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Topic: ANNOYING CLICHES !
Posted By: drjimmy
Subject: ANNOYING CLICHES !
Date Posted: 22 Sep 2019 at 10:14pm
A trend ?   Any gag inducing commercial that forces over used cliches 
Some examples..: 

YOU GOT THIS !
ITS A WIN WIN ! ( or with Kraft the ENYA WIN WIN ! )
ITS A GAME CHANGER !
NO BRAINER !
NO WORRIES !

( ADD NAUSEATING CLICHE HERE ) I want to know who decided that annoying cliches HAVE to be forced down our throats and every ad agency HAS to go that route !



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Posted By: PaWolf
Date Posted: 22 Sep 2019 at 10:17pm
Think outside the box

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Posted By: drjimmy
Date Posted: 22 Sep 2019 at 10:39pm
Originally posted by PaWolf PaWolf wrote:

Think outside the box

Taco Bell has "Think outside the bun"  but I will allow it for stealing another over used log-steamer


Posted By: drjimmy
Date Posted: 22 Sep 2019 at 10:41pm
If anyone cares,  "You got this"  ( I heard it made into a song/chant in one of the newer ads ) and "Game Changer"  are the ones that reallllllly irritate me   (almost as much as a smug millennial using  "So...."  to start every answer to anything asked of them on Shark Tank - but that complaint is for another web page ) 


Posted By: PaWolf
Date Posted: 23 Sep 2019 at 3:51am
"Not Sorry"

Absolutely can't stand that and have not touched a REESE'S in a few years now.,


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Posted By: drjimmy
Date Posted: 23 Sep 2019 at 5:51am
Originally posted by PaWolf PaWolf wrote:

"Not Sorry"

Absolutely can't stand that and have not touched a REESE'S in a few years now.,

Yea that ad has been thrown at us for a few years now in different variations.  I don't blame you!

I am having a brain freeze thinking of other cliches,  probably because they re-use "You got this" and "Game Changer"  so many times,  it makes me want to kick someones a@@ on my TV.   Shoot,  I had one on my mind and it slipped........That's a lose-lose for me/us !  


Posted By: aka ron
Date Posted: 23 Sep 2019 at 5:09pm
Enjoy The Go

Go Commando




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Posted By: MontanaTrav
Date Posted: 24 Sep 2019 at 8:46am
Theme restaurants (Applebee's is the biggest offender but the others are starting to follow suit) calling appetizers apps.


Posted By: MontanaTrav
Date Posted: 24 Sep 2019 at 8:59am
Not commercial related, but crime shows like CSI and law and order starting to call the victim "the vic" to and then over-using the hell out of talking about "the vic" to make it look like they're all hip to the real-world lingo.

Also, on these same crime shows, the bartenders.  You know, the infamous bartenders where the detectives go in and ask them about some random person in New York City and the bartender knows the exact time and date of the last time "the vic" was in, what they were wearing, what their girlfriend's name was, what the weather was like, what was playing on TV, what song was playing, what they were driving, what they ordered, where they work, their address and that they had a fight with one of the suspects............which this bartender ALSO knows all of the same aforementioned details about, because the suspect just happens to frequent this same bar in New York City as well!

The last time "the vic" Ermm visited this bar could have been a year ago, it could have been a decade ago, it could have been 1985.  It doesn't matter - this bartender remembers.  Steel trap.  


Posted By: drjimmy
Date Posted: 26 Sep 2019 at 8:37pm
Originally posted by MontanaTrav MontanaTrav wrote:

Not commercial related, but crime shows like CSI and law and order starting to call the victim "the vic" to and then over-using the hell out of talking about "the vic" to make it look like they're all hip to the real-world lingo.

Also, on these same crime shows, the bartenders.  You know, the infamous bartenders where the detectives go in and ask them about some random person in New York City and the bartender knows the exact time and date of the last time "the vic" was in, what they were wearing, what their girlfriend's name was, what the weather was like, what was playing on TV, what song was playing, what they were driving, what they ordered, where they work, their address and that they had a fight with one of the suspects............which this bartender ALSO knows all of the same aforementioned details about, because the suspect just happens to frequent this same bar in New York City as well!

The last time "the vic" Ermm visited this bar could have been a year ago, it could have been a decade ago, it could have been 1985.  It doesn't matter - this bartender remembers.  Steel trap.  

Yea - NYPD Blue was a big offender of exactly what you are saying here -  I did google one or two of them and found out they are really used,  but before we had Google, and you weren't related to a cop - would you know what the hell  "Do the fives" (paperwork)  meant ?   Or "put a rush on the bus" ( ambulance ) 


Posted By: zippyjet
Date Posted: 26 Dec 2019 at 1:41am
Any time they bleat out Booya is a capital offense .

