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22nd Aug '16 12:31:30 PM LadyJaneGrey
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* During the ''ComicBook/{{Inferno}}'', the villains take over the Empire State building and turn it into their demonic EvilTowerOfOminousness.


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* The Juggernaut destroys the Twin Towers in the "Sabotage" storyline; oddly enough, they return within only a few issues, and the story [[HarsherInHindsight is rarely]] [[DudeNotFunny spoken of today.]]
22nd Aug '16 9:38:08 AM LadyJaneGrey
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* The Islamic State has destroyed several ancient ruins in the lands its conquered.

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* The Islamic State has destroyed several ancient ruins in the lands its conquered. ISIS is also notorious for it, and sadly, it's among the ''least'' of their atrocities.
22nd Jul '16 8:00:07 AM Morgenthaler
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-->'''Proto Man:''' ''HA!'' [[DangerouslyGenreSavvy I knew you'd risk yourself for Mr. Lincoln!]]

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-->'''Proto Man:''' ''HA!'' [[DangerouslyGenreSavvy I knew you'd risk yourself for Mr. Lincoln!]]Lincoln!
15th Jul '16 8:07:55 AM FlakyPorcupine
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* In ''Film/ThePurgeElectionYear'', the Lincoln Memorial is ransacked, with dead and burning bodies on the steps. The word "PURGE" is either spray-painted or [[CouldntFindAPen written in blood]] across the columns.
1st Jul '16 8:29:04 PM nombretomado
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* The second novel in ''TheBartimaeusTrilogy'' features a hilarious fight scene inside the British Museum where Bartimaeus, not knowing of its significance, uses the Rosetta Stone as a projectile weapon. HilarityEnsues. In the third novel, Nelson's Column get sliced in half by Nathaniel trying out the Staff.

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* The second novel in ''TheBartimaeusTrilogy'' ''Literature/TheBartimaeusTrilogy'' features a hilarious fight scene inside the British Museum where Bartimaeus, not knowing of its significance, uses the Rosetta Stone as a projectile weapon. HilarityEnsues. In the third novel, Nelson's Column get sliced in half by Nathaniel trying out the Staff.
25th Jun '16 8:41:28 PM JackG
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** Outright lampshaded in ''Film/IndependenceDayResurgence''.
-->'''David:''' They like to get the landmarks.

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** Outright lampshaded in ''Film/IndependenceDayResurgence''.
-->'''David:''' They
''Film/IndependenceDayResurgence'' when David Levinson watches Dubai's Burj Khalifa getting dropped on top of London's Tower Bridge. "They like to get the landmarks. landmarks." Subverted when the giant spacecraft slides to a halt just before hitting the rebuilt White House.
15th Jun '16 3:40:22 AM VicGeorge2011
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* Jesus destroyed the Wailing Wall in Jerusalem at His SecondComing in the Literature/LeftBehind book ''Glorious Appearing''.
11th Jun '16 8:21:41 PM nombretomado
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* P-Jack's stage background in ''{{Tekken}} 2'' has a Big Ben look-alike half-buried in sand; a possible ''Film/PlanetOfTheApes1968'' reference.

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* P-Jack's stage background in ''{{Tekken}} ''VideoGame/{{Tekken}} 2'' has a Big Ben look-alike half-buried in sand; a possible ''Film/PlanetOfTheApes1968'' reference.
8th Jun '16 9:13:05 PM Stealth
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* * [[DownplayedTrope Downplayed]] in issue #23 of ''ComicBook/TheTransformers''. The Battlechargers are revealed to be plotting something against various United States landmarks, such as Mount Rushmore, Independence Hall, the Washington Monument, and especially the Statue of Liberty. What is their nefarious plan? To...[[PokeThePoodle vandalize them by spray-painting "humans are wimps!" on everything]].

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* * [[DownplayedTrope Downplayed]] in issue #23 of ''ComicBook/TheTransformers''. The Battlechargers Runabout and Runamuck are revealed to be plotting something against various United States landmarks, such as Mount Rushmore, Independence Hall, the Washington Monument, and especially the Statue of Liberty. What is their nefarious plan? To...[[PokeThePoodle vandalize them by spray-painting "humans are wimps!" on everything]]. The Battlechargers ''are'' a couple of numbskulls after all.
8th Jun '16 9:10:17 PM Stealth
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* * [[DownplayedTrope Downplayed]] in issue #23 of ''ComicBook/TheTransformers''. The Battlechargers are revealed to be plotting something against various United States landmarks, such as Mount Rushmore, Independence Hall, the Washington Monument, and especially the Statue of Liberty. What is their nefarious plan? To...[[PokeThePoodle vandalize them by spray-painting "humans are wimps!" on everything]].
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