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Cobra Special Forces?- national add campaign, actively recruiting!
TV commercial viewed during Hockey game. ^ | 02/13 | Unknown

Posted on 02/10/2013 10:35:49 AM PST by foundedonpurpose

http://www.cobraspecialforces.com/

(Excerpt) Read more at youtube.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; Miscellaneous; Your Opinion/Questions
KEYWORDS: cobra; specialforces
Ok, saw this commercial watching the Blues and Ducks game.

This is disturbing to say the least. Found their web page which gives no information, maybe if your on facebook it does. Listed are recruiting venues and regional events.

So where did this come from? They do not appear to have ties or connections with any existing military branch but clearly put our flag in the video.

1 posted on 02/10/2013 10:36:04 AM PST by foundedonpurpose
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To: foundedonpurpose

Are you serious?


2 posted on 02/10/2013 10:41:05 AM PST by EEGator
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To: foundedonpurpose

It’s a promotional campaign for the new G.I. Joe movie. The website puts you through some cognitive tests, and you get a facebook badge. It’s not a real paramilitary organization.

Slick ad though. Reminded me a little of the SPADS force from the game ‘XIII’. They ended up trying to stage a coup for the KKK though, so I’m pretty glad this isn’t genuine. haha.


3 posted on 02/10/2013 10:41:18 AM PST by Viennacon
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To: foundedonpurpose

http://www.superherohype.com/news/articles/174831-cobra-special-forces-recruiting-video-for-gi-joe-retaliation


4 posted on 02/10/2013 10:42:43 AM PST by shineon
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To: Viennacon
It’s a promotional campaign for the new G.I. Joe movie.

LOL!

5 posted on 02/10/2013 10:45:03 AM PST by Hot Tabasco (Jab her with a harpoon or just throw her from the train......)
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To: EEGator

You watch the add. I hope this is a twisted joke but why recruiting venues?


6 posted on 02/10/2013 10:45:29 AM PST by foundedonpurpose (It's time for a fundamental restoration, of our country's principles!)
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To: foundedonpurpose

G.I. Joe


7 posted on 02/10/2013 10:46:17 AM PST by EEGator
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To: Viennacon

Slick add yes. To real without a disclaimer.


8 posted on 02/10/2013 10:48:28 AM PST by foundedonpurpose (It's time for a fundamental restoration, of our country's principles!)
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To: EEGator

The voice in the add is Keith David. He had roles in There’s Something About Mary, They Live, and most importantly Men at Work. Men at Work starred Charlie Sheen and Emilio Estevez. Easily the best brother movie about trash men with hilarious crime solving.


9 posted on 02/10/2013 10:52:08 AM PST by EEGator
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To: Viennacon

Why are they not recruiting nation wide?


10 posted on 02/10/2013 10:54:15 AM PST by foundedonpurpose (It's time for a fundamental restoration, of our country's principles!)
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To: foundedonpurpose

A preview for a GI Movie?


11 posted on 02/10/2013 11:01:33 AM PST by voicereason (The RNC is the "One-night stand" you wish you could forget.)
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To: foundedonpurpose

It was probably an ad for some soon to be released video game.


12 posted on 02/10/2013 11:04:37 AM PST by Uncle Chip
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To: EEGator
You might laugh, but wait until they hit the east coast with their weather dominator on February 8th. Wait, today's the tenth? Did anything happen? I haven't been paying attention to the news.

One of the funniest recent Robot Chickens has been with the G.I. Joe unit being sent (with all of their cartoonish tactics) to Afghanistan to fight the Taliban, while SEAL Team 6 is sent to clean out Cobra.

http://l7world.com/2012/09/g-i-joe-vs-taliban.html

13 posted on 02/10/2013 11:32:49 AM PST by KarlInOhio (Choose one: the yellow and black flag of the Tea Party or the white flag of the Republican Party.)
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To: foundedonpurpose

PT Barnum is howling.


