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    Posted: 15 Sep 2017 at 1:46am
This commercial is another mere, veiled Communist plot. Seemingly.Dead
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I went on YouTube to watch a funny video. But...for the advertisement...without any warning whatsoever...my eyes and ears are assaulted by this Kars4Kids commercial. I muted the computer, and I'm now thinking of getting YouTube Red. This is especially dumb because I have ADBlock enabled, which does a great job against advertisements. Two words: why, YouTube?
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Thor Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 01 Oct 2016 at 10:58am
Originally posted by nooyawka nooyawka wrote:

a Jewish guy from Brooklyn started this sham/scam. It was exposed years ago here in NYC. It should be renamed 'Kars for Yids'. He's filthy rich now and he's nation wide in hundreds of markets. This Tax Free org is now soliciting for boats and real estate in addition to cars. what a disgrace.
 
I looked this organization up in Wikipedia.   
 
Kars4Kids is a multinational non-profit national car donation organization based in Lakewood, New Jersey and Toronto, Canada which donates its proceeds to Oorah, an incorporated Orthodox Jewish kiruv (outreach) organization dedicated to "awakening Jewish children and their families to their heritage."
 
 
Seriously?  This is what people are donating their cars for?  This is why I have to look at that kid's stupid hair constantly on TV?  LOL
 
 
 
Oy vey.
 
 
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a Jewish guy from Brooklyn started this sham/scam. It was exposed years ago here in NYC. It should be renamed 'Kars for Yids'. He's filthy rich now and he's nation wide in hundreds of markets. This Tax Free org is now soliciting for boats and real estate in addition to cars. what a disgrace.
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Here in NYC - This eldritch abomination of an advertisement has been played about once every hour on sports and rock music stations - The sports stations have been playing this abortion for about 5 or six years
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote zippyjet Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 07 Apr 2016 at 2:45am
Originally posted by PrinceJ PrinceJ wrote:

"Donate your car "tuh-day" is the kid singing.  The adult man sounds a little like Mr. Ed.
You've just dissed Mr. Ed. Sure he made a one shot guest appearance at your friendly neighborhood glu factory circa 1966 but, his spirit still lives. Mr. Ed had a homsey Southern accent. The old Kars 4 Kids guy sounds like a "short eyes" who got caught with his and the kiddies pants down if you get my drift. I do hate these commercials with a passion. Even the slime cock flipping houses Nick Vertucci radio commercials aren't quite as bad.[tube]O0SaMyXFsbI[/tube]
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I was going to start a thread on this commercial but I guess you all beat me to it. This is by far the worst radio ad. I hate this more than the rest! I always change the station when this one comes on. Been on NYC AM radio stations for YEARS. It actually makes me hate kids! Worse than the Ad Council ads and you would think that's just not possible.
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Check out my rant videos.  There is one on commercials, including Kars4Kids

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLebklfDqRqE0ItxB-CE5-v0ZScZpsul_T

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Originally posted by msmadz msmadz wrote:

Mooch, I listen to Q104 (WAXQ) and they play it on that station, too.
 
I would love to hear one of the DJs on an open mic say something like "I can't stand this friggin' ad!"


Howie Carr, New England's #1 talk host, as well as listeners, routinely mock or berate the Kars4Kids ads on the air.  His flagship station (and original show owner) WRKO in Boston routinely airs the ads in their market and online streaming. 

Recently in January Howie left his longtime Boston affiliate for another station, and there was fantastic on-air celebration by him and listeners over the fact that they would no longer be subject to "those terrible Kars4Kids ads" anymore!  When he left WRKO, he took the full ownership of his show with him, and his new Boston affiliate was only that.

 Fast forward a couple months, and his new Boston affiliate deal crumbled, and he decided on returning to WRKO as an affiliate station (among about 20 others across New England) who air his (now) independently produced show.  All that being said, because now listeners in Boston are once again tortured with the horrible Kars4Kids commercials, and they are still occasionally referenced and mocked on-air.  That old buzzard Imus is not alone in making at least a little quip about them!
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote JingleMan547 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 18 Feb 2015 at 1:50pm
I hate this ad soo much. I hear it all the time on WTOP in the Washington DC area.
This has got to be in my top 5 WORST ads ever list.
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I hate you. If you like this ad you deserve to die. Please jump off a cliff and DIE ALDFHKS;DLFKHJAW;LFRKJ IAHATEWKJW;RF AHATE HATE HATE HATE HATE THIS SHIITIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIITTT
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote crainbebo Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 03 Apr 2014 at 12:08am
Good April Fool's joke Kars4Kids! How about selling the car, and the annoying kid who sings, and the annoying man in those heavy metal version ads. Smile

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote bandit Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 02 Apr 2014 at 3:31am
A new twist on this one.  For April Fool's Day, they reversed the lyrics (if you can call 'em that).  Played on NYC am stations often today:

http://www.kids4kars.org/


There's a video clip there with the altered text.


