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    Default TV adverts.

    OK I'm doing it!!! I have to.
    You know that episode of Friends when Chandler wasn't allowed it make jokes?
    That's how I feel when I see a bad advert. I'm bursting with a rant (not a joke) and feel like I'm holding it all in.
    So, my apologies for this self-indulgence because I have the feeling this might be a one-woman thread.

    Two recent adverts to start off with. Not so much a vent as a curiosity.

    First one up, the Sofy ad.
    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=xKdN3G4VyoM

    "Because it feels like I sat on a jam donut"

    Is that an Aussie thing?

    Second one, the current Aldi ads.
    I can't find a video but it's the one where this blonde woman is being converted to Aldi-ism by her friend. Her hair though.
    Is that woman's fringe FOR REAL?
    She looks like a mop!

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    I had one of the cleaning product adds. I have forgot the name. He says something along the lines of "we all make mistakes, that's how the kids got here." I don't know why it makes me all ragey but it does.

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    I find the jam donut one such a gross thought and I've never heard that saying! It also annoys me that the period girl is chubbier, you might bloat but you don't go up 3 dress sizes just because you have your period. It should be the same girl but with no make up and scruffy hair in trackies and her boyfriend / partners old shirt. That's how a period feels, not just a chubbier version of your well presented self.

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    Hehehe, I love RAGEY! Hahaha
    That one doesn't ring a bell with me.

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    OMG yes, the jam donut & that chick's fringe, I totally get what you mean.

    i can't stand the ad for Wallet Wizard where the guy "accidentally laminates the cat". I'd be calling the RSPCA if that was my DH.

    Oh and those "it's a Mitsi ads, should t it be "it's a Mitsu"?.

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    Yeah, I giggled the first time I saw it because I couldn't believe my ears.
    Jam donut? Nope!
    But then not being from here I thought, Ah OK, maybe it's an Aussie thing.

    The ad in itself is funny but I dont think it's representative of that time of the month, close though. I'm not completely knocking it.

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    Ohhh yes!
    Wallet Wizard!

    My my pet hate of tv ads is the My Budget ads.
    Why, why, WHY choose a woman that sounds like a CHILD to convince you to hand over all your financial information in the hope that she knows what she's doing.
    Get F@rked!

    @28 seconds in.
    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=BGZbCg0_hYE



    Over-actors-anonymous! Yeah, I'm talking to you in the yellow polka-dot top.

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=PkTgAWki5tI

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    Quote Originally Posted by LoveLivesHere View Post
    I had one of the cleaning product adds. I have forgot the name. He says something along the lines of "we all make mistakes, that's how the kids got here." I don't know why it makes me all ragey but it does.
    This... I swear it makes me want to throw something at the TV

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    Haha, I never noticed the girl in the yellow dress, what an over actor alright.

    And that voice, I'm with ya.

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    About voices, the lady in the Napisan ad at 20secs makes me cringe, not sure why, just when she says "just spray & brush" annoys me LOL

    http://youtu.be/EFRJp8O9ho0


 

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