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Minty blast from the past

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10:20 AM | 10 October 2013
by Jim Compton-hall
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How did this Hanson soundtracked Wrigley's Extra - "Get a little closer" advert from way back in 2004 change my life?

The year is 2004, Iraq was in full swing, Fathers 4 Justice were kicking up a fuss, Christopher Eccleston was announced to play the 9th Doctor Who and a Tsunami was wreaking havoc. Meanwhile I was spending my school days learning the German for "My hamster's big erection had my dog killed" and other colourful phrases.

2004 was also the year that this Wrigley's campaign was launched. So why the hell am I writing about a chewing gum advert from the dark ages before iPlayers, smart phones and YouTube?

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