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Old 08-31-22, 01:17 PM
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Re: Commercials you absolutely f&*$ing HATE

The commercials for some kind of "ice cream-but-not-ice cream"-like dessert bar from Oatley. There's an average joe enjoying the bar and the person behind the camera says "I bet you'd be surprised that (the bar) contains no tuna", or something like that There's several of them with different oddball ingredients that the bar doesn't contain. I find it more annoying than clever.
Old 09-21-22, 04:52 PM
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More than just annoying, this commercial is actually insulting to your intelligence. Like the only thing you can possibly think about is how incredibly obvious it is that LeBron and “Lilly” aren’t in the same room together.

I know Subway did something similar but in that case, at least you could understand how hard it would be to schedule Tom Brady, Steph Curry, Megan Rapino and Serena into a shoot together. What the hell was Lilly doing that she was too busy to fly to L.A. and shoot a spot with LeBron for real?

Had to laugh at the “Behind the Scenes” video AT&T shot with LeBron standing by a Green Screen. The commercial is with Lilly, not Thanos or Bugs Bunny.
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I just want to punch that guy.
Old 10-21-22, 06:31 PM
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Originally Posted by Decker
More than just annoying, this commercial is actually insulting to your intelligence. Like the only thing you can possibly think about is how incredibly obvious it is that LeBron and “Lilly” aren’t in the same room together.
https://youtu.be/6Z1aXnlqkmM

I know Subway did something similar but in that case, at least you could understand how hard it would be to schedule Tom Brady, Steph Curry, Megan Rapino and Serena into a shoot together. What the hell was Lilly doing that she was too busy to fly to L.A. and shoot a spot with LeBron for real?

Had to laugh at the “Behind the Scenes” video AT&T shot with LeBron standing by a Green Screen. The commercial is with Lilly, not Thanos or Bugs Bunny.
https://youtu.be/H_CV_hQDsfw
I just noticed that this thread is in TV talk while the "commercials you love" is in other.

One thing that stands out to me about this Lebron/Lilly commercial, besides the obvious "can't be bothered to film together" stuff, is that it's such a generic commercial so much so that you could just re-record some of Vayntrub's lines and change the green screened billboard when the "must have" iphone 15 comes out. Lebron, IIRC, only ever says "iphone" not "iphone 14."

I kind of hate the Toyota ads where they are similarly cheap with reuse, where there's a white background and CGI'd words/terms that the actors look up at but never really read out loud.
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Re: Commercials you absolutely f&*$ing HATE

Originally Posted by fujishig
I kind of hate the Toyota ads where they are similarly cheap with reuse, where there's a white background and CGI'd words/terms that the actors look up at but never really read out loud.
Haven’t car companies been doing this for awhile? I know that “Hey, I bought us both a GMC for Christmas!” Commercial has played for several years and I don’t imagine they’re showing last year’s/two years ago models in the ads.
Old 10-22-22, 04:02 PM
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Haven’t car companies been doing this for awhile? I know that “Hey, I bought us both a GMC for Christmas!” Commercial has played for several years and I don’t imagine they’re showing last year’s/two years ago models in the ads.
They do with the trick being that the cars aren’t really in the same shot as the people so they just insert the latest car and deal. The Toyota ones are worse because they’re like “wow look at this deal” in such generic terms.
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Re: Commercials you absolutely f&*$ing HATE

The Chevy EV ad featuring the song 'Everywhere' by Fleetwood Mac. This is the stupidest advertisement ever created. I love this song by the way, but having all these young people jamming out and singing along to that song strains believability so much I almost don't believe electric vehicles exist anymore.
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Originally Posted by GoldenJCJ
^ I’ll occasionally watch Cartoon Network at night before I go to bed and they play A LOT of Medicare commercials (literally at least one per commercial break). I’m not sure if they’re the same company but it’s Joe Namath or Jimmy “JJ” Walker doing the commercials instead if Shatner.
Woo hoo! There's a fourth one now featuring William Devane.
Been seeing these commercials for months now, is there a time of the year they don't show the commercials?

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I hate the whole Jared campaign of fake suffering but this commercial takes the cake. Between the horrible acting and even worse dialogue, this Jared commercial is one I loathe

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ANYTHING to do with sports gambling. It has gotten fucking ridiculous.

