Buying your eyes...


AAAhhhh....Sorry for not posting this earlier! Garrick is rubbing off on me!


We talked in class on Monday about how commercials use persuasive techniques to convince us to buy their products. Your task... post a link to a commercial on youtube, etc. Complete the following:

Product or service being advertised:

Audience (who they're trying to sell it to):

Persuasive technique(s):

You have until THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14th to post your response.


BTW... that terrible yet magnetic McDonald's commercial...

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  1. Chun Hsien(Kenny) L. says:

    http://www.nba.com/lakers/news/080201detailsofthedeal.html

    Product or service being advertised: The newest addition to the lakers: Pau Gasol.

    Audience (who they're trying to sell it to): Laker fans, I guess.

    Persuasive technique(s): Emotional appeal and famous faces.

  2. Jin Hyung(Jason) P. says:

    woo hoo! paul gasol! lakers all the way to the finals!

  3. Jin Hyung(Jason) P. says:

    but this commercials kindda lame, and its not really commercial or advertisement

  4. Margarita(Beech) M. says:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SsWrY77o77o

    Product or service being advertised: nails

    Audience (who they're trying to sell it to): people who walk in nail salons

    Persuasive technique(s): sense of humor.
    oh mann... i laugh sooo hard.

  5. Calvin F. says:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ti4aCoikJBE

    Product or service being advertised: Vitamin Water

    Audience (who they're trying to sell it to):
    People who exercise a lot.

    Persuasive technique(s): Famous faces

  6. Laureen M. says:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f_SwD7RveNE&feature=related

    Product: Head-On

    Audience: People who have headaches.

    Persuasive techniques: repetition

  7. Jin Hyung(Jason) P. says:

    link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6dprQVQ3wOU

    product or service being advertised: pepsi stuff

    Audience (who they're trying to sell it to): people who like soda.

    Persuasive technique(s): celebrity, women

  8. Suk Ho(Josh) C. says:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xiMf5cCDy1I
    It's a Coca cola commercial about stewie and this dog trying to get the coca cola its a cool commercial

  9. D. Paszkiewicz says:

    What is the persuasive technique?

  10. Sabrina R. says:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SsWrY77o77o

    Product or service being advertised: manicure, pedicaure,(nails)

    Audience (who they're trying to sell it to): most likely girls who like to get their nails done.and maybe some guys ;-)

    Persuasive technique(s): definately they used humor. I laughed my butt off. it was hilarious!!

  11. Jonathan L. says:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B3NGN4t4hm4

    Product or service being advertised: GM vehicles.

    Audience (who they're trying to sell it to): people who are loocking to buy cars?!

    Persuasive technique(s): Interests you?!

  12. Cheng Chi(Jonathan) C. says:

    http://youtube.com/watch?feature=related&v=e4fpjdzfZ34
    Product or service being advertised:
    Training center
    Audience (who they're trying to sell it to):
    people who want to be fit
    Persuasive technique(s):
    Humor

  13. Tony H. says:

    mac vs pc commercial
    Just the facts and maybe bias
    Its kinda funny,
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FxOIebkmrqs



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    this bottom one is a spoof of it
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jdyhUHnuUvw

  14. D. Paszkiewicz says:

    Couldn't that also be considered 'comparison'?

  15. Garrick K. says:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JHkoZ7ngAM0

    Product or service being advertised: Snickers chocolate bar =D

    Audience (who they're trying to sell it to): "Chocoholics", or people who love chocolate

    Persuasive techniques: Slice of Life, Emotional appeal

    ROFL! The McDonald's ad is the so funny!
    Oh... and Mr. Pasz, why are you singling me out like that? That hurt my semi-normal feelings.... ='[

  16. Jonathan L. says:

    Hooray for Garrick for doing it on time! He deserves a round of applause.

  17. Garrick K. says:

    You better watch yourself lil boy...

  18. Jonathan L. says:

    no that

  19. Jonathan L. says:

    By the way, I thought you like "wanna die?" better...

  20. Jin Hyung(Jason) P. says:

    by the way, learn some respect (=

  21. Jonathan L. says:

    I do... :-P

  22. Garrick K. says:

    Oh... and I switch between those 2, and if u wanna know what happens if u mess with me, ask Johnathon Lai or w/e his name is, or Steven Hou, Jack's brother

  23. Jonathan L. says:

    Jonathan Lai told basically everybody in English already so I already know! :-P

  24. Jasmine W. says:

    What happened? :\

  25. Jin Hyung(Jason) P. says:

    you dont want to mess with garrick,

  26. Jasmine W. says:

    I always do... :-P

  27. Garrick K. says:

    good job =P u've actually learned sumthing

  28. Garrick K. says:

    But... Jasmine... no... tht's not "messing wit me", tht's jsut anooying me o.O

  29. Jasmine W. says:

    Butthead. -.-''

    Hehe Mr. Pasz's blog has turned into a chat-ish thing xD

  30. Jonathan L. says:

    I try not to...

  31. D. Paszkiewicz says:

    Don't tase me, bro.

  32. Garrick K. says:

    tht's funny lol

  33. Andrew(Andy) C. says:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LctYF0EfH14&NR=1

    This is a teaser for MapleStory DS


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MjH5HyQYH8U&feature=related

    This is a video for MapleStory DS

    They are selling DS's and MapleStory DS at the same time! (those geniuses)

    They are aiming to sell it to people who play MapleStory and people who don't.

    The persuasive technique is that they're sucking you in. If you play MapleStory you will know what I mean

  34. Nina L. says:

    Oh my gosh, Andy!!!!!
    That MapleStory DS is cool!!!!
    You can't kill yettis until like over level 40 and that noob is level 10 o____o
    How can that noob hit the mushrroom in three hits?
    Anyways, so cool!

