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Old 06-28-2017, 05:06 PM
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Again with the annoying commercials!


The previous thread has dropped off my first page, which is set to show any thread with a post within the last month. So here's a new thread on this perennial subject.

There's a commercial for something called Dentastix, I believe. It's for dogs. In this commercial a dad finishes feeding his baby in a high chair and she has a face full of food as infants tend to have after eating. He says, "Let's get you cleaned up before mom gets home" and walks out the kitchen to get wipes. When he comes back, the baby's face is clean and the dog is licking his chops and he says, "That'll work."

NO YOU NASTY MF'er.! CLEAN YOUR BABY"S FACE!!!!!!


And a hearty F you to Walmart for getting All I Do Is Win stuck in my head.
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Yeah, that's nasty! I'm as big a fan of doggies as just about anybody, but DAMMIT! Keep them away from your face!
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Old 06-29-2017, 02:31 PM
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The continuing saga of morons cooing over Chevy products while the "guy" shows them meaningless stuff.
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Old 06-29-2017, 03:02 PM
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This isn't about a particular commercial: we just started paying the slightly additional fee to HULU to not get commercials. The first thing we access--"New Girl"--has a disclaimer: Due to streaming restrictions, there will be a commercial at the start and conclusion of the show. WTF?
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Sounds like the multitude of ad blockers I've downloaded that don't block ads!
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Old 06-29-2017, 05:30 PM
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All prescription drug commercials. Whether you are "Triseba read-aay!" or you're in the middle of having your "Movantik Moment", watching these commercials with their "snappy" little sayings can make you stabby.

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All prescription drug commercials. Whether you are "Triseba read-aay!" or you're in the middle of having your "Movantik Moment", watching these commercials with their "snappy" little sayings can make you stabby.
I don't have cable and all day it's either new drugs, lawyers wanting to sue drug manufacturers (a hundred times a day something about Mesothelioma), and old people insurance companies exclaiming "you don't want to hurt your family by leaving them with your bills".
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Old 06-29-2017, 06:00 PM
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If you ever have Nickelodeon on, count how many times you see the commercial for the new super wubble ball, Jesus, just shoot me now. It annoys me so much. That, and the damn water balloons that are reusable. If anyone has purchased these please explain how they work and how do they not hurt like hell.
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Old 06-29-2017, 06:45 PM
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Yeah, that's nasty! I'm as big a fan of doggies as just about anybody, but DAMMIT! Keep them away from your face!
My friend worked in Microbiology and thought it was a great way to boost her son's immune system.
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Based on the look on the child's face, I like to imagine that they actually did allow the dog to clean the child.
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Old 07-04-2017, 07:33 AM
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The continuing saga of morons cooing over Chevy products while the "guy" shows them meaningless stuff.
Yeah, but it won the JD Power award...


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Old 07-04-2017, 03:24 PM
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Can Bluebell not afford video for their commercials?
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Old 07-04-2017, 04:33 PM
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The continuing saga of morons cooing over Chevy products while the "guy" shows them meaningless stuff.
I thought the Chevy ads couldn't get any worse, but then I saw the one with the manbunned hipster dude mumbling "It's a superbad mamma jamma!". At that point I realized there were no depths too deep for these things to sink.
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I thought the Chevy ads couldn't get any worse, but then I saw the one with the manbunned hipster dude mumbling "It's a superbad mamma jamma!". At that point I realized there were no depths too deep for these things to sink.
I was about to post that when I read your post. It may be the most cringeworthy line ... ever? ::shudder
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Old 07-05-2017, 05:09 PM
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All prescription drug commercials. Whether you are "Triseba read-aay!" or you're in the middle of having your "Movantik Moment", watching these commercials with their "snappy" little sayings can make you stabby.
You'll note that none of these drug ads mention that one side effect that they all have in common is that they make people and everyone around them, including pets, move in slow motion. Even pet meds have that same side effect. Coincidence?
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"You may ask yourself: How did I get [mesothelioma]"? I guess these ambulance chasers were unaware this is a phrase in a Talking Heads song.

The endless, vapid Liberty Insurance ads. Hey, stoopid, unless you bought zillion dollar gap insurance for your new POS ain't nobody gonna replace your Ford FuzzyWuzzy with a new one if you total your car.

