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Industry Chocolate, Bars
Media Radio
Market South Africa
Agency 140 BBDO Cape Town
Executive Creative Director Ivan Johnson
Creative Director Mike Pearson, Ross Nieuwenhuizen Ogilvy
Account Supervisor Andrew Watson
Released March 2012

Awards

The Loeries Awards 2012
Radio Radio Crafts - Perfomance Craft Gold

Credits & Description

Advertiser: MARS
Agency: 140 BBDO
Category: Foods
Executive Creative Director: Ivan Johnson
Scriptwriter: Lubhi Mtati
Sound Engineer: Ross Mcdonald
Scriptwriter: Mike Pearson
Account Supervisor: Andrew Watson
Scriptwriter: Manez Sobethwa
Chief Creative Officer: Mike Schalit
Creative Director: Ross Nieuwenhuizen
Scriptwriter: Jp Le Riche
Creative Director: Mike Pearson
Scriptwriter: Ross Nieuwenhuizen
Agency Producer: Sarah Southey

Script In English
MVO 1: Do you believe that I can twist your tongue?MVO 2: Gimme your best shot.MVO 1: (SLOWLY) I'm used to shaving old men bald.MVO 2: I'm used to shaving old men bald. I'm used to shaving old men bald. I'm used to shaving old men bald.MVO 1: Sukaa! (ANNOYED) So you think you're good right? Here's another one: I picked up a coin in King William's Town and spent it in King William's Town.MVO 2: (FASTER) I picked up a coin in King William's Town and spent it in King William's Town. I picked up a coin in King William's Town and spent it in King William's Town. I picked up a coin in King William's Town and spent it in King William's Town.MVO 1: They were all from Zazulwana.MVO 2: (PERFECTLY) They were all from Zazulwana. They were all from Zazulwana. They were all from Zazulwana.MVO 1: Do you want a Snickers?MVO 2: Do you want a Snickers? Do you want a Snickers? Do you want a Snickers?MVO 1: (LAUGHS) No man, I'm actually asking if you want a Snickers?MVO 2: Eish (EMBARRASSED). Sure I would like one, I'm hungry. SFX: WRAPPER OPENING AND BITINGMVO 1: (SMUG) Haha, I got you!MVO 2: Really? On Saturday I was chased by a garbage truck and I ran towards Qondile's father. Qondile's father wasn't aware that I was being chased by a garbage truck and he hit me with a knobkerrie on my back.MVO 1: (AMAZED) Yoh!ANNCR: Snickers Don't Stop.

Script In Original Language
MVO 1: Ndak’jij’ ulwimi ithi ndaxoka? MVO 2: Khowenze sibone.MVO 1: Ndiqhel’ ucheb’ ixheg’ inkqayi.MVO 2: Ndiqhel’ ucheb’ ixheg’ inkqayi, Ndiqhel’ ucheb’ ixheg’ inkqayi, Ndiqhel’ ucheb’ ixheg’ inkqayi…MVO 1: Sukaa! [ANNOYED] Cinga untswempu kengok’ nants’ enye, Ndachol'itik'eQonce,ndathenga ngayw'eQonce!MVO 2: Ndachol'itik'eQonce,ndathenga ngayw'eQonce! Ndachol'itik'eQonce,ndathenga ngayw'eQonce! Ndachol'itik'eQonce,ndathenga ngayw'eQonce!MVO 1: Zonke ezo zazi zazi zezaseZazulwana.MVO 2: Zonke ezo zazi zezaseZazulwana. Zonke ezo zazi zezaseZazulwana. Zonke ezo zazi zezaseZazulwana…MVO 1: Yasfun’ iSnickers? MVO 2: [THINKING IT IS ANOTHER TONGUE TWISTER] Yasfun’ iSnickers, Yasfun’ iSnickers, Yasfun’ iSnickers, Yasfun’ iSnickers,…MVO 1: Haha, hay’ maan ndabuza uba uyas’fun’ iSnickers nah?MVO 2: Eish [EMBARRASSED] khowenze mfethu ndilambe nolamba yazi. MVO 1: [SMUG] Hahahahaha ndikufumene. MVO 2: Mxm, Ngomgqibelo ndileqwe yimoto yomgqomo ndabalekela kutata ka Qondile, utata kaQondile akaqondanga uba ndileqwa yimoto yomgqomo wandibetha ngegqudu emqolo ndaqonda uba undigqibileMVO 1:YOH!V/O:Snickers Suyeka!

Brief Explanation
Xhosa is the most widely spoken language in South Africa. The language consists of many clicks and can proved hard on the mouth. Young Xhosa men often challenge each other to games of tongue twisters to see who is better. Thanks to Snickers, our hero has the energy to complete even the most challenging twister.