Originally posted on Awful Advertisements  |  Last updated 2/3/13

The power outage at this year's Super Bowl had the world buzzing. Viewers shared their reactions and jokes through social media, turning the outage into a rather fun sideshow. Several companies - Oreo, Walgreens, Audi and Buffalo Wild Wings - made the most of the power outage, cashing in on the rather odd event to do a bit of marketing.  Power outage? Don't worry. You can still dunk your Oreos in the dark.  Power out? No problem. twitter.com/Oreo/status/29… — Oreo Cookie (@Oreo) February 4, 2013 The power outage seemed like something straight out of a Buffalo Wild Wings commercial. In fact... We just really don't want football season to end. Can you blame us? — Buffalo Wild Wings (@BWWings) February 4, 2013 Don't be surprised if BWW turns the very real power outage into a commercial in the near future.  Walgreens had a couple comments... We do carry candles. #SuperBowl — Walgreens (@Walgreens) February 4, 2013 and... ...we also sell lights. #SuperBowl — Walgreens (@Walgreens) February 4, 2013 Finally, Audi had something to say about the Mercedes-Benz Superdome losing power.  Sending some LEDs to the @mbusa Superdome right now... — Audi (@Audi) February 4, 2013 Did you see any other companies capitalizing on the power outage? Tell us about it in the comments below.

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