History Main / ForbiddenZone

4th Feb '16 1:37:05 PM ChaoticNovelist
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Not A Subversion. Also, film examples go in the FILM section.
** The Dead Marshes and Moria. Also contains a subversion in that the Fellowship attempts to cross the Pass of Caradhras and is forced to turn back and go through Moria instead. Subverted in the films, in that Gimli fully expected Moria to be a safe place still populated by dwarves, indicating that most people (or at least most dwarves) don't ''know'' that it's become a Forbidden Zone. ** Other Forbidden Zones include the Old Forest, the Barrow-downs, Fangorn and the pass of Cirith Ungol.
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** The Dead Marshes and Moria. Also contains a subversion in that the The Fellowship attempts to cross the Pass of Caradhras and but is forced to turn back and go through Moria instead. Subverted in the films, in that Gimli fully expected Moria to be a safe place still populated by dwarves, indicating that most people (or at least most dwarves) don't ''know'' that it's become a Forbidden Zone. instead. ** Other Forbidden Zones include the Old Forest, the Barrow-downs, Fangorn and the pass of Cirith Ungol.

* The Forbidden Forest of ''Literature/HarryPotter''. ** {{Lampshaded}} in [[Literature/HarryPotterAndTheHalfBloodPrince book six]], where, when a centaur becomes a teacher and moves out of the forbidden forest into a specially modified room, someone asks why they don't just have class in the forbidden forest, as nobody's even scared of it any more.
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* ''Literature/HarryPotter'': The Forbidden Forest outside of ''Literature/HarryPotter''. ** {{Lampshaded}} in [[Literature/HarryPotterAndTheHalfBloodPrince book six]], where, when a Hogwarts has giant carnivorous spiders, centaur becomes a teacher that, on the whole, don't want humans to bother them, and moves out of the occasional ghoul drinking unicorn blood. Students are forbidden forest into a specially modified room, someone asks why they don't just have class in the forbidden forest, as nobody's even scared of it to go there for any more.reason, so naturally, Hagrid spends a lot of time keeping students out.