Watching a hockey game, there are commercials for it. During the intermission show, there is a short segment on it. During the game, there are occasional sidebar ads for it. It's also superimposed on the boards, during the game. JFC, enough already.

Fortunately, I can skip the first 2, because I always watch the games on PVR delayed enough to skip them. The third, is brief enough that I don't bother, unless I've already got the remote in my hand. The fourth is unavoidable, and updates while the play is going on. Any of the board ads piss me off, as they're very distracting.
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How about the Toyota commercial where the kid keeps saying "why?"

I may not buy a Toyota, but I'm definitely buying a pack of Trojans after seeing this ad.
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Speaking of autos, what about the Hyundai 'WAH' commercials. Ugh. Just shut up.
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I think I already hate the M&M's rebranding with Maya. MA & YA's is just stupid
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Yeah it’s pretty stupid.
plus they made only 500 bags with that on them. Not sure who was able to buy them. I do know all the candy collector influencers got free bags of them.
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God, I hate that new commercial for Dunkin with Ben Affleck at the counter talking about stooping to make a commercial.

1) The meta thing is just fucking irritating. Yes, you have two Oscars. But apparently paying the team of wizards that keep your wife looking like that is more expensive than you thought.

2) He's doing a fake Boston accent that he doesn't have in real life. WE KNOW HOW YOU TALK, BEN!!!

3) The idea that the Dunkin employees think he's Matt Damon is just SO FUCKING STUPID. It's 2023. No one confuses the two of you.
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I like that one.
Old 05-10-23, 01:13 PM
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You think he made the commercial because he needs money?
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You think he made the commercial because he needs money?
No, but I'm certain they did pay him a lot.
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Of course they did. He's been making free ads for them with his meme pictures for years. Why not get a bag for it?
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Of course they did. He's been making free ads for them with his meme pictures for years. Why not get a bag for it?
Not criticizing him for making Dunkin commercials. I am saying I hate that commercial because all the elements of the commercial are fucking moronic.
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That Superbowl dad getting his kid a binky commercial was cute when I first saw it, then they ran it into the ground and all I could think was man what a spoiled kid.

I see they have a shortened version which changes the story where the dad is rushing to make a dinner reservation (it's the same commercial just with a different voiceover and cut to make it seem like he's arriving for dinner and meeting his wife and baby0
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Thanks for the bump. The latest Nissan ads with I think Brie Larson asking why cars don't look cool like 'an ancient sword' or 'the future' are so bereft of inspiration they sound like they were written by AI that was programmed by a bored 8th grade Dungeons and Dragons player.

PS - the Nissans in question don't look like 'an ancient sword' or 'the future', the only two examples ever given about what a cool car might look like.
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Originally Posted by L. Ron zyzzle
Thanks for the bump. The latest Nissan ads with I think Brie Larson asking why cars don't look cool like 'an ancient sword' or 'the future' are so bereft of inspiration they sound like they were written by AI that was programmed by a bored 8th grade Dungeons and Dragons player.

PS - the Nissans in question don't look like 'an ancient sword' or 'the future', the only two examples ever given about what a cool car might look like.
Yeah, I like Brie but it's not like that commercial is featuring space age designs, except maybe for the one they don't show (ooh, what could it be?)

I do kind of like the newer John Cena Honda commercial going over their history, though again I don't remember a single car from it.

Oh I remember another one I find annoying, the dude in the hybrid wanting to use the squeegie.
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Originally Posted by L. Ron zyzzle
Thanks for the bump. The latest Nissan ads with I think Brie Larson asking why cars don't look cool like 'an ancient sword' or 'the future' are so bereft of inspiration they sound like they were written by AI that was programmed by a bored 8th grade Dungeons and Dragons player.

PS - the Nissans in question don't look like 'an ancient sword' or 'the future', the only two examples ever given about what a cool car might look like.
You mean the EV that looks like it could be a 10yo Rogue isn't "the future"?? Color me shocked.

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Originally Posted by Noonan
You mean the EV that looks like it could be a 10yo Rogue isn't "the future"?? Color me shocked.
Maybe it's meant to look like 'an ancient future.'

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