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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.
19th Feb '16 7:50:10 AM PaulA
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* In an issue of ''ComicBook/{{Hellblazer}}'' where one of Constantine's friends finds himself stalked by characters from fiction, he is warned of his fate by Blind Pew from ''TreasureIsland'' slipping him the black spot (see Literature examples below).

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* In an issue of ''ComicBook/{{Hellblazer}}'' where one of Constantine's friends finds himself stalked by characters from fiction, he is warned of his fate by Blind Pew from ''TreasureIsland'' ''Literature/TreasureIsland'' slipping him the black spot (see Literature examples below).spot.
11th Dec '15 9:07:59 AM res20stupid
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* The golden bullet from ''Film/TheManWithTheGoldenGun'', which is sent to James Bond to let him know he's being targeted by Scaramanga. [[spoiler: It's a fake clue meant to get MI:6 investigating the assassin.]]
10th Oct '15 11:31:12 PM SuperLlama
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* BountyHunter Piastol from the ''Legends'' UpdatedRerelease of ''VideoGame/SkiesOfArcadia'' sends Vyse one of these to announce that she's after his head (and keeps sending them after she fails the first time, to announce when the next fight with her is available.)

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* BountyHunter Piastol from the ''Legends'' UpdatedRerelease of ''VideoGame/SkiesOfArcadia'' sends Vyse these to her marks through the nearest Sailor's Guild. In-game, getting one of these to announce announces that she's after his head (and keeps sending them after she fails the first time, available to announce when the next fight with her is available.)
as a BonusBoss.
10th Oct '15 11:29:26 PM SuperLlama
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* BountyHunter Piastol from the ''Legends'' UpdatedRerelease of ''VideoGame/SkiesOfArcadia'' sends Vyse one of these to announce that she's after his head (and keeps sending them after she fails the first time, to announce when the next fight with her is available.)
21st May '15 12:39:17 PM MarsJenkar
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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.

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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.]]
13th Apr '15 9:55:05 AM nombretomado
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* A variation occurs in the first season of ''DesperateHousewives''. Mary Alice Young receives a note that says: "I know what you did. It makes me sick. I'm going to tell." No one else knows what it is, but Mary Alice knows one of her friends has discovered she murdered a woman and stole a baby. And now her whole life is about to come crashing down. She preempts any death threat, though, by taking her own life.

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* A variation occurs in the first season of ''DesperateHousewives''.''Series/DesperateHousewives''. Mary Alice Young receives a note that says: "I know what you did. It makes me sick. I'm going to tell." No one else knows what it is, but Mary Alice knows one of her friends has discovered she murdered a woman and stole a baby. And now her whole life is about to come crashing down. She preempts any death threat, though, by taking her own life.
11th Feb '15 6:04:40 PM JasonJD48
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* In ''WouldILieToYou'', Greg Davies revealed he used to plant an ominous drawing of an owl, called the Hoot Owl Death Sign in the pockets of his "deadly enemies."

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* In ''WouldILieToYou'', ''Series/WouldILieToYou'', Greg Davies revealed he used to plant an ominous drawing of an owl, called the Hoot Owl Death Sign in the pockets of his "deadly enemies."
28th Dec '14 5:24:05 AM Morgenthaler
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* In a probable homage to ''Literature/TreasureIsland'' below, Jack Sparrow receives an actual black spot from Davy Jones in ''[[Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbean Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest]]''.

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* ''Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbeanDeadMansChest'': In a probable homage to ''Literature/TreasureIsland'' below, ''Literature/TreasureIsland'', Jack Sparrow receives an actual black spot from Davy Jones in ''[[Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbean Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest]]''.
Jones.
16th Jul '14 4:31:03 AM foxley
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* ''Series/HorribleHistories'': In a sketch of the Black Spot, a pirate who expected to be marked for death kept seeing the Black Spot everywhere; going into shock when he saw a dalmatian. At the end, having been persuaded that he has not been marked for death, he leaves, only to reveal a huge black spot pinned to his back.

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* ''Series/HorribleHistories'': In a sketch on the pirate tradition of the Black Spot, a pirate who expected to be marked for death kept seeing the Black Spot everywhere; going into shock when he saw a dalmatian. At the end, having been persuaded that he has not been marked for death, he leaves, only to reveal a huge black spot pinned to his back.
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