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Old 07-06-09, 08:27 PM
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Most annoying Television commercials?

Out of all the dumb, stupid TV commercials, this is by far the most annoying ones I've seen:

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These are by far some of the most retarded commercials I've seen. They're basically giving free advertisement to Tobacco companies. And all of these are so over the top, they're funny. I don't think anyone will be scared straight into quitting smoking after seeing these ads. Same goes for the Marijuana commercials:

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Completely ridiculous. Which commercials are most annoying to you guys?
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The ones that are driving me nuts now are those "Foundation For a Better Life". They're so unrealistic and over-the-top. We get it - be nice to those not like us.
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I'm mildly annoyed by KFC's new slogan, to "unthink." That just seems dumb. So in order to try your chicken and enjoy it, I have to shut my brain off.

Also, all the new Carl's Jr. commercial where the "celebrity" calls the new 6 dollar burger her "bikini burger." Ugh. I mean, I generally detest their commercials (though I actually like their food) because they always go for the lowest common denominator, but please.
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Re: Most annoying Television commercials?

Heritage car commercials.
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Lawyers.

How come every almost every lawyer (at least, on the ads here in NYC) looks like the embodiment of sleaze?
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Re: Most annoying Television commercials?

"I stole the cookies from the cookie jar"

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Five dollar foot long.
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Taco Bell Commercials except the Pina Colada one.
The Best Buy commercial where the girl employee says that someone is calling them from Wal-Mart and suggest the customer to come to BB because they are more knowledgeable.
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The Best Buy commercial where the girl employee says that someone is calling them from Wal-Mart and suggest the customer to come to BB because they are more knowledgeable.
Yeah any of the Best Buy ones that end with something like "... and it was the bestest Columbus Day ever!"

Anything that gets repeated way too often. Like those Pure Michigan commercials. Or any Chevrolet commercial with "This is ouuuuuurrrrrr country!" At some point, you're just making us less likely to buy your product.
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The McDonalds ads for McCafeŽ drinks.
They guarantee that I will never try those drinks because I hate the commercials so much.
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The Best Buy commercial where the girl employee says that someone is calling them from Wal-Mart and suggest the customer to come to BB because they are more knowledgeable.
This, I don't know how they can lie like that and get away with it
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The Best Buy commercial where the girl employee says that someone is calling them from Wal-Mart and suggest the customer to come to BB because they are more knowledgeable.


I thought I was the only one who laughed at that. I remember when Best Buy started putting "Team Member since [Year]" on their name badges and it was a running joke how every single employee seemed to have the current year on their badge. I wasn't sure why they were advertising their high turnover rate.
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Oh yeah and I really hate the AT&T commercial with the whiny emo guy singing "I think I'm possibly, maybe, passively-aggressively falling for you." Ugh!
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Re: Most annoying Television commercials?

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The Best Buy commercial where the girl employee says that someone is calling them from Wal-Mart and suggest the customer to come to BB because they are more knowledgeable.
I was JUST complaining to a friend about this commercial yesterday!

I despise it. And the girl is ugly, which certainly doesn't help!
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These types of Microsoft ads:

Quicksilver/Microsoft: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nH6IMF61ln0

There are different versions with different companies.

BORING AS HELL.

I'm actually surprised I know it's a Microsoft commercial, since it's so boring to listen to.

and I have a marketing degree and work in the marketing job field...and this commercial is still boring to me! haha
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"Tuesday Afternoon" Visa commercial. I used to like that song.
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FreeCreditReport.com.

One, it's not free. Two, the commercials blow. Least favorite one is when the guy is at that seafood restaurant decked out like Brad Hamilton in his pirate costume.
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Local commercials always strike me as the worst. The biggest offender in my area (just outside of Boston) is Bob's Discount Furniture. If you've seen his commercials you know what I'm talking about. Because of his advertising I absolutely refuse to shop there.
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Re: Most annoying Television commercials?

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These types of Microsoft ads:

Quicksilver/Microsoft: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nH6IMF61ln0

There are different versions with different companies.

BORING AS HELL.
Yeah, those remind me of the long and boring conference calls I used to have to sit through at work. Bad memories there.
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These. (Canadian commercials):

First one:
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Sequel:
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I hate these. Arrogant little bastard man/cat.
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Those "Cash 4 Gold" commercials and their clones.

I did spy one of the Spanish versions on a Mexican restaurant TV. The same crap in Spanish, but the people are so happy they got $$, they start dancing.
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After owning a TiVo, I find ANY commercial VERY annoying. I don't know how people sit through these things anymore. Shows are SO much better without them.

That said, I've watched more commercials in this thread than I've watched in months. Funny thing is, I found the original poster's selections quite enjoyable. :P
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The Six Flags commercial with that disturbing dancing old dude.
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No mention of those stupid Geico commercials yet? The one's with the stack of money with the beedy eyes.

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