History Discworld / SoulMusic

7th Nov '17 8:40:27 PM Theriocephalus
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* ThePowerOfRock: Of course.

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* %%* ThePowerOfRock: Of course.%%Zero-context example.


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* RelievingTheReaper: Death goes missing in this book and Susan, his granddaughter though his adopted daughter, ends up needing to sub for grandpa.
24th Oct '17 8:40:02 AM DoktorvonEurotrash
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* WhereItAllBegan: Susan travels back in time to watch her parents' fatal coach accident from the prologue of the book. [[spoiler:Then, in the end, all the principal characters end up on that road as the Band's cart is about to go over the side of the road in the same spot.]]
8th Oct '17 9:00:04 AM nombretomado
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[[DontExplainTheJoke This novel's title is a pune,]] [[RunningGag or play on words,]] on (of course) [[{{Soul}} the kind of African-American music that arose in the '50s and '60s and enjoys a high level of popularity in Britain today]]. According to certain Australian fans, the inspiration for the book came during Pratchett's visit to Australia, when, upon discovering that Pratchett had never seen ''TheBluesBrothers'', the fans promptly "abducted" him and took him to a midnight screening of the film.

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[[DontExplainTheJoke This novel's title is a pune,]] [[RunningGag or play on words,]] on (of course) [[{{Soul}} the kind of African-American music that arose in the '50s and '60s and enjoys a high level of popularity in Britain today]]. According to certain Australian fans, the inspiration for the book came during Pratchett's visit to Australia, when, upon discovering that Pratchett had never seen ''TheBluesBrothers'', ''Film/TheBluesBrothers'', the fans promptly "abducted" him and took him to a midnight screening of the film.
27th Jul '17 5:44:54 PM PaulA
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* KilledOffForReal: Mort and Ysabell. The question of why their deaths stick, even though -- or ''especially because'' -- they are part of Death's family, is addressed.
11th Jul '17 6:44:42 PM PaulA
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* TheRoadie: Asphalt, the troll who carries the Band's equipment.
5th Jul '17 8:45:00 PM PaulA
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* WeirdnessCensor:
** As usual, Death and Susan get to take advantage of the fact that anything that doesn't fit into what people consider "normal" (such as Death walking among them) is actively ignored.
** A group of musicians hide themselves in a piano and walk out the front door in full view of a Watchman saying they, as a piano, are on break.



!!The animated adaptationprovides examples of the following tropes:

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!!The animated adaptationprovides adaptation provides examples of the following tropes:
1st Jul '17 2:14:42 PM Materioptikon
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* NoodleIncident: "The Unfortunate Incident At Dinner" that resulted in the Bursar of [=UU=] being provided wooden eating utensils instead of metal ones. [[spoiler:It's actually a CallBack to Discworld/ReaperMan when the Bursar witnessed the revived Windle Poons walk past. He was so terrified, ''he bit through his spoon.'']]

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* NoodleIncident: "The Unfortunate Incident At Dinner" that resulted in the Bursar of [=UU=] being provided wooden eating utensils instead of metal ones. [[spoiler:It's actually a CallBack to Discworld/ReaperMan ''Discworld/ReaperMan'' when the Bursar witnessed the revived Windle Poons walk past. He was so terrified, ''he bit through his spoon.'']]
1st Jul '17 2:14:23 PM Materioptikon
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* NoodleIncident: "The Unfortunate Incident At Dinner" that resulted in the Bursar of [=UU=] being provided wooden eating utensils instead of metal ones.

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* NoodleIncident: "The Unfortunate Incident At Dinner" that resulted in the Bursar of [=UU=] being provided wooden eating utensils instead of metal ones. [[spoiler:It's actually a CallBack to Discworld/ReaperMan when the Bursar witnessed the revived Windle Poons walk past. He was so terrified, ''he bit through his spoon.'']]
19th Jun '17 9:11:27 PM PaulA
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* TheLittleShopThatWasntThereYesterday: A musical-themed version of the same type seen in ''Discworld/TheLightFantastic''.

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* TheLittleShopThatWasntThereYesterday: A musical-themed version Buddy's guitar is bought from a little shop that Glod is certain wasn't there last time he was in the neighborhood, which sells magical and mythic musical instruments. Played with: when Glod goes back to look for the shop again later, he's sure it will have disappeared, and he seems to be right until he realizes that it's on the other side of the same type seen in ''Discworld/TheLightFantastic''.street from where he was looking for it.
18th Jun '17 8:07:40 PM PaulA
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* BrawnHilda: The valkyrie.
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