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1. Posted by samsara_ (Travel Guru 5353 posts) 11y

It's lunchtime here in Ireland and I'm eating a KitKat. It says on the back of the wrapper:

"Remember, you are not a salmon. Have a break. Have a KitKat"

Can someone explain that to me?

Are salmon more hardworking than the rest of us on the planet?

2. Posted by tway (Travel Guru 7273 posts) 11y

Well, they do swim upstream against heavy currents. Maybe they should have used "worker ant" instead. Salmon is a bit of a mind stretch.

Hey, look, a salmon... I mean, goldfish:

3. Posted by samsara_ (Travel Guru 5353 posts) 11y

That must be it tway well it certainly got me thinking anyway which is more than I can say for my turkey roll....

4. Posted by Pardus (Respected Member 2356 posts) 11y

Ah, that could be part of the campaign "Confuse the world", somebody has been there before me!
My favourite was a writing on a wall in Lusaka: "Vote for me!" and underneath "Not a vegetable!". Still haven't worked that one out.
And on a Dublin bus somebody wrote "Death likes Cheesecake". By now I have always a cheesecake with me, just in case I'd need a bribe.

5. Posted by samsara_ (Travel Guru 5353 posts) 11y

Did anyone hear about the recent wacky anti-smoking advertising in Stockholm. In a more radical attempt at gaining the attention of smokers, anti-smoking group A Non Smoking Generation, came up with shocking new campaign tactics. The outrageous claims of their posters included suggestions that passive smoking is killing off the bird population, cigarette filters are comprised of mouse droppings, and that smoking stunts penis growth! Others claimed that girls begin smoking due to their inherent stupidity and that if the entire population of Europe smoked the oxygen level in the atmosphere would be halved in one month! and I wonder if it worked....

6. Posted by Pardus (Respected Member 2356 posts) 11y

A lot of people are believing nearly everything if it is presented in well enough, that's why a lot of Politicians get re-elected despite their obvious incapability.
Sorry, I am getting cynical again.

7. Posted by samsara_ (Travel Guru 5353 posts) 11y

Of course - you're right Pardus. You have to "peel the onion" to get to the real truth most times...

8. Posted by Pardus (Respected Member 2356 posts) 11y

There's no truth, just more believable lies! It's just a matter of perception, really.
Oh, I am getting all philosphical again, not good, I know where this can lead to.

9. Posted by samsara_ (Travel Guru 5353 posts) 11y

hehe my friend studied philosophy at university and we used to have the best chats into the small hours of the morning sometimes...mainly going around in circles...but it was always enjoyable.

there is "your truth" or "individual truth", I think...what's true for one person may be otherwise for someone else...

10. Posted by Pardus (Respected Member 2356 posts) 11y

That's true

Or as Death in the Discworld series once said "There's no Truth, there's only me!"
That reminds, did you ever see the "Seventh Seal" by Ingmar Bergman (getting a bit paranoid now, not sure if I have the title right.)