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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