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20th Feb '17 4:58:25 PM nombretomado
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* Crossword setter Araucaria of the [[BritishNewspapers Grauniad]] used his [[http://www.theguardian.com/crosswords/cryptic/25842 cryptic crossword 25842]] to announce that he had "18 down of the 19, which is being treated with 13 15". The crossword also contained several other references to his treatment.

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* Crossword setter Araucaria of the [[BritishNewspapers [[UsefulNotes/BritishNewspapers Grauniad]] used his [[http://www.theguardian.com/crosswords/cryptic/25842 cryptic crossword 25842]] to announce that he had "18 down of the 19, which is being treated with 13 15". The crossword also contained several other references to his treatment.
19th Feb '17 5:59:52 PM azul120
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* [[InvokedTrope Invoked]] by Arthur in ''Literature/TheRestaurantAtTheEndOfTheUniverse'', when he uses random drawing from a Scrabble bag to try to reveal the Ultimate Question in his subconscious. It does result in a meaningful sentence, [[spoiler:but it's the wrong question--"WHAT DO YOU GET IF YOU MULTIPLY SIX BY NINE". While Creator/DouglasAdams may be a sad case, [[WordOfGod he doesn't make jokes in base-13]].]]

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* [[InvokedTrope Invoked]] {{Invoked|Trope}} by Arthur in ''Literature/TheRestaurantAtTheEndOfTheUniverse'', when he uses random drawing from a Scrabble bag to try to reveal the Ultimate Question in his subconscious. It does result in a meaningful sentence, [[spoiler:but it's the wrong question--"WHAT DO YOU GET IF YOU MULTIPLY SIX BY NINE". While Creator/DouglasAdams may be a sad case, [[WordOfGod he doesn't make jokes in base-13]].]]



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* According to [[http://www.xkcd.com/492/ this strip]] of ''Webcomic/{{XKCD}}'', whenever the author plays Scrabble with his girlfriend's mother, he always gets the letters for words like "Clitoris."

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* According to [[http://www.xkcd.com/492/ this strip]] of ''Webcomic/{{XKCD}}'', whenever the author plays Scrabble with his girlfriend's mother, he always gets the letters for words like "Clitoris."
"Clitoris".



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18th Feb '17 8:48:48 AM thatother1dude
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* ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'': In "Storm in the Room", Connie is nervously waiting for her mom to pick her up from Steven's house. She's hours late, and answering her cell phone. Steven tries to take Connie's mind off things with a game of Mad Libs, but Connie's growing anxiety causes her to start picking words like "accidental" and "explosion".

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* ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'': In "Storm in the Room", Connie is nervously waiting for her mom to pick her up from Steven's house. She's hours late, and not answering her cell phone. Steven tries to take Connie's mind off things with a game of Mad Libs, but Connie's growing anxiety causes her to start picking words like "accidental" and "explosion".
17th Feb '17 5:48:36 PM Crossover-Enthusiast
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* ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'': In "Storm in the Room", Connie is nervously waiting for her mom to pick her up from Steven's house, and for some reason Dr. Maheswaran isn't answering her cell phone. Steven tries to take Connie's mind off things with a game of Mad Libs, but Connie's growing anxiety causes her to start picking words like "accidental" and "explosion".

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* ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'': In "Storm in the Room", Connie is nervously waiting for her mom to pick her up from Steven's house, house. She's hours late, and for some reason Dr. Maheswaran isn't answering her cell phone. Steven tries to take Connie's mind off things with a game of Mad Libs, but Connie's growing anxiety causes her to start picking words like "accidental" and "explosion".
17th Feb '17 5:33:27 PM Monolaf317
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-->-- Series/TheFreshPrinceOfBelAir

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-->-- Series/TheFreshPrinceOfBelAir
''Series/TheFreshPrinceOfBelAir''
17th Feb '17 4:22:11 PM Andyroid
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* ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'': In "Storm in the Room", Connie is nervously waiting for her mom to pick her up from Steven's house, and for some reason Dr. Maheswaran isn't answering her cell phone. Steven tries to take Connie's mind off things with a game of Mad Libs, but Connie's growing anxiety causes her to start picking words like "accidental" and "explosion".
4th Oct '16 7:21:13 AM Morgenthaler
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In RealLife, people playing {{Scrabble}} generally try to play the highest-scoring word they can, or failing that, ''any'' word they can find. [[ScrabbleBabble Even if it's not, strictly speaking, real.]]

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In RealLife, people playing {{Scrabble}} TabletopGame/{{Scrabble}} generally try to play the highest-scoring word they can, or failing that, ''any'' word they can find. [[ScrabbleBabble Even if it's not, strictly speaking, real.]]



