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Old February 12 2009, 06:02 AM   #1
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Anybody tired of the Vermont Teddy Bear commercials?

I swear, every Valentine Day season, we get bombarded by these fucking Vermont Teddy Bear commercial featuring these three squeeling women in an office when they receive the Love Bandit Vermont Teddy Bear. This commcercial has been played now for at least the last 3 years straight now. And it is played ad nausiem through-out the day.

My response to the lady when she says "Where can I get a guy like that." is "Stop squeeling like that, for starters."

This squeeling is what drives me nuts the most. I've tried to imitate the sound, and for the love of God I cannot. I can't even come close.
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Old February 12 2009, 06:17 AM   #2
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Re: Anybody tired of the Vermont Teddy Bear commercials?

Haven't seen the commercial, but I've been exchanging IMs for a couple of weeks with a girl from match.com and she actually has one of these. We looked around the site together the other day and were laughing at some of the funnier ones, like Alien Bear.
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Old February 12 2009, 06:23 AM   #3
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Re: Anybody tired of the Vermont Teddy Bear commercials?

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Haven't seen the commercial, but I've been exchanging IMs for a couple of weeks with a girl from match.com and she actually has one of these. We looked around the site together the other day and were laughing at some of the funnier ones, like Alien Bear.
Oh God...turn on Fox News sometime. I swear it runs about 5 times per hour.
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Old February 12 2009, 06:25 AM   #4
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Re: Anybody tired of the Vermont Teddy Bear commercials?

I was watching TV on one channel last night, and EVERY TIME THEY WENT TO COMMERCIAL it showed up. Sometimes they showed the same commercial TWO TIMES IN A ROW.

The worst part of those commercials has to be the acting. I don't think you can find worse examples of acting anywhere else.
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Old February 12 2009, 06:25 AM   #5
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I saw it for the first time a few days ago. This is what I saw. It came off like a comedy sketch at first.
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Old February 12 2009, 06:39 AM   #6
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The acting is ghastly and the squealing makes me wince.

But what's worse is what is being sold both in that commercial and the Pajama-Gram one. Not "Give the person you love something nice" but "Give the person you love a gift and she'll fuck you in gratitude."

Yuck. Not at all romantic. More like a pay for sex deal.
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Old February 12 2009, 06:41 AM   #7
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Re: Anybody tired of the Vermont Teddy Bear commercials?

Well, us Vermonters know little of your big-state ways.
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Old February 12 2009, 06:54 AM   #8
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Re: Anybody tired of the Vermont Teddy Bear commercials?

I'm also pretty sure that the majority of the women in these commercials have a day job as porn stars.
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Old February 12 2009, 06:58 AM   #9
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Re: Anybody tired of the Vermont Teddy Bear commercials?

Johnny Rico wrote: View Post
I swear, every Valentine Day season, we get bombarded by these fucking Vermont Teddy Bear commercial featuring these three squeeling women in an office when they receive the Love Bandit Vermont Teddy Bear. This commcercial has been played now for at least the last 3 years straight now. And it is played ad nausiem through-out the day.

My response to the lady when she says "Where can I get a guy like that." is "Stop squeeling like that, for starters."

This squeeling is what drives me nuts the most. I've tried to imitate the sound, and for the love of God I cannot. I can't even come close.
YES, THANK YOU!

I don't know whether men or women should be more insulted--women for the way that those women are portrayed, or men for the fact that VTB clearly thinks they'd buy their product because of this incredibly shallow portrayal.

Ever listen to the commercial when you're not in the room? It sounds borderline obscene, especially the "It's bigger than I thought!" bit.
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Old February 12 2009, 08:03 AM   #10
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Re: Anybody tired of the Vermont Teddy Bear commercials?

I have NEVER seen one of these commercials in my life, and I do a considerable amount of TV watching. But, I never watch Fox News, either.

Squealing? No. That's a bit too....."Deliverance."
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Old February 12 2009, 03:30 PM   #11
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Re: Anybody tired of the Vermont Teddy Bear commercials?

I've only ever seen one of these commercials.

So, yeah, I'm tired of them.
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Old February 12 2009, 04:08 PM   #12
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Re: Anybody tired of the Vermont Teddy Bear commercials?

Yes I have, and it's laughable this is actually an option for Valentine's Day. Whatever happened to roses or chocolates?

Needless to say, I'm very tired of this commercial.
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Old February 12 2009, 05:50 PM   #13
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Re: Anybody tired of the Vermont Teddy Bear commercials?

They also show those stupid commercials on the Food Network. I've told my husband that I don't want him to ever spend such a ridiculous amount of money on a frakkin' teddy bear for me!!!
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Old February 12 2009, 05:51 PM   #14
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Re: Anybody tired of the Vermont Teddy Bear commercials?

I can honestly say, I have never seen one of these commercials, or heard of the company...
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Old February 12 2009, 06:46 PM   #15
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Re: Anybody tired of the Vermont Teddy Bear commercials?

T'Bonz wrote: View Post
But what's worse is what is being sold both in that commercial and the Pajama-Gram one. Not "Give the person you love something nice" but "Give the person you love a gift and she'll fuck you in gratitude."
Heh...they're the exact same company (they are also Calyx Flowers).

I don't have a thing to do with the TV ads, but chances are any VT Bear radio spot you've heard recently was one I was sitting in the room while it was being recorded.
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