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72. Those commercials for AARP medicare supplemental insurance where they crank up the volume so loud
Those commercials for AARP medicare supplemental insurance where they crank up the volume so loud so people that are hard of hearing can hear it. Shattering glasses in the process of course.
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  -What Are Your Top 5 WORST TV Ads of 2009? stopbush  Dec-27-09 03:04 PM   #0 
  - Any of the big Pharma ads  panader0   Dec-27-09 03:06 PM   #1 
  - That's what I was gonna say.  aquart   Dec-27-09 03:08 PM   #2 
  - I especially like the anti-depressants  rocktivity   Dec-27-09 03:11 PM   #4 
  - those ads are designed to market the disease by  nannah   Dec-27-09 05:03 PM   #52 
  - Bingo!  stopbush   Dec-27-09 05:08 PM   #55 
     - i like your sig line  nannah   Dec-27-09 10:13 PM   #116 
  - Ask your doctor if our poisons are right for you  meow2u3   Dec-29-09 09:22 AM   #145 
  - Any ad that features the Mucinex dancing green lugies.  Vinca   Dec-27-09 03:09 PM   #3 
  - Not to mention the talking animated foot fungus in that other ad.  stopbush   Dec-27-09 03:11 PM   #6 
     - That's Digger, the dermatophyte  meow2u3   Dec-29-09 09:26 AM   #146 
  - The Chamber Of Commerce's "Here are some lies about HCR" ads.  tridim   Dec-27-09 03:11 PM   #5 
  - The Scotsman who whips the car owners with a dipstick  librechik   Dec-27-09 03:17 PM   #7 
  - Possibly the most annoying commercial ever.  XOKCowboy   Dec-27-09 05:25 PM   #62 
  - I would like to see the writers and producers  Mopar151   Dec-27-09 07:27 PM   #87 
  - That one sounds good I never saw it n/t  doc03   Dec-27-09 05:31 PM   #66 
  - Any taco Bell ad. Not appetizing, not clever, not, well, anything but off-putting. nt  blondeatlast   Dec-27-09 03:19 PM   #8 
  - I seriously wonder if the people who produce Taco Bell's ads have a cheese fetish.  Initech   Dec-27-09 07:36 PM   #93 
  - It's to emphasize that there actually is food-like substance in their product.  Telly Savalas   Dec-27-09 09:07 PM   #107 
  - Any Burger King ad with that horrible king!  Quantess   Dec-29-09 05:52 PM   #157 
  - The one for the E.D. product where the couple is sitting in bathtubs  virgogal   Dec-27-09 03:21 PM   #9 
  - Yes. I've often wondered just how cold the water is in those tubs.  stopbush   Dec-27-09 03:23 PM   #11 
  - :-)  virgogal   Dec-27-09 03:27 PM   #13 
  - Or the one where the couple is dropped off on a remote island, and the boat leavbes them there...  Speck Tater   Dec-27-09 03:42 PM   #20 
  - I love it----ads are often the best entertainment out there.  virgogal   Dec-27-09 03:44 PM   #23 
  - delete - posted in wrong place. nt  Speck Tater   Dec-27-09 03:44 PM   #24 
  - The worst ED one is the Viagra ad where the guy is talking to his own reflection.  Initech   Dec-27-09 07:33 PM   #91 
  - Then there's the one with the woman in a tire swing  freeplessinseattle   Dec-27-09 09:02 PM   #106 
  - Those sneaky, underhanded AMWAY ads  graywarrior   Dec-27-09 03:23 PM   #10 
  - Scary that there is an entire generation of people who don't know about AMWAY.  blondeatlast   Dec-27-09 03:26 PM   #12 
  - Right wing, evil bastards.  graywarrior   Dec-27-09 03:28 PM   #14 
     - Amway Destroys lives & GOP Connection  MOD1   Dec-28-09 08:23 AM   #119 
        - Sounds interesting.  graywarrior   Dec-28-09 09:01 AM   #120 
        - I hope you don't mind but I found this interesting item...  jmowreader   Dec-28-09 10:09 AM   #125 
        - Amway Fraud Mafia Comparison  MOD1   Dec-29-09 07:35 AM   #143 
        - Is this a commercial for your book or a forum?  Dyedinthewoolliberal   Dec-28-09 01:19 PM   #131 
