History Main / CityWithNoName

9th Sep '16 9:37:05 AM Morgenthaler
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* A semi-example: people living in or near a major city will often simply refer to that city as "the city." Taking it a step further, during the height of TheRomanEmpire, the city of Rome was simply "The City" to many across all of Europe. Even the calendar counted years ab urbe condita, or "from the founding of the city" with everyone understanding which city. Not really No Name Given, more like No Need To Give Name.

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* A semi-example: people living in or near a major city will often simply refer to that city as "the city." Taking it a step further, during the height of TheRomanEmpire, UsefulNotes/TheRomanEmpire, the city of Rome was simply "The City" to many across all of Europe. Even the calendar counted years ab urbe condita, or "from the founding of the city" with everyone understanding which city. Not really No Name Given, more like No Need To Give Name.
23rd Aug '16 11:31:47 AM Ulkomaalainen
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* The city visited in ''Anime/TheSkyCrawlers'' is left unnamed, but the soundtrack and Polish signs reveal it to be Krakow. The actual setting is pretty weird: the setting mentioned is [[UnitedEurope The European Confederation]], but it features a very American-style diner, and every single character has a Japanese name, and speaks primarily Japanese -- they actually switch to English at times to drive home that it's not just a TranslationConvention.
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3rd Aug '16 1:50:47 PM Greenygal
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* ''Series/KungFu'' The Legend Continues - The city is never named. Fans called it Sloansville after the writer Micheal Sloan.
* Many of AaronSpelling 's cop shows ''Series/TheRookies'', ''Series/StarskyandHutch'', ''Series/SWAT'', ''Series/TJHooker'' are set in police agencies that resemble the Los Angeles Police Department, but are in unnamed cities.

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* ''Series/KungFu'' ''Series/KungFu: The Legend Continues Continues'' - The city is never named. Fans called it Sloansville after the writer Micheal Sloan.
* Many of AaronSpelling 's AaronSpelling's cop shows ''Series/TheRookies'', ''Series/StarskyandHutch'', ''Series/SWAT'', ''Series/StarskyAndHutch'', ''Series/{{SWAT}}'', ''Series/TJHooker'' are set in police agencies that resemble the Los Angeles Police Department, but are in unnamed cities.
18th Jul '16 8:54:34 AM blkwhtrbbt
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* Inverted with Nashville, Tennessee. Everybody calls it Nashville, but it seems to have no official municipal government. Police, courts, schools, and fire departments are run by "Davidson County", located in Nashville's downtown.
13th Jul '16 6:30:35 AM Gosicrystal
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* The city in ''VideoGame/GhostTrick'' is never named. Not even the country it belongs to. What we know, though, is that it has a harbor.
23rd Jun '16 6:08:28 AM MrLavisherMoot
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* ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoII'': Or rather, the generic name "Anywhere City". The game takes place in America, but unlike the cities in the first game, Anywhere City doesn't resemble any real town in particular.

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* ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoII'': ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAuto2'': Or rather, the generic name "Anywhere City". The game takes place in America, but unlike the cities in the first game, Anywhere City doesn't resemble any real town in particular.
11th May '16 1:57:03 PM ClarkKent_DC
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* Many of AaronSpelling 's cop shows ''Series/TheRookies'', ''Series/StarskyandHutch'', ''Series/SWAT'', ''Series/TJHooker'' are set in police agencies that resemble the Los Angeles Police Department, but are in unnamed cities.
2nd May '16 9:31:26 AM Vir
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* ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans'': Fans use the name "Jump City" from the comic book SpinOff ''ComicBook/TeenTitansGo''.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans'': Fans use the name "Jump City" from the comic book SpinOff ''ComicBook/TeenTitansGo''.''ComicBook/TeenTitansGo''
2nd May '16 9:29:38 AM Vir
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* ''ToddInTheShadows'' listed the city where he lives as "Bumfuck Nowhere, Virginia".

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* ''ToddInTheShadows'' ''WebVideo/ToddInTheShadows'' listed the city where he lives as "Bumfuck Nowhere, Virginia".



* ''WesternAnimation/FriskyDingo'' never mentions the name of the city the series takes place in, only referring to it as "the town". The page quote {{lampshades}} this.

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* ''WesternAnimation/FriskyDingo'' never mentions the name of the city the series takes place in, only referring to it as "the town". The page quote {{lampshades}} {{lampshade|Hanging}}s this.



** Rugrats seems to suggest it could take place anywhere in the US that can receive snowfall in the winter, whereas the Chirstmas episode of All Grown Up has a snowless Christmas, which suggests that they live in a warmer part of the world. The fact that their school seems to be more or less designed for warmer weather also suggests they may be in California or some warm part of the US.

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** Rugrats ''Rugrats'' seems to suggest it could take place anywhere in the US that can receive snowfall in the winter, whereas the Chirstmas episode of All ''All Grown Up Up'' has a snowless Christmas, which suggests that they live in a warmer part of the world. The fact that their school seems to be more or less designed for warmer weather also suggests they may be in California or some warm part of the US.


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* On ''WesternAnimation/SonicBoom'', it's often {{lampshade|Hanging}}d that the village the characters live in has no name.
21st Apr '16 2:42:55 AM Korodzik
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* The setting of ''Roleplay/CityOfLostCharacters'' is referred to simply as "The City". (Confusingly, at least two player characters -- [[VideoGame/{{Thief}} Garrett]] and WesternAnimation/TheTick -- come from places also called simply The City.)
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