Hilarious Atari 2600 Pole Position Ad


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YouTube continues to deliver hit after hit.  This Pole Position ad is a wonderful slice of painful early 80s entertainment.  Yikes.

Posted by sedgemonkey @ 7/11/2006 00:02  |    11 | Source

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Carl Flixen (Level 1 Jukyu) @ 7/17/2006 16:43
Excelent page . Go Atari. I love the ancient thing. Learn to estimate the good and simple thing

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jaz (Level 1 Rookie) @ 7/12/2006 05:57

I NEED TO HAVE THE MUSIC FROM THIS COMMERCIAL OR I WILL DIE!!!!!!! Doesn´t somebody know where to get it? Or at least the band´s name?

BTW this ad makes me want to run to a store and buy the game even though it´s not available for like 15 years and I have it on emulator...

 


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Shark (Level 1 Jukyu) @ 7/11/2006 12:44
i think the theme music was best.

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Lawrence (Level 10 Operative) @ 7/11/2006 11:49
Why can't adverts be like that nowadays? That was cool. I used to have that game on N64.

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eghost (Level 6 Hitman) @ 7/11/2006 09:19

OMFG that was hilarious...

Can't believe I never saw that as a kid...


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big brother (Level 11 Admiral) @ 7/11/2006 09:18
I love how a game with a title that sounds like a strip club stars a family in the commercial.  

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E-Magination (Level 3 Sniper) @ 7/11/2006 09:18
I love it. Nice 80's. Pole Position still has an awesome feel of speed.

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Faktablad (Level 6 SWAT) @ 7/11/2006 09:13
"It'll leave skid marks on your soul".  Who came up with that?

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Tremulant (Level 1 Gangster) @ 7/11/2006 07:32
Hahaha eww... I couldn't even finish it.

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Blueberry_pie (Level 7 General Manager) @ 7/11/2006 01:48
Hah, that was awful. In a good way.

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finite (Level 6 Serial Killer) @ 7/11/2006 01:30
Wow, that was hideous. :)

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