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26th Jan '16 8:29:25 PM kome360
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* One of the countries that [[LightNovel/KinosJourney Kino]] encounters is the last remaining member of a "democracy" that voted by majority. Ultimately, everyone else had voted each other to death until one man was left.
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* One of the countries that [[LightNovel/KinosJourney Kino]] encounters is the last remaining member of a "democracy" that voted by majority. Ultimately, everyone else had voted each other to death until one man was and his dying wife were left.
15th Jan '16 9:40:38 PM nombretomado
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* ''TheStand'' had one bomb-happy character blow up oil storage silos for the explosions, since no-one was going to stop him.
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* ''TheStand'' ''Literature/TheStand'' had one bomb-happy character blow up oil storage silos for the explosions, since no-one was going to stop him.
11th Jan '16 8:09:33 PM jormis29
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** Homer also has the run of Springfield for about half a Treehouse of Horror segment, after a Neutron bomb kills all the people. [[spoiler: And turns many others into cannibal zombies.]]
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** Homer also has the run of Springfield for about half a Treehouse of Horror segment, after a Neutron bomb NeutronBomb kills all the people. [[spoiler: And turns many others into cannibal zombies.]]
3rd Jan '16 7:01:19 PM ZerroDefex
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* The western USA has a few mostly abandoned settlements which would no longer appear on the map if not for one or two remaining residents. ** Monowi, Nebraska is the only incorporated municipality in the United States with such a population.
7th Dec '15 3:48:17 PM h27kim
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* Distinct possibility in DwarfFortress. Most fortresses will eventually suffer catastrophes and get wiped out, but in case one of the inhabitants became a vampire, he/she is much likely to survive and keep the fortress going as the sole inhabitant as he/she requires no sustenance.
6th Nov '15 8:41:49 AM TheUnknownUploader
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Frequently found in a CozyCatastrophe. Compare TheAloner.
13th Jul '15 11:05:37 PM erforce
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* This trope is a plot point in the zombie-apocalypse novel ''WorldWarZ''. When TheCavalry finally arrives in some reclaimed towns, they are never quite sure if the Mayor has all his or or her marbles.
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* This trope is a plot point in the zombie-apocalypse novel ''WorldWarZ''.''Literature/WorldWarZ''. When TheCavalry finally arrives in some reclaimed towns, they are never quite sure if the Mayor has all his or or her marbles.
20th Jun '15 4:42:17 PM TheUnknownUploader
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* The titular ''Series/TheLastManOnEarth'' spends the first episode having fun using the town of Tucson as his own personal playground. The second episode has [[ArtifactTitle other survivor]] Carol elect him President. [[spoiler: After the other Phil shows, they have another election against Old Phil's will. New Phil wins.]]

** Moe became mayor (emperor) of the starved lawless en-domed Springfield in the deleted scenes of ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsonsMovie''.
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** Moe became mayor (emperor) Emporer of the starved lawless en-domed Springfield by chucking grenades at anyone who challenges his authority in the deleted scenes of ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsonsMovie''.
18th Jun '15 4:00:31 PM nombretomado
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* This is how an alternate-future version of Vandal Savage has lived for thirty millennia in the ''JusticeLeague'' episode, "Hereafter."
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* This is how an alternate-future version of Vandal Savage has lived for thirty millennia in the ''JusticeLeague'' ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague'' episode, "Hereafter."
21st Feb '15 3:43:36 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''TheQuietEarth'': With apparently no-one else left on Earth, protagonist Zac Hobson sets a radio station to emit a message in case anyone's out there, moves to a mansion, raids shopping centres, plays with train sets in a store- and then the real trains- cracks up, starts dressing up in women's clothes and declares himself emperor of the world before an audience of cardboard cutouts. (He gets better.)
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* ''TheQuietEarth'': ''Film/TheQuietEarth'': With apparently no-one else left on Earth, protagonist Zac Hobson sets a radio station to emit a message in case anyone's out there, moves to a mansion, raids shopping centres, plays with train sets in a store- and then the real trains- cracks up, starts dressing up in women's clothes and declares himself emperor of the world before an audience of cardboard cutouts. (He gets better.)

* In ''TheOmegaMan'', Charlton Heston doesn't take much advantage of this trope, since he spends his time hunting zombies. However, his love interest, Lisa, likes to go "shopping" in abandoned department stores. At least until she gets TheVirus and does her FaceHeelTurn.
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* In ''TheOmegaMan'', ''Film/TheOmegaMan'', Charlton Heston doesn't take much advantage of this trope, since he spends his time hunting zombies. However, his love interest, Lisa, likes to go "shopping" in abandoned department stores. At least until she gets TheVirus and does her FaceHeelTurn.
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