NO NO FUCKING NO!!!!!!!!!!
ADVERTISING IS A FUCKING CURSE, A FUCKING POX.
I don't listen to local radio, I listen to my music because I fucking hate adverts, I don't watch sky, I downloadtv or watch it on iplayer or 4player because I fucking hate adverts, I use adblock on my interwebs because I FUCKING HATE ADVERTS
if you were in the bath and suddenly your soap started singing "buy wonder bacon, it's the best bacon in the world!" would you just accept it and say "oh, you get used to it after a while"? NO YOU FUCKING WOULDN'T! you'd throw that fucking singing soap in the fire and complain about the manufacturers that have invaded your personal space (and your sre, because I know how you like to wash you filthy mare) with their filthy stinking corporate whoring money loving shilling bastarding noise
and that's how all advertising should be treated.
If I want to buy something, I'll fucking buy it.
If I need to figure out which toothpaste is best for my teeth, I'll figure it out somehow, using science or by talking to people whose opinions I fucking trust, I don't need fake real people fake telling me that they think their fake teeth are fake brilliant OR a more likely scenario is that I won't give a shit what sort of toothpaste I use and I'll just buy the cheapest crap I can find
AND THAT'S EXACTLY HOW IT SHOULD BE
products should stand on their own merits, not on the basis of wether some spotty cokehead in a suit can think of a clever way to make the product look like it'll get you access to Kate Moss's clunge