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Shockingly STUPID Xmas Advert by Sainsbury`s ?

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Shockingly STUPID Xmas Advert by Sainsbury`s ?

Just come across this advert by Sainsbury`s for their Xmas ad on telly..

 

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-6392857/Schoolboy-plays-plug-Sainsburys-ad-trumps-John-Le...

I think it is shocking... no pun intended.... that they should be showing this, it gives off the message that it is OK for kids to mess around and play with electric plugs for FUN...

Sorry.... but  they should have thought Health and Safety first, ...

I do hope it gets pulled.... again... no pun intended...

 

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Re: Shockingly STUPID Xmas Advert by Sainsbury`s ?

Bring back Mog.

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Re: Shockingly STUPID Xmas Advert by Sainsbury`s ?

Apart from the holes for his head and arms, how on earth did they assume it's a plug? Unless I've missed something. Looks like a kid dressed as a star to me. 

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Re: Shockingly STUPID Xmas Advert by Sainsbury`s ?

@nozzer Go to 1:20 on the video and you'll see what @shutter means.

 

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Re: Shockingly STUPID Xmas Advert by Sainsbury`s ?

Ah, ok. Missed that bit.

Square pins, round holes though. Shocked

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Re: Shockingly STUPID Xmas Advert by Sainsbury`s ?

??What are adverts??Smiley As I hardly ever watch 'live' TV, I whizz through them at 16 or 32 frames a second and never take notice.

John
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Re: Shockingly STUPID Xmas Advert by Sainsbury`s ?

@nozzer Have you drank all of that virtual beer I bought you? Me thinks you need an eye test. Smiley

 

 

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@nozzer      said...... Square pins.   round holes... 

 

Shudda........

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

( you know the rest ! ) ...

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Re: Shockingly STUPID Xmas Advert by Sainsbury`s ?


@shutter wrote:

it gives off the message that it is OK for kids to mess around and play with electric plugs for FUN...

 


I'm more bothered about the message that gravy goes on the Christmas tree?

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@Anonymous wrote:

@nozzer Have you drank all of that virtual beer I bought you? Me thinks you need an eye test. Smiley

 

 


 

Oo yes! Missed that too. It's so riveting that it sent me to sleep nearly. 

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I've been getting to grips with the deepest recesses of the Android operating system to try to get my phone to work. I think it's scrambled my brain. Google's settings are so convoluted. 

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Re: Shockingly STUPID Xmas Advert by Sainsbury`s ?

Well @JonoH if the truth be told I'm more bothered about the fact that people actually believe in this stuff in the first place!

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@nozzer Start a new thread if you're scratching your bonce over it surely someone can help.

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@Anonymous

Aye. Might be a good idea. Embarrassed