39 Most Excellent Things Ruined by Ads and the Internet

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39 Most Excellent Things Ruined by Ads and the Internet

The internet giveth, and the internet taketh. Its a place for fandoms to meet and discuss their favorite franchises, and a place for scheming ad agency lackeys to eavesdrop and determine the most insidious ways to hawk their product. 

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Pokémon GO players damaged a historic Revolution-era fort. Fort Phoenix was the site of the first Revolutionary War naval battle, and in 2016 attracted crowds of people because of some rare Pokémon. GO players were caught publicly urinating and digging holes looking for treasure near the fort, and generated tons of garbage. They even tore down a section of stone wall with a crowbar. CRACKED.COM

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The residents of Rue Crémieux in Paris have urged the local council to close their street on evenings and weekends due to all the visitors looking for perfect Instagram shots that ended up disrupting their daily lives. CRACKED COM A local even set up Instagram and Twitter accounts to document visitors doing cringey poses and dance videos.

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Ringo Starr stopped signing autographs in CRACKED.COM 2008, because people just eBayed them. Не got sick of seeing his autographs go up on eBay one day after he'd sign them.

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AUSTRALIA Rasing Ceremany معة by И Docklands Australia Shary Parache BACK A Festival at Commin 2017DAY THURSDAY 26 JANUARY Share the for with QMS A billboard in Australia which featured two Muslim girls wearing hijabs was taken down after threats were made by online trolls. CRACKED.COM

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John Mellencamp's Our Country is remembered more as a Chevy truck ad than as a call for social and political equality. Chevrolet launched its Silverado ad campaign months before the song's official release, weakening the impact of lyrics like... There's room enough here For science to live And there's room enough here For religion to forgive CRACKED.COM

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39 Most Excellent Things Ruined by Ads and the Internet

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Schick used Neon Genesis Evangelion characters to shill their razors in Japan. NE RV ick x - Because nothing communicates close shave better than psychologically damaged characters from a depressing anime. CRACKED.COM

Carl's Jr. gets X-Men's Mystique to promote their X-Tra Bacon Thickburger. MAN UP The burger is so manly she has to turn into a man to enjoy it. CRACKED COM

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CRACKED.COM CHARLIE BROWN TOOK A STAND AGAINST COMMERCIALISM. GET MET. IT PAYS. BUT APPARENTLY ONLY AT CHRISTMAS.

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Buy $15 of Pretein Bars Get $5 towards One Movie Ticket to WONDER WONDER WOMAN JUST WOMAN WAS de to ree THE FACE OF - 1 ... THINKTHIN thinkThin PROTEIN - - : г BARS. thinkThin That's right, the image - 1 of a strong, powerful, man - feminist superhero thinkThin was used to sell - Thank 531 snacks to help W - - ass women lose weight. thinkThat - NOMBER VOVA 20 Meanwhile Batman I - and Superman | - - appeared on the cover - 74 of Muscle & Fitness. CRACKED.COM 1

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portal from facebook Requires wireless internet connection and adidas Facebook or WhatsApp account. THE MUPPETS TAUGHT US TO COUNT. SADLY, THEY'RE NOW TEACHING US TO LET FACEBOOK INVADE OUR PRIVACY. CRACKED COM

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