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* This list. It is a wide collection of events including the horrifying, the heartwarming, and the humdrum. Reading the whole thing has given me a case of mood whiplash.


** One of Creator/{{ITV}}'s late-night lineups (specifically, one produced by Carlton and LWT's joint backend and news department) had its own case of whiplash earlier that same night; [[https://youtu.be/CSBz2yhyvNY?t=1m52s a commercial break]] had an ITN news update that featured an early report on Diana's car crash, sandwiched between [[SexSells an ad for a sex feature]] in tomorrow's ''News of the World'', and continuity for ''Carnal Knowledge'' -- [[RefugeInAudacity a game show about sex]].

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** One of Creator/{{ITV}}'s late-night lineups (specifically, one produced by Carlton and LWT's joint backend and news department) department, London News Network) had its own case of whiplash earlier that same night; [[https://youtu.be/CSBz2yhyvNY?t=1m52s a commercial break]] had an ITN news update that featured an early report on Diana's car crash, sandwiched between [[SexSells an ad for a sex feature]] in tomorrow's ''News of the World'', and continuity for ''Carnal Knowledge'' -- [[RefugeInAudacity a game show about sex]].


* A British radio DJ documented a tragic example of this on [[http://ruddmakesense.blogspot.ca/2010/08/death-of-princess.html his blog]]; he had been doing the post-game show for a football game, when a producer phoned him to announce that the Queen Mother had died and that they would be going to a special news bulletin after it wrapped up at the top of the hour. What did the DJ accidentally do instead? Announce [[SigningOffCatchphrase that the "party mix" was coming up next.]] In fact, many other stations may have been caught off-guard by the news too; Independent Radio News, a network that syndicates national news bulletins for commercial radio stations in the United Kingdom, had made the mistake of not properly activating the system of "OBIT lights" installed in the studios of its affiliated stations (one report says it requires two buttons, but only one was pressed). They're meant to ''avert'' this by signaling official news of a death in the royal family so that stations have forewarning of the news and begin to change their programming accordingly.

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* A British radio DJ documented a tragic example of this on [[http://ruddmakesense.blogspot.ca/2010/08/death-of-princess.html his blog]]; he had been doing the post-game show for a football game, when a producer phoned him to announce that the Queen Mother had died and that they would be going to a special news bulletin after it wrapped up at the top of the hour. What did the DJ accidentally do instead? Announce [[SigningOffCatchphrase that the Saturday-night "party mix" was coming up next.]] In fact, many other stations may have been caught off-guard by the news too; Independent Radio News, a network that syndicates national news bulletins for commercial radio stations in the United Kingdom, had made the mistake of not properly activating the system of "OBIT lights" installed in the studios of its affiliated stations (one report says it requires two buttons, but only one was pressed). They're meant to ''avert'' this by signaling official news of a death in the royal family so that stations have forewarning of the news and begin to change their programming accordingly.


** As mentioned in the Other page, the [[UsefulNotes/MacysThanksgivingDayParade Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade]] when shown on Creator/{{NBC}}. For example, 2013's parade had an eerie ad for another NBC production, ''Series/{{Believe}}'', as the last ad in the slot. Back from commercial, and [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BKS_8HBrN2I we're greeted by a rather cheesy routine, compliments of]] ''[[Series/PowerRangersMegaforce Power Rangers Super Megaforce]]''.

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** As mentioned in the Other page, the [[UsefulNotes/MacysThanksgivingDayParade Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade]] when shown on Creator/{{NBC}}. For example, 2013's parade had an eerie ad for another NBC production, ''Series/{{Believe}}'', as the last ad in the slot. Back from commercial, and [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BKS_8HBrN2I we're greeted by a rather cheesy routine, compliments of]] ''[[Series/PowerRangersMegaforce the]] [[Series/PowerRangersMegaforce Power Rangers Super Megaforce]]''.Rangers]].


