27 Idiotic Advertising Techniques That Need To Go Away

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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:

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Entry by Scott Laffey

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Entry by BuffaloGreg

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Entry by Ashebox

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Entry by Mihailocukk

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Entry by JarOCats

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Entry by Andrea Meno

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Entry by Mihailocukk

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Entry by Dared00

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Entry by Mihailocukk

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Entry by newverse

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Entry by djHanDon

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Entry by PookieJones

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Entry by PollyDarton

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Entry by Sonny Time

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Entry by Andrea Meno

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Entry by jimclass

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Entry by Instant_Ramen

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Entry by T. S. Obiech

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Entry by PookieJones

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Entry by ERRiley

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

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Entry by BuffaloGreg

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

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Entry by Ka-ga-mi

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Entry by kiwijesus

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