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19th Jul '17 6:19:40 AM Scandia
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* Polynesia means "many islands" in Greek. It is exactly that- many islands spread out across a large portion of the Pacific Ocean.
17th Jul '17 7:08:11 AM AndIntroducingALeg
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* London Weekend Television was a company that broadcast television. In London. At the Weekend.
9th Jul '17 3:46:28 PM WildKatGirl
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* In German, the word for 'drums' is 'schlagzeug'. Translated literally, this means 'hit-things', which is exactly what drums are.
9th Jul '17 6:15:15 AM StFan
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* '''''True Story''''' and related confessions-type magazines, including '''''True Confessions''''': Purportedly. Many of these confessional-style stories were actual submissions by readers, but re-written, while others were complete fiction (thus inverting the trope); however, they typically followed a "sin-suffer-repent" formula, wherein the main character (these stories were always first person) explains her background, makes a poor life decision (such as marrying someone rumored to be a domestic abuser), suffers the consequences, things come to a head and the main protagonist takes steps to change her situation. After the situation is resolved, the main character explains the lessons learned, that she is (usually, but not always) unembittered by the negativity, and then [[WhereAreTheyNowEpilogue explains what happened later]] (often, but not always, a positive, sunny outcome, with the bad guys in jail or having finally had their comeuppance/suffered negative consequences, such as jail or death). Many of the stories were from young women or teen-aged girls who had become stuck in bad relationships, although one memorable story was about a teen-aged girl who was trapped in an abusive family[[note]] (escaping only after she overdoses on aspirin, is sent to foster care and is emancipated when her parents make the mistake of becoming violent with each other inside her foster home)[[/note]].
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* ''True Story'' and related confessions-type magazines, including ''True Confessions'': Purportedly. Many of these confessional-style stories were actual submissions by readers, but re-written, while others were complete fiction (thus inverting the trope); however, they typically followed a "sin-suffer-repent" formula, wherein the main character (these stories were always first person) explains her background, makes a poor life decision (such as marrying someone rumored to be a domestic abuser), suffers the consequences, things come to a head and the main protagonist takes steps to change her situation. After the situation is resolved, the main character explains the lessons learned, that she is (usually, but not always) unembittered by the negativity, and then [[WhereAreTheyNowEpilogue explains what happened later]] (often, but not always, a positive, sunny outcome, with the bad guys in jail or having finally had their comeuppance/suffered negative consequences, such as jail or death). Many of the stories were from young women or teen-aged girls who had become stuck in bad relationships, although one memorable story was about a teen-aged girl who was trapped in an abusive family[[note]] (escaping only after she overdoses on aspirin, is sent to foster care and is emancipated when her parents make the mistake of becoming violent with each other inside her foster home)[[/note]].
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** The All Terrain-series of [[SpiderTank walkers]], on multiple levels. They are called walkers because they move on legs instead than wheels, threads or repulsors. The third and fourth letter in the popular name of any walker describe their purpose (AT-ST, for example, is a Scout Transport, while the famed AT-AT is an Armored Transport, armoured enough that normal ground artillery can't damage it). Finally, the first and second letter stand for "All Terrain"... And ''Film/StarWarsTheCloneWars'' shows the AT-TE, usually fielded on flat terrain, used in multiple odd terrains, such as mountain but ''vertically'' and ''outer space''.

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** The All Terrain-series of [[SpiderTank walkers]], on multiple levels. They are called walkers because they move on legs instead than wheels, threads or repulsors. The third and fourth letter in the popular name of any walker describe their purpose (AT-ST, for example, is a Scout Transport, while the famed AT-AT is an Armored Transport, armoured armored enough that normal ground artillery can't damage it). Finally, the first and second letter stand for "All Terrain"... And ''Film/StarWarsTheCloneWars'' ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars'' shows the AT-TE, usually fielded on flat terrain, used in multiple odd terrains, such as mountain but ''vertically'' and ''outer space''.
8th Jul '17 11:29:16 PM ecuvulle6267
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* ''WebVideo/TheHappyVideoGameNerd'': Usually played straight but sometimes subverted. He mentions in his review of ''Eternal Darkness'' that viewers comment on his name as if that's his only modus operandi and that he should be praising games all the time. Instead, he reminds them that he's just honest about games he doesn't like but provides constructive criticism (backed by personal experience shown in the reviews) as to why that is.
8th Jul '17 11:28:07 PM ecuvulle6267
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* ''WebVideo/TheHappyVideoGameNerd'': Usually played straight but sometimes subverted. He mentions in his review of ''Eternal Darkness'' that viewers comment on his name as if that's his only modus operandi and that he should be praising games all the time. Instead, he reminds them that he's just honest about games he doesn't like but provides constructive criticism (backed by personal experience shown in the reviews) as to why that is.
11th Jun '17 11:30:17 AM nombretomado
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** [[Creator/LudwigVanBeethoven Beethoven's]] works most commonly called the Eroica Variations (for their use in the Eroica Symphony) were in full "Variations and Fugue for Piano in E flat major, Op. 35", while his Opus 20 was "Septet for clarinet, horn, bassoon, violin, viola, cello, and contrabass in E-flat major". It's no wonder many classical works are simply referred to by composer, opus, and number.

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** [[Creator/LudwigVanBeethoven [[Music/LudwigVanBeethoven Beethoven's]] works most commonly called the Eroica Variations (for their use in the Eroica Symphony) were in full "Variations and Fugue for Piano in E flat major, Op. 35", while his Opus 20 was "Septet for clarinet, horn, bassoon, violin, viola, cello, and contrabass in E-flat major". It's no wonder many classical works are simply referred to by composer, opus, and number.
10th Jun '17 11:05:52 AM nombretomado
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* Creator/WolfgangAmadeusMozart's early {{opera}} ''The Abduction from the Seralgio.'' Plot: The main character is trapped in a seraglio and has to be abducted from it.

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* Creator/WolfgangAmadeusMozart's Music/WolfgangAmadeusMozart's early {{opera}} ''The Abduction from the Seralgio.'' Plot: The main character is trapped in a seraglio and has to be abducted from it.
7th Jun '17 10:13:00 PM PherddBerffle
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* The Magnetic Fields 3-disc set ''69 Love Songs'', with 23 tracks per disc.

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* The Magnetic Fields 3-disc set ''69 Love Songs'', with 23 tracks per disc.Songs''.
3rd Jun '17 5:58:23 PM PherddBerffle
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* The Magnetic Fields 3-disc set ''69 Love Songs'', with 23 tracks per disc.
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