Really funny ad
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Contributors to this thread:
keepemsharp 03-Sep-19
JTV 03-Sep-19
kscowboy 03-Sep-19
JTV 03-Sep-19
Wayne Helmick 03-Sep-19
kscowboy 03-Sep-19
elkmtngear 03-Sep-19
JTreeman 03-Sep-19
Surfbow 04-Sep-19
BullBuster 04-Sep-19
Pat Lefemine 04-Sep-19
JTreeman 04-Sep-19
YZF-88 04-Sep-19
GF 04-Sep-19
Grey Ghost 04-Sep-19
drycreek 04-Sep-19
JohnMC 04-Sep-19
WV Mountaineer 04-Sep-19
keepemsharp 04-Sep-19
JTV 04-Sep-19
Dirk Diggler 04-Sep-19
From: keepemsharp
03-Sep-19
A major ins. company is now running nation wide ads with their long time recognizable logo of a huge elk. ONLY now they are saying "we are your buck". A perfect example that these people are completely out of contact with the real outdoor world. HOWEVER they will be voting on red flag laws, expanded backgrounds and registration and confiscation. Folks we got a hard hill to climb in the next 15 months.

From: JTV
03-Sep-19
Red flag laws suck, Walmart just caved ... etc. etc. ... McConnell is an ass and wants to bring to a vote expanded background checks in the Senate, the House is lost for now (piss on the squad and Beto, "Spartacus"/Booker, Warren, Biden, Sanders, etc.), we as a country MUST get the House back in 2020 and keep the Senate and defeat the lousy Dems/libs/Socialists (all one in the same).. how many here have contacted their Reps and Senators ... I have and will continue to do so ... what about YOU ??

From: kscowboy
03-Sep-19
Funny thing is that the Hartford’s buck/what you call a huge elk is actually a stag...

From: JTV
03-Sep-19
Close enough for government work ... " Both are members of the cervidae family of round-antlered deer, and for many years they were considered separate species: cervus elaphus, the red stag; and Cervus canadensis, the American elk or wapiti. It turns out, however, that they can (and do!) interbreed freely, given the chance, so most modern authorities consider them as just one species, Cervus elaphus. So the red stag is almost an elk, or vice versa. With differences. No American hunter who has ever heard it will forget the bugle of a bull elk. European hunters don't call it a bugle. They call it a "roar." Okay, but that's just a word. So what if the red stag is a little smaller in the body, more reddish in color, and with slightly different antler conformation? Surely they must sound the same! "

03-Sep-19
They do not.

From: kscowboy
03-Sep-19
Having shot a stag in Scotland during the roar and an elk during the rut, I will second Wayne's response that they do not sound alike.

Twin Peaks has stags in front of their restaurants (not admitting whether or not I've been in one) and I've even seen developments with "Elk" in the name and have a stag statue. Common mistake but those in the know will instantly spot it.

From: elkmtngear
03-Sep-19

Nope, doesn't sound like an elk to me!

From: JTreeman
03-Sep-19
I’ve hunted both and there is absolutely no resemblance in the roar of the red stag and the bugle of an elk.

—jim

From: Surfbow
04-Sep-19
The Hartford logo is totally a stag, for a company founded IN THE U.S., I could never figure out why they picked a stag for their logo and not an elk, idiots! Also, since we're discussing insurance companies, anyone notice the Farmers commercial where the bronze mule deer's antlers are on backward? Idiots...

From: BullBuster
04-Sep-19
That Hartford add drives me crazy. I yell out “STAG” every time I see it.

From: Pat Lefemine
04-Sep-19
The Hartford does call it a stag. The official name is ‘Larry the Stag.’ My buddy wears the Larry suit at promotional events around Connecticut.

From: JTreeman
04-Sep-19
Your buddy is awesome!

—Jim

From: YZF-88
04-Sep-19

YZF-88's embedded Photo
YZF-88's embedded Photo
Checkout this sweet local sporting goods store mule deer shirt I bought as soon as I moved out west.

From: GF
04-Sep-19
I believe that ad says “we’ve GOT your buck”.... as a plat on “we’ve got your BACK”....

Clumsily done, in any case....

But you’ll notice it took exactly ONE response for this to go off the rails into politics....

From: Grey Ghost
04-Sep-19
Umm...the original post was political, GF.

Matt

From: drycreek
04-Sep-19
I think they should have a Charolais for their logo. Then they could say “We’ve got your bullshit”. That would be even catchier !

From: JohnMC
04-Sep-19
I bet the OP is wishing he did not start this thread or did a little research first! LMAO

04-Sep-19
I'm betting the first couple of posters wish they would have thought about there posts a bit.

From: keepemsharp
04-Sep-19
Yes, maybe?

From: JTV
04-Sep-19
nope ......... never say one is sorry (apologize), its a sign of weakness ..... (John Wayne/ She Wore a Yellow Ribbon and Leroy Jethro Gibbs rule #6) .... ;0)

From: Dirk Diggler
04-Sep-19
SMDH

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