Go Compare Ad revisited

Go Compare Ad revisited

Filed under: Advertising Idiots — Carl Hepburn @ 8:51 pm July 4, 2012

Since I gave up watching the television many months ago, the Go Compare Ad is but an unshakable bad memory. However, if proof that it is universally disliked is required then surely this ought to be enough for Go Compare to withdraw it forever. As I was cycling to work, I noticed this and it brought a smile to my face.

Go Compare Defaced

Or maybe, this is a ploy by the advertising people and in fact this is a real advert that hasn’t been defaced?

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4 Comments »

  • This is Go Compare’s marketing ploy. They shoot at him with a Bazooka in the newest adverts.

    Comment by Luna — July 6, 2012 @ 6:59 pm

  • I thought so. Well, good riddance. I still wouldn’t buy anything from them, after they inflicted this on us though. Do they think we will suffer from Stockholm syndrome and use the site?

    Comment by Terry Vision — July 6, 2012 @ 7:18 pm

  • Yep, this whole thing was a complete ploy….and while it is fairly clever and self aware, the fact that the new range of adverts just shows celebrities trying to hurt him means this can run and run…

    Comment by Space City — September 6, 2012 @ 2:38 pm

  • yup this is a clever trick to mock their own ad by GoCompare. The newest shows him holding a scribbled over pizza box, and the slogan get another job! V. clever, i like these ads actually…

    Comment by lois — October 7, 2012 @ 12:09 pm

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