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13th Dec '17 7:14:29 PM PaulA
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* After WW2 Coca-Cola became associated with [[WeAllLiveInAmerica American hegemony]], which resulted in many Socialists and Marxists in Western Europe opting for Pepsi instead. For years Coke was not available in Communist Laos, but Pepsi was.

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* After WW2 [=WW2=] Coca-Cola became associated with [[WeAllLiveInAmerica American hegemony]], which resulted in many Socialists and Marxists in Western Europe opting for Pepsi instead. For years Coke was not available in Communist Laos, but Pepsi was.
6th Dec '17 1:59:36 PM arnoldmcguire335
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** ''Colby's Clubhouse'' is more direct and deliberate, with the titular anthromorphic computer telling his large troupe of singing, dancing children about God and referring to the Bible.

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** ''Colby's Clubhouse'' is more direct and deliberate, with the titular anthromorphic computer telling his large troupe of singing, dancing children about God and referring to the Bible. It did have a spinoff called "Colby's Place", a Christian {{KidCom}} mercilessly mocked by Chadtronic [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=czDIUdJQFU4 here.]]



* Music/{{Cimorelli}}. Combined with Bowdlerization, they function as the "Good girl role models" substitute to mainstream girl groups.

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* Music/{{Cimorelli}}. Combined with Bowdlerization, they function as the "Good girl role models" substitute to mainstream girl groups. It does help that they have a Catholic upbringing.
25th Nov '17 8:26:18 AM VicGeorge2011
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** For those who prefer the preterist interpretation of the Literature/BookOfRevelation, ''The Last Disciple'' series by Hank Hanegraaff and Sigmund Brouwer has you covered, with its story sticking closer to the latter end of the 1st Century AD.
24th Nov '17 11:37:11 AM Joyce
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**The Thomas Moore Law Center is the Catholic alternative to ACLU and ACLJ.
19th Nov '17 3:31:47 PM TheRedRedKroovy
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* A local example: for many years, the Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida was ''the'' gathering place for much of South Florida's upper crust, and a popular destination for fundraisers, galas, and charity events. However, upon the election of Mar-a-Lago's owner UsefulNotes/DonaldTrump to the US Presidency in 2016, South Florida notables, charities, and others who either disagreed with Trump's politics or wanted to maintain an apolitical image began to [[http://www.newsweek.com/trumps-mar-lago-has-suddenly-become-haven-white-nationalists-and-far-right-716220 take their business]] to The Breakers, a competing Palm Beach resort.

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* A local example: for many years, the Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida was ''the'' gathering place for much of South Florida's upper crust, and a popular destination for fundraisers, galas, and charity events. However, upon the election of Mar-a-Lago's owner UsefulNotes/DonaldTrump to the US Presidency in 2016, South Florida notables, charities, and others who either disagreed with Trump's politics or wanted to maintain an apolitical image began to [[http://www.newsweek.com/trumps-mar-lago-has-suddenly-become-haven-white-nationalists-and-far-right-716220 take their business]] to The Breakers, a competing Palm Beach resort.resort, while right-wing activist groups began to book their own events at Mar-a-Lago out of support for Trump.
* The Tap Water Awards were a series of awards given out from 2001 to 2006 by the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in Scotland for theatre, comedy, dance, storytelling, and Arabic poetry in contrast to the Perrier Awards, named after the brand of mineral water owned by Nestlé, the subject of a long-running boycott over its marketing of infant formula in the developing world. The Tap Water Awards ended after Perrier withdrew its sponsorship from what are now known as the Edinburgh Comedy Awards.



