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27th May '18 8:57:48 AM Prfnoff
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** ''[[Recap/TintinTheBrokenEar The Broken Ear]]'' has a pre-Columbian ffetish with a broken ear stolen at the beginning of the story.

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** ''[[Recap/TintinTheBrokenEar The Broken Ear]]'' has a pre-Columbian ffetish fetish with a broken ear stolen at the beginning of the story.
23rd May '18 8:18:12 PM PaulA
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%%* Creator/AlexandreDumas père's ''Literature/TheBlackTulip''.

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%%* * In Creator/AlexandreDumas père's ''Literature/TheBlackTulip''.''Literature/TheBlackTulip'', the protagonist is obsessed with winning a prize offered for breeding a perfectly black tulip.
21st May '18 9:28:25 PM LummoxJR
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* The central object of ''Literature/TheAffix'' is a gem that throws probability completely askew, [[GlowingGem glows by night]] when it's "awake", and chooses a keeper that it will repeatedly return to.
16th Apr '18 6:06:26 PM teffekai
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[[quoteright:250:[[Film/TheMalteseFalcon http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/macguffintitle_9315.jpg]]]]

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10th Mar '18 11:05:51 AM nombretomado
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26th Feb '18 4:58:12 PM foxley
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%%* ''Disney/TheSwordInTheStone''.

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%%* ''Disney/TheSwordInTheStone''.* ''Disney/TheSwordInTheStone'': After the King of England, Uther Pendragon, dies, leaving no heir to the throne, a sword magically appears inside an anvil in London.



%%* ''Disney/TheBlackCauldron''

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%%* ''Disney/TheBlackCauldron''* ''Disney/TheBlackCauldron'': The Horned King is searching for a mystical relic known as the Black Cauldron, which is capable of creating an invincible army of undead warriors, the "Cauldron-Born".



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* ''Film/DiamondsOnWheels'' is about a cache of stolen diamonds {{HastilyHiddenMacGuffin accidentally hidden in a teenager's sports car]] and the efforts of a gang of StupidCrooks to retrieve them.

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* ''Film/DiamondsOnWheels'' is about a cache of stolen diamonds {{HastilyHiddenMacGuffin [[HastilyHiddenMacGuffin accidentally hidden in a teenager's sports car]] and the efforts of a gang of StupidCrooks to retrieve them.
26th Feb '18 4:53:34 PM foxley
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* ''Film/DiamondsOnWheels'' is about a cache of stolen diamonds {{HastilyHiddenMacGuffin accidentally hidden in a teenager's sports car]] and the efforts of a gang of StupidCrooks to retrieve them.
20th Feb '18 6:48:28 AM MugenKagemaru
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** Interestingly, ''Cross'' [[TitleDrop drops]] ''Trigger'''s title in how a certain character is addressed at two different points, creating some extra MindScrew when you factor in ''Trigger'''s own TitleDrop.

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** Interestingly, ''Cross'' [[TitleDrop drops]] ''Trigger'''s ''Trigger'' 's title in how a certain character is addressed at two different points, creating some extra MindScrew when you factor in ''Trigger'''s ''Trigger'' 's own TitleDrop.
20th Feb '18 6:47:32 AM MugenKagemaru
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%%* ''Film/{{GoldenEye}}''

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%%* ''Film/{{GoldenEye}}''* ''Film/{{GoldenEye}}'' shares its name with the Russian KillSat the BigBad hijacks to wipe out England's economy.



** ''[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaMajorasMask Majora's Mask]]'' refers to the ArtifactOfDoom stolen by the BigBad, which is inhabited by the FinalBoss.



%%** ''[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaPhantomHourglass Phantom Hourglass]]''
%%** ''[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaTheMinishCap The Minish Cap]]''
%%** ''[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaSkywardSword Skyward Sword]]''

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%%** ** ''[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaPhantomHourglass Phantom Hourglass]]''
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Hourglass]]'' refers to the item that, when filled with the Sands Of Hours recovered from bosses (which, interestingly, includes the BigBad), protects Link from the curse laid on the HubLevel.
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''[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaTheMinishCap The Minish Cap]]''
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Cap]]'' refers to Ezlo, who is a Minish turned into a Minish-made cap. Which ends up cementing Link's iconic hat.
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''[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaSkywardSword Skyward Sword]]''Sword]]'' is an interesting variation, as Link's main weapon, the Goddess Sword, was referred to as "the [[TitleDrop Skyward Sword]]" during development.



%%* ''VideoGame/MetalGear''
%%* ''VideoGame/ChronoTrigger'' and ''VideoGame/ChronoCross''
%%* ''Franchise/KingdomHearts''

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%%* ''VideoGame/MetalGear''
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* ''VideoGame/MetalGear'' is both the collective name for the franchise and the classification of doomsday weapon that Snake spends most of his life trying to render extinct.
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''VideoGame/ChronoTrigger'' and ''VideoGame/ChronoCross''
%%* ''Franchise/KingdomHearts''
''VideoGame/ChronoCross'' each refer to their respective [[TrickedOutTime time-altering]] artifacts. [[Administrivia/HandlingSpoilers And that's all we'll say here.]]
** Interestingly, ''Cross'' [[TitleDrop drops]] ''Trigger'''s title in how a certain character is addressed at two different points, creating some extra MindScrew when you factor in ''Trigger'''s own TitleDrop.
* ''Franchise/KingdomHearts'' strangely has three separate [[BuffySpeak things]] referred to by the series title. The MindScrew here is whether the first two examples to be shown are just cases of mistaken identity.
25th Dec '17 1:24:21 PM Prfnoff
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%% * ''ComicBook/{{Tintin}}'' has three titles that fit this: ''[[Recap/TintinTheBrokenEar The Broken Ear]]'', ''[[Recap/TintinKingOttokarsSceptre King Ottokar's Sceptre]]'' and ''[[Recap/TintinTheCastafioreEmerald The Castafiore Emerald]]''.

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%% * ''ComicBook/{{Tintin}}'' has three titles that fit this: refer to stolen [=MacGuffins=]:
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''[[Recap/TintinTheBrokenEar The Broken Ear]]'', Ear]]'' has a pre-Columbian ffetish with a broken ear stolen at the beginning of the story.
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''[[Recap/TintinKingOttokarsSceptre King Ottokar's Sceptre]]'' Sceptre]]'', the titular sceptre is the most important article of Syldavian royal regalia, and is stolen by conspirators as pretext for a coup.
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''[[Recap/TintinTheCastafioreEmerald The Castafiore Emerald]]''.Emerald]]'' belongs to Bianca Castafiore, who is paranoid about having her jewels stolen. The emerald disappears only after several false alarms.
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