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Posted By: Limnognathia
Date Posted: 12 Jan 2020 at 7:13pm
My dad mentioned something to me about this commercial.
[TUBE]KlzoT3gZ50c
How is this a win win?
"Yeah, I couldn't get my kid to eat vegetables, but I got her to eat some sh*t with no nutritional value. Win win."


Posted By: aka ron
Date Posted: 12 Jan 2020 at 7:27pm


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Posted By: tikibagger
Date Posted: 13 Jan 2020 at 2:31am
Anytime 'my bad' is employed i vomit a little


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Posted By: Jimbo
Date Posted: 13 Jan 2020 at 2:51am
Originally posted by tikibagger tikibagger wrote:

Anytime 'my bad' is employed i vomit a little

We used to say "my bad" all the time.... "back in the day". (do people still say that one?)





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Posted By: Dr. Dan
Date Posted: 14 Jan 2020 at 11:00am
"Own it," or, "Own the [something intangible]."

"Get your [feeling associated with the product] on."

[Verb] like a boss," or if you're GMC, "[verb] like a pro." It's especially obnoxious when they use a noun as the verb!

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Posted By: Jimbo
Date Posted: 14 Jan 2020 at 1:31pm
I'm getting sick of hearing "I got-choo!!!" (I got you) as in I am here for you.

In commercials, it's always a black guy saying it.


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Posted By: jnoble
Date Posted: 14 Jan 2020 at 8:17pm
Where to start?

Mixed race couples of which more seem to exist in commercial land than in real life LOL

The husband/boyfriend is always shown as a dope and the wife is smart

A kid does something highly obnoxious like fling food or a colored drink all over the place and mom reacts by merely being amused instead of what would've happened to me or you "back in the day" by which I mean buried in a shallow grave in the back yard 

When a house party or crowd at a Buffalo Wild Wings is shown watching an off screen football game (all races and sexes equally represented of course) and they all suddenly jump up and cheer at once in an over the top manner usually reserved for your team winning the Super Bowl or the ten million dollar lottery

People doing fist bumps with the hand "explosion" after. Nobody does this. Ever. Ermm

People in commercials always seem to reside only in very expensive mansions in very expensive neighborhoods 




Posted By: jnoble
Date Posted: 14 Jan 2020 at 8:18pm
Originally posted by Jimbo Jimbo wrote:

Originally posted by tikibagger tikibagger wrote:

Anytime 'my bad' is employed i vomit a little

We used to say "my bad" all the time.... "back in the day". (do people still say that one?)





I just did LOL


Posted By: jnoble
Date Posted: 14 Jan 2020 at 8:22pm
Originally posted by MontanaTrav MontanaTrav wrote:

Not commercial related, but crime shows like CSI and law and order starting to call the victim "the vic" to and then over-using the hell out of talking about "the vic" to make it look like they're all hip to the real-world lingo.

Also, on these same crime shows, the bartenders.  You know, the infamous bartenders where the detectives go in and ask them about some random person in New York City and the bartender knows the exact time and date of the last time "the vic" was in, what they were wearing, what their girlfriend's name was, what the weather was like, what was playing on TV, what song was playing, what they were driving, what they ordered, where they work, their address and that they had a fight with one of the suspects............which this bartender ALSO knows all of the same aforementioned details about, because the suspect just happens to frequent this same bar in New York City as well!

The last time "the vic" Ermm visited this bar could have been a year ago, it could have been a decade ago, it could have been 1985.  It doesn't matter - this bartender remembers.  Steel trap.  


Don't forget how the show's detectives or private eyes or whoever the good guys are always hang out in giant rooms with these huge computer monitors everywhere showing all kinds of futuristic looking data at all times. This is normally when someone will demand "Enhance!" to make a survellience photo of a perp bigger but yet somehow not blurrier 
Which also brings up the cliche of the resident "hacker" who only needs to furiously bang on a keyboard for a few seconds before announcing "I'm in!" 


Posted By: Jimbo
Date Posted: 14 Jan 2020 at 8:33pm
Originally posted by jnoble jnoble wrote:

Originally posted by MontanaTrav MontanaTrav wrote:

Not commercial related, but crime shows like CSI and law and order starting to call the victim "the vic" to and then over-using the hell out of talking about "the vic" to make it look like they're all hip to the real-world lingo.

Also, on these same crime shows, the bartenders.  You know, the infamous bartenders where the detectives go in and ask them about some random person in New York City and the bartender knows the exact time and date of the last time "the vic" was in, what they were wearing, what their girlfriend's name was, what the weather was like, what was playing on TV, what song was playing, what they were driving, what they ordered, where they work, their address and that they had a fight with one of the suspects............which this bartender ALSO knows all of the same aforementioned details about, because the suspect just happens to frequent this same bar in New York City as well!

