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23rd Feb '17 9:40:16 AM Demetrios
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#'''[[BystanderSyndrome Apathy Principle]]:''' ''Your group is the only bunch of people trying to save the world. All other would-be heroes will either join your party or else turn out to be cowards and/or con men.'' (see also ApatheticCitizens)

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#'''[[BystanderSyndrome Apathy Principle]]:''' ''Your ''[[TheMainCharactersDoEverything Your group is the only bunch of people trying to save the world.world]]. All other would-be heroes will either join your party or else turn out to be cowards and/or con men.'' (see also ApatheticCitizens)
15th Jan '17 10:56:53 AM DustSnitch
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#'''[[CardboardPrison Houdini's Postulate]]:''' ''Anyone, whether they are in the player's party or not, who is placed in any kind of prison, fortress, cell, or detention block will escape immediately. Party members will be freed either by [[ChekhovsGunman a small child they just happened to befriend earlier in the day]] or by an [[DeusExMachina unexpected disaster that overcomes the enemy base]], [=NPCs=] will be freed by the released party members, and villains will [[VillainExitStageLeft break out all by themselves]] because they're such {{badass}}es. Once a person has escaped from jail, [[OutOfSightOutOfMind no attempt will be made by the police to recapture them in the future]].''

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#'''[[CardboardPrison Houdini's Postulate]]:''' ''Anyone, whether they are in the player's party or not, who is placed in any kind of prison, fortress, cell, or detention block will escape immediately. Party members will be freed either by [[ChekhovsGunman a small child they just happened to befriend earlier in the day]] or by an [[DeusExMachina unexpected disaster that overcomes the enemy base]], [=NPCs=] will be freed by the released party members, and villains will [[VillainExitStageLeft break out all by themselves]] because they're such {{badass}}es.badasses. Once a person has escaped from jail, [[OutOfSightOutOfMind no attempt will be made by the police to recapture them in the future]].''
1st Oct '16 8:16:15 AM WillyFourEyes
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16th Oct '15 8:08:52 PM nombretomado
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#'''PlanetOfTheApes Rule:''' ''All cities and countries have [[{{Precursors}} ancestors that were wiped out]] [[ScienceIsBad by their technological advances]]''.

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#'''PlanetOfTheApes #'''Franchise/PlanetOfTheApes Rule:''' ''All cities and countries have [[{{Precursors}} ancestors that were wiped out]] [[ScienceIsBad by their technological advances]]''.
10th Oct '15 10:54:53 PM Harem-author
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#'''Sixth Law of Travel:''' ''Nobody gets to own a [[TravelCool cooler ride]] than you. If you ever do see a cooler vehicle than the one you've got now, at some point before the end of the game you will either take over this vehicle, get something even bigger and better, or else see it destroyed in a glorious blaze.''
#'''Seventh Law of Travel:''' ''When on a voyage to another continent, the journey will last only as long as it takes you to [[TalkToEveryone talk to all the other passengers and the captain.]]''

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#'''Sixth Law of Travel:''' ''Nobody gets to own a [[TravelCool cooler ride]] than you. If you ever do see a cooler vehicle than the one you've got now, at some point before the end of the game you will either take over this vehicle, get something even bigger and better, or else see it destroyed in a glorious blaze.''
'' '''Sometimes involving all of the above.'''
#'''Seventh Law of Travel:''' ''When on a voyage to another continent, the journey will last only as long as it takes you to [[TalkToEveryone talk to all the other passengers and the captain.]]'']]'' '''Cutscenes optional.'''
18th Jul '14 4:39:42 PM eroock
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#'''Creator/AynRand's Revenge:''' ''Outside the major cities, there is no government whatsoever. Of course, perhaps that explains why it's so difficult and dangerous to get anywhere outside the major cities.'' (Related to GhibliHills)

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#'''Creator/AynRand's Revenge:''' ''Outside the major cities, there is no government whatsoever. Of course, perhaps that explains why it's so difficult and dangerous [[EnclosedSpace to get anywhere outside the major cities.cities]].'' (Related to GhibliHills)
18th Apr '14 3:37:23 PM tryrar
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#'''[[BystanderSyndrome Apathy Principle]]:''' ''Your group is the only bunch of people trying to save the world. All other would-be heroes will either join your party or else turn out to be cowards and/or con men.'' (see also ApatheticCitizens, DyingLikeAnimals)

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#'''[[BystanderSyndrome Apathy Principle]]:''' ''Your group is the only bunch of people trying to save the world. All other would-be heroes will either join your party or else turn out to be cowards and/or con men.'' (see also ApatheticCitizens, DyingLikeAnimals)ApatheticCitizens)
29th Sep '13 8:11:09 AM WillyFourEyes
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#'''First Law of Travel:''' ''Anything can become a vehicle -- [[FinalFantasyVI castles]], [[BreathOfFire cities]], [[FinalFantasyVIII military academies]], you name it -- so do not be alarmed when [[ChunkyUpdraft the stones of the ancient fortress you are visiting shake underfoot]] and the whole thing lifts off into the sky. As a corollary, [[RuleOfCool anything is capable of flight if it would be cool]], [[HollywoodScience aeronautics]] or even [[ArtisticLicensePhysics basic physics be damned]].''

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#'''First Law of Travel:''' ''Anything can become a vehicle -- [[FinalFantasyVI [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyVI castles]], [[BreathOfFire [[VideoGame/BreathOfFireI cities]], [[FinalFantasyVIII [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyVIII military academies]], you name it -- so do not be alarmed when [[ChunkyUpdraft the stones of the ancient fortress you are visiting shake underfoot]] and the whole thing lifts off into the sky. As a corollary, [[RuleOfCool anything is capable of flight if it would be cool]], [[HollywoodScience aeronautics]] or even [[ArtisticLicensePhysics basic physics be damned]].''
2nd Aug '13 7:29:54 AM Norcon72
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#'''[[SealedEvilInACan Thousand Year Rule]]:''' ''The Ancient Evil returns to savage the land [[ViciousCycle every thousand years]] on the dot, and the last time it showed up was just about 999.9875 years ago. Despite their best efforts, [[NeglectfulPrecursors heroes of the past were never able to do more than seal the Evil away again]] for the future to deal with (which brings up the question of just how exactly does this "sealing away" work anyway, but never mind.) The good news is that this time, the Evil will get destroyed permanently. The bad news is that [[ItsUpToYou you're the one who's going to have to do it.]]''

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#'''[[SealedEvilInACan Thousand Year Rule]]:''' ''The Ancient Evil returns to savage the land [[ViciousCycle every thousand years]] on the dot, and the last time it showed up was just about 999.9875 years ago. Despite their best efforts, [[NeglectfulPrecursors heroes of the past were never able to do more than seal the Evil away again]] for the future to deal with (which brings up the question of just how exactly does this "sealing away" "[[SealedEvilInACan sealing away]]" work anyway, but never mind.) The good news is that this time, the Evil will get destroyed permanently. The bad news is that [[ItsUpToYou you're the one who's going to have to do it.]]''
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