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5th Feb '16 6:40:42 PM Prfnoff
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* ''The Musical of Musicals: The Musical'' uses this trope for two of its five segments. The Creator/RodgersAndHammerstein parody is entitled "Corn!", because it takes place among the cornfields of Kansas and because of its old-fashioned, hokey, ''corny'' sentimentality. The StephenSondheim parody is called "A Little Complex", achieving a rare triple meaning: it takes place in a little apartment complex, everyone has a little psychological complex, and the music itself is a little complex (i.e., complicated). * ''MuchAdoAboutNothing'' follows the standard Shakespearean comedy convention of having a self-deprecating title. Additionally, [[GetTheeToANunnery in Shakespeare's day]], "nothing" was a double-entendre for female genitalia, and a major part of the plot deals with Hero's virginity. (It's also -- and separately -- a PunBasedTitle, as "nothing" and "noting" were homonyms to Shakespeare.)
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* ''The Musical of Musicals: The Musical'' ''Theatre/TheMusicalOfMusicalsTheMusical'' uses this trope for two of its five segments. segments: ** The Creator/RodgersAndHammerstein parody is entitled "Corn!", because it takes place among the cornfields of Kansas and because of its old-fashioned, hokey, ''corny'' sentimentality. sentimentality. ** The StephenSondheim Creator/StephenSondheim parody is called "A Little Complex", achieving a rare triple meaning: it takes place in a little apartment complex, everyone has a little psychological complex, and the music itself is a little complex (i.e., complicated). * ''MuchAdoAboutNothing'' ''Theatre/MuchAdoAboutNothing'' follows the standard Shakespearean comedy convention of having a self-deprecating title. Additionally, [[GetTheeToANunnery in Shakespeare's day]], "nothing" was a double-entendre for female genitalia, and a major part of the plot deals with Hero's virginity. (It's also -- and separately -- a PunBasedTitle, as "nothing" and "noting" were homonyms to Shakespeare.)

* TheImportanceOfBeingEarnest: The conflict stems from several different characters not being earnest, and also about the [[SeriousBusiness surprisingly important]] matter of who is and is not named "Ernest".
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* TheImportanceOfBeingEarnest: The In ''Theatre/TheImportanceOfBeingEarnest'', the conflict stems from several different characters not being earnest, and also about the [[SeriousBusiness surprisingly important]] matter of who is and is not named "Ernest".
5th Feb '16 4:09:32 AM Silverblade2
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->''"A game name like ''VideoGame/JustCause'' is absolute gold for the reviewer, since it can mean both '(a) just cause', a righteous agenda, or the phrase 'just (be)cause', a dismissive explanation of whimsical or reckless behavior. The opportunity for puns is obvious: why would you steal a passenger jet and fly it directly up the bumhole of a sun-bathing prostitute? Just 'cause! Praise and large quantities of gamer pussy will swiftly follow."''
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->''"A game name like ''VideoGame/JustCause'' ''Just Cause'' is absolute gold for the reviewer, since it can mean both '(a) just cause', a righteous agenda, or the phrase 'just (be)cause', a dismissive explanation of whimsical or reckless behavior. The opportunity for puns is obvious: why would you steal a passenger jet and fly it directly up the bumhole of a sun-bathing prostitute? Just 'cause! Praise and large quantities of gamer pussy will swiftly follow."''
27th Jan '16 8:25:40 PM TheMightyHeptagon
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* ''ComicBook/ExMachina'' has a few examples: ** The first storyline is titled "The First Hundred Days". It refers both to an old rule about politics (that a politician's first 100 days in office are the most crucial), and to the protagonist Mitchell Hundred's first days as Mayor of New York City. ** The "Smoke Smoke" story arc is both about Mitchell getting dragged into a debate over legalizing marijuana in New York City, and about the New York Police Department investigating a string of crimes seemingly committed by a rogue firefighter. It also ends with the revelation that [[spoiler: Mitchell secretly smokes marijuana to cope with the stressful side effects of his powers]].
25th Jan '16 4:20:09 PM eroock
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* ''Film/{{Species}}'' was translated into Hebrew as "Min Mesukan" (literally "Dangerous Species"). The word "Min" also means "Sex", making the title "Dangerous Sex".
