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Funny commercials

This had me dying. DYING! Had to watch it five times in a row before I could calm down. Everything about this commercial is perfect, on que, the reaction, adjustment, re reaction, daughter wants NO PART of whats cooking in the kitchen. DYING! Then they bust out the Kid-N-Play two step. DEAD!
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Can a commercial be a masterpiece?

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Old 17.01.2021, 07:02
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Uuuuuuuuuhhhmmmmm.............

I guess you had to be there?
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Old 17.01.2021, 08:01
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Geico have historically been quite creative in their ads, there have been some that caught me by surprise or given me a good laugh but oddly enough I cannot remember any of them. Maybe I am just getting old
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Old 17.01.2021, 08:51
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Re: Funny commercials

It worked great on me for selling me ice-cream. But not car insurance.

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Old 17.01.2021, 09:26
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Re: Funny commercials

The dirt-devil one was great
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Old 17.01.2021, 09:29
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This had me dying. DYING! Had to watch it five times in a row before I could calm down.
Can a commercial be a masterpiece?
I didn't find it remotely funny. Not in the slightest.

I knew there was a vast divide between British and U.S. humour and this only confirms it.
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Old 17.01.2021, 09:45
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Re: Funny commercials

...and for British humour:

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I didn't find it remotely funny. Not in the slightest.

I knew there was a vast divide between British and U.S. humour and this only confirms it.
Humour is humour....maybe I miss some cultural references here but I found this commercial silly and annoying.

As for OP's (rhetorical?) question

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Dude....yes, but defo not this one. Sorry.
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Old 17.01.2021, 10:23
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Re: Funny commercials

English humour >>> American humor
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English humour >>> American humor
Of course.

I haven't heard of any country so far that doesn't have the best humour, most beautiful women and most industrious people.

Practically you take some desired quality and add "best" and "most" in front of it.
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Old 17.01.2021, 11:29
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Re: Funny commercials

Not sure if you need to be South African to appreciate this

https://youtu.be/VT2izHKDhmo
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Old 17.01.2021, 11:32
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I haven't heard of any country so far that doesn't have the best humour, most beautiful women and most industrious people.
But we're not talking about the best, nor merely mediocre. We're discussing California Dreamer's video which he posted, and which he described as so funny, he was almost dying of laughter.

Did anyone else find it remotely funny?

In the U.K, someone actually died laughing too much at an episode of the Goodies.

This was in the 70s.

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Old 17.01.2021, 11:47
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It worked great on me for selling me ice-cream. But not car insurance.

Forgot about dollar shave club, really cool ad. That Chinese one is quite powerful, I like it very much.
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But we're not talking about the best, nor merely mediocre. We're discussing California Dreamer's video which he posted, and which he described as so funny, he was almost dying of laughter.

Did anyone else find it remotely funny?
I didn't. Perhaps you have to be American* to find it funny? That being said, there are jokes and humour that work on almost every type of audience so...I don't know.

*he was almost dying of laughter and couldn't get enough of it - he apparently watched it over and over again 5 or 6 times.
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Old 17.01.2021, 12:06
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Did anyone else find it remotely funny?
Not in the slightest. Maybe he was smoking something??
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Old 17.01.2021, 13:04
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Forgot about dollar shave club, really cool ad. That Chinese one is quite powerful, I like it very much.
Somebody with quite particular taste compiles these...Look:

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Old 17.01.2021, 13:06
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Re: Funny commercials

I LOVE this one about British tea and Aldi

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uCKgCkubGc0
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Old 17.01.2021, 13:28
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I LOVE this one about British tea and Aldi

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uCKgCkubGc0
That's brilliant! Totally unexpected ending.
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Old 17.01.2021, 15:36
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Wonderful! Just perfect. Thank you.

South African Karen also appears here:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jaqvSGGrW6c
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Old 17.01.2021, 15:41
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South African Karen also appears here:


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Only funny if there's an equivalent of....

Where are my shoes?
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