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Poehler seducing a Best Buy
employee and THAT kiss. . .
but who won the Super Bowl
´battle of the brands´?
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Gangnam Style pistachios, Amy
Poehler seducing a Best Buy
employee and THAT kiss. . .
but who won the Super Bowl
´battle of the brands´?

Daily Mail [UK], by Louise Boyle

Original Article

Posted By:KarenJ1, 2/4/2013 9:23:46 AM

After the Super Bowl drew to a nail-biting finish on Sunday night with victory for the Ravens, all that was left to discuss was the good, the bad and the ugly of the ads. The most discussion surrounded Volkswagen´s ´happy Jamaican´ ad, a spot from the Church of Scientology, the Dodge ad featuring a speech ´God made a farmer´ and Oreo´s quick thinking to turn the Superdome power cut to their advantage with a Twitter ad reading: ´You can still dunk in the dark.´ The celebrity count was expectedly high. Bar Refaeli and character

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The best ad of any of them hands down was the Budweiser Brotherhood ad with the Clydesdale and his trainer. Every time I see it it brings tears to my eyes and I get the chills. Beautiful. The Go Daddy ad was extremely offensive, disgusting and nauseating.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: kanphil, 2/4/2013 9:28:13 AM     (No. 9157146)

Agree, OP. A close second was Paul Harvey´s recitation of The Farmer./

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Reply 2 - Posted by: MMC, 2/4/2013 9:29:01 AM     (No. 9157150)

I liked the Jeep commercial... Go Daddy was disgusting!
My jr high students were grossed out! Ps... Comments on beyonce were " fake" " inappropriate"

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Reply 3 - Posted by: knowThem, 2/4/2013 9:31:19 AM     (No. 9157156)

The Farmer

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Reply 4 - Posted by: cubiclecommando, 2/4/2013 9:32:53 AM     (No. 9157162)

I ht the Jack in the Box ad "That´s How I Met Your Mother" was the best. Closely followed by Doritos´ "Goat 4 Sale."

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Reply 5 - Posted by: bob913, 2/4/2013 9:34:16 AM     (No. 9157164)

Geez... relax mon!

Volkswagen´s 60-second ad
The 60-second spot, which cost the car maker $8 million to air during the game, has struck many has being offensive since it suggests that all people in the Caribbean are relaxed and don´t feel stress.


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Reply 6 - Posted by: oldmagnolia, 2/4/2013 9:35:34 AM     (No. 9157167)

Number one by far Budweiser Brotherhood. I am still watching it and tears come to my eyes. Number two, definitely the farmer. The rest were just trash and I cannot even remember what they were advertising.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: ScarletPimpernel, 2/4/2013 9:40:02 AM     (No. 9157179)

I did not watch much of the game, but I did see the Budweiser ad. I loved it, so tender was the man with his beautiful horse.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Rinktum, 2/4/2013 9:47:22 AM     (No. 9157202)

The ads this year were disappointing but I am always a sucker for a spot with a baby. Go Daddy, was once again a representation of what the younger generation thinks is hip. They always take it a step too far. A nice little kiss would have been cute, but the close up and length of the kiss was just too much...and the slobbering sounds...eewwwww.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: smcchk, 2/4/2013 9:58:43 AM     (No. 9157239)

The Jeep/USO spot, The Farmer, and the Budweiser Clydesdale. Lovely and appealed to our best side. The rest were silly or gross.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: J F Ackerman, 2/4/2013 10:07:39 AM     (No. 9157286)

Paul Harvey and "God made a farmer."

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Reply 11 - Posted by: killerbee, 2/4/2013 10:09:30 AM     (No. 9157296)

I thought the Go Daddy spot was disgusting. For one thing, the model had a look on her face like she was about to eat poo before she kissed that young man. Then the kiss was awkward. So what is that supposed to say about Go Daddy?

I have not seen the Budweiser commercial yet, I´ll have to look it up, but the Ram Trucks commercial with Paul Harvey´s speech brought tears to my eyes. Beautiful poem, beautiful imagery. I´d never buy a Ram truck, but I did like their commercial.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: pomom, 2/4/2013 10:21:23 AM     (No. 9157322)

Paul Harvey, Jeep/USO, then Budweiser with baby Clydesdale. I did giggle at the Taco Bell with the old folks breaking out of the retirement home & going wild.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Hermoine, 2/4/2013 10:38:32 AM     (No. 9157363)

Guts.Glory.Ram -- Paul Harvey was definitely the best!

Second was the Jeep ad with the Oprah voice over.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: zoidberg, 2/4/2013 11:14:31 AM     (No. 9157455)

I´m one of the few people who likes the ETrade talking baby commercials.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Hobbiest, 2/4/2013 11:48:50 AM     (No. 9157560)

The Farmer was the winner by a mile but I have to say I am curious as to who the winner will be in race to get the Coke.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: coldoc, 2/4/2013 12:46:59 PM     (No. 9157705)

The go-daddy ad was so gross I´m going with one of their competitors. Whats gangnam style? So yesterday. Good for AB, loved the horse story.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: AltaD, 2/4/2013 1:33:24 PM     (No. 9157810)

´God Made a Farmer´ brought our group to a standstill. It was by far the best ad of the evening and one of the best ads ever shown during a Super Bowl.

Go Daddy´s ´Kiss´ was the must disgusting ad any of us had ever seen.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: MattMusson, 2/4/2013 3:46:02 PM     (No. 9158115)

The Farmer, the Clydesdale, the kid in the car with the black eye!

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Old Army Vet, 2/4/2013 5:13:57 PM     (No. 9158336)

Wonderful pistachios will never see any part of my life, ever. None of the commercials were very good. A lot of low info type stuff. Ah well, maybe next year.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: franq, 2/4/2013 5:25:35 PM     (No. 9158358)

They were all horrible. Including the half time "show". No chimpanzees in suits. Enough said.

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