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TV Commercials That Piss You Off.

Sat Sep 09, 2006 2:41 pm

I am watching MTV right now (Pimp my ride) and I just saw this commercial which I keep seeing millions of times.

Its the Sophie Albou/Target commercial that markets her line of clothing in Target stores with that god damn cheesy french accent. Pisses me off.

The Progressive Insurance commercials tick me off also.
 
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Sat Sep 09, 2006 2:43 pm

Quoting LOT767-300ER (Thread starter):
The Progressive Insurance commercials tick me off also.

Which ones?
 
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Sat Sep 09, 2006 2:46 pm

Quoting AirWillie6475 (Reply 1):
Which ones?

With that dude whos talking about how they show their rates and competitors, just STFU and let the person decide. And the "Progressive Drive" plan that can only be bought at agents.
 
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Sat Sep 09, 2006 2:50 pm

"Head On. Apply directly to the forehead. Head On. Apply directly to the forehead. Head On. Apply directly to the forehead....." (ad nauseum)

That's all fine and dandy, but do they ever say what the heck Head On is for? No, and that drives me up the wall!  banghead 
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Sat Sep 09, 2006 2:50 pm

Quoting LOT767-300ER (Thread starter):
TV Commercials That Piss You Off.

Everything Geico, AFLAC, Puritan's Pride, Stock Brokers, public service announcements (e.g. on why you shouldn't smoke or why you can only drink until you're 21, etc.), government propaganda (here in Costa Rica), etc.

I get ABC, CBS and NBC from afiliates in DEN, so I do tend to get exposed with some serious advert crap, along with the usual Costa Rican adverts.
 
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Sat Sep 09, 2006 2:50 pm

Those Mercury Insurance commercials suck worse.
 
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Sat Sep 09, 2006 3:00 pm

Quoting LTU932 (Reply 4):
Everything Geico, AFLAC, Puritan's Pride, Stock Brokers, public service announcements (e.g. on why you shouldn't smoke or why you can only drink until you're 21, etc.), government propaganda (here in Costa Rica), etc.

I find the Geico ones to be funny.

The Aflac ones are annoying.

Funny adverts are from ESPN Sportscenter. Especially the one with the guy riding his skateboard in the staircase and then the guy parking his car in Danica Patrick's assigned space..."It was an honest mistake" hehe.

So I add to the list Wal-Mart back to school commercial with rap music.
Also Daimler Chrysler with "Ask Dr. Z" god damn it.
Another bad ones is the Kia SUV "Whats Americas #1 rated SUV with the #1 warranty" STFU it is a KIA.
 
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Sat Sep 09, 2006 3:05 pm

1.) Chater Communications Telephone service, as well as the High-speed (or so they say) internet ads.

2.) Head On.

and I'm sure theres more, but I'm tired and thats all I can think of right now.

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Sat Sep 09, 2006 3:06 pm

Have you seen those new Got Milk commercials? They were funny at first now they're getting annoying, they're taking too long of showing the whole story line. I think now they have taken the cow in the spaceship and they're not showing anymore.
 
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Sat Sep 09, 2006 3:11 pm

Praise the Lord ! Someone determined that Mr. & Mrs. Canadian Tire were the most annoying T.V. personnas in existance, and subsequently, have been fired !
 
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Sat Sep 09, 2006 3:20 pm

The Mythbusters commercial on Discovery Channel that infers that bigfoot is a myth.  Wink
 
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Sat Sep 09, 2006 3:23 pm

Quoting FlyingNanook (Reply 3):
Head On. Apply directly to the forehead. Head On. Apply directly to the forehead. Head On. Apply directly to the forehead....." (ad nauseum)

Beat me to it!!!

