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Boards.ie Favourite Christmas Advert - The FINAL

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  • Registered Users Posts: 6,865 ✭✭✭TRS30


    Will try to get a few more nominations in this week.


  • Registered Users Posts: 10,111 ✭✭✭✭DvB


    I think I'm done on the nominations!
    "I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year" - Charles Dickens




  • Registered Users Posts: 1,034 ✭✭✭Baybay


    DvB wrote: »
    I think I'm done on the nominations!

    Time for one more?!

    It’s Irish & it’s the SuperValu ad with the black kitty running up the steps & the whole big, chaotic family Christmas prep going on. And the best bit, out of all the best bits is nana not being able to work the remote control.
    Much like I can’t work links!


  • Registered Users Posts: 10,111 ✭✭✭✭DvB


    Baybay wrote: »
    Time for one more?!

    It’s Irish & it’s the SuperValu ad with the black kitty running up the steps & the whole big, chaotic family Christmas prep going on. And the best bit, out of all the best bits is nana not being able to work the remote control.
    Much like I can’t work links!

    To avoid any confusion, everyone else fire away with as many noms as you like, I think I'm done with mine is all... must have about 20 in there already:D
    "I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year" - Charles Dickens




  • Registered Users Posts: 10,111 ✭✭✭✭DvB


    Coca cola tend to do alternative adverts to the traditional ("holidays are coming") trucks & I always liked this one from 2006...

    "I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year" - Charles Dickens




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  • Registered Users Posts: 10,111 ✭✭✭✭DvB


    Looks like the nominations are done on this particular competition, will we be moving onto the knockouts soon?
    "I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year" - Charles Dickens




  • Moderators, Business & Finance Moderators, Recreation & Hobbies Moderators Posts: 24,719 Mod ✭✭✭✭Loughc


    DvB wrote: »
    Looks like the nominations are done on this particular competition, will we be moving onto the knockouts soon?

    Nominations are now closed, I'm counting them now and drawing up the tournament bracket and then we start with the playoffs.

    It's a bit trickier than the others, as it's not clear cut descriptor, like a movie name.


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  • Registered Users Posts: 10,111 ✭✭✭✭DvB


    Loughc wrote: »
    Nominations are now closed, I'm counting them now and drawing up the tournament bracket and then we start with the playoffs.

    It's a bit trickier than the others, as it's not clear cut descriptor, like a movie name.

    Yeah, I dont envy you this one!:)
    "I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year" - Charles Dickens




  • Moderators, Business & Finance Moderators, Recreation & Hobbies Moderators Posts: 24,719 Mod ✭✭✭✭Loughc


    Well this worked out perfectly. 64 unique nominations...

    Meaning no playoffs we can jump right into the last 64.


  • Moderators, Business & Finance Moderators, Recreation & Hobbies Moderators Posts: 24,719 Mod ✭✭✭✭Loughc


    So transparency purpose, the Ads were ranked by number of noms, where ads had the same number of nominations the older ads ranked higher... last the test of time and all that :)


  • Registered Users Posts: 10,111 ✭✭✭✭DvB


    Sweet!! Looking forward to this one.
    "I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year" - Charles Dickens




  • Moderators, Business & Finance Moderators, Recreation & Hobbies Moderators Posts: 24,719 Mod ✭✭✭✭Loughc


    So here we go, better late than never.

    Last 64 Match 1.

    Penneys - Got a Whole Lot of Things for Christmas.



    Vs.

    Air New Zealand - #MirryChristmus



    First to 4.


  • Registered Users Posts: 6,865 ✭✭✭TRS30


    Loughc wrote: »
    So transparency purpose, the Ads were ranked by number of noms, where ads had the same number of nominations the older ads ranked higher... last the test of time and all that :)

    Love it, must use that to describe myself........'last the test of time and all that' :D


  • Registered Users Posts: 6,865 ✭✭✭TRS30


    Penneys


  • Registered Users Posts: 27,815 ✭✭✭✭odyssey06


    Vote for Penneys.

    The New Zealand one doesn't seem like an ad, it's a mini movie or trailer nearly!

    "To follow knowledge like a sinking star..." (Tennyson's Ulysses)



  • Registered Users Posts: 10,000 ✭✭✭✭Caranica


    Penneys


  • Registered Users Posts: 10,111 ✭✭✭✭DvB


    Penneys
    "I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year" - Charles Dickens




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  • Registered Users Posts: 1,364 ✭✭✭Indestructable


    First time seeing both of those, it's over but Penneys would have got my vote too.


  • Moderators, Business & Finance Moderators, Recreation & Hobbies Moderators Posts: 24,719 Mod ✭✭✭✭Loughc


    And Penneys advances easily to the surprise of none :)


  • Moderators, Recreation & Hobbies Moderators Posts: 27,522 Mod ✭✭✭✭Posy


    I am... not shocked. :D


  • Moderators, Business & Finance Moderators, Recreation & Hobbies Moderators Posts: 24,719 Mod ✭✭✭✭Loughc


    Next matchup will be 2.30pm then we will fly through a few of them


  • Moderators, Business & Finance Moderators, Recreation & Hobbies Moderators Posts: 24,719 Mod ✭✭✭✭Loughc


    Match 2

    Quality Street 2009 Ad



    Vs.

    Tesco 2007



    First to 4.


  • Registered Users Posts: 10,111 ✭✭✭✭DvB


    Quality Street
    "I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year" - Charles Dickens




  • Registered Users Posts: 1,034 ✭✭✭Baybay


    Hadn’t seen either ad before but the over acting & sheer implausibility means my vote is Spice Girls.


  • Moderators, Business & Finance Moderators, Recreation & Hobbies Moderators Posts: 24,719 Mod ✭✭✭✭Loughc


    1-1 not familiar with either ad myself so hard to choose.


  • Registered Users Posts: 22,223 ✭✭✭✭Autosport


    Quality street for me, nothing to do with my love of toffee fingers :D


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  • Moderators, Business & Finance Moderators, Recreation & Hobbies Moderators Posts: 24,719 Mod ✭✭✭✭Loughc


    2-1 to the Street :)


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