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  • leeleem77

    My suggestion The Chicco Next To Me advert, I hate the way the woman says baby at the end like she’s a 3 year old playing with dollies.

  • Charles Robertson

    The new Barclays ad, where she keeps turning the lamp on & off, and repeating herself. I nearly threw the TV out of the window…

  • Paul LJ Catlow

    Uneasy about the latest print adverts for Diesel clothing. They use a very androgynous male model who looks like an underdeveloped twelve year old girl in her first training bra. God knows what sort of audience they’re trying to attract here but the pictures make me very queasy. I know from reading into the background that Diesel are following the FCUK/Benneton well-trodden path of advertising the goods by causing controversy – they’ve had the ASA ban some of their street posters on grounds of bad taste and contravention of the advertising code – but these feel a step beoynd controversial. As seen in the posher Sunday paper mags today (Sunday Torygraph). This is the model: decide for yourself.

    http://www.israel21c.org/diesel-taps-israeli-model-stav-strashko-for-global-campaign/

  • Michael Symes

    Can I please suggest the latest Admiral Insurance ad, what baffles me the most is this; I assume that Admiral have to commission an ad agency and then the agency comes up with what they believe is a winning ad. They then present it to a team of intelligent people at Admiral and they agree, that is a winner. So how the hell can they get it so badly wrong? On what planet would that terrible ad make anyone with a brain cell want to use them for insurance? Also, she is wearing a Commanders Uniform, not an Admirals. She knows the chaps name, how? Is she a mind reading Commander…sorry Admiral! For god sake, what is happening to this country! I would go out of my way not to use Admiral, judging by the amount of comments on the net, I’m not alone.

  • Simon Fraser

    The “don’t join the army” adds are starting to grate, listening to spotify has become a fine balancing exercise in ensuring I don’t have a stroke.

  • C graz

    The suzuki vitara advert with ant and Dec ripping off impractical jokers is annoying. It’s not funny and it’s probably not a real set up.

  • jonuk76

    I really hate the Staysure advert I’ve been seeing over the last few weeks. Utter wank. If I was looking for travel insurance, this pile of rancid pig shit makes certain I would NEVER call Staysure.

  • Chris

    The new Samsung ad with the dolphin whisperer really pisses me off. I want to write something lever but its a piece of shit will have to do

  • The_Professor

    Random irritations in advertising at the moment: incorrect grammar, specifically incorrect use of adverts.
    The other evening, in one single ad break there was a triple whammy:
    “Find Your Happy”
    “Find Your Amazing”
    “Where Extraordinary Happens”
    Just f*ck off.

  • Raven

    No sooner did we lose the horror of Tesco’s hideous Christmas ads…did that idiotic man/child really say ‘ Jew jism and doggy do do’ ? Now there is Zoopla…a demented woman throwing her self into walls and floors jibbering in a peculiar voice….sigh

  • Dave Brown

    I loathe the Thomas Cook advert with that stupid kid dancing around the pool. Horrible music which assaults the ear drums. Makes me not want to book with Thomas Cook.

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  • Paul

    I’m surprised no one mentioned the just eat ads. They piss me off immediately.

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  • flux

    Robert Dyas Christmas 2015. Simply the weirdest.

  • Peter

    Bose have recently started showing a horrible ad for some sort of remote control music system. A pair of young teens are sitting on a sofa and are just about to kiss – it looks like the first time. Just as they are on the brink of actually doing it, this ghastly music starts up. Someone (I imagine it to be the boy’s father) has been spying on them and decides to put a stop to what they’re up to and he uses his spiffy new remote contol on the Bose player to trash their innocent moment of happiness. Gruesome. What a vile way for a parent to behave.

    • Dave Brown

      Agreed – I hate this advert. Not funny and not clever at all.

  • Rob Hession

    The annoying return of the annoying go gocompare idiot

  • Rob Hession

    Not an advert as such, but the annoying peporami “”OI” soundbite in beetween every advert

  • Mark

    I think it’s a Fiat advert; the one with the worst dubbing in history. And if they’re going to dub it why did they give the kid an annoying cockney twang?! The ad was clearly shot in Scandinavia somewhere given the style of house and the backdrop, definitely not Mile End.

