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Monday, February 6, 2006

Someone Else Did The Work, So I Didn’t Have To

I’m not sure what kind of company Chris had for the Super Bowl, but I’ll say this much—if I had pulled my laptop out of the den and spent that much time typing out what I thought of every commercial, the two friends I had over would probably have stopped speaking to me for a while. Moreover, the fact that they were enjoying the game on my HDTV (yeah, only 30”, but still HD) would probably have been the only thing keeping them from getting up and leaving! :-p

Kidding aside, Chris did come up with a very nice list. Regrettably, his pick for favorite commercial is one that I kind of missed, so I’m gonna have to try to find it online or something. Maybe I’d change my mind if I actually saw it, and Chris says the ending is what makes it, but I don’t think I could pick yet another version of Master Card’s aging ad campaign as my favorite.

Personally, of the ones I saw, my two favorites were both from Budweiser (ironic, considering I don’t drink beer). They tie as my favorites because one was done completely for humor (the “streaker” ad) and the other could almost have been a tear-jerker (the “I won’t tell if you won’t” ad), so we’re talking about entirely different “genres” of ad styles.

» Posted by ALBj at 12:23 AM (ET)
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No company, other than my wife and son. I was watching the game mostly in the study, so I was sitting next to the computer. During dinner and other times when I was away, I kept track of the commercials on note cards.

» Posted by chris
February 6, 2006 12:41 AM

I’ll have to read through the assessment, because I thought the commercials were so drab this year that I can only remember one or two of the bear commercials and none of the others. Of course I may have been distracted by MY TEAM LOSING!!!

» Posted by Queue
February 6, 2006 08:33 AM

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