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Christmas Adverts

(168 Posts)
GracesGranMK2 Tue 07-Nov-17 23:59:23

I do like the Tesco one but have only seen that and the M & S one so far.

BlueBelle Wed 08-Nov-17 05:39:25

Way too early going to be totally bored with them before November is out

harrigran Wed 08-Nov-17 09:14:15

M&S must have spent a fortune on theirs, money that would have been better spent researching where they are making mistakes.

MawBroon Wed 08-Nov-17 09:18:49

Only seen JL and M&S so far, and the JL one seems like another cunning soft cuddly toy marketing opportunity. Cynical, moi?
Not blown away by either. sad

Chewbacca Wed 08-Nov-17 09:18:52

It's only early November, far too early for me to be registering Christmas ads, good or not.

Humbertbear Wed 08-Nov-17 09:19:08

M n S can advertise all they like but what they need are different buyers.

vampirequeen Wed 08-Nov-17 09:19:41

Love the M&S one. Looking forward to the Debenhams one because of the teaser.

GracesGranMK2 Wed 08-Nov-17 09:32:31

Well, how lovely to see your post vampirequeen. I look forward to seeing them all just to see just what they can produce.

shysal Wed 08-Nov-17 09:48:12

It is far too early but can't resist watching them, even if only once. I too am awaiting the Debenham's next instalment. I have seen the Aldi one with Kevin the carrot appearing again (see link), didn't think much if it, also hated the Asda one.

vampirequeen Wed 08-Nov-17 10:11:06

I quite like the Asda one but not so sure about the Aldi carrot.

Lindylo Wed 08-Nov-17 10:54:38

Seen the Argos one last night. The tag line was that youngsters could get on line and get their photo on the next ad. Talk about enticement!

MawBroon Wed 08-Nov-17 12:28:05

Well, how lovely to see your post vampirequeen. I look forward to seeing them all just to see just what they can produce

Was it not equally lovely to read the posts from the rest of us GGMk2 ? sad

annodomini Wed 08-Nov-17 12:49:01

I haven't seen any of them yet and would really prefer not to do so until December. I got a boxer puppy toy last Christmas from certain members of my family who are JL partners. I really liked that advert, as I had a much loved boxer as a child.

GracesGranMK2 Wed 08-Nov-17 12:57:56

I thought the Aldi one was a repeat of last year's. Must watch more closely to see if they have changed it.

Maw I don't get a great feeling reading bah-humbug comments I'm afraid so chose not to comment on them. New technology in films is putting us right at the top of this industry and this sort of advert is a microcosm of what can be achieved, so I find it interesting - and I love Christmas but I appreciate that not everyone does.

NanaandGrampy Wed 08-Nov-17 13:29:25

I love the M and S advert , and I’m looking forward to the rest . I certainly got the feel good factor from the M and S one. Yes

vampirequeen Wed 08-Nov-17 14:36:39

Oh dear, thanks to Phillip and Holly, I'll never be able to watch the M&S one again without immature giggling. They pointed out a word that could be misheard and instead of being innocent it's now got a swear word in it. I've never been able to listen to 'What do you get when you fall in love?' since I saw Peter Kay talking about it. I have to sing along and say the rude bit instead of the real words. I really haven't grown up grin

MawBroon Wed 08-Nov-17 17:58:33

Not aware of any Bah Humbug comments, GGMk2, perhaps not unqualified admiration but would you expect (or respond) to only that?
Doesn’t exactly encourage discussion hmm

NotTooOld Wed 08-Nov-17 18:22:38

Oh gawd. I really don't want Christmas to start before the first of December. But I'll say no more. grin

GracesGranMK2 Wed 08-Nov-17 18:24:40

Would you like to leave me alone MawBroon and talk about the topic of the thread?

MawBroon Wed 08-Nov-17 18:42:31

Well I tried but you ignored my comments.
PS having just seen the Aldi one, it’s not setting the world on fire either is it?

Sheilasue Thu 09-Nov-17 10:34:25

Love the Paddington bear advert.
Well I have started anyway, have my fruit soaking for my cake. Small stocking presents are in bag tucked away. Looking for a few more.
My d and gd love Xmas and although my son who died 10years ago loved Xmas we make the best of it for their sakes.

grannytotwins Thu 09-Nov-17 10:41:34

Any Christmas advertising whether on tv or in the shops in November makes me less inclined to spend money with them. I hate this commercialised hype for one day with a roast dinner and some presents.

hildajenniJ Thu 09-Nov-17 10:49:18

I happened to see the piece Phil and Holly did about the M&S advert. I thought it was very juvenile indeed. I never watch This Morning but DH was home and had it on the TV. I haven't seen any of the new Christmas adverts, mainly because I usually watch BBC or Netflix.

lovebeigecardigans1955 Thu 09-Nov-17 11:23:44

It is a bit early and I try not to take too much notice of these ads. However, it's too late to influence me as all the presents have been bought and are wrapped up at the back of the wardrobe.
I find Kevin the carrot rather sweet, though in RL I'm not keen on carrots - or brussels sprouts for that matter but that's a whole other thread.

quEEEniE Thu 09-Nov-17 11:30:11

vq thanks for the laugh it really made my morning. Unfortunately (maybe) l have not seen the adverts so can't comment.