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In NYC, These Salvation Army Posters Would Be Smashed Open in 3-2-1…

04.09.10 Copyranter

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These Utopian bus posters were created and erected In Norway by Oslo agency Try. Copy translation (click images): “Thank you. One small coin can make a big difference.” Kinda clever right? You insert coins into a slot and they form either a bed or a roof under/over a homeless man. Your philanthropy is visualized for you. Norwegians must be an honest lot—it is, after all, home to the Nobel Peace Prize.

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Unfortunately, much like with these Brazilian WWF animal coin posters and this pretty Million Penny Project bus poster, less-than altruistic Gothamists would take a hammer—or even bloody their bare hands—and smash and grab some coin to buy fast food, cheap fortified wine, and narcotics. Mostly the last two. |Images: IBIA|