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I really f'ing hate the Diet Coke advert

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SugarMousePink Sun 02-May-10 15:31:19

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TulipsInTheSunshine Sun 02-May-10 15:34:10

dp has started changing the channel when it comes on to avoid me ranting.

it's pathetic and down right weird and i absolutely hate it!

Molesworth Sun 02-May-10 15:36:28

I hadn't seen it so I looked it up on youtube


Who is it supposed to appeal to?

bobbiewickham Sun 02-May-10 15:38:44

Sorry, but it just made me smile.

Am normally a ranting feminist.


Trafficcone Sun 02-May-10 15:40:36

But those women EXIST!! I know plenty that are nothing more than clothes and man obsessed puppets. The ad doesn't really evoke anything in me.

TulipsInTheSunshine Sun 02-May-10 15:40:57

personally my dislike has nothing to do with feminism... it would be stupid ad no matter what gender the creepy little dolls were!

dittany Sun 02-May-10 15:42:38

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Molesworth Sun 02-May-10 15:44:16

Here are a couple of ads that make me rant and rave

Boots' moment of truth

KFC mum's night off

bobbiewickham Sun 02-May-10 15:44:39

Nah, I don't think so.

I think it's meant to say a diet coke will brighten up your day.

Which it won't.

There is a bloke puppet dancing, too.

bobbiewickham Sun 02-May-10 15:47:33

See, Molesworth, both of those have made me want to puke.

But the diet coke one just struck me as daft and a bit funny.

<makes mental note not to give Boots one more penny. KFC not really an issue>

dittany Sun 02-May-10 15:49:13

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StewieGriffinsMom Sun 02-May-10 15:50:39

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JodieO Sun 02-May-10 15:50:53

I don't like the diet coke one either and for the same reasons. I really love this forum actually as since I've started reading it I've really learnt a lot about feminism. I thought I knew enough but I didn't know anything!

I find myself seeing things more and more, around me, in the world and on tv etc; it's shocking really.

I hate those two linked adverts too. Mum's night off and the little girl is cleaning up whilst the boy plays football; sigh.

choosyfloosy Sun 02-May-10 15:55:14

What kills me about the Boots ad is I am certain the original idea was by a woman - only a woman would drive a drill into that particular nerve with such accuracy IMO.

Though luckily being middle aged my only thought is 'get off that HELLHOLE of a beach and go to nice market love'

dittany Sun 02-May-10 16:03:34

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SpringHeeledJack Sun 02-May-10 16:04:17

dp always has to duck and cover for the Diet Coke one

...before my window shattering roar of "women PUPPETS?????"

<grrr gnash fume>

Molesworth Sun 02-May-10 16:08:04

I agree about the boots one dittany - it's very revealing (pardon the pun)

FabIsGoingToGetFit Sun 02-May-10 16:36:06

I just watched the Boots one with no sound. Didn't get it.

Ryoko Sun 02-May-10 20:37:24

I'm not buying Pampers nappies having just seen an advert that said something along the lines of "she can give you dryness" or something like that implying it's the mothers job to change the nappies angry.

I all so hate that M&S advert "cos they are pink and I'm a girl and thats what girls do" what?, what do girls do, get fat and wide on pink sweets is that it?.

StewieGriffinsMom Sun 02-May-10 21:27:16

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MmeLindt Sun 02-May-10 21:34:00

God, the M&S one is bad, but the KFC one. Horrible. The little girl playing mummy while her brother comes home filthy from football.

There is one that makes me scream and throw things at the TV. Cannot remember which one, will have a think.

SugarMousePink Sun 02-May-10 21:46:46

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MmeLindt Sun 02-May-10 21:52:07

The one I am thinking of has skimpily dressed nurses. Is it for Gillette or something?

SugarMousePink Sun 02-May-10 21:54:33

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CoinOperatedGirl Sun 02-May-10 21:54:35

That one annoys me too MmLindt, think it's for shampoo. Haven't seen the others, will keep an eye out.

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