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13th Oct '17 8:39:24 PM RaineyH
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** Gatlin, Nebraska, in King's short story "Franchise/ChildrenOfTheCorn".

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** Gatlin, Nebraska, initially appears to be one in King's short story "Franchise/ChildrenOfTheCorn"."Franchise/ChildrenOfTheCorn". [[ReligionOfEvil It is not.]]



*** And the titular town of Literature/{{Desperation}}.

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*** ** And the titular town of Literature/{{Desperation}}.



** Now the Mythbusters second abandoned location to casually drive cars through.

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** Now the Mythbusters Series/{{Mythbusters}}' second abandoned location to casually drive cars through.
10th Aug '17 3:53:50 PM Unregistered
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** [[IDontLikeTheSoundOfThatPlace Puerto del Hambre (Port Famine)]] is the country's oldest ghost town. It was funded in the Straits of Magellan in 1584. By the time that English explorer Thomas Cavendish arrived to the place three years later, the town was in ruins; starvation and the harsh climate having killed all of its inhabitants.

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** [[IDontLikeTheSoundOfThatPlace Puerto del Hambre (Port Famine)]] is the country's oldest ghost town. It was funded in the Straits of Magellan in 1584. By the time that English explorer Thomas Cavendish arrived to the place three years later, the town was in ruins; starvation and the harsh climate having had killed all of its inhabitants.
1st Aug '17 7:12:47 AM Unregistered
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** Chaitén was devastated by a volcanic eruption in 2008. The survivors were relocated to Santa Barbara to the North of the now abandoned settlement.

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** Chaitén was devastated destroyed by a volcanic eruption in 2008. The survivors were relocated to Santa Barbara to the North of the now abandoned settlement.
1st Aug '17 7:09:41 AM Unregistered
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** [[IDontLikeTheSoundOfThatPlace Puerto Hambre (Port Famine)]] is the country's oldest ghost town, it was funded in the Straits of Magellan in 1584. By the time that English explorer Thomas Cavendish arrived to the place three years later, the town was in ruins; starvation and the harsh climate having killed all of its inhabitants.

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** [[IDontLikeTheSoundOfThatPlace Puerto del Hambre (Port Famine)]] is the country's oldest ghost town, it town. It was funded in the Straits of Magellan in 1584. By the time that English explorer Thomas Cavendish arrived to the place three years later, the town was in ruins; starvation and the harsh climate having killed all of its inhabitants.
** Chaitén was devastated by a volcanic eruption in 2008. The survivors were relocated to Santa Barbara to the North of the now abandoned settlement.
1st Aug '17 7:01:34 AM Unregistered
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* The aptly named Ghost Port Kolobos form ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyBraveExvious''. Once a bustling port, the town died down once crystal farming, the main industry of the island, was not longer able to sustain it.

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* The aptly named Ghost Port Kolobos form ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyBraveExvious''.''VideoGame/FinalFantasyBraveExvius''. Once a bustling port, the town died down once crystal farming, the main industry of the island, was not longer able to sustain it.
1st Aug '17 6:56:51 AM Unregistered
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* The aptly named Ghost Port Kolobos form ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyBraveExvious''. Once a bustling port, the town died down once crystal farming, the main industry of the island, was not longer able to sustain it.



* The former mining towns of Humberstone and Santa Laura in Chile. Everyone moved away after the nearby sodium nitrate mines closed down.

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* Examples from Chile:
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The former mining towns of Humberstone and Santa Laura in Chile. Laura. Everyone moved away after the nearby sodium nitrate mines closed down.down.
** [[IDontLikeTheSoundOfThatPlace Puerto Hambre (Port Famine)]] is the country's oldest ghost town, it was funded in the Straits of Magellan in 1584. By the time that English explorer Thomas Cavendish arrived to the place three years later, the town was in ruins; starvation and the harsh climate having killed all of its inhabitants.
1st Jul '17 11:30:00 AM erforce
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-->-- '''Capt. [=MacMillain=]''', ''VideoGame/CallOfDuty 4: VideoGame/ModernWarfare''

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-->-- '''Capt. [=MacMillain=]''', ''VideoGame/CallOfDuty 4: VideoGame/ModernWarfare''
''VideoGame/CallOfDuty4ModernWarfare''



* The Hidden Village in ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaTwilightPrincess'', and its Western music.

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* ''Franchise/TheLegendOfZelda''
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The Hidden Village in ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaTwilightPrincess'', and its Western music.



