By registering with us, you'll be able to discuss, share and private message with other members of our community.

  1. Welcome to the 12ozProphet Forum...
    You are currently logged out and viewing our forum as a guest which only allows limited access to our discussions, photos and other forum features. If you are a 12ozProphet Member please login to get the full experience.

    If you are not a 12ozProphet Member, please take a moment to register to gain full access to our website and all of its features. As a 12ozProphet Member you will be able to post comments, start discussions, communicate privately with other members and access members-only content. Registration is fast, simple and free, so join today and be a part of the largest and longest running Graffiti, Art, Style & Culture forum online.

    Please note, if you are a 12ozProphet Member and are locked out of your account, you can recover your account using the 'lost password' link in the login form. If you no longer have access to the email you registered with, please email us at [email protected] and we'll help you recover your account. Welcome to the 12ozProphet Forum (and don't forget to follow @12ozprophet in Instagram)!

A new, ULTIMATE low for advertisement(jeez,I've been making a lot of threads lately).

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by LaCosaNostra, Jul 18, 2004.

  1. LaCosaNostra

    LaCosaNostra Senior Member

    Joined: Feb 3, 2004 Messages: 2,191 Likes Received: 0
    Yeah, so I'm on the train yesterday listening to music and my phone vibrates. Whatever, right? WRONG! It was a number from my areacode so I figured it would be somebody I know, and I pick up the phone. I hear some girl talking and I sorta just keep listening(you know how you do that to see if they're saying some shit they don't want you to hear? whatever..) and then she starts talking a lout louder.

    "Hi, I'm [insert actress name here] and you can see me at my newest movie, [insert movie name here] which opens on Friday, July 16th!"

    Click, I hang up and am extremely infuriated. Mothefuckers got my cell phone number(?!?!) to start with, and then called me to advertise a fucking movie! Jesus christ, if that isn't and ULTIMATE low then I don't know what is.

    * I forgot the name of the actress and movie..
  2. Telo

    Telo Elite Member

    Joined: Jun 3, 2003 Messages: 4,164 Likes Received: 37
    Whoa.. A whole new wave of marketing/advertising... GENIUS!
  3. Kreature

    Kreature Member

    Joined: Mar 27, 2001 Messages: 617 Likes Received: 0
    Obviously the advertising is really successful.
  4. LaCosaNostra

    LaCosaNostra Senior Member

    Joined: Feb 3, 2004 Messages: 2,191 Likes Received: 0
    ^^Hahaha, for sure- that shit just got me really fucking pissed off...
  5. Mr. Peanut

    Mr. Peanut Elite Member

    Joined: Dec 2, 2002 Messages: 3,033 Likes Received: 10
    star 69 the bitch and let her have it.
  6. LaCosaNostra

    LaCosaNostra Senior Member

    Joined: Feb 3, 2004 Messages: 2,191 Likes Received: 0
    Oh, see that's the thing. I have the number...It's just like any other ordinary number...Really fucked up, acutally, thanks for the idea, I might call back now..
  7. azert

    azert Senior Member

    Joined: Dec 29, 2003 Messages: 1,798 Likes Received: 35
    I get a shitload of ads by mail on my phone, but I can't read anything so I don't really mind. People tell me they're just ads for porn websites and shit like that.
  8. KYU

    KYU Member

    Joined: Feb 20, 2004 Messages: 437 Likes Received: 0
    I'm pretty sure its illegal for them to call you with a recorded message
  9. Milton

    Milton Senior Member

    Joined: May 21, 2003 Messages: 2,253 Likes Received: 0
    If they were smart they'd have 2 people talking about a movie to eachother and then hang up. That way you wouldn't know it was advertising...
  10. WhiteOx

    WhiteOx Elite Member

    Joined: Sep 4, 2003 Messages: 3,691 Likes Received: 0
    i was called by A recorded message for the first time in my life recently on my home phone, it really pissed me off to.i dont know what it was about i hung up as soon as i realised it was a machine
  11. Kr430n5_666

    Kr430n5_666 Banned

    Joined: Oct 6, 2004 Messages: 19,229 Likes Received: 30
  12. yeaaaah baby

    yeaaaah baby Elite Member

    Joined: Mar 8, 2004 Messages: 3,366 Likes Received: 150
    i only get the calls about the elections and all that fun stuff.
  13. fatbastard

    fatbastard Elite Member

    Joined: Jun 30, 2002 Messages: 2,880 Likes Received: 11
    when i was visiting relatives in houston,i got a call saying

    "hi im having a lot of problems with my life at the moment and really need someone to talk to, do you have time?"

    turns out it was a recorded message about carpet cleaning.
  14. nelACKson

    nelACKson Elite Member

    Joined: Mar 26, 2001 Messages: 3,821 Likes Received: 2
    what the fuck? thats really fucked up

    yeah i worked for a political survey (propaganda) company...man i hated my life then.
  15. fermentor666

    fermentor666 Veteran Member

    Joined: Sep 27, 2003 Messages: 8,152 Likes Received: 15
    Telemarketing is nothing new. I get calls from cop charities, insurance companies, telephone companies, and many more on my landline. Not to mention calls from the library about a book that some woman I've never met has not been returned.

    Edit: Gotta say that ever since I put my number on the "Do Not Call" list for my state I have recieved a lot less phone calls.