Do you have a favorite tv commercial or do they annoy you?

Bill Slowsky - Loves a slow internet!
United States
July 25, 2007 7:28am CST
There are so many awesome commercials on tv today aren't there? Between Geico and fast food commercials you have to admit they at least give us a couple of minutes of laughter if not sell us on a product. I think my favorite is the Comcast Slowsky commercials. I love the way they say that the internet is slow and that is what they like. The newest one is Bill Slowsky sitting in front of his pc and he says "ah...me time" I get such a laugh out of that. Are you annoyed by commercials or do you have a favorite?
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@PunkyMcPunk (1477)
• Canada
25 Jul 07
Well this is a purely Canadian commercial.... The Royal Bank of Canada "Hands in My Pocket" basically is't got a catchy lil jingle of "hands in my pocket, hands in my pocket....." etc.... and it shows people doing various things followed by a dude or chick in a suit "the Banker" with their hand literally in the persons back pocket lol... My fav. is this one guy is lying in bed, the alarm goes off, he jumps up the banker is sitting in a chair, the guy starts putting his jeans on while the bankers hand is in his back pocket, the jingle starts, the guy puts the pants on ignoring the banker but man it is funny. It's all about how RBC although they are a bank doesn't always have their hands in your pocket but the other guys do. OR!!!! I love the one commercial-don't really know what it is about but there are these exterminator guys and there is a huddling couple (the people look scared) well the exterminator guy pulls a handful of change out of his pocket and throws it on the floor instantly 5 or 6 "bankers" jump football style on the money. The exerminator guy turns to the fearful couple "oh yeah you do have bankers"...
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• United States
26 Jul 07
LOL...those do sound very funny. Too bad their not here in the states I think I would enjoy them!
@fpd1955 (2075)
• United States
9 Aug 07
My favorite commercial is the Windex one with the birds. They see a man clean his patio windows with Windex. One of them goes to the front door and rings the doorbell. The man opens his patio door, leaves it open, and goes to answer the door. The birds close the patio door. The man comes back and walks, real hard, into the door. The birds start laughing hysterically and want to do it again, as they never get tired of doing this. It makes me laugh hard every time I see it! PEACE
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• United States
9 Aug 07
I get a kick out of the windex commercials too. Those birds never give up do they? lol...
@kayrod2 (1304)
• Australia
27 Jul 07
I like commercials, cause you can see whats available. Even if you dont go out and get it. Some are so funny, but some are really stupid. I love ones that have the cute babies on them. We have an add here for the natural confectionary company, with a little girl and her father. He goes to chop the dinosaur lolly in half, and she in a cute little voice says 'dont chop the dinosaur daddy', then he does, and she has a really shocked look on her face. It is so cute Best wishes
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• United States
8 Aug 07
You have a great point there. I've found out about a lot of new things just from commercials
• United States
26 Jul 07
The Geico "Caveman" commercials make me laugh. I love those Neanderthals.
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• United States
26 Jul 07
I think more people do than don't. This is probably the reason they are going to have their own tv program soon. I can't wait to see it.
@MGarcia (331)
• United States
26 Jul 07
I posted about this nearly a week ago, no responses oddly enough. I agree television commercials have become very clever over the last couple of years. The Guico caveman commercials get me every time. I think my new favorite is the transformer burger king commercial. The big transformer is standing there and starting to put in his order and the worker who is shocked and calling his buddies over to look tells him that he has to have a vehicle. The transformer than transforms into this huge semi, at this time the worker tells him he also needs a driver. Transformer just respond with "oh, come on" or something a long those lines.. It's really really funny to me. I also like the comcast slowsky commercials, they are so funny.
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• United States
8 Aug 07
So many people don't like the caveman or the slowsky's. I don't think they have much of a sense of humor. Do you?
@UDDERONES (888)
• United States
25 Jul 07
I don't really watch commercials. That is the time that I go to the bathroom or go get me something to drink or play with my doggie. So I use them as a break. They normally don't bother me unless they are playing a bunch of them or when something gets really good and then their is a commercial.
