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12th Jun '16 2:21:58 PM eowynjedi
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* A variant occurs in ''Anime/AfterWarGundamX'' when a mechanic offers to knock down his fee if Roabea and Garrod let him take a picture of himself with their machines. If he can advertise that ''Gundams'' go to him to get serviced, he'll be able to charge his other customers that much more. (It also lets the villainous Frost brothers know that Garrod has been around, though.)
7th Nov '15 10:23:46 AM Jake
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* A chair bearing a special mark that (allegedly) meant that UsefulNotes/NapoleonBonaparte sat on it was a plot point in an episode of ''Series/{{Lovejoy}} ''; the eponymous antiques dealer was quick to point out that half the antique furniture in France had said mark on it somewhere, including a few items made after the man was dead.
9th Sep '15 8:05:14 PM wikkit
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* After the UsefulNotes/FirstWorldWar, Prussian general Max Hoffman [[TakeThat got in a dig]] at his former boss, UsefulNotes/PaulVonHindenburg, through one of these:

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* After the UsefulNotes/FirstWorldWar, Prussian general Max Hoffman [[TakeThat got in a dig]] at his former boss, UsefulNotes/PaulVonHindenburg, Paul Von Hindenburg, through one of these:
4th Aug '15 8:14:03 AM TastySauce
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-->-- A billboard advertising a hotel on Kentucky's Interstate 65, the "Abraham Lincoln Memorial Expressway"

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-->-- A '''A billboard advertising a hotel on Kentucky's Interstate 65, the "Abraham Lincoln Memorial Expressway"
Expressway"'''
7th Jul '15 11:16:43 AM LinTaylor
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* Parodied in ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy''. In an attempt to convince a historical society that the BigFancyHouse he inherited had $100,000,000 worth of history occur in it (so he could sell it to them as repayment of a debt), Peter scratched a fake "Jesus Was Here" message on one wall and tried to make it look like the Underground Railroad had passed through it ("Go freedom [[LiteralMinded train!]] Go!"). [[EpicFail This was a disaster.]] Then it turned out that the house had been a presidential brothel frequented by UsefulNotes/AbrahamLincoln, among others.

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* Parodied in ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy''. In an attempt to convince a historical society that the BigFancyHouse he inherited had $100,000,000 worth of history occur in it (so he could sell it to them as repayment of a debt), Peter scratched a tried to fake this trope by scratching "Jesus Was Here" message on one wall (and it was dated several years before Christ's birth) and tried to make it look like the installing an Underground Railroad had passed through it ("Go freedom tunnel (consisting of [[LiteralMinded train!]] a toy train set hidden under some floorboards]] -- "Go freedom train! Go!"). [[EpicFail This was a disaster.]] Then it turned out that the house had been a presidential brothel frequented by UsefulNotes/AbrahamLincoln, among others.
13th Mar '15 7:39:10 AM TonyG
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** While trying to find a place for a national park in Pawnee, Leslie discovers that President William Harrison once stayed in a cabin there. Unfortunately, all that's left is the foundation.

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** While trying to find a place reason for establishing a national park in Pawnee, Leslie discovers that President William Harrison once stayed in a cabin there.nearby. Unfortunately, all that's left is the foundation.
13th Mar '15 7:35:22 AM TonyG
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** While trying to find a place for a national park in Pawnee, Leslie discovers that President William Harrison once stayed in a cabin there. Unfortunately, all that's left is the foundation.




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* On ''Series/JustShootMe'', Jack's country house is next to a cabin where Washington planned the Battle of Yorktown. He tore it down years ago to build a tennis court. Which he doesn't use anymore.
24th Dec '14 3:53:49 PM jeez
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-->'''Golden plaque on old building''': In this house, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791), has never occupied.

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-->'''Golden plaque on old building''': In this This house, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791), has (1756-1791) never occupied.
24th Dec '14 3:53:30 PM jeez
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* Austrian cartoonist Gerhard Haderer once took a jab at the Austrian preoccupation of claiming that random buildings were in some way tied to the life of Creator/WolfgangAmadeusMozart:
-->'''Golden plaque on old building''': In this house, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791), has never occupied.
23rd Dec '14 12:08:06 PM TheUnsquished
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-->'''Leslie''': We saw the bus stop where a young BarackObama used to sit and wait for the bus... theoretically.\\

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-->'''Leslie''': We saw the bus stop where a young BarackObama UsefulNotes/BarackObama used to sit and wait for the bus... theoretically.\\
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