Fake Reality

False ads, spoofs and illusions invoke shock and awe, drawing attention and providing
Implications - Honesty in advertising might describe your product, but using fake shockvertising drives awareness. If an advertisement can evoke shock, or is considered controversial, there is a greater chance that people will remember it and talk about it, often launching it into a pandemic state.
SCORE: 5.9
V. Hot Top 6 Examples: 146,141 Total Clicks Jan 07 - Dec 07
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Fake Car Orgies - Erotika Sexy Shop Ads
SCORE: 6.9
Viral 46,819 Clicks Pub: Mar 20, 07
Fake Car Orgies
Erotika Sexy Shop Ads
This is one of the cool guerrilla marketing (the low cost unconventional kind) tactics I’ve seen. The Sex machine ads created by Agency "Leagas Delaney " Milan, Italy. "A car parked outside of the Erotika… [More]
Mainstream Subliminal Messaging - Mind-Altering Scents, Secret ‘Buzz' Agents and Fake Ne
SCORE: 6.1
Viral 41,684 Clicks Pub: May 21, 07
Mainstream Subliminal Messaging
Mind-Altering Scents, Secret ‘Buzz' Agents and Fake Ne
You are being assaulted on an almost daily basis by mainstream subliminal advertising. We’re not talking about sexy messages hiding in your ice cubes or split-second messages on the big screen. We are… [More]
Fake Cop Billboards- IsBank Ad Attracts Attention and Slows you Down
SCORE: 6.4
V. Hot 16,003 Clicks Pub: Apr 3, 07
Fake Cop Billboards- IsBank Ad Attracts Attention and Slows you Down
This April Fools watch out for jokers, they’re everywhere! If you live in Turkey and you pass by this billboard ad created by Isbank, don’t be fooled, because the police car hiding behind the billboard… [More]
Cardboard Children - Sneaky Cut-Outs Trick Road Warriors into Safe Driving
SCORE: 4.7
V. Hot 21,245 Clicks Pub: Aug 7, 07
Cardboard Children
Sneaky Cut-Outs Trick Road Warriors into Safe Driving
Realistic, life-size cardboard cut-outs of children are being used in a Northeastern Ohio neighborhood to slow down speeding cars. Mike Wood of West Salem, Ohio says he originally started printing life-size… [More]
Body Parts in Garbage Cans for The Truth Campaign
SCORE: 5.1
V. Hot 10,372 Clicks Pub: Jan 21, 07
Body Parts in Garbage Cans for The Truth Campaign
There are more lives being thrown away by smoking every month than there are garbage cans in New York City. To illustrate that point, the Truth campaign dumped fake body parts into dozens of garbage cans… [More]
Fake Ads (Follow Up) - Prankster Who Published Fake Ads Tells His Tale
SCORE: 6
V. Hot 10,018 Clicks Pub: May 1, 07
Fake Ads (Follow Up)
Prankster Who Published Fake Ads Tells His Tale
In March, Trend Hunter featured a prankster who sent fake Gucci Ads of himself to a large Swiss Magazine... The magazine thought he worked for Gucci and published the ads... In a recent interview for… [More]