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Commercials you're hating in 2019

As requested - continuation of the 2018 thread

by Anonymousreply 381a day ago

The DNA test commercial (Ancestry.com?) where the lady screams, “I thought I married an Italian!” Her and her husband seem ashamed when they find out through the DNA test that he’s really Eastern European. That commercial creeps me out so bad.

by Anonymousreply 102/09/2019

FIVE NINETY NINE, ARE YOU OUT OF YOUR MIND?

by Anonymousreply 202/09/2019

r1, My biggest problem with that commercial is near the end when the husband picks up the picture of his ancestor and says "yes, he looks a little like me." NO idiot! He came first, you look like him, not the other way around.

Damn Millennials are dumb.

by Anonymousreply 302/10/2019

The one where the hag in the grocery store invades the personal space of a younger female shopper in the produce department to the point of inhaling her hair and telling her she smells like her dead husband. Step off, bitch!

by Anonymousreply 402/10/2019

I started off hating it, but the commercial with Progressive's Flo attending a big party at her co-worker Jamie's house is making me laugh. It is so outrageous to have him living in a huge McMansion with a gorgeous wife and several blond happy kids and he can sing like Gomer Pyle as he strums his guitar.

"She is so tiny, like a little child."

"Flo" is showing up as one of the wife's friends on "The Goldberg's."

by Anonymousreply 502/10/2019

I’ve been hating these TD Ameritrade commercials since 2018, that feature this smarmy, over the hill, bearded hipster douche.

by Anonymousreply 602/10/2019

I hate the Rexulti commercial where the "Good Works Kitchen" volunteers have their long hair hanging down while they're handling food. "They're getting a free lunch. Fuck 'em if they can't take a little hair."

Also, the main frau has one of those weird flat faces with vast expanses of lifeless skin, giving the appearance of an artist's rendition of what an unidentified murder victim looked like in life.

by Anonymousreply 702/10/2019

"On an island called Paradishe at a plashe callt AT-LANT-ish!"

by Anonymousreply 802/10/2019

Local for NYers -- the WCBS ads that feature an annoying Country-Western sounding jingle that demand viewers to "listen to Lonnie" for the weather. Then it shows weatherman Lonnie Quinn staring at screens, scribbling on pads, talking to underlings like a busy bee and we better "listen" to his forecast or else. I hate how they conflate the importance of the weatherman, who all he does is get his info from the National Weather Service and relays it to viewers, but they make it sound like Lonnie is the only man who gets the right info. And he never looks humble.

by Anonymousreply 902/11/2019

Is he at least cute and gay r9?

by Anonymousreply 1002/11/2019

That Asian woman in that Discovery Card Cash Back commercial annoys the FUCK out of me. "I'm getting my moneeey!" Somebody smack her!

by Anonymousreply 1102/11/2019

The new Dior ad with Natalie Portman. Terrible in every way, and it uses that horrific Sia song "Chandelier" which makes me want to throw something through the TV.

by Anonymousreply 1202/11/2019

Judge for yourself R10

by Anonymousreply 1302/11/2019

That Duke's Mayonnaise commercial with that PBS bitch, Vivian-something-or-other.

I cringe whenever it comes on and can't change the channel fast enough.

by Anonymousreply 1402/11/2019

I just watched the WCBS weatherman ad linked by R13 and I fuckin' LOVE it! If that catchy song were released as a single, I'd buy it.

by Anonymousreply 1502/12/2019

"I'm 65 and take medications." Congratufuckinlations. Are you taking something for that freakish alien head?

by Anonymousreply 1602/12/2019

Poshmark with the grimacing ugly long hair blonde saying she made bank

by Anonymousreply 1702/12/2019

The Match.com commercial with the girl named Courtney. The vocal fry and hipster porkpie hat annoy me no end. "I like nice guys - come fiiiiiiiiiiiiiind meeeeeeeeee". Needy much?

by Anonymousreply 1802/12/2019

The sound of this kid's voice makes me want to kick a puppy. I hate this commercial. A lot.

by Anonymousreply 1902/12/2019

God yes R11, that one. I want to kick her in the crotch.

by Anonymousreply 2002/12/2019

I hated those Shriner's hospital ones, but thanks to a thread here about them they make me laugh. Every time I see the little blond wheelchair kid I think of Eve Harrington. The new cute cripple kid on the block.

by Anonymousreply 2102/12/2019

Oh, I hate those douchey TD Ameritrade commercials. When the revolution comes and we eat the rich, those guys are first on the list.

by Anonymousreply 2202/12/2019

Maddie and her mom in the hershey’s Miniatures ad.

by Anonymousreply 2302/12/2019

r13, well he has a little girl but I didn't see a frau anywhere around, however, he does wear a wedding ring.

Maybe he's gay married? I have no clue.

He is cute though, especially for a 55 year old.

by Anonymousreply 2402/12/2019

The Luke Wilson toothpaste commercial is beyond annoying and he’s not that good looking to have all those extreme close-ups.

by Anonymousreply 2502/12/2019

Any commercial for a Rebel Wilson movie that involves a scene with her tripping and falling. Unfortunately, she has a movie coming out soon and we are being bombarded with the TV ads with just this scene. The heavy person stumbling and falling has never been that funny but they keep throwing it in movies.

by Anonymousreply 2602/13/2019

The ones with bi-racial couples laughing in slow-motion during breakfast.

by Anonymousreply 2702/13/2019

On the "love" side, I have major hots for the guy in glasses with the full Jewish mouth who does the "Nope" to all things traffic as he drives backwards and gets a Lyft. Hot guy, good actor.

by Anonymousreply 2802/13/2019

R25,. I must say I love the choices the delivery guy makes at the end when Luke tells him there's no such thing as too close. "Yes, there is..." and then that little sighed "Okaaay..." He could get a sitcom out of this ad like Jim Parsons did.

by Anonymousreply 2902/13/2019

I think it's a paper towel commercial (Bounty) where someone spills or drops food in slow motion with a long "nooooooooo." OMFG I have to mute the fucking thing, it annoys me the fuck out.

by Anonymousreply 3002/13/2019

R30 I just can't stand that pirate demon child. I like to back hand that little cunt if she'd stab me in the ass. Can't change the channel fast enough

by Anonymousreply 3102/13/2019

There's a current one for Activia which shows close-ups of women's bellies, with the implication that if you eat the product, you get will get nice abs. I noticed that in a lot of yogurt commercials - eat their stuff and you become slim and athletic. Even Activia, whose real selling point is that it will keep you regular but they put emphasis on outward physical appearance, not your doody schedule. Even these foreign Activia ads follow the "get thin!" story line.

by Anonymousreply 3202/13/2019

This belongs in the Shriners thread but I hate the insidious sliding-in of Kaleb while Alec became a mere dot on the horizon in our rearview mirrors. I was old enough and aware enough to know that I was being groomed by dark forces, but what could I do?

By the time they dropped the bomb and audaciously exposed what they had done to us by showing Alec rolling up to Kaleb and grunting, "hey kid, come with me and help me look for my lost puppy.....I'll give you $5 and a pack of Camels" while winking at Kaleb's mother, my will to resist had been broken.

It's official: the kind is dead, long live the king!

by Anonymousreply 3302/13/2019

All the Nulasta commercials ....they all have the dog, the nice back yard, nice patio furniture, caring spouse, long gaze at trees....

by Anonymousreply 3402/13/2019

Those stupid AT&T ones with the voiceover going “JUST OKRRR IS NOT OKAAYYY”

ugh

That and that chase commercial with that terrible Havana song. I’d rather hear Mambo #5 on an infinite loops forever than that fucking song again

by Anonymousreply 3502/13/2019

R30 hasn’t had a tv for 30 years.

by Anonymousreply 3602/13/2019

Pepsi is not OKrrrrrrrr!

by Anonymousreply 3702/13/2019

The snack chip one with the Backstreet Boys and some rapper with no personality. I saw it during SNL and thought it was one of their parodies. Are they so hard up for money they need to shill chips?

by Anonymousreply 3802/13/2019

I want to stab Cardi B in the eyes, rip of her wig, and stuff it up her twat.

by Anonymousreply 3902/13/2019

This is a radio ad, but really unparalleled in its 2002 faux-ghetto horribleness.

by Anonymousreply 4002/13/2019

This Dish Network ad with the horrible southern frau and her mascot bulldog

by Anonymousreply 4102/13/2019

Juvederm w Big Freedia's "Karaoke".

Absolutely vile.

by Anonymousreply 4202/13/2019

The Truvada commercial that throws in a black woman along with the gay and transgender spokesmodels just because black women have high HIV rates, even though you know black women IRL aren't taking it!!!!

by Anonymousreply 4302/13/2019

The antivaping commercials with puppets, especially the fog horn one.

by Anonymousreply 4402/13/2019

That Chick Fil A one where that frau-cunt (Jenna or something) declares that her favorite part of the chicken club sandwich is the TOASTED BUN. Really? The bun? And something about how if you bite slowly, you can LITERALLY taste every layer of the sandwich. HATE. IT.

by Anonymousreply 4502/13/2019

If I see that little fag Alex from Shriners I'm on my screen one more time! Hes gonna be in the hospital!

by Anonymousreply 4602/13/2019

The one with the kid who asks, 'What does the dishwasher do?' after she says her mom prewashes the dishes.

