Designated Target Object
If the camera pans to something, it will be trashed at one point


(permanent link) added: 2012-08-27 13:53:36 sponsor: bulmabriefs144 (last reply: 2012-08-27 14:30:02)

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The Holy Quran. The sacred text of the Muslim faith. Unfortunately The Klutz just entered the room to apologize, and within ten minutes this book will be spilled on, ripped, or burned. Guaranteed.

A Designated Target Object is something which is shown in mint condition and shortly thereafter, something unspeakably horrible happens to it.


Examples:

  • The description example is from the Korean drama Scent of a Woman. The female lead makes some horrible decisions when trying to please a Muslim tourist (including accidentally serving him pork instead of halal chicken). Finally, she goes to apologize, with a full plate of sorghum pancakes. At least in the scene which showed it, this is actually an aversion, which is surprising.
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