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2nd May '15 9:32:01 PM MrMatt
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* Music/{{Adele}}'s "Rolling in the Deep" video has a paper cityscape being burned.
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* Music/{{Adele}}'s "Rolling "[[Music/TwentyOne Rolling in the Deep" Deep]]" video has a paper cityscape being burned.
18th Apr '15 1:29:52 AM Odon
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* Subverted in ''Film/{{Memento}}'' where the protagonist suffers from short-term memory loss and keeps disposing of his murdered wife's personal belongings in an attempt to get over her death. [[spoiler:We later discover he's disposed of evidence that he'd already caught her killer before the events of the movie, as his hunt for her murderers is the only thing that gives him purpose.]]
18th Apr '15 1:22:47 AM Odon
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* ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer:'' in the season 4 episode "The Initiative," Xander comes across Harmony as she's building a bonfire of Spike's stuff.
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* ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer:'' in the season 4 episode "The Initiative," Xander comes across Harmony as she's building a bonfire of Spike's stuff. Cordelia cuts up Xander's stuff and burns his picture in "The Wish".
7th Apr '15 10:48:53 AM robbulldog
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* Rosa of ''Series/BrooklynNineNine'' recommends this to Charles, after his painful breakup with Vivian. However, Boyle gets second thoughts and starts trying to pull stuff out, then tries to douse his hands in Rosa's drink, which happens to be hot coffee.
23rd Mar '15 4:01:59 PM TitoMosquito
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* A variation in ''WesternAnimation/{{Jimmy Two-Shoes}}'', after Jimmy's ObliviousToLove nature leads him to dating a Heloise look-alike, Heloise angrily rips up her StalkerShrine of him and tosses the remains in a vat of acid.
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* A variation in ''WesternAnimation/{{Jimmy Two-Shoes}}'', ''WesternAnimation/JimmyTwoShoes'', after Jimmy's ObliviousToLove nature leads him to dating a Heloise look-alike, Heloise angrily rips up her StalkerShrine of him and tosses the remains in a vat of acid.
28th Dec '14 12:58:34 AM LordGro
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* In ''Literature/TheAeneid'', Dido and her sister set fire to Aeneas's things after he abandons Dido. Said bonfire also doubles as a funeral pyre, as the last thing Dido throws into the fire is [[SpurnedIntoSuicide herself]].
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* In After Aeneas abandons Dido in book IV of ''Literature/TheAeneid'', Dido orders to build a pyre to burn Aeneas' clothes and her sister set fire to Aeneas's things after he abandons Dido. Said bonfire weapons, an image of Aeneas and also doubles as a the bed on which she slept with him, claiming this ritual will heal her of her lovesickness. But when the pyre is ready, she stabs herself with Aeneas' sword on it, and the Breakup Bonfire becomes her funeral pyre, as the last thing Dido throws into the fire is [[SpurnedIntoSuicide herself]].pyre.

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7th Dec '14 3:26:16 PM wolftickets1969
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* Music/{{Adele}}'s "Rolling in the Deep" video has a paper cityscape being burned.
16th May '14 11:59:08 PM Nettacki
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* The usic/GreenDay song "Whatshername" is about the singer reminiscing about an old girlfriend whose name he can't remember. In one line, he mentions that he "made a point to burn all of the photographs."
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* The usic/GreenDay Music/GreenDay song "Whatshername" "Whatsername" is about the singer reminiscing about an old girlfriend whose name he can't remember. In one line, he mentions that he "made a point to burn all of the photographs."
14th Apr '14 9:48:16 PM XFllo
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* On reality show ''Cheaters'', there was an episode where the woman set her cheating partner's possessions on fire.

* In ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' episode where Milhouse's parents get divorced, Luann carefully boxes up all of Kurt's possessions and then sets fire to the box.
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* In ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' episode where Milhouse's parents get divorced, Luann carefully boxes up all of Kurt's possessions Kirk's possessions, tapes it, labels it and then sets fire to the box.box on fire. While humming.
14th Apr '14 9:40:19 PM Willbyr
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-->'''Jellyfish''', ''"The Glutton of Sympathy"''
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-->'''Jellyfish''', ''"The Glutton of Sympathy"''

* Two examples from ''Anime/{{Popotan}}'', neither of which follow a romance gone sour, but they stay true to the general idea of the trope:
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%% %% ''Popotan'' was cut from the wiki for violating the content policy. Do not restore the pothole. %% * Two examples from ''Anime/{{Popotan}}'', ''Popotan'', neither of which follow a romance gone sour, but they stay true to the general idea of the trope:

* [[{{MirrorBoss}} Alice]] [[{{LonelyAtTheTop}} Twilight]], the Rank 2 assassin in ''[[VideoGame/{{NoMoreHeroes2}} No More Heroes 2]]'' is in the process of doing this when Travis turns up to fight her. [[http://img521.imageshack.us/img521/7360/p60zo.jpg Close examination]] of the pictures show them to be photos of a husband and child, as well [[{{FourIsDeath}} Margaret]] [[{{ElegantGothicLolita}} Moonlight]], the Rank 4 assassin. In this case, it probably hasn't got anything to do with romance, instead being symbolic of everything Alice has lost or left behind due to her profession.
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* [[{{MirrorBoss}} [[MirrorBoss Alice]] [[{{LonelyAtTheTop}} [[LonelyAtTheTop Twilight]], the Rank 2 assassin in ''[[VideoGame/{{NoMoreHeroes2}} No More Heroes 2]]'' ''VideoGame/NoMoreHeroes2'' is in the process of doing this when Travis turns up to fight her. [[http://img521.imageshack.us/img521/7360/p60zo.jpg Close examination]] of the pictures show them to be photos of a husband and child, as well [[{{FourIsDeath}} [[FourIsDeath Margaret]] [[{{ElegantGothicLolita}} [[ElegantGothicLolita Moonlight]], the Rank 4 assassin. In this case, it probably hasn't got anything to do with romance, instead being symbolic of everything Alice has lost or left behind due to her profession.

* In the first season finale of {{WebVideo/Idiotsitter}}, "The Ex-Boyfriend", Billie has dinner with her ex, and Gene suggests using this trope-on his car. They come up with another plan, and when it falls flat-Gene sets fire to the guy's car anyway.
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* In the first season finale of {{WebVideo/Idiotsitter}}, ''WebVideo/{{Idiotsitter}}'', "The Ex-Boyfriend", Billie has dinner with her ex, and Gene suggests using this trope-on his car. They come up with another plan, and when it falls flat-Gene sets fire to the guy's car anyway.

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* In the first season finale of {{WebVideo/Idiotsitter}}, "The Ex-Boyfriend", Billie has dinner with her ex, and Gene suggests using this trope-on his car. They come up with another plan, and when it falls flat-Gene sets fire to the guy's car anyway.
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