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10th Aug '16 5:11:42 PM atyxyt
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* There was a TV commercial for a type of flexible eyeglass frame that showed a building ducking out of the way of an oncoming plane. Due to VERY bad timing, this was actually shown on TV a few days AFTER 9/11!

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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E_nJDD2xaEs There was a TV commercial for a type of flexible eyeglass frame Flexon]] that showed a building ducking out of the way of an oncoming plane. Due to VERY bad timing, this was actually shown on TV a few days AFTER 9/11!''AFTER 9/11!''
6th Jul '16 8:07:56 PM ARC1300
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* [=FedEx=] did a commercial where Steve Irwin (of Series/CrocodileHunter fame) was bitten by a snake, and croaked because the antivenom wasn't shipped by [=FedEx=] and didn't get there. Of course, it wasn't a snake that ultimately killed him, but still...

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* [=FedEx=] did a commercial where [[https://youtu.be/Qj36nwn0JcE Steve Irwin Irwin]] (of Series/CrocodileHunter fame) was bitten by a snake, and croaked because the antivenom wasn't shipped by [=FedEx=] and didn't get there. Of course, it wasn't a snake that ultimately killed him, but still...
26th Jun '16 3:51:58 PM WildeOscar
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* You've got to feel a bit disgusted that former British and Australian kids star and convicted paedophile Rolf Harris made a public service announcement warning children about ''strangers inappropriately touching them in sensitive places''.

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* You've got to feel a bit disgusted that former British and Australian kids star and convicted paedophile Rolf Harris made a public service announcement warning children about ''strangers inappropriately touching them in sensitive places''.places''.
* There was a TV commercial for a type of flexible eyeglass frame that showed a building ducking out of the way of an oncoming plane. Due to VERY bad timing, this was actually shown on TV a few days AFTER 9/11!
23rd Oct '14 5:40:29 PM TheNewPlague
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** Of course, the murderer wasn't so much suffering from "Bus Rage"...."Total Nusto" seems more like it.
10th Sep '14 12:06:17 AM SpukiKitty
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** Of course, the murderer wasn't so much suffering from "Bus Rage"...."Total Nusto" seems more like it.
2nd Jul '14 4:35:01 PM res20stupid
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* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WTitP5_yDUU Lose weight with AYDS!]] Yeah, about that...

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* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WTitP5_yDUU Lose weight with AYDS!]] Yeah, about that...that...
* You've got to feel a bit disgusted that former British and Australian kids star and convicted paedophile Rolf Harris made a public service announcement warning children about ''strangers inappropriately touching them in sensitive places''.
2nd Sep '13 2:57:24 PM troperwithoutaname
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** But some are more egregious in their harshness than others, such as [[http://youtu.be/D-y_N4u0uRQ this Camel ad]], which stated that more ''doctors'' smoke them than other brands.
16th Jul '13 11:48:16 AM bunchacrunch
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* Pretty much any pro-smoking ad falls under this after it was revealed smoking is a leading cause of cancer.

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* Pretty much any pro-smoking ad or cigarette commercial falls under this after it was revealed smoking is a leading cause of cancer.
13th Jun '13 9:54:08 AM rosiemom112629
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* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WTitP5_yDUU Lose weight with AYDS!]] Yeah,about that...

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* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WTitP5_yDUU Lose weight with AYDS!]] Yeah,about Yeah, about that...
13th Jun '13 9:53:51 AM rosiemom112629
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* [=FedEx=] did a commercial where Steve Irwin (of Series/CrocodileHunter fame) was bitten by a snake, and croaked because the antivenom wasn't shipped by [=FedEx=] and didn't get there. Of course, it wasn't a snake that ultimately killed him, but still...

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* [=FedEx=] did a commercial where Steve Irwin (of Series/CrocodileHunter fame) was bitten by a snake, and croaked because the antivenom wasn't shipped by [=FedEx=] and didn't get there. Of course, it wasn't a snake that ultimately killed him, but still...still...
*[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WTitP5_yDUU Lose weight with AYDS!]] Yeah,about that...
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