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* *''Literature/JourneyToChaos'': ** Any area of land deemed a Chaotic Zone is offlimits to civilians because is a PlaceOfPower and a spawning ground for monsters. Mercenaries aren't civilians so Eric can still go there. ** The Forbidden Forest Necrohol of ''Literature/HarryPotter''. ** {{Lampshaded}} Siduban is ''the'' most dangerous place in [[Literature/HarryPotterAndTheHalfBloodPrince book six]], where, when a centaur becomes a teacher the world and moves out was the site of the forbidden forest into a specially modified room, someone asks why they don't just have class worst tragedy in the forbidden forest, as nobody's even scared of it any more.modern history.
27th Jan '16 5:04:53 PM VinceM
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* A later issue of the ''NationalLampoon'' had a bizarre story of a reporter's unravelling the account of hayseed comic Junior Samples' attempt to join Frank Sinatra's "Rat Pack". A lead sends him to the defunct "HeeHaw Land" amusement park, which is divided into three zones - Hee Sector, Haw Sector, and the Forbidden Zone.
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* A later issue of the ''NationalLampoon'' had a bizarre story (written by CharlieKaufman) of a reporter's unravelling the account of hayseed comic Junior Samples' attempt to join Frank Sinatra's "Rat Pack". A lead sends him to the defunct "HeeHaw Land" amusement park, which is divided into three zones - Hee Sector, Haw Sector, and the Forbidden Zone.
29th Dec '15 7:05:41 AM Anddrix
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* In ''ComicBook/SecretWars2015'', Battleworld has the south pole, which is comprised of [[ComicBook/AgeOfUltron Perfection]], [[ComicBook/MarvelZombies the Deadlands]] and [[ComicBook/TheInfinityGauntlet New Xander]]. Between an army of Ultrons, an army of super powered zombies and Thanos, no one wants to be there as its certain death. [[spoiler:GodEmperor SelfDemonstrating/DoctorDoom sends people there as punishment for breaking major laws.]]
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* In ''ComicBook/SecretWars2015'', Battleworld has the south pole, which is comprised of [[ComicBook/AgeOfUltron Perfection]], [[ComicBook/MarvelZombies the Deadlands]] and [[ComicBook/TheInfinityGauntlet New Xander]]. Between an army of Ultrons, an army of super powered zombies and Thanos, no one wants to be there as its certain death. [[spoiler:GodEmperor SelfDemonstrating/DoctorDoom Doctor Doom sends people there as punishment for breaking major laws.]]
9th Dec '15 9:07:50 PM Vilui
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** {{Lampshaded}} in [[Literature/HarryPotterAndTheHalfBloodPrince book six]], where, when a centaur becomes a teacher and moves out of the forbidden forest into a specially modified room, someone asks why they don't just have class in the forbidden forest, as nobody's even scared of it anymore.
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** {{Lampshaded}} in [[Literature/HarryPotterAndTheHalfBloodPrince book six]], where, when a centaur becomes a teacher and moves out of the forbidden forest into a specially modified room, someone asks why they don't just have class in the forbidden forest, as nobody's even scared of it anymore.any more.
16th Nov '15 4:02:10 PM MyFinalEdits
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Just because it's "related", doesn't mean you're allowed to misindent
** Also relating to UsefulNotes/WorldWarI, we have the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zone_rouge Zone rouge]] (trans: red zone) in France. Areas that were utterly destroyed in the fighting and remain contaminated with extreme levels of heavy metals and unexploded ordinance, even a century later. It's estimated it will take at least 700 years to render the areas fit for human habitation again.
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** Also relating to * From UsefulNotes/WorldWarI, we have there's the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zone_rouge Zone rouge]] (trans: red zone) in France. Areas that were utterly destroyed in the fighting and remain contaminated with extreme levels of heavy metals and unexploded ordinance, even a century later. It's estimated it will take at least 700 years to render the areas fit for human habitation again.
16th Nov '15 11:17:59 AM compro01
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** Also relating to UsefulNotes/WorldWarI, we have the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zone_rouge Zone rouge]] (trans: red zone) in France. Areas that were utterly destroyed in the fighting and remain contaminated with extreme levels of heavy metals and unexploded ordinance, even a century later. It's estimated it will take at least 700 years to render the areas fit for human habitation again.
8th Nov '15 6:30:56 PM nombretomado
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* In ''TheReturnOfHanuman'', the village of Bajrangpur has a Forbidden Zone behind a large wall. Rumors say that there are demons in there, though it's actually an infamous gang's HQ.
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* In ''TheReturnOfHanuman'', ''Animation/TheReturnOfHanuman'', the village of Bajrangpur has a Forbidden Zone behind a large wall. Rumors say that there are demons in there, though it's actually an infamous gang's HQ.
3rd Nov '15 10:24:05 AM MyFinalEdits
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Inappropiate
* In ''Series/{{Star Trek|The Original Series}}'', even landing on Talos IV was the only death sentence left on the books. It kinda made sense due to the [[spoiler:mind-controlling aliens.]] ** It seems as if the Federation's borders are made up of nothing but these types of areas, what with the Neutral Zones with the Klingons and Romulans, the Cardassian DMZ, and the xenophobic Zenkethi and Tholians attacking any ship that comes too close to their homeworlds.
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* In ''Series/{{Star Trek|The Original Series}}'', ''Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries'', even landing on Talos IV was is the only death sentence left on the books. It kinda made sense It's due to the [[spoiler:mind-controlling aliens.]] ** It seems as if the Federation's borders are made up of nothing but these types of areas, what with ]] Other examples include the Neutral Zones with the Klingons and Romulans, the Cardassian DMZ, and the xenophobic Zenkethi and Tholians attacking any ship that comes too close to their homeworlds.
3rd Nov '15 2:46:20 AM TinMan
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** It seems as if the Federation's borders are made up of nothing but these types of areas, what with the Neutral Zones with the Klingons and Romulans, the Cardassian DMZ, and the xenophobic Zenkethi and Tholians attacking any ship that comes too close to their homeworlds.

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14th Oct '15 5:45:35 AM Ominae
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* ''Anime/{{Kagewani}}'' has an area on an uninhabited island in Japan surrounded by a chain link fence with yellow caution tape. The scene where Banba examines the hole in the fence with the ripped tape suggests that explorers were ignoring the warnings not to go in there.
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