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    Posted: 29 Nov 2021 at 3:42am
Directed by the Reitmans for Apple/T-Mobile, but still stupid. Get that thing out of our freezer, now!

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i actually thought it was pretty clever..
BUT at about the third view, was terminally sick of the whole 'cutesy' thing.
These 'epic' ads just end up trying my patience in the long run
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Overindulged little brat.

Stupidest thing I've ever seen.

Well OK.... ONE OF the stupidest things I've ever seen.

So much competition for that title nowadays. 

Why didn't mommy and daddy just go out and buy the little sh*t her own personal freezer to keep her precious snowman in? 

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Phony manufactured sentimentality that doesn't ring true. Is there some old lady somewhere who is genuinely touched by this? If so, she needs help.
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I'm surprised it wasn't wearing a covid mask
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Christ, there's a 3 min version!?
If I pulled this crap when I was a kid, tossing sh*t of the freezer to store a snowman for months, my parents would have me committed! 

Damn it, "Shot on iPhone 13 Pro"...fine. But you need additional $$$ apps, LUTS (pro filters), proper lighting, perhaps expensive video editing software to achieve this cinematic look. 



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When I was a kid, I thought it'd be fun to save some snowballs in the freezer to throw at my friends in the summer. But I knew there'd be a snowball's chance in hell that my parents would let me. I didn't even ask.

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what is this ad for?
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Originally posted by Thor Thor wrote:

When I was a kid, I thought it'd be fun to save some snowballs in the freezer to throw at my friends in the summer. But I knew there'd be a snowball's chance in hell that my parents would let me. I didn't even ask.

If your parents didn't offer to buy you your own freezer to keep them in, it's because they didn't love you.

Hated you, maybe even.




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C'mon, man!
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same reason they don't give kids "f's" anymore in school 

lil snowflakes get butt hurt for life 
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Quote I'm surprised it wasn't wearing a covid mask


Once they figure out where the yellow snow in the freezer came from, they'll put a diaper on it... 

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Originally posted by Jimbo Jimbo wrote:

Originally posted by Thor Thor wrote:

When I was a kid, I thought it'd be fun to save some snowballs in the freezer to throw at my friends in the summer. But I knew there'd be a snowball's chance in hell that my parents would let me. I didn't even ask.


If your parents didn't offer to buy you your own freezer to keep them in, it's because they didn't love you.

Hated you, maybe even.






Yeah, probably. Well, I hated them, too. I remember the day I was born, I looked up at them and said "Oh, fer cryin' out loud". In fact, I actually cried out loud.

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Throwing my two cents in... I would think if this brat cared so much for that snowman, she'd have a far more emotional reaction than THAT after seeing him get destroyed. Ermm
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Originally posted by Jimbo Jimbo wrote:

Originally posted by Thor Thor wrote:

When I was a kid, I thought it'd be fun to save some snowballs in the freezer to throw at my friends in the summer. But I knew there'd be a snowball's chance in hell that my parents would let me. I didn't even ask.

If your parents didn't offer to buy you your own freezer to keep them in, it's because they didn't love you.

Hated you, maybe even.


I laughed way too hard at this reply. 😂

In 2020's, yep...some little sh*t would get his/her own freezer for snowman storage. 
Damn spoiled kids!

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This is one of my Year's Most Hated Commercials because it checks all the boxes:  The "message" is cynically manipulative ( at the end of this revolting slopfest there appears the saccharine  line that is supposed to make you feel good-o about having watched this whole chum-bucket dump:  "to the ones we've waited all year to be with" - hey, what a slap in the face to all those who actually lost people during the past 2 year(s) and never got to see them,  thanks to the pandemic!); the music is obnoxious and overwhelmingly bad;  the kid is as unlovable and bratty as they could possibly make her;  the whole thing just captures the sanctimonious pretense that Apple actually cares about people and how they feel after a couple of years of hell.  Angry  
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And from experience from putting snowballs in the freezer to save for later:  They don't remain snow, they turn to ice. So that bike running it over would actually have a different ending, with the bike suddenly stopping, and the rider flying off to faceplant into something solid... 
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when the music first starts (the piano intro) it sounds like they're imitating the music from Charlie Brown's Christmas special
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Originally posted by MrTim MrTim wrote:

And from experience from putting snowballs in the freezer to save for later:  They don't remain snow, they turn to ice. So that bike running it over would actually have a different ending, with the bike suddenly stopping, and the rider flying off to faceplant into something solid... 


Now THAT would be a commercial we all would love!
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Don't wish bad on the bike rider- he's the hero of this story.
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There are no heroes in this sh*t show of a commercial.

They should all get frostbite and lose some toes.
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Quote Don't wish bad on the bike rider- he's the hero of this story.


No, THIS guy would have been the hero:

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