* In ''Castlevania II: Simon's Quest'', the town of Ghoulash is abandoned but for one resident.
* ''VideoGame/RedDeadRedemption'' has the aptly-named Tumbleweed. Except for the bandits that hole themselves up there, it lives up to its name (and yes, you can clean up the town to fully restore its uninhabited state). The town is filled with disturbing Easter eggs, including ghost footprints on the steps, bizarre animal behavior, and strange barking coming from the graveyard.

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* In ''Castlevania II: Simon's Quest'', ''VideoGame/CastlevaniaIISimonsQuest'', the town of Ghoulash is abandoned but for one resident.
* ''VideoGame/RedDeadRedemption'' has the aptly-named Tumbleweed. Except for the bandits that hole themselves up there, it lives up to its name (and yes, you can clean up the town to fully restore its uninhabited state). The town is filled with disturbing Easter eggs, including ghost footprints on the steps, bizarre animal behavior, and strange barking coming from the graveyard.''Red Dead'' games:



** ''VideoGame/RedDeadRedemption'' has the aptly-named Tumbleweed. Except for the bandits that hole themselves up there, it lives up to its name (and yes, you can clean up the town to fully restore its uninhabited state). The town is filled with disturbing Easter eggs, including ghost footprints on the steps, bizarre animal behavior, and strange barking coming from the graveyard.



* In Telltale Games' ''VideoGame/BackToTheFuture'' Episode 5, [[spoiler:Hill Valley has become this, due to Edna setting a fire which destroyed the early town]]

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* In Telltale Games' ''VideoGame/BackToTheFuture'' ''VideoGame/BackToTheFutureTheGame'' Episode 5, [[spoiler:Hill Valley has become this, due to Edna setting a fire which destroyed the early town]]



* The [[WesternAnimation/JoeOrioloFelixTheCat Felix the Cat TV Cartoon]] [[Recap/JoeOrioloFelixTheCat1x41FelixFinderAndTheGhostTown "Felix-Finder and the Ghost Town"]] is set in a western ghost town, where Felix is heckled by Professor and ends up getting trapped inside of a derelict hotel hanging over a cliff.

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* The [[WesternAnimation/JoeOrioloFelixTheCat Felix the Cat Cat]]'' TV Cartoon]] cartoon [[Recap/JoeOrioloFelixTheCat1x41FelixFinderAndTheGhostTown "Felix-Finder and the Ghost Town"]] is set in a western ghost town, where Felix is heckled by Professor and ends up getting trapped inside of a derelict hotel hanging over a cliff.



* ''ScoobyDoo Where Are You?'' episode "Mine Your Own Business" takes place in an Old West Ghost Town.
* In ''TheSimpsons'' episode "Marge vs. The Monorail", Marge goes to North Haverbrook, the town Lyle Lanley sold a monorail to before Springfield. She finds the town nearly deserted after their monorail crashed on its maiden voyage.

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* ''ScoobyDoo Where Are You?'' ''WesternAnimation/ScoobyDooWhereAreYou'' episode "Mine Your Own Business" takes place in an Old West Ghost Town.
* In ''TheSimpsons'' ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' episode "Marge vs. The Monorail", Marge goes to North Haverbrook, the town Lyle Lanley sold a monorail to before Springfield. She finds the town nearly deserted after their monorail crashed on its maiden voyage.



* Stopmo City in ''WeAreTheStrange''.

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* %%* Stopmo City in ''WeAreTheStrange''.''WesternAnimation/WeAreTheStrange''.
24th Jun '17 2:44:28 PM nombretomado
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* ''Franchise/DragonQuest'' examples:

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* ''Franchise/DragonQuest'' ''VideoGame/DragonQuest'' examples:
20th May '17 5:34:39 PM nombretomado
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* WarioLand 4's Crescent Moon Village, in both senses the word (no inhabitants, but plenty of blood thirsty undead ghosts)

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* WarioLand 4's ''VideoGame/WarioLand 4'''s Crescent Moon Village, in both senses the word (no inhabitants, but plenty of blood thirsty undead ghosts)
5th May '17 7:16:42 PM Prinzenick
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* The [[WesternAnimation/JoeOrioloFelixTheCat Felix the Cat TV Cartoon]] [[Recap/JoeOrioloFelixTheCat1x41FelixFinderAndTheGhostTown "Felix-Finder and the Ghost Town"]] is set in a western ghost town, where Felix is heckled by Professor and ends up getting trapped inside of a derelict hotel hanging over a cliff.
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