35 Very Dumb Moments From Companies and Countries That Couldn’t Find Their Rear Ends With Both Hands

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35 Very Dumb Moments From Companies and Countries That Couldn’t Find Their Rear Ends With Both Hands

We get it. Coming up with a name for yet another Mountain Dew flavor is hard. You might want to outsource that brainpower to the public, but don’t be surprised when their choice involves Hitler. Now it’s on you to either use it (which we’re guessing you won’t), or scrap the whole campaign and admit that you just straight up lost to the internet. 

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Public votes that backfired big time PEOPLE'S MOST BEAUTIFUL PERSON IN THE WORLD For this 1998 People Magazine poll, Howard Stern fans wrote in 230,000 votes for Hank the Angry Drunken Dwarf to beat Titanic-era Leonardo Dicaprio. People said he would never be considered and gave Leo the cover. Pffft. CRACKED

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GRACKED #hobbitch When promoting The Hobbit in Switzerland, Swiss marketers unfortunately added CH (the country code for Switzerland) to the hashtag and other promo.

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Jolly Rancher thought prison rape would sell candy. JOL ran GET BUSY SUCKING OR GET BUSY DYING! A tweet that stayed up for a weekend had a blue candy prisoner telling the reader, Get busy sucking or get busy dying! Not only was it a prison rape joke and a threat, it was also twisting a pop culture message of hope (from The Shawshank Redemption). CRACKED.COM

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Colombia used a Christmas-themed ad campaign to get guerrilas to go home. They put up Christmas trees in the jungle, with the message If Christmas can come to the jungle, you can come home. Demobilize. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM

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INDIA'S UTTARAKHAND STATE PUNISHES LOCKDOWN VIOLATORS LIKE A MIDDLE SCHOOL PRINCIPAL WOULD. Police caught at least 10 foreign nationals walking outside despite quarantine, and made them write I did not follow the lockdown, I am sorry 500 times. CRACKED.COM

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Demeter Fragrance DEMETER® DEM FRAGRANCE FRAGRANCE LIBRARY •BOST First Response First Respo •BOSTON DO GOOD SMELL GOOD 75% OF SALE DO GOO DONATED TO BOSTON FIRST RESPONDERS FUND Pick-Me-Up Cologno 30ml CRAGKED.COM 1.0 fl oz Demeter's whole thing is fabricating weird stinks that no one would really want on their body. They had already developed a smoke and burning rubber scent that was meant to honor first responders, but when the Boston Marathon bombing happened, their pupils turned into dollar signs.

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Sony PlayStation. Portable White is coming CRACKED.COM Sony's defense of this weirdly vicious billboard was that it was meant to be viewed in Holland, and Americans just don't get it.

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Chicago Lake Liquors CRACKED.COM After evesdropping on a black guy talking on his phone, the whitest man in Minnesota is inspired to dap up the cashier, declare his savings pimp tight, and spontaneously grow a diamond grill. The black guy is visibly uncomfortable, which... is supposed to be the funny part?

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