Joseph A. Bank Complaint - Airwaves Pollution - Television commercials

Review by 4Gel on 2009-05-28
I know this is a little off the beaten path, but I wonder if anyone else out there is as nauseated as I am by the frequency with which we are bombarded with commercials from Joseph A. Banks. I've gotten to the point at which the minute I hear that syrupy male voice, I immediately switch the channel. At every turn they are hawking their sales. If they are running sales every day of the week, why don't they just advertise themselves as a mill outlet?

I wonder if their marketing people are familiar with the term "overexposure." Because they continue to invade my space so many times in the course of a viewing session, I would go naked before I would enter one of their stores.

Unintended consequences? They deserve it!

Thanks for the ear. I feel much better now.
Comments:12 Replies - Latest reply on 2009-05-28
Posted by Skye on 2009-05-28:
If this is all you have to complain about, consider yourself lucky.

Not sure where you live, but we get this commercial on TV once in a while.
Posted by Anonymous on 2009-05-28:
These aren't nearly as nauseating as the enzyte commercials featuring "smilin' Bob." Just last night I saw the Christmas one..c'mon it's almost June!
Posted by DigitalCommando on 2009-05-28:
That guy's voice does not induce purchasing, it induces coma.
Posted by Anonymous on 2009-05-28:
I love 'smilin' Bob the chubby Santa with his sleigh full of confidence and a sack full of pride heating up the north pole. If Smilin' Bob was a my3cents member he'd probably make it onto my trusted list.
Posted by BokiBean on 2009-05-28:
** edited by moi - wrong review!

Smilin' Bob is awesome! :D
Posted by Skye on 2009-05-28:
George Anthony looks like smiling Bob
Posted by Suusan B. on 2009-05-28:
No one tops Billy Mays in my book!
Posted by nstigator39 on 2009-05-28:
Boy, we have far too much time on our hands to be complaining about small stuff like this, then some of us even write a response.
Maybe we should take up ping-pong and watch less television.
Posted by BokiBean on 2009-05-28:
Is Billy Mays the guy that yells everything?

Down here we have T Buff, for Hoffman Furniture Stores. He's so obnoxious, you got to love him.
Posted by Anonymous on 2009-05-28:
Same guy Boki, he wears a dark beard. There is a segment I think on Discovery that highlights him as a great pitchman.
Posted by BokiBean on 2009-05-28:
Yea! I want to see that show but somehow I keep missing it.
Posted by Anonymous on 2009-05-28:
nstigator, it's because we are Noncomposmentis.

My favorite Billy Mays infomercial is the magic pen that repairs scratches on your magically blends in to match the exact color of your car. I wish I'd thought of that!!

Your Name:
(displayed with your comment)
Your E-mail:

Your Experience/Advice:
Check spelling

By clicking submit you agree that you have read and accept the Terms of Service & Privacy Policy.

Note: All comments are reviewed by a moderator before being published. Please be sure to read our guidelines before commenting.