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#1 JIMZ7

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Posted 11 November 2012 - 05:25 PM

I live in the Little Caesar's Pizza Corp. Headquarters area & I recently saw a ad on TV with a man & boy looking at the full Moon with a reflector telescope-maybe 4.5" size. Has any one seen this pizza TV ad? It's a shame that they use this scope like a refractor with the mirror pointing straight up & the 2 people looking thru the focuser in the down position. Maybe they got the idea from the scopes I see for sale on Craigslist lately.

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#2 The Ardent

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Posted 11 November 2012 - 06:55 PM

That's pretty cheesy.

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Posted 11 November 2012 - 07:21 PM

Saw the ad. I was shaking my head for several minutes at the misuse of the scope.....

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Posted 11 November 2012 - 10:56 PM

I think it just reinforces the fact that big refractors are expensive! :roflmao: :refractor:

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Posted 11 November 2012 - 11:18 PM

There is a post on the same commercial in the beginners section, there's even a link to the youtube commercial.
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Posted 12 November 2012 - 12:15 AM

Thanks but I posted it 1st according to the time & I'm not a beginner. Just kidding---I didn't try to look on you tube. I was thinking about that earlier today-but didn't look.

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Posted 12 November 2012 - 03:41 AM

I saw that commercial on TV this evening. That was just wrong. :foreheadslap:

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Posted 14 November 2012 - 03:33 PM

I am hoping this works-

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Posted 14 November 2012 - 04:30 PM

:question:

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Posted 14 November 2012 - 05:49 PM

This ad is a bit like Ford making an ad for the rugged utility of its F150 4WD trucks, using a cowboy-ranch hand driving the truck over rugged range to get to his horse to go herd cattle, and then getting on the horse backwards like Earnest used to ride cows.

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Posted 14 November 2012 - 06:10 PM

There is a long active thread about the same "ad" in the beginner's forum

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Posted 14 November 2012 - 08:04 PM

Stars around the moon? Those had to be darn bright stars!!

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Posted 15 November 2012 - 07:47 AM

:rofl2:

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Posted 15 November 2012 - 02:03 PM

Hey, just like Mark; it's a "Modified" Reflector....






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