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icehaven

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Re: Cab Men II: Because fact into doubt won't go
« Reply #30 on: April 15, 2018, 09:51:38 AM »
She had a number 1 album last year, so yes, she is "big" in that sense although she's not a singles chart topper in the same way as your Ed Sheerans. It helps that she's made sure to get herself on telly as much as possible through The Voice and so on so that her name's always out there. She's well known but I don't how many people are actively fans of her, she's just sort of there.

Fair doos. Still surprised anyone, particularly an ad agency, thinks a cover version of a song called "Make Your Own Kind Of Music" is wise.

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Re: Cab Men II: Because fact into doubt won't go
« Reply #31 on: April 15, 2018, 01:40:40 PM »
Hardee's; tastes like America

https://youtu.be/z4r79mfFN9s

Would be brilliant if it was a joke

does all modern C&W have autotune?

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Re: Cab Men II: Because fact into doubt won't go
« Reply #32 on: April 15, 2018, 07:21:08 PM »
https://youtu.be/5dSM0RzrJdA
(Carte D'Or Sunday Lunch ad)

Was a subject of discussion in the pub on Friday night. Any similar ads worth watching on the YouTubes?

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Re: Cab Men II: Because fact into doubt won't go
« Reply #33 on: April 15, 2018, 07:29:09 PM »
https://youtu.be/5dSM0RzrJdA
(Carte D'Or Sunday Lunch ad)

Was a subject of discussion in the pub on Friday night. Any similar ads worth watching on the YouTubes?

Laughed at the bang on the piano

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Re: Cab Men II: Because fact into doubt won't go
« Reply #34 on: April 15, 2018, 07:44:40 PM »
https://youtu.be/5dSM0RzrJdA
(Carte D'Or Sunday Lunch ad)

Was a subject of discussion in the pub on Friday night. Any similar ads worth watching on the YouTubes?

some great supporting actors in that.

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Re: Cab Men II: Because fact into doubt won't go
« Reply #35 on: April 15, 2018, 08:44:35 PM »
https://youtu.be/5dSM0RzrJdA
(Carte D'Or Sunday Lunch ad)

Was a subject of discussion in the pub on Friday night. Any similar ads worth watching on the YouTubes?

Wasn't that Nana Hill from the Harry Hill Show?

Re: Cab Men II: Because fact into doubt won't go
« Reply #36 on: April 16, 2018, 09:49:26 AM »
So, these red jumper-wearing Postcode Lottery cunts, are they meant to be famous?

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Re: Cab Men II: Because fact into doubt won't go
« Reply #37 on: April 16, 2018, 10:08:58 AM »
So, these red jumper-wearing Postcode Lottery cunts, are they meant to be famous?
Yeah, they're Whatshischops and Her off the Postcode Lottery adverts.

Re: Cab Men II: Because fact into doubt won't go
« Reply #38 on: April 16, 2018, 10:19:26 AM »
I didn't realised they were a double act.
Thanks!

icehaven

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Re: Cab Men II: Because fact into doubt won't go
« Reply #39 on: April 16, 2018, 10:39:14 AM »
There's a car (well it's more of a Chelsea tractor) ad with a woman going on a series of unsuccessful internet dates then buying the car, the implication being that that's the better option. Obviously there's a lot wrong with the premise anyway but one of the dates involves her looking askance as the man performs a magic trick. I take exception to this, I'd be well impressed if a man could make a fork dance across a napkin, I can't do it. What's wrong with magic tricks? 

Re: Cab Men II: Because fact into doubt won't go
« Reply #40 on: April 16, 2018, 11:04:23 AM »
Laughed at the bang on the piano

Yes - that always made me laugh.

Who is the son? He looks very familiar?

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Re: Cab Men II: Because fact into doubt won't go
« Reply #41 on: April 16, 2018, 01:36:24 PM »
So, these red jumper-wearing Postcode Lottery cunts, are they meant to be famous?

If I have to hear that song one more time.....


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Re: Cab Men II: Because fact into doubt won't go
« Reply #42 on: April 17, 2018, 07:06:52 PM »
Wasn't that Nana Hill from the Harry Hill Show?
I'd wondered if is was the gran from "I fancy your gran" from Little Britain.

