I guess you have to grant them some credit - Applebees is trying a unique marketing ploy to drum up lunchtime business.  For $6.99, office workers can buy an inflatable doll to "stand in" for them while they leave the building to have lunch at Applebees.

Interested customers can find the product for sale on Amazon - with six different models to choose from.

Click here to buy one!

Applebee's Lunch Decoys: Chain Selling Inflatable Dolls To Use At Office Desks.