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    Default acronyms relating to commercials

    I can't remember the exact acronyms but I'm guess they are related to methods or restrictions of payment.

    DOC?
    DOS?

    and few others. If anyone can tell me what they stand for (and the ones I couldn't recall) I'd appreciate much. Again I apologize for not being accurate.

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    Default Re: acronyms relating to commercials

    Quote Originally Posted by shalstudent View Post

    Yes, I've tried. There're about 200 possibilities for each acronyms. Anyone knows which one that I'm looking for, they are pertianing to some kind of payment type or delivery method or sth (I'm just guessing). And there are few others along that line. Anyone?

    Thanks in advance
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    Default Re: acronyms relating to commercials

    If you're describing payment methods, are you sure one of the acronyms isn't COD? It stands for Cash on Delivery, and it means the purchaser pays for the goods at the time they are delivered.

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    Default Re: acronyms relating to commercials

    Quote Originally Posted by Ouisch View Post
    If you're describing payment methods, are you sure one of the acronyms isn't COD? It stands for Cash on Delivery, and it means the purchaser pays for the goods at the time they are delivered.

    I belive you're right on Ouisch for I wasn't sure how the acronyms were written in the first place. Thanks a lot!

    By the way, like I said there're few other acronyms that usually shown in "inframercial" (I'm not sure about this word at all, it's a certain type of comercials seen on TV where you have hosts shouting praises on the product as if it's the best invention ever), you have any idea what those acronyms might be and what they stand for?

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    Default Re: acronyms relating to commercials

    Infomercials are a unique marketing tool. They rely on a fast-talking over-enthusiastic spokesperson to create an atmosphere of tension in order to convince the viewer that they absolutely cannot live without this particular product.Here's an interesting article on some classic infomercials.

    I'm trying to think of some of the common acronyms used in informercials, but the only one I can think of at the moment is BOGO - "buy one, get one" (usually means if you purchase one item, you'll get a second one free).

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    Thanks a lot, Ousich!!!!

    I'll check out the link.

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    Who among us can hear the word "infomercial" and not think of the Flowbee??

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