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Roby's avatar

Why does Subway* use kids voices for adults in their commercials?

Asked by Roby (2939points) November 29th, 2012

Even though they are funny, I don’t understand why..what’s the point?

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DigitalBlue's avatar

To get your attention. Apparently, it worked.

Roby's avatar

That it did.

Adirondackwannabe's avatar

It throws you a curve ball and makes you pay attention. You’re expecting one thing and another happens so you watch the commercial.

KNOWITALL's avatar

Yes, as someone in media, anything that gets your attention is successful….even if a little odd. I actually really like those spots except I want to tell those girls they’re rude taking that guys sandwiches like that. :)

janbb's avatar

Because it’s so cute.

wundayatta's avatar

It is to portray our inner demanding child, perhaps. The hungry one, who needs food now. I know that’s the case with the snickers commercials. Not sure about Subway, since I haven’t seen them, but I suspect it could be the same thing.

marinelife's avatar

Because the sight of their subs is supposed to bring out the kid in you.

Dutchess_III's avatar

Because kids “get away” with stealing food and stuff that adults can’t get away with. Their behavior is childish so they have to put a childish aura around it.

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