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21st Feb '17 10:42:19 AM gb00393
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* ''Series/GameOfThrones'': Season 5's Faith Militant is a radical perversion of an existing major religion, and consists mostly of young black-clothed men who didn't find meaning in their previous lives. Together they enforce their radical and homophobic notions wherever they go. Well...
13th Feb '17 4:13:08 AM EDP
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* This is the reason Manga/TigerMask was never allowed to win an actually existing wrestling title: as the show was set in as close as to real life as possible, whenever he took part to the World Big League or challenged a champion for his title something made him quit, not give his best, or, when he faced Dory Funk Jr. for the NWA Heavyweight Championship, win in such a way the title didn't pass to him.
12th Feb '17 3:43:26 AM Juicehead_Baby
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[[caption-width-right:333:''[[Music/ColePorter In olden days, an online stalking was looked on as something shocking\\
But now, God knows, anything goes!]]'']]
8th Feb '17 3:13:48 AM jormis29
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* ''Film/{{Cyberbully}}'' is ABC Family's attempt to make a "realistic" drama about a real issue teens face. (in this case, [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin cyberbullying]]).

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* ''Film/{{Cyberbully}}'' ''Film/Cyberbully2011'' is ABC Family's attempt to make a "realistic" drama about a real issue teens face. (in this case, [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin cyberbullying]]).
29th Jan '17 10:44:15 AM LongTallShorty64
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* Creator/IdaLupino's FilmNoir, ''Film/TheHitchHiker'' was based on hitchhiking murderer, Billy Cook.
28th Jan '17 5:52:37 AM ScorpiusOB1
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** Civilization VI: Each Civilization gets a specific benefit based on their own history, but a more specific benefit based on a selected leader for that civ (if offers). Currently, Greece is the only civ with two separate leaders. As a civ, it has a culture bonus, but how it goes about getting those bonuses is based on the leadership. Gorgo (Spartan) receives bonuses from combat and warfare. Pericles (Athens) receives it from Diplomacy and Trade. All of these are geared to both the historical civ and their leader (I.E. America gets bonuses to Combat and Culture in the form of the film studio... but because they are lead by {{UsefulNotes//TheodoreRosevelt}} they also get benefits to environmental culture generation.

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** Civilization VI: Each Civilization gets a specific benefit based on their own history, but a more specific benefit based on a selected leader for that civ (if offers). Currently, Greece is the only civ with two separate leaders. As a civ, it has a culture bonus, but how it goes about getting those bonuses is based on the leadership. Gorgo (Spartan) receives bonuses from combat and warfare. Pericles (Athens) receives it from Diplomacy and Trade. All of these are geared to both the historical civ and their leader (I.E. America gets bonuses to Combat and Culture in the form of the film studio... but because they are lead by {{UsefulNotes//TheodoreRosevelt}} UsefulNotes/TheodoreRoosevelt they also get benefits to environmental culture generation.
26th Jan '17 12:46:18 PM hszmv1
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** Civilization VI: Each Civilization gets a specific benefit based on their own history, but a more specific benefit based on a selected leader for that civ (if offers). Currently, Greece is the only civ with two separate leaders. As a civ, it has a culture bonus, but how it goes about getting those bonuses is based on the leadership. Gorgo (Spartan) receives bonuses from combat and warfare. Pericles (Athens) receives it from Diplomacy and Trade. All of these are geared to both the historical civ and their leader (I.E. America gets bonuses to Combat and Culture in the form of the film studio... but because they are lead by {{UsefulNotes//TheodoreRosevelt}} they also get benefits to environmental culture generation.
18th Jan '17 12:12:53 PM john_e
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* At the climax of ''Literature/TheNebulyCoat'', [[spoiler:the church tower's collapse and later rebuilding exactly mirror the real-life collapse of Chichester Cathedral's central tower in 1861]].
11th Jan '17 5:50:22 PM nombretomado
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* In late 2006, ''Criminal Intent'' fictionalized the already-fictional character of the [=YouTube=] "celebrity" {{lonelygirl15}} as "[=WeepingWillow17=]" and made her the victim of a kidnapping, and by the end it's as hard for the detectives to tell what's real and what isn't as it is for the viewers.

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* In late 2006, ''Criminal Intent'' fictionalized the already-fictional character of the [=YouTube=] "celebrity" {{lonelygirl15}} WebVideo/Lonelygirl15 as "[=WeepingWillow17=]" and made her the victim of a kidnapping, and by the end it's as hard for the detectives to tell what's real and what isn't as it is for the viewers.
2nd Jan '17 10:15:11 PM Xtifr
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* On a lighter note, a 1997 episode of ''{{Coach}}'' featured the title character's football team is sabotaged during an away game in Buffalo when a local restauranteur serves them poisoned wings. This is based on an incident that happened to New Zealand's team during the 1995 Rugby World Cup in South Africa.

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* On a lighter note, in a 1997 episode of ''{{Coach}}'' featured ''Series/{{Coach}}'', the title character's football team is sabotaged during an away game in Buffalo when a local restauranteur serves them poisoned wings. This is based on an incident that happened to New Zealand's team during the 1995 Rugby World Cup in South Africa.
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