** Still another example: The first commercial during the May 15, 1972 edition of the [[Creator/{{CBS}} CBS Evening News with]] UsefulNotes/WalterCronkite (in which the lead story was the attempted assassination of Alabama Governor and 1972 Democratic presidential candidate George Wallace, who was shot and left paralyzed during a Maryland campaign stop)? [[https://youtu.be/iIXTVYmB7HY A Savings and Loan ad]], complete with a cheesy jingle.

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** Still another example: The first commercial during the May 15, 1972 edition of the [[Creator/{{CBS}} CBS Evening News with]] UsefulNotes/WalterCronkite Creator/WalterCronkite (in which the lead story was the attempted assassination of Alabama Governor and 1972 Democratic presidential candidate George Wallace, who was shot and left paralyzed during a Maryland campaign stop)? [[https://youtu.be/iIXTVYmB7HY A Savings and Loan ad]], complete with a cheesy jingle.



** It can also happen if songs are sorted in ABC order. For example, you can get [[http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=0Zb7WO685Ko Pound the Alarm]] by Music/NickiMinaj and [[http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=KX54fWP-os4 Safe and Sound]] by Capital Cities “sandwich-ifying” [[http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=u7-EfVZoK-E Rainbow]] [[RainbowFactory Factory]] by Glaze.

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** It can also happen if songs are sorted in ABC order. For example, you can get [[http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=0Zb7WO685Ko Pound the Alarm]] by Music/NickiMinaj and [[http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=KX54fWP-os4 Safe and Sound]] by Capital Cities “sandwich-ifying” [[http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=u7-EfVZoK-E Rainbow]] [[RainbowFactory Rainbow Factory]] by Glaze.


--> '''Jim [=McKay=]:'''' We just got the final word ... you know, when I was a kid, my father used to say "Our greatest hopes and our worst fears are seldom realized." Our worst fears have been realized tonight. They've now said that there were eleven hostages. Two were killed in their rooms yesterday morning, nine were killed at the airport tonight. They're all gone.
* [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1973_Indianapolis_500 The 1973 Indianapolis 500.]] During the start of the month, excitement was high as there was the real possibility of reaching 200 Miles per hour, something never done at the track before. However, during a practice session, Art Pollard was killed.As the month dragged on, the mood slowly got sour, as rain kept affecting practice and qualifying. On the day of the actual race, there was a huge crash on the first lap that took out Salt Weathers. That crash, and rain on both Monday and Tuesday delayed the race to Wendsday...where Swede Savage had an accident that would ultimately end his life. Another track worker, Armando Teran was struck by an emergency vehicle, and died about an hour afterward...

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--> '''Jim [=McKay=]:'''' [=McKay=]:''' We just got the final word ... you know, when I was a kid, my father used to say "Our greatest hopes and our worst fears are seldom realized." Our worst fears have been realized tonight. They've now said that there were eleven hostages. Two were killed in their rooms yesterday morning, nine were killed at the airport tonight. They're all gone.
* [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1973_Indianapolis_500 The 1973 Indianapolis 500.]] During the start of the month, the excitement was high as there was the real possibility of reaching 200 Miles miles per hour, something that was never done at the track before. However, during a practice session, Art Pollard was killed. As the month dragged on, the mood slowly got sour, as the rain kept affecting practice and qualifying. On the day of the actual race, there was a huge crash on the first lap that took out Salt Weathers. That crash, crash and rain on both Monday and Tuesday delayed the race to Wendsday...Wednesday...where Swede Savage had an accident that would ultimately end his life. Another track worker, Armando Teran was struck by an emergency vehicle, vehicle and died about an hour afterward...



