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2nd Jul '16 9:15:37 AM Andyroid
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* WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes loves this gag. In ''Bowery Bugs'' WesternAnimation/BugsBunny even successfully sells the Brooklyn Bridge after telling the story of how a man made a dive from it (after being [[KarmicTrickster hounded and tricked]] by Bugs endlessly).

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* WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes loves this gag.
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In ''Bowery Bugs'' WesternAnimation/BugsBunny even successfully sells the Brooklyn Bridge after telling the story of how a man made a dive from it (after being [[KarmicTrickster hounded and tricked]] by Bugs endlessly).endlessly).
** In ''WesternAnimation/TheDucksters'', Porky Pig is a game show contestant who is offered such prizes as the Rocky Mountains, the La Brea Tar Pits, and the Rock of Gibraltar.
22nd Apr '16 5:06:55 PM Miracle@StOlaf
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* Those "name your own star" things you see on late-night TV (or in magazine adverts).

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* Those "name your own star" things you see on late-night TV (or in magazine adverts).adverts), [[http://www.straightdope.com/columns/read/826/can-you-pay-35-to-get-a-star-named-after-you as our friends at The Straight Dope elaborate here]].
21st Apr '16 11:25:42 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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** The London Eye was also up for sale at the end of Series 1. [[HeyItsThatGuy Inspector]] [[Literature/HerculePoirot Japp]] fell for it.

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** The London Eye was also up for sale at the end of Series 1. [[HeyItsThatGuy Inspector]] Inspector [[Literature/HerculePoirot Japp]] fell for it.
14th Apr '16 2:16:05 AM Medinoc
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* The actual Eiffel Tower ''has'' been sold... piecewise. Or more exactly, it [[TheseusShipParadox has been completely replaced part by part]] over time and the old parts were auctioned off.
9th Apr '16 9:56:18 AM Prfnoff
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* In "Things to Remember" from ''The Roar of the Greasepaint--The Smell of the Crowd'', Sir advises Cocky:

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* In "Things to Remember" from ''The Roar of the Greasepaint--The Smell of the Crowd'', Sir advises Cocky:the Kid:
9th Apr '16 9:37:00 AM Prfnoff
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* In "Things to Remember" from ''The Roar of the Greasepaint--The Smell of the Crowd'', Sir advises Cocky:
-->Never buy London Bridge from a stranger,\\
Unless you can make a few bob on the sale.
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8th Apr '16 5:54:24 AM Shadowgazer
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TruthInTelevision in the early 20th century. Yes, there were actually people who were [[WhoWouldBeStupidEnough stupid enough]].[[note]] The attempt to sell the Eiffel Tower was helped by the fact that the tower was originally meant to be a temporary structure, so it wasn't too surprising that a company would be allowed to buy it, dismantle it, and use it for scrap metal.[[/note]]

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TruthInTelevision in the early 20th century. Yes, there were actually people who were [[WhoWouldBeStupidEnough stupid enough]].[[note]] The attempt to sell the Eiffel Tower was helped by the fact that the tower was originally meant to be a temporary structure, so it wasn't too surprising that a company would be allowed to buy it, dismantle it, and use it for scrap metal. So yes, not as stupid as most fictional examples, who do not even have a whole show of governmental officials who want to do it discreetly.[[/note]]
16th Jan '16 8:34:00 AM ViniFer
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** In one José Carioca story, José gets out of an American jail by paying his bail with Sugarloaf Mountain in Brazil. Later he gets himself a disguise by trading a random key, which he claims is for the Sugarloaf Mountain cable car, for a random person's clothes.

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** In one José Carioca story, José gets out of an American jail by paying his bail with Sugarloaf Mountain in Brazil. Later he gets himself a disguise by trading a random key, which he claims is for the Sugarloaf Mountain cable car, for a random person's clothes. And in another story aliens come to Earth to sell the moon to humans, when they try selling it to José, he ends selling the Sugarloaf Mountain to them.
15th Nov '15 1:33:54 PM ANTMuddle
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So well-known that it's also common for people to express incredulity with some variation of "And if you believe that, I have a bridge to sell you..."

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So well-known that it's also common for people to express incredulity with some variation of "And if you believe that, I have a bridge to sell you..."
" Or AndImTheQueenOfSheba.
15th Oct '15 3:22:28 PM eroock
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