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3rd May '16 1:10:22 PM TVRulezAgain
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* In an episode of ''VicTORIous'', some Hollywood guys setup a "Jersey Shore" type show with the Hollywood Arts Kids. When they edit two different conversations that Tori and Beck have with others to make it appear that they are having an affair, Jade isn't too happy. The producers freely admit the deception saying they're doing it for ratings.

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* In an episode of ''VicTORIous'', ''Series/VicTORIous'', some Hollywood guys setup a "Jersey Shore" type show with the Hollywood Arts Kids. When they edit two different conversations that Tori and Beck have with others to make it appear that they are having an affair, Jade isn't too happy. The producers freely admit the deception saying they're doing it for ratings.
17th Apr '16 7:26:15 PM OnGreenDolphinStreet
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--> I rise today in support of. . . demagoguery. . . and. . . a lot of misinformation. . . and.. . . denied benefits. . . for. . . people who need it most. . . .

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--> I rise today in support of. . . demagoguery. . . and. . . of... demagoguery... and... a lot of misinformation. . . and.. . . misinformation... and... denied benefits. . . for. . . benefits... for... people who need it most. . . .most...
1st Apr '16 8:38:24 AM flippy
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*Radio/TrueCapitalistRadio THRIVES on this with Ghost and his trolls
26th Mar '16 9:49:16 PM Averagemoe
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* {{Webcomic/Precocious}}: Ursula accidently does this to herself [[http://www.precociouscomic.com/archive/comic/2012/12/28 here]] due to a case of IsThisThingOn.
16th Feb '16 12:25:57 PM DDRMASTERM
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* Neo-Nazis love to quote UsefulNotes/JohnFKennedy as having said, "within a few years Hitler will emerge from the hatred that surrounds him now as one of the most significant figures who ever lived... he had a mystery about him in the way that he lived and in the manner of his death that will live and grow after him. He had in him the stuff of which legends are made." You'll notice the "..." where they conveniently left out the part where Kennedy mentioned in the same breath that Hitler had also been, "a menace to the peace of the world."[[note]] To be fair, none of those statements are actually false, without or without the omitted phrase. The difference the omitted words make is whether it's taken as a sort of praise or as a statement of fact.[[/note]]

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* Neo-Nazis love to quote UsefulNotes/JohnFKennedy as having said, "within a few years Hitler will emerge from the hatred that surrounds him now as one of the most significant figures who ever lived... he had a mystery about him in the way that he lived and in the manner of his death that will live and grow after him. He had in him the stuff of which legends are made." You'll notice the "..." where they conveniently left out the part where Kennedy mentioned in the same breath that Hitler had also been, "a menace to the peace of the world."[[note]] To be fair, none of those statements are actually false, without with or without the omitted phrase. The difference the omitted words make is whether it's taken as a sort of praise or as a statement of fact.[[/note]]
15th Feb '16 7:14:54 PM malifee
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** The infamous "opium of the masses" quote is often used as a justification to abolish religion by force. Whereas in its original context, it meant that the cruelty of the world fueled the desire for the hope religion offers, and that if that cruelty is removed, religion will gradually fade away of its own accord.

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** The infamous "opium of the masses" quote is often used as a justification to abolish religion by force. Whereas in its original context, it meant that the cruelty of the world fueled the desire for the hope religion offers, and that if that cruelty is removed, religion will gradually fade away of its own accord. It's also relevant that opioids were used medicinally at the time, and still are: it could be interpreted to mean that religion is necessary in small doses as, effectively, pain relief, but if overdosed or abused it can wreak havoc.
8th Feb '16 9:50:24 PM HeinousActsZX
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2nd Feb '16 3:20:48 PM phoenix
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* The [[DocumentaryOfLies most infamous example]] of this trope in paleo-TV is ''Series/ClashOfTheDinosaurs''. The paleontologist in question: Matt Wedel. The incident in question was concerning a battle between the dromaeosaur ''Deinonychus'' and the sauropod ''Sauroposeidon'', as well as twisting the poor paleontologist's words to make him say the old, disproven belief that sauropods had two brains, when he explicitly stated that the theory he ''claimed'' in the show was false. This stirred an absolute outrage among Wedel and his fellow palentologists on the blog [[http://svpow.com/ SV-POW]], of which Wedel wrote [[http://svpow.com/2009/12/15/lies-damned-lies-and-clash-of-the-dinosaurs/ this]] about the subject. This also destroyed ''any'' credibility the production company (''Dangerous Ltd'') might have had. It also left them at the mercy of dinosaur fanatics, paleontologists and ''practically everybody who likes dinosaurs''.

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* The [[DocumentaryOfLies most infamous example]] example of this trope in paleo-TV is ''Series/ClashOfTheDinosaurs''. The paleontologist in question: Matt Wedel. The incident in question was concerning a battle between the dromaeosaur ''Deinonychus'' and the sauropod ''Sauroposeidon'', as well as twisting the poor paleontologist's words to make him say the old, disproven belief that sauropods had two brains, when he explicitly stated that the theory he ''claimed'' in the show was false. This stirred an absolute outrage among Wedel and his fellow palentologists on the blog [[http://svpow.com/ SV-POW]], of which Wedel wrote [[http://svpow.com/2009/12/15/lies-damned-lies-and-clash-of-the-dinosaurs/ this]] about the subject. This also destroyed ''any'' credibility the production company (''Dangerous Ltd'') might have had. It also left them at the mercy of dinosaur fanatics, paleontologists and ''practically everybody who likes dinosaurs''.
27th Jan '16 3:49:10 PM nombretomado
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* ''SupermanTheAnimatedSeries'': Angela Chen does this to Jimmy Olsen during "[[Recap/SupermanTheAnimatedSeriesS3E8SupermansPal Superman's Pal]]." The poor kid suspects nothing, but the next morning the manipulated 'interview' finds its way onto TV.

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* ''SupermanTheAnimatedSeries'': ''WesternAnimation/SupermanTheAnimatedSeries'': Angela Chen does this to Jimmy Olsen during "[[Recap/SupermanTheAnimatedSeriesS3E8SupermansPal Superman's Pal]]." The poor kid suspects nothing, but the next morning the manipulated 'interview' finds its way onto TV.
15th Jan '16 3:18:38 PM Anddrix
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The commercial has just quote mined. It's a dirty, rotten, low-down trick, one of TheOldestOnesInTheBook, and is a subtrope of BlatantLies and WeaselWords. Features commonly in sloppy rhetoric and propaganda pieces. Unfortunately, this usually works with [[ViewersAreMorons an ill-informed audience]], as the speaker can usually expect that they will not check the source for the quotes. Frequently used as part of an ''ad hominem'' fallacious argument.

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The commercial has just quote mined. It's a dirty, rotten, low-down trick, one of TheOldestOnesInTheBook, and is a subtrope of BlatantLies and WeaselWords. Features commonly in sloppy rhetoric and propaganda pieces. Unfortunately, this usually works with [[ViewersAreMorons an ill-informed audience]], audience, as the speaker can usually expect that they will not check the source for the quotes. Frequently used as part of an ''ad hominem'' fallacious argument.
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