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    • Former MSE Helen
    • By Former MSE Helen 25th Aug 11, 11:06 AM
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    'What a load of plonkers Nature Valley gets sums wrong...' blog discussion
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    • 25th Aug 11, 11:06 AM
    'What a load of plonkers Nature Valley gets sums wrong...' blog discussion 25th Aug 11 at 11:06 AM
    This is the discussion to link on the back of Martin's blog. Please read the blog first, as this discussion follows it.





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    • MacMickster
    • By MacMickster 25th Aug 11, 12:20 PM
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    • 25th Aug 11, 12:20 PM
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    • 25th Aug 11, 12:20 PM
    So getting their sums wrong gets them this extra publicity. I can't see them sacking their advertising agency.
    • flimsier
    • By flimsier 25th Aug 11, 8:16 PM
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    • 25th Aug 11, 8:16 PM
    So getting their sums wrong gets them this extra publicity. I can't see them sacking their advertising agency.
    Originally posted by MacMickster
    Who cares about that. Publicising the error is actually quite important. I will be using that ad in one of my classes soon (when I teach, which I don't much, it's Maths).
  • chrism00
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    • 26th Aug 11, 3:47 PM
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    • 26th Aug 11, 3:47 PM
    Are you sure its Nature Valley who have got their sums wrong.

    Perhaps "Deliciousness" is compounded rather than simple addition

    Also the ad only says they "wanted" to increase deliciousness by 200%, it does'nt say they were succesfull
    Keep the noise down, I'm trying to sleep!
    • haynick
    • By haynick 30th Aug 11, 10:08 PM
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    • 30th Aug 11, 10:08 PM
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    • 30th Aug 11, 10:08 PM
    There's no such thing as bad publicity!

    They have pulled a great stunt here.
    • 166million
    • By 166million 1st Sep 11, 9:33 AM
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    • 1st Sep 11, 9:33 AM
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    • 1st Sep 11, 9:33 AM
    They are on BOGOF at Tesco's at the moment
    **Debt Free as of 15:55 on Friday 23rd March 2012**And I am staying that way
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    • barafear799
    • By barafear799 1st Sep 11, 5:14 PM
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    "BOGOF AT TESCO"

    So that would be an increase of 300% on the original offering then??
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