• Car commercials that show a middle class husband buying his wife a car as a gift is so unrealistic. It's like "hey honey, as a gift this year I made a huge financial decision without ur approval, u might wanna look for a second job,
Merry Christmas"
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    • More realistic: “hey babe I got this used civic from that guy Eduardo from work.”
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    • And it’s a Mini Cooper of all things. “Hey honey I got you a trip to the mechanic for Christmas!”
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    • Yeah super unrealistic, we all know women cant drive.
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    • That's because it's an exploitive market tactic designed to prey on middle class people who get tricked into thinking they can afford it
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    • The commercial is for rich people
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    • Great news babe, I got you a 10 year old Grand Marquis with less than 300k miles. We can use the leftover car budget money to get the interior cleaned
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    • Who tf even buys brand new cars anyways. My parents have always bought used cars & it just seems cheeper & smarter like that used 2013 Toyota Camry gets u to work just like a new 1
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    • The only part I don't like about this is it saying without their approval. You don't need their approval but talking about it with them is still good
      StazBlood 13 aug
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    • Middle class could mean the software engineer making 100k and the wife could also make 60-100k
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    • As someone who owns a 2006 mini Cooper S, fuck BMW... germans have no idea how to make a functioning car.
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    • They have a house with 2 garages and can afford a mini cooper. that's not middle class
      fireiswet 14 aug
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    • Dick cheese
      big_niggy 13 aug
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    • Just bought my first car today! I feel like an actual adult now.
      cfrecks32 13 aug
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    • That one dude who buys 2 fucking cars and his asshole wife decides his pickup truck is for her
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    • plugwalk_ 13 aug
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    • These are never middle class families though. They're usually somewhere in the Alps in the driveway of an elegant glass house surrounded by a wall of decoratively lighted pine trees.
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    • It happens. I bought my wife a new fully paid for SUV. It wasn’t a surprise though. It was her first new vehicle though.
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    • Just like all those mini-mansions in the movies that couples have. Not many can afford those mortgages
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    • Never take financing from a dealership bois. If they don't tell you a price and ask you hear is $500 a month or whatever, tell them to go fuck themselves and tell you the full price
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    • Its more realistic than you think though I used to work at a bank and people would come in and take out 20 grand to buy a car cash or get a cashier's check for it it happened every day and it's always someone you dont expect
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    • He is just a simp. They have separate bank accounts
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    • Upper middle class*
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    • Upper middle class might do that, but otherwise no
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    • And where the fuck do they find the giant bows?
      MushyOwl 14 aug
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    • aren’t mini coopers like dumb expensive too
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    • It's funny because this idea is engrained in us while we are young. I started working at a dealership and was totally shocked when no one came in before Mother's day or Christmas to buy a new car. 1/2
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    • You’re not buying a new car anyway stop thinking you’re the target audience
      PapaChefB 14 aug
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    • My dad did that. I have never seen a bigger fight
      xPTKx 13 aug
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    • Nah it's always a Mercedes or BMW "Holiday Event" commercial like who are those for? Who's sitting at home then sees a commercial and was like Why didn't I think of that? I'll just buy her a Mercedes
      RIP_SHANE 13 aug
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    • My dad surprised my mom with a car on Mother’s Day. They have separate accs
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    • Wasn’t there recently a post about how ignorant the rich are on how much that regular, everyday items actually cost? Why wouldn’t they think that it’s normal to toss 30k in full on a new car
      Jeighke 14 aug
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    • What’s the difference between a woman, and a Asian person? None, They both can’t see where they’re going.
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    • Right, 380/mo for a mini is super unattainable unless you’re filthy rich.
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    • Yeah none of us can just go buy a car like it's not a big deal. Its 2020 no one has money like that to spend unless your the elite..
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    • False. She returns it for a more expensive one. Then blaming you for the rest of your marriage on financial difficulties.
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    • Then crashes it cause you know women
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    • I'm buying a Tacoma for my girlfriend. We have discussed it. That's not going to stop me from putting a bow on it and suprising her.
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    • Some couples do do this. My sister in law did for her husband. A big badass truck with a huge red ribbon 🎀. He was ecstatic, she bought it got it insured the whole nine yards. As a christmas gift.Then i told her husband to wear the bow for her to thank her. ONLY the bow. Lmao
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    • I mean unless there middle class or above it wouldnt matter.
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    • Middle class families r typically the target demographic for these cars. Its a minicooper not a bentley. Thats literally who is buying them. U think upperclass ppl r like, oh honey lets buy this 30k car?
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    • hate those commercials...
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    • they’re not middle class they’re upper middle class/ upper class
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    • How do we know they’re middle class tho?
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    • He’s like I know we’re too broke to get you that new washing machine we drastically need so I got you this... a brand new $60,000 car!!! Yay!!