    • The_Professor

      Possibly the worst dubbing ever!

  • Jade

    Worst advert at the moment: Moonpig. Irish woman sending her brother a card. So so annoying. And the woman saying moonpig dot com at the end/in general. So much hatred.

    Good advert: Dairy milk with the song “Yes Sir! I can boogie”

  • James Hobbs

    More crap ads. Hated because they’ve been on previously and I thought the world had rid itself of them only to be given a second wind. Also because they seem to be on every advert break.

    1.
    Kia – You Make Us Make Better Cars – The ‘little miss show off’ one. What is this for? Assembled like some one minute, overacted Oliver Stone-styled piece of art. It’s rubbish, annoying, pretentious and I haven’t a clue what model of car it’s for – if any.

    2.
    Toyota Yaris – I had no beef with Bruno Mars until this advert came out. I switch the sound off as soon as I hear ‘ You make me feel laaaaaaike …’ comes on. I was on the Metro in Rome last year and they were playing it on that. No escape.

    3.
    Asda – Pocket tap is back. Nothing wrong with the advert. Everything wrong with the amount this advert is on with the ‘Shazam’ download logo to get the song that features. A volume off effort every time it’s on.

  • James Hobbs

    More crap ads. Hated because they’ve been on previously and I thought the world had rid itself of them only to be given a second wind. Also because they seem to be on every advert break.

    1.
    Kia – You Make Us Make Better Cars – The ‘little miss show off’ one. What is this for? Assembled like some one minute, overacted Oliver Stone-styled piece of art. It’s rubbish, annoying, pretentious and I haven’t a clue what model of car it’s for – if any.

    2.
    Toyota Yaris – I had no beef with Bruno Mars until this advert came out. I switch the sound off as soon as I hear ‘ You make me feel laaaaaaike …’ comes on. I was on the Metro in Rome last year and they were playing it on that. No escape.

    3.
    Asda – Pocket tap is back. Nothing wrong with the advert. Everything wrong with the amount this advert is on with the ‘Shazam’ download logo to get the song that features. A volume off effort every time it’s on.

  • Eli’boo Mulvana

    Galalala galalala hey hey hey BINGO.. Shoot me… shoot me now!!!

  • Eli’boo Mulvana

    Galalala galalala hey hey hey BINGO.. Shoot me… shoot me now!!!

  • Cath Evans

    the ‘go pro’ toothpaste ad. oh dear god, irritates the hell out of me…

    • Paul LJ Catlow

      nine out of ten dentists endorse our product.

      The tenth got too greedy and held out for more than we were prepared to pay.

      (As the link to the NHS erodes like a molar in a glass of Coke, show me a British dentist who does anything tooth-related for any reason other than earning vast amounts of money?)

  • Cath Evans

    the ‘go pro’ toothpaste ad. oh dear god, irritates the hell out of me…

  • Anonimouse

    Is anyone else wondering why that Nationwide ‘best dad’ song is sung by the paedophile out of Family Guy?

  • Anonimouse

    Is anyone else wondering why that Nationwide ‘best dad’ song is sung by the paedophile out of Family Guy?

  • Tracy Husband

    This advert should be banned! If I see Nicole Pussycat Dolls Shirtswinger fall and get yougurt or chocolate pudding landing like a perfect little blob on the end of her perfect little hooter, I am going to scream. No advert has ever brought out my hate button than this one! It needs to go!

  • Tracy Husband

    This advert should be banned! If I see Nicole Pussycat Dolls Shirtswinger fall and get yougurt or chocolate pudding landing like a perfect little blob on the end of her perfect little hooter, I am going to scream. No advert has ever brought out my hate button than this one! It needs to go!

