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Hmmm: Viagra vs Cialis commercials

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

The light bulb went off in my head today during the millionth running of an erectile dysfunction commercial. The Viagra ads are all about self-sufficiently "getting it done" and don't have any women in them at all. There's always a solo manly guy getting out of trouble in it.

In contrast, the Cialis ads are all about being ready for that special moment and always star a loving couple at home.

They're marketing Viagra to men and Cialis to women. An interesting distinction.

Does it help me in my weight loss journey? Not really. But it makes the waiting easier to have a laugh now and then.
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  • no profile photo CD10764669
    Hadn't thought about it like that . . . . but then again, I tend to record shows and fast-forward through commercials - lol!!


    2957 days ago
  • JBINAUSTIN
    I had the same question. My theory is that it makes people talk about both ED and their drug. ED used to be a shameful thing and by encouraging people to make fun of the commercials they (a) get people to talk about ED, and (b) get people to talk about Cialis.

    See, it's working!

    They don't show so many separate tubs anymore, although it became part of their logo.
    2958 days ago

    Comment edited on: 6/28/2012 2:53:04 AM
  • CONNIER64
    What I want to know is why at the end these commercials the couple is sitting in separate bath tubs in the middle of nowhere.What's that all about??I really would like to know what you all think? emoticon emoticon
    2958 days ago
  • no profile photo CD5178852
    Let's keep laughing and using up our calories!
    2958 days ago
  • DFROMTX
    I remember my DH (then boyfriend) & I watching TV & how embarrassed I was by the Kotex ads. (This was 50+ years ago). Now they will put anything on TV! Times change.
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    2959 days ago
  • ATLTRAINR
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  • DMF2012
    Interesting comparison...I never thought about it, but you are correct! Thanks for sharing.
    2959 days ago
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