History PlayingWith / TheElevatorFromIpanema

1st May '16 4:43:22 AM StarTropes
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** Every elevator in the city plays the same Muzak.



* '''Subverted''': The song is not electronic music

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* '''Subverted''': '''Subverted''':
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The song is not electronic music
26th Nov '14 6:10:40 PM MsChibi
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** Alice doesn't hear Muzak on the elevator


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** But she does hear it when she calls customer service.
23rd Feb '14 5:01:29 AM GuesssWho
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** It's the Muzak version of "Look What They've Done To My Song"

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** It's the Muzak version of "Look What They've Done To My Song"Song."
23rd Feb '14 5:00:44 AM GuesssWho
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** It's the Muzak version of "Look What They've Done To My Song"
16th Jan '14 12:02:09 PM V_Phantom
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* '''Defied''': The elevator music is classical rather than Muzak.
** Alternatively, operators decide not to play any music at all.

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* '''Defied''': '''Defied''':
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The elevator music is classical rather than Muzak.
** Alternatively, operators Operators decide not to play any music at all.
16th Jan '14 11:02:46 AM Generations91
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Back to TheElevatorFromIpanema

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Back to TheElevatorFromIpanema''Tall and tan, and young and lovely, The Girl from Ipanema goes walking; and when she passes, each one she passes goes--[[TheElevatorFromIpanema ahhh]].''
16th Jan '14 10:57:58 AM Generations91
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* '''Enforced''': ???

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* '''Enforced''': ???There is an awkward tension between AliceAndBob and the music adds to the humor.



* '''Defied''': ???
* '''Discussed''': ???

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* '''Defied''': ???
The elevator music is classical rather than Muzak.
** Alternatively, operators decide not to play any music at all.
* '''Discussed''': ???"Bob, I know this song from somewhere." "Yeah, Girl from Ipanema. They play it all the time in elevators."
4th Mar '13 8:59:06 PM VPhantom
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* '''Basic Trope''': The soothing [[ElectronicMusic Muzak]] played on an elevator.

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* '''Basic Trope''': Trope''': The soothing [[ElectronicMusic Muzak]] played on an elevator.
elevator.



* '''Exaggerated''': The song is a Muzak version of a well-known song, rather than just generic Muzak.

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* '''Exaggerated''': '''Exaggerated''':
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The song is a Muzak version of a well-known song, rather than just generic Muzak.



* '''Justified''': Technically, it's illegal to play copyrighted music without paying royalties to record companies, even if it ''is'' to keep people calm and entertained on an elevator or while holding on phone lines; Muzak is a less expensive alternative.
** It also (if it doesn't feature any singer) prevents people from becoming upset by offensive lyrics, or the company looking "unprofessional" for playing such.

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* '''Justified''': '''Justified''':
**
Technically, it's illegal to play copyrighted music without paying royalties to record companies, even if it ''is'' to keep people calm and entertained on an elevator or while holding on phone lines; Muzak is a less expensive alternative.
** It also (if it doesn't feature any singer) prevents people from becoming upset by offensive lyrics, or the company looking "unprofessional" for playing such. such.
** For a time, this ''was'' TruthInTelevision, although it's [[AluminumChristmasTrees less common these days]]. (It's [[UndeadHorseTrope usually]] PlayedForLaughs.)



* '''Double Subverted''': But it's [[CoveredUp a cover of]] a popular song, in a completely different style or genre than the original

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* '''Double Subverted''': Subverted''':
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But it's [[CoveredUp a cover of]] a popular song, in a completely different style or genre than the original



* '''Parodied''': See "Exaggerated"

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* '''Parodied''': See "Exaggerated"'''Parodied''':



** The Muzak becomes HotterAndSexier, and AliceAndBob start the ElevatorGoingDown.

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** The Muzak becomes HotterAndSexier, and AliceAndBob start the ElevatorGoingDown.



* '''Enforced''': For a time, this ''was'' TruthInTelevision, although it's [[AluminumChristmasTrees less common these days]]. (It's [[UndeadHorseTrope usually]] PlayedForLaughs.)

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* '''Enforced''': For a time, this ''was'' TruthInTelevision, although it's [[AluminumChristmasTrees less common these days]]. (It's [[UndeadHorseTrope usually]] PlayedForLaughs.) ???



* '''Defied''': See "inverted" and "averted"

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* '''Defied''': See "inverted" and "averted"???



* '''Conversed''': ???

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* '''Conversed''': ???
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4th Mar '13 6:17:57 PM MsChibiForgotHerPassword
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* '''Enforced''': For a time, this ''was'' TruthInTelevision, although it's [[AluminumChristmasTrees less common these days]]. (It's [[UndeadHorseTrope usually PlayedForLaughs.)]]

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* '''Enforced''': For a time, this ''was'' TruthInTelevision, although it's [[AluminumChristmasTrees less common these days]]. (It's [[UndeadHorseTrope usually usually]] PlayedForLaughs.)]] )
4th Mar '13 6:17:38 PM MsChibiForgotHerPassword
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* '''Enforced''': For a time, this ''was'' TruthInTelevision, although it's [[AluminumChristmasTrees less common these days]]. (It's [[UndeadHorseTrope usually PlayedForLaughs.)

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* '''Enforced''': For a time, this ''was'' TruthInTelevision, although it's [[AluminumChristmasTrees less common these days]]. (It's [[UndeadHorseTrope usually PlayedForLaughs.) )]]
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