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    Posted: 13 May 2020 at 11:02pm
I could accept the silliness of a half-man, half-motorcycle creature if it sold its product but after the 30 seconds are up, I have no idea what the flip they are selling. STUPID.

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Stelth Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 14 May 2020 at 11:25am
They're just being weird.  Maybe they hoped it would turn into a meme.  It seems desperate.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote aka ron Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 14 May 2020 at 4:27pm
Great! Progressive's version of 'Sequels'?  Just STFU!



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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Jimbo Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 14 May 2020 at 7:14pm
I've always been OK with the goofy sense humor in Progressive's ads, but this is just the height of excessively stupid.

That guy should have been created as a comic book character rather than an insurance company commercial sales pitch.

Also, how many black guys ride motorcycles?

Very few.

The PC factor alone makes it suck even worse.




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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Thor Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 14 May 2020 at 9:14pm
Geico has a commercial with a black guy who, besides riding a motorcycle, is singing Wild Thing by the Troggs. Unlikely on two counts.

As an aside, my cousin's black boyfriend rides a Harley.

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It kind of gives me the creeps. 
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These commercials are not funny and are just awkward and are uncomfortable to watch.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Stelth Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 14 May 2020 at 11:48pm
A lot of black guys ride in the hoods of Miami.  Especially on the MLK holiday.  They break the law each year and overrun the streets in Miami-Dade county riding atvs and street bikes.  It's really flagrant and unsettling.


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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Brendalou Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 15 May 2020 at 3:44am
Plus, it makes no sense:
Guy: "Do you ever wish you weren't a motaur?"
Motaur: "Sure, I wish I had legs.."
Guy: "Yeah, like a regular person..?"
Motaur: "No, still half bike, half man.."

So, which is it, yes or no? 
That's all I have to say about that.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Jimbo Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 15 May 2020 at 4:24am
Originally posted by Thor Thor wrote:

Geico has a commercial with a black guy who, besides riding a motorcycle, is singing Wild Thing by the Troggs. Unlikely on two counts.

As an aside, my cousin's black boyfriend rides a Harley.


Yeah, I've seen that one too many times.

Looks like that's starting to become "a thing".

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You know the one with the two kids? Doesn't the one look kind of like a real life Bobby Hill?
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Originally posted by Jimbo Jimbo wrote:

I've always been OK with the goofy sense humor in Progressive's ads, but this is just the height of excessively stupid.

That guy should have been created as a comic book character rather than an insurance company commercial sales pitch.

Also, how many black guys ride motorcycles?

Very few.

The PC factor alone makes it suck even worse.




I don't know if that's fair. I'm a black guy and I used to ride. (I don't now because of the back injury I received in the army. I WOULD LOVE to get another bike, but I love being able to walk more) I know plenty of black people that  ride, though. 
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