She annoys the crap out of me.

by Anonymousreply 4702/13/2019

The Progressive commercial that shows an adult acting like a baby and then says “Grow up! Get your own damn insurance!” Way to be condescending and talk down to your audience!

by Anonymousreply 4802/13/2019

Eva Longoria pronouncing "Hy a la ron ic Acid" in the L'Oreal commercial.

by Anonymousreply 4902/14/2019

There's a Geoffrey Fieger Law commercial that plays around the clock in the Detroit area. "Not Giving Innnnnn...." is the song that is played and it's annoying AF. Fieger looks creepy and the commercials are a hot mess.

by Anonymousreply 5002/14/2019

That 7-Up commercial with Geoffrey Holder.

by Anonymousreply 5102/14/2019

The Indeed job site background music makes me want to stick a knife in my ears.

by Anonymousreply 5202/14/2019

I can't stand the kid asking "what does the dishwasher do" either.

by Anonymousreply 5302/14/2019

Ha, R42, I used to hate that commercial, too. Then a few months ago, my sister's dog died, and that cat-hating person started bonding with my cat. Now, whenever she comes out here from Houston for a visit, the first thing she does is look for my cat, and they do this dance together to that Juvederm/Big Freedia song: "MinkaMinkaMinkaMinka Minka cat/MinkaMinkaMinkaMinka Minka cat." Over and over. It's kind of cute, actually. So that commercial has grown on me!

by Anonymousreply 5402/14/2019

It's a radio ad (don't know if it's on TV too), but the goddamn Jennifer Garner Capital One ad. "Hello, Ms. Garner, this is your wake up call." "Oh, thank you...but while I have you on the phone," Bitch, no!! I'm not staying on the fucking phone to hear you talk about the benefits of Capital One. I have a REAL job and other guests. She seems like the type to actually do that. She grates on me to no end.

by Anonymousreply 5502/14/2019

Aw r54, I had a Minka puss too!

by Anonymousreply 5602/14/2019

On my internet cable provider there are commercials for the show Black-ish that are sponsored by milk. Which seems so wrong, the whitest substance promoting a show called Black-ish, coffee I can imagine, but milk?

by Anonymousreply 5702/14/2019

The new Geico spot with the pig in the car squealing "Whee, wee, WHEEE!" all the way home is so annoying I have to mute that shit. I'm talking Kars 4 Kids annoying!

by Anonymousreply 5802/14/2019

r58, sadly there's nothing new about that commercial.

But you're right about it being super annoying.

by Anonymousreply 5902/14/2019

EVERY goddam Liberty Mutual commercial all shot in front of a phony Statue of Liberty backdrop especially the witness protection ones..."Hi Mr Landry!" Fuck you Mr. Landry.

by Anonymousreply 6002/14/2019

R47 I tease my partner with that commercial because he does the something too. I want to make that a ringtone for him

by Anonymousreply 6102/14/2019

Minka is gorgeous, R54.

by Anonymousreply 6202/14/2019

Ok, the Stella Artrois commercials with Carrie and the Dude forgoing their usual alcoholic drinks for the beer are annoying.

by Anonymousreply 6302/15/2019

Crocodiles crawling around outside the "real" people (not actors) in the Chevy commercial is maybe the stupidest thing I have ever seen on TV.

by Anonymousreply 6402/15/2019

"What does the dishwasher do?"

Well, sweetie, let's see, can you fit inside it? Let's take the drawer out...now try....

by Anonymousreply 6502/15/2019

[quote]Crocodiles crawling around outside the "real" people (not actors) in the Chevy commercial is maybe the stupidest thing I have ever seen on TV.

Oh dear God, yes!

by Anonymousreply 6602/19/2019

The Bernie for President ads have already begun...

by Anonymousreply 6702/19/2019

That stupid Pizza Hut that uses, "Baby Got Back". I hate it all- the bulgy eyes, the Oh Ma Ga, the crossed eyes and the hip flick. ARGH.

by Anonymousreply 6802/19/2019

Not sure which crap restaurant it is, but the one with the original Dion recording of "Runaround Sue" - what does a song by a lovelorn guy warning other guys about a slut who can’t be trusted have to do with takeout food?

by Anonymousreply 6902/19/2019

Big fat Mimi and her milquetoast brother, in that JUUL commercial that looks like it was filmed in a cheap motel. Mimi: "I'm a pain! I'm a 'little sister!'" Mimi also inflicts her vocal fry and dismissive tone upon her viewers who, despite what she assumes, don't find her cute or delightful.

by Anonymousreply 7002/20/2019

ALL of the Farmer's Only commercials. All of them. Trumpkins in love. Shoot them now.

by Anonymousreply 7102/20/2019

Those seriously stupid dumbasses on every goddamn SONIC commercial. I used to like their food but would never patronize them again.

by Anonymousreply 7202/20/2019

The crocodiles are "real' too. they should eat the people who make the fucking commercial.

by Anonymousreply 7302/20/2019

PURPLE BRICK. ‘Nuff said.

by Anonymousreply 7402/20/2019

Exactly WHY do the Discover card commercials feature "twins" talking to each other on the phone? It's so annoyingly nonsensical.

by Anonymousreply 7502/20/2019

That annoying woman who shows off her pee absorbing underwear.

by Anonymousreply 7602/20/2019

Bad enough I have to endure being "attaqued" by Shaq in almost every other commercial, but now they have added his Shakespearean prowess to a "General Insurance" commercial and he can't even get the quote right.

Is there anyone in the civilized world who can't quote: "To be or not to be, that is the question."

Why, yes there is and it is on full display as Shaq acts out the quote. Unfortunately, he says:

"To be or not to be.......THEREFORE..." Before they cut him off.

by Anonymousreply 7702/21/2019

The one where the computer generated fuzzy things go "Hi-eeeeee" then go "Bye-eeeeeee".

by Anonymousreply 7802/21/2019

This one for Classico pasta sauce, airing here in Canada, I think it's a couple of years old but it's been in heavy rotation lately. Hip-hop grannies - how original!!

by Anonymousreply 7902/21/2019

Liberty Mutual--the fucking theme song, all of it. And those car insurance commercials featuring Oscar winner and money whore what's-his-name, who also showed his ass on OZ.

by Anonymousreply 8002/21/2019

The singing insurance thing at the piano. And btw, now that Geico is too cheap to make new commercials, are all those actors now getting residuals again? They'd fucking better be.

by Anonymousreply 8102/21/2019

I hate Marie Osmond in Nutri System!

by Anonymousreply 8202/21/2019

The cottage cheese commercial from Daisy.

by Anonymousreply 8302/21/2019

Wells Fargo "My New Favorite Thing I Think I'm in Love" Propel card commercial with the pizza delivery to the pool that cuts to the dancing couple in headphones that knock over a lamp and fear they've awakened their infant.

by Anonymousreply 8402/21/2019

That fucking Venus commercial for women's shavers where they have a bunch of really ugly deformed and tatooed women shaving their pits and their arms. Freedom to be you! I need to avert my eyes before the one with the spotted skin starts shaving her pits.

by Anonymousreply 8502/21/2019

Awww, thanks, R62. She's a shameless flirt, never met a stranger. I'm happy to have her in my life.

by Anonymousreply 8602/21/2019

Jesus Lord, that horrific commercial for some eczema prescription drug, where all the random objects in life suddenly sprout itchy worms, maggots, and I don't know what all else because I change the channel the second it comes on.

I get the creepy crawlies just thinking about it.

by Anonymousreply 8702/21/2019

Some of you list commercials you’ve either made up or haven’t seen in years. Dumb bastards.

by Anonymousreply 8802/22/2019

I hate cable commercials. Now that you pay each station to get it thru your cable they rarely play "commercials", they run promos for their own shows. Try watching a show on Logo and you get the same god damn RuPaul DragRace promo every six minutes

by Anonymousreply 8902/22/2019

R89 the rupaul commercial where the one queen says “go back to party city where you belong”. And then some gargantuan black queen says “get your nuts out of my face!”.

by Anonymousreply 9002/22/2019

I'm old enough to remember cable being sold as commercial-free, since you paid for it every month.

by Anonymousreply 9102/22/2019

PAN PAN PAN PAAAAAAAAAAAAAANNN!

by Anonymousreply 9202/22/2019

The pizza commercial where the man and woman slam their faces down on the table to see the thin crust of the pizza.

Eww.

by Anonymousreply 9302/22/2019

Oh my god, that new Pepsi commercial with that tarted up chick (no idea who the fuck it is, I'm old) saying "OKRRRRRRRRRRR" instead of "okay".

UGH, so fucking annoying I just want to smack the shit out of her.

by Anonymousreply 9402/24/2019

All car commercials.

by Anonymousreply 9502/24/2019

The one where the women are all having panic attacks depicted as huge metal plates coming out of their bodies. Seriously? Showing the woman sobbing in her car? Gawd. Grow up. We don't need to have all your issues shoved in our faces. I'm eating.

Has the word dignity become a hate crime?

by Anonymousreply 9602/24/2019

The Depends commercial with the guy that looks way too much like Jerry Sandusky to me. Also, he is such a large guy I picture him just filling that ugly grey diaper up with a gallon of piss while he is out hiking with his family. There is also a spot they are showing for Ari Melber's show with Donnie Deustch laughing hysterically at Ari quoting some rap lyric. Ridiculous.

by Anonymousreply 9702/24/2019

That couple in the Geico gecko yard sale ad. "If it's in the yard--it's for sale."

Like that's even a thing? Get the fuck off my property!

by Anonymousreply 9802/24/2019

The kitty litter "stink face" spot. Makes me want to drown the woman with the face AND the cat.

by Anonymousreply 9902/26/2019

Who's the fat lady in the booth in the new Pepsi commercial with Cardi B.?

by Anonymousreply 10002/27/2019

Can't stand that dignity health where they are doing a football game and having some small kid running down the field . I'm like "tackle that stupid kid".

by Anonymousreply 10103/01/2019

Just saw a commercial for something called Hempvana Hands which are finger-less compression gloves "infused with cannabis sativa hemp", that are supposed to help people with hand issues like arthritis and carpal tunnel. Really?

by Anonymousreply 10203/13/2019

Nailed it!! The ad for go-gurt where the fat frau mom congratulates herself by sticking a frozen stick of yogurt in her spawn's lunch. Nailed It!! I would like to take a nail gun to her head.

I really really really want to punch the Arby's guy in the face. And then punch him some more.

