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27th Nov '16 3:15:14 PM nombretomado
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** Technically, we never find out what the consequences would be for ''not'' ringing the bell in ''TheMagiciansNephew''. The verse does imply that NothingIsScarier...

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** Technically, we never find out what the consequences would be for ''not'' ringing the bell in ''TheMagiciansNephew''.''Literature/TheMagiciansNephew''. The verse does imply that NothingIsScarier...
27th Nov '16 2:01:15 PM nombretomado
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* In Creator/CSLewis[='=]s ''[[{{Narnia}} The Silver Chair]]'', the character giving advice was himself only a small percentage of the time, and seemed insane when he's actually giving the right advice. But at least there they had the literal WordOfGod to guide them onto the correct course.

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* In Creator/CSLewis[='=]s ''[[{{Narnia}} The Silver Chair]]'', ''Literature/TheSilverChair'', the character giving advice was himself only a small percentage of the time, and seemed insane when he's actually giving the right advice. But at least there they had the literal WordOfGod to guide them onto the correct course.
29th Oct '16 6:28:49 PM nombretomado
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* Delivered {{Anvilicious}}ly in ''MethodsOfRationality'': "That is the story of how Harry James Potter-Evans-Verres was almost killed by his own lack of curiosity."

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* Delivered {{Anvilicious}}ly in ''MethodsOfRationality'': ''Fanfic/HarryPotterAndTheMethodsOfRationality'': "That is the story of how Harry James Potter-Evans-Verres was almost killed by his own lack of curiosity."
19th Jun '16 2:13:58 PM nombretomado
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* Considered for several paragraphs in one of TimothyZahn's [[TheThrawnTrilogy Thrawn]] novels where Luke, having returned to Dagobah and recalling Yoda's advice on how some emotions inherently serve the Dark Side, ponders which side curiosity is aligned with before deciding it's probably a bit of both.

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* Considered for several paragraphs in one of TimothyZahn's [[TheThrawnTrilogy Creator/TimothyZahn's [[Literature/TheThrawnTrilogy Thrawn]] novels where Luke, having returned to Dagobah and recalling Yoda's advice on how some emotions inherently serve the Dark Side, ponders which side curiosity is aligned with before deciding it's probably a bit of both.
16th May '16 11:59:26 AM Doug86
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* In Creator/RobertEHoward's Literature/ConanTheBarbarian stories:

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* In Creator/RobertEHoward's Literature/ConanTheBarbarian Franchise/ConanTheBarbarian stories:
15th Mar '16 10:23:41 AM Morgenthaler
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* Just about every entry over at SchmuckBait would probably qualify.
* There's also the old story about how "curiosity killed the cat."
13th Mar '16 11:26:15 AM nombretomado
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* In Creator/RobertEHoward's ConanTheBarbarian stories:

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* In Creator/RobertEHoward's ConanTheBarbarian Literature/ConanTheBarbarian stories:



* ''TheMagiciansNephew'' provides us with the page quote.

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* ''TheMagiciansNephew'' ''Literature/TheMagiciansNephew'' provides us with the page quote.
23rd Feb '16 5:49:29 PM Monolaf317
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* In the VideoGame/{{Mario}} fangame ''VideoGame/MarioTheMusicBox'', a recurring theme that is hammered into the heads of Mario and the player(s). In fact, the ArcWords are "Ever heard of 'Curiosity Killed the Cat'?"
25th Nov '15 1:11:10 PM ScroogeMacDuck
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* Invoked by Taran about Yen Sid in ''Fanfic/DisneysWarACrossoverStory'', when he argues that the whole story wouldn't have happened, had Yen Sid not invented the Doorway that later allowed the Horned King to travel to other worlds.
14th Nov '15 11:26:51 AM nombretomado
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* In ''WebVideo/IfTheEmperorHadATextToSpeechDevice'', the Emperor is convinced of this, claiming that Magnus' fall from grace and subsequent destruction of his homeworld were the result of him being too curious for his own good. Magnus [[CallingTheOldManOut fires back that maybe that wouldn't have happened if the Emperor had bothered to explain]] ''[[DugTooDeep why]]'' such curiosity would be dangerous when dealing with [[EldritchLocation the Warp]].

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* In ''WebVideo/IfTheEmperorHadATextToSpeechDevice'', ''WebAnimation/IfTheEmperorHadATextToSpeechDevice'', the Emperor is convinced of this, claiming that Magnus' fall from grace and subsequent destruction of his homeworld were the result of him being too curious for his own good. Magnus [[CallingTheOldManOut fires back that maybe that wouldn't have happened if the Emperor had bothered to explain]] ''[[DugTooDeep why]]'' such curiosity would be dangerous when dealing with [[EldritchLocation the Warp]].
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