So I picked up a bottle of Herbal Essences Shampoo the other day. And to my utter disappointment, when I actually applied it in the shower the next day I was not washed over with wave after wave of orgasmic pleasure. To the contrary, all it did was clean my hair and leave it with a somewhat fruity fragrance.
Sure I was cleaning myself at the time, and several orgasms would have probably hampered the venture, but still. . .
I haven’t been so disappointed since X-Ray Specs.
Anybody have any other examples of advertising greatly exaggerating its claims for a product?
(Oh, and Mitchum Deodorant’s claim “So Effective You Could Skip A Day” is nothing but the truth, baby.)
where i live, we have a big fair (woodstock fair) every year. a year ago, i saw some little bullshit stand that was advertising the “Officially Voted World’s Greatest Ice Cream Sundae”…however, just about any ice cream sundae prepared by your local ice cream truck easily overshadows it…
Off topic a bit, but I love how on the infomercial they show her steaming all the crud off the vent up by the ceiling, but they don’t show all the watery crud then trickling down the wall in rivulets. Yuk! Seems like it would MAKE a bigger mess than it would clean. I also heard it’s WAY heavier than they make it seem in the commercial, where they show the frail-looking woman toting it around like a handbag; and as if that’s not bad enough, what looks to be wheels on the bottom are actually painted design elements that only LOOK like wheels. Yeesh!
I didnt think it was that heavy, and my wife could carry it easy enough, but it just didnt do anything. I tried it on the vents, the crud didnt run, it just stayed there, heated up and slightly damp. I tried it on tile, on the stove. Some things it would eventually erode, but those thing could be removed much faster with a rag.