History PlayingWith / PublicServiceAnnouncement

4th Dec '15 10:53:58 AM VPhantom
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* '''Straight''': An anti-smoking campaign ad features a comparison of a diseased lung from smoking and a healthy lung from avoiding smoke, and a [[TheLongList long list]] of [[{{Squick}} the actual ingredients of a cigarette.]]
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* '''Straight''': '''Straight''': ** An anti-smoking campaign ad features a comparison of a diseased lung from smoking and a healthy lung from avoiding smoke, and a [[TheLongList long list]] of [[{{Squick}} the actual ingredients of a cigarette.]]

* '''Exaggerated''': The anti-smoking campaign shows someone lighting up a cigarette. [[SpaceWhaleAesop They then explode]].
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* '''Exaggerated''': '''Exaggerated''': ** The anti-smoking campaign shows someone lighting up a cigarette. [[SpaceWhaleAesop They then explode]].

* '''Inverted''': The anti-smoking ad shows someone who ''didn't'' smoke becoming the CEO of a Fortune 500 company, HappilyMarried with two great kids, winning the gold medal at the Olympics, being crowned in a beauty pageant, etc, all because they don't smoke.
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* '''Inverted''': '''Inverted''': ** The anti-smoking ad shows someone who ''didn't'' smoke becoming the CEO of a Fortune 500 company, HappilyMarried with two great kids, winning the gold medal at the Olympics, being crowned in a beauty pageant, etc, all because they don't smoke.

* '''Subverted''': The ad begins with someone lighting a cigarette and going about his/her day.
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* '''Subverted''': '''Subverted''': ** The ad begins with someone lighting a cigarette and going about his/her day.

* '''Double Subverted''': [[CompressedVice Only to show them at the end of the ad, dying of cancer]].
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* '''Double Subverted''': Subverted''': ** [[CompressedVice Only to show them at the end of the ad, dying of cancer]].

* '''Lampshaded''': "This is your left lung. This is your left lung after 20 years of smoking. Any questions?"
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* '''Lampshaded''': '''Lampshaded''': ** "This is your left lung. This is your left lung after 20 years of smoking. Any questions?"

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3rd Dec '15 9:55:47 PM dvorak
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** The workplace is a NightmarishFactory with safety guards the sole line of defense against death and dismemberment.
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** The workplace is a NightmarishFactory with safety guards the sole line of defense against death death, dismemberment, and dismemberment.one happening due to the other.
3rd Dec '15 9:30:13 PM dvorak
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**" The boss said I could leave early once this is done. It's my daughter's birthday, so I'm going to pick her up from school and take her and her mother out for dinner. That's never going to happen, though, because I'm about to have a terrible accident. But really, I should have known better than to try to fix a jam while the machine was still running."
3rd Dec '15 6:47:54 PM dvorak
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** A workplace safety campaign tells why safety fatures shouldn't be circumvented.

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** The workplace is a NightmarishFactory with safety guards the sole line of defense against death and dismemberment.

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** A worker is fired for sabotaging the safety features for the sake of efficiency.

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** The ad shows how to be efficient and safe, safties or no.

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** Nothing happens when the guards are disengaged.

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** And then some poor schmoe gets hauled kicking and screaming into the bowels of a machine by the collar of his uniform.
16th Jun '13 7:34:26 PM Tangerineandpuce
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* '''Downplayed''': ???
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* '''Downplayed''': ???'''Downplayed''': ** An anti-smoking campaign ad says that while smoking in moderation is okay, it's smoking long term is harmful. ** A health campaign ad informs viewers that eating fruit instead of candy will make one feel better for the day.
16th Jun '13 7:28:09 PM Tangerineandpuce
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* '''Exaggerated''': The anti-smoking campaign shows someone lighting up a cigarette. [[StuffBlowingUp They then explode]].
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* '''Exaggerated''': The anti-smoking campaign shows someone lighting up a cigarette. [[StuffBlowingUp [[SpaceWhaleAesop They then explode]].
31st Jan '13 3:08:18 PM VPhantom
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* '''Basic Trope''': A government or other organization has AnAesop for the audience. * '''Played Straight''': An anti-smoking campaign ad features a comparison of a diseased lung from smoking and a healthy lung from avoiding smoke, and a [[TheLongList long list]] of [[{{Squick}} the actual ingredients of a cigarette.]]
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* '''Basic Trope''': A government or other organization has AnAesop for the audience. * '''Played Straight''': '''Straight''': An anti-smoking campaign ad features a comparison of a diseased lung from smoking and a healthy lung from avoiding smoke, and a [[TheLongList long list]] of [[{{Squick}} the actual ingredients of a cigarette.]]

* '''Basic Trope''': A government or other organization has AnAesop for '''Downplayed''': ??? * '''Justified''': The ad producers are trying to motivate the audience. * '''Played Straight''': An anti-smoking campaign ad features a comparison of a diseased lung from smoking and a healthy lung from avoiding smoke, and a [[TheLongList long list]] of [[{{Squick}} audience, whether by using the actual ingredients of a cigarette.]]ScareEmStraight angle, ReversePsychology, etc.

* '''Justified''': The ad producers are trying to motivate the audience, whether by using the ScareEmStraight angle, ReversePsychology, etc.

* '''Deconstructed''': Like anything else, these can be done well or poorly. The producers must be careful to get their message across in a believable way, otherwise it becomes a LostAesop, which is CompletelyMissingThePoint. * '''Reconstructed''': They aren't any more {{Anvilicious}} than necessary, and the message is believable (no CompressedVice or SpaceWhaleAesop or CantGetAwayWithNuthin here!) so the audience actually learns something.

* '''Lampshaded''': "This is your left lung. This is your left lung after 20 years of smoking. Any questions?"
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* '''Lampshaded''': "This is your left lung. This is your left lung after 20 years of smoking. Any questions?"'''Zig Zagged''': ???

* '''Enforced''': SomeAnvilsNeedToBeDropped
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* '''Enforced''': SomeAnvilsNeedToBeDroppedSomeAnvilsNeedToBeDropped. * '''Lampshaded''': "This is your left lung. This is your left lung after 20 years of smoking. Any questions?"

* '''Enforced''': SomeAnvilsNeedToBeDropped'''Exploited''': ???

* '''Discussed''': * '''Conversed''':
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* '''Discussed''': '''Discussed''': ??? * '''Conversed''':'''Conversed''': ??? * '''Deconstructed''': Like anything else, these can be done well or poorly. The producers must be careful to get their message across in a believable way, otherwise it becomes a LostAesop, which is CompletelyMissingThePoint. * '''Reconstructed''': They aren't any more {{Anvilicious}} than necessary, and the message is believable (no CompressedVice or SpaceWhaleAesop or CantGetAwayWithNuthin here!) so the audience actually learns something.

* '''Played For Drama''': The ad shows the smoker slowly wasting away, and his/her family and friends dying from exposure to secondhand smoke. At the end, EverybodysDeadDave
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* '''Played For Drama''': The ad shows the smoker slowly wasting away, and his/her family and friends dying from exposure to secondhand smoke. At the end, EverybodysDeadDaveEverybodysDeadDave ---- Back to PublicServiceAnnouncement ---- %% Optional items, added after Conversed, at your discretion: %% %%* '''Implied''': ??? %%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
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