12/18/2013 09:10 am ET

4 Stupid Ads That Had No Goddamn Clue How to Appeal to Women


Every now and again, a company decides to seek marketing ideas from people who have apparently never talked to an actual female. That's the only explanation we can think of for bafflingly misguided pieces of "woman-friendly" advertising like ...

#4. Hoover Creates a 'Game' Where You Iron Your Date's Clothes

Hoover knew exactly what every woman's idea of fun is when they created an online ad in the form of an interactive game for their new iron. The object of the game? Ironing a dude's clothes before you go out on a date with him, of course. First, you're prompted to pick one of three distinct types of douchebag:

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