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21st Sep '16 5:19:25 PM karstovich2
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* In legal terms, the inversion--i.e. a person in a dangerous situation telling someone "If I die, you get my stuff"--is called a [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nuncupative_will nuncupative will]]. Most jurisdictions require that wills be written down and properly witnessed, so nuncupative wills are invalid, but some jurisdictions allow dying people and people in dangerous situations--particularly soldiers on active duty--to make them under certain conditions. Note that "If you die I call your stuff" has no legal effect whatsoever, unless the person whose stuff it is explicitly agrees.
2nd Sep '16 10:34:01 AM Allronix
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* Something similar implied in ''Series/TheXFiles'' where Mulder, after being thought dead, reunites with the Lone Gunmen. The first thing he says is that Frohike is going to have to wait a while in order to inherit Mulder's PornStash.
6th Aug '16 5:42:45 PM UmbrellasWereAwesome
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* ''Franchise/{{Halo}}'': Occasionally, when Master Chief dies, nearby marines (if there are any [[RedshirtArmy left alive]]) will say something to the effect of "Grab his helmet!" Grunts will also do the same thing. The former does ''sense'' in ''VideoGame/HaloCombatEvolved'' and ''VideoGame/{{Halo 2}}'', however, as the Chief's helmet carries the AI simulacrum of Cortana. Making it less "Ooh, I get his cool stuff!" and more "Prevent the enemy from acquiring the most vital piece of intelligence in the galaxy."

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* ''Franchise/{{Halo}}'': Occasionally, when Master Chief dies, nearby marines (if there are any [[RedshirtArmy left alive]]) will say something to the effect of "Grab his helmet!" Grunts will also do the same thing. The former does ''sense'' in ''VideoGame/HaloCombatEvolved'' and ''VideoGame/{{Halo 2}}'', however, as the Chief's helmet carries a chip holding the AI simulacrum of Cortana. Making it less "Ooh, I get his cool stuff!" and more "Prevent the enemy from acquiring the most vital piece of intelligence in the galaxy."
6th Aug '16 5:42:21 PM UmbrellasWereAwesome
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* ''Franchise/{{Halo}}'': Occasionally, when Master Chief dies, nearby marines (if there are any [[RedshirtArmy left alive]]) will say something to the effect of "Grab his helmet!" Grunts will also do the same thing. The former would does ''sense'' in ''VideoGame/HaloCombatEvolved'' and ''VideoGame/{{Halo 2}}'', however, as the Chief's helmet carries the AI simulacrum of Cortana. Making it less "Ooh, I get his cool stuff!" and more "Prevent the enemy from acquiring the most vital piece of intelligence in the galaxy."

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* ''Franchise/{{Halo}}'': Occasionally, when Master Chief dies, nearby marines (if there are any [[RedshirtArmy left alive]]) will say something to the effect of "Grab his helmet!" Grunts will also do the same thing. The former would does ''sense'' in ''VideoGame/HaloCombatEvolved'' and ''VideoGame/{{Halo 2}}'', however, as the Chief's helmet carries the AI simulacrum of Cortana. Making it less "Ooh, I get his cool stuff!" and more "Prevent the enemy from acquiring the most vital piece of intelligence in the galaxy."
6th Aug '16 5:42:01 PM UmbrellasWereAwesome
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* ''Franchise/{{Halo}}'': Occasionally, when Master Chief dies in ''Franchise/{{Halo}}'', nearby marines (if there are any [[RedshirtArmy left alive]]) will say something to the effect of "Grab his helmet!" Grunts will also do the same thing. The former would make ''sense'' in Halo 1 and 2, however, as the Chief's helmet carries the AI simulacrum of Cortana. Making it less a "Ooh, I get his cool stuff!" and more a "Prevent the enemy from acquiring the most vital piece of intelligence in the galaxy."

