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26th Jan '18 6:28:55 PM DesertDragon
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** The descriptions for the abilities in the Twin Daggers tree are written in iambic pentameter, and the main abilities rhyme with their upgrades. For example:

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** The descriptions for the abilities in the Twin Daggers ability tree are written in iambic pentameter, and the main abilities rhyme with their upgrades. For example:
26th Jan '18 6:19:11 PM DesertDragon
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* Solas of ''VideoGame/DragonAgeInquisition'' occasionally slips into iambic pentameter, though it's subtle enough to miss if you aren't looking for it. [[GeniusBonus The Inquisitor gains approval from him if they respond in kind.]]

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* ''VideoGame/DragonAgeInquisition'':
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Solas of ''VideoGame/DragonAgeInquisition'' occasionally slips into iambic pentameter, though it's subtle enough to miss if you aren't looking for it. [[GeniusBonus The Inquisitor gains approval from him if they respond in kind.]]]]
** The descriptions for the abilities in the Twin Daggers tree are written in iambic pentameter, and the main abilities rhyme with their upgrades. For example:
-->'''Flank Attack:''' You leap through shadows to attack your foe with deadly strikes that hit them from behind.
-->'''Skirmisher:''' Before your target turns to face your blow, you move to stealth, impossible to find.
9th Jan '18 3:04:55 AM Cryoclaste
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* ''{{Vangers}}'' featured Eleepods - a race of fat and lazy worms obsessed with poetry. Their manner of speech also resembles blank verse, but this was LostInTranslation.

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* ''{{Vangers}}'' ''VideoGame/{{Vangers}}'' featured Eleepods - a race of fat and lazy worms obsessed with poetry. Their manner of speech also resembles blank verse, but this was LostInTranslation.
30th Nov '17 2:15:20 PM TerraformTrent
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** After getting a Haiku cutie mark in [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS7E22MarksAndRecreation Marks And Recreation]], Kettle Corn frequently, [[DownplayedTrope though not always]], speaks in Haiku.

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** After getting a Haiku cutie mark in [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS7E22MarksAndRecreation Marks And Recreation]], Kettle Corn frequently, often, [[DownplayedTrope though although not always]], at all times]], speaks in Haiku.
21st Nov '17 9:58:19 AM Chasem
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* ''Series/GameOfThrones'': Although probably unintentional, in "The Mountain and the Viper" Daenerys Targaryen banishes someone with a rhyming couplet.

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* ''Series/GameOfThrones'': ''Series/GameOfThrones'':
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Although probably unintentional, in "The Mountain and the Viper" Daenerys Targaryen banishes someone with a rhyming couplet.


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** The play ''[[ShowWithinAShow The Bloody Hand]]'' is performed entirely in rhyming meter.
25th Oct '17 3:05:40 PM treehugger0369
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* Everything ''[[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic Zecora]]'' says is in rhyme. She does it each and every time.

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* Everything ''[[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic Zecora]]'' says is in rhyme. She does it each and every time. When she gets sick in [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS7E18AHealthOfInformation A Health Of Information]], [[OOCIsSeriousBusiness she starts struggling to rhyme properly.]]
** After getting a Haiku cutie mark in [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS7E22MarksAndRecreation Marks And Recreation]], Kettle Corn frequently, [[DownplayedTrope though not always]], speaks in Haiku.
26th Sep '17 8:11:14 AM Rytex
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* At one point in ''FanFic/TheApprenticeTheStudentAndTheCharlatan'', Nova trolls Twilight with it, even to the point where she accidentally lapses into it herself.

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10th Jul '17 2:12:33 PM Wynauttica
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In ev'ry situation—great or small—\\

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In ev'ry situation—great situation -- great or small—\\
30th May '17 6:31:36 PM nombretomado
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* One episode of the ''TheWestWing'' had the president and staff wondering about the mental capacity of one of the Justices of the Supreme Court after he issued comments in Iambic Tetrameter, identified positively by the writing staff.

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* One episode of the ''TheWestWing'' ''Series/TheWestWing'' had the president and staff wondering about the mental capacity of one of the Justices of the Supreme Court after he issued comments in Iambic Tetrameter, identified positively by the writing staff.
21st May '17 4:50:01 PM jormis29
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* There is a very amusing scene in the play ''Goodnight Desdemona Good Morning Juliet'', where the main character, having been sucked into ''Theatre/{{Othello}}'', realizes that she is now effortlessly speaking in iambic pentameter.

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* There is a very amusing scene in the play ''Goodnight Desdemona Good Morning Juliet'', ''Theatre/GoodnightDesdemonaGoodMorningJuliet'', where the main character, having been sucked into ''Theatre/{{Othello}}'', realizes that she is now effortlessly speaking in iambic pentameter.
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