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4th Mar '18 5:18:39 PM Robotnik
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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SNkK-aQEtMI Crazy Bruce's Liquors]], source of many a YouTubePoop.



* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SNkK-aQEtMI Crazy Bruce's Liquors]], source of many a YouTubePoop.
4th Mar '18 5:13:35 PM Robotnik
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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SNkK-aQEtMI Crazy Bruce's Liquors]], source of many a YouTubePoop.
9th Jan '18 4:50:29 PM nombretomado
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* Mr. Stereo, of Mr. Stereo's Crazy Stereo Warehouse on ''KappaMikey'', is another one whose insanity ''is not an act''. If someone beats his prices, he's promised to eat garbage, jump out of a plane (without a parachute), and/or marry a piano. At the end of his ad, he breaks a window with his face. Don't ask about what he's like in person, it'd take up too much of the page with the antics.

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* Mr. Stereo, of Mr. Stereo's Crazy Stereo Warehouse on ''KappaMikey'', ''WesternAnimation/KappaMikey'', is another one whose insanity ''is not an act''. If someone beats his prices, he's promised to eat garbage, jump out of a plane (without a parachute), and/or marry a piano. At the end of his ad, he breaks a window with his face. Don't ask about what he's like in person, it'd take up too much of the page with the antics.
9th Jan '18 1:23:12 AM Cryoclaste
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* The remake of ''TheBardsTale'' featured a town overrun by undead vikings, but one shopkeeper had stuck around. Crazy Thorvald plays this trope to a T.

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* The remake of ''TheBardsTale'' ''VideoGame/TheBardsTale'' featured a town overrun by undead vikings, but one shopkeeper had stuck around. Crazy Thorvald plays this trope to a T.
4th Jan '18 4:40:55 PM CheeseDogX
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* Spoofed in ''Film/{{UHF}}'', where "Crazy Ernie" tells the audience "If nobody comes down here and buys a car in the next hour, I'm gonna club this baby seal. That's right! I'm gonna club this seal to make a better deal. You know I'll do it, too, cause I'm crazy!"

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* Spoofed in ''Film/{{UHF}}'', where "Crazy Ernie" tells the audience "If nobody comes down here and buys a car in the next hour, I'm gonna club this baby seal. That's right! I'm gonna club this seal to make a better deal. You know I'll do it, too, cause I'm crazy!"crazy!" Sadly, when the movie was shown on Creator/ComedyCentral, the "club a seal" part got cut, probably due to concern that groups like PETA would throw a fit. So instead of looking crazy, he just looks like a guy [[NoIndoorVoice who yells a lot]].
23rd Dec '17 10:51:11 AM nombretomado
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* ''WesternAnimation/GarfieldAndFriends'' has recurring character Madman Murray. [[OldManMurray (No relation.)]] "Madman Meets His Match" brings us Demented Dave. They fight over Jon's business until Garfield suggests they team up. Jon considers it a mild triumph that he got out for under $1000 (though he still doesn't have a t-shirt), but Garfield tells us the two are about to find out what it can be like to have a business partner...

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* ''WesternAnimation/GarfieldAndFriends'' has recurring character Madman Murray. [[OldManMurray [[Website/OldManMurray (No relation.)]] "Madman Meets His Match" brings us Demented Dave. They fight over Jon's business until Garfield suggests they team up. Jon considers it a mild triumph that he got out for under $1000 (though he still doesn't have a t-shirt), but Garfield tells us the two are about to find out what it can be like to have a business partner...
5th Dec '17 4:46:09 PM themisterfree
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** There was also the famous [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tom_Peterson Tom Peterson]], who was in fact a [[SubvertedTrope subversion]]. He didn't position himself as insane, but rather became well known for not only constantly appearing on the floor of his stores (that sold appliances, furniture and electronics) and interacting with customers, but also unusual gimmicks and commercials- ranging from alarm clocks to cutout masks of himself to even haircuts. At one point, his flagship store was so popular he had ''a trolley'' running between the store and its' parking lots. Sadly, when he acquired a competing chain of electronic stores, it proved to be too big for him to swallow and he ended up declaring bankruptcy, closing most of his stores in the process. He and his wife Gloria attempted a comeback with a new store, but this closed in 2009 and the man himself died in 2016.
14th Nov '17 11:28:47 AM OriCat
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10th Nov '17 9:54:50 PM lizaphile
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* ''Series/XPlay'' featured "Crazy Adam's Import Imporium", which contained several rip-offs of real games and imports. The owner is just straight criminally insane, with antics that include his [[TalkativeLoon rantings]], saying he's [[SilenceOfTheLambs going to make a woman suit]], and preparing to take a sledgehammer to the head of a tied up employee. His theme song was "Crazy, crazy, crazy, Adam; crazy, crazy, crazy, crazy, crazy Adam!"

