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25th Aug '16 2:01:45 AM Arivne
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* ''Wiki/SCPFoundation'', [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-1510 SCP-1510 ("The Tarnished Legionnaire")]]. A Roman legionnaire was affected by a curse that caused his body to rot away and his mind/soul to be stored in his helmet. Whenever a man who is between 28 and 35 years old puts on the helmet, the legionnaire's personality possesses them.

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* ''Wiki/SCPFoundation'', [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-1510 SCP-1510 ("The Tarnished Legionnaire")]]. A Roman legionnaire was affected by a curse that caused his body to rot away and his mind/soul to be stored in his helmet. Whenever a man who is between 28 and 35 years old [[TheHatMakesTheMan puts on the helmet, helmet]], the legionnaire's personality possesses them.
20th Jul '16 2:21:53 AM Morgenthaler
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->''"I will refuse all gifts from the EvilOverlord. They probably contain mind-control devices that would [[AndNowYouMustMarryMe make me giddily happy to marry him]]. It's demeaning enough to be head-over-heels for the Hero, let alone a creep like the EO."''

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->''"I will refuse all gifts from the EvilOverlord. They probably contain mind-control devices that would [[AndNowYouMustMarryMe make me giddily happy to marry him]].him. It's demeaning enough to be head-over-heels for the Hero, let alone a creep like the EO."''
20th Jul '16 2:18:17 AM Morgenthaler
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* In the Gun'drak zone of ''VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft'', the Scourge commander Drakuru attempts to give the PlayerCharacter one of these, a necklace that will control their mind and turn them into a shambling undead to boot. Seeing as his enemies are adventurers, he does this by giving it to a minion, in hopes that you'll kill it, loot the item, and put it on ([[DangerouslyGenreSavvy as adventurers are wont to do]]). Fortunately for you, you're working for the [[NobleDemon Knights of the Ebon Blade]], former Scourge agents who know all the tricks of the trade. They stop you from putting the stupid thing on, and help you modify it to disguise you as an undead while retaining your free will. You then use the item [[TheMole to trick Drakuru into thinking you're a minion]] and destroy his operation from within.

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* In the Gun'drak zone of ''VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft'', the Scourge commander Drakuru attempts to give the PlayerCharacter one of these, a necklace that will control their mind and turn them into a shambling undead to boot. Seeing as his enemies are adventurers, he does this by giving it to a minion, in hopes that you'll kill it, loot the item, and put it on ([[DangerouslyGenreSavvy as (as adventurers are wont to do]]).do). Fortunately for you, you're working for the [[NobleDemon Knights of the Ebon Blade]], former Scourge agents who know all the tricks of the trade. They stop you from putting the stupid thing on, and help you modify it to disguise you as an undead while retaining your free will. You then use the item [[TheMole to trick Drakuru into thinking you're a minion]] and destroy his operation from within.
16th Mar '16 2:33:56 PM FlyingDuckManGenesis
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** The Sega Genesis game, ''[[VideoGame/TinyToonAdventuresBustersHiddenTreasure Buster's Hidden Treasure]]'' has MadScientist Dr. Gene Splicer use spiky mind control helmets on Plucky Duck, Hamton Pig, Dizzy Devil, and Calamity Coyote. They are all fought as boss fights, though in order to win, Buster must hit the one controlling them (Splicer) rather than his BrainwashedAndCrazy friend -- recall that the mind control helmets are ''[[TheSpiny spiky]]''.
** In the Super Nintendo Game, ''Buster Busts Loose'', Splicer uses a mind control helmet on [[Main/MixAndMatchCritters Melvin the Monster]], much like he did in the episode, "Hare Raising Night". To save Melvin from Splicer's mind-control, Buster must destroy Splicer's machine by kicking the screwbolts Melvin tosses at him towards it.

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** The Sega Genesis UsefulNotes/SegaGenesis game, ''[[VideoGame/TinyToonAdventuresBustersHiddenTreasure Buster's Hidden Treasure]]'' has MadScientist Dr. Gene Splicer use spiky mind control helmets on Plucky Duck, Hamton Pig, Dizzy Devil, and Calamity Coyote. They are all fought as boss fights, though in order to win, Buster must hit the one controlling them (Splicer) rather than his BrainwashedAndCrazy friend -- recall that the mind control helmets are ''[[TheSpiny spiky]]''.
** In the [[UsefulNotes/SuperNintendoEntertainmentSystem Super Nintendo Game, ''Buster Nintendo]] game, ''[[VideoGame/TinyToonAdventuresBusterBustsLoose Buster Busts Loose'', Loose]]'', Splicer uses a mind control helmet on [[Main/MixAndMatchCritters Melvin the Monster]], much like he did in the episode, "Hare Raising Night". To save Melvin from Splicer's mind-control, Buster must destroy Splicer's machine by kicking the screwbolts Melvin tosses at him towards it.
15th Dec '15 1:48:19 PM eroock
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[[caption-width-right:280:At least they'll be too busy to [[WesternAnimation/PinkyAndTheBrain try to take over the world every night.]]]]