14 posted on 02/10/2013 11:45:12 AM PST by Rebelbase ( .223, .224, whatever it takes....)
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To: foundedonpurpose

Me thinks this some sort of GI JOE gaming/movie “recruiting.” It looks more like a game or movie than any sort of actual military unit (Cobra is a GI JOE organization). A bit weird in the advertizing side.... the confusion in what it “really is” is probably intended to create controversy and drive further free advertising resulting from it.


15 posted on 02/10/2013 11:47:09 AM PST by Bill Russell
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To: KarlInOhio

LOL, I like their tactics. “You shoot like that on the battlefield, and you might kill someone.”


16 posted on 02/10/2013 11:49:16 AM PST by EEGator
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To: KarlInOhio

Hillarious!


17 posted on 02/10/2013 11:53:33 AM PST by wally_bert (There are no winners in a game of losers. I'm Tommy Joyce, welcome to the Oriental Lounge.)
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To: foundedonpurpose

I remember the GI Joe comics from Marvel in the 80’s had every town named Springfield in America being secret bases for COBRA. I thought that was a pretty cool idea.

Freegards


18 posted on 02/10/2013 11:54:12 AM PST by Ransomed
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To: foundedonpurpose

Do female Cobras qualify?


19 posted on 02/10/2013 11:59:28 AM PST by TADSLOS (The Event Horizon has come and gone. Buckle up and hang on.)
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To: foundedonpurpose

FYI, the slang expression for an advertisement is ad, not add. Add is math. You know: 2+3=4


20 posted on 02/10/2013 12:01:12 PM PST by upchuck (America's at an awkward stage. Too late to work within the system, too early to shoot the bastards.)
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To: foundedonpurpose

I voted for Cobra Commander.

Yes We Shall!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yzrd6eVAsjA&feature=share&list=FLPT8-VQeu3HOp8Dpt7VSP7A


21 posted on 02/10/2013 12:01:29 PM PST by Incorrigible (If I lead, follow me; If I pause, push me; If I retreat, kill me.)
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To: TADSLOS
Of course...
22 posted on 02/10/2013 12:02:46 PM PST by EEGator
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To: EEGator

Where’s that recruiting station again?


23 posted on 02/10/2013 12:28:34 PM PST by highball ("I never should have switched from scotch to martinis." -- the last words of Humphrey Bogart)
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To: highball

It’s on the corner of Unisom and Merlot...


24 posted on 02/10/2013 12:45:51 PM PST by EEGator
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To: highball

Don’t know but here’s some on their HR;

http://video.adultswim.com/robot-chicken/terror-drome.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VRVwSgiUDIs


25 posted on 02/10/2013 1:08:58 PM PST by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: upchuck

“Add is math. You know: 2+3=4”

Haven’t heard of that before now, thanks for the information, I’ll look into it. :~) Do you perhaps have a picture of that 2+3=4 thing?


26 posted on 02/10/2013 1:29:46 PM PST by foundedonpurpose (It's time for a fundamental restoration, of our country's principles!)
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To: foundedonpurpose
Do you perhaps have a picture of that 2+3=4 thing?

Sorry, I lost the link. Just take my word for it :)

27 posted on 02/10/2013 2:24:51 PM PST by upchuck (America's at an awkward stage. Too late to work within the system, too early to shoot the bastards.)
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To: upchuck

The Cobra was my squadron’s logo. I’d give quite a bit to get that squadron cap back. It’s only been 50 years.


28 posted on 02/10/2013 2:31:26 PM PST by Ax
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To: upchuck

The Cobra was my squadron’s logo. I’d give quite a bit to get that squadron cap back. It’s only been 50 years.


29 posted on 02/10/2013 2:31:28 PM PST by Ax
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To: foundedonpurpose

I like German heavy Metal.
It’s truly disturbing.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e502auOnLuA


30 posted on 02/10/2013 2:31:33 PM PST by right way right (What's it gonna take?)
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To: Ax

Regret double post. Effing iPad.


