Top Ten Advertising Mascots More Famous than the Products They Sell

posted by RedTimbre
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last activity 9 hr 21 min ago

In advertising, it's all about earning public favor.  And what easier way to do so than through a catchy jingle or some cartoon character that's just silly enough to make you forget how desperate he actually is to sell you raisin bread or car insurance.  In some cases these little advertising creations have successfully pervaded the public consciousness in a way that's simultaneously harmless and fraught with ulterior motive.  In any case, here are ten that roam freely amongst our cultural habitats, and transcend the products they were originally designed to hawk.

Top Ten Scary Movies to Watch on Halloween

posted by RedTimbre
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last activity 11 hr 50 min ago

What's better to do on Halloween, other than to binge out on candy and pumpkin-flavored beer, than to binge watch every horror movie you've ever heard of (and some you haven't).  You could phone up your obscure Japanese film buff friend for some recommendations on films involving businessmen having their eyeballs ripped out by innocent-seeming nubiles.  Or you could tune in to virtually any basic cable channel and watch a back-to-back marathon of horror classics.  If you go for the latter, here are a few movies you must catch.

Top Ten Film Parodies

posted by RedTimbre
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last activity 9/30/2014 07:50 PM

Satire exists at its best to reveal an uneasy truth through a comedic lubricant. At its worst, it's a Wayan Brothers movie.  While the first two Scary Movies paved the way for a relentless franchise of lowbrow schtickery and baselessly topical pop-culture references supplanting jokes, a great tradition of film parody exists to assure us that its not all unfunny.  Here are ten funny film parodies to help you forget the money you spent on a ticket to see Epic Movie.

Most awesome scientists

posted by Aviorn
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last activity 9/28/2014 05:27 PM

This anime list is for those characters that can love science and still kick their fair share of butt

Most powerful anime Mechas

posted by Aviorn
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last activity 9/24/2014 08:46 AM

Those big bad robots that have power that blow you away, this is their list.

posted 9/16/2014 01:14 PM
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Ifinite Stratos count as mechas.

Gaming zone

posted by Shravanth
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last activity 9/23/2014 08:55 PM

Whch game u play a most? and recomemind othrs to play.

The Top Ten Greatest Punk Albums

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last activity 9/21/2014 07:28 PM

Spitting, snarling, shouting, and screaming, punk music screeched its way into existence in the mid-70s in countless garages and bars in the United States. From there punk would become a global phenomenon, giving birth to countless bands that rallied against the establishment with bleeding fists and cheap guitars. Here is a list of ten of the greatest punk albums; the albums that revolutionized the genre and paved the way for future generations of musicians. In the interest of fairness, this original list only includes one entry per band. The entries are also arranged in chronological order of their first release. But remember, at fasttoptens you can add your own entries and vote for the number one slot! So feel free to add as many other great punk albums as you want!

Top Ten Best Non-Central Seinfeld Characters

posted by RedTimbre
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last activity 9/20/2014 10:12 AM

Seinfeld was the perfect sitcom.  Contentious, both self-aware and socio-culturally-conscious, charming, enduring, consistent...the adjectives go on. The show had great concepts, great comic timing, great jokes, expertly-deployed hooks, and most of all, great characters.  We all know the central four, each so well-defined and true to form, but some of the most memorable characters only showed up occasionally, for a single episode, or even just for a single gag.  Here are ten of the best.

Top Ten Covers of Bob Dylan Songs

posted by RedTimbre
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last activity 9/16/2014 08:46 PM

Bob Dylan, like a hurricane, is a force whose impact simply can't be ignored.  His voice, in all its raw simplicity, was source material which not only defined generations of songwriters to follow, but which was distinct enough to allow his songs to be reinterpretted with complete objectivity.  Here are ten examples of which.

The Top Ten Thrash Albums

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last activity 9/12/2014 01:17 PM

In the early 1980s, a new form of heavy metal emerged from the garages of Southern California and Europe. Driven by churning lower register rhythms and surgically precise shredding, thrash metal would conquer the metal scene for much of the decade. Here is a list of the greatest thrash metal albums ever recorded. In the interest of fairness, this original list only includes one entry per band. The entries are also arranged in chronological order of their first release. But remember, at fasttoptens you can add your own entries and vote for the number one slot! So feel free to add as many other great thrash metal albums as you want!

 
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