History Main / CharityBall

1st Feb '18 5:52:34 PM nombretomado
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* ''Vandalizing Valhalla'', a short piece of {{machinima}} made with ''TheMovies'', is about two criminals competing to rob a charity ball before the other. In the end [[spoiler: they're both killed by its socialite organizer.]]

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* ''Vandalizing Valhalla'', a short piece of {{machinima}} made with ''TheMovies'', ''VideoGame/TheMovies'', is about two criminals competing to rob a charity ball before the other. In the end [[spoiler: they're both killed by its socialite organizer.]]
2nd Nov '17 6:29:11 PM Kartoonkid95
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* In the ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'' episode "Safe Space", a group of celebrities organize a charity ball to promote awareness for online shaming. The living embodiment of Reality crashes the ball and calls out the very concept, saying that only $300 was raised while the celebrities spent half a million to treat themselves.
15th Aug '17 5:50:13 PM tyrekecorrea
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* ''Series/GeneralHospital'' has a perennial Nurses' Ball, which has picked up Real Life sponsors in later years.
29th Oct '16 2:59:50 PM nombretomado
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* Jedi in ''TheGunganCouncil'' that end up hosting the Yule or Masquerade ball usually turn the dance into this.

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* Jedi in ''TheGunganCouncil'' ''Roleplay/TheGunganCouncil'' that end up hosting the Yule or Masquerade ball usually turn the dance into this.
31st Jul '16 8:00:08 PM marcoasalazarm
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* The casino variant (used to get funds for Springfield Elementary) is used on the opening scenes of ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' episode "The President Wore Peals" (y'know, the one which parodies ''Film/{{Evita}}''). Things go belly-up when the adults discover that the "casino" does not provides cash prizes (Martin sent out ads saying this well in advance, but nobody bothered to read them) and [[PowderKegCrowd then burst into a riot]].

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* The casino variant (used to get funds for Springfield Elementary) is used on the opening scenes of ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' episode [[Recap/TheSimpsonsS15E3ThePresidentWorePearls "The President Wore Peals" Peals"]] (y'know, the one which parodies ''Film/{{Evita}}''). Things go belly-up when the adults discover that the "casino" does not provides cash prizes (Martin sent out ads saying this well in advance, but nobody bothered to read them) and [[PowderKegCrowd then burst into a riot]].
31st Jul '16 7:44:00 PM marcoasalazarm
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* The casino variant (used to get funds for Springfield Elementary) is used on the opening scenes of ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' episode "The President Wore Peals" (y'know, the one which parodies ''Film/{{Evita}}''). Things go belly-up when the adults discover that the "casino" does not provides cash prizes (Martin sent out ads saying this well in advance, but nobody bothered to read them) and [[PowderKegCrowd then burst into a riot]].
22nd Dec '15 9:19:55 PM zoop
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* In ''Literature/{{Relativity}}'' there's a charity ''carnival.'' As usual for these kinds of stories, a bad guys shows up.

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* In ''Literature/{{Relativity}}'' there's a charity ''carnival.'' As usual for these kinds of stories, a bad guys guy shows up.
22nd Dec '15 9:19:18 PM zoop
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* In ''Literature/{{Relativity}}'' there's a charity ''carnival.'' As usual for these kinds of stories, a bad guys shows up.
25th Nov '15 7:08:26 AM Morgenthaler
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* MarkTwain once wrote a spoof newspaper article about the proceeds of a charity ball being diverted from wounded Union soldiers to a pro-miscegenation society. It was very poorly received.
* ''ShallowGrave'': Cameron is mocked at one of these.

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* MarkTwain Creator/MarkTwain once wrote a spoof newspaper article about the proceeds of a charity ball being diverted from wounded Union soldiers to a pro-miscegenation society. It was very poorly received.
* ''ShallowGrave'': ''Film/ShallowGrave'': Cameron is mocked at one of these.



* There was one of these on ''TheMentalist'' to raise funds for the CBI.

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* There was one of these on ''TheMentalist'' ''Series/TheMentalist'' to raise funds for the CBI.



* ''GoneWithTheWind'' has Scarlett O'Hara scandalously go to one (despite being a recent widow) raising money for the Southern cause. There is where she reconnects with Rhett Butler.

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* ''GoneWithTheWind'' ''Film/GoneWithTheWind'' has Scarlett O'Hara scandalously go to one (despite being a recent widow) raising money for the Southern cause. There is where she reconnects with Rhett Butler.



* DaveBarry mentioned these once, along the lines of "Charity Ball To Fight Gout" sounding better in headlines than "Rich People Amuse Themselves".

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* DaveBarry Creator/DaveBarry mentioned these once, along the lines of "Charity Ball To Fight Gout" sounding better in headlines than "Rich People Amuse Themselves".
12th May '15 4:45:22 PM nombretomado
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* The characters on ''GossipGirl'' frequently attend these.

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* The characters on ''GossipGirl'' ''Series/GossipGirl'' frequently attend these.
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