Corporate Military

Contest Info

  • Started: 12/2/2004 06:05
  • Ended: 12/4/2004 06:05
  • Level: advanced
  • Entries: 23
  • Jackpot:
  • FN Advanced 1st Place $5
  • FN Advanced 2nd Place $3
  • FN Advanced 3rd Place $2
Corporate Military
Contest Directions: Imagine if famous companies landed some military contracts. What sort of changes to the military would we see and how would it impact soldiers? Show us how these changes might impact the military by using any corporate "sponsorship".

Contest Info

    • Started: 12/2/2004 06:05
    • Ended: 12/4/2004 06:05
    • Level: advanced
    • Entries: 23
    • Jackpot:
    • FN Advanced 1st Place $5
    • FN Advanced 2nd Place $3
    • FN Advanced 3rd Place $2
23 pictures
  • Nokia

        • This is brilliant! How much does it cost?
        • I just checked for you. Retails at $2495 (with a free pack of AAA batteries)

        • Phyl197

          Absolutely brillant. I need four of them. Plus all the free batteries you can muster up.
  • Nuke

        • Talk about the Blue Screen of Death...But will it still work with Service Pack 2?
  • iPlane

  • Maybelline

  • Uniforms by Benetton

    Uniforms by Benetton
        • It's called Benetton...they sell colorful clothing.
        • Teaser... if you aren't aware... maybe don't be so quick to critique I get it, and thought it were durn funnay!!!
  • SuperSoaker Soldiers

    SuperSoaker Soldiers
  • Black&Decker

  • Dude

  • FedEx

        • Intersting concept, "Your Army, Overnight"
        • When you absolutely positively have to bomb someone over night!
  • General Gates

    General Gates
        • I love the little windows xp patch. Nice touch.
  • iGun


        • On 12/2/2004 9:22:14 PM, teaser1906 said:

          Thanks for letting me do mine.

          No problem, I love seeing your solution based on the iPod campaign with a different twist.
  • National iPod

    National iPod
        • The other person who submitted a similiar entry agreed, in fact told me to, enter.
        • Nice job! The rifle and arms/hands probably would pass in front of the headphone wires at some point, though. Just a preference.
        • Thanks, ill do just that when I get back home.
  • ACME AirDefence

    ACME AirDefence
  • Army of One Ton

    Army of One Ton
        • warped faces... they saw the ring didn't they?
        • FUNNY.... maybe our best weapon would be MCDonald's over there....
          How about feeding nothing but Big Macs to anyone trying to fight our soldiers ??
        • I'd rather we just fed American Soldiers McDonalds.
  • Smirk

        • I like it , its fun. Did you do the smirk, it looks a little fake?
        • I think the extreme smirk is funny, but dont forget, after 4 hours you'll need to see a doctor.
  • Nintendo Army

    Nintendo Army
        • Another gem! My stomach hurts from laughing
  • Hallmark

        • Perhaps you could emphasize the crowns a little more

        • On 12/2/2004 9:22:14 PM, teaser1906 said:
          Perhaps you could emphasize the crowns a little more

          Looks fine to me, may I ask why?
  • Mc Donalds

    Mc Donalds
  • Eveready

        • Full view shows some serious masking issues though. That's one heck of a large picture!
  • Intel Ship

    Intel Ship
  • Kool-Aid

        • Not a bad chop at all, just a bad choice of source pics, though IMH0 I think it looks fine considering it is on the move
  • King Rumsfeld

    King Rumsfeld
        • Do you guys want want one of Burger King's hamburgers? They really are good.
  • Ford Tank

    Ford Tank
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This contest is fueled by the following news: The U.S. Air Force signed a landmark contract with Microsoft and Dell not only to make the computer systems used by the Air Force more secure but to make it far easier for federal agencies to lock down and secure their own networks. Under the conditions of the deal, which is a multi year agreement, the two companies will deliver thousands of desktop personal computers that are securely configured, along with servers, to the Air Force. The companies will also provide other support services as well. The role of war in human society is estimated in different ways: * To the negative consequences of wars it is possible to attribute that complex, which is designated as a humanitarian accident: hunger, epidemics, population moves. Modern wars are connected with huge human and material losses, with unknown destructions and disasters. For example, losses in the wars of the European countries (killed and who died of wounds and illnesses) are the following: in the 17th century - 3.3 million people, in the 18th century - 5.4, in the 19th and the 20th century beginning (to the First World War) - 5.7, in the First World War - above 9, in the Second World War (including victims in fascist concentration camps) - over 50 million people. * To the positive consequences of wars they attribute information interchange (thanks to the Talassky fight Arabs found out the secret of a paper manufacturing from the Chinese) and the acceleration of the march of history (left Marxists consider war by the social revolution catalyst), and also the removal of contradictions (war as the dialectic moment of negation at Gegel). Some researchers attribute war also to be positive for a human society as a whole (not for the person) the following factors: 1. War returns biological selection in human society. By that the posterity is left by the most adapted for the of survival people, as in usual conditions of the human community the action of the biology laws is strongly weakened; 2. For the period of military actions all interdictions, which are imposed on a human being in a society during normal times, are lifted. As consequence, war can be considered as a way and a method of the removal of psychological pressure within the limits of the whole society. 3. The fear of imposing another's will, the fear in the face of danger is an exclusive stimulus to technical progress. It is no accident that many novelties are invented and appear at first for military needs and only then find the application in peace time. Wars of the Ancient world: * Aggressive campaigns of the ancient states for the purpose of enslavement of the tribes, which were at lower stages of social development, for gathering a tribute and for the capture of slaves (for example, Gallic war, Marcomannic war, etc.); * International wars for the purpose of the occupation and a robbery of the defeated countries (for example, Punic wars, the Greek-Persian wars); * Civil wars between various aristocratic groups (for example, diadochos wars for the division of the empire of Alexander the Great in 321-276 BC); * Servile insurrections (for example, the servile insurrection in Rome under the guidance of Spartak); * Popular outbreaks of peasants and handicraftsmen (insurrection of "red-broweds" in China). Middle Ages wars: * Religious wars: Crusades, Jihad; * Dynastic wars (for example, The Wars of Roses in England); * Wars for the creation of the centralized national states (for example, war for the association of Russian lands around Moscow in the 14-15th centuries); * Peasant revolts against the government (for example, Jacquerie in France, Ivan Bolotnikov's peasant revolt in Russia). Wars of New and Newest times: * Colonial wars of the capitalist countries for the enslavement of the people of Asia, Africa, America, Oceania (for example, Opium Wars); * Aggressive wars of the states and coalitions of the states for hegemony (for example, Northern war, the Korean war, Ethiopian Eritrean War of Independence), wars for world supremacy (the Seven Years' War, the First and the Second World War); * The Civil wars accompanying development of socialist and bourgeois-democratic revolutions. Often civil wars merge with wars against external intervention (Civil war in China); * National-liberation wars of the people of the dependent and colonial countries against colonizers, for an establishment of the state independence or for its preservation, against attempts to restore a colonialism (for example, the Algerian war; colonial war in Portugal, etc.).