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People find us dull and boring?
Old 1st May 2008
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People find us dull and boring?

Old 1st May 2008
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F'n great!!!heh
Old 1st May 2008
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TheMarqueeYears's Avatar

Sums it up for me.

When I was a young man I dreamt of being a rock star - then I bought a Fostex 8 -track, then I became like one of these three fine gentlemen.

I should've just kept walking past that shop window. Damn.

Old 1st May 2008
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will i look like those three? there's still time to change the road i'm on...
Old 1st May 2008
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Boring. So true. But we love it!heh
Old 1st May 2008
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Well I feel exactly the same as that audience when some barbie-I-should-know-her-but-I-don't star comes on and starts talking about fashion...giberisch to me.
Keep your language to yourself

Old 1st May 2008
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Well they look like Dorks so anything they talk about people will laugh ,
Old 1st May 2008
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malaclypse's Avatar
boring for other people(who we like to call "normies") maybe.
Old 1st May 2008
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what i want to know is how much did digi pay for that minute?

Old 1st May 2008
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yeah, kinda strange too see a digidesign add on tv
Old 1st May 2008
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Seriously, in our field, if someone is in the market for a board/control surface and has that kinda scratch lying around, I'm sure they're already aware of the thing and have investigated it far beyond the point where three guys reading off a spec sheet on camera will get you all hot and bothered. Does anyone here think that ad is in any way effective. It's kinda a niche market. I mean c'mon, it doesn't quite work the same way as product placement for, lets say, the new Mercedes Benz would.

Still interesting to see though. I really am curious how much Digi paid for that, and how effective they really hoped it would be.
Old 1st May 2008
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I would guess they paid something close to 1 ICON. Total speculation though.

we give you a board, you talk about it on TV. maybe some sort of heavy discount.
Old 1st May 2008
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I seriously don't get what was so funny about what I just saw. Even if they had done this about cars (which I know nothing about). Its just not funny, they guys talking on the show sound more like sales men, which they probably are. I don't have a doubt about it in my mind they aren't actual sales people from Digidesign who were supposedly "acting". Mel Gibson would have done it if he new a thing about the product. ****

**** digidesign for giving us another useless piece of **** add. sneaky ass holes
Old 1st May 2008
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I bet they were actual crew from the show. It makes sense that CBS might want to score one of those boards for free and would devise a way to make that happen.

It wasn't hilarious, but it was funny.
Old 2nd May 2008
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dude, its not funny. you hope you didn't laugh, because the humor was totally off. Don't you realize the sham here? It totally ruins anything from being funny, I probably almost went to sleep while watching this pre-school humor.
Old 2nd May 2008
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I thought it was funny but not for the same reason the audience was laughing. Each line the audience laughed at, left me thinking "Cool".
Old 2nd May 2008
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cool and funny don't really connect with each other though, unless there is some particular reason that is funny...and ...its just not!
Old 2nd May 2008
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Hot stuff!
Old 2nd May 2008

Are the writers still on strike?


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