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Old February 16th, 2008, 12:19 PM
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I have to admit that there are more annoying commercials than good ones, but a good funny commercial can make my day. My current fave is the Jeep Liberty one where all the animals hop in through the sunroof and sing along with the radio. My DH says he doesn't care how much I love it, he's not buying me one! Just call him Scrooge!

A long-time fave is the Geico one where the squirrels deliberately send the guy off the road. Given the wiliness of the ones I feud over the bird feeders with, I find that commercial totally believable

Okay everybody, weigh in with your own favorites.
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Old February 16th, 2008, 01:45 PM
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One of my longtime faves returns every year at Back-to-School time.
It's for Bureau en Gros (Staples everywhere else) and depicts parents skipping down the aisle of back-to-school supples, while their children drudge behind them, to the tune of "It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year"!

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Currently the Dominoes Pizza commercial is a favorite of mine. A man dressed in red pajamas obviously with love on his mind says. "Dominoes says it will be here in 30 minutes" The wife looks at him and says "What will we do with the other 28 minutes?"
I also like the caveman commercials.

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Old February 16th, 2008, 02:07 PM
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I love the Gecko! He just cracks me up every time...........
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I like the Ameriprise commercials with Dennis Hopper. There is such an energy behind them.
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Old February 16th, 2008, 04:37 PM
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Almost all of the Budweiser Light commercials. They make me thirsty for more commercials.
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Old February 16th, 2008, 05:09 PM
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I have to agree with Laura. The Domino's commercial is pretty funny. The only problem is that it is being shown "A LOT" and it will soon become annoying.

That's the problem with commercials they are overused.

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I'm basically a sucker for anything with animals in it. I really like the Jeep one!
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We have been thinking of adopting a pound puppy for the last few weeks. Everytime I see the *Dogs Rule* commercial I want to run right out and bring 80 dogs home

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Amen, Deni! Watched Westminster last week and the commercials about did me in......
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Love the car rental company (Hertz or Avis?) where the guy's own car is in the parking lot at the airport, accusing him of having an affair with "that hot red Cadillac" in another city, pretending to be "on business". A chunk of ice falls off the front of the car and it's almost like it's crying. Pretty clever.
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As I read some of these, I must say I also love the Garmin commercial,
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I had forgotten about this commercial. Monster.com is running one with a song in the background that I learnt as a school boy in elementary school in 1960. It is called the Happy Wanderer. I was discussing that song about four months ago. and now here it is. It came out for the super bowl. It is the one where the fellow with the big legs is turning the earth with his bicycle machine.

Please, some of the older friends tell me that they remember this song? It really brings a large, joyful smile to my face and I can still sing th ewords to this day.

It is being played on youtube and other video sites.
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Yes, Michael, I remember that song, but not all the words. Wasn't it featured in a movie- maybe a Danny Kaye film?
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Yes, it was. <big smile>
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Okay some of you have already seen this commerical. But this is one of my favorite commericals enjoy.
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Yes, Michael, I remember that song, but not all the words. Wasn't it featured in a movie- maybe a Danny Kaye film?
I'm a huge Danny Kaye fan and I don't remember it from one of his movies. His wife Sylvia Fine write most of his songs including this one.
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Thanks for that video KatLady, I've always loved that one, too. My DD teaches 7th grade and we've always said it's like "herding cats." At choir practice last night I asked about "The Happy Wanderer" and someone said they thought they remembered Mario Lanza singing it in a movie. Anyone else remember this?
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