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First Ferrero Rocher, now Peugeot

PostPosted: Mon Feb 28, 2005 9:13 am
by "davidguycroft"
Being a deeply sad man who makes TV commercials for a living, I tend
to watch the ad breaks quite carefully...

At the start of the latest Peugeot 307 ad (called 'Shame') a Plus 2 -
seen from the back for about a second - gets covered up...supposedly
because the owner is ashamed of it as a new Pug drives past.

So first we get a Plus 2-driving couple getting kicked out of a party
for being tight with crap chocs, and now we're supposed to cover our
cars up from the embarrassment of not owning a french hatchback.

What kind of idiots put these blights on our culture on the box?

...Er, that'll be me, then.

Apologies to all...

D

First Ferrero Rocher, now Peugeot

PostPosted: Mon Feb 28, 2005 9:26 am
by "Jeff at tiscali&quo
Well at least you guy's got a Lotus on the box, well done for that even though it was only for a second.
(I'm quite sad too and I was wondering if it was a plus 2 on the Pug ad.)
Jeff 72 +2

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Being a deeply sad man who makes TV commercials for a living, I tend
to watch the ad breaks quite carefully...

At the start of the latest Peugeot 307 ad (called 'Shame') a Plus 2 -
seen from the back for about a second - gets covered up...supposedly
because the owner is ashamed of it as a new Pug drives past.

So first we get a Plus 2-driving couple getting kicked out of a party
for being tight with crap chocs, and now we're supposed to cover our
cars up from the embarrassment of not owning a french hatchback.

What kind of idiots put these blights on our culture on the box?

...Er, that'll be me, then.

Apologies to all...

D








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PostPosted: Mon Feb 28, 2005 9:33 am
by c.beijersbergen
Look at it this way: Peugeot claims to have the best car in the world with
the 307 There is no sense in compairing the "best car in the world" with
just another car, like a Lada or a Renault Megane. They have to compair it
with something serious, otherwise they wouldn't be making a statement. So it
is a compliment!
I haven't seen the ad, BTW.

greetings,

Cor Beijersbergen van Henegouwen

First Ferrero Rocher, now Peugeot

PostPosted: Mon Feb 28, 2005 10:04 am
by elansprint71
David,
Thanks for posting this, I was beginning to wonder if I was seeing things, you appear to be the only other person in the entire universe who has seen it too, everyone I have asked said that I'd imagined it!

Cheers,
Pete
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Sent: Monday, February 28, 2005 9:12 AM
Subject: [LotusElan.net] First Ferrero Rocher, now Peugeot



Being a deeply sad man who makes TV commercials for a living, I tend
to watch the ad breaks quite carefully...

At the start of the latest Peugeot 307 ad (called 'Shame') a Plus 2 -
seen from the back for about a second - gets covered up...supposedly
because the owner is ashamed of it as a new Pug drives past.

So first we get a Plus 2-driving couple getting kicked out of a party
for being tight with crap chocs, and now we're supposed to cover our
cars up from the embarrassment of not owning a french hatchback.

What kind of idiots put these blights on our culture on the box?

...Er, that'll be me, then.

Apologies to all...

D








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http://www.escribe.com/automotive/europ ... index.html

First Ferrero Rocher, now Peugeot

PostPosted: Mon Feb 28, 2005 10:31 am
by Arno Church
And here in South Africa we have a Nissan Hardbody Double Cab LDV ( Truck, UTE ) scaring the bejeepers out of an Elise
Arno

Well at least you guy's got a Lotus on the box, well done for that even though it was only for a second.
(I'm quite sad too and I was wondering if it was a plus 2 on the Pug ad.)
Jeff 72 +2

First Ferrero Rocher, now Peugeot

PostPosted: Mon Feb 28, 2005 4:42 pm
by twincamracing
Being a deeply sad man who makes TV commercials for a living

You miss the girls in short skirts, too?

Scott



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First Ferrero Rocher, now Peugeot

PostPosted: Mon Feb 28, 2005 5:23 pm
by "Eric Salomon"
Try being a boring accountant - we don't even get that perk!

Eric

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Being a deeply sad man who makes TV commercials for a living

You miss the girls in short skirts, too?

Scott



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PostPosted: Mon Feb 28, 2005 7:13 pm
by Fred Talmadge
Here in the US they had a Nissan pickup truck out race an Esprit. Or
the Ford Thunderbird losing the race but winning the girl. And isn't
that what it's all about? Selling product with sex. So obviously
Lotus are the sexiest cars to compare with.

Fred '65 S2

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And here in South Africa we have a Nissan Hardbody Double Cab LDV (
Truck, UTE ) scaring the bejeepers out of an Elise

Arno