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Re: Do ads work on you?

by Anapan Mon Apr 13, 2020 10:06 pm

They don't work on me, but an amazing number of my friends and family fully believe those fake news blurbs placed in between real news stories to subtly praise a bogus health or beauty product. Some spent so much money!
They truly can't tell the difference when it's so clearly a product or supplement advertisement.
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Re: Do ads work on you?

by marurun Mon Apr 13, 2020 10:34 pm

The only TV ads that work on me are the ASPCA ads with the sad music and sappy, slow pleas for help. They successfully make me want to punch the TV. And I DO care about animals. Just not that bare-faced an attempt to manipulate viewer emotions.
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Re: Do ads work on you?

by RCBH928 Wed Apr 15, 2020 8:01 pm

Anapan wrote:They don't work on me, but an amazing number of my friends and family fully believe those fake news blurbs placed in between real news stories to subtly praise a bogus health or beauty product. Some spent so much money!
They truly can't tell the difference when it's so clearly a product or supplement advertisement.


Women are very susceptible to ads, they will instantly buy any new product that proclaims to make their lives better especially when its a beauty or "health" product. I saw this girl on a Netflix documentary that bought some celebrity lipstick sold for cheap, it was a Chinese knockoff that had some glue substance that made her lips seal :lol:

Not only I research the product before I buy, I research the seller. I won't buy electric component of some no name company, always a brand, unfortunately I know today that electric appliances are made in some 3rd world country and they just slap the "Panasonic" or "Philips" name on it and pay the royalties. The product looks pretty cheap for a brand name.
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Re: Do ads work on you?

by MrPopo Wed Apr 15, 2020 8:13 pm

RCBH928 wrote:
Anapan wrote:They don't work on me, but an amazing number of my friends and family fully believe those fake news blurbs placed in between real news stories to subtly praise a bogus health or beauty product. Some spent so much money!
They truly can't tell the difference when it's so clearly a product or supplement advertisement.


Women are very susceptible to ads, they will instantly buy any new product that proclaims to make their lives better especially when its a beauty or "health" product.

Let's not engage in gender stereotypes please.
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Re: Do ads work on you?

by marurun Wed Apr 15, 2020 10:29 pm

MrPopo wrote:
RCBH928 wrote:Women are very susceptible to ads, they will instantly buy any new product that proclaims to make their lives better especially when its a beauty or "health" product.

Let's not engage in gender stereotypes please.


Indeed. Besides, vanity knows no gender bounds. Why do you think there are so many questionable workout programs and tools being sold by shirtless, cut men on TV? Also, note the large number of “male enhancement” ads. They wouldn’t be on the air if someone wasn’t buying them. And it’s probably not women buying useless penis pills.
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Re: Do ads work on you?

by Anapan Thu Apr 16, 2020 2:14 am

Best to stick to natural (I heard)!
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Re: Do ads work on you?

by RCBH928 Thu Apr 16, 2020 9:17 pm

MrPopo wrote:
RCBH928 wrote:
Anapan wrote:They don't work on me, but an amazing number of my friends and family fully believe those fake news blurbs placed in between real news stories to subtly praise a bogus health or beauty product. Some spent so much money!
They truly can't tell the difference when it's so clearly a product or supplement advertisement.


Women are very susceptible to ads, they will instantly buy any new product that proclaims to make their lives better especially when its a beauty or "health" product.

Let's not engage in gender stereotypes please.


No stereotyping, just reporting what I see otherwise I would be lying. Differentiating between the two genders is a real thing and there are scientific studies based on studying women vs men, not to mention marketing and businesses the revolve around this. For example Coca Cola Zero was released to target men specifically after people tended to tie Coca Cola Diet as a "feminine" drink.

marurun wrote:Indeed. Besides, vanity knows no gender bounds. Why do you think there are so many questionable workout programs and tools being sold by shirtless, cut men on TV? Also, note the large number of “male enhancement” ads. They wouldn’t be on the air if someone wasn’t buying them. And it’s probably not women buying useless penis pills.


Yes, you are right. There are ads that men are susceptible to. May I add stuff like latest tech.
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