History Literature / BoredOfTheRings

24th Nov '16 11:20:03 AM SantosLHalper
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->''[[GermanicEfficiency Grundig]] [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blaupunkt blaupunkt]] [[{{BFG}} luger]] [[DanceSensation frug / Watusi]] snarf[[note]]This came out roughly a quarter-century before WesternAnimation/{{Thundercats}}[[/note]] [[BlackSpeech wazoo!]]''\\
''[[UsefulNotes/RichardNixon Nixon]] [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dirksen_Senate_Office_Building dirksen]] [[BlackSpeech nasahist]] / [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Rebozo Rebozo]] [[DanceSensation boogaloo]].''

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->''[[GermanicEfficiency Grundig]] [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blaupunkt blaupunkt]] [[{{BFG}} luger]] [[DanceSensation frug / frug]]\\
[[DanceSensation
Watusi]] snarf[[note]]This came out roughly a quarter-century before WesternAnimation/{{Thundercats}}[[/note]] [[BlackSpeech wazoo!]]''\\
''[[UsefulNotes/RichardNixon Nixon]] [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dirksen_Senate_Office_Building dirksen]] [[BlackSpeech nasahist]] / nasahist]]\\
[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Rebozo Rebozo]] [[DanceSensation boogaloo]].''
9th Nov '16 6:50:10 AM darkchiefy
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* PerformerGuise: After Sorhed was defeated at the Battle of Brylopad, he and the Nine Nozdrul slipped out of the mopping-up cleverly disguised as a troupe of gypsy acrobatic dancers.
11th Oct '16 5:17:54 AM Aquila89
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--->They were among the most dubious-looking mushrooms Spam had ever seen, and, rather rudely, he said so.\\
"These are among the most dubious-lookin' mushrooms I'm ever a-seeing," he stated.
25th Sep '16 2:24:34 AM morane
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* ForeignRemake: It was published in German as ''Der Herr der Augenringe'' (literally, "The Lord of the Rings Under Your Eyes," which may've been the funniest thing about it). The translation wasn't always idiomatic--for example, "A Mighty Fortress Is Our Dicky Dragon" should've come back as "Ein Feste Burg..." not "Ein Machtige Schloss..." (since the original hymn in German started the former way).

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* ForeignRemake: It was published in German as ''Der Herr der Augenringe'' (literally, "The Lord of the Rings Under Your Eyes," which may've been the funniest thing about it). The translation wasn't always idiomatic--for example, "A Mighty Fortress Is Our Dicky Dragon" should've come back as "Ein Feste Burg..." not "Ein Machtige Schloss..." (since the original hymn in German started the former way). The Finnish translation is ''Loru Sorbusten herrasta'' (Jingle of Lord of Sorbuses): Finnish ''sormus'' = ring; ''Sorbus'' is a brand of cheap bum wine. The translation is considered good, and Finnish Tolkien fans have adopted the parody as their own. One of the most clever translations is Saruman into ''Sivamat'' (a washing machine brand: an allusion of washing multi-coloured into white).
23rd Sep '16 11:34:28 AM SallyShears
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* CompositeCharacter: Eorech is most obviously a spoof of Eowyn, but she also fills the roles of Eomer by leading the Riders of Roi-Tan, and of Arwen by being Stomper's love interest.
7th Jul '16 7:47:23 AM Morgenthaler
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* TheObiWan: Subverted by Goodgulf, who bullies, cons and lies to everyone, and never explains anything he doesn't absolutely have to.
4th Mar '16 3:02:24 PM ArcaneAzmadi
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* HollywoodTactics: Subtly lampshaded when Arrowroot stupidly suggests marching on Sorhed's overwhelmingly larger army after the siege of Twodor is over. Goodgulf can't believe anyone could be so cataclysmically stupid and tries to throttle him.

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* HollywoodTactics: Subtly lampshaded when Arrowroot stupidly (and drunkenly) suggests marching on Sorhed's overwhelmingly larger army after the siege of Twodor is over. Goodgulf can't believe anyone could be so cataclysmically stupid and tries to throttle him.
10th Dec '15 4:03:06 PM nombretomado
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* IvyLeague: A great deal of Ivy League stereotypes get trotted out in the introduction for the sole point of self-mockery.
23rd Oct '15 3:55:40 PM Morgenthaler
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* GenreSavvy: Most of the characters. It doesn't help.
8th Aug '15 4:53:05 AM WillBGood
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* TaxonomicTermConfusion: There is an appearance by "six different phyla of giant insects". Insects, whatever their size, are a single ''class'' of phylum Arthropoda -- and you would think Harvard students would know that. On the other hand, [[HardOnSoftScience Harvard writing students.]]

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* TaxonomicTermConfusion: There is an appearance by "six different phyla of giant insects". Insects, whatever their size, are a single ''class'' of phylum Arthropoda -- and you would think Harvard students would know that. On the other hand, these are [[HardOnSoftScience Harvard writing students.]]
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