The Real Real ad with a model who manages to be both fug and smug. You are not the second coming of Evangelista, bitch.

by Anonymousreply 10303/13/2019

The Joe Namath home health aides.

by Anonymousreply 10403/13/2019

The Ford commercial where the mob is carrying the back lift gates with a pop song in the background.

by Anonymousreply 10503/13/2019

The Arbys guy! He's the voice of Archer and Bobs Burgers. Even thought he looks terrible in real life, I still love his voice

by Anonymousreply 10603/13/2019

On the "love" side, I adore that Seth Rogan clone in the AT&T commercials, especially the one where he says, "Oh, that's not awesome at all." I say that all the time now.

by Anonymousreply 10703/13/2019

OKRRRRRRRRR!!!!!!

That fucking pepsi commercial makes me want to fucking punch that cunt out.

by Anonymousreply 10803/13/2019

Oookie

by Anonymousreply 10903/14/2019

That one where the one girl is telling the other how she rented all these different hotel rooms, and her friend is wondering how she did it, and the first one, hereafter referred to as Smug Bitch, practically rolls her eyes and answers like a valley girl, instead of just telling her friend about the app she used. I hope she is flying on one of those tainted Boeings on her trip.

by Anonymousreply 11003/14/2019

LOL that's actress Anna Kendrick r110, she's fairly well known outside of commercials.

by Anonymousreply 11103/20/2019

She had the same effect on me when we went INTO THE WOODS.

by Anonymousreply 11203/20/2019

Those horrible, pretentious car ads with Matthew McConaghey . The worst.

by Anonymousreply 11303/20/2019

That plaque psoriasis medication commercial where the woman gets out of bed and brushes a pile of flaked skin from her blue bottom sheet. Gag!

I feel for those plagued with this skin disease and others, but do we have to see that shit?

by Anonymousreply 11403/20/2019

I agree R114 -- but how else would we have learned that Cyndy Lauper suffered from the heartbreak of psoriasis? I don't know her well enough, do you?

by Anonymousreply 11503/20/2019

R78 that yellow fur ball with the hiiiii! hiiiiii! byyyyeeeee!s is my most hated commercial too! It's for Cricket wireless. I messaged them saying that I would not even consider purchasing their services for at least five years after they cease and desist running those ads and strongly recommended firing the advertising team that came up with it.

by Anonymousreply 11603/20/2019

The one Matthew McConaughey ad r113 they are running now where he is holding court at a dinner party with the blond extra nervously saying "whattttttt?" and then everyone watching him play pool by himself from their position in the hallway,as if they are in the presence of greatness to him walking to the car with a haunted/doped-up look on his face is especially annoying and down right bizarre. Normally I wouldn't scrutinize an ad to the extent I have this one but they seem to show it every ten minutes on MSNBC which is about the only channel I watch anymore.

I also hate the commercial for some drug were they have the actors sitting on toilets having trouble taking a shit. grosses me out.

by Anonymousreply 11703/21/2019

Are these guys lovers? Anyway the skinny guy is hawt. These are showing repeatedly in NYC area.

by Anonymousreply 11803/21/2019

The singing Progressive box "Live From The Star-Lite Lounge" ad. It is fucking shit.

by Anonymousreply 11903/21/2019

Am I the only person in the world who doesn't think that Matthew McConaughey is handsome? His face looks kind of flat, as if it's been squashed. He reminds me of someone who's had plastic surgery after his face was disfigured, but it hasn't quite worked.

by Anonymousreply 12003/21/2019

He’s ugly

by Anonymousreply 12103/21/2019

The commercial with the little black girl rapping. Her voice is annoying and I don't understand a word she is saying

The commercial with the silly women singing and dancing in the street about birth control with no hormones.

by Anonymousreply 12203/21/2019

I can’t stand him.

by Anonymousreply 12303/21/2019

R120: He was very handsome in his prime (A Time to Kill era). He has not aged well and yes, his face does look lopsided and car commercials are lame.

by Anonymousreply 12403/21/2019

Very local ad for a psychic reader. Vanessa is advertising on News12 Brooklyn channel. She looks like Monica Lewinsky with a face full of makeup, gaudy rings and long garish nails. She's shown sitting on an ornate, gold trimmed chair while examining her clients palm with a magnifying glass. First, she must be making a good amount if she can advertise on TV, but I resent her gypping fools.

by Anonymousreply 12503/21/2019

That awful webiyanycar.com commercial with dancers in business suits.

by Anonymousreply 12603/21/2019

R113, R117 I hate that Matthew McConaughey commercial for Lincoln. He is too cool for school. That shtick is boring, immature, and he is so unworthy of being cool. My question is who would buy a Lincoln because of seeing him acting aloof in a commercial. I have never met a man who liked him or a women who got wet from him.

by Anonymousreply 12703/21/2019

He'a also the RUDEST man to ever hold a dinner party! Who leaves their guests talking at the table like that to go off and shoot pool in the garage or basement or wherever that is? Who then gets in his car and leaves his house entirely leaving his poor put upon wife to entertain the guest while he is absent, off on his own psychedelic trip or what not?

Simply atrocious manners.

by Anonymousreply 12803/21/2019

Drug commercials with fat people. Mainly diabetes drugs. The message is obviously take our drug and you can keep stuffing your face.

by Anonymousreply 12903/21/2019

Another vote for the real real. Is ezra miller in a dress supposed to make women want to buy it?

by Anonymousreply 13003/21/2019

R127, Barbara Walters was swooning about Matthew McConaughey on "The View" several years ago. Not sure how far her dementia had progressed by then.

by Anonymousreply 13103/21/2019

The weird thing about the McConaughey dinner party ad, besides his doped up look, is that there are no other cars at the party!

by Anonymousreply 13203/21/2019

The tooth implant ads, featuring people who are "ashamed" about their missing teeth, "afraid" to smile, and generally too distraught to live. My favorite is the obstetrician who can't beam at the new babies he delivers and their ecstatic parents because he has to hide his imperfect smile behind his mask! Try as I might, it's impossible to summon too much sympathy for these shallow vain people who suffer this "disability" -- there are people who can't walk, you big crybabies!

by Anonymousreply 13303/21/2019

They are all hostages.If the camera were to pull back a bit you would see the men with the guns. That is why the woman so nervously says 𝘸𝘩𝘢𝘵? and they all cower in the hallway to watch him play pool.....they are forced to. It's actually a David Lynch nightmare.

by Anonymousreply 13403/21/2019

The PSA one with the little kid who asks his dad "Do we have a gun?" Airs endlessly, sometimes multiple times in a row, when watching various channels via SlingTV.

by Anonymousreply 13503/21/2019

Cottonelle and its "Care Down There" ad is all kinds of gross. The voice-over spins the story of a couple going on vacation and the woman getting a bikini wax for the occasion, then turns it into her picking the right kind of TP that will make sure she's squeaky clean. While this audio is going, it shows a peach in a tiny beach chair - a hand holding some TP wipes the peach and shows all of the "sand" that came off on the TP.

by Anonymousreply 13603/22/2019

R132 excellent observation !

by Anonymousreply 13703/22/2019

Nah, not so great, R137.

Any real host of a dinner party would have their guests’ cars valeted away from theirs. Need we show you the proper DL etiquette for a dinner party again??

by Anonymousreply 13803/22/2019

During Project Runway, they were advertising some app called Earnin, where you can get advances to your paycheck, as I understand. Each person was shown being down to empty pockets (not managing their money properly?) and 99% of the people shown to be using the app were POC. It makes me feel a ways...

by Anonymousreply 13903/22/2019

Any Nationwide commercial with Peyton Manning and Brad Paisley. They're painfully unfunny.

by Anonymousreply 14003/22/2019

The online casino one where the "real customers" all look like ex felons living in a trailer park. Which they probably are. The shot in a box and send it in the mail one, Coloshart or something. Poor mailman.

by Anonymousreply 14103/22/2019

shit^ R141

by Anonymousreply 14203/22/2019

This should cheer you up, R141. (BTW, I really like "Coloshart.")

by Anonymousreply 14303/22/2019

The Charmin commercial where the mom and dad bears refuse to pick up their son's underwear even though none of them wear clothes.

by Anonymousreply 14403/22/2019

That adult diapers commercial was shown only in Japan! And I was in full Kabuki makeup the whole time.

by Anonymousreply 14503/22/2019

May be local - a dental place advertising they specialize in implants. They show the happy dentists talking in the office and patients signing in for appointments, then they drop the news that procedures start at only... $16,000! This ad is set up like those meds where they list the serious side effects with some peppy music playing in the background - ignore the bad stuff and just listen to the happy music. Sure, everyone has that kind of $ just laying around for teeth, and a lot of insurance plans don't cover implants. You can get a car for a lot less than $16K.

by Anonymousreply 14603/28/2019

Full mouth restoration at that place is $40, 000.00

by Anonymousreply 14703/28/2019

I like Jeff bridges and SJP but hate the commercial for Stella Atttwa. The production is terrible and a blind man can see they are not even in the same room.

by Anonymousreply 14803/28/2019

Another late night ad for "California Psychics", usually runs on MeTV. It features a black dude in some park who says, "I've always had a passion for fitness - and she saw me owning my own yoga studio!" This ad has been running for at least three years, if not longer, and every time I see it I want to scream, "Is that YOGA STUDIO open yet??!!"

by Anonymousreply 14903/28/2019

That car commercial that shows a woman in a meeting talking to her cunt of a daughter on the phone and her boss is asking what's wrong and she said her little bitch left her cello in the car. Boss should of said "fucked that, we already paid for this room, that little cunt got to wait" who in the fuck will forget their cello for school?

by Anonymousreply 15003/28/2019

This commercial makes me want to kill someone.

by Anonymousreply 15103/28/2019

Hate: any commercial now using "Na na na na, na na na na, hey hey goodbye!" in the ad.

