24 Clever Ads That Will Make You Do a Double Take

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Jan. 18 2019, Updated 3:54 p.m. ET

Human minds have become so good at spotting advertisements that marketing maestros are constantly forced to come up with clever ways to get us to think about their brands in a positive way.

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Wendy's is doing it by negging people on Twitter, and Skittles is doing it by just, well, being super duper weird.

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And while print media isn't exactly thriving, that doesn't mean that advertisers have lost a step when it comes to print and billboard ads. Check out these ads that'll make you do a double take. 

1. This one that nails why you need a lint roller in the first place.

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2. This ad that, well, you know...

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3. This ad that every pet owner can relate to. 

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4. And this one that every parent wishes they didn't relate to. 

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5. This one that hopefully didn't cause any crashes. 

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6. Or this one that's even better after the whole Tide Pod fiasco. 

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7. This one that hopefully taught at least one person a lesson about texting and driving.

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8. This one that made defacing a national treasure worth it. 

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9. This one that no one relates to more than Pam Beasley. 

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10. Then there's this one we wouldn't want to come across in the wild. 

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11. This one that has us ditching Windex. 

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12. This one that makes foot odor fun. 

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13. Or perhaps this one that is both educational and gross. 

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14. This one that makes us appreciate that shipping makes the world a smaller place. 

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15. This one that — not gonna lie — gives me anxiety. 

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16. This one that will have you buckling your seat. 

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17. This one that is surprisingly safe for work — if only just barely. 

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18. This one that is maaaaaybe fat-shaming, but effective.

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19. This one is the work of an advertising superhero. 

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20. This one that objectifies women FOR A CAUSE! 

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21. This one that, well, speaks for itself...

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22. This one that should shake you to your core. 

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23. This one that would inspire me to walk, but also to visit the zoo. 

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24. And finally this one that has me heading for the gym ASAP. 

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