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Ice-T? No lemonade.

Discussion in 'Non-Vegas Chat' started by Ty, Oct 9, 2016.

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  1. Ty

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    For anyone who hasn't figured out the Geico commercial, Ice-T is the old dude sitting off to the side.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ice-T

    I watched that commercial at least a dozen times and it never made sense.

     
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    One of Geico's funnier ones.

    "Lemonade....read the sign....lemonade....read it!"
     
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    Hate to admit it but Mrs. had to point it t out to me also.
     
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    OMG, how could you NOT know that??? Next you'll be asking who Mariska Hargitay is.
     
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    Love that commercial, but I've watched Law and Order SVU for decades.
     
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    Got it instantly. But I go all the way back to Breakin' with Ice-T and I am a L&O junkie so I couldn't miss him.
     
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    I'm ashamed to admit I got it right away.
     
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    That's about how long it took me. Then once I did, I slapped myself in the head and marveled at the brilliance.
     
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    There is another commercial, forget what's it's for, but 2 guys meet at a football game. Both have small section of fence. Had to explain that one to the wife that one of the guys was supposed to bring the "D" but the both brought fences.
     
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    I got it immediately!
     
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    I told my wife they need 'Hot Cocoa?' in the next one and have his wife Coco in it!
     
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    I thought it was funny....!
     
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    I needed help with the Aldi's singles commercial. I wouldn't have paid attention to it long enough to get the joke if it hadn't been pointed out.
     
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    VIsa commercial. Couldn't remember when I first read your post, just saw the commercial in the Falcons game.
     
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    Is this generational?
    At the ripe old age of 56 - "Cop Killer" - is what I think of when Ice-T comes up.
    Later on his stint on L&O....but seriously, easily recognizable.
     
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    Hm, I am 36 and I also remember Ice-T from his days in Body Count (-> 'Cop Killer').
     
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    I remember you had to be military or government to purchase GEICO (Government Employees Insurance COmpany). Had it while in Navy wayyy back. And couldn't keep when I was discharged.
     
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    I did not get it the first time, but the second time when he said "no its lemonade" started to laugh. Guess I am just a little slow
     
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    I think it's hilarious. Guess I watched too many episodes of Law and Order.
     
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