21 Absurd Lies Companies Have Used To Sell Products

We like to think the term "snake oil" is reserved for old-timey traveling salesmen and the holistic medicine aisle of Whole Foods, but it turns out it hits closer to home than we realize. In fact, many famous brands have been in trouble at some point or another for claiming their products have magical properties that everyone eventually called bullshit on.

With that in mind, we asked our readers to pick out the worst offenders and gave cash-money for the best entries. The winner is below, but first the runners-up ...

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Entry by RB2

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Entry by Sagar Parikh

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Entry by gicusudoru

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Entry by mkad

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Entry by Comunacho

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Entry by Comunacho

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Entry by LilySprite

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Entry by gicusudoru

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Entry by Comunacho

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Entry by Kaylow

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Entry by Sagar Parikh

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

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Entry by Jose Canyusi

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Entry by Scott Laffey

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Entry by Jose Canyusi

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Entry by br00k7yn

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Entry by tmsteele2000

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And the winner is ...

Congrats, Scott Laffey. You win money.

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