Skip to comments.Cobra Special Forces?- national add campaign, actively recruiting!
Posted on 02/10/2013 10:35:49 AM PST by foundedonpurpose
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This is disturbing to say the least. Found their web page which gives no information, maybe if your on facebook it does. Listed are recruiting venues and regional events.
So where did this come from? They do not appear to have ties or connections with any existing military branch but clearly put our flag in the video.
Are you serious?
It’s a promotional campaign for the new G.I. Joe movie. The website puts you through some cognitive tests, and you get a facebook badge. It’s not a real paramilitary organization.
Slick ad though. Reminded me a little of the SPADS force from the game ‘XIII’. They ended up trying to stage a coup for the KKK though, so I’m pretty glad this isn’t genuine. haha.
You watch the add. I hope this is a twisted joke but why recruiting venues?
Slick add yes. To real without a disclaimer.
The voice in the add is Keith David. He had roles in There’s Something About Mary, They Live, and most importantly Men at Work. Men at Work starred Charlie Sheen and Emilio Estevez. Easily the best brother movie about trash men with hilarious crime solving.
Why are they not recruiting nation wide?
A preview for a GI Movie?
It was probably an ad for some soon to be released video game.
One of the funniest recent Robot Chickens has been with the G.I. Joe unit being sent (with all of their cartoonish tactics) to Afghanistan to fight the Taliban, while SEAL Team 6 is sent to clean out Cobra.
PT Barnum is howling.
Me thinks this some sort of GI JOE gaming/movie “recruiting.” It looks more like a game or movie than any sort of actual military unit (Cobra is a GI JOE organization). A bit weird in the advertizing side.... the confusion in what it “really is” is probably intended to create controversy and drive further free advertising resulting from it.
LOL, I like their tactics. “You shoot like that on the battlefield, and you might kill someone.”
I remember the GI Joe comics from Marvel in the 80’s had every town named Springfield in America being secret bases for COBRA. I thought that was a pretty cool idea.
Do female Cobras qualify?
FYI, the slang expression for an advertisement is ad, not add. Add is math. You know: 2+3=4
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