Boredom Thread: What advert drives you insane?

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Re: Boredom Thread: What advert drives you insane?

Postby The Creeping Spleen » Tue Feb 20, 2018 8:19 am

Why are there so many ads for websites flogging shaving gear?
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Re: Boredom Thread: What advert drives you insane?

Postby banjo » Tue Feb 20, 2018 3:45 pm

cos hipsters are sooooooooooooooooooooo yesterday.plus the profit margin is maaaaaaassssssive.
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Re: Boredom Thread: What advert drives you insane?

Postby The Creeping Spleen » Tue Feb 20, 2018 4:31 pm

Mind you, I quite like the one where the guy gets punched in the balls by the boxing glove on a mechanical arm. :)
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Re: Boredom Thread: What advert drives you insane?

Postby Dot » Mon Feb 26, 2018 9:45 pm

I think Money Super Market advert with Skeletor is awful.
Someone, somewhere may think it clever to use music from 'Dirty Dancing' but it just doesn't work.
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Re: Boredom Thread: What advert drives you insane?

Postby The Creeping Spleen » Tue Feb 27, 2018 8:38 am

The one for the injury compensation/ambulance chaser lawyers where the guy goes back to his work after an accident drives me daft.

The guy seems to work in some sort of warehouse type of place, so there's forklifts whizzing about - but no bugger's wearing a hi-vis vest.
He's just strolled in off the street, no one's questioned him being there.

If Heath and Safety in that place is so lax, no bloody wonder he had an accident.
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Re: Boredom Thread: What advert drives you insane?

Postby Dot » Sat Mar 10, 2018 9:53 pm

The new Cillit Bang adverts with Barry Scott.
I didn't like those adverts first time round either.
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Re: Boredom Thread: What advert drives you insane?

Postby The Creeping Spleen » Sun Mar 11, 2018 3:36 pm

Much as I dislike the Nationwide ads with the two singing sisters, there are apparently some fucknuggets out there who hate it so much, that they're sending the two lassies death threats. :roll:
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Re: Boredom Thread: What advert drives you insane?

Postby pingu » Thu Mar 15, 2018 1:04 pm

The Creeping Spleen wrote:Much as I dislike the Nationwide ads with the two singing sisters, there are apparently some fucknuggets out there who hate it so much, that they're sending the two lassies death threats. :roll:


they should just to what nationwide do with their customer enquiries and complaints...... ignore them
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Re: Boredom Thread: What advert drives you insane?

Postby The Creeping Spleen » Thu Mar 15, 2018 1:43 pm

Dot wrote:I think Money Super Market advert with Skeletor is awful.
Someone, somewhere may think it clever to use music from 'Dirty Dancing' but it just doesn't work.

What do you think of the new one, Dot? The one with the dancing Action Men. :)
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Re: Boredom Thread: What advert drives you insane?

Postby Dot » Thu Mar 15, 2018 8:31 pm

The Creeping Spleen,

I did think it was a little strange but still an improvement on Skeletor.
Maybe I need to see it again before I make a decision.
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Re: Boredom Thread: What advert drives you insane?

Postby The Creeping Spleen » Thu Mar 15, 2018 8:36 pm

There's one for an online estate agents, Savile's I think it's called, that's just plain weird.

A couple are out in the woods for a walk, when they suddenly find themselves face to front door with a two storey detached house. That talks.

Who the hell comes up with this crap? :roll:
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Re: Boredom Thread: What advert drives you insane?

Postby Dot » Thu Mar 15, 2018 8:45 pm

Is that the same company who had advert where there is a talking house on the beach?

Talking of Money Supermarket and I believe their advert with the twerking men in shorts and high heels was one which
had a high level of complaints. I didn't have any real issue with it but I can see why some people especially the elderly may have disliked it.
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Re: Boredom Thread: What advert drives you insane?

Postby The Creeping Spleen » Thu Mar 15, 2018 8:48 pm

Dot wrote:Is that the same company who had advert where there is a talking house on the beach?
That's the one, yeah.

Talking of Money Supermarket and I believe their advert with the twerking men in shorts and high heels was one which
had a high level of complaints. I didn't have any real issue with it but I can see why some people especially the elderly may have disliked it.

It's weird what people complain about. It doesn't bother me.
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Re: Boredom Thread: What advert drives you insane?

Postby Dot » Sat Apr 07, 2018 6:02 pm

Ribena advert is more than a little strange.
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Re: Boredom Thread: What advert drives you insane?

Postby The Creeping Spleen » Sat Apr 07, 2018 6:30 pm

I just realised, I never had a good ol' rant about Amazon's Christmas ad - the one with the singing boxes.

First off, if it was nearly Christmas, why did the place look three quarters empty? From mid-November onwards, there's that many bodies in the place, you're lucky if you can get a seat in the canteen at lunchtime.
Mind you, to be ready for Christmas, the ad was probably filmed in the middle of summer.

Where were all the Managers and Team Leads flapping about like headless chickens because something had broken down or something was out of stock or whatever?

And there were no Agency reps prowling about in packs, looking for "low performers" to punt out the door.

Nobody appeared to be wearing their ID badges. That's a disciplinary offence, not displaying your ID in the approved manner.

The guy stacking boxes into the back of a truck wasn't wearing a hi-vis vest. I did that job! I had to wear a hi-vis!
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