Amusing Thread Looks Back on Unhinged Video Game Ads From the 90s

They say «sex sells,» but there’s subtly suggestive advertising and then there’s Nintendo ads from the 90s. In a Twitter thread started by @choctopusyt, people have been sharing their favorite unhinged video game advertisements from the gaming days of yore. Many of them seem to imply that the Game Boy is so entertaining, that one …
Seguir leyendo Amusing Thread Looks Back on Unhinged Video Game Ads From the 90s

20+ Cursed Apps From the Bizarre World of Mobile Gaming

Have you ever noticed those bizarre ads for chaotic mobile games that make no sense whatsoever? They tend to feature crude animations of super specific romantic scenarios often dealing with themes of betrayal and revenge, or grotesque pimple-popping games with dissonant sound effects. Most people instinctively ignore advertisements of any kind, but the weird aesthetic …
Seguir leyendo 20+ Cursed Apps From the Bizarre World of Mobile Gaming

Strange & Funny Craigslist Ads Posted By People Who Tried Their Best

We have to admit that we have no idea how many of these people were trolling, but we kind of hope that all of them were for the sake of humanity… I’m not sure what to say about some of these ads from Craigslist…. People really will try to sell anything and everything nowadays all …
Seguir leyendo Strange & Funny Craigslist Ads Posted By People Who Tried Their Best

Extremely Odd Craigslist Ads Posted By People Who Were Trying Their Best, Probably

We have to admit that we have no idea how many of these people were trolling, but we kind of hope that all of them were for the sake of humanity… I’m not sure what to say about some of these ads from Craigslist…. People really will try to sell anything and everything nowadays all …
Seguir leyendo Extremely Odd Craigslist Ads Posted By People Who Were Trying Their Best, Probably

20+ Reasons Why Jerks Shouldn’t Be Allowed to Design Things

By now, we’re all used to the fact that Capitalism™️ requires businesses to keep coming up with clever new ways to maximize profits by bamboozling consumers, but sometimes the levels of trickery can reach infuriating heights. Some true a-holes out there design products, websites and interfaces not so much to sell us something of actual …
Seguir leyendo 20+ Reasons Why Jerks Shouldn’t Be Allowed to Design Things

20 Rage-Inducing Job Advertisement Fails

Job-hunting is hard enough without having to deal with complete and utter inadequacy at the hiring level. Like, come on people, get your sh*t together and at least set a decent example for your applicants! The following job ads will anger literally anyone who has any decent sense of grammar and punctuation. And we mean …
Seguir leyendo 20 Rage-Inducing Job Advertisement Fails

Brands Are Changing Their Logos To Reflect Social Distancing Measures

In light of recent events, brands have started recreating their logos to reflect social distancing efforts. While it’s most likely just a ploy to lure in more customers, we hope it’ll actually influence people to continue staying at home in order to curb the spread of coronavirus. And can we just say that we do …
Seguir leyendo Brands Are Changing Their Logos To Reflect Social Distancing Measures