History Main / BaitandSwitch

20th Jan '18 8:58:37 AM MasterN
Is there an issue? Send a Message


The origin of the name comes from a now-illegal advertising practice in which a store would ''bait'' a customer into their store with an advertisement featuring a product selling for a reduced price, but when the customer got there he would find out that they were "all out" of the advertised product... but the store would be happy to sell a similar product for just a few dollars more, thus performing the ''switch''.

to:

The origin of the name comes from a now-illegal advertising practice in which a store would ''bait'' a customer into their store with an advertisement featuring a product selling for a reduced price, but when the customer got there he they would find out that they were "all out" of the advertised product... but the store would be happy to sell a similar product for just a few dollars more, thus performing the ''switch''.
17th Jan '18 10:10:08 PM Gamermaster
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* When Kurume meets her crush's younger brother for the first time at work in ''Manga/{{Rabuta}}'', he said that he wanted to tell her something after their shift was over. Cut to him confessing that he's in love with her... best friend.
14th Jan '18 2:17:18 AM Anddrix
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* In Mathew Buck's ''WebVideo/{{Projector}}'' review of ''Film/XXXReturnOfXanderCage'':
--> In 2002, the [[Film/JamesBond James Bond franchise]] stumbled with ''Film/DieAnotherDay'', and found it's throne threatened by a young upstart that showed how out of touch it was at that moment. And that movie was ''Film/TheBourneIdentity''.
11th Jan '18 7:19:27 AM crimmar
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

** In ''Fanfic/TheLunarGuardsman'', Pinkie Pie comes across an unconscious Raegdan. She veers into explaining, while her hooves run across his naked form, to noone about how there are things that daughters want to do to their fathers but can't, but he is different in that he acts like one to her in a fashion so would not be angry in a way as her real one would. She then takes the chance to unleash her urges and [[spoiler:draw on him with a pink marker.]]
3rd Jan '18 3:14:22 PM marymichael
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* Ask someone "Have you heard the one about the pervert with a micropenis and a talent for bait-and-switch?" When they inevitably say no, act like you're going to whisper the answer in their ear, and then [[spoiler:lick their ear.]]

to:

* Ask someone "Have you heard the one about the pervert with a micropenis and a talent for bait-and-switch?" When they inevitably say no, act like you're going to whisper the answer punchline in their ear, and then [[spoiler:lick their ear.]]
3rd Jan '18 3:13:37 PM marymichael
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* Ask someone "Have you heard the one about the pervert with a micropenis and a talent for bait-and-switch?" When they inevitably say no, act like you're going to whisper the answer in their ear, and then [[spoiler:lick their ear.]]
28th Dec '17 6:12:46 PM TheIllusiveMonster
Is there an issue? Send a Message


-->'''Michael''': Did you kill him?[[note]]"Him" refers to Martin Madrazo, a cartel leader who ordered the two to kill his cousin Javier so he couldn't testify against Martin.[[note/]]

to:

-->'''Michael''': Did you kill him?[[note]]"Him" refers to Martin Madrazo, a cartel leader who ordered the two to kill his cousin Javier so he couldn't testify against Martin.[[note/]][[/note]][[/index]]



-->'''Trevor''': BUT I DID [[spoiler:KIDNAP HIS WIFE!! (opens the trunk of his car to reveal Madrazo's wife)]]

to:

-->'''Trevor''': [[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments BUT I DID [[spoiler:KIDNAP DID]] [[spoiler:[[RefugeInAudacity KIDNAP HIS WIFE!! (opens WIFE!!]]]] [[spoiler:(opens the trunk of his car to reveal Madrazo's wife)]]
28th Dec '17 6:08:23 PM TheIllusiveMonster
Is there an issue? Send a Message


-->'''Michael''': Did you kill him?[[note]]"Him" refers to Martin Madrazo, a cartel leader who ordered the two to kill his cousin Javier so he couldn't testify against Martin.

to:

-->'''Michael''': Did you kill him?[[note]]"Him" refers to Martin Madrazo, a cartel leader who ordered the two to kill his cousin Javier so he couldn't testify against Martin.[[note/]]
28th Dec '17 6:07:25 PM TheIllusiveMonster
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* In ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoV'', one of the protagonists, Michael, has rendezvoused with another, Trevor, after an assassination attempt GoneHorriblyWrong, and they have the following exchange:
-->'''Michael''': Did you kill him?[[note]]"Him" refers to Martin Madrazo, a cartel leader who ordered the two to kill his cousin Javier so he couldn't testify against Martin.
-->'''Trevor''': What kinda [[SirSwearsALot fucking]] animal do you take me for?! No, I didn't kill him!
-->'''Michael''': [[HopeSpot Oh, god]]...
-->'''Trevor''': BUT I DID [[spoiler:KIDNAP HIS WIFE!! (opens the trunk of his car to reveal Madrazo's wife)]]
-->'''Michael''': [[OhCrap Oh no]]!
18th Dec '17 6:59:52 PM Andyroid
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* In one of ''Franchise/TheWitcher'' stories, Geralt pulls out a bag of coins in order to get past a guard, saying "Money opens all doors." The guard insists he can't be bribed, and Geralt quips "I'm not going to," before [[ImprovisedWeapon using the coin purse as a cosh] [[TapOnTheHead to knock the guy out]].

to:

* In one of ''Franchise/TheWitcher'' stories, Geralt pulls out a bag of coins in order to get past a guard, saying "Money opens all doors." The guard insists he can't be bribed, and Geralt quips "I'm not going to," before [[ImprovisedWeapon using the coin purse as a cosh] cosh]] [[TapOnTheHead to knock the guy out]].
This list shows the last 10 events of 402. Show all.
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/article_history.php?article=Main.BaitandSwitch