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MoviePass's Latest Email To Its Subscribers Is Beyond Bizarre—And Also Infuriating

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In these days of technology and social media, companies need to learn honesty is the best policy. It's time for tricky PR stunts to go away.


We all loved Mad Men, but the days of fooling consumers with slick ad campaigns and cutesy promotional stunts are over. People simply want the truth, but it seems MoviePass didn't get the memo. This week they sent a strange email to subscribers that didn't address any concerns such as being sued for alleged fraud, an investigation New York authorities, and multiple complaints from customers for some sketchy business practices.

Instead they threw it all to the dogs... literally. The company sent out and email that has people scratching their heads, and no, it's not because of fleas.

When subscribers opened the email they were met with this dog. (Yes, she is adorable but that is beside the point.)

And with it this silly little note:

Woof! I'm Chloe, the Director of Barketing at MoviePass. I'd like to explain why from time to time you may have had a "ruff" experience with us but it turns out that I'm a dog and I can't talk. What I do know is that I see these humans working like crazy to make MoviePass better and better for you as fast as possible. They are so grateful for your membership and support while they work it out. We're listening. We're learning. We're changing.

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Yeah, we're pretty embarrassed too and the people are not amused.



Well, Chloe is pretty cute.



Hey now, don't blame the dog.

It's hard to send an email blast with paws.

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It might be time for Chloe to retire and let the humans take some responsibility.

H/T: The Verge, Gizmado, Mashable

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When asked what they bought him, u/GeekyKirby replied:

I pre-ordered him a game [Kingdom Hearts III], and bought him a shirt and a book he wanted :) ...I also filled up his living room floor with balloons...

It seems minor mischief is a common theme in their relationship:

Thank you. :) At this point, I can't really surprise my boyfriend anymore. And I try lol. Like the time I secretly put googly eyes on everything in his fridge...

Oh, and they made him this Pikachu cake. You know, nbd.

Users were impressed by u/GeekyKirby's piping skills. Also, the hate for fondant icing is real!

Nicely done and without fondant! r/FondantHate - Patiod
Today was a bad day on reddit if you genuinely want fondant to not be a thing. Just kidding. But fuck fondant, for real. - mimomusic
We over at r/fondanthate love your buttercream meme! - cherrylpk
This is one of the best things I've ever seen on Reddit! - backfromthedead
You're a very thoughtful and creative girlfriend! <3 - mediaclone
I'd have a hard time eating this, very cute. - FrontierFrance210
A meme!?!?!? On a cake!?!??!?!?!?!Now i've seen everything! - Indetermination

A few were also a bit envious.

This cake looks AWESOME, great job!
Side note: Here's hoping that 2019 will bless me with some manflesh to do nice things like this for too 🤞🏽- black_heart85
Hehe this gave me a good chuckle this morning. Now wish I had a boyfriend so I could do this to them. - MidnightMadness21

Making something for someone is a great way to show them you love them.

The best birthday present I ever got was from a girl who baked me a cake secretly. So thanks for doing that for him, I know I'd feel great about it. - Levitr0n

Others have found inventive ways to use the meme as well:

Stickers:


Sculpture:

Latte Art:

Refrigerator...art...trolling?


Even An Essay:

The fact that Surprised Pikachu is still around in 2019 really speaks to its universal appeal and ease of use. People will surely keep coming up with inventive ways to use the meme.

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