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21st Feb '17 2:03:08 PM DoctorCooper
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** In the 2011 French film ''The Source'', the women in a small village go on a sex strike because the men won't help them bring water from a distant well.

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** * In the 2011 French film ''The Source'', the women in a small village go on a sex strike because the men won't help them bring water from a distant well.
20th Feb '17 5:12:31 PM nombretomado
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* Something similar happened in relation to the 2010 UK general election. Namely, [[BritishNewspapers The Sun]], famous for its [[PageThreeStunna pictures of topless women on Page 3]], threatened to stop putting them in if the Conservative Party lost. Whether or not this had an effect on the results [[RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgment we shall never know.]]

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* Something similar happened in relation to the 2010 UK general election. Namely, [[BritishNewspapers [[UsefulNotes/BritishNewspapers The Sun]], famous for its [[PageThreeStunna pictures of topless women on Page 3]], threatened to stop putting them in if the Conservative Party lost. Whether or not this had an effect on the results [[RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgment we shall never know.]]
28th Jan '17 6:33:40 PM DavidDelony
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* A popular feminist button reads "Just say no to sex with pro-lifers."
22nd Jan '17 2:53:13 PM DrFraud
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* In ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10142032/5/An-Angel-and-a-Trickster An Angel and a Trickster]]'' Angel Potter states that Loki talking about their sex life to Sirius merits a week of no sex per infraction.

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* In ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10142032/5/An-Angel-and-a-Trickster An Angel and a Trickster]]'' Angel Potter states that Loki talking about their sex life to with Sirius merits a week of no sex per infraction.infraction.
* In ''[[http://jeconais.fanficauthors.net/This_Means_War/10c__Werewolves_Goblins_and_Dragons_Oh_My_Part_3_of_3/ This Means War]]'' Hermione denies Ron sex if he uses any swear word worse than "crikey" or "blimey."



* In ''Film/DonJon'', Barbara is straight forward with Jon, explaining that he has to take a night school class (to further his career) before she will sleep with him.

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* In ''Film/DonJon'', Barbara is straight forward straightforward with Jon, explaining that he has to take a night school class (to further his career) before she will sleep with him.
17th Jan '17 8:35:56 PM Psychadelico
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* GenderFlipped in [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Navajo_mythology#The_Separation_of_Men_and_Women a Navajo myth]]. After First Man was insulted by First Woman, the men collectively do this to the women to make them sorry. (They move away from the women and stop cooperating with them entirely, but lack of sex is explicitly an important part the punishment.) It works, but not before making ''both'' genders miserable.

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* GenderFlipped in [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Navajo_mythology#The_Separation_of_Men_and_Women a Navajo myth]]. After First Man was insulted by First Woman, the men collectively do this to the women to make them sorry.sorry[[note]]Depending on who tells the story, the insult may have been First Woman's insinuation that the men only ever did anything because of this trope[[/note]]. (They move away from the women and stop cooperating with them entirely, but lack of sex is explicitly an important part the punishment.) It works, but not before making ''both'' genders miserable.miserable[[note]] People become... uh, [[ExtremeOmnisexual lonely]], which resulted in the creation of the monsters that the hero twins [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Monster Slayer]] and [[SensitiveGuyAndManlyMan Born For Water]] then had to kill[[/note]].
24th Dec '16 4:54:08 PM memememememe
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* The entire point of Erotic Sexual Denial.
8th Dec '16 9:54:57 PM BNSF1995
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* ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'' has another G-rated example: in season 20, an Internet {{Troll}} named [=Skankhunt42=] begins harassing all the girls at school, leading them to [[DisproportionateRetribution blame all the boys]]. When the boys' attempt to find and stop the troll fail, the girls all break up with their boyfriends ''en masse'', leaving nearly every boy in school crying on the floor.

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* ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'' has another G-rated example: in season 20, an Internet {{Troll}} named [=Skankhunt42=] begins harassing all the girls at school, leading them to [[DisproportionateRetribution blame believe all of the boys]].boys at the school shared the troll's opinions on women]]. When the boys' attempt to find and stop the troll fail, the girls all break up with their boyfriends ''en masse'', leaving nearly every boy in school crying on the floor. By the end of the season, this situation does not change.
28th Nov '16 11:53:33 AM mrincodi
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* [[http://grist.org/list/colombian-women-successfully-withheld-sex-to-get-their-road-fixed/ Some women in Columbia]] refused to have sex until a badly kept road was repaired.

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* [[http://grist.org/list/colombian-women-successfully-withheld-sex-to-get-their-road-fixed/ Some women in Columbia]] Colombia]] refused to have sex until a badly kept road was repaired.
28th Nov '16 8:08:33 AM BrendanRizzo
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* ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'' has another G-rated example: in season 20, an Internet {{Troll}} named [=Skankhunt42=] begins harassing all the girls at school, leading them to [[DisproportionateRetribution blame all the boys]]. When the boys' attempt to find and stop the troll fail, the girls all break up with their girlfriends en masse, leaving nearly every boy in school crying on the floor.

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* ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'' has another G-rated example: in season 20, an Internet {{Troll}} named [=Skankhunt42=] begins harassing all the girls at school, leading them to [[DisproportionateRetribution blame all the boys]]. When the boys' attempt to find and stop the troll fail, the girls all break up with their girlfriends en masse, boyfriends ''en masse'', leaving nearly every boy in school crying on the floor.
28th Sep '16 9:16:24 AM hullflyer
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** Of course it is implied, and eventually outright stated, that Emp needs a good snuggling almost as much as her lover. In fact in later volumes it is shown that future attempts at this trope are made to Even less sucsess. She consistently cracks from the isolation ending the gambit prematurely (not that those days aren't hell on earth for Thugboy regardless).

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** Of course it is implied, and eventually outright stated, that Emp needs a good snuggling almost as much as her lover. In fact in later volumes it is shown that future attempts at this trope are made to Even even less sucsess.success. She consistently cracks from the isolation ending the gambit prematurely (not that those days aren't hell on earth for Thugboy regardless).
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