  • danlamp

    That god damn advert for googles voice activated assistant on its android phones where the guy is running around looking for a flower shop. Its so god damn badly voiced acted and comes across as so fake, contrived and insincere. Compound this with the fact that you have to watch it 30,000 times if you like Youtube and you have the recipe for blowing your brains out.

  • danlamp

    That god damn advert for googles voice activated assistant on its android phones where the guy is running around looking for a flower shop. Its so god damn badly voiced acted and comes across as so fake, contrived and insincere. Compound this with the fact that you have to watch it 30,000 times if you like Youtube and you have the recipe for blowing your brains out.

  • I AM POP SLAG.

    quickquids matrix of debt , step in , you too can suspend reality that fixing your car is as easy as 1,2,3 6 million percent.

    • Paul LJ Catlow

      Question: if you freeze time, how can you charge interest? Bad for business…

  • I AM POP SLAG.

    quickquids matrix of debt , step in , you too can suspend reality that fixing your car is as easy as 1,2,3 6 million percent.

  • Ian Nicholls

    It’s those fucking 118 118 sponsored ads at every bloody commercial break on ITV that fucks me off!!!
    If I had a hammer to hand, my TV would be history

  • Ian Nicholls

    It’s those fucking 118 118 sponsored ads at every bloody commercial break on ITV that fucks me off!!!
    If I had a hammer to hand, my TV would be history

  • nishapapaj

    Shakira’s career must really be on the slide. Her latest offering for OralB is hilarious. Watch Shakira work her perfect-teethed fan base into a perspiration-free frenzy – simply by swooshing her dress around whilst smiling aimlessly and touching the hands of her adoring fans from the stage. Look at the end clip, where a director/producer has obviously thrusted a guitar into her hands to remind the public once more this is a serious recording artist/performer and not just some insipid has-been who is now employed with diminishing returns to sell tubes of white, minty flavoured gunk. Though she is constantly smiling you can see she is dead behind the eyes – a sad realisation that this is the exact point where her career died.

  • nishapapaj

    Shakira’s career must really be on the slide. Her latest offering for OralB is hilarious. Watch Shakira work her perfect-teethed fan base into a perspiration-free frenzy – simply by swooshing her dress around whilst smiling aimlessly and touching the hands of her adoring fans from the stage. Look at the end clip, where a director/producer has obviously thrusted a guitar into her hands to remind the public once more this is a serious recording artist/performer and not just some insipid has-been who is now employed with diminishing returns to sell tubes of white, minty flavoured gunk. Though she is constantly smiling you can see she is dead behind the eyes – a sad realisation that this is the exact point where her career died.

  • Pingus

    Sexist Aptamil Follow-On Milk.

    The unspoken message in the advert: girls = pink = ballerinas while boys = blue = mathematicians & mountain climbers.

    Way to go with the gender stereotyping.

  • Pingus

    Sexist Aptamil Follow-On Milk.

    The unspoken message in the advert: girls = pink = ballerinas while boys = blue = mathematicians & mountain climbers.

    Way to go with the gender stereotyping.

  • Paul LJ Catlow

    Choose Diet Coke. Choose the 1890’s.

    What, the decade where Coca-Cola derived its fizz, zip and uplift from the magic ingredient, real medical-grade cocaine? Yes, please!

  • Adam Khan

    I need to vent about the ‘booking.com’ adverts. The narrator says ‘booking’ it’s a play on ‘fooking’, because they’re so fucking CLEVER. Same as ‘Go Fun Yourself’, I cannot believe these terrible plays on swear-words are acceptable. I don’t have children but if I did I’d murder them so they wouldn’t have to live in a world where this kind of shit goes on.
    It’s almost as bad as the bloke doing the voice over for the co-op advert, where he says ‘good with food’, which doesn’t rhyme but OH NO WAIT IT DOES BECAUSE WE FOUND OURSELVES A SCOT SO IT’S OKAY.
    Here’s the co-op one

    and here’s the booking.com one. Please rip it to shreds because I need someone else to feel my fury. I fear my girlfriend might leave me if I keep waking up screaming at night over those fucking adverts.

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