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« Reply #40 on: 05-02-2002 16:55 »

 
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Originally posted by Juliet:
My fave one is the smirnoff one with the talking dog. he tells jokes to thease people around him and at the end he sings "That's life" on the pinao. cute.

I also liked the Yorkie add where this girl went in the shops dressed like a man trying to get the Yorkie and the shop keeper asking her questions to see if she a woman or not.

Both great ads, the second got complaints about being sexist! It's an advert, it's a joke, it's meant to be funny, not taken seriously.
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« Reply #41 on: 05-03-2002 03:06 »
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A beautiful lagoon in a tropical paradise. A tourist wades into the water. A sleek grey head pops up in front of him.

Rude Dolphin: Hey.
Stunned Tourist: H-hey.
Rude Dolphin: So, how'd you find this place?
Stunned Tourist: Yahoo...
Rude Dolphin: Hm. (starts to leave)
Stunned Tourist: Wait!
Rude Dolphin: What.
Stunned Tourist: Where'd you learn to talk?
Rude Dolphin: Yahoo. (leaves)
Yodeler: Ya-hoooo-hooo!!

(How'd he get an internet connection underwater?)
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« Reply #42 on: 05-03-2002 05:24 »

My favourite advert that is on at the moment that instantly became my favourite from the 1st time I saw it is the new Fanta advert thats out in England  :) Its this little animated guy with his friends driving in a car and he decides he needs a drink so he stops at a can machine and tries to get a fanta but the machine jams and he doesn't get his fanta. And across the street theres a dj and hes got a bright orange record so the little guy stretches his tongue out and starts scratching away on the turntables. Meanwhile his friends kick the drinks machine and his fanta comes out  :) And the caption is: Why cant everything orange be fanta  :) I think its really sweet. I love animations like that..thats why i wanna be an animator when I'm older  :)
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« Reply #43 on: 05-03-2002 11:36 »

I love the current Nike one with all the football players and Eric Cantona (i think)!

"That's a goal!"
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« Reply #44 on: 05-03-2002 11:37 »

That Fanta one annoys me. The music...ugh...
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« Reply #45 on: 05-03-2002 11:48 »

What about the Tim Heneman (Spell?) one where on the umpires call to 'new balls' he strips naked (With his tennis bag protecting him) and walks around the court. It's for some washing powder, i forget.
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« Reply #46 on: 05-03-2002 11:53 »

There used to be an advert for Pepsi Free.  These 2 cops are chasing this guy on a motorcycle.  The rider swerves in front of a semi, and the cop driving says 'get the light' and his partner grabs the magnetic light off the top of the car and they go under the semi's trailer.  Somehow they end up chasing the bike on top of a building and the bike makes a jump to another building.  The cop driving slams on the brakes and ends up stopped with the front wheels hanging off the building's edge.

In the next scene, they're in a diner, and the partner just looks like a complete nervous wreck...so he orders a Pepsi Free 'cause he doesn't need the cafeine.  They look out the window and the guy on the bike is on top of their car...

Pretty funny, and a decent chase scene.
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« Reply #47 on: 05-03-2002 12:06 »

i havent seen that Tim Henman one!!! The Levis one still rules my world.
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« Reply #48 on: 05-07-2002 23:51 »

Okay. Let's say you want to sell me chocolate milk, right? What you want to do is create a favorable impression of the product in my mind, right? You want me to think "mmm, yummy" when I think of the concept of milk flavored with chocolate.

So... explain to me the commercial where the kid gargles with milk and chocolate syrup, please? Because if the object of the commercial was to make sure I never drink another glass of cholate milk again, mission accomplished!

Hey, I have an ad for the beef council. A guy walks up to a cow and takes a big, bloody bite out of its lip. The farmer says "Store's outta hot dogs, huh?"
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« Reply #49 on: 05-08-2002 02:49 »

I like the fish4 adverts that parody the roll call from "Hill Street Blues"
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« Reply #50 on: 05-08-2002 04:19 »

 
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Originally posted by Kryten:
Hey, I have an ad for the beef council. A guy walks up to a cow and takes a big, bloody bite out of its lip. The farmer says "Store's outta hot dogs, huh?"

That would make me want to eat beef for lunch  :D

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« Reply #51 on: 05-08-2002 17:07 »

 
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Originally posted by Kryten:
Okay. Let's say you want to sell me chocolate milk, right? What you want to do is create a favorable impression of the product in my mind, right? You want me to think "mmm, yummy" when I think of the concept of milk flavored with chocolate.