* Happens often in American Football commentary. A player will hit another one really quite hard, and the commentators will hoot and holler about it, with phrases like 'Wow, what a great hit!' 'He almost took his head clean off!' till they realise that the player who was hit ''isn't moving, and the medics are coming on to the field''. Suddenly, they start speaking quietly, with phrases such as 'of course our thoughts are with (Player X) and his family at this time'

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* Happens often in American Football commentary. A player will hit another one really quite hard, and the commentators will hoot and holler about it, with phrases like 'Wow, what a great hit!' 'He almost took his head clean off!' till they realise realize that the player who was hit ''isn't moving, and the medics are coming on to the field''. Suddenly, they start speaking quietly, with phrases such as 'of course our thoughts are with (Player X) and his family at this time'



---> '''Howard Cosell:''' Yes, we have to say it. Remember, this is just a football game, no matter who wins or loses... An unspeakable tragedy, referred to us by ABC News in New York City. Music/JohnLennon, outside of his apartment building on the West Side of New York City, the most famous, perhaps, of all of Music/TheBeatles, [[TearJerker shot twice in the back, rushed to Roosevelt Hospital, DEAD ON ARRIVAL.]]

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---> '''Howard Cosell:''' Yes, we have to say it. Remember, this is just a football game, no matter who wins or loses... An unspeakable tragedy, tragedy referred to us by ABC News in New York City. Music/JohnLennon, outside of his apartment building on the West Side of New York City, the most famous, perhaps, of all of Music/TheBeatles, [[TearJerker shot twice in the back, rushed to Roosevelt Hospital, DEAD ON ARRIVAL.]]



*** In the case of soccer at least that's partly because it's not a contact sport. When someone gets hit hard, it's clearly against the rules, and not a good play that happened to end badly.

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*** In the case of soccer at least that's partly because it's not a contact sport. When someone gets hit hard, it's clearly against the rules, rules and not a good play that happened to end badly.



** Theater competitions and festivals in general are prone to this. If multiple groups chose their play independently and organizers had to set the schedule without knowing what was being performed, odd juxtapositions are going to happen.

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** Theater competitions and festivals festivals, in general general, are prone to this. If multiple groups chose their play independently and organizers had to set the schedule without knowing what was being performed, odd juxtapositions are going to happen.



** Sochi, Russia hosts an almost problem-free 2014 Winter games despite '''a lot''' of [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2014_Winter_Olympics#Concerns_and_controversies controversies]]; a couple weeks later all that goodwill soured when Russia "came to the aid" of their countrymen living in the Crimean peninsula with tanks and "totally not Russian" masked soldiers.
** In non-Olympics sports: New Orleans is devastated by Hurricane Katrina; a couple years later the New Orleans Saints win the Super Bowl; months later a giant oil rig explodes causing almost a dozen deaths and insane levels of pollution.

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** Sochi, Russia hosts an almost problem-free 2014 Winter games despite '''a lot''' of [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2014_Winter_Olympics#Concerns_and_controversies controversies]]; a couple of weeks later later, all that goodwill soured when Russia "came to the aid" of their countrymen living in the Crimean peninsula with tanks and "totally not Russian" masked soldiers.
** In non-Olympics sports: New Orleans is devastated by Hurricane Katrina; a couple of years later later, the New Orleans Saints win the Super Bowl; months later later, a giant oil rig explodes causing almost a dozen deaths and insane levels of pollution.



** Still another example: The first commercial during the May 15, 1972 edition of the [[Creator/{{CBS}} CBS Evening News with]] UsefulNotes/WalterCronkite (in which the lead story was the attempted assassination of Alabama Governor and 1972 Democratic presidential candidate George Wallace, who was shot and left paralyzed during a Maryland campaign stop)? [[https://youtu.be/iIXTVYmB7HY A Savings and Loan ad]], complete with cheesy jingle.

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** Still another example: The first commercial during the May 15, 1972 edition of the [[Creator/{{CBS}} CBS Evening News with]] UsefulNotes/WalterCronkite (in which the lead story was the attempted assassination of Alabama Governor and 1972 Democratic presidential candidate George Wallace, who was shot and left paralyzed during a Maryland campaign stop)? [[https://youtu.be/iIXTVYmB7HY A Savings and Loan ad]], complete with a cheesy jingle.



