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16th Jun '17 1:10:06 PM Eddy1215
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* In one episode of ''Series/LastOfTheSummerWine'', Howard, in one of his ploys to be with Marina, he created a fake club (which he claimed Clegg started) called the "'''O'''utdoor '''A'''ctivities '''F'''ellowship". He didn't realize what the acronym was until Clegg pointed it out, saying that it was a very fitting badge for him to wear.
30th May '17 7:01:36 PM IAmNotAFunguy
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* On ''Series/TheNoddyShop'' the name of the eponymous shop comes from '''N'''otions '''O'''ddities '''D'''oodads and '''D'''elights of '''Y'''esterday.
11th May '17 8:04:22 PM paycheckgurl
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'''Jonah:''' Gypsy, that last one is really confusing.
'''Crow:''' You try coming up with something that starts with E, maggot!

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--> '''Jonah:''' Gypsy, that last one is really confusing.
--> '''Crow:''' You try coming up with something that starts with E, maggot!
11th May '17 8:03:31 PM paycheckgurl
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--> '''Gypsy:''' T.I.M.E. Tell someone. Identify when the portal goes to. Make a plan. And: Enter the portal, comma, not!

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--> '''Gypsy:''' T.'''T.I.M.E. Tell ''' '''T'''ell someone. Identify '''I'''dentify when the portal goes to. Make '''M'''ake a plan. And: Enter And '''E'''nter the portal, comma, not!
11th May '17 8:01:30 PM paycheckgurl
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** Then there is the '''SOL''' itself. In-canon, it stands for '''S'''atellite '''O'''f '''L'''ove, like the Lou Reed song, but also for [[DoubleEntendre a vulgar idiom]] that describes Joel/Mike and the 'Bots predicament quite well.

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** Then there is the '''SOL''' itself. In-canon, it stands for '''S'''atellite '''O'''f '''L'''ove, like the Lou Reed song, but also for [[DoubleEntendre a vulgar idiom]] that describes Joel/Mike Joel/Mike/Jonah and the 'Bots predicament quite well.


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** What do you do if you encounter a time portal? It's as easy as T.I.M.E.!
--> '''Gypsy:''' T.I.M.E. Tell someone. Identify when the portal goes to. Make a plan. And: Enter the portal, comma, not!
'''Jonah:''' Gypsy, that last one is really confusing.
'''Crow:''' You try coming up with something that starts with E, maggot!
19th Apr '17 5:16:02 PM Nulono
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* ''Series/MrYoung'' parodies this with ARTHUR-the '''A'''rtificial '''R'''obotic '''T'''eenager '''H'''ippopotamus '''U'''mbrella '''R'''rainbow.

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* ''Series/MrYoung'' parodies this with ARTHUR-the '''A'''rtificial '''R'''obotic '''T'''eenager '''H'''ippopotamus '''U'''mbrella '''R'''rainbow.'''R'''ainbow.
22nd Mar '17 7:43:22 PM ZimFan89
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* In the TV-movie "Drop-Out Father", the hero's friend points out to him that the advertising agency they work for,
'''C'''annon '''R'''ush, '''A'''llison & '''P'''erkins, has an appropriate acronym.

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* In the TV-movie "Drop-Out Father", the hero's friend points out to him that the advertising agency they work for,
for, '''C'''annon '''R'''ush, '''A'''llison & '''P'''erkins, has an appropriate acronym.
18th Mar '17 12:48:39 PM nombretomado
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** The start of the fourth series in April 2008 coincides with the online game NationStates renaming its fictional United Nations into the "World Assembly", due to similar objections. The close timing is coincidental as both must have been legally threatened well ahead of time, but it is possible that this was part of the same "trademark clean-up" effort at the UN.

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** The start of the fourth series in April 2008 coincides with the online game NationStates Website/NationStates renaming its fictional United Nations into the "World Assembly", due to similar objections. The close timing is coincidental as both must have been legally threatened well ahead of time, but it is possible that this was part of the same "trademark clean-up" effort at the UN.
13th Feb '17 5:13:03 AM TheCuza
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** Another episode had the cops run a anti-drunk-driving program called '''S'''ystematically '''L'''imit '''I'''mpaired '''D'''riving '''E'''verywhere, or '''S.L.I.D.E.'''. They later change it to '''F'''ully '''R'''educe '''I'''mpaired '''D'''riving '''A'''nywhere, or '''F.R.I.D.A.'''
--->'''Davis:''' It's not as strong an acronym, but it's friendly!
** Another episode shows that Wanda likes to write her name in wet cement. Davis somehow never suspected her.
--->'''Davis:''' Oh, ''that's'' Wanda who's been writing her name!\\
'''Oscar:''' Who else would be writing "Wanda"?\\
'''Davis:''' I thought it was an acronym for something.\\
'''Oscar:''' For what?\\
'''Davis:''' I don't know. '''W'''estern '''A'''ssociations of '''N'''on-'''D'''eveloped '''A'''gencies? '''W'''orld '''A'''gencies for '''N'''on-'''D'''eveloped '''A'''ssociations? '''W'''izards '''A'''gainst '''N'''aked '''D'''ancing in '''A'''lberta? '''W'''illiam '''A'''nd '''N'''adine's '''D'''ental '''A'''ppliances? ''[chuckles]'' And those are just off the top of my head.
9th Feb '17 4:56:21 PM Alvin
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