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In the middle of the conversation, [[Megan]] tells [[Cueball]] that she has been tested. The implication is that she's talking about {{w|Sexually transmitted disease|STD}}s. However she does not reveal the results of the tests, which is the primary information Cueball could be worried about, and when Cueball inquires, she acts like he is being unreasonable to also want that information. In this way, [[Randall]] is making an analogy to how a marketer might think consumers would be unreasonable to want to know the ''results'' of the clinical studies on the ingredient.
 
In the middle of the conversation, [[Megan]] tells [[Cueball]] that she has been tested. The implication is that she's talking about {{w|Sexually transmitted disease|STD}}s. However she does not reveal the results of the tests, which is the primary information Cueball could be worried about, and when Cueball inquires, she acts like he is being unreasonable to also want that information. In this way, [[Randall]] is making an analogy to how a marketer might think consumers would be unreasonable to want to know the ''results'' of the clinical studies on the ingredient.
  
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The title text mentions the legendary film critic {{w|Roger Ebert}}. At the time this comic was published (a year before Ebert's death), one could expect him to have watched most big-name movies that were coming out. Simply stating that he saw a movie, though, doesn't necessarily mean that he liked it.
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The title text mentions the legendary film critic {{w|Roger Ebert}}. At the time this comic was published (a year before Ebert's death), one could expect him to have watched most big-name movies. Simply stating that he saw a movie, though, doesn't necessarily mean that he liked it.
  
 
Impressive-sounding but meaningless advertisement claims are also the subject of [[624: Branding]], [[641: Free]], [[870: Advertising]] and [[993: Brand Identity]].
 
Impressive-sounding but meaningless advertisement claims are also the subject of [[624: Branding]], [[641: Free]], [[870: Advertising]] and [[993: Brand Identity]].

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