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11th May '16 3:36:28 AM Morgenthaler
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* An example that may not even be found anymore, but when the ''Film/StarshipTroopers'' film was released, the accompanying website which contained a lot of character bios and historical information listed the Mobile Infantry alongside historically [[ElitesAreMoreGlamorous prestigious military units]] such as TheKnightsTemplar, [[PolesWithPoleaxes the Winged Hussars]] and the Navy Seals.

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* An example that may not even be found anymore, but when the ''Film/StarshipTroopers'' film was released, the accompanying website which contained a lot of character bios and historical information listed the Mobile Infantry alongside historically [[ElitesAreMoreGlamorous prestigious military units]] such as TheKnightsTemplar, [[PolesWithPoleaxes UsefulNotes/TheKnightsTemplar, [[UsefulNotes/PolesWithPoleaxes the Winged Hussars]] and the Navy Seals.
4th May '16 7:22:16 PM JackG
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** Averted when the Doctor is thinking of adopting the name of a famous Doctor. He considers [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Galen Dr Galen]], [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jonas_Salk Dr Salk]], or [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benjamin_Spock Dr Spock]], though the last is also a StealthPun regarding the famous StarTrek character.

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** Averted when the Doctor is thinking of adopting the name of a famous Doctor. doctor. He considers [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Galen Dr Galen]], [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jonas_Salk Dr Salk]], or [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benjamin_Spock Dr Spock]], though the last is also a StealthPun regarding the famous StarTrek character.
4th May '16 7:21:33 PM JackG
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** Averted when the Doctor is thinking of adopting the name of a famous Doctor. He considers [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Galen Dr Galen]], [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jonas_Salk Dr Salk]], or [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benjamin_Spock Dr Spock]], though the last is also a StealthPun regarding the famous StarTrek character.
26th Mar '16 10:42:31 AM TedlyAnderson
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* Inverted in ''ComicBook/ExMachina'': a traveler from an AlternateUniverse arrives in the comic's universe (which is mostly identical to ours) and attempts to gather information by ordering his suit AI to connect to "gharity.com" and "skyvann.com". When both fail, he connects to...[[TheOtherWiki Wikipedia]].

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* Inverted in ''ComicBook/ExMachina'': a traveler from an AlternateUniverse arrives in the comic's universe (which is mostly identical to ours) and attempts to gather information by ordering his suit AI to connect to "gharity.com" and "skyvann.com". When both fail, he connects to...to ... [[TheOtherWiki Wikipedia]].Wikipedia]].
* Used in ''ComicBook/DCOneMillion'' when a visitor from the 853rd century says how proud he is to be back in the 20th century, the time of such great scientists as Albert Einstein, Stephen Hawking, and Ayo Sotinwa. He then corrects himself, realizing that Sotinwa would still be a child at this point.
26th Feb '16 1:00:21 PM movie007
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* ''Film/BillAndTedsBogusJourney'' opens with Rufus bringing important historical figures to the future as guest lecturers for his class, including historical figures from TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture.

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* ''Film/BillAndTedsBogusJourney'' opens with Rufus bringing important historical figures to the future as guest lecturers for his class, including historical figures from TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture.TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture -- one being a rock musician that was popular at the time, and the other being a futuristic historical figure..
25th Feb '16 12:48:18 PM Philweasel
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* VideoGame/MassEffect has several examples, but one clear one is the Armstrong Nebula, which is named after a famous astronaut and has each system also named after one. Examples include Gagarin and Tereshkova, but also include Vamshi and Grissom.
** Grissom is actually a character in the backstory, the first man through a mass relay and the commander of the alliance fleet during the First Contact War. Captain Anderson notes the system is [[TakeThat cold, remote and inhospitable.]]
31st Jan '16 7:26:39 PM MrUnderhill
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* In a rare example where the universe is entirely fictional even though references to the real world are present, the city of Anor Londo in ''{{VideoGame/Dark Souls}}'' is strewn with real-world Renaissance portraits, engravings, and architecture. The only exception is a portrait of [[EverythingIsBetterWithPrincesses Princess Gwynevere]], which is taken straight from her concept art. While the portrait itself is beautiful and doesn't clash too badly with the setting, Gwynevere has [[GagBoobs certain attributes]] which make her painting instantly distinguishable from the real ones.

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* In a rare example where the universe is entirely fictional even though references to the real world are present, the city of Anor Londo in ''{{VideoGame/Dark Souls}}'' is strewn with real-world Renaissance portraits, engravings, and architecture. The only exception One of the few exceptions is a portrait of [[EverythingIsBetterWithPrincesses Princess Gwynevere]], which is taken straight from her concept art. While the portrait itself is beautiful and doesn't clash too badly with the setting, Gwynevere has [[GagBoobs certain attributes]] which make her painting instantly distinguishable from the real ones.
31st Jan '16 7:24:32 PM MrUnderhill
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* In a rare example where the universe is entirely fictional even though references to the real world are present, the city of Anor Londo in ''{{VideoGame/Dark Souls}}'' is strewn with real-world Rennaisance portraits, engravings, and architecture. The only exception is a portrait of [[EverythingIsBetterWithPrincesses Princess Gwynevere]], which is taken straight from her concept art. While the portrait itself is beautiful and doesn't clash too badly with the setting, Gwynevere has [[GagBoobs certain attributes]] which make her painting instantly distinguishable from the real ones.

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* In a rare example where the universe is entirely fictional even though references to the real world are present, the city of Anor Londo in ''{{VideoGame/Dark Souls}}'' is strewn with real-world Rennaisance Renaissance portraits, engravings, and architecture. The only exception is a portrait of [[EverythingIsBetterWithPrincesses Princess Gwynevere]], which is taken straight from her concept art. While the portrait itself is beautiful and doesn't clash too badly with the setting, Gwynevere has [[GagBoobs certain attributes]] which make her painting instantly distinguishable from the real ones.
31st Jan '16 7:24:12 PM MrUnderhill
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* In a rare example where the universe is entirely fictional even though references to the real world are present, the city of Anor Londo in ''{{VideoGame/DarkSoulsI}}'' is strewn with real-world Rennaisance portraits, engravings, and architecture. The only exception is a portrait of [[EverythingIsBetterWithPrincesses Princess Gwynevere]], which is taken straight from her concept art. While the portrait itself is beautiful and doesn't clash too badly with the setting, Gwynevere has [[GagBoobs certain attributes]] which make her painting instantly distinguishable from the real ones.

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* In a rare example where the universe is entirely fictional even though references to the real world are present, the city of Anor Londo in ''{{VideoGame/DarkSoulsI}}'' ''{{VideoGame/Dark Souls}}'' is strewn with real-world Rennaisance portraits, engravings, and architecture. The only exception is a portrait of [[EverythingIsBetterWithPrincesses Princess Gwynevere]], which is taken straight from her concept art. While the portrait itself is beautiful and doesn't clash too badly with the setting, Gwynevere has [[GagBoobs certain attributes]] which make her painting instantly distinguishable from the real ones.
31st Jan '16 7:23:50 PM MrUnderhill
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* In a rare example where the universe is entirely fictional even though references to the real world are present, the city of Anor Londo in ''{{VideoGame/DarkSoulsI}}'' is strewn with real-world Rennaisance portraits, engravings, and architecture. The only exception is a portrait of [[EverythingIsBetterWithPrincesses Princess Gwynevere]], which is taken straight from her concept art. While the portrait itself is beautiful and doesn't clash too badly with the setting, Gwynevere has [[GagBoobs certain attributes]] which make her painting instantly distinguishable from the real ones.
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