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Last night it played once again - this time on KNBR 680 in San Francisco (which comes in really well at night here). AWFUL heavy metal version. Whoever thought of that should be embarrassed and ashamed.

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This @#%@in ad just aired a couple of days ago on KCBS-FM's webstream!! (93.1 Jack FM) As soon as I heard those first notes and "1-877" I muted it!! I wish they would stop doing this ad and start doing just a voiceover, like "Heritage for the Blind" and their 3 day vacation vouchers.

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Originally posted by crainbebo crainbebo wrote:

I wouldn't mind if K4K stops the disgusting horrible radio ads, but I'm kind of surprised of how K4K helped you out!-crainbebo


Oh, make no mistake.... I STILL hit the button to kill the ads. But it didn't cost me anything out of pocket to put the old POS on a flatbed.
The ad I'd really love to see has the GEICO Gecko being run over and flattened by the Energizer bunny.
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I wouldn't mind if K4K stops the disgusting horrible radio ads, but I'm kind of surprised of how K4K helped you out! 

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I have a confession to make. I actually donated my old Chevy to K4K in August /13. It was out of sheer necessity, and I am not ashamed to admit it. That car had been sitting in my driveway for a couple months and then I got an official notice from the city I live in. Remove it within 15 days or pay a 15$ per day fine untill it was removed. I called a bunch of local boneyards and they said they would give me 100 bucks without the title, or 300 with. Problem was, I didn't have the title, it was lost somewhere over the years. Anyhow, in desperation I called K4K, and they would take it whether I had the title or not, and give me a 500$ donation voucher for my taxes. Whether I get anything extra is kinda a moot point. I'm not getting fined, and I have more space in my yard.
The ad I'd really love to see has the GEICO Gecko being run over and flattened by the Energizer bunny.
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Worst radio ad, ever! I hear this a lot on 710 KIRO (sports station in Seattle) and sometimes on KOMO 1000 and it drives me absolutely nuts. And I've heard snippets of the heavy metal version before pressing the "Tune" button on my radio - what the hell was that all about?! Angry
I wonder how many cars actually get donated to Kars 4 Kids. Or are they losing money due to these stupid ads? 

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Ad Endless Nauseum Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 04 Dec 2013 at 5:46am
As I noted several years ago near the start of this thread, KFK ads are everywhere.

I am so tired of every charity in this country endlessly begging (almost demanding!) that I GIVE them the extra car (truck, boat, RV, motorcycle, airplane, real estate, et bloody cetera) that I don't have.
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I hope I never hear this ad EVER again!

So far, I haven't heard it on the stations I frequent to.

Well, I can't chose my radio stations, since my cars in the shop. Anyway, I get rides and so far, the stations the other passengers chose don't have that song

Aw crap it's in my head no! no! NOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!

Phew it stopped!
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That's in NY?  I haven't ranted about it because I though it was limited to the San Francisco area.  Apparently it's a nationwide scam.  I assumed it was a scam the first time I heard the horrible, whiny little dingus "singing", but that was just an assumption.

Then I searched for kars for kids scams and came up with lots and lots of hits including the Better Business Bureau. Then I found that the outfit is based in New Jersey.  Now THAT makes sense.  I just don't know why they decided to pollute the air waves in San Francisco.
See this, for example:  http://kars4kids-scam.blogspot.com/

You would not believe how quickly a 71-year-old fat guy with war wounds can move when necessary to TURN OFF THE RADIO or change stations.  Sometimes even I am amazed.

They MUST have tested this on focus groups to fine-tune the original commercial for maximum annoyance.  A couple of months ago they tried an updated jazzy version, but they've gone back to the original now.  As annoying as the updated version was, apparently the original just can't be beat for pure, sheer horrible.
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*cue ominous music*

Just when you think you've finally escaped this horrid ad...months have gone by without hearing it...when...

*music hits a crescendo*

IT'S BACK!!!!!!

*shot of people running for their lives and screaming*

Mooch is ready to kill now.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Moochamoocha Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 04 Apr 2012 at 11:46pm
Mimitchi, are you in the NYC area? Because WPLJ is a station we have here, only it's 95.5.
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On Saturday, March 24, 2012, at 5:50PM on 99.5 WPLJ...
I FINALLY HEARD THE NEW VERSION OF THE JINGLE!
So the new version is finally on WPLJ! 
But I will always love this song.
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