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Don't you dare... go compare...

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Don't you dare... go compare...

http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/article4406425.ece
Go Compare have their new bill board adverts up.. vandalised or so I thought. I saw the first one the other day when I drove past and sniggered and then saw the article showing that its been done intentionally to gain more attention.
At least they acknowledge that the singer is annoying and unpopular  Crazy
Just seen the latest TV advert aswell.. he's has a shoulder launched missile launched on him  Grin (and he still crawls back out of the hole  Roll eyes)
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Just seen the latest TV advert aswell.. he's has a shoulder launched missile launched on him  Grin (and he still crawls back out of the hole  Roll eyes)

Yes, I saw the ad on TV last night. It was serialised with several other ads in between. I rather liked it but wanted to know who the woman was who launched the missile.
Edit: I thought it looked like Sue Barker and it is.

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No idea but she deserves a medal  Wink
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I'm wondering how long before a barrage of complaints about excessive violence Cheesy

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I hope that is the last we see of him.
Strange time in advertising with BA asking us not to fly but stay at home and support Team GB. Do they want to fly in full planes and have them leave empty?
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I hope that is the last we see of him.

I like the ad in the coffee shop when one guy asks the other "How much do you reckon they are paying him?" and the reply... "he's only a tenor" Grin

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We know that 'Strat' doesn't get paid for his excellent moderating, and is beyond compare  Wink
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I was hoping that photo had become lost in the mists of time....wishful thinking Sad
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I'm wondering how long before a barrage of complaints about excessive violence Cheesy

As predicted:
http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/showbiz/tv/4411696/Bazooka-Sue-Barkers-Go-Compare-ad-complaints...
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BAZOOKA-toting Sue Barker came under fire yesterday — for blowing up the hated Go Compare opera singer in his latest TV ad.
Watchdogs revealed a flood of viewers have complained that the commercial trivialises TERRORISM.

Oddly however, EDF can advertise 'blue electricity' and no-one seems to give a damn that its a blatant con because you can't give electricity a colour or even see it.
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No forgetting green electricity.
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The Advertising Standards Authority confirmed: “We have received a total of 43 complaints so far

Can 43 complaints count as a 'flood' Undecided
Perhaps they would do well to put the kettle on, chill out and get a sense of humour.

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I suspect I know what Jeremy Clarkson would say about the ASA..:
They should all be ****  Grin
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Wouldn't that be "Taken outside and ****, in front of their families."
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Ah yes it may well be!
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