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* ''Franchise/{{Halo}}'': Occasionally, when Master Chief dies in ''Franchise/{{Halo}}'', dies, nearby marines (if there are any [[RedshirtArmy left alive]]) will say something to the effect of "Grab his helmet!" Grunts will also do the same thing. The former would make does ''sense'' in Halo 1 ''VideoGame/HaloCombatEvolved'' and 2, ''VideoGame/{{Halo 2}}'', however, as the Chief's helmet carries the AI simulacrum of Cortana. Making it less a "Ooh, I get his cool stuff!" and more a "Prevent the enemy from acquiring the most vital piece of intelligence in the galaxy."
4th Jul '16 2:41:52 PM OlmoJV
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* A ''WesternAnimation/{{Rango}}'' fic ''Fanfic/OldWest'': when the canonical rodent girl [[CreepyChild Priscilla]] is introduced to the snake boy Teddy Glossy, she asks him if she can keep his skin and make from it a purse should he die. When he answers that she has to take it from him first, she decides that he's alright for a snake.

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28th May '16 4:17:26 PM nombretomado
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* In ''Webcomic/TheWhiteboard'', [[http://www.the-whiteboard.com/autowb585.html Roger detonates a Febreze bomb in Doc's office.]] When Doc emerges and grabs Roger [[http://www.the-whiteboard.com/autowb586.html to drag him off for a mauling,]] Roger calls for Swampy to avenge him. Swampy's response: "That depends. Can I have your PlayStation?"

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* In ''Webcomic/TheWhiteboard'', [[http://www.the-whiteboard.com/autowb585.html Roger detonates a Febreze bomb in Doc's office.]] When Doc emerges and grabs Roger [[http://www.the-whiteboard.com/autowb586.html to drag him off for a mauling,]] Roger calls for Swampy to avenge him. Swampy's response: "That depends. Can I have your PlayStation?"UsefulNotes/PlayStation?"
11th Apr '16 10:43:18 AM Willbyr
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* ''Manga/NatsumeYuujinchou'': Madara/Nyanko-sensei tells everyone that the reason he sticks around Natsume so much is because he wants to take the Book of Friends once Natsume dies. It's probably a lie, though, since he could just kill Natsume and get it over with.

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* ''Manga/NatsumeYuujinchou'': ''Manga/NatsumesBookOfFriends'': Madara/Nyanko-sensei tells everyone that the reason he sticks around Natsume so much is because he wants to take the Book of Friends once Natsume dies. It's probably a lie, though, since he could just kill Natsume and get it over with.
28th Mar '16 3:24:40 PM Vir
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* A Yogi Bear cartoon has Yogi in a runaway helicopter. Throughout the cartoon, Boo Boo is continually pestering Yogi about wanting Yogi's Pogo Stick if Yogi dies.

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* A Yogi Bear WesternAnimation/YogiBear cartoon has Yogi in a runaway helicopter. Throughout the cartoon, Boo Boo is continually pestering Yogi about wanting Yogi's Pogo Stick pogo stick if Yogi dies.



* On ''WesternAnimation/SixTeen'' two of the DumbBlonde clones are discussing a contest:

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* On ''WesternAnimation/SixTeen'' ''WesternAnimation/{{Sixteen}}'' two of the DumbBlonde clones are discussing a contest:



* In ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'' - ''Best Friends Forever'', when Kenny is put into a coma Cartman is given his PSP, and fights for Kenny to be taken off life support so he can keep it.

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* In the ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'' - ''Best episode "Best Friends Forever'', Forever", when Kenny is put into a coma Cartman is given his PSP, and fights for Kenny to be taken off life support so he can keep it.
13th Feb '16 9:29:08 PM ThePocket
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* ''VideoGame/Minecraft'':
** If a zombie walks close to an item lying on the ground and isn't already carrying anything, it will pick it up. So if you get killed by one, you might not be able to retrieve ''all'' your items [[ContinuingIsPainful if and when you get back]].

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* ''VideoGame/Minecraft'':
** If a zombie walks close to an item lying on the ground and isn't already carrying anything, it will
When you die in ''VideoGame/{{Minecraft}}'', you drop whatever you were carrying. You can pick it up. So all back up again if you get killed by one, you you're lucky. If you're not...
** Nearby zombies
might not be able to retrieve ''all'' your call dibs on a few. If you return and kill them, they'll drop the items [[ContinuingIsPainful if and when you get back]].again. More likely, they will despawn before that happens, taking the items with them into oblivion.
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