Adverts that irritate and entertain

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Fri 15 Aug, 2008 21.40

Nini wrote:
To the gents here, this will not turn into a men vs. women thing.
Agreed! I should have made that clear myself.
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Fri 22 Aug, 2008 21.15

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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Fri 22 Aug, 2008 21.20

Oasis, as in juice
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Fri 22 Aug, 2008 21.23

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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Fri 22 Aug, 2008 21.54

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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Fri 05 Sep, 2008 23.33

"Are you alive?"

Fuck. Right. Off.
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Sat 06 Sep, 2008 00.35

Missed that one, context plzthx.
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Sat 06 Sep, 2008 09.40

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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Sat 06 Sep, 2008 10.03

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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Sat 06 Sep, 2008 11.03

That channel4 ad for some show about sculptures. Its one advert that would make you go AARGH!!!! :twisted:
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Sat 06 Sep, 2008 12.22

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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