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22nd Mar '17 9:02:40 AM BiffJr
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** This one is so blatant that it almost doesn't fall into FridgeHorror territory, as the comments section of the ad illustrates how many people realize this.
13th Mar '17 1:11:48 PM mario0987
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* One Mountain Dew ad features a man [[GenderBender turning his friend into a woman]] against his will. First, it also alters his personality and memories with the implication that she is now this guy's girlfriend. With this power, what else could he decide to do? You also have to wonder if the transformation altered everything so that this new girlfriend is always viewed to exist or whether people will wonder where the man she formerly was disappeared to.
11th Jan '17 10:23:11 PM Psyga315
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* There's a rather touching Duracell [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iA7xYeiWg54 commercial]] based around ''Franchise/StarWars'' where kids bring an R2-D2 toy to a fellow kid. It's nice and all, but then you realize those kids were in a hospital playing rebels and you think of what they could possibly rebel against, be it the medical system or the God that placed them in the hospital in the first place. What makes this worse is that the commercial is based heavily off of ''Film/RogueOne'', and if you have seen it, you'd know that [[spoiler:[[KillEmAll all the protagonists, i.e. rebels, die]].]]

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* There's a rather touching Duracell [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iA7xYeiWg54 commercial]] based around ''Franchise/StarWars'' where kids bring an R2-D2 toy to a fellow kid. It's nice and all, but then you realize those kids were in a hospital playing rebels and you think of what they could possibly rebel against, be it the medical system or the God that placed them in the hospital in the first place. What makes this worse is that the commercial is based heavily off of ''Film/RogueOne'', and if you have seen it, you'd know that [[spoiler:[[KillEmAll all the protagonists, i.e. rebels, die]]. Considering ''why'' they're [[IllGirl in the hospital]] [[LittlestCancerPatient to begin with]], and it just becomes [[TearJerker sad]].]]
11th Jan '17 10:22:13 PM Psyga315
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* There's a rather touching Duracell [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iA7xYeiWg54 commercial]] based around ''Franchise/StarWars'' where kids bring an R2-D2 toy to a fellow kid. It's nice and all, but then you realize those kids were in a hospital playing rebels and you think of what they could possibly rebel against, be it the medical system or the God that placed them in the hospital in the first place. What makes this worse is that the commercial is based heavily off of ''Film/RogueOne'', and if you have seen it, you'd know that [[spoiler:[[KillEmAll all the protagonists, i.e. rebels, die]].]]
18th Dec '16 7:39:37 PM SuperFeatherYoshi
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* A K9 Advantex commercial shows a white dog singing "there may be bugs on some of you mugs, but there aint no mugs on me". This sounds cute until it sounds like it says "mutts"; where it almost sounds like a doggie version of racism. Plus due to the fact that the singing dog was white and the itchy dogs were not. I am not saying it was racist; just pointing this out.

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* A K9 Advantex Advantix commercial shows a white dog singing "there may be bugs on some of you mugs, but there aint ain't no mugs bugs on me". This sounds cute until it sounds like it says "mutts"; where it almost sounds like a doggie version of racism. Plus due to the fact that the singing dog was white and the itchy dogs were not. I am not saying it was racist; just pointing this out.
4th Dec '16 4:47:52 AM ArielLightning
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* The "Sorry I was Eating a Milky Way" commercials have people eating Milky Ways while simultaneously absentmindedly trying to perform another task. I guess it's funny when the tattoo artist accidentally misspells "No Regrets" on a biker's arm, but what would happen if a mother was eating one while her child was ''[[AdultFear in danger]]''?

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* The [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dF4bGNocwV8 The]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cQ-6Aoq1zyo "Sorry I was Eating a Milky Way" commercials Way"]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WhIagtp-4fs commercials]] have people eating Milky Ways while simultaneously absentmindedly trying to perform another task. I guess it's funny when the tattoo artist accidentally misspells "No Regrets" on a biker's arm, but what would happen if a mother was eating one while her child was ''[[AdultFear in danger]]''?
4th Dec '16 4:12:18 AM ArielLightning
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* This [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O1Z91YkPatw State Farm]] commercial. It starts off really cute with the way every time the couple says they're "never" going to do something, they turn right around and do it. It's cute up until the last "never" where the husband/dad looks down at his asleep family and says softly, "I'm never letting go." Except he's shown to have contradicted every single "never" throughout his life to this point, which just means he probably left them a few weeks/months/years later.

