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Rivera / Giradi Taco Bell Commercial

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Boom_70, Oct 11, 2010.

  1. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    Really troubled by the Taco Bell commercial that is running with Joe Girardi and Mariano Rivera.



    Gist is a guy can't finish his extra large Chalupa so Girardi has to replace him with Rivera.

    Are they suggesting that Mo is going to devour a half eaten Chalupa?
     
  2. Blitz

    Blitz Active Member

    Stupid commercial, if you ask me.
    Most of America (even though it's the Yanks, too) doesn't know who the main actors are.
    It's sort of an interesting statement on sports and society. And on pro baseball.
    Nobody knows Joe Girardi. Rivera's sort of anonymous for many, too.
     
  3. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

    No problem!

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  4. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    That is to commercials what Girardi is to managing.
     
  5. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    Might have been better if it was a black taco instead of a chalupa.
     
  6. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member

    That's one thing about Rivera. For all of his dominance through the years, the guy has never been in the spotlight outside of baseball.

    You see Jeter all over the place, and A-Rod to a lesser extent. The only endorsement I can ever remember Rivera making was in a newspaper ad for a suit.
     
  7. OldSadBastard

    OldSadBastard Member

    A better question: Aren't fruit bats vegetarian?
     
  8. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

    A better question: Fnord?
     
  9. Azrael

    Azrael Active Member

    Does not 'beg the question.'
     
  10. Azrael

    Azrael Active Member

    Rivera saws off the rest of the chalupa with a cutter.
     
  11. mustangj17

    mustangj17 Active Member

    What happens if a call is argued while aformentioned XL Chalupa is being eaten?

    Does Giradi kick ground beef all over home plate?
     
  12. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    Can we just start a Taco Bell subforum for Boom to start all his Taco Bell commercial threads in?
     
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