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Mike Rowe - Fords Dirty Job

Discussion in 'Jobs & Careers' started by DBZ 2010, Apr 20, 2010.

  1. Apr 20, 2010 at 9:13 AM
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    DBZ 2010

    DBZ 2010 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I guess Mike Rowe got himself a "Dirty Job" being Fords spokeman. :crazy:

    discovery-channel-star-mike-rowe-and-a-ford-f-150.jpg
     
  2. Apr 20, 2010 at 9:17 AM
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    OH-MAN

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    Don't think I would turn down a job like that!!!
     
  3. Apr 20, 2010 at 9:28 AM
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    steve o 77

    steve o 77 braaap

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    He has been doing that for well over a year now.
    And whats wrong with ford?
     
  4. Apr 20, 2010 at 9:29 AM
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    NeoMoose

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    seems like a sweet gig to me. Ford can get him on the cheap, he's definitely not A-List, but he still speaks to the "truck" audience that he always seems to be after.

    good call on Ford's part.
     
  5. Apr 20, 2010 at 9:31 AM
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    DBZ 2010

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    The money better be worth it. But, I bet he's got a Tacoma hidden in his garage.:anonymous:
     
  6. Apr 20, 2010 at 9:31 AM
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    mws4ua

    mws4ua I'll try being nicer if you try being smarter.

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    I like him and I like the commercials for the most part.

    Obviously not enough to buy a Ford, though...
     
  7. Apr 20, 2010 at 9:32 AM
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    Anathollo

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    he's been doing that for at least a few years...
     
  8. Apr 20, 2010 at 9:33 AM
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    Dawayne409

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    x2
     
  9. Apr 20, 2010 at 9:34 AM
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    Hoyal

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    OMG the world is going to end he speaks for FORD like he has done forever! I like Ford not that Mike Rowe made me like them but I have owned many of them and they are still running.
     
  10. Apr 20, 2010 at 9:39 AM
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    NAAC3TACO

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    +1. Starting with the hiring of CEO Alan Mulally a few years ago, Ford has been making a lot of good calls lately. Mike Rowe is a good choice as spokesman IMO.
     
  11. Apr 20, 2010 at 9:55 AM
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    Fords are rust buckets.....ask my dad.
     
  12. Apr 20, 2010 at 10:10 AM
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    X2... plus would you turn down that kind of money?
     
  13. Apr 20, 2010 at 10:22 AM
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    I like Mike Rowe. If Ford offered me that job, I'd take it in a hearbeat! Doesn't mean I'll stop driving my Tacoma. Think about it. All that dough for shooting some commercials...sweet!!! Kudos to Ford for NOT borrowing government money. I think their campaign ads are strong. I don't like all their vehicles, but I think the F-150 is a nice ride. And just because I don't like all their vehicles personally, doesn't mean there is anything wrong with them. To each their own...
     
  14. Apr 20, 2010 at 10:39 AM
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    Before I purchased my latest truck, I was looking at Fords. It could have gone either way. They have had problems, just like every other auto maker. They have been putting a renewed push toward quality and design. It shows and they are getting recognition for it.

    Knee jerk bashing of another company is as bad as the stuff Toyota has gone through in the recent past.

    Ford is on the march right now. I will keep an eye on what they have to offer.
     
  15. Apr 20, 2010 at 11:20 AM
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    Yeah, he's been doing this for a while now. If I sell my truck, I'm pretty much set on an F150. Ford is a solid company IMHO.
     
  16. Apr 20, 2010 at 11:23 AM
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    Seems like a great guy.
    Anybody who puts up with the crap he does deserves a great job. Besides, everyone knows them full size Fords are the best trucks on the road. won't be long and they will replace the Ranger. We better all watch out then..
    :devil:
     
  17. Apr 20, 2010 at 11:23 AM
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    back to bone stock.
    i miss that hottie that used to do the mercury commercials!

    rowe is doing a great job! his commercials are decent.
     
  18. Apr 20, 2010 at 11:29 AM
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    If I could have afforded the Ford I would have purchased one.
     
  19. Apr 20, 2010 at 11:34 AM
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    Oh Damn,
    your right. Pretty women and auto sales go together...
     
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    Any pics of her?
     
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