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Buying a 50 yr old house. Inspection showed aluminum wiring. research found that this has a high risk of fire. But there are mitigations - best is of course re-wire the whole house. Cost $15-18k. 2nd … more

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Heard there is an insane (ongoing) creative exodus at DDB Chicago from when Britt Nolan bolted back to Burnett. In other words, hiring. Assuming they still have Skittles, Starburst, Miller Coors, Army… more

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I just saw an ad for State Farm where the pizza delivery person gives Jake a gallon jug of ranch. This wouldn’t have happened if the agency had BIPOC working for them.

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Do you think the clients at State Farm watch their ads and think "oh yeah, this is on par with GEICO and Progressive!"

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We are looking for product designers at Y Media Labs. Silicon Valley based digital product agency. We work with clients like Yeti, Paypal, State Farm, Thrive Market, Apple. Awesome company, great pay… more

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Best homeowners insurance? Buying a 1905 house that worried me enough to ask if the online insurers like Lemonade are ok? Or if I should pay a bit more for State Farm, Traveller’s or All State in case… more

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Car insurance advice please! Getting what seem like really high quotes from geico and State Farm ($170/month). This is for two adults. Small suv. California. Great driver history and credit. Am I off … more

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On the phone buying insurance: State Farm agent: “I’m 6’4” My internal thoughts: *are you single* 👀

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LA car insurance advice please! Getting what seem like really high quotes from geico and State Farm ($170/month). This is for two adults. Small suv. California. Great driver history and credit. Am I o… more

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AdAge Marketers of the year: TikTok, McD’s, Lowes, Lincoln Project, Etsy, Calm, e.l.f., Lego, Adobe, State Farm... Thoughts?

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According to gen-z (in a single tiktok thread), the early 00's faves are: - Starburst, Berries and Cream - Kia Hamsters - State Farm, 'You gotta be quicker than that' - Orbit, Lint Licker - JG Wentworth, 'It's my money and I need it now'

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Anyone work at the marketing arm? Saw an open role on the State Farm team and would love to pick your brain.

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“Drake from State Farm” is so far the only thing to actually make me laugh. Not even the whole spot, literally just when he said drake from State Farm. Rough year overall.

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Who can tell me who I might write to if I was interested in some freelance CD writing on Progressive, Geico, State Farm or All State? Hoping to take advantage of being able to work from anywhere durin… more

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State Farm vs Liberty for home insurance?

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Potentially unpopular opinion: I know Jake from State Farm was basically iconic, but I hate that they’re still using the exact same footage of the married couple but with a new end card and new State … more

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I can’t tell if I want to make those State Farm ads or just have the hots for Jake.

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Who does better work for State Farm? Translation or the marketing arm?

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How is the Chicago State Farm team at OMD? Is it a good dynamic?

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Does Jake from State Farm get worse with every spot?

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What does everyone think of the new State Farm ads with the delivery person thanking Jake for giving her the “Parker promo”? Not a fan, tbh.

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They put Drake, Jake from State Farm, AND Paul Rudd in one ad?!?! Sexiness overload!!!

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Was that Jake from State Farm in a Hyundai spot?

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Recommendations on insurers? Anyone have Axa / MiniCo for watch insurance? I did have state farm although have been really unimpressed with their other claims and looking to switch.

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Any recommendations for best homeowner's insurance providers? I've heard horror stories of persons not being able to claim on big ticket items like roofs etc. from providers like State farm an… more

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Anyone an Attorney for State Farm? Pros/Cons? Average pay benefits etc? Hard to find online

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Anyone have any intel on working at DDB on State Farm in Chicago? My understanding is DDB is struggling and has been going down over the years.

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Bud Light Wasssup...Real men of Genius...State Farm Jake from State Farm...now Miller High Life Errol Morris. Is this all we can do these days is repurpose old campaigns?

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Anyone knows how the dynamic is of the State Farm team at OMD?

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DDB Chicago? Once proud agency. Loses McDonald’s (everyone knows We Are Unlimited was a shell for DDB), State Farm and Cap One in less than a year. WTF...

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What does the ad world think of the new State Farm spots? Better than DDB’s?

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How is the Chicago State Farm team at OMD?

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Will any leader pay the price for DDB Chicago Capitol One and State Farm loss?

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They replaced the jake from State Farm guy with a different jake and he still says he’s wearing khakis?! Why?! Why kill the OG?

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Thank you to whoever decided that the Pizza Dlievery spot for State Farm really needed that gallon of ranch as a prop that is all. 🖤

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I’m in convos with another agency and one of the accounts I’m being considered for is a direct conflict with my current role, like working on Allstate and moving to State Farm. Protocol here?

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Can I pay a State Farm auto loan with Plastiq to meet Minimum Spend on AmEx? Worried I won’t hit the 5k on regular spend.

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The marketing arm wins State Farm. What can we expect of the work?

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