History Main / BandWagonTechnique

14th Sep '17 9:54:57 PM jormis29
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* The 1959 album title ''50,000,000 Creator/{{Elvis|Presley}} Fans Can't Be Wrong: Elvis' Golden Records, Vol. 2''.

to:

* The 1959 album title ''50,000,000 Creator/{{Elvis|Presley}} Music/{{Elvis|Presley}} Fans Can't Be Wrong: Elvis' Golden Records, Vol. 2''.
3rd Sep '17 11:26:28 PM azul120
Is there an issue? Send a Message


One of {{the oldest tricks in the book}}: '''Everybody is doing it. You should do it too.'''

to:

One of {{the oldest tricks in the book}}: TheOldestTricksInTheBook: '''Everybody is doing it. You should do it too.'''



[[folder: Film ]]

to:

[[folder: Film ]]
[[folder:Film]]






[[folder: Food and Drink ]]

to:

[[folder: Food [[folder:Food and Drink ]]
Drink]]






[[folder: Gaming ]]

to:

[[folder: Gaming ]]
[[folder:Gaming]]






[[folder: Literature ]]

to:

[[folder: Literature ]]
[[folder:Literature]]






[[folder: Music ]]

* The 1959 album title ''50,000,000 [[ElvisPresley Elvis]] Fans Can't Be Wrong: Elvis' Golden Records, Vol. 2''.

to:

[[folder: Music ]]

[[folder:Music]]
* The 1959 album title ''50,000,000 [[ElvisPresley Elvis]] Creator/{{Elvis|Presley}} Fans Can't Be Wrong: Elvis' Golden Records, Vol. 2''.






[[folder: Technology ]]

to:

[[folder: Technology ]]
[[folder:Technology]]






[[folder: Live Action TV ]]

to:

[[folder: Live [[folder:Live Action TV ]]
TV]]






[[folder: Other ]]

to:

[[folder: Other ]]
[[folder:Other]]






[[folder: Professional Wrestling ]]

to:

[[folder: Professional Wrestling ]]
[[folder:Professional Wrestling]]






[[folder: Web Comics ]]

to:

[[folder: Web Comics ]]
[[folder:Web Comics]]



13th Mar '17 2:29:59 PM Morgenthaler
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

%% Image selected per Image Pickin' crowner: http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/crowner.php/ImagePickin/ImageSuggestions40
%% Please do not change or remove without starting a new thread.
%%
[[quoteright:350:[[UsefulNotes/McDonalds http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/2319618505_466abca992.png]]]]
5th Feb '17 4:09:36 PM weirdfantasy
Is there an issue? Send a Message



to:

* In ''Film/StrokerAce'', Clyde Torkle claims that everyone cheats a little as an excuse for the number of rule-breaking modifications Lugs finds on his car.
4th Dec '16 1:39:20 PM Morgenthaler
Is there an issue? Send a Message


[[AC:{{Film}}]]
* Any time a movie is advertised as "The #1 movie in Country X!" Or, if it's not the highest-grossing movie overall of the past week, "The #1 [insert genre] movie in Country X!". Occasionally it seems as though it happens ''for every damn movie''. It's completely meaningless because you know the worst movie of the year will be hailed as the best one in the country. Hilariously, ''this will often be claimed by two movies at the same time.''

[[AC:Food and Drink]]

to:

[[AC:{{Film}}]]
[[foldercontrol]]

[[folder: Film ]]

* Any time a movie is advertised as "The #1 movie in Country X!" Or, if it's not the highest-grossing movie overall of the past week, "The #1 [insert genre] movie in Country X!". Occasionally it seems as though it happens ''for every damn movie''. It's completely meaningless because you know the worst movie of the year will be hailed as the best one in the country. Hilariously, ''this will often be claimed by two movies at the same time.''

[[AC:Food
''

[[/folder]]

[[folder: Food
and Drink]]Drink ]]



[[AC:Gaming]]

to:

[[AC:Gaming]][[/folder]]

[[folder: Gaming ]]



[[AC:{{Literature}}]]

to:

[[AC:{{Literature}}]][[/folder]]

[[folder: Literature ]]



[[AC:{{Music}}]]

to:

[[AC:{{Music}}]][[/folder]]

[[folder: Music ]]



[[AC:Technology]]

to:

[[AC:Technology]][[/folder]]

[[folder: Technology ]]



[[AC:{{LiveActionTV}}]]

to:

[[AC:{{LiveActionTV}}]][[/folder]]

[[folder: Live Action TV ]]



[[AC:Other]]

to:

[[AC:Other]][[/folder]]

[[folder: Other ]]



[[AC:{{Professional Wrestling}}]]

to:

[[AC:{{Professional Wrestling}}]][[/folder]]

[[folder: Professional Wrestling ]]



[[AC:WebComics]]

to:

[[AC:WebComics]][[/folder]]

[[folder: Web Comics ]]


Added DiffLines:


[[/folder]]
9th Nov '16 3:51:28 PM Tabs
Is there an issue? Send a Message


----
<<|BasicCommercialTypes|>>

to:

----
<<|BasicCommercialTypes|>>
----
30th Aug '16 6:48:07 PM coruscatingInquisitor
Is there an issue? Send a Message


** [[JustifiedTrope However, there is a better reason for this use of the trope]] than most. Namely, an empty, dead game is usually no fun.

to:

** [[JustifiedTrope However, there is a better reason for this use of the trope]] than most. Namely, an empty, dead game is usually no fun.
14th Jan '16 12:07:26 PM mephistos
Is there an issue? Send a Message


If a commercial tells you, "No wonder six million customers purchased our product last year," they're resorting to the BandwagonTechnique. Same for ads that boast of their product being "number 1"; if such ads appear during sports events, expect the appearance of foam fingers to make the point.

to:

If a commercial tells you, "No wonder six million customers purchased our product last year," they're resorting to the BandwagonTechnique.Band Wagon Technique. Same for ads that boast of their product being "number 1"; if such ads appear during sports events, expect the appearance of foam fingers to make the point.
4th Jan '16 2:02:59 PM Darksilverhawk
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* ''Webcomic/{{Nodwick}}'' both uses ''and'' subverts this in the same story. After the villains convince everyone to use a new cuss word this way, the henchmen's union is able to put a stop to it by showing everyone that ''they'' like it. They proudly claim afterwards that their profession is so undesirable that they can kill ''any'' annoying fad in less than a week if people think they like it.

to:

* ''Webcomic/{{Nodwick}}'' ''ComicStrip/{{Nodwick}}'' both uses ''and'' subverts this in the same story. After the villains convince everyone to use a new cuss word this way, the henchmen's union is able to put a stop to it by showing everyone that ''they'' like it. They proudly claim afterwards that their profession is so undesirable that they can kill ''any'' annoying fad in less than a week if people think they like it.
14th Sep '15 2:44:58 PM HowlingSnail
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* Cell phone commercials are notorious for this. Each carrier carefully devises some supposedly statistical reason why they're better than every competitor without actually resorting to using the same false statistical reasons as the competitors. "America's largest network," or "No wonder so many people choose our network," or "America's fastest growing network" are a couple of common ones.

to:

* Cell phone commercials are notorious for this. Each carrier carefully devises some supposedly statistical reason why they're better than every competitor without actually resorting to using the same false statistical reasons as the competitors. "America's "The country's largest network," or "No wonder so many people choose our network," or "America's "The country's fastest growing network" are a couple of common ones.
This list shows the last 10 events of 24. Show all.
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/article_history.php?article=Main.BandWagonTechnique