The last time "the vic" Ermm visited this bar could have been a year ago, it could have been a decade ago, it could have been 1985.  It doesn't matter - this bartender remembers.  Steel trap.  


Don't forget how the show's detectives or private eyes or whoever the good guys are always hang out in giant rooms with these huge computer monitors everywhere showing all kinds of futuristic looking data at all times. This is normally when someone will demand "Enhance!" to make a survellience photo of a perp bigger but yet somehow not blurrier 
Which also brings up the cliche of the resident "hacker" who only needs to furiously bang on a keyboard for a few seconds before announcing "I'm in!" 

LOL

One of the main reasons I don't watch modern day crime dramas.

I'd watch the same 230-something episodes of The Rockford Files over and over again for the rest of my TV watching days before I'd waste 5 minutes watching any modern crime drama.



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Posted By: caroln242
Date Posted: 14 Jan 2020 at 8:48pm
Vacay.   Took me a couple times hearing that to figure out they're talking about a vacation.  What's so hard about saying vacation?


Posted By: Jimbo
Date Posted: 14 Jan 2020 at 8:58pm
Originally posted by caroln242 caroln242 wrote:

Vacay.   Took me a couple times hearing that to figure out they're talking about a vacation.  What's so hard about saying vacation?

And don't forget "stay-cation" or possibly even "staycay" for stay in town vacations.

Almost as bad as "cray-cray" for crazy.


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Posted By: Dr. Dan
Date Posted: 14 Jan 2020 at 11:25pm
Originally posted by caroln242 caroln242 wrote:

Vacay.   Took me a couple times hearing that to figure out they're talking about a vacation.  What's so hard about saying vacation?

The English-speaking world (at least the American part) is experiencing an epidemic of syllabophobia!

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Posted By: Dr. Dan
Date Posted: 15 Jan 2020 at 1:32am
Originally posted by Jimbo Jimbo wrote:

Originally posted by caroln242 caroln242 wrote:

Vacay.   Took me a couple times hearing that to figure out they're talking about a vacation.  What's so hard about saying vacation?


And don't forget "stay-cation" or possibly even "staycay" for stay in town vacations.

Almost as bad as "cray-cray" for crazy.

I "nominated" "staycation" to Lake Superior State University's famous annual http://www.lssu.edu/banished-words-list/" rel="nofollow - List of Words to Be Banished...For Mis-use, Over-use and General Uselessness . They quoted me asserting that "staycation" should be put on a "slow boat to nowhere."

As for "cray-cray" (and "po-po" for police), why is baby talk hip?

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Posted By: zippyjet
Date Posted: 17 Jan 2020 at 6:15am
And how can we forget when Millennials croak up...
SHUT UP!

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Posted By: commercialssuck
Date Posted: 22 Jan 2020 at 8:26am
Originally posted by drjimmy drjimmy wrote:

A trend ?   Any gag inducing commercial that forces over used cliches 
Some examples..: 

YOU GOT THIS !
ITS A WIN WIN ! ( or with Kraft the ENYA WIN WIN ! )
ITS A GAME CHANGER !
NO BRAINER !
NO WORRIES !

( ADD NAUSEATING CLICHE HERE ) I want to know who decided that annoying cliches HAVE to be forced down our throats and every ad agency HAS to go that route !


Man, I HATE the "you got this"! HATE IT. It sounds like they are talking to little children who just need some encouragement to do whatever it is they are trying to get you to do (buy). Course, I guess millennials ARE kind of like little children. They get their feelings hurt easily, throw a tantrum when they don't get their way, have a hard time getting self motivated to do what needs to be done and feel entitled to everything without having to work for it.

And game changer!!!! What the hell does that even mean? NOTHING!!! Just a buzz word that makes the viewer think they are saying something when they are really saying nothing!


Posted By: commercialssuck
Date Posted: 22 Jan 2020 at 8:28am
Originally posted by Dr. Dan Dr. Dan wrote:

"Own it," or, "Own the [something intangible]."

"Get your [feeling associated with the product] on."

[Verb] like a boss," or if you're GMC, "[verb] like a pro." It's especially obnoxious when they use a noun as the verb!


I agree 100%!! Couldn't have said it better myself!


Posted By: Pazuzu413
Date Posted: 06 Mar 2020 at 12:09am
I hate all there phoney congrations and combined words. It's lazy and annoying. One that really drives me nuts is when some tool calls pizza "za". I've called a few people out on that one. Like pizza is a hard word to pronounce. Clowns.

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Posted By: Pazuzu413
Date Posted: 06 Mar 2020 at 12:11am
Ment contractions.