31 posted on 02/10/2013 2:33:18 PM PST by Ax
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To: EEGator
Men at Work starred Charlie Sheen and Emilio Estevez. Easily the best brother movie about trash men with hilarious crime solving.

The beginning of that movie when they were on the route was hilarious. I worked as a garbage man for 5 years and would occasionally pop in that movie just to watch that part. I loved the "route sex" innuendo, the guy that trained me had ladies he would visit on every route. Dang I miss Gabe, haven't talked to him since 1994.
32 posted on 02/10/2013 2:47:50 PM PST by Tailback
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To: Tailback

I’m glad someone could enjoy my Men at Work reference.


33 posted on 02/10/2013 3:10:55 PM PST by EEGator
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To: Ax

Ax~:” Regret double post. Effing iPad. “

Aha ! Up-to-date on electronics , huh ?
If that Cobra hat was 50 years old , we would give you
extra points for “ mental-pause”, and not think anything of it !
Go Cobras’s !


34 posted on 02/10/2013 3:13:17 PM PST by Tilted Irish Kilt (When deadly force is seconds away ,... police are only 8 minutes away)
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To: EEGator

The funny thing about The Baroness is that in some pictures, especially carrying a gun, she bears a similar look to Sarah Palin.


35 posted on 02/10/2013 3:32:51 PM PST by yefragetuwrabrumuy (Best WoT news at rantburg.com)
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To: Ax

Thanks for your service, even though is was long ago.


36 posted on 02/10/2013 4:02:33 PM PST by upchuck (America's at an awkward stage. Too late to work within the system, too early to shoot the bastards.)
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To: Tilted Irish Kilt

At one time maybe. But now, I’ve been overtaken by technology. I’d rather be chasing dits than playing with the iPad. Cool screen name, BTW. My niece was married in 2002 in the same church in Adare, Co. Limerick, where my grandfather was baptized. If the father of the bride, my brother-in-law, had worn a kilt I would’ve too, wearing the clan tartan.


37 posted on 02/10/2013 4:10:04 PM PST by Ax
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To: Ax

Ax

Ever wonder why the highlander Celts (Scots/Irish/Welsh) were such fierce warriors ?
It was because when wearing a kilt , “the breeze was running though the trees,.. all three of them “.
So ,you either satisfy the drafty breeze ,drank liquor, or got pi$$ed and became a fierce fighter.

This last summer, my daughter spent 4 weeks in South Ireland , and later one week in North Ireland (offseason) , and loved the people,the music, the beer, the liquor, and the land.
She said to me : ‘Dad , if ever you went to Ireland , you’d never want to come back’.
I trust her judgement


38 posted on 02/10/2013 9:32:49 PM PST by Tilted Irish Kilt (When deadly force is seconds away ,... police are only 8 minutes away)
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To: upchuck

Ax;upchuck ~:” Thanks for your service, even though is was long ago.”

Yes , thank you for your service for the sake of the Nation!
While you may have been ‘deactivated’, there is still a warrior in your heart.
We need some covert Cobras now .


39 posted on 02/10/2013 9:39:06 PM PST by Tilted Irish Kilt (When deadly force is seconds away ,... police are only 8 minutes away)
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To: Tilted Irish Kilt; Ax

Thank you. A shame you didn’t include ax in the addressee box.


40 posted on 02/11/2013 5:11:36 AM PST by upchuck (America's at an awkward stage. Too late to work within the system, too early to shoot the bastards.)
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To: upchuck; Tilted Irish Kilt

Thanks guys. I left that Squadron over 50 years ago at Clark Air Base in the Philippines. As the war expanded, the Squadron became a Group, supporting Air Force Security Service operations throughout SEA. Over the years, the Squadron was deactivated, then reactivated. The last I heard, it was reconstituted on Guam.


41 posted on 02/11/2013 5:59:51 AM PST by Ax
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