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"This brand has wasted more time from more agencies than any other brand I know.

Mind you, there's only so long that an agency can cope with pretending that it's happy doing the sort of Eurotrash advertising that clients like this seem to think is good." - Clarence Bass on Beck's plans to review its global creative

"Nice, the logical next step is for DDB to combine this style with the recent VW recession-proof song to create a lyrical President crooning to Brown about the benefits of Marmite with Brown lamenting on its negatives using speech material, in the vein of the Bush/Blair Endless Love viral." - Andy Knell on Kwik Fit's 'Obama' viral

"Robert's BlackBerry died when he was in New York. So today - Sunday - he's spent a joyless couple of hours at Vodafone in Whiteleys trying to get it fixed. It's going to take two weeks, and Vodafone's fixers are going to wipe all the data off it as a matter of course. Brilliant! Just what you need when you're starting a new company." - Campbell Lace Beta blog

"I cannot think of a more suitable choice than Grobbelaar as an ambassador for the gambling industry." - Barack Obama on the Paddy Power TV campaign featuring Bruce Grobbelaar.

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