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• United States
26 Jul 07
I used to use that time for the same reason but now they seem to get my attention. This is when the pause button comes in handy isn't it? lol
25 Jul 07
I don't have a television at university, yet commercials still manage to get into my life! To be honest, most commercials annoy me, but being a photographer I have a lot of respect for the artier commercials where the cinematography is really good. One example I can think of is the Sony Bravia advert where all the different coloured bouncy balls are going down the hill.. I love that advert because it wasn't done with CGI, it was shot live. It is amazing! If you haven't seen it you should go and search for it on Youtube. x
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• United States
26 Jul 07
I have actually seen the Sony Bravia commercial and I do appreciate the cinematography. There are so few commercials that are artful.
• United States
25 Jul 07
Generally I dislike all T.V. commercial as they take away from the content of the shows I like to watch on the Discovery Channel or the History Channel, but I'd have to say that my favorite are the Geico ones or the one Mitsubishi one where the guy is playing Smoke on the Water by Deep Purple, on the Rev things.
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@dopey22girl (3324)
• United States
25 Jul 07
I don't really have a favorite commercial. Whenever commercials come on I usually go do something else lol. I do like commercials with babies in them because babies are so cute! Lol.
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• United States
25 Jul 07
I love baby commercials too but there are so few of them.
@worldwise1 (14887)
• United States
25 Jul 07
I think the Geico commercials are my favorites, ctry, but I also get a kick out of the Burger King ones. He is so comical with that huge head and little body. Much of the time the commercials are the best entertainment on tv, in my opinion. I think they even give out awards for the best commercials. If they don't, then they should, LOL.
• United States
25 Jul 07
I think they do have awards for commercials. I'll have to look into that.
@vicki2876 (5640)
• Canada
25 Jul 07
I like that shampoo commercial right now that the girls with the pretty full bodied hair spins around and get whiplash. Made me laugh but for the most part I hate all commercials. Everyone hates when I get the remote cause I am always changing channels during commercials. I don't watch much television, maybe a few hours a week if that and I don't want to spend them watching those stupid things. Most get on my nerves and I complain about them. Everyone here knows I got no tolerance for them. HEHE I hate when a show puts out to many of them. The kids like that Americans got talent show and wanted me to look at it last night but after every performer there would be commercials longer than the show. So boring I ended up flicking channels. LOL Vicki
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• United States
25 Jul 07
I sometimes count the commercials during one program and am amazed at the time spent showing them. Programs end up being about 15 minutes long in total. Ridiculous to me.
@cher913 (25890)
• Canada
25 Jul 07
my fav commercials are the one put out by apple (i guess) where the two guys come out and say 'i'm a mac; i'm a pc'... the commercials i HATE are the ones that portray stupid men as cats...they are an insult to cats and men!
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• United States
25 Jul 07
I don't like the ones where anyone is portrayed as stupid. I think that's needless commercialism.
@djgirl (32)
• Canada
25 Jul 07
hey. i also think that there are many cool commercials on telly 2day. but, there are some that i get REALLY annoyed with. take for instance the sobeys commercial where this guy and girl have to have a gps on there cart to find their way around the store. then the guy goes, "gps babe," and i pretty much scream because they overshow the stupid thing! anyway, yah, commercials are a great deal of entertainment.
• United States
25 Jul 07
That's one I haven't seen and probably don't want to. It does sound annoying.
• India
9 Aug 07
During my favorite TV shows I hate intervention of commercial. But, some of them are my favorite. I like them because of great amount creativity in it.
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@mavisbike (1528)
• United States
9 Aug 07
I love the Jack Linkz Messing with sasquatch commercial.
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• United States
29 Jul 07
Well I have to say I love commercials. I like the geico cave man, and beef jerky sasquatch commercials. I also like the commercial where one person sees another person helping some one and they do it next and it just a chain reaction of people helping people.(confusing?) One more favorite commercial is the tide commercial of the African-American boy and Caucasian boy jumping up and down in the mud having a good ole time. It always make me smile.
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26 Jul 07
You said people were not genuine in one of your other discussions and now you are talking about a tv commercial? Also, do you think you should talk about something that a wider people can enjoy rather than a tv commercial problem only the people in your country would have seen it. I do not know what country you are from, USA I suppose. But we brits do not know what you are talking about.
• United States
8 Aug 07
I can see why it's been so long since you have logged on. Very contrary person aren't you? I'm sure people who are "Brits" also see commercials on "the telly".