Results 1 to 15 of 15
  1. #1

    Join Date
    Feb 2005
    Location
    Melbourne, Australia
    Age
    48
    Posts
    17,943
    vCash
    500
    Rep Power
    37723

    Worst Products of all time

    We have a show here about advertising that has been featuring the worst products of all time. This one I saw last night had me going WTF?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8kcUjuXBFA8

    There is also a link to some other products ads on their website. I would strong recommend checking out the sticky nipples.

    http://www.abc.net.au/tv/gruentransf...stproducts.htm
    When you are up to your arse in alligators it is difficult to remember you were only meant to be draining the swamp.

  2. #2

    Join Date
    Oct 2004
    Location
    Walking to Work
    Posts
    25,847
    vCash
    500
    Rep Power
    32560
    Quote Originally Posted by Aussie Willy View Post
    We have a show here about advertising that has been featuring the worst products of all time. This one I saw last night had me going WTF?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8kcUjuXBFA8

    There is also a link to some other products ads on their website. I would strong recommend checking out the sticky nipples.

    http://www.abc.net.au/tv/gruentransf...stproducts.htm
    at the poo trap. My uncle and his best friend created something very similar and tried to get it patented so that they could sell it. Poor uncle - he swore it would make him rich and famous... .

  3. #3
    Spin Alissa Spin!!!
    Join Date
    Nov 2004
    Location
    Pennsylvania, USA
    Age
    52
    Posts
    3,664
    vCash
    565
    Rep Power
    9472
    Just saw this. Wasn't sure if I should open a thread, or just put it here. Worst named product?

    Ben and Jerry's "Schweddy Balls" ice cream.
    http://blog.zap2it.com/pop2it/2011/0...dorsement.html

  4. #4

    Join Date
    Jul 2003
    Location
    I Want to Go to There
    Posts
    9,863
    vCash
    500
    Rep Power
    40900
    Quote Originally Posted by AliasJohnDoe View Post
    Just saw this. Wasn't sure if I should open a thread, or just put it here. Worst named product?

    Ben and Jerry's "Schweddy Balls" ice cream.
    http://blog.zap2it.com/pop2it/2011/0...dorsement.html
    Oh come on, you know that name is absolutely brilliant. I'm sure it's going sell like crazy due to that famous skit.
    "Corporation, n. An ingenious device for obtaining individual profit without individual responsibility." - Ambrose Bierce

  5. #5

    Join Date
    Dec 2005
    Location
    New England, USA
    Posts
    5,969
    vCash
    470
    Rep Power
    12551
    Worse than the Chevy Nova? No va to the vast majority of South America as well as a significant number of Americans.
    AceOn6, the golf loving skating fan

  6. #6

    Join Date
    Sep 2002
    Age
    28
    Posts
    11,834
    vCash
    500
    Rep Power
    0
    Quote Originally Posted by VIETgrlTerifa View Post
    Oh come on, you know that name is absolutely brilliant. I'm sure it's going sell like crazy due to that famous skit.
    I know I'm buying some if I can find it in the stores around here.

    That skit is hilarious.

  7. #7
    Registered User
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Posts
    3,518
    vCash
    500
    Rep Power
    0
    Quote Originally Posted by VIETgrlTerifa View Post
    Oh come on, you know that name is absolutely brilliant. I'm sure it's going sell like crazy due to that famous skit.
    The ice cream sounds pretty good so I'll try a pint in honor of Pete Schweddy!!!

  8. #8

    Join Date
    Feb 2005
    Location
    Melbourne, Australia
    Age
    48
    Posts
    17,943
    vCash
    500
    Rep Power
    37723
    Okay last night's ad was this one - the Potty Putter.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cp5FAbJvUEY
    When you are up to your arse in alligators it is difficult to remember you were only meant to be draining the swamp.

  9. #9
    engaged to dupa
    Join Date
    Jun 2002
    Location
    Heaven for climate, Hell for company.
    Posts
    18,917
    vCash
    500
    Rep Power
    1084
    Quote Originally Posted by Aussie Willy View Post
    Okay last night's ad was this one - the Potty Putter.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cp5FAbJvUEY
    That's a joke, right?
    3539 and counting.

    Slightly Wounding Banana list cont: MacMadame.

  10. #10

    Join Date
    Mar 2003
    Location
    Top Secret FSU Witness Protection Location
    Age
    32
    Posts
    20,724
    vCash
    500
    Rep Power
    35872
    Potty Putter? Yes, because we all know you have trouble missing those putts while sitting that are less than 1 foot from the hole.
    -Brian
    "Michelle would never be caught with sausage grease staining her Vera Wang." - rfisher

  11. #11
    Registered User
    Join Date
    Sep 2010
    Posts
    2,411
    vCash
    500
    Rep Power
    0
    Quote Originally Posted by Aceon6 View Post
    Worse than the Chevy Nova? No va to the vast majority of South America as well as a significant number of Americans.
    Or the exploding Ford Pinto? What a joy to be riding in that back seat.

  12. #12
    Registered User
    Join Date
    Dec 2005
    Location
    City of Troy, Rensselaer County, NY
    Age
    39
    Posts
    2,536
    vCash
    500
    Rep Power
    0
    Quote Originally Posted by Aceon6 View Post
    Worse than the Chevy Nova? No va to the vast majority of South America as well as a significant number of Americans.
    What was wrong with it? My parents owned one for 10 years, and they never had any problems with it. I've certainly never heard any stories about it a la the Pinto or the Corvair.

  13. #13
    Registered User
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Location
    Phila., PA
    Posts
    3,724
    vCash
    500
    Rep Power
    0
    Quote Originally Posted by Aussie Willy View Post
    Okay last night's ad was this one - the Potty Putter.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cp5FAbJvUEY
    OMG! That's pretty bad!

  14. #14
    Registered User
    Join Date
    Nov 2004
    Posts
    5,543
    vCash
    500
    Rep Power
    0

  15. #15

    Join Date
    Feb 2005
    Location
    Melbourne, Australia
    Age
    48
    Posts
    17,943
    vCash
    500
    Rep Power
    37723
    Wow the Kush - hmmmm interesting.

    I think someone posted here a while ago about the Comfort Wipe but it is always worth revisiting.
    When you are up to your arse in alligators it is difficult to remember you were only meant to be draining the swamp.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •