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3rd Feb '17 12:31:48 AM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* ''VideoGame/MassEffect3'', like the ''VideoGame/{{Fallout 3}}'' example above, altered and expanded on its ending after major fan backlash. Most of the changes were done to avoid any {{Inferred Holocaust}}s, make the endings more bittersweet than unintentionally bleak, and give a bit more insight into how the final choice shaped the universe. The reaction to these changes were mostly positive. The ''Leviathan'' [=DLC=] goes even further and has [[spoiler:the eponymous Leviathans mentioning the AI behind the Reapers, the Catalyst, which has relatively no build up in the main game]].

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* ''VideoGame/MassEffect3'', like the ''VideoGame/{{Fallout 3}}'' example above, ''VideoGame/MassEffect3'' altered and expanded on its ending after major fan backlash. Most of the changes were done to avoid any {{Inferred Holocaust}}s, make the endings more bittersweet than unintentionally bleak, and give a bit more insight into how the final choice shaped the universe. The reaction to these changes were mostly positive. The ''Leviathan'' [=DLC=] goes even further and has [[spoiler:the eponymous Leviathans mentioning the AI behind the Reapers, the Catalyst, which has relatively no build up in the main game]].
3rd Feb '17 12:27:56 AM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* Poorly attempted by UsefulNotes/DonaldTrump when the crowd for his inauguration turned out to be smaller than Obama's, or indeed the crowd for the Women's March protesting his presidency and the largest protest in U.S history, the very next day. The first press hearing held under his administration had the Press Sec deliver this immortal lie: "This was the largest crowd for any inauguration- period -both in person and around the globe." This caused problems. The next day, when asked to explain what went on to the press, Trump official Kellyanne Conway said that Spicer didn't lie. He offered "alternative facts." [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alternative_facts This term was promptly pegged as Orwellian,]] which caused an equally prompt spike in sales for Literature/NineteenEightyFour.
** Equally poorly attempted by just Conway a few days later while dealing with the botched rollout of the temporary immigration ban targeted at Muslim nations in particular. In justifying it, Conway invoked the massacre at Bowling Green perpetrated by Iraqi immigrants. [[spoiler: It didn't happen.]]

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* Poorly attempted by UsefulNotes/DonaldTrump when the crowd for his inauguration turned out to be smaller than Obama's, or indeed the crowd for the Women's March protesting his presidency and the largest protest in U.S history, the very next day. The first press hearing held under his administration had the Press Sec deliver this immortal lie: "This was the largest crowd for any inauguration- period -both in person and around the globe." This caused problems. The next day, when asked to explain what went on to the press, Trump official Kellyanne Conway said that Spicer didn't lie. He offered "alternative facts." [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alternative_facts This term was promptly pegged as Orwellian,]] Orwellian]], which caused an equally prompt spike in sales for Literature/NineteenEightyFour.
** Equally poorly attempted by just Conway a few days later while dealing with the botched rollout of the temporary immigration ban targeted at Muslim nations in particular. In justifying it, Conway invoked the massacre at Bowling Green perpetrated by Iraqi immigrants. [[spoiler: It didn't happen.]]
3rd Feb '17 12:10:52 AM Heavyman99
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** Equally poorly attempted by just Conway a few days later while dealing with the botched rollout of the temporary immigration ban targeted at Muslim nations in particular. In justifying it, Conway invoked the massacre at Bowling Green perpetrated by Iraqi immigrants. [[spoiler: It didn't happen.]]
1st Feb '17 2:02:46 AM Heavyman99
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* Poorly attempted by UsefulNotes/DonaldTrump when the crowd for his inauguration turned out to be smaller than Obama's, or indeed the crowd for the Women's March protesting his presidency and the largest protest in U.S history, the very next day. The first press hearing held under his administration had the Press Sec deliver this immortal lie: "This was the largest crowd for any inauguration- period -both in person and around the globe." This caused problems. The next day, when asked to explain what went on to the press, Trump official Kellyanne Conway said that Spicer didn't lie. He offered "alternative facts." [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alternative_facts This term was promptly pegged as Orwellian,]] which caused an equally prompt spike in sales for Literature/NineteenEightyFour.
18th Jan '17 8:05:04 AM dsneybuf
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** One song from the stage version, "Morning Report", was added to certain home editions and to the 2002 IMAX release, but wasn't included in the 3D re-release from 2011.
18th Jan '17 7:58:23 AM dsneybuf
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*** Early plans for the movie included a musical number called "Morning Report," but this was scrapped before the theatrical release. "Morning Report" was later added to certain home editions and to the 2002 IMAX release, but wasn't included in the 3D re-release from 2011.
15th Dec '16 9:33:15 AM radams
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* Creator/AgathaChristie's book ''Literature/AndThenThereWereNone'' was originally called ''Ten Little Niggers''. Then it was ''Ten Little Indians'' before that term for Native Americans fell out of politically correct language, resulting in its current title.

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* Creator/AgathaChristie's book ''Literature/AndThenThereWereNone'' was originally called ''Ten Little Niggers''. Then it was ''Ten Little Indians'' before that term for Native Americans fell out of politically correct language, resulting in its current title. In the novel, the rhyme was changed from ''Ten Little Niggers'' to ''Ten Little Indians'' to ''Ten Little Soldier Boys'', and the name of the island from ''Nigger Island'' to ''Indian Island'' then to ''Soldier Island''.
2nd Dec '16 1:01:21 PM louisXVI
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** In ''The Prehistory of TheFarSide'' Gary Larson admits to a few examples. For example, one comic involved a vampire watching a TV ad boasting "when you're out of A-positive, you're out of blood!" with the caption "Your Vampire TV station." Larson admitted finding that caption redundant, and sure enough it never accompanies the comic in any other Far Side collection or calendar.

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** In ''The Prehistory of TheFarSide'' Gary Larson admits to a few examples.doing this on several occasions. For example, one comic involved a vampire watching a TV ad boasting "when you're out of A-positive, you're out of blood!" with the caption "Your Vampire TV station." Larson admitted finding that caption redundant, and sure enough it never accompanies the comic in any other Far Side collection or calendar.
2nd Dec '16 1:00:24 PM louisXVI
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** In ''The Prehistory of the FarSide'' Gary Larson admits to a few examples. For example, one comic involved a vampire watching a TV ad boasting "when you're out of A-positive, you're out of blood!" with the caption "Your Vampire TV station." Larson admitted finding that caption redundant, and sure enough it never accompanies the comic in any other Far Side collection or calendar.

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** In ''The Prehistory of the FarSide'' TheFarSide'' Gary Larson admits to a few examples. For example, one comic involved a vampire watching a TV ad boasting "when you're out of A-positive, you're out of blood!" with the caption "Your Vampire TV station." Larson admitted finding that caption redundant, and sure enough it never accompanies the comic in any other Far Side collection or calendar.
2nd Dec '16 12:59:49 PM louisXVI
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** In "The Prehistory of the {{Far Side}}" Gary Larson admits to a few examples. For example, one comic involved a vampire watching a TV ad boasting "when you're out of A-positive, you're out of blood!" with the caption "Your Vampire TV station." Larson admitted finding that caption redundant, and sure enough it never accompanies the comic in any other Far Side collection or calendar.

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** In "The ''The Prehistory of the {{Far Side}}" FarSide'' Gary Larson admits to a few examples. For example, one comic involved a vampire watching a TV ad boasting "when you're out of A-positive, you're out of blood!" with the caption "Your Vampire TV station." Larson admitted finding that caption redundant, and sure enough it never accompanies the comic in any other Far Side collection or calendar.
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