Love: The use of Jerry Reed's "East Bound and Down." Whatta great truckin' song. Surprised it took this long to use it.

by Anonymousreply 15203/28/2019

That “here we come” jaguar commercial almost never airs once. The exact same commercial is played right after the first one finishes. Tonight, there were 3 of the same jaguar commercials in a row

by Anonymousreply 15303/28/2019

[quote] I like Jeff bridges and SJP but hate the commercial for Stella Atttwa

Oh, dear. It's Stella Artois

by Anonymousreply 15403/28/2019

[quote]Oh, dear. It's Stella Artois

No shit. It's how Bridges' character pronounces it.

by Anonymousreply 15503/29/2019

I hate the anti vaping commercials with the puppets, especially the one with the air horn.

by Anonymousreply 15603/29/2019

Close talker Luke Wilson now has a new ad where he is crunching ice in a theatre. Apparently, Luke (or the ad agent who created this shit) lives in a world full of nasty assholes because now, in addition to the scowly women and ugly Asian boss in his office ad, he now has a nasty black guy scowling at him in the theatre. It's a hostile world in the eyes of Colgate.

by Anonymousreply 15703/29/2019

"My mom washes the dishes BEFORE she puts them in the...." ****BANG!!!****

by Anonymousreply 15803/29/2019

Hopefully the gunshot was to the future Frau and not you, R158.

by Anonymousreply 15903/29/2019

Those anti vape commercials with the puppets! Immediately change channel.

by Anonymousreply 16003/29/2019

R160, you’re the second person that’s mentioned that. Does anyone have a link? I don’t think I’ve ever seen them. Now I HAVE to so I can see what this is all about.

by Anonymousreply 16103/29/2019

Funny, R159 - but definitely to her and not me! That fucker comes on about TWO HUNDRED TIMES a fucking DAY!

by Anonymousreply 16203/29/2019

R158 my partner does exactly that. I even try set it up as a ringtone on his phone lol

by Anonymousreply 16303/30/2019

[quote] I even try set it up as a ringtone on his phone lol

R163, please come sit by me.

by Anonymousreply 16403/30/2019

I’d like to jam that brat INSIDE the dishwasher and hit run. Triple hot scalding rinse cycle, please. No air dry.

by Anonymousreply 16503/30/2019

Anything with Flo, that Progressive Insurance harpy, and anything with Jan, that Toyota harpy.

by Anonymousreply 16603/30/2019

i hate the progressive insurance ads. flo and that red headed guy who tries to sing. it is mind numbing and awful.

by Anonymousreply 16703/30/2019

I had to look up the puppet ads that have been mentioned. Not as awful as I was expecting. I don't love them but they don't bug me that much either.

by Anonymousreply 16803/30/2019

Thank you, R168.

I must’ve tuned them out, because I have seen them but they didn’t make much of an impact.

by Anonymousreply 16903/30/2019

This is a truly horrible ad.

by Anonymousreply 17003/30/2019

The new ones with Flo as the faux sitcom maid -- "I'm not the maid!" -- are really funny, I must admit. But I'm still leaving Progressive.

by Anonymousreply 17103/30/2019

Call JG Wentworth....

by Anonymousreply 17203/30/2019

R161, that fucking anti-vape commercial came on just moments before I typed this. Ugh. Hate it so much.

by Anonymousreply 17303/30/2019

R173, do NOT look at r168!

You may break something.

by Anonymousreply 17403/30/2019

Actually, they BOTH came on back-to-back... that one linked above, and the air-horn one.

by Anonymousreply 17503/30/2019

877_cars-for -kids

by Anonymousreply 17603/30/2019

Here's the air horn (actually boat horn) commercial. Very annoying.

by Anonymousreply 17703/30/2019

Progressive's ads are funnier than almost every other continuing campaign.

R167, you poor thing, it's not his voice.

by Anonymousreply 17803/30/2019

Agreed on Progressive and they are getting better. The "You're not my dad!" teen kid is great (and cute as a bonus). Bet he'll go on to some bigger stuff.

by Anonymousreply 17903/30/2019

I have found Flo and crew amusing for years. The one with her "sister" blasting her quads on the exercise bike is a favorite. The non-Flo lounge-singing policy is a flop however.

by Anonymousreply 18003/30/2019

I know that whenever I get a square inch of dark chocolate, I am always careful to bite off just the smallest edge and then sit back with my eyes closed and savor that little pinch of heaven in my mouth. I then put away the rest of the wafer for later use. (I never swallow it whole like I was taught to engulf the Communion wafer from my childhood Catholic days..."Swallow it, don't chew on it!" the priest would order with authority and I would.)

The "unlikely" friendship between Martha Stewart and Snoop (Doggy) Dog is just the cutest, most twee thing in the world. Now they have added Celine singing "Titanic" to the mix and it sends a warm sensation rushing throughout my body and stops just short of projectile vomit issuing from my mouth. Gag me....blindfold me too while you're at it!

Big shout out to the "PIE!!!" waitress. Makes me laugh everytime she sends that kitchen worker scrambling. ("That's what it takes, baby.")

by Anonymousreply 18103/31/2019

[quote] I was taught to engulf the Communion wafer from my childhood Catholic days..."Swallow it, don't chew on it!" the priest would order with authority and I would.)

He wasn’t talking about the wafer.

by Anonymousreply 18203/31/2019

What are you talking about, r181?

by Anonymousreply 18303/31/2019

Liberty, Liberty, Liberty, Liberty Liberty. All of them.

by Anonymousreply 18403/31/2019

That one with Tom Selleck about reverse mortgages. He used to be so hot back in the '80's.

by Anonymousreply 18503/31/2019

Now he wants to steal your water

by Anonymousreply 18603/31/2019

I hate the carvana advert that tells me I can "relax in my puffy pants." What the hell are puffy pants?

by Anonymousreply 18703/31/2019

The Jergens commercials with Leslie Mann and her daughter are borderline creepy. There, I said it.

by Anonymousreply 18803/31/2019

When the Marie Osmond commercial comes on my boyfriend always talks along with it. I LOST FIFTY FIVE THOUSAND TWO HUNDRED EIGHTY EIGHT POUNDS WITH MARIE OSMOND. And so on.

by Anonymousreply 18903/31/2019

I'm always down for miss Marie giving me the 411 about that stubborn belly fat! 😁

by Anonymousreply 19003/31/2019

That one with the Smothers Brothers talking about constipation. Hate it. Not funny.

by Anonymousreply 19104/01/2019

Aamco commercial where people making sounds to describe the problem of their car. So annoying

by Anonymousreply 19204/02/2019

Idk, r192, I seem to remember the mechanic being good looking in that.

by Anonymousreply 19304/02/2019

There is one now for a law firm wanting to know if you have gotten Gangrene of the Genitals after you have taken some drug so they can sue the drug maker. That just sends shivers up my spine.

by Anonymousreply 19404/04/2019

The endless series of Papa Murphy's Pizza commercials, starring that stupid, loopy, unfunny couple. The man is a non-entity, and the woman has the most annoying baby voice I've ever heard.

by Anonymousreply 19504/04/2019

The frontier commercial with that guitar singer. Annoying

by Anonymousreply 19604/04/2019

R60, r80, r184, Liberty Mutual has heavily played its commercials touting “accident forgiveness” in the greater Los Angeles market for the past few months. But the small print at the ends of these commercials says that “accident forgiveness” is not available in California. What the fuck!!! It should be illegal for them to pull these shenanigans. It’s false advertising or something. Where’s the state Insurance Commissioner when you need him?!

by Anonymousreply 19704/04/2019

The ubiquitous Shen Yun ads, with the ridiculous over-the-top testimonials.

by Anonymousreply 19804/04/2019

[quote]I'm always down for miss Marie giving me the 411 about that stubborn belly fat! 😁

This reminded me of Narda the Lipozene Lady, THE shitty-diet-product pitchwoman circa 2008.

by Anonymousreply 19904/04/2019

That "My Pillow" guy is making me start to believe that homicide may not be such a bad thing.

by Anonymousreply 20004/04/2019

Any Geico commercial that has ever aired, with the exceptions of the talking pothole and "Hump Day".

by Anonymousreply 20104/04/2019

I'm sometimes home during the day and it seems like whenever I have the television on, this one commercial ALWAYS airs at some point. Not sure what is worse - the actual jingle itself, the singing or the entire concept (no pun intended).

by Anonymousreply 20204/04/2019

ChoiceHotels' "Badda Book, Badda Boom!"

Patrick Warburton for National Car Rental - especially the ones where he and a Muppet attached to his luggage laugh uproariously for no reason at all.

Coventry Direct - "We sold our policy."

by Anonymousreply 20304/04/2019

The Mazda "Feel Alive" with that goddamned song by M83 nearly killed me.

"Now and forever - I'm your king!" [italic]Ugh.[/italic]

by Anonymousreply 20404/04/2019

The guy in the Trivago commercials is tres creepy.

by Anonymousreply 20504/04/2019

Speaking of commercial songs that become mindworms, there was that 2011 Visa commercial with Morgan Freeman and 'Tuesday Afternoon' by the Moody Blues.

I heard that son-of-a-bitch even in my sleep - I couldn't get it out of my head.

by Anonymousreply 20604/04/2019

R170, at first I hated it too. But then it grew on me, perhaps with the dawning realization that Karlos Klaumannsmoller is family. The way he dances is funny.

by Anonymousreply 20704/04/2019

R204, I love that song. I heard it first as the opening theme of the show "Versailles" and it grabbed me. I downloaded it and looked up the lyrics. Whenever it comes on, I sing that part... "now and forever, I'm your Kiiiiiinnning". You have to hear the whole thing - it's majestic. When you hear it while looking at the palace of Versailles, it fits.

by Anonymousreply 20804/04/2019

R208, it rubs my anti-monarchistic predisposition the wrong way. [italic]Nobody[/italic] is my king.

by Anonymousreply 20904/04/2019

I'm normally not particularly fond of the Progressive "Flo" commercials (they need to come up with a new mascot at this point), the new one done as a mock sitcom opening, where they keep mistaking her for the maid cracks me up, I think because it annoys her so much: "I'm not the maid!". It always makes me chuckle.

by Anonymousreply 21004/05/2019

The McDonald's commercial with the middle aged AA woman walking down the street with a bag of burgers and a self-satisfied smirk on her face. People who pass her see the McD bag and suddenly are inspired to get their own bag full of burgers. The voice-over hints that she's bringing the food back for her boss and boy, will he be appreciative. This is grounds for a raise or a promotion!

by Anonymousreply 21104/05/2019

If you ever wonder why people are such shitty drivers, the answer is in the fucking car commercials.

by Anonymousreply 21204/05/2019

I hate Jamie in the progressive commercials

by Anonymousreply 21304/05/2019

The Levi’s commercial with the diverse group of *cool* people hanging out in some...pop-up high school dance?? with the music that sounds like, “Pa Wep Pa Pa, Pa Wep Pa Pa”...and two old people start dancing in the center of this multi-culti fakeness...it is on ALL THE TIME and it makes me want to hurl.

by Anonymousreply 21404/05/2019

The flaming hot Doritos commercial with Chance The Rapper "rapping" in a grating monotone that makes me want to claw my ears out, but then he's fronting Backstreet boys? Whuh? He tries to mimic their dance moves, only proving that even now, the Backstreet Boys have ten times the talent this doofus has. Ugh.

by Anonymousreply 21504/05/2019

[quote]Liberty Mutual--the fucking theme song, all of it. And those car insurance commercials featuring Oscar winner and money whore what's-his-name, who also showed his ass on OZ.

