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20th Feb '17 5:19:04 PM nombretomado
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* A regular feature of Saturday and Sunday magazine supplements in BritishNewspapers. Often done in exactly the same typeface, font, style, etc., as the actual editorial content, with only the tiny words "Advertising Feature" to alert you to the fact you are not reading editorial content.

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* A regular feature of Saturday and Sunday magazine supplements in BritishNewspapers.UsefulNotes/BritishNewspapers. Often done in exactly the same typeface, font, style, etc., as the actual editorial content, with only the tiny words "Advertising Feature" to alert you to the fact you are not reading editorial content.
7th Jun '16 8:19:26 PM JMQwilleran
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14th May '16 8:58:01 PM nombretomado
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* ''Series/SaturdayNightLive'' performed a live-action version of this in the 2008/09 season, where a series of Pepsi ads shown during an episode featured SNL's "[[MacGyver MacGruber]]" character, played by the normal actor and produced by the normal team. The style and placing of the segments [[LampshadeHanging made it unclear]] whether they were truly ads for the soft drink, or a '''parody''' of ads for softdrinks.

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* ''Series/SaturdayNightLive'' performed a live-action version of this in the 2008/09 season, where a series of Pepsi ads shown during an episode featured SNL's "[[MacGyver "[[Series/MacGyver MacGruber]]" character, played by the normal actor and produced by the normal team. The style and placing of the segments [[LampshadeHanging made it unclear]] whether they were truly ads for the soft drink, or a '''parody''' of ads for softdrinks.
29th Apr '16 4:01:18 PM OnGreenDolphinStreet
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29th Apr '16 4:01:05 PM OnGreenDolphinStreet
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* A regular feature of Saturday and Sunday magazine supplements in BritishNewspapers. Often done in exactly the same typeface, font, even style, etc., as the actual editorial content, with only the tiny words "Advertising Feature" to alert you to the fact you are not reading editorial content.

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* A regular feature of Saturday and Sunday magazine supplements in BritishNewspapers. Often done in exactly the same typeface, font, even style, etc., as the actual editorial content, with only the tiny words "Advertising Feature" to alert you to the fact you are not reading editorial content.
29th Apr '16 4:00:42 PM OnGreenDolphinStreet
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* A regular feature of Saturday and Sunday magazine supplements in BritishNewspapers. Often done in exactly the same typeface, font, even style, et c, as the actual editorial content, with only the tiny words "Advertising Feature" to alert you to the fact you are not reading editorial content.

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* A regular feature of Saturday and Sunday magazine supplements in BritishNewspapers. Often done in exactly the same typeface, font, even style, et c, etc., as the actual editorial content, with only the tiny words "Advertising Feature" to alert you to the fact you are not reading editorial content.



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27th Nov '15 5:11:47 PM nombretomado
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* ''SaturdayNightLive'' performed a live-action version of this in the 2008/09 season, where a series of Pepsi ads shown during an episode featured SNL's "[[MacGyver MacGruber]]" character, played by the normal actor and produced by the normal team. The style and placing of the segments [[LampshadeHanging made it unclear]] whether they were truly ads for the soft drink, or a '''parody''' of ads for softdrinks.

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* ''SaturdayNightLive'' ''Series/SaturdayNightLive'' performed a live-action version of this in the 2008/09 season, where a series of Pepsi ads shown during an episode featured SNL's "[[MacGyver MacGruber]]" character, played by the normal actor and produced by the normal team. The style and placing of the segments [[LampshadeHanging made it unclear]] whether they were truly ads for the soft drink, or a '''parody''' of ads for softdrinks.
22nd Jan '15 7:12:31 AM AgProv
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* A regular feature of Saturday and Sunday magazine supplements in BritishNewspapers. Often done in exactly the same typeface, font, even style, et c, as the actual editorial content, with only the tiny words "Advertising Feature" to alert you to the fact you are not reading editorial content.
26th Nov '14 6:46:06 AM WillBGood
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* ''Games'' Magazine used to have a regular puzzle where the object was to identify which of its ads is a Phony Ad for a nonexistent product.

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* ''Games'' Magazine used to have a regular puzzle where the object was to identify which of its ads is a Phony Ad for a nonexistent product. Hilarity ensued when Newman's Own Salad Dressing debuted in a 1982 issue and readers kept insisting it was the fake ad (there wasn't one in the issue in question...).
29th May '14 2:28:48 AM Andyroid
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* One of the regular puzzles in ''Games'' is to identify which of its ads is a Phony Ad for a nonexistent product.

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* One of the regular puzzles in ''Games'' is Magazine used to have a regular puzzle where the object was to identify which of its ads is a Phony Ad for a nonexistent product.
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