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27th Aug '16 7:54:00 PM IndirectActiveTransport
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* Lucha Libre International, better known for it's athletic commission Universal Wrestling Association, had a wrestler known as Fray Tormenta, a priest who took advantage of the prominence of [[MaskedLuchador masks]] on the Mexican circuit to hide his identity and make money for an orphanage he worked at. His real life story would see {{homage}}s in ''Manga/TigerMask'', ''Film/NachoLibre'' and ''Videogame/{{Tekken}}'', while later luchadors Wrestling/{{Mistico}} and [[Wrestling/{{Hunico}} Incognito]] would have {{the gimmick}} of being orphans from the facility he saved. Wrestling/{{CMLL}} first tried the gimmick with El Sagrado but were unsuccessful).

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* Lucha Libre International, better known for it's athletic commission Universal Wrestling Association, had a wrestler known as Fray Tormenta, a priest who took advantage of the prominence of [[MaskedLuchador masks]] on the Mexican circuit to hide his identity and make money for an orphanage he worked at. His real life story would see {{homage}}s in ''Manga/TigerMask'', ''Film/NachoLibre'' and ''Videogame/{{Tekken}}'', while later luchadors Wrestling/{{Mistico}} and [[Wrestling/{{Hunico}} Incognito]] would have {{the gimmick}} of being orphans from the facility he saved. Wrestling/{{CMLL}} saved(Wrestling/{{CMLL}} first tried the gimmick with El Sagrado but were unsuccessful).
26th Aug '16 9:58:48 AM Sharlee
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* On ''WesternAnimation/WildKratts'', the Kratt brothers occasionally need to save imperiled animals' habitat from threats, as a change of pace from saving the animals themselves. Paisley Paver, a villain introduced in Season Three, has habitat-destruction as her agenda.
24th Aug '16 1:59:08 AM Morgenthaler
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* A curious instance occurs in the ''Literature/VillageTales'' series, in ''Literature/{{Evensong}}''. The CommunityThreateningConstruction threat is to the whole [[CloseKnitCommunity district and its villages]]; and its source is, subversively, governmental, not private-enterprise backed: [[{{Cloudcuckoolander}} naïve, Lib Dem]][[note]]but I repeat myself...[[/note]] local councillor [[SupremeChef Teddy Gates]] was snookered into volunteering ''his'' ward, the [[CloseKnitCommunity Woolfonts]], for new social / community housing. ''Un''fortunately, his ward is in an AONB, and every square foot is scheduled at least Grade II*. ''Fortunately,'' the Duke of Taunton (late [[MajorlyAwesome major]], the [[UsefulNotes/BritsWithBattleships Intelligence Corps]]) enlists the British Army and the whole Ministry of Defence in the crafty solution: he gets back some old buildings (derelict since 1945) under the Crichel Down rule, and runs up {{Retraux}} Georgian housing on the site: to move in retired [[spoiler: [[NepaliWithNastyKnives Gurkhas]]]] and their families. It's a political winner ''and'' makes the whole community happy. Particularly as the Duke creates a Trust to do the build: one which brings together a bunch of [[RetiredBadass old Sappers, Signallers, and other Forces retirees]] to train FE students and recently demobbed and wounded squaddies who need to learn new trades.

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* A curious instance occurs in the ''Literature/VillageTales'' series, in ''Literature/{{Evensong}}''. The CommunityThreateningConstruction threat is to the whole [[CloseKnitCommunity district and its villages]]; and its source is, subversively, governmental, not private-enterprise backed: [[{{Cloudcuckoolander}} naïve, Lib Dem]][[note]]but I repeat myself...[[/note]] local councillor [[SupremeChef Teddy Gates]] was snookered into volunteering ''his'' ward, the [[CloseKnitCommunity Woolfonts]], for new social / community housing. ''Un''fortunately, his ward is in an AONB, and every square foot is scheduled at least Grade II*. ''Fortunately,'' the Duke of Taunton (late [[MajorlyAwesome major]], the [[UsefulNotes/BritsWithBattleships Intelligence Corps]]) enlists the British Army and the whole Ministry of Defence in the crafty solution: he gets back some old buildings (derelict since 1945) under the Crichel Down rule, and runs up {{Retraux}} Georgian housing on the site: to move in retired [[spoiler: [[NepaliWithNastyKnives [[UsefulNotes/NepaliWithNastyKnives Gurkhas]]]] and their families. It's a political winner ''and'' makes the whole community happy. Particularly as the Duke creates a Trust to do the build: one which brings together a bunch of [[RetiredBadass old Sappers, Signallers, and other Forces retirees]] to train FE students and recently demobbed and wounded squaddies who need to learn new trades.
24th Aug '16 12:18:53 AM Morgenthaler
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Compare the ChildhoodMemoryDemolitionTeam where the structure being knocked down isn't necessarily going to result in catastrophic circumstances for anyone.

