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23rd Sep '17 12:57:06 PM nombretomado
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* ''VideoGame/CrazyTaxi'' is a lesser offender - unless your radio starts playing anything by TheOffspring or BadReligion.

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* ''VideoGame/CrazyTaxi'' is a lesser offender - unless your radio starts playing anything by TheOffspring Music/TheOffspring or BadReligion.Music/BadReligion.
16th Aug '17 5:48:40 AM morenohijazo
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** Invoking this effect is the basis behind the [[spoiler: environmental puzzles]]. You can draw lines on [[spoiler: parts of the island itself to activate the obelisks' markings]].
** The [[spoiler: secret ending]] of the game suggests that [[spoiler: the player has succumbed to the effect within the reality of the universe]], if not [[spoiler: actually have become a RealityWarper]].

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** Invoking this effect is the basis behind the [[spoiler: environmental [[spoiler:environmental puzzles]]. You can draw lines on [[spoiler: parts [[spoiler:parts of the island itself to activate the obelisks' markings]].
** The [[spoiler: [[spoiler:The secret ending]] ending of the game suggests that [[spoiler: the player has succumbed to the effect within the reality of the universe]], universe, if not [[spoiler: actually have become a RealityWarper]].RealityWarper. This has elements of both LeaningOnTheFourthWall and TheFourthWallWillNotProtectYou, since the only way to reach this point is to suffer the Tetris Effect yourself, since this is the only way (without reading a guide or otherwise being spoiled) of discovering the existence of environmental puzzles such as the one that triggers the secret ending.]]
8th Jul '17 2:01:11 PM nombretomado
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* According to TheOtherWiki, this can happen with ''VideoGame/{{Tamagotchi}}'' via the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tamagotchi_effect Tamagotchi Effect]]: "The Tamagotchi effect is a term that refers to the development of emotional attachment with machines or robots or even software agents."

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* According to TheOtherWiki, Wiki/TheOtherWiki, this can happen with ''VideoGame/{{Tamagotchi}}'' via the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tamagotchi_effect Tamagotchi Effect]]: "The Tamagotchi effect is a term that refers to the development of emotional attachment with machines or robots or even software agents."
6th Jul '17 5:09:21 PM nombretomado
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* If you play ''{{Beatmania}}'', ''VideoGame/DanceDanceRevolution'', ''PumpItUp'', ''VideoGame/GuitarHero'', ''VideoGame/RockBand'', or the like for long enough, listening to music on the radio will start to evoke a picture of a note track, not to mention moving your fingers (or feet) like you're playing the song you're listening to on an invisible controller. [[{{Pun}} Air Guitar]] [[VideoGame/GuitarHero Heroing]], if you will.

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* If you play ''{{Beatmania}}'', ''VideoGame/{{Beatmania}}'', ''VideoGame/DanceDanceRevolution'', ''PumpItUp'', ''VideoGame/GuitarHero'', ''VideoGame/RockBand'', or the like for long enough, listening to music on the radio will start to evoke a picture of a note track, not to mention moving your fingers (or feet) like you're playing the song you're listening to on an invisible controller. [[{{Pun}} Air Guitar]] [[VideoGame/GuitarHero Heroing]], if you will.
25th Jun '17 2:54:18 PM brandonfave
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* Playing VideoGame/ToontownRewritten enough will result in you not looking at anything slapstick or business-related the same way again. For example you may think all people in business attire are boring.
23rd Apr '17 10:55:26 AM nombretomado
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* Sometimes, playing ''Franchise/TalesOf...'' games and spending too much time on the cooking makes you forget you can't actually make cake with bread, eggs, and milk.

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* Sometimes, playing ''Franchise/TalesOf...''VideoGame/TalesOf...'' games and spending too much time on the cooking makes you forget you can't actually make cake with bread, eggs, and milk.
10th Apr '17 1:12:08 PM nombretomado
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* Playing ''{{Spore}}'' long enough WILL make you look at animals, buildings and vehicles differently.
* ''SecondLife'' can be like this as well. You'll find yourself trying to get somewhere quickly, and trying to look for the fly button, or for the transport button if you spend any amount of time using a HUD such as [=EmDash=]. Ditto goes looking for the mute button when you wish someone would be quiet.
* Speaking of ''{{Prototype}}'', it seems that 'outbreaks' of 'illnesses' are [[ParanoiaFuel enough to set a seasoned player on edge.]]

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* Playing ''{{Spore}}'' ''VideoGame/{{Spore}}'' long enough WILL make you look at animals, buildings and vehicles differently.
* ''SecondLife'' ''VideoGame/SecondLife'' can be like this as well. You'll find yourself trying to get somewhere quickly, and trying to look for the fly button, or for the transport button if you spend any amount of time using a HUD such as [=EmDash=]. Ditto goes looking for the mute button when you wish someone would be quiet.
* Speaking of ''{{Prototype}}'', ''VideoGame/{{Prototype}}'', it seems that 'outbreaks' of 'illnesses' are [[ParanoiaFuel enough to set a seasoned player on edge.]]
9th Apr '17 6:59:21 PM nombretomado
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* In the manga version of ''SayonaraZetsubouSensei'', insane NeatFreak Chiri's spring cleaning ultimately indulges in this trope. She becomes obsessed with filling dead space and starts stacking objects and people like blocks. Harumi comments that Chiri was always good at ''VideoGame/{{Tetris}}''.

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* In the manga version of ''SayonaraZetsubouSensei'', ''Manga/SayonaraZetsubouSensei'', insane NeatFreak Chiri's spring cleaning ultimately indulges in this trope. She becomes obsessed with filling dead space and starts stacking objects and people like blocks. Harumi comments that Chiri was always good at ''VideoGame/{{Tetris}}''.
8th Apr '17 10:19:35 AM nombretomado
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* By ComicStrip/{{Quino}}: [[http://stuartngbooks.com/images/detailed/18/quino_dejenme_1.jpg Ever wondered how would life be for the guy who draws the sound effects in comics?]]

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* By ComicStrip/{{Quino}}: Creator/{{Quino}}: [[http://stuartngbooks.com/images/detailed/18/quino_dejenme_1.jpg Ever wondered how would life be for the guy who draws the sound effects in comics?]]
26th Mar '17 2:48:39 PM nombretomado
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* People who have played ''{{Okami}}'' have discussed drawing circles with their finger around dying vegetation, or where one would be placed to get it to come to life.

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* People who have played ''{{Okami}}'' ''VideoGame/{{Okami}}'' have discussed drawing circles with their finger around dying vegetation, or where one would be placed to get it to come to life.



* Walking across campus (or any large area where a car is either not practical or simply not available) and wanting to reach into one's pocket and [[WorldOfWarcraft mount one's horse]].

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* Walking across campus (or any large area where a car is either not practical or simply not available) and wanting to reach into one's pocket and [[WorldOfWarcraft [[VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft mount one's horse]].
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