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23rd Aug '16 6:29:26 PM DrFraud
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* In ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/11349550/5/Wizard-s-Law Wizard's Law]]'' Harry tries to teach Fred and George to play basketball.
-->'''George:''' So what's the point of this game?\\
'''Harry:''' Same as Quidditch, you get the ball into the hoop. Only there's no flying, you don't have to dodge any other balls, and most of the players generally tend to be pretty tall. Like Madame Maxime-sized tall.
17th Aug '16 3:02:09 AM DrFraud
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* ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/11567521/17/Is-Your-Great-Aunt-an-AI Is Your Great-Aunt an AI?]]'':
-->Soon, the bottle was refilled enough for Harry to risk drinking it (it felt like he had drunk liquid nitrogen, only without the vitrification and the damage to one's stomach from the liquid gas expanding and other horrid things that happened when one drank liquid nitrogen), and then he plunged through the flames.
13th Aug '16 10:35:40 AM VVK
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On the other hand, a Dissimile often has a lot of overlap with {{Metaphorgotten}}. Also compare with AnalogyBackfire. See also TalksLikeASimile and IWouldSayIfICouldSay.

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On the other hand, a Dissimile often has a lot of overlap with {{Metaphorgotten}}. Also compare with AnalogyBackfire.AnalogyBackfire and LiesToChildren. See also TalksLikeASimile and IWouldSayIfICouldSay.
13th Aug '16 7:46:38 AM WillBGood
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* ''Webcomic/DumbingOfAge'' [[http://www.dumbingofage.com/2014/comic/book-4/02-i-was-a-teenage-churchmouse/sexislike/ "here"]]:

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* ''Webcomic/DumbingOfAge'' [[http://www.dumbingofage.com/2014/comic/book-4/02-i-was-a-teenage-churchmouse/sexislike/ "here"]]:here]]:
13th Aug '16 7:43:00 AM WillBGood
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* [[http://www.arcamax.com/newspics/40/4025/402516.gif This]] ''ComicStrip/BabyBlues'' comic.

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* %%* [[http://www.arcamax.com/newspics/40/4025/402516.gif This]] ''ComicStrip/BabyBlues'' comic.
13th Aug '16 7:42:00 AM WillBGood
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* ''WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic":

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* ''WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic":''WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic'':



* On his [[http://gideondefoe.livejournal.com/ Live Journal]], obscure author GideonDefoe (''ThePirates!'' series) came up with this one:

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* On his [[http://gideondefoe.livejournal.com/ Live Journal]], LiveJournal]], obscure author GideonDefoe (''ThePirates!'' series) came up with this one:
12th Aug '16 7:33:00 AM TonyG
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* On ''WesternAnimation/{{Cars}}'', Mater talks about an old girlfriend called Doreen, who "looked just like a Jaguar, 'cept she was a truck." (A bit of ActorAllusion, as Creator/LarryTheCableGuy would make similar comparisons on his stand-up. See Stand-Up Comedy below.)
7th Aug '16 3:35:34 PM eroock
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* * In ''Film/{{Deadpool 2016}}'', Wade's explanation of his relationship with Al.
-->'''Deadpool:''' Al's like the Robin to my Batman... Except she's old. And black. And blind.
30th Jul '16 5:37:34 PM nombretomado
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* Humor columnist DaveBarry used this often.

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* Humor columnist DaveBarry Creator/DaveBarry used this often.
18th Jul '16 5:51:31 PM Doug86
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* In one strip of ''{{ComicStrip/Dilbert}}'', Dogbert describes time: "It's like a donut shot out of a cannon and spinning at the speed of light, only without the donut and the cannon."

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* In one strip of ''{{ComicStrip/Dilbert}}'', ''ComicStrip/{{Dilbert}}'', Dogbert describes time: "It's like a donut shot out of a cannon and spinning at the speed of light, only without the donut and the cannon."



* ''{{Garfield}}'' - "Life is like a bird bath. It's made of concrete and birds like to splash around in it. Boy, that was dumb. Life isn't anything like a bird bath. Life... is like a sock monkey..."

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* ''{{Garfield}}'' ''ComicStrip/{{Garfield}}'' - "Life is like a bird bath. It's made of concrete and birds like to splash around in it. Boy, that was dumb. Life isn't anything like a bird bath. Life... is like a sock monkey..."



* Inverted in AVeryPotterMusical. One person makes a comparison to two things who are very similar, but someone still says they're very unalike.

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* Inverted in AVeryPotterMusical.''Theatre/AVeryPotterMusical''. One person makes a comparison to two things who are very similar, but someone still says they're very unalike.
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