  35. Nina L. says:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=urVdmtSSOUM

    Product or service being advertised: Gatorade

    Audience (who they're trying to sell it to):
    Mostly athletes. People who wants more energy?

    Persuasive technique(s):
    They have men with weights, running athletes, football, and they sweat Gatorade.

  36. Ha Eun(Grace) K. says:

    http://youtube.com/watch?v=MUJ4uorYPoY


    Product or service being advertised: SKITTLES

    Audience (who they're trying to sell it to):
    Children around 6-14

    Persuasive technique(s):
    they makes things that are unreal. Like they make the man be able to make everything he touches into skittles.
    it is a emotional technique. because they guy talks about his feelings about not even being able to touch his babby without making it into skittles. XD

    its really funny!!! XDD

  37. Amanda C. says:

    Andy

    http://youtube.com/watch?
    v=rtdrjt_1zUU

    product/ service advertised: Mcdonalds

    Audience: Anyone

    Persuasive techniques: They show two boys having a bad day at school, but near the end of the day, everything starts going right and then they go eat mcdonalds...

  38. Kelsey L. says:

    http://youtube.com/watch?v=ZyF5WsmXRaI

    Product or service being advertised: a ford truck

    Audience (who they're trying to sell it to):car buyers i guess

    Persuasive technique(s): they demonstrate how strong the car is and say "if this part is so strong, then imagine how strong the rest of the car is"

  39. Andrew S. says:

    http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=6885095219351296685&q=superbowl+commercials+2008+site%3Avideo.google.com&total=47&start=10&num=10&so=0&type=search&plindex=5

    Product or service being advertised: Bud Light

    Audience (who they're trying to sell it to): Everyone above 21...

    Persuasive technique(s): Humor...

    Omg, I hate that mcdonalds commericial. It's so dumb!!!

  40. Jonathan K. says:

    http://youtube.com/watch?v=O8yypD7RiJU

    Product or service being advertised: tires

    Audience (who they're trying to sell it to): people who drive

    Persuasive technique(s): Humor....I think

  41. Priscilla C. says:

    http://youtube.com/watch?v=G4O4f6FKYyc

    Product or service being advertised:
    Sprint

    Audience (who they're trying to sell it to):
    People who want a new phone plan or service?

    Persuasive technique(s): It's funny.?

  42. Chen C. says:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HySV6ZlFHOs
    Everyone should get a kick out of this!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Its a suprise that you have to watch before you know. Just to let you know, I'm not fan of this movie.

  43. Jin Hyung(Jason) P. says:

    Aren't we little too old for these? (just my opinion)

  44. Chen C. says:

    I only like the game, not the movie......

  45. Chen C. says:

    oh yeah....
    Product or service advertised:?
    Audience:People want likes these kinds of things
    Persuasive technique: Wow

  46. Jasmine W. says:

    Everybody got all the good commercials, so I just typed in 'McDonalds commercial' on youtube... >3

    http://youtube.com/watch?v=y9ajRIgTJNA

    Product or service being advertised: McDonalds

    Audience (who they're trying to sell it to): Maybe people in 20 - 35 years old range? Or lovely people xD

    Persuasive technique(s): "If you do this, you'll be cool!" If you eat McDonalds, you'll be in love. Or something like that. Or maybe just in love with McDonalds. Which is kinda weird. -_-xx

  47. Mitchell P. says:

    Site: http://www.youtube.com/watc
    h?v=PHKHJ5h7xqY&feature=related

    Product: Enden anti-dandruff shampoo.

    Audience: Everyone who has bad dandruff

    Persuasive Techniques: Just the facts

    This is undeniably the worst bit of film in the history of motion pictures-just watch it.

  48. Thet H. says:

    Website: http://youtube.com/watch?v=KKQUZPqDZb0

    Product or service being advertised: Ipod Touch

    Audience (who they're trying to sell it to): age group 18+

    Persuasive technique(s): Music in the background, clips of features of the Ipod Touch, clips of the Ipod Touch.

  49. Alexander W. says:

    http://youtube.com/watch?v=evApapdysp0

    NBA commercial

    Persuasive techinique: Emotional Appeal

  50. Alexander W. says:

    Audience: NBA fanatics (Kenny, my dad, etc.)

    Product Being Advertised: NBA tickets? Watch NBA?

    HAPPY PRE-VALENTINES DAY!!:-)

  51. Jie Hui(Allison) C. says:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8qP79rRzzh4

    Product or service being advertised: new ipod nano

    Audience: anyone who wants a smaller ipod that has video on it.

    Persuasive Techinique: uhhh...im not really sure. o.o i think it uses repetition.

  52. Sophia L. says:

    http://youtube.com/watch?v=QUmXhCmVaQg

    Product or service being advertised: Skittles. (=

    Audience (who they're trying to sell it to): Probably kids.

    Persuasive technique(s): emotional appeal.

    Argh. I forgot to do it when you posted it. D:

  53. Ching Fung(Felix) C. says:

    Link- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aoRD1wmvwUc&feature=related

    Product or service being advertised- language institute

    Audience (who they're trying to sell it to): Soesman language institute

    Persuasive technique(s): emotional appeal, and let women dance with you together

    Argh. I forgot to do it when you posted it. D:

  54. Ching Fung(Felix) C. says:

    Link- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aoRD1wmvwUc&feature=related

    Product or service being advertised- language institute

    Audience (who they're trying to sell it to): Soesman language institute

    Persuasive technique(s)- emotional appeal, and let women dance with you together


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