6 Ads That Tried To Be Hip and Failed Horribly

6 Ads That Tried To Be Hip and Failed Horribly
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Even the "hippest" brand is run by a bunch of middle-aged marketing executives pretending they're cool 16-year-olds -- as though "cool 16-year-olds" are even a thing that exists. Nothing is more cringeworthy than a detergent ad telling you to "dab" out chocolate stains while a CGI cat does a Fortnite dance. Well, almost nothing ...

Xfinity has learned what memes are, and boy are they excited.

That's a 15-second clip of two grown human beings who once dreamt of serious acting careers droning "Yaaaaaaaaas" at each other while very clearly dying inside.

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At least someone at Xfinity had the forethought to disable the YouTube comments. Want to see if you have the fortitude to suffer through another one? You brave soul.

The couple is playing one of those classic racing games that require you to repeatedly mash one button. Then the victorious woman calls her husband / boyfriend / fellow pod person a "n00b!" As people do all of the time in genuine face to face conversation. And then this happens:

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6 Ads That Tried To Be Hip and Failed Horribly

Even the “hippest” brand is run by a bunch of middle-aged marketing executives pretending they’re cool 16-year-olds — as though “cool 16-year-olds” are even a thing that exists. Nothing is more cringeworthy than a detergent ad telling you to “dab” out chocolate stains while a CGI cat does a Fortnite dance. Well, almost nothing … Xfinity has learned what memes are, and boy are they excited . That’s a 15-second clip of two grown human beings who once dreamt of serious acting careers droning “Yaaaaaaaaas” at each other while very clearly dying inside. Xfinity At least someone at Xfinity had the forethought to disable the YouTube comments. Want to see if you have the fortitude to suffer through another […]

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