Re: Cab Men II: Because fact into doubt won't go
« Reply #43 on: April 21, 2018, 06:08:56 PM »
Hardee's; tastes like America

https://youtu.be/z4r79mfFN9s

Would be brilliant if it was a joke

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Re: Cab Men II: Because fact into doubt won't go
« Reply #44 on: April 27, 2018, 11:51:51 AM »
What's this 'Ask your voice assistant (bowk) to do the Human Test' bollocks then?

Nope, certainly not and fuck off.

Re: Cab Men II: Because fact into doubt won't go
« Reply #45 on: April 27, 2018, 11:59:27 AM »
The PPI Radio ads are the ads that keep on giving.

I like the one where the PPIers call the PPiee and tell them they've got some money back and start talking to them like they're a local radio dj and the person has just won £500.00 of Semichem vouchers for saying the phrase that pays.

'What are you going to do with your money*?'
'Oooh, I'm going to book a holiday I can't afford!'

*minus our slice don't you fuckin' worry about that.

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Re: Cab Men II: Because fact into doubt won't go
« Reply #46 on: April 27, 2018, 05:37:46 PM »
What's this 'Ask your voice assistant (bowk) to do the Human Test' bollocks then?

Trailer for the third series of channel 4 sf drama Humans. cos i like Humans i think its quite clever although potentially a bit worrying for the uninitiated.

they did something similar without the voice assistant bit for the previous series .... iirc it was a product recall notice for your malfunctioning 'synths' ie androids.


Nope, certainly not and fuck off.

im no fan of those voice gadgets but the trailer card also has a website address which gives the game away almost instantly and has lots of other content that ive not yet been arsed to look at https://www.nsdu.co.uk

if you have no interest in Humans i can see it might be annoying though.

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Re: Cab Men II: Because fact into doubt won't go
« Reply #47 on: April 28, 2018, 06:06:13 PM »
That "sponsor a guidedog" ad with the poor sepsis bloke is a real downer. Try to watch something on FilmFour and it's on every break, sapping a little more joy out every time.

The one with the fella that gets out of prison and then has crippling arthritis is nearly as bad.

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Re: Cab Men II: Because fact into doubt won't go
« Reply #48 on: April 28, 2018, 08:49:16 PM »
AND NOW THE FUCKING HALIFAX ARE FUCKING WELL FUCKING UP THE WIZARD OF OZ!!  FUCK OFF YOU CUNTS!!!!

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Re: Cab Men II: Because fact into doubt won't go
« Reply #49 on: April 28, 2018, 08:50:16 PM »
Halifax have decided to shit all over The Wizard Of Oz in the most egregiously cringeworthy way conceivable.

icehaven

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Re: Cab Men II: Because fact into doubt won't go
« Reply #50 on: April 28, 2018, 09:03:16 PM »

The one with the fella that gets out of prison and then has crippling arthritis is nearly as bad.

Think we discussed this in the previous ads thread but there's actually no need at all for the prison element, the whole ad works exactly the same without the first scene with him leaving jail. If the suggestion is supposed to be ''Well maybe he committed crime because he couldn't keep a job because of arthritis'' then that's a bit shit. 

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Re: Cab Men II: Because fact into doubt won't go
« Reply #51 on: April 28, 2018, 09:15:30 PM »
AND NOW THE FUCKING HALIFAX ARE FUCKING WELL FUCKING UP THE WIZARD OF OZ!!  FUCK OFF YOU CUNTS!!!!

Halifax have decided to shit all over The Wizard Of Oz in the most egregiously cringeworthy way conceivable.

One minute apart in our shared disgust :) ....

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Re: Cab Men II: Because fact into doubt won't go
« Reply #52 on: April 28, 2018, 09:38:44 PM »
We had wallpaper TV on in the background while convincing our youngest it was bedtime.

Re: Cab Men II: Because fact into doubt won't go
« Reply #53 on: April 30, 2018, 08:23:08 AM »
That "sponsor a guidedog" ad with the poor sepsis bloke is a real downer. Try to watch something on FilmFour and it's on every break, sapping a little more joy out every time.

The one with the fella that gets out of prison and then has crippling arthritis is nearly as bad.

Always annoy me these ads that pluck at your heart strings.  Yeah, the people need a hand, they have problems with their eyesight but would it hurt to get people who can string two words together?

