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talktoo Thu 21-Feb-19 08:53:54

Going on from another post about an annoying ad, what do you find the most annoying? I cringe at the German shampoo for women Plantur 39. The bit where she whispers conspiratorially 'especially for women over 40' as if being over 40 is something to be shamed about. Hate hate hate it. Also the Wowcher ads. Also didn't like the one about guide dogs with the guy who said 'puup-eh' instead of puppy. I know he's blind and all but it really was annoying.

SimoneStrasser Thu 21-Feb-19 08:56:42

The oral b ad.

“ I didn’t even know oral b made toothpaste”


NoPlaced Thu 21-Feb-19 08:57:02

Almost any advert for sanitary products.
Am I comfortable on my period? Yes.
Do I go cycling in little white booty shorts? No. Maybe I'm more risk averse than I previously thought.

NoPlaced Thu 21-Feb-19 08:58:39

I know!
But how do I keep my mouth healthy?
Well how do you fucking think, sweetheart?

TheFirstRuleOfFightClub Thu 21-Feb-19 09:00:44

I'm 32 and a non-smoker.

The woman with the fake northern accent (not sure where she's supposed to be from) who gets her neighbours letter about funeral plans.

Arnold Schwarzenegger's head on wheels.

Hate those ads.

BlueMerchant Thu 21-Feb-19 09:07:18

Postcode lottery people. "Do me a the door....". How annoying.

talktoo Thu 21-Feb-19 09:07:24

The FirstRule....YES!!! All of those!

talktoo Thu 21-Feb-19 09:09:23

I do wonder how advertising agencies get sign off on some ads. I mean, how did they possibly get a company to think Arnold Schwarzenegger's head on wheels was slim any way a clever idea. It's just weird.

CaptainHammer Thu 21-Feb-19 09:15:25

Right said Fred you wanna help the family? Let’s talk about releasing equity! Keith came to our place explained it all at our pace ARGHHH!

Also the advert with the woman on the bus who freezes her card when she’s lost it in her weird pocket “You shall buy a round at the reunion!” So irritating!

DappledThings Thu 21-Feb-19 09:16:20

It's not on anymore but the Werther's one where the woman reminisces fondly about going to the Caramel Shop with her grandfather.

WTF is a caramel shop? There's no such thing.

NakedAvenger Thu 21-Feb-19 09:17:42

All yoghurt ads but especially the one with Nicole Shitslinger
'How does it feel to love your job'. I don't know love. Fuck off

StillCoughingandLaughing Thu 21-Feb-19 09:24:38

Anything for low fat yoghurt. They’re all the same - some dewy-eyed woman eats a spoonful with an expression of ecstasy in her face and gasps in amazement - ‘Low fat?! But it’s SO creamy!’ And they always say creamy like they’re choking down puke.

I also hate the Quick Quid one where they press the pause button and then airily say ‘Yeah, order the new boiler/fridge/car - I’ve got it covered’. Except you haven’t, have you? You’ve got yourself tied into a loan with a crippling rate of interest that’s probably going to leave you even more penniless next month.

Forgotmycoat Thu 21-Feb-19 09:41:48

The one I absolutely and utterly hate is the current Renault one with the 'virtual ambassador' who has a dumb, vacant expression. I hate it so so much I can't even

I was considering starting a thread on my hatred of this ad, so thank you Op for giving me this space to vent.
Does anyone else hate it? Can anyone explain why I/they hate it? My visceral hatred of it scares me.

Weepingwillows12 Thu 21-Feb-19 09:45:16

I hate the dreams adverts on the radio. Every word completely over pronounced. Fake plummy accent. Yuk. Didn't notice until dh pointed it out and can't unhear it now

PentreBachCymraeg Thu 21-Feb-19 09:50:02

The 'bothersome vagina' ad

SpringForEver Thu 21-Feb-19 09:52:17

Every single Tesco ad since the ones with Prunella Scales and the woman with the thin, almost bald blonde hair. I don't recall any before those but that is when I first started to loathe them, and they just got worse with that hideous couple doing their shopping and now that ghastly throwback ad.

pointythings Thu 21-Feb-19 10:02:21

The 'Right Said Fred' ad is bad. I thought it was the worst, until I heard the Senakot ad on Classic FM - Oh. My. God. Awful text, badly sung by cliche bad singers, makes me want to court constipation for the rest of my life.

kmammamalto Thu 21-Feb-19 10:22:31

I've got a real hatred for perfume and aftershave ads... like the one where Jonny depp digs in the dessert and literally talks nonsense about being a man and freedom and some shite. What TAF has that got to do with perfume?! Gives me rage every time.

MissSingerbrains Thu 21-Feb-19 10:24:35

All ads with Nicole ShitSinger and her fucking yogurts

The Diet Coke stupid ‘I like what I like’ guy... yeah all that aspartame has made you super annoying!

The coffee one where all the people are standing up and the guy says, “Sit down if you’ve never seen me cry” or whatever... so annoyingly fake and such shit cheap coffee too!

Grr angry

EnchantersNightshade Thu 21-Feb-19 10:32:44

@Forgotmycoat Could have written that exact post about that female virtual ambassador! Thank you.

Unfortunately for me, I rely on my tablet to entertain me sometimes in my bedbound life. If I'm binge watching something on ITV/C4, I can literally see her annoying face 10 times a day! shockangry

Have started turning tablet over when I sense stoopid adverts approaching.

Frenchmom Thu 21-Feb-19 10:37:55

The TUI advert. If I hear that song again I’ll Scream.

talktoo Thu 21-Feb-19 10:37:56

ForgotMyCoat 'My visceral hatred of it scares me

Haaahaaaa! Love that statement!

Fuppy Thu 21-Feb-19 10:41:21

VIPoo can piss right off!

iklboo Thu 21-Feb-19 10:42:27

I'm with @pointythings on that bloody senakot advert. It's like the CEO's wife wrote it and nobody had the balls to say it was terrible.

TheFirstRuleOfFightClub Thu 21-Feb-19 10:43:28

What's the one where a gym bunny is running on a running machine, falls off and lands on the floor trying to look all slick In front of a woman? Hate that one.

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