I also loathe the Chevy commercials: "it looks like a BMW!" No, no it doesn't. There are some hilarious YouTube spoofs of this ad series.
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Old 07-05-2017, 06:05 PM
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Actually even the best commercials become annoying when you have to see them at every commercial break during an entire baseball game. (Never mind how long the baseball games are getting. Why does the pitcher spend half his time making love to the ball. Just throw it, asshole.) Ahem. Anyhow, don't show the commercial 97,488 times an hour, please. Southwest has a great airline and some cute commercials, the firs 97,486 times they're shown. Then they get old.
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WHAT is with the two bathtubs in Cialis commercials? Two bathtubs on a beach, in the middle of what appears to be an outdoor mall, and just the very ends of them peeking in from the side of the screen on the last commercial I saw. What do two bathtubs have to do with sex??!!
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Old 07-05-2017, 08:15 PM
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WHAT is with the two bathtubs in Cialis commercials? Two bathtubs on a beach, in the middle of what appears to be an outdoor mall, and just the very ends of them peeking in from the side of the screen on the last commercial I saw. What do two bathtubs have to do with sex??!!
And how the fuck is he supposed to bone her from a separate tub???
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Old 07-05-2017, 10:00 PM
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All prescription drug commercials. Whether you are "Triseba read-aay!" or you're in the middle of having your "Movantik Moment", watching these commercials with their "snappy" little sayings can make you stabby.
These are illegal in every country on earth except the U.S. and New Zealand. Nobody hates them more than us pharmacists.

There's a You Tube commercial where someone talks about meeting her SO's parents, where they have set a feast on the table "and you need to bake a kiester casserole." I finally watched it to completion; it's for a product you spray on toilet water to disguise the smell of your poop.

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WHAT is with the two bathtubs in Cialis commercials? Two bathtubs on a beach, in the middle of what appears to be an outdoor mall, and just the very ends of them peeking in from the side of the screen on the last commercial I saw. What do two bathtubs have to do with sex??!!
I remember the Levitra commercial where a guy threw a football through a tire swing. Around that time, there was some discussion in the Jewish community regarding the use of ED meds during Passover, and Jay Leno, who was still on late-night TV, had a parody where a rabbi threw a matzo ball through a tire swing.
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To be honest, I may have let my 80 pound dog lick my kid's face clean before. Oh well. Then again, he gets into practical make out sessions with me or my wife.
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Old 07-06-2017, 12:09 AM
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To be honest, I may have let my 80 pound dog lick my kid's face clean before. Oh well. Then again, he gets into practical make out sessions with me or my wife.
Yeahbut you clean the face after, right? RIGHT???
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There's a series of commercials for a tire store (online, I think) about the dumb things we do on wheels; driving into a parking garage with a bike on the roof rack, trying to pull a stump out of the ground and ripping the bed off a pickup, or spilling coffee. But at least you can be smart about where you buy tires.

I hate commercials that are all about people being stupid (it'd be easier to list the ones that aren't), and these are the worst of the lot at the moment.
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Old 07-06-2017, 07:17 AM
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"and you need to bake a kiester casserole."
This sounds like V.I.Poo...they run a commercial on TV featuring a lady who references "devil's donuts," complete with a little animation of brown donut-shaped objects dropping into a toilet bowl.
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Old 07-06-2017, 09:59 AM
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man, if there's ever a commercial to dissuade me from EVER buying a product, it's this. everything is so annoyingly phony and smug, i get the douchechills just thinking about it
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man, if there's ever a commercial to dissuade me from EVER buying a product, it's this. everything is so annoyingly phony and smug, i get the douchechills just thinking about it
One of those 'regular people' gave an anonymous behind-the-scenes interview on those commercials. They are in fact people off the street, recruited for some ambiguous 'market research.' They genuinely don't know why they've been brought to that warehouse. Their reactions ring phony because...

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... you felt really bad about saying something negative about Chevy because there were 50 cameras on you, and it was just this one guy. He did this magic trick of making it seem like you were hurting his feelings if you said anything bad about Chevy. You didn’t want to see this guy stop smiling. It was really bizarre.
Story here: http://www.avclub.com/article/whats-...ommerc-255734?

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One of those 'regular people' gave an anonymous behind-the-scenes interview on those commercials. They are in fact people off the street, recruited for some ambiguous 'market research.' They genuinely don't know why they've been brought to that warehouse. Their reactions ring phony because...



