Adverts that irritate and entertain

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marksi
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What's the product that has an advert with the girl with an irritating American accent and the "cactus" boyfriend?

I've never seen the end of it. Let me know so I can be sure not to buy whatever it advertises. It makes me cross.
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Oasis, as in juice
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It's an ad for the Oasis drink. I don't get it.
Apparently it's got a got a bit of a cult following ( i heard that on heatworld.com)
Cactus boy and girl even have a myspaz page. I much prefer the good old days of the gold blend romancing.
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Sput
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Pretty sure there's no such cult following. It sounds like the kind of thing Heat would take a penny or two to say to try and whip up interest in a very poor advert.
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marksi
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"Are you alive?"

Fuck. Right. Off.
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Missed that one, context plzthx.
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I've found an ad that irritates and entertains at the same time. The current Autoglass campaign.

http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=P3pKGPvX5vg

Irritation: the jingle
Entertainment: Gavin...
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marksi
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Nini wrote:Missed that one, context plzthx.
It's for some poncey perfume and aftershave. They've been cheap and only paid for one 30" slot but pretended their ad is in fact two 15" ads, and so that stupid people understand that one is for a man and one is for a woman they have a VO on the top of each, male for the aftershave and female for the perfume.

It is complete wank.
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That channel4 ad for some show about sculptures. Its one advert that would make you go AARGH!!!! :twisted:
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I hate this DFS one with a passion: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sDQfeXHiSNc I want to throw something at the TV every time it comes on!
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Sput
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Oh god I loathe that too. The worst thing is that I need to buy a sofa and they have decent ones, but I feel that by buying one of theirs I'm tacitly approving that monstrous advert.
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