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Thread: Badminton Commercial in US
05-03-2007, 02:06 PM #1
Badminton Commercial in US
Personally i just think this is partly the reason people think badminton is an easy sport --;
05-03-2007, 02:06 PM #2
Badminton Commercial (Vitamin Water)
Anyone see the vitamin water commercial?
05-03-2007, 02:19 PM #3
the word abomination comes to mind...
Thsoe blokes are soo fat they just háve to be baseball players...
05-03-2007, 02:22 PM #4
the two "asian" guys are actually Howard Bach and Bob Malaythong, the #1 US MD pair.
despite that, the commercial itself is pretty lame.
05-03-2007, 02:36 PM #5
I recognized Howard...
but darn....Americans... You'd expect they did at least sómething right if you hire in two professional players...
Last edited by jerby; 05-03-2007 at 02:41 PM.
05-03-2007, 02:49 PM #6
hahaha, what a dumbass commercial ... pardon my french.
i can't believe howard stooped to that level!
05-03-2007, 02:53 PM #7Originally Posted by Dreamzz
05-03-2007, 02:54 PM #8
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 . 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.
05-03-2007, 03:03 PM #9
man....totally became speechless after watching this dummiest commercial of my life time so far.
05-03-2007, 03:26 PM #10
-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. ?
05-03-2007, 03:52 PM #11
Yup, that's the one...
...thx for providing the link 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..
Last edited by ctjcad; 05-03-2007 at 03:55 PM.
05-03-2007, 04:04 PM #12Originally Posted by kwun
still, badminton's image must have taken a hit in the states.
05-03-2007, 04:08 PM #13
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
05-03-2007, 04:08 PM #14
No wonder ESPN rank badminton lower than baseball.
05-03-2007, 04:10 PM #15
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...
05-03-2007, 04:14 PM #16
what the crap was that? LOL
I was laughing too hard to understand what it was about...
edit: oh nvm... it was about water 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
Last edited by Kelvin; 05-03-2007 at 04:25 PM.
05-03-2007, 11:05 PM #17
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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