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spoof of Mac ads

Discussion in 'Apple, Industry and Internet Discussion' started by jackc, Jul 7, 2006.

  1. macrumors 65816


    I don't know if this is old news, but if you haven't seen it already, a great spoof of the Mac ads by VH1, via ifilm. You have to admit, they get the smug Mac kid just right.

    (I know, Mac good, PC bad.)
  2. macrumors 68000

    Nice! There are others posted...search forum. Those ones have not been posted.:)
  3. macrumors 68020


    wow, cant say i found these funny at all. yawn.
  4. macrumors G3

    Chip NoVaMac

    Thanks for sharing. Never saw the other threads on these "ads". Pretty decent IMO. :)
  5. macrumors 6502a


    I like those.
    Hate to admit, but it's halfway a good representation. ;)
  6. macrumors regular


    That's pretty funny.
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  8. macrumors 68020

    Thomas Veil

    Kinda funny, although they don't really make a case for the PC. Still comes across as Mac envy. :D
  9. macrumors 6502a

    The first one is the best, I think.
  10. macrumors 6502a


    Oh man, thats funny right there! I dont care who you are.
  11. macrumors 6502


    i thought they were all kinda dumb

    cool that they got the music...etc
    dumb that they weren't pro either machine

    it was more like
    "oh look- we can stay stupid stuff on camera in a format that someone else came up with!
  12. macrumors 65816


    I wonder why PC never throws in the "Well I got thousands of more games than you do"...
  13. macrumors 65816


    Those are pretty well done, aside from their amazing acting.

    The last one had to be the best though: "That's like a really long name for a software program." :)
  14. macrumors G3


    What I don't get is that the ads are so incredibly ripe for parody, yet the parodyists prove themselves as inept as...

    ... a PC :p
  15. macrumors 68030


    Because the Mac would probably say, "I can play all of those games too."
  16. macrumors 68020

    My local news station also spoofed them. It had a guy with glasses and suit next to a guy in casual clothes presenting the local news station's website and the other guy was talking about his company's website that's written in the East Coast. It's on 9News in Denver.
  17. macrumors 65816


    Ah, come on not even a weee bit?
  18. macrumors 68040


    excellent spoof. much better than the original.
    i think apple screwed up by making these ads.
    they just come off as conceited and smug.
  19. macrumors 6502a


    HAHAHAHA! The last one is genious. Yeah, they really don't make fun of macs as much as they make fun of the actual advertisements themselves; they really don't glorify Windows either. In fact, they still show apple hardware at the end so they still work in favor for apple even if they never air.

    They actually show that mac users have a sense of humor and can laugh at themselves too.

    Well done and enjoyable.
  20. macrumors 601


    I LOVE the last one!! :D
  21. macrumors 6502a


    Truth be told, didnt like those damn ads to start with. At all. These are much better than the original IMHO :D
  22. macrumors regular


    I think the new apple ads are very clever and innovative. More than I can say for 99% of the commericals on t.v. today. You guys need to get a sense of humor.
  23. macrumors 6502a


    If you dont find the spoofs funny, I dont know if you should be giving out that advice :rolleyes:
  24. macrumors regular


    Oh I never said the spoofs weren't funny. I thought they were. I was responding to those who hate the apple ads.

  25. macrumors 68040


    haha those were actually pretty good

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