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Old 22-11-2018, 21:18   #1
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Old adverts were kind of great

I got lost in a YouTube black hole last night as I discovered a bunch of adverts I remembered from when I was a kid (80s/90s). I don't know if I just have rose-tinted glasses, but goddamn lots of these were just great. The effort put into the music was just miles ahead of what we get today.

Anyone remember these?





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Old 22-11-2018, 21:37   #2
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The old Coke advert although sickly sweet is miles better than the latest atrocities



"I Just Love Coke" = KNOB



"Its delicious and makes me feel good" = KNOB

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Old 22-11-2018, 22:05   #3
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Good lord, those are painful.
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Old 22-11-2018, 23:07   #4
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Great thread! I miss the 80s/90s so much.

Here are a few that came to my mind...







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Old 22-11-2018, 23:15   #5
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Yeah that "with sugar or without?" Coke advert is truly astonishing - If it ultimately doesn't matter which one you choose because they both taste just as good, then what is the point in manufacturing the extrmely unhealthy, heavily sugared original?
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Old 22-11-2018, 23:26   #6
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Oh wow, the McNuggets advert just triggered memories!
Always loved these too:



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Old 23-11-2018, 00:00   #7
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That Tango one was incredible at the time. Still raises the pulse now in fact!

Here's some classic Christmas ads.


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Old 25-11-2018, 11:35   #10
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Dug up some more:

I think this may have been the only Michael J. Fox Pepsi ad that we got in the UK (at least, it's the only one I ever remember), but looking on YouTube he did quite a few more.






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https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=4yAcmDQdcHA

I love this one. I always thought it was hamlet though....
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Old 25-11-2018, 14:42   #12
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This used to be on at the pictures



And lest we never forget:



I don't think she ever worked again?
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The milky bar red/blue one always stuck in my mind for some reason.
Also this classic:
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I liked the Picnic advert (always loved the camel dancing in the background)



and the Chewits advert. "Eurgh."



Somewhere on tape, I've a recording when me and my Dad sang to the Smiths Crisps advert with the singing potatoes - "we want to be ... Smiths Crisps ... "
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I've been trying to recall that Chewits advert for years, thanks!
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I always loved this advert as a kid. Great memories of me and my dad cracking up the first time we saw it.

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A couple that I remember very fondly.

Lyle's Golden Syrup (1991)

https://youtu.be/pFblDo6X-a8


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R-Whites Lemonade (1973)


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