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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And the winner is ...

Congrats, kiwijesus. You win money.

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