So... explain to me the commercial where the kid gargles with milk and chocolate syrup, please? Because if the object of the commercial was to make sure I never drink another glass of cholate milk again, mission accomplished!

Hey, I have an ad for the beef council. A guy walks up to a cow and takes a big, bloody bite out of its lip. The farmer says "Store's outta hot dogs, huh?"



Here's this funny Chocolate add, is where this chocolate bar begs the man to eat her. she was saying: "You want me big boy, I'm crispy on the outside and smooth in the inside, YOU CAN LICK MY RIPPELS, BITE ME BITE ME BITE ME BITE ME"

And this loves is eating her like he just had sex. in the end the choclate said "I be whatever you want me to be"
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« Reply #52 on: 05-08-2002 17:36 »

::sings::
this is our jingle for goldfish
the baked not fried goldfish
the wholesome snack that smiles back
until you bite their heads off .....um, ok
Did you know their made with real cheese
even though they look like fishies
the snack that smiles back goldfish!
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« Reply #53 on: 05-08-2002 17:59 »

oh! oh!
Y-TV a Canadian channel, (Youth Television) is the wierdest commercials for stuff. They have nothing to do with the show. They have all these freaky little creatures that do stuff.  http://www.ytv.com

Or, that commercial for Canadian Club, where it shows a soccer match watched in all these bars all over the country. THen a guy gets nailed in the 'jewels' and it flashes to each bar and they all have the same "OHHHHHH" reaction. Its funny.

(I'm doing the Canadian commercials so no-one will have heard of them  :p)
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« Reply #54 on: 05-08-2002 19:33 »

 
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By Kryten:
So... explain to me the commercial where the kid gargles with milk and chocolate syrup, please?

Damn it, I wanna kick that kid so much.

His gargling at the beginning is annoying enough. But then after they say "they're out of milk again, huh?"(or however the line goes), he starts gargling even louder. Just in case people didn't get the joke. Thanks a lot, kid.
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« Reply #55 on: 05-08-2002 20:37 »

Why doesn't he just pour the damn syrup into the milk and shake it like people from EARTH do?
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« Reply #56 on: 05-09-2002 09:12 »

I joined the chat late, but, that zoom zoom kid should get run down soon as soon as possible. The bellys gonna get ya ad is OK but can actually be quite scary if you watch late at night. The Nike caged football ad annoys me intensely but that is because I am boycotting all Nike products. The Rolo man and elephant ad is great, and the George Foreman grill is LOL material.

Now if you watch McDonalds ads, they tend to be really funny, like when they did a take off of those cheap curry house commercials you got in cinemas in the 70's. Also the Find a Poodle in yer Pot Noodle makes me LOL every time I see it. The Red Bull ads arent half bad either.
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« Reply #57 on: 05-09-2002 11:20 »

Sounds like the McDonalds ads down't suck in the UK like they do here. Here, they're either touchy-feely "family" ads, hip-hop ads, or they have that damn clown in 'em.
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« Reply #58 on: 05-09-2002 11:42 »
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Trust me; we have very crap McDonalds adverts here in the UK too. That advert Archie2K is talking about is ok, but most of them are the suckyest things that ever sucked. That damn clown, unfortunately we have him too. He sings terrible songs with toddlers, it's very annoying.
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« Reply #59 on: 05-09-2002 11:47 »

Yeah I agree guys. And have you noticed that the adverts where the freaky clown is singing to the toddlers has no mention or anything to do with McDonalds at all  :)
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« Reply #60 on: 05-09-2002 11:53 »

Wiggle wiggle wiggle wiggle just for fun
we do Ron Ron Ron we do Ron Ron
Take a deep breath and stick out your tum
we do Ron Ron Ron we do Ron Ron
Touch your nose with your elbow, stick your pods(?) out high
we do Ron Ron Ron we do Ron Ron
Jump up and down like you're trying to fly
we do Ron Ron Ron we do Ron Ron
Yeah being silly is fun
there's no need to be glum
Do u wanna do it again?
we do Ron Ron Ron we do Ron Ron
WE DO RON ROOOOOOOOOOON!
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« Reply #61 on: 05-09-2002 11:54 »

Ahhhhhh! For anyone who lives in the USA, ^this^ is what we have to put up with :(
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« Reply #62 on: 05-09-2002 11:55 »

See..thats exactly my point   :) What the hell has that got to do with advertising McDonalds?  :) hehe
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« Reply #63 on: 05-09-2002 11:57 »

