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    Question Stupid Banner Ad?

    Who else has noticed the Shell Rotella ad that states "The average American works 13,000 hours per year"?

    Think their marketing idiots know how to tell time or run a calculator? Am I misunderstanding the ad? There are only 8,760 hours in a non-leap year.......

    Sorry I notice the mundane. I come by it honestly.

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    ...and I might add that if one works 40 hour per week for 52 weeks with no time off it would add up to 2080 hours per year, but then you all already knew that.

    I think that the 13,000 hours of work calculation is for the 'gubermint' taxing purposes.
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    Must have gone to the same school that King O went to. I hear they have a "NEW" math.
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    Being former military and aircrew our common answer was we were on duty 25 hours a day, 8 days a week, 32 days a month and 367 days a year, sometimes it did seem like that.
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    24 hr Times 365 = 8760 Glad I never worked for Shell

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    and that's just the average, quit slacking R&G and get back to work !
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    I feel like i do 13,000 hours every so often
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    They evidently hired the same firm that calculate gun violence statistics for the anti's.
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    I'll bet that's a typo failure. "The average American drives 13,000 miles per year".

    The gubmint says we drive 13,476 miles per year. Average Annual Miles per Driver by Age Group
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rock and Glock View Post
    Who else has noticed the Shell Rotella ad that states "The average American works 13,000 hours per year"?

    Think their marketing idiots know how to tell time or run a calculator? Am I misunderstanding the ad? There are only 8,760 hours in a non-leap year.......

    Sorry I notice the mundane. I come by it honestly.
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    I'm retired so any amount they put in is wrong. And - I don't consider myself "average". Never made it that far.
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    I have also noticed how that same ad locks up my webpage. I have to reload it to actually see the rest of the forum
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