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Pure Michigan

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Pure Michigan

Post by Turkeytop » Sun Dec 23, 2018 12:22 am

Here in Ontario they play those Pure Michigan tourism promotion ads on TV every night. They've always done it during the summer but this is the first year they've also had them for winter.

Do they also play them in Michigan, or are they only aimed at Ontario people who just can't get enough of winter?



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Re: Pure Michigan

Post by ZenithCKLW » Sun Dec 23, 2018 1:30 am

We get them in Michigan too. Especially on the radio.



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Re: Pure Michigan

Post by Deleted User 14803 » Sun Dec 23, 2018 12:09 pm

I tired of hearing Tim Allen’s voice on those damn Pure Michigan ads.



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Re: Pure Michigan

Post by Deleted User 24 » Sun Dec 23, 2018 12:58 pm

Also a sponsor of the excellent "Under the Radar-Michigan" syndicated around the state from DPTV



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Re: Pure Michigan

Post by TC Talks » Sun Dec 23, 2018 4:31 pm

I've seen them in New York and Arizona


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Re: Pure Michigan

Post by cckadlec » Mon Dec 24, 2018 6:39 pm

In all my travels (quite a bit), I've heard the ads most extensively on the radio in Wisconsin, Illinois, and especially rampant in Ontario, such as the Hamilton and GTA stations. Any market with a lot of people that is within a few hours of Michigan. Never heard them outside the Midwest though, though all my travels tend to be east of Michigan where they're less likely to advertise as those people are closer to... well, better things. Nobody in Michigan wants people from NYC or Jersey sightseeing here. :rollin


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Re: Pure Michigan

Post by Turkeytop » Tue Dec 25, 2018 1:51 pm

In the summer, we also get Pure Michigan Billboards here. Also, in the summer we get TV ads from Detroit, promoting the city as a tourist destination.



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Re: Pure Michigan

Post by Graham Wellington » Sat Dec 29, 2018 4:31 pm

RadioKev wrote:
Sun Dec 23, 2018 12:09 pm
I tired of hearing Tim Allen’s voice on those damn Pure Michigan ads.
Weird, RadioKev complaining about something....



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Re: Pure Michigan

Post by Ed Joseph » Tue Jan 08, 2019 8:52 pm

I think a whole lot of people would gladly move out of "Pure Michigan" if they could afford to! Detroit, a "tourist destination"? Seriously? I drove from Flint to Detroit for ten years. I can honestly say that I never found an area down there I would consider moving into in order to cut my commute.

I *do* like "Under the Radar Michigan". He finds some off the wall stuff. A few in Detroit, but not many that I'd consider worth a trip down there to see myself.


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