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TV ads making easy tasks look hard Oct. 11th, 2010 @ 09:54 PM Reply

Often there will be an ad showing how "difficult" it is to do something simple like peeling a fruit or chopping vegetables without accidentally slitting yourself in the wrist. Afterward they would then come up with a product that would supposedly make it easier.

Have you ever laugh at these kinds of commercials due to it's sheer stupidity? Granted some of the products are interesting but how hard is it to operate a can opener?


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Response to TV ads making easy tasks look hard Oct. 11th, 2010 @ 09:55 PM Reply

Yes or no question threads suck.


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Response to TV ads making easy tasks look hard Oct. 11th, 2010 @ 09:56 PM Reply

Infomercials are only entertaining when they're not interrupting your show. It's always done the same way, with the same voice, with those same black and white video shots.


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Response to TV ads making easy tasks look hard Oct. 11th, 2010 @ 09:56 PM Reply

At 10/11/10 09:55 PM, Shabbo wrote: Yes or no question threads suck.

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Response to TV ads making easy tasks look hard Oct. 11th, 2010 @ 09:57 PM Reply

Yes, I always do.

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Response to TV ads making easy tasks look hard Oct. 11th, 2010 @ 09:58 PM Reply

At 10/11/10 09:56 PM, Piss wrote: i once saw this commercial for a pizza delivery service i mean wtf how hard is it to make your own pizza like really

Not to mention there's Domino's just a block from where I live. That or I could just walk a mile to Pizza Hut, it wasn't that far from here.

Some people are lazy I guess.


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Response to TV ads making easy tasks look hard Oct. 11th, 2010 @ 10:00 PM Reply

I laugh at how in commercials they always make men seem like complete morons who are always wrong and make women seem like super intelligent goddesses.

No, wait, I don't I fucking hate it because they poorly describe the real world and it tends to get to the point where it's not funny.


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Response to TV ads making easy tasks look hard Oct. 11th, 2010 @ 10:00 PM Reply

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Response to TV ads making easy tasks look hard Oct. 11th, 2010 @ 10:01 PM Reply

At 10/11/10 09:54 PM, Idiot-Finder wrote: Have you ever laugh at these kinds of commercials due to it's sheer stupidity? Granted some of the products are interesting but how hard is it to operate a can opener?

FUCK!

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Response to TV ads making easy tasks look hard Oct. 11th, 2010 @ 10:01 PM Reply

Yes. I remember that one commercial where it's like a toothpaste dispenser or something... and apparently it squeezes out every inch of toothpaste left.

That's soo pointless, you can just use arm strength to get that stuff out.

Also, don't get me started on snuggies.


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Response to TV ads making easy tasks look hard Oct. 11th, 2010 @ 10:01 PM Reply

It's not making an easy thing look hard, but it's a commercial for a product that just makes no fucking sense.

That weird Handsless soap Dispenser that advertised saying regular soap dispensers are the dirtiest most germ filled things in the world, but THE FUCKING SOAP CLEANS YOUR DAMN HANDS AND THE GERMS ON IT. What the fuck?


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Response to TV ads making easy tasks look hard Oct. 11th, 2010 @ 10:02 PM Reply

And as you can see here as we attempt to watch Tv...
HOLY FUCKING SHIT I CAN'T... GAH! BAH! MY EYES!!!!!!!

hilarious shit

Not only do I not know what's going on, I wouldn't know what to do about it if I did.

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Response to TV ads making easy tasks look hard Oct. 11th, 2010 @ 10:03 PM Reply

I buy every single one of those products. They make life so much easier.


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Response to TV ads making easy tasks look hard Oct. 11th, 2010 @ 10:04 PM Reply

Peeling things is a pain in the ass (but not as impossibly difficult as the make it look.)


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Response to TV ads making easy tasks look hard Oct. 11th, 2010 @ 10:05 PM Reply

Snuggie.

'Nuff Said.


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Response to TV ads making easy tasks look hard Oct. 11th, 2010 @ 10:06 PM Reply

This broad probably broke her arm by trying to chop a mini-salad without a slap chop

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Not only do I not know what's going on, I wouldn't know what to do about it if I did.

