Cool Billboards

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I know I'm not the only one who'd be extremely disturbed after seeing the above ad that was actually used in Germany. In fact, I wouldn't be surprised if it made a few children cry, even if the pigeons were only plastic. Regardless, it is certainly an effective ad, even in today's media-saturated world, and it's included in the Web Urbanist's list of Creative Billboard Advertising Campaigns.

As cool as these billboards are, they aren't always consequence free. I remember when I was a kid and San Diego got its first clever billboard like this. It was a 3D cheeseburger that emitted real steam. So many people thought the billboard was on fire that they eventually had to shut it off.

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February 22, 2010 - 4:05am
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