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11th Aug '17 1:24:34 AM PaulA
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* In ''Death by Gaslight'' by Creator/MichaelKurland, the members of the Hellfire Club carry tokens that read DCLXVI. Professor Moriarty helpfully reads from Revelation 13.

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* In ''Death by Gaslight'' ''Literature/DeathByGaslight'' by Creator/MichaelKurland, the members of the Hellfire Club carry tokens that read DCLXVI. Professor Moriarty helpfully reads from Revelation 13.
3rd Aug '17 4:20:17 PM Vir
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* In ''WesternAnimation/HotelTransylvaniaTheSeries'', episode "Buggin Out", Mavis delivers room service to a room only to realize that the card was upside down, as was actually supposed to be delivered to room 999 (for a second you can actually see 666 on the card). In another episode, Mavis' uncle mentions room 665B.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/HotelTransylvaniaTheSeries'', episode "Buggin Out", Mavis delivers room service to a room only to realize that the card was upside down, as it was actually supposed to be delivered to room 999 (for a second you can actually see 666 on the card). In another episode, Mavis' uncle mentions room 665B.
27th Jul '17 12:13:51 PM MasterofGalaxies4628
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Sometimes gets truncated to 66 or lengthened to 6666 if 666 is too high or too low a number, yet still evokes the NumerologicalMotif. Or if you're dealing with LouisCypher, 666 may be part of his address or phone number.

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Sometimes gets truncated to 66 or lengthened to 6666 (or even beyond) if 666 is too high or too low a number, yet still evokes the NumerologicalMotif. Or if you're dealing with LouisCypher, 666 may be part of his address or phone number.
number, in the vein of FiveFiveFive.



Interestingly enough, another interpretation is 216, as some older translations define this enigmatic number as "6 by 6 by 6" or 6 cubed.

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Interestingly enough, another interpretation is 216, as some older translations define this enigmatic number as "6 by 6 by 6" 6", or 6 cubed.
6[[superscript:3]].



Compare with its Asian counterparts [[OneHundredAndEight 108]] and [[FourIsDeath 4]]. For the Creator/RobertAHeinlein novel, see ''Literature/TheNumberOfTheBeast''. Not to be confused with [[FiveFiveFive 555]], which is about fake phone numbers. See also MarkOfTheBeast, when association with dark powers gives someone a physical marking.

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Compare with its Asian counterparts [[OneHundredAndEight 108]] counterparts, OneHundredAndEight and [[FourIsDeath 4]]. For the Creator/RobertAHeinlein novel, see ''Literature/TheNumberOfTheBeast''. Not to be confused with [[FiveFiveFive 555]], which is about fake phone numbers.numbers, though as stated above, sometimes an evil-associated fake number can make them overlap. See also MarkOfTheBeast, when association with dark powers gives someone a physical marking.



* In Canada, dialing Star 666 on cellphone connects you to [[https://www.tc.gc.ca/eng/canutec/menu.htm CANUTEC]], Transport Canada's emergency response center. Appropriately, they deal with toxic and explosive chemicals, which can be pretty hellish.

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* In Canada, dialing Star 666 *666 on cellphone connects you to [[https://www.tc.gc.ca/eng/canutec/menu.htm CANUTEC]], Transport Canada's emergency response center. Appropriately, they deal with toxic and explosive chemicals, which can be pretty hellish.
16th Jul '17 11:08:37 AM nombretomado
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* ''Franchise/StarWars'': "Order 66" in ''Film/RevengeOfTheSith'', which might double as a reference to WW2 Executive Order 9066, which interned Japanese civilians.

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* ''Franchise/StarWars'': "Order 66" in ''Film/RevengeOfTheSith'', which might double as a reference to WW2 [=WW2=] Executive Order 9066, which interned Japanese civilians.
30th Jun '17 3:40:34 PM jtoonsanimation
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* In ''WesternAnimation/HotelTransylvaniaTheSeries'', episode "Buggin Out", Mavis delivers room service to a room only to realize that the card was upside down, as was actually supposed to be delivered to room 999 (for a second you can actually see 666 on the card). In another episode, Mavis' uncle mentions room 665B.
19th Jun '17 5:22:26 AM orvillethird
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* In Canada, dialing Star 666 on cellphone connects you to [[https://www.tc.gc.ca/eng/canutec/menu.htm CANUTEC]], Transport Canada's emergency response center. Appropriately, they deal with toxic and explosive chemicals, which can be pretty hellish.
15th May '17 2:03:29 PM intastiel
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->''"Woe to you, Oh Earth and Sea, for the Devil sends the beast with wrath, because he knows the time is short...Let him who hath understanding reckon the [[TropeNamer number of the beast]], for it is a human number; its number is Six hundred threescore and six."''

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->''"Woe to you, Oh Earth and Sea, for the Devil sends the beast with wrath, because he knows the time is short...Let him who hath understanding reckon the [[TropeNamer number of the beast]], beast, for it is a human number; its number is Six hundred threescore and six."''



->''"Torches blazed and sacred chants were praised, as they start to cry hands held to the sky! In the night the fires burning bright, the ritual has begun Satan's work is done! Six six six the number of the beast!"''
-->-- '''Music/IronMaiden''' - The Number Of The Beast
13th May '17 3:30:11 PM nombretomado
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* ChristianRock group [=DeGarmo=] and Key's 1984 album "Communication" included a song titled Six, Six, Six. It gained attention [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z7Cdxl4INfw as one of the first CCM music videos]] to appear on {{MTV}}. It also became infamous for MTV ordering an edit removing a scene where a man kicks a burning trash can down, [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vUVj47rpuoo briefly setting the man representing the Antichrist on fire]].

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* ChristianRock group [=DeGarmo=] and Key's 1984 album "Communication" included a song titled Six, Six, Six. It gained attention [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z7Cdxl4INfw as one of the first CCM music videos]] to appear on {{MTV}}.Creator/{{MTV}}. It also became infamous for MTV ordering an edit removing a scene where a man kicks a burning trash can down, [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vUVj47rpuoo briefly setting the man representing the Antichrist on fire]].
24th Apr '17 6:09:14 PM Perseus
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* In ''[[VideoGame/KingdomHeartsChainOfMemories Kingdom Hearts]] [[VideoGameRemake Re:]][[VideoGame/KingdomHeartsChainOfMemories Chain of Memories]]'', Marluxia's final form has a sleight that is activated by using three 6 cards, which forces Sora to break all of the cards or face [[OneHitKill instant death]].

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* In ''[[VideoGame/KingdomHeartsChainOfMemories Kingdom Hearts]] [[VideoGameRemake Re:]][[VideoGame/KingdomHeartsChainOfMemories Chain of Memories]]'', Marluxia's final form has a sleight that is activated by using three 6 cards, which forces Sora to break all of the cards within six seconds or face [[OneHitKill instant death]].
13th Apr '17 4:52:02 PM PrincessPandaTrope
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* 666 is the theme of [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I0wRLxolN0A Shadow and Silver Watch Sonic Boom Trailers]]. The Devil even appears.
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