Huh? Chris Meloni? From OZ and L&O: SVU? He's NEVER won an Oscar let alone an EMMY.

I've been seeing the guy who played Puddy on 'Seinfeld' in some recent car oriented commercials, he's never won an Oscar either.

What are some of you smoking? Especially listing old commercials, the ones with the talking pig squealing in the car, is not a new TV commercial, it's been running for years.

by Anonymousreply 21604/05/2019

[quote]Especially listing old commercials, the ones with the talking pig squealing in the car, is not a new TV commercial, it's been running for years.

It ran years ago. It hasn’t been running for years. Geico recently brought it back as part of their “best of” series, so it’s been re-airing all over the place.

by Anonymousreply 21704/05/2019

[quote]It ran years ago. It hasn’t been running for years. Geico recently brought it back as part of their “best of” series, so it’s been re-airing all over the place.

Wrong, it ran years ago, for about two years.I realize Geico recently brought it back, as well as the caveman ad. A friend works for the ad agency which created some of the Geico ads.

WTF is wrong with some of the DL posters, you're all so fucking ANAL. What a bunch of control freak prisspots!

by Anonymousreply 21804/05/2019

[quote]Wrong, it ran years ago, for about two years.I realize Geico recently brought it back,

So what was “wrong” twat? That was exactly what was said.

You may need to up the dosage on your meds or do what the doctor said and take all three pills. You’re a little too invested in a thread about annoying commercials.

by Anonymousreply 21904/05/2019

Len the Plumber

by Anonymousreply 22004/05/2019

R216 I think he's referring to J. K. Simmons on the Farmer's commercials.

by Anonymousreply 22104/05/2019

The motherfucker @R219 who is arguing about the squealing pig commercial and telling a poster they're way too invested in this thread, has already posted 12-13 times.

by Anonymousreply 22204/06/2019

[quote]The motherfucker @R219 who is arguing about the squealing pig commercial and telling a poster they're way too invested in this thread, has already posted 12-13 times.

Yup. That’s called being in a discussion. That’s what a discussion board is for. Here’s something that your tiny brain may be able to get around: without people posting, the discussion stops. What I didn’t do is wig out and post this:

[quote]WTF is wrong with some of the DL posters, you're all so fucking ANAL. What a bunch of control freak prisspots!

You did.

by Anonymousreply 22304/06/2019

Kit Kat ad - with Reverse song by Missy Elliott. What is that trying to tell me? I can eat the damned candy any way I want? I could always and still can eat anything the way I want.

Liberty, Liberty, Liberty - shoot me, shoot me, shoot me.

My Pillow - the my pillow guy is shady as fuck. Thought so before I knew he was so far up Cheeto's ass.

Progressive - Flo and Jamie can both die in a grease fire.

Whatever dishwashing detergent has the annoying child saying 'what does the dishwasher do?'. Honey, we rarely used the dishwasher when I was a kid, as mom thought it used too much water. Yeah, dad got it for her as a Christmas present, had it installed and she hardly used it. I washed the dishes every day. So rinsing off dishes and putting in a dishwasher is not a big fucking deal, you annoying little girl .

by Anonymousreply 22404/07/2019

Just shove that little brat into the dishwasher, high heat, and she’ll have her answer.

by Anonymousreply 22504/07/2019

[quote]My Pillow - the my pillow guy is shady as fuck. Thought so before I knew he was so far up Cheeto's ass.

That pillow creep's voice sounds like he's swallowed a bucket of Agent Orange's shit! What a fucking annoying voice!

by Anonymousreply 22604/07/2019

R224, fun fact, dishwashers use a lot less water than hand-washing dishes.

by Anonymousreply 22704/07/2019

No one else hates that Chance-The-Rapper Doritos ad with his obnoxious caterwauling followed by the mysterious inclusion of the backstreet boys?

by Anonymousreply 22804/07/2019

What's that horrible ad with women dancing on the street singing about a hormone free birth control method? Can that ad be any more excruciating.

For the men, there's an equally moronic TV ad about getting surgery for their Peyronie's bent dick disorder. Now that ad is being shown in the afternoon. I saw it yesterday during the L&O: SVU marathon on ION.

by Anonymousreply 22904/07/2019

Just need to share my pain with everyone else... Chance The Rapper's voice is worse than nails on a black board:

by Anonymousreply 23004/07/2019

[quote] What's that horrible ad with women dancing on the street singing about a hormone free birth control method? Can that ad be any more excruciating. [/quote]

R229, see R202

by Anonymousreply 23104/07/2019

The recent ad for the Stanley Steemer cleaning service - it shows a boy about 6 peeing in the toilet and leaving a puddle on the floor. He steps in the puddle and tracks pee onto a carpet. Everyone pees, but it's kind of pervy to show a child handling his genitals on TV. Then it's nasty, showing his sneaker splashing into a pool of yellow liquid.

by Anonymousreply 23204/09/2019

I have a weird crush on Mike McGlone, the guy in the Geico Rhetorical Questions ad campaign. I got excited when I saw him back on TV and then realized it was just that awful pig commercial making the rounds again.

by Anonymousreply 23304/09/2019

The dog in the Seresto commercial grosses me out. It's the one with the boxer dog that brings various items (plunger, flowers, bikini top) to it owners home, making her anxious and upset. That dogs large, loose hanging lower lip/gum is black and nasty.

by Anonymousreply 23404/09/2019

I just saw a commercial for some kind of home decorating app with Kathy Lee singing all the way through it. The cringe was so strong it hurt.

by Anonymousreply 23504/09/2019

Terry Bradshaw making a fool of himself shilling for those step-in tubs for seniors. He dances around and talks with a mush-mouth voice, like he got too many hits to the head during his footballing days.

by Anonymousreply 23604/09/2019

That fucking jaguar commercial.

No, you’re not dreaming, bitch. It’s a fucking car. Just. A. Car

by Anonymousreply 23704/09/2019

Any car commercial featuring distracted drivers saved by the tech of their cars, usually with taglines like "Designed to protect YOU", "Watching out for YOU", etc. Don't these ads just promote ideas for people to drive dangerously. The worst of them feature younger drivers, again with taglines seeming to say most teens are bad drivers, when every accident or near-accident I've had involved adults who were busy doing something else besides paying attention to the road/traffic.

by Anonymousreply 23804/09/2019

[quote]The recent ad for the Stanley Steemer cleaning service - it shows a boy about 6 peeing in the toilet and leaving a puddle on the floor. He steps in the puddle and tracks pee onto a carpet. Everyone pees, but it's kind of pervy to show a child handling his genitals on TV. Then it's nasty, showing his sneaker splashing into a pool of yellow liquid.

Pervy? Are you serious? Triggered much? The boys genitals are, of course, not show, nor is the 'pee' on the floor shown as being yellow! Did you see a different version of this commercial?

This commercial is no more 'gross' than tons of other dumb TV ads, like those stupid cartoon bears worried about leaving their fecal matter stuck to their assholes if they don't use Charmin to wipe their bear assholes. As if fucking bears use toilet tissue!

Grow up.

by Anonymousreply 23904/09/2019

R228 meet R215!

by Anonymousreply 24004/09/2019

All ATT commercials, but especially the one they played over and over at the NCAA tournament. Also for the tournament, Barkley, Spike Lee, and Samuel L Jackson Capital One. I never want to see any of those guys again.

by Anonymousreply 24104/09/2019

Joe Namath reading a cue card, which we see, badly.

by Anonymousreply 24204/09/2019

The panda express commercial is starting to annoy me of them playing the Chinese version of Ring of fire

by Anonymousreply 24304/09/2019

There is a Safelite ad with a teacher that talks to her students in such a cloyingly sappy 80's feel good way that I feel sick when I see it.

by Anonymousreply 24404/10/2019

A company called Teeth Tomorrow which does implants. The patient they use as a spokesperson in their commercial has the most obnoxious, despicable fake looking teeth. They look like horse dentures.

by Anonymousreply 24504/10/2019

^^^ and I throw up a little in my mouth every time they show her rotten “before teeth.”

by Anonymousreply 24604/10/2019

The guy with rotten teeth says it was caused by medication—yeah, like years of meth use.

by Anonymousreply 24704/10/2019

When the giant Olive Garden meatball is dropped onto the spaghetti, I make a little scream of horror. The sauce flies all over the place, and I'm sure it is still undercooked or maybe even a little frozen in the middle.

by Anonymousreply 24804/10/2019

Commercials you're hating in 2019

Y'all will never believe this, but I've discovered this thing called a "DVR"! It records, fast-forwards, reverses, and deletes whatever I tell it to, all with a push of a tiny button! OMG!

by Anonymousreply 24904/10/2019

[quote] There is a Safelite ad with a teacher that talks to her students in such a cloyingly sappy 80's feel good way that I feel sick when I see it.

And then she sounds condescending with the "you must be Pascal".

by Anonymousreply 25004/10/2019

Comcast security with that horrible droning Alela Diane "Oh My Mama " song

by Anonymousreply 25104/11/2019

R249, are you from the future?!

