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10th Jul '16 9:39:42 AM dclark
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* ''You'', in many games (especially of the RPG or open-world variety). How many powerful, ancient, or otherwise legendary items do you have in your storage chest in the average Elder Scrolls game?
10th Jul '16 9:39:20 AM dclark
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* ''You'', in many games (especially of the RPG or open-world variety). How many powerful, ancient, or otherwise legendary items do you have in your storage chest in the average Elder Scrolls game?
15th Mar '16 6:04:59 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''[[FridayThe13thTheSeries Friday the 13th: The Series]]'' focuses on the antique shop of one Lewis Vendredi, who made a DealWithTheDevil that involved using the shop to sell cursed antiques, before he eventually broke the contract and lost his soul. The shop is now in the hands of his niece Micki and her cousin Ryan, who have made it their mission to recover every ArtifactOfDoom their uncle once sold before they can do any more harm to the world around them.
* ''{{Warehouse 13}}'', in which special agents from various government organizations, as well as civilians in some cases, are recruited to snag, bag, and tag "whatever's trying to ruin the world's day." There have been 13 incarnations, each in a different country, beginning with the one founded by Alexander the Great. Since then, times and means have changed, but the mission has not.

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* ''[[FridayThe13thTheSeries Friday the 13th: The Series]]'' ''Series/FridayThe13thTheSeries'' focuses on the antique shop of one Lewis Vendredi, who made a DealWithTheDevil that involved using the shop to sell cursed antiques, before he eventually broke the contract and lost his soul. The shop is now in the hands of his niece Micki and her cousin Ryan, who have made it their mission to recover every ArtifactOfDoom their uncle once sold before they can do any more harm to the world around them.
* ''{{Warehouse ''Series/{{Warehouse 13}}'', in which special agents from various government organizations, as well as civilians in some cases, are recruited to snag, bag, and tag "whatever's trying to ruin the world's day." There have been 13 incarnations, each in a different country, beginning with the one founded by Alexander the Great. Since then, times and means have changed, but the mission has not.



* ''TheLostRoom'', which actually had several such groups.

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* ''TheLostRoom'', ''Series/TheLostRoom'', which actually had several such groups.
23rd Feb '16 8:49:38 PM TheD3rp
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** Unless it's just an ordinary warehouse and [[BeleagueredBureaucrat they dumped the Ark in there for lack of a better idea of what to do it]].
** In ''Crystal Skull'' it is revealed that said warehouse also contains the corpses of Roswell aliens. As it implies that found unusual artifacts are kept together, it seems that at least their storage is done on an organised basis, although it's still a huge stretch to extrapolate the existence of said agency.
13th Nov '15 9:45:47 AM Willbyr
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* One of the primary objectives of the Time-Space Administration Bureau in ''[[LyricalNanoha Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha]]'' franchise has always been securing the Lost Logia, magical artifacts created for the centuries-long Saint King Unification War (or even earlier Belkan wars). The reason for this is that Lost Logia are extremely dangerous to unsuspecting civilians and even more so in criminal hands, [[spoiler: although [[GovernmentConspiracy some minds within TSAB have also tried to weaponize Lost Logia themselves]]]].

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* One of the primary objectives of the Time-Space Administration Bureau in ''[[LyricalNanoha Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha]]'' the ''Franchise/LyricalNanoha'' franchise has always been securing the Lost Logia, magical artifacts created for the centuries-long Saint King Unification War (or even earlier Belkan wars). The reason for this is that Lost Logia are extremely dangerous to unsuspecting civilians and even more so in criminal hands, [[spoiler: although [[GovernmentConspiracy some minds within TSAB have also tried to weaponize Lost Logia themselves]]]].
27th Aug '15 8:06:05 PM sillyputty
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* ''The Last Stage'', from WebVideo/NatOneProductions, has The Detachment- a secret government organization that tracks down spooky objects and creatures.
5th Jul '15 9:25:32 PM nombretomado
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* In ''TheLibrarian'' trilogy of TV movies, the Metropolitan Library is an Artifact Collection Agency.

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* In ''TheLibrarian'' ''Film/TheLibrarian'' trilogy of TV movies, the Metropolitan Library is an Artifact Collection Agency.
10th Jun '15 7:48:43 AM Anodyne
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* ''VideoGame/DeadfallAdventures'': The agency for which Jenny and Professor Jacobs work, which is seeking the "Heart of Atlantis", employing James Lee Quatermain to help them.
9th Apr '15 5:01:39 PM thefroggyninja
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** Several others that compete with the SCP foundation also exist, such as Marshall, Carter, and Dark Ltd. who uses the artifacts as ways to provide "unique experiences" to the world's super rich, and the Global Occult Coalition, who seek to destroy paranormal items.

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** Several others that compete with the SCP foundation also exist, such as Marshall, Carter, and Dark Ltd. who uses the artifacts as ways to provide "unique experiences" to the world's super rich, and the Global Occult Coalition, who seek to destroy paranormal items.items not under their control.
6th Apr '15 3:26:50 PM rjung
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[[folder:Comic Books]]
* The ''ComicBook/DisneyKingdoms'' series "Seekers of the Weird" has the Wardens, a secret group who gather and protect dangerous magical objects in the Museum of the Weird.
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* The Library which TheLibrarian works for is one of these.

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* The Library which TheLibrarian ''Film/TheLibrarian'' works for is one of these.
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