It's for headaches.....
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It's almost as bad as the old ABCDEFG!
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Sat Sep 09, 2006 3:37 pm

Quoting FlyingNanook (Reply 3):
"Head On. Apply directly to the forehead. Head On. Apply directly to the forehead. Head On. Apply directly to the forehead....." (ad nauseum)

 checkmark 

I also despise the late night chat lines that imply slightly-mannish out-of-work strippers who likely tell people they're "actresses" so that people don't think they're "whores" for having obnoxiously large hooter implants are having wonderful, meaningful conversations on the phone instead of going out to bars.

Girls Gone Wild infomercials. Yep. They're young, nubile and willing to do anything, but why not just Google-up some porn on the web and save some cash?

The art school guy who implies you can become the next Picasso if you can draw a turtle dressed as a pirate.

^ That guy's cousin who teaches morons to use 10 year-old software. ("Try my product.")
 
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Sat Sep 09, 2006 3:45 pm

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Sat Sep 09, 2006 4:09 pm

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Sat Sep 09, 2006 4:31 pm

"This is Bob ... "




"Fitness made simple ... "





"Digger the Dermatophyte ... "


Blank.
 
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Sat Sep 09, 2006 4:50 pm

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Sat Sep 09, 2006 4:55 pm

Quoting Trident3 (Reply 14):
Cillit Bang!
Who the **** is Barry Scott?

That one bugs the hell out of me too! It was funny @ the start, for about 3 seconds and then it got boring.

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Sat Sep 09, 2006 9:06 pm

Quoting IAH777 (Reply 13):
I also despise the late night chat lines that imply slightly-mannish out-of-work strippers who likely tell people they're "actresses" so that people don't think they're "whores" for having obnoxiously large hooter implants are having wonderful, meaningful conversations on the phone instead of going out to bars.

Late night TV down here is full of those ads..........

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Sat Sep 09, 2006 9:21 pm

All adverts do my head in.

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Sat Sep 09, 2006 10:10 pm

Quoting LOT767-300ER (Thread starter):
I am watching MTV right now (Pimp my ride)

Your watching what, and complaining about commercials? MTV Pimp My Ride, ok, well, anything on todays MTV, ESPECIALLY that Sweet 16 crap, has commercials for only one reason, to provide some sort of entertainment value to its viewers, because they sure aren't doing it with their current lineup!  duck 
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Sat Sep 09, 2006 10:33 pm

Quoting FlyingNanook (Reply 3):
Head On. Apply directly to the forehead. Head On. Apply directly to the forehead. Head On. Apply directly to the forehead



Quoting Syncmaster (Reply 7):
2.) Head On.



Quoting Gilligan (Reply 11):
Quoting FlyingNanook (Reply 3):
Head On. Apply directly to the forehead. Head On. Apply directly to the forehead. Head On. Apply directly to the forehead....." (ad nauseum)

Beat me to it!!!

It's for headaches.....



Quoting IAH777 (Reply 13):
Quoting FlyingNanook (Reply 3):
"Head On. Apply directly to the forehead. Head On. Apply directly to the forehead. Head On. Apply directly to the forehead....." (ad nauseum)


I would have to agree that it is just plain annoying, but on the other hand, their campaign has worked, and you know the brand, how to use it, and what it does!
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Sat Sep 09, 2006 10:43 pm

POLITICAL ADS!!!

All of that B.S. and smear campaigns p**s me off when they hijack the television slots in the fall. I can't wait until after November, when they're gone.

Quoting FlyingNanook (Reply 3):
"Head On. Apply directly to the forehead. Head On. Apply directly to the forehead. Head On. Apply directly to the forehead....." (ad nauseum)

I agree with you.
 
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Sat Sep 09, 2006 10:57 pm

Quoting FlyingNanook (Reply 3):
"Head On. Apply directly to the forehead. Head On. Apply directly to the forehead. Head On. Apply directly to the forehead....." (ad nauseum)

Bad

Quoting Diamond (Reply 16):
"This is Bob ... "

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Sat Sep 09, 2006 11:06 pm

Anything by this son of a bitch.

