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On 7/14/2019 at 10:23 AM, Milburn Stone said:

I know this has been posted at least a million billion times before, but I simply can't stand Liberty Mutual spots.  Not only are they on Comcast at least once every ten minutes, they have this smug "ain't we cute?" style that is completely off-putting.  From "do they expect you to drive 3/4 of a car?" to that creepy fortune teller in the booth, I can't hit the remote fast enough.

I understand LiMu (ick) has a reputable ad agency, but are they all on drugs?  Who would respond positively to this drek and put their hard-earned money into their grift?

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I think the Buick ads are clever. 

I also like the new batch of Liberty Mutual ads. I think they are funny. The only bone to pick for me is they act like they are the only insurance company that let's you customize to your needs. We've been with State Farm for decades, and we always customize to our needs.

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On 8/19/2019 at 3:47 PM, peacheslatour said:

I once saw a woman on a bus eating out of a gallon jar of mayonnaise.

THat, my friend, is a perfectly compact picture of the culmination of MANY bad decisions made in that person's life. 

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1 hour ago, chessiegal said:

I also like the new batch of Liberty Mutual ads. I think they are funny. The only bone to pick for me is they act like they are the only insurance company that let's you customize to your needs. We've been with State Farm for decades, and we always customize to our needs.

I loathe them, and you raise a good point about their disguising totally generic claims as unique. (Which is but one source of my loathing.) When you think about it, other insurance companies don't really do that. Allstate focuses on the superior protection they'll give you because of their huge size, State Farm leverages their unparalleled network of neighborhood offices, Geico talks about saving you money compared to your current insurance, Progressive talks about the ease of buying their insurance online, Esurance kind of owns the "we make it incredibly simple because you don't want to have to think about insurance" category, Farmers is all about their assurance that they'll cover you no matter how weird your claim, etc. They all at least offer something that they can legitimately claim to be better at. Liberty's total reliance on gimmickry (and thievery of other insurance companies' devices, like the a-cappella jingle from Farmers and the animal from Geico) at the expense of an actual marketing strategy just exposes their utter poverty of ideas.

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@Uncle JUICE I laughed out loud, literally out loud here in my office, for minutes at your re-edited Buick commercial. 

My latest commercial pet-peeve is the Claritin spot where the dude is laying on the ground playing with his puppy. Sounds sweet, right? WRONG. He is way, way too all up on that poor puppy. It's uncomfortable how happy that puppy is making him. It reminds me of that line in "The Truth About Cats and Dogs": "People, you can love your pets, but don't LOVE your pets." 

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5 hours ago, Uncle JUICE said:
  • A couple comes out of a restaurant to a valet, who hands them the keys and says "Here's your Buick, sir," and the guy responds "actually, THAT's my Buick." They delete the part where the valet says "Did I just hand you a set of car keys with the same number on the key as on the ticket you fucking gave me? Do you understand how valet parking works? You give me a numbered tag. I take that tag, match the number to the key, go to the corresponding parking space, put those keys in your car, drive your car here, and you fucking tip. I don't really give a shit if it's a Buick, a Cadillac or the god damn Batmobile. Get your bougy ass IN the car, which YOU KNOW BY SIGHT, and drive your ass away. Plus get over it, it's just a Buick, it's nothing special."
  • "How are we going to get all our surfboards onto your Buick?" asks an extremely unlikely group of female surfers all holding surfboards next to a convertible Buick. "Actually, THAT's my Buick!" responds one, to an SUV with a roofrack for those pesky surfboards. Somehow no one says "Cindy, let's make sure we go to an ER before you take us home, because Sandra was very clearly concussed during that vicious wipeout earlier...we obviously all drove here in your SUV, and her confusion about which car it is means either her brain is telling her we all surfed from some unknown origin to this point and now have to figure out how to get back, OR she thinks we came in this convertible dragging our boards behind us."

OMG these are hysterical, and so true! Clearly they didn't think these through.

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6 hours ago, Uncle JUICE said:

There's a buick commercial where everyone is so surprised that the buick in question is actually the OTHER buick. I fucking hate this. It's like 15 seconds long.