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Response to TV ads making easy tasks look hard Oct. 11th, 2010 @ 10:08 PM Reply

At 10/11/10 10:01 PM, Sh0T-D0wN wrote:

FUCK!

I would buy that and tell people it's my soap dispenser.

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Response to TV ads making easy tasks look hard Oct. 11th, 2010 @ 10:16 PM Reply

At 10/11/10 10:06 PM, 111122223138 wrote: This broad probably broke her arm by trying to chop a mini-salad without a slap chop

She really need to get a grip.


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Response to TV ads making easy tasks look hard Oct. 11th, 2010 @ 10:26 PM Reply

At 10/11/10 10:06 PM, 111122223138 wrote: This broad probably broke her arm by trying to chop a mini-salad without a slap chop

Oh man I love the Slap chop.


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Response to TV ads making easy tasks look hard Oct. 11th, 2010 @ 10:26 PM Reply

I like the ones where people are suddenly overwhelmed by 2 feet of cord.

RAPE!

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Response to TV ads making easy tasks look hard Oct. 11th, 2010 @ 10:47 PM Reply

At 10/11/10 10:26 PM, AgroNurse wrote: I like the ones where people are suddenly overwhelmed by 2 feet of cord.

RAPE!

Next the you'll know, there will be someone getting tangled up in a blanket while trying to sleep.


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Response to TV ads making easy tasks look hard Oct. 11th, 2010 @ 10:53 PM Reply

At 10/11/10 10:47 PM, Idiot-Finder wrote:
At 10/11/10 10:26 PM, AgroNurse wrote: I like the ones where people are suddenly overwhelmed by 2 feet of cord.

RAPE!
Next the you'll know, there will be someone getting tangled up in a blanket while trying to sleep.

I think I've seen one actually.... maybe an early snuggie commercial or something?


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Response to TV ads making easy tasks look hard Oct. 11th, 2010 @ 10:56 PM Reply

Some people don't have the mental capacity to perform such tasks you ignorant bastard.


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Response to TV ads making easy tasks look hard Oct. 11th, 2010 @ 11:00 PM Reply

At 10/11/10 09:56 PM, letiger wrote: with those same black and white video shots.

And the people with the struggling face, and then a red "X" over it.

I remember the one that was a wheel like thing that you'd put your garden hose around or something.


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Response to TV ads making easy tasks look hard Oct. 11th, 2010 @ 11:01 PM Reply

At 10/11/10 10:56 PM, Bryan wrote: Some people don't have the mental capacity to perform such tasks you ignorant bastard.

People without the mental capacity to perform simple tasks such as yourself?

That explains it!


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Response to TV ads making easy tasks look hard Oct. 11th, 2010 @ 11:06 PM Reply

At 10/11/10 11:02 PM, Tetros wrote: I'm more concerned with the ads making hard things look easy.

Like those George Foreman's grills, which are "EASY TO CLEAN" and show a guy wiping it and it's suddenly all cleaned.


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Response to TV ads making easy tasks look hard Oct. 11th, 2010 @ 11:06 PM Reply

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Response to TV ads making easy tasks look hard Oct. 11th, 2010 @ 11:09 PM Reply

At 10/11/10 11:02 PM, Tetros wrote: I'm more concerned with the ads making hard things look easy.

I'm well aware that the rage guy is overused... however there's just no other way of putting it.

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Response to TV ads making easy tasks look hard Oct. 11th, 2010 @ 11:53 PM Reply

This was real, I swear.

ARE YOU TIRED OF HAVING DIFFICULTY WATERING PLANTS IN YOUR HOUSE? *woman uses a fucking watering can indoors and dumps it all on the couch*

THEN SAY HELLO TO WATERGLOBES

if you have ever seen those, they look like half castrated cocks.
Also shows your company that you cant get off your lazy ass to water a few fucking plants


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Response to TV ads making easy tasks look hard Oct. 11th, 2010 @ 11:58 PM Reply

I dont know if this is related to your OP at all but does anyone have the link to that one video of "TV ads doing things wrong" and its like black and white and set to some rolling stones song or something and people like doing normal shit and fucking it up in infomercials, like some dude trying to eat a hamburger and all of it shoots out the end or some old lady trying to put on a necklace and getting all tangled up in it and falling over?


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