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eesusbejesus
Eesusbejesus  (Level: 75.0 - Posts: 3645)
Sat, 28th Jun '08 11:02 PM

I MAY HAVE JUST FOUND THE FUNNIEST COMMERCIAL EVER

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JI3Y1auTFpU



knerd
Knerd  (Level: 99.0 - Posts: 1141)
Sun, 29th Jun '08 12:12 AM

That is so f#$*ing hillarious! Sorry, I don't know how to swear on the computer!

smokydevil
Smokydevil  (Level: 163.0 - Posts: 5381)
Sun, 29th Jun '08 12:28 AM

As soon as I graduate college....I hope my first job is with that company!

koota
Koota  (Level: 181.9 - Posts: 2104)
Sun, 29th Jun '08 12:32 AM

Hilarious, Lodi!

Is this the new beer room?

eesusbejesus
Eesusbejesus  (Level: 75.0 - Posts: 3645)
Sun, 29th Jun '08 12:33 AM

#%# yeah!

salzypat
Salzypat  (Level: 156.4 - Posts: 5316)
Sun, 29th Jun '08 12:42 AM

Hmm, for my sense of humor, I liked the bad dog one better.

dyenamite
Dyenamite  (Level: 49.6 - Posts: 669)
Sun, 29th Jun '08 1:15 AM

Sit Ubu sit ... bad dog, good laugh Ken Oath

pepperdoc
Pepperdoc  (Level: 152.5 - Posts: 4286)
Sun, 29th Jun '08 8:22 AM

Very very funny. I think I used to work there...

jank0614
Jank0614  (Level: 67.1 - Posts: 4597)
Sun, 29th Jun '08 8:29 AM

That's awesome. My cubicle co-worker and I actually had one of those jars because of a certain boss we had (at Flightsafety Int - can I say that? ha). One day after a meeting with that joyful boss, my co-worker came in, didn't say a word, but just went to the jar and started stuffing dollar bills in! ha

We always went to lunch on the money.

phitzy1
Phitzy1  (Level: 66.4 - Posts: 873)
Sun, 29th Jun '08 10:23 AM


[expletive deleted] FUNNY!!!

I have seen that [expletive deleted] ad before and it always makes me [expletive deleted] laugh.

suzer22
Suzer22  (Level: 165.6 - Posts: 1982)
Sun, 29th Jun '08 12:16 PM

OK - that was funny. But this one is hilarious (in a completely different way). Amazing. I'm not sure I understand what it has to do with the lottery, but I love it!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rGDFJPljXNw




larefamiliaris
Larefamiliaris  (Level: 135.2 - Posts: 877)
Sun, 29th Jun '08 1:57 PM

Funny, but when it comes to advertising no-one beats the Dutch...

Um, this could be offensive on so many levels I wouldn't know where to start the disclaimer, so probably best if you don't watch it at all.
Unless you really, REALLY want to....

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xVYn5drS6H8&feature=related


eesusbejesus
Eesusbejesus  (Level: 75.0 - Posts: 3645)
Sun, 29th Jun '08 3:26 PM

"There's only two things I hate in this world. People who are intolerant of other people's cultures and the Dutch."
- Nigel Powers

rnmorg
Rnmorg  (Level: 128.2 - Posts: 690)
Sun, 29th Jun '08 5:45 PM

Those were all awesome, but this oldie is STILL my favorite!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3CTaKBjd1ww&feature=related

salzypat
Salzypat  (Level: 156.4 - Posts: 5316)
Sun, 29th Jun '08 6:03 PM

I'lll have to agree with you, Robin, that commercial was really funny.

mplaw51
Mplaw51  (Level: 179.5 - Posts: 1582)
Sun, 29th Jun '08 8:17 PM

The swear jar was too funny! They all were great! Don't you love you tube? It's always good for a smile or a laugh out loud!!!

larefamiliaris
Larefamiliaris  (Level: 135.2 - Posts: 877)
Mon, 30th Jun '08 9:36 AM

Honourable mention in dispatches to the following one too - Elsie (my 1 yr old daughter) thinks it's hilarious!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G8hV01wcULM&feature=related

haydn
Haydn  (Level: 198.6 - Posts: 254)
Mon, 30th Jun '08 7:56 PM

Love the lottery one; don't have a clue what it has to do with the lottery, but what a great commerical.

Why are there flightless birds? What's the point?

chickfbref1
Chickfbref1  (Level: 120.7 - Posts: 2012)
Mon, 30th Jun '08 11:32 PM

Um....think that is the whole point Haydn....

rnmorg
Rnmorg  (Level: 128.2 - Posts: 690)
Tue, 1st Jul '08 3:35 PM

Haydn: Cos they're making THEIR dreams come true....?

I thought it was a lovely commercial and my husband and I dissolved into belly-laughs when the Emu was led from the truck...

bbear
Bbear  (Level: 161.0 - Posts: 2301)
Tue, 1st Jul '08 3:39 PM

Yea, but isn't a flightless bird rather like a legless spider or a spinless wonder? I agree, Haydn, what's the point?

rnmorg
Rnmorg  (Level: 128.2 - Posts: 690)
Tue, 1st Jul '08 4:24 PM

oh DUH.

I'm usually not quite so concrete...really!

Now, to answer your question: Flightless birds evolved from specific traits inherent in each species which furthered their success: Emus or Ostriches became heavier and faster, because this helped them to survive in their specific environments. Adding extra wing span sufficient to enable flight would have made them top heavy and ungainly. They would have been targets on land AND in air. Penguins, evolving in remote aquatic areas would have expended all of their energy flying to other locations for food, so their specific traits enabled them to be sleek and fast under water....

Wait, didn't I say I wasn't usually concrete?

eesusbejesus
Eesusbejesus  (Level: 75.0 - Posts: 3645)
Tue, 1st Jul '08 9:31 PM

I loved the flightless birds commercial. There was something really touching about it, while still being funny.

Now if I could just get some really smart people to spend some time with my two new really stupid dogs......

bobbsey
Bobbsey  (Level: 153.6 - Posts: 252)
Thu, 3rd Jul '08 8:46 AM

knerd, why are you sitting on the top of mike myers head? it looks quite comical. plus the links are awesome,thanks

lamizell
Lamizell  (Level: 108.2 - Posts: 441)
Fri, 18th Jul '08 1:15 PM

Did you see that this one ("Swear Jar") was nominated for an Emmy? The others were the FedEx carrier pigeon spot, the Coke ad with the Macy's Thanksgiving Day balloons, the Travelers spot with the enormous red umbrella, and the Hallmark ad featuring the foot-in-mouth brother of the bride.

knerd
Knerd  (Level: 99.0 - Posts: 1141)
Wed, 30th Jul '08 11:35 AM

bump

rowlanda
Rowlanda  (Level: 70.0 - Posts: 2856)
Tue, 5th Aug '08 7:29 AM

BUMP


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