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Topic # 184042 8-Nov-2015 09:19
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..... you know - the one with the Rolf Harris look alike in them.

Sorry Vodafone, a big fail from where I stand. I just cringe at the use of someone who looks so similar to Rolf Harris as the central pivot to the commercial.

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  Reply # 1423058 8-Nov-2015 09:36
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What TV commercial?

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  Reply # 1423060 8-Nov-2015 09:41
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what's a TV commercial?

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Reply # 1423061 8-Nov-2015 09:43
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Is it actually Rolf Harris or not? I am 110% sure it's not but if this worries you that much you need to get out more and maybe goto to the beach

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  Reply # 1423068 8-Nov-2015 10:19
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It is a New Zealand actor called Bruce Allpress

But don't get me started on Vodafone!

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  Reply # 1423070 8-Nov-2015 10:29
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People still watch TV?

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  Reply # 1423071 8-Nov-2015 10:39
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"Trust British Paints? Sure can!".

Any else remember this? Rolf Harris did a series of ads for British Paints in the '70's - always ended with good ole Rolfy playing a paint tin like a bongo and trotting out the line above.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1bUkEjmu78o


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  Reply # 1423072 8-Nov-2015 10:44
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For the sake of logical sanity, let me point out that nothing RH may have done (and frankly I have my doubts as to the safety of the conviction) alters the fact that he remains an extremely talented person.





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  Reply # 1423080 8-Nov-2015 10:49
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DaveB: ..... you know - the one with the Rolf Harris look alike in them.

Sorry Vodafone, a big fail from where I stand. I just cringe at the use of someone who looks so similar to Rolf Harris as the central pivot to the commercial. 


What ad is this? There's an old one from 2012 where there's a Harris look-alike glimpse but that was before his sentencing.

johnr: Is it actually Rolf Harris or not? I am 110% sure it's not but if this worries you that much you need to get out more and maybe goto to the beach

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I haven't seen the ad, but if it's a new one then I doubt could be him, seeing he's currently serving time as a guest of Her Majesty's Prison Services for a few more years...









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  Reply # 1423093 8-Nov-2015 11:40
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Geektastic: For the sake of logical sanity, let me point out that nothing RH may have done (and frankly I have my doubts as to the safety of the conviction) alters the fact that he remains an extremely talented person.


I have my doubts as to the safety of the conviction

I'd like to think that too, but the number of times people in power, be it political, sport, the arts, or just plain wealthy, abuse their position is downright staggering. 



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  Reply # 1423095 8-Nov-2015 11:44
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https://youtu.be/H7p80pkg5dg

Y
es it looks a bit like Rolf, but if I'd not seen this thread, then seen this ad, I'd not think that. Its just an ad, showing how the oldies, and by marketing perception, the less IT literate, can use the Voda app

Nothing to see here, etc, etc

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  Reply # 1423098 8-Nov-2015 12:06
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Seriously Dave?

He has white hair, he is male so in that regard they are almost the same person!?  Like above, nothing to see here.

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  Reply # 1423101 8-Nov-2015 12:16
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Doesnt look anything like him.




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Should have gone to Specsavers...




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  Reply # 1423111 8-Nov-2015 12:19
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Ok, having watched the ad, I think it doesn't look like him at all.

It's a good ad actually, so much better than those horrible white bubble people ("Zoo zoo").







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  Reply # 1423131 8-Nov-2015 13:48
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OMG he looks more like Santa Claus

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