It’s not a chore; it’s a date!

January 16th, 2012 · 19 comments

Spotted by Kathy at her office lunchroom in Seattle:

1: Hate to state the obvious...But-Your Mother doesn't work here...Please clean up after yourselves 2: Mom never really did much cleaning. She was kind of a drunk. 3: it shows...

The real sad reality?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZqDzKad2Q3M

 

related: You sure nag like my mother…

FILED UNDER: cleaning · office · rebuttals · Seattle · smartass · Your mother doesn't...


19 responses so far ↓

  • #1   Julie

    Is it weird that my first thought was “Wow, what is their budget for colored paper?!”

    Jan 16, 2012 at 9:12 pm   rating: 34  small thumbs up

     
  • #2   shwo! bang

    Wow, Mr. Orange Paper has “Hey, guys! I can be funny, too!” written all over him in so many sad ways. The lack of capitalization at the beginning. The ellipses for no good reason. The gratuitous quotation marks. The glib dismissal that makes no sense when you think about it for more than 0.3 seconds.

    Jan 16, 2012 at 9:20 pm   rating: 20  small thumbs up

     
  • #3   scott hall

    lol burn!

    Jan 16, 2012 at 9:42 pm   rating: 1  small thumbs up

     
  • #4   Squirrely wrath

    Is it just me or was that video really hawt??

    Jan 16, 2012 at 10:04 pm   rating: 9  small thumbs up

     
  • #5   fondofhats

    i LOVE target women, i wish she still made them. this is definitely one of her best.

    Jan 16, 2012 at 10:59 pm   rating: 7  small thumbs up

    • #5.1   Jen

      I definitely guffawed out loud at the part with the lysol and the condom… though unfortunately, that’s not far from the truth 60-100 years ago…

      Jan 16, 2012 at 11:45 pm   rating: 5  small thumbs up

       
    • #5.2   Silence

      Lysol actually used to be a vaginal sanitizer. Yes, ladies, your grandma probably sprayed Lysol on her bajingo.

      Jan 17, 2012 at 12:11 am   rating: 13  small thumbs up

       
    • #5.3   Aliceblue

      I had never seen them before but WOW! I so want to turn gay so I can marry that woman.

      Jan 17, 2012 at 12:40 am   rating: 3  small thumbs up

       
    • #5.4   jdaniel

      I had to research the history of Lysol. Holy cow. Sure enough… was marketed as a douche! Also used by alcoholics for its alcohol content. My teeth are grinding together and I can’t stop it. AAAARRRGGGH!

      Jan 17, 2012 at 9:04 pm   rating: 1  small thumbs up

       
     
  • #6   Silence

    Hate to state the obvious, but love to open the package of bold-colored paper to -really- emphasize my point!

    Jan 17, 2012 at 12:08 am   rating: 3  small thumbs up

     
  • #7   GhostWriter bang

    What I love about Sarah is how she subtley flaps her arms while she talks. She’s a virgin white dove in her heart.

    Jan 17, 2012 at 10:59 am   rating: 4  small thumbs up

     
  • #8   Tesselara

    I love the link that you posted! Thank you!!! I shared it on my Facebook page. It makes me crazy that women are almost always portrayed as the cleaners of the family.

    Jan 17, 2012 at 1:03 pm   rating: 5  small thumbs up

    • #8.1   Poltergeist

      Well, as sexist as it may seem, there is some truth to it. I can guarantee you that if you surveyed every household in America, women would make up the majority of “cleaners.” There’s more money to be made by advertising to the larger audience, but rest assured that there are some new commercials targeted at men. Gender roles are slowly but surely becoming more blurred.

      Jan 18, 2012 at 1:59 am   rating: 0  small thumbs up

       
     
  • #9   Mike

    Props to GhostWriter for creepiest comment of the day.

    Jan 17, 2012 at 2:18 pm   rating: 11  small thumbs up

     
  • #10   Iniquitous

    Those Target Women videos are amazing.

    Jan 17, 2012 at 3:02 pm   rating: 4  small thumbs up

     
  • #11   anon

    Kills 99.9% of 3,000,000 germs? That leaves 3000 germs per square inch! How’s anyone going to survive that?

    Jan 17, 2012 at 8:14 pm   rating: 10  small thumbs up

     
  • #12   KJS

    And let’s not forget the commercials where women represent dirt and mud who are ecstatic at being “picked-up” after being rejected for so long. Way to target the market.

    Jan 18, 2012 at 12:27 am   rating: 9  small thumbs up

     
  • #13   Burma Jones

    So we get it now.
    In addition to all men being portrayed as idiots all women are desperate housewifes who lead unfulfilling lives.

    Ad people are creeps

    Jan 18, 2012 at 8:11 am   rating: 3  small thumbs up

     
  • #14   Jimmy James

    I wonder if family owned and operated businesses have a different line they use, in case someone’s mother does actually work there. Or does the mother actually clean up the place, making such notes unnecessary?

    Jan 18, 2012 at 8:44 am   rating: 1  small thumbs up

     

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