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4th Sep '16 11:20:56 AM nombretomado
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* Parodied in a segment on ''AmericasFunniestHomeVideos''. It showed clips of stage performances while Tom Bergeron "read" reviews of them and the Quote Mined version appeared on screen. The final review was so bad it was reduced to "The Happy Musical is... A show!"

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* Parodied in a segment on ''AmericasFunniestHomeVideos''.''Series/AmericasFunniestHomeVideos''. It showed clips of stage performances while Tom Bergeron "read" reviews of them and the Quote Mined version appeared on screen. The final review was so bad it was reduced to "The Happy Musical is... A show!"
2nd Sep '16 7:28:14 AM billybobfred
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* Parodied on [[http://store.steampowered.com/app/391540/ the Steam store page]] for ''VideoGame/{{Undertale}}''. The "Reviews" section contains nothing but negative comments, all sourced to reviews were actually quite positive and gave the game a perfect 10 rating.

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* Parodied on [[http://store.steampowered.com/app/391540/ the Steam store page]] for ''VideoGame/{{Undertale}}''. The "Reviews" section contains nothing but negative comments, all sourced to reviews that were actually quite positive and gave the game a perfect 10 rating.
26th Aug '16 6:57:09 AM Eilana
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** This is a very common tactic for The Sun, in fact, usually extending to whatever person they feel like discrediting. Jeremy Corbyn is a frequent target (one example was him saying how he would never go to war, with the quotes omitting the minor prefix of ''in an ideal world...'').
11th Aug '16 12:06:18 PM KiraDoom
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* Quote mining is a fairly common tactic for Fundamentalist Christians when they claim that things like books and games are [[EveryoneIsSatanInHell Satanic and trying to turn your kids evil]]. Usually, this is done by taking something the villain said or did, ignoring the fact that they are the ''villain'', and then claiming that the work is promoting the villain's philosophy rather than condemning it. Just goes to show how much [[CriticalResearchFailure research]] they bother do before [[{{Demonization}} demonizing]] [[TheNewRockAndRoll whatever happens to be popular]].
9th Aug '16 9:42:19 AM Quanyails
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** In "The Switch Glitch", Vicky blackmails Timmy with a recording where he introduces himself, then a clearly different voice says "[I] cheated on my math test". Timmy's reply, "What? I never cheated on my math test!" becomes "I... cheated on my math test!". After turning Vicki even younger than him, Timmy turns the tables on her with the same tactic, making a fake recording where she says "I... stole from my mom's purse!"

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** In "The Switch Glitch", Vicky yy blackmails Timmy with a recording where he introduces himself, then a clearly different voice says "[I] cheated on my math test". Timmy's reply, "What? I never cheated on my math test!" becomes "I... cheated on my math test!". After turning Vicki Vicky even younger than him, Timmy turns the tables on her with the same tactic, making a fake recording where she says "I... stole from my mom's purse!"
6th Aug '16 6:37:17 PM ThatBitterTase
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** On the back of the box for ''Rock of the Dead'' is a quote from IGN: "Why didn't anyone think of this before?". The 5.0 out of 10 score ([[FourPointScale translation: 0 out of 4]]) that IGN gave the game is omitted.

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** On the back of the box for ''Rock of the Dead'' is a quote from IGN: "Why didn't anyone think of this before?". The 5.0 out of 10 score ([[FourPointScale translation: 0 out of 4]]) that IGN gave the game is omitted.
24th Jul '16 11:07:21 PM jormis29
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** There was [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Recap/TheSimpsonsS15E10DiatribeOfAMadHousewife an episode]] where Marge writes a book, at one point the publishers phone different authors to get quotes for the cover. Creator/TomClancy's RepeatingSoTheAudienceCanHear is his downfall:

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** There was [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Recap/TheSimpsonsS15E10DiatribeOfAMadHousewife [[Recap/TheSimpsonsS15E10DiatribeOfAMadHousewife an episode]] where Marge writes a book, at one point the publishers phone different authors to get quotes for the cover. Creator/TomClancy's RepeatingSoTheAudienceCanHear is his downfall:
24th Jul '16 11:21:29 AM WillyFourEyes
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** There was an episode where Marge writes a book, at one point the publishers phone different authors to get quotes for the cover. Creator/TomClancy's RepeatingSoTheAudienceCanHear is his downfall:

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** There was [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Recap/TheSimpsonsS15E10DiatribeOfAMadHousewife an episode episode]] where Marge writes a book, at one point the publishers phone different authors to get quotes for the cover. Creator/TomClancy's RepeatingSoTheAudienceCanHear is his downfall:



** In another episode, Homer was accused of sexual harassment and went on a talk show to give his side of the story. The interview that aired [[ManipulativeEditing cut up his comments to make it sound like he was admitting guilt]]... [[RefugeInAudacity then apparently starts taking his anger out on the host]]. It was done in an incredibly obvious and poor fashion as well, with really obvious jumps and things changing in the background -- ''and people still bought it''. Those things included a very prominent ''clock''. Which jumps around between hours, [[RuleOfFunny despite the whole interview taking minutes.]] Then at the end, when the show has to broadcast a correction, they show it so fast it was almost a Blipvert.\\

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** In another episode, the season 6 episode "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS6E9HomerBadman Homer Badman]]", Homer was accused of sexual harassment and went on a talk show to give his side of the story. The interview that aired [[ManipulativeEditing cut up his comments to make it sound like he was admitting guilt]]... [[RefugeInAudacity then apparently starts taking his anger out on the host]]. It was done in an incredibly obvious and poor fashion as well, with really obvious jumps and things changing in the background -- ''and people still bought it''. Those things included a very prominent ''clock''. Which ''clock'' which jumps around between hours, [[RuleOfFunny despite the whole interview taking minutes.]] Then at the end, when the show has to broadcast a correction, they [[UnreadablyFastText show it so fast fast]] it was almost a Blipvert.\\
24th Jul '16 10:41:11 AM nombretomado
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* A common tactic by creationists is to quote mine ''OnTheOriginOfSpecies'', specifically, the part where CharlesDarwin talks about how absurd it seems that the eye could have evolved. The quote mine is leaving out the second paragraph, wherein he explains exactly why eye evolution is perfectly reasonable.

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* A common tactic by creationists is to quote mine ''OnTheOriginOfSpecies'', specifically, the part where CharlesDarwin UsefulNotes/CharlesDarwin talks about how absurd it seems that the eye could have evolved. The quote mine is leaving out the second paragraph, wherein he explains exactly why eye evolution is perfectly reasonable.
16th Jul '16 10:16:26 AM billybobfred
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* Used in ''Film/SpiceWorld'' to discredit the girls. During an interview, one of them answers a question with "is the Pope Catholic?", as in "Yes, of course." A tabloid quotes the response, conveniently leaving out the context that it was a rhetorical question. Since "Is the Pope Catholic?" is a ''very'' common rhetorical question, it's hard to imagine many people falling for that trick in RealLife.

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* Used in ''Film/SpiceWorld'' to discredit the girls. During an interview, one of them answers a question with "is the Pope Catholic?", [[IsTheAnswerToThisQuestionYes as in "Yes, of course." "]] A tabloid quotes the response, conveniently leaving out the context that it was a rhetorical question. Since "Is the Pope Catholic?" is a ''very'' common rhetorical question, it's hard to imagine many people falling for that trick in RealLife.
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