  • A couple comes out of a restaurant to a valet, who hands them the keys and says "Here's your Buick, sir," and the guy responds "actually, THAT's my Buick." They delete the part where the valet says "Did I just hand you a set of car keys with the same number on the key as on the ticket you fucking gave me? Do you understand how valet parking works? You give me a numbered tag. I take that tag, match the number to the key, go to the corresponding parking space, put those keys in your car, drive your car here, and you fucking tip. I don't really give a shit if it's a Buick, a Cadillac or the god damn Batmobile. Get your bougy ass IN the car, which YOU KNOW BY SIGHT, and drive your ass away. Plus get over it, it's just a Buick, it's nothing special."
  • Group of lacrosse players with all their gear asks one kid "How are we all going to fit in your mom's Buick?" Douchey LAX kid says "THAT's my mom's Buick," which is basically a crossover SUV. Not pictured is the kid going "Wow, guess your dad's lawyer did okay with the divorce settlement, because that's like a half step up from a Subaru, why are you so impressed with it? Get the fuck in the car, Cameron."
  • "How are we going to get all our surfboards onto your Buick?" asks an extremely unlikely group of female surfers all holding surfboards next to a convertible Buick. "Actually, THAT's my Buick!" responds one, to an SUV with a roofrack for those pesky surfboards. Somehow no one says "Cindy, let's make sure we go to an ER before you take us home, because Sandra was very clearly concussed during that vicious wipeout earlier...we obviously all drove here in your SUV, and her confusion about which car it is means either her brain is telling her we all surfed from some unknown origin to this point and now have to figure out how to get back, OR she thinks we came in this convertible dragging our boards behind us."
  • "I really love this new BUick," says a woman to her partner on the street as they walk by a car parked on the road. He says "Me too!" as he gazes lustily upon the car, not the woman. She says "Actually, I was talking about THAT Buick," and looks up to a billboard featuring a totally different car. "I knew that," he says. "Did you?" she retorts. Commercial cuts off before he says "WHAT THE FUCK, WHY ARE YOU ALWAYS SO GOD DAMN MEAN?? They're BOTH FUCKING BUICKS, what difference does it make which one you're talking about? Jesus FUCKING Christ I can't take being with you, you're insufferable, I mean SERIOUSLY who gives a shit? God I hate you, I can't believe I married you, I'm just happy we don't have children and I can't wait to get rid of you, you browbeating thundercunt, it's a passing remark ABOUT A STRANGER'S CAR! We already drive a nicer car than EITHER OF THESE!"

OMG!!!! These are my exact same thoughts every time I have the misfortune to watch this commercial!!!!!!

Greatest post ever!!!!

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I think every car commercial running right now annoys me one way or another.

The Buick one where UNCLE JUICE so cleverly wrote down the unspoken thoughts.

The Chevy ones where some dimwit always shouts "Just look at it!"

The truck commercial where everyone's jaw drops open when it drives by because the tailgate has hinges so you can fold it different ways.

The truck commercial with the remote control tailgate. (That one should be on the hinged one.)

Toyota Jan doing her country/western imitation. and her fist bumping one.

I could go on and on but that is enough for now.

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The commercials for Sandals resorts drive me into a rage. My takeaway from ALL their ads is that only slim, pretty, young people are allowed at Sandals. 

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7 minutes ago, Colleenna said:

The commercials for Sandals resorts drive me into a rage. My takeaway from ALL their ads is that only slim, pretty, young people are allowed at Sandals. 

My takeaway is that as long as you can afford to go there, once you arrive you can pretend you're young, slim, and pretty no matter what you look like. :-}

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11 hours ago, Uncle JUICE said:

A couple comes out of a restaurant to a valet, who hands them the keys and says "Here's your Buick, sir," and the guy responds "actually, THAT's my Buick." They delete the part where the valet says "Did I just hand you a set of car keys with the same number on the key as on the ticket you fucking gave me? Do you understand how valet parking works? You give me a numbered tag. I take that tag, match the number to the key, go to the corresponding parking space, put those keys in your car, drive your car here, and you fucking tip. I don't really give a shit if it's a Buick, a Cadillac or the god damn Batmobile. Get your bougy ass IN the car, which YOU KNOW BY SIGHT, and drive your ass away. Plus get over it, it's just a Buick, it's nothing special."

My reaction to that one was "how disorganized is the valet stand that you're bringing back the wrong car when the owner would have given you the tag for his car?" 

Also, who refers to their cars that way? Especially kids. "How are we all going to fit in your mom's Buick?" No kid being picked up from soccer practice is gonna refer to their friend's mom's car by the make/model name. The only time I ever refer to my car as Hyundai and/or Elantra is if someone asks me what kind of car I have. If I have to point it out to someone I'm gonna start with "the blue one over there." Maybe add "the one with the duck on the dashboard."

