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Alex319 (Alex319)
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Because of one advertisement, I thought that a second advertisement was advertising a product different from what it was actually advertising, but not because I confused the first product with the second or vice versa.
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These advertisements - were they on television? On billboards alongside the road?
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interesting -

Did the 1st ad say something about something, and then the 2nd ad was about something related?

Or the 2nd ad showed something that seemed related?
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These advertisements - were they on television? On billboards alongside the road? Television

Did the 1st ad say something about something, and then the 2nd ad was about something related? Yes, for svv of "related"

Or the 2nd ad showed something that seemed related? See previous answer
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1st Ad:
The product the ad is for:

Tangible product? If yes:
Food?
Drink?
Car?
Health/beauty aid?
Electronics?
Toy?
Other?

Service? If Yes:
Insurance?
Bank or other financial service?
Entertainment?
Travel?
Other?


2nd Ad:
The product the ad is for:

Tangible product? If yes:
Food?
Drink?
Car?
Health/beauty aid?
Electronics?
Toy?
Other?

Service? If Yes:
Insurance?
Bank or other financial?
Entertainment?
Travel?
Other?
Alex319 (Alex319)
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1st Ad:
The product the ad is for: Service - Entertainment

2nd Ad:
The product the ad is for: Food
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What kind of entertainment?
Show?
Music?
TV?
Movie?
Other?

Is the type of food relevant?
Snacks?
Healthy food?
Regular groceries?
Processed food?
Luxury food?
Food that mainly teenagers eat?
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What kind of entertainment?
Show?
Music?
TV? This one
Movie?
Other?

Is the type of food relevant? Yope
Snacks?
Healthy food?
Regular groceries?
Processed food?
Luxury food?
Food that mainly teenagers eat?
It was pizza - I'm not sure which of these categories it would fall under. "Food that mainly teenagers eat?" I didn't know that such a food existed
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Did you think that the second ad was for a different kind of food than pizza? or for something other than food entirely?

Did the TV ad feature a teaser clip from the show? If so, is the dialogue in this clip relevant? maybe one of the characters was talking about food?
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Did you think that the second ad was for a different kind of food than pizza? No or for something other than food entirely? No

Did the TV ad feature a teaser clip from the show? FA If so, is the dialogue in this clip relevant? See previous answer maybe one of the characters was talking about food? See previous answer
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Is the FA that the advertisements were during a show?
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Is the 1st ad for a TV programme? Is the type of TV programme relevant?

Just to be sure, you were always clear that the 2 ads were for 2 different things?

So the 2nd ad was for pizza, are any details about the ad relevant?
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Is the FA that the advertisements were during a show? Noish

Is the 1st ad for a TV programme? No Is the type of TV programme relevant? N/A

Just to be sure, you were always clear that the 2 ads were for 2 different things? Yes

So the 2nd ad was for pizza, are any details about the ad relevant? Yes
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Does the first ad feature a pizza? Does the second?
Did you think ad 2 was for a TV show? For some sort of entertainment related service?
Was the first ad for a TV channel? for a TV?
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Does the first ad feature a pizza? No Does the second? Yes
Did you think ad 2 was for a TV show? No For some sort of entertainment related service? No
Was the first ad for a TV channel? Yes for a TV? No
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Did the same person appear in both ads?

Did the same physical object appear in both ads, which was the cause of the confusion?
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Any wordplay involved? Maybe the same word or phrase took two different meanings in the contexts of the two advertisements?

Is the TV Channel or the Pizza company advert. by a specific organisation? Or could it be any broadcaster and pizzeria?

Did you see the two advertisements directly one after the other? Or was there an appreciable time gap involved (more than a few seconds)? If there was a time gap, did something significant happen in between, that somehow caused you to have this view?

Was the second ad for a new variety of pizza? Was it about anything related to the pizza specifically (like a new crust, or a new topping)? Was it about the company opening another outlet? Was it about a special offer (like buy 1 get 1 free)?
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Was the first ad for the TV channel you were watching? A different channel? Relevant?
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Were either of the ads "fake," such as a part of a show made to look like an advertisement?
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Was pizza a prominent feature in the episode of the tv program that was being advertised? Or was it set in a pizza parlor?
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Did the same person appear in both ads? No

Did the same physical object appear in both ads, which was the cause of the confusion? No

Any wordplay involved? Yes Maybe the same word or phrase took two different meanings in the contexts of the two advertisements? Not exactly, but ORT

Is the TV Channel or the Pizza company advert. by a specific organisation? Yes Or could it be any broadcaster and pizzeria? <n>No</n>

