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    Default Pole Position commercial

    Saw this on joystiq.com this morning and, wow, does it bring back the memories:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Om84Zc4-KcQ&eurl=

    I wonder how many people died in that one. lol. That commercial was also 1.5min long which also surprised me. Guess I don't remember commercials being that long.

    EDIT: Oh my, I also just found this one: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wiezE...elated&search=

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    That commercial was awsome. "He stops exciting things from happening!" Now I wish I could get my hands on more of the Pole Position cartoons, I only have six.

    I like how the comments turned into a flame war about the use of God's name.

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    Quote Originally Posted by XYXZYZ View Post
    That commercial was awsome. "He stops exciting things from happening!" Now I wish I could get my hands on more of the Pole Position cartoons, I only have six.

    I like how the comments turned into a flame war about the use of God's name.
    I know, isn't that funny? That commercial is just the greatest. And, like a commenter said on that site, I think "Hey, you look like a real jerk!" is my favorite new greeting.

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    That was pretty funny. I don't remember ever seeing that one.
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    Wow.

    I'd watch more tv if all comercials were that good.

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    After a single viewing I can tell you that is the second greatest commercial ever made (the Megamania commercial is first). It taps into everyone's primal fear; having a gigantic hand from the sky pluck you from the earth and force you to play Pole Position.

    Megamania commercial:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HFn9RUwWKvs

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    I've always loved that commercial but somehow I don't remember Laguna Seca being used in the game. Or excuse me, Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kid Ice View Post
    After a single viewing I can tell you that is the second greatest commercial ever made (the Megamania commercial is first). It taps into everyone's primal fear; having a gigantic hand from the sky pluck you from the earth and force you to play Pole Position.

    Megamania commercial:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HFn9RUwWKvs
    Wow, don't remember that one. They even mentioned Steve Cartwright's name in it! Cool stuff.

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    I still like the joust add for the atari 5200
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mkcWfXpTcpw

    The, PolePosition add is classic though it's s shame these days adds for video games are so weak.

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    "Hey, you look like a real jerk!"


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    Quote Originally Posted by Tron 2.0 View Post
    I still like the joust add for the atari 5200
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mkcWfXpTcpw

    Damn. I wish the recording of that wasn't so fuzzy. Looks hilarious though.

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    "HAVIN' A GOOD TIME?!!" heh

    Hey, I think that's John Paragon as the father, better known as "Jambi" the green genie/head on Pee-Wee's Playhouse.
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    Haha, nice one

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