* The Tap Water Awards were a series of awards given out by the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in Scotland for theatre, comedy, dance, storytelling and Arabic poetry in contrast to the Perrier Awards, named after the brand of mineral water owned by Nestle, the subject of a long-running boycott over its marketing of infant formula in the developing world.
19th Nov '17 3:24:54 PM TheRedRedKroovy
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* The Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) movement often seeks to create and promote FOSS alternatives to popular proprietary programs. For instance, there is [=LibreOffice=] in place of Microsoft Office, GIMP instead of Adobe Photoshop, and last but not least, GNU and/or Linux as an alternative to all manner of propriety operating systems [[note]]Originally it was meant as a free substitute to commercial Unix in TheEighties, but nowadays is usually pushed as an alternative to UsefulNotes/MicrosoftWindows and UsefulNotes/MacOS[[/note]]

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* The Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) movement often seeks to create and promote FOSS alternatives to popular proprietary programs. For instance, there is [=LibreOffice=] in place of Microsoft Office, GIMP instead of Adobe Photoshop, and last but not least, GNU and/or Linux as an alternative to all manner of propriety operating systems systems. [[note]]Originally it was meant as a free substitute to commercial Unix in TheEighties, but nowadays is usually pushed as an alternative to UsefulNotes/MicrosoftWindows and UsefulNotes/MacOS[[/note]]UsefulNotes/MacOS.[[/note]]
* A local example: for many years, the Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida was ''the'' gathering place for much of South Florida's upper crust, and a popular destination for fundraisers, galas, and charity events. However, upon the election of Mar-a-Lago's owner UsefulNotes/DonaldTrump to the US Presidency in 2016, South Florida notables, charities, and others who either disagreed with Trump's politics or wanted to maintain an apolitical image began to [[http://www.newsweek.com/trumps-mar-lago-has-suddenly-become-haven-white-nationalists-and-far-right-716220 take their business]] to The Breakers, a competing Palm Beach resort.
20th Oct '17 7:11:46 AM SparkPlugTheTroper
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** ''WesternAnimation/{{JOT}}'' was made as a Moral Substitute for ''Davey and Goliath'', believe it or not. More specifically, it was made to be a Southern Baptist equivalent of the show.
14th Oct '17 6:33:40 PM Vampireandthen
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** Christmas and Easter even started out as Christian substitutes for pagan celebrations. Jehovah's Witnesses cite these origins and refuse to celebrate them. Other more devout Christians have complained about the commercialization and secularization of Christmas, so this might be coming full circle.

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** Christmas and Easter even started out as Christian substitutes for pagan celebrations.celebrations(this is actually sorted of debated, though there is certainly pagan influences). Jehovah's Witnesses cite these origins and refuse to celebrate them. Other more devout Christians have complained about the commercialization and secularization of Christmas, so this might be coming full circle. Then again, this could count as an example of TropesAreNotBad, as seeing signs for Christmas shopping a month in advance before Halloween would annoy anyone.
12th Oct '17 8:31:26 AM Malady
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** ''RedEyeWithGregGutfeld'' worked out better thanks to it having better time slots[[note]](3:00 in the morning.)[[/note]], and being more of an imitation of ''Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn'' (which wasn't a left leaning show anyway) rather than the ''Daily Show''.

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** ''RedEyeWithGregGutfeld'' ''Series/RedEyeWithGregGutfeld'' worked out better thanks to it having better time slots[[note]](3:00 in the morning.)[[/note]], and being more of an imitation of ''Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn'' (which wasn't a left leaning show anyway) rather than the ''Daily Show''.
8th Oct '17 8:10:44 AM Redmess
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** Also directly subverted in Lewis' [[Literature/TheSpaceTrilogy other multi-book morality play]] -- the books start out as a very upfront religious allegory and then turn out to secretly be ''political'' allegory instead, with the somewhat Christian-unfriendly aesop that violence is sometimes necessary to do good (granted, this concept also turns up in the Narnia novels and was played up in the big-screen adaptations).

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** Also directly subverted in Lewis' [[Literature/TheSpaceTrilogy other multi-book morality play]] play, ''Literature/TheSpaceTrilogy'' -- the books start out as a very upfront religious allegory and then turn out to secretly be ''political'' allegory instead, with the somewhat Christian-unfriendly aesop that violence is sometimes necessary to do good (granted, this concept also turns up in the Narnia novels and was played up in the big-screen adaptations).
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