  - You ever read Eric Scheibeler's "Merchants of Deception"?  jmowreader   Dec-27-09 05:53 PM   #73 
     - I never read that.  graywarrior   Dec-27-09 07:28 PM   #88 
        - True dat  jmowreader   Dec-27-09 08:42 PM   #105 
  - Easy! The "Just For Men" hair dye ad - featuring some guy's kid daughters --  smalll   Dec-27-09 03:29 PM   #15 
  - It's also the most sexist one I've seen in a while  jmowreader   Dec-29-09 01:34 PM   #152 
  - My List:  distantearlywarning   Dec-27-09 03:31 PM   #16 
  - When I moved to NYC in the late 70s, a local photo development store ran bus ads  stopbush   Dec-27-09 04:22 PM   #40 
  - I loathe your #1, as well.  Blue_In_AK   Dec-27-09 09:48 PM   #111 
  - agree with #1  la_chupa   Dec-29-09 09:39 AM   #148 
  - That Amazon Kindle commercial  proud2BlibKansan   Dec-27-09 03:38 PM   #17 
  - Yeah, I hate the stupid song that goes with that one as well.  stopbush   Dec-27-09 04:28 PM   #41 
  - OMG.  nookiemonster   Dec-27-09 04:29 PM   #42 
  - My 5 1/2 year old grandson loves that commercial. He is fascinated by the animation I think.  CTyankee   Dec-27-09 05:25 PM   #63 
  - Gawd, hell, yes. Ugh. nt  blondeatlast   Dec-27-09 06:29 PM   #80 
  - Any Swiffer ad. GAWD. nt  blondeatlast   Dec-27-09 03:41 PM   #18 
  - They are running neck and neck with Progressive these days  Warpy   Dec-27-09 06:21 PM   #78 
     - I want to make a new rule for anyone buying or selling jewelry  Warpy   Dec-27-09 06:23 PM   #79 
  - The Jimmy Football series. n/t  cloudbase   Dec-27-09 03:42 PM   #19 
  - Any diamond/jewelry commercial. I'm a bit of a fashionista, but see no need  blondeatlast   Dec-27-09 03:44 PM   #21 
  - I fucking HATE the Jared commercials  Chulanowa   Dec-27-09 09:36 PM   #109 
     - I hate those too.  Dulcinea   Dec-29-09 09:54 AM   #149 
     - Well, actually, Chulanowa,...  Demoiselle   Dec-29-09 05:38 PM   #155 
  - off topic, but why in the world did anyone unrec this thread?  Matariki   Dec-27-09 03:44 PM   #22 
  - There's gotta be at least a few PR people here - taking it personal. nt  Umbral   Dec-27-09 08:12 PM   #103 
  - ANY ad shown in a movie theatre. n/t  Matariki   Dec-27-09 03:44 PM   #25 
  - AMEN!  Supply Side Jesus   Dec-28-09 10:07 AM   #124 
  - The one with all the people shouting ridiculous rhyming military cadences about meat.  Speck Tater   Dec-27-09 03:46 PM   #26 
  - Hillshire Farms, I believe  derby378   Dec-27-09 04:12 PM   #35 
  - Yup. That's the one. Thanks. nt  Speck Tater   Dec-27-09 04:22 PM   #39 
  - Those annoy me too..  Regret My New Name   Dec-27-09 04:16 PM   #38 
  - Hell yes. nt  blondeatlast   Dec-27-09 04:39 PM   #46 
  - I found those ads to be quite baffling.  myrna minx   Dec-28-09 08:32 PM   #141 
  - The Big Lots holiday commercials with the creepy red-haired midgets ("elves").  MercutioATC   Dec-27-09 03:46 PM   #27 
  - I agree with the first reply.  louis-t   Dec-27-09 03:52 PM   #28 
  - The "Video Professor"  HarveyDarkey   Dec-27-09 03:53 PM   #29 
  - I don't know what the product is...  Archae   Dec-27-09 03:59 PM   #30 
  - Yep. Miming a situation where everybody has a loaded gun aimed at someone else in the room  stopbush   Dec-27-09 05:11 PM   #56 
  - 1. Geico - money eyes, 2. Geico - talking pothole, 3. Geico - talking lizard  Initech   Dec-27-09 04:07 PM   #31 
  - Sorry, but I like the talking pothole.  ohheckyeah   Dec-27-09 05:12 PM   #57 
  - Geico could easily have filled all 5 spots on my list.  Initech   Dec-27-09 07:32 PM   #90 
  - I like that talking pothole, too.  Blue_In_AK   Dec-27-09 09:52 PM   #112 