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It's an old commercial but the State Farm "she sher she shed"or what she says is annoying on TV and radio. I wish it would stop.

I am sure it was the husband that burned it down.

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9 hours ago, margol29 said:

I think every car commercial running right now annoys me one way or another.

The Buick one where UNCLE JUICE so cleverly wrote down the unspoken thoughts.

The Chevy ones where some dimwit always shouts "Just look at it!"

The truck commercial where everyone's jaw drops open when it drives by because the tailgate has hinges so you can fold it different ways.

The truck commercial with the remote control tailgate. (That one should be on the hinged one.)

Toyota Jan doing her country/western imitation. and her fist bumping one.

I could go on and on but that is enough for now.

Toyota Jan doing anything in any of her commercials.  She sucks and reminds me of an insect.

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6 hours ago, ams1001 said:

No kid being picked up from soccer practice is gonna refer to their friend's mom's car by the make/model name.

It wasn't soccer practice, but in high school in the mid-60s, my BFF and I would refer to a third girl's family car as "The Big BW" because that girl was ALWAYS talking about their Buick Wildcat like it was some big deal of a car. Jonesey & I were being sarcastic. Yes, it was a BUICK.  Bwaahahahahahaha.

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13 hours ago, Colleenna said:

The commercials for Sandals resorts drive me into a rage. My takeaway from ALL their ads is that only slim, pretty, young people are allowed at Sandals. 

My takeaway is that if you go there bring a gallon of clorox to wipe everything down.  Eww.

7 hours ago, mxc90 said:

It's an old commercial but the State Farm "she sher she shed"or what she says is annoying on TV and radio. I wish it would stop.

Chi-chier.

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I don't like the question at the end of the Capital One commercial: What's in your wallet?

These nosy clowns don't need to know what's in there.  

I just found this thread, now I feel compelled to watch the commercials instead of my usual fastforwarding through them. But it's good to get this off my chest!

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4 hours ago, CrystalBlue said:

Toyota Jan doing anything in any of her commercials.  She sucks and reminds me of an insect.

You mean you dont love her country duet anoutnhow awesome toyotas are??? She's the poor means progressive Flo spokesperson. 

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13 minutes ago, Uncle JUICE said:

You mean you dont love her country duet anoutnhow awesome toyotas are??? She's the poor means progressive Flo spokesperson. 

Pretty sure you mean the poor man's Progressive Flo, in which case I totally agree with you. I thought of her as Fake Flo from the moment she appeared on our screens, and she only becomes more that way with each new pool of spots.

Maybe why I hate this kind of "advertising thievery" so much is that I had the good fortune to be a creative director at an agency whose corporate culture would never allow such a thing. If you dared present an idea that was derivative of another campaign, you'd be shot down in flames in such a way that you'd never forget it. If you did it more than once, you'd be fired. The flip side of this was positive, not negative. We worked really hard to come up with big, original ideas, and we were exceedingly grateful to work for a place whose corporate culture instilled this value in us.

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48 minutes ago, Milburn Stone said:

Maybe why I hate this kind of "advertising thievery" so much is that I had the good fortune to be a creative director at an agency whose corporate culture would never allow such a thing. If you dared present an idea that was derivative of another campaign, you'd be shot down in flames in such a way that you'd never forget it. If you did it more than once, you'd be fired. The flip side of this was positive, not negative. We worked really hard to come up with big, original ideas, and we were exceedingly grateful to work for a place whose corporate culture instilled this value in us.

If all you can do is steal other people's ideas, you should be fired. (not you, personally, the collective you who are making LiMu Emu and and Flo 2.0 aka, Jan (wait, so, does that make Flo Marcia? and Jan is the half assed middle sister who tries to be like her, which means we have a commercial version of Cindy out there somewhere! People, be on the look out for an annoying spokeswoman with a lisp and curls! Then we will have our Brady Trifecta!) knockoff commercials.)

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On 8/23/2019 at 10:39 AM, chessiegal said:

I think the Buick ads are clever. 

I also like the new batch of Liberty Mutual ads. I think they are funny. The only bone to pick for me is they act like they are the only insurance company that let's you customize to your needs. We've been with State Farm for decades, and we always customize to our needs.

Bingo. What a shocking admission that Liberty Mutual has no message and no competitive advantages whatsoever. "Drek" is right.

