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Urban Outfitters Just Hit a New Low by Selling Bloody Kent State Sweatshirt

Urban Outfitters Just Hit a New Low by Selling Bloody Kent State Sweatshirt | Psychology of Consumer Behaviour | Scoop.it
Filed under: The most WTF thing we've seen in months. Urban Outfitters, purveyor of clothing and home goods, big-ass floppy hats and occasionally offensive T-shirts, has outdone itself with this product on its website—a "vintage" Kent State University sweatshirt featuring fake blood splatters.
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7 Very Weird Condom Commercials

7 Very Weird Condom Commercials | Psychology of Consumer Behaviour | Scoop.it
If they wanted to deter us from ever having sex again, then these condom commercials certainly did their job!
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Shock advertising: 30 ads that would give Australia’s ad watchdog a coronary - mUmBRELLA

Shock advertising: 30 ads that would give Australia’s ad watchdog a coronary - mUmBRELLA | Psychology of Consumer Behaviour | Scoop.it
Is shock an underused weapon in Australian advertising, asks Robin Hicks Today, Sydney agency The Cabana Boys used an image of a mouth sewn together to...
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Advertising's Shock Troops Shockvertising| Adweek

Advertising's Shock Troops Shockvertising| Adweek | Psychology of Consumer Behaviour | Scoop.it
Legal disputes over advertising seldom get much public attention, but a recent decision out of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia was an exception: It made headlines.

 

Discussion about shocking images on tobacco packages, and shockvertising

 

"While some have argued that shockvertising had been done to death by the end of the ’80s, that hasn’t stopped brands from playing the shock card, from fashion label Mangano’s bisexual orgy ads (2009) to Federici ice cream ads depicting a pregnant nun (2010) to dark-horse presidential candidate Terry Randall’s ad for the Super Bowl, featuring dead and dismembered fetuses (2012), banned just days before the game. Why do so many still use it?"

 

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60+ More Extreme and Controversial Ads to Stun You Again | Onextrapixel - Web Design & Development Magazine

60+ More Extreme and Controversial Ads to Stun You Again | Onextrapixel - Web Design & Development Magazine | Psychology of Consumer Behaviour | Scoop.it
Controversy in advertising is really nothing new, and if the controversy is intentional, the purpose is to be hard-hitting and get a point across in a harsh and direct manner.
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Slo Down Wines "Equestrian" -very strange campaign

Directed By Baker Smith
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 shock tactics- a truly stange campaign..see another http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X0zLrbPELa0

 

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Clever Shirt Turns People’s Buttcracks Into Cleavage (Slightly NSFW)

Clever Shirt Turns People’s Buttcracks Into Cleavage (Slightly NSFW) | Psychology of Consumer Behaviour | Scoop.it
A plumbing company got creative with their advertising by deploying these ads of a plumber bending over to do some odd jobs at customers' homes. It's hard to put what makes it creative into words, so I'd rather just let you see it instead.
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Can You Stomach These Totally Gross Sodas? Bug Bark,Zombie Brain, Dog Drool

Can You Stomach These Totally Gross Sodas? Bug Bark,Zombie Brain, Dog Drool | Psychology of Consumer Behaviour | Scoop.it
The guys and girls over at Avery Soda channeled their inner Garbage Pail Kids to come up with the flavor names for their new line of Totally Gross Sodas.
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Peta's vegan sex ad shows it has tofu for brains

Peta's vegan sex ad shows it has tofu for brains | Psychology of Consumer Behaviour | Scoop.it
Arwa Mahdawi: Flirting with domestic violence imagery in your shock-tactic marketing is not the way to promote an animal-free diet...
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