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    Sportsnet played that ProtectAlbertaBusiness.ca ad 3 times in that last commercial break.
    3 times in one commercial break!
    Enough is enough indeed.
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    The Esso commercial with the 7 fuel ingredients.
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    "did i say there was only one special edition" and every other one in that series with a spokesperson even more self righteous than i am talking to "real people - not actors" (including the latest with "real dogs - not actors" as if even those responsible for them know how annoying they are).
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    Quote Originally Posted by kcantor View Post
    "did i say there was only one special edition" and every other one in that series with a spokesperson even more self righteous than i am talking to "real people - not actors" (including the latest with "real dogs - not actors" as if even those responsible for them know how annoying they are).
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    Quote Originally Posted by The_Cat View Post
    The Esso commercial with the 7 fuel ingredients.
    Uh-huh, and that hover dude at the end.
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    Latest annoyance: The tuneless, toneless, lyricless mob 'vocals' in the Nissan and Tangerine ads.
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    PetSmart's dog grooming ad because of that horrible "Worth It" song by Fifth Harmony. The oversaturated airtime on TV, especially on CTV, increases my irritability.
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    The McDonald's ad with the staff and customers singing Happy Birthday to Canada's 150th.

    So annoying. And where are the foreign workers behind the counter?

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    I love watching all the corporations jumping on the 150 bandwagon, hoping for some extra sales. P1ss off American company.
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    Another annoying one is the Calaway Park ad they run every summer because of that high-pitched teenage girl's voiceover.
    Oh, and Telus has just brought back Danny the installer for a new ad.
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    ^ Say it ain't so.(:
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