Couldn’t be, this machine you speak of. Tell us more.

by Anonymousreply 25204/11/2019

That god awful commercial for birth control device with that ugly woman and her pals dancing in a supermarket and out in the street..Prevar or something like that

by Anonymousreply 25304/11/2019

Carvana commercials, the smug bitch simplifies the car buying process glossing over all the problematic issues of buying a new car.

by Anonymousreply 25404/11/2019

Carvana aren't new cars, they're used.

by Anonymousreply 25504/11/2019

[quote]That god awful commercial for birth control device with that ugly woman and her pals dancing in a supermarket and out in the street..Prevar or something like that

Paragard, posted at R202

by Anonymousreply 25604/11/2019

There are two or three versions of ads targeting senior citizens to buy a life insurance policy to cover their "final expenses." The worst one features a black mother and daughter; the daughter says something like, "Mom, how are you doing?" and the old lady says she fine now but she's ready for her "homecoming" and then says, "Oh, by the way, I made plans so that you and your brother won't have to pay my final expenses." To which the daughter replies, "Oh Mom, I didn't know you had saved money to cover your final expenses!" Then the mother says, "I didn't - but with just one call I got a $30,000 policy that will cover all my final expenses."

They say fucking "final expenses" about fifteen times, but that's the gist of it.

by Anonymousreply 25704/11/2019

The ad for the internet/cable provider Altice has a table of people at a futuristic dinner party, talking about the "antiquated" form of cooking called flambe. They have a robot butler and a hologram chef. The point of the ad seems to be that Altice is so up-to-date on cable and internet technology, that it's futuristic. The characters in the commercial are all so snobby and superficial sounding, it makes the ad annoying.

by Anonymousreply 25804/11/2019

R257, It's a cliche* that all black people insist on an elaborate funeral even though they're usually poor in American society -- like the maid in "Imitation Of Life". So their "final expenses" will require a $30,000 life insurance policy because a huge, flashy, vulgar display costs a bundle (but is necessary or poor simple, uneducated Mammy can't get into Heaven). The Neptune Society should run ads pointing out that you can buy a cremation plan for a couple of thousand dollars payable over time & relieve your survivors of having to make a big showy fuss.

* imagine an accent aigu over the final e

by Anonymousreply 25904/11/2019

[quote]* imagine an accent aigu over the final e

No need to imagine—here it is: cliché

You're welcome!

by Anonymousreply 26004/11/2019

Thank, R260! How'd you do that?

by Anonymousreply 26104/11/2019

I have Windows 10, and you go into Windows Accessories and open Character Map. From there, you choose from individual letters, depending on what accent you need. You type the word and when you get to the letter you need the accent on, click in from the character map choices and it'll insert into the word. Hope that's clear R261.

by Anonymousreply 26204/11/2019

On my phone, r261, I hold the letter and options come up.

For instance, if I hold the “e,” I get the following:

eèéêēė

Well, you get the idea.

by Anonymousreply 26304/11/2019

[quote]Y'all will never believe this, but I've discovered this thing called a "DVR"! It records, fast-forwards, reverses, and deletes whatever I tell it to, all with a push of a tiny button! OMG!

Way to ruin a thread, you fucking imbecile.

This is DL, new here? If you don't like all the complaining.....which is normal for DL.....GET THE FUCK OUT!

by Anonymousreply 26404/11/2019

R262, I have Windows 7 & am fairly computer illiterate -- but Googling your terms "accessories" & "character map", I've managed to pin the "character map" button to my task bar & am now using that to copy lowercase "e" with accent aigu here: é . Comme ça?

by Anonymousreply 26504/11/2019

Voilà!

by Anonymousreply 26604/11/2019

On a Mac, type "option key" "e" and then type "e" and there it is. To do accent grave, type "option key" " ` " (the very first top left key) and then type "e".

by Anonymousreply 26704/11/2019

It’s really simple in iOS for iPhone and iPad users—just hold the letter key and up pops accented choices.

by Anonymousreply 26804/11/2019

I feel so bilingual! Gracias, DL!

by Anonymousreply 26904/11/2019

R265, Windows 7 is out of support. You need to upgrade (or get a new computer/laptop).

Also on Windows 10, you can use the touch-keyboard (even with a mouse and no touch-screen). If you right-click an empty area of the taskbar you can select "Show Touch Keyboard Button" so it's always there in the system tray on the lower right. You can then easily just click the button to bring up the on-screen keyboard, and click-and-hold (or touch-and-hold if you have a touch-screen) the "E" key, and do just like on iOS … select which "e" you want. It's even more convenient and easy to use than the Character Map app.

by Anonymousreply 27004/11/2019

I hate any commercial that has a doorbell ring in the ad because my bulldog barks and it makes her nervous.

by Anonymousreply 27104/11/2019

The medical equipment commercial with Joe Namath I can’t stand his voice.

by Anonymousreply 27204/11/2019

R272, did you know Joe in his prime (on TV, not in real life)? It's sad to see & hear what's happened to him, just from growing old (& drinking, but maybe no more than lots of celebrities). He used to be physically powerful but now looks & sounds frail -- only to be expected of anyone who's close to 80, yet still sad & the contrast is jarring.

by Anonymousreply 27304/11/2019

The Hampton Inn ad with the woman that just dragged herself out of bed and is saved by a Mrs.Beasley looking woman from being seen by her new boss. The Hampton Inn woman looks like one of Cinderellas stepsisters.

by Anonymousreply 27404/12/2019

In NY , the Optimum commercials with the "Can You Hear Me Now" guy and the fucking robots

by Anonymousreply 27504/12/2019

R275, I thought he did commercials for Sprint? He’s doing Optimum ones now?

by Anonymousreply 27604/12/2019

I don't care about Rob Lowe's choice of low carb snack. He can shove those Atkins bars up his ass.

by Anonymousreply 27704/12/2019

[quote] Y'all will never believe this, but I've discovered this thing called a "DVR"! It records, fast-forwards, reverses, and deletes whatever I tell it to, all with a push of a tiny button! OMG!

OMG! I can’t fucking be bothered!

Not to mention that some people watch tv with an antenna because they mostly stream from a pay service and can’t be bothered paying for a cable TV Service

by Anonymousreply 27804/12/2019

[quote]I don't care about Rob Lowe's choice of low carb snack. He can shove those Atkins bars up his ass.

Doesn't this belong in the "What To Do With A Hambone" thread?

by Anonymousreply 27904/12/2019

Wouldn't be the first thing up Rob's ass.

by Anonymousreply 28004/21/2019

Windows has had the alternate character map since Windows 3.0.

by Anonymousreply 28104/21/2019

Two words: Mattress Mattress.

Also hating on the Bon Voy ads too for Marriott.

by Anonymousreply 28204/21/2019

This ad for a card called Netspend, that advertises that you can get your paycheck "2 days earlier". They have people crowing that they can now get paid on Wednesday instead of Friday like their coworkers, and thus they can "manage my money better". None of this gibberish makes sense - if you get paid 2 days before everyone else, what difference does that make and if 2 days matters so much in your whole money situation, there's no way that it's going to improve how you manage your finances.

This is another way to prey on people living paycheck to paycheck, thinking this is some kind of benefit. There is half a screen of fine print which no one except Superman could read, where they hide how this scam works.

by Anonymousreply 28304/22/2019

That annoying Repuke My Pillow guy's voice, it's excruciating. He sounds like he's swallowed of bucket of Trump's rancid old man cum!

by Anonymousreply 28404/22/2019

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by Anonymousreply 28504/25/2019

Since they all have a right thumb extended, any idea where his might be?

by Anonymousreply 28604/25/2019

The Subaru commercial with the young couple being guided by the old blind man. "If you listen carefully, you can hear the whales."

Shut up!

by Anonymousreply 28704/25/2019

I hate that this commercial airs with the "middle school principal" actually saying, "The teachers are really dedicated *towards* our students."

I hate that, if those were his own words, someone didn't yell, "Cut!"

I hate that, if he was reading copy written for him, someone at the agency didn't fix it and fire the writer for being an imbecile AND that "middle school principal" didn't know to correct it himself.

Also, I agree with the posters above who expressed their hatred of Shen Yun and "Pan, Pan, Pan, P-a-a-a-n!" I can't mute them fast enough.

by Anonymousreply 28804/26/2019

Choice Hotels and the "Badda Book, Badda Boom" guy. I struggle to grab the remote and mute it before he can say it.

by Anonymousreply 28904/26/2019

Taltz psoriasis treament used to run a series of commercials which kept showing peoples' feet in close proximity to droopy puppies, which looked to me like they wanted to say, "somebody fucking kill me!" Feet for puppies and puppies for feet. Gross.

by Anonymousreply 29004/26/2019

The one with Ted Danson for a vodka.

He sidles up to a bar and gets two tiny martinis. There’s a guy next to him who looks like a hippie or a biker or I don’t know what they were trying to do.

Ted offers him one of the martinis and this guy, with an offensive gay stereotype says:

“Oh, I’m still nursing this one, Booby.”

It’s fucking cringeworthy.

by Anonymousreply 29104/26/2019

This over the hill, smarmy, bearded hipster douche in the TD Ameritrade commercials.

by Anonymousreply 29204/26/2019

Mother and daughter running around the woods dressed as pirates, sword-fighting and "arrrrghing" at one another. It think it's for some drug company. It's shown a dozen times a day.

by Anonymousreply 29304/26/2019

The "Like you do sometimes, grandpa?" COPD series of commercials. How many fucking times can a commercial be made?

by Anonymousreply 29404/26/2019

Pascal from Safelite - that's really his name, I know the guy. Safelite uses actual employees(the ones who've won company competitions). Pascal won for his region like 8 years ago though lol. I think they get paid like $5k for each new commercial.

