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16th May '17 7:18:07 PM nombretomado
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* In UnforgottenRealms our heroes encounter a riddle-dealing stone wall on the fourth floor of the Tower of Ultimate Wizardy

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* In UnforgottenRealms WebAnimation/UnforgottenRealms our heroes encounter a riddle-dealing stone wall on the fourth floor of the Tower of Ultimate Wizardy
18th Feb '17 11:27:33 AM Aggron9988
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* ''Webcomic/ChampionsOfFaraus'': Skye and Karla have to answer three riddles before they're allowed to leave the house of Insanity.[[spoiler: Scrallion, the one asking the riddles, just sort of accepts whatever answer he gets, except for the second one, which is so strange he doesn't even respond to it, and moves on to question three.]]
-->'''[[spoiler:Scrallion]]''': Anssswer me thessse quessstionsss three, or leave without your sssanity.
26th Dec '16 11:19:45 AM nombretomado
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* Spoofed in ''AvatarTheAbridgedSeries''

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* Spoofed in ''AvatarTheAbridgedSeries''''WebVideo/AvatarTheAbridgedSeries''
23rd Nov '16 11:19:56 AM longWriter
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* ''Literature/TheSpaceTrilogy'': In ''That Hideous Strength'', Merlin doesn't quite know who he's dealing with; he's looking at a man who claims to be the master of the house, but (to the eyes of a 5th century man) is dressed like a slave. So Merlin asks him three questions to test his knowledge of extremely secret things, and [[spoiler: Ransom]] nails all three questions.
28th Jun '16 6:14:59 PM Adept
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* In ''QuestForGloryI'', a gargoyle who guards the house of the wizard Erasmus asks the hero three questions similar to these, probably as a reference to ''Film/MontyPythonAndTheHolyGrail''. If he gives the wrong answer, he is transported back to the bottom of the mountain. The questions are random and along with the standard "what is your name?" and "what is your quest?" there are also questions either about information you've learned in the game or ones that are {{shout out}}s to other media. For instance, to "what is your quest?" the hero can answer "[[VideoGame/MonkeyIsland I want to be a pirate.]]" Another question asks what the password to the thieves guild is, and the correct response is actually to [[SecretTestOfCharacter give a wrong answer to prove that you are not a thief.]] (The VGA version is slightly different as ONLY answer the gargoyle will accept "I don't know." as the answer) And the answer to "What's the meaning of life?"... [[Franchise/TheHitchHikersGuideToTheGalaxy 42.]]

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* In ''QuestForGloryI'', ''VideoGame/QuestForGloryI'', a gargoyle who guards the house of the wizard Erasmus asks the hero three questