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30th May '16 2:56:44 AM MarcusSmiter
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** The ''Planar Binding'' spell, as described in the 5E PHB, when cast at its highest level, binds a celestial/elemental/fey/fiendish creature into the caster's service for a year and a day.
9th Apr '16 7:38:59 AM Arivne
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** 1st Edition ''Fiend Folio''. If a character defeats an aleax, they are taken to their deity's home plane to serve it personally for a year and a day.

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** 1st Edition ''Fiend Folio''. If a character angers his or her deity, the deity will send an aleax to attack them. If the character defeats an the aleax, they are taken to their deity's home plane to serve it them personally for a year and a day.
9th Apr '16 7:37:17 AM Arivne
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** 1st Edition ''Fiend Folio''. If a character defeats an aleax, they are taken to their deity's home plane to serve it personally for a year and a day.
12th Mar '16 4:01:49 PM Arivne
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** ''Magazine/{{Dungeons}}'' magazine #37 adventure "The White Boar of Calfay". If the White Boar fails in its task of destroying the mutated bulette, the Celtic gods that sent it may punish the {{PC}}s for failing to help it by cursing them to have donkey's ears for a year and a day.
17th Feb '16 10:37:32 AM StFan
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!!Examples

[[AC:{{Ballad}}s]]
* In "The Unquiet Grave", the dead lover objects to mourning that lasts any longer.
* "All Around My Hat" is another folk song that uses this motif. The singer promises to wear a willow around his/her hat for a year and a day in memory of his/her lover who's been transported (presumably to Australia).

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\n!!Examples\n\n[[AC:{{Ballad}}s]]\n* In "The Unquiet Grave", the dead lover objects to mourning that lasts any longer.\n* "All Around My Hat" is another folk song that uses this motif. The singer promises to wear a willow around his/her hat for a year and a day in memory of his/her lover who's been transported (presumably to Australia).\n\n[[AC:Fairy !!Examples:

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* ''Film/{{Equinox}}''
-->''"In one year and one day, you will be dead!"''

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* ''Film/{{Equinox}}'':
-->''"In one year and one day, you will be dead!"''
* Spoofed in ''Film/SurLaPisteDuMarsupilami'':
-->''"The volcano El Sombrero will shoot fire, devastating the Earth for 1,000 years and 2 weeks and a half."''
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* [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-1323 SCP-1323 ("A County Fair").]] While inside SCP-1323 (A CircusOfFear run by TheFairFolk), it's possible to buy 10 tickets by paying "A year and a day".

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* [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-1323 SCP-1323 ("A County Fair").]] While inside SCP-1323 (A CircusOfFear run by TheFairFolk), it's possible In "The Unquiet Grave", the dead lover objects to buy 10 tickets by paying "A mourning that lasts any longer.
* "All Around My Hat" is another folk song that uses this motif. The singer promises to wear a willow around his/her hat for a
year and a day".

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day in memory of his/her lover who's been transported (presumably to Australia).
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* In ''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick'' book ''Snips, Snails and Dragon Tails'', the Mummy Queen's curse lasts a hundred years-- and a day.

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* In ''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick'' book ''Snips, Snails and Dragon Tails'', the Mummy Queen's curse lasts a hundred years-- years -- and a day.

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* ''Wiki/ScpFoundation'': [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-1323 SCP-1323 ("A County Fair").]] While inside SCP-1323 (a CircusOfFear run by TheFairFolk), it's possible to buy 10 tickets by paying "A year and a day".
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** In medieval Europe, serfs who lived in a free city (or at least avoided being found and brought back to their lord's estate) for this period became free. Among other literary references, this is noted in the Literature/BrotherCadfael short story "The Price of Light".
*** In German this is phrased: "''Stadtluft macht frei nach Jahr und Tag''" - "city air makes (you) free after a year and a day". Both "Stadtluft macht frei" and "nach Jahr und Tag" are still very much part of current usage.

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** In medieval Europe, serfs who lived in a free city (or at least avoided being found and brought back to their lord's estate) for this period became free. Among other literary references, this is noted in the Literature/BrotherCadfael short story "The Price of Light".
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Light". In German this is phrased: "''Stadtluft macht frei nach Jahr und Tag''" - -- "city air makes (you) free after a year and a day". day." Both "Stadtluft macht frei" and "nach Jahr und Tag" are still very much part of current usage.



** In France, if you find a lost object and bring it to the police station, if no one claims it for a year and a day, it becomes yours.

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** In France, if you find a lost object and bring it to the police station, if no one no-one claims it for a year and a day, it becomes yours.


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11th Jan '16 10:52:15 AM SantosLHalper
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** A serf can gain his freedom by escaping to a freeman town and remaining there for a year and a day.

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** A serf can gain his freedom by escaping to a freeman town and remaining there for a year and a day.day; see below for the RealLife inspirations for this.
20th Dec '15 11:54:50 PM Arivne
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** If a dragon placed a Lair Mark on a victim it would last for a year and a day.

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** If a dragon placed places a Lair Mark on a victim it would will last for a year and a day.
9th Dec '15 6:55:11 PM WillKeaton
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* [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-1323 SCP-1323 ("A County Fair")]]. While inside SCP-1323 (A CircusOfFear run by TheFairFolk), it's possible to buy 10 tickets by paying "A year and a day".

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* [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-1323 SCP-1323 ("A County Fair")]]. Fair").]] While inside SCP-1323 (A CircusOfFear run by TheFairFolk), it's possible to buy 10 tickets by paying "A year and a day".
9th Dec '15 6:54:35 PM WillKeaton
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* In ''[[http://www.surlalunefairytales.com/diamondstoads/stories/leatherbag.html The Old Hag's Long Leather Bag]]'', each girl declares she will return before this unless she succeeds in finding her fortune.

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* In ''[[http://www.surlalunefairytales.com/diamondstoads/stories/leatherbag.html The Old Hag's Long Leather Bag]]'', Bag,]]'' each girl declares she will return before this unless she succeeds in finding her fortune.
12th Nov '15 7:02:17 PM nombretomado
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* In RobinMcKinley's ''Literature/{{Sunshine}}'', her mother had warded Sunshine so that her father's family could not find her for a year and a day after they left.

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* In RobinMcKinley's Creator/RobinMcKinley's ''Literature/{{Sunshine}}'', her mother had warded Sunshine so that her father's family could not find her for a year and a day after they left.
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