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2nd Nov '16 8:43:38 PM BURGINABC
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* Website/{{Tumblr}} once ran ads for Autism Speaks, an organization that belittles autistic people and believes autism to be an "epidemic"... This despite the fact that many people on Tumblr are autistic and absolutely ''despise'' Autism Speaks. It was most likely because not everyone knows how horrible Autism Speaks actually is, but you'd think that Tumblr would know better, considering how many autistic people talk about how bad the organization is.

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* Website/{{Tumblr}} once ran ads for Autism Speaks, an organization that belittles which was ironic considering the number of blogs on the site by autistic people and believes autism to be an "epidemic"... This despite who were extremely critical of the fact that many people on Tumblr are autistic and absolutely ''despise'' Autism Speaks. It was most likely because not everyone knows how horrible Autism Speaks actually is, but you'd think that Tumblr would know better, considering how many autistic people talk about how bad the organization is.organization.
1st Nov '16 3:23:19 PM KiraDoom
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* Website/{{Tumblr}} once ran ads for Autism Speaks, an organization that belittles autistic people and believes autism to be an "epidemic"... This despite the fact that many people on Tumblr are autistic and absolutely ''despise'' Autism Speaks. It was most likely because not everyone knows how horrible Autism Speaks actually is, but you'd think that Tumblr would know better, considering how many autistic people talk about how bad the organization is.
* While watching TV, the ads during the commercial breaks may contrast the show you're actually watching. Heck, some commercial breaks may run ads that contrast ''each other'' (like, say, if a fast food commercial was followed by an anti-drug [=PSA=]).
11th Jul '16 10:02:36 AM DastardlyDemolition
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* The above page image is a good example. Doubly so when you consider the racial situation at the time.

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* The above page image is a good example. Doubly so when you consider the racial situation at the time.[[note]]It should be known that the reason why there was a line of African-Americans was not due the Great Depression but from the Great Ohio flood of 1937. The more you know.[[/note]]
27th Jun '16 3:57:30 PM eroock
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As you see above, it's a definite TruthInTelevision. For examples from ThisVeryWiki, see AdOfWin and AdOfLose.

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Subtrope of IronicJuxtaposition. As you see above, it's a definite TruthInTelevision. For examples from ThisVeryWiki, see AdOfWin and AdOfLose.
25th Jun '16 6:00:36 AM jormis29
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* ''ComicBook/RogueTrooper: Quartz Zone Massacre'' - The opening scene is a Nort propaganda video boasting about how much the Southers have been beaten. At the end of the scene, the camera pans out to show the TV is lying in the middle of a battlefield in which the Norts were creamed.

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* ''ComicBook/RogueTrooper: ''VideoGame/RogueTrooper: Quartz Zone Massacre'' - The opening scene is a Nort propaganda video boasting about how much the Southers have been beaten. At the end of the scene, the camera pans out to show the TV is lying in the middle of a battlefield in which the Norts were creamed.
4th Jun '16 8:49:03 AM eroock
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1st Apr '16 11:30:17 PM MasoTey
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* ''ComicBook/RogueTrooper: Quartz Zone Massacre'' - The opening scene is a Nort propaganda video boasting about how much the Southers have been beaten. At the end of the scene, the camera pans out to show the TV is lying in the middle of a battlefield in which the Norts were creamed.



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* ''ComicBook/RogueTrooper: Quartz Zone Massacre'' - The opening scene is a Nort propaganda video boasting about how much the Southers have been beaten. At the end of the scene, the camera pans out to show the TV is lying in the middle of a battlefield in which the Norts were creamed.
15th Nov '15 10:00:49 AM nombretomado
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* ''RogueTrooper: Quartz Zone Massacre'' - The opening scene is a Nort propaganda video boasting about how much the Southers have been beaten. At the end of the scene, the camera pans out to show the TV is lying in the middle of a battlefield in which the Norts were creamed.

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* ''RogueTrooper: ''ComicBook/RogueTrooper: Quartz Zone Massacre'' - The opening scene is a Nort propaganda video boasting about how much the Southers have been beaten. At the end of the scene, the camera pans out to show the TV is lying in the middle of a battlefield in which the Norts were creamed.
23rd Oct '15 4:28:59 AM StFan
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* ''WesternAnimation/{{WALL-E}}'' does this with holographic billboards on Earth, and uses them to detail the movie's backstory. Pixar then took it UpToEleven by giving Buy-N-Large it's own functional website, which expands on said backstory and is packed with black humor/social commentary worthy of TheOnion.

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* ''WesternAnimation/{{WALL-E}}'' ''WesternAnimation/WallE'' does this with holographic billboards on Earth, and uses them to detail the movie's backstory. Pixar then took it UpToEleven by giving Buy-N-Large it's Buy n Large its own functional website, which expands on said backstory and is packed with black humor/social commentary worthy of TheOnion.
''Website/TheOnion''.
2nd Aug '15 1:39:56 PM SetsunasaNiWa
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* The publicity ad for Shell Beach in ''Film/DarkCity.'' It is one of the few happy and bright images in the entire movie, where the city is [[CaptainObvious dark]] and run down. It gets truly dissonant because while the main character and his uncle remember growing up and living there, no one knows how to get there. Turns out [[spoiler: the [[RealityWarper reality warping]] aliens have implanted FakeMemories of the place in everyone, ''it never existed!'']]

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* The publicity ad for Shell Beach in ''Film/DarkCity.'' It is one of the few happy and bright images in the entire movie, where the city is [[CaptainObvious dark]] dark and run down. It gets truly dissonant because while the main character and his uncle remember growing up and living there, no one knows how to get there. Turns out [[spoiler: the [[RealityWarper reality warping]] aliens have implanted FakeMemories of the place in everyone, ''it never existed!'']]
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