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Too many adverts on TV and radio

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I don’t have a TV and there is a very good reason for that.  Apart from the mindless dribble that one has to endure and the prohibitive cost of the television license, there appears to be an endless stream of adverts to contend with these days!  I understand that television programming has to be paid for somehow, but must we endure nearly half a dozen advert sequences in every TV show.

I happened to spend some time watching television over the Christmas holidays.  One show that we watched was called CSI (crime scene investigation) or something along those lines.  Anyway, the programme was only about three quarters of an hour in length and just as I was getting into it, there would be YET ANOTHER commercial break.

It’s extremely irritating, especially as it’s the same adverts again and again!  Why do we have to have a commercial break every ten minutes?  Surely just once or twice would have been enough.  TV commercials are okay in small doses, but it’s really something else when the adverts are almost as long as the show itself!

Car radio, too many adverts on the radio Adverts on the radio really grate on my nerves as well.  I often listen to the local stations for traffic reports and a bit of music on the way to work in the morning.  Unfortunately, you have to put up with these stupid jingles and adverts that seem to be even more frequent than TV ads! around.

Also, there seems to be a lot less variety with the radio adverts; it’s the same one again and again.  I have heard this particular Freelander Disovery advert so many times that I can almost recite it word for word!  Add to this the complete tripe that some of the morning DJ’s spout out, it’s really no wonder than a lot of people switch off and play a CD instead.


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Jimbobjimmy

Jimbobjimmy

Too many stupid adverts on TV. Having to pay a license fee is bad enough but to have to endure at least six adverts between the programes you want to watch makes me want to give up TV altogether and find something useful to do instead!
07/05 Jimbobjimmy
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Dildo Watkinson

Dildo Watkinson

Hideous amount of ads on tv these days.
30/04 Dildo Watkinson
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Norman419

Norman419

The worst thing for me is the amount of lying adverts about battery powered vehicles, the 'persuaded' us to go from paper bag to plastic and look at the damage that has done, now they want everything to be battery powered, I have worked with many forms of batteries from 1958 and I have seen the damage they do, both physically and environmentally, I feel so sorry fro all the grandchildren as they get older
24/04 Norman419
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Billy Strapieon

Billy Strapieon

Please contact Joxford Bags urgently!!!!!
16/04 Billy Strapieon
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Sorebum the Greek.

Sorebum the Greek.

There are definitely FAR too many ads on tv.
30/03 Sorebum the Greek.
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Oscar Framlington-Bawanak

Oscar Framlington-Bawanak

Dillon what the heck is glabstonianbumnigramisation?????????? Who is that bonehead dmtvltf that likes tv ads????????
18/03 Oscar Framlington-Bawanak
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whartonpeter3@gmail.com

whartonpeter3@gmail.com

Try and make an enquiry or ask a question about why on some channels ,who are breaking the law that there are ten minutes of program and five minutes of adverts,you cant find an answer, try as much as you like ,word it different ways but you wont get an answer,we are being manipilated ??
13/03 whartonpeter3@gmail.com
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Dillon Monkeytrousers

Dillon Monkeytrousers

Does anyone else think that the levels of glabstonianbumnigramisation have dropped off lately on the internet?
04/03 Dillon Monkeytrousers
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Norman419

Norman419

As you say - far too many adverts, but what annoys me are the stupid amount of replays of previews of 'coming' programs, they are repeated far too often that it stops me from wanting to watch them at all, I normally don't!!!
28/02 Norman419
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Liam Greddox

Liam Greddox

Does anyone here use africandisiacs on a regular basis?
23/02 Liam Greddox
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Bryan Lagonda

Bryan Lagonda

'I thought Wan King was a town in China, until I discovered Smirnoff.
23/02 Bryan Lagonda
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008

008

Almost every advert is for Insurance its just a licence to print money
25/01 008
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Digby Hamstersox

Digby Hamstersox

Hi Max Headroom, I agree, sounds like he works for an ad agency, he needs to empty his manure bags ASAP as he is full of 5hit.
19/01 Digby Hamstersox
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Max headroom

Max headroom

Dmtvltf p155 off you sack of manure
19/01 Max headroom
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dmtvltf

dmtvltf

Buy your own entertainment and stop yapping about *free* services. The world doesn’t owe you CSI or uninterrupted music.
18/01 dmtvltf
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