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Is it driving anyone else nuts? I don't know what is worse, the droning bland VW lump or the nagging woman!
 
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The nagging women is far far worse!!

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I thought you meant the one where that bloke who thinks he speaks English really well is trying to flog golf apartments in Spain or Portugal or wherever
 
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Is it driving anyone else nuts? I don't know what is worse, the droning bland VW lump or the nagging woman!
Hi,EddieGTA.
I just do not get the whole concept of this advert.
just switch channels as soon as it appears.
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Re: Arrrgh that damn golf advert!!!

Me too.

I think it is meant to be vaguely musical but the clear message to me is that driving one is a dull rut, a boring routine of the same repetitive journey and annoying, nag of a wife.

Clever ad VW! I really don't want one now!
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Heh heh! Personally, I love the advert!

We have a Golf (and now a Brera, too ) and you guys are right - the Golf IS everyday, but that is the point of the advert.

For me, it's a rare piece of advertising that captures (or is honest enough to portray) the highs, lows and pure middle of the road normality of 99% of car ownership (especially in the UK)! We were watching it the other night and it maps almost exactly to our life - work, traffic, mates, nights out, trips to the beach, the odd argument en-route!! - our Golf has been great for that. Doesn't necessarily feel special, but it's been a good "friend" along the way.

I felt loads more affinity with the advert than the "endless open road" fantasy portrayed all too often.

Yes, "special" cars can make it all different to an extent, but I for one am glad that most people drive German cars - makes the Alfa experience all the more rewarding.

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I felt loads more affinity with the advert than the "endless open road" fantasy portrayed all too often.
That's a very fair point.
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I thought you meant the one where that bloke who thinks he speaks English really well is trying to flog golf apartments in Spain or Portugal or wherever
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I felt loads more affinity with the advert than the "endless open road" fantasy portrayed all too often.
I think you have a point there.
The VW ad is obviously memorable, so job done by the admen.
Doesn't make you want the car any more though....
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I thought you meant the one where that bloke who thinks he speaks English really well is trying to flog golf apartments in Spain or Portugal or wherever
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The top 3 annoying adverts..

1. Sheila's Wheels
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2. That peugot advert where the sat nav takes the guy to the top of this hill and then it says "Now Enjoy".... The face the guy makes irritates me.. He is blatantly thinking.. this car sucks.
3. Any advert that involves the selling of beds, sofas, kitchens or windows.

My top 3 awesome adverts.

1. Barry Scott, the man is a legend.
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2. The old golf advert with Gene Berry remastered so he was break dancing.. Awesome advert.
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3. The honda cog advert.
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This one makes me chuckle too.

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I saw that for the first time last night.
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which golf advert are we talking about? so memorable i have no idea what everyone is talking about.

and who the hell is gene berry do you mean gene kelly?? i cringed everytime i saw that advert.

the only golf advert i can remember is the squeaky earring one
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which golf advert are we talking about? so memorable i have no idea what everyone is talking about.

and who the hell is gene berry do you mean gene kelly?? i cringed everytime i saw that advert.

the only golf advert i can remember is the squeaky earring one
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Only one VW ad worth a look imo :
YouTube - Banned VW Commercial

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jeez that is awful, is that suposed to make you want to buy one, id be wanting my money back if i were vw, its so anoying, its even worse than the punto ad and that made me want to throw things at the telly.
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YouTube - Brilliant Honda Choir Spoof- this is what my car feels like

now this is a car ad (and yes i know its an oldie)
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Gene Kelly.. I knew that... it was a typo.
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