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Korea Dominates 2013 Super Bowl Ads
Forbes Magazine, by Kenneth Rapoza

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 2/3/2013 4:48:26 PM

Out of the roughly 37 companies spending a combined $300 million on commercials this Super Bowl Sunday, one country outside of the U.S. stands out: Korea. Korean firms and even Korean culture are going to be everywhere this Sunday night as the San Francisco 49ers take on the Baltimore Ravens in Super Bowl XLVII. Samsung will have an ad for mobile devices featuring Hollywood stars Seth Rogen and Paul Rudd. Kia will school us on where babies come from and show us a kick-ass female robot. She will probably be very sexy. Hyundai will air three different ads,

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We get to watch a dRATS halftime of commercial of 0bama for free on how smart we were to re-elect the Marxist who will surely destroy our economy. This is called symmetry. LIV will recognize that their free treats continue...till they don´t.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Country Boy, 2/3/2013 5:05:58 PM     (No. 9156238)

Was just flipping through the channels 20 minutes ago. Got to the Super Bowl show. They´re doing an infomercial with obama, how great his policies are. Turned if off, shut is off. No "super" bowl for me. NLF can go to hades. Don´t need it.

This is what airwaves in Third World Countries look like. Hope the NFL goes broke.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Topic Thunder, 2/3/2013 5:17:44 PM     (No. 9156253)

Meanwhile, North Korea bought Super Bowl time to threaten destruction of South Korea and the United States with some really cool America-hating stars like Sean Penn, Leonardo DiCaprio, George Clooney, Whoopi Goldberg and a dozen others telling us how awful we are.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: tomanderson61, 2/3/2013 5:39:37 PM     (No. 9156279)

The newer generations of Koreans don´t like the US. Fine.

Let them stare down North Korea by themselves. If they get invaded, they can hide behind some tinny Kias and try to call the US on their lousy phones.

We can be on the other end saying "So sorry, fool me once....."

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Reply 4 - Posted by: earlybird, 2/3/2013 9:21:24 PM     (No. 9156544)

Terrible lame ads. The little E-Trade (?) baby was the only amusing one in the lot...

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Reply 5 - Posted by: veritas, 2/3/2013 10:12:07 PM     (No. 9156611)

Hyundai alone is a big company [it´s lots more than cars].

Starting in construction in 1947, revenues by 1990 had climbed to $35 billion. A later recession led to divesting of many corporate assets. Couldn´t find overall corporate gross with a quick search.

Hyundai auto alone had gross sales last year were about $7.6 billion. That doesn´t include Kia auto, which Hyundai also owns. I think they still own a big shipyard.

Some time ago, I worked on a Hyundai chemical plant being designed here in the US -- the world´s largest PVC-vinyl chloride monomer chem plant.

Wow. The Paul Harvey "Farmer" ad just ran [Dodge sponsoring it very low-key]. Attaboy, Paul Harvey. Attaboy, Dodge. Stinky? Take that. Take that.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: G-Tom, 2/4/2013 1:02:18 AM     (No. 9156763)

I liked the one with little Clydesdale horse who grows up strong and beautiful (Bud) and the one that ended with a real purty gray cat (dnk what product).

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