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Old 10-26-2007, 07:13 PM
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All drug commercials, except the one with the talking beaver and Abe Lincoln.

All weight loss and gym equipment commercials that have the disclaimer "exceptional results depicted."

All car commercials that have "Professional driver on closed course" disclaimers.

All commercials that have "Not available in AK, HI or other states we don't really care about."

Any commercial whose products require you to know if you're healthy enough to have sex.

Commercials that forever ruin your past favorite songs by turning it into a jingle. To quote Charlie Harper on "Two & A Half Men": "Who needs a jingle writer when a tampon maker can just use "Stuck in the Middle With You?"

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Old 10-26-2007, 07:32 PM
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One has surged to the head of the pack for me: the Country Wide Financial ad, featuring a silver haired, silver tonuged devil, starts off with, "Friends, want to re-finance, need cash?" or something like that. It has a green sort of motif in the background and the guy wears a suit that fits with that.

Good lord, the same ad is played round the clock on practically every cable station I watch and has been for months. I can't reach the remote fast enough when that damn thing comes on. The guy is such a sleazer, and Country Wide is reputed to be the Enron of mortgage brokers.
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Old 10-26-2007, 08:01 PM
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One has surged to the head of the pack for me: the Country Wide Financial ad, featuring a silver haired, silver tonuged devil, starts off with, "Friends, want to re-finance, need cash?" or something like that. It has a green sort of motif in the background and the guy wears a suit that fits with that.

Good lord, the same ad is played round the clock on practically every cable station I watch and has been for months. I can't reach the remote fast enough when that damn thing comes on. The guy is such a sleazer, and Country Wide is reputed to be the Enron of mortgage brokers.

JG Wentworth? That guy looks like a coffin dealer.
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Old 10-26-2007, 09:13 PM
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Infomercials on PBS when they have the beg-a-thons every other month. How many times can you watch that bald headed moron selling his books and dvd's about the "power of intention"?
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Old 10-26-2007, 09:44 PM
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DVR is my friend. Of course I have to remember to record everything interesting before hand, which isn't much anymore. Or pause it for a while and then come back. My vote BTW has to be Esurance.
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Old 10-26-2007, 10:07 PM
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What makes this even better is the fact that they have made a TV show built around the Geico cavemen.
No the Geico folks ripped off an old SNL skit with Phil Hartman...the script for the attempted sitcom reads like someone wrote it while taking a crap.
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Old 10-26-2007, 10:43 PM
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"Head On, apply directly to the forehead..." The new ads themselves now make fun of the first most annoying ones...
Apparently they work since they are remembered.
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Old 10-26-2007, 11:46 PM
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Any commericial that gets played and played and played and played and played, no one more, and played.
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Old 10-26-2007, 11:47 PM
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JG Wentworth? That guy looks like a coffin dealer.
Oh my heck! You mean that Wentworth huckster isn't just a local dude?! I never saw those commercials until we moved to Utah, so thought he was from around here. That guy makes the worst used car salesman look honest
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Old 10-27-2007, 12:55 AM
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We dont watch TV....In fact it has not been hooked up for over 5 years!!.....DVDs yes...TV no.............
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Old 10-27-2007, 03:16 AM
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JG Wentworth? That guy looks like a coffin dealer.
I know the one. Another one way past its pull date.
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feminine hygiene products....some things need to be kept private. The new redbull commercials where the guy is getting ready to wiz on the bird....wth?
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Old 10-27-2007, 08:22 AM
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We dont watch TV....In fact it has not been hooked up for over 5 years!!.....DVDs yes...TV no.............
Well now,my spiritual sidekick,my pentecostalist pal,my amie de armaggedon...this is something we can agree on!
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Old 10-27-2007, 01:32 PM
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Any commercial with Billy Mays. This guy seems to be pitching everything these days. He has this "in your face" irritating manor of how he pitches the products. In my opinion he offers no credibility to product he pitches. He annoys the heck out of me. He seems to be on almost every commercial break. Give me a break and shut the **** up! I wish his head would go KABOOM!

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