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New Zealand Police Agree To Take Down Creepy Cougars Ad

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New Zealand police are pulling print and online ads that read, "We've got a lot in common with cougars. We like 'em young too." Apparently police were hoping to catch the attention of young people with the hottest slang term of 2008. A rep for the marketing company behind the ads explained, "police had failed to see how the ad could be negatively perceived."

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What? The police like *what* young? Aside from the sexual predator implications, I don't get what the police were trying to convey in the first place. What behavior is this discouraging/encouraging?