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That fat lad in a cafe in Spain who invented Windows 7 or something.
Actually, don't bother
With her rugby playing LAD flatmates? She's hot.
Compare the meerkcat dot com.
Doo doo do da doo, I'M LOVIN' IT!
and now it's like "ok so 'market' can sound similar to 'meerkat', I get that.....but the adverts don't really make sense any more." Plus someone made the point the other day that it's now been drilled into our heads that it's "compare the meerkat" not "compare the market" so people are probably confusing themselves with this now.
The noise the Muskrat makes == brilliant.
www.comparethemeerkat.com has loads of redirects to the proper site.
The whole point is that it's about more than just the wordplay now. They're developing a brand. And the meerkat schtick is a whole lot more tolerable than the obnoxious Go Compare shit.
but see, that just proves my point - ok so people can still find the website but through searching the wrong thing because of the advert! That's all I really have to say though, not fussed really. I don't even having a working aerial so I never watch tv.
they repeat the same audio twice within a few seconds of the start of the advert. Who MADE that?
The people also responsible for the David Cameron photoshop ads
I suppose I should go google this.
"This twat and ONE of his braying dinner party friends likes it!"
Mind you, worked for Head & Shoulders, the whole "follow the lead of this irredeemable cunt" gambit.
HAS to die in a fire
cash my gold with dale winton
Go and fuck ye'self
Who are they broadcasting to? What's their projected audience?
I doubt they're that Interested in investing the savings of a drunkard
oh my god, YES
Where they keep fading lucky you by the lightning seeds, and talking about savings, and then her mug breaks. Why has someone been paid money to come up with that?
A bank. With a radio station? What?
Since when have they had music or radio in banks? A supermarket or summats, maybe, at a stretch. But a bank? The premise is a nonsense. So I hate it for that. And it's fucking shit. So I doubly hate it for that.
Genuine 'I'd rather get a worse deal if it means I get to avoid your company' territory.
it almost literally goes 'at american express, we know that dna makes us all different, and that is why you should get one of our cards'. It makes no sense.
Some poetic quotes
BUY THIS NOW!
even if you're in the demographic of 15 people it could be targeting it seems patronising.
while im eating super noodles and quorn escalopes. judgemental bastards.
IS NOT AN OLD MOVIE.
People on internet dating sites lie about their height don't they??
where some scientist starts going off on one about how beautiful the algae he works with is/are. Time to cut down the hours fella.
me and the flatmate were discussing this recent trend of twee advert soundtracks.
Twee soundtracks are less likely to make me buy something: "Ooh, look how caring and inclusive we are" = this product is for lame-os.
But it seems to have crossed over in the last 12 months and any old folk-ish song can end up plastered on as the soundtrack to a sun-drenched lens-flare crapfest and used to sell fabric softener, or some such meh.
i was gna boycott muller but its the only brand we ever have in the fridge and i'm not a monk
the Orange advert with the annoying "kerching" voiceover man
every Boots advert ever
that 'nom nom nom' yogurt advert or whatever it's called
the Iceland/Jason Donovan abomination
the Lynx advert with the nauseating couple picking up their scattered clothes
the Renault advert with the wacky bloke singing along Chesney Hawkes
basically, I just hate adverts
What the fuck do they think people use their toilets for?
"Great value, at Morrisons, this Christmas"
"Based on that performance... not a lot"
Get fucked Hansen.
I'M YOUR FIRE
"Any advert that isn't Yeo Valley"?
After 12 hours on the plane, the last thing I would want is a group of twats singing in my face
for anyone to say this.
With Karl Pilkington talking reaaallllyy sllowwwlllyy and boringly.
Have been hating that guy a lot recently - is he the guy from Keane?
He is seriously punchable anyway. And why on earth would he want access to his videos that he has on his home PC when travelling around Spain?
"Got my biscuit, got my crunch"
Is one of the nadirs of TV for me. Nails down a fucking blackboard.
This one isn't quite as bad as the Muller/Nina Simone monstrosity.
and I really hate all of the Orange ads.
I'd like to set fire to everyone involved in these things. All of them.
I automatically hate anyone who laughs at those. They played the Jack Black one three times when I last went to the cinema. I nearly cried.
the last time I went to the cinema. (The A Team trailer was played twice as well, talk about desperate over-selling)
I felt like throwing things at the screen.
Really put me off going back.
It drove me nuts. I fucking hate Jack Black.
You're aloud a small chuckle at every other one when you first see one.
But, yeah, they're basically a test to see who a) has low standards for humour, and b) hasn't been to the cinema for a few months (cos they'll be the ones chuckling like a gimp).
in that horrible, horrible, lame weedy voice so weak it makes mumford and sons look like Slayer.
Also: Richmond Sausages.
Doesn't want to watch Spanish telly, but wants to watch videos of himself playing conkers? What a tard.
Other supermarkets are like "Hey! We sell this stuff! It's quite nice, pretty cheap, give it a crack"
Tesco's ads are like propaganda from 30 years into the future where TESCO SOLVES ALL.
If you think a "challenge" will get me to drink several litres of your product a day, which I could get free from the tap, you are sorely mistaken.
And there is no thing as a cheeky fucking Volvic.
I'm sure I've got the right vendor this time, do you mean their sales went up? DAMN YOU British public, you unutterable morons, if this is the case.
By like 25% if I remember correctly.
Related to the Cheeky Vimto perhaps?
Putting "cheeky" in front of what you're doing doesn't make it fun and edgy.
I'm going to do some cheeky work now.
and this fella was talking about putting a cheeky bid on a property. It made me want to be cheeky and give him a slap in the bake.
No court would convict you - it was cheeky!
so that it appears 'cute'.
I remember one advert where some kid talks about licking the 'patula'.
There was an advert a while back featuring an instantly loathable jack the lad type called Micky.
Voiceover advised me that everyone has a mate like Micky. I think it was Head and Shoulders.
with Stephen Merchant voicing. The ones where he starts off with some sort of "Hello, what's this about? What's she up to? Oh, I see..." skit, then seemingly launches into the proper script. Why?
i love it when that happens
It hasn't really made me any more aware of Natwest as an institution, or what they hell he was buggering on about in the first place, or made me want to switch accounts. Although I am with Halifax, so maybe I should.
Silly Stephen Merchant Natwest > ISA ISA baby Halifax radio?
There was a man
so essentially the ad didn't work on one of us, so I'm happy with that.
Natwest the ones all about having a fucking charter/bloke getting a loan for an engagement ring/women saving for her baby/bank managers visit your home
They'd be chuffed with this discussion in every sense then. It's a shit set of adverts and I can't even remember whose they are.
No-one can tell the banks apart, they might as well advertise each other for all the difference it makes.
Without any effort whatsoever, Natwest have been credited with the Halifax Radio ones and the S Merchant Barclays ones.
Fucking Natwest fuckers. They've been coasting ever since the Crockett's Theme shit in the 80s/90s, the massive set of bastards.
is rather generous. Accused of might be more accurate.
I also really laugh at the Vodafone bee ones!
That lanky twat out of My Family makes me want to poke out my eyes. No: his eyes.