* Not exactly this but in ''{{Sneakers}}'' the characters give up on their game of Scrabble and start using the tiles to work out anagrams of Setec Astronomy. After a couple of funny misfires (including Cooty's Rat Semen) they arrive at 'Too Many Secrets'.

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* Not exactly this but in ''{{Sneakers}}'' ''Film/{{Sneakers}}'' the characters give up on their game of Scrabble and start using the tiles to work out anagrams of Setec Astronomy. After a couple of funny misfires (including Cooty's Rat Semen) they arrive at 'Too Many Secrets'.



* In the BarenakedLadies song "Conventioneers", a game of Scrabble between two co-workers staying at the same hotel gets a bit suggestive:

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* In the BarenakedLadies Music/BarenakedLadies song "Conventioneers", a game of Scrabble between two co-workers staying at the same hotel gets a bit suggestive:



* [[http://www.hirezfox.com/jimrob/afbh/albionfuzz/af14.html This strip]] of ''AlbionFuzz''

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* [[http://www.hirezfox.com/jimrob/afbh/albionfuzz/af14.html This strip]] of ''AlbionFuzz''''Webcomic/AlbionFuzz''
1st Apr '16 3:21:14 AM Morgenthaler
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* An episode of ''Series/{{Benson}}'' had [[GrimReaper Death]] taking part in a game of TrivialPursuit. ''Every'' question he got had some relation to death -- the name of Jerry Garcia's band, for instance. Benson accused him of cheating, but he denied it, saying, "You've heard it said, 'He cheated Death," but no one has ever said, 'Death cheated ''him''!'"

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* An episode of ''Series/{{Benson}}'' had [[GrimReaper Death]] taking part in a game of TrivialPursuit.TabletopGame/TrivialPursuit. ''Every'' question he got had some relation to death -- the name of Jerry Garcia's band, for instance. Benson accused him of cheating, but he denied it, saying, "You've heard it said, 'He cheated Death," but no one has ever said, 'Death cheated ''him''!'"
24th Mar '16 10:26:39 AM Morgenthaler
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* Patrick Bateman fills in a crossword with some rather... sketchy answers in ''AmericanPsycho''. Of course, with the UnreliableNarrator and frequent hallucinations it's entirely possible they were the right answers, or at least that he thought they were.

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* Patrick Bateman fills in a crossword with some rather... sketchy answers in ''AmericanPsycho''.''Literature/AmericanPsycho''. Of course, with the UnreliableNarrator and frequent hallucinations it's entirely possible they were the right answers, or at least that he thought they were.



* In ''The Mask'', by DeanKoontz, Paul is seriously unnerved when he's playing Scrabble with Carol and Jane, and all the words are violent ones. Except for Carol's name.

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* In ''The Mask'', by DeanKoontz, Creator/DeanKoontz, Paul is seriously unnerved when he's playing Scrabble with Carol and Jane, and all the words are violent ones. Except for Carol's name.



* An episode of ''{{Benson}}'' had [[GrimReaper Death]] taking part in a game of TrivialPursuit. ''Every'' question he got had some relation to death -- the name of Jerry Garcia's band, for instance. Benson accused him of cheating, but he denied it, saying, "You've heard it said, 'He cheated Death," but no one has ever said, 'Death cheated ''him''!'"

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* An episode of ''{{Benson}}'' ''Series/{{Benson}}'' had [[GrimReaper Death]] taking part in a game of TrivialPursuit. ''Every'' question he got had some relation to death -- the name of Jerry Garcia's band, for instance. Benson accused him of cheating, but he denied it, saying, "You've heard it said, 'He cheated Death," but no one has ever said, 'Death cheated ''him''!'"



* ''DarkAngel'': Max, due to having cat DNA, has periods of heightened sex drive (she is effectively "in heat"). During one of these periods, she is playing Scrabble with Original Cindy, who points out that every word Max has used is a DoubleEntendre, except for one "... which I won't say, since I kiss my momma with this mouth."

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* ''DarkAngel'': ''Series/DarkAngel'': Max, due to having cat DNA, has periods of heightened sex drive (she is effectively "in heat"). During one of these periods, she is playing Scrabble with Original Cindy, who points out that every word Max has used is a DoubleEntendre, except for one "... which I won't say, since I kiss my momma with this mouth."
9th Jan '16 10:25:48 AM nombretomado
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* One ''SpongebobSquarepants'' episode had greedy Mr. Krabs literally filling in every answer of a crossword with "money."

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* One ''SpongebobSquarepants'' ''WesternAnimation/SpongebobSquarepants'' episode had greedy Mr. Krabs literally filling in every answer of a crossword with "money."
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