Aren't banner ads awesome? Go ahead, click on a few over there. We'll wait.

But, unfortunately, a few bad apples have given the industry a bad name by being just a little misleading in their promises that hot singles and easy money are just a click away. What would banner ads look like in a world where they were required to tell the honest truth? We offered a prize to whoever has the Photoshop skills to show us. The winner is below, but first, the runners-up:

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