History CaptainObvious / Advertising

16th Apr '16 12:09:14 PM BURGINABC
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-->''Ace is the place for a taste before you buy the whole meal! That's a euphemism. Don't eat paint.''

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-->''Ace is the place for a taste before you buy the whole meal! That's a euphemism.metaphor. Don't eat paint.''
16th Apr '16 12:08:50 PM BURGINABC
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* PlayedForLaughs in a commercial for Ace Hardware, advertising the fact that they offer free samples of paint so that you can see what it looks like on your wall before buying a whole bucket, sung this to the tune of their usual jingle:
-->''Ace is the place for a taste before you buy the whole meal! That's a euphemism. Don't eat paint.''
31st Jan '16 7:08:24 AM LadyJaneGrey
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* In [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2M_LoEUFqk8 this KFC commercial]], Colonel Sanders claims he had searched the world for the perfect recipe for Nashville Hot Chicken before finding it in the last place he expected - Nashville.
6th Oct '15 5:49:23 AM Anarquistador
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* Anti-Allergy medicine Flonase touts that it blocks six major allergy triggers whereas most other over-the-counter remedies only block one, with the slogan "Six is greater than One." You know, in case you're four years old and haven't learned basic math yet...
20th Jun '15 6:01:31 PM nombretomado
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* Will Power (yes, that is his real name) opens a commercial with this gem: "In IndyCar racing, it's all about speed!"

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* Will Power (yes, that is his real name) opens a commercial with this gem: "In IndyCar UsefulNotes/IndyCar racing, it's all about speed!"
17th Apr '15 5:41:12 AM ChronoLegion
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** In one commercial, he is subverted when he tells an old lady that her grandson now has an easier time finding hotels. She tells him that he's not her Grandson, [[MayDecemberRomance he's her lover]]. The Captain can only blankly stare at the camera for the rest of the commercial.

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** In one commercial, he is subverted when he tells an old lady that her grandson now has an easier time finding hotels. She tells him that he's not her Grandson, [[MayDecemberRomance he's her lover]]. The Captain can only blankly stare at the camera for the rest of the commercial.
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** In another commercial, we have this exchange:
--> '''Man locked out of his room:''' (''sarcastically'') Thanks, Captain Obvious!
--> '''Captain Obvious:''' No need to thank me, since I haven't helped you in the slightest!
15th Mar '15 11:41:44 PM C2
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* From a 60s toy commercial: "Remember, only G.I. Joe is G.I. Joe."
* From a 80s toy commercial: "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2PzBTGZno3w Only the Transformers are real Transformers.]]"

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* From a 60s toy commercial: "Remember, only G.I. Joe Franchise/GIJoe is G.I. Joe."
* From a 80s toy commercial: "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2PzBTGZno3w Only the Transformers are real Transformers.]]"real]] Franchise/{{Transformers}}."
15th Mar '15 11:36:38 PM C2
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* From a 80s toy commercial: "Only Transformers are real Transformers."

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* From a 80s toy commercial: "Only "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2PzBTGZno3w Only the Transformers are real Transformers."]]"
15th Mar '15 11:35:39 PM C2
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* From a 80s toy commercial: "Only Transformers are real Transformers."
15th Mar '15 11:15:25 PM C2
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* Hotel Dot Com:

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* Hotel Hotels Dot Com:
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