Wicked campers slogans may be a bit too wicked


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If you have ever traveled anywhere near where you may find a backpacker you may have seen a Wicked Camper, ie: an old delivery van or people mover converted into a camper with graffiti artwork all around it. While they look pretty cool are a cheap mode of transport for thousands of backpackers, they have recently landed themselves in hot water with the slogans on the vans. Several of the vans have the slogans “save a whale harpoon a Jap”, and other things like “if God was a woman, sperm would taste like chocolate” or similar. According to this news.com.au article today the Advertising Standards Bureau has asked the company to remove the slogans they think are offensive. What do you think? Offensive or a bit of fun, hit up our comment form below.

news.com.au story

http://www.news.com.au/story/0,23599,24050476-29277,00.html

Wicked Campers Website

http://www.wickedcampers.com.au/

3 Comments on “Wicked campers slogans may be a bit too wicked”

  1. #1 Gerry
    on Jan 15th, 2009 at 12:49 pm

    Haha, funny stuff. I see them all the time, great way to break up the norm thats on the roads. Add some comical interest. Great!

    And to those people who find it offensive…grow up 😀

  2. #2 Leanne
    on Jul 22nd, 2009 at 5:39 am

    Hey Wattsy! Know this post is a bit old, but found it when I was trawling through Google.

    I work for Wicked Campers and we’re actually on the scout-out for new, original quotes for the back of our vans. Not the stuff you find on the net/bumper stickers, but purely original stuff!

    Reckon you’ve got a good quote? If so, would love to hear from ya!

  3. #3 john ripp
    on Mar 6th, 2011 at 9:21 am

    top idea what ya do to ya vans. always on the lookout for em when driving just to read the quotes . top stuff.. one for ya .. show me ya map of tassie. . . . i’ll show ya my wozza….

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