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Old 06-01-2009, 12:19 PM   #1
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OK! This has nothing to do with FIRE! However, the new series of Ally Bank adds are the best I have seen in a long time. I have seen three. One offering a pony, and the latest asking a kid if she wants to ride here bike.
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Rustic, we had friends visiting over the Memorial Day weekend who expressed how much they disliked those commercials. Called them cruel and mean-spirited.

I don't have an opinion one way or the other, but don't think they work all that well. When they first show up I frequently draw a blank as to what they are advertising. Or is that merely another sign of what goes second?
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Old 06-01-2009, 12:33 PM   #3
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Cute ads in my book. Website and offerings are weak as of Sat when I looked. They need to get better fast or they will fail.
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Old GMAC bank= Ally bank (new)
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That seems awfully close to the brand name Alli, a weight loss drug associated with some rather unpleasant side effects.
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They are obviously effective. Additional impressions occurring as we type.
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I don't know if they are effective. I do think they do a good job at getting their point across that other banks have a lot of fine print. However, it has not persuaded me too think about changing my bank. It was effective enough that I remembered their name.
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I don't know if they are effective. I do think they do a good job at getting their point across that other banks have a lot of fine print. However, it has not persuaded me too think about changing my bank. It was effective enough that I remembered their name.
I had a money market account at GMAC bank that paid a good interest rate, was easy to use and allowed me to move money back and forth to my local bank with ease. Two day maximum transfer via e-banking and no fee like Bank of America. Got a nice letter from Ally Bank explaining the change and promising me nothing would change. I was always happy with what I had at GMAC bank so why change.
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That seems awfully close to the brand name Alli, a weight loss drug associated with some rather unpleasant side effects.
...fecal incontinence? yikes!
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