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Guinness Reaches a Tipping Point

If you've ever gone to a pub and ordered yourself a Guinness, you know that there's a bit of waiting involved. The bartender starts to pour your beer, walks away, mixes up several other drinks, comes back pours some more, and eventually after a few cycles of this, you're presented with a lovely, perfect Guinness. It's definitely a good things come to those who wait sort of a thing.

Keeping that in mind, director Nicolai Fuglsig has created a new Guinness commercial called "Tipping Point" that is a large scale domino-style ripple effect ultimately leading to a finished gigantic pint of Guinness. The commercial cost a reported 10 million pounds — roughly 20 million dollars — and includes 6,000 dominoes, 10,000 books, 400 tires, 75 mirrors, 50 fridges, 45 wardrobes and six cars. With all those items, the domino chain takes quite a while to finish, but it is really fantastic when it does. I guess good things do come to those who wait.

To check out the commercial,

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aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
Most men are, ha.
michichan michichan 8 years
Bartenders are great for trivia like that.
emalove emalove 8 years
My husband LOVES Guinness. I think it's gross. I also dated a bartender for 6 years, I know all about the Guinness pour and the long wait time...
ashleemaria ashleemaria 8 years
that was badass
n_i_k n_i_k 8 years
Love the commercial. Only beer my husband will drink!
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
They loved it.
michichan michichan 8 years
Beer commercials are always so funny.
mamaseacat mamaseacat 8 years
Great commercial! One to pass on to the boys. Thanks!
cport85 cport85 8 years
absolutely love guiness. this commercial is so cool
LuciLu LuciLu 8 years
wow, thats VERY cool!
nikodarling nikodarling 8 years
Cool commercial. But I can't drink the stuff, I don't know how anyone can.
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
The guys here at my work will love this...
catschi catschi 8 years
this is a really cool commercial... first entry...
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