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Author Topic: What would you advertise on the floor of your station  (Read 1766 times)
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« on: October 13, 2019, 12:09:16 am »

From the floor of Belfast (Lanyon Place - ex Central) Station.



What would you advertise??
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« Reply #1 on: October 13, 2019, 08:57:34 am »

Shoe Polish
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« Reply #2 on: October 13, 2019, 09:15:09 am »

Haemorrhoid treatment - it'll be needed after hours spent sitting on cold benches/the floor waiting for delayed and cancelled trains.
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« Reply #3 on: October 13, 2019, 10:07:03 am »

Hopefully something a bit more appropriate than the Oracle in Reading. Comedown one of the escalators and view a floor advert marking the Oracle's 20th anniversary, in front of another shuttered unit.
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« Reply #4 on: October 13, 2019, 12:13:24 pm »

Allied Carpets!
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« Reply #5 on: October 13, 2019, 12:39:59 pm »

Flash floor cleaner.

(Other domestic cleaning products are available).
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« Reply #6 on: October 13, 2019, 01:57:58 pm »

In my experience you could advertise what you like.  Many people seem to be glued to their phones and wouldn't see it anyway (or anything/anybody else).
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« Reply #7 on: October 13, 2019, 07:06:59 pm »

"Mind your Head"

"Oh, Too Late.  Sorry!"
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« Reply #8 on: October 13, 2019, 09:09:55 pm »

Perhaps a more immediately effective version of the current "Beware of the Edge" campaign?

It would be interesting to find out by a random survey of casual travelers how many of them notice or use the zonal platform markings installed in the past year. 

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« Reply #9 on: October 14, 2019, 01:27:19 pm »

Adverts for osteopaths and chiropractors.
 
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« Reply #10 on: October 14, 2019, 01:55:18 pm »

I was thinking that there would also be plenty of space for some non-advertising "floor art" but this might be a very bad idea in a busy concourse with the possible flow of people being significantly interrupted. Moreover, a combination of diverted attention and sudden stops sounds like a parade of accidents waiting to happen with the ambulance chasers circling around in the shadows.
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