Friday, August 27, 2010

Points to Ponder - Vacuum Advertising

Vacuums are perhaps the only product only the planet that you can say that it sucks and it be a good thing. If a vacuum doesn't suck, it's a bad thing. Why for have advertisers not picked up on this yet?

Sample TV/Radio Commercial:

Scene: Man and wife in the housewares department

Wife: Honey, which vacuum should we buy?

Salesperson: Well, the [brand x] vacuum really sucks.

Wife: Why would I want to buy a vacuum that sucks?

Salesperson: Isn't that what you want it to do?

Husband: Good point.

Fade to product info screen.


  1. Perchance you missed your calling by going into Insurance adjusting?????

    Just saying......

  2. Ahhh... The possibilities are endless!

    "Why our vacuum sucks better than Dyson does!"

    "Yes, that was a golf ball and a garden hose!"

    "Removes chrome from trailer hitches better than the prom queen!"


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