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Old 03-10-2009, 12:51 AM   #11
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Some of the worst local ones here are the ones in which the owners' of a business have their children hawking their stuff. Many times the children mumble/slur their lines so poorly you can barely understand them. Cute little children don't cut it for me when I want to buy a car, mattress, suit....

As for national ads, I think my vote goes to Sonic drive-in restaurants. The ads that feature the male and female (assumed to be husband and wife) in the car discussing the merits of a Sonic menu item are among their worst. The husband is almost always made out to be a real dolt. Actually, any of the Sonic ads get under my skin. They always seem to demean someone in them.

Never been to a Sonic and am not likely to visit one based on their ads.

Oh, yes, Saphellae, I can't bear the Head On ads.
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Old 03-10-2009, 03:07 AM   #12
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THIS is the WORST commercial I have seen...

I agree with Saphellae, this is the worst.

But this is my favorite, I just love her...

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Old 03-10-2009, 03:09 AM   #13
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At least I can scroll through the ones posted here.

The commercial breaks on Dancing with the Stars tonight were about 15 to 30 seconds each and usually about 5 during each break.
Reminds me of the commercials on "Want to be a Millionaire"
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Old 03-10-2009, 06:34 AM   #14
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...The ads that feature the male and female (assumed to be husband and wife) in the car discussing the merits of a Sonic menu item are among their worst. The husband is almost always made out to be a real dolt...

Making the male/husband/boyfriend the idiot in ads has been common for some time as demographics suggest females make the buying decisions in the home. Consequently, the ads are designed to make the female 'feel good'.
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Old 03-10-2009, 07:28 AM   #15
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Can't remember the Company name...there are several. This couple says..."We owed the IRS $83,000 (or some other large sum) and we only had to pay $1800" --- Excuse me??? --- You obviously made a lot of money...Pay your taxes!!! I have to!! Why didn't you?????

Another one....The people who exclaim..."And I got my Scooter "Free"...Excuse me?? I think I bought a couple of dozen of those things last year myself!! --- "Free"???...I don't think so!!
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Old 03-10-2009, 09:10 AM   #16
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Making the male/husband/boyfriend the idiot in ads has been common for some time as demographics suggest females make the buying decisions in the home. Consequently, the ads are designed to make the female 'feel good'.
That's too bad, Andy. Doesn't work on me. Makes me angry with no desire to purchase/use the advertised item.
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Here is an Italian version of highly annoying, idiotic and unbearable, yet frighteningly and worryingly infectuous TV advert (especially that song and even the dance...)


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Old 03-10-2009, 11:56 AM   #18
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The WORST has to be the HeadOn commercials! Runners up, in my area, include Centrl KIA, Rodeo Ford and J.G. Wentworth.
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Old 03-10-2009, 12:13 PM   #19
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E Harmony..Gah I just want to choke some of those people! I can't stand those commercials...

Anyone here besides me wonder if they will be so luvy dovey in 10 years?

10 bucks says she'll be homicidal! LOL!!!!

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Old 03-10-2009, 01:01 PM   #20
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the mop commerical "baby come back song" and will buy you old jewerly they pay far less then it is worth, as our local tv staion did a test, send a pile and quoted worth 150.00 they had it all returned and went to a jeweler and quoted 700.00.
and of course all the precription drug commericals
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