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30th Jun '16 4:51:06 PM ironballs16
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* ''{{Webcomic/XKCD}}'' had [[https://xkcd.com/873/ a decidedly unpopular FPS mod]].
-->''He once built a treehouse.''\\
''She has 110 unread emails that she was hoping to get to tonight.''\\
''He was the only one who took care of the plants back at base.''
24th Jun '16 9:27:19 AM JMQwilleran
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* ''Series/TwentyFour'', second season: In the aftermath of the detonation of a nuclear bomb, the National Guard has quelled unrest in Georgia by firing rubber bullets into a crowd, but accidentally ended up killing a young Middle Eastern boy. When President Palmer's advisors relate this to him, he asks what the boy's name was, and Lynne Kresge admits that they don't know. Palmer's not satisfied with this. "The boy had a name. Find out."
16th May '16 3:21:36 PM margdean56
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* Every single French town has a war memorial ("monument aux morts", monument to the dead) listing the names of all the inhabitants of the town who were killed in war (especially UsefulNotes/WorldWarOne and UsefulNotes/WorldWarTwo, and sometimes [[UsefulNotes/TheVietnamWar Indochina]] and even [[UsefulNotes/Algeria Algeria]]).

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* Every single French town has a war memorial ("monument aux morts", monument to the dead) listing the names of all the inhabitants of the town who were killed in war (especially UsefulNotes/WorldWarOne and UsefulNotes/WorldWarTwo, and sometimes [[UsefulNotes/TheVietnamWar Indochina]] and even [[UsefulNotes/Algeria Algeria]]).Algeria).
16th May '16 3:18:56 PM margdean56
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* Every single French town has a war memorial ("monument aux morts", monument to the dead) listing the names of all the inhabitants of the town who were killed in war (especially UsefulNotes/WorldWarOne and UsefulNotes/WorldWarTwo, and sometimes [[UsefulNotes/TheVietnamWar Indochina]] and even [[UsefulNotes/Algerian Algeria]]).

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* Every single French town has a war memorial ("monument aux morts", monument to the dead) listing the names of all the inhabitants of the town who were killed in war (especially UsefulNotes/WorldWarOne and UsefulNotes/WorldWarTwo, and sometimes [[UsefulNotes/TheVietnamWar Indochina]] and even [[UsefulNotes/Algerian [[UsefulNotes/Algeria Algeria]]).
16th May '16 3:15:25 PM margdean56
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* In [[Creator/LoisMcMasterBujold ''The Vor Game'']], Miles Vorkosigan specifically asks for the name of a soldier who just died saving his life.

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* In [[Creator/LoisMcMasterBujold ''The ''[[Creator/LoisMcMasterBujold The Vor Game'']], Game]]'', Miles Vorkosigan specifically asks for the name of a soldier who just died saving his life.
16th May '16 3:14:10 PM margdean56
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* In ''The Vor Game'', Miles Vorkosigan specifically asks for the name of a soldier who just died saving his life.

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* In [[Creator/LoisMcMasterBujold ''The Vor Game'', Game'']], Miles Vorkosigan specifically asks for the name of a soldier who just died saving his life.
16th May '16 3:11:20 PM margdean56
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* In the season nine comics of ''ComicBook/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'' guess who invokes this, in regards to South American drug dealers no less? None other that Faith. [[BloodKnight Yes,]] that [[OlderAndWiser Faith.]]

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* In the season nine comics of ''ComicBook/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'' guess who invokes this, in regards to South American drug dealers no less? None other that than Faith. [[BloodKnight Yes,]] that [[OlderAndWiser Faith.]]
16th May '16 3:09:47 PM margdean56
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The opposite of AMillionIsAStatistic, when the names of those who died are given instead of just faceless numbers [[DueToTheDead to show respect of their sacrifice]]. A SubTrope of NominalImportance: a list of a hundred names, often on a WarMemorial, hits much harder than "100 people died".

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The opposite of AMillionIsAStatistic, when the names of those who died are given instead of just faceless numbers [[DueToTheDead to show respect of for their sacrifice]]. A SubTrope of NominalImportance: a list of a hundred names, often on a WarMemorial, hits much harder than "100 people died".
8th May '16 7:31:05 PM CyberTiger88
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* ''VideoGame/{{Undertale}}'' has [[{{Jerkass}} Flowey]] [[VillainHasAPoint bring this up]] when trying to [[{{Troll}} get under the player character's skin]] if they killed any monsters but spared [[ParentalSubstitute Toriel]] in her boss fight. After naming various monsters that the player killed, Flowey tells them that each one of them has friends and family, and that they may be someone else's Toriel, then [[YouBastard calls them a selfish brat who's responsible for someone's death]].
8th May '16 1:51:29 PM Morgenthaler
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* After the [[GreenLantern Sinestro Corps War]], Vath Sarn takes the time to recite the names of all 400-something Green Lanterns who died in the conflict, and then take a drink after each one.

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* ''ComicBook/GreenLantern'': After the [[GreenLantern Sinestro Corps War]], War, Vath Sarn takes the time to recite the names of all 400-something Green Lanterns who died in the conflict, and then take a drink after each one.
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