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Old 02-16-2005, 10:53 AM   #1
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Lepitor, Relacor, CortiSlim, Estraven, ENOUGH!

I hate these commercials and can't believe any time the tube is on, I have to be inundated with them. I think there ought to be something we can do to cut their amount of times on the tube in half.

Sorry but I've seen 3 of them already this early morning and I just had to vent! :twisted: :x

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Old 02-16-2005, 11:01 AM   #2
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LEFSElover, I agree 100% with you! I can't turn on the TV without seeing at least one of those commercials in the first 5 minutes!! I'm just glad they don't have them on the Disney channels which is what my kids watch most of the time. I mean come on, there are just some things I don't care to know about. What makes it even worse is that last Wednesday night we went to Subway for supper & they have a TV in there. Wel, a commercial for Cialis(sp?) came on & my son blurted out "Mama what's an erection?" in front of the whole resturant! I wanted to crawl under the table, but I just told him that we would talk about it when we got home. Luckly he dropped the subject right then & hasen't asked about it since.
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Old 02-16-2005, 11:04 AM   #3
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LEFSElover, I agree 100% with you! I can't turn on the TV without seeing at least one of those commercials in the first 5 minutes!! I'm just glad they don't have them on the Disney channels which is what my kids watch most of the time. I mean come on, there are just some things I don't care to know about. What makes it even worse is that last Wednesday night we went to Subway for supper & they have a TV in there. Wel, a commercial for Cialis(sp?) came on & my son blurted out "Mama what's an erection?" in front of the whole resturant! I wanted to crawl under the table, but I just told him that we would talk about it when we got home. Luckly he dropped the subject right then & hasen't asked about it since.
I'm with you. Like our kids need to hear about or know about penial disfunction. aarrrrrrrrrgh! :x
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Old 02-16-2005, 11:08 AM   #4
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YEP!
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Old 08-15-2005, 07:41 AM   #5
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What a laugh! Now nothing is safe. Ouch. Glad I decided to skip having kids, because I wouldn't want to have to explain the past 20 years to a child. As it is, a 20-something nephew calls for advice, and we do well .... but it ain't easy.
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Old 08-15-2005, 07:51 AM   #6
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What are these products????? I gather they aren't for cookies lol. Thank goodness we don't have them here! I get embarrassed enough at tampon adds.
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Old 08-15-2005, 08:13 AM   #7
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We don't have them in the UK, either - but give it time..... where the US leads.....
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Old 08-15-2005, 09:03 AM   #8
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PeppA can't stand the commercials for Cialis (and other similar products).

I remember, as a kid, I'd be watching my afternoon cartoons before my parents came home from work. Back then, Cherrios was running some animated commercials, in black-and-white. They would have one of those commercials at every commercial break, sometimes two. I got to the point that I couldn't stand it. Since then, I haven't really found any commercials that I don't like, but then, I usually tune those out anyway.

Honestly, I think the only we, as the viewing public, can do, is for everyone to buy a DVR or TIVO, record the programs we want to watch, then watch them later, and skip all the commercials. It'll save on time, for sure.
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Old 08-15-2005, 09:38 AM   #9
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Prescription medicine commercials can be obnoxious. I guess they expect you to go tell your doctor what medications he should be prescribing for you based on TV ads. They must love that.

SO and I make fun of them. Next time you see an ad, listen to all the warnings and listing of side effects required by the FDA. It's enough to make you laugh.
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Old 08-15-2005, 09:52 AM   #10
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I hate these too. The ones I hate the most though are the ones that do not even tell you what the drug is for. They expect you to call your doctor and tell him you need to go on XYZ without even knowing what it is supposed to treat. They cater to the hypocondriacts who just need to have all these meds regardless of what they are supposed to do.
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