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Best Buy commercial follow-up

Postposted on Sat Dec 03, 2011 7:41 pm

Best Buy cut the tape before Santa's response to that bitch that stuck iStuff under the tree and drank his milk!

"Well, I suppose I'll just put these Lexus keys back in my bag!"
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Re: Best Buy commercial follow-up

Postposted on Sat Dec 03, 2011 9:37 pm

Uh, what? Wait, nevermind...I don't care.
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Re: Best Buy commercial follow-up

Postposted on Sat Dec 03, 2011 9:46 pm

Vrock wrote:Uh, what?

That was my initial reaction too.

Vrock wrote:Wait, nevermind...I don't care.

That was my take as well; and I originally wasn't going to post. But now I feel compelled to ask why you posted in a thread you don't care about. :lol:
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Re: Best Buy commercial follow-up

Postposted on Sat Dec 03, 2011 10:23 pm

just brew it! wrote:
Vrock wrote:Uh, what?

That was my initial reaction too.

Vrock wrote:Wait, nevermind...I don't care.

That was my take as well; and I originally wasn't going to post. But now I feel compelled to ask why you posted in a thread you don't care about. :lol:

Because I want everyone to know how much I don't care? LOL. Good question. I usually give people the business for this myself when they do it.
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Re: Best Buy commercial follow-up

Postposted on Sat Dec 03, 2011 10:41 pm

Vrock wrote:Because I want everyone to know how much I don't care? LOL. Good question. I usually give people the business for this myself when they do it.

PUI?

(I fully admit this may have been a factor in my decision to post in this thread... :lol:)
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Re: Best Buy commercial follow-up

Postposted on Sat Dec 03, 2011 11:04 pm

PUI all around, I'll wager.
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Re: Best Buy commercial follow-up

Postposted on Mon Dec 05, 2011 9:46 am

The series of commercials feature the person showing up Santa's gift selection with Best Buy merchandise and generally being jerks about it with the catch phrase "Watch out Santa!".

I found the commercials annoying too and got a chuckle out of the idea that Santa would counter with "Well I guess you don't deserve this Lexus then!".
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Re: Best Buy commercial follow-up

Postposted on Mon Dec 05, 2011 9:54 am

None of it is as bad as that f'ing Kohl's commercial that used "Friday" with new lyrics.
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Re: Best Buy commercial follow-up

Postposted on Mon Dec 05, 2011 10:14 am

But Kohl's is an eyesore, so they may as well use an earsore, too.

The worst are Charmin commercials featuring animated bears playing with their exits.
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Re: Best Buy commercial follow-up

Postposted on Mon Dec 05, 2011 10:30 am

Just making fun of the snobby Best Buy ads as well as the car commercials that make it look like new cars are a popular Christmas gift even in a tanked economy.
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Re: Best Buy commercial follow-up

Postposted on Mon Dec 05, 2011 10:51 am

You mean I *shouldn't* expect a new car under the tree? :cry:

Kohl's isn't too bad...just as **** as any other department store, no worse or better than most of them.
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Re: Best Buy commercial follow-up

Postposted on Mon Dec 05, 2011 11:05 am

Kohl's is my favorite store for men's clothing. If I have no fashion taste, so be it. :lol:

The Lexus commercials with the red bow around the car are really annoying.
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Re: Best Buy commercial follow-up

Postposted on Mon Dec 05, 2011 11:25 am

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Re: Best Buy commercial follow-up

Postposted on Mon Dec 05, 2011 11:54 am

Hate those BB ads.

Makes me not wanna go there to be honest.
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Re: Best Buy commercial follow-up

Postposted on Mon Dec 05, 2011 12:17 pm

Hawkwing74 wrote:Kohl's is my favorite store for men's clothing. If I have no fashion taste, so be it.

I get nearly everything there. As long as you pay attention to the way the pricing games are played and time your purchases correctly, you can get a few decent brand names for about 5% less than the best sales at other major department stores.
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Re: Best Buy commercial follow-up

Postposted on Mon Dec 05, 2011 12:54 pm

EsotericLord wrote:Hate those BB ads.

Makes me not wanna go there to be honest.

You mean their prices and accusing every customer of shoplifting by inspecting their bags as they leave isn't enough to put you off the place? It takes **** commercials to keep you away?
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Re: Best Buy commercial follow-up

Postposted on Mon Dec 05, 2011 1:55 pm

Rakhmaninov3 wrote:Just making fun of the snobby Best Buy ads as well as the car commercials that make it look like new cars are a popular Christmas gift even in a tanked economy.


