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Virgin America's nearly six-hour-long commercial about flying is absolutely brilliant

By Shawn Knight
Oct 16, 2014
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  1. Frequent fliers will no doubt relate to at least some of Virgin America's latest commercial. I use the word "some" because the "commercial" is nearly six hours long and filled with virtually ever boring, strange and annoying situation you could ever...

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  2. VitalyT

    VitalyT Russ-Puss Posts: 3,156   +1,431

    All that brilliance comes down to this:

    Q: How to make people watch AD-s for 6 hours?
    A: Strap them to a chair, lock in a secure environment and remove the Off button.

    Last logical step is cutting off eyelids, but it must be a first class special.
     
    JohnCB likes this.
  3. Kibaruk

    Kibaruk TechSpot Paladin Posts: 2,518   +506

    I would have to have 6 hours to comment on the genius behind the idea.
     
  4. hellokitty[hk]

    hellokitty[hk] Hello, nice to meet you! Posts: 3,435   +145

    What the ******* ******* *******....
     
  5. Fortunately I have better things to do with my time than watch even 10 minutes of this,
     
  6. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 6,519   +2,060

    I'm certainly not going to consider clicking the play button, even 6 second ad's irritate me.
     
  7. Experimentongod

    Experimentongod TS Addict Posts: 227   +86

    Creepy puppets. Boring video.
     
  8. gamoniac

    gamoniac TS Addict Posts: 293   +69

    Pfff... It is way too long. I gave up after 5 hours and 34 minutes.
     
    Steve likes this.
  9. It wasn't bad. Better than most the stuff Hollywood puts out. Only downside is I went through my 12-pack box of pop secret about half way through the movie, but I just paused it while I went to the store for another one. 4 out of 5 stars!
     

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