Go Back   Team-BHP > Around the Corner > Shifting gears


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 9th August 2012, 19:54   #2911
Senior - BHPian
 
badboyscad's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: TN
Posts: 1,444
Thanked: 154 Times
Default Re: The BEST & the WORST Advertisements on TV

One more addition to the Worst advertisements list

badboyscad is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 23rd August 2012, 21:06   #2912
Senior - BHPian
 
amitoj's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Nashua, NH
Posts: 2,954
Thanked: 1,592 Times
Default Re: The BEST & the WORST Advertisements on TV

The Toyota Venza ads airing here are quite good.
This one is a take on facebook


There was another one with a Outback in it.
amitoj is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 28th August 2012, 20:57   #2913
BHPian
 
swarnava.m's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Mumbai/Margao
Posts: 632
Thanked: 256 Times
Default Re: The BEST & the WORST Advertisements on TV

Has anyone seen the new Clear anti-dandruff shampoo featuring Kimi Raikkonen? He says that the shampoo keeps his hair "clear", and that it is essential for it to be dandruff free so that his car's performance can be optimum (that's not exactly what he says, but that's the interpretation, since he says that each part of the car, of which he says there are over 15k, must remain in top condition, and he is a critical component of the car).

If that was not enough, he ends it by saying that the shampoo "keeps his hair dandruff free even in the most extreme race conditions"..!!

I would dearly like to know two things. One, how on earth does dandruff in one's hair affect the car's performance? Two, exactly what kind of effect does "extreme race conditions" have on one's hair to cause dandruff??

In short, one of the stupidest advertisements I have seen in recent times, and it gave me a really hearty laugh..!!
swarnava.m is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 5th September 2012, 21:08   #2914
Senior - BHPian
 
mayankk's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: New Delhi
Posts: 4,119
Thanked: 3,508 Times
Default Re: The BEST & the WORST Advertisements on TV

I used to think that the hyundai promo from some time back featuring Sonu nigam singing "new thinking, new poseeee-beeeleetees" was the worst one ever. But at least it was bad.
(Sad also because this from the same guys who brought out the one featuring synchronised slides and driving on the runway ad, remember?)

Usurped, utterly, by the new Camry ad.
Whos the voiceover guy, Arindham choudhary?
Seriously!
mayankk is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 6th September 2012, 00:33   #2915
kkg
BHPian
 
kkg's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: India,New Delhi
Posts: 288
Thanked: 61 Times
Default Re: The BEST & the WORST Advertisements on TV

Quote:
Originally Posted by mayankk View Post
I used to think that the hyundai promo from some time back featuring Sonu nigam singing "new thinking, new poseeee-beeeleetees" was the worst one ever. But at least it was bad.
(Sad also because this from the same guys who brought out the one featuring synchronised slides and driving on the runway ad, remember?)

Usurped, utterly, by the new Camry ad.
Whos the voiceover guy, Arindham choudhary?
Seriously!
I agree that new Camry ad is bad. But IIRC the Hyundai jingle was sung by Shaan not Sonu Nigam. The vocal was good though but the concept went over my head.
kkg is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 6th September 2012, 00:40   #2916
Senior - BHPian
 
mayankk's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: New Delhi
Posts: 4,119
Thanked: 3,508 Times
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by kkg
I agree that new Camry ad is bad. But IIRC the Hyundai jingle was sung by Shaan not Sonu Nigam. The vocal was good though but the concept went over my head.
Yeah, yeah, shaan it was. Right face and voice, wrong name.
mayankk is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 6th September 2012, 01:22   #2917
BHPian
 
DexterMorgan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Toronto,ON
Posts: 78
Thanked: 40 Times
Default Re: The BEST & the WORST Advertisements on TV

I like this Audi A6 'Alien' commercial. The little girl's expressions are too cute

DexterMorgan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 6th September 2012, 11:54   #2918
Senior - BHPian
 
selfdrive's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Pune
Posts: 2,724
Thanked: 2,174 Times
Default Re: The BEST & the WORST Advertisements on TV

