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28th Oct '17 6:26:57 AM Andyroid
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* The cover of ''Magazine/NintendoPower's'' last issue is a remake of its first issue's cover.

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* The cover of ''Magazine/NintendoPower's'' last issue (featuring ''VideoGame/NewSuperMarioBrosU'') is a remake of based on its first issue's cover.cover (featuring ''VideoGame/SuperMarioBros2'').
26th Oct '17 8:35:34 AM Chabal2
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* Some people point out that there is very little difference between AncientEgypt and the Internet: both heavily feature cat worship and writing on walls.
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24th Oct '17 5:51:10 AM Rytex
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* ''FanFic/TheApprenticeTheStudentAndTheCharlatan'' begins and ends with Princess Luna visiting protagonist Nova Shine, offering him a position, and leaving him with the words "May thou enjoy the coming days."
2nd Oct '17 9:29:45 PM The12thDoctor
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* ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}'': Pyrrha's Volume 3 first and last appearance had Ruby shouting her name, one in happiness, [[spoiler:the other [[CruelAndUnusualDeath in despair]].]]
** Also, the show begins with a speech from an unknown narrator who Ozpin counteracts. At the end of the third volume, this narrator responds to Ozpin's earlier statement [[spoiler:and reveals herself as be the BigBad to the audience]].

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* ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}'': Pyrrha's Volume 3 ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}'':
** "From Shadows" begins and ends with the same LonelyPianoPiece.
** In "Lessons Learned", the
first and last shot of the scene of Winter tutoring Weiss is of a caterpillar.
** Volume 3 begins and ends with Ruby visiting her mother's grave.
** Pyrrha's first and last Volume 3
appearance had Ruby shouting her name, one in happiness, [[spoiler:the other [[CruelAndUnusualDeath in despair]].]]
despair]]]].
** Also, One that spans from the show begins very first episode. Said episode opens with a speech from an unknown narrator who narration by a mysterious woman that ends with Ozpin counteracts. At the end refuting her darkness with faith in a small, honest soul. The Volume 3 finale, "End of the third volume, this narrator responds Beginning" ends with the mysterious woman's rebuttal to Ozpin's earlier statement [[spoiler:and reveals herself as be the BigBad faith in that small soul, revealing to the audience]].audience that [[TheManBehindTheMan she was the overarching villain throughout the first three volumes]].
** At two different points in Volume 4, Weiss is led through her family's home by Klein, and accidentally eavesdrops on a tense argument between Ironwood and her father. The first time, it's day, and serves to establish the Schnees as a DysfunctionalFamily and their house as something of a GildedCage. The second time, it's nighttime, and Klein is sneaking her out of the house so she can join Ruby and the rest of the team in Mistral.
25th Sep '17 12:14:04 PM lillolillo
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* ''ComicBook/PowerGirl'' fanfic ''Fanfic/AForceOfFour'' starts off with Power Girl and ComicBook/JimmyOlsen talking about Franchise/{{Superman}} and Kara taking Jimmy for a flight; and it ends up with Power Girl and ComicBook/LoisLane talking about Superman and Kara taking Lois for a flight.
29th Aug '17 10:50:48 AM tyrekecorrea
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* The Red Sox first World Series lost during the Curse of the Bambino era which began with trading star Babe Ruth to the Yankees was a lost to the St.Louis Cardinals in the 1946 Series. The team they beat to end the 86 year drought? The St.Louis Cardinals. Bonus points as the player that got the last out Edger Renteria was wearing number 3 just like the Babe.

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* The Red Sox first World Series lost during the Curse of the Bambino era which began with trading star Babe Ruth to the Yankees was a lost to the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1946 Series. The team they beat to end the 86 year drought? The St. Louis Cardinals. Bonus points as the player that got the last out Edger Renteria was wearing number 3 just like the Babe.
29th Aug '17 9:59:46 AM AkiTendo
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* Mark Twain was born shortly after the appearance of Halley's Comet in 1835. He often predicted he'd go out with it and did, dying one day after it's reappearance in 1910.

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* Mark Twain was born shortly after the appearance of Halley's Comet in 1835. He often predicted he'd go out with it and did, dying one day after it's its reappearance in 1910.
29th Aug '17 9:58:29 AM AkiTendo
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* Mark Twain was born shortly after the appearance of Halley's Comet in 1835. He often predicted he'd go out with it and did, dying one day after it's reappearance in 1910.
12th Aug '17 4:00:02 PM gjjones
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This is extensively used in kids' shows to [[ScriptWank illustrate]] the characters applying the [[AnAesop lesson they learned today]], which happens to apply to the issue presented in the beginning. Ya'know, just in case they didn't catch it. In any work, bookends are a way to show whether CharacterDevelopment has occurred.

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This is extensively used in kids' shows to [[ScriptWank illustrate]] the characters applying the [[AnAesop lesson they learned today]], which happens to apply to the issue presented in the beginning. Ya'know, just in case they didn't catch it. In any work, bookends book ends are a way to show whether CharacterDevelopment has occurred.



'''Warning:''' Bookends don't ''always'' spoil the ending, but usually they do. So, watch out for spoilers ahead!

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'''Warning:''' Bookends Book Ends don't ''always'' spoil the ending, but usually they do. So, watch out for spoilers ahead!



* ''Webcomic/StickyDillyBuns'': As with ''Webcomic/MenageA3'' and ''Webcomic/SandraOnTheRocks'' above, this Pixietrix comic has minor bookends in the first and last strips of its 150-strip volumes.

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* ''Webcomic/StickyDillyBuns'': As with ''Webcomic/MenageA3'' and ''Webcomic/SandraOnTheRocks'' above, this Pixietrix comic has minor bookends book ends in the first and last strips of its 150-strip volumes.
7th Aug '17 4:19:37 AM CH4S
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* In 1066, [[UsefulNotes/WilliamTheConqueror William the Conqueror]] sailed from Normandy to conquer England as part of the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Norman_conquest_of_England Norman conquest of England]] - his troops were led by [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taillefer Taillefer]], whose name is French for "Iron-Hewer". In 1945, {{Nazi Germany}} was being beaten back by troops sailing from England to Normandy in the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Normandy_landings D-Day landings]] of {{World War II}} - one of the leaders of the invasion was [[UsefulNotes/DwightDEisenhower future POTUS Eisenhower]], whose name is German for "Iron-Hewer".
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