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A ripoff happens when something is very overpriced (overcharged). Ripoff affects senior citizens,[1][2][3] women, youth and minorities more than others. This is also known as a knockoff. Numerous example is the 1988 movie Mac and Me, widely seen as a ripoff of Steven Spielberg's E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial.[citation needed] Another good example of a ripoff is Genshin Impact, which is widely seen as a ripoff of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, others are animated rip-offs of numerous TV shows like the English-dubbed Bob Boyle and Cam Clarke's Nutri Ventures in 2013 and Kid Cosmic in 2021, is as a double ripoff of original The Powerpuff Girls and Coconut Fred is a rip-off of SpongeBob SquarePants.

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  1. Rosenblatt, Carolyn. "Do Churches Rip Off Aging Parents Too?". Forbes.
  2. Brenoff, Ann (23 September 2015). "6 Ways Seniors Are Getting Ripped Off By Their Families" – via Huff Post.
  3. Thursday, On behalf of The Law Offices of Mark E. Weinberger P. C. posted in Nursing Home Negligence on; September 3; 2015. (3 September 2015). "Nursing Home Abuse Study: How Scammers Rip Off the Elderly". The Law Offices of Mark E. Weinberger P.C. {{cite web}}: |last3= has numeric name (help)CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)[permanent dead link]