History Main / ScandalGate

23rd Jan '16 8:44:13 PM SeanMurrayI
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* In some corners of TheInternet, calling a scandal "The ___ening" is becoming an equivalent form of this trope. This started when the mass leaking of celebrity nudes on Website/FourChan was dubbed "The Fappening," a play on the slang term "fap" (which refers to ADateWithRosiePalms) and ''Film/TheHappening''. Another prominent example of this is "The Fattening," which was when /r/fatpeoplehate and a number of other hate communities were banned from Website/{{Reddit}}.
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* In some corners of TheInternet, calling a scandal "The ___ening" is becoming an equivalent form of this trope. This started when the mass leaking of celebrity nudes on Website/FourChan was dubbed "The Fappening," a play on the slang term "fap" (which refers to ADateWithRosiePalms) and ''Film/TheHappening''. Fappening." Another prominent example of this is "The Fattening," which was when /r/fatpeoplehate and a number of other hate communities were banned from Website/{{Reddit}}.Website/{{Reddit}} in what was dubbed "The Fattening."
21st Jan '16 11:36:27 PM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
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* In some corners of TheInternet, calling an event "The ___ening" is becoming an equivalent form of this trope. This started when the mass leaking of celebrity nudes on Website/FourChan was dubbed "The Fappening," a play on the slang term "fap" (which refers to ADateWithRosiePalms) and ''Film/TheHappening''. Another prominent example of this is "The Fattening," which was when /r/fatpeoplehate and a number of other hate communities were banned from Website/{{Reddit}}.
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* In some corners of TheInternet, calling an event a scandal "The ___ening" is becoming an equivalent form of this trope. This started when the mass leaking of celebrity nudes on Website/FourChan was dubbed "The Fappening," a play on the slang term "fap" (which refers to ADateWithRosiePalms) and ''Film/TheHappening''. Another prominent example of this is "The Fattening," which was when /r/fatpeoplehate and a number of other hate communities were banned from Website/{{Reddit}}.
21st Jan '16 11:35:53 PM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
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* In some corners of TheInternet, calling an event "The ___ening" is becoming an equivalent form of this trope. This started when the mass leaking of celebrity nudes on Website/4Chan was dubbed "The Fappening," a play on the slang term "fap" (which refers to ADateWithRosiePalms) and ''Film/TheHappening''. Another prominent example of this is "The Fattening," which was when /r/fatpeoplehate and a number of other hate communities were banned from Website/{{Reddit}}.
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* In some corners of TheInternet, calling an event "The ___ening" is becoming an equivalent form of this trope. This started when the mass leaking of celebrity nudes on Website/4Chan Website/FourChan was dubbed "The Fappening," a play on the slang term "fap" (which refers to ADateWithRosiePalms) and ''Film/TheHappening''. Another prominent example of this is "The Fattening," which was when /r/fatpeoplehate and a number of other hate communities were banned from Website/{{Reddit}}.
21st Jan '16 11:35:32 PM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
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* In some corners of TheInternet, calling an event "The ___ening" is becoming an equivalent form of this trope. This started when the mass leaking of celebrity nudes on Website/{{4chan}} was dubbed "The Fappening," a play on the slang term "fap" (which refers to ADateWithRosiePalms) and ''Film/TheHappening''. Another prominent example of this is "The Fattening," which was when /r/fatpeoplehate and a number of other hate communities were banned from Website/{{Reddit}}.
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* In some corners of TheInternet, calling an event "The ___ening" is becoming an equivalent form of this trope. This started when the mass leaking of celebrity nudes on Website/{{4chan}} Website/4Chan was dubbed "The Fappening," a play on the slang term "fap" (which refers to ADateWithRosiePalms) and ''Film/TheHappening''. Another prominent example of this is "The Fattening," which was when /r/fatpeoplehate and a number of other hate communities were banned from Website/{{Reddit}}.
21st Jan '16 11:34:34 PM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
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* In some corners of TheInternet, calling an event "The ___ening" is becoming an equivalent form of this trope. This started when the mass leaking of celebrity nudes on Website/{{4chan}} was dubbed "The Fappening," a play on the slang term "fap" (which refers to ADateWithRosiePalms) and ''Film/TheHappening''. Another prominent example of this is "The Fattening," which was when /r/fatpeoplehate and a number of other hate communities were banned from Website/{{Reddit}}.
