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I Think Some Commercials Are So Stupid

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    **** You, Pizza Hut

    I just saw the most stupid commercial ever. They blindfolded a family of four, took them out of their house and told them they were going to a restaurant.  When really they just took them right back to their own house and fed them pasta dishes from Pizza Hut. Now, I don't...
    CuriosityKitten CuriosityKitten 31-35, F 18 Responses May 2, 2009

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    It's My Money

    And I need it now!!!   God I hate those f%*king ads...   I hope JG Wentworth goes under and the ads stop
    dasmuggler dasmuggler 36-40, M 7 Responses May 2, 2009

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    The Europeans Have Always Been...

    the masters of the humorous, entertaining, amusing commercials. Only relatively recently has American advertising evolved toward entertaining and amusing rather than their historical juvenile, rote, subliminal mind-screw, madison-avenue-must-think-we're-a-bunch-of-brainless-dolts...
    onesofteffeteweakprettysweetts onesofteffeteweakprettysweetts 51-55, T 1 Response Mar 2, 2011

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    Yubitpo Yubitpo 18-21, F May 31, 2014

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    Picture Loans Ad

    I hate it so bad it makes me wanna scream!!!! That stupid woman with her geordie accent grrrr - then when she's on the phone discussing the loan she mouths to her husband "25 thousand" - like they wouldn't have discussed how much they wanted to borrow BEFORE she rang...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 15, 2007

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    Especially some of the perfume commercials

    where the women are barely clothes and staring seductively st the camera. Why can't you ever be running in a field of flowers and then fall down into them with the sum radiating warmth to you? That a the kind of experience I want to smell like, not overly sexualized women.
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    The Ones Where You Have To Turn Down The Volume

    Pet peeve number 97... You are watching something on TV, it goes to a commerical, and it is so loud that it wakes the baby up in the next room.  I have to get up from the computer, find the remote and fix it. Wonder if we can sue for hearing loss from this crap?
    MISTRESSROXY MISTRESSROXY 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 16, 2009

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    If any advertisement involves sex

    or violence, it sells. It's what appeals to a majority of the public honestly.
    AnaSofiaa AnaSofiaa 16-17, F Jan 7

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    Easter Commerical.

    There is this new commercial for a store, it's advertising Easter basket stuffers, and the song makes me want to beat my head against a wall.  Instead of singing, "Do the bunny hop" the woman says it sooo weird and it sounds like, "Do the bunny hump"...
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 6, 2009

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    s0undgarden s0undgarden 16-17, M Jan 5

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    Plavix.

    Okay, I was sitting here watching TV and a commerical came on for prescription Plavix.  The old man sits down on the bench with his cousin and says, "My doctor told me I had _____ (whatever disease it was)." The cousin says, "You need to ask your doctor...
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 15, 2009

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    any charmin commecial,

    any target commercial, any mcdonalds commecial, (srsly theres never less than 700 calories in their "food") any bounty commercial, any YTV commercial, any Nickelodeon commercial
    CherryBlossom000 CherryBlossom000 26-30, F Jan 6

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    Sing & Run Away

    There's one I know as it's on a lot that sort of goes, Two women are at a table in a café when one goes to the other, "So, who does your car insurance," And the other just feels the need to break into a song, which most of the people in the café join in...
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F Oct 15, 2007

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    Well Most Are Stupid ....

    Recently I have been seeing this commercial on late night TV looking for people that took some drug that has been shown to causing some terrible side effects. They go on to list the serious side effects with the last one being "death". And then they say if you have suffered from...
    0hBrandie 0hBrandie 41-45, M 1 Response Oct 4, 2012

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    New Energizer Commercials...

    Just found this on Youtube:   I miss the bunny.
    redutahred redutahred 26-30 Nov 19, 2010

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    Typically I don't pay much mind,

    but I will admit that I find those Matthew McConaughey Lincoln commercials singularly pointless. I have yet to feel the urge to buy a Lincoln.
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 5

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    Singing Hedgehogs!!!

    I can remember there used to be thoose brilliant road safety adverts with the crazy singing hedgehogs. While mildly brilliant they got slightly annoying and slightly stupid (in that there was zebras driving ice cream vans) so it's a love/hate relationship thing, but, I reckon at...
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F Oct 28, 2007

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    Anyone else know of Scott Elder?

