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17th Mar '16 12:10:54 PM johnnye
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This is not to say that [[TruthInTelevision there aren't kids out there who don't make their own playsets]], but the trope is to make the toys seem even more exciting to the potential buyer. Toy manufacturers sometimes put a disclaimer to the effect of "background set not available" at the bottom of their commercials if they're playing this trope straight.

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This is not to say that [[TruthInTelevision there aren't kids out there who don't make their own playsets]], but the trope is to make the toys seem even more exciting to the potential buyer. Toy manufacturers sometimes put a disclaimer to the effect of "background set not available" at the bottom of their commercials if they're playing this trope straight.
17th Dec '14 5:33:21 PM pittsburghmuggle
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A subtrope of RuleOfCool. Pops up in FridgeLogic.

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A subtrope of RuleOfCool. Pops up in FridgeLogic.
FridgeLogic. Compare to AdjacentToThisCompleteBreakfast where unhealthy food is displayed next to healthy to make you associate the two.
28th Nov '13 4:03:37 PM EdoEdiEssum
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31st May '13 5:43:10 AM pittsburghmuggle
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For action figures, the children have set up an elaborate play environment made of rocks and sticks that must have taken ''hours'' more to assemble than the 30 seconds seen that it took to play in. For toy cars, the children have a kitchen that has over wide stretches of spotless, uninterrupted linoleum[[note]]After all, if Mom had just mopped it, the kids probably wouldn't be playing on it.[[/note]] or going through a dirt track a little too obviously built by an adult.

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For action figures, the children have set up an elaborate play environment made of rocks and sticks that must have taken ''hours'' more to assemble than the 30 seconds seen that it took to play in. For toy cars, the children have a kitchen that has over wide stretches of spotless, uninterrupted linoleum[[note]]After spotless[[note]]After all, if Mom had just mopped it, the kids probably wouldn't be playing on it.[[/note]] [[/note]], uninterrupted linoleum or going through a dirt track a little too obviously built by an adult.
31st May '13 5:42:47 AM pittsburghmuggle
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For action figures, the children have set up an elaborate play environment made of rocks and sticks that must have taken ''hours'' more to assemble than the 30 seconds seen that it took to play in. For toy cars, the children have a kitchen that has over 50 feet of uninterrupted linoleum, or going through a dirt track a little too obviously built by an adult.

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For action figures, the children have set up an elaborate play environment made of rocks and sticks that must have taken ''hours'' more to assemble than the 30 seconds seen that it took to play in. For toy cars, the children have a kitchen that has over 50 feet wide stretches of spotless, uninterrupted linoleum, linoleum[[note]]After all, if Mom had just mopped it, the kids probably wouldn't be playing on it.[[/note]] or going through a dirt track a little too obviously built by an adult.
31st May '13 5:39:55 AM pittsburghmuggle
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This is not to say that [[TruthInTelevision there aren't kids out there who don't make their own playsets]], but the trope is to make the toys seem even more exciting to the potential buyer.

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This is not to say that [[TruthInTelevision there aren't kids out there who don't make their own playsets]], but the trope is to make the toys seem even more exciting to the potential buyer. \n Toy manufacturers sometimes put a disclaimer to the effect of "background set not available" at the bottom of their commercials if they're playing this trope straight.



** Toy manufacturers put a disclaimer to the effect of "background set not available" at the bottom of their commercials when they air in Britain if they're playing this trope straight.
31st May '13 3:53:36 AM pittsburghmuggle
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* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d8oMnf57th0 This Burnin' Key Car Commercial]] uses an overly large kitchen.

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* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d8oMnf57th0 This Burnin' Key Car Commercial]] uses an overly large kitchen.kitchen, easily 50 feet across.
31st May '13 3:51:58 AM pittsburghmuggle
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* Ads for playground equipment often depict a lawn so large and open you wonder why the kids would need a playset anyway with all that room to run around in.

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* Ads for backyard playground equipment often depict a lawn so large and open you wonder why the kids would need a playset anyway with all that room to run around in.
31st May '13 3:51:36 AM pittsburghmuggle
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* Ads for playground equipment depict a lawn so large and open you wonder why the kids would need a playset anyway with all that room to run around in.

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* Ads for playground equipment often depict a lawn so large and open you wonder why the kids would need a playset anyway with all that room to run around in.
31st May '13 3:50:16 AM pittsburghmuggle
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[[caption-width-right:325:Because everyone has a room with a green table and rainbows, clouds and circus tents painted on the wall, right?]]

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[[caption-width-right:325:Because everyone ''everyone'' has a room with a green table and a wall with rainbows, clouds and circus tents painted on the wall, it, right?]]
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