  - Yeah what's with the Miracle Whip commercial? Miracle Whip is now Edgy?  XOKCowboy   Dec-27-09 05:22 PM   #60 
  - Yeah, seriously, who the fuck are they trying to appeal to?  Initech   Dec-27-09 07:29 PM   #89 
  - There must be one  jmowreader   Dec-29-09 01:47 PM   #154 
  - Geico - RW pig Charlie Daniels  KamaAina   Dec-28-09 12:39 PM   #128 
  - I like writing on stupid whiteboards...  Regret My New Name   Dec-27-09 04:09 PM   #32 
  - I have a little whiteboard that I use to tutor my Korean students (small group)  CTyankee   Dec-27-09 05:31 PM   #67 
  - Sonic and SHamwow commercials  Incitatus   Dec-27-09 04:10 PM   #33 
  - The one with the woman dressed for an evening out...  SaveOurDemocracy   Dec-27-09 04:10 PM   #34 
  - Seems like men are the brainless ones in most ads today.  stopbush   Dec-27-09 05:03 PM   #53 
     - They like us stoopid. n/t  SaveOurDemocracy   Dec-27-09 05:22 PM   #61 
  - The "Nanny" with the twangy nasal problem pushing skin care..ugh..n/t  monmouth   Dec-27-09 04:13 PM   #36 
  - Progressive Lady  boomerbust   Dec-27-09 04:14 PM   #37 
  - Mine are  valerief   Dec-27-09 04:36 PM   #43 
  - Finally Fast Dot Com!  Bluenorthwest   Dec-27-09 04:39 PM   #44 
  - Love how the Finally Fast.com ad shows a guy using an iMac  stopbush   Dec-27-09 05:00 PM   #50 
     - The CRAWL is wrong...  jmowreader   Dec-27-09 07:44 PM   #95 
  - Pajama grams is #2  WatchWhatISay   Dec-27-09 04:39 PM   #45 
  - Yep, Nutrisystems...  GoCubsGo   Dec-27-09 05:36 PM   #69 
  - 1) Extenze for women  jmm   Dec-27-09 04:42 PM   #47 
  - Progressive For Me  Dinger   Dec-27-09 04:44 PM   #48 
  - Almost all are unbearable. n/t  moondust   Dec-27-09 04:49 PM   #49 
  - I only hear them since my wife watches TV and I don't  blues90   Dec-27-09 05:00 PM   #51 
  - Pharmacuticals that imply that unmarried females simply are not on the proper medications  Maru Kitteh   Dec-27-09 05:05 PM   #54 
  - I checked out the Oracea ad  jmowreader   Dec-29-09 01:42 PM   #153 
  - Mdeia Markt  DFW   Dec-27-09 05:13 PM   #58 
  - Wow, this thread is making me glad I only watch Netflix and internet TV...no commercials!  iris27   Dec-27-09 05:20 PM   #59 
  - "Give the woman in your life a pap smear for Christmas"  dems_rightnow   Dec-27-09 05:28 PM   #64 
  - Well...  Chan790   Dec-28-09 01:04 PM   #129 
  - Extenze!  femmocrat   Dec-27-09 05:28 PM   #65 
  - I saw two this year that just FLOORED me  XemaSab   Dec-27-09 05:31 PM   #68 
  - There's only one---------> The Snuggie ad  Kingofalldems   Dec-27-09 05:40 PM   #70 
  - THE UPS whiteboard guy is the real adman  Catshrink   Dec-27-09 05:43 PM   #71 
  - Those commercials for AARP medicare supplemental insurance where they crank up the volume so loud  Shagbark Hickory   Dec-27-09 05:52 PM   #72 
  - 1) "He went to Jared"; 2) monotone narrator and sloppy eaters for Hardees;...  WorseBeforeBetter   Dec-27-09 05:58 PM   #74 
  - I like the Progressive lady!  quinnox   Dec-27-09 06:12 PM   #75 
  - I hate the Pharma Ads  goclark   Dec-27-09 06:16 PM   #76 
  - Anything with Billy Mays. He's dead and still won't stop yelling at me.  Liberal Veteran   Dec-27-09 06:21 PM   #77 
  - Please add that Geico ad with the stack of 1 dollar bills with eyes.  jillan   Dec-27-09 06:33 PM   #81 
  - The Enterprise commercial...  a la izquierda   Dec-27-09 06:42 PM   #82 
  - +100  bober   Dec-27-09 08:09 PM   #102 
  - reebok talking boob ad. dude clogging toilet for good looking plumber  seabeyond   Dec-27-09 06:48 PM   #83 
  - The stupid Christmas ads for some store (I always mute it so forget which one) where the Dad  Gwendolyn   Dec-27-09 06:59 PM   #84 
  - Boner pills.  Manifestor_of_Light   Dec-27-09 07:03 PM   #85 
