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To no get the fuss about the John Lewis xmas advert...

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haveabiscuitor2 Fri 10-Nov-17 23:07:36

I just don't get it...

Ginkypig Fri 10-Nov-17 23:33:11

Me neither.

keepingbees Fri 10-Nov-17 23:34:24

I didn’t understand the message it was trying to give confused

CanIBuffalo Fri 10-Nov-17 23:35:09

Me neither.

ThePinkOcelot Fri 10-Nov-17 23:35:57

Me neither! Millions to make as well. We’re obviously being overcharged!

stitchglitched Fri 10-Nov-17 23:36:33

I like it!

NNchangedforthis Fri 10-Nov-17 23:59:48

The message is that the monster bought him a light even though he knew it would make him disappear. He wanted his freiend to be happy and get a good nights sleep even if it meant he would disappear smile

CointreauVersial Sat 11-Nov-17 00:02:11

It's not a patch on Monty the Penguin (JL 2014). That still brings a little tear to my eye.

TwinkleTwinkleLittleEtoile Sat 11-Nov-17 00:03:43

Me neither. Apparently loads of people are crying over it. I don't see why. Maybe I'm just hard of heart.

SunnySkiesSleepsintheMorning Sat 11-Nov-17 00:04:30

I’ve liked the previous few years but I’m afraid I just didn’t get it this year.

CanIBuffalo Sat 11-Nov-17 00:06:44

Ahh NN thanks. But wasn't there a hint right at then end that the monster was still there? The monster sound and the look on the boy's face?

RemainOptimistic Sat 11-Nov-17 00:08:00

YANBU.

It's a fucking ADVERT. For God's sake, I fear for the survival of humanity as a species sometimes.

RangeTesKopeks Sat 11-Nov-17 00:12:43

Me neither! I kind of get the message, but just wasn't really fussed by it. I really liked the one with the penguins from a couple of years ago though, and the hare and bear one smile

NoNoCharlieRascal Sat 11-Nov-17 00:14:33

It's been made purely to sell 'moz'. Their trying to be this years gimmick, like Mog was before.

haveabiscuitor2 Sat 11-Nov-17 08:25:01

Ahh glad i'm not the only one!

UpsyDaisyluvsIgglePiggle Sat 11-Nov-17 08:29:48

I watched the advert and was quite disappointed as I was looking forward to it this year. I just don't understand the lights thing.

The fake advert though, the fox and mouse story, I love! That's so much nicer lol.

Daddystepdaddy Sat 11-Nov-17 08:30:50

Peak consumerism.

MoistCantaloupe Sat 11-Nov-17 08:31:59

Mum let’s kid open random present come from nowhere, and monster commits suicide

PricillaQueenOfTheDesert Sat 11-Nov-17 08:32:06

You’re not alone. I found it to be meh too, nowhere near as good as previous adverts and not really Christmassy at all. Still I’m old enough to remember the excitement that the old Woolworths adverts caused.

lightcola Sat 11-Nov-17 08:34:35

Thanks to the advert my son is now using the excuse of monsters under the bed to not to go to sleep. Up until then he didn’t know that was a thing.

TroysMammy Sat 11-Nov-17 08:39:04

I didn't feel the slightest bit emotional just excited there could be a parody on Youtube. Look up Rude Penguin the one with the Welsh accent. "I've been sick in my mouth, I've been sick in my mouth".

dantdmistedious Sat 11-Nov-17 08:44:40

It’s quite an nice ad but it’s just not Christmassy enough.

KittyandTeal Sat 11-Nov-17 08:44:41

Oh thank goodness. I liked it, it was cute and non tear jerking which is a bonus, but I didn’t get the end.

I feel like a should do, something about the monster making him happy with the light show so he’s not scared anymore but they were friends. It hurts my brain

pudcat Sat 11-Nov-17 08:51:13

The only people that gain from this are those greedy folk who buy up all the Moz monsters at £20 and sell them to gullible parents at £100+ on Ebay

MargeryFenworthy Sat 11-Nov-17 08:52:29

As a mixed race family I'm really happy to see a family that looks like mine on the screen!

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