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Could Subaru Do Anything More to Prove They Market to Hippies & Liberals?

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by RVTECH, Oct 5, 2014.

  1. RVTECH

    RVTECH LaPine Well-Known Member

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    I mean in the new ad the Grandmother is telling her granddaughter (who has flowers in her hair) she met her husband under "This Tree" - and then the whole family starts hugging the tree. And the first ad (which seems to have now been pulled) the grandmother tells her "they were rope sliding naked" Whats next? Subaru showing people arriving at an anti gun rally in the latest models??
     
  2. BillM

    BillM Amity OR Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Well---the location was Woodstock---and I guarantee that all 400,000 attendees didn't turn
    out to be libtards. We looked at Subaru's recently, ended up with a Rav4. Subaru does tend to slant
    their advertising pretty hard to the left. Seems to work---they sell a pile of them.
     
  3. OLDNEWBIE

    OLDNEWBIE State of Flux Well-Known Member

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    I bought a 2014 Subaru Outback as my "compromise" vehicle. It's working out well in that role so far.
    The ads embarrass the hell out of me though. 5ae2c2358bade34791d9663b9b96c772.jpg

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  4. robertg

    robertg Sandy Oregon Silver Supporter Silver Supporter 2016 Volunteer

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    I think I have the only Subaru in Portland with a NRA sticker on it.
     
  5. Sstrand

    Sstrand La Grande OR Well-Known Member

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    Just be careful which bar you park in front of . . .

    Sheldon
     
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  6. uscsoldier

    uscsoldier Salem, OR Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    o_O
     
  7. xlsbob

    xlsbob coos county Platinum Supporter Platinum Supporter

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    There's almost nowhere my old 86 Subaru beater won't go in the hills around here. The ads may suck but they are pretty dependable cars.
     
  8. RVTECH

    RVTECH LaPine Well-Known Member

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    I wont disagree with that - my daughters first car was a 97 Legacy - and we kept it for a couple years even after she bought something different - I drove it a bit while I kept it at my place - heck I once plowed through about 15" of snow with it. Great balance between front and rear but too low to the ground!
     
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  9. xlsbob

    xlsbob coos county Platinum Supporter Platinum Supporter

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    Mine keeps trying to sneak off to Subaru heaven but it's trapped in Subaru hell at my house. Just cant bring myself to let it die
     
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  10. Mark W.

    Mark W. Silverton, OR Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    They could replace the sun roof with a raised garden box so you could grow stuff while you destroy the environment.
     
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  11. OLDNEWBIE

    OLDNEWBIE State of Flux Well-Known Member

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    And it hasn't been tagged or keyed yet?? I like to have my vehicles as neutral as possible with nothing glaring to indicate it's mine. In case I'm somewhere I'm not supposed to be:cool:



    Loose lips sink ships.
     
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  12. fstdraw

    fstdraw Salem Active Member

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    Umm, Japanese Volkswagen...nice. From my experience, and mine only, it's Subs that have the worst drivers. I know that's just me, but next time you're behind someone going too slow, or see an Obama sticker, it'll be on a Subaru.
     
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  13. Papercidal

    Papercidal Vancouver ,Wa Active Member

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    Almost as refreshing as seeing the black woman in my neiborhood who drives around in a Prius with a Nobama sticker on it.
     
  14. CoastRange57

    CoastRange57 Western Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    My experience is that Prius drivers are by far the worst. Then either drive too slow, or they tailgate you and go around you on double yellow lines, and they drive around with this confused expression on their faces.
     
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  15. Kruejl

    Kruejl Hillsboro Moderator of the Coriolis effect Staff Member Gold Supporter Silver Supporter

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    I drive a 96 Legacy. With a Magpul sticker on the rear window. So?
     
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  16. 3MTA3

    3MTA3 DMZ between Liberty and Tyranny Behind Enemy Lines Bronze Supporter

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    I just think that Priuses make way too much smug, nearly as much as a Nissan Leaf.
     
  17. DieselScout

    DieselScout S Clackamas County Well-Known Member

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    I don't think we should blame cars for peoples shirty attitudes. My wife wanted an NRA stickers on her old rig so I out one on there. Parked it in Portland many times and never had a problem.
     
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    Redcap Lewis County, WA Well-Known Member

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    The ads and marketing is horrible, but Subarus are great little beaters.
     
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  19. Sgt Nambu

    Sgt Nambu Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    My wife's 2006 Outback has been an excellent car! Great in the snow! Not much ground clearance but that's why I have a Dodge 4x4 PU.
    BTW, got a guitar/House of Blues sticker in back!:D

    Oops, forgot! The commercials are lame!
     
  20. 44mag2ndamend

    44mag2ndamend Round the ole tree stump, Down by the crick Well-Known Member

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    I could help ya with that. Mine has an environmentally correct garden growing in between the rails on the roof, I use the sunroof to grow my tomatoes upside down.

    It works out great with a fresh snack right by the shifter.
     
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