What could go wrong?
Marketers for the drink Mountain Dew created a promotion called "Dub the Dew" to name their new "Classic Mtn Dew with green apple attitude" soft drink. They set up a website to allow their fans to suggest names.
Tricksters flooded the site with useless, ridiculous and offensive suggestions, such as:
- Hitler did nothing wrong
- Gushing Granny
- Gushin ‘ Granny
- Grannies Squirt
- Moist Nugget
- Gooshing Granny
- Fapulous Apple
- Sierra Mist
Someone also hacked into the site to display the banner:
"Mtn Dew salutes the Israeli Mossad for demolishing 3 towers on 9/11!"
Marketers ended that particular Mountain Dew promotion.
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