Life is all about managing expectations - or managing the expectations of others. So when the marketers promise more than they deliver, we feel betrayed. How can we fight that? By revealing their lies to the public.


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Bored Panda put together this list of false advertising to show you, dear Pandas, that it's all for naught. There aren't two scoops of raisins in your cereal box, unless those scoops are fairy-sized; Crocodile Mile isn't a fun, water-filled activity for your backyard, unless belly-flops are included in your definition. Which bit of false advertising gets you the most riled up? Vote! Or submit your favourite examples of advertising deceit below:

#1 The Easter Bunny Is A Master Of Disguise

The Easter Bunny Is A Master Of Disguise

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Lou Wow 7 months ago

Easter bunny looks pleased with his deception.

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#2 Ah, There It Is

Ah, There It Is

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#3 We Bought Alien Balloons

We Bought Alien Balloons

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Liz Miller 7 months ago

Isnt this just an accidental misprint?

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#4 Much Cranberries Much Fun

Much Cranberries Much Fun

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Kaena Kołodziej 7 months ago

poland! <# Poland! <3

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#5 It Is Just A Bag Of Cats

It Is Just A Bag Of Cats

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Kathy N Mike Chu 7 months ago

it has been archeologically proven that the bones of the dinosaurs were actually a gigantic feline species but were relative in size of our cats to us as they were to their giant alien masters.These toys are historically accurate in every way.

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#6 We Got An Artificial Tree This Year

We Got An Artificial Tree This Year

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Luis Milian 7 months ago

do they apologize in the instruction manual?

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#7 Interesting

Interesting

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f@temeh 7 months ago

WTF really?

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#8 My Dog

My Dog

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Lou Wow 7 months ago

My dog hisses at me! Please help.

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#9 Nailed It

Nailed It

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Katinka Min 7 months ago

looks like a Pintrest fail... :-D

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#10 Remember The Ice Cream That Was Supposed To Look Like Cartoon Characters?

Remember The Ice Cream That Was Supposed To Look Like Cartoon Characters?

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Launa Rae 7 months ago

tweety is high

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#11 Strawberries

Strawberries

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Evelyn Fick 7 months ago

Now that's just funny

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#12 You Sit On A Throne Of Lies

You Sit On A Throne Of Lies

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Anthony Chaigneau 7 months ago

It is clearly said that you have to use it with milk. Then you have calcium ;-)

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#13 Plenty Of Filling If You Like Disappointment

Plenty Of Filling If You Like Disappointment

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Cassia Gordon 7 months ago

Oh man - the stuffing machine malfunctioned on this one!

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#14 With A Sprinkling Of Oregano

With A Sprinkling Of Oregano

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Martine Gøttler 7 months ago

They don't look like that normally.. This is my daughters favorite and it looks like the picture on the box normally.. Something vent wrong with that one

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#15 Musical Instrument

Musical Instrument

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#16 Bag Of Broccoli Cuts? Nope, Just Stems

Bag Of Broccoli Cuts? Nope, Just Stems

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Jan Palmer 7 months ago

Come on! The product should at least KIND OF look like the photo on the package!

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#17 I Guess I'm Not Making Salsa

I Guess I'm Not Making Salsa

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magaly buitrago 7 months ago

make Peach Salsa!!!

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#18 I Would Have Liked At Least 3 Mushrooms

I Would Have Liked At Least 3 Mushrooms

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Wendy Ireland 7 months ago

LoL so pitiful!!

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#19 Looks Exactly Like The Box!

Looks Exactly Like The Box!

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Arty 7 months ago

why would you even buy something like this in the first place?!

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#20 Yep, Thanks

Yep, Thanks

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Maamuu 7 months ago

Awww the look of disappointment on her face says it all...

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