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Seinfeld: Elaine's Circular Reasoning

Seinfeld Episode The Maid, Elaine attempts to fight the phone company with circular reasoning
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circular reason behaves like begging the question, elaine changes phone number for some reason, then trys to argue not needing a new number by saying its the old number, but nto quite. obviously her arguement holds no ground. 

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Subaru: Best Friend

Subaru owners are a loyal breed, and so are their cars. This commercial follows a young man over the course of many changes in his life, his trusty Subaru an...
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yes, I am aware you posted this.
This commercial represents descriptions. earlier car commercials i was unable to locate due to the abundance of car commercials showed more of the folding seat features, this one also shows it by representing how the car is able to adapt to the growing family.  

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this is an example, of the technique example/illistration, as it talks about the affects of smoking. it does so by having you imagine that what it did on this inside, happened on the outside. 

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State Farm® - "Jingle 2.0 Shopping"

Find helpful content and more at http://www.facebook.com/StateFarmNation Two friends fall in love with the same bag, but only one can afford it. The reason? ...
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//whoa this assignment is so hard...//
This is a state farm commercial using Logos, or a comparison to try and convince you they are better. Other state farm commercials use the same tactic saying x/5 drivers switch tos tate farm and such.  This one specifically implies that state farm will save you more money. 

Ethos is also used simply with the carisma of the two agents.  

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this is a graph associated with the psuedo-religion Pastafarianism. it represents a Cum Hoc, due to the representation of an implied causation based simle corrolation.

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GEICO Witch Commercial - Happier Than a Witch in a Broom Factory

Many things might make a witch happy: eyes of newt, massive metal pots, nonsensical chants. But nothing will make a witch happier than having free rein of a ...
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geico has recently taken a loving to analogies for their commercials. they compare the happiness of their customers with their product to various cliques. 

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Secret Deodorant - White Marks Fail Moment: Wedding Toast

The best man is killing it, and before taking the microphone you realize what everyone will be focusing on instead of your wedding toast: the white marks on ...
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this is an example of cause and effect, had you used their product, you would not have had to suffer the indignity she suffers.

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Sesame street : A banana in Ernie's ear. Part 1&2

Watch when Bert realise that Ernie has a banana in his ear. There are 2 parts. Filmed from www.sesamestreet.org
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look at that, its an example of the Post Hoc. 
simply because ernie has placed a banana in his ear does not mean alligators will avoid seaseme street.  

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2013 Milk Mustache "got milk?" Super Bowl Ad with Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson

Watch our [extended] first-ever Milk Mustache "got milk?" Campaign's Super Bowl ad, starring Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, who helps bring to life what a parent...
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very simple. its ethos, because a famous actor (The Rock) is the main charecter, and is represented as a father. 

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Christopher Hitchens on Hannity & Colmes about Rev. Falwell's Death

Christopher Hitchens along with Ralph Reed participate in a debate on the legacy of the Reverend Jerry Falwell. This was recorded from the Hannity and Colmes...
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This video overflows with begging the question, either-or arguements, and Post Hocs. 

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M kiers's comment, May 27, 2013 8:41 PM
specifically either or arguements, where simply because hitchens says one thing, he must be saying the man was a horrible person.