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Friday, September 25, 2009

If You Thought "Six is a Serious Number" Song Couldn't Get Worse, Try Listening to "Arkansas Guys" Sing It

Posted By on Fri, Sep 25, 2009 at 3:14 PM

You know that Mobil On the Run promotion "Six is a Serious Number"

If not, you obviously don't watch or listen to Cardinals games. The song runs about every 25 seconds (or so it seems) during Cardinals broadcasts. 

And if you thought the faux hip-hop song couldn't possible get any more ridiculous/annoying, allow us to introduce you to the "Arkansas Guys." 

Check out more videos after the jump and learn how you, too, can submit your rendition of "Six is a Serious Number" into a contest to win free fountain drinks! 

Yes, a grander grand prize never there was! 



Twenty-one live performance entries added from September 11th and 12th events; contest open through September 30 for home-made entries

September 24, 2009

A total of twenty-five eager participants have submitted their best version of the 
On the Run "6 is a Serious Number" commercial. These videos are available now for viewing on the On the Run YouTube channel: Although the deadline for the contest is approaching quickly - September 30. New contestants can still participate in the create-your-own video category by uploading their own recorded video for their chance to win the grand prize.

In the contest, participants are encouraged to compose and sing their own lyrics in a way that does justice to the two faux hip-hop Cardinals fans popularized in the TV and radio On the Run commercials advertising 25-cent drink specials when the Cards score six or more runs. 

Contestants could participate in one of two categories: live performance category, which is now closed, and the user-submitted category. In the user-submitted category contestants can participate by independently entering a recorded video using a downloadable soundtrack available on the On the Run website

Eligible entries will be judged based on the following criteria: 1/3 creativity; 1/3 performance; and 1/3 lyrical execution.  Live entries are posted on the On the Run YouTube channel: Create-your-own entries are posted at

The grand prize winners - one from both categories - will each receive four tickets to the Cardinals' home games on either Oct. 2nd or 3rd, plus free On the Run
fountain drinks for a year.  Also, winners' videos will be shown on the Jumbotron at the Oct. 2-3 games. Finalists from the combined categories will win free fountain drinks for a month. 

Visit for more information about the contest.

About On The Run:
Designed to meet St. Louis-area consumers' demand for quick, friendly service and fresh products, On the Run gas station convenience stores offer ample parking, extra wide aisles and products including gourmet coffee, ready-made breakfast items and lunch offerings

The stores are owned and operated by Cuba, Mo.-based Wallis Companies, one of the largest Mobil distributors in the country. For information about On the Run location, visit

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