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Really bad Toyota advertising

Discussion in 'General Tundra Discussion' started by gosolo, Dec 3, 2016.

  1. Dec 3, 2016 at 7:30 PM
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    gosolo [OP] “The .com stands for communist”, Dale Gribble

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    So why do they show the Toyota drivers wanting to pretend they are construction workers? Seems to imply that real construction workers don't drive Toyotas and are just posers.
    And in the brochures the Toyota owners are prissy posers looking for someone to valet park their rig and the only use of the truck is picking up stuff at home desperate (except for pulling a trailer or boat)
     
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    Have any commercial links?

    Sorry, I don't watch TV.
     
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  3. Dec 3, 2016 at 7:56 PM
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    gosolo [OP] “The .com stands for communist”, Dale Gribble

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    Boy, that request is really gonna tax my limited technical skills but I'm going to try
     
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    ColoradoTJ

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    Give her hell. It is as easy as putting lead down range.
     
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    gosolo [OP] “The .com stands for communist”, Dale Gribble

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    IMG_0201.jpg
    This is better than the 2015 brochure
     
  6. Dec 3, 2016 at 8:14 PM
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    gosolo [OP] “The .com stands for communist”, Dale Gribble

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    The one that bugs me the most is when this dork drives onto a construction site and sets down with the working men eating lunch saying he wants to be one
     
  7. Dec 3, 2016 at 8:23 PM
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    I just don't take offense to things this minsical....I don't lose any sleep over it.
     
  9. Dec 3, 2016 at 8:32 PM
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    Wonder, maybe I'm overreacting. I'm drinking scotch again....
     
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    Blame it on the good ol' Scottish Whiskey and women.
     
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    Haha I'm with you. Dianna Dahlgren... :thumbsup:
     
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    Thinking the same thing. Never noticed a tundra. Chalk it up to priorities.
     
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    No Tundra, but the race car is a Toyota, but it's really not important anyway haha. Brrraaaaappp!!!!
     
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    It's all about whoever was working in advertising or whatever company they got to do their ads that year.

    I didn't see anything bad with the 2015 brochure.
    http://cdn.dealereprocess.com/cdn/brochures/toyota/2015-tundra.pdf
    Other than maybe this panel:
    Screen Shot 2016-12-04 at 10.30.33 AM.jpg

    However, having lived in the Dallas/Fort Worth area for years this is a pretty common sight in real life... though usually it's Platinum/King Ranch F-150s.
     
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    This one is pretty bad too. The implication is the truck is good for weekend warriors not really for daily work and the text includes the suggestion we should be trying to lmpress the lumber yard "boys". Can't imagine any add by the big 3 sending this message.
     
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    I remember those 2nd gen commercials. I'd like to see the data that supports the change to the current advertising.
     
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    If I was being persuaded by advertising and brochures I'd probably have bought a dodge maybe a chevy.
    Because I can do research, read specifications, and reliability records there really was no option but the tundra.
     
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    Probably more of a case that those commercials cost a whole ton and they didn't see a high enough return out of them.
     
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    Fuckin' seriously! Inserting screenshot for science... And those who don't wanna watch the video.

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