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Old 27 March 2014, 06:54 PM
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Originally Posted by Mad Jay View Post
I'm pretty sure in a few years, I'll go "They showed the trailer for a porn movie iduring a kid's movie. I remember reading about it on snoops"
That's something I remember learning about in an Intro to Psychology elective I took in college (which therefore makes me an expert on the subject!) -- people tend to forget negative words in things they read. The example given in the textbook was that people often complain that corrections in newspapers are buried where no one sees them, but you don't really want a big front page correction, either. If a paper mistakenly identifies Mad Jay as a serial killer or something, and then the next day prints a big headline on the front page -- "Mad Jay is Not a Serial Killer", soon people will be going "I remember seeing something in the paper about Mad Jay being a serial killer!"
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