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Plagiarism winner from 2009 Chip Shop Awards ripped-off

An agency has taken last year's Chip Shop Award Best Use of Plagiarism winner and plagiarised it in a bid to get a nomination at the 2010 event

For their ad had been entered again by another agency, 1000heads. The category? Best Use of Plagiarism and their audacity has won them a nomination.

Based in London and New York, 1000heads claims to be the world largest word of mouth agency. Today they took part in a Twitter exchange with the person behind the original work Ali Turner who goes by the name Copy__Girl on Twitter.

She Tweeted out this morning: “I don't know whether to be outraged, impressed or flattered.”

To which 1000head replied, “Definitely flattered. Massive compliment ;)”

The response from Copy__Girl: “So will the plagiarism ad be judged on the ad itself or simply the audacity of the entry?”

She’ll have to wait for the Chip Shop Awards themselves to find out. In the meantime you can see all the nominations here.

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