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* ''Creator/KenKesey'' uses the Pacific Northwest extensively. Notably ''Literature/OneFlewOverTheCuckoosNest'' and ''Sometimes a Great Notion''.
10th Mar '16 4:47:56 AM Folded13
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* ''Film/OneFlewOverTheCuckoosNest'' was shot at the Oregon State Hospital in Salem.
4th Mar '16 4:54:51 AM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Coraline}}'' is set in Ashland, Oregon, due to Laika, the animation company that made it being based in Portland (well, Hillsboro, but same difference), and them wanting to have it set in Oregon while still making Miss Spinx and Miss Forcible's backstory of being former actresses semi-plausible (Ashland is the host for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival).

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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Coraline}}'' is set in Ashland, Oregon, due to Laika, the animation company that made it being based in Portland (well, Hillsboro, but same difference), near Portland, and them wanting to have it set in Oregon while still making Miss Spinx Spink and Miss Forcible's backstory of being former actresses semi-plausible (Ashland is the host for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival).
1st Feb '16 1:15:09 PM StevieC
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[[caption-width-right:230: It's Bigfoot! With a backpack!]]

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Hail Cascadia!]]
20th Nov '15 7:35:14 PM Nohomers48
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* ''WorldInConflict'' Much of the story and game play, while sometimes set in Europe with the EU, and in New York, is set in Washington. [[spoiler:In 1989, The Soviet Union invades Seattle using a lot of cargo vessels as a front. Their invasion is turned around at the fictional city of Pine Valley. (just northeast of Astoria, Oregon). A counterattack on Seattle (with an appearance by the Space Needle) causes the Soviets to retreat from the US mainland.]]

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* ''WorldInConflict'' Much of the story and game play, while sometimes set in Europe with the EU, and in New York, is set in Washington. [[spoiler:In 1989, The Soviet Union invades Seattle using a lot of cargo vessels as a front. Their invasion is halted around the fictional city of Pine Valley (in place of Ilwaco, Washington), and finally turned around at the fictional city town of Pine Valley. (just northeast of Astoria, Oregon). Cascade Falls (in the Cascades in northern Washington). A final counterattack on Seattle (with an appearance by the Space Needle) causes forces the Soviets and Chinese reinforcements to retreat from the US mainland.]]
17th Nov '15 8:57:39 PM CaptainCrawdad
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* MixedMartialArtist, commentator and All-American U of O wrestler Chael Sonnen would sometimes call himself the "Gangster of West Linn," (Oregon), with a flawlessly straight face.

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* MixedMartialArtist, [[MixedMartialArts Mixed martial artist]], commentator and All-American U of O wrestler Chael Sonnen would sometimes call himself the "Gangster of West Linn," (Oregon), with a flawlessly straight face.
17th Nov '15 8:56:56 PM CaptainCrawdad
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* MixedMartialArtistic, commentator and All-American U of O wrestler Chael Sonnen would sometimes call himself the "Gangster of West Linn," (Oregon), with a flawlessly straight face.

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* MixedMartialArtistic, MixedMartialArtist, commentator and All-American U of O wrestler Chael Sonnen would sometimes call himself the "Gangster of West Linn," (Oregon), with a flawlessly straight face.
17th Nov '15 8:56:39 PM CaptainCrawdad
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17th Nov '15 8:56:18 PM CaptainCrawdad
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* Portland seems to be mainly used as {{Wangst}} and in Gus Van Sant films.



* ''Film/{{Singles}}'' is a movie released in 1992 that shamelessly surfs on the grunge trend that was all the rage that year; fittingly, it is set in Seattle.
** It could be argued that this film helped to inspire the grunge trend, as it was largely unknown outside of Seattle before the film came out.

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* ''Film/{{Singles}}'' is a movie released in 1992 that shamelessly surfs on set Seattle right as the native grunge trend that was all had ''just'' started to spread out to the rage that year; fittingly, it is set in Seattle.
** It could be argued that this film helped to inspire
rest of the grunge trend, as it was largely unknown outside of Seattle before the film came out.country.



** Likewise, ''Film/{{Outbreak}}'' was filmed in Humboldt County, set in the fictional city of Cedar Creek (actually Ferndale, CA). The infected monkey is released in the same forest that Luke and Leia rode speeders in.

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** Likewise, * ''Film/{{Outbreak}}'' was filmed in Humboldt County, set in the fictional city of Cedar Creek (actually Ferndale, CA). The infected monkey is released in the same forest that Luke and Leia rode speeders in.



* TabletopGame/{{Shadowrun}}'s default campaign setting is Seattle and surrounding areas.

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* TabletopGame/{{Shadowrun}}'s default campaign setting is Seattle MixedMartialArtistic, commentator and surrounding areas.All-American U of O wrestler Chael Sonnen would sometimes call himself the "Gangster of West Linn," (Oregon), with a flawlessly straight face.


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* TabletopGame/{{Shadowrun}}'s default campaign setting is Seattle and surrounding areas.
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29th Oct '15 5:47:24 PM hamza678
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* [[http://theoatmeal.com/blog/seattle_weather This strip]] from TheOatmeal.

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* [[http://theoatmeal.com/blog/seattle_weather This strip]] from TheOatmeal.Webcomic/TheOatmeal.
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