    If you don't, DON'T try to find his commercials. You will thank me for this
    Paranoidbeyondbelief Paranoidbeyondbelief 13-15, M Oct 7, 2014

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    Ugggh.. Those Dentist Commercials..

    I swear I hate those damn 1-800 Dentist commercials.. that lady is SO NOT FUNNY!  She's just annoying!  Everytime one of those things come on I HAVE to mute the TV or I just go crazy!  I hope they get another gimmick soon, because...
    DarlingDare DarlingDare 31-35, F 2 Responses May 3, 2009

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    I Love/hate the Termanix (sp?) Roach Commercials !

     Especially the one where the giant roach is delivering a pizza !   The woman says "But we didn't order a pizza"     He says "Let me just put it on  the table for you".     Roaches do come in that way...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses May 2, 2009

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    Check Out Some Really Stupid Commercials!

    For a hilarious, satirical take on some REALLY stupid commercials, check out Pointless Planet: http://www.pointlessplanet.com
    btobey btobey 41-45, F Sep 17, 2009

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    BUTT!!!

    There is a new T-Mobile commercial advertising the new blackberry flip.  In the commercial, the woman is supposed to say the word, "butt"  but instead she says, "bot".  Am I the only one that notices the weird way she says it?!?  It...
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 25, 2009

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    The General. Would you please just shut up,

    leave me alone, find some extra cash in the couch cushion, make a better commercial, and stop breaking my ear drums every time you come on! And seriously with those crap actors?
    imbleedinghope imbleedinghope 13-15, F Oct 7, 2014

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    It's that time again.

    I'm already getting incredibly sick of the candidate commercials. I wonder how much of what they state in the commercials is even true & also who's perfect anyway?
    MeganM7991 MeganM7991 36-40, F Oct 6, 2014

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    I swear. If I ever hear somebody sing 'go

    compare' I think that person wouldn't be alive for too long!!!
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 1 Response Oct 7, 2014

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    I Think Most Commercials Are Stupid

    I mean honestly.... I hate loud commercials, repetitve commercials, commercials that think they're funny but aren't, really obviously low-budget commercials, drug commercials that don't tell you what the drug does, etc. Thank god for Tivo and the fast forward button.
    JonFurniss JonFurniss 18-21, M Aug 12, 2008

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    Any Payless shoe commercial.

    Ever. Over acting, annoying voices, pointless/cheesy/stupid script Payless i hate you. I really do.
    imbleedinghope imbleedinghope 13-15, F Oct 7, 2014

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    There Is One By Cari Sun..... Respect the Pouch !

     It's freaky and just plain stupid !     Theres a kid on  a river dock, flopping like a fish out of water, then along comes a  guy in a fish costume with a Capri Sun pouch and is squirting  liquid from the pouch and it looks more like...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 2, 2009

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    Miller Lite And Dr. Pepper 10

    I "love" the misplaced boldness of commercials that are designed to make guys question their manhood. I suppose its only a joke but that kind of meat-headed humor just doesn't appeal to me. And part of me believes that advertisers created those commercials believing that there...
    GreenBabylon GreenBabylon 22-25 Jan 7, 2012

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    Commercials

    Commercials,Some are so stupid,Wonder why,They ever made it,That is,Unless,They're a joke!
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Jan 28, 2012

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    I live in a location

    that is close to three states. I've about had it with political ads from elections in all three states! Arrrrrggghh! If you listen to them, all you hear is how horrible the other candidates are. I can't wait for the election to be over and done with!
    Redbuns Redbuns 56-60, M 1 Response Oct 7, 2014

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    I Love My Belly...

    I have a long list of commercials that annoy me, but the number one ad  is, hands down, the commercial about the Bender Ball. I cannot stand it when that woman says, "I love my belly. I love my abdominals". ARRGGGHHH!!!!! I want to put a brick through the tv. The...
    nicoleal20 nicoleal20 46-50, F 3 Responses Aug 27, 2008

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    Yep!!! Let's signal right, but turn our ***** left..... Not too smart!!!!
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