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Post Posted: Mon Jul 31, 2006 6:11 pm 
 

I was squandering time, when I came across this blast from the past:

http://www.retrojunk.com/details_commercial/61/

Anyone have any links to other D&D related commercials?

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Post Posted: Mon Jul 31, 2006 8:27 pm 
 

I missed the Red Dragon in B2. Must've been in the Cave of the Unknown.  :wink:

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Post Posted: Tue Aug 01, 2006 12:46 am 
 

Their gaming desk is the most barren I've ever seen...

  

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Post Posted: Tue Aug 01, 2006 5:03 am 
 

NetRodent wrote:I was squandering time, when I came across this blast from the past:

http://www.retrojunk.com/details_commercial/61/

Anyone have any links to other D&D related commercials?

That was so amazing (for me) I put the news and link on one of my websites! It was so... retrò!  :D  :D  :D

  


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Post Posted: Tue Aug 01, 2006 6:02 am 
 

VermilionFire wrote:Their gaming desk is the most barren I've ever seen...


No beer, No cigarettes, No pizza, No peanut butter sandwiches.


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Post Posted: Tue Aug 01, 2006 9:21 am 
 

heh funny commercial - never seen any of them before :)

i tell you what though, there is no WAY i would game on a table like that....way too small and i like loads of room to DM with nobody close to me. i normally have bowls full of food too, like crisps, peanuts etc so hey not a chance!

fun to watch though thats for sure :)

wonder if any of them in the ad ever see that and look back and think "OMG WTF was i doing?!!" :D :D

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Post Posted: Tue Aug 01, 2006 9:52 am 
 

Has anybody seen these on Youtube?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SgT33Z4M ... commercial

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ycLc1QZn ... %20dragons

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Post Posted: Tue Aug 01, 2006 3:38 pm 
 



I've seen the Colbert one (which is great), but the D&D Book for Dummies commercial was new.

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Post Posted: Tue Aug 01, 2006 3:48 pm 
 

The D&D for Dummies is not a spoof (if anybody is wondering).



There was a real book published under that title. :lol:



http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/076458 ... 32?ie=UTF8



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Post Posted: Tue Aug 01, 2006 4:15 pm 
 

jasonw1239 wrote:The D&D for Dummies is not a spoof (if anybody is wondering).

There was a real book published under that title. :lol:


I know the book is real, but that ad has to be a joke.

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Post Posted: Tue Aug 01, 2006 4:28 pm 
 

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Post Posted: Tue Aug 01, 2006 4:56 pm 
 

NetRodent wrote:
I know the book is real, but that ad has to be a joke.


Afraid not....

Here is the direct link from the Dummies Book website

http://www.dummies.com/WileyCDA/Dummies ... age-1.html

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Post Posted: Sat Aug 19, 2006 8:14 am 
 

The girl in the D&D commercial from the early 80's is Jami Gertz. You may remember her from The Lost Boys or more recently as the woman who brushed her teeth with a toothbrush that fell in Jerry Seinfeld's toilet. As for everyone else in that commercial, I have no idea who they are, but I am curious as to which animation studio worked on those pre D&D cartoon animated segments.

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Post Posted: Sat Aug 19, 2006 2:16 pm 
 

Actually, the "toothbrush" girl on Seinfeld was the hot one from Sex and the City.

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Post Posted: Sat Aug 19, 2006 3:54 pm 
 

Tharizdun wrote:Actually, the "toothbrush" girl on Seinfeld was the hot one from Sex and the City.

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Exactly.  The episode that Jami Gertz was in was the one where she is the phone sex operator that Kramer talks to and the one who could not "spare a square" to Elaine in the bathroom at the movie theater.


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Post Posted: Sat Aug 19, 2006 9:05 pm 
 

Oh yeah.

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