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#1 Kadin 25

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Posted 27 February 2013 - 09:42 AM

I know the images are not the best. But I think you can make a judgement call here for sure.


Guy celebrates like he just won the US Open....

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Praises what appears to be...well...NOT an Over Spin Putter..correct me if I am wrong.


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Posted 27 February 2013 - 09:53 AM

They sell a blade OS too.

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Posted 27 February 2013 - 09:54 AM

"Perhaps" the worst golf commercial ever....Terrible

What do i call my overspin putter....?  Money!

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Posted 27 February 2013 - 10:07 AM

I have always thought that last put going in the hole looked like it was fake.....like how it seemed to wobble near the end.  Anyone else notice that?

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Posted 27 February 2013 - 10:20 AM

View PostKILLEDBYASHANKEDWEDGE, on 27 February 2013 - 09:53 AM, said:

They sell a blade OS too.
Shank I'm still not so sure....I wish I could get a better image of it.

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Posted 27 February 2013 - 10:28 AM

this commercial ranks right up there with the squealing pig commercial as my most hated sounds on tv.

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Posted 27 February 2013 - 10:34 AM

View Posteric42434224, on 27 February 2013 - 10:07 AM, said:

I have always thought that last put going in the hole looked like it was fake.....like how it seemed to wobble near the end.  Anyone else notice that?

It is fake.  I think their CGI budget was $100.  Also, all the sounds of the ball going into the cup are fake.

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Posted 27 February 2013 - 12:23 PM

View PostBarto78, on 27 February 2013 - 10:34 AM, said:

View Posteric42434224, on 27 February 2013 - 10:07 AM, said:

I have always thought that last put going in the hole looked like it was fake.....like how it seemed to wobble near the end.  Anyone else notice that?

It is fake.  I think their CGI budget was $100.  Also, all the sounds of the ball going into the cup are fake.

I just can't understand why they think that it a good idea.  I mean, how hard is it to film a putt going in the hole?  The other examples on the commercial seem to be real...why not the last one!  LOL.  Even if it takes 30 takes, it is still a far superior looking product that probably took less time and money than CGI!  LOL.

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Posted 27 February 2013 - 12:26 PM

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Posted 27 February 2013 - 01:47 PM

That last putt is such a joke. A round ball dies about 6 feet short, then suddenly transforms into a pixelated square-like object that got a second wind from an over aggressive mouse push during editing  reminds me of the first season of South Park.

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Posted 27 February 2013 - 02:50 PM

View PostTxstcatman, on 27 February 2013 - 01:47 PM, said:

That last putt is such a joke. A round ball dies about 6 feet short, then suddenly transforms into a pixelated square-like object that got a second wind from an over aggressive mouse push during editing  reminds me of the first season of South Park.

Best response so far. haha The first season of south park was so funny. The animation was turrible!
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Posted 27 February 2013 - 02:57 PM

View PostBarto78, on 27 February 2013 - 10:34 AM, said:

Also, all the sounds of the ball going into the cup are fake.

That drives me the most crazy about the commercial. Unless the footage was shot on film (which it was not), the natural audio of those balls going in the cups would be available, cheap cgi aside. I could edit better commercials on my phone. I would never buy something advertised so poorly because it reflects on the company's integrity.

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Posted 27 February 2013 - 05:21 PM

Can someone answer this for me regarding the commercial? Why are all the putts they show being struck, being struck from off the green?

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Posted 27 February 2013 - 10:22 PM

View PostKadin 25, on 27 February 2013 - 09:42 AM, said:

I know the images are not the best. But I think you can make a judgement call here for sure.


Guy celebrates like he just won the US Open....

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Praises what appears to be...well...NOT an Over Spin Putter..correct me if I am wrong.


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Is it me or I always see guy like that on the course, ever !

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Also, the voice of the guy in the ad is annoying as hell.
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Posted 27 February 2013 - 10:55 PM

Has anyone ever used this putter?

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Posted 02 March 2013 - 11:02 AM

View Postkwooten31, on 27 February 2013 - 10:55 PM, said:

Has anyone ever used this putter?
I am not sure...but I would love to read the review...;)

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Posted 02 March 2013 - 11:20 AM

Take the over spin challenge!

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Posted 02 March 2013 - 02:28 PM

Is there a link to the actual infomercial?  I can't seem to find it, but now I really want to watch it.  The post round interviews I've found on YouTube are great.  Lots of "I almost made a putt with this putter" kinds of comments.
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Posted 03 March 2013 - 09:00 AM

I almost made a putt.  Funny!

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Posted 03 March 2013 - 11:18 AM

This just shows you how bad marketing can completely ruin a product. I played in a benefit scramble with a gut that had bought one. It didn't feel just awesome, but it wasn't horrible either. On the other hand, Guerin Rife had a well-put-together informercial with quality testiominials  and credible endorsers and look how well he did with the introduction to the 2-Bar. That's why I don't dismiss stuff based on commericials, or else I would turn my nose up to everyone with a "ballz-ier" driver...

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Posted 03 March 2013 - 09:09 PM

I didnt know standard definition cameras still existed.

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Posted 04 March 2013 - 11:16 AM

View Posteric42434224, on 27 February 2013 - 10:07 AM, said:

I have always thought that last put going in the hole looked like it was fake.....like how it seemed to wobble near the end.  Anyone else notice that?

Yes, it was definitely altered at the end to make that putt.  Very poor quality for a commercial IMO.

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Posted 04 March 2013 - 03:17 PM

This is a funny thread, I thought I was the only one to notice that last out. I am glad to see I'm not the only one out there that thought it was a fake putt.

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Posted 04 March 2013 - 04:53 PM

I am highly offended that you guys would harass my favorite putter. You guys can keep your rear wheel drive circle T putters, I'm laughing all the way to the bank! MONEY!!!!

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Posted 04 March 2013 - 09:19 PM

View Postben w, on 04 March 2013 - 04:53 PM, said:

I am highly offended that you guys would harass my favorite putter. You guys can keep your rear wheel drive circle T putters, I'm laughing all the way to the bank! MONEY!!!!

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Posted 04 March 2013 - 11:55 PM

Well played Ben.  I'd like to see a full bag put together from infomercials: Hammer X driver, Warrior woods/hybrid, (irons?), the no shank wedge, and an Overspin putter, followed by a full WRX review.  Any takers?
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Posted 05 March 2013 - 01:33 PM

View Postfreddyottawa, on 27 February 2013 - 12:26 PM, said:

It helped my game, I know that.

I see what you did there...

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Posted 05 March 2013 - 01:43 PM

These things are flying off the shelves in the Boca Raton area due to that commercial!  Old eyes know no difference!  

I LOVE the guy who calls his over spin "MONEY" and even kisses it!!!

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Posted 05 March 2013 - 08:13 PM

View PostFyparr, on 04 March 2013 - 11:55 PM, said:

Well played Ben.  I'd like to see a full bag put together from infomercials: Hammer X driver, Warrior woods/hybrid, (irons?), the no shank wedge, and an Overspin putter, followed by a full WRX review.  Any takers?

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Posted 05 March 2013 - 08:25 PM

"It helped my game, I know that"

"What do I call my Overspin Putter? MONEY!"


Gosh, this commercial makes me laugh way too much. And the cherry on top is the evident CGI in the closing images. Does anyone actually know that purchased it?


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