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    Kodak marketing Slogans

    I was hoping I could use this thread to start a list of Kodak marketing slogans
    and the dates they were used. From george Eastmans "You press the button , We do the rest" to todays " "great photos start with great film, choose Kodak"

    What slogans have you heard from them, what country was it used in and when was it used?

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    How about "Kodak: you shoot the pictures, we shoot ourselves in the foot"?

    Not a real slogan but a very real scenario...

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    Canada (at least) - 1970s, particularly around Christmas: "Open Me First"

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    At the moment, all I can think of is "Grab your ankles".

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    2 for 4 on the maturity scale :rolleyes: What is the problem?

    "You press the button , We do the rest" is my favorite.
    Those who know, shoot film

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    "A Kodak moment."

    BTW: the "Open me first" was probably the most inspired for those of us "of a certain age".

    I can still visualize the scene under the Xmas tree of the gold foil wrapped box with red ribbon and the gift card saying: "Open Me First" - with the OOF of a red bicycle, a doll etc. in the background.

    And the next shot of Dad taking the pics with that new Instamatic of the kids opening those presents.

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    Ok I'm worried Kodaks slogans but not have an impact on us as the consuming masses. If we cant remember them then there is obviously something wrong with kodaks marketing?

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    "Remember the time of your life" But couldn't say for sure when.

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    How about a Fuji slogan then: "from the people who brought you Pearl Harbor!"

    That had to be taken off the market in the US. It outraged the people here.

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    Was "Share Moments, Share Life" a Kodak slogan? I think so, but it may have been someone else.

    On another note, I'd really like to see a scan of that Fuji ad! I tried a Google image search but couldn't come up with anything.

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