4th Jan '16 2:04:15 PM nombretomado
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* In [[http://gocomics.com/pearlsbeforeswine/2010/12/05/ this]] ''PearlsBeforeSwine'' strip, problems with using a Windows computer to upload a video of a horse trotting through a gate lead to the incident being dubbed "[[spoiler:Gates Gait Gate Gate]]". * ''TheFarSide'': In one cartoon, a caveman impresses the rest of his tribe with his invention of fire--except the fire in question is just a wooden cutout, painted to look like flames. The caption notes that he was exiled from the tribe over "the Firegate incident".
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* In [[http://gocomics.com/pearlsbeforeswine/2010/12/05/ this]] ''PearlsBeforeSwine'' ''ComicStrip/PearlsBeforeSwine'' strip, problems with using a Windows computer to upload a video of a horse trotting through a gate lead to the incident being dubbed "[[spoiler:Gates Gait Gate Gate]]". * ''TheFarSide'': ''ComicStrip/TheFarSide'': In one cartoon, a caveman impresses the rest of his tribe with his invention of fire--except the fire in question is just a wooden cutout, painted to look like flames. The caption notes that he was exiled from the tribe over "the Firegate incident".
16th Dec '15 2:51:09 PM JetpackPercy
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* In-universe, [[https://tellygunge.wordpress.com/2012/12/27/the-wammies-2012-awards-ceremony-arrivals/ A segment of the Tellygunge 2011 Wammies]] cites "Godfreygate" (where [[spoiler:Olivia Godfrey orgasimed during a gunging on live tv]]) in the Sky Sports ladies episode of ''Davina's House Party''. In reality, the author was burned out and declared it a DeadFic.
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* In-universe, In-universe, [[https://tellygunge.wordpress.com/2012/12/27/the-wammies-2012-awards-ceremony-arrivals/ A segment of the Tellygunge 2011 Wammies]] cites "Godfreygate" (where [[spoiler:Olivia Godfrey orgasimed during a gunging on live tv]]) in the Sky Sports ladies episode of ''Davina's House Party''.Party'', leading to cancellation. In reality, the author was burned out and declared it a DeadFic.
16th Dec '15 2:49:58 PM JetpackPercy
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* In-universe, [[https://tellygunge.wordpress.com/2012/12/27/the-wammies-2012-awards-ceremony-arrivals/ A segment of the Tellygunge 2011 Wammies]] cites "Godfreygate" (where [[spoiler:Olivia Godfrey orgasimed during a gunging on live tv]] in the Sky Sports ladies episode of ''Davina's House Party''. In reality, the author was burned out and declared it a DeadFic.
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* In-universe, In-universe, [[https://tellygunge.wordpress.com/2012/12/27/the-wammies-2012-awards-ceremony-arrivals/ A segment of the Tellygunge 2011 Wammies]] cites "Godfreygate" (where [[spoiler:Olivia Godfrey orgasimed during a gunging on live tv]] tv]]) in the Sky Sports ladies episode of ''Davina's House Party''. In reality, the author was burned out and declared it a DeadFic.
16th Dec '15 2:48:50 PM JetpackPercy
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* In-universe, [[https://tellygunge.wordpress.com/2012/12/27/the-wammies-2012-awards-ceremony-arrivals/ A segment of the Tellygunge 2011 Wammies]] cites "Godfreygate" (where [[spoiler:Olivia Godfrey orgasimed during a gunging on live tv]] in the Sky Sports ladies episode of ''Davina's House Party''. In reality, the author was burned out and declared it a DeadFic.
8th Dec '15 8:42:34 PM nombretomado
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* {{Invoked|Trope}} in a review of ''Series/TheXFiles'' episode "Deep Throat" by SFDebris, in which he owns that the habit of calling every other scandal with the suffix "-gate" annoys him a great deal.
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* {{Invoked|Trope}} in a review of ''Series/TheXFiles'' episode "Deep Throat" by SFDebris, WebSite/SFDebris, in which he owns that the habit of calling every other scandal with the suffix "-gate" annoys him a great deal.
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