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[[caption-width-right:280:At [[caption-width-right:276:At least they'll be too busy to [[WesternAnimation/PinkyAndTheBrain try to take over the world every night.]]]]
15th Dec '15 1:47:14 PM eroock
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->''30. I will refuse all gifts from the EvilOverlord. They probably contain mind-control devices that would [[AndNowYouMustMarryMe make me giddily happy to marry him]]. It's demeaning enough to be head-over-heels for the Hero, let alone a creep like the EO.''
-->-- ''JustForFun/TheUniversalGenreSavvyGuide'', "[[http://www.thalia.org/truelove.html The True Love List]]"

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->''30. I ->''"I will refuse all gifts from the EvilOverlord. They probably contain mind-control devices that would [[AndNowYouMustMarryMe make me giddily happy to marry him]]. It's demeaning enough to be head-over-heels for the Hero, let alone a creep like the EO.''
"''
-->-- #30 on ''JustForFun/TheUniversalGenreSavvyGuide'', "[[http://www.thalia.org/truelove.html The True Love List]]"
6th Dec '15 8:13:44 AM StFan
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* The Ringmaster, who leads the {{Circus of| fear}} Crime and began as an antagonist for the ComicBook/IncredibleHulk, also has a mind-control device in his top hat.

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* The Ringmaster, who leads the {{Circus of| fear}} of|fear}} Crime and began as an antagonist for the ComicBook/IncredibleHulk, also has a mind-control device in his top hat.



* Small silver tags were used in ''Fanfic/TheManWithNoName'' to gain control over [[spoiler: an army's worth of [[Series/{{Firefly}} Reavers]] as well as a few humans]].

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* Small silver tags were used in ''Fanfic/TheManWithNoName'' to gain control over [[spoiler: an [[spoiler:an army's worth of [[Series/{{Firefly}} Reavers]] as well as a few humans]].



* In Book 3 of the ''Literature/LoneWolf'' series, ''The Cavern of Kalte'', evil sorcerer Vonotar the Traitor uses gold bracelets to control the Ice Barbarians. [[DontTouchItYouIdiot Putting one on your wrist]] is a ''[[PsychicAssistedSuicide very bad idea]]''.

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* In Book 3 of the ''Literature/LoneWolf'' series, ''The Cavern of Kalte'', evil sorcerer Vonotar the Traitor uses gold bracelets to control the Ice Barbarians. [[DontTouchItYouIdiot Putting one on your wrist]] is a ''[[PsychicAssistedSuicide very bad idea]]''.idea, one that can end in PsychicAssistedSuicide.



* An inversion of the trope is used in ''Disney/TheLittleMermaid''. When Ursula directly intervens in the goal by disguising herself as RomanticFalseLead Vanessa, it's clear that a Hypno Trinket is involved. Said Hypno Trinket (a necklace with a big shell that has Ariel's voice inside), however, is worn by Vanessa -- and she uses it to place Prince Eric under mind control. When Ariel's animal friends attack her, they shatter the shell and both free Eric ''and'' return Ariel's voice to her.

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* An inversion of the trope is used in ''Disney/TheLittleMermaid''. When Ursula directly intervens intervenes in the goal by disguising herself as RomanticFalseLead Vanessa, it's clear that a Hypno Trinket is involved. Said Hypno Trinket (a necklace with a big shell that has Ariel's voice inside), however, is worn by Vanessa -- and she uses it to place Prince Eric under mind control. When Ariel's animal friends attack her, they shatter the shell and both free Eric ''and'' return Ariel's voice to her.



[[folder:Other Sites]]
* ''Wiki/SCPFoundation'', [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-1510 SCP-1510 ("The Tarnished Legionnaire")]]. A Roman legionnaire was affected by a curse that caused his body to rot away and his mind/soul to be stored in his helmet. Whenever a man who is between 28 and 35 years old puts on the helmet, the legionnaire's personality possesses them.
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[[folder:Web Original]]
* ''Wiki/SCPFoundation'', [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-1510 SCP-1510 ("The Tarnished Legionnaire")]]. A Roman legionnaire was affected by a curse that caused his body to rot away and his mind/soul to be stored in his helmet. Whenever a man who is between 28 and 35 years old puts on the helmet, the legionnaire's personality possesses them.
[[/folder]]



* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'', [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS5E25TheCutieRemarkPart1 "The Cutie Re-Mark - Part 1"]]: The helmets worn by the soldiers of the Crystal Empire on the battlefield. It is strongly implied -- from the SicklyGreenGlow that lights up through the eye slits, when we see King Sombra equips one on a pony -- that they are mind-controlling the otherwise peaceful Crystal Ponies.



25th Oct '15 10:27:36 AM Epithumia
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** The Shadow uses tiny mind-control trinkets to control Princess Astra in "The Armageddon Factor".

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** The Shadow uses tiny mind-control trinkets to control Princess Astra end even K9 in "The Armageddon Factor".Factor". They are a NoSell on The Doctor, though.
17th Sep '15 6:45:15 AM Arivne
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[[folder:Other Sites]]
* ''Wiki/SCPFoundation'', [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-1510 SCP-1510 ("The Tarnished Legionnaire")]]. A Roman legionnaire was affected by a curse that caused his body to rot away and his mind/soul to be stored in his helmet. Whenever a man who is between 28 and 35 years old puts on the helmet, the legionnaire's personality possesses them.
[[/folder]]



[[folder:Web Original]]
* ''Wiki/SCPFoundation'', [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-1510 SCP-1510 ("The Tarnished Legionnaire")]]. A Roman legionnaire was affected by a curse that caused his body to rot away and his mind/soul to be stored in his helmet. Whenever a man who is between 28 and 35 years old puts on the helmet, the legionnaire's personality possesses them.
[[/folder]]
20th Jul '15 9:45:54 AM rjd1922
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[[caption-width-right:280:At least they'll be too busy to [[WesternAnimation/PinkyAndTheBrain try to take over the world everynight]]]]


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[[caption-width-right:280:At least they'll be too busy to [[WesternAnimation/PinkyAndTheBrain try to take over the world everynight]]]]

every night.]]]]

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