Captain Obvious


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Captain Obvious

A person who makes a statement or statements of such obvious meaning or implication as to be entirely redundant, superfluous, or unnecessary. Pauline: "The President has said that lower-class families are bearing the brunt of the recession worse than anyone else." Johnny: "Thank you, Captain Obvious!" A: "Your photos are out of focus because you didn't adjust the lens properly." B: "Wow, Captain Obvious strikes again!"
See also: captain, obvious
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Mick Lockett, assistant to Steven Burridge, trainer of Captain Obvious "It has been a remarkable carnival thus far and four winners from five runners is more than we could have dreamed of.
Captain Obvious (:60) The first TV spot for the campaign introduced Captain Obvious to the world.
Obvious Eye Contact The spot again features Captain Obvious, demonstrating the ease of booking rooms through the Hotels.
Obvious Lies Illustrating the benefits of verified guest reviews, the ad features a family who arrives in a hotel room that is "more murdery than the reviews said," when Captain Obvious informs them that Hotels.
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30 Dundalk Irish Stallion Farms EBF Star Appeal Stakes 7f Listed ATR Card page 65 Key stat David Wachman has won two of the four runnings of this and saddles Captain Obvious
The Australian handler, who flew back to Singapore to saddle his runners at the Chinese New Year meeting at Kranji racecourse tomorrow will return to the UAE in time for next week's Carnival meeting where he will saddle Captain Obvious in the $200,000 Al Rashidiya (Group 2).
The first four horses home were engaged in a terrific duel for the lead for much of the final furlong, but Captain Obvious grabbed the verdict by three-qarters of a length from English raider Hitchens, much to the delight of the crowd
The campaign, which will also include Captain Obvious social media activations, email marketing, radio spots, cinema, and online banners and video, represents the biggest creative launch in the 23-year history of Hotels.
The first TV spot features Captain Obvious walking through a hotel and offering obvious observations before proclaiming that Hotels.
Neha Parikh adds: "The launch spot is meant to introduce Captain Obvious to the world and the feedback has been great.
I'm being Captain Obvious to say that that there is incredible innovation happening in Europe.
A $420,000 son of Tapit and the most expensive yearling purchased by owners Pearl Bloodstock last year, Qatar's Pearl kept on strongly under Johnny Murtagh, having run extremely green early on, to finish second to the David Wachmantrained newcomer Captain Obvious.
Captain Obvious initiated a 751/2-1 double for the rider which was completed by the victory of the Willie McCreery-trained Colour Of Love in the 7f handicap.
A cracking Hove card-and remember that everything builds up to what should be one of the nights of the year on Thursday week-also features the four heats of the Ray Ward Gunsmiths Golden Sprint over 285m, with record holder Escort Captain obvious in the opener at 8.