History Main / RuleOfSeven

26th Aug '16 11:37:32 AM RainbowPhoenix
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In the natural world, one of the origins of this significance come from the seven celestial bodies that could be seen with the naked eye, (Sun, Moon, and the planets up to Saturn), that were worshiped as deities, and the days named after them were the days of the week.

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In the natural world, one of the origins of this significance come from the seven celestial bodies that could be seen with the naked eye, (Sun, Moon, and the planets up to Saturn), Saturn[[note]]If the motion of Uranus had been noticed, the lucky number would likely be eight instead[[/note]]), that were worshiped as deities, and the days named after them were the days of the week.
9th Aug '16 12:43:22 PM UmbrellasWereAwesome
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* Prominent in the ''Franchise/{{Halo}}'' series, thanks to Creator/{{Bungie}}'s RunningGag of putting "7" in everything:

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* Prominent in the ''Franchise/{{Halo}}'' series, thanks due to Creator/{{Bungie}}'s RunningGag of putting "7" in everything:this being a Creator/{{Bungie}} RunningGag:
9th Aug '16 12:42:51 PM UmbrellasWereAwesome
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* Prominent in the ''Franchise/{{Halo}}'' series
** There have been whole groves of EpilepticTrees over how almost every arbitrary number in the series is somehow related to 7. One of the more obvious ones is 117, Master Chief's operating number, and that there are seven of the eponymous Halo rings [[spoiler: or were, before MC blew one up in the first game]].
** This has been a RunningGag at Bungie since the ''VideoGame/{{Marathon}}'' trilogy. [[http://marathon.bungie.org/story/seven.html Consider.]]
** 343 Guilty Spark and 343 Industries. 343 is 7³.

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* The ''VideoGame/{{Marathon}}'' trilogy established Creator/{{Bungie}}'s RunningGag of putting references to the number "7" in everything. [[http://marathon.bungie.org/story/seven.html Just look at this!]]
* Prominent in the ''Franchise/{{Halo}}'' series
series, thanks to Creator/{{Bungie}}'s RunningGag of putting "7" in everything:
** There have been whole groves of EpilepticTrees over how almost every arbitrary number in the series is somehow related to 7. One of the more obvious ones is 117, Master Chief's operating number, and that there are seven of the eponymous Halo rings [[spoiler: or were, before MC blew one up in the [[VideoGame/HaloCombatEvolved first game]].
** This has been a RunningGag at Bungie since the ''VideoGame/{{Marathon}}'' trilogy. [[http://marathon.bungie.org/story/seven.html Consider.]]
game]]]].
** 343 Guilty Spark and 343 Industries.Spark, the namesake of current franchise developers Creator/ThreeFourThreeIndustries. 343 is 7³. In fact, all the Halos' Monitors have designation numbers that are multiples of 7.
19th Jul '16 2:08:21 PM TriumphantMagician
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LuckySeven is a subtrope about examples where it is considered a lucky number. Also see MagicalSeventhSon, SevenDeadlySins.

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LuckySeven is a subtrope about examples where it is considered a lucky number. Also see MagicalSeventhSon, SevenDeadlySins.SevenDeadlySins, and SevenHeavenlyVirtues.
10th Jun '16 8:07:23 AM Lopiny
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* ''Videogame/FallenLondon'': [[ArcWords Seven is the Number]]. What does this mean? It's not entirely known. But there are more than a few ominous events where the number is relevant, and usually not good news. [[spoiler:Especially when it comes to Mr. Eaten's name; there are always a number of horrible acts you must commit on yourself, and that number is always seven. [[BodyHorror Seven are the scars]] [[WoundThatWillNotHeal that will not heal]]. [[GoMadFromTheIsolation Seven are the chains that weigh on Seeker's minds]]. [[DamagedSoul Seven are the stains that mark their soul]]. And at the end, there are seven [[ArtifactOfDoom candles]] they must collect]].
5th May '16 1:40:44 PM TheOneWhoTropes
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* The Seven Stakes of Purgatory from ''VisualNovel/UminekoNoNakuKoroNi'' are also based of the SevenDeadlySins.

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* The Seven Stakes of Purgatory from ''VisualNovel/UminekoNoNakuKoroNi'' ''VisualNovel/UminekoWhenTheyCry'' are also based of the SevenDeadlySins.
27th Feb '16 8:11:45 PM hamza678
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* ''{{Nana}}'' uses this rather prominently: both of the main characters are named Nana (a Japanese reading for the number 7), and they share an apartment numbered 707. Subverted in that neither of the two main characters' names use the kanji for 7.

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* ''{{Nana}}'' ''Manga/{{Nana}}'' uses this rather prominently: both of the main characters are named Nana (a Japanese reading for the number 7), and they share an apartment numbered 707. Subverted in that neither of the two main characters' names use the kanji for 7.
6th Feb '16 5:15:32 PM MyFinalEdits
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* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'':
** According to the [[TheMerch trading cards]], there are seven [[OnlyTheChosenMayWield Elements of Harmony]], instead of the six shown in the show proper.[[/folder]]


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* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'':
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''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'': According to the [[TheMerch trading cards]], there are seven [[OnlyTheChosenMayWield Elements of Harmony]], instead of the six shown in the show proper.[[/folder]]

6th Feb '16 3:44:36 AM Spanks
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** According to the [[TheMerch trading cards]], there are seven [[OnlyTheChosenMayWield Elements of Harmony]], instead of the six shown in the show proper.
** [[spoiler: The Mane Six added a new member in the Season 5 finale, becoming the Mane Seven. This makes Starlight Glimmer's graduation to the SixthRanger all the more intriguing]].
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** According to the [[TheMerch trading cards]], there are seven [[OnlyTheChosenMayWield Elements of Harmony]], instead of the six shown in the show proper.
** [[spoiler: The Mane Six added a new member in the Season 5 finale, becoming the Mane Seven. This makes Starlight Glimmer's graduation to the SixthRanger all the more intriguing]].
proper.[[/folder]]

5th Feb '16 9:10:19 PM MyFinalEdits
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* According to the ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' [[TheMerch trading cards]], there are seven [[OnlyTheChosenMayWield Elements of Harmony]], instead of the six shown in the show proper.

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* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'':
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According to the ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' [[TheMerch trading cards]], there are seven [[OnlyTheChosenMayWield Elements of Harmony]], instead of the six shown in the show proper.
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