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I Hate Advertisements

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    The Ones That Talk

    I've never had a problem with the ones that are just banners on the side of the screen, but I hate those talking ones.  There's two of them like that that I can remember.  They're currently the most annoying ads I've ever seen...I mean heard. The first one is the ad...
    RopinTexan RopinTexan 22-25, M 8 Responses Sep 10, 2008

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    Why do car adverts make the car out to be a

    fashion accessory? Fair enough I like an "attractive" car but I want an advert to tell me about the car's performance, fuel efficiency, emissions, braking system, handling etc...not a ******* "SUMMER COLLECTION" as the Fiat 500 is being flogged as...******* advertisers are...
    spankwire spankwire 46-50, M Jun 24

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    What a Criminal Waste

    In fact, some ads I like. I like small ads, lists of ordinary people providing extraordinary goods and services, they can be funny, eye-catching, daft, informative. But the huge quantities of human creativity squandered on adding value to cars and tennis shoes is just plain...
    tomfool tomfool 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 5, 2007

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    Advertisement Steals My Private Property

    Oil, Coil, copper, gold, silver are resources.But time is another one.Advertisement steals my attention. When stealing my attention, my time has been stolen.Like I go into a supermarket and I just TAKE instead of BUYING without asking for permission.Does private property count...
    Iamwithu Iamwithu 22-25, M May 17, 2012

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    Very Much So..

    These days, I hate all kinds of advertisements. Billboards, online ads, commercials, all of it. I'm so sick and tired of being bombarded with that crap. I've got up Adblocker and Noscript, I don't watch television, and I don't use any video streaming sites that have advertising...
    delirium delirium 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 18, 2010

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    Things You Cant Buy

    I've been thinking about this 1. what cant u buy? health u can buy, and you have to pay for, love and sex seem connected to worldly success in lots of ways, mental health can be bought to some extent; I pay a lot of money for a shrink, and it works! but what about freedom? I...
    tomfool tomfool 41-45, M 3 Responses May 17, 2008

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    If I Hated It Less It Would Be Better For Me

    I hate advertisement so much that it makes me sick. Once I saw some publicitary on TV saying that it was the sustaining structure for the freedom of expression, and I thought I was going to puke. To me, saying that is a lie to the point of being criminal! When I watch all the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 12, 2009

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    Waiting For About:blank= Waiting For Ad Load

    Interactive advertisement my ***- it isn't that i'm surprised companies will do anything to sell a product neither am i surprised to see advertisers basically uploading their commercials to the web considering how many forgo the TV for specific shows they can watch online with no...
    tulick tulick 31-35, F 5 Responses Aug 25, 2010

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    They Are So Invasive

    Advertisements have become progressively more invasive and I feel that we should do something about it. Advertisements used to be still images on web pages, then they started taking up more memory with mini-movies. Now they're not only taking up more memory, they're taking up and...
    monsterdog81 monsterdog81 31-35, M 2 Responses Nov 20, 2010

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    How To Minimize Online Advertisements

    I use the Firefox browser which has a plugin entitled "Flashblock". It will replace any flash ad on a web page with a simple play button. To load the flash script, you simply press this play button. Of course, all flash content will be blocked so sometimes you'll need...
    fascad3 fascad3 36-40, M Nov 19, 2009

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    Where Do I Start?

    I reserve particular venom for a TV ad in Britain for the Halifax building society. It is beyond hideuos. It concerns a radio show, where a still wet behind the ears assistant/DJ is trying to extol the virtue of their cash ISA's, when the strain (I use that word...
    mizzen123 mizzen123 46-50, M Apr 2, 2010

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    I Am At War With Your Company.

    I avoid you like the plague. As a matter of fact, you are a plague. Popup blocker, AdBlock and Flashblock destroy you on the internet. The remote wipes you clean on TV. When I see your billboard, I think how pathetic you are. When your flyers land in my mailbox, I toss you...
    fascad3 fascad3 36-40, M 2 Responses Sep 10, 2009

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    It's Not So Bad...

    -except- when you are subjected to the same stupid ads constantly.  If you listen to FM radio in the Washington, DC area that's pretty much what you get :-) Even if the same advertisers could have more than one ad that might work...
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 Nov 19, 2009

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