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    What do you think of this advert, & do you find it offensive?

    [nomedia="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5NTRvlrP2NU&feature=player_embedded"]YouTube- Earl and Tiger[/nomedia]

    The commercial, in which a silent Woods stares into the camera while his late father’s voice asks him what he has learned (presumably from being lambasted in the media for the past four months), has received mixed reactions.

    But while some critics have suggested the black and white television advert is “creepy”, experts believe it cleverly shifts attention back to the 34-year-old’s prowess on the course rather than in the bedroom.
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    Re: What do you think of this advert, & do you find it offensive?

    I think it's obnoxious and disingenuous. For one thing, the senior Mr Woods was a known philanderer, correct? He was no moral saint in that department. So, the commercial is built on a false premise.

    Nike is grasping at straws here. This whole Tiger Woods story has grown utterly tiresome. No, he's not a role model, he blew it, I wish him well.

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    Tis' the double-edged sword that is fame.

    With fame comes the expectation of certain principles.

    With fame comes the opportunity to easily break those same principles.


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    Re: What do you think of this advert, & do you find it offensive?

    I am not offended. I am puzzled as to what the message of that commercial is or what exactly they are advertising.
    "A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly. But the traitor moves amongst those within the gate freely, his sly whispers rustling through all the alleys, heard in the very halls of government itself. For the traitor appears not a traitor; he speaks in accents familiar to his victims, and he wears their face and their arguments, he appeals to the baseness that lies deep in the hearts of all men. He rots the soul of a nation, he works secretly and unknown in the night to undermine the pillars of the city, he infects the body politic so that it can no longer resist. A murder is less to fear"

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    Re: What do you think of this advert, & do you find it offensive?

    Quote Originally Posted by MyOwnDrum View Post
    I think it's obnoxious and disingenuous. For one thing, the senior Mr Woods was a known philanderer, correct? He was no moral saint in that department. So, the commercial is built on a false premise.
    ..... My wife reads tabloids too.
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    Re: What do you think of this advert, & do you find it offensive?

    Quote Originally Posted by jamesrage View Post
    I am not offended. I am puzzled as to what the message of that commercial is or what exactly they are advertising.
    Cheese.

    I'm sure it's cheese.

    No idea why, though.

    Edit: Haven't watched the advert...What's it about?
    Last edited by The Mark; 04-08-10 at 09:06 PM.
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    Re: What do you think of this advert, & do you find it offensive?

    Quote Originally Posted by jamesrage View Post
    I am not offended. I am puzzled as to what the message of that commercial is or what exactly they are advertising.
    They are advertising Nike. The commercial was to personify Tiger's discretions and open the door to forgiveness. It's called repentant humiliation. It's a PR thing. He's probably bangin' the Publicist.

    Besides, Reeboks feel better, last longer, cost less and don't get as stinky.

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    Re: What do you think of this advert, & do you find it offensive?

    Quote Originally Posted by Captain America View Post
    They are advertising Nike. The commercial was to personify Tiger's discretions and open the door to forgiveness. It's called repentant humiliation. It's a PR thing. He's probably bangin' the Publicist.
    That commercial just sounded like some pointless boring ****.

    Besides, Reeboks feel better, last longer, cost less and don't get as stinky.
    I like Nike. I sometimes tell my nephew that if he doesn't behave I will ship him to China so he can make my favorite shoes and have lots of little Chinese brothers and sisters who will help him make shoes.
    Last edited by jamesrage; 04-08-10 at 09:07 PM.
    "A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly. But the traitor moves amongst those within the gate freely, his sly whispers rustling through all the alleys, heard in the very halls of government itself. For the traitor appears not a traitor; he speaks in accents familiar to his victims, and he wears their face and their arguments, he appeals to the baseness that lies deep in the hearts of all men. He rots the soul of a nation, he works secretly and unknown in the night to undermine the pillars of the city, he infects the body politic so that it can no longer resist. A murder is less to fear"

    Cicero Marcus Tullius

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    Re: What do you think of this advert, & do you find it offensive?

    That commercial just sounded like some pointless boring ****.

    That's because you're not in touch with your feminine side.

    Someone give me a tissue please.

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    Re: What do you think of this advert, & do you find it offensive?

    Quote Originally Posted by Hatuey View Post
    ..... My wife reads tabloids too.
    LOL, I just shop at the supermarket. You get all the highlights waiting in line.

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