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* ''Series/XPlay'' featured "Crazy Adam's Import Imporium", which contained several rip-offs of real games and imports. imports (such as ''Fast Driv3r'', which was set in Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin). The owner is just straight criminally insane, with antics that include his [[TalkativeLoon rantings]], saying he's [[SilenceOfTheLambs going to make a woman suit]], and preparing to take a sledgehammer to the head of a tied up employee.employee (by the end he had moved to Mexico because he had violated every consumer law in the California Commercial Codes). His theme song was "Crazy, crazy, crazy, Adam; crazy, crazy, crazy, crazy, crazy Adam!"
10th Nov '17 9:39:51 PM lizaphile
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* ''Mattress Mack'' of Gallery Furniture in Houston, Texas fit this trope with his long-running TV commercials where he ended every commercial with the slogan, "Gallery Furniture really will saaaaave you money!" Mattress Mack himself played the part of the crazed owner.

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* ''Mattress Mack'' of Gallery Furniture in Houston, Texas fit this trope with his long-running TV commercials where he ended every commercial with the slogan, "Gallery Furniture really will saaaaave you money!" Mattress Mack himself played the part of the crazed owner. Thankfully in real life Mack is more MeanCharacterNiceActor and in 2017, he became a hero after he let [[https://www.npr.org/2017/08/29/546953258/houston-s-matress-mack-opens-his-doors-to-house-flood-victims evacuees of Hurricane Harvey sleep on his display beds in-store]] while they got their lives back together, and made good on a promise of [[http://triblive.com/sports/mlb/12899326-74/houston-area-mattress-mack-promised-refunds-that-rides-on-astros-win-in-world free bedding for customers]] if the Astros won the World Series.



* In central Wisconsin, there's Scott from 199ride.com. He's a used car salesman with NoIndoorVoice whose whole gimmick is a series of annoying commercials that advertise how much he either needs to move his inventory or replace it with new vehicles, claiming to buy any vehicle regardless of working condition, type, make, model, or year, will pay off any payments you still owe on your current vehicle, and will guarantee up to $3500 in cash off of whatever vehicle you exchange for it (the kicker being that the vehicle is listed $3500 more than normal price anyway). He's Scott from '''ONE NINETY-NINE RIDE DOT COM!''' '''''THAT'S ONE NINETY-NINE RIIIIIIIIDE DOT COM!!!'''''

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* In central and northeastern Wisconsin, there's Scott from 199ride.com. He's a used car salesman with NoIndoorVoice whose whole gimmick is a series of annoying commercials that advertise how much he either needs to move his inventory or replace it with new vehicles, claiming to buy any vehicle regardless of working condition, type, make, model, or year, will pay off any payments you still owe on your current vehicle, and will guarantee up to $3500 in cash off of whatever vehicle you exchange for it (the kicker being that the vehicle is listed $3500 more than normal price anyway). He's Scott from '''ONE NINETY-NINE RIDE DOT COM!''' '''''THAT'S ONE NINETY-NINE RIIIIIIIIDE DOT COM!!!'''''COM!!!''''' For his 2017 series of ads he's begun to suggest that doctors have told him to stop discounting his used car inventory at $199/month and that it will drive him to an early death, but he's ignoring their orders and taking his sales pitches UpToEleven because "I'm a dealer...FOR THE PEOPLE!"
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