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19th Apr '16 10:52:54 AM erforce
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* ''Film/RaidersOfTheLostArk'' examples:
** While teaching a class on archeology, IndianaJones writes on a chalkboard and has difficulty spelling the word "Neolithic".
** While talking to the Army Intelligence agents, he uses a chalkboard to draw the Staff of Ra and its headpiece.
* [[ThoseWackyNazis The Nazis]] in ''Film/IndianaJonesAndTheLastCrusade'', whom Indy hates, have one of these, complete with little model soldiers and tanks and things. They appear to be playing ''{{Risk}}''.

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''Film/RaidersOfTheLostArk'' examples:
** *** While teaching a class on archeology, IndianaJones Dr. Jones writes on a chalkboard and has difficulty spelling the word "Neolithic".
** *** While talking to the Army Intelligence agents, he uses a chalkboard to draw the Staff of Ra and its headpiece.
* ** [[ThoseWackyNazis The Nazis]] in ''Film/IndianaJonesAndTheLastCrusade'', whom Indy hates, have one of these, complete with little model soldiers and tanks and things. They appear to be playing ''{{Risk}}''.
19th Apr '16 5:21:50 AM JackG
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* ''Series/PersonOfInterest''. Root has a rare OhCrap moment when she's snooping around the restricted floor of a mental hospital, peeks in a window and sees Greer standing in front of an enormous computer screen showing Team Samaritan's worldwide operations. She's just stumbled into their secret headquarters.
4th Apr '16 5:22:14 PM Scorntex
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* The very first issue of ''ComicBook/TheSimpsons'' has a shout-out to ''Doctor Strangeglove'' (see Film, below), with the mayor's office apparently having both a war room and an accompanying big board of their own. Chief Wiggum fills the role of General Buck Turgidson, refusing to let Marge see it (she's there to help them find and subdue a giant-sized Homer).
7th Feb '16 1:53:30 AM foxley
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* ''Series/{{Vera}}'': Vera's first action on returning to the squad room after viewing the VictimOfTheWeek is to set up a boar with a photo of the victim, photos of suspects, timelines and whatever clues they have. It is added to over the course of the investigation as new facts are discovered.
31st Jan '16 8:33:53 AM nombretomado
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* In a first-season episode of ''SuperFriends'', Batman and Robin used an anagram board to identify the author of a message attributed to "Roy [=LaPost=]".

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* In a first-season episode of ''SuperFriends'', ''{{WesternAnimation/Superfriends}}'', Batman and Robin used an anagram board to identify the author of a message attributed to "Roy [=LaPost=]".
16th Jan '16 11:39:19 PM nombretomado
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* These appeared frequently in ''TheFarSide'', usually in a science lab with a [[EEqualsMCHammer nonsensical equation or diagram]] written thereupon.

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* These appeared frequently in ''TheFarSide'', ''ComicStrip/TheFarSide'', usually in a science lab with a [[EEqualsMCHammer nonsensical equation or diagram]] written thereupon.
15th Jan '16 5:15:25 PM dotchan
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* "[[Franchise/StarTrek On screen,]] [[Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries Lt. Uhura]] / [[Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration Mr. Worf]] / [[Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine Lt. Dax]] / [[Series/StarTrekVoyager Mr. Kim]] / [[Series/StarTrekEnterprise Lt. Sato]]."

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* "[[Franchise/StarTrek On screen,]] [[Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries Lt. Uhura]] / [[Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration Mr. Worf]] / [[Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine Lt. Dax]] / [[Series/StarTrekVoyager Mr. Kim]] / [[Series/StarTrekEnterprise Lt. Sato]]."''Franchise/StarTrek'': The windows of the various starships, being made of {{Unobtanium}} rather than plain old glass, doubles as its big board, and is most often used as a video conferencing device. The Captain ordering his communications officer to put an incoming message "on screen" has pretty much happened at least OncePerEpisode in most episodes.
22nd Dec '15 4:34:38 PM eroock
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* The titular spaceship in ''Film/Prometheus'' has a huge holographic board for strategic operations.
13th Dec '15 9:44:16 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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* ''Theatre/SeventeenSeventySix'' features a board showing the votes of the various American colonies for or against independence from England.

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* ''Theatre/SeventeenSeventySix'' features a board showing the votes of the various American colonies for or against independence from England.colonies. There is also a gigantic calendar showing the date.


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* Airports have these, showing the arrivals and departures of various flights.


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11th Nov '15 12:59:15 PM RoseAndHeather
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** Anderson Cooper's giant magical mystery touchscreen of electoral results, from CNN's election coverage.

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** Anderson Cooper's Creator/AndersonCooper's giant magical mystery touchscreen of electoral results, from CNN's election coverage.
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