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Sat Sep 09, 2006 11:08 pm

Quoting LOT767-300ER (Thread starter):
TV Commercials That Piss You Off.

Every one of those damn Geico commercials. Why the hell would I buy insurance from a bunch of damn idiots who advertise with horses*** like that?

Unfortunately, Progressive is starting their own "dumbass commercial" versions.

Eats me up.   

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Sun Sep 10, 2006 1:24 am

Geico: the gecko needs to go

"Here's Bob:" I'm sorry Bob has not been able to satisfy his wife until now. I am glad he can take a pill once a day and boost his self-confidence. What does he want? A cake?

Carl's Jr.: First off, "Milkshake" by Kelis or whoever it was is a stupid song anyway, but using that to show two guys massaging cattle is wrong. Also, if you go to a greasy-spoon diner that serves pastrami, I am almost certain you can get pastrami on your delux cheeseburger so you don't have to hear the 95-year old waitress keep saying "You want pastrami?" Put the $*)#%? pastrami on the @)($?% cheesburger!

One on the radio that has always bugged me is (I think) for Travelocity.com where the announcer asks a "guy on the street" where he wants to fly to. The guy on the street says "Dallas" and some website supposedly brings up an outrageous fare from wherever they are to Dallas on Frontier. The, travelocity.com brings up a cheap fare to Dallas on American. Well, duh! AA has a hub in Dallas!

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Sun Sep 10, 2006 1:26 am

There are some adverts in the UK that look really awful and dated. Perhaps this is a purposeful technique used by advertisers? As it does seem to get people talking about the product/ad. One already mentioned is Cilit Bang. Another is for Nestle cereals with the green labels.
 
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Sun Sep 10, 2006 1:26 am

All tv commercials piss me off

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Sun Sep 10, 2006 11:48 am

Any ad that insinuates that doing some kind of ab-crunch on a glorified lawn chair twice a week will make you anywhere near remotely fit....Peter Brady, I'm looking at you.
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Sun Sep 10, 2006 12:00 pm

Quoting Express1 (Reply 29):
All tv commercials piss me off

I think 90% of people will concur with that one....
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Sun Sep 10, 2006 12:09 pm

Quoting LOT767-300ER (Reply 6):
The Aflac ones are annoying.

Nah, I like those.

Quoting Diamond (Reply 16):
"Digger the Dermatophyte ... "

Yeah, that one sucks.

Quoting Diamond (Reply 16):
"This is Bob ... "

Hate those as well.

Quoting FlyingNanook (Reply 3):
"Head On. Apply directly to the forehead. Head On. Apply directly to the forehead. Head On. Apply directly to the forehead....."

 checkmark   checkmark   checkmark  The worst commercial ever.

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Sun Sep 10, 2006 12:33 pm

Quoting Express1 (Reply 29):
All tv commercials piss me off



Just got one of these yesterday, and my life has been changed forever. Highly recommended.  biggrin 
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Sun Sep 10, 2006 1:17 pm

Quoting FlyingNanook (Reply 3):
"Head On. Apply directly to the forehead. Head On. Apply directly to the forehead. Head On. Apply directly to the forehead....." (ad nauseum)

Has anyone seen this commercial that lives out of this country?

The local ones here I hate are the ones from this window company called Feldco. They use the word Simplicty and answered Feldco. One was where this girl was at this spelling bee and the word she had to spell was Simplicity and she spelled FELDCO and got an applause and this big troply!

They have done where they used their number where it starts 8-6-6-4 and they say Feldco at the end.

Geico made some silly ones when they had the Gecko in it but they redeemed themselves when they had the customers and the celeberities as a interpeter. They used Don Lon Fantane(I don't know how to spell his name right), Charro and some other guy and Little Richard(which is my favorite)
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Sun Sep 10, 2006 2:43 pm

Quoting CcrlR (Reply 34):
... and Little Richard(which is my favorite)
Mashed potatoes, Green Beans, and Cranberry sauce! WOOOOOOOOOOHHHHOOOOOO! ...