Did you see the two advertisements directly one after the other? Irrelevant Or was there an appreciable time gap involved (more than a few seconds)? Irrelevant If there was a time gap, did something significant happen in between, that somehow caused you to have this view? No

Was the second ad for a new variety of pizza? Yesish Was it about anything related to the pizza specifically (like a new crust, or a new topping)? No Was it about the company opening another outlet? No Was it about a special offer (like buy 1 get 1 free)? No

Was the first ad for the TV channel you were watching? No A different channel? Yes Relevant? No

Were either of the ads "fake," such as a part of a show made to look like an advertisement? No

Was pizza a prominent feature in the episode of the tv program that was being advertised? FA - it was a TV channel, not a particular program Or was it set in a pizza parlor? No
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Did the two advertisements appear linked because of two different phrases they used? Did one happen to begin a familiar phrase that the other happened to finish?

Was the pizza ad about the fact that they were selling a new type of food? If so, breadsticks? Pasta? Salad? Soup? Soda? Fries? Were they advertising some special feature of their pizzas? If so, cheese in the crust? Thick crust? Thin crust? A pizza based on a regional favorite?

Is the type of TV channel being advertised relevant? If so, children's? Movie? Sports?Weather? Comedy? Drama? TV Guide? Cooking?
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Did the two advertisements appear linked because of two different phrases they used? Yes Did one happen to begin a familiar phrase that the other happened to finish? Yes

Was the pizza ad about the fact that they were selling a new type of food? No If so, breadsticks? Pasta? Salad? Soup? Soda? Fries? No Were they advertising some special feature of their pizzas? Yesish If so, cheese in the crust? No Thick crust? No Thin crust? No A pizza based on a regional favorite? No

Is the type of TV channel being advertised relevant? No If so, children's? Movie? Sports?Weather? Comedy? Drama? TV Guide? Cooking?
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Is pizza delivery relevant? Delivery in 30 minutes or less?

Is a particular pizza topping relevant?
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So wait a minute... one ad seemed to contain a phrase that was the end of a sentence started in the other, but whether they were on one after the other was irrelevant?
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Is pizza delivery relevant? Yes - but with a big "ish" Delivery in 30 minutes or less? No

Is a particular pizza topping relevant? No

So wait a minute... one ad seemed to contain a phrase that was the end of a sentence started in the other, but whether they were on one after the other was irrelevant?

BLOOPER: The answer to "Did one happen to begina familiar phrase that the other happened to finish" should be NO.
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Did the 2 phrases follow up on each other, so it seemed like it was part of one "story"?

Was it always clear to you that it were two different ads?
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Did you zap at all?
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Did the 2 phrases follow up on each other, so it seemed like it was part of one "story"? No

Was it always clear to you that it were two different ads? Yes

Did you zap at all? By "zap" do you mean "use the remote control"? If so, irrelevant.
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Yes, zap=switch channels

When did you find out it was for 2 different products? During the 2nd commercial? After?
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So, each of them used a different phrase, but these made the two ads seem linked? Were the phrases in the same general category? If so, were they proverbs? Phrases specific to commercials? To buying/selling? Similies or metaphors? Jokes?
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Were there similar or the same people in the ads?

Was a similar or the same product in both ads? Same or similar music?
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When did you find out it was for 2 different products? During the 2nd commercial? After? I never believed the two ads were for the same product

So, each of them used a different phrase, but these made the two ads seem linked? The phrases were similar Were the phrases in the same general category? Yes, they were in a similar format If so, were they proverbs? Phrases specific to commercials? To buying/selling? Similies or metaphors? Jokes?

This is another one that I can't think of any way to get without a lot of tedious guessing. I'll tell you that the first ad was for HBO, and it had the slogan:

"It's not TV. It's HBO."

What's left is to figure out what the other one was.

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Did the other ad contain the phrase, "It's not A. It's B." If so: "It's not pizza, it's _______"? Or "It's not fast food, it's ________"? Or did it contain an oppositely structured sentence, like, "It's A, not B" ?

Assuming the second ad took the "It's not" format, did you think it was advertising what it said "it" wasn't? Did you think the second ad was for a food? A TV channel other than HBO? Something else entertainment-related?
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Assuming the second ad took the "It's not" format, did you think it was advertising what it said "it" wasn't? Yes

Spoiler:

The second ad was "It's not delivery. It's DiGiorno's." DiGiorno's is a brand of frozen pizza crusts. I thought it was a pizza delivery service and the ad was meant to imply that it was better than other pizza delivery, but really it was an ad for frozen pizza and the ad meant that it was just as good as delivery.
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Ahhhhh. See, I even know both of those slogans, and I still couldn't get 'em. Good puzzle.

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