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I loathe them, and you raise a good point about their disguising totally generic claims as unique. (Which is but one source of my loathing.) When you think about it, other insurance companies don't really do that. Allstate focuses on the superior protection they'll give you because of their huge size, State Farm leverages their unparalleled network of neighborhood offices, Geico talks about saving you money compared to your current insurance, Progressive talks about the ease of buying their insurance online, Esurance kind of owns the "we make it incredibly simple because you don't want to have to think about insurance" category, Farmers is all about their assurance that they'll cover you no matter how weird your claim, etc. They all at least offer something that they can legitimately claim to be better at. Liberty's total reliance on gimmickry (and thievery of other insurance companies' devices, like the a-cappella jingle from Farmers and the animal from Geico) at the expense of an actual marketing strategy just exposes their utter poverty of ideas.

Wow, that's a really excellent analysis!

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6 hours ago, mxc90 said:

I don't like the question at the end of the Capital One commercial: What's in your wallet?

These nosy clowns don't need to know what's in there.  

Ha! It ain't a Capital One card (no matter how much junk mail they send me). I do have a CO savings account, but that's only because they bought out ING and I never bothered to change it (ever since I took out the down payment on my condo I haven't had that much in there; I keep meaning to move it to a Discover savings account, which has better interest, for the moment at least, and also because I have their card so I'm on their site at least once a month; part of the reason I don't pay much attention to the CO account is because of the whole "out of sight, out of mind" thing).

5 hours ago, Milburn Stone said:

Maybe why I hate this kind of "advertising thievery" so much 

Like the Kia ads that have the spokesperson dressed in red just like Jan?

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7 hours ago, Milburn Stone said:

Maybe why I hate this kind of "advertising thievery" so much is that I had the good fortune to be a creative director at an agency whose corporate culture would never allow such a thing. If you dared present an idea that was derivative of another campaign, you'd be shot down in flames in such a way that you'd never forget it. If you did it more than once, you'd be fired. The flip side of this was positive, not negative. We worked really hard to come up with big, original ideas, and we were exceedingly grateful to work for a place whose corporate culture instilled this value in us.

Well said.

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On 8/23/2019 at 9:41 PM, ams1001 said:

The only time I ever refer to my car as Hyundai and/or Elantra is if someone asks me what kind of car I have. If I have to point it out to someone I'm gonna start with "the blue one over there." Maybe add "the one with the duck on the dashboard."

Back many hundreds of years ago when there were a couple of Comedy Channels on Cable, I loved watching stand-up. Rita Rudner was always a favorite of mine. She had a part of her routine where she would ask a man in the front row what kind of car he drove, he would answer in entirely more detail than any woman ever wants about a car. Then she would tell him to ask her what kind of car she drove, he did and her answer was "the blue one." That's exactly how I feel about makes of cars. Or car repair, my brother used to do my car repair, I would tell him that the car was doing something or other or making a sound like, "blah, blah, blah." He would then launch into a 15 minute discussion of what could possibly be wrong, I didn't care, so I started raising my hand like when I was in school and when he acknowledged, I'd say, "how much and how long?" It's how I feel about all car related stuff, commercials, insurance, makes, models, I don't care, will it get me from point A to point B, does it have heat and a/c. If it's blue, that's a plus.

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8 minutes ago, friendperidot said:

 It's how I feel about all car related stuff, commercials, insurance, makes, models, I don't care, will it get me from point A to point B, does it have heat and a/c. If it's blue, that's a plus.

Haha, yeah that's me. Including the blue, which I didn't manage to get until my last car. Current car is not quite the shade I'd prefer, but it's close enough.

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there was a discussion earlier about the So Klean, CPAP machine and I have a question about the ad, is that William Shatner? It sort of looks like him, it sort of sounds like him.

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1 minute ago, friendperidot said:

there was a discussion earlier about the So Klean, CPAP machine and I have a question about the ad, is that William Shatner? It sort of looks like him, it sort of sounds like him.

It is him.

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5 hours ago, friendperidot said:

It's how I feel about all car related stuff, commercials, insurance, makes, models, I don't care, will it get me from point A to point B, does it have heat and a/c. If it's blue, that's a plus.

Pretty much sums up my attitude as well. My family's had an interesting history with cars that had some kind of issue with them, so as long as I know the thing doesn't look like it's going to fall apart on me at any moment and works the way it's supposed to, that's all the more I really need to know or care about.

(For me, a red car would be nice :D. I also like a car that has a working radio/CD player/some outlet for music, 'cause you gotta have tunes for the road.)

