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15th Aug '16 12:26:31 PM Aiguille
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* In the video for Music/PoetsOfTheFall's "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ompevuR1644&list=PLjACqN5i5sDWjx8wkdUyCl4MjctV4SE6o Lift]]," Poet County Jail inmate and MadDreamer Mark sometimes retreats to a mental house stuffed with framed and flapping [[MacabreMothMotif moths]], children's toys, and illusory band mates during his psych screening.

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* Music/PoetsOfTheFall has used the concept more than once.
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In the video for Music/PoetsOfTheFall's "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ompevuR1644&list=PLjACqN5i5sDWjx8wkdUyCl4MjctV4SE6o Lift]]," Poet County Jail inmate and MadDreamer Mark sometimes retreats to a mental house stuffed with framed and flapping [[MacabreMothMotif moths]], children's toys, and illusory band mates during his psych screening.
** In "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d_8wYwvlmBE Drama for Life]]," embracing and working with the rampant creative impulse in his head results in the creation of a "mental Versailles" for the singer.
4th Aug '16 9:07:50 AM LadyYuki
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* Creator/ShirleyJackson had Merricat Blackwood in ''We Have Always Lived In The Castle'' doing the week's shopping, treated like a pariah by the villagers, including kids throwing rocks at her; she shuts them out and begins to imagine she's living in a little blue house on the moon. She elaborates on this pleasant life all through the book, especially whenever she is anxious or afraid.

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* Creator/ShirleyJackson had Merricat Blackwood in ''We Have Always Lived In The Castle'' ''Literature/WeHaveAlwaysLivedInTheCastle'' utilizes this when doing the week's shopping, treated like a pariah by the villagers, including kids throwing rocks at her; she shuts them out and begins to imagine she's living in a little blue house on the moon. She elaborates on this pleasant life all through the book, especially whenever she is anxious or afraid.
2nd Aug '16 11:26:39 AM Morgenthaler
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* {{Evanescence}}'s song "Imaginary" describes one of these places. The lyrics talk about a "field of paper flowers and candy clouds of lullaby" that the singer escapes to because her life is "the nightmare I built my own world to escape".
* PaulMcCartney referred to "[[Music/TheBeatles Yellow Submarine]]" as this.

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* {{Evanescence}}'s Music/{{Evanescence}}'s song "Imaginary" describes one of these places. The lyrics talk about a "field of paper flowers and candy clouds of lullaby" that the singer escapes to because her life is "the nightmare I built my own world to escape".
* PaulMcCartney Music/PaulMcCartney referred to "[[Music/TheBeatles Yellow Submarine]]" as this.
24th Jul '16 4:45:01 PM nombretomado
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* In ''ChronoCrusade'', Rosette takes a distraught Azmaria out to a beautiful lake surrounded by forest to cheer her up. Chrono notes that it looks very similar to the area where he first met Rosette, and it seems as though she comes out there often when she's upset. [[spoiler:In the middle of their trip there, a demon comes and attacks them, kidnapping Azmaria and setting the forest ablaze. Although it's only briefly shown, it's obvious that Rosette is shocked at seeing her personal Happy Place destroyed.]]

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* In ''ChronoCrusade'', ''Manga/ChronoCrusade'', Rosette takes a distraught Azmaria out to a beautiful lake surrounded by forest to cheer her up. Chrono notes that it looks very similar to the area where he first met Rosette, and it seems as though she comes out there often when she's upset. [[spoiler:In the middle of their trip there, a demon comes and attacks them, kidnapping Azmaria and setting the forest ablaze. Although it's only briefly shown, it's obvious that Rosette is shocked at seeing her personal Happy Place destroyed.]]
16th Jul '16 11:09:27 PM MsChibi
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* On ''Series/RaisingHope'', Burt pictures himself on an island where he's rich because he's the only one who knows how to clean the ocean, his favorite food grows on trees, there's a friendly native (named [[UnfortunateNames Pupukaka]]) who he always beats at foozball, and an entire harem of beautiful women (all of whom are his wife, Virginia.)
5th Jul '16 4:46:48 PM nombretomado
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* Subverted. Wonderland used to be this, in ''AmericanMcGeesAlice''.
** Also subverted in the sequel, ''AliceMadnessReturns''. Wonderland [[YankTheDogsChain initially looks like it will be a happy place]] for [[TheOphelia Alice]], and that her [[BedlamHouse therapy]] has paid off, but things go wrong soon after she [[GoAmongMadPeople arrives]].

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* Subverted. Wonderland used to be this, in ''AmericanMcGeesAlice''.
''VideoGame/AmericanMcGeesAlice''.
** Also subverted in the sequel, ''AliceMadnessReturns''.''VideoGame/AliceMadnessReturns''. Wonderland [[YankTheDogsChain initially looks like it will be a happy place]] for [[TheOphelia Alice]], and that her [[BedlamHouse therapy]] has paid off, but things go wrong soon after she [[GoAmongMadPeople arrives]].
4th Jul '16 6:20:42 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''TheTick'': Recovering [[ThePunisher Punisher]]-{{expy}} Bigshot ends up adopting this to resolve conflicts in "The Tick vs. The Tick". He doesn't hold up very long...

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* ''TheTick'': ''WesternAnimation/TheTick'': Recovering [[ThePunisher Punisher]]-{{expy}} Bigshot ends up adopting this to resolve conflicts in "The Tick vs. The Tick". He doesn't hold up very long...
29th Jun '16 11:33:39 AM ironballs16
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* For ''{{WesternAnimation/Metalocalypse}}'s [[WesternAnimation/MetalocalypseTheDoomstarRequiem Doomstar Requiem]]'', Abigail tells Toki to retreat to his, which is [[spoiler: [[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming his getting hired to play as the rhythm guitarist for the band]].]]
29th Jun '16 11:31:10 AM ironballs16
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* In the famous ''WesternAnimation/TheGrimAdventuresOfBillyAndMandy'' episode "Attack of the Clowns", Billy goes to his "happy place" to get away from Grim and Mandy, who are trying to force him to face his fear of clowns. There, he has a conversation with his "inner frat boy", who convinces him to face his fears... by beating the crap out of any clown he sees.

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* In the famous ''WesternAnimation/TheGrimAdventuresOfBillyAndMandy'' episode "Attack of the Clowns", Billy goes to his "happy place" to get away from Grim and Mandy, who are trying to force him to face his fear of clowns. There, he has a conversation with his "inner frat boy", who convinces him to face his fears... [[SpoofAesop by beating the crap out of any clown he sees.sees]].
29th Jun '16 9:03:56 AM Aiguille
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* In the video for Music/PoetsOfTheFall's "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ompevuR1644 Lift]]," Poet County Jail inmate and MadDreamer Mark sometimes retreats to a mental house stuffed with framed and flapping [[MacabreMothMotif moths]], children's toys, and illusory band mates during his psych screening.

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* In the video for Music/PoetsOfTheFall's "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ompevuR1644 com/watch?v=ompevuR1644&list=PLjACqN5i5sDWjx8wkdUyCl4MjctV4SE6o Lift]]," Poet County Jail inmate and MadDreamer Mark sometimes retreats to a mental house stuffed with framed and flapping [[MacabreMothMotif moths]], children's toys, and illusory band mates during his psych screening.
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