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.

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 2 years 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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Christine Montague 2 years ago

Literally a berry

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#3 We Bought Alien Balloons

We Bought Alien Balloons

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Liz Miller 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years ago

do they apologize in the instruction manual?

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#7 Interesting

Interesting

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f@temeh 2 years ago

WTF really?

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#8 My Dog

My Dog

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Lou Wow 2 years ago

My dog hisses at me! Please help.

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#9 Nailed It

Nailed It

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Katinka Min 2 years 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 2 years ago

tweety is high

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#11 Strawberries

Strawberries

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Evelyn Fick 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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

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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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years ago

LoL so pitiful!!

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#19 Looks Exactly Like The Box!

Looks Exactly Like The Box!

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Arty 2 years 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 2 years ago

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

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#21 Spongebob Popsicle. Wait, What?

Spongebob Popsicle. Wait, What?

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Lou Wow 2 years ago

This is your brain on popsicles....

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#22 Spoons

Spoons

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Liz Miller 2 years ago

Good luck eating soup with that

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#23 Was I Wrong To Expect It To Be Bigger?

Was I Wrong To Expect It To Be Bigger?

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Heather Martin 2 years ago

It's half the size of the box

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#24 My Life Is A Lie

My Life Is A Lie

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Lydia Allison 2 years ago

Canada is technically in North America just as much as the U.S. is .. Just saying.

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#25 Pocket Chair

Pocket Chair

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#26 But I Want Coke

But I Want Coke

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Maggie Grover Bacher 2 years ago

i think someone is telling you to quit caffeine. lol

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#27 Economy class biscuit

Economy class biscuit

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Birgit Rappold 2 years ago

But at least you got something! ;-)

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#28 "May I Have A Scooby-Doo?" I Asked

"May I Have A Scooby-Doo?" I Asked

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Lou Wow 2 years ago

Reminds me of the guy from the movie The Fly.

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#29 So Much For "Two Scoops" There Kellogg's

So Much For "Two Scoops" There Kellogg's

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Ron Davidson 2 years ago

Notice they never say how big the scoops are that they use for measuring.

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#30 Fresh Onions?

Fresh Onions?

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Oscar Hanzély 2 years ago

These are special kind you won;t cry while cutting them :-D

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#31 Not Quite Regulation, But Close Enough, Right?

Not Quite Regulation, But Close Enough, Right?

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Wendy Ireland 2 years ago

Oh COME ON!!!!! this is practically criminal!

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#32 Now With 80% Less Fun

Now With 80% Less Fun

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Alannah Fletcher 2 years ago

Not all balls included

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#33 Not A Single Nut

Not A Single Nut

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emmaward30 2 years ago

its better with out the nuts

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#34 Chocolate Filled Hostess Twinkies

Chocolate Filled Hostess Twinkies

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Mark Kelly 2 years ago

Some people just want to see the world burn :(

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#35 This Was So Disappointing

This Was So Disappointing

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Jon Wong 2 years ago

I misread it as : Peter's Drumstick :S

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#36 Pop Tarts

Pop Tarts

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Lou Wow 2 years ago

Someone licked it.

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#37 This Is What You Get When You Buy A 'Steak' At The Dollar Store

This Is What You Get When You Buy A 'Steak' At The Dollar Store

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emmaward30 2 years ago

y do you buy steak at the dollar store

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#38 Waiting For The Rest Of Tomatoes To Show Up

Waiting For The Rest Of Tomatoes To Show Up

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Susanne Thomas 2 years ago

The plant obviously does not have enough sun to grow properly....all stems.

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#39 F**k you, Photoshop

F**k you, Photoshop

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Joseph Pensak 2 years ago

The Labrador is a nice touch, though.

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#40 Grow Your Own Crystals?

Grow Your Own Crystals?

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Yarmilia Spring 2 years ago

Grown your own swamp would be more accurate.

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#41 Well That's A Lot!

Well That's A Lot!

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#42 Good One, China

Good One, China

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Robert Bailey 2 years ago

Guess he got frightened by the Scooby Doo pop.

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#43 Pizza Hut Hot Chocolate Brownie

Pizza Hut Hot Chocolate Brownie

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Lou Wow 2 years ago

Would still eat this but I wouldn't enjoy it.

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#44 And Here I Thought It Was Only An Ice Cream Truck Issue

And Here I Thought It Was Only An Ice Cream Truck Issue

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#45 Ball Not To Scale

Ball Not To Scale

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Julia Wolfe 2 years ago

Tiny people?

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#46 Golden, Glittering Kinetic Sand, They Said

Golden, Glittering Kinetic Sand, They Said

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tiagoobin 2 years ago

I have this stuff 6kg (without the glitter) and I LOVE it <3

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#47 Decorations For A Bachelorette Party. The "Dick" Balloons Were Disappointing

Decorations For A Bachelorette Party. The "Dick" Balloons Were Disappointing

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Fiona Messenger 2 years ago

Love the choking hazard warning.

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#48 Fine. I Didn't Like Rainbow Bits Anyways

Fine. I Didn't Like Rainbow Bits Anyways

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Noneofyourbusiness 2 years ago

no comment......wtf

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#49 Well, That's Half The Size

Well, That's Half The Size

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Marie Mosley 2 years ago

Still looks fun

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#50 Seems Legit.

