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  • From misleading mangled popsicles to magical weight loss underpants,

  • we count 10 Hilarious Examples of False Advertising.

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  • 10 - SpongeBob. The person that purchased this popsicle was probably

  • expecting a nice little ice cream version of everybody’s favourite sea character:

  • Spongebob Squarepants. • Instead what they got was a horrifying

  • corpse of a deranged zombie popsicle. It looks he has been impaled on that stick and his

  • eyes look like theyve exploded. I wonder if the factory made him this way or he melted

  • into a corpse on the way to the store. The worst bit is that haunting toothy smile,

  • which sayshey kid I might just eat your soul while you sleep.'

  • I don't really have a good Spongebob square pants impression

  • But I think I got his laugh. Here, check this out: Heeee.

  • Oh man. That shit makes my head hurt. Man, isn't it annoying?

  • 9 –BioSlimWhat’s worse than false advertising

  • is when people are stupid enough to believe it in the first place.

  • In 2001, Nivea brought out a cosmetic cream called BioSlim that claimed it could

  • literally make you lose weight by applying it to your skin regularly. I’m no scientist

  • but rubbing cream into your ass to lose weight seems about as sensible as putting peanut

  • butter in your coffee to cure baldness. • Nivea was forced to take the product off

  • the shelf and pay over $900,000 to the gullible people who bought the product.

  • 8 – Pepperoni PizzaImagine walking into your local supermarket

  • with a hankering for some tasty meaty pizza only to come across this sorry excuse for a snack.

  • The label claims that it’s a pepperoni pizza -

  • but inside the packaging is one single lonely slice of pepperoni on an 8 inch pizza base.

  • I guess in all technicality they aren’t lying but it’s just not acceptable.

  • What were the chefs even thinking? Is there some sort of critical worldwide pepperoni shortage

  • that I wasn’t aware of? How are you gonna be single slice pepperoni?

  • I heard of a single slice Pringle, but not a single slice pepperoni!

  • 7 – Classmates Reunion • A website claiming to reunite old school friends was sued when it turned out that

  • they were promising to reunite people who didn’t even exist.

  • Classmates.com told their users that if they paid for a membership upgrade

  • they would be reconnected with all their best buddies from their childhood. Turns out it was just a big lie,

  • and the website was forced to refund their disappointed customersmoney.

  • It just goes to show that people are deceiving and the world is a terrible place sometimes

  • 6 – Rice KrispiesParents love to give their kids healthy snacks,

  • so why wouldn’t they believe that a bowl of cereal can drastically improve their immune systems.

  • In 2010, Kellogg’s started advertising

  • that their Rice Krispies cereal had the ability to improve the immune systems of kids and

  • give them 25% of their daily vitamin needs. The Federal Trade Commission said that this

  • claim was prettydubiousand told Kellogg’s to knock it off.

  • Next theyll be telling us that the puffed rice does not in fact snap, crackle

  • OR pop. Liars.

  • 5 - PretzelsThis machine has a notice that is telling some straight up fast food lies.

  • One can see that the oven in question is jam-packed with freshly cooked, delicious looking pretzels.

  • Yet the deceiving sign on the front of the machine claims that they

  • areOut of Pretzels’. If those bendy pastries are not pretzels, than what exactly are they?

  • Figments of my imagination? Or is the poster being more esotericis it suggesting

  • that it is on the outside of the machine, like out of *range* of pretzels.

  • Either way, ‘Sorry for the inconvenienceis just not good enough.

  • I want my damned pretzel.

  • 4 – Easter PopeNothing makes me angrier than when I buy a chocolate resembling the Pope,

  • only to find dairy-based lies under the wrapper. • The company that produced this chocolate treat

  • mustve thought they were being pretty clever when they used their leftover Easter bunny designs

  • to sell their new season Pope-themed chocolates.

  • Not that I'm much of a fan chocolate anyways

  • 3 – Berry LoafHere’s another example of a company

  • giving absolutely zero fucks about what you want.

  • This bakery is offering a ‘berry loafwhich seems to be just that - a loaf of bread

  • with one berry. How generous of them to create such a flavour-filled treat. The advertisement

  • next to it clearly promises at least a dozen. • Maybe the pizza chef and this baker are

  • the same guy, ruining people’s lives one shitty baked good at a time.

  • 2 – Baby Can ReadHave you ever seen a two-year old reading a novel?

  • Or even reading anything for that matter? No. It’s because they can’t.

  • A company that promised it could teach kids to read whole books before the age of 3

  • was sued and forced to take its products off the market in account of flagrant false advertising.

  • The program was called, ‘Your Baby Can Read!’, but they just didn’t mention that

  • no baby has ever read anything in the history of babies.

  • Not only are most babies not geniuses, they don’t even understand how to not shit their own pants.

  • Come on, y'all. Babysteps, babysteps. You gotta go one step a time.

  • 1 – Caffeine PantsIt seems that some people will try anything to lose weight, except for you know,

  • eating healthy and exercising. A couple of companies recently developed

  • caffeine-infused undergarments that allegedly advertised they could make you lose weight

  • by somehow magically dissappearing your fat cells. I don’t know whether it’s sadder

  • that someone actually made theseor that people thought coffee in your underpants was

  • a legitimately good idea. • There are no shortcuts to weight loss and good health.

  • Just good old fashioned sweating, self-control and emotional support.

  • I mean I managed to lose over 50 pounds in 3 months.

  • Which is a little too fast but it's possible!

  • You just gotta believe in yourself!

  • Exercise! Do it! You gotta believe in your dreams!

  • I've never really encountered any kind of false advertising.

  • Moreso I've encountered some pretty misleading ones.

  • One being from McDonald's words said: Now serving white meat!

  • And in my head I was like: What kind of meat were you serving before?

  • What about you guys? What's something really misleading that you've seen before?

  • Much love and appreciation guys. Take care. Peace

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    Vivi Lee posted on 2016/07/27
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