Story here: http://www.avclub.com/article/whats-...ommerc-255734?
They might be "real people", but they're actors just the same. They know the more they pretend to cream their jeans over these shitty vehicles, the more likely they'll be on the tube.
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I'm sure it was mentioned in the old thread (which I never really followed) but the PuppyMonkeyBaby is back, and I really wish that it was dead.
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This fucking "boogie woogie" ad makes me stabby. It's the guys face.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WKeR1y0Ytu8
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I'm sure it was mentioned in the old thread (which I never really followed) but the PuppyMonkeyBaby is back, and I really wish that it was dead.
Kickstart, brought to you by Satan's Abominations!
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Is it a Chevy commercial where the guy falls to his knees in front of a truck and begs for one? Because that just makes me feel like people will do anything to be on TV. And also brings to mind that there is probably a rule 34 internet site for men/truck porn.
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Yeahbut you clean the face after, right? RIGHT???
Usually. Usually.
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Old 07-06-2017, 05:28 PM
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I'm sure it was mentioned in the old thread (which I never really followed) but the PuppyMonkeyBaby is back, and I really wish that it was dead.
I had heard about it but missed seeing that the first time around. Not so lucky this time.
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Those Addiction Network ads that seem to run about every inning when I'm watching baseball. Seriously.
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Those Addiction Network ads that seem to run about every inning when I'm watching baseball. Seriously.
Are those the ones with the guy with messed up priorities? "You can die, or even worse, hurt someone!"
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Are those the ones with the guy with messed up priorities? "You can die, or even worse, hurt someone!"
Yep. Although I do have to say, when I went to find this ad on YouTube, there were a couple of pretty hilarious parodies of it, so at least there's that.
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I thought the Chevy ads couldn't get any worse, but then I saw the one with the manbunned hipster dude mumbling "It's a superbad mamma jamma!". At that point I realized there were no depths too deep for these things to sink.
That one is pretty bad. It's like they don't know what "mamma jamma" is a euphemism for.

Not to mention the ads where they try to convince you how sexy the Buicks are. "Oh, you're new Buick is sooo cute!" When they look exactly like everything else out there.
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Ain't no way that lady is fitting a cello, a tuba, and two kids who likely require car seats into that little Buick.
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Another Chevy commercial rant. I live in the rural south and have a pretty large pickup. I've never heard anyone make comments about trucks like I hear in those ads e.g., "yeah boy" or "looks mean." Stupid stupid. That's not how grownups talk around here.
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Thank god the Chevy truck isn't overbearing! I mean, who would want that?
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Ain't no way that lady is fitting a cello, a tuba, and two kids who likely require car seats into that little Buick.
What's a sousaphone?
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The sousaphone is a type of tuba designed to be easier to play than the concert tuba while standing or marching. It is widely employed in marching bands and various other musical genres. Designed to fit around the body of the musician and supported by the left shoulder, the sousaphone may be readily played while being carried. It is useful in all types of bands that play outdoors, as it directs the sound forward, unlike a traditional upright tuba. The instrument is named after American bandmaster and composer John Philip Sousa, who popularized its use in his band.
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Not a specific add, but the sequence of adds on the SYFY Roku channel.

At each break they play the same few commercials. There's one for some lung mucus drug they play twice in a row, then some other commercial that I have blocked out of my mind comes on at three times the volume.

I thought they had gotten rid of that loud commercial crap.
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I assumed that was some sort of meme, because nobody even mentioned a sousaphone on this thread. This supports that hypothesis. No clue as to the origin, though.
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I assumed that was some sort of meme, because nobody even mentioned a sousaphone on this thread. This supports that hypothesis. No clue as to the origin, though.
It's from the commerical cited above, where the band claims they can even fit their sousaphone in the Chevy (ETA: Chevy, Buick, whatevs). Douchy McDoucherson the "host" asks what a sousaphone is.

Jeep's Phoenix: <<Ain't no way that lady is fitting a cello, a tuba, and two kids who likely require car seats into that little Buick. >>

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This is the commercial I was talking about. There may be another version out there, but the kid is definitely saying "tuba".
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This is the commercial I was talking about. There may be another version out there, but the kid is definitely saying "tuba".
That's the version that I see on TV, too.
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I assumed that was some sort of meme, because nobody even mentioned a sousaphone on this thread. This supports that hypothesis. No clue as to the origin, though.
Well, it reminds me of a quote from an episode of this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E-RVW1aC6_U

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