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#13032 - 08/23/02 08:48 AM On the humorous side...Not-so-great slogans
Redsy Offline
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Registered: 03/28/01
Posts: 2056
Loc: Bucks County PA
I tried this "catch phrase" but it actually decreased business.

Acme Electric...

"We put the Con in Contractor"
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#13033 - 08/23/02 09:58 AM Re: On the humorous side...Not-so-great slogans
BuggabooBren Offline
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Registered: 11/15/01
Posts: 328
Loc: NM
We actually have two businesses here that could've picked better names, IMHO....

OOPS Handyman Services
and
Sideways, Inc.
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#13034 - 08/23/02 10:22 AM Re: On the humorous side...Not-so-great slogans
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Registered: 06/12/02
Posts: 206
Loc: Columbus, Ohio - USA
One idea I had was calling our company "Shocking Electric" - but then I figured - that doesn't exactly sound good...
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#13035 - 08/23/02 11:09 AM Re: On the humorous side...Not-so-great slogans
smokeeater 38 Offline
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Registered: 07/07/02
Posts: 12
Loc: Indiana
Around here we have:

Spark & Burn – These are the guy’s names that have the company.

Zappem Electric – Kind of scary if you’re going to work for him.
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#13036 - 08/23/02 11:52 AM Re: On the humorous side...Not-so-great slogans
ElectricAL Offline
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Registered: 10/10/01
Posts: 597
Loc: Minneapolis, MN USA
The guy that used to live up the street ran

Blue Arc Electric

Another outfit in town goes by the one word:

Wired

Minnesota is home also to:

Wirenut Electric
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#13037 - 08/23/02 01:23 PM Re: On the humorous side...Not-so-great slogans
Bjarney Offline
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Registered: 04/10/02
Posts: 2527
Loc: West-Southern Inner-Northeast ...
In this area {for real} one had the slogan: "Let us check your shorts!" to which everyone revised to the more accurate {for them especially}: "Let Us Eat Your Shorts!"




[This message has been edited by Bjarney (edited 08-23-2002).]
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#13038 - 08/23/02 04:15 PM Re: On the humorous side...Not-so-great slogans
caselec Offline
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Registered: 04/14/02
Posts: 558
Loc: San Jose, CA
Bjarney, You beat me to it. Are you talking about the now extinct Bloodhound Electric?
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#13039 - 08/23/02 04:24 PM Re: On the humorous side...Not-so-great slogans
wirewiz Offline
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Registered: 01/27/02
Posts: 122
Loc: WA.
Bjarney, My Dad went a little farther with that one. On his business cards, trucks and all the free gadgets he would give out he had printed on them "Let us remove your shorts" People got a real chuckle out of that.

Wirewiz
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#13040 - 08/23/02 05:24 PM Re: On the humorous side...Not-so-great slogans
harold endean Offline
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Registered: 02/16/02
Posts: 2233
Loc: Boonton, NJ
How about "Old electrician's never die. They just blow their fuse." Or "Electrician's do it better ..In the dark."
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#13041 - 08/23/02 06:43 PM Re: On the humorous side...Not-so-great slogans
sparky Offline
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Registered: 10/18/00
Posts: 5303
how's this.....


We'll check your shorts
Yank your wire
And light up your life!
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