Mountain Dew Soda-Naming Contest Crashed by Pranksters

'Diabeetus' among top entries on unsavory leaderboard

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I always assume the worst will happen when companies solicit ideas from the Internet. For the latest evidence of this, look no further than this Mountain Dew "Dub the Dew" fiasco. An effort by a restaurant to crowdsource a name for an upcoming homemade green-apple-flavored Mountain Dew concoction has been hijacked, Pitbull style. Suddenly, its gallery of suggestions featured such winners as "Gushing Granny," "Diabeetus," and my personal favorite, "Fapple." As of Tuesday morning, dubthedew.com

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