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10th May '18 12:23:11 PM SteveMB
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* Then there's the story about the parent who buys {{Hentai}} for their 10-year-old, only to return it in a rage to the store where they bought it, because in spite of the explicit picture on the front, and the ratings and warnings all over the box, they reasoned that, [[AnimationAgeGhetto "It's animated, cartoons are animated, and cartoons are for kids, so it must be for kids!"]]

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* Then there's the story about the parent who buys {{Hentai}} for their 10-year-old, only to return it in a rage to the store where they bought it, because in spite of the explicit picture on the front, and the ratings and warnings all over the box, they reasoned that, [[AnimationAgeGhetto "It's animated, cartoons are animated, animated]], and [[WhatDoYouMeanItsNotForKids cartoons are for kids, so it must be for kids!"]]
11th Feb '18 9:18:41 AM nanakiro
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* [[JustForFun/ZerothLawOfTropeExamples Shakespeare did it first.]] In ''Theatre/AsYouLikeIt'', Touchstone proves that Corin is going to hell because he's never been in court.

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* [[JustForFun/ZerothLawOfTropeExamples [[JustForFun/TheZerothLawOfTropeExamples Shakespeare did it first.]] In ''Theatre/AsYouLikeIt'', Touchstone proves that Corin is going to hell because he's never been in court.
3rd Feb '18 4:51:29 PM thatother1dude
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* This excerpt from Music/TheSmashingPumpkins' "Zero":
-->''Emptiness is loneliness.\\
And loneliness is cleanliness.\\
And cleanliness is godliness.\\
And God is empty, just like me.''
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16th Jan '18 2:10:03 AM Cryoclaste
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* [[ZerothLawOfTropeExamples Shakespeare did it first.]] In ''Theatre/AsYouLikeIt'', Touchstone proves that Corin is going to hell because he's never been in court.

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* [[ZerothLawOfTropeExamples [[JustForFun/ZerothLawOfTropeExamples Shakespeare did it first.]] In ''Theatre/AsYouLikeIt'', Touchstone proves that Corin is going to hell because he's never been in court.
16th Dec '17 7:14:37 AM Bowtrain
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* Anadin pain pills used to be marketed with the slogan "Nothing acts faster than Anadin", prompting the zinger "So take nothing -- it's cheaper". [[spoiler: that's how homeopathy started. Hey-yo]]

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* Anadin pain pills used to be marketed with the slogan "Nothing acts faster than Anadin", prompting the zinger "So take nothing -- it's cheaper". [[spoiler: that's how homeopathy started. started--except for the cheaper part! Hey-yo]]
16th Dec '17 7:13:35 AM Bowtrain
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* Anadin pain pills used to be marketed with the slogan "Nothing acts faster than Anadin", prompting the zinger "So take nothing -- it's cheaper".

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* Anadin pain pills used to be marketed with the slogan "Nothing acts faster than Anadin", prompting the zinger "So take nothing -- it's cheaper". [[spoiler: that's how homeopathy started. Hey-yo]]
1st Nov '17 3:35:58 PM thatother1dude
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* Played for laughs in a ''WesternAnimation/{{Histeria}}'' sketch about Rene Descartes (and a number of other jokes on the same topic): After Descarte makes his famous proposition that "I think, therefore I am." (i.e. if he can't think at all, he must exist), a cavalcade of distractions cause him to proclaim "I can't think!" (meaning he can't think ''clearly''), whereupon he disappears in a PuffOfLogic.

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* Played for laughs in a ''WesternAnimation/{{Histeria}}'' sketch about Rene Descartes (and a number of other jokes on the same topic): After Descarte Descartes makes his famous proposition that "I think, therefore I am." (i.e. if "[[labelnote:Meaning]]If he can't can think at all, he must exist), exist.[[/labelnote]], a cavalcade of distractions cause him to proclaim "I can't think!" (meaning think!"[[labelnote:meaning]]He is not literally unable to think, he just can't think ''clearly''), ''clearly''.[[/labelnote]], whereupon he disappears in a PuffOfLogic.
1st Nov '17 3:33:41 PM thatother1dude
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* Played for laughs in a ''WesternAnimation/{{Hysteria}}'' sketch about Rene Descartes (and a number of other jokes on the same topic): After Descarte makes his famous proposition that "I think, therefore I am." (i.e. if he can't think at all, he must exist), a cavalcade of distractions cause him to proclaim "I can't think!" (meaning he can't think ''clearly''), whereupon he disappears in a PuffOfLogic.

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* Played for laughs in a ''WesternAnimation/{{Hysteria}}'' ''WesternAnimation/{{Histeria}}'' sketch about Rene Descartes (and a number of other jokes on the same topic): After Descarte makes his famous proposition that "I think, therefore I am." (i.e. if he can't think at all, he must exist), a cavalcade of distractions cause him to proclaim "I can't think!" (meaning he can't think ''clearly''), whereupon he disappears in a PuffOfLogic.
1st Nov '17 3:32:48 PM thatother1dude
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* Played for laughs in a ''WesternAnimation/{{Hysteria}}'' sketch about Rene Descartes (and a number of other jokes on the same topic): After Descarte makes his famous proposition that "I think, therefore I mean" (i.e. if I can't think at all, he must exist), a cavalcade of distractions cause him to proclaim "I can't think!" (meaning he can't think ''clearly''), whereupon he disappears in a PuffOfLogic.

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* Played for laughs in a ''WesternAnimation/{{Hysteria}}'' sketch about Rene Descartes (and a number of other jokes on the same topic): After Descarte makes his famous proposition that "I think, therefore I mean" am." (i.e. if I he can't think at all, he must exist), a cavalcade of distractions cause him to proclaim "I can't think!" (meaning he can't think ''clearly''), whereupon he disappears in a PuffOfLogic.
1st Nov '17 3:32:16 PM thatother1dude
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* Played for laughs in a ''WesternAnimation/{{Hysteria}}'' sketch about Rene Descartes (and a number of other jokes on the same topic): After Descarte makes his famous proposition that "I think, therefore I mean" (i.e. if I can't think at all, he must exist), a cavalcade of distractions cause him to proclaim "I can't think!" (meaning he can't think ''clearly''), whereupon he disappears in a PuffOfLogic.
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