The Top 5 Kickass Ad Stunts Of 2012

Brilliant. Brilliant. Brilliant. Brilliant. And, brilliant.

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1. TNT

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With the push of a button in the main square of a small Flemish town, TNT launched in Belgium.

2. Coca-Cola

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Security cameras don't just capture crime.

One of the best ads Coke (via Coke Latin America) has ever done.

3. Thai Health Promotion Foundation

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Kids say the darnedest things.

One of the best ever anti-smoking ad stunts.

4. "Resident Evil 6"

To hype the popular zombie game, Capcom opened a temporary human butcher shop in a meat market in London. Yes, it is real meat, though not human meat. The meat was crafted by food artist Sharon Baker. Sales proceeds went to the Limbless Association.

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5. Red Bull Stratos

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Felix Baumgartner's 24-mile free fall from space captivated the world. And Red Bull did the smart thing by just staying out of the way. Immeasurable brand cachet earned.