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Time for my first moan about Australia

Old Mar 15th 2011, 11:15 am
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Have you heard Sam Worthington speak?

I know what you mean about us playing baddies, MP, but I must admit I didn't even realise Christian Bale is British until recently, and he's a total badass.
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Old Mar 15th 2011, 11:18 am
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Originally Posted by Seasider View Post
Have you heard Sam Worthington speak?

I know what you mean about us playing baddies, MP, but I must admit I didn't even realise Christian Bale is British until recently, and he's a total badass.
Christian Bale is fab. Empire of the Sun was a wonderful film and he was superb in it, very very English.
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Old Mar 15th 2011, 11:23 am
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D'you know, I'd totally forgotten that was him.
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Old Mar 15th 2011, 11:25 am
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Originally Posted by bcworld View Post
I haven't seen a shouty ad for ages...the best (worst) ones were always for those old tatt sales in the Brisbane convention centre!
the hoover guy or the rug guy
i would go to town on those guys
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Originally Posted by Amazulu View Post
The guy who does Harvey Norman's ads has made a career out of them. He's lucky that nobody has seen his face as he would probably been executed by now
and i would be the one doing time for it lol
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Has anyone ordered the hose stuff? Do you 'really' get him if you ring up?
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Old Mar 15th 2011, 11:27 am
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Well I think everyone needs a bullet-proof timer, don't they?

(See, those ads work )
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Originally Posted by Seasider View Post
Well I think everyone needs a bullet-proof timer, don't they?

(See, those ads work )
I wondered about that but then thought of my brother who couldn't get his lawn mower to start so he picked it up and threw it at a brick wall. Still didn't work but had he had a gun, he'd definitely have shot at it.
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The ad that really winds me up is the annoying pull up pants one for the lazy kids that cant be arsed to go to the toilet and would rather wet / shit themselves !

STOP POTTY TIME !!!! :curse:

Still not sure if it is a girl or boy in the ad ???

Nicky
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Originally Posted by nickyjohnt View Post
The ad that really winds me up is the annoying pull up pants one for the lazy kids that cant be arsed to go to the toilet and would rather wet / shit themselves !

STOP POTTY TIME !!!! :curse:

Still not sure if it is a girl or boy in the ad ???

Nicky
the kid looks about four.
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Default Re: Time for my first moan about Australia

Originally Posted by nickyjohnt View Post
The ad that really winds me up is the annoying pull up pants one for the lazy kids that cant be arsed to go to the toilet and would rather wet / shit themselves !

STOP POTTY TIME !!!! :curse:

Still not sure if it is a girl or boy in the ad ???

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Something to look forward to!!!

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Old Mar 16th 2011, 12:32 am
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Originally Posted by Family of 3 View Post
.....but not a very big one!

Don't they have actors here? I keep hearing and seeing terrible commercials with voiceovers from people who sound like they died 5 years ago.

Tonight was "buy your trousers from Rivers" in a monotone. It was so bad I had to look up from loading the dishwasher to see what it was. Which may have been the point...........
lol, i was in rivers the other day, happily telling the employee serving me how hilarious those adverts are, and my daughter joined in by doing an impersonation of it. Said employee was not amused and told me that it is the employees who do the voice overs
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Old Mar 16th 2011, 12:59 am
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Originally Posted by Margaret3 View Post
lol, i was in rivers the other day, happily telling the employee serving me how hilarious those adverts are, and my daughter joined in by doing an impersonation of it. Said employee was not amused and told me that it is the employees who do the voice overs
I thought they were meant to be funny also
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Old Mar 16th 2011, 4:25 am
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Can't believe noone has mentioned Frank Walker yet. SHUDDER Can't even type the phrase..........oh, just realised it's probably because he's on the radio!!

It's the lady with the teeth I don't like (Brand Power?)
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Originally Posted by Margaret3 View Post
lol, i was in rivers the other day, happily telling the employee serving me how hilarious those adverts are, and my daughter joined in by doing an impersonation of it. Said employee was not amused and told me that it is the employees who do the voice overs
Yehp can confirm that it is the employees, its supposed to make the Ad's more Authentic. Looks like that policy has worked to a certain degree.


Strange shop that Rivers one.
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