I love the SNL Safelite commercial - but apparently Safelite did not.

by Anonymousreply 29504/26/2019

Banned Safelite SNL sketch

by Anonymousreply 29604/26/2019

I'm sorry, but I cannot BEAR the Shriners Hospital commercial where Alex meets Caleb and decides to show him around the place. And then hawks the "adowable" blanket you can get for your contribution. The whole thing sets my teeth on edge.

by Anonymousreply 29704/26/2019

R287 they cut the ending when the old guy hacks them to death and steals their Subaru

by Anonymousreply 29804/26/2019

R293 they fail to mention running around and being a pirate is one of the side effects

by Anonymousreply 29904/26/2019

R239 same here. I thought it was bad luck to have retarded people in your home/motel

by Anonymousreply 30004/26/2019

The latest State Farm commercial with the frau who goes around warning people, "DON'T MESS WITH MY DISCOUNT!" I want to see a cement truck t-bone her on the driver's side while she's driving. If you need an example of a frau, that's it.

by Anonymousreply 30104/26/2019

The Bon-Ton and Radio Shack commercials are aaf. Anything with that Progressive cunt Flo should be banned from the air.

by Anonymousreply 30204/26/2019

Radio Shack?

by Anonymousreply 30304/26/2019

Radio shack has been gone for several years. I think you've been watching a vhs tape

by Anonymousreply 30404/27/2019

[quote]Y'all will never believe this, but I've discovered this thing called a "DVR"! It records, fast-forwards, reverses, and deletes whatever I tell it to, all with a push of a tiny button! OMG!

Who the fuck uses DVRs anymore, gramps? 👴🏻 People stream everything these days.

by Anonymousreply 30504/27/2019

[quote]People stream everything these days.

Hold on just a minute there, young ‘un. What the hell does the river got to do with how we watch the pictures on the television box?!

by Anonymousreply 30604/27/2019

Those depressing commercials about the impoverished holocaust survivors. And now there's a tag at the end of the commercials eulogizing the rabbi that did the commercials in the first place! So the founder of the organization ended up dying before they did! Did they eat him or what?!

by Anonymousreply 30704/27/2019

Volvo with the shrieking singer in the red dress.

by Anonymousreply 30804/27/2019

I could not hate this awful couple any more than I already do

by Anonymousreply 30904/27/2019

The Home Chef commercials get the ugliest people. There’s one with this blonde girl with the nasal, slowest vocal fry ever. “It was soooooo easy to maaaaake aaaaaaannnnnnd deeeeeeeliiiiiciiiooouss, riiiiiiight, hooooooneeeey?”

by Anonymousreply 31004/27/2019

R302 doesn’t have tv. Probably hadn’t had one for over 20 years.

by Anonymousreply 31104/27/2019

The one with the extremely pretentious family cooking together, competing and taking pictures for social media. "Honey, your rump roast broke the internet."

I just want a next generation of the Manson family or a group of Satanists looking for human sacrifices to break into their house and slaughter them all so badly.

It's kinda old, I know. But I couldn't find the other thread. Search engine for DL sucks.

by Anonymousreply 31204/27/2019

Rob Lowe for Atkins sounds so odd. Gay voice overlaid with extra phlegm? I can't figure it out. I've never heard anything quite like it.

The way Trace Adkins pronounces project as "projict" in the Wounded Warriors Project ads makes me want to scream.

All the gruff voiced manly types like Gerald McRaney and Trace Adkins shilling for these organizations make me fantasize the same ads done by Paul Lynde, Charles Nelson Reilly or Rip Taylor.

by Anonymousreply 31304/27/2019

Paul Lynde would redeem a lot of these commercials. Just imagining his delivery of "Like you, grandpa?" or "what does the dishwasher do?" gives me a laugh.

by Anonymousreply 31404/28/2019

1) Any commercial that exploits little sick kids to drum up donations or for that matter shows images of tortured animals to drum up donations

2) Getting sick of the constant gecko and progressive commercials

3) those old E*TRADE commercials with that annoying talking baby

by Anonymousreply 31504/28/2019

The "what does the dishwasher do?" commercial is annoying af. I see it and keep wishing that Patsy Ramsey was alive and that she and Casey Anthony would get together to teach that dumb little bitch a lesson.

by Anonymousreply 31604/28/2019

There's a commercial which starts with a mother chasing a child around the kitchen and throughout the house then Enya singing (yes, Enya!) while cutting to a scene of the same child sitting happily at the dinner table, eating mac and cheese, and the announcer saying "Kraft for the win-win". It irritates for so many reasons - since when does any parent allow their child to act like that, since when does a child dictate to the parents what to have for dinner and whatever happened to the same parents saying "You're going to sit down and eat what I made you or else...". (I know, in this day and age, the child would probably call CPS.)

by Anonymousreply 31704/28/2019

Lot of hate for that dishwasher commercial. Lol.

Just saw it again and made me think of this thread.

by Anonymousreply 31804/29/2019

I've seen that dishwasher commercial hated on other sites, too -- so it's not just gay men who dislike it. Which makes me wonder whether ad agencies still use focus groups to get an idea of how any given approach might be received by hypothetical audiences (real people, not actors, of course)? Or is it now just a matter of "let's run it up the flagpole and see if anyone salutes"?

by Anonymousreply 31904/29/2019

Just when I am rid of that older lady shadow boxing her way to a drugstore and back, along comes that old man "painting" his wall art with fists covered in paint.

On the other hand the guy who looks like a very young Gregory Peck selling me York Peppermint Patties can look into the camera all day long and I won't care. Whew!

by Anonymousreply 32004/30/2019

"Why Blonch chose Verizon"

And then I looked up at the screen and there's Blonch doing the mug-cradlers' dance in a sea of white. In big black letters it said, "Why Blanche chose Verizon."

To add insult to injury, Blonch stopped dancing long enough to throw her arms up like a goalpost and slur, "un the' I heard I geh Ee-uh-pul Mee-you-zic. BEEEEEEWM!"

by Anonymousreply 32105/02/2019

That depressed bitch who says “Is it just me”?

by Anonymousreply 32205/03/2019

Those latoota commercials that have the overly pained and sympathetic bitches showing their various levels of depression. Take your entitled self and throw yourself off a bridge!! Maybe then you'll feel better!

by Anonymousreply 32305/03/2019

"what does the dishwasher do?" is the new "what's a computer?"

by Anonymousreply 32405/03/2019

Hatin' on the latest Honda shiller, James Hinchcliffe.

Bad case of "douchebro" on that guy.

by Anonymousreply 32505/03/2019

I hate the gum commercials with that mewing singer "mmmm I can't help falling in love with you." It literally makes me nauseated. I can't mute fast enough!

by Anonymousreply 32605/03/2019

Any commercial with that infantile woman’s singing voice. You know the one.

by Anonymousreply 32705/03/2019

The insufferable Neil Patrick Harris.

by Anonymousreply 32805/03/2019

Neil looks pretty bad in those spots. And it's not just his hair. Maybe David stopped feeding him?

by Anonymousreply 32905/03/2019

I want to go back in time and live in the world depicted by Christmas “cheer” TV ads, “cheer” meaning alcohol. Everyone looked happy and sophisticated, even in the André champagne ads. All those ads - Gallo brothers, Martini & Rossi (on the rocks .....or their Asti Spumante), Cold Duck, Harvey’s Bristol Creme, Paul Masson (selling no wine before it’s time), Seagrams. The ladies wore elegant gowns (later, elegant, flowing one piece pantsuits) and choker necklaces and the men wore turtlenecks and jackets with leather elbow patches (and green plaid scarves), there were multicolored C9 lights on trees and windows, along with window corner frost. It was lightly snowing outside and everyone cane in the front door with big flakes on their jackets and were holding boxes that were gift wrapped — top and bottom separately — and they’d pull off the wrapped & bowed lid and showed what great alcohol they’d brought to the party.

There was no date rape or drunkenness in the ads. Everyone was well dressed and educated. Women had been to the beauty parlor earlier in the day, babysitters were watching their prefect children at home. In the early 70s, black couples finally showed up at the ad parties and we all toasted integration for the upper crust blacks & whites that we all hoped to be. Glasses plinked, conversation was low volume, punctuated by hearty-but-not-boisterous laughter. Someone would tap a martini glass with an appetizer fork to get everyone’s attention, wish us a Merry Christmas & a healthy and happy 1967; we’d all clap and someone might start off a stanza of Auld Lang Syne.

by Anonymousreply 33005/03/2019

I remember those days, R330. I also remember the Viet Nam war and the draft, which is why pretty much all of my high school graduating class disappeared and never returned.

by Anonymousreply 33105/03/2019

[quote]"what does the dishwasher do?" is the new "what's a computer?"

Did you also notice, the two young actresses on BOTH commercials resemble each other? Are they related? The "what's a computer?" actress is on the FX series "Better Things".

by Anonymousreply 33205/03/2019

Those "you can quit" commercials from the CDC. A couple of them really freak me out. Particularly the one with the woman lying in the hospital bed two days before her death. God rest her soul. I have never smoked a cigarette in my life and after seeing those commercials, I can promise you that I never will.

by Anonymousreply 33305/03/2019

R333 that is why those psa’s are shown.

by Anonymousreply 33405/03/2019

Nobody in my high school graduating class died in Vietnam

by Anonymousreply 33505/03/2019

[quote]Those "you can quit" commercials from the CDC. A couple of them really freak me out. Particularly the one with the woman lying in the hospital bed two days before her death. God rest her soul. I have never smoked a cigarette in my life and after seeing those commercials, I can promise you that I never will.

That one woman on the those commercials, who lost her jaw and part of her neck to smoking is still alive! I'm amazed ,that through all her cancer treatments, her thick hair returned. No, that's not a wig. The blond woman who died was shown putting on a wig.

