Terrible adverts

(42 Posts)
Floralnomad Tue 23-Jul-13 00:12:24

Why on earth would the makers of the Harvester advert think it would improve it by adding in another dreadful child ?

kasterborous Thu 25-Jul-13 17:27:38

SP grin at Shitsinger! I hate that advert too, and I bet she never eats those yogurts.

I know! When I see it I shout at the TV 'dont lie Shitty, we know you don't miller-fucking-licious.

lovelychops Thu 25-Jul-13 18:21:27

I mute the new go compare one. Can not stand that kid in the harvester one either, I must that too!

My hair did not look the same colour as Clairol Kate when I dyed it 'her' colour, most annoying!

sophiedaal Thu 25-Jul-13 21:02:32

The Wonga ones make me feel actually angry in several different ways - just that hideously cynical use of 'cuddly old people' to cover up their extortionate loan rates, and Nicholas Parsons (is it?), how much did they pay you?

I quite like the Santander ones with Jenson Button, Jessica Ennis and Rory whatsit - they're like the most awkward housesharers EVAH. Or the nightmare lodger who creeps up on you while you're doing a spot of still life painting and tells you to move your mortgage...

ppeatfruit Fri 26-Jul-13 08:46:22

Also that airbrushed one of Cheryl Cole with ten tons of slap on and or the worst computer airbrushing in history. She looks like a doll with jam on her lips LOVELY !

wriggletto Fri 26-Jul-13 08:56:26

Also, any yoghurt ad which tries to persuade you that yoghurt is a yummy delicious treat for the girls, when it's yoghurt.

The car one where the baby starts crying every time they stop at traffic lights because the car engine automatically turns off (or something like that). Um, that's actually majorly off-putting if you've got a baby!

ppeatfruit Fri 26-Jul-13 09:05:48

The only ones I like ATM. and it's only the music I actually enjoy, are the ones using old songs from old movies like America from West Side Story. IMO it awakes the yoof to good music grin.

ppeatfruit Fri 26-Jul-13 09:06:40

Old trout emoticom!!!!

acjfluff Fri 26-Jul-13 09:11:04

The Victoria Plumb one with those awful twins with the twee voices. Ick. It really makes me cringe.

SucksToBeMe Fri 26-Jul-13 09:34:22

The freaky Ikea one,with life size dolls.
The meercat one with the singing, I hate the reference to him being ginger.

Sidge Fri 26-Jul-13 09:46:00

That yoghurt one (Amore?) where she slurps yoghurt and virtually has an orgasm.

It's yoghurt love, it looks like synthetic shite and is unlikely to make you come.

wriggletto Fri 26-Jul-13 09:51:03

sidge quite. 'Yoghurt', for me, has two instant mental associations only: the 70s Ski yoghurt pot, which was an interesting shape to a small child, and thrush. Pretending that badly dubbed Stepford Wives regard it as a naughty after-lunch treat is on a par with the Ambassador of Unspecificania serving cheap foil-wrapped chocs in a big superglued pyramid at drinks functions.

ppeatfruit Fri 26-Jul-13 10:28:45

Agree completely about the yoghurt orgasm FGS!!!!! Sidge and wriggletto The agencies are just about the bleedin' pits.

ppeatfruit Fri 26-Jul-13 10:31:21

Those agency blokes should get off the porn sites ;idiots!!!!

FunnyLittleFrog Fri 26-Jul-13 12:29:50

Lelli Kelli

<barfs pink unicorn glitter>

The Open and Direct one in artsy black and white where a platypus goes into a bar.

I've been to Australia. I remember being SHOCKED at the size of a platypus in real life. They're tiny, about the size of a rat. And it's ads like this which perpetuate the belief that platypussessesses are like beavers or otters or something.

Sort it out, Open and Direct folk.

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