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Sunday, January 27, 2008

Raid is the best???

well ystrdy was suppose to be a national holiday..but still we had classes thru out the day...newaz during the class on advertising and sales promotion...a discussion came up on the advertising strategy used by Raid' Cockroach killing spray and another company's cockroach killing brick kinda thing..




i m sure all ppl across the US know that Raid's spray has been a huge success compared to the other brand...its sales just shot up like anything when the ad's came...well out of the discussion what was revealed and its based on true facts is that...

"most of the sales of Raid were to women..and why did they prefer it..was bcos they liked to see the cockroach succumb to its death after it had been sprayed upon...somehow it gave them the feeling of freedom n power..as alot of the women in US considered cockroaches to be like men who just came at night n all they wanted was food n to mess up the place..."

i m leaving the floor open..lets see what all u women n men ve to say... :D

plus im planning of loadin a rockstar like pic tht i ve with my hair open...(for those who dont knw..im a sikh..i ve long hair :D)

59 comments:

Nature Nut /JJ Loch said...

"as alot of the women in US considered cockroaches to be like men who just came at night n all they wanted was food n to mess up the place..."


ROFLMAO!!! You have me howling this morn. :D

One time I sprayed some cockroach spray while living on campus and an army of them marched out from behind the dryer. I was up on a chair until my husband came home.

Raid it is!!!

Hugs, JJ

Hugs, JJ

maverick said...

@jj...ha ha ha ..well even i ended up laughing wen i heard this..but somehow its true...newaz u were on a chair...u shud ve just gotten down n stomped on them...ha ha ha

Lena said...

thank God i dont have any experience with cockroaches :P
and not sure i would like to watch them succumb to the death :D

and lolzz
"as alot of the women in US considered cockroaches to be like men who just came at night n all they wanted was food n to mess up the place..." - i guess could be related to women outside US as well :P

maverick said...

@lena...lol...u shud ve an encounter with a cockroach..im sure it ll b fun :D

Mez said...

Omg! Remove this pic..its kinda scary man.

Anonymous said...

Raid ? The only Raid i know is a Software IDE like eclipse....But guess i need to have one copy with me too as i am scared of rats and cockroaches........

maverick said...

@mez...lol...well i ll change it after sometime :D

maverick said...

@ashu..a copy of RAID to kill rats n cockroaches??softcopy is available???lol...get a bottle :D

Aphrodite said...

hehehe...whr did u get tht idea frm...ki it gives us a sense of power..thts ridiculous...cockroaches and men...cnt compare them....well both have some things n common though...lol

Anjuli said...

LOL...

cockraches and men..never knew they were similar...
I hate cockroaches...and men...well...some them are nice....

ur picture is scary dude...

maverick said...

@aphrodite...it wasnt my idea...research revealed it :)

maverick said...

@anjuli...well i m sure some cockroaches must b nice too...ha ha ha ....will change the pic soon :)

d SINNER!!! said...

My god...thats a hilarious point...

cockroaches and men....!!!hehhehehe....seems like most women think like Kafka....or have read his 'metamrphosis'

maverick said...

@sinner...lol..yeah...even v found it hilarious...im not sure what women found to get this opinion going there :)

Steph said...

Psh! The day I get excited over a Cockroach spray, please kill me.

maverick said...

@steph...ha ha ha...lol...well as i said the survey was based out entirely in the US...not sure abt australia..tho :)

kimberlie said...

yes well, there is nothing like killing a cockroach to make my day!

(well, either that or chocolate- maybe they could market them together? Actually, on second thought- NO!)

maverick said...

cockroach spray n chocolates...hmm..well just dont mix then n eat up :D

Pri said...

ROFL!!!
very interesting sales research done on 'raid'...:p
ohh and now u got me all curious about the rockstar pic ;)
when are u uploading it??

maverick said...

@pri...ha ha ha...well it was jus a discussion in the clas...lol..well i just changed the pic..btw its there in the comments above :)

Kitty said...

i wouldn't like to watch a critter die. cockroaches aren't that bad! however, there are half a dozen humans i would like to get some 'raid' onto to. stat.

:o)

maverick said...

@kitty...as i said..the study was conducted only on women from US..n i can see Aussie women have a different perspective on the whole..lol...well im sure u need more than raid for those half a dozen..newaz thank u for commenting....finally :D

Nature Nut /JJ Loch said...

You're getting a lot of reaction to this post, Maverick. :D I'm still laughing. I was veeeery afraid of those cockroaches and called the health department because the college wouldn't do anything about them. We had just moved into the housing. I opened my silverware drawer and one was sitting on a fork handle. NOT GOOD.

They had to go!

Hugs, JJ

anonymous gal said...

hmm free advert time

maverick said...

@jj..lol...glad u r still laughin on it...well i dont like cockroaches either...i just stomp them away :D

maverick said...

