Rant: Jean Claude Van Damme + Coors Light = Forced Meme

Discussion in 'TV & Media' started by Mr Silver, Jul 23, 2012.

  1. Mr Silver

    Mr Silver Commodore Newbie

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    I am incapable of finding anything funny about these adverts.

    It's not even original, since they are blatantly ripping off the Chuck Norris stuff and mixing it up with Isaiah Mustafa.

    Mind you, forced advertising with lazily constructed commercial content is nothing new.

    /rant over

    Anyone got any other examples of forced meme style adverts?
     
  2. RoJoHen

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    Video not available in my area. I have no idea what you're talking about. :p
     
  3. the G-man

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    All advertising is forced memes. The whole point of an ad is to create "an idea, behavior or style that spreads from person to person within a culture" in order to sell a product.
     
  4. Aldo

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    I can't see it either...
     
  5. Starbreaker

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    [yt]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2a0gBK6OAxU[/yt]

    I don't know what you mean by forced meme, but they're just not funny.
     
  6. Brikar99

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    Wow... those are bad. Though I chuckled at the frozen pants.
     
  7. DAYoung

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    I liked the pants and the talking nipples. And the 'take my breath away' gag was quite good.
     
  8. Brefugee

    Brefugee Living the Irish dream. Premium Member

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    Well, to be frank, it's not aimed at you then is it if you don't find it funny.

    I'm not particularly amused by these adverts either, but that's because I'm not a fan of this brand of beer, I do remember them though, as it seems that you have as well which is a good thing when it comes to adverts.

    Also, regardless of you what you claim, it is pretty original and I doubt most of the viewing public are aware of an obscure meme regarding an obscure American actor.
     
  9. Jptrekker

    Jptrekker Captain Captain

    I'd actually rather have my frozen hair torn out while talking to my frozen nipples than drink the liquid vileness of Coors Light beer :ack:
     
  10. Kemaiku

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    I've gotten a good chuckle out of all of them, since he seems more than willing to poke fun at himself and get into the spirit of the adverts.

    And I did manage to freeze my hair making snow angels when I was 11, one winter with my sister. Sitting by the fire waiting for it to melt is a lot better than pulling.
     
  11. RoJoHen

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    They're not the worst commercials I've seen, though I still don't know what the OP meant by "forced meme." They're commercials with a gimmick; it's hardly a new idea.