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mtbRIDER December 18th, 2015 3:31pm

Has a company's spokesperson ever turned you off to their product or service?

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TomLaney1 Jesus is Lord
12/19/15 12:38 am

Yes, when they can't pronounce the product (Hūm-ear-a, NOT "Hūm-air-a"!) or the disease (it's MESSOthelioma, not "MEESOthelioma"!). Drives me up the wall.

googer11 Minnesota
12/19/15 12:28 pm

Mispronouncing medical terminology in a medical ad is unconscionable. I.e. Vena Cava, A Fib. Worse in med shows where I know they pay a "doc" big bigs to correct.

TomLaney1 Jesus is Lord
12/19/15 7:32 pm

Agreed! After my four years of high school Latin, I got my daughter through Medical Terminology class with an A! It seems like fewer and fewer people are studying Latin these days.

cheermom New Jersey
12/18/15 6:57 pm

There is a radio ad for an anti snore device. I think it's called Yppah (pronounced Zippah). The spokesperson is so annoying I can't listen to the ad and I would NEVER buy the product.

12/18/15 5:06 pm

Or your mattress is freeee! Too annoying can't shop there.

dfish at home
12/18/15 3:52 pm

Some retailers are too desperate to sell

jlong105 Indiana
12/18/15 1:52 pm

Burger King creeper

And the DNC

mugendraco Alabama
12/18/15 1:41 pm

No. I judge a product or service based solely on its quality and how well it fits my needs.

googer11 Minnesota
12/18/15 1:37 pm

The guy that yells the Arby's ad.

mhart16 Carrying On
12/19/15 11:44 am

He sounds like James Earl Jones. I like it

Shazam Scaramouche, OH
12/18/15 12:38 pm

I used to really like Lincolns. Matt McC though....I don't know if I could drive one without hearing him say "that's a bug bull," everytime I got in the driver's seat.

Xemanis Lawful Good
12/18/15 11:51 am

YouTube ads. Holy crap.

goin2green Northeast Florida
12/18/15 11:09 am

The older Old Navy commercial with the lady wearing the ugly giant eyeglasses.

12/18/15 12:06 pm

Haha! I was just thinking of that lady the other day!

12/18/15 10:34 am

Yes, aggressive sales tactics are annoying and I refuse to buy anything if the representative is overly aggressive. I also dislike it when someone walks up to me and tries to sell me something.

Odysseus We All Need A Fantasy
12/18/15 9:20 am

Yep, Jehovah's Witnesses.

12/18/15 9:14 am

Remember the guy who used to shill for Subway?? Yuck!
And Flo can go pound sand somewhere else.

suppressedID suck it Kyle
12/18/15 9:02 am

That AFLAC duck. He's so trustworthy.

imanag My heaven on Earth
12/18/15 8:39 am

I never had any interest in any Oxyclean product while Billy Mays was yelling at me.

mtbRIDER Gone riding...
12/18/15 8:43 am

Agreed! He needed to lay off the white stuff for sure 😁

mtbRIDER Gone riding...
12/18/15 8:32 am

Progressive Flo needs to go away... Forever.

imanag My heaven on Earth
12/18/15 9:16 am

I'd be happy to see Geico's gecko take a little hike, too.