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All Time Favourite Christmas Advert

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JerseySpud Sat 23-Aug-14 22:45:30

Whats yours?

Mine is a tie between 2013 Sainburies advert and the John Lewis about the boy who wanted to give the present.

DuchessofKirkcaldy Sat 23-Aug-14 22:46:44

Irn Bru Snowman

ilovelamp82 Sat 23-Aug-14 22:59:18

I liked last years Sainsburys. But Christmas officially starts for me when the Coca Cola advert comes on.

70isaLimitNotaTarget Sun 24-Aug-14 00:27:28

John Lewis Snowman advert

Waitrose with the lady hanging the wreath then the little boy hanging a tree decoration and the girl waiting for her daddy.
But it got slated for showing a military helicopter - deemed insensitive to soldiers who weren't coming home for Christmas (even though the man on the 'copter was a photographer)

RumAppleGinger Sun 24-Aug-14 09:24:22

Agree OP, JL boy with the present. I was heavily pregnant with DS first time I saw it and just burst into tears at it!

neeps1207 Sun 24-Aug-14 10:44:02

Stuck between Irn Bru Snowman and the John Lewis one with the little boy giving presents . . . couldn't be more different!!

JerseySpud Sun 24-Aug-14 10:46:28

I loved the sainburies one at the end. Where they were sending a message to Dad and he just walked in through the door. I cried. But i'm a wuss lol.

I also liked the apple advert last year.

Smilesandpiles Sun 24-Aug-14 16:17:19

I can't decide between John Lewis and the Boy or the John Lewis snowman.

Douglas, the lurpack ad was a favorite as a child.

0pheliaBalls Sun 24-Aug-14 17:56:01

The Old all singing, all dancing Woolworths ones from the 80s. They make me feel all tingly and nostalgic for childhood Christmases grin

0pheliaBalls Sun 24-Aug-14 18:02:51

Like this one

Bloody hell, £6.89 for a tin of Quality Street 30-odd years ago! They must have been far more, ahem, desirable then grin

DownstairsMixUp Sun 24-Aug-14 18:05:49

Oh I got a bit soppy over the JL ad with the boy giving the present to. Surely it's got to be the coke advert though?! As soon as I hear it I know Christmas is not far and I get all excited!

Trumpton Sun 24-Aug-14 18:06:35

Just lost my post ! The tin was over 5lb in weight though. Now the tins are 750 gms a bit less than 2lb. so they were 3x the size in 1981 . The retail price index gives �6.89 in 1981 as about �20 now so we are paying the same. just getting though more tins.

ShatnersBassoon Sun 24-Aug-14 18:24:20

DeBeers diamonds ones from the 1980s. I'm getting excited thinking about them grin

Magmatic80 Sun 28-Sep-14 14:33:46

Ooh the famous grouse ads. I LOVE the music.

I totally don't run in from other rooms to watch grinning when I hear it .

Shizlack Sun 28-Sep-14 15:15:57

The JL one from 2010 I think....the one where everyone's traveling home holding presents think man carrying teddy home under jacket, parents sneaking a rocking horse upstairs. Some people were a bit unhappy JL portrayed a dog in his house outside in the snow with fairy lights, but that's the advert that made me most weepy!

KnackeredMuchly Sun 28-Sep-14 15:21:23

Hands down

Kittykatmacbill Sun 28-Sep-14 22:21:16

Always the coco cola one! It is the start of the Christmas...

wheretoyougonow Sun 28-Sep-14 22:26:39

I liked the boots one last year where you thought the young lad was causing trouble but he was secretly leaving presents for everyone. I also love the JL one with the boy waiting to give his present.
Can't wait to see this years although when the coca cola advert comes on I know it really is Christmas smile

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