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Chevy's "This is our Country" ads

Discussion in 'Liberal Only' started by Mercy Not Sacrifice, Dec 5, 2007.

  1. Mercy Not Sacrifice

    Mercy Not Sacrifice Well-Known Member

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    Am I the only one who is getting sick and tired of those damn Chevy ads where they sing, in this gleaming patriotic/country song, "This is our country"? BS!!

    YouTube - Chevy Silverado TV commercial "our country" (2006) (warning: this is gonna **** some of you off)

    I have seriously wondered if I should write in to Chevy and say, hey, that ad is encouraging me to buy a friggin' Toyota hybrid, not a Chevy!

    Now for some comic relief: YouTube - "This Is Our Country" Chevrolet Silverado Ad Parody (contains possibly NSFW material :D)
     
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  2. Seyorni

    Seyorni Well-Known Member

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    Jingoistic pandering! You won't find me driving one of their Nazi cars!
     
  3. Smoke

    Smoke Done here.

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    No, you're not the only one. I've been sick of them since day one, and Ford isn't any better, using Toby Keith to appeal to the a**hole community.
     
  4. standing_alone

    standing_alone New Member

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    I'm not really bothered by them, but I also like Chevy trucks. :D

    But they use Mike Rowe, too, and Mike Rowe frickin' rules!
     
  5. Smoke

    Smoke Done here.

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    I don't know who Mike Rowe is. :eek:

    I see Ford/Toby Keith billboards all over the place, though.
     
  6. standing_alone

    standing_alone New Member

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    Host of Dirty Jobs on Discovery Channel.
     
  7. Buttercup

    Buttercup la vita è bella Premium Member

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    You could always follow in my footsteps.....don't watch TV. :D
     
  8. Smoke

    Smoke Done here.

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    Good plan. Now sell it to John. ;)
     
  9. Mathematician

    Mathematician Reason, and reason again

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    Youtube comments make me cry at night.
     
  10. Bishka

    Bishka New Member

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    Yeah, me too. :eek:
     
  11. Mister_T

    Mister_T Forum Relic Staff Member Premium Member

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    Same here. Although I am at a loss for words as to why at the moment.

    I'll have to get back to you on that. :D
     
  12. 9-10ths_Penguin

    9-10ths_Penguin 1/10 Superstylin' Staff Member Premium Member

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    Actually, the parts of the song that don't appear in the commercial are good example of left-leaning patriotism:

    Personally, I find using this song to sell trucks to the Bible Belt/Red State demographic kinda funny, in the same way that I find it funny that they also use the song Diamonds and Guns by the Transplants to sell shampoo. I think that most of the folks buying the product don't get the reference.
     
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