14 Ads That Backfired Big-Time

14 Ads That Backfired Big-Time

Sometimes, an idea that absolutely killed in a pitch meeting turns out to be a dud. But in the advertising world, they often have to power through and hope for the best, because there's a lot of money riding on said idea. That's how we wound up with stuff like an accidentally pro-cocaine PSA, Andy Warhol silently chowing down on decades-old beef, and car-f*in' mechanics.

Dude cashes a fake $95k junk mail check CRACKED COM Professional prankster Patrick Combs received a faux-check mailer asking for an investment, and decided to try his luck depositing it. The bank screwed up big time when they accidentally cleared it Combs hadn't even endorsed it and were on the hook

Source: SF Gate

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