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Posted By: caroln242
Date Posted: 06 Mar 2020 at 2:17pm
Originally posted by Pazuzu413 Pazuzu413 wrote:

Ment contractions.

You "meant".  (Sorry, I'm the spelling police here)


Posted By: Jimbo
Date Posted: 06 Mar 2020 at 4:55pm
Originally posted by Pazuzu413 Pazuzu413 wrote:

I hate all there phoney congrations and combined words. It's lazy and annoying. One that really drives me nuts is when some tool calls pizza "za". I've called a few people out on that one. Like pizza is a hard word to pronounce. Clowns.

Oh gawd, I hate that hipster dipsh*t word too. Dead

I know I commented on it here in another thread once before awhile back, but it's worth reiterating.

Talking about trying too hard to be cool.... Ermm

'Za my ass.



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Posted By: aka ron
Date Posted: 06 Mar 2020 at 4:59pm
LOL

Watch out!  The punishment for spelling and grammar errors are pretty severe around here! Wink


Originally posted by Pazuzu413 Pazuzu413 wrote:

Ment contractions.


con·trac·tion

a shortening of the uterine muscles occurring at intervals before and during childbirth.


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Posted By: Pazuzu413
Date Posted: 06 Mar 2020 at 10:19pm
That's ok. I need a little policing from time to time. Grammar and spelling errors drive me a little nuts too.

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Posted By: Pazuzu413
Date Posted: 06 Mar 2020 at 10:23pm
Hipster dipsh*t. That's perfect. I'll be using that with your permission.

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Posted By: Jimbo
Date Posted: 07 Mar 2020 at 12:41am
Originally posted by Pazuzu413 Pazuzu413 wrote:

Hipster dipsh*t. That's perfect. I'll be using that with your permission.

It is yours, my friend. Thumbs Up

Just promise you'll use it wisely. Stern Smile



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Posted By: caroln242
Date Posted: 07 Mar 2020 at 2:37pm
Originally posted by aka ron aka ron wrote:

LOL

Watch out!  The punishment for spelling and grammar errors are pretty severe around here! Wink


Yes!  First offenders are just given a warning.  Thereafter, for each infraction you are strapped to a chair and forced to watch commercials for 24 hours.  Evil Smile  (We do make allowances for typos however and make a judgement as to whether you can't spell or just can't type!)


Posted By: aka ron
Date Posted: 07 Mar 2020 at 5:36pm
Indeed, how people post from their phones is beyond me. I need a full size keyboard to even try to get it right!


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Posted By: jnoble
Date Posted: 07 Mar 2020 at 6:21pm
Originally posted by Jimbo Jimbo wrote:

Originally posted by Pazuzu413 Pazuzu413 wrote:

I hate all there phoney congrations and combined words. It's lazy and annoying. One that really drives me nuts is when some tool calls pizza "za". I've called a few people out on that one. Like pizza is a hard word to pronounce. Clowns.

Oh gawd, I hate that hipster dipsh*t word too. Dead

I know I commented on it here in another thread once before awhile back, but it's worth reiterating.

Talking about trying too hard to be cool.... Ermm

'Za my ass.



That's not new though. I remember hearing the occasional use of "za" back in the '90s in college


Posted By: Pazuzu413
Date Posted: 07 Mar 2020 at 7:44pm
Oh yeah, it is a stoner/skateboarder thing from the 90s, that's for sure. I just think maybe some of those people might have grown into hipsters.

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Posted By: Jimbo
Date Posted: 07 Mar 2020 at 11:00pm
I figured there had to be a meme about it, so I found one...

LOL



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Posted By: Pazuzu413
Date Posted: 08 Mar 2020 at 12:41am
I am aware of the great responsibility being bestowed upon me. I will use it only for good or taking down douchebags.

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Posted By: Dr. Dan
Date Posted: 18 Mar 2020 at 11:44pm
Originally posted by aka ron aka ron wrote:

Indeed, how people post from their phones is beyond me. I need a full size keyboard to even try to get it right!

Even with my skinny fingers, I still fat-finger my typing on this iPhone (which is almost wider than my hand).

On top of that is pesky Autocorrect!

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Posted By: Dr. Dan
Date Posted: 25 Mar 2020 at 11:18pm
Not exactly a cliché (assuming that clichés consist of words and phrases), but this drives me crazy:
The long drawn-out melodramatic "NOOOOOOO!" or Oooh, aaah, etc. (Sounds like they slow the audio).

Heard most recently on Credit Karma and Bounty paper-towel spots.


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Posted By: jnoble
Date Posted: 31 Mar 2020 at 5:26pm
Also notice that the houses in these ads almost always have white walls, white decor, white floors, white furniture. It's to make the color of the product or the color of what they spill stand out. 



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