The big game has come and gone... forget the game let's talk commercials! Overall, there weren't that many that stood out to me! Overall, I loved the Doritos Time Machine (above), thought the Tim Tebow T-Mobile commercials were clever, and of course loved the Budweiser dog commercial. What do you think?
The top five ads, as voted upon by this year's Ad Meter panel, including final ratings are:
1. Anheuser-Busch – Puppy Love – 8.29
2. Doritos – Cowboy Kid – 7.58
3. Budweiser – Hero's Welcome – 7.21
4. Doritos – Time Machine – 7.13
5. Radio Shack- The Phonecall
Over 20 million Americans will attend a Super Bowl party this weekend... will you be one of them? Did you know that 493 Olympic-sized pools could be filled with beer consumed on Sunday? How does Super Bowl stack up by the numbers? We've got you covered: (thanks to TreeHugger.com)
WHO WILL BE WATCHING?
151.6 million: Number of people who will watch at least part of the game.
194 million: Approximate number of blades of grass on the football field.
232: Number of countries and territories in which the game will be broadcast.
34: Number of languages the game is broadcast in.
1: Number of languages in which the word "football" doesn't mean "soccer."
HOW MUCH FOOD WILL BE CONSUMED?
8 million: Total pounds of popcorn consumed on Super Bowl Sunday.
28 million: Pounds of potato chips consumed.
53.5 million: Pounds of avocados consumed.
222,792: Number of football fields worth of farmland to grow all that corn, potatoes, and avocados.
11.8: Depth, in feet, of guacamole consumed if it were spread across the football field.
293,000: Number of miles of potato chips, laid end to end, consumed during the game.
1 billion: Number of chicken wings consumed on Super Bowl Sunday.
325.5 million: Gallons of beer drank by Americans that day.
493: Number of Olympic-sized swimming pools that could be filled with all that beer.
20%: Increase in ant-acid sales the Monday after the game.
7 million: Number of employees who will not show up to work Monday.
AND WHAT ABOUT THOSE SUPER BOWL PARTIES?
41: Days in advance, on average, Super Bowl plans are made.
20 million: Number of Americans attending a Super Bowl party.
17: Average number of people attending each party.
5%: Percent of people who watch the big game alone.
40%: Percent of Super Bowl viewers who are not football fans.
25%: Percent of women who watch the game and enjoy it.
So there you go... will you be one of the statistics?
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