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26th Apr '17 5:46:37 PM FurryKef
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** The third book describes a lair with the colors Ultra Violent, Infra Dead, Liver Purple, Loathsome Lilac, Matter Yellow, Burnt Hombre, and Gan Green. These colors are only mentioned in passing and have no significance other than to convey how horrendously ugly the lair is.
25th Apr '17 6:20:44 PM ImpudentInfidel
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** The color octarine, which is the eighth colour that only wizards can see. It is described as being approximately "a sort of fluorescent yellowish-greenish-purple", which may be based on the splashes of afterimage one sees after staring into a bright light.

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** The color octarine, which is the eighth colour that only wizards can see. It is described as being approximately "a sort of fluorescent yellowish-greenish-purple", which may be based on the splashes of afterimage one sees after staring into a bright light. Non-wizards can't see it directly, but can pick it out from where other colours aren't.
20th Feb '17 2:22:10 AM Arivne
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** [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-558 SCP-558 Strange Contact Lenses]]. When the red contact lenses are worn and used to view infrared light, the wearer sees it as a distinctly new color that they lack the language to describe properly.
** [[http://scp-wiki.wikidot.com/scp-616 SCP-616 The Vessel and the Gate]]. In [[http://scp-wiki.wikidot.com/interview-616-am Interview A]] the survivor says that when the door opened there was light coming from outside that was a haze of "...colors, but they weren't colors...".
** [[http://scp-wiki.wikidot.com/scp-712 SCP-712 "The Impossible Colors"]]. SCP-712-a and SCP-712-b are two impossible colors outside the visible spectrum created by a complicated piece of apparatus. Viewing them can cause migraines and/or grand mal seizures.

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** [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-558 SCP-558 Strange ("Strange Contact Lenses]].Lenses")]]. When the red contact lenses are worn and used to view infrared light, the wearer sees it as a distinctly new color that they lack the language to describe properly.
** [[http://scp-wiki.wikidot.com/scp-616 SCP-616 The ("The Vessel and the Gate]].Gate")]]. In [[http://scp-wiki.wikidot.com/interview-616-am Interview A]] the survivor says that when the door opened there was light coming from outside that was a haze of "...colors, but they weren't colors...".
** [[http://scp-wiki.wikidot.com/scp-712 SCP-712 "The ("The Impossible Colors"]].Colors")]]. SCP-712-a and SCP-712-b are two impossible colors outside the visible spectrum created by a complicated piece of apparatus. Viewing them can cause migraines and/or grand mal seizures.
20th Feb '17 2:20:30 AM Arivne
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* ''Wiki/SCPFoundation''
** [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/log-of-anomalous-items Log of Anomalous Items]]. 3 of the pencils in a box of 24 Crayola-brand pencils are in colors that don't exist in nature. The colors are named "moiter," "emilet" and "cankri".
** [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-558 SCP-558 Strange Contact Lenses]]. When the red contact lenses are worn and used to view infrared light, the wearer sees it as a distinctly new color that they lack the language to describe properly.
** [[http://scp-wiki.wikidot.com/scp-616 SCP-616 The Vessel and the Gate]]. In [[http://scp-wiki.wikidot.com/interview-616-am Interview A]] the survivor says that when the door opened there was light coming from outside that was a haze of "...colors, but they weren't colors...".
** [[http://scp-wiki.wikidot.com/scp-712 SCP-712 "The Impossible Colors"]]. SCP-712-a and SCP-712-b are two impossible colors outside the visible spectrum created by a complicated piece of apparatus. Viewing them can cause migraines and/or grand mal seizures.
** [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-1569 SCP-1569 ("Jumbo Shrimp")]]. The tendrils inside SCP-1569 destroyed the eyes of the human trapped within it. As the tendrils dug around in his eye sockets he reported being able to see colors he had never seen before. He was seeing through SCP-1569's eyes.
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* ''Wiki/SCPFoundation''
** [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/log-of-anomalous-items Log of Anomalous Items]]. 3 of the pencils in a box of 24 Crayola-brand pencils are in colors that don't exist in nature. The colors are named "moiter," "emilet" and "cankri".
** [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-558 SCP-558 Strange Contact Lenses]]. When the red contact lenses are worn and used to view infrared light, the wearer sees it as a distinctly new color that they lack the language to describe properly.
** [[http://scp-wiki.wikidot.com/scp-616 SCP-616 The Vessel and the Gate]]. In [[http://scp-wiki.wikidot.com/interview-616-am Interview A]] the survivor says that when the door opened there was light coming from outside that was a haze of "...colors, but they weren't colors...".
** [[http://scp-wiki.wikidot.com/scp-712 SCP-712 "The Impossible Colors"]]. SCP-712-a and SCP-712-b are two impossible colors outside the visible spectrum created by a complicated piece of apparatus. Viewing them can cause migraines and/or grand mal seizures.
** [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-1569 SCP-1569 ("Jumbo Shrimp")]]. The tendrils inside SCP-1569 destroyed the eyes of the human trapped within it. As the tendrils dug around in his eye sockets he reported being able to see colors he had never seen before. He was seeing through SCP-1569's eyes.
** [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-2606 SCP-2606 ("Verminous Vessel")]]. When a person under the influence of SCP-2606 made telepathic contact with an octopus, they saw vivid colors that they could not describe, presumably those that an octopus can see but humans can't.




