Adverts that irritate and entertain

thegeek
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gottago wrote:
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thegeek wrote:
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gottago wrote:
Fri 29 Dec, 2017 22.35
Who on earth is watching these adverts and thinking “yes, that’s the company I wish to bank with”?
They annoy me, but not quite enough to make me want to close my account.
Yes but open one?
You're right, if there was a similar account on offer from another provider, I'd probably take the god-awful advertising into account.
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Sat 30 Dec, 2017 15.24

I closed my Nationwide account in October, not because of their diabolical advertising campaign, but because of Halifax's absolutely atrocious one. Their current plundering of the vaults of Hanna-Barbera is condescending trash.

But on the flip side Halifax gave me £125 for switching. Which I spent on cake. So I'm not only happy, but also fat.
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Fri 02 Mar, 2018 17.20

The sheer horrendousness of this advert is beyond words:



If you look at their YouTube version they have equally hackneyed and nauseating versions for autumn and summer, all with the same script.
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Fri 02 Mar, 2018 17.41

Have you seen the SunLife advert? "I saw the ads with Parky!" It's like they're acting badly on purpose.
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Philip wrote:
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Have you seen the SunLife advert? "I saw the ads with Parky!" It's like they're acting badly on purpose.
All of these life cover adverts are dreadful. I also despise the British Seniors one where the woman is pottering about trying to look like she's your average woman doing the housework, and yet still waffles on about the Lifetime Payback Guarantee like it's totally normal to discuss such things while pouring tea.
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Mon 05 Mar, 2018 16.36

I didn't think they could do worse than the tuppenny John Cooper Clarkes they kept trotting out. These current ones rival the constant Crazy Frog adverts for most annoying ad of the century.
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Tue 06 Mar, 2018 00.45

I think the Nationwide singers have a cult following, but this ad may either make them go mainstream or end their careers.
TVF's London Lite.
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Sun 10 Jun, 2018 20.10

2 words. Postcode. Lottery.
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JoshX wrote:
Sun 10 Jun, 2018 20.10
2 words. Postcode. Lottery.
4 words. The. People's. Postcode. Lottery.
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