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    • My dad bought my mom a car as an anniversary gift but he did it the smart way where he took her to the dealership so she could pick the color and options she liked
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    • I bet they dont do those commercials in Saudi Arabia.
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    • I just want like a pet bear u kno
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    • It you need to ask your wife for permission to buy something your a simp lmao “can I go to the bathroom”
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    • That’s why colleges are able to sell their scams so well. Instead of going local, why not live on campus and party? They catch you with your pants down
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    • My step dad just did that this Christmas. It was a decision they were already gonna make and the car wasn’t expensive... oh wait
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    • No shit. Hey hun you might want to start sucking cock on the side to pay for your new car.
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    • "Hey, isn't this commercial relatable to all you poor people"?
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    • Simp
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    • Comically large Christmas bow
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    • This couldn’t be more true especially around Christmas time
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    • Appeals to the old fashioned household roles of males ha- jk it’s just a commercial don’t think about it too much
      Dolemite 16 aug
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    • If u like those commercials fuck you man.
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    • I think your confusing middle class with working class.
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    • Look what i got you for Christmas.... another bill!!!
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    • I hate those Mercedes Benz commercials with the background music singing “yes”. I want to get a copy of that sound track and play it when I try to convince my wife to get off the couch and help do stuff.
      Robdotsys 16 aug
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    • That's just a cheap Mini. How about when they do it with mercedes and lexus?
      13bvet 16 aug
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    • My step-dad did this for my mom on their anniversary. He bought a new car for her and picked her up from work in it.
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    • This never happens IRL btw, NEVER
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    • Just don’t be poor.
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    • "I got you a shitbox honda for Christmas" I'd rather get socks
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    • Sorry but middle class is millionaires. Think they could buy a car without a 2nd job.
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    • I'd want a car configured my way, screw that kinda surprise gift
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    • But this is literally my dad. Except he buys it for himself
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    • I could be wrong, but I think the car company uses this tactic as a method of selling cars.
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    • I dont know anything about cars. Why is the Honda Civic a meme?
      DarkFart 15 aug
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    • Pro tip: buying any car new is a scam. Always buy used, always buy cash.
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    • Technically he bought himself a car because he would have to buy it in his name for it to be a surprise
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    • Lmao assumes they took a loan out, I refuse to ever have a car payment, if I can’t buy it in cash than I can’t buy it
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    • The thing is though, my husband is the only one who works and the money belongs to him. He also understands money better than me and has better self control, so I let him handle all of it himself. So if he were to buy me something big and expensive that would be totally fine and totally his decision
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    • That Mini Cooper though😍
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    • Its not marketed to u retard
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    • My family is technically considered middle class (more so on the well off side but still not rich) and my dad bought my mom a brand new car as a mothers day gift. So it isnt entirely far fetched
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    • Get it? Becuase money spend bad
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    • Even more unrealistic are the commercials where the wife buys the husband a car. We all know it’s his money anyway.
      MattyKidd 15 aug
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    • My dad did this for my mom’s birthday, so idk what you’re talking about
      Ronk 15 aug
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    • That fucking GMC Christmas commercial
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    • And most the time it’s a Mercedes or Lexus. Not a $40k car but a $150k car
      NumberXXX 15 aug
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    • Well im sure those people arent living paycheck to paycheck and each party understands the limits they have financially
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    • My girl got me a 1992 chevy c4 corvette
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    • I think it's good to buy a new car because then you can take care of it properly from the beginning and make sure it lasts a super long time
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    • Or he saved up and purchased a car like an adult does. Its not that crazy
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    • My husband and I say that every time one of those stupid ass commercials comes on!
      cqotw 14 aug
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    • The commercials make you think he just out right bought a whole ass car, no, 99 lercent of Americans don't have that kinda money
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    • I mean, if you arent like my family and spend shit load of money on various projects and general vehicle upkeep, this is doable, just grt a down payment and don't go on vacation that year
      Bun_Bun 14 aug
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    • Tip: never buy a brand new car. If you want something new buy a car that is coming off of a 2-3 year lease and you will have a new car without the ridiculous depreciation that happens in the first 30,000 miles
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    • As a man, I plan on having career that will support both of us so my wife doesn’t have to work. She can stay home and take care of the house and kids while I make the money. Just like my father.
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    • As a car salesman, all I’m going to say is financing a car is soooooo easy and soooo inexpensive. Buy a car fuckers
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    • My dad has done this three times now
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    • I’m middle class and my parents were getting a car and it was for my mom. She thought she was getting it in two months but one day after work he comes home in it to surprise her. So it’s possible
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    • I hate car commercials in general
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    • Maybe he’s an investor. Fuck you.
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    • I could care less what my car looks like, so long as it's not a death trap and can lock
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    • I'll keep my 96 ford bronco thank you.
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