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24th Oct 2015 12:37pm
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Whose Christmas Commercial Is This

Christmas Commericals 2015

Each year the major supermarkets try to out do each other when it comes to their Christmas commercials. There's that slight American Superbowl-style commercial feel to it, with who's going to have the bigger and best one.

Whilst having a little jolly online, I did come across a few keys as to what'll be included in a Christmas commercial for, as they put it, a "well known supermarket". Now myself and The Mother have both been trying to guess which company this one could be for. At first I thought maybe it could be ASDA or... [read more]

2nd Dec 2014 07:55am
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BT Advert Con

BT Advert Con

The past couple of weeks when watching the odd few things on TV, I've noticed another advert from BT - you know the ones, the storyline type ones with those two lads and a woman. Well, in this advert the lads had a mate around watching Breaking Bad on Netflix, and says:

Lad 1: "Well we did it"
Lad 2: "Two days solid"
Mate: "Yep"
Lad 1: "Breaking Bad, done!"

That immediately got me gobbing off to myself (as I wasn't around other people when I first watched the advert *starts playing All By Myself*), the reason for me gobbing off... [read more]

28th Aug 2014 11:14pm
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[iPhone] Met Office No Adverts

Met Office No Adverts

A handy free app supplied by the United Kingdom's main weather folk, which allows us Brit's to see the up coming weather along with some precipitation overlays. Though this app does come with a banner at the bottom of the screen - which even though it's only small, it still annoys me. Here's yet another simple/piss easy way of getting rid of it.

Requirements:
- Jailbroken iPhone
- Flex 2
- Met Office App (Dur!)

What To Do:
** I am hoping you have some basic knowledge of Flex? **

1) Add (+) a new App and choose... [read more]

28th Aug 2014 09:54pm
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[iPhone] TVCatchup No Adverts

TVCatchup No Adverts

TV Catchup, like a load of apps these days is getting more pants by the minute - mainly because "broadcasters" don't want them streaming their channels ... welcome to the digital age people! Welcome.

Anyways, if you're like me and prefer to watch your non-commercial stuff (i.e; BBC) on the BBC iPlayer then you don't get bugged by adverts, however using TV Catchup to watch already commercialised broadcasts requires you to sit and watch yet another boring advert (this is obviously to help fund TV catchup), well if you don't wish to see this advert at... [read more]

18th Dec 2013 05:51pm
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How Do Americans Watch TV?

Fox45

Every few nights I sit and watch a few feeds from America and I'm still surprised at how annoying it is trying to watch a programme over there.

Pretty much anything and everything is sponsored. When they show the weather forecast, it's sponsored, when a programme finishes, its closed-captions (subtitles) are also sponsored. Also most of these sponsored messages and normal commercials are constantly cut-short. If that happened here in the UK, advertisers would go mental!

Talking of commercials, for the BBC channels, we don't get mid-show commercials, but other channels either have one after 5 minutes, then 25... [read more]

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