  - Free Credit Report, for sure.  burning rain   Dec-27-09 07:04 PM   #86 
  - The ones you mention & the Cancer Treatment Center of America!  dmr   Dec-27-09 07:34 PM   #92 
  - there's this thing called a mute button.....  Gabi Hayes   Dec-27-09 07:37 PM   #94 
  - First, the Cialis ads that use "Be My Baby."  Berry Cool   Dec-27-09 07:44 PM   #96 
  - 1. Ads that use songs I like to sell things.  LWolf   Dec-27-09 07:45 PM   #97 
  - Progressive Car Insurance. Someone is getting paid for that?!  TexasObserver   Dec-27-09 07:52 PM   #98 
  - The ad no one has mentioned is the SPCA...  pink-o   Dec-27-09 08:01 PM   #99 
  - Yes, I have and it moved me not only to donate, but to adopt both  blondeatlast   Dec-27-09 08:03 PM   #100 
  - I watched the ad all the way thru the first time.  alstephenson   Dec-28-09 03:58 PM   #135 
  - youneedcollege.com, eTrade, All auto insurance ads, pharmaceutical ads... All of them, really. nt  Umbral   Dec-27-09 08:08 PM   #101 
  - You are all wrong. The worst ad wasn't on TV.  jmowreader   Dec-27-09 08:15 PM   #104 
  - Nobody is wrong because my OP limited itself to nationally run TV ads.  stopbush   Dec-27-09 10:30 PM   #118 
  - People here SHOULD have seen it  jmowreader   Dec-28-09 09:20 AM   #121 
  - I've seen that billboard  Mad_Dem_X   Dec-29-09 01:27 PM   #151 
  - The existential ad known as M$M. nt  phasma ex machina   Dec-27-09 09:18 PM   #108 
  - Anything having to do with erectile dysfunction.  Blue_In_AK   Dec-27-09 09:41 PM   #110 
  - Vaigra, Levetra, Cilais, Enzyte and any other boner pill.  The Gunslinger   Dec-27-09 10:05 PM   #113 
  - Creepy and violent Burger King ads.  OmmmSweetOmmm   Dec-27-09 10:05 PM   #114 
  - Free Credit Report, obviously.  Terra Alta   Dec-27-09 10:11 PM   #115 
  - "Yer thinkin' with yer dipstick, Jimmy!"  Odin2005   Dec-27-09 10:17 PM   #117 
  - The mute button gets a workout on my TV, but there's one commercial ...  Tracer   Dec-28-09 09:25 AM   #122 
  - Yeah, the hubby and I were talking about that ad last night!  distantearlywarning   Dec-28-09 10:04 AM   #123 
  - Now THAT one I mute, because I have known the music for ages  stopbush   Dec-28-09 12:24 PM   #127 
  - Blackberry/Palm Pre  Supply Side Jesus   Dec-28-09 10:11 AM   #126 
  - "Now I trust my heart to Lipitor".  bookworm65t   Dec-28-09 01:15 PM   #130 
  - He trusts his heart to Lipitor, but to hell with his liver.  GoCubsGo   Dec-28-09 01:48 PM   #132 
  - Glomp smack Carl's chomp Jr. slurp ads  gratuitous   Dec-28-09 02:52 PM   #133 
  - Jack in the box  AmandaRuth   Dec-28-09 03:03 PM   #134 
  - The jewelry ad on the stormy night where the woman gets scared by the thunder and lightening  grace0418   Dec-28-09 04:23 PM   #136 
  - This was my #1 worst ad too!  distantearlywarning   Dec-28-09 08:21 PM   #139 
  - My picks and a big thank you!  WinterParkDonkey   Dec-28-09 08:08 PM   #137 
  - Welcome to DU, WinterParkDonkey  myrna minx   Dec-28-09 09:10 PM   #142 
  - This Time Warner ad really gets on my nerves lately  Lavender Brown   Dec-28-09 08:14 PM   #138 
  - "Want a Mercedes? Buy a Mercedes! 1-800-Mercedes!"  Tommy_Carcetti   Dec-28-09 08:31 PM   #140 
  - That mouthy brat: "What's this? You feeding me minced?"  tilsammans   Dec-29-09 07:46 AM   #144 
  - the worst Lexus ones where where the kid gets one for Xmas  la_chupa   Dec-29-09 09:29 AM   #147 
  - Time Warner's "The Power of You"  bookworm65t   Dec-29-09 11:58 AM   #150 
  - The balloons full of urine.  Demoiselle   Dec-29-09 05:46 PM   #156 
  - The two-part AT&T commercials with the guy throwing postcards all over the map  qanda   Jan-01-10 10:07 PM   #158 
 

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