* The entire idea behind the BBC's "Comic Relief" charity event. Comedians join together to create a great many shows, all focused around gaining money for various charities, often to do with starving children. 2011 featured David Walliams doing a 24 hour Panel show run, and clips were shown, interspersed with David Tennant (The 10th Doctor) and others visiting Malaria-infected five year olds.
* Anytime a program is interrupted by a news bulletin involving some calamity or, even worse, an "Emergency Alert Notification" of the style of the old CONELRAD and Emergency Broadcast System, which anyone over the age of 40 was conditioned to treat as a warning of imminent nuclear attack. Which is why blood pressures go up in some people whenever the same warning signal is used for amber alerts and thunderstorms, especially if said alert goes off in the wee hours of the morning.
* At the 24 hour news channels, strange news segment juxtapositions cause this, whether it is due to bad editing procedures or not. In Cti news reporting of the 2012 Bhoja Air Flight 213 airplane crash was followed straight by reports of pet cafes in Japan.

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* The entire idea behind the BBC's "Comic Relief" charity event. Comedians join together to create a great many shows, all focused around gaining money for various charities, often to do with starving children. 2011 featured David Walliams doing a 24 hour 24-hour Panel show run, and clips were shown, interspersed with David Tennant (The 10th Doctor) and others visiting Malaria-infected five year olds.
five-year-olds.
* Anytime a program is interrupted by a news bulletin involving some calamity or, even worse, an "Emergency Alert Notification" of the style of the old CONELRAD and Emergency Broadcast System, which anyone over the age of 40 was conditioned to treat as a warning of an imminent nuclear attack. Which is why blood pressures go up in some people whenever the same warning signal is used for amber alerts and thunderstorms, especially if said alert goes off in the wee hours of the morning.
* At the 24 hour 24-hour news channels, strange news segment juxtapositions cause this, whether it is due to bad editing procedures or not. In Cti news reporting of the 2012 Bhoja Air Flight 213 airplane crash was followed straight by reports of pet cafes in Japan.



* A British radio DJ documented a tragic example of this on [[http://ruddmakesense.blogspot.ca/2010/08/death-of-princess.html his blog]]; he had been doing the post-game show for a football game, when a producer phoned him to announce that the Queen Mother had died and that they would be going to a special news bulletin after it wrapped up at the top of the hour. What did the DJ accidentally do instead? Announce [[SigningOffCatchphrase that the "party mix" was coming up next.]] In fact, many other stations may have been caught off-guard by the news too; Independent Radio News, a network that syndicates national news bulletins for commercial radio stations in the United Kingdom, had made the mistake of not properly activating the system of "OBIT lights" installed in the studios of its affiliated stations (one report says it requires two buttons, but only one was pressed). They're meant to ''avert'' this by signalling official news of a death in the royal family, so that stations have forewarning of the news and begin to change their programming accordingly.

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* A British radio DJ documented a tragic example of this on [[http://ruddmakesense.blogspot.ca/2010/08/death-of-princess.html his blog]]; he had been doing the post-game show for a football game, when a producer phoned him to announce that the Queen Mother had died and that they would be going to a special news bulletin after it wrapped up at the top of the hour. What did the DJ accidentally do instead? Announce [[SigningOffCatchphrase that the "party mix" was coming up next.]] In fact, many other stations may have been caught off-guard by the news too; Independent Radio News, a network that syndicates national news bulletins for commercial radio stations in the United Kingdom, had made the mistake of not properly activating the system of "OBIT lights" installed in the studios of its affiliated stations (one report says it requires two buttons, but only one was pressed). They're meant to ''avert'' this by signalling signaling official news of a death in the royal family, family so that stations have forewarning of the news and begin to change their programming accordingly.



* [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christmas_truce The Christmas truce of 1914]], when Allied and German forces stopped brutally killing each other for a week or so in order to sing carols, exchange gifts, and even play games of football together. Simultaneously heartwarming and heartbreaking, seeing as the fighting was back on in full force after Christmas, and such truces became more and more rare as [[UsefulNotes/WorldWarI the war]] went on.

