Dubai Gym Uses Auschwitz to Recruit New Members

(Business Insider)

A Dubai gym used a photo of Auschwitz in a new ad campaign.
Ansa reported, via ROP:

The ad campaign of a Dubai gym using a black and white photo of the entrance to the Auschwitz concentration camp on a poster under the slogan ”say goodbye to your calories” had a brief life. The campaign, posted on the Facebook page of The Circuit Factory gym, was bombarded with criticism over the ad’s bad taste and lack of sensitivity. A few hours later the flyer was removed. ”It was only a provocation but if it was badly received then I apologise,” said Phil Parkins, the administrator of the social network page, saying that the Auschwitz poster as a symbol of weight loss and physical labour had been chosen since ”the programme that the gym offers, in terms of calories, is like a concentration camp”. Three other posters were removed by the campaign after being judged too vulgar in terms of their images or words by those frequenting its facilities and its online forums on Facebook and Twitter.

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  • Obama’s brand of socialism, which is an amalgamation of the Nationalist and Communist varieties despises religion.

    Except Islam, which is an excellent example of both types since it is a religion that through Sharia Law controls every aspects of one’s life. Virtually enslaving the believer.

    National SOCIALIST German WORKERS Party, referred to in English as the NAZI Party (Hitler’s socialism for the German ‘Teutonic’ Race). In reality though no different than the left’s socialism.

    Like Stalin, for the white Russians, or Pol Pot, for the Khmer Rouge, or Ho Chi Minh, for the Viet Minh, or Mao, for the Han Chinese.

    Socialist Gods that brought death and misery to tens if not hundreds of millions of humans.

    Let us not forget our SOCIALIST God, Mein Lord God High Führer Obama, for America’s liberal elite, Muslims, OWS and welfare voters on the dole.

  • DANEgerus

    Only you can prevent Jews. I bet Ron Paul has a membership.

  • Valerie

    This is Dubai, a Muslim state. So, most of the likely patrons of this gym are Muslims, and they objected to the implications of using the Holocaust in a casual way.

    Am I missing something?

  • Adi

    UAE is the country of all opportunities: the opportunity where you can have your passport confiscated for an indefinite amount of time, the opportunity where you can be beaten to death in a prison cell without anyone cares, and the opportunity of a court of justice where you can be testified against without the accuser to be shown or challenged.

    No wonder a Dubai obscure gym is using Auschwitz to promote their business, after all the whole country is.

    So go ahead, pick your next holiday destination as Dubai.

    Did I mentioned the glitzy hotels built on slave labour? Naarh, the lefties aren’t thrilled about workers conditions but can’t upset theirs favourite victims.

  • Adi


    Errrrm: Dubai is not a state. A city perhaps.

  • gus

    Bigotry is OK. As long as it’s being practiced by LIBTARDS, GAYS, or MUZZTARDS.

  • Marsh626

    Muslims are the new Nazis.

    Oh, wait. They’ve always been Nazi-ish.

  • Marsh626

    And by the way, anyone who travels to islamic and leftist states is supporting evil with their tourism dollars.

  • Marsh626

    Punish Egypt, the Maldives, China, and any other leftist/islamist state that discriminates against people by boycotting them. Don’t buy any of their products and don’t give them your tourism money. Without your “infidel” and “capitalist pig” tourism dollars, they’ll collapse economically. And they deserve to collapse.

  • Molon Labe

    Looks like the design for the FEMA “relocation centers” that have been put out to contracr. A minimum of 3 per state with up to 15. All are secured. Sure they’re relocation camps, thats why there are walls, barbed wire and guards.

    Obama’s democracy. Resist. Prepare.

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  • dba…vagabond trader

    Pish posh, better yet, why not use graphics depicting a headless infidel with the legend:

    “Lose 10 pounds of ugly fat instantly.”


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  • RedBeard

    “…if it was badly received…” says the doofuss. If? I can’t really tell if the guy is a demented cretin or just too stupid to dress himself.

  • squeaky

    crude tasteless and crass and i’m glad they were called on it. silence is interpreted in some circles as being approval. i wonder which advertising guru thought that this was a winner? that people took offense is but a glimmer of hope that humanity isn’t dead.

  • squeaky

    [Do we want white, racist farmers to have major role in picking the next president?] hmmm?
    i don’t want racists anybodies doing that. goes along with iowans being too white too evangelico i guess.,_time_to_kick_iowa_white,_racist_farmers_to_curb.htm

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  • burt

    When you go to war, you may lose. How smart do you have to be to figure that out?

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  • Get rid of ‘calories’ in state-of-the-art ‘gyms’ – just like Hitler did.

    What next? A new line of gym equipment from the Mengele Company?

  • This is terrible, but living in China for 8 years I’ve seen worse. Nazi flags sold alongside national flags at the Olympics. Cartoon Hitlers promoting air conditioning. Women kitted out in SS uniforms promoting catalogues. A few of them I saved and put on my site

  • jesus hindu

    I wonder why the hispanics in the USA dont want to be white-in Europe the Spanics belong to the whites.