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22nd May '16 9:50:28 AM DastardlyDemolition
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* ''VideoGame/DwarfFortress'' is notorious for causing people to start dreaming in ASCII.[[note]]Although, technically, the game's standard display is CP437, not ASCII.[[/note]]

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* ''VideoGame/DwarfFortress'' is notorious for causing people to start dreaming in ASCII.[[note]]Although, technically, the game's standard display is CP437, [=CP437=], not ASCII.[[/note]]
14th May '16 9:15:24 PM nombretomado
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* And playing any point-and-click game will have you putting everything you can find in your pocket (just in case you need to MacGyver your way out of your bathroom at some point).

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* And playing any point-and-click game will have you putting everything you can find in your pocket (just in case you need to MacGyver {{MacGyver|ing}} your way out of your bathroom at some point).
9th May '16 10:55:21 AM REV6Pilot
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* Playing ''VideoGame/NoOneLivesForever'' will cause you to examine any room you walk into for security cameras and then think up ways to [[InsecurityCamera defeat or evade them]].*

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* Playing ''VideoGame/NoOneLivesForever'' will cause you to examine any room you walk into for security cameras and then think up ways to [[InsecurityCamera defeat or evade them]].*



* Fans of shooters of any kind will start seeing one of those little aiming circles overlaying their vision in real life.

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* Fans of shooters of any kind will start seeing one of those little an aiming circles reticle overlaying their vision in real life.
9th May '16 10:54:08 AM REV6Pilot
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* Players of ''[[VideoGame/{{Borderlands2}} Borderlands 2]]'' who picked Zer0 as their character / drift in and out of haiku / without noticing.

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* Players of ''[[VideoGame/{{Borderlands2}} Borderlands 2]]'' who picked Zer0 [=Zer0=] as their character / drift in and out of haiku / without noticing.
3rd May '16 9:04:36 PM Felix0010
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* Playing ''Videogame/ShadowOfMordor'' will cause its players to search for just the right people/animals to shadow strike so that they can get places faster.

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* Playing ''Videogame/ShadowOfMordor'' ''Videogame/MiddleEarthShadowOfMordor'' will cause its players to search for just the right people/animals to shadow strike so that they can get places faster.
3rd May '16 9:02:38 PM Felix0010
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* Playing ''Videogame/ShadowofMordor'' will cause its players to search for just the right people/animals to shadow strike so that they can get places faster.

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* Playing ''Videogame/ShadowofMordor'' ''Videogame/ShadowOfMordor'' will cause its players to search for just the right people/animals to shadow strike so that they can get places faster.
3rd May '16 9:01:43 PM Felix0010
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* Playing ''Videogame/ShadowofMordor'' will cause its players to search for just the right people/animals to shadow strike so that they can get places faster.
1st May '16 5:18:41 AM polybius81
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* Watching too much ''Series/DoctorWho'' might cause one to [[Recap/DoctorWhoS29E10Blink avoid blinking upon spoting an angel statue]] or to [[Recap/DoctorWhoS30E8SilenceInTheLibrary stay way from the shadows]], in the later case you better not ask ''[[TraumaButton "HEY, WHO TURNED OUT THE LIGHTS?"]]'' whenever the lights goes out.

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* Watching too much ''Series/DoctorWho'' might cause one to [[Recap/DoctorWhoS29E10Blink avoid blinking upon spoting an angel statue]] or to [[Recap/DoctorWhoS30E8SilenceInTheLibrary stay way from the shadows]], in the later case you better not ask ''[[TraumaButton "HEY, WHO TURNED OUT THE LIGHTS?"]]'' whenever the lights goes out. out, and the Autons will give you {{Paranoia Fuel}} in a mall, as you can never be sure wherever that Mannequin is going to choke you.
4th Apr '16 11:38:46 AM Morgenthaler
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* In one episode of ''{{Spaced}}'', Tim ends up taking drugs and playing ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil2'' for days. He starts seeing zombies everywhere and ends up punching out [[UnfortunateNames Vulva]], mistaking him/her for a zombie attempting to attack Brian.

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* In one episode of ''{{Spaced}}'', ''Series/{{Spaced}}'', Tim ends up taking drugs and playing ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil2'' for days. He starts seeing zombies everywhere and ends up punching out [[UnfortunateNames Vulva]], mistaking him/her for a zombie attempting to attack Brian.
28th Mar '16 11:51:33 PM GrammarNavi
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* One part of a ''DrakeAndJosh'' episode in which Josh had to spend several days without playing video games showed him imagining his teacher as the DistressedDamsel in a SaveThePrincess game.

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* One part of a ''DrakeAndJosh'' ''Series/DrakeAndJosh'' episode in which Josh had to spend several days without playing video games showed him imagining his teacher as the DistressedDamsel in a SaveThePrincess game.
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