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20th May '17 12:00:10 PM nombretomado
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* Several times in the ''Franchise/{{Ultima}}'' series, the Avatar has to play a simplified version of the song 'Stones' in order to gain a PlotCoupon or MacGuffin.

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* Several times in the ''Franchise/{{Ultima}}'' ''VideoGame/{{Ultima}}'' series, the Avatar has to play a simplified version of the song 'Stones' in order to gain a PlotCoupon or MacGuffin.
18th May '17 5:10:27 AM Arivne
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* ''Series/WonderWoman''. In the 1st season two-part episode ""Judgment From Outer Space", Wonder Woman meets a space alien named Andros. During Part 1 she hears him whistle a six note musical phrase, and in Part 2 she uses that same phrase to both open the outer hatch on his space ship ''and'' deactivate a force field inside the ship.

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* ''Series/WonderWoman''. In the 1st season two-part episode ""Judgment "Judgment From Outer Space", Wonder Woman meets a space alien named Andros. During Part 1 she hears him whistle a six note musical phrase, and in Part 2 she uses that same phrase to both open the outer hatch on his space ship ''and'' deactivate a force field inside the ship.
18th May '17 5:09:31 AM Arivne
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* ''Series/WonderWoman''. In the 1st season two-part episode ""Judgment From Outer Space", Wonder Woman meets a space alien named Andros. During Part 1 she hears him whistle a six note musical phrase, and in Part 2 she uses that same phrase to both open the outer hatch on his space ship ''and'' deactivate a force field inside the ship.
25th Apr '17 12:48:34 AM Arivne
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** In ''Film/{{Moonraker}}'', access to Drax's base is controlled by a musically coded keypad. The tune is the same notes the aliens use in ''Film/CloseEncountersOfTheThirdKind''.

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** In ''Film/{{Moonraker}}'', access to Drax's base is controlled by a musically coded keypad. The tune is the same five notes used to communicate with the aliens use in at the end of ''Film/CloseEncountersOfTheThirdKind''.



* In ''Film/TheGoonies'', a creepy pirate organ opens a door or collapses the floor depending on wether you play the right tune or not.

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* In ''Film/TheGoonies'', a creepy pirate organ opens a door or collapses the floor depending on wether whether you play the right tune or not.
25th Apr '17 12:46:36 AM Arivne
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** 2nd Edition adventure ''OA6 Ronin Challenge''. The Su-Rai Vault has a dangerous gas trap. One of the doors in the vault is covered with the notes of a simple tune. If a {{PC}} with the Singing or Music proficiency sings the tune or plays it on a musical instrument, the valve that releases the gas trap will stay sealed for 24 hours, allowing the {{PC}}s to explore the vault without being gassed.

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** 2nd Edition AD&D adventure ''OA6 Ronin [=OA6=] ''Ronin Challenge''. The Su-Rai Vault has a dangerous gas trap. One of the doors in the vault is covered with the notes of a simple tune. If a {{PC}} with the Singing or Music proficiency sings the tune or plays it on a musical instrument, the valve that releases the gas trap will stay sealed for 24 hours, allowing the {{PC}}s to explore the vault without being gassed.
17th Mar '17 8:34:58 AM Gravidef
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* An episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' which parodied ''Literature/TheDaVinciCode'' features Lisa on a hunt to find a mysterious treasure guarded by an order of nuns. A clue to the treasure informs seekers to devote themselves to God with "heart and soul"; Lisa realizes that this is a reference to the song of the same name and plays it on the convent's organ, activating a RubeGoldbergMachine that reveals the next part of the puzzle.
26th Feb '17 12:13:17 PM eroock
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* In ''Film/TheGoonies'', a creepy pirate organ opens a door or collapses the floor.

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* In ''Film/TheGoonies'', a creepy pirate organ opens a door or collapses the floor.floor depending on wether you play the right tune or not.
6th Dec '16 10:01:06 PM foxley
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* ''Series/MurderSheWrote'': In "A Murderous Muse", the killers set up a system whereby when the VictimOfTheWeek plays a certain chord on the piano, it unlocks the secretary behind him and fires the gun hidden within.
5th Dec '16 2:12:57 PM Moonstreak
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Using music and musical instruments as security measures. Pianos or similar instruments are common, as you are [[IncrediblyLamePun blatantly dealing with keys]]. Can often be the way to conceal your secret lair by being HiddenInPlainSight. The tune itself may be significant/ironic, or the [[ThemeTuneCameo Theme tune]] or {{Leitmotif}} of a character.

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Using music and musical instruments as security measures. Pianos or similar instruments are common, as you are [[IncrediblyLamePun blatantly dealing with keys]]. Can often be the way to conceal your secret lair by being HiddenInPlainSight. The tune itself may be significant/ironic, or the [[ThemeTuneCameo Theme tune]] Tune]] or {{Leitmotif}} of a character.
4th Oct '16 12:57:03 PM Sark0TAG
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* ''Safecracker'' has a fairly easy puzzle in the Crabb & Sons mansion/office's music room, used to unlock a well-hidden safe inside a piano. The code is the first 14 notes of Twinkle Twinkle Little Star.

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* ''Safecracker'' ''VideoGame/{{Safecracker}}'' has a fairly easy puzzle in the Crabb & Sons mansion/office's music room, used to unlock a well-hidden safe inside a piano. The code is the first 14 notes of Twinkle Twinkle Little Star.
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