40 Seriously Funny Print Ads

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November 10, 2009

Print adverts need to get a message across with a single image and without the recourse of interactivity that we find today on the Internet.

As interactive media expands, attention spans are getting shorter and shorter every day.

For any company trying to get their product or service out in print format, the task is ever more challenging and difficult.

Humorous ads remain one of the few effective ways to engage an audience in a very saturated advertising market. This is an area where the audience is far more receptive and still willing to pay attention.

In this post, we've gathered 40 hilarious and really creative ads for your enjoyment...

1. Kayaking Jumbo Peanut: Choking


2. Ambulance - Listermint Mouthwash


3. EPhone: Snakebite


4. Wolf Hot Sauce: Hand dryer


5. Hospital - Lazer Helmets


6. Utopolis, Group of Cinemas: Titanic


7. McDonald's: The Real Milkshake


8. Nikol Baking Dish: Jacuzzi


9. McDonald's: Billboards 200m-197m


10. Aquafresh Flexigel: Ear


11. Denver Water: Hose


12. Fresh Step: Cross-legged cats


13. Coca-Cola Light


14. KitKat


15. Mag-Lite: Buddha


16. Mischief Scissors


17. Boecker Public Health: Toilet


18. Fish - Tolnaftate cream


19. McDonald's: Individuals


20. Fairfax/The Sydney Morning Herald: Size Change


21. BBDO Düsseldorf Recruiting: Join us


22. Utopolis, Group of cinemas: Free Willy


23. KISS FM 97.7: Father


24. Nutri Balance: Husband


25. Tesa: Bush


26. General Tire: Wrapped by Adventure


27. Covergirl Teens: Anime


28. Softlan Ultra: Wrestling


29. Oranges - Wonderbra


30. Breath - Pedigree


31. Lion - Zoo Safari


32. New Job - Career Builder


33. Zoom - Olympus


34. Sharp - WMF


35. Truck - Pepsi Light


36. Mask - Gear Drop


37. Magician - Glassex Window


38. Overloaded - 3M Scotch


39. Playground - Wonderbra


40. Pies - Pocket Pies


Which ones did you like best? Know of any other great examples? Please share them below...


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