History PlayingWith / ShapedLikeWhatItSells

18th Dec '13 4:10:02 PM johnnye
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* '''Justified''':
** The owners wanted to attract the customers.
** The clientèle is mostly illiterate.
* '''Inverted''': A fast food restaurant has the interior and exterior decoration that made it seemed like it was a cafe.

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* '''Justified''':
** The owners wanted to attract the customers.
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'''Justified''': The clientèle is mostly illiterate.
* '''Inverted''': A fast food restaurant has the interior and exterior decoration that made it seemed shaped like it was a cafe. giant pizza... sells seafood. They couldn't afford to renovate what the previous owner had done.



* '''Parodied''': A running gag has everything shaped like what it sells. This results in incredibly impractical buildings like a needle shaped sewing store that is only two feet wide and sixty feet deep.

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* '''Parodied''': '''Parodied''':
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A running gag has everything shaped like what it sells. This results in incredibly impractical buildings like a needle shaped sewing store that is only two feet wide and sixty feet deep.
** A novelty restaurant goes out of business, and the new one that takes over the site has to bankrupt itself renovating the facade to resemble what ''they'' sell.



* '''Enforced''': ViewersAreMorons / Administrivia/PeopleSitOnChairs / CaptainObvious.
* '''Lampshaded''': "Why don't we go to Pizza Shack?" "The place with a giant pizza on top of it?" "Yes, that's it."
* '''Invoked''': See "Justified".
* '''Exploited''': Because of the billboard, the owners had more income from the incoming costumers.
* '''Defied''': The owners refused to renovate their building.

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* '''Enforced''': ViewersAreMorons / Administrivia/PeopleSitOnChairs / CaptainObvious.
The creators want the kind of businesses that operate in town to be immediately obvious from a shot of the street.
* '''Lampshaded''': "Why don't we go to Pizza Shack?" "The place with a giant pizza on top of it?" "Yes, that's it."
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* '''Invoked''': See "Justified".
The manager thinks the sight of a pizza will make people want a pizza.
* '''Exploited''': Because of the billboard, the owners had more income from the incoming costumers.
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* '''Defied''': The owners refused "I'm not making my restaurant look like a giant pizza, I want this to renovate their building.be a classy Italian restaurant, not some novelty shop!"
27th Nov '13 8:45:37 AM VPhantom
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** The enture pizza restaurant is shaped like pizza.

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** The enture entire pizza restaurant is shaped like pizza.



** The clientele is mostly illiterate.

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** The clientele clientèle is mostly illiterate.
27th Nov '13 8:41:34 AM Nasrudith
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* '''Parodied''': ???

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* '''Parodied''': ???A running gag has everything shaped like what it sells. This results in incredibly impractical buildings like a needle shaped sewing store that is only two feet wide and sixty feet deep.
9th Sep '13 6:45:54 PM randomtroper89
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* '''Exaggerated''': A convenience store has pictures of ''everything'' they sell painted on the walls and sculpted on the billboard. They even have statues of groceries.

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* '''Exaggerated''': '''Exaggerated''':
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A convenience store has pictures of ''everything'' they sell painted on the walls and sculpted on the billboard. They even have statues of groceries.groceries.
** The enture pizza restaurant is shaped like pizza.
1st Feb '13 4:43:06 PM VPhantom
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* '''Enforced''': ViewersAreMorons. Administrivia/PeopleSitOnChairs. CaptainObvious.

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* '''Enforced''': ViewersAreMorons. Administrivia/PeopleSitOnChairs. ViewersAreMorons / Administrivia/PeopleSitOnChairs / CaptainObvious.



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28th Dec '12 3:47:24 PM VPhantom
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* '''Justified''': The owners wanted to attract the customers.

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* '''Justified''': '''Justified''':
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The owners wanted to attract the customers.



* '''Subverted''': The owners planned to make a billboard of what they sell, but they decided it would cost too much money, and it would be cheaper to send brochures.

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* '''Subverted''': '''Subverted''':
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The owners planned to make a billboard of what they sell, but they decided it would cost too much money, and it would be cheaper to send brochures.



* '''Double Subverted''': Then again, they did have more than enough money to send brochures and make a billboard.

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* '''Double Subverted''': Subverted''':
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Then again, they did have more than enough money to send brochures and make a billboard.
15th Dec '12 2:44:18 AM SeptimusHeap
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* '''Enforced''': ViewersAreMorons. PeopleSitOnChairs. CaptainObvious.

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* '''Enforced''': ViewersAreMorons. PeopleSitOnChairs.Administrivia/PeopleSitOnChairs. CaptainObvious.
30th Jan '12 8:14:05 AM Whitewings
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* '''Downplayed''': A bakery has a small board with the picture of a bread on it.
* '''Justified''': The owners wanted to attract the costumers.

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* '''Downplayed''': A bakery has a small board with the picture of a loaf of bread on it.
* '''Justified''': The owners wanted to attract the costumers. customers.
** The clientele is mostly illiterate.
16th Dec '11 3:47:44 PM BKelly95
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Added DiffLines:

** The building resembles a product that isn't offered there.


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** But later, they start selling the item the building resembles due to popular demand.
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