Mountain Dew Online Naming Contest Was A Bad, Bad Idea
It sounded like good plan. To promote its new Mountain Dew drink, Villa Fresh Italian Kitchen launched an online contest that encouraged fans to come up with a name for the green-apple-flavored concoction. The name with the most votes would win.
Classy names that made it to the Top 10 at various points included "Fapple," "Diabeetus," "Gushing Granny," "Hitler did nothing wrong" and "Moist Nugget." Turns out the hijackers were from the infamous message board 4chan.