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* '''Deconstructed''': Like anything else, these can be done well or poorly. The producers must be careful to get their message across in a believable way, otherwise it becomes a LostAesop, which is CompletelyMissingThePoint.

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* '''Deconstructed''': Like anything else, these can be done well or poorly. The producers must be careful to get their message across in a believable way, otherwise it becomes a LostAesop, which is CompletelyMissingThePoint.[[DramaticallyMissingThePoint missing the point]].


* '''Played For Laughs''': Someone raises their hand and says, "Yeah, what about the right lung?" or "Yeah, but that's after 20 years of smoking, not after [[CantGetAwayWithNuthin just one cigarette]]."

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* '''Played For Laughs''': Laughs''':
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Someone raises their hand and says, "Yeah, what about the right lung?" or "Yeah, but that's after 20 years of smoking, not after [[CantGetAwayWithNuthin just one cigarette]]."


** The short is a hilariously exaggerated BlackComedy, a'la ''Film/KlausTheForkliftDriver.''

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** The short is a hilariously exaggerated BlackComedy, a'la ''Film/KlausTheForkliftDriver.''Film/ForkliftDriverKlaus.''


** The short is hilarioysly exaggerated BlackComedy, a'la ''Film/KlausTheForkliftDriver.''

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** The short is hilarioysly a hilariously exaggerated BlackComedy, a'la ''Film/KlausTheForkliftDriver.''


** The short is hilarioysly exaggerated BlackComedy, a'la ''Film/FritzTheForkliftDriver''

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** The short is hilarioysly exaggerated BlackComedy, a'la ''Film/FritzTheForkliftDriver''''Film/KlausTheForkliftDriver.''

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** The short is hilarioysly exaggerated BlackComedy, a'la ''Film/FritzTheForkliftDriver''


* '''Zig Zagged''': ???

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* '''Zig Zagged''': ???The ad has a LostAesop. It message regarding smoking is too confusing to determine its purpose.


** "The boss said I could leave early once this is done. It's my daughter's birthday, so I'm going to pick her up from school and take her and her mother out for dinner. That's never going to happen, though, because I'm about to have a terrible accident. But really, I should have known better than to try to fix a jam while the machine was still running."

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** "The boss said I could leave early once this is done. It's my daughter's birthday, so I'm going to pick her up from school and take her and her mother the whole family out for dinner. That's never going to happen, though, because I'm about to have a terrible accident. But really, I should have known better than to try to fix a jam while the machine was still running."


** A workplace safety campaign tells why safety fatures shouldn't be circumvented.

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** A workplace safety campaign tells why safety fatures features shouldn't be circumvented.


* '''Justified''': The ad producers are trying to motivate the audience, whether by using the ScareEmStraight angle, ReversePsychology, etc.

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* '''Justified''': '''Justified''':
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The ad producers are trying to motivate the audience, whether by using the ScareEmStraight angle, ReversePsychology, etc.etc.
** SomeAnvilsNeedToBeDropped.



** The ad shows how to be efficient and safe, safties or no.

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** The ad shows how to be efficient and safe, safties safeties or no.



* '''Parodied''': The ad is too full of {{Narm}} to be taken seriously.

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* '''Parodied''': '''Parodied''':
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The ad is too full of {{Narm}} to be taken seriously.seriously.
** The ad imitates a genuine PSA to warn against something harmless or mythological.



** " The boss said I could leave early once this is done. It's my daughter's birthday, so I'm going to pick her up from school and take her and her mother out for dinner. That's never going to happen, though, because I'm about to have a terrible accident. But really, I should have known better than to try to fix a jam while the machine was still running."

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** " The "The boss said I could leave early once this is done. It's my daughter's birthday, so I'm going to pick her up from school and take her and her mother out for dinner. That's never going to happen, though, because I'm about to have a terrible accident. But really, I should have known better than to try to fix a jam while the machine was still running."



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

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* '''Exploited''': ???Someone makes a (genuine) PSA that promotes his company's product as helping prevent the harm.



* '''Played For Drama''': The ad shows the smoker slowly wasting away, and his/her family and friends dying from exposure to secondhand smoke. At the end, EverybodysDeadDave

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* '''Played For Drama''': The ad shows the smoker slowly wasting away, and his/her family and friends dying from exposure to secondhand smoke. At the end, EverybodysDeadDaveEverybodysDeadDave.


Back to PublicServiceAnnouncement

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Back Be careful on your way back to PublicServiceAnnouncementPublicServiceAnnouncement. The life you save could be your own.


* '''Averted''': No such ads were made because TheyJustDidntCare.

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* '''Averted''': No such ads were made because TheyJustDidntCare.made.


* '''Straight''': An anti-smoking campaign ad features a comparison of a diseased lung from smoking and a healthy lung from avoiding smoke, and a [[TheLongList long list]] of [[{{Squick}} the actual ingredients of a cigarette.]]

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* '''Straight''': '''Straight''':
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An anti-smoking campaign ad features a comparison of a diseased lung from smoking and a healthy lung from avoiding smoke, and a [[TheLongList long list]] of [[{{Squick}} the actual ingredients of a cigarette.]]



* '''Exaggerated''': The anti-smoking campaign shows someone lighting up a cigarette. [[SpaceWhaleAesop They then explode]].

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* '''Exaggerated''': '''Exaggerated''':
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The anti-smoking campaign shows someone lighting up a cigarette. [[SpaceWhaleAesop They then explode]].



* '''Inverted''': The anti-smoking ad shows someone who ''didn't'' smoke becoming the CEO of a Fortune 500 company, HappilyMarried with two great kids, winning the gold medal at the Olympics, being crowned in a beauty pageant, etc, all because they don't smoke.

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* '''Inverted''': '''Inverted''':
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The anti-smoking ad shows someone who ''didn't'' smoke becoming the CEO of a Fortune 500 company, HappilyMarried with two great kids, winning the gold medal at the Olympics, being crowned in a beauty pageant, etc, all because they don't smoke.



* '''Subverted''': The ad begins with someone lighting a cigarette and going about his/her day.

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* '''Subverted''': '''Subverted''':
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The ad begins with someone lighting a cigarette and going about his/her day.



* '''Double Subverted''': [[CompressedVice Only to show them at the end of the ad, dying of cancer]].

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* '''Double Subverted''': Subverted''':
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[[CompressedVice Only to show them at the end of the ad, dying of cancer]].



* '''Lampshaded''': "This is your left lung. This is your left lung after 20 years of smoking. Any questions?"

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* '''Lampshaded''': '''Lampshaded''':
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"This is your left lung. This is your left lung after 20 years of smoking. Any questions?"



%%* '''Implied''': ???
%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???

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%%* '''Implied''': ???
%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''':
???


** The workplace is a NightmarishFactory with safety guards the sole line of defense against death and dismemberment.

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** The workplace is a NightmarishFactory with safety guards the sole line of defense against death death, dismemberment, and dismemberment.one happening due to the other.

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**" The boss said I could leave early once this is done. It's my daughter's birthday, so I'm going to pick her up from school and take her and her mother out for dinner. That's never going to happen, though, because I'm about to have a terrible accident. But really, I should have known better than to try to fix a jam while the machine was still running."

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