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Video: This Goofy Metro Ad Has A Surprisingly Catchy 80s Groove

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It looks like Metro is on to us technologically-savvy hip kids who just want to rock out to an 80s casio keyboard groove. The agency just released an ad with ironic VHS static touting the party-enabling benefits of the Metro Trip Planner, the Go Metro app and the public transportation function on Google Maps. (The tune comes courtesy of Galactic Flo.)

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