...hmmm *thinking* ...nope, it's just a very crap advert. It makes Burger Kings, "It's not OK, it's BK" adverts look good! :(  :)
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« Reply #64 on: 05-09-2002 11:58 »

#2
Do you ever think how much you need your mum?
We do Ron Ron Ron we do Ron Ron
Do you like the way she fills your tum?
We do Ron Ron Ron we do Ron Ron
Do you like the cares for you when your unwell?
We do Ron Ron Ron we do Ron Ron
And the way she washes you so you don't smell?
We do Ron Ron Ron we do Ron Ron
Yeah she's the best mum by far(?)
Yeah she's number one
You've got to love your mum
We do Ron Ron Ron we do Ron Ron
WE DO RON RON!
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« Reply #65 on: 05-09-2002 12:01 »

And there is a new one

it goes something like

Always be careful when your at home
We do Ron Ron Ron we do Ron Ron
If you see matches leave them well alone
We do Ron Ron Ron we do Ron Ron
Take your time down the stairs:no need to run
We do Ron Ron Ron we do Ron Ron
if you see dangerous bottles call your mum(??)
We do Ron Ron Ron we do Ron Ron

i dont know the rest what a pity(!)
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« Reply #66 on: 05-09-2002 12:02 »

 
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Originally posted by Otis P Jivefunk:
...hmmm *thinking* ...nope, it's just a very crap advert. It makes Burger Kings, "It's not OK, it's BK" adverts look good!  :(   :)

I think the Burger King one sucks as well   :) What it is with fast food adverts being crap eh'  :rolleyes:
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« Reply #67 on: 05-09-2002 12:03 »

I love this picture!!!!!!
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« Reply #68 on: 05-09-2002 12:05 »

YAY!!  :) Lock him up and throw away the key so he cant do anymore cheesy adverts   ;)
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« Reply #69 on: 05-09-2002 12:11 »

 
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Originally posted by Otis P Jivefunk:
Ahhhhhh! For anyone who lives in the USA, ^this^ is what we have to put up with  :(

Is that any worse than "Put a smile on, everybody come on?"
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« Reply #70 on: 05-09-2002 12:12 »

 
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"But officer, I didn't mean THAT Big Mac!"
"What, you tryin' to be funny?"
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« Reply #71 on: 05-09-2002 12:13 »

 
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 Is that any worse than "Put a smile on, everybody come on?"

Wow, you really do have it bad over there :puke:

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« Reply #72 on: 05-09-2002 12:17 »

McDonalds dont need to waste money advertising because everyone knows who they are and what they sell. I dont think a cheesy advert is gonna make people go and want to buy their stuff anyways. They'll either buy it or they wont   :)
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« Reply #73 on: 05-09-2002 12:19 »

Ohh there was a programme on ages ago about it and how they opened hospitals with the characters and how the man who was ronald mcdonald couldnt stand it.

On a lighter note, in Japan, Ronald is called Donald McDonald as they rarely pronouce "R". And i think in France they replaced Ronald McDonald with Asterix.
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« Reply #74 on: 05-09-2002 12:20 »

 
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Originally posted by ghoulishmoose:
McDonalds dont need to waste money advertising because everyone knows who they are and what they sell. I dont think a cheesy advert is gonna make people go and want to buy their stuff anyways. They'll either buy it or they wont    :)

You're right :), McDonalds is almost everywhere in the world! and those cheesy adverts would be enough to put almost anyone off going there again.

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« Reply #75 on: 05-09-2002 12:26 »

I'll say  :) I prefer Burger King to McDonalds anyway but I sometimes go to McDonalds. I like the burgers better at Burger King but I like the milkshakes at McDonalds. They should make a Burger McKing or something  ;) And not have a cheesy advert for it  ;)
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« Reply #76 on: 05-09-2002 12:29 »

Yeah, I always loved the milkshakes at McDonalds, that's their only advantage though, in my opinion. I also think Burger Kings burgers are better, probably because they're flame grilled :) I also love the ckicken Royal's at Burger King :)
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« Reply #77 on: 05-09-2002 12:30 »

I love McChicken Sandwiches. And Happy Meals  :)
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« Reply #78 on: 05-09-2002 12:35 »

 
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And i think in France they replaced Ronald McDonald with Asterix.

"We must protect French culture from zee imperialeest American clown!"
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« Reply #79 on: 05-09-2002 12:38 »

I doubt anybody else remembers them but as a child I loved the adverts Cadbury's Smash, with the robots  :laff:
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