(sigh) Favourite Adverts Ever!

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Re: (sigh) Favourite Adverts Ever!

Post by Rinoa » Mon Nov 02, 2009 1:14 pm

Came across this PlayStation / Prince of Persia advert the other day - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OFzgHExiZ1Y

Brilliant :lol:
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Post by TwoHeadedBoy » Mon Nov 02, 2009 6:04 pm

Ooh, that was a GOOD one!

Loved the exaggerated blood stuff :lol: :lol:
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Post by ToxieDogg » Tue Nov 03, 2009 1:59 am

I kinda like the Pepsiman ads

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rIpJ4tS_vM8

Shame they were only aired in Japan :(

Also Segata Sanshiro, the japanese mascot for the Sega Saturn, an advert in which he basically kills everybody in a nightclub because they're not at home playing Shining Force 3 on the Saturn :lol: :lol:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=obLniZJF ... re=related

I honestly think if they'd have used the Segata Sanshiro adverts in the West, the Saturn may have caught on a bit more than it did :(
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Post by pilgrim » Wed Dec 02, 2009 7:33 pm

"I'm Ray Gardner, and I drink blackcurrant Tangooooo Come and get meee"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=opCecHAjzeQ

I'd forgotten about those Carling adverts :D :D :D LMCO! Some of the Carlsberg adverts are quite clever, and you can always rely on Guiness.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2bCAQEHl ... xt_from=PL

Just down there is a comment about the Shredded Wheat advert, which I remember at the time.

What I cant find is the spoof Punt & Dennis advert from Canned Carrot, for washing powder... "All new improved son of Ultimate Bold... the only washing powder that floats your clothes out of the washing machine and into the tumble dryer, irons them, puts them away, and then makes you a cup of tea. And free with each box... a washing machine" and "the only wash that washes whiter than white, right"

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Re: (sigh) Favourite Adverts Ever!

Post by forfoxsake » Mon Dec 07, 2009 11:17 am

Dunno about "favourite", but this one has been stuck in my head since I was a nipper. For years and years I was aware of a company called Ariston, but never actually knew what the hell they sold. :P

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YUVs7vXNZiw

I'm sure this video has come up on the forum before, what with the gaming connotations. Pretty weird that they made a two and a half minute version of the ad though... O.o

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Post by supermario » Mon Dec 07, 2009 2:44 pm

The Heinekin Advert which spoofs the Milk Tray one. Man in black jumps out of Helicopter, falling and breaking his leg etc. etc.

Now if someone can find me a link to this I'd be most grateful.
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Post by IronMaidenRule » Mon Dec 07, 2009 5:25 pm

I will always love the Eric Cantona advert vs The Devil:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dwW04WprZvQ
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Post by Smurph » Tue Dec 08, 2009 10:02 am

That Cantona one was awesome, loved it.

The new Adidas one with Beckham and Gerrard is really quite spiffing (and I hate the both of them, too):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-GW1sPeK ... re=related

Retro-wise, how have the Smash ads not been mentioned yet?
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Post by TwoHeadedBoy » Fri Dec 11, 2009 8:22 pm

forfoxsake wrote:Dunno about "favourite", but this one has been stuck in my head since I was a nipper. For years and years I was aware of a company called Ariston, but never actually knew what the hell they sold. :P

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YUVs7vXNZiw

I'm sure this video has come up on the forum before, what with the gaming connotations. Pretty weird that they made a two and a half minute version of the ad though... O.o
Never seen that one before - loved it though! Reminds me of that video Michel Gondry did for Kylie Minogue - no?
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Post by vanhelsing » Sat Mar 20, 2010 6:47 pm

A few 80s/90s adverts still stick in my head and can be found on Youtube:-
Ducks' revenge (Woodpecker Cider)
The Radio Rentals one about the heavy metal band but done from the TVs point of view (can't find this one)
Bank Account Man (Adrian Edmonson as a punk going to open a bank account)
Yellow Pages-French Polishers (the aftermath of a teenager's party and he ends up in a world of censored. The expression on his face is a classic)
The listerine adverts featuring the two dragons ('Oh') Clifford and ('But NOT YOUR GIRL') Eddie.
The Weetabix Robin Hood one

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Re: (sigh) Favourite Adverts Ever!

Post by retromax » Sat Mar 20, 2010 7:38 pm

So many I guess... Red Car and the Blue Car :D stands out to me and I loved this one http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=POiWEmPQrmk

And more recentley the Barclaycard ads (Waterslide & Rollercoaster)
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Post by Squigs_Ghost » Thu Apr 08, 2010 7:11 am

I have been looking all morning for this one and I can't find it anywhere.

There are 2 caterpillars sat outside a pub having a quiet pint when a butterfly flys over them. One turns to the other and says "Oooo, you'd never catch me up in one of those!" I think it was either a Greene king or Carlsberg advert around in the 80's.

Another of my faves:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gK7n1Q-fDeA

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I just found this whilst searching:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=249p6xMWPtU
It really does have to be seen to be believed!

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Re: (sigh) Favourite Adverts Ever!

Post by Fred83 » Sat Apr 10, 2010 5:00 pm

i know Guinness was mentioned already,but we coundnt forget the one man dancing whilst waiting for his pint!.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S5HU5axz6GI


Peugeot 406 advert with m people search for hero,who could forget this absolute brilliant advert
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8LENbh_560s

ian wright one feels like chicken tonight :lol:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kZLkbCPPk6g

Miller Lite he aint heavy
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TvJyZ9fm73M

rolo cinema :lol:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ac7kDkYTFs

Sega Mega Drive UK Advert
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cXJyeS3Gi78&NR=1

Amiga CD32 advert
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=efaEmA45 ... re=related

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Post by siamesegiant » Sat Apr 10, 2010 9:02 pm

This has been doing the rounds lately:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=owGykVbfgUE

The last line just kills me. There are a few more with Doogie Howser, LL Cool J, Bruce Campbell and the like. Probably still wouldn't make me wear Old Spice though.

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Re: (sigh) Favourite Adverts Ever!

Post by Megamixer » Sun Jun 06, 2010 3:32 pm

It may not be that retro but how about this amazingly funny ad that always had me laughing back in the day?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yN_R0J8kU5I

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