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Jul 11, 2013 19:18:37   #
no1girl (a regular here)
 
headlemk wrote:
Seriously? A woman would put a teabag up her vagina? And tyou think that's funny? It is insulting. Like "Sammi" I too found it trashy. AND If I had small children in my home I'd not want to be having to explain it to my young sons. It just went too far.


women have had worse than teabags inside them...... and on another note a friend told me her daughter found Her daughter aged almost 3 years , trying to insert a tampon into herself. NOW that is disturbing to me!
 
Jul 11, 2013 20:05:47   #
headlemk
 
I know "women have had worse than teabags inside them" but that doesn't make making a joke out of a tampon in your "tea" and the bag in your vagina any less disturbing....whether she "put it there in a sleepy state" or not. It insults her intelligence and mine to suggest a woman is so sleepily out of it she cannot tell a teabag from a tampon.

A man probably wrote this ad and he should be flogged. I'm a commercial copy writer and I find this very disturbing. Thankfully, I've never heard of this coffee and if I had I'd never buy it.
Jul 11, 2013 20:08:14   #
no1girl (a regular here)
 
headlemk wrote:
I know "women have had worse than teabags inside them" but that doesn't make making a joke out of a tampon in your "tea" and the bag in your vagina any less disturbing....whether she "put it there in a sleepy state" or not. It insults her intelligence and mine to suggest a woman is so sleepily out of it she cannot tell a teabag from a tampon.

A man probably wrote this ad and he should be flogged. I'm a commercial copy writer and I find this very disturbing. Thankfully, I've never heard of this coffee and if I had I'd never buy it.
I know "women have had worse than teabags ins... (show quote)


I am sorry for you , you are very angry.
Jul 11, 2013 22:41:32   #
Sammi
 
She should be angry, that is abusive, and insulting to say the least, and I see I am not alone in that assessment. How degrading to women.
Jul 12, 2013 01:52:42   #
judyh47
 
Some people don't find 'blonde' jokes funny either.
As I said, it takes all sorts.......
Jul 12, 2013 02:01:59   #
Yarnie.One
 
judyh47 wrote:
Some people don't find 'blonde' jokes funny either.
As I said, it takes all sorts.......


Well, I might them funny if they were about blonde PEOPLE, but they're about blonde women.

That said, the best blonde joke I ever heard was:

Why are blonde jokes so simple?

So men can understand them.
 
Jul 12, 2013 05:48:52   #
kiwiannie
 
No thanks i'll stick to tea. :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup:
Jul 12, 2013 09:19:21   #
Dlclose (a regular here)
 
EEWWWWW!
Jul 12, 2013 09:20:06   #
Dlclose (a regular here)
 
Yarnie.One wrote:
Well, I might them funny if they were about blonde PEOPLE, but they're about blonde women.

That said, the best blonde joke I ever heard was:

Why are blonde jokes so simple?

So men can understand them.


LOVE IT!!
Jul 12, 2013 09:27:04   #
brucew
 
Would it have been better if she were a brunette or redhead?
I think it was funny but it is in bad tatse to be shown on TV.
Jul 12, 2013 11:44:59   #
lindseymary (a regular here)
 
As for explaining it to child,how about being in the car with an 8 year-old child and being asked what "Free handcuffs with each frame bed" meant, when passing a bed show room.Gulp!!!!Lindseymary
 
Jul 12, 2013 11:52:51   #
Bea 465 (a regular here)
 
Silly if you ask me. Does this woman keep tea bags in her bathroom and tampons in her kitchen?
Jul 12, 2013 16:04:40   #
Damama (a regular here)
 
Ann Eales wrote:
I thought it was hilarious


:thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup:
me too.
Jul 12, 2013 22:05:42   #
katiezhouse
 
Disgusting, not to mention stupid.
Jul 19, 2013 23:30:13   #
ogram
 
What an idiotic commercial....so glad I don't drink their coffee.....I'd quit drinking it after seeing that ad.
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