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Re: Cab Men II: Because fact into doubt won't go
« Reply #54 on: April 30, 2018, 03:24:16 PM »
Some adverts for a mobile phone firm who will let you roll some of your unused minutes into the next month. Fair enough... so the advert starts with a voiceover (is it David Baddiel?) telling us the USP of the product. Then there's an expensive looking animated cartoon with a toddler trying to return his unworn disposable nappies back to the shop. And here's the voiceover explaining that this is not a thing which you can do with nappies - but it is a thing you can do with this particular mobile phone company.

Very peculiar, it is.

gilbertharding

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Re: Cab Men II: Because fact into doubt won't go
« Reply #55 on: April 30, 2018, 03:26:53 PM »
Trailer for the third series of channel 4 sf drama Humans. cos i like Humans i think its quite clever although potentially a bit worrying for the uninitiated.

they did something similar without the voice assistant bit for the previous series .... iirc it was a product recall notice for your malfunctioning 'synths' ie androids.


im no fan of those voice gadgets but the trailer card also has a website address which gives the game away almost instantly and has lots of other content that ive not yet been arsed to look at https://www.nsdu.co.uk

if you have no interest in Humans i can see it might be annoying though.

Obviously it was several years ago, and it was on BBC, so no confusing adverts, but the NSDU website reminded me that there was a UNIT website set up during the first series of new Doctor Who which was quite good.

Re: Cab Men II: Because fact into doubt won't go
« Reply #56 on: May 09, 2018, 08:32:16 AM »
There's a woman, I think she's a scientist or something and she's got to give a lecture to a class or write a thesis on prehistoric life or summat.  Anyway, she can't do it without Alexa, perhaps it's an sdvert for a Lexa?

She asks it a really pert-in-unt qu-est-ion 'Did dinosaurs have feathers'.  She's such an egg head that I thought she might already be able to pos-tu-late if some/they did/didn't but hey look, Lexa has given her a really useful answer that she's going to cut and paste and win the Nobel prize for Dinosaurs.

The thing that really gets me though is she's laughing all the way through.

What are you laughing at woman?

Simpering fuck.  See if Lexa knows when your husband gets home so you can have his dinner ready.

gilbertharding

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Re: Cab Men II: Because fact into doubt won't go
« Reply #57 on: May 09, 2018, 04:48:46 PM »
There's a woman, I think she's a scientist or something and she's got to give a lecture to a class or write a thesis on prehistoric life or summat.  Anyway, she can't do it without Alexa, perhaps it's an sdvert for a Lexa?

She asks it a really pert-in-unt qu-est-ion 'Did dinosaurs have feathers'.  She's such an egg head that I thought she might already be able to pos-tu-late if some/they did/didn't but hey look, Lexa has given her a really useful answer that she's going to cut and paste and win the Nobel prize for Dinosaurs.

The thing that really gets me though is she's laughing all the way through.

What are you laughing at woman?

Simpering fuck.  See if Lexa knows when your husband gets home so you can have his dinner ready.

She... hee-hee is an Ar-ha-hah-tist. Sh-heh-heh-ee works in the film industry, ha ha.

She's advertising Bing, the search engine. And is clearly on drugs, which explains both the constant giggling, and the fact that she thinks anyone with a choice in the matter ever 'bings' things instead of googling them.

*googles*

Fuckabout. Her actual name is Brooke Dibble. Let that sink in.

Re: Cab Men II: Because fact into doubt won't go
« Reply #58 on: May 09, 2018, 04:52:41 PM »
She's advertising Bing, the search engine. And is clearly on drugs, which explains both the constant giggling, and the fact that she thinks anyone with a choice in the matter ever 'bings' things instead of googling them.

I like to think that Bing is actually some guy in an office frantically Googling everything and trying his best.

icehaven

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Re: Cab Men II: Because fact into doubt won't go
« Reply #59 on: May 09, 2018, 06:36:55 PM »
Some adverts for a mobile phone firm who will let you roll some of your unused minutes into the next month. Fair enough... so the advert starts with a voiceover (is it David Baddiel?) telling us the USP of the product. Then there's an expensive looking animated cartoon with a toddler trying to return his unworn disposable nappies back to the shop. And here's the voiceover explaining that this is not a thing which you can do with nappies - but it is a thing you can do with this particular mobile phone company.

Very peculiar, it is.

I think there's a sad backstory there about why the parents hung on to unused nappies for 6 years before finally giving up and admitting he's never going to get a little brother or sister so he may as well cash them in.