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9th Aug '15 9:51:40 PM MechWarrior
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# The AlienInvasion that [[HowToInvadeAnAlienPlanet flounders]] because their technological advantage is [[InsufficientlyAdvancedAlien perfectly]] [[RockBeatsLaser neutralized]] by their lack of resources, compared to the humans.

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# The AlienInvasion that [[HowToInvadeAnAlienPlanet [[JustForFun/HowToInvadeAnAlienPlanet flounders]] because their technological advantage is [[InsufficientlyAdvancedAlien perfectly]] [[RockBeatsLaser neutralized]] by their lack of resources, compared to the humans.
10th Jan '15 3:24:33 PM WillyFourEyes
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# A Bad Guy [[JamesBondage captures the Hero]], and [[WhyDontYaJustShootHim instead of killing him]], attempts to [[{{Brainwashed}} brainwash]] him into thinking that [[CuckooNest his powers aren't real]].

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# A Bad Guy [[JamesBondage [[DistressedDude captures the Hero]], and [[WhyDontYaJustShootHim instead of killing him]], attempts to [[{{Brainwashed}} brainwash]] him into thinking that [[CuckooNest his powers aren't real]].
12th May '13 9:54:05 PM MorganWick
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# Council never believe the protagonist (usually a commander of a starship), even when evidence is staring them at the face. If the first danger passes, the council will gain LaserGuidedAmnesia and...not believe the protagonist about the second impending danger. They're either corrupted or carrying one massive IdiotBall.
# A human or crew of humans through some kind of experimental technology or wormhole become stranded in a new galaxy or undiscovered part of space and the plot centres around them trying desperately to get home.
# Colonists on frontier planets will look and act exactly like [[SpaceWestern 19th century frontiersmen]] and will retain this culture indefinitely.
# Farming or agricultural colonies on other planets will retain a [[SpaceWestern rustic, rural]] lifestyle and culture that is hundreds of years out of date.
29th Jan '13 12:01:22 PM yahagishogo
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# Farming or agricultural colonies on other planets will retain a [[SpaceWestern rustic, rural]] lifestyle and culture that is hundreds of years out of date.
29th Jan '13 11:51:59 AM yahagishogo
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29th Jan '13 11:51:10 AM yahagishogo
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# Colonists on frontier planets will look and act exactly like [[SpaceWestern 19th century frontiersmen]] and will retain this culture indefinitely.
16th Jan '13 6:46:07 AM demonfiren
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# Two hostile factions colonize a planet [[ItsASmallWorldAfterAll within walking distance of ]][[VideoGame/TeamFortress2 each other.]]

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# Two hostile factions colonize a planet [[ItsASmallWorldAfterAll within walking distance of ]][[VideoGame/TeamFortress2 each other.]]
2nd Jul '12 9:19:11 AM rlkitterman
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# The government ships criminals off to other planets.

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# The government [[PenalColony ships criminals off to other planets.planets]].
13th Jun '12 9:36:26 AM ccoa
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# Death from old age turns out to be due to some [[YouFailBiologyForever simple, single cause]], leading to an easy {{immortality}} treatment, with [[{{Aesoptinum}} consequent catastrophic social implications]].

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# Death from old age turns out to be due to some [[YouFailBiologyForever simple, single cause]], leading to an easy {{immortality}} [[TheAgeless immortality]] treatment, with [[{{Aesoptinum}} consequent catastrophic social implications]].
25th May '12 3:55:36 PM badgersprite
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# A human or crew of humans through some kind of experimental technology or wormhole become stranded in a new galaxy or undiscovered part of space and the plot centres around them trying desperately to get home.
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