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Post by Askit on Thu Aug 23, 2018 3:44 pm

Am I the only person who wants to tell the guy in the "over 50s plan" advert where to stick his Parsnips rolleyes I would happily tell all the other, similarly focussed, advertisers to get some Parsnips and do the same  Whistle1

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Post by rogerblack on Thu Aug 23, 2018 4:26 pm

Is that the one where they're too tight to use Parky any more but still mention him?
Wonder if he still gets a fee for use of his name?

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Post by Askit on Thu Aug 23, 2018 6:17 pm

rogerblack wrote:Is that the one where they're too tight to use Parky any more but still mention him?
Wonder if he still gets a fee for use of his name?

To quote the ad.......yes, that’s the one rolleyes

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Post by dbroada on Thu Aug 23, 2018 6:22 pm

The one with the oh so natural actors?

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Post by HairyFool on Sat Aug 25, 2018 11:26 pm

Totally patronising.

Not only that but the returns on them are abysmal.
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Post by Askit on Sat Sep 08, 2018 2:13 pm

How do you make an annoying advert more irritating?

You employ Alan Titchmarch and get him to pretend he’s not loaded.......genius  shrugg

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Post by bikeralw on Sat Sep 08, 2018 3:54 pm

Adverts primarily aimed at the older generation are usually extremely patronising. Haven't the makers cottoned on that 60 is the new 40, 70 the new 50 etc...
Now I just need to convince my creaking joints that fact as I attempt to fling my leg over my Buell..
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Post by Paulmold on Sat Sep 08, 2018 4:20 pm

Al - have you seen the Bonham's auction in October, lots to bring back memories , and even  Buell

https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/24885/#/aa0=10&MR0_length=10&w0=list&aj0=lot_number_asc&m0=0

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Post by bikeralw on Sat Sep 08, 2018 5:56 pm

I'd not viewed that Paul, I'll be going to the show because my club, Moto Guzzi Club GB will be having a stand there. I usually look around the auction but the bikes always seem to go for much more than I'm prepared to pay.
However, I like the look of the DOT Scrambler, I had one of those when I was just 16..
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Post by Guest on Thu Mar 28, 2019 4:27 pm

We use mute on the remote when the BL****Dy ads come on so never hear any of them, I do so wish I could let the advertisers know this!!
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Post by Askit on Thu Mar 28, 2019 6:11 pm

For the same reason we rarely watch “live” tv, I record stuff so the ads can be zapped through. Occasionally we watch Countdown in the afternoon and unfortunately that seems to be a target programme for the ad I complained about (that and the annoying chap who invented the Gtech) in the OP.

Ok, I know I need to get out more shrugg

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Post by jetty on Thu Mar 28, 2019 6:30 pm

Will he seduce June with his parsnip?
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Post by groundhog on Fri Mar 29, 2019 7:35 pm

I saw parsnip man with ANOTHER WOMAN today, gad Sir, what a bounder or whatever it is you lot say hugegrins

There is an ad for a toilet cleaner, at the end they say "Always keep away from children".... I do my best. up!
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Post by Askit on Sat Mar 30, 2019 1:49 pm

Must say I kind of admire these ambulance chasing and PPI claims companies who say they will “ get you the compensation you deservescratch head Yes, I’m sure they will whilst screwing a large commission for themselves that they don’t deserve happyyes

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Post by crisp on Tue Apr 16, 2019 8:58 am

I'm just sorry I didn't get the "always keep away from children" message un til I left teaching after 50 years in school!
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Post by Relaxez-Vous on Wed Aug 28, 2019 8:43 pm

You can mostly forget the scandal of financial companies selling PPI cover and the following needs to claim back premiums, though in this week's news it mentions that the financial conduct authority is warning Santander and RBS to stop going back to their old ways.

We also have other products, namely the whole-life funeral plans widely promoted on TV in the afternoons, Sun Life etc they're all at it.. Sold to the over 50s, there's a discount or voucher to enable you to buy some new binoculars apparently. The plan has no cash in value. You have to keep paying for as long as you live with no defined final payout, your family after you have died might get less than you paid in. The people taking up these plans would mostly be better off putting the monthly premium in a Post Office account, or under the mattress. One of the selling points is no medical or blood test is required, it's just the same at the Post Office you know.

I make light of this, but my view is that selling these policies should be outlawed.
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Post by chrisk on Thu Aug 29, 2019 10:18 am

I call him dirty ole man, going to buy new binoculars as his welcome gift.
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