Sprite ad on MSN

Discussion related to railroads/trains that show up in TV shows, commercials, movies, literature (books, poems and more), songs, the Internet, and more... Also includes discussion of well-known figures in the railroad industry or the rail enthusiast hobby.

Moderator: Aa3rt

Posts: 554
Joined: Sun May 09, 2004 12:34 pm

Sprite ad on MSN

Post by mick »

Sprite has a snazzy new ad on the MSN homepage called "Express Yourself through Street Art". It shows an image of a railroad yard, and you can "customize" your own "graff" on the freight cars. I contacted the Coca Cola Co. (who makes Sprite) and told a rep how irresponsible it was for a major company to condone and glorify trespassing on railroad property, and how hundreds of people are killed and maimed each year by trespassing. He seemed sympathetic, but I thought RR.net might be able to "get the word out" to them by contacting Coke and MSN and telling them how foolish it is to run such an ad.

Return to “Books, Magazines, Music, TV, and Movies, and other Media”