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02-21-2010, 02:28 PM
So, here I sit watching the Olympics, and here comes the dreaded commercials, then they grab my attention - Walmart and a mom talking about saving money for the next ten years of Hockey fees as she is getting her daughter ready for a game and the commercial ends as the little girl hit the ice ready for a game, and then McDonalds and the coach talking to a girls Ice hockey team about playing like Olympians.
I think this is the first time that I can remember two major companies getting behind girls (Womens) ice hockey. I hope that having these two commercials running will help grow the game at least here in the states.
Just my observation. It is nice to get some prime time exposure.
GO USA!

gojackets
02-21-2010, 02:42 PM
So, here I sit watching the Olympics, and here comes the dreaded commercials, then they grab my attention - Walmart and a mom talking about saving money for the next ten years of Hockey fees as she is getting her daughter ready for a game and the commercial ends as the little girl hit the ice ready for a game, and then McDonalds and the coach talking to a girls Ice hockey team about playing like Olympians.
I think this is the first time that I can remember two major companies getting behind girls (Womens) ice hockey. I hope that having these two commercials running will help grow the game at least here in the states.
Just my observation. It is nice to get some prime time exposure.
GO USA!

I find the McDonalds commercial hilarious. "You can eat chicken McNuggets like the olympians do!" because we all know that Ruggerio and Vetter, McNight are all sittin up there munchin on Mcnuggets all day long.

vellnueve
02-21-2010, 02:54 PM
I find the McDonalds commercial hilarious. "You can eat chicken McNuggets like the olympians do!" because we all know that Ruggerio and Vetter, McNight are all sittin up there munchin on Mcnuggets all day long.

Maybe they do.

Bergey1
02-21-2010, 03:32 PM
Well, we've all seen the Michael Phelps diet! I'd be willing to bet he actually eat McDonalds. However, I've seen it during ice skating and I highly doubt those girls eat McDonalds.

SeymoreHockey
02-21-2010, 03:55 PM
We Canadians are hoping all U.S. Olympians are scarfing down Mickie Ds..!!!
But in reality...I doubt it. It's pure crap!

Hux
02-21-2010, 04:07 PM
So, here I sit watching the Olympics, and here comes the dreaded commercials, then they grab my attention - Walmart and a mom talking about saving money for the next ten years of Hockey fees as she is getting her daughter ready for a game and the commercial ends as the little girl hit the ice ready for a game, and then McDonalds and the coach talking to a girls Ice hockey team about playing like Olympians.
I think this is the first time that I can remember two major companies getting behind girls (Womens) ice hockey. I hope that having these two commercials running will help grow the game at least here in the states.
Just my observation. It is nice to get some prime time exposure.
GO USA!

In the case of the Walmart commercial, I don't think you could ask for a better way to promote the sport to young girls and their mom's.

Radar3535
02-21-2010, 04:26 PM
Well, we've all seen the Michael Phelps diet! I'd be willing to bet he actually eat McDonalds. However, I've seen it during ice skating and I highly doubt those girls eat McDonalds.In the one McDonalds Commercial where the goalie is trying to use a straw, isn't that Angela R. sitting by the window eating with a white USA vest on in the last clip of that commercial?

5 4 Fighting
02-21-2010, 04:29 PM
We Canadians are hoping all U.S. Olympians are scarfing down Mickie Ds..!!!
But in reality...I doubt it. It's pure crap!

McDonalds...the great American equalizer...I'm lovin it!

Hey Vetter.....want some fries with that?:)

Bergey1
02-21-2010, 04:31 PM
In the one McDonalds Commercial where the goalie is trying to use a straw, isn't that Angela R. sitting by the window eating with a white USA vest on in the last clip of that commercial?
Hmm, I'm not sure I've seen the exact commercial you're talking about but I was talking about seeing (or at least hearing) a Micky D's commercial saying eat like the Olympians during the figure skating competition and some of those girls look like they barely eat anything, let alone McDonalds.

hockeyfan111
02-21-2010, 05:27 PM
Originally Posted by gojackets
I find the McDonalds commercial hilarious. "You can eat chicken McNuggets like the olympians do!" because we all know that Ruggerio and Vetter, McNight are all sittin up there munchin on Mcnuggets all day long.


Good commercial and McDonald's even opted to have the players participate without face cages so that they can scarf down those nuggets at a faster pace. At least they could have had them wear a half cage.

GHF
02-22-2010, 11:22 AM
In the one McDonalds Commercial where the goalie is trying to use a straw, isn't that Angela R. sitting by the window eating with a white USA vest on in the last clip of that commercial?

Difficult to tell, as they only show a partial profile, but you could be right. I reviewed it several times and it does look like her!

brookyone
02-22-2010, 11:32 AM
Maybe they do.
Right. Isn't that a primary benefit of all that working out, competing and burnin' huge amounts of calories every stinkin' day...so you can consume chicken McNuggets and other fabulous McD quisine, both guilt and worry free? I bet they drink LARGE choco shakes too.

futurestar
02-22-2010, 11:41 AM
Not to be too conspiratorial but...

Why is it that since this thread was introduced, the ad shown at the top is for McNuggets????

5 4 Fighting
02-22-2010, 11:57 AM
Not to be too conspiratorial but...

Why is it that since this thread was introduced, the ad shown at the top is for McNuggets????

Mine says Cougarlife.com:)

2inNet
02-22-2010, 11:59 AM
My daughter sent me the Proctor & Gamble....figure skater, speed skater, hockey players, etc and the punch line is something like: "they will always be kids to their moms"

Jonesy
02-22-2010, 12:01 PM
Mine says Cougarlife.com:)

What ads at the top?

It couldn't be that there is anyone on the internet that doesn't employ an ad blocker in their browser, could it?
:eek:

5 4 Fighting
02-22-2010, 12:10 PM
What ads at the top?

It couldn't be that there is anyone on the internet that doesn't employ an ad blocker in their browser, could it?
:eek:

Probably a Canadian thing...we don't get your Superbowl commercials either.

GHF
02-23-2010, 08:49 AM
Mine says Cougarlife.com:)

That proabably says something about your browsing habits! :eek:

DC78-82
02-23-2010, 09:12 AM
Difficult to tell, as they only show a partial profile, but you could be right. I reviewed it several times and it does look like her!

I thought so too, although I haven't scrutinized it. Ironic - she may be the last one that needs to be associated with fast, fat laden junk food. Maybe she's eating one of those new McSalads?

No - can't be. The Russian Ice dancing pair was wearing it:D

notfromaroundhere
02-23-2010, 09:16 AM
I thought so too, although I haven't scrutinized it. Ironic - she may be the last one that needs to be associated with fast, fat laden junk food. Maybe she's eating one of those new McSalads?

No - can't be. The Russian Ice dancing pair was wearing it:D

:D :D :D :D

I guess that didn't come under the unauthorized commercial advertisement crackdown they were using against Ryan Miller and his "Miller Time" script on his helmet. He had to cover that up during the game (hockey tape with USA written on it).