Most women who go through chemo, radiation and years of cancer meds, their hair never returns to it's former state. `

by Anonymousreply 33605/03/2019

Lucky you, R335, and your classmates.

by Anonymousreply 33705/03/2019

The "I WANT IT ALL" ad. I think it's for a cruise line. Trying too hard to be stylish, and the pouty chanteuse and her message are why the rest of the world hates us!

by Anonymousreply 33805/03/2019

The Sabra hummus jingle makes me lose my will to live.

by Anonymousreply 33905/03/2019

"Your rates go up because you file a claim for a scratch so small you could fix it with a pen"

It is a Liberty Mutual Insurance commercial, but it is stupid. Why are you filing a claim on a scratch so small you could fix it with a pen, how fucking small is your deductible that you can file a claim for a scratch. I reluctantly accept we have to have commercials but they don't have to insult our intelligence. I will never buy insurance from Liberty Mutual, NEVER.

by Anonymousreply 34005/03/2019

R340, I always took that to mean you damaged someone else’s car (a scratch so small...) and they went after your insurance. Not your own vehicle.

by Anonymousreply 34105/03/2019

R340, my mother told me when I was quite young they intentionally dumb down the ads. Always have. Always will.

by Anonymousreply 34205/03/2019

Not a commercial, but the flabby female on talk stoop....those thunder thighs bigger than an elephant leg!!! So gross

by Anonymousreply 34305/03/2019

I think it's for Colgate - a young woman who actually says "My gums bleed when I brush. But I don't have to worry about that. Do I?" Then, to add to the stupidity, it cuts to a dentist/dental hygienist who says "Actually, yes you do" and then it segues into the product.

by Anonymousreply 34405/03/2019

"My teeth are falling out and I have a mouthful of pus. But I don't have to worry, do I?"

by Anonymousreply 34505/04/2019

WTF is with the emu in the Liberty Mutual ads? I sure don't need to see a fucking bird vomit on a desk.

by Anonymousreply 34605/04/2019

^Limu Emu? Yeah, doesn't even make sense and certainly isn't funny. Just stop, already.

by Anonymousreply 34705/04/2019

I know, r347, is lame.

by Anonymousreply 34805/04/2019

The emu's partner is kinda hot with the sunglasses on, but not so hot with them off. Go figure!

by Anonymousreply 34905/04/2019

I am assuming that Ryan Reynolds gets down on his knees every morning and thanks whatever powers that be for his so called career. His commercials for that toon game are some of the worst things I have seen. He isn't funny, he isn't that good looking and he sucks as an actor. The wrong guy went on to "stardom" after "3 men and a Pizza" (or whatever) went off the air.

by Anonymousreply 35005/08/2019

R349 He's fat, when he runs away with the emu in one commercial you can see big rolls of fat on his waist.

by Anonymousreply 35105/08/2019

This is weird, I suppose. I stopped watching over the air and cable TV, burned put on the nightmarish POTUS news cycle. I don't know of a single TeeVee commercial to hate.

The gawdawful spots TuneIn inserts into their MSNBC audio stream, that's the worst I got. (DirecTV won't ever get me back with their REALLY shitty ads!)

by Anonymousreply 35205/08/2019

The Vorizon commercials with that obnoxious nerd and the Dior perfume commercials with Charlize or Jennifer. So ridiculous. Makes me despise them both more than I do.

by Anonymousreply 35305/08/2019

[quote]Mother and daughter running around the woods dressed as pirates, sword-fighting and "arrrrghing" at one another. It think it's for some drug company. It's shown a dozen times a day.

Agree and why the hell doesn't that kid have a friend?

by Anonymousreply 35405/08/2019

Why do I get enraged by seeing Zoe Kravitz sitting in a rain forest with her blouse falling off her shoulder, and tapping her fingers on a bottle of beer? Maybe because it's selling point is that it's organic beer, like a beer swiller really cares? Or that Zoe stooped to this?

by Anonymousreply 35505/08/2019

R354 the side effect is being a pirate

by Anonymousreply 35605/08/2019

These ridiculous Sandals resort commercials with one couple on a beautiful deserted beach. Gee, how much is that bill supporting a whole resort with only one couple at a time?

by Anonymousreply 35705/09/2019

R301 I can't stand her either. I know she's an actress doing her job - but she's beyond annoying. State Farm must want to compete with Liberty Mutual for the worst possible ads.

by Anonymousreply 35805/09/2019

The Liberty Mutual commercial with the out of shape guy with the huge calves. The ad manager for all the LM commercials should be fired, none of the commercial are funny or engaging.

by Anonymousreply 35905/09/2019

ALL Liberty Mutual commercials are failures. Their ad agency should be run out of business.

by Anonymousreply 36005/09/2019

I don't blame the agency that created the commercials it's the person in LM corporate marketing who approved them and pushed them on upper management.

by Anonymousreply 36105/09/2019

Those Hertz "We Try Harder" commercials. Enough already.

by Anonymousreply 36205/09/2019

The oldies cable channel in my area is constantly running the ads with sad animals and asking for help. Now they went to the next level with these ads for Operation Smile, which is a foundation to fix cleft palate deformities for kids overseas. OMG, it is brutal to see the split upper lips, gappy mouths with teeth poking out from every direction on the little children.

by Anonymousreply 36305/17/2019

R359, R360, R361: how do companies learn which ads work and which don't? They must do surveys and find people who did or didn't buy their product as a result of seeing certain ads. Which means that a lot of people must say that they were persuaded by those horrendous ads to buy car insurance from Liberty Mutual. Hope to god I never have to meet those folks!

by Anonymousreply 36405/17/2019

The car commercial with some people at a meeting. A women with a fake whispery voice (think Ivanka T) gets a phone call, she tells the South Asian man next to her that: "Alex left her cello in the car." Huh? WTF? What a stupid fucking commercial.

Then the group, drops off the whispery voiced woman's daughter's cello, they then proceed to have their meeting in the car. What the point? That the car is so fabulous you can have a meeting in it?

The woman's fake whispery voice is so damn annoying, I want to punch her in the mouth! I despise those whispery pseudo sophisticated voices. They hurt my ears.

by Anonymousreply 365Last Sunday at 12:54 PM

All of those "real people" (not actors!) in those lousy Chevy commercials are getting on my very last nerve. They are the dream spokespeople that every company doing commercials could possibly hope to find. They gush and orgasm over every little feature of the shitty Chevy cars they are looking at in their "real people" speeches:

"Fantastic!"

"Breathtaking!"

"I want a Chevy now!"

by Anonymousreply 366Last Sunday at 1:28 PM

Sure, they're all real people. They all turn at precisely the same moment, they don't talk over each other, and they move in sync. Fucking Chevy bullshit.

by Anonymousreply 367Last Sunday at 3:18 PM

R367, ever hear of editing?

While I agree those commercials are annoying, they select the tidbits they like, adjust sound and they’re done.

The production is cheap, not paying the actors and it’s easy to put together. Not a bad marketing plan from a financial standpoint.

by Anonymousreply 368Last Sunday at 3:34 PM

R363 I know what you mean! Those commercials almost make me want to put my cocktail down and write a check for those kids!

by Anonymousreply 369Last Sunday at 4:34 PM

The woman saying hy-a-lu-ron-ic acid grates on my nerves.

by Anonymousreply 370Last Sunday at 5:44 PM

[quote]The woman saying hy-a-lu-ron-ic acid grates on my nerves.

There are several actresses now doing that commercial. Eva Longoria and Busy Phillips have been doing those L'Oreal ads recently. Busy's long fake nails in the commercial are very distracting. If the company wants to sell their face cream, she needed to have a short manicure.

by Anonymousreply 371Last Sunday at 11:15 PM

The latest heart drug commercial set at an interracial wedding makes me cringe every time. All the forced gaiety and phony set-up. Who knew medicine could be so fun?

I am really curious if black women feel about these ads the same way some of us gay men feel about trans stuff, the subtle erasure element. Celebrating (to sell product, granted) the black man getting a white woman instead. The scenario is so common in ads now, it feels oddly pointed. Curious what others think.

by Anonymousreply 372Last Monday at 3:30 PM

[quote]I am really curious if black women feel about these ads the same way some of us gay men feel about trans stuff, the subtle erasure element. Celebrating (to sell product, granted) the black man getting a white woman instead. The scenario is so common in ads now, it feels oddly pointed. Curious what others think.

No one is getting erased, quite the opposite. There are tons of current TV ads with a white man and a black woman. Just saw one for a mattress a few minutes ago, it featured a white man, a black woman and a little red haired boy who looked 100% white. Guess the son was the husband's kid from his first marriage. lol

The point is, ad agencies are featuring so many mixed couples, they are doing this to enrage the Republicans, the Religious Right and all the other Trumpster racists and xenophobes. One commercial even featured a drag queen to advertise Chips Ahoy!

You mean to tell me, you haven't noticed all the ads now featuring tons of non-white people and mixed couples? How about the ads featuring gay couples?

In addition to the mixed and gay couples and even mixed gay couples, I've been seeing more South Asians, East Asians and tons of black people in TV ads. I guess if you no longer watch TV, you aren't seeing these commercials.

by Anonymousreply 373Last Monday at 5:37 PM

That hideous Volvo ad with the soprano trilling out that piece of opera. I have flung myself across the room to grab the remote before she hits the first note.

by Anonymousreply 374Last Monday at 6:47 PM

The Chantix commercial with the anthropomorphized TURKEY who, while camping, pours a handful of chantix pills into his hand, takes one, cooks the rest in his soup pot and then eats the soup. Yes, that is what actually happens.

My SO pointed this out to me, I had seen only glimpses of it before - camping turkey, how cute..

by Anonymousreply 375Last Monday at 9:56 PM

Does Jason Bateman need money so bad that he is willing to play an elevator operator in a car commercial? He looks old all of a sudden too.

by Anonymousreply 376Last Monday at 10:10 PM

R375, if I hadn’t seen that commercial with my own eyes, based on your description alone, I would’ve insisted you were on a bad acid trip.

by Anonymousreply 377Last Tuesday at 3:58 AM

Jamaica man milking Giraffe for Skittles. My god who ok this commercial to make their product look like it came from milking a animal? Guy look like he's on acid as he laughs and eating what he milked. Bad trip?

by Anonymousreply 378Last Tuesday at 5:52 AM

Thank you, R330. Those were indeed wonderful days, at least on commercials.

by Anonymousreply 379Last Tuesday at 5:08 PM

"This is my Sexy Mom car." Vomit.

by Anonymousreply 380Last Wednesday at 5:17 PM

Anything with Tampini Marchand - that "OOOH! I can do that!" Girl

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