People with money are still spending it, If you were in the class of people that could give a lexus for christmas you're probably unaffected by the "economy". The only people that stopped buying cars for christmas presents were the ones that really couldn't afford it anyways. As far as the economy, If you have a marketable skill it's not a bad time, jobs are plentiful and houses are cheap, the only people I know that are struggling are unskilled labor or people with useless degrees who're unwilling to take a job outside of their degree focus.
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Re: Best Buy commercial follow-up

Postposted on Mon Dec 05, 2011 2:02 pm

derFunkenstein wrote:
EsotericLord wrote:Hate those BB ads.

Makes me not wanna go there to be honest.

You mean their prices and accusing every customer of shoplifting by inspecting their bags as they leave isn't enough to put you off the place? It takes **** commercials to keep you away?



All I said was that those ads made me not want to go to BB, indicating that, in my eyes, its a failure of an advertising campaign. I said nothing about their prices or bag checks.


Chill, dude.
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Re: Best Buy commercial follow-up

Postposted on Mon Dec 05, 2011 2:35 pm

jss21382 wrote:
Rakhmaninov3 wrote:Just making fun of the snobby Best Buy ads as well as the car commercials that make it look like new cars are a popular Christmas gift even in a tanked economy.


People with money are still spending it, If you were in the class of people that could give a lexus for christmas you're probably unaffected by the "economy". The only people that stopped buying cars for christmas presents were the ones that really couldn't afford it anyways. As far as the economy, If you have a marketable skill it's not a bad time, jobs are plentiful and houses are cheap, the only people I know that are struggling are unskilled labor or people with useless degrees who're unwilling to take a job outside of their degree focus.




No, actually, there are lots of people who used to be in the buy-a-Lexus-for-Christmas category that are no longer employed or nearly as well-off; crappy economy has hit everyone, including the "rich." I don't know whom you know, but I know many people with science and advanced business degrees who cannot find work outside of temp agencies or retail stores--some of them are unemployed completely. I know a neuroscience major who works at an Apple store! I'm a resident physician and nearly all my "spending" money is sucked up servicing my massive student debt; I'm so tired of people thinking I must be wealthy because I'm a doctor that I kinda want to shoot them all.

But I can't afford a gun.

Some will get a Lexus for Christmas, and good for them. But the sheer number of commercials showing people getting cars as gifts is a little ridiculous.

Just sayin'.
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Re: Best Buy commercial follow-up

Postposted on Mon Dec 05, 2011 2:45 pm

EsotericLord wrote:All I said was that those ads made me not want to go to BB, indicating that, in my eyes, its a failure of an advertising campaign. I said nothing about their prices or bag checks.


Chill, dude.

Right, I read that as "I liked BB until this, and it puts me off". Obviously I was wrong and it's not what you meant. I dismiss their ads outright because they make everyone feel like shoplifting suspects.
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Re: Best Buy commercial follow-up

Postposted on Mon Dec 05, 2011 4:56 pm

Kohl's is my favorite store for men's clothing. If I have no fashion taste, so be it.

Oh, once inside Kohl's is great. I'm just forever biased because the first time I saw one, it was a giant brown box amidst other stores and it just... didn't... fit.

If it makes you feel better, I probably haven't spent more than eight bucks on a shirt in almost ten years. :)
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Re: Best Buy commercial follow-up

Postposted on Mon Dec 05, 2011 5:16 pm

Rakhmaninov3 wrote:
jss21382 wrote:
Rakhmaninov3 wrote:Just making fun of the snobby Best Buy ads as well as the car commercials that make it look like new cars are a popular Christmas gift even in a tanked economy.


People with money are still spending it, If you were in the class of people that could give a lexus for christmas you're probably unaffected by the "economy". The only people that stopped buying cars for christmas presents were the ones that really couldn't afford it anyways. As far as the economy, If you have a marketable skill it's not a bad time, jobs are plentiful and houses are cheap, the only people I know that are struggling are unskilled labor or people with useless degrees who're unwilling to take a job outside of their degree focus.




No, actually, there are lots of people who used to be in the buy-a-Lexus-for-Christmas category that are no longer employed or nearly as well-off; crappy economy has hit everyone, including the "rich." I don't know whom you know, but I know many people with science and advanced business degrees who cannot find work outside of temp agencies or retail stores--some of them are unemployed completely. I know a neuroscience major who works at an Apple store! I'm a resident physician and nearly all my "spending" money is sucked up servicing my massive student debt; I'm so tired of people thinking I must be wealthy because I'm a doctor that I kinda want to shoot them all.

But I can't afford a gun.

Some will get a Lexus for Christmas, and good for them. But the sheer number of commercials showing people getting cars as gifts is a little ridiculous.

Just sayin'.


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