29 Companies That Greenlighted Totally Face-Palm Promotions

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Companies are constantly pulling weird stunts to engage customers and sell them crap they don't need. Because of that, they're constantly bumbling around and making bad decisions. And when that happens, they crash and burn in spectacular fashion.

Skeptical? Just check out these promos, ads, and gimmicks that somebody at corporate thought were a good idea.

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And the winner is ...

Congrats, Andrea Meno. You win money.

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