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    "Choose your adventure" ISU commercials

    Is anyone else a little embarassed that these "Choose your Adventure at Iowa State" commercials is what we're airing over the midwest? I live in Chicago and surprisingly these commercials are show here. It pisses me off that these dumb commercials are probably the only thing that some people know about ISU. The whispering professors at the end are pretty annoying but the one thing that really annoys me is with the white kid that doesn't know what a quesadilla is yet he got into ISU. I know they're generally trying to be quirky and funny but the entire thing comes across as incredibly lame.

    Anyone else have an opinion on these commercials?



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    Re: "Choose your adventure" ISU commercials

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    Anyone else have an opinion on these commercials?
    So far I am enjoying my adventure at Iowa State



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    Re: "Choose your adventure" ISU commercials

    The whispering at the end is freaking stupid. I guess it sticks with you, "Yeah, Iowa State had the crappy commercial with the whispering!" but I'm not sure that's a good thing....



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    Re: "Choose your adventure" ISU commercials

    Definitely time to move on to a new, refreshing ad campaign.

    One of the professors that whispers at the end of one of the commercials is in my department.



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    Re: "Choose your adventure" ISU commercials

    I am also surprised to see them over in the Chicago area. I had some people that I met over here make fun of them, but I guess at least they now know something about ISU. But yes, its time for a new refreshing Iowa State commercial.


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    Re: "Choose your adventure" ISU commercials

    I think the whispering is supposed to be so that the professors don't interupt that particularly student "choosing his adventure" but it comes across as so dumb. I suppose it's pretty indicative of ISU though. You should get used to straining and listening very carefully if you want to understand a majority of your professors.



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    Re: "Choose your adventure" ISU commercials

    I think it's better than most colleges ad campaigns. It's different.


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    Re: "Choose your adventure" ISU commercials

    Quote Originally Posted by burn587 View Post
    I think the whispering is supposed to be so that the professors don't interupt that particularly student "choosing his adventure" but it comes across as so dumb. I suppose it's pretty indicative of ISU though. You should get used to straining and listening very carefully if you want to understand a majority of your professors.
    In the first commercial in this campaign, the prof is in the library at the end of the commercial, so he whispers. It was pretty clever. But now, for some reason, they whisper at the end of each commercial. Even though the situation does not call for whispering....




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    Re: "Choose your adventure" ISU commercials

    I will give ISU this much, at least it is original. Every other school has the exact same commercial in which it is only aired during breaks from their school playing a sport.



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    Re: "Choose your adventure" ISU commercials

    Iowa State: What won't be ***** about?



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    Re: "Choose your adventure" ISU commercials

    This is the one you guys are talking bout

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2_QdqYnTx2s]YouTube - Iowa State Commercial "Forever"[/ame]


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    Re: "Choose your adventure" ISU commercials

    Quote Originally Posted by chuckd4735 View Post
    Iowa State: What won't be ***** about?
    This should be the new motto.



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    Re: "Choose your adventure" ISU commercials

    HAHAHA...the prof at the end is funny. I love my old school.



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    Re: "Choose your adventure" ISU commercials

    Heres a new slogan... "Be Proud... Be a Cyclone"

    Make sure to show Paul Rhoads' Nebraska locker room video alongside, along with other professors imitating how proud they are to be in whatever field they are in.

    "I'm sooo proud, listen to me, I'm sooo proud to be an Iowa State Chemical Engineer!!"



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    Re: "Choose your adventure" ISU commercials

    The guy asking what a quesadilla is ticks me off every time. I'm sure it almost comical by now watching me flip out at the tv over it.



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