I don't get Heineken Light's "Flip your meat" commercial.

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by pro100, Oct 28, 2016.

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  1. pro100

    pro100 Initiate (107) Oct 12, 2014 California

    I know Neil Patrick Harris is gay ... to each his own. But the ad seems nasty as hell and it shown all day long. Is this a joke or something that's said at cookouts for laughs? Somebody enlighten me.

  2. Wasatch

    Wasatch Poo-Bah (6,847) Jun 8, 2005 Colorado
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    Can't stand that fucked up commercial. That dude sucks!

  3. MistaRyte

    MistaRyte Zealot (559) Jan 14, 2008 Virginia

    Always thought it was a double entendre... don't fall for the attempt at brain control.
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  4. KansasBeerLover

    KansasBeerLover Disciple (330) Feb 16, 2009 Kansas

    I get it and add the ad to my reasons for not buying the beer. #1 being it tastes lousy!
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  5. beertunes

    beertunes Poo-Bah (7,575) Sep 24, 2007 Kiribati
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    It's bad, but it's not as bad as the new Dos Equis commercials. Although, I hated the original most interesting man commercials too.
  6. Lazhal

    Lazhal Devotee (473) Mar 13, 2011 Michigan

    Seriously? Some of those were the best beer commercials in the last few years. Either I live under a rock, or you need a sense of humor.
  7. rronin

    rronin Initiate (179) Jul 4, 2005 Washington

    Most beer commercials suck, but there's a special place in the lowest circle of hell for whoever creates the Anheuser-Busch ads, and whatever executive at A. B. approves them. What surprises me about them is the utter lack of respect the ads display for their customers. They seem to view the average A. B. consumer as a fifteen year old boy sneaking beers out of dad's fridge in the garage.
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  8. beertunes

    beertunes Poo-Bah (7,575) Sep 24, 2007 Kiribati
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    I just think they played out, and became predictable, really fast. Like, by the time the first one I saw had finished I was thinking that I was going to want to throw that pretentious prick off a cliff. And now, with his hipster son popping up, ugh, FML.
  9. nc41

    nc41 Poo-Bah (2,510) Sep 25, 2008 North Carolina
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    Eh.. A no big deal commercial playing off Harris orientation I suppose. Surprised he did it, of yea they paid him to flip the meat.
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  10. wilymobastardo

    wilymobastardo Aspirant (226) Jan 12, 2015 California

    You can't see it because of the angle, but the guy on the right is grilling his penis.
  11. Scott17Taylor

    Scott17Taylor Poo-Bah (1,778) Oct 28, 2013 Iowa
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    What's wrong with a simple grilling joke.
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  12. Shanex

    Shanex Poo-Bah (1,634) Dec 10, 2015 France
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    I thought NPH was sorta funny in the Harold and Kumar stoner comedy saga. Not a fan of him for the rest.

    Now, I did enjoy the Dos Equis commercial even though I've never tried their beer.

    I want Duvel and Moortgat to make a great beer commercial in America. Oh the big $$$ they will need.
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  13. Absolut

    Absolut Initiate (0) Sep 19, 2011 California

    if you BBQ. and I don't mean throw a hot dog on the grill bbq, but smoke brisket most of the day, you'd understand. drives me crazy when people have to walk up and open the smoker and prod.
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  14. Wasatch

    Wasatch Poo-Bah (6,847) Jun 8, 2005 Colorado
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    I like to grill. I'm a griller.

  15. HeilanCoo

    HeilanCoo Initiate (0) Sep 11, 2014 North Carolina

    What the hell does this have to do with beer at this point?
  16. spelingchampeon

    spelingchampeon Meyvn (1,073) Feb 21, 2016 Delaware
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    I remember the first time I saw the backwards "R" in Toys "R" Us. An attention grabber.

    So, that commercial (which I do consider stupid BTW), is simply meant to be an attention grabber, get people talking.. you know "at the water cooler".

    Which we are.
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  17. Todd

    Todd Founder (6,141) Aug 23, 1996 California
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    Bottom-line: You're all talking about it, so they win.
    Nothing. So let's move on...
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