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    Posted: 09 Jan 2019 at 2:21pm
Couldn't find the older post, but just like the previous 2, 3 years, Jan. is here - and that means a new "grandpa" as the Symbicort Big Bad Wolf!

This dumb f'ing ad. The kid celebrating his birthday seems a bit old for the Three Little Pigs.


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same old wolf anime i will bet --thats where the $$ was spent on this one
is the icky kid 'Wike OO, Gwampaw?" still as obnoxious?
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Originally posted by tikibagger tikibagger wrote:

same old wolf anime i will bet --thats where the $$ was spent on this one
is the icky kid 'Wike OO, Gwampaw?" still as obnoxious?

Yeah, same animation. The "like you doo sumtimes grandpaa?!" garbage. The boy seems to overact this line, and grandpa seems slightly flamboyant. 

This ad just gets more odd, more cringeworthy with every yearly update. 
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Well, THIS ol'Wolf wants to know what kind of latch-key family could raise a kid that wants a multi-story yellow 3-piggy house for a birthday cake? I seem to recall we didn't bully or beat on those kind of kids...they were too strange,
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flamboyant...HA
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Do the Grandpas succumb to COPD on an annual basis? Perhaps Symbicort is not as effective as claimed.Wink
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Well, when I ran out of Symbicort, I started taking some 'deep breathing' exercises with a friend and they actually have worked in a lot of ways, which has also apparently helped cut down on the frequency of my TIAs! In fact I feel GREApseoketr';r.hY?T/.?........Dead
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I don't like the new grandpa in this commercial...
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^^^Agreed! I want the original Grandpa back!
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I just wish Symbicort would get rid of this big bad wolf nursery rhyme nonsense. Most 3-year-olds don't get COPD. I see these types of ads constantly on the network evening newscasts and Wheel of Fortune. Because, y'know, anyone who watches Pat & Vanna is on their deathbed. Confused
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Originally posted by crainbebo crainbebo wrote:

I just wish Symbicort would get rid of this big bad wolf nursery rhyme nonsense. Most 3-year-olds don't get COPD. I see these types of ads constantly on the network evening newscasts and Wheel of Fortune. Because, y'know, anyone who watches Pat & Vanna is on their deathbed. Confused

Those 55 and older may get a heart attack after watching this....
 

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Originally posted by MrCleveland MrCleveland wrote:

I don't like the new grandpa in this commercial...

Agreed. I have thought long and hardly about it and have come to the educated conclusion that *I* should be the new 'Grandpa'.

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How many 3-year-olds have COPD?......

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Didn't think you'd know any. Of course these ads are driving me up the wall, day after day. 'Happy birthday, can I now talk about my COPD diagnosis?' AngryAngry
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