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Badminton Commercial in US

Discussion in 'General Forum' started by Lala Miso, May 3, 2007.

  1. Lala Miso

    Lala Miso Regular Member

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    the word abomination comes to mind...

    Thsoe blokes are soo fat they just háve to be baseball players...
     
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    the two "asian" guys are actually Howard Bach and Bob Malaythong, the #1 US MD pair.

    despite that, the commercial itself is pretty lame.
     
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    I recognized Howard...

    but darn....Americans... You'd expect they did at least sómething right if you hire in two professional players...
     
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    hahaha, what a dumbass commercial ... pardon my french.
    i can't believe howard stooped to that level!
     
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    i doubt he designed and directed the commercial. he was probably hired to do it without knowing any details.
     
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    I want the 30 seconds of my life back that I just wasted watching this commercial!

    That's probably the lamest and visually most unprofessional commercial I've ever seen. I mean, just look at the bald fatso diving to the net :eek: . What the heck why didn't they just hire 4 professionals instead of just two?

    I feel sorry for Bach having taken part on this.
     
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    man....totally became speechless after watching this dummiest commercial of my life time so far.
     
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    -looks like the receiver faulted by moving before the shuttle is served.
    - on the black guy, how can he smash return a jumpsmash by bob M. ?
     
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    Yup, that's the one...

    ...thx for providing the link:cool: i was quite surprised also when i saw Urlacher launching himself for that birdie, without helmet, padding...anyways, it's just a pointless humor at badminton..:p
     
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    yeah, haha, i mean him no insult .... he was prolly unwittingly a part of this.
    :D
    still, badminton's image must have taken a hit in the states.
     
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    i think for howard and bob its all about the $$$$$..... haha... i meannn hey who wouldnt want the extra money for doing a commercial plus get two meet other famous athletes
     
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    No wonder ESPN rank badminton lower than baseball.
     
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    I'm sure that commercial will have done a lot of good for badminton, since there are 2 "famous" baseball players in it. Besides, it's better for people to think it's an easy sport instead of a hard sport, if it's easy more people will be tempted to try it out =p
    what we need is some badminton commercials in the UK with famous football stars...
     
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    what the crap was that? LOL

    I was laughing too hard to understand what it was about...

    edit: oh nvm... it was about water :D:D:D come on guys, it was obviously created for amusement. Seeing a football player & baseball player doing their own routine was funny. Oh, and I want to smash like Ortiz ROFL
     
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    I wonder if Bob and Howard had second thoughts about the commercial. Granted they really need the extra money, but the way it was done put badminton in a very bad light and it was very lame.
     
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    bad bad ad. kinda not funny. and yet i was nearly laughing when the shuttle impaled itself in the leg. but seriously, not funny.
     
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    Or very bad humour on the part of Bob and Howard :rolleyes: :D.

     
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    i wonder if that commercial was made before or after US team won the MD WC title.
     

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