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This Hilarious New Twitter Account Makes Ads That Are Actually Honest

WeFixYourAdvert has taken on everything from too-real "imperfections" to luxury cars.

WeFixYourAdvert is a new Twitter account that takes existing advertisements, and makes them so much better.

@WeFixYourAdvert / Via Twitter: @WeFixYourAdvert

The account was started by writers Aaron Gillies and James Menzies, who say their inspiration stems from the cringe-inducing seriousness with which brands often take themselves.

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"[We were] increasingly drawn into the world of brands and using the word ‘content’ with a straight face, and so we became more and more aware of the ads around us," Menzies tells BuzzFeed.

Since their first Tweet featuring a well-received ad about burgers, WYFA has parodied all sorts of things...

@WeFixYourAdvert / Via Twitter: @WeFixYourAdvert

... including multiple luxury car brands...

Several luxury car brands reveal new marketing slogans

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... celebrity-endorsed health products...

@WeFixYourAdvert / Via Twitter: @WeFixYourAdvert

... unreliable browsers...

@WeFixYourAdvert / Via Twitter: @WeFixYourAdvert

... and even Twitter itself.

@WeFixYourAdvert / Via Twitter: @WeFixYourAdvert

Other Twitter users have even started calling on WYFA for help with problematic ads they've spotted.

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"I think people like the fact that we can respond to these ads rather than constantly being shouted at [to buy things]," says Menzies. "It's great that people are now suggesting which ads to fix next."

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"We both come from comedy backgrounds, and for some ads it’s a bit like shooting fish in a barrel, [like our] Match.com ads," Menzies tells BuzzFeed.

@WeFixYourAdvert / Via Twitter: @WeFixYourAdvert

And their biggest achievement so far? "Billy Bragg retweeted us," says Menzies, "which is pretty much our life goal achieved in under 2 weeks."

@billybragg / Via Twitter: @WeFixYourAdvert

Want to see more of Gillies' and Menzies'* hilarious work? You can follow them at @WeFixYourAdvert.

*Gillies and Menzies asked BuzzFeed to "add that we get on really well."
@WeFixYourAdvert / Via Twitter: @WeFixYourAdvert

*Gillies and Menzies asked BuzzFeed to "add that we get on really well."

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