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Old 05-04-15, 11:12 AM
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Re: Commercials you absolutely f&*$ing HATE

Kit Kat commercials. I HATE that fucking crunching/snapping sound. It reminds me of people chewing with their god damned mouths open.
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Absolutely can't stand it anytime a commercial uses an alarm clock sound for any reason. It just instantly angers me and reminds me of every time my alarm has ever gone off when all I wanted to do was stay in bed and get some more sleep.
There's a local grocery store chain who does radio ads every week for their 'truckload sales'. Part of the ad is a loud semi truck horn that scares the shit out of me every time I hear it while driving. In part because I mentally tune out during commercials so don't hear the context, but the big loud horn gets my attention every time and for a second I think I'm about to be plowed into by a big rig.
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I like the Rob Lowe commercials especially the one about the nerd who can't pee in a public restroom. So true!



Trivago because the guy is annoying.



Home Advisor because they are on constantly and end with a doorbell which causes my slower-witted dog to run to the door furiously barking.
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There's a local grocery store chain who does radio ads every week for their 'truckload sales'. Part of the ad is a loud semi truck horn that scares the shit out of me every time I hear it while driving. In part because I mentally tune out during commercials so don't hear the context, but the big loud horn gets my attention every time and for a second I think I'm about to be plowed into by a big rig.
That would be annoying.

I actually started to listen to podcasts on my commutes for awhile now. I don't know if you like the guy, but Adam Corolla has a very good podcast. He had Brian Cranston on a few times. It's free and you can stream from Podcast Addict.
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Ok, I know I'm just supposed to roll with it and buy into the joke, but why is the husband up at 3 in the morning talking to the insurance agent? If it were some sort of emergency then the wife wouldn't be so suspicious. If it's not an emergency, then wtf? Is he lonely? Is he an insomniac? What?
and his voice sounds like a demon.
Old 05-04-15, 01:43 PM
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http://www.commercialsihate.com/comm...te_forum1.html

For your venting pleasure. Besides here, of course.
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I flip the channel or ffwd when a commercial comes on, so I haven't seen a lot of these. I like the newer Flo commercials where she plays all the parts in her family.
In general, I hate any commercial that has the sound of a computer keyboard (an old 1980's style terminal keyboard) and just text on the screen, with dramatic pauses in between. There used to be a lot of them , but I haven't seen any like that lately.
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How come NBA players escape from any criticism?

It seems like all of them have lame commercials.

Don't they have enough money?
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The two Sonic guys
This was the first one I thought of. I think the initial ones were a little funny but now they're just really annoying

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Every single McDonald's ad ever
I think the ads for kids are great. The ones for young adults (I'm guessing), not so much.

Originally Posted by JeffTheAlpaca View Post
How come NBA players escape from any criticism?

It seems like all of them have lame commercials.

Don't they have enough money?
The Blake Kia ones are annoying, but I still like the Cliff Paul ones, after they expanded to Stockton, Curry and co. Maybe part of it is that I never thought we'd get not one, but two national campaigns starring Clippers players. Ironically the only Sonics commercial I don't mind is the one with Durant (ironic for multiple reasons, now that I type that out).

Aren't the Rob Lowe commercials off the air now? They got sued by cable companies for the claims in them, lost, and said that the campaign was coming to an end anyway.
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Originally Posted by RocShemp View Post
You should watch John Wick. You'll get some catharsis there.
Thats one of the films I remember seeing I'm, just called him mayhem the entire time... was hoping he would be one of the first killed
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Anything from AT&T U-Verse or Comcast. Here in Chicago, one or the other runs in EVERY commercial break.
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There's this Ross Mother's Day one that's been airing and I turn off everytime it's on. The little girl in it just seems so over hyped it creeps me out.

http://www.ispot.tv/ad/7h19/ross-mothers-day-gifts
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Re: Commercials you absolutely f&*$ing HATE

All of them - no exclusions. They are why I no longer watch "free" TV.
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The ads for Progressive are old. They started out sort of funny but I'm tired of the Flo character at this point and they try to make their ads too quircky but they're just dumb most of the time. The DirecTV ads are getting old too. I never really found them that funny to begin with but now they're just stupid. Also the Anti-Smoking campaign ads while I get that they're a good point irritate the shit out of me.

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Okay, I was finally reminded of one I hate. Those recent Farm Bureau Insurance ads where people start knocking on wood. There's been plenty in the past I've hated, but thankfully I've put them out of my memory.
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Charter Spectrum commercials
+1million. THE. WORST. EVER.
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I know it's kinda the point but all the anti-smoking ads with former smokers. 4 times in 3 minutes at 6:30pm, f*#k off!
Thing is, what percentage of the country smokes? I assume they're a minority so why should I be subjected to seeing a guy cleaning a hole in his throat or take out his bottom jaw. I don't smoke and have never smoked but out of spite I might take it up.
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Elephant Auto Insurance - the one the begins with some British elephant flouncing through cubicles going "When I founded Elephant Auto Insurance...." why would I care to do business with a company founded by a CGI elephant anyway? Just hearing the start of this commercial sends me diving for the remote.

Time Warner Cable - I'm puzzled who came up with a strategy of airing the most obnoxious commercials incessantly as a way to attract subscribers. They only way I might consider subscribing is if they blocked all their own commercials on every station.

Every radio commerical ever - whenever I'm forced to listed to terrestrial radio, like getting a haircut or something, I can't believe how horrid the commercials are. Why do people list to this shit in 2015?
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Another one... Those annoying Beezid commercials
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Re: Commercials you absolutely f&*$ing HATE

Any and all political ads.
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the Flonase commercial where they have finally figured out that 6 > 1 and that changes everything.
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I also hate the Northrop Grumman - Stealth Bombers & UCAV Hangar commercial

What the fuck are they selling???? And to who????


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AW_hIUpJ8h8
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Re: Commercials you absolutely f&*$ing HATE

Originally Posted by rocket1312 View Post
Ok, I know I'm just supposed to roll with it and buy into the joke, but why is the husband up at 3 in the morning talking to the insurance agent? If it were some sort of emergency then the wife wouldn't be so suspicious. If it's not an emergency, then wtf? Is he lonely? Is he an insomniac? What?
The bigger question, how is it that it's still airing? It premiered 4 years ago. Companies don't roll that long with an ad. It's a amazing the mileage they've gotten out of that one ad.
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Any commercial for scary movies. They should be illegal.
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All of them.

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