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Burger King Whopper

Burger King Whopper

The advertised burger vs. an actual Burger King Whopper.

(Image via Dario D.)

How Fast Food Ads Stack Up to Real Thing

January 10, 2012

By Caitlin McCormack - Have you ever been lured into visiting a fast-food restaurant thanks to an advertisement that showcases a mouthwatering meal you might not otherwise buy, only to be disappointed when the item you bought looks nothing like the item you were marketed? You’re not alone.

This fascinating photo project started in late 2010 by Dario D. shows how the real-life items stack up to their advertised images. Terrifying, isn’t it?

Try This Soup, You Must.

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Bradley Square will offer luxury garage townhomes from the mid $300s on wooded homesites less than 2 miles from the VRE, Route 234, shopping & dining.

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