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* This [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O1Z91YkPatw State Farm]] commercial. It starts off really cute with the way every time the couple says they're "never" going to do something, they turn right around and do it. It's cute up until the last "never" where the husband/dad looks down at his asleep family and says softly, "I'm never letting go." Except he's shown to have contradicted every single "never" throughout his life to this point, which just means [[TearJerker he probably left them a few weeks/months/years later.later]].


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** I'm pretty sure he meant that last statement figuratively, but still...


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* The "Sorry I was Eating a Milky Way" commercials have people eating Milky Ways while simultaneously absentmindedly trying to perform another task. I guess it's funny when the tattoo artist accidentally misspells "No Regrets" on a biker's arm, but what would happen if a mother was eating one while her child was ''[[AdultFear in danger]]''?
29th Oct '16 9:39:54 AM mlsmithca
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** That's nothing. While on the topic of fruit snacks, there's [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2eFvIJ_GD0Y this]] Fruit by the Foot commercial with two kids that keep wishing stuff onto each other. After wishing hands and hair into fruit by the foot, one kid wishes the other person's '''''DNA''''' was made of fruit by the foot. Cue a human-shaped lump of fruit by the foot with clothes on. ''He just killed the person by switching his molecules with a sugary food substance''. That he'll probably [[SoylentGreen eat]].

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** That's nothing. While on the topic of fruit snacks, there's [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2eFvIJ_GD0Y this]] Fruit by the Foot commercial with two kids that keep wishing stuff onto each other. After wishing hands and hair into fruit by the foot, one kid wishes the other person's '''''DNA''''' ''DNA'' was made of fruit by the foot. Cue a human-shaped lump of fruit by the foot with clothes on. ''He just killed the person by switching his molecules with a sugary food substance''. That he'll probably [[SoylentGreen eat]].



** Except that there's evidence that it may actually be the WINNERS that get [[ItGotWorse sacrificed...]]

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** Except that there's evidence that it may actually be the WINNERS that get [[ItGotWorse sacrificed...]]



* A commercial aired for MLK that started with telling us on his gravestone, he has "Free at last" written. This isn't the problem. They then go on to say that [[UnfortunateImplications death is the "free man's freedom"]] (exact words). The scary part comes in when they say ''[[GrimReaper they want to]]'' '''''[[GrimReaper spread this freedom to everyone]]'''''. It is perfectly acceptable to cower in fear.

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* A commercial aired for MLK that started with telling us on his gravestone, he has "Free at last" written. This isn't the problem. They then go on to say that [[UnfortunateImplications death is the "free man's freedom"]] (exact words). The scary part comes in when they say ''[[GrimReaper they want to]]'' '''''[[GrimReaper '''[[GrimReaper spread this freedom to everyone]]'''''.everyone]]'''. It is perfectly acceptable to cower in fear.



** The worst yet have been the new PB&J commercials, featuring '''''a nurse eating a baby. IN FRONT OF ITS PARENTS.'''''
*** And now with the A&W Root Beer and Orange Crush variants we have a commercial that's basically a girl getting the two Pop-Tarts drunk on their own sodas. Made worse by the fact that she utters a line to the effect of "Can't handle your soda boys?", implying that she's going to do something with the Pop-Tarts. (And no, not eat them.)

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** The worst yet have been the new PB&J commercials, featuring '''''a ''a nurse eating a baby. IN FRONT OF ITS PARENTS.'''''
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baby.'' '''In front of its parents.'''
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And now with the A&W Root Beer and Orange Crush variants we have a commercial that's basically a girl getting the two Pop-Tarts drunk on their own sodas. Made worse by the fact that she utters a line to the effect of "Can't handle your soda boys?", implying that she's going to do something with the Pop-Tarts. (And no, not eat them.)
13th Oct '16 9:07:52 AM AsForMyHandle
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** Make this into a webcomic and you may have my lifetime supply of Internets.
17th Aug '16 11:17:47 PM Snakes_Shadow
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** Except that there's evidence that it may actually be the WINNERS that get sacrificed...

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** Except that there's evidence that it may actually be the WINNERS that get [[ItGotWorse sacrificed...]]
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