Is it true that Microsoft overpaid the new spock actor to appear in an xbox ad?

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2 years ago#1
I see that commercial quite a bit where spock appears for a few seconds but someone told me Microsoft paid too much just to have that guy in the commercial. Is that true or is it just a rumor?
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2 years ago#2
Who the heck cares what MS paid some one to be in a commercial? Seriously.
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2 years ago#3
Live long and suck it Zachary Quinto
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2 years ago#4
Lerp85 posted...
Who the heck cares what MS paid some one to be in a commercial? Seriously.


NightmareBunny, but obviously not you. Why do you care so much what he cares about...?
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2 years ago#5
SkeddyConway posted...
Lerp85 posted...
Who the heck cares what MS paid some one to be in a commercial? Seriously.


NightmareBunny, but obviously not you. Why do you care so much what he cares about...?


I don't, just asking a question. LOL
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2 years ago#6
Oh god it's Lerp again. Are these the only kind of posts you make? Go play your XBone bro...
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2 years ago#7
SkeddyConway posted...
Oh god it's Lerp again. Are these the only kind of posts you make? Go play your XBone bro...


My bad, just wondering why it matters. MS is a big company, they spend lots of cash to do stuff like this. Nothing new.
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2 years ago#8
I care because of they really did overpay then that's a waste of money...is seeing spock for less than five seconds gonna make people buy the system?
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2 years ago#9
NightMareBunny posted...
I care because of they really did overpay then that's a waste of money...is seeing spock for less than five seconds gonna make people buy the system?


All they want is there name out there, having big name people in ads does help, even if it is a short time.
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2 years ago#10
NightMareBunny posted...
I care because of they really did overpay then that's a waste of money...is seeing spock for less than five seconds gonna make people buy the system?


Was paying Lou Reed royalties for "Perfect Day" for 60 seconds really going to make people buy the system?

Probably not. Do you have any idea how much money these companies spend on marketing? Marketing budget is always majorly bloated, but the commercials put the systems out to the public, which is what Sony and MS both want. Just the fact that you're talking about it justifies it.
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