Thursday, April 21, 2016

Commercials

Sometimes a commercial captures my attention even though I try to mostly tune them out.

I confess to being amused by the "it's what you do" commercials for Geico.  As in if you are a mom you call at inconvenient times; it's what you do.  "Are you taking a zumba class? It's so noisy there." It cracks me up every time.

However, I am offended by the Prius commercials.  The news is reporting a police chase and the suspects are using a Prius for their getaway.  It is one of those progressive commercials.  Now a large cadre of Prius drivers are running interference on the thruway to help the suspects to elude capture.

I have a Prius.  I know it has not been seen as a zippy car.  If you drive it as recommended to up the gas mileage, you are pretty much going to stay off the speed trap radar.

I am worried that these commercials are going to put Prius drivers on the highway patrol watch list.





Google image, but exactly like my own little hybrid.

11 comments:

  1. Oh what fun! We are driving the same kind of car, Olga!

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  2. I, too, love that commercial about the mom calling at an inconvenient time while someone is trying to kill the guy. I think it's the image of a tough guy still having a soft spot for him mother that is so much fun.

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  3. I know that Geico commercial mother. She is my ex sister-in-law who raised two boys and this is exactly the way she is, even with the same accent. It cracks me up every time.

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  4. I have seen the Prius commercial and I admit it made me laugh but I haven't seen the Geico commercial and now feel I need to go Google it as I am obviously missing out!

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  5. That's a nice Prius. Wish I could afford one.

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  6. I think your Prius is safe from the cop watch list:) I have only seen the commercial once but I took it as tongue in cheek that a Prius would be the last car in a high speed chase. It is not really a muscle car but boy I wish I had one.

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  7. I think most commercials are really dumb, but I do like that Geico commercial. Most of them I don't really watch either, and when I do I usually miss what product is being advertised.

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  8. I think I wrote that Geico commercial. :) The commercials I turn off as soon as they come on? Matthew McConaughey and those Lincoln cars. Ugh. - New follower btw. Happy Saturday. :)

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  9. We have a Prius and love it. It will spend the remainder of its days in Tucson, in the carport of our park model trailer. We've been home in Seattle for three days and miss the Prius already.

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  10. Now it is the Mother's Day commercials. That are so stupid. My mother is dead! I'm collecting them, though, and it'll make a great post.

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