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25th Feb '18 5:53:02 PM nombretomado
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** "The Five Orange Pips" - [[SelfExplanatory The five orange pips]] are sent by TheKlan, and the recipients have the choice between fleeing or being killed. [[spoiler:Holmes finds out who was responsible, then proceeds to send ''them'' five orange pips to make them think they're marked for death, or at least that someone is now on to them. The ship they flee on, however, is lost with all hands in a gale before they could ever receive the message.]]

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** "The Five Orange Pips" - [[SelfExplanatory [[Administrivia/NotSelfExplanatory The five orange pips]] are sent by TheKlan, and the recipients have the choice between fleeing or being killed. [[spoiler:Holmes finds out who was responsible, then proceeds to send ''them'' five orange pips to make them think they're marked for death, or at least that someone is now on to them. The ship they flee on, however, is lost with all hands in a gale before they could ever receive the message.]]
2nd Feb '18 9:04:42 AM Eddy1215
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* ''Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbeanDeadMansChest'': In a probable homage to ''Literature/TreasureIsland'', Jack Sparrow receives an actual black spot from Davy Jones, which is used to attract Jones' [[KrakkenAndLeviathan krakken]].

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* ''Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbeanDeadMansChest'': In a probable homage to ''Literature/TreasureIsland'', Jack Sparrow receives an actual black spot from Davy Jones, which is used to attract Jones' [[KrakkenAndLeviathan krakken]].[[KrakenAndLeviathan kraken]].
2nd Feb '18 9:03:51 AM Eddy1215
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* ''Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbeanDeadMansChest'': In a probable homage to ''Literature/TreasureIsland'', Jack Sparrow receives an actual black spot from Davy Jones, which is used to attract Jones' [[LeviathanAndKrakken krakken]].

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* ''Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbeanDeadMansChest'': In a probable homage to ''Literature/TreasureIsland'', Jack Sparrow receives an actual black spot from Davy Jones, which is used to attract Jones' [[LeviathanAndKrakken [[KrakkenAndLeviathan krakken]].
2nd Feb '18 9:03:06 AM Eddy1215
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* ''Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbeanDeadMansChest'': In a probable homage to ''Literature/TreasureIsland'', Jack Sparrow receives an actual black spot from Davy Jones.

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* ''Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbeanDeadMansChest'': In a probable homage to ''Literature/TreasureIsland'', Jack Sparrow receives an actual black spot from Davy Jones.Jones, which is used to attract Jones' [[LeviathanAndKrakken krakken]].






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26th Jul '17 6:30:04 PM eowynjedi
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* Spoofed in ''Webcomic/HarkAVagrant'' [[http://www.harkavagrant.com/index.php?id=281 here]] (second comic), where a group of [[DamnItFeelsGoodToBeAGangster gangsters]] give a man the Black Spot, to which he responds "[[WrongGenreSavvy You've mixed up genres]]."

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* Spoofed twice in ''Webcomic/HarkAVagrant'' ''Webcomic/HarkAVagrant''.
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[[http://www.harkavagrant.com/index.php?id=281 here]] Here]] (second comic), where a group of [[DamnItFeelsGoodToBeAGangster gangsters]] give a man the Black Spot, to which he responds "[[WrongGenreSavvy You've mixed up genres]]."
** In "[[http://www.harkavagrant.com/index.php?id=265 Pirates]]", the third comic has an old pirate grumbling that it was only made up in Treasure Island. So the younger pirate just shoots him there, and sheepishly laughs "Haha, he must have been like, what a loser."
6th Jul '17 9:17:37 PM Willbyr
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10th Jan '17 5:23:34 AM benda
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** "The Five Orange Pips" - [[SelfExplanatory The five orange pips]] are sent by TheKlan, but since the recipients don't know that they fail to run and are killed. [[spoiler:Holmes finds out who was responsible, then proceeds to send ''them'' five orange pips to make them think they're marked for death, or at least that someone is now on to them. The ship they flee on, however, is lost with all hands in a gale before they could ever receive the message.]]

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** "The Five Orange Pips" - [[SelfExplanatory The five orange pips]] are sent by TheKlan, but since and the recipients don't know that they fail to run and are have the choice between fleeing or being killed. [[spoiler:Holmes finds out who was responsible, then proceeds to send ''them'' five orange pips to make them think they're marked for death, or at least that someone is now on to them. The ship they flee on, however, is lost with all hands in a gale before they could ever receive the message.]]
17th Sep '16 3:47:18 AM Morgenthaler
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* Spoofed in ''HarkAVagrant'' [[http://www.harkavagrant.com/index.php?id=281 here]] (second comic), where a group of [[DamnItFeelsGoodToBeAGangster gangsters]] give a man the Black Spot, to which he responds "[[WrongGenreSavvy You've mixed up genres]]."

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* Spoofed in ''HarkAVagrant'' ''Webcomic/HarkAVagrant'' [[http://www.harkavagrant.com/index.php?id=281 here]] (second comic), where a group of [[DamnItFeelsGoodToBeAGangster gangsters]] give a man the Black Spot, to which he responds "[[WrongGenreSavvy You've mixed up genres]]."
17th Sep '16 3:46:41 AM Morgenthaler
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1st Jun '16 7:35:07 AM Willbyr
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* ''{{Claymore}}'' inverts this trope: The black spot is a cue for the receiving Claymore to go mercy-kill another Claymore. Sent BY the Claymore who wants to die, no less.

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* ''{{Claymore}}'' ''Manga/{{Claymore}}'' inverts this trope: The black spot is a cue for the receiving Claymore to go mercy-kill another Claymore. Sent BY the Claymore who wants to die, no less.
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