Best Prius Ad ever

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  1. Alric

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    Of course, when a new YouTube video is posted, I have to check it out to make sure people aren't linking to questionable content. Sure enough, with the opening scene I was just about to stop it and remove this thread.

    But wait!!

    Prius to the rescue! Hurray!! :D
     
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    That's really good, although it won't play well in some parts of the world.

    Tom
     
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    <div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(qbee42 @ Sep 18 2007, 09:30 AM) [snapback]514227[/snapback]</div>
    And all the Silverado owners with noisy open headers will hate it :p
     
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    Ok, that's pretty dang funny.
     
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    No need for the EV switch, just accelerate slow.
    It's a good clip!
     
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    If feeding off of U.S. fears and stereotypes is funny, then this clip is hilarious.

    PA P
     
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    For those of us posting from places where YouTube is blocked (work), could you please describe the ad?
     
  10. Alric

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    <div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(PA Prius @ Sep 18 2007, 10:18 AM) [snapback]514286[/snapback]</div>
    The reality is that extremists like that exist. I see no problem exposing how ridiculous they are.
     
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    That is flippin' hilarious!!
    :lol:
    Thanks a mil!

    I'll be forwarding that to everyone.
     
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    Synopsis: a terrorist has a bound hostage while ranting about how his senses (including his hearing) is superior to any hi-tech weaponry that might be unleashed. While he is ranting, a Prius glides behind him and the hostage crawls into the back seat. Seconds later, the terrorist realizes he got away and exclaims: "Allah is going to be P***ed!!!"

    I enjoyed the video.
     
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    <div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(PA Prius @ Sep 18 2007, 08:18 AM) [snapback]514286[/snapback]</div>
    Yes, they are, and yes it is hilarious!!
     
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    <div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(catgic @ Sep 18 2007, 11:41 AM) [snapback]514300[/snapback]</div>
    During the same time period the U.S. has killed many times this number of Iraqi soldiers and civilians. I suppose not too many of us would find it hilarious to see a clip of the Marines breaking into a house, slaughtering unarmed women and children.

    PA P
     
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    Brilliant! lol

    although.. the door closing. c'mon1!!
     
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    <div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(PA Prius @ Sep 18 2007, 11:18 AM) [snapback]514286[/snapback]</div>
    You mean the fears that our petro dollars go to sponsor counties with public policies that hope to see the eradication of certain other countries? Or was it just funny because the Prius sneeked in there in stealth? I think so. The word, 'stereotype' is not ipso facto vile. For example, people that weigh over 500lbs are the way they are because they eat too much. Or most wealthy folks got that way by working hard. So it doesn't indicate bigotry just because folks 'group' folks. That's how shrinks are able to do a lot of what they do ... by grouping.

    <div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(PA Prius @ Sep 18 2007, 02:23 PM) [snapback]514399[/snapback]</div>
    Too bad you missed a good laugh. Some folks thought the Keystone Cops were horible because it showed police being 'injured' when they were dragging behind the paddy wagon. Good thing some folks weren't around to arm chair quarterback WWII, claiming how many Germans & Japanese we killed. Believe it or not, there are still folks harpin' on that ... not that I sponser the Iraq thing, but gettin' of the petro crack WILL do more for the cause than anything. So I vote that the Ad stays :rolleyes:
     
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    Yeah, I can see the humour. But Toyota would be roasted alive in the international press if the ad was real.

    edit: I'm talking about the first one.
     
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