Blank.
 
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Sun Sep 10, 2006 2:49 pm

Quoting FlyingNanook (Reply 3):
"Head On. Apply directly to the forehead. Head On. Apply directly to the forehead. Head On. Apply directly to the forehead....." (ad nauseum)

This one is pretty bad, but its the one where I cant help but "singing along".
Another bad one is the ritz one that is allways on twice in a row.
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Mon Sep 11, 2006 12:28 am

Oh my god I can't believe that no one has mentioned this one!

See for yourself!

 
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Mon Sep 11, 2006 12:37 am

How about Netflix, and that annoying "Oreo stick" (where the office kid sings something along the lines of, "...I wonder what's inside? AN OREO!...")
 
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Mon Sep 11, 2006 12:50 am

I hate the recent FIDO commercial with the woman singing the 'downtown' song thing.  bomb  Annoys the hell out of me. I switch channels when it comes on.

I hate most commercials in general. Sometimes when the T.V goes to one, I immediately forget what I'm watching.  grumpy 
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Mon Sep 11, 2006 1:05 am

The German version of cilit bang is annoying... it's "blah blah blah CILIT BANG blah blah blah" for a minute... plus i keep reading it as clit bang.. go figure  Silly The geico insurance adverts in the states make me want to jump in front of a 50 foot big-rig.
 
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Mon Sep 11, 2006 4:35 am

This advert does my f*cking head in! argh!! I even wrote to them complaining
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Mon Sep 11, 2006 4:39 am

The "Halifax" bank ads  Sad



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Mon Sep 11, 2006 4:50 am

The singing ones...
KFC
Burger King
Halifax Bank
Singing "Frosties" ad with that annoying kid
 
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Mon Sep 11, 2006 4:56 am

Quoting Diamond (Reply 35):
Mashed potatoes, Green Beans, and Cranberry sauce! WOOOOOOOOOOHHHHOOOOOO! ...

That guy;s got issues. But cracks me up when he says "shut up!" (not on that vid, but some other ...)
 
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Mon Sep 11, 2006 5:03 am

Head on, apply directly to the forehead!
Head on, apply directly to the forehead!
Head on, apply directly to the forehead!
Head on, apply directly to the forehead!
Head on, apply directly to the forehead!
Head on, apply directly to the forehead!
Head on, apply directly to the forehead!
Head on, apply directly to the forehead!
Head on, apply directly to the forehead!
MY FOOT, APPLY DIRECTLY TO THE ADVERTISEMENT AGENCY'S ASS!
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Mon Sep 11, 2006 6:16 am

These Jeep Bobblehead commercials. The song drives me nuts,and the bobbleheads are just creepy.

 
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Mon Sep 11, 2006 6:27 am

Anyone getting an influx of these Washington Mutual WaMu commercials? Some of them are funny as hell with the bankers all tied up.
 
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Mon Sep 11, 2006 8:01 am

Quoting FlyingNanook (Reply 3):
"Head On. Apply directly to the forehead. Head On. Apply directly to the forehead. Head On. Apply directly to the forehead....." (ad nauseum)

I've seen that one. Just disgusting.  vomit 

Quoting JAGflyer (Reply 45):
Head on, apply directly to the forehead!
MY FOOT, APPLY DIRECTLY TO THE ADVERTISEMENT AGENCY'S ASS!

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Mon Sep 11, 2006 8:10 am

Hate:

"Have you been injured? Call us, you may be entitled to cash money!"


Love:

The commercials about identity theft. My favorite is the two old ladies talking about their motorcycles.

"That bike went WWHHHHHHHHAAAAAAAA!"

"Nah, it went, BBBLLUBLLUBLLUBLLLUBLUBLU"

No, it went WHHHHHHHAAAAAAAAAA!"

Great stuff.
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