Friday, 10 August 2012

Olympic Relay

I'm really getting tired of being bombarded with the same old annoying TV commercials over and over again while I'm trying to enjoy the Olympics. I know they are a necessary evil, but I tend to press the mute button and find something else to do while they're showing on the screen.
However, there's one Canadian ad that I can watch quite happily multiple times.... I find it inspired and amusing and I always giggle at the ending.



Although I don't think it's going to encourage me to shop at Rona more often. Anyone got a hammer handy?

17 comments:

  1. I agree, this has to be an award winner.

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  2. I love it! And of course, it was funny at the end which I totally adore.
    m.

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  3. That's a good one. Hadn't seen that one down here, of course. I agree wholeheartedly, though, the same damn ads for almost two weeks now... it really starts to grate.

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  4. I would keep watching it too!..

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  5. Very clever and BEAUTIFULLY Filmed! I think it might make me shop at RONA'S more often even though I have no idea what kind of store it is---Hardware? LOL!

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  6. Great ad! We're coming over with our bikes after seeing that great country.

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  7. Great advert - my husband is a nuisance when adverts appear as he keeps flicking channels and I am not sure if this annoys me more! Not sure why this is but when adverts come on the sound always increases on the TV.

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  8. That's a great one! Such a beautiful country from coast to coast!

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  9. As you already know, I LOVE that video. One of the best I've ever seen! It wins the Gold for me.

    For some strange reason, all of the Olympics we watched on 2 different BBC channels had no commercials. On our Dutch channels, I can't remember. So I guess we were lucky!?!

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  10. Yeah, that is good!
    Do you think they can get stuff to me in England?

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  11. That was terrific.
    I sure was tired of the U.S. commercials too. Over and over and over again.....

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  12. The Rogers commercial are mind-numbingly awful but yes, Rona gave us something very clever with this one.

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  13. Yep, this is a super commercial. Most commercials put me to sleep.

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  14. I saw this ad once and it was a pleasure to see it again. It is very creative and beautiful – I wish there were more like it.

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  15. Thank you for this video. I enjoyed it immensely.

    I didn’t like TV advertisements and loud commentators when I’m enthralled by the athletes’ challenges, either.

    Yoko

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  16. not quite sure what the commercial is about, but it's quite entertaining!

    hardware?

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