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9th Oct '16 3:19:47 PM OnGreenDolphinStreet
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* For a music example, Pat Boone published an advice book called '''Twixt Twelve and Twenty'' in 1958, whose title was recycled for a song of his a year later.
8th Sep '16 6:14:43 PM 04tele
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* The 1960 comedy ''School For Scoundrels'' (and by extension the 2006 remake) was based on Stephen Potter's satirical advice book ''The Theory and Practice of Gamesmanship: The Art of Winning Games Without Actually Cheating'' and its sequels ''Lifemanship'' and ''One-Upmanship''.

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* The 1960 comedy ''School For Scoundrels'' (and by extension the 2006 remake) was based on Stephen Potter's Creator/StephenPotter's satirical advice book ''The Theory and Practice of Gamesmanship: The Art of Winning Games Without Actually Cheating'' and its sequels ''Lifemanship'' and ''One-Upmanship''.
27th Jul '16 5:04:52 AM Morgenthaler
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* For a video game example, the ''BrainAge'' games are {{Minigame Game}}s based on ''Train Your Brain: 60 Days to a Better Brain'', by Dr. Ryuta Kawashima.

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* For a video game example, the ''BrainAge'' ''VideoGame/BrainAge'' games are {{Minigame Game}}s based on ''Train Your Brain: 60 Days to a Better Brain'', by Dr. Ryuta Kawashima.
2nd May '16 5:30:05 PM eroock
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-->--'''Creator/RogerEbert''' reviews ''Film/ThinkLikeAMan''

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-->--'''Creator/RogerEbert''' -->-- '''Creator/RogerEbert''' reviews ''Film/ThinkLikeAMan''
7th Jul '15 8:48:12 AM Prfnoff
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* ''A Guide for the Married Man'' was developed simultaneously as an advice book and a movie, both written by Frank Tarloff. The movie is basically a FramingDevice linking a series of vignettes.
9th Jun '15 7:01:34 AM StFan
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* Anime example: ''HealthAndPhysicalEducationFor30YearOlds'', a sex and dating guide targeted at lonely {{Otaku}} in their 30s.

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* Anime example: ''HealthAndPhysicalEducationFor30YearOlds'', ''Anime/HealthAndPhysicalEducationFor30YearOlds'', a sex and dating sex-and-dating guide targeted at lonely {{Otaku}} in their 30s.'30s.
30th May '15 12:15:23 AM Kid
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* Brazilian movie ''Até que a Sorte nos Separe'' ("Til Luck Do Us Part") is based upon financial advice book ''Casais Inteligentes Enriquecem Juntos'' ("smart couples get rich together" - the plot of the movie [[AFoolAndHisNewMoneyAreSoonParted goes the other way]], with a couple who won the lottery [[RichesToRags loses the prize after 15 years of]] ConspicuousConsumption).

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* Brazilian movie ''Até que a Sorte nos Separe'' ("Til Luck Do Us Part") is based upon financial advice book ''Casais Inteligentes Enriquecem Juntos'' ("smart couples get rich together" - the plot of the movie [[AFoolAndHisNewMoneyAreSoonParted goes the other way]], with a couple who won the lottery [[RichesToRags loses losing the prize after 15 years of]] ConspicuousConsumption).
30th May '15 12:14:44 AM Kid
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* Inverted by the movie ''The Darwin Awards'', a comedy is about a profiler-turned-insurance-investigator obsessed with the cockamamie deaths chronicled on the Website/DarwinAwards website. The inversion is that the Darwin Awards are sort of an ''un''advice litany of things no one with a brain ought to do.

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* Inverted by the movie ''The Darwin Awards'', a comedy is about a profiler-turned-insurance-investigator obsessed with the cockamamie deaths chronicled on the Website/DarwinAwards website. The inversion is that the Darwin Awards are sort of an ''un''advice litany of things no one with a brain ought to do.
** Also inverted in that all the deaths featured in the movie are urban legends that the site features for comedic value only, not legitimate stories submitted to the site - probably to avoid problems from the victim's estates.
30th May '15 12:12:35 AM Kid
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* The 2007 [[GermanMedia German movie]] ''Warum Männer nicht zuhören und Frauen schlecht einparken'' is based upon an advice book of the same name, a bestseller in Germany at that time. (It was written by Australians, so it has an original English title: ''[[MarsAndVenusGenderContrast Why Men Don't Listen and Women Can't Read Maps]]'')

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* The 2007 [[GermanMedia German movie]] ''Warum Männer nicht zuhören und Frauen schlecht einparken'' is based upon an advice book of the same name, a bestseller in Germany at that time. (It was written by Australians, so it has an original English title: ''[[MarsAndVenusGenderContrast Why Men Don't Listen and Women Can't Read Maps]]'')Maps]]''.)
21st Aug '14 10:43:31 AM gallium
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* ''It'', a 1927 romantic comedy starring Clara Bow which spawned the term "It Girl", was based on Elinor Glyn's advice guide about how to have great sex appeal.

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* ''It'', ''Film/{{It}}'', a 1927 romantic comedy starring Clara Bow which spawned the term "It Girl", was based on Elinor Glyn's advice guide about how to have great sex appeal.
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