Butterfingers All Over

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Filed under: Practical Jokes and Mischief, Publicity Stunts

When Pawngo, an online pawn shop based in Denver, dumped hundreds of Butterfingers yesterday in Copley Square in Boston with a note: “Thank you Wes Welker,” to memorialize Wes Welker’s dropped 4th quarter pass in the Superbowl on Sunday, they thought they were being cute. Wrong! Boston sports fans were less than thrilled to be mocked and got really miffed, which led to a social media s**t storm reaching far beyond the relatively simple citation they received from the City for making such a mess. The makers of Butterfingers apparently had nothing to do with it. Read more at CBSSports.com.