5 Super Bowl ads that blew it

The NFL's championship game is anticipated as much for the edgy commercials that air during the broadcast as for the game itself, creating a high-risk, high-reward scenario for advertisers.

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Jan 26, 2013 12:51AM
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the superbowl sucks now! i hate the 4 hours of pre game crap and the stupid commercials and half time horrible poop star crap! just put

the game on in the afternoon let them play and stop all the other crap!

Jan 25, 2013 9:40PM
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We are a bunch of fools getting excited about commercials
Jan 27, 2013 1:08AM
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Good thing the snickers ad didn't make it. NO ONE wants to see two queer dudes kissing. Sure as hell don't wan't my children to see it. Keep it to yourselves!
Jan 27, 2013 9:15PM
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We continue to discuss and worry about the wrong things in this country. No one should really care about the Super Bowl commercials. An d that goes double about reality TV.
Jan 27, 2013 12:02PM
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This is stupid. They are just commercials. This is the time I get up and stop watching. And then there is the greatest invention ever...the MUTE button.
Jan 28, 2013 11:10AM
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Halftime shows are just as bad!!! Who wants to hear crappy pop bands that cant sing? Need to have the lingerie league play at the half and make sure they get close ups at the line!
Jan 27, 2013 6:38PM
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I think this bob johnson one is hilarious--why did some people get offended?
Jan 28, 2013 12:43PM
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I can't understand someone who is losing their #$%^ over the 4 hours of pregame coverage.  Its pre game.  If you don't want to watch it, then don't turn your tv to that channel BEFORE the game starts. 
You could volunteer at a soup kitchen before the game.



Jan 28, 2013 12:45PM
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wow, "turn your tv to that channel."

There are generations now who don't even understand the origin of that phrase.  The dial that you had to turn to click from one channel to the next.

LOL I'm old.


Jan 28, 2013 11:46AM
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hmmmmm,I got a better idea for all the money wasted on stupid commercials that almost no one EVER watches,why don't they put that money to better use by donatting it to various charities!!!!
Jan 28, 2013 1:20PM
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20 to 30 years ago the ad's were great but now they are dumb as hell.  The advertising agents and the people writting them have no real talent. And now even the Super Bowl is so over raited I don't even watch now.
Jan 28, 2013 8:16PM
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My personal opinion of the Super Bowl? Right now I don't even know who's playing. I set it to record and watch the commercials and fast forward through the game. I haven't bought a ticket to a professional game since the strikes. Professional athletes are grossly overpaid and all the fools that buy apparel and $10.00 beers are to blame. I love sports and support local High School and College teams, not the egomaniacs in the pros.

Jan 29, 2013 4:15PM
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How about the Tim Tebow fundie commercial a few years back with his mother?  Propaganda does not need to be aired during the superbowl.

Jan 28, 2013 6:44PM
Jan 29, 2013 3:35PM
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We are getting over sensitive about everything nowadays. People just need to lighten up and take it in stride. So who cares if 2 dudes kiss? It doesn't affect me or them in any way shape or form. Get over it already.
Jan 29, 2013 4:16PM
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I think we pay very dearly for those ads, as the total cost of them and more is added to the price of the product advertised, including the cost of some that don't make it to TV, so happy shopping.
Jan 28, 2013 11:38AM
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Even though these superbowl commercials provide worldwide exposure, I doubt many produce enough upside in sales to warrant the expense. So we, the viewer and tax payer, lose with an hour or so of crappy commercials then lose the tax revenue as these corporations write off the astronomical cost. 
Jan 27, 2013 2:43PM
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Note to ad executives: Dogs, Monkeys, Squirrels, Raccoons, Opossums enough said.
Jan 28, 2013 5:09PM
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the holiday inn ad was funny as hell. people were too sensitive in the 90's.

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