Myt332 From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2003, 9112 posts, RR: 70
Reply 2, posted (8 years 5 months 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 1778 times:
That's actually a pretty dam accurate account of the adverts!
My personal favourite is 'The Pi Helpline' which is advertised by some fat bloke rambling on about something or other. The 'Pi' stands for Personal Injury but I originally thought it was the 'Pie Helpline'. Makes more sense to me!
Mhodgson From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2002, 5047 posts, RR: 25
Reply 3, posted (8 years 5 months 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 1774 times:
Just be thankful you aren't in the US, where there are even more adverts per hour! Additionally, everything that can be sponsored on TV is, so that on ESPN you get the 'KIA Half time report' on a TV programme sponsored by Budweiser and Cingular among others!
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MetalInyoni From South Africa, joined Oct 2005, 269 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (8 years 5 months 4 days 13 hours ago) and read 1757 times:
Quoting Myt332 (Reply 2): My personal favourite is 'The Pi Helpline' which is advertised by some fat bloke rambling on about something or other. The 'Pi' stands for Personal Injury but I originally thought it was the 'Pie Helpline'. Makes more sense to me!
ha ha ha ha ha ha ha
Actually from Zimbabwe but Admin have taken away that option in profile settings.
But without them how would I have known that I have rheumatoid arthritis, migraines, gum disease, enlarged prostate, small penis, ulcers, poison ivy, jaundice, measles, chicken pox, labor pains, menstrual cramps, and acute hearing loss? Of course, once I learned all this I became depressed, which triggered my allergies and hypoglycemia. So I got my prescriptions, but was having trouble reading them so I went out and had Lasik surgery at the Boothe Eyecare and Laser Center. They screwed it up, but I remembered a couple of lawyers around town: Brian Loncar, one call that's all; and Jim Adler, the Texas hammer. So I called them with my personal injury claim, settled out of court, and then bought a new house on Lake Lewisville in a new, exciting community! It has to be since that's what they said on tv! And now I'm claritin clear, have a big boost of confidence, am putting on a happy face, and am doing much better. Of course, I do have some mild side effects that include diarreah, blood loss, fatigue, leperosy, dry mouth, headaches, joint pain, burning in the genital area, constipation, a heart murmur, liver cancer, nausea, and an aversion to midgets, but those are manageable according to the new ads I just saw! Thank goodness for tv and modern medicine!
Well, I have to go now. Nike just came out with some new soccer shoes that will allow me to play with Beckam, Ronaldo, Drogba, Henry, Adu, and others according to their commercial. And thanks to my new H2, financed through ditech.com, I'm going places. Like McDonald's. Da da da da da, I'm lovin' it.
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