History Discworld / MovingPictures

7th Oct '16 3:45:44 AM VVK
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** The "resograph", which measures changes in the fabric of reality. Thanks to the influence of Holy Wood, it starts going crazy and [[ReadingsBlewUpTheScale eventually self-destructs]]. The name is pretty literal, since it apparently comes from Latin "res", "thing".[[note]]Elsewhere the magic measurement unit ''reson'' is explained as literally meaning "thingie".[[/note]]

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** The "resograph", which measures changes in the fabric of reality. Thanks to the influence of Holy Wood, it starts going crazy and [[ReadingsBlewUpTheScale eventually self-destructs]]. The name is pretty literal, since it apparently comes from Latin "res", "thing".[[note]]Elsewhere the magic measurement unit ''reson'' is explained as literally meaning "thingie"."thing-ie".[[/note]]
7th Oct '16 3:45:31 AM VVK
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* ThingOMeter: The "resograph", which measures changes in the fabric of reality. Thanks to the influence of Holy Wood, it starts going crazy and [[ReadingsBlewUpTheScale eventually self-destructs]].

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* ThingOMeter: ThingOMeter:
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The "resograph", which measures changes in the fabric of reality. Thanks to the influence of Holy Wood, it starts going crazy and [[ReadingsBlewUpTheScale eventually self-destructs]]. The name is pretty literal, since it apparently comes from Latin "res", "thing".[[note]]Elsewhere the magic measurement unit ''reson'' is explained as literally meaning "thingie".[[/note]]
5th Oct '16 2:09:46 AM NanoMoose
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* CompletelyMissingThePoint: Dibbler thinks that if [[SubliminalSeduction a single frame of advertisement]] convinces people to go eat there, then five minutes of that frame will work even better.

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* CompletelyMissingThePoint: ComicallyMissingThePoint: Dibbler thinks that if [[SubliminalSeduction a single frame of advertisement]] convinces people to go eat there, then five minutes of that frame will work even better.
13th Jul '16 10:48:22 AM sgamer82
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* [[spoiler: ForeignersWriteBackwards]]: Had Victor and Ginger only realized this trope was in effect for Holy Wood's long-ago inhabitants, a ''lot'' of trouble might have been averted.

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* [[spoiler: ForeignersWriteBackwards]]: ForeignersWriteBackwards: Had Victor and Ginger only realized this trope was in effect for Holy Wood's long-ago inhabitants, a ''lot'' of trouble might have been averted.
10th May '16 3:59:28 AM Andyroid
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* PosterGalleryBedroom: Ginger decorated her bedroom with the posters of her "clicks" (movies).

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* PosterGalleryBedroom: PosterGalleryBedroom[= \ =]ShrineToSelf: Ginger decorated her bedroom with the posters of her "clicks" (movies).
7th May '16 8:22:52 AM Aquila89
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* ProductPlacement: In-story example. Dibbler persistently tries to force advertising for Harga's House of Ribs into ''Blown Away''.
24th Feb '16 10:27:07 PM Mytly
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*** The Bursar is also mostly sane at the beginning of the next book, ''Reaper Man'', but is slowly driven around the bend by the events of that book (in addition to Ridcully's influence).
15th Dec '15 8:23:48 AM crazysamaritan
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* TwoWordsAddedEmphasis: Silverfish warns Dibbler that paying for ''Blown Away'' will be "In a word - im-possible!" Dibbler replies ([[{{Malaproper}} incorrectly]]) that that's two words.

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* TwoWordsAddedEmphasis: Silverfish warns Dibbler that paying for ''Blown Away'' will be "In a word - im-possible!".
* TwoWordsICantCount: The word "impossible" is counted as two words by Dibbler. Fans assume this is a reference to legendary Hollywood producer Samuel Goldwyn, {{malaproper}} and simile-mangler extraordinaire.
--> "In a word --
im-possible!" Dibbler replies ([[{{Malaproper}} incorrectly]]) that that's \\
"That's
two words.words," said Dibbler.
2nd Dec '15 11:40:46 AM dreamofwritting
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* TwoWordsObviousTrope: Silverfish warns Dibbler that paying for ''Blown Away'' will be "In a word - im-possible!" Dibbler replies ([[{{Malaproper}} incorrectly]]) that that's two words.

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* TwoWordsObviousTrope: TwoWordsAddedEmphasis: Silverfish warns Dibbler that paying for ''Blown Away'' will be "In a word - im-possible!" Dibbler replies ([[{{Malaproper}} incorrectly]]) that that's two words.
22nd Sep '15 5:12:00 PM Sharlee
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* ImmuneToMindControl: Detritus just walks right by the Cthinema screen's hypnotic images, because he doesn't have much brainpower and all of what he ''does'' have is entirely fixated on finding Ruby. He's too ''preoccupied'' to notice the enticing patterns are there.
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