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12th Feb '17 4:35:38 AM Morgenthaler
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* The first series episode ''Madness is a Strange Colour'' of Creator/TheBBC Radio Four sitcom {{Nebulous}} features the newly discovered colour "garrow", which drives people insane. It's described as "a sort of yellowy-black, but with more of a pinky-green feel". The imaginary[[note]]([[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mountbatten_pink maybe]])[[/note]] colour "battleship mauve" is also frequently mentioned.

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* The first series episode ''Madness is a Strange Colour'' of Creator/TheBBC Radio Four sitcom {{Nebulous}} Radio/{{Nebulous}} features the newly discovered colour "garrow", which drives people insane. It's described as "a sort of yellowy-black, but with more of a pinky-green feel". The imaginary[[note]]([[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mountbatten_pink maybe]])[[/note]] colour "battleship mauve" is also frequently mentioned.
25th Jan '17 5:36:17 AM LondonKdS
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* In the ''Literature/BookOfTheNewSun'' trilogy, there's both fuligin, a color darker than black (described as appearing to be 'a hole in the universe' and reserved for the use of Torturers [[note:And which sort of exists now, called Vantablack. Absorbs 99.965% of all light that hits it, anything covered with it appears to be featureless]].), and argent (originally meaning "silvery"), a color brighter than white (used solely by The Emperor).

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* In the ''Literature/BookOfTheNewSun'' trilogy, there's both fuligin, a color darker than black (described as appearing to be 'a hole in the universe' and reserved for the use of Torturers [[note:And [[note]]And which sort of exists now, called Vantablack. Absorbs 99.965% of all light that hits it, anything covered with it appears to be featureless]].a featureless blob[[/note]].), and argent (originally meaning "silvery"), a color brighter than white (used solely by The Emperor).
18th Jan '17 6:50:46 AM Morgenthaler
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* The CthulhuMythos short story "The Feaster from Afar" by Joseph Payne Brennan. The description of the title monster said "...its fixed blazing eyes were of no color ever known on Earth."

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* The CthulhuMythos Franchise/CthulhuMythos short story "The Feaster from Afar" by Joseph Payne Brennan. The description of the title monster said "...its fixed blazing eyes were of no color ever known on Earth."
11th Dec '16 3:54:46 AM Xtifr
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* Nancy Kress's 1978 short story "A Delicate Shade of Kipney" has a group of colonists from Earth stranded on a planet with a greyish, nearly opaque atmosphere. Within two generations, their descendants have given the desaturated colors they see around them names like "kipney" and "tlem".

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* Nancy Kress's Creator/NancyKress's 1978 short story "A Delicate Shade of Kipney" has a group of colonists from Earth stranded on a planet with a greyish, nearly opaque atmosphere. Within two generations, their descendants have given the desaturated colors they see around them names like "kipney" and "tlem".
6th Dec '16 6:18:14 PM MattmanTheComet
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* The WebOriginal/ProtectorsOfThePlotContinuum have documented [[http://ppc.wikia.com/wiki/Sue_Colour_Spectrum a large number of impossible colors]]. Among the ones they've discovered are bismange, blello, hreen, purite bledangle, rolky-mose, smood gred and wilver.


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* The WebOriginal/ProtectorsOfThePlotContinuum have documented [[http://ppc.wikia.com/wiki/Sue_Colour_Spectrum a large number of impossible colors]]. Among the ones they've discovered are, in addition to the ones described in ''Fanfic/TheOfficialFanfictionUniversityOfMiddleEarth'', bismange, blello, hreen, purite bledangle, rolky-mose, smood gred and wilver.
25th Nov '16 6:14:33 PM Xtifr
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* Frank Belknap Long's Franchise/CthulhuMythos novel ''The Space Eaters''. The narrator and his friend discuss {{Eldritch Abomination}}s, one property of which is being of a color unknown on Earth.

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* Frank Belknap Long's Creator/FrankBelknapLong's Franchise/CthulhuMythos novel ''The Space Eaters''. The narrator and his friend discuss {{Eldritch Abomination}}s, one property of which is being of a color unknown on Earth.
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