Bill Gates Wiggles Butt on National TV

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It's Sunday afternoon--and football (American version w/elliptical ball) season so I'm watching the Tampa Bay Bucs vs. the (this week) New Orleans Saints. (Buc 10, Saints 7 early in the 3rd)

Commercial comes on. Some actor who looks familiar and--is that Bill Gates?--are buying shoes and chatting.

They start talking about computers and "ease of use" as they walk away from the shoe store.

Bottom line: Unknown actor asks Gates if ease of use is on the horizon. Camera now shooting from their rear as they walk away. Gates reply to question is a "butt wiggle". Fade to "Windows Logo".

Implies "something new" is out there...

Not sure this is a side of Bill Gates I really wanted to see...

Elmer Hurlstone
#internet marketing #bill #butt #gates #national #wiggles
  • Profile picture of the author Shannon Herod

    I am sitting here watching the same game! Go Bucs.

    I seen the commercial.

    I did not get it? Maybe it went over my head or something.

    • Profile picture of the author Elmer Hurlstone
      I'm not 100% certain what it's about either.

      Maybe it'll show up again--when I'm paying more attention.

      It is leading to something from MS however.

    • Profile picture of the author thatgirlJ
      lol..."unknown actor" is Jerry Seinfeld...unless that was a joke that went over my head. There is a discussion that got pretty interesting in the Off Topic forum.

      Apparently it's a part of some huge campaign and this is the tip of the iceburg for what is to come.

      Being a Mac girl I don't think they have anything on those Mac Vs. PC commercials
  • Profile picture of the author calvin69
    Originally Posted by Elmer Hurlstone View Post

    Commercial comes on. Some actor who looks familiar and--is that Bill Gates?--are buying shoes and chatting.
    That "some actor" was the unfunny, retired comedian Jerry Seinfeld.

    I've tried to watch Seinfeld over the years and laugh just once... never did... and I've tried. He's so unfunny (I know most will disagree here). He never gave me a douche chill once... not even close.

    Stephen Colbert... funniest guy on TV. It's a shame he pushes the criminal, global elite's agenda like the global warming hoax, etc.

    And about the commercial... did you notice is was 2 minutes instead of one?

    Regarding Bill Gates... the most evil man on the planet. I'm not kidding. His idol is Thomas Malthus... here's a quote from his hero:

    "All children who are born, beyond what would be required to keep up the population to a desired level, must necessarily perish, unless room be made for them by the death of grown persons.... Therefore ... we should facilitate, instead of foolishly and vainly endeavoring to impede, the operations of nature in producing this mortality; and if we dread the too frequent visitation of the horrid form of famine, we should sedulously encourage the other forms of destruction, which we compel nature to use. ``Instead of recommending cleanliness to the poor, we should encourage contrary habits. In our towns we should make the streets narrower, crowd more people into the houses, and court the return of the plague. In the country, we should build our villages near stagnant pools, and particularly encourage settlement in all marshy and unwholesome situations. But above all we should reprobate specific remedies for ravaging diseases; and restrain those benevolent, but much mistaken men, who have thought they are doing a service to mankind by protecting schemes for the total extirpation of particular disorders.''

    What a swell guy that butt-wigglin' Bill Gates is.
  • Profile picture of the author Angela V. Edwards
    Originally Posted by Elmer Hurlstone View Post

    Not sure this is a side of Bill Gates I really wanted to see...

    Elmer Hurlstone
    That's what I was thinking.
  • Profile picture of the author jjpmarketing
    That comment wasn't an indication of someone being old... Isn't 60 the new 40 anyway?

    Perhaps I should have worded that differently. I was only saying that as an indicator of when he was born and the habits of kids of that time... or at least kids in rural KY. Possibly different in urban areas... or Florida.

    I actually assumed that you had worked in sales and marketing before, Elmer. Again it wasn't about age... but more about the era of time you grew up in. I wasn't stereotyping anyone. I was only basing my comments on people that I have encountered over the years... and few baby boomers know computers as well as you.

    The technical side of the comments was referring to PC's... not the actual first computer. I don't like to think of PC's being before my time. They were actually, in my opinion... taking off right around the time I was born.

    I remember the classrooms having boot disks, token rings, etc. And not the boot disks you are thinking of... the kind where you issued commands like load and run.

    Microsoft was founded in 1975. Apple was founded in 1976. I was born in 1978. So to me that is when computers really took off. But I'm sure some would find that debatable. But for the sake of argument, I was referring to computers in the home.

    40 years of sourcing and sales experience... Internet Marketing must be a breeze for you. Especially since you know computers from the inside out.

    But so this stays on topic....

    I am wondering if this commercial is an indicator that Bill Gates may be turning into what Dave Thomas was for Wendy's. Bill could be the spokesperson of Microsoft... since he stepped down from having an active role at Microsoft.

    That commercial wasn't all that funny except for the conquistador line...

    almost as funny as the guitar hero bit... when Bill stepped down from Microsoft...

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