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26th Jun '16 4:53:01 PM FlakyPorcupine
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* Survivors in ''Videogame/DeadByDaylight'' can be impaled on a meat hook only three times. The first time, they are able to try and struggle free. The second time, you only have half the bar to give you less time. Be snagged again, and it is instant death.
11th Jun '16 4:34:44 PM SirVancelot131
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* In the second ''Film/AmericanPie'' film, Stifler explains to Kevin that the rule of three implies that if a girl tells you how many guys she slept with, the real number is [[ReallyGetsAround multiplied by three]]. In a similar conversation, Jessica explains to Vicky that if a guy tells you how many guys he slept with, the real number is divided by three.
9th Jun '16 3:52:21 PM FalKoopa
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** Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva: The creator, the preserver and the destroyer.
13th May '16 1:48:54 PM Koveras
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* ''VideoGame/DragonAgeInquisition'', the third game in the ''Franchise/DragonAge'' series, has threes plastered all over its design and writing. There are three advisers at the War Table, representing three aspects of the Inquisition's power (CombatDiplomacyStealth), and three Keeps to reinforce each of them. The three character classes are represented by three companions and each have three specializations. The narration shows an implicit ThreeActStructure, with each act spanning three main quests. Three power players vie for dominance in the Winter Palace, and three candidates compete for the Sunburst Throne in the endgame. Lastly, three major DLC expansions have been released: a sandbox, a dungeon crawl, and a story epilogue--mirroring all three of the contemporary WesternRPG subgenres.

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* ''VideoGame/DragonAgeInquisition'', the third game in the ''Franchise/DragonAge'' series, has threes plastered all over its design and writing. There are three advisers at the War Table, representing three aspects of the Inquisition's power (CombatDiplomacyStealth), and three Keeps to reinforce each of them. The Each of the three character classes are is represented by three companions and each have contains three specializations. The narration shows an implicit ThreeActStructure, with each act spanning three main quests. Three power players vie for dominance in the Winter Palace, and three candidates compete for the Sunburst Throne in the endgame. Lastly, three major DLC expansions have been released: a sandbox, a dungeon crawl, and a story epilogue--mirroring all three of the contemporary WesternRPG subgenres.
13th May '16 1:42:29 PM Koveras
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* ''VideoGame/DragonAgeOrigins'', the third game in the ''Franchise/DragonAge'' series, has threes plastered all over its design and writing. There are three advisers at the War Table, representing three aspects of the Inquisition's power (CombatDiplomacyStealth), and three Keeps to reinforce each of them. The three character classes are represented by three companions and each have three specializations. The narration shows an implicit ThreeActStructure, with each act spanning three main quests. Three power players vie for dominance in the Winter Palace, and three candidates compete for the Sunburst Throne in the endgame. Lastly, three major DLC expansions have been released: a sandbox, a dungeon crawl, and a story epilogue--mirroring all three of the contemporary WesternRPG subgenres.

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* ''VideoGame/DragonAgeOrigins'', ''VideoGame/DragonAgeInquisition'', the third game in the ''Franchise/DragonAge'' series, has threes plastered all over its design and writing. There are three advisers at the War Table, representing three aspects of the Inquisition's power (CombatDiplomacyStealth), and three Keeps to reinforce each of them. The three character classes are represented by three companions and each have three specializations. The narration shows an implicit ThreeActStructure, with each act spanning three main quests. Three power players vie for dominance in the Winter Palace, and three candidates compete for the Sunburst Throne in the endgame. Lastly, three major DLC expansions have been released: a sandbox, a dungeon crawl, and a story epilogue--mirroring all three of the contemporary WesternRPG subgenres.
13th May '16 1:42:14 PM Koveras
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* ''VideoGame/DragonAgeOrigins'', the third game in the ''Franchise/DragonAge'' series, has threes plastered all over its design and writing. There are three advisers at the War Table, representing three aspects of the Inquisition's power (CombatDiplomacyStealth), and three Keeps to reinforce each of them. The three character classes are represented by three companions and each have three specializations. The narration shows an implicit ThreeActStructure, with each act spanning three main quests. Three power players vie for dominance in the Winter Palace, and three candidates compete for the Sunburst Throne in the endgame. Lastly, three major DLC expansions have been released: a sandbox, a dungeon crawl, and a story epilogue--mirroring all three of the contemporary WesternRPG subgenres.
11th May '16 3:48:59 PM ryanasaurus0077
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* Historically, judges sentencing prisoners to death by hanging would decree that they hang by the neck until "dead, dead, dead!" Contrary to popular belief, infamous HangingJudge Isaac Parker never followed this practice.
3rd May '16 6:28:40 AM PerpetualHippotigrine
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*** The Goats Gruff are a subversion of the rule in Dresden, and it surprises him greatly.
**** The first goats gruff were quite small and attacked him at Michael's.
**** The second goats gruff were adult human sized, and attacked with Uzi's.
**** The third goat gruff was huge and fought by himself.
**** Eldest gruff was fairly small and wizened, but an extremely competent wizard/sorcerer in his own right.
3rd May '16 6:03:19 AM PerpetualHippotigrine
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** Commands and denials also work in threes.
*** In Cold Days, Harry commands an entity using his own name 3 times, to reveal itself.
**** That entity itself is part of a trio.
*** In earlier books and his dealings with the Denarians, Harry denies them three times. On days when he's stressed and tired, the exchange works as "Reasonable request" from the Denarian, followed by Harry saying "No, no, no for a third time."
27th Apr '16 1:52:44 PM DaibhidC
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-->'''Bernard''': It's one of those irregular verbs, isn't it: ''I'' have an independent mind, ''you'' leak, ''he's'' round the twist.

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-->'''Bernard''': It's one of those irregular verbs, isn't it: ''I'' have an independent mind, ''you'' leak, are eccentric, ''he's'' round the twist.
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