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* [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christmas_truce The Christmas truce of 1914]], when Allied and German forces stopped brutally killing each other for a week or so in order to sing carols, exchange gifts, and even play games of football together. Simultaneously heartwarming and heartbreaking, seeing as the fighting was back on in full force after Christmas, and such truces became more and more rare rarer as [[UsefulNotes/WorldWarI the war]] went on.



* If you have sufficiently varied taste in music, set your iPod or mp3 player to shuffle... ''guaranteed'' mood whiplash at some point.

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* If you have a sufficiently varied taste in music, set your iPod or mp3 player to shuffle... ''guaranteed'' mood whiplash at some point.



* After about a year in North Korean custody, college student Otto Warmbier was freed and returned home to the U.S....only to die immediately afterwards.

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* After about a year in North Korean custody, college student Otto Warmbier was freed and returned home to the U.S....only to die immediately afterwards.afterward.


*** That episode of "Denis Norden's Laughter File" aired against BBC news coverage, and turned out to be the most-watched show of the night.



** The entire freaking ITV lineup after the death of the Queen Mother in 2002 also qualifies. Half the schedule (Saturday night light entertainment) was torn to shreds, half of it still aired, and [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y7QJ2oEXYBU this was the end result.]]

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** The entire freaking ITV lineup after the death of the Queen Mother in 2002 also qualifies. Half the schedule (Saturday night light entertainment) was torn to shreds, half of it still aired, and [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y7QJ2oEXYBU this was the end result.]]]] That episode of "Denis Norden's Laughter File" aired against BBC news coverage, and turned out to be the most-watched show of the night.


** Reversing polarities, Tokyo gets hit with a massive [[TraumaCongaLine earthquake which triggers a tsunami and a nuclear power-plant meltdown]] that kills and displaces thousands; a couple years later they win the 2020 Summer Games.


** It can also happen if songs are sorted in ABC order. For example, you can get [[http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=0Zb7WO685Ko Pound the Alarm]] by Music/NickiMinaj and [[http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=KX54fWP-os4 Safe and Sound]] by CapitalCities “sandwich-ifying” [[http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=u7-EfVZoK-E Rainbow]] [[RainbowFactory Factory]] by Glaze.

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** It can also happen if songs are sorted in ABC order. For example, you can get [[http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=0Zb7WO685Ko Pound the Alarm]] by Music/NickiMinaj and [[http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=KX54fWP-os4 Safe and Sound]] by CapitalCities Capital Cities “sandwich-ifying” [[http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=u7-EfVZoK-E Rainbow]] [[RainbowFactory Factory]] by Glaze.



* {{Ride/Efteling}}: This Dutch, and one of the most important of Europe, theme park is remarkably spread out - e.g. comparing it to Europa-Park in Germany, Efteling's area is about 75% of the latter's, but the latter has 100+ attractions to Efteling only having about 35. Therefore, visitors are more or less compelled to visit attractions in a certain sequence, but this leads to some odd juxtapositions:

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* {{Ride/Efteling}}: This Dutch, and Dutch theme park, one of the most important of Europe, theme park is remarkably spread out - e.g. comparing it to Europa-Park in Germany, Efteling's area is about 75% of the latter's, but the latter has 100+ attractions to Efteling only having about 35. Therefore, visitors are more or less compelled to visit attractions in a certain sequence, but this leads to some odd juxtapositions:


