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Inchworm Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-14-09 01:56 AM
Response to Reply #29
30. Why do we put up with it?

I wish I knew who to holler at.

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  -These DAMN DRUG Commercials!!! Inchworm  Mar-14-09 12:14 AM   #0 
  - sitting in the dentist's office last week - their waiting room teevee was on..  Triana   Mar-14-09 12:19 AM   #1 
  - I agree. I don't think hard liquor is allowed to be advertised on tv, is it?  Lex   Mar-14-09 12:21 AM   #3 
  - It is allowed, that was a self imposed ban by television stations. They sell them ads now.  RB TexLa   Mar-14-09 12:34 AM   #11 
  - No more cigarette ads either.  BrklynLiberal   Mar-14-09 12:48 AM   #15 
  - It's driving me fucking nuts  Inchworm   Mar-14-09 12:21 AM   #4 
  - Pharma has a big hold on Dental Industry so you were part of the commercial! LOL  glinda   Mar-14-09 12:24 AM   #6 
  - They're targeting the daytime soap audience with those drugs  lunatica   Mar-14-09 05:35 PM   #46 
  - Bring Back the Beer and Cigarettes...  Tuesday Afternoon   Mar-14-09 12:20 AM   #2 
  - I bet Beer and Cigarette people donate  Inchworm   Mar-14-09 12:23 AM   #5 
  - 98% of commercials are about prescription drugs & their side effects!  pacalo   Mar-14-09 12:28 AM   #7 
  - I want it fixed  Inchworm   Mar-14-09 12:30 AM   #8 
     - Thinking about how much money it must cost the pharm co's for so many of them,  pacalo   Mar-14-09 12:34 AM   #10 
  - "You may be suffering from WSP - Watermelon-Sized Prostate"  Manifestor_of_Light   Mar-14-09 12:32 AM   #9 
  - I first heard the term...  Inchworm   Mar-14-09 12:36 AM   #12 
  - In almost every ad I've seen, I'd rather have the problem than the cure!  napi21   Mar-14-09 12:41 AM   #13 
  - Plus it's misleading.. another favorite line of mine is..  Inchworm   Mar-14-09 12:47 AM   #14 
  - I hope your cousin has sense enough not to make that uninformed joke with clients.  Maru Kitteh   Mar-14-09 01:09 AM   #18 
  - NO! He just said that while we were all griping about the stupid ads.  napi21   Mar-14-09 03:40 PM   #43 
  - but they try to distract you from the side effects by showing the people smiling  ejpoeta   Mar-14-09 05:54 AM   #37 
  - So. You don't think meth is bad?  Maru Kitteh   Mar-14-09 01:00 AM   #16 
  - Oh, I know it is  Inchworm   Mar-14-09 01:06 AM   #17 
     - I agree with that completely. It also sets up the idea that nobody should ever have  Maru Kitteh   Mar-14-09 01:26 AM   #23 
        - True about the symptoms  Inchworm   Mar-14-09 01:33 AM   #25 
  - Legalize pot = even more stoopid TV ads from the very same companies.  boppers   Mar-14-09 01:16 AM   #19 
  - Decriminalizing weed is another topic  Inchworm   Mar-14-09 01:20 AM   #21 
  - How many people are in jail for illegal distribution of Oxycontin?  boppers   Mar-14-09 01:26 AM   #24 
     - Well it is all in my head  Inchworm   Mar-14-09 01:38 AM   #27 
        - Illegal pharma use is 10-15 times that of meth, weed, etc.  boppers   Mar-14-09 02:19 AM   #32 
  - they won't want marijuana legalized. you don't need them to manufacture something like that.  ejpoeta   Mar-14-09 05:58 AM   #38 
  - I can't imagine a situation where I would go to a doctor & ask  The_Casual_Observer   Mar-14-09 01:18 AM   #20 
  - Anyone with sense probably feels the same  Inchworm   Mar-14-09 01:22 AM   #22 
  - You'd be amazed how many do  buzzycrumbhunger   Mar-14-09 05:07 AM   #35 
  - I can't believe you don't know anyone who would (ask their doctor).  DCKit   Mar-14-09 07:25 AM   #42 
  - I Still Want To Know What A Man & Woman Sitting In Separate Bathtubs......  global1   Mar-14-09 01:34 AM   #26 
  - Antici...  Inchworm   Mar-14-09 01:41 AM   #28 
  - i don't think you really do. they can't show these people actually having sex  ejpoeta   Mar-14-09 05:59 AM   #39 
  - They are so irresponsible.  VenusRising   Mar-14-09 01:52 AM   #29 
  - Why do we put up with it?  Inchworm   Mar-14-09 01:56 AM   #30 
     - I do what I can on my end to stop it from comint in my house (mute button).  VenusRising   Mar-14-09 02:01 AM   #31 
        - Hehe, I'll holler nice  Inchworm   Mar-14-09 03:03 AM   #33 
  - They're disgusting  Raine   Mar-14-09 03:51 AM   #34 
  - Why people WANT those drugs is beyond me  silverojo   Mar-14-09 05:35 AM   #36 
  - I havent seen a restless legs commercial in awhile. Did they cure it?  rcrush   Mar-14-09 06:06 AM   #40 
  - You'll probably think I'm making this us, but restless leg syndrome is now  lunatica   Mar-14-09 05:43 PM   #47 
     - Thats awesome I'll take 10  rcrush   Mar-14-09 05:54 PM   #48 
  - Who Comes Up With The Pharma Names?  remember2000forever   Mar-14-09 06:13 AM   #41 
  - worse than that...TELL YOUR DOCTOR you want these drugs...  spanone   Mar-14-09 03:42 PM   #44 
  - Ask your doctor if X is right for you  Ocracoker16   Mar-14-09 05:28 PM   #45 
  - I'm waiting for them to come out with a drug to cure hypochondria.  tangent90   Mar-14-09 06:01 PM   #49 

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