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18th Aug '16 5:30:44 PM Tre
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* The Creator/SciFiChannel's miniseries ''Series/TheLostRoom'' is based around a series of about one hundred items called Objects that possess strange properties. Objects featured include The Key, The Pen, The Glass Eye and The Bus Ticket.

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* The Creator/SciFiChannel's [[Creator/{{Syfy}} Sci Fi Channel]]'s miniseries ''Series/TheLostRoom'' is based around a series of about one hundred items called Objects that possess strange properties. Objects featured include The Key, The Pen, The Glass Eye and The Bus Ticket.
4th Aug '16 5:22:25 AM UmbrellasWereAwesome
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* The Flood from ''Franchise/{{Halo}}''
** Also the Grunts, Jackals, Drones, Hunters, Engineers, Brutes, Elites, and Prophets, which all have non-English species names anyway[[note]]Unggoy, Kig-Yar, Yanme'e, Mgalekgolo (Lekgolo being colonies not integrated into suits or machines), Huragok, Jiralhanae, Sangheili, and San 'Shyuum if you're curious.[[/note]]

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* ''Franchise/{{Halo}}'':
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The Flood from ''Franchise/{{Halo}}''
Flood, Forerunners, and Precursors.
** Also Also, the Covenant's Grunts, Jackals, Drones, Hunters, Engineers, Brutes, Elites, and Prophets, which all have non-English species names anyway[[note]]Unggoy, Kig-Yar, Yanme'e, Mgalekgolo (Lekgolo being Lekgolo (with Hunter-type Lekgolo colonies not integrated into suits or machines), specifically being "Mgalekgolo"), Huragok, Jiralhanae, Sangheili, and San 'Shyuum San'Shyuum if you're curious.[[/note]]curious[[/note]].
22nd May '16 8:58:44 AM DaibhidC
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* In ''Webcomic/ArthurKingOfTimeAndSpace'', when Elaine [[http://www.arthurkingoftimeandspace.com/1055.htm describes the Holy Grail]], Morgan asks how she talks so the capital letters on "Holy Grail", "Our Lord" "Last Supper" and so on are audible. Elaine replies "It's a Gift."
10th May '16 8:24:32 PM Arutema
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* As is CHIM from ''Franchise/TheElderScrolls''.

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* As is ''Franchise/TheElderScrolls'':
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CHIM is always spelt as such.
** Concepts related to the [[MakeMeWannaShout Thu'um]], such as "Voice" and "Shout" are capitalized regardless of their placement in a sentence to distinguish them
from ''Franchise/TheElderScrolls''.mundane speech.
7th May '16 8:20:25 AM TheAnecdotalist
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** Occasionally, there is a massive distinction between the party and the ideology from which it gets its name, so the capital makes a huge difference. Compare Republicans and republicans.



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7th Jan '16 2:34:29 PM Willbyr
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7th Jan '16 2:34:10 PM Willbyr
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6th Jan '16 2:34:51 AM eroock
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-->--'''The Electric Monk''', ''Literature/DirkGentlysHolisticDetectiveAgency''

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18th Dec '15 12:30:14 PM Gideoncrawle
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* In the ''WesternAnimation/TotalDrama'' fanfic, ''Fanfic/TheLegendOfTotalDramaIsland'', Cody gets "The Mother Of All Wedgies" as opposed to just any old wedgie.

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* In the The ''WesternAnimation/TotalDrama'' fanfic, ''Fanfic/TheLegendOfTotalDramaIsland'', ''Fanfic/TheLegendOfTotalDramaIsland'' has a couple of notable cases:
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Cody gets "The Mother Of All Wedgies" as opposed to just any old wedgie.wedgie.
** One of TheStoryteller’s standard epithets for Justin is, “The Embodiment of Manly Beauty”.
26th Oct '15 5:06:33 AM johnnye
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* Creator/TerryPratchett also uses this, for example in ''Discworld/TheAmazingMauriceAndHisEducatedRodents'' where in one header you find out that Mister Bunnsy finds himself in "the Dark Wood".
** This could have been the name of the forest, though, in which case it would have been justified.

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* Creator/TerryPratchett also both uses this, for example in ''Discworld/TheAmazingMauriceAndHisEducatedRodents'' where and lampshades this a lot:
**''Discworld/TheAmazingMauriceAndHisEducatedRodents'':
in one header you find out that Mister Bunnsy finds himself in "the Dark Wood".
** This could have been the name of the forest, though, in which case it would have been justified.
Wood".



** It's also lampshaded in ''The Truth'', in which there's a comment in the narration that it's usually a sign of SanitySlippage when people start thinking in capitals.
** They may not be ''magic'' exactly, but the capital letter is ''meaningful'' to members of [[MurderInc the Assassins' Guild]]. It separates [[ManOfWealthAndTaste the classy Guild members]] from "curs who go around murdering people for money."

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** It's also lampshaded [[MurderInc The Assassins' Guild]] takes great pains to distinguish between Assassins and mere ''assassins''. The former are [[ManOfWealthAndTaste members of a classy and highly professional Guild]] with standards to maintain; the latter are "curs who go around murdering people for money."
** Lampshaded
in ''The Truth'', in which there's a comment in the narration that it's usually a sign of SanitySlippage when people start thinking in capitals.
** They may not be ''magic'' exactly, but The Smell of [[ThePigpen Foul Ole Ron]] is described as having a personality of its own and fully deserving the capital letter is ''meaningful'' to members of [[MurderInc letter.
** From ''Discworld/{{Eric}}'':
--->''“He didn’t like
the Assassins' Guild]]. It separates [[ManOfWealthAndTaste sound of Him being back and Him being angry. Whenever something important enough to deserve capital letters was angry in the classy Guild members]] from "curs who go around murdering people for money."vicinity of Rincewind, it was usually angry with him.”''
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