Proof television is evil.

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Proof television is evil.

Postby Individual » Mon Feb 02, 2009 5:59 pm

I just saw this Superbowl commercial.
http://news.cnet.com/8301-13577_3-10154240-36.html

Verrrry creepy. :)
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Re: Proof television is evil.

Postby Prasadachitta » Mon Feb 02, 2009 6:06 pm

:jawdrop:
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Re: Proof television is evil.

Postby bodom » Mon Feb 02, 2009 6:08 pm

Yeah that was a funny commercial.

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Re: Proof television is evil.

Postby thecap » Mon Feb 02, 2009 8:12 pm

It is viewable only inside the US.

I could try to find a proxy, but honestly I don't think it's worth the effort. The more so as I can tell that television is evil without seeing the video, just from a discussion I had a few minutes ago with someone who has severely deluded view "because tv said so". :o :) (Note to (non-)self: If I ever have kids, tv will be banished in favor of a video store subscription.)
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