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Mingo Was His NameO
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Have you ever been swayed by an advertisement?
I'm talking about an advertising campaign. I don't think I ever have that I can recall. Of course, I've seen products were I think it's a good idea or whatever, but I don't think I've ever seen like an athlete or actor or whatever and bought something because they endorse it.

What made me think of this is I'm watching some NBA and they have patches this year on the jerseys, and I notice it which I guess what they want, but I'm not going to go out and buy good year tires because they have a shoulder patch on LeBron's jersey.


Inb4 NBA sux


gthog61
Georgia Tech Fan
Irving, TX
Member since Nov 2009
33575 posts

re: Have you ever been swayed by an advertisement?
I got a cheap tablet from one of the deals standups they do on Fox and Friends.

worked out alright, got what I paid for, wasn't really mainline advertising though because I cannot remember the brand

So much of advertising, even if clever, leaves me not remembering who it was for.


Jizzy08
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Member since Aug 2008
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re: Have you ever been swayed by an advertisement?
GEICO


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Rize
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re: Have you ever been swayed by an advertisement?


bird35
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Georgia
Member since Sep 2012
4280 posts

re: Have you ever been swayed by an advertisement?
I have a My Pillow.


It's ok.


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Bunk Moreland
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Member since Dec 2010
20684 posts

re: Have you ever been swayed by an advertisement?
Pretty much anything Taco Bell is promoting other than maybe a Triple Steak melt.


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slackster
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Houston
Member since Mar 2009
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re: Have you ever been swayed by an advertisement?
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but I'm not going to go out and buy good year tires because they have a shoulder patch on LeBron's jersey


Nah, but you're prone to use products you recognize.

The average NBA fan probably doesn't know shite about tires. When they go to get them replaced, it doesn't hurt recognizing Goodyear.



OweO
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re: Have you ever been swayed by an advertisement?
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What made me think of this is I'm watching some NBA and they have patches this year on the jerseys, and I notice it which I guess what they want, but I'm not going to go out and buy good year tires because they have a shoulder patch on LeBron's jersey.


Everyone who watches NASCAR..

But seriously, I can't think of a time when seeing an advertisement made me change brands or anything.. But I have seen advertisements that made me think about something I like and ended up going get that product. There have been a few times when I have seen advertisement for a certain brand that reminded me I needed that certain item, but because I used another brand... I got that brand instead of the one on TV (like soap or something)


Janky
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Member since Jun 2011
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re: Have you ever been swayed by an advertisement?
I tried a mcrib


lsuwontonwrap
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re: Have you ever been swayed by an advertisement?
Probably


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northshorebamaman
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CajunSuperJeff
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US military
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386 posts

re: Have you ever been swayed by an advertisement?
Did the Pepsi Challenge as a kid. I prefer Coke.


OweO
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re: Have you ever been swayed by an advertisement?
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I tried a mcrib



I have never tried a mcrib..


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slackster
Stanford Fan
Houston
Member since Mar 2009
43025 posts

re: Have you ever been swayed by an advertisement?
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Everyone who watches NASCAR..

But seriously, I can't think of a time when seeing an advertisement made me change brands or anything.. But I have seen advertisements that made me think about something I like and ended up going get that product. There have been a few times when I have seen advertisement for a certain brand that reminded me I needed that certain item, but because I used another brand... I got that brand instead of the one on TV (like soap or something)


I was reading this thread from the last post first and I was guess this was an OweO post based on length alone.


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dallastiger55
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Member since Jan 2010
15254 posts

re: Have you ever been swayed by an advertisement?
For me, no, but i just realized that every damn thing my two kids ask for is an advertisement on the Disney channel


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Charm299
Member since Aug 2017
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re: Have you ever been swayed by an advertisement?
Taco Bell Fritos burrito


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Melvin
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re: Have you ever been swayed by an advertisement?
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I got a cheap tablet from one of the deals standups they do on Fox and Friends.


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rpr4695
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Cactus Tiger
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Member since Sep 2008
214 posts

re: Have you ever been swayed by an advertisement?
No.


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Spankum
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Miss-sippi
Member since Jan 2007
46115 posts

re: Have you ever been swayed by an advertisement?
No, I don't think a single ad or spokesperson has ever instantaneously convinced me to buy something that I would not have otherwise bought.

however, advertising campaigns are aimed at raising general awareness of a product or changing an existing perception....and that surely has influenced what everyone has bought before.


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