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    Drake University - Marketing FAIL

    I know quite a few Drake students... yeah... they are not too pleased with this marketing campaign's choice.

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    Re: Drake University - Marketing FAIL

    So what's the big announcement today?



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    Re: Drake University - Marketing FAIL

    That's absolutely awful.
    So is this:
    www.letsbemadagain.com


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    Re: Drake University - Marketing FAIL

    Success is easy when you set the bar so low:
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    Re: Drake University - Marketing FAIL

    Hey, D+ is still a passing grade. Marketing fail my ***.

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    Re: Drake University - Marketing FAIL

    I'd love to hear the reasoning behind this one. Hopefully they didn't pay some advertising agency a boatload of money to make them look this bad.



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    Re: Drake University - Marketing FAIL

    Somebody HAS to send this into failblog. I'd do it, but it's blocked at my job.


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    Re: Drake University - Marketing FAIL

    Quote Originally Posted by jdoggivjc View Post
    Somebody HAS to send this into failblog. I'd do it, but it's blocked at my job.
    I'll try.


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    Re: Drake University - Marketing FAIL

    That is THE dumbest thing I have ever seen. Especially from university


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    Re: Drake University - Marketing FAIL

    Quote Originally Posted by iowast8fan View Post
    Hey, D+ is still a passing grade. .
    But will it apply to your major?

    Maybe that's the plan....keep you in school paying tuition while you continue to get that advancing C.



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    Re: Drake University - Marketing FAIL

    Sounds like it's time to make fun of my brother (at Drake law school)...



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    Re: Drake University - Marketing FAIL

    But she tried very hard to make it happen and D+ happened. This is the advantage for going to private school.


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    Re: Drake University - Marketing FAIL

    Quote Originally Posted by jdoggivjc View Post
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    Re: Drake University - Marketing FAIL

    Quote Originally Posted by GeronimusClone View Post
    That's absolutely awful.
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    That is an absolutely idiotic marketing campaign when you consider that Iowa Basketball has a 0% chance of making the post season for the next 2 or 3 years. Now if it is in reference to the terrible job that Fran will do there before he gets his butt run out of town then I can agree with that.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonestate78 View Post
    That is an absolutely idiotic marketing campaign when you consider that Iowa Basketball has a 0% chance of making the post season for the next 2 or 3 years. Now if it is in reference to the terrible job that Fran will do there before he gets his butt run out of town then I can agree with that.
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