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This Bladder Leakage Commercial Is Weirdly Sexual

"I love Sam. Sam knows how to take care of a woman," a lady in a classroom (?) stage-whispers to a lady who appears to be a total stranger. Sam is not a man. Sam is a pad for soaking up urine.

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As seen on Adrants, this Poise ad attempts to make bladder leakage fun and slightly erotic. The woman in question continues, "Sam is very small, but Sam can last for hours. I have Sam in my pants right now." Then she proceeds to whip out a Poise pad, because Sam is not a man, or a pocket vibrator; Sam stands for Super Absorbent Material. And because this is a commercial and not real life, the stranger listening does not excuse herself from the conversation and text a friend omg sitting next 2 crazy lady but replies, "I wish I had Sam in my pants." It makes sense to want to talk about bladder leakage with a sense of humor, and the spot certainly grabs your attention, but the eroticism just ups the squick factor. I do not like it Sam I Am.

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celia
Celia the Vampire Slaying Vampire

Well, I know when I'm showing random strangers my period pantyliners I absolutely make sure to pour a Styrofoam cup of water on them. How else would they believe me about absorbency? What an accurate ad depicting these true-to-life conversations between lady strangers. It's weird how she just knew the other lady also had urination leakage! Like ESPN or something.