Monday morning, we reported on a feeble Mountain Dew croudsourcing campaign that was hijacked by 4chan and spammed with Hitler jokes until it admitted defeat and died. Now Mountain Dew has responded on Twitter, writing, “Dub the Dew definitely lost to The Internet.”
@antderosa Dub the Dew definitely lost to The Internet. It was a local customer program, not a Dew one, & we're helping them clean up
— Mountain Dew® (@mtn_dew) August 14, 2012
Top-voted names for the soda’s new green apple flavor were Hitler Did Nothing Wrong, Diabeetus, Gushing Granny and Fapple.