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* ''Film/{{Species}}'' was translated into Hebrew as "Min Mesukan" (literally "Dangerous Species"). The word "Min" [[LuckyTranslation also means means]] "Sex", making the title "Dangerous Sex".
25th Jan '16 3:49:44 PM eroock
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* ''Film/{{Species}}'' was translated as "Min Mesukan" (literally "Dangerous Species"). The word "Min" also means "Sex", making the title "Dangerous Sex".
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* ''Film/{{Species}}'' was translated into Hebrew as "Min Mesukan" (literally "Dangerous Species"). The word "Min" also means "Sex", making the title "Dangerous Sex".
23rd Jan '16 4:47:40 AM jormis29
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* The Creator/FritzLang film ''Film/{{Fury}}'' can refer to either the destructive dangers of mob rule and public outrage, or the main character's desire for revenge after barely escaping a lynch mob.
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* The Creator/FritzLang film ''Film/{{Fury}}'' ''Film/{{Fury 1936}}'' can refer to either the destructive dangers of mob rule and public outrage, or the main character's desire for revenge after barely escaping a lynch mob.
22nd Jan '16 5:30:57 AM Morgenthaler
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* BraveSaintSaturn's album ''Anti-Meridian''. The "Anti-" references {{antimatter}}, as the discovery of a cheap means of manufacturing the stuff is a major plot point. It also represents "ante meridian", representing the dawn of a new era, caused by the aforementioned antimatter.
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* BraveSaintSaturn's Music/BraveSaintSaturn's album ''Anti-Meridian''. The "Anti-" references {{antimatter}}, as the discovery of a cheap means of manufacturing the stuff is a major plot point. It also represents "ante meridian", representing the dawn of a new era, caused by the aforementioned antimatter.
18th Jan '16 1:56:48 PM MyFinalEdits
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** ''VisualNovel/VirtuesLastReward'' refers to the general theme of the game about how showing virtue is neither good or bad. It means both "virtue leads to your dead", as in the phrase "he was lead to his last reward", but also can be interpreted as "virtue will give you a last reward", as in if you're virtues you will succeed. This double meaning title was made for the English version to replicate the double meaning of the Japanese title, Zennin Shibō Desu. Although it's literal translation is "Good People Die", it can also be alternatively read to mean something along the lines of "I want to be a good person."
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** * ''VisualNovel/VirtuesLastReward'' refers to the general theme of the game about how showing virtue is neither good or bad. It means both "virtue leads to your dead", as in the phrase "he was lead to his last reward", but also can be interpreted as "virtue will give you a last reward", as in if you're virtues you will succeed. This double meaning title was made for the English version to replicate the double meaning of the Japanese title, Zennin Shibō Desu. Although it's literal translation is "Good People Die", it can also be alternatively read to mean something along the lines of "I want to be a good person."
18th Jan '16 10:41:19 AM nowaymanguy
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* ''VisualNovel/VirtuesLastReward'' refers to the general theme of the game about how showing virtue is neither good or bad. It means both "virtue leads to your dead", as in the phrase "he was lead to his last reward", but also can be interpreted as "virtue will give you a last reward", as in if you're virtues you will succeed. This double meaning title was made for the English version to replicate the double meaning of the Japanese title, Zennin Shibō Desu. Although it's literal translation is "Good People Die", it can also be alternatively read to mean something along the lines of "die if you are not good".
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* The title of the ''VisualNovel/ZeroEscape'' franchise, refers to the central antagonistic "Zero" figure, and also means that there's no escape. ** ''VisualNovel/VirtuesLastReward'' refers to the general theme of the game about how showing virtue is neither good or bad. It means both "virtue leads to your dead", as in the phrase "he was lead to his last reward", but also can be interpreted as "virtue will give you a last reward", as in if you're virtues you will succeed. This double meaning title was made for the English version to replicate the double meaning of the Japanese title, Zennin Shibō Desu. Although it's literal translation is "Good People Die", it can also be alternatively read to mean something along the lines of "die if you are not good". "I want to be a good person."
16th Jan '16 6:50:46 AM Prfnoff
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* ''Theatre/StateOfTheUnion'': The title alludes to Grant Matthews' running for President, as well as to his strained marriage.
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