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4 hours ago, Annber03 said:

(For me, a red car would be nice :D. I also like a car that has a working radio/CD player/some outlet for music, 'cause you gotta have tunes for the road.)

My current car doesn't have a CD player, which I kind of miss (despite the fact that I had the same CD in my last car for the entire three years of my lease). But I usually play podcasts from ipod, anyway. Debating if I want to keep the satellite radio or just switch to a cheaper plan when my current special deal subscription runs out in a few weeks. (I definitely don't listen to it enough to pay full price for what I currently have.)

Also doesn't have the storage pockets on the backs of the front seats, which I find odd (and my last car only had one). Seems like each of my last few cars has had fewer and fewer little cubbie holes and other places to put stuff.

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12 hours ago, ams1001 said:
12 hours ago, friendperidot said:

 It's how I feel about all car related stuff, commercials, insurance, makes, models, I don't care, will it get me from point A to point B, does it have heat and a/c. If it's blue, that's a plus.

Haha, yeah that's me. Including the blue, which I didn't manage to get until my last car. Current car is not quite the shade I'd prefer, but it's close enough.

I'm loving all the blue car love! Mine is blue too, and when I first started driving I managed to get a huge scrap/dent down the passenger side. A mechanic got it out enough that the door would open and said for a cost I could have it fixed completely. It's been about 10 years. The dent is still there and I call the car Scar in it's honor. 

When I see these car ads, the only ones that get my attention are if they talk about actual features and show those features. Like the ones that help you back up, since that is probably my biggest driving fear. I am really bad at figuring out distance when I'm in reverse. 

All the "focus group" style commercials annoy me to no end. The Buick "not that Buick, this Buick" ones kind of confuse me. I get that they are trying to break out of the Buick = old person car stereotype, but to me the two cars they are pointing out look pretty similar to me so I don't get why they're so offended that someone picked the wrong one. The worst, though, are the ones that are just cars driving really fast because hello... speed limits are a thing people. I don't care how fast my car is capable of going because I really don't want to get arrested for going that fast. 

Oh and any car ad that is trying really, really hard to seem sexy. Though those ones typically just make me laugh. 

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20 minutes ago, Mabinogia said:

The worst, though, are the ones that are just cars driving really fast because hello... speed limits are a thing people. I don't care how fast my car is capable of going because I really don't want to get arrested for going that fast. 

That's why they always put the tiny white letters saying "professional driver on closed course; do not attempt" or some such wording. Advertising a product by using it to do something I shouldn't be doing with it is great! Right?

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6 hours ago, Mabinogia said:

The worst, though, are the ones that are just cars driving really fast because hello... speed limits are a thing people. I don't care how fast my car is capable of going because I really don't want to get arrested for going that fast.  

Moving this to Small Talk.

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Another blue car owner here!! Right now, I am just tired of commercials when people YELL to make a point. Do they think we can't hear them? Idiots! 😠

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Is going from an awkward, fat person to a buff, smug metrosexual lawyer truly worth getting Liberty Mutual insurance ? 

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Walmart's "are you sure you beeped everything?" commercial.

Stop saying "beep."

Boop is just as worse.

Confidential to the guy eating a burger made from plants in the Morningstar Farms commercial: Wipe your damn messy mouth!

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On ‎8‎/‎24‎/‎2019 at 9:53 PM, friendperidot said:

It's how I feel about all car related stuff, commercials, insurance, makes, models, I don't care, will it get me from point A to point B, does it have heat and a/c. If it's blue, that's a plus.

Car ads are turning into perfume ads, both now feature smugly good-looking people doing incomprehensible stuff (such as floating around on "It"'s red balloon).

On ‎8‎/‎24‎/‎2019 at 6:34 AM, mxc90 said:

I don't like the question at the end of the Capital One commercial: What's in your wallet?

I'm waiting for someone to say a condom.

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As you all know the cardinal rule of advertising is that you can be as clever as you want, but if the customer can't remember the name of the product you have an epic fail.

What is it with SUVs?  99% feature driving along California Highway 1 and through Yosemite and look exactly alike.  I don't remember if it's Lexus or Mercedes or Volvo.

The only one that leaves any imprint is the spot for Land Rover with the 99-turn dragon race through mountains culminating in the manic drive up the 999 steps.  Thank you Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon.

Well, the location shoot plus the pricetag over $60,000.

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Come on, we all know Cheryl’s husband didn’t burn down the she-shed. That miserable look on his face is from contemplating how long it will take for a chi-cheir she shed to be built. That’s how long he has to put up with her being in the house with him, yammering on about it. 

