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On Wednesday, April 17, 2002, at 08:31 , Grant Callaghan wrote:
> I read a report some years ago that claimed theater owners were able to
> increase the number of people who went to buy soft drinks and popcorn
> right after subliminal messages about them were flashed on the screens
> of their movie theaters. Since that's where the majority of their
> money comes from, I believe they were serious about that. I also heard
> a public outcry made them stop doing it, though.
That _is_ the hoax.
It's a totally fabricated story. It never happened.
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