26 Techniques That Prove Advertisers Think You're Dumb

Marketing can be a hard thing, what with society's tastes able to change on the spot these days. But still, there are those tried and true concepts that every ad person can turn to when the creative juices just aren't there and it's time to just phone some shit in.

And we wish they wouldn't. Because these days, the tropes we see over and over again are worse than lazy, they're flat out annoying. We're talking about things like ...

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