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** The "ads" for Red Slime soups are just collections of complaints about the flavors, the real life working conditions needed to make them, former employees and critics endorsing better products in the ad space, uses for anything ''but'' consumption, and the advertisers themselves putting as little faith into promoting it as they can. They usually end with a plea to buy them because they don't want their products to be landfill material otherwise.

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** The "ads" for Red Slime soups are just collections of complaints about the flavors, the real life working conditions needed to make them, former employees and critics endorsing better products in the ad space, space with little to no mention of Red Slime, uses for anything ''but'' consumption, and the advertisers themselves putting as little faith into promoting it as they can. They usually end with a plea to buy them because they don't want their products to be landfill material otherwise.


** The "ads" for Red Slime soups are just collections of complaints about the flavors, the working conditions needed to make them, former employees and critics endorsing better products, uses for anything ''but'' consumption, and the advertisers themselves putting as little faith into promoting it as they can. They usually end with a plea to buy them because they don't want their products to be landfill material otherwise.

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** The "ads" for Red Slime soups are just collections of complaints about the flavors, the real life working conditions needed to make them, former employees and critics endorsing better products, products in the ad space, uses for anything ''but'' consumption, and the advertisers themselves putting as little faith into promoting it as they can. They usually end with a plea to buy them because they don't want their products to be landfill material otherwise.


* '''Exaggerated''': Red Slime brand "Gooey Swamp Soup" is advertised as "unfit to serve even to demons from the deepest depths of death".

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* '''Exaggerated''': '''Exaggerated''':
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Red Slime brand "Gooey Swamp Soup" is advertised as "unfit to serve even to demons from the deepest depths of death".death".
** The "ads" for Red Slime soups are just collections of complaints about the flavors, the working conditions needed to make them, former employees and critics endorsing better products, uses for anything ''but'' consumption, and the advertisers themselves putting as little faith into promoting it as they can. They usually end with a plea to buy them because they don't want their products to be landfill material otherwise.


* '''Downplayed''': Red Slime soups are advertised as "a poor choice for tasteful folk".

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* '''Downplayed''': '''Downplayed''':
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Red Slime soups are advertised as "a poor choice for tasteful folk".folk".
** Red Slime ads feature two characters: one who loves Red Slime soup, and one who hates it. They tell you to try it for yourself to see what the controversy is about.



** They want to create a lovable underdog image against market leader Amber Awesomesoup, which is infamous for its boastful in-your-face commercials.
** They want to create an image of sincerity - [[AtLeastIAdmitIt at least they aren't lying about how good they are]].



** The ads for Red Slime canned soups try to [[NeverNeedsSharpening portray its flaws as assets]].

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** The ads for Red Slime canned soups try to [[NeverNeedsSharpening portray its their flaws as assets]].


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** "Red Slime is the worst brand of canned soup... is what you'd say two months ago. WeDontSuckAnymore."


* '''Inverted''': PolishTheTurd
* '''Subverted''': "Red Slime is the worst brand of canned soup on Earth." "...Is what fools might think."

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* '''Inverted''': '''Inverted''':
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PolishTheTurd
** The ads for Red Slime canned soups try to [[NeverNeedsSharpening portray its flaws as assets]].
* '''Subverted''': '''Subverted''':
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"Red Slime is the worst brand of canned soup on Earth." "...Is what fools might think.""
** Halfway through a negative Red Slime soup commercial, [[CommercialSwitcheroo it's interrupted by a commercial for the actual product]]. Red Slime was just a RedHerring.



* '''Parodied''': Red Slime runs a traditional ad campaign and an "OurProductSucks" campaign at the same time.

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* '''Parodied''': '''Parodied''':
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Red Slime runs a traditional ad campaign and an "OurProductSucks" campaign at the same time.time.
** Red Slime canned soups really are as awful as the negative ads say they are. Actually buying them is seen as falling for SchmuckBait.


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

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* '''Discussed''': ???"Red Slime is the best soup you'll ever eat, you wouldn't hate it if we advertised it as bad!"


* '''Justified''': They are advertising for a society which perceives everything as sarcasm.

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* '''Justified''': '''Justified''':
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They are advertising for a society which perceives everything as sarcasm.

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** They are a humble company who hates to boast.


* '''Parodied''': ???
* '''Zig Zagged''': Red Slime runs a traditional ad campaign and an "OurProductSucks" campaign at the same time.

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* '''Parodied''': ???
* '''Zig Zagged''':
Red Slime runs a traditional ad campaign and an "OurProductSucks" campaign at the same time.time.
* '''Zig Zagged''': "Red Slime is the worst brand of canned soup on Earth." "...Is what fools might think. It's actually the worst brand in the ''universe''!" "And by worst, we mean best!"


* '''Exploited''': Every other major soup company create even worse ad campaigns to create the world's biggest StreisandEffect.

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* '''Exploited''': Every All other major soup company companies create even worse ad campaigns to create the world's biggest StreisandEffect.


* '''Exploited''': ???

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* '''Exploited''': ???Every other major soup company create even worse ad campaigns to create the world's biggest StreisandEffect.


* '''Inverted''': TurdPolisher

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* '''Inverted''': TurdPolisherPolishTheTurd

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'''Basic Trope''': Negative advertising.
* '''Straight''': Red Slime canned soups are advertised as "the worst brand of soup around".
* '''Exaggerated''': Red Slime brand "Gooey Swamp Soup" is advertised as "unfit to serve even to demons from the deepest depths of death".
* '''Downplayed''': Red Slime soups are advertised as "a poor choice for tasteful folk".
* '''Justified''': They are advertising for a society which perceives everything as sarcasm.
* '''Inverted''': TurdPolisher
* '''Subverted''': "Red Slime is the worst brand of canned soup on Earth." "...Is what fools might think."
* '''Double Subverted''': "It's actually the worst brand in the ''universe''!"
* '''Parodied''': ???
* '''Zig Zagged''': Red Slime runs a traditional ad campaign and an "OurProductSucks" campaign at the same time.
* '''Averted''':
** Red Slime uses only traditional advertising.
** Red Slime does not advertise.
* '''Enforced''': "We want to show how successful our fictional company is." "Let's have them claim that their product sucks! You know, negative advertising."
* '''Lampshaded''': "Let's buy Red Slime soup. They say it's terrible, so it must be really good."
* '''Invoked''': The company decides to use ReversePsychology to advertise.
* '''Exploited''': ???
* '''Defied''': An executive at Red Slime considers using ReversePsychology to advertise, but decides against it because of the risk.
* '''Discussed''': ???
* '''Conversed''': "Why are they saying 'OurProductSucks'? Do they seriously think it'll somehow help their sales?"
* '''Deconstructed''': People take the negative advertising seriously, and Red Slime experiences a decline in sales.
* '''Reconstructed''': Potential customers are smart enough to figure out that the negative advertising is intended as ReversePsychology.
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%%* '''Implied''': ???
%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
%%* '''Played For Laughs''': ???
%%* '''Played For Drama''': ???

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