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3rd Jan '18 1:43:51 PM SeizureFerret
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* Literature/NineteenEightyFour: Members of the Outer Party, such a the protagonist Winston Smith, wear blue overalls. Members of the Inner Party wear black overalls. Children belonging to the Youth League wear red handkerchiefs, gray shirts, and blue shorts.

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* Literature/NineteenEightyFour: Members of the Outer Party, such a as the protagonist Winston Smith, wear blue overalls. Members of the Inner Party wear black overalls. Children belonging to the Youth League wear red handkerchiefs, gray shirts, and blue shorts.
5th Nov '17 11:46:20 AM KBABZ
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* ''Film/TheLordOfTheRings'' and ''Film/TheHobbit'' trilogies both use uniquely designed armour so that combatants are easy to tell apart in a fight. Naturalistic Art Nouveau shapes were used for elves, sharp angles and geometric designs represented the dwarves, Nordic and Viking-like designs were attributed to the Rohan, and Roman-esque armour with seabird motifs were used by Gondor. For the villains, dark armour with horns and fur and a general slapped-on look were used for orcs, and Uruk-hai and Sauron's "Uber Orcs" had armour was still crude but felt more solid to show that they weren't messing around.
4th Mar '17 1:08:44 PM Generality
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[[caption-width-right:330:[-In [[LotusEaterMachine The Matrix]], a BadassLongcoat = [[LaResistance Freedom Fighter]], while Clean-Cut Hair, Earpiece and [[SharpDressedMan a Suit]] = Evil Tool of TheMan.-] CoolShades are universal. ]]

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[[caption-width-right:330:[-In [[LotusEaterMachine The Matrix]], a BadassLongcoat = [[LaResistance Freedom Fighter]], while Clean-Cut Hair, Earpiece and [[SharpDressedMan a Suit]] = Evil Tool of TheMan.-] CoolShades are universal. universal.-] ]]
4th Mar '17 1:07:15 PM Generality
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[[caption-width-right:330:[-In [[LotusEaterMachine The Matrix]], a BadassLongcoat = [[LaResistance Freedom Fighter]], while Clean-Cut Hair and [[SharpDressedMan a Suit]] = Evil Tool of TheMan.-] ]]

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[[caption-width-right:330:[-In [[LotusEaterMachine The Matrix]], a BadassLongcoat = [[LaResistance Freedom Fighter]], while Clean-Cut Hair Hair, Earpiece and [[SharpDressedMan a Suit]] = Evil Tool of TheMan.-] CoolShades are universal. ]]
12th Feb '17 3:26:49 PM twobee
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* This is a popular trope in video games, particularly first- and third-person shooters. This is because the player needs to be able to quickly distinguish enemies from allies
9th Feb '17 6:40:47 PM Andyroid
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* Terry Pratchett averts this trope on multiple occasions, most notably with Lady Margolotta from ''Discworld/TheFifthElephant'' . Fluffy pink cardigans are not standard vampire wear, not even when patterned with a bat motif.

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* Terry Pratchett averts this trope on multiple occasions, most notably with Lady Margolotta from ''Discworld/TheFifthElephant'' . Fluffy pink cardigans are not standard vampire wear, not even when patterned with a bat motif.motif, but Margolotta's manner of dress is almost certainly [[ObfuscatingStupidity deliberately designed to make the unwary underestimate her]].
29th Jan '17 8:26:34 PM Loekman3
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* Some RTS games, such as ''AgeOfEmpiresIII'', will avoid using two of the same nation in randomized skirmishes to avoid confusion when not using the [[ColorCodedForYourConvenience trinary color option]]. For a non-opposing example, upgrading your units gives them significant cosmetic changes that allow skilled players to identify the tech level of opposing units on sight. For example, upgrading ''AgeOfMythology'''s Ulfsarks to the highest rank makes their [[HeadHat bearskin hats]] vividly white, as opposed to the usual brown.

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* Some RTS games, such as ''AgeOfEmpiresIII'', ''VideoGame/AgeOfEmpiresIII'', will avoid using two of the same nation in randomized skirmishes to avoid confusion when not using the [[ColorCodedForYourConvenience trinary color option]]. For a non-opposing example, upgrading your units gives them significant cosmetic changes that allow skilled players to identify the tech level of opposing units on sight. For example, upgrading ''AgeOfMythology'''s ''VideoGame/AgeOfMythology'''s Ulfsarks to the highest rank makes their [[HeadHat bearskin hats]] vividly white, as opposed to the usual brown.
27th Jan '17 2:40:09 PM Owlorange1995
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* ShabbyHeroesWellDressedVillains
12th Jan '17 2:48:48 PM gb00393
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* ''Series/GameOfThrones'': Invoked in "The Laws of Gods and Men", when the defendant is brought in shackled like a beast even though the idea of him overpowering the guards and fleeing is ridiculous. His accusers also appear in their finest and most conservative attire to play up their nobility and innocence.
7th Dec '16 3:57:58 PM Owlorange1995
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* Literature/NineteenEightyFour: Members of the Outer Party, such a the protagonist Winston Smith, wear blue overalls. Members of the Inner Party wear black overalls. Children belonging to the Youth League wear red handkerchiefs, gray shirts, and blue shorts.
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