is it getting old its embarassing for Cleveland/Lebron James fans.
     

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