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Around 2010 or so, DirecTV launched an advertising campaign regarding their service.

The commercials consist of people being disappointed in their cable, a series of unfortunate happenings, and, long story short, the narrator admonishes viewers to switch to DirecTV.

The format is like this: "When something adverse related to cable happens, you do A. When you do A, it causes B." And so on until " causes G. Don't let G happen. Get rid of cable and upgrade to DirecTV."


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