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    Posted: 10 Mar 2018 at 5:16am
Noooooooooooooo!!!! Are you f----n kidding me?! Nothing to do with car insurance and now they're making fun of one of the best public service campaigns in American history. Now do you see why I will NEVER use this horrible company?! AngryAngryAngryAngryAngryAngryAngry

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They weren't talking baby talk to McGruff, they were dissing him!  How rude!  Angry  They should be ashamed of themselves.  Disapprove
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More stinky BS spilling into my living room, I should send them a bill! Angry
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He should of taken 'a bite' out of those a**holes!
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Originally posted by DarkRealmStar DarkRealmStar wrote:

They weren't talking baby talk to McGruff, they were dissing him!  How rude!  Angry  They should be ashamed of themselves.  Disapprove
Insurance companies have no shame.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote aka ron Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 10 Mar 2018 at 5:49pm
Geico pisses me off so much! They don't know much about dog owners either. Dogs respond best to clear and concise commands, not this stupid ass 'babytalk' BS!


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That beyotch asking McGruff if "he has to take a poo poo" is just obnoxious and gross.  What a b!tch!
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Originally posted by DarkRealmStar DarkRealmStar wrote:

That beyotch asking McGruff if "he has to take a poo poo" is just obnoxious and gross.  What a b!tch!


McGruff (mumbling as he walks away):  "Left you a big one in your pillow!"

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote tikibagger Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 11 Mar 2018 at 2:26pm
i actually found this a bit AMUSING-the ad that is--it still sucks cuz it's Geico but..
baby talking dogs is something we kind of do as a household here
i don't really have much respect for McGruff--hes kind of a weak icon
LIKE THE GECKO

bet you guys would be pissed if Woodsy the Owl got 'who whoo'ed

speaking of which..too many OWLS on ads these days!!
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GEICO is the high fructose corn syrup of car insurance.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote sgtrock21 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 11 Mar 2018 at 5:02pm
Originally posted by aka ron aka ron wrote:

Geico pisses me off so much! They don't know much about dog owners either. Dogs respond best to clear and concise commands, not this stupid ass 'babytalk' BS!


Also works with most human children.Wink
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Originally posted by MrTim MrTim wrote:

Originally posted by DarkRealmStar DarkRealmStar wrote:

That beyotch asking McGruff if "he has to take a poo poo" is just obnoxious and gross.  What a b!tch!


McGruff (mumbling as he walks away):  "Left you a big one in your pillow!"

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LOL  And he peed on the leg of her desk.  Or maybe just peed on her leg and told her it was raining!  Big smile
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Still seeing this 2-3 times a day. You are disgusting, GEICO. Will never use this company as long as I live. This idiotic 'baby talk' to McGruff makes me mute AND change the channel at the same time.
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Originally posted by crainbebo crainbebo wrote:

Still seeing this 2-3 times a day. You are disgusting, GEICO. Will never use this company as long as I live. This idiotic 'baby talk' to McGruff makes me mute AND change the channel at the same time.
Maybe the Big Guy Above is trying to tell you that it's time to change the channel and watch more radio,Wink
 
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I thought the commercial was pretty funny. Seeing it alot lately.
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I have to deal with idiotic GEICO ads on the radio too! I shut those off a majority of the time.  They'll never get my business 100%.
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Originally posted by Ad nauseous Ad nauseous wrote:

He should of taken 'a bite' out of those a**holes!

That would be better for that commercial. McGruff eats everyone and when the cops asked, he said "I was tired of their baby-talk bullsh*t, so I took a bite out of that"!
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The part that bugs me is the cops sort of remind me of the L&O crowd done horribly wrong. Other than that, I sort of get a kick out of the 'Doggie Talk'.
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This forum is AWESOME, like a therapy group for those affected by the most aggravating ads. I’ve been a lurker for quite some time, but I FINALLY created an account just to vent about this ad. Yeah, it’s angered me that much.

I mean, it’s one thing for Geico to try and play on our nostalgia like many ads try to do to us Millenials. However, it’s another thing to openly drop dumpage on our nostalgia (putting it as politely as possible). It doesn’t matter if McGruff was a childhood icon or just a nifty PSA during Saturday morning cartoons, just UGH! Geico strikes again! That’s all I can say.

Most Geico ads are annoying in the way a rash is annoying. The only other three Geico ads that actually angered me were (in the following order)....

3. Dude eating his pet goldfish. The way his dumb face looked as he sloshed and chewed was pure rage-inducing!

2. The one with the short-armed crocodile. The way the crocodile reached for the cheque was just so unbearably stupid and aggravating.

1. That awful, awful, awful AWFUL AWFUL Peter Pan one. You know which one.

Well, that’s about it from me for now. Cheers.
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Originally posted by tavinfan tavinfan wrote:

This forum is AWESOME, like a therapy group for those affected by the most aggravating ads. I’ve been a lurker for quite some time, but I FINALLY created an account just to vent about this ad. Yeah, it’s angered me that much.

I mean, it’s one thing for Geico to try and play on our nostalgia like many ads try to do to us Millenials. However, it’s another thing to openly drop dumpage on our nostalgia (putting it as politely as possible). It doesn’t matter if McGruff was a childhood icon or just a nifty PSA during Saturday morning cartoons, just UGH! Geico strikes again! That’s all I can say.

Most Geico ads are annoying in the way a rash is annoying. The only other three Geico ads that actually angered me were (in the following order)....

3. Dude eating his pet goldfish. The way his dumb face looked as he sloshed and chewed was pure rage-inducing!

2. The one with the short-armed crocodile. The way the crocodile reached for the cheque was just so unbearably stupid and aggravating.

1. That awful, awful, awful AWFUL AWFUL Peter Pan one. You know which one.

Well, that’s about it from me for now. Cheers.
Welcome.  A few of us here actually use this forum as therapy in our day-to-day lives.  One member should actually be in therapy, mainly to figure out how many multiple personalities he/she/it has.  We are a support group of sorts here, bonding in our hate for commercials, but spreading love and joy to each other.  Some days it's all we've got (or maybe that's just me. Ouch).

There is a ton of hate for Geico on this forum.  Wink
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Every Geico commercial is an exercise in hatred, but the one I hate the most is the camel commercial.  Mostly likely because even though it's been a few years since it was out, people are still walking around parroting back that stupid "what day is today" every friggin Wednesday.  So much hatred for that commercial.  I really pretty much hate any commercial with a catch phrase that has staying power.  Even those stupid cavemen don't annoy me as much.

And yea, that alligator arms one was pretty awful.  That one got aired very frequently for a while.
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GEICO loves to take a dump on popular culture, f**k em!
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I just wondered if McGruff always sounded as much like a bad Richard Nixon impression (like on Futurama). It's been a while since I've seen a real McGruff spot.
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I miss those PSAs...like McGruff warning you about thieves dressed up as movers. They were informative and to the point.
Now I see Smokey Bear hugging people and the brats who aren't wearing their seat belts - sad!

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Oh, he's still around there's an official YouTube Channel with his latest stuff, really informative!

There's even a YouTube video from the 80s showing citizens reporting crime via large walkie talkies and mentions our capital city of Hartford! Holy !
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