Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 16
  1. #1
    Legend
    Points: 281,474, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 66.0%
    Achievements:
    Social50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    VeloClone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Brooklyn Park, MN
    Posts
    14,022
    Points
    281,474
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,120
    Given: 2,192

    Someone overanalyzing SB commercials again

    Arab-American Groups Calling Coca-Cola Super Bowl Ad Racist (Video) | Super Bowl | NESN.com

    What do you see? I see the guy trying to race but something getting in his way of success just like every other group in the commercial.

    Come on people, do we have to see racism, sexism, ageism or whatever other -ism everywhere we look?


    "There are five real good recruits in the state. We got three of them. One couldn’t get into school, and the other went to (the University of) Iowa...which is about the same thing." - Coach Johnny Orr

  2. #2
    Legend
    Points: 174,473, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 29.0%
    Achievements:
    Social50000 Experience Points1 year registered
    VikesFan28's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Location
    Ames, IA
    Posts
    10,895
    Points
    174,473
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 235
    Given: 131

    Re: Someone overanalyzing SB commercials again

    I'd just say camels are slower than buses, horses, and Mad Max vehicles.



  3. #3
    Pro
    Points: 71,036, Level: 82
    Level completed: 76%, Points required for next Level: 414
    Overall activity: 10.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Cyclones_R_GR8's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    Omaha
    Posts
    3,453
    Points
    71,036
    Level
    82
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 257
    Given: 504

    Re: Someone overanalyzing SB commercials again

    That's a pretty funny commercial. The other day I saw on Yahoo that some group claimed the Kate Upton Mercedes commercial was too tacky/sexy. The commercial they showed needless to say was not at all what I expected.

    Is Kate Upton's New Mercedes Ad Too Tacky-Sexy? | Work + Money - Yahoo! Shine


    They say country music speaks to the heart. Unfortunately, it has to go through your ears to get there.

  4. #4
    Legend
    Points: 208,326, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 27.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialCreated Album picturesVeteran50000 Experience Points
    dmclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    50131
    Posts
    13,627
    Points
    208,326
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 310
    Given: 478

    Re: Someone overanalyzing SB commercials again


  5. #5
    Pro
    Points: 25,450, Level: 48
    Level completed: 90%, Points required for next Level: 100
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    southern iowa
    Posts
    2,650
    Points
    25,450
    Level
    48
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 59
    Given: 158

    Re: Someone overanalyzing SB commercials again

    Funny commercial, I think the problem is that there is an on-line poll asking people to vote for the winner of the race, and the so-called Arab isn't listed. But I see nothing wrong with the commercial.


    Go Cyclones!!

  6. #6
    Pro
    Points: 37,333, Level: 59
    Level completed: 57%, Points required for next Level: 517
    Overall activity: 10.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran25000 Experience Points
    wonkadog's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Ames, IA
    Posts
    3,414
    Points
    37,333
    Level
    59
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 100
    Given: 121

    Re: Someone overanalyzing SB commercials again

    That's so awful. They should have all ended in a tie so everyone wins.

    Either that or have the camel dude mount a comeback and at the end he could disable the girls' bus by tossing a bomb-laced backpack at it.


    "It's appropriate for leaders sometimes to move boldly against the flow of public opinion," she said. "That's called leadership." --- Sarah Swisher (D), Superdelegate, Iowa City

  7. #7
    Addict
    Points: 167,111, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Created Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdriveRecommendation Second ClassSocial
    CLONECONES's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Location
    RVA
    Posts
    7,200
    Points
    167,111
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 14
    Given: 7

    Re: Someone overanalyzing SB commercials again

    ban commercials!




    Self proclaimed 2012 CF Newcomer of the Year

  8. #8
    Addict
    Points: 334,064, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 56.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteranOverdrive
    00clone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Location
    Iowa City area
    Posts
    9,409
    Points
    334,064
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,972
    Given: 493

    Re: Someone overanalyzing SB commercials again

    Funniest part of the article is the muslim guy using the term Camel Jockey.



