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Author Topic: May the 4th lanes be with you  (Read 477 times)

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May the 4th lanes be with you
« on: May 04, 2018, 05:05:29 PM »

This is about roads, but I put it here because it's more about advertising.  I'm not a fan of Star Wars, but to me this is some of the best advertising I've ever seen.  I don't have a question or topic for discussion, but I think this deserves to be seen.  A Facebook account is not required to view the video.  Just scroll down or hit "not now."

https://www.facebook.com/NorthTexasTollwayAuthority/videos/10156212910662412/
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Re: May the 4th lanes be with you
« Reply #1 on: May 04, 2018, 05:26:29 PM »

As I just noted over in Traffic Control, VDOT has at least one "May the 4th Be With You" VMS, on WB I-66 in Arlington and perhaps elsewhere.

No explicit Star Wars tie-in. Also, this message is tied closely to today's date, so it has a really short shelf life.
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Re: May the 4th lanes be with you
« Reply #2 on: May 04, 2018, 06:56:33 PM »

Apparently there was a fake flight display monitor at Heathrow today for flights to various points in the Star Trek galaxy. My personal favorite was the fact that the flight to Alderaan was cancelled.
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Re: May the 4th lanes be with you
« Reply #3 on: May 04, 2018, 07:23:43 PM »

My local transit agency decided to use Star Wars fonts for a construction mailer: https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/WACOMMT/bulletins/1ee27c1

They also made this:


Another transit agency photoshop:


And another animation:

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Re: May the 4th lanes be with you
« Reply #4 on: May 04, 2018, 09:55:30 PM »

As I just noted over in Traffic Control, VDOT has at least one "May the 4th Be With You" VMS, on WB I-66 in Arlington and perhaps elsewhere.

No explicit Star Wars tie-in. Also, this message is tied closely to today's date, so it has a really short shelf life.

I mentioned in the Virginia thread that the same message was on I-395. I was surprised because VDOT isnt normally one to post humor.

Heres the Heathrow screen:





(Edited to fix a typo)
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Re: May the 4th lanes be with you
« Reply #5 on: May 07, 2018, 09:14:08 AM »

Continuing the misconception that a parsec is a measurement of time and not distance, I see.

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