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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WILL NEVER BE KALE Ads that portray healthy eating as the worst thing ever are junk. CRACKED.CQM

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CRACKEDCON HEY GEICO. OO JUST ONE AD CAMPAIGN AT A TIME, OKAY??? YOURE MAKING US THINK ABOuT HOW MUCH OF THE GEN SPREMIUMS YOU COLLEGT GOES TOWARD ADV

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Chocolate Rain (Dr. Pepper) Chuck Norris (World ofwarcraft) WI'S EX IT'S A TRAP! Overly Obsessed Girlfriend (Anti-Tobacco Ad) YU NO USE HIPCHAT? Keybo

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CRACKEDCON Pharmaceutical Ads: Portray consumers happily partaking in everyday activities... .hoping it will distract viewers from the long list of

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CRACKED.COM TV spots that use random Twitter reviews to promote shitty movies. THAT'S MY COMEDY BOY CLASSIC LET'S BE ILARIOUS COPS #LETSBECoPs A HA

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26 Techniques That Prove Advertisers Think You're Dumb

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CRACKED.OON Colgate: Sensiive Pro.Relef Now's the time to make the switch and find out why 9 out of 10 people believe Colgate Sensitive Pro-Relief'M

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26 Techniques That Prove Advertisers Think You're Dumb