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    Posted: September 24 2012 at 20:53
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http://rushvault.com/2012/09/22/vw-passat-commercial-built-around-fly-by-night/


That was hilarious.


From a marketing standpoint, it was a poor commercial though.


I wouldn't have noticed, all I know about advertising comes from a "Create your own political ad" video project in high school.

What made it poor marketing?
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Epignosis Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 24 2012 at 20:55
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Originally posted by Epignosis

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http://rushvault.com/2012/09/22/vw-passat-commercial-built-around-fly-by-night/


That was hilarious.


From a marketing standpoint, it was a poor commercial though.


I wouldn't have noticed, all I know about advertising comes from a "Create your own political ad" video project in high school.

What made it poor marketing?


It tells me nothing except that I might look silly in their car.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Ambient Hurricanes Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 24 2012 at 20:59
Originally posted by Epignosis

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Originally posted by Epignosis

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Originally posted by Epignosis

http://rushvault.com/2012/09/22/vw-passat-commercial-built-around-fly-by-night/


That was hilarious.


From a marketing standpoint, it was a poor commercial though.


I wouldn't have noticed, all I know about advertising comes from a "Create your own political ad" video project in high school.

What made it poor marketing?


It tells me nothing except that I might look silly in their car.


Well, I can still relate to it, because today when I was driving to class I spontaneously made up (and sang out loud) a progressive metal song about the meaning of life.  LOL
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Catcher10 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 24 2012 at 21:36

At least the guy isn't air drumming to some horrid song by Pitbull or some other hip/hop one-song wonder.....It actually fits Rush.....its pretty funny.

      
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Damn.  That was so me.  LOL
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Post Options Post Options   Quote rushfan4 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 28 2012 at 23:20
I just saw that commercial on TV.
 
Also, I was watching the God awful Tigers' - Twins game today and they did a flash of highlights for Miguel Cabrera's Triple Crown chasing season to the soundtrack of Headlong Flight. Headbanger


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Post Options Post Options   Quote Catcher10 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 28 2012 at 23:49
Originally posted by rushfan4

I just so that commercial on TV.
 
Also, I was watching the God awful Tigers' - Twins game today and they did a flash of highlights for Miguel Cabrera's Triple Crown chasing season to the soundtrack of Headlong Flight. Headbanger
 
Now that is cool!
      
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Post Options Post Options   Quote StyLaZyn Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 01 2012 at 18:25
Originally posted by Catcher10

Originally posted by rushfan4

I just so that commercial on TV.
 
Also, I was watching the God awful Tigers' - Twins game today and they did a flash of highlights for Miguel Cabrera's Triple Crown chasing season to the soundtrack of Headlong Flight. Headbanger
 
Now that is cool!
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Catcher10 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 03 2012 at 00:43
The car commercial is getting a lot of tv time....
      
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Post Options Post Options   Quote rushfan4 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 04 2012 at 05:12
Rush are finally nominated as a candidate for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.  Election to come in the future.  http://news.yahoo.com/rush-public-enemy-among-rock-hall-fame-noms-040619637.html  Also included are Deep Purple, Procol Harum, and Kraftwerk amongst many others.
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^ Yea just read that.....its not a bad ballot for sure with DP and Procol Harum too... and for us Seattleites...Heart.
      
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Deep Purple isn't in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame? Shocked
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Post Options Post Options   Quote progbethyname Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 04 2012 at 10:53
Saw Geddy Lee in Toronto this week at Parlour Salon getting his hair done. Lol
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Ytse_Jam Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 04 2012 at 13:08
Originally posted by sagichim

Deep Purple isn't in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame? Shocked
RnR HoF is a complete farce.. Never cared about it..
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Catcher10 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 05 2012 at 09:10
Originally posted by sagichim

Deep Purple isn't in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame? Shocked
 
Neither is KISS.......Its just a club made up mainly of RS magazine fartheads. Its why you see so much hip/hop and rap artists on ballots now since that is the main genre they report on now in their magazine.
And the voting is just another way to create controversy to sell more magazines.....It would not surprise me if Rush and DP did not get voted in.
      
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Post Options Post Options   Quote StyLaZyn Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 05 2012 at 09:22
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Originally posted by sagichim

Deep Purple isn't in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame? Shocked
RnR HoF is a complete farce.. Never cared about it..

Agreed. It has become a meaningless money maker. That's it! No integrity what so ever. I am one who wishes that Rush does not get in there for the simple fact that Rush has always been about integrity.
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Originally posted by StyLaZyn

Originally posted by Ytse_Jam

Originally posted by sagichim

Deep Purple isn't in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame? Shocked
RnR HoF is a complete farce.. Never cared about it..

Agreed. It has become a meaningless money maker. That's it! No integrity what so ever. I am one who wishes that Rush does not get in there for the simple fact that Rush has always been about integrity.
 
I am sure if it were up to them they would prefer not to be...but its a vote and they have no say so. I really hope they do not pull an Axl Rose and send a denial letter as he did........Those things never turn out well and always go against the artist as bad taste. At this stage in their careers, they certainly do not need the RnRHoF.
 
They have already been presented the Governors Award in Canada which I am sure is light years more prestigious and carries much more weight than RnR HoF induction.
 
I believe they will probably send an acceptance letter or video for the concert next year, since they will probably be touring still, assuming they get voted in. And in their classy way accept the induction and go on from there.
      
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This article appears to have been written by a PA member.  (I don't think it is, but I could see some PA members saying exactly these thigns)  http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/music/posts/la-et-ms-critics-notebook-does-rush-deserve-to-be-in-the-rock-hall-20121004,0,4904855.story  
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Post Options Post Options   Quote progbethyname Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 08 2012 at 23:53
RUSH is incredible. I mean they have (in my opinion) about 10 albums that are really really good. Ok....maybe not good....great!! Yup. That's the word I'm looking for. Rush is by far the best band to ever come out of Canada and because of them I'm not so embarrassed by Canada's music scene all together. Lol. There is RUSH....then there is those other bands.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Catcher10 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 09 2012 at 12:26
Originally posted by rushfan4

This article appears to have been written by a PA member.  (I don't think it is, but I could see some PA members saying exactly these thigns)  http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/music/posts/la-et-ms-critics-notebook-does-rush-deserve-to-be-in-the-rock-hall-20121004,0,4904855.story  
 
What do you expect, its the LA Times......Those guys look like they just woke up and have not had their wheat-germ drink and tofu toast yet.
      
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