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Microsoft Ad Campaign Crashing Nation's Televisions


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#1 Andrew

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Posted 04 November 2009 - 07:46 PM

WASHINGTON—According to an FCC report released Monday, a new $300 million Microsoft ad campaign is responsible for causing televisions all across the country to unexpectedly crash.

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Posted 04 November 2009 - 08:06 PM

I'm more concerned about the letter D pulling sponsorship from Sesame Street
What will happen to the children :thumbsup: :flowers:
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Posted 04 November 2009 - 08:15 PM

What? D pulled it's sponsorship of 'The Street'?!?!

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Posted 04 November 2009 - 10:05 PM

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Posted 05 November 2009 - 01:16 AM

Well I guess I am more stupid than I thought, (heck, I thought being more stupid than that was impossible, shows how much I know) cause I sooo do not understand how that could happen.

A TV commercial can cause a TV to get a virus?

I did not know that TV's could get viruses or that anything aired on them could do anything to them.

Wow, I just noticed the date on that, that happened about a year ago and this is the first I have heard of it, lol

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Posted 05 November 2009 - 08:52 AM

Evidentially, Stang777, you aren't aware of the fictionalized humor content of The Onion.

You should take the Onion with a grain of salt - or two all beaf patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, and a sesame seed bun.


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Posted 05 November 2009 - 01:12 PM

You should take the Onion with a grain of salt

More like a 50lb bag of rock salt. :thumbsup:

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Posted 05 November 2009 - 01:29 PM

Thus far, no other sponsors have pulled out, though the number seven has requested an advance tape of the episode before it makes a decision.


They lose the number 7 and D and it's all over.

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Posted 05 November 2009 - 05:29 PM

damn, I'm glad I'm Canadian, I haven't seen the Microsoft Ads yet, and luckily, my TV hasn't crashed yet.

I'm glad that D is standing up for religious beliefs :D
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Posted 06 November 2009 - 04:30 AM

JohnWho, thank you. I was not aware that the Onion was a humor site, and since it was Andrew who posted it, I figured it was a credible site. Had I been familiar with the site, I would have known he posted it in jest. Thanks again for letting me know.

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Posted 06 November 2009 - 08:50 AM

No problem, Stang777 -

well, except, now you'll probably be wasting a lot of time reading the articles and watching the videos on The Onion site.

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Posted 06 November 2009 - 10:34 AM

since it was Andrew who posted it, I figured it was a credible site.


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Posted 06 November 2009 - 12:59 PM

since it was Andrew who posted it, I figured it was a credible site.


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I don't see the humor in that statement. :inlove:

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Posted 06 November 2009 - 03:27 PM

Aww Well I can say I would have been all over that poor office worker. I would have tried to help, or at least find out why he was crying so bad. Once you get to The Onion it is really hard to stop clicking.

C is for cookie, that's good enough for me. I would think the letter C was more crucial than the letter D. What will we do if we cannot teach our children which one of these things is not like the other, or which one of these things just doesn't belong? This is devastating news.

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Posted 06 November 2009 - 03:32 PM

I would think the letter C was more crucial than the letter D.

Quite the contrary.

D is third in importance after A and N. Fourth, fifth and sixth are R, E, and W respectively.




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