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24th Jun '16 3:21:07 PM Saveelich
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* Pick any advertising for a French perfume. It will ''inevitably'' be set in Paris, with its landmarks.

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* Pick any advertising for a French perfume. It will ''inevitably'' be set in Paris, with its landmarks.landmarks showing up.
22nd Jun '16 3:48:45 PM shokoshu
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* Subverted in an anecdote about Guy de Maupassant, who regularly dined in a restaurant on the Eiffel Tower. "So you love the Eiffel Tower that much?" "Au contraire, it's just the only place in Paris where you CAN'T see the bloody thing!"
16th May '16 12:14:01 AM foxley
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* ''Series/TheNewAvengers'': "Complex", the first episode filmed in Canada, opens with a shot of the CN Tower in Toronto so there can be no doubt where they are.
21st Apr '16 4:16:26 PM TinyTedDanson
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* ''Literature/TheDarkTower'' often uses this trope in artwork (both official and fan), though it's presumably [[{{Determinator}} for metaphorical purposes]]. It doesn't matter if it's [[Literature/DrawingOfThree art of Roland staring out to sea]] or the cover for a book [[Literature/WizardAndGlass almost entirely focused entirely on backstory]], chances are the Tower is looming in the distance.

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* ''Literature/TheDarkTower'' often uses this trope for the titular MacGuffinLocation in artwork (both both official and fan), though fan artwork (though it's presumably [[{{Determinator}} for metaphorical purposes]]. purposes]] in most cases). It doesn't matter if it's [[Literature/DrawingOfThree art [[Literature/TheDrawingOfTheThree artwork of Roland staring out to sea]] or the cover for a book [[Literature/WizardAndGlass almost entirely focused entirely on backstory]], chances are the Tower is looming in the distance.
21st Apr '16 4:14:18 PM TinyTedDanson
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* ''Literature/TheDarkTower'' often uses this trope in artwork (both official and fan), though it's presumably [[{{Determinator}} for metaphorical purposes]]. It doesn't matter if it's [[Literature/DrawingOfThree art of Roland staring out to sea]] or the cover for a book [[Literature/WizardAndGlass almost entirely focused entirely on backstory]], chances are the Tower is looming in the distance.
13th Apr '16 10:37:49 PM roothorick
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* Green Bay has Lambeau Field.
13th Apr '16 10:29:32 PM roothorick
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* Look up anywhere in [[VideoGame/TheElderScrollsIVOblivion The Imperial City]] and you'll see The White Gold Tower. [[VideoGame/TheElderScrollsVSkyrim Whiterun]] has Dragonsreach, while Winterhold has its eponymous college.
23rd Mar '16 7:08:55 AM VictorDamazio
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23rd Mar '16 7:06:54 AM VictorDamazio
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[[folder:Jokes]]
-->I pilot was flying alone in his plane around the world, and his supervisors kept asking him where he was, and to know that, he had a technique, put his arm through a hole below the plane, and touch things with his hand.\\


-->Where are you now?
-->In USA.
-->Why?
-->I touched the Statue of Liberty.

-->And now, where you are?
-->In England
-->Why?
-->I touched the Big Ben.

-->And now?
-->In France
-->Why?
-->I touched the Eiffel Tower

-->And now?
-->In Italy
-->Why?
-->I touched the Leaning Tower of Pisa

-->Now?
-->In China
-->Why?
-->I touched the Great Wall

-->Now?
-->In Japan
-->Why?
-->I touched the Tokyo Tower

-->Now?
-->In Brazil
-->Oh, you don't need to say, you touched the Christ the Redeemer statue.
-->No, that wasn't it.
-->Then what was it?
-->Somebody stole my watch.

[[/folder]]
8th Mar '16 2:42:15 PM eroock
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