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19th Apr '17 3:58:10 PM kris27
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* Meta example: Thanks to Nichelle Nichols, who played Uhura, there were spikes in popularity of the name Nichelle
as a baby name.

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* Meta example: Thanks to Nichelle Nichols, who played Uhura, there were spikes in popularity of the name Nichelle
Nichelle as a baby name.
19th Apr '17 3:11:32 PM kris27
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* Meta example: Thanks to Nichelle Nichols, who played Uhura, there were spikes in popularity of the name Nichelle
as a baby name.
10th Apr '17 6:00:37 PM TheBigBopper
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The situation where a work of fiction creates or affects -- whether positively or negatively -- RealLife demand for a certain good or service. This can lead to {{defictionalization}}, where things only start being made due to demand for fictional things. It's not ProductPlacement, as it's usually unintentional; the fact that the product doesn't even exist might even owe itself to the use of BrandX or similar tropes -- ''i.e.'' the ''avoidance'' of product placement.

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The situation where a work of fiction creates or affects -- whether positively or negatively -- RealLife demand for a certain good product, good, or service. This can lead to {{defictionalization}}, where things only start being made due to demand for fictional things. It's not ProductPlacement, as it's usually unintentional; the fact that the product doesn't even exist might even owe itself to the use of BrandX or similar tropes -- ''i.e.'' the ''avoidance'' of product placement.
10th Apr '17 5:59:38 PM TheBigBopper
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The situation where a work of fiction creates or affects -- whether positively or negatively -- RealLife demand for an object, good, or service. This can lead to {{defictionalization}}, where things only start being made due to demand for fictional things. It's not ProductPlacement, as it's usually unintentional; the fact that the product doesn't even exist might even owe itself to the use of BrandX or similar tropes -- ''i.e.'' the ''avoidance'' of product placement.

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The situation where a work of fiction creates or affects -- whether positively or negatively -- RealLife demand for an object, good, a certain good or service. This can lead to {{defictionalization}}, where things only start being made due to demand for fictional things. It's not ProductPlacement, as it's usually unintentional; the fact that the product doesn't even exist might even owe itself to the use of BrandX or similar tropes -- ''i.e.'' the ''avoidance'' of product placement.
10th Apr '17 11:28:25 AM FromtheWordsofBR
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** One band that watched the film, Music/TheByrds, went out and bought similar equipment, having previously been acoustic folk musicians. Led by Roger [=McGuinn=]'s 12-string Rickenbacker guitar playing, the band went on to help popularize folk-rock.

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** One band that watched the film, Music/TheByrds, went out and bought similar equipment, having previously been acoustic folk musicians. Led by Roger [=McGuinn=]'s 12-string Rickenbacker guitar playing, the band went on to help popularize folk-rock.folk-rock and pioneer JanglePop.
9th Apr '17 8:01:57 PM karstovich2
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* R&B singer {{Music/Aaliyah}} caused the name Aaliyah to suddenly explode in popularity in the mid-90s - along with its many variations. The name had originated in the Middle East but became more associated in the African American and Latino communities after the popularity of the singer.

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* R&B singer {{Music/Aaliyah}} caused the name Aaliyah to suddenly explode in popularity in the mid-90s - along with its many variations. The name had originated in the Middle East (deriving from the Arabic ''`Alīyā[='=]'', which is, roughly, the feminine form of ''`Alī'' and means "elevated," "exalted," or "noble"[[note]]Meaning that you could legitimately translate the name "Aaliyah" as "Augusta," but let's not get ahead of ourselves...[[/note]]) but became more associated in the African American and Latino communities after the popularity of the singer.
4th Apr '17 11:54:08 AM Andyroid
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* After the season 3 premiere of ''WesternAnimation/RickAndMorty'' revealed that Rick was obsessed with the Szechuan dipping sauce UsefulNotes/McDonalds released to promote ''Disney/{{Mulan}}'' back in 1998, fans started clamoring for [=McDonald's=] to re-release the sauce.
2nd Mar '17 10:47:19 AM bcwallin
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* Since the release of ''Film/CastAway'' in 2000, Wilson Sporting Goods now makes and sells special Cast Away edition Wilson volleyballs, with the smiling handprint-shaped red face printed on them, [[http://www.wilson.com/en-us/volleyball/balls/cast-away-volleyball/ still on sale as a regular item to this very day.]]

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* Since the release of ''Film/CastAway'' in 2000, Wilson Sporting Goods now makes and sells special Cast Away edition Wilson volleyballs, with the smiling handprint-shaped red face printed on them, [[http://www.wilson.com/en-us/volleyball/balls/cast-away-volleyball/ com/en-us/volleyball/balls/outdoor-volleyball/cast-away-volleyball/ still on sale as a regular item to this very day.]]
24th Feb '17 1:56:02 AM anza_sb
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* Michael from ''WebVideo/{{Vsauce}} managed to do this to a ''word''; his video titled [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fCn8zs912OE "The Zipf Mystery"]] at one point talks about the word "quizzaciously" (meaning "in a mocking manner"), which is a word that's only appeared ''once'' in Google search results, at the time before the video's release. After the video's release, [[https://www.reddit.com/r/quizzaciously/ a subreddit]] was made and the word gained so many mentions all over the 'net.

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* Michael from ''WebVideo/{{Vsauce}} ''WebVideo/{{Vsauce}}'' managed to do this to a ''word''; his video titled [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fCn8zs912OE "The Zipf Mystery"]] at one point talks about the word "quizzaciously" (meaning "in a mocking manner"), which is a word that's only appeared ''once'' in Google search results, at the time before the video's release. After the video's release, [[https://www.reddit.com/r/quizzaciously/ a subreddit]] was made and the word gained so many mentions all over the 'net.
24th Feb '17 1:55:28 AM anza_sb
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* Michael from ''WebVideo/{{Vsauce}} managed to do this to a ''word''; his video titled [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fCn8zs912OE "The Zipf Mystery"]] at one point talks about the word "quizzaciously" (meaning "in a mocking manner"), which is a word that's only appeared ''once'' in Google search results, at the time before the video's release. After the video's release, [[https://www.reddit.com/r/quizzaciously/ a subreddit]] was made and the word gained so many mentions all over the 'net.
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