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to think the new ASDA advert is the biggest pile of sexist crap in a long time

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MaureenLove Mon 05-Nov-12 11:52:15

to think its trying to APPEAL to women? dur!

HecatePhosphorus Mon 05-Nov-12 11:58:29

Not seen it. Do you have a link?

BegoniaBampot Mon 05-Nov-12 11:58:41

Was thinking of starting a thread as well. Just saw it - it's bloody awful for lots of different reasons.

beachyhead Mon 05-Nov-12 11:59:41

Crap version of the John Lewis one, done for about a tenth of the price...

WorraLiberty Mon 05-Nov-12 11:59:50

I thought the about insulting to men!

What was it? Something like "Behind every great Christmas is a great Mum"?

Some sort of claptrap like that

MaureenLove Mon 05-Nov-12 12:00:04

quick look on youtube

cant see it

kim147 Mon 05-Nov-12 12:01:27

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PinkPepper Mon 05-Nov-12 12:02:14

It's stupid. I like the watching all the prep that goes into it. But no reason why the 'mum' has to do it

But I mainly hate it because I lost my mum v recently and the wording is just crappy for that.

MaureenLove Mon 05-Nov-12 12:02:44

read this
they have a rolling mumdex

MaureenLove Mon 05-Nov-12 12:04:25

it insults everyone who isnt a stereotypical family and ONCE AGAIN presents the classic nurturing mum at home is a good mum crap.

Dads dont feature because remember they " find it too hard" * rolls eyes*

its just like an advert from the 1950s

MaureenLove Mon 05-Nov-12 12:04:38

lol at busy mums cliche klaxon

fluffyraggies Mon 05-Nov-12 12:06:37

That link ... WTF? It looks like the klu klux klan stood behind them confused

Dahlen Mon 05-Nov-12 12:10:09

grin at fluffyraggies

Thisisaeuphemism Mon 05-Nov-12 12:12:37

Ha fluffyragged - it IS the klan sending a subliminal message - 'woman, pull your finger out your arse or we will set you on fire.'

Chrysanthemum5 Mon 05-Nov-12 12:13:13

This link should work:

YANBU, it's a pile of rubbish. Why is everything left up to the mum? they are all a lazy bunch of useless articles in that house.

And, is it really acceptable now to suggest that men are so useless they can do almost nothing?

MaureenLove Mon 05-Nov-12 12:17:40

and behing mum there should be a bloody divorce lawyer

miaowmix Mon 05-Nov-12 12:17:52

God that is just vile! Martyrish nonsense and doesn't resemble anything about my life.
Bad enough she's hoovering with the baby and wrapping the presents in shit paper, but then the pathetic excuse for a husband asks 'what's for tea love?'. Nauseating. Should end with a 'leave the bastard' voice-over smile.

Caerlaverock Mon 05-Nov-12 12:18:20

Load of shite but I am not the demographic as the thought of buying a turkey from asda makes me dry retch

MaureenLove Mon 05-Nov-12 12:18:25

and tbh even she is a bit crap

why cant she wrap a present?

Caerlaverock Mon 05-Nov-12 12:19:45

Maureen she might have wrapping isshoos, you are so insensitive

TheVermiciousKnid Mon 05-Nov-12 12:20:48

Simply awful. A big pile of misogynistic shite.

HoolioHallio Mon 05-Nov-12 12:22:06

YANBU. Another reason not to go to Asda.

HollyGoHeavily Mon 05-Nov-12 12:22:15

Appalling, misogynistic shite - I don't know who should be more offended me or my DP....

Goofus Mon 05-Nov-12 12:22:47

I saw that earlier. I actually quite liked it blush

runs and never shows face on MN again

I don't know, I found it quite humorous and I suppose it reminded me of everything I end up doing at Christmas (except the dinner which DH does).

I get the sexist point people are making but I like the advert.

Caerlaverock Mon 05-Nov-12 12:23:51

I thought it was the LAW that a member of loose women had to feature in all asda and Iceland adverts? [runs off to phone ofcom]

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