Seems Legit.

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Erica Lin 2 years ago

i didnt know spiderman was a body builder omfg

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#51 How Do You Forget The First Ingredient?

How Do You Forget The First Ingredient?

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Cathy Binder 2 years ago

that's just mean, vanilla ice-cream is pointless.

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#52 How Ice-cream Betrayed You

How Ice-cream Betrayed You

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Ami Warren 2 years ago

The bear is winking and smiling. He tried to warn you.

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#53 This Is Theft If You Ask Me

This Is Theft If You Ask Me

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Kate Johnson 2 years ago

Wouldn't the weight have been suspect? Or maybe they were in a vending machine. That's just disappointing!

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#54 Thanks

Thanks

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Samantha Miller 2 years ago

Looks like it has ticks growing on it....

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#55 Ben & Jerry's "Jam Core"

Ben & Jerry's "Jam Core"

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Negoiasa Gabi 2 years ago

They gave you the *D*

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#56 ...and It Tasted Bad.

...and It Tasted Bad.

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Sara J Moo 2 years ago

This is all wrong- it says champignon but there's ham on the packaging.

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#57 It's Just Apple Goop

It's Just Apple Goop

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Bryan Trujillo 2 years ago

It's almost like someone ate the apples then took a picture. Feel like I'm on Reddit.

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#58 Never Trust The Package Of An Inflatable Pool. Never

Never Trust The Package Of An Inflatable Pool. Never

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John Mitchel 2 years ago

Aren't the actual dimensions on the box?

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#59 False Advertising

False Advertising

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magaly buitrago 2 years ago

that would make me throw up lol

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#60 Santa, Is That You?

Santa, Is That You?

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Anastasya 2 years ago

This is just a piece of Santa XD

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#61 Crust On My Uncrustable. Great

Crust On My Uncrustable. Great

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Wendy Ireland 2 years ago

UnforGIVable!!!

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#62 Ice Cream Expecation Vs. Reality

Ice Cream Expecation Vs. Reality

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Carol Taylor 2 years ago

did the box say mini's..??

#63 Well, What Do You Expect For $5

Well, What Do You Expect For $5

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magaly buitrago 2 years ago

can u turn up the water hose??

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#64 Beef Kabob

Beef Kabob

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Lou Wow 2 years ago

Looks suspicious in both pictures....

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#65 Chips Ahoy Filled With Oreo Creme. More Like Chips Ahoy Filled With Chips Ahoy

Chips Ahoy Filled With Oreo Creme. More Like Chips Ahoy Filled With Chips Ahoy

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Attack On Titan Is Awesome 2 years ago

OMG WHERE DO YOU GET THIS FUTURE PRODUCT

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#66 Beetroot In Vinegar

Beetroot In Vinegar

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Trisha Lynch 2 years ago

In Australia is how we buy our beetroot its Brined which means it can be in vinegar

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#67 Lemons Indeed

Lemons Indeed

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Hanna 2 years ago

Looks like Organic Lemons are red

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#68 I've Spent Three Days In Dublin Looking For This Bridge

I've Spent Three Days In Dublin Looking For This Bridge

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Makenzie Sheriff 2 years ago

That is the Millennium Bridge in London leading to St.Paul's Cathedral

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#69 My Star Trek Captain Kirk Doll Finally Came In

My Star Trek Captain Kirk Doll Finally Came In

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Julia Wolfe 2 years ago

Wtah?

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#70 Chock Full O' Lies!

Chock Full O' Lies!

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Fiona Messenger 2 years ago

Not really false advertising. "Chock full o'Nuts is a brand of coffee originating from a chain of New York City coffee shops. Its unusual name derives from the eighteen shelled nut shops founder William Black had established under that banner in the city beginning in 1926. When the Depression struck he converted them to lunch counters serving a cup of coffee and a sandwich for 5 cents." from Wiki.

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#71 Go - Fruit

Go - Fruit

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Shaving Sheep 2 years ago

Fruit up and went

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#72 So This Was A Can Of Soup I Got From My Local Supermarket

So This Was A Can Of Soup I Got From My Local Supermarket

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Jan Palmer 2 years ago

I've purchased soups at different "health food" stores and have been disappointed every time. The product never came close to the label.

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#73 Nada Moo "lotta Mint Chip" Really Means One Chip

Nada Moo "lotta Mint Chip" Really Means One Chip

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#74 False Advertising At It's Finest

False Advertising At It's Finest

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Jo Robinson 2 years ago

Not surprising. "100%" natural cherry would be a very dark red.

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#75 Megaload

Megaload

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Paula Raymundo 2 years ago

That was close XD

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#76 Close Enough

Close Enough

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Roberto Patti 2 years ago

How lazy u have to be, to not being able to male yourself a sandwich

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#77 These Mint Puffs Taste Like Watermelon

These Mint Puffs Taste Like Watermelon

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Hanna 2 years ago

Ah that minty pink

#78 Please Advertise Sensibly

Please Advertise Sensibly

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Ella Grace 2 years ago

That can't be good quality

#79 Cheese Slices With Tomato And Herbs.. But No Tomato

Cheese Slices With Tomato And Herbs.. But No Tomato

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Sara J Moo 2 years ago

I think those little red spots are tomato ;)

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#80 Close Enough

Close Enough