Awful adverts on TV at the moment...

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by Ironhide » Thu Jul 09, 2020 9:53 pm

The mencap lottery ad where everyone is either apparently high as strawberry float, has been lobotomised or both.


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by Vermilion » Fri Jul 10, 2020 7:57 am

When it comes to Gambling ads, i particularly despise those Sky bingo ones with the stupid voiceover.

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by Errkal » Fri Jul 10, 2020 7:59 am

KK wrote:I’ve neither had a delivery from a person in an Amazon uniform or ever seen an Amazon branded van. And yet in Amazon commercial land they’re travelling around America and the UK like they’re Royal Mail.


Probably depends on proximity to a distribution centre. I imagine the further out you go the more likely you are to end up with a courier in a rented van. Same for Yodel, Hermes etc.

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by Jenuall » Fri Jul 10, 2020 8:55 am

I see a mix of branded and un-branded vans delivering for Amazon around our way, at busier times of the year such as the run up to christmas you also start seeing lots of deliveries just coming from people in their own cars rather than any kind of van.

Never seen anyone wearing an Amazon branded uniform though, just people in their regular clothes but usually with a high-vis jacket over the top.

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by RichardUK » Sun Jul 12, 2020 12:49 am

Mafro wrote:Those two Amazon adverts. The one with the delivery driver kid that looks about 15 and the other one with the woman who goes on about how she's ex-forces (so strawberry float). They're on every single ad break.


Amazon adverts are by far the most annoying adverts at the moment, they seem to want to convince you that Amazon is such a great company to work for which makes me believe the complete opposite, “it’s like a family” yet he is doing a job where I presume he works alone all day and is even loading the van on his own,

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by floydfreak » Sun Jul 12, 2020 11:29 pm

The confused.com ads have been getting on my nerves the last month or so hearing them constantly on the radio has not helped even that music used has become annoying now, before i did not mind that guitar riff

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by Chocolate-Milk » Thu Jul 16, 2020 10:58 pm

Ok, awful adverts have finally peaked. I've just seen yet another pithy, slowed down, John Lewis acoustic cover.


Of the Proclaimers.


For a Viagra advert.

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by floydfreak » Thu Jul 16, 2020 11:21 pm

These folky slow cover songs are the worst. Yesterday I saw a car advert featuring a whimsical twee version of Steppenwolf's Born To Be Wild :fp: :fp: :dread:
And while we are at it can we stop the current trend of male singers doing a slurred verse, then a shouty chorus.

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by Chocolate-Milk » Thu Jul 16, 2020 11:58 pm

Funnily enough I was going to come and complaint about that one the other day, but singing I'm Gonna Be to your flaccid cock is just on a whole other level. :lol:

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by Ironhide » Fri Jul 17, 2020 11:24 am

floydfreak wrote:These folky slow cover songs are the worst. Yesterday I saw a car advert featuring a whimsical twee version of Steppenwolf's Born To Be Wild :fp: :fp: :dread:
And while we are at it can we stop the current trend of male singers doing a slurred verse, then a shouty chorus.


There's currently a Haagen Daz ad with a shitty cover version of Galvanize by the Chemical Brothers that winds me up.

Also similarly annoying is the Magnum ad with a re-worked version of this classic (which itself is a cover :shifty:)


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by Victor Mildew » Fri Jul 17, 2020 11:28 am

floydfreak wrote:These folky slow cover songs are the worst. Yesterday I saw a car advert featuring a whimsical twee version of Steppenwolf's Born To Be Wild :fp: :fp: :dread:
And while we are at it can we stop the current trend of male singers doing a slurred verse, then a shouty chorus.


I can't stand those slow dreary covers.

Hey remember that really cool fast rock song you like? Well get this!

Gotttttttt
.......

Aaaaa

.....

.... whole

......


Lot


....


Of.

*single chord rake*

Luh uve

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by KK » Fri Jul 17, 2020 11:28 am

I sometimes run these cover versions through Shazam and it comes back as production music. In other words they're too cheap to pay for the real thing.

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by Drumstick » Fri Jul 17, 2020 5:37 pm

floydfreak wrote:These folky slow cover songs are the worst. Yesterday I saw a car advert featuring a whimsical twee version of Steppenwolf's Born To Be Wild :fp: :fp: :dread:
And while we are at it can we stop the current trend of male singers doing a slurred verse, then a shouty chorus.

I heard this today for the first time. 100% awful.

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by floydfreak » Tue Jul 21, 2020 9:43 pm

Chocolate-Milk wrote:Ok, awful adverts have finally peaked. I've just seen yet another pithy, slowed down, John Lewis acoustic cover.


Of the Proclaimers.


For a Viagra advert.


Just seen that advert :fp: strawberry floating awful

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by kazanova_Frankenstein » Wed Jul 22, 2020 7:39 am

Ironhide wrote:
floydfreak wrote:These folky slow cover songs are the worst. Yesterday I saw a car advert featuring a whimsical twee version of Steppenwolf's Born To Be Wild :fp: :fp: :dread:
And while we are at it can we stop the current trend of male singers doing a slurred verse, then a shouty chorus.


There's currently a Haagen Daz ad with a shitty cover version of Galvanize by the Chemical Brothers that winds me up.




That one is annoying. It actually sounds like it's been crossed with one of the Mario Maker tracks to me.

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by Ironhide » Wed Jul 22, 2020 11:52 am

kazanova_Frankenstein wrote:
Ironhide wrote:
floydfreak wrote:These folky slow cover songs are the worst. Yesterday I saw a car advert featuring a whimsical twee version of Steppenwolf's Born To Be Wild :fp: :fp: :dread:
And while we are at it can we stop the current trend of male singers doing a slurred verse, then a shouty chorus.


There's currently a Haagen Daz ad with a shitty cover version of Galvanize by the Chemical Brothers that winds me up.




That one is annoying. It actually sounds like it's been crossed with one of the Mario Maker tracks to me.


The thing is, ITV use the original version of Go! (Chemical Brothers) in their CITV ads which they obviously pay royalties for, so it can't be just cost saving that makes companies use terrible cover versions and my theory about the Haagen Daz ad is that someone decided that they liked the song but the male vocals (courtesy of Q-Tip) didn't suit an ice-cream ad (marketers seen to think men don't eat ice-cream, chocolate or yoghurt for some inexplicable reason) so swapped it for a version with female vocals to get it in the ad.

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PostRe: Awful adverts on TV at the moment...
by Blue Eyes » Wed Jul 22, 2020 1:47 pm

The music on that strawberry floating TikTok advert makes my skin crawl.

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by Vermilion » Wed Jul 22, 2020 3:45 pm

Blue Eyes wrote:The music on that strawberry floating TikTok advert makes my skin crawl.


Wouldn't it have been easier just to use the Kesha song?

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by Chocolate-Milk » Thu Jul 23, 2020 12:33 am

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Blue Eyes wrote:The music on that strawberry floating TikTok advert makes my skin crawl.


Wouldn't it have been easier just to use the Kesha song?

That would have cost too much to license, though, compared to the pocket lint, plastic army man and half a pack of Polos they clearly paid this reprobate. :dread:

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by floydfreak » Mon Aug 03, 2020 8:09 pm

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