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16th Sep '17 8:52:23 AM thelivingtoad
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* A series of promotional photos from 2009 featured the indie rock band Music/TheDecemberists playing a fictional, complicated board game. Several years later, lead singer Colin Meloy and his wife, illustrator Carson Ellis, [[https://pitchfork.com/thepitch/we-beat-the-decemberists-at-their-own-board-game-illimat/ created an actual version of that game]], which they call Illmat.
7th Sep '17 5:36:07 AM Clare
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* A 1980s TV ad for Yellow Pages in the UK features a man searching used bookstores for a hard-to-find book: ''Fly Fishing'' by J. R. Hartley. Eventually, with the help of Yellow Pages, he finds a shop which has a copy of the book and goes to buy it; at this point, we find out that the man ''is'' (the fictional) J.R. Hartley. Later, a real book was published with the same title and byline.

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* A 1980s British TV ad for Yellow Pages in the UK features a man searching used bookstores for a hard-to-find book: ''Fly Fishing'' by J. R. Hartley. Eventually, with the help of Yellow Pages, he finds a shop which has a copy of the book and goes to buy it; book, which he reserves over the phone; at this point, we find out that the man ''is'' (the fictional) J.R. Hartley. Later, a real book was published with the same title and byline.
7th Sep '17 5:32:32 AM Clare
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* A 1980s TV ad for Yellow Pages in the UK featured a man searching used bookstores for a hard-to-find book: ''Fly Fishing'' by J. R. Hartley. Eventually, with the help of Yellow Pages, he finds a shop which has a copy of the book and goes to buy it; at this point, we find out that the man ''is'' (the fictional) J.R. Hartley. Later, a real book was published with the same title and byline.

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* A 1980s TV ad for Yellow Pages in the UK featured features a man searching used bookstores for a hard-to-find book: ''Fly Fishing'' by J. R. Hartley. Eventually, with the help of Yellow Pages, he finds a shop which has a copy of the book and goes to buy it; at this point, we find out that the man ''is'' (the fictional) J.R. Hartley. Later, a real book was published with the same title and byline.
7th Sep '17 5:30:38 AM Clare
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* A TV ad for Yellow Pages in the UK featured a man searching used bookstores for a hard-to-find book: ''Fly Fishing'' by J. R. Hartley which at the end of the commercial, we find out that the man ''is'' (the fictional) J.R. Hartley. Later, a real book was published with the same title and byline.

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* A 1980s TV ad for Yellow Pages in the UK featured a man searching used bookstores for a hard-to-find book: ''Fly Fishing'' by J. R. Hartley Hartley. Eventually, with the help of Yellow Pages, he finds a shop which at the end has a copy of the commercial, book and goes to buy it; at this point, we find out that the man ''is'' (the fictional) J.R. Hartley. Later, a real book was published with the same title and byline.
6th Sep '17 9:40:20 PM PaulA
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* Creator/HPLovecraft: it's quite easy to obtain Miskatonic University attire. Go Cephalopods! The H.P. Lovecraft Historical Society has some very impressive reproductions of [[http://www.cthulhulives.org/store/store.lasso?1=product&2=33176 assorted]] [[http://www.cthulhulives.org/store/store.lasso?1=product&2=32771 blasphemous]] [[http://www.cthulhulives.org/store/store.lasso?1=product&2=45 idols]], [[http://www.cthulhulives.org/store/store.lasso?1=product&2=32831 pages from the Necronomicon]], and [[http://www.cthulhulives.org/store/store.lasso?1=product&2=50 Professor Angell's Box]], a very expensive, detailed and exhaustively complete copy of the box of documents and props from ''The Call of Cthulhu''.

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* Creator/HPLovecraft: it's Creator/HPLovecraft:
** It's
quite easy to obtain Miskatonic University attire. Go Cephalopods! Cephalopods!
**
The H.P. Lovecraft Historical Society has some very impressive reproductions of [[http://www.cthulhulives.org/store/store.lasso?1=product&2=33176 assorted]] [[http://www.cthulhulives.org/store/store.lasso?1=product&2=32771 blasphemous]] [[http://www.cthulhulives.org/store/store.lasso?1=product&2=45 idols]], [[http://www.cthulhulives.org/store/store.lasso?1=product&2=32831 pages from the Necronomicon]], and [[http://www.cthulhulives.org/store/store.lasso?1=product&2=50 Professor Angell's Box]], a very expensive, detailed and exhaustively complete copy of the box of documents and props from ''The Call of Cthulhu''."Literature/TheCallOfCthulhu".
4th Sep '17 11:37:37 AM Savini24
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** Somebody actually made [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ZejXhurONE a real-life version of Homer's electric hammer from the episode ''The Wiazrd of Evergreen Terrace'']].

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** Somebody actually made [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ZejXhurONE a real-life version of Homer's electric hammer from the episode ''The Wiazrd Wizard of Evergreen Terrace'']].
3rd Sep '17 6:50:53 PM Adeon
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** They've also released three new Derrick Storm books which are set after ''Storm Fall'' (the book where Castle killed off Derrick). One of them is actually a crossover with Nikki Heat (called Heat Storm to fit with the the EpunymousTitle naming conventions used for both series).
1st Sep '17 3:51:30 PM nombretomado
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* In 2004, the American Creator/{{ABC}} and Wal-Mart teamed up to produce ''Enchantment'', a perfume that previously had existed only as a product of Erica Kane's cosmetic company on ''AllMyChildren''.

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* In 2004, the American Creator/{{ABC}} and Wal-Mart teamed up to produce ''Enchantment'', a perfume that previously had existed only as a product of Erica Kane's cosmetic company on ''AllMyChildren''.''Series/AllMyChildren''.
1st Sep '17 10:24:43 AM prgiordano
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** One of the places you can eat at Disney World's Disney Hollywood Studios is [[https://disneyworld.disney.go.com/dining/hollywood-studios/toy-story-pizza-planet/ Pizza Planet]].

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** One There was even a replica of the places you can eat Pizza Planet at Walt Disney World's Disney Hollywood Studios is [[https://disneyworld.disney.go.com/dining/hollywood-studios/toy-story-pizza-planet/ Pizza Planet]].Studios.
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