* A British radio DJ documented a tragic example of this on [[http://ruddmakesense.blogspot.ca/2010/08/death-of-princess.html his blog]]; he had been doing the post-game show for a football game, when a producer phoned him to announce that the Queen Mother had died and that they would be going to a special news bulletin after it wrapped up at the top of the hour. What did the DJ accidentally do instead? Announce [[SigningOffCatchphrase that the "party mix" was coming up next.]] In fact, many other stations may have been caught off-guard by the news too; Independent Radio News, a network that syndicates national news bulletins for commercial radio stations in the United Kingdom, had made the mistake of forgetting to activate the system of "OBIT lights" installed in the studios of its affiliated stations. They're meant to ''avert'' this by signalling official news of a death in the royal family, so that stations have forewarning of the news and begin to change their programming accordingly.
** The majority of that post is about how he handled the death of Princess Diana (which happened during a late-night shift), having to go right from Music/SherylCrow to the news bulletin. The instructions stated that the report was to be followed by a playing of the national anthem "God Save the Queen", and then a programme of appropriate music until the bulletin was played again. However, chaos ensued when they were only able to find a copy of "God Save the Queen" on a type of tape [[TechMarchesOn they couldn't play anymore because they had switched to a computerized system]] (they decided against playing Music/{{Queen}}'s version from ''Music/ANightAtTheOpera'' on vinyl instead, which would have '''''really''''' been Mood Whiplash). They skipped to playing a tape reel of mourning music meant to be played between the bulletins... only to find that the tape also contained jingles from before the station was rebranded, necessitating them to do their own mourning playlist instead.

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* A British radio DJ documented a tragic example of this on [[http://ruddmakesense.blogspot.ca/2010/08/death-of-princess.html his blog]]; he had been doing the post-game show for a football game, when a producer phoned him to announce that the Queen Mother had died and that they would be going to a special news bulletin after it wrapped up at the top of the hour. What did the DJ accidentally do instead? Announce [[SigningOffCatchphrase that the "party mix" was coming up next.]] In fact, many other stations may have been caught off-guard by the news too; Independent Radio News, a network that syndicates national news bulletins for commercial radio stations in the United Kingdom, had made the mistake of forgetting to activate not properly activating the system of "OBIT lights" installed in the studios of its affiliated stations.stations (one report says it requires two buttons, but only one was pressed). They're meant to ''avert'' this by signalling official news of a death in the royal family, so that stations have forewarning of the news and begin to change their programming accordingly.
** The majority of that post is about how he handled the death of Princess Diana (which happened during a late-night shift), having to go right from Music/SherylCrow to the news bulletin. The instructions stated that the report was to be followed by a playing of the national anthem "God Save the Queen", and then a programme of appropriate music until the bulletin was played again. However, chaos ensued when they were only able to find a copy of "God Save the Queen" on a type of tape [[TechMarchesOn they couldn't play anymore because they had switched to a computerized system]] (they decided against playing Music/{{Queen}}'s version from ''Music/ANightAtTheOpera'' on vinyl instead, which would have '''''really''''' been Mood Whiplash). They skipped to playing a tape reel of mourning music meant to be played between the bulletins...music... only to find that the tape also contained jingles from before the station was rebranded, necessitating them to do their own mourning playlist instead.


** The majority of that post is about how he handled the death of Princess Diana (which happened during a late-night shift), having to go right from Music/SherylCrow to the news bulletin. However, chaos ensued when they were only able to find a copy of "God Save the Queen" on a type of tape [[TechMarchesOn they couldn't play anymore because they had switched to a computerized system]] (they decided against playing Music/{{Queen}}'s version from ''Music/ANightAtTheOpera'' on vinyl instead, which would have '''''really''''' been Mood Whiplash). They skipped to playing a tape reel of mourning music meant to be played between the bulletins... only to find that the tape also contained jingles from before the station was rebranded, necessitating them to do their own mourning playlist instead.

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** The majority of that post is about how he handled the death of Princess Diana (which happened during a late-night shift), having to go right from Music/SherylCrow to the news bulletin. The instructions stated that the report was to be followed by a playing of the national anthem "God Save the Queen", and then a programme of appropriate music until the bulletin was played again. However, chaos ensued when they were only able to find a copy of "God Save the Queen" on a type of tape [[TechMarchesOn they couldn't play anymore because they had switched to a computerized system]] (they decided against playing Music/{{Queen}}'s version from ''Music/ANightAtTheOpera'' on vinyl instead, which would have '''''really''''' been Mood Whiplash). They skipped to playing a tape reel of mourning music meant to be played between the bulletins... only to find that the tape also contained jingles from before the station was rebranded, necessitating them to do their own mourning playlist instead.


