The ads on London’s Tube at any one time are relatively few in number, and as a result become grindingly familiar within days of their appearance. This is probably why whole news stories (like, er, this one) can be squeezed out of their content: a debate about Protein World’s “bikini body” ad turned into a months-long firefight; another from Gourmet Burger Kitchen sparked a boycott by miffed vegetarians.
Now a Twitter account is parodying the most irritating ads seen by commuters every day. Created by comedy writers James Menzies and Aaron Gillies (better known on Twitter as @TechnicallyRon), @WeFixYourAdvert seamlessly substitutes the ad copy for its own:
Today we are making Trainline’s adverts a tad more accurate. pic.twitter.com/0RwgTTU8qA
— We Fix Your Adverts (@WeFixYourAdvert) January 27, 2016