@anonymous gal..well u can say tht...but somehow i ld rather place into word of mouth publicity :)

Helen said...

I've never seen a roach in my life. cockroach that is.

maverick said...

@helen...lol...ur house has some cockroach repellent inbuilt into it???

Spiky Zora Jones said...

Hey Mav...what happen to just stepping on the sucker. Bugs are eeeewwwww!

I'm not thrilled with poison/chemical spray cans. I guess I could squash the bug with the can, huh?

But...I don't want to get a pejorative email from Leonardo Di Caprio on my use of chemicals as we try to save the planet from ourselves.

I have not seen a roach in years. I'm prety much of the same mind as Steph on this. Why I'd rather run out and buy a can of whipped cream.

I have to talk with my girl...but I think we have people that take care of stuff like bugs here at Villa de Spiky.

Ciao Mav.

Diva said...

Men v. Cockroaches??? Who in the world did they ask? Apparently man-hatin-women.

Now I've compared Big T to many things, but comparing him to a cacaroach had never crossed my mind.

jameil1922 said...

er urr?? no. i don't have those kinds of needs. i just want it dead. i don't care how it happens. ugh dorms.

Keshi said...

**somehow it gave them the feeling of freedom n power

WTF that sounds like we r cold-blooded terrorists LOL!


Keshi.

maverick said...

@spiky...lol...u ve bugbuster team for urself at Villa de Spiky???

and i didnt leonardo had so much time to waste...ha ha ha ha

thank u for dropping by :)

maverick said...

@diva...well what can i say...i ve just put the results up there...lol....

maverick said...

@jameil...ha ha ha...even i dont like cockroaches..i kill them as soon as i see them....thank u for dropping by :)

maverick said...

@keshi...lol....some comparison u ended up doing there..ha ha ha..how was ur weekend?

Keshi said...

goood...and ur's?

Keshi.

maverick said...

@keshi..long n exhausting..classes n classes...lol...

umangexuberance said...

"as alot of the women in US considered cockroaches to be like men who just came at night n all they wanted was food n to mess up the place..."


phew!!
i did not know this.. though i wouldn't blame them for their line of thought :D

mast post
i am thinking of getting "raid" for my hostel room soon :D

and really looking forward to your pic :)

maverick said...

@umang...india main Hit milta hai..lol..n my pic??the rockstar look..see above in the comments only..top 3 -4..other than tht...gtalk pe ajao..if u think its ok :)

lemonade said...

cant wait to see that pic!! lol

Nature Nut /JJ Loch said...

Good morning, dear Maverick! Have a great day. Right now I have sunshine. Ahh!!!

Hugs, JJ

maverick said...

@lemonade...lol..its right there in the comments section :D..scroll up a bit

maverick said...

@jj...thts nice..enjoy the sunshine while u can...bask urself in its warmth :)

freesherry said...

hehe
this was fun
and i agree with the american women.. men are quite capable of being worse than cockroaches let alone be like them :D
just kidding :)
and rockstar you are for sure :D

The Horny Bitch said...

Let us see ur long hair dude.

Btw, I roll up newspapers and smack cockroaches. I don't use spray... heheh

maverick said...

@sherry..u r the only one who has said that :)...way to go :)...n thank u for the rockstar look..i was drying out my hair then :D

maverick said...

@thb..see the comments above u..u ll see a pic..a more enhanced pic may b put up later or mailed across...n i too stomp cockroaches..lol...btw its like 4am there..wat u doing up so early :)

DollFace said...

LMAO.

I dunno. I like seeing it die b/c I want to make sure the critter is gone before I get into bed. I'd hate to wake up with UNWANTED company:-)

Thanks for stopping thru!

maverick said...

@dollface..lol..well no one wud like to see the cockroach in their beds first thing in the morning..lol...

thanks for visiting..keep visiting :)

Solitaire said...

YUCK!! What a comparison! I am about to puke!

Keshi said...

I told ya na..bunk em. LOL!

Keshi.

Keshi said...

and plz do take part in my current post ok Mav :)

Keshi.

maverick said...

@solitaire...lol...what was so pukey in it????

maverick said...

@keshi...i cudnt bunk them...they were important classes.....n yep i ll b there on ur blog :)

Dalicia said...

yes it works well! they even have scented ones. so you wouldn't have this strong chemical smell.
we don't have cockroach problem in my area. at least not yet..who knows????

if i want to kill cockroaches. i rather step all over them. it seems the spray effect is letting them die in peace.

maverick said...

@dalicia...lol..spray allows them to rest peacefully???ha ha...i thot it was the other way arnd :D

Vandita said...

rofl...
i cant stop laughing, though im not sure i want see cockroaches die or see them at all...if i ever have an issue, i'd use raid :P

maverick said...

@vandita..lol..well in india u ve Hit..use tht :)