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21st May '17 12:40:42 PM nombretomado
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* Samuel Beckett intentionally wrote ''WaitingForGodot'' with false symbolism and no discernable plot just to piss off literary critics who had [[EveryoneIsJesusInPurgatory overanalyzed his previous works]]. [[InvokedTrope His characters even talk about]] [[LampshadeHanging having no clue what is going on]].

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* Samuel Beckett intentionally wrote ''WaitingForGodot'' ''Theatre/WaitingForGodot'' with false symbolism and no discernable plot just to piss off literary critics who had [[EveryoneIsJesusInPurgatory overanalyzed his previous works]]. [[InvokedTrope His characters even talk about]] [[LampshadeHanging having no clue what is going on]].
16th May '17 4:31:43 PM nombretomado
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* ''Film/IKnowWhoKilledMe'', which with its strange "symbols" (persistent use of the colors blue and red, an animated heart tattoo, an owl on a tree branch) made the already ridiculous premise even more insane and inane. Also, a lot of these motifs had [[TwinPeaks already been done before, and better.]]

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* ''Film/IKnowWhoKilledMe'', which with its strange "symbols" (persistent use of the colors blue and red, an animated heart tattoo, an owl on a tree branch) made the already ridiculous premise even more insane and inane. Also, a lot of these motifs had [[TwinPeaks [[Series/TwinPeaks already been done before, and better.]]
13th May '17 12:15:18 PM nombretomado
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* ''LuminousArc2'' has an interesting case with Mage Queen Elicia, whose witch title in Japanese is called "Holy Mother" and her outfit is very similar to her herself. Averted in English, which changed to Dark Queen instead.

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* ''LuminousArc2'' ''VideoGame/LuminousArc2'' has an interesting case with Mage Queen Elicia, whose witch title in Japanese is called "Holy Mother" and her outfit is very similar to her herself. Averted in English, which changed to Dark Queen instead.
3rd May '17 4:53:05 PM ThatDerp1
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* The boar hunt and the final shots of Tsurumaru in Creator/AkiraKurosawa's ''Film/{{Ran}}''.

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* The boar hunt and the final shots of Tsurumaru in Creator/AkiraKurosawa's ''Creator/AkiraKurosawa's ''Film/{{Ran}}''.
22nd Apr '17 8:15:19 PM nombretomado
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* Cody Jenson's discovery of a motorcycle in ''SurvivalOfTheFittest'', a mundane occurrence tooled up with as much symbolism and imagery as was humanly possible. Oh, and he [[ICallItVera named it]] too.

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* Cody Jenson's discovery of a motorcycle in ''SurvivalOfTheFittest'', ''Roleplay/SurvivalOfTheFittest'', a mundane occurrence tooled up with as much symbolism and imagery as was humanly possible. Oh, and he [[ICallItVera named it]] too.
9th Apr '17 11:07:42 AM nombretomado
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* Summed up by [[http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/20050602a.gif this image]] (aptly titled ''"It makes you sound deep"''), brought to you by ''RPGWorld''.

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* Summed up by [[http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/20050602a.gif this image]] (aptly titled ''"It makes you sound deep"''), brought to you by ''RPGWorld''.''Webcomic/RPGWorld''.
22nd Mar '17 7:03:44 AM Adept
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* In ''DeadmanWonderland'', the power wielded by the protagonist and his opponents is called Branches of Sin. The main enemy is called The Retched (sic) Egg, and it is explained that the serpent in the Garden of Eden was referred to as an egg.

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* In ''DeadmanWonderland'', ''Manga/DeadmanWonderland'', the power wielded by the protagonist and his opponents is called Branches of Sin. The main enemy is called The Retched (sic) Egg, and it is explained that the serpent in the Garden of Eden was referred to as an egg.
14th Mar '17 10:19:59 AM CosmicFerret
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* In the ''Franchise/UltraSeries'' franchise, crosses and other Christian imagery are used in attacks and story plots. Then again, the creator of the franchise, Eiji Tsuburaya is actually a JapaneseChristian, so he at least knew what the symbols were ''supposed'' to represent.

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* In the ''Franchise/UltraSeries'' franchise, crosses and other Christian imagery are used in attacks and story plots. Then again, the creator of the franchise, Eiji Tsuburaya is actually a JapaneseChristian, UsefulNotes/JapaneseChristian, so he at least knew what the symbols were ''supposed'' to represent.
6th Mar '17 5:30:50 PM starofjusticev21
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* Creator/StephenieMeyer tries to insert Biblical symbolism into ''Literature/{{Twilight}}'' with references to the ForbiddenFruit and the Lion and the Lamb, with little regard to what those references actually mean.

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* Creator/StephenieMeyer tries to insert Biblical symbolism into ''Literature/{{Twilight}}'' with references to the ForbiddenFruit and the Lion and the Lamb, with little regard to what those references actually mean. [[note]] Eating the forbidden fruit is mimicked by Bella's pursuit of Edward despite his warnings about his dangerous nature. To point out just one way the comparison doesn't make sense, doing that' s how Bella '''gets''', rather than '''loses''', her perfect life.[[/note]]
21st Feb '17 5:26:52 PM nombretomado
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** In ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVII: CrisisCore'', the character Genesis comes from a town famous for its apple harvest, and is producing clones of himself in an abandoned apple factory. When attempting to incite Sephiroth into rebellion against the Shinra, he offers him an apple. The rest of the final dungeon had a large amount of FauxSymbolism, too, what with Dante's Inferno references and a statue that looked like the Virgin Mary (at least in Japan).

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** In ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVII: CrisisCore'', VideoGame/CrisisCore'', the character Genesis comes from a town famous for its apple harvest, and is producing clones of himself in an abandoned apple factory. When attempting to incite Sephiroth into rebellion against the Shinra, he offers him an apple. The rest of the final dungeon had a large amount of FauxSymbolism, too, what with Dante's Inferno references and a statue that looked like the Virgin Mary (at least in Japan).
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