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Compare the ChildhoodMemoryDemolitionTeam where the structure being knocked down isn't necessarily going to result in catastrophic circumstances for anyone.
anyone. Not typically related to BurnTheOrphanage.
13th Aug '16 12:00:42 PM nombretomado
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* This turned out to be the reason behind [[spoiler:Phantom Thief G, a.k.a. Timothy's crime spree]] in ''DGrayMan''. [[NightmareFuel/DGrayMan This being DGM]], of course, the obviously-supernatural methods attracted enough attention that it went FromBadToWorse. In the end, the Black Order wound up paying to save the place anyway.

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* This turned out to be the reason behind [[spoiler:Phantom Thief G, a.k.a. Timothy's crime spree]] in ''DGrayMan''.''Manga/DGrayMan''. [[NightmareFuel/DGrayMan This being DGM]], of course, the obviously-supernatural methods attracted enough attention that it went FromBadToWorse. In the end, the Black Order wound up paying to save the place anyway.
22nd Jul '16 1:13:34 PM prettycoolguy
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* Parodied in the ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants'' episode "Sharks vs. Pods", when Patrick appears out of nowhere in the end to exclaim "Yeah! We saved the rec center!" There was no rec center even mentioned in the episode.
19th Jul '16 6:58:56 PM eroock
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->"If there is anything Three Stooges media has taught me it's that entertainment always saves heartfelt buildings"\\

->---NostalgiaCritic (Jem and the Holograms review)

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->"If ->''"If there is anything Three Stooges media has taught me it's that entertainment always saves heartfelt buildings"\\

->---NostalgiaCritic
buildings."''
-->-- WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic
(Jem and the Holograms review)
17th Jul '16 6:54:02 AM TimberRidge
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* A curious instance occurs in the ''Literature/VillageTales'' series, in ''Literature/{{Evensong}}''. The CommunityThreateningConstruction threat is to the whole [[CloseKnitCommunity district and its villages]]; and its source is, subversively, governmental, not private-enterprise backed: [[{{Cloudcuckoolander}} naïve, Lib Dem]][[note]]but I repeat myself...[[/note]] local councillor [[SupremeChef Teddy Gates]] was snookered into volunteering ''his'' ward, the [[CloseKnitCommunity Woolfonts]], for new social / community housing. ''Un''fortunately, his ward is in an AONB, and every square foot is scheduled at least Grade II*. ''Fortunately,'' the Duke of Taunton (late [[MajorlyAwesome major]], the [[UsefulNotes/BritsWithBattleships Intelligence Corps]]) enlists the British Army and the whole Ministry of Defence in the crafty solution: he gets back some old buildings (derelict since 1945) under the Crichel Down rule, and runs up {{Retraux}} Georgian housing on the site: to move in retired [[spoiler: [[NepaliWithNastyKnives Gurkhas]]]] and their families. It's a political winner ''and'' makes the whole community happy. Particularly as the Duke creates a Trust to do the build: one which brings together a bunch of [[RetiredBadass old Sappers, Signallers, and other Forces retirees]] to train FE students and recently demobbed and wounded squaddies who need to learn new trades.
8th Jul '16 3:34:28 PM Sailor_Italy
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->"If there is anything Three Stooges media has taught me it's that entertainment always saves heartfelt buildings"\\

->---NostalgiaCritic (Jem and the Holograms review)
4th Jul '16 9:31:32 AM Morgenthaler
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* {{Subverted}} in ''Film/Gremlins2TheNewBatch'': the movie starts off with a wealthy property developer offering a large reward to the {{Obi Wan}} for selling his antique store, since he is the only holdout for a big new construction project. However, he has an offscreen death, and the big new construction subplot is never heard of again.

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* {{Subverted}} in ''Film/Gremlins2TheNewBatch'': the movie starts off with a wealthy property developer offering a large reward to the {{Obi Wan}} MagicalAsian for selling his antique store, since he is the only holdout for a big new construction project. However, he has an offscreen death, and the big new construction subplot is never heard of again.
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