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Annoying television adverts

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VIVinHERTS

VIVinHERTS Report 31 Mar 2013 19:51

I'd forgotten about the Aviva adverts - probably because I switch channels when they come on!

Tabitha

Tabitha Report 30 Mar 2013 15:33

I love the Meercats

Hate the AVIVA ones that bloke makes me cringe everytime

Hate the "You buy one you get one free"

maggiewinchester

maggiewinchester Report 30 Mar 2013 01:26

I detest the confused.com adverts.

And the bingo ones, and, well, all the gambling ones & 'quick loan' ones..

VIVinHERTS

VIVinHERTS Report 29 Mar 2013 19:49

~~~ to Karen. I detest the Go Compare ones as well.

Karen in the desert

Karen in the desert Report 29 Mar 2013 18:05


I like the Meercats too.
I hate to distraction the Go Compare and Cuprinol ads.

Mauatthecoast

Mauatthecoast Report 29 Mar 2013 17:45

I lurve the meerkats ;-) :-D

Barbara

Barbara Report 29 Mar 2013 17:04

I have to agree with Annx, I find those Meerkats really annoying and now they are at the start of Corrie each time too!!

InspectorGreenPen

InspectorGreenPen Report 29 Mar 2013 13:20

The over-use of the word 'help' . 'We are here to help...' Help you empty your wallet more like.

Then there is the slightly stuttering style of delivery where the actor/actress tries to give the impression that they are a member of the public extolling the virtues of the product, and underneath is says 80% said they would recommend it (out of 132 asked....!)



Hayley   Empress of Drama

Hayley Empress of Drama Report 29 Mar 2013 11:39

Most of all the adverts annoy me but the Meercat ones I love Alexandra and poor Sergei :-D

Paula+

Paula+ Report 29 Mar 2013 10:57

Kerry Katona, has appeared in television commercials, notably for Iceland and Asda supermarkets. She is now appearing in a tv ad advising people who need to take out short term loans. She is most annoying and irritates me just to watch her.

Guinevere

Guinevere Report 29 Mar 2013 09:43

I think it's the Wonga one that Nicholas Parsons is in. He should be ashamed of himself associating with a company that exploits people who can't get loans any other way.

OneFootInTheGrave

OneFootInTheGrave Report 29 Mar 2013 09:33

I get really annoyed with the number of adverts for these quick loans and pay day loans, every other advert I see on television these days is for one of these companies, even when you go out you cannot get away from them as many of our high streets are being taken over by loan shops :-|

VIVinHERTS

VIVinHERTS Report 29 Mar 2013 09:32

I can't even remember what the dancing pony was advertising and the only memorable thing was the song!

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 29 Mar 2013 09:26

But Errol it won't nevessarily make me buy the product. If everyone in SFS is like that female nothing will make me buy from them. Cuprinol, well we buy that anyway so can't say but it might put people off. :-(

eRRolSheep

eRRolSheep Report 28 Mar 2013 23:46

aha but it works because you have all remembered the advert and what it was for - that is how advertising works

Jean

Jean Report 28 Mar 2013 23:10

Whoever thought up the cuprinol advert must be nutcase, I hate it. :-|

TessAkaBridgetTheFidget

TessAkaBridgetTheFidget Report 28 Mar 2013 22:37

I agree that the cupinal one is really creepy.
I wish that it would disappear.

VIVinHERTS

VIVinHERTS Report 28 Mar 2013 22:15

I don't like the one with the dancing pony either.

VIVinHERTS

VIVinHERTS Report 28 Mar 2013 22:13

I'm in agreement with you all in your choices of annoying adverts. :-)

KenSE

KenSE Report 28 Mar 2013 19:43

Wonga,
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Credit Expert,
Virtually all trailers for forthcoming programmes (except Doctor Who).