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congradulations burger king...

#1 Postby endcruelty » Fri May 26, 2006 12:52 am

you just lost a customer

http://www.collegehumor.com/movies/1686985/

fuckers :D

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#2 Postby loveliberate » Fri May 26, 2006 2:46 am

About as dumb as it gets... I wonder how effective that commercial has been for them though.

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#3 Postby CollegeB » Fri May 26, 2006 8:19 am

It's probably not too effective. I saw an add for some restraunt that said vegetarians are pussies...it was for some beef place. But endcruelty if you are a vegan how did they lose a customer?

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#4 Postby 9nines » Fri May 26, 2006 8:59 am

I can not access that site. Would anyone mind summarizing the commercial?

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#5 Postby Kathryn » Fri May 26, 2006 10:00 am

I think the animal-part-selling companies are getting a bit desperate, looking for anyway to disparage veg*ns to sell their product.

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#6 Postby endcruelty » Fri May 26, 2006 10:10 am

commercial basically says vegetarians are wimps and promotes eating meat

they lost me as a customer cuz whenever i wanted a burger and burger king was around i'd get the veggie burger :) but now im just gonna walk past the place :)

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#7 Postby finbarrio » Fri May 26, 2006 10:44 am

I think the animal-part-selling companies are getting a bit desperate, looking for anyway to disparage veg*ns to sell their product


You know, come to think of it, there do seem to be more and more commercials these days that disparage the veggie/vegan diet. Currently there's the Murder King one, a Subway one, and a Friday's one. And they seem to have a consistent "it's manly to eat meat" theme going on.

We ate out last night and I had hummus with pita and veggies, and then pasta with grilled veggies. I did so purely for diet reasons - to make sure I got some protein and some carbs to re-load after a long bike ride (and to prepare for tonight's ride). The guy next to me had a rare steak and potatoes smothered in cheese. Putting aside the juvenile "it's manly to eat meat" thing, as well as the cruelty issues - why would you want to put that gross crap in your body? :vom: Eating that kind of food is just so...stupid. On so many levels (diet, health, cruelty, environmentally).
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#8 Postby Kathryn » Fri May 26, 2006 10:49 am

finbarrio wrote: And they seem to have a consistent "it's manly to eat meat" theme going on.

Yeah, what's with that? Did all these companies get together and decide on a common "let's stick it to the veggie-eaters" campaign themes?

Does this have anything to do with the tons of spam I get advertising penis enlargement products or viagra?

Are men feeling 'unmanly' these days? (or suffering from impotence brought about by clogged arterties that lead to their family jewels...clogged arteries built with an animal-product-and-processed-foods diet?)

Are we reaching the "rebelling" (or whatever) stage of acceptance of a new idea (plant-based diets)?

Or are advertisers just lacking imagination?

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#9 Postby JW » Fri May 26, 2006 11:00 am

I know what you mean about the restaurant experience Finn.
This summer my wife & I are attending a wedding where copious amounts of chicken & beef will no doubt be served. I'm REALLY not looking forward to it.

funny, I was thinking the other day that even though I shake my head at people who stuff meat, cheese fries, etc.. into their bodies, there are likely those who shake their heads at me as well.
I still have the odd softdrink or chips. I've cut way way back but I still ingest things that are pretty gross.

I really should just stop thinking :wink:
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#10 Postby ronnie kray » Fri May 26, 2006 2:36 pm

yeah that's the commercial i was talking about in the disgusting tv commercials thread. that's exactly the one. insecure guys still doing what they think makes them men. hey go ahead, eat the double whopper. end up fat and with clogged arteries in the name of being a man.

then tell this guy he is a wimp for eating "chick food".
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#11 Postby endcruelty » Fri May 26, 2006 2:55 pm

excellent.......im adding him to my site :D

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#12 Postby ronnie kray » Fri May 26, 2006 7:59 pm

here's another guy who you dont wanna call a wuss. it's GOLDBERG!

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you won't see him eating a double whopper. he is vegetarian. on his website he has links to The Humane Society, Animal Rescue Foundation and Casa Canine. he also has a recipe in PETA's Celebrity Cookbook.
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#13 Postby 9nines » Fri May 26, 2006 8:45 pm

I got to see it, at home. It is a stupid commercial but I did not notice it say anything about vegetarians. Also it seems it would have the opposite reaction from people than intended; the guys seem pretty wimpy to me, especially the main guy and the ones flexing their biceps have puny arms.

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#14 Postby endcruelty » Fri May 26, 2006 10:30 pm

ronnie kray wrote:here's another guy who you dont wanna call a wuss. it's GOLDBERG!

you won't see him eating a double whopper. he is vegetarian. on his website he has links to The Humane Society, Animal Rescue Foundation and Casa Canine. he also has a recipe in PETA's Celebrity Cookbook.


i remember when we thought kevin eubanks (band leader on jay leno) was vegetarian until he said he still ate fish...... if i find someone out about goldberg im gonna blame you ;)

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#15 Postby CollegeB » Sat May 27, 2006 1:37 am

Mac Danzig is a great name, and I didnt know goldberg was vegetarian. Is that a recent thing?


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