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19th Apr '17 12:35:20 PM Malady
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*** [[spoiler:and Suliman, the group’s driver seduces Shlomtsiyon, the company’s secretary, in an attempt to make her bring him with her back to Israel, [[SubvertedTrope subverting]] WhereDaWhiteWomenAt (this fails, as she angrily dumps him the moment she realises his true plans, which leads to his death in the Tutsi-Hutu fight later on)]].
** Also, the company’s boss wants to adopt a very bright kid he meets at the local village, who shows a remarkable talent in math and even learns to say ‘good morning’ in Hebrew (albeit mispronounced), even competing over him with the Swedish model. The Israelis treat the place they're in mostly with [[DeadpanSnarker condescension]] (as one of them phrased it: ‘Everyone’s a shell-shocked darkie around here!’) and occasionally with some romanticising ([[spoiler: Shlomtsiyon’s argument with Suliman about their future revolved around this: she wanted to get away from the commercialised, competitive West, while he wanted to leave Africa; this is what lead her to realise his true intentions and dump him]]), and the two Europeans seem to regard Israel with the same condescending tone the [[HypocriticalHumor Israelis treat the Africans]] (when told that the Israeli model is ‘very popular in Israel’, the English photographer says, ‘Yes, but so is war!’), while both Israelis and Europeans display [[RousseauWasRight every possible vice of Western society]].

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*** [[spoiler:and Suliman, the group’s driver seduces Shlomtsiyon, the company’s secretary, in an attempt to make her bring him with her back to Israel, [[SubvertedTrope subverting]] {{subvert|edTrope}}ing WhereDaWhiteWomenAt (this fails, as she angrily dumps him the moment she realises his true plans, which leads to his death in the Tutsi-Hutu fight later on)]].
** Also, the company’s boss wants to adopt a very bright kid he meets at the local village, who shows a remarkable talent in math and even learns to say ‘good morning’ in Hebrew (albeit mispronounced), even competing over him with the Swedish model. The Israelis treat the place they're in mostly with [[DeadpanSnarker condescension]] (as one of them phrased it: ‘Everyone’s a shell-shocked darkie around here!’) and occasionally with some romanticising ([[spoiler: Shlomtsiyon’s ([[spoiler:Shlomtsiyon’s argument with Suliman about their future revolved around this: she wanted to get away from the commercialised, competitive West, while he wanted to leave Africa; this is what lead her to realise his true intentions and dump him]]), and the two Europeans seem to regard Israel with the same condescending tone the [[HypocriticalHumor Israelis treat the Africans]] (when told that the Israeli model is ‘very popular in Israel’, the English photographer says, ‘Yes, but so is war!’), while both Israelis and Europeans display [[RousseauWasRight every possible vice of Western society]].


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* ''Series/AdamRuinsEverything'': {{Subverted}}. Adam has Teddy Ruge, a native Ugandan, rip apart this image, since it was created by companies like TOMS Shoes to sell stuff. In fact, Teddy argues that donations of shoes not only distract people from other problems countries like Uganda face, but actually hurt the local economy by making local industries - like cobblers, in the case of TOMS - noncompetitive.
6th Apr '17 1:17:27 AM MadAnthony94
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** In ''GeniusTheTransgression'' the colonial fantasy of Darkest Africa, the one full of dangerous jungles and lost cities, as one of the Bardos, places that used to exist until they were proven not to (but can still be accessed by those with a few toes out of conventional reality).
2nd Mar '17 1:21:17 PM jamespolk
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* In Film/FiveWeeksInABalloon, the heroes go on an expedition into this setting to claim unexplored territory and prevent ruthless slavers from doing the same.

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* In Film/FiveWeeksInABalloon, ''Film/FiveWeeksInABalloon'', the heroes go on an expedition into this setting to claim unexplored territory and prevent ruthless slavers from doing the same.same.
* ''Film/TraderHorn'': Mostly played straight, as the natives are portrayed as either savage or childlike, and in the business of crucifying people and making mounds of skulls when they're in savage mode.
28th Feb '17 10:44:18 AM megarockman
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* ''TabletopGame/TwilightStruggle'' focuses on the chaotic Cold War-era political aspects of this trope with the Africa region of the board, which includes all of Africa save for Libya and Egypt (they count as Middle East). Most countries in the region are low-stability, which means they are easily controlled by influence and are more vulnerable to coup attempts (only Morocco and South Africa are above level 2); in addition the only Level 1 stability battleground countries (which determine Domination and Control of the region when scored) are here (Angola, Zaire, and Nigeria). Games tend to see rather wild swings of board position here as they progress.
2nd Feb '17 1:22:01 PM Rubber_Lotus
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* [[ComicBook/WonderWoman The Cheetah's]] post-Crisis backstory plays this entirely straight, with the source of her powers stemming from a cannibalistic cult deep in Africa's jungles.
24th Jan '17 10:10:44 PM Naram-Sin
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** One of Camden's crazy residents is Congolese-born [[AsLongAsItSoundsForeign Nescobar A-lop-lop]]. He once voted for a presidential candidate who spoke in favor of cannibalism (and lost).

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** One of Camden's crazy residents is Congolese-born [[FunnyForeigner Congolese-born]] [[AsLongAsItSoundsForeign Nescobar A-lop-lop]]. He once voted for a presidential candidate who spoke in favor of cannibalism (and lost).
24th Jan '17 10:08:27 PM Naram-Sin
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**One of Camden's crazy residents is Congolese-born [[AsLongAsItSoundsForeign Nescobar A-lop-lop]]. He once voted for a presidential candidate who spoke in favor of cannibalism (and lost).
18th Jan '17 1:41:48 PM sampacm
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* ''VideoGame/EarthBound'' has Deep Darkness, a place mostly composed of jungles and swamps; the jungle is so dense that it's impossible to see through it, unless you have the Hawk Eye (Retrieved from the pyramid in Scaraba), which allow you to "Pierce the darkness".


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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Popeye}}'' once treveled to Darkest Africa searching for Bluto in ''Fightin Pals''; the short shows him actually going through Dark Africa and Darker Africa before getting to his destiny.
4th Jan '17 3:35:32 AM Chabal2
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* ''TabletopGame/WarhammerFantasy'': the Southlands, the stand-in for the African continent has the [[ArabianNightsDays kingdoms of Araby]] and the [[NephariousPharaoh Khemri]] to the far north, a few Lizardman cities and elven ports here and there, the Skaven capital of Clan Pestilens, with most of the danger being presented by the native savage orcs, [[DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything who are primitive and stupid even by their northern cousins' standards.]]
19th Sep '16 3:53:22 PM wrestlingdog909
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* The group [[http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2012/11/28/166095383/africa-for-norway-viral-video-pokes-fun-at-stereotypes-in-aid-efforts Africa for Norway]] brutally parodies this by making Live Aid-esque PublicServiceAnnouncements for Scandinavian countries. [[http://www.rustyradiator.com/ Rusty Radiator, or Radi-Aid]] is a spinoff.
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