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Shake Weight

by Greg Bernhardt
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Greg Bernhardt
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Nov11-09, 10:33 PM
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From the stupidity that brought us the cordless jump rope, we have the shake weights. I'm sure you've seen/heard the jokes being made about the suggestive motion you make while using these. You might as well pickup a brick and shake it.

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Nov11-09, 10:36 PM
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From the genius that brought us the cordless jump rope, we have the shake weights.
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Nov11-09, 10:50 PM
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One of my coworkers showed me a very funny spoof of this product. Wow, how could the original marketers not know that it would go in that direction?

But maybe they *did* know, and it's genius marketing.

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Nov12-09, 11:21 AM
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But maybe they *did* know, and it's genius marketing.
oh i'm quite sure they did! how pathetic that it works and people buy this garbage
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Nov12-09, 11:45 AM
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Oh my god.

This product doesn't need to be spoofed.

It is its own spoof.
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Nov12-09, 08:08 PM
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Now I understand why it's mostly women who get those flabby arms. Clearly, men have no need for the shake weight.

Why do I have the feeling most of the sales of this item are being made to people in need of gag gifts at sororities and fraternities or for bachelorette parties?
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Nov12-09, 08:13 PM
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Will all the women who want a Shake-Weight please contact me via PM? I can hook you up with a workout partner, and save you money. If you are enthusiastic about your workouts, I can possibly get your monetary out-lay reduced to almost nothing.
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Nov12-09, 09:46 PM
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Quote Quote by Moonbear View Post
Now I understand why it's mostly women who get those flabby arms. Clearly, men have no need for the shake weight.


It gets better.

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Nov12-09, 09:51 PM
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Do you hate working out at the gym....with boring, slow dumbells?


And, it seems the men can only last 30 seconds before getting worn out.

There's no end to the jokes there!

Turbo, have you checked with your wife before seeking workout partners?
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Nov12-09, 11:44 PM
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Turbo, have you checked with your wife before seeking workout partners?
At 30 seconds per, it seems a bit silly to recruit workout workout partners. I'm pretty sure that I could troll the local local VFW and Elks halls and get enough 70-80 year old customers to keep the "shake weight" ladies busy for a long, long time.
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Nov13-09, 09:56 PM
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And, it seems the men can only last 30 seconds before getting worn out.
Yeah, well, look how young they are!

I sent a link for this to the women in the family, and suggested that the respective men in the family would like them to get this for Christmas.
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Nov13-09, 10:10 PM
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I sent a link for this to the women in the family, suggesting that the respective men in the family would like them to get this for Christmas.
Please report back and let us know how that goes for you, Ivan.
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Nov13-09, 10:28 PM
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Quote Quote by GeorginaS View Post
Please report back and let us know how that goes for you, Ivan.
My cousin loved it! Haven't heard from the rest yet, but I have no doubt that my one sister will laugh herself to tears.
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Nov14-09, 09:35 AM
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But it has a TRIPLE money-back guarantee. LOL, what the heck does that mean?
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Nov14-09, 10:55 PM
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Quote Quote by Ivan Seeking View Post
I sent a link for this to the women in the family, and suggested that the respective men in the family would like them to get this for Christmas.
I did exactly the same thing - except in my blog!
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Nov15-09, 10:12 AM
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Quote Quote by DaveC426913 View Post
I did exactly the same thing - except in my blog!
See, I knew I liked the way you think.
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Nov15-09, 05:22 PM
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I have tried to come up with a response after viewing this thread several times...I still can't.
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Nov15-09, 06:00 PM
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I have tried to come up with a response after viewing this thread several times...I still can't.
You mean nothing that would be PG13?

I really do wonder about the discussions had in the marketing department before the commercial was released. The product itself is all but a dirty joke, so what does an advertising agency do with that? Run with it I guess.


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