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Date: 05/25/10 07:30 AM

35 Responses to 16 Vintage Soap Ads

  1. Profile photo of madest
    madest Male 40-49
    7381 posts
    May 25, 2010 at 6:26 am
    Link: 16 Vintage Soap Ads - Why you so racist, soap?
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    Salted_Eggs Male 18-29
    774 posts
    May 25, 2010 at 7:35 am
    Welcome to the dark ages, The hellfire died down a bit but it`s still warm enough to give you a sunburn from a mile away.
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    Angelmassb Male 18-29
    15512 posts
    May 25, 2010 at 7:36 am
    Who knew that Racism used to sell soaps in the past
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    a1butcher Male 40-49
    4813 posts
    May 25, 2010 at 7:38 am
    Lux won`t shrink wool. FTW!
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    mynamecandi Female 18-29
    209 posts
    May 25, 2010 at 7:48 am
    It`s a part of Americana. Yes it`s racist, but Ameroca was racist 60 years ago. Deal with it. On an interesting side note, soap ads like that are worth a PILE of money.
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    CrakrJak Male 40-49
    17516 posts
    May 25, 2010 at 7:51 am
    Most ads back then used some form of comic prejudice as a sales gimmick, Thankfully we`ve grown out of that.
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    starshimmer Female 18-29
    331 posts
    May 25, 2010 at 7:52 am
    well at least the hiring one hinted that one of the women should get hired, though i doubt the employers back then would even care, they would just hire the unclean d00d.
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    pmarren Male 40-49
    4574 posts
    May 25, 2010 at 8:25 am
    "Wont shrink wool" Too goddam funny.
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    lostinkorea Female 30-39
    3727 posts
    May 25, 2010 at 8:54 am
    Kinda feels like I walked into a klan meeting...a klan marketing meeting that is....
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    Tinkerbellio Female 18-29
    60 posts
    May 25, 2010 at 9:52 am

    He won`t be happy till he gets it
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    Blue_Heaven Female 18-29
    76 posts
    May 25, 2010 at 10:05 am
    At first I thought it said "He won`t be happy til he gets in" LOL
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    Loxen Female 30-39
    1387 posts
    May 25, 2010 at 10:14 am
    I wonder what people will be laughing at in another 50-100 years. Surely we`re doing some really racist/sexist/whatever things still without realizing it.
    (My guess is going to be all the toy ads for girls that force the idea that every girl wants dolls, stuffed animals and everything in pink.)
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    Calummac Male 13-17
    341 posts
    May 25, 2010 at 10:46 am
    No 5. "What you talking about Willis?"
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    SilverWolfie Male 18-29
    13 posts
    May 25, 2010 at 10:48 am
    "It`s just like cream, isn`t it pussy"
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    piperfawn Male 30-39
    4878 posts
    May 25, 2010 at 12:13 pm
    Omg how come the country that pretend to be the most democratic in all worls has risen on such racist propaganda?
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    FeeFee Female 18-29
    583 posts
    May 25, 2010 at 12:14 pm
    The one girl is experienced.

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    GRadde Male 18-29
    2556 posts
    May 25, 2010 at 1:16 pm
    Yea. My thoughts exactly.
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    BRITATTACK Female 13-17
    198 posts
    May 25, 2010 at 1:20 pm
    NO WAY!!!
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    Zerocyde Male 18-29
    3258 posts
    May 25, 2010 at 2:11 pm
    Can someone explain the racism in #1 please?

    And what`s wrong with #4?
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    gorgack2000 Male 13-17
    4683 posts
    May 25, 2010 at 2:21 pm
    "Omg how come the country that pretend to be the most democratic in all worls has risen on such racist propaganda?"
    I don`t know, maybe because the rest of the world did too?
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    NotAllowed Female 18-29
    526 posts
    May 25, 2010 at 2:22 pm
    wow. kinda scary to think that that happened not too long ago..
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    AppleBlue Female 18-29
    119 posts
    May 25, 2010 at 2:44 pm

    the idea isn`t that they are ALL racist, some are just weird. number one is creepy and number four is showing the image of a child upset and possibly hurt.
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    EvilGrouse Male 30-39
    454 posts
    May 25, 2010 at 5:06 pm
    What`s with the kid being crushed by the over turned bathtub? I don`t get it.
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    inaria Female 18-29
    1515 posts
    May 25, 2010 at 5:51 pm
    Some of those were just wow x.x
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    Seastone Female 18-29
    613 posts
    May 25, 2010 at 5:54 pm
    That was at least certainly interesting, if incredibly racist.
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    SmilinSam Female 18-29
    3600 posts
    May 25, 2010 at 6:08 pm
    holy crap. why doesn`t your mama wash you with fairy soap?
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    Scotchy Male 18-29
    592 posts
    May 25, 2010 at 7:20 pm

    There is an old saying, "Don`t throw your baby out with the bathwater" or something like that.

    Back in the olden days, hot water was rare, and took time. So instead of fresh baths, they would have 1 bathtub.

    Most of the time, went in this order:

    1. Man of the house
    2. Wife
    3+. Eldest kid to youngest
    last: Baby -

    Baby was the last one, but by that time the water was so dirty, cant see the kid anymore if you were cleaning :P

    Thats pretty much what is symbolizes <
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    necrobitch Female 18-29
    467 posts
    May 25, 2010 at 7:43 pm
    im gonna comment on all 16 photos.
    1. washing priests hands after abuse
    2.saying hwite people are more cleaner than black ppl
    3.looks like the black boy is leaving a stain, and white swan soap so racist, oh +they laughing at the poor.
    4.clean up the mess i made after raping and killing the baby
    5.the sickest thing i have ever seen in my life. dratin bastards.
    6.comparing the whiteness against the black babys skin again racist.
    7.dratin sick again.
    8.rape again.
    9.suggesting the natives are dirty. (how dare they)
    10.comparing a man to custard. sick sick sick.
    11.looks scary.
    12.gettin rid of stains ie:the japs.
    13.vintage child porn.
    15. child porn again
    16. reffering to the boys afro as wool
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    junkaddy Female 30-39
    261 posts
    May 26, 2010 at 12:46 am
    Some of those are just plain terrifying.
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    Suicism Male 18-29
    3625 posts
    May 26, 2010 at 2:58 am
    I challenge you to find a form of advertisement today in which the white character does NOT play the fall-guy.
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    MechBFP Male 18-29
    813 posts
    May 26, 2010 at 6:47 am
    Every time you post necrobitch, I become a little more stupid.
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    moefreak Female 18-29
    1963 posts
    May 26, 2010 at 10:12 am
    A few of those were fine, and I could see them still being used today. The one with the kid shaving a cat, for example, and the one where they suggested that clean people are more likely to get hired. Obviously a cat is rarely referred to as a `pussy` these days, but it would be fine if they changed that to `kitty`.

    And I have to concur with MechBFP.
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    jamesrs Male 18-29
    85 posts
    May 27, 2010 at 1:39 pm
    sunlight soap was a product of the lever bros, they formed to make unilever, who has a annual turnover of 40 billion euros. They are responsible for brands such as ben and jerrys, pot noodle, flora, dove and around a hundred more
    now, when employing people, they dont make any decisions based on gender, race, handicap or creed
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    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
    25350 posts
    May 27, 2010 at 5:29 pm
    so wrong!
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    meetredmeat Female 18-29
    124 posts
    June 2, 2010 at 8:20 pm
    Why am I laughing?! That`s so wrong yet so funny!

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