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On 3/20/2019 at 2:51 PM, Browncoat said:

I don't own a dishwasher.  I am the dishwasher in my house.  LOL

I don't either - with only two of us, the amount of water it wastes to me seems disgusting.

I would, however, like to borrow one every 6 months or so to get my vases and glassware as super sparkly clean as only dishwashers do.  Oddly enough, no one has a mobile dishwasher service yet, haha.

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I may very well be a party of one with this, but I think the actors play the dynamic between She Shed Cheryl and her husband perfectly.  I don't think he burnt down her she shed, I don't think she spends all her time out there because they can't stand each other, any of that.  I think she's a little excitable and dramatic - e.g. jumping to arson rather than a lightning strike when she finds it on fire - and he's low-key, and they're totally used to each other.  They play liked a couple, and that's not easy to pull off in 30 seconds.

I'm amused by all the Cheryl's She Shed memes, yes, but I also enjoy the commercial on its own (a feat, since I think "man caves" and "she sheds" are ridiculous).  Her line delivery on "Well, my she-shed's on fire" is great, and his on "That's wonderful news" is even better.

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1 hour ago, Dbolt said:

Come on, we all know Cheryl’s husband didn’t burn down the she-shed. That miserable look on his face is from contemplating how long it will take for a chi-cheir she shed to be built. That’s how long he has to put up with her being in the house with him, yammering on about it. 

It was struck by lightning.  There's a slightly longer version that doesn't always air, where he says something to the effect of "No one burned it down, it got hit by lightning".

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On 4/4/2019 at 11:40 PM, KillingAdam said:

More of a question, okay an actual question, what product is having the most annoying/disliked ads made right now?

Any toilet tissue adverts.  "Enjoy the Go" and "Down there Care" have my complete and utter hatred.  The Down there Care ones are remarkably annoying/gross/and almost offensive - even for toilet tissue ads.   

Commercials for diapers...  yuck, I just don't like them.  'Bouncy House" and the Pull Ups/rap song ones are particularly evil, sending me diving for the mute button. 

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1 hour ago, Stella Rose said:

Any toilet tissue adverts.  "Enjoy the Go" and "Down there Care" have my complete and utter hatred.  The Down there Care ones are remarkably annoying/gross/and almost offensive - even for toilet tissue ads.   

Commercials for diapers...  yuck, I just don't like them.  'Bouncy House" and the Pull Ups/rap song ones are particularly evil, sending me diving for the mute button. 

The one that starts out ..."there's an elephant in out bathrooms.." makes me want to scream. We don't talk about it because nobody wants to talk about it, just shut up already.

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On 8/24/2019 at 7:06 AM, Uncle JUICE said:

You mean you dont love her country duet anoutnhow awesome toyotas are??? She's the poor means progressive Flo spokesperson. 

I agree and I can't stand Flo.

I've never understood why they inflict Jan on us.  I like Toyota, but they are making me reconsider.

1 hour ago, Stella Rose said:

Any toilet tissue adverts.  "Enjoy the Go" and "Down there Care" have my complete and utter hatred.  The Down there Care ones are remarkably annoying/gross/and almost offensive - even for toilet tissue ads.   

Commercials for diapers...  yuck, I just don't like them.  'Bouncy House" and the Pull Ups/rap song ones are particularly evil, sending me diving for the mute button. 

They reach offensive to me.

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8 hours ago, spiderpig said:

The only one that leaves any imprint is the spot for Land Rover with the 99-turn dragon race through mountains culminating in the manic drive up the 999 steps. 

I always wish the driver gets out of the car and it rolls back down the 999 steps (because he doesn't pull it all the way onto the platform).

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The Humira commercial where the girl (lead singer) in the band is suffering from Crohn's Disease and is unable to get through rehearsal. She is very lucky to have found this product becuase you can tell from the other members she was "this" close to being relieved of her duties (no pun) from the band. And she didn't do them any favors by spending extra time in the restroom while they waited on stage, looking clueless, in front of an impatient crowd.

What's annoying is that damn disclaimer that always follows. Now this poor girl has to worry about a few minor issues such as the risk of lowering her ability to fight infections, including tuberculosis, serious/sometimes fatal infections and cancer (including lymphoma have happened), as have blood, liver, and nervous system problems. Serious allergic reactions and new or worsening heart failure. Oh Lovely! Rock on young lady!!
 

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