  9. #9
    Rookie
    Points: 16,487, Level: 39
    Level completed: 5%, Points required for next Level: 763
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    10000 Experience Points1 year registered
    PhillipJCY's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Location
    New New York
    Posts
    389
    Points
    16,487
    Level
    39
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 1

    Re: Someone overanalyzing SB commercials again

    As a time traveler from the future, I am outraged that the "Mad Max" guy is portrayed as such. In the coming dystopian landscape, we wear camouflage. The outfit he is wearing is more easily spotted by the machine overlords. THAT is the real injustice here.



  10. #10
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 61,138, Level: 76
    Level completed: 68%, Points required for next Level: 512
    Overall activity: 28.0%
    Achievements:
    VeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points
    BoxsterCy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Golden Valley, MN
    Posts
    3,694
    Points
    61,138
    Level
    76
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 465
    Given: 413

    Re: Someone overanalyzing SB commercials again

    If these dumb reactions to SB commercials bump even ONE Ray Lewis story they are worth it!



  11. #11
    Speechless
    Points: 400,543, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 32.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialOverdriveVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Wesley's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Omaha
    Posts
    59,262
    Points
    400,543
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 604
    Given: 389

    Re: Someone overanalyzing SB commercials again

    Quote Originally Posted by VeloClone View Post
    Arab-American Groups Calling Coca-Cola Super Bowl Ad Racist (Video) | Super Bowl | NESN.com

    What do you see? I see the guy trying to race but something getting in his way of success just like every other group in the commercial.

    Come on people, do we have to see racism, sexism, ageism or whatever other -ism everywhere we look?
    Some people are always looking for crusades and rtry to portray super sensitivity. Personally the machines should outrun the animals for 50 miles on the highway. Maybe Coke did not want to embarrass the camels.


    Let my Fred's Posse Ride: Georges, Naz, Hogue, Bryce, Nader, Monte, Matt, and McKay.

  12. #12
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 61,138, Level: 76
    Level completed: 68%, Points required for next Level: 512
    Overall activity: 28.0%
    Achievements:
    VeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points
    BoxsterCy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Golden Valley, MN
    Posts
    3,694
    Points
    61,138
    Level
    76
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 465
    Given: 413

    Re: Someone overanalyzing SB commercials again

    The Audi commercial set to run during the Stupid Bowl discriminates against nerdy guys with no prom date!




  13. #13
    Pro
    Points: 78,061, Level: 86
    Level completed: 84%, Points required for next Level: 289
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    shagcarpetjesus's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    2,679
    Points
    78,061
    Level
    86
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 124
    Given: 50

    Re: Someone overanalyzing SB commercials again

    The only thing I took from that commercial is that camels are stubborn, ****** waffles who never do what you want them to.



  14. #14
    Speechless
    Points: 452,757, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 10.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    brianhos's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Location
    Trenchtown
    Posts
    39,740
    Points
    452,757
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 278
    Given: 39

    Re: Someone overanalyzing SB commercials again

    Quote Originally Posted by dmclone View Post
    That was well done, he even used patois correctly a few times. Come with I rather than come with me.


    They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety. - Benjamin Franklin 1775

  15. #15
    Starter
    Points: 9,014, Level: 28
    Level completed: 44%, Points required for next Level: 336
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered5000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    601
    Points
    9,014
    Level
    28
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 18
    Given: 12

    Re: Someone overanalyzing SB commercials again

    Quote Originally Posted by VikesFan4Ever28 View Post
    I'd just say camels are slower than buses, horses, and Mad Max vehicles.
    They are in the desert you know and horses need more water than camels and those others may run out of gas so a camel may have the advantage after all - just sayin



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: TBD
  • Iowa State vs. Oklahoma
  • November 1, 2014
  • 07:00 PM