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20th Jul '17 3:40:21 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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* The [[SarcasmMode creatively named]] Owl from ''[[VideoGame/NightsIntoDreams Nights: Journey of Dreams]]'' serves as the game's ExpositionFairy.

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* The [[SarcasmMode creatively named]] Owl [[ADogNamedDog Owl]] from ''[[VideoGame/NightsIntoDreams Nights: Journey of Dreams]]'' serves as the game's ExpositionFairy.
2nd Jul '17 9:06:31 AM MyFinalEdits
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* Inverted in [[Myth/HinduMythology Indian mythology]], where owls are often portrayed as stupid because of their blank expression.
** Owls are also considered a symbol of stupidity in Japanese myth for the same reasons.

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* Inverted in [[Myth/HinduMythology Indian mythology]], where owls are often portrayed as stupid because of their blank expression.
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expression. Owls are also considered a symbol of stupidity in Japanese myth for the same reasons.
1st Jul '17 10:08:24 PM meanmetalmario
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->''"#1 -- All owls must wear graduation caps at all times. Turtles, you can wear the bowlers, that's okay, but the mortarboard is standard-issue gear for the owls."''

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->''"#1 -- - All owls must wear graduation caps at all times. Turtles, you can wear the bowlers, that's okay, but the mortarboard is standard-issue gear for the owls."''
1st Jul '17 10:08:16 PM meanmetalmario
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->''"#1 -- All owls must wear graduation caps at all times. Turtles, you can wear the bowlers, that's okay, but the mortarboard is standard-issue gear for the owls."''
-->-- '''Creator/TomKenny''' on the laws of the cartoon universe
21st Jun '17 8:51:27 PM MagnusForce
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* Inverted in [[Myth/HinduMythology Indian mythology]], were owls are often portrayed as stupid because of their blank expression.

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* Inverted in [[Myth/HinduMythology Indian mythology]], were where owls are often portrayed as stupid because of their blank expression.expression.
** Owls are also considered a symbol of stupidity in Japanese myth for the same reasons.



** Giant owls, along with giant eagles à la Creator/JRRTolkien, are among the few "giant animal"-type monsters to have been sentient in all incarnations of AD&D. Some editions also feature normal-sized talking owls, a bird which is ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin; these are wise oracles of the forest that seem to be at least partially related to Fey.

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** Giant owls, along with giant eagles à la Creator/JRRTolkien, are among the few "giant animal"-type monsters to have been sentient in all incarnations of AD&D.D&D. Some editions also feature normal-sized talking owls, a bird which is ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin; these are wise oracles of the forest that seem to be at least partially related to Fey.



* Almondine the squirrel scout from westernAnimation/CampLazlo

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* Almondine the squirrel scout from westernAnimation/CampLazlo''WesternAnimation/CampLazlo'' is the most bookish of the group, asides from [[GenialGiraffe Nina]].
21st Mar '17 10:54:52 PM MadAnthony94
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* The Owl in ''ComicBook/{{Daredevil}}'', a crime lord known for his vast intelligence network. Sometimes he's specifically referred to as "seeing everything", which, of course, is fitting for a recurring enemy to a blind superhero.
18th Mar '17 8:28:28 PM Hylarn
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* ''Anime/KemonoFriends'': The library is run by a pair of owls, and treated as the main source of information by the characters.
12th Mar '17 5:22:14 PM nombretomado
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* ''TabletopGame/{{Mortasheen}}'' gives us the [[http://www.bogleech.com/mortasheen/bemzuul.htm Bemzuul,]] which is essentially an owl with oversized, creepy-looking eyes. While not wise per se, it is capable of telepathy, photographic memory, and even MindRape. Bonus points for having a name derived from B.E.M., the acronym for "Bug Eyed Monster."


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* ''WebOriginal/{{Mortasheen}}'' gives us the [[http://www.bogleech.com/mortasheen/bemzuul.htm Bemzuul,]] which is essentially an owl with oversized, creepy-looking eyes. While not wise per se, it is capable of telepathy, photographic memory, and even MindRape. Bonus points for having a name derived from B.E.M., the acronym for "Bug Eyed Monster."
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5th Mar '17 2:49:02 AM eroock
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* Parodied in ''VideoGame/SimonTheSorcerer'', where Simon meets an owl in a tree labeled "Wise owl" but instead of giving useful advice the owl turns out to suffer from dementia and can't finish a single sentence.
24th Jan '17 6:38:10 AM DaibhidC
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** Basic/Expert/etc. ''D&D'' and the TabletopGame/Mystara setting have the hsiao, a Lawful race of giant owls with clerical (= Wisdom-based) spellcasting powers.

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** Basic/Expert/etc. ''D&D'' and the TabletopGame/Mystara TabletopGame/{{Mystara}} setting have the hsiao, a Lawful race of giant owls with clerical (= Wisdom-based) spellcasting powers.
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