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Often I enjoy looking at my past work. No, not as a self-aware, look how great that came out, thing. The complete opposite. “Look how terrible that idea was”, or maybe a “What was I thinking?” thought. Looking back on history is great. Its good to know where you came from, to know where you should be going. 
Here are some “terrible” ads from the early days of modern advertising. Sure its easy to look at these in shock and wonder what were they thinking. The harder thought is “What am I doing today, that I will look back on it 15 years and wish my name wasn’t on it?”. 
My favorites: