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Companies have more ways than ever to reach their customers. You'd think that would lead to a ton of innovative, impressive new advertising techniques. You'd be thinking wrong. Advertisements still trot out the same old ineffective tactics they've been using since the magazine days.

As a public service, we asked our readers to list the most annoying examples. The winner is below, but first, the runners-up:

Entry by Ashebox

USING A PERFECT YOUNG MODEL To SELL ANTI-AGING CREAM, DOES NOT CONVINCE ME YOUR PRODUGT WJORKS. THIS MODEL HAS NEVER HAD A SINGLE WRINKLE IN HER ENTIR

Entry by Andrea Meno

Why do brands use bland, fortune cookie-type hashtags? #DontCrackUnderPressure #FOLLOWYOURSPIRIT Why don't they use the product's name instead? Using

Entry by Mihailocukk

SMELL LIKE A MAN, MAN. Old Spice Jadore Dior WHY DO ALL PERFUME ADS HAVE TO LOOK LIKE A PSYCHEDELIC TRIP??? Purr Katy perry ACQUAdiGOA Lw erpeol jon c

Entry by PookieJones

Why are yOU 1 BANDWAGON telling me PRODUCT to be ought as the same else? everyone Others buying your product doesn't make me want it more. CRACKED.COM

Entry by Andrea Meno

CRACKED should thing anyone first this The about know it's Gluten is that food free PENNE Unless you have celiac disease, this is meaningless. Why is

Entry by T. S. Obiech

COMPLETELY ANNOYING ME HEADON directly Apply forehead to Apply directly to forehead ADON HEADON HEADON Apply directly to directly forehead Apply foreh

Entry by kiwijesus

I actually prefer food that DOESN'T get all over the place to be in my face.

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