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someguyfromcanada  ·  557 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Dining Out? They’re Playing With Your Mind

A menu once got me to order something I did not want through subliminal advertising.

I was looking at the menu at a pub for a hockey game. The waitress snuck up and asked if I wanted a drink to start and I blurted out "Uhhhh. Labatt's Blue." Immediately followed by "I have never ordered a Blue before in my life. Why the hell did I do that?"

A few minutes later I noticed that the menu was bordered by tiny blue ink that looked like a scroll but actually said: Labatt Blue Labatt Blue Labatt Blue Labatt Blue ......