** Creator/{{ITV}}'s late-night lineup had its own case of whiplash earlier that same night; [[https://youtu.be/CSBz2yhyvNY?t=1m52s a commercial break]] had an ITN news update that featured an early report on Diana's car crash, sandwiched between [[SexSells an ad for a sex feature]] in tomorrow's ''News of the World'', and continuity for ''Carnal Knowledge'' -- [[RefugeInAudacity a game show about sex]].

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** One of Creator/{{ITV}}'s late-night lineup lineups (specifically, one produced by Carlton and LWT's joint backend and news department) had its own case of whiplash earlier that same night; [[https://youtu.be/CSBz2yhyvNY?t=1m52s a commercial break]] had an ITN news update that featured an early report on Diana's car crash, sandwiched between [[SexSells an ad for a sex feature]] in tomorrow's ''News of the World'', and continuity for ''Carnal Knowledge'' -- [[RefugeInAudacity a game show about sex]].


** Creator/{{ITV}}'s late-night lineup had its own case of whiplash that same night; [[https://youtu.be/CSBz2yhyvNY?t=1m52s a commercial break]] featured an ITN news update with an early report on the crash, [[SexSells sandwiched between an ad for a sex feature in tomorrow's News of the World, and a game show about sex.]]

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** Creator/{{ITV}}'s late-night lineup had its own case of whiplash earlier that same night; [[https://youtu.be/CSBz2yhyvNY?t=1m52s a commercial break]] featured had an ITN news update with that featured an early report on the Diana's car crash, [[SexSells sandwiched between [[SexSells an ad for a sex feature feature]] in tomorrow's News ''News of the World, World'', and continuity for ''Carnal Knowledge'' -- [[RefugeInAudacity a game show about sex.]]sex]].


** The majority of that post is about how he handled the death of Princess Diana (which happened during a late-night shift), having to go right from Music/SherylCrow to the news bulletin. However, chaos ensued when they were only able to find a copy of "God Save the Queen" on a type of tape [[TechMarchesOn they couldn't play anymore because they had switched to a computerized system]] (they decided against playing Music/{{Queen}}'s [[Music/ANightAtTheOpera version]] on vinyl instead, which would have '''''really''''' been Mood Whiplash). They skipped to playing a tape reel of mourning music meant to be played between the bulletins... only to find that the tape also contained jingles from before the station was rebranded, necessitating them to do their own mourning playlist instead.

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** The majority of that post is about how he handled the death of Princess Diana (which happened during a late-night shift), having to go right from Music/SherylCrow to the news bulletin. However, chaos ensued when they were only able to find a copy of "God Save the Queen" on a type of tape [[TechMarchesOn they couldn't play anymore because they had switched to a computerized system]] (they decided against playing Music/{{Queen}}'s [[Music/ANightAtTheOpera version]] version from ''Music/ANightAtTheOpera'' on vinyl instead, which would have '''''really''''' been Mood Whiplash). They skipped to playing a tape reel of mourning music meant to be played between the bulletins... only to find that the tape also contained jingles from before the station was rebranded, necessitating them to do their own mourning playlist instead.


* Anytime a program is interrupted by a news bulletin involving some calamity or, even worse, an "Emergency Alert Notification" of the style of the old CONELRAD and Emergency Broadcast System, which anyone over the age of 40 was conditioned to treat as a warning of imminent nuclear attack. Which is why blood pressures go up in some people whenever the same warning signal is used for amber alerts and thunderstorms.

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* Anytime a program is interrupted by a news bulletin involving some calamity or, even worse, an "Emergency Alert Notification" of the style of the old CONELRAD and Emergency Broadcast System, which anyone over the age of 40 was conditioned to treat as a warning of imminent nuclear attack. Which is why blood pressures go up in some people whenever the same warning signal is used for amber alerts and thunderstorms.thunderstorms, especially if said alert goes off in the wee hours of the morning.

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