Has anyone seen that ad for bathroom fittings where a guy and a girl break down their apartment with hammers? I found it quite weird, but the girl is gorgeous. well, almost

Quote:
Originally Posted by swarnava.m View Post
I would dearly like to know two things. One, how on earth does dandruff in one's hair affect the car's performance? Two, exactly what kind of effect does "extreme race conditions" have on one's hair to cause dandruff??
Maybe in extreme race conditions, he is tempted to scratch his head. so it would affect driver performance, maybe not car performance.
selfdrive is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 6th September 2012, 13:16   #2919
BHPian
 
sajands's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Bangalore
Posts: 832
Thanked: 135 Times
Default Re: The BEST & the WORST Advertisements on TV

Anyone watched the new Apollo ad, couple of cute gals drive audi's on a race track and pit lane. It looks more like promoting the Audi car than the Tyre. Background music is good.

-Sajan
sajands is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 6th September 2012, 13:23   #2920
Distinguished - BHPian
 
IronH4WK's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Bangalore
Posts: 3,451
Thanked: 3,661 Times
Default

I like the new Tata Docomo ads; the incomplete movie thingy. Nice concept
IronH4WK is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 6th September 2012, 13:41   #2921
BHPian
 
eq24's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Crazy-gaon, NCR
Posts: 376
Thanked: 307 Times
Default Re: The BEST & the WORST Advertisements on TV

The new Pepsi ad is quite lame in my opinion, there is absolutely no rationale in the commercial. Can't fin the YouTube link otherwise will post.
eq24 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 6th September 2012, 16:17   #2922
BHPian
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Bangalore
Posts: 677
Thanked: 162 Times
Default Re: The BEST & the WORST Advertisements on TV

This is the full version of the current ad showing for Tourism Australia, lovely song & photography !

Feel like leaving to Australia immediately



Last edited by bblost : 6th September 2012 at 16:22. Reason: Fixed youtube url.
nirmaljusdoit is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 6th September 2012, 18:16   #2923
BHPian
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Hyderabad
Posts: 114
Thanked: 93 Times
Default Re: The BEST & the WORST Advertisements on TV

This is one of my favourites.

Monolithic is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10th September 2012, 18:25   #2924
Senior - BHPian
 
selfdrive's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Pune
Posts: 2,724
Thanked: 2,174 Times
Default Re: The BEST & the WORST Advertisements on TV

The recent Pepsi ad. I wont even bother to talk about the Kapoor lad.

The ad contradicts its own previous version for Change the game. are they changing it back now?
and by the way, the cricketers actually look like they were ambushed into shooting for the ad.

Last edited by selfdrive : 10th September 2012 at 18:28.
selfdrive is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 10th September 2012, 19:28   #2925
BHPian
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Hyderabad
Posts: 114
Thanked: 93 Times
Default Re: The BEST & the WORST Advertisements on TV

Quote:
Originally Posted by selfdrive View Post
The recent Pepsi ad. I wont even bother to talk about the Kapoor lad.

The ad contradicts its own previous version for Change the game. are they changing it back now?
and by the way, the cricketers actually look like they were ambushed into shooting for the ad.
I think the concept was to show it more as a warning rather than directly asking telling them to play good. Last time you didn't win, this time you have to!
Monolithic is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Best Motorcycle Advertisements In India narayan Motorbikes 64 26th April 2009 15:31
The Cars with the Best & Worst Leg-Room in India mithun The Indian Car Scene 5 10th August 2006 10:43
Worlwide quality of living : Best & Worst cities amit Shifting gears 0 12th April 2006 07:35
best  and worst fuel consumption figure speedsatya The Indian Car Scene 66 25th September 2005 22:40
The Best of the worst normally_crazy Shifting gears 3 12th September 2004 23:01


All times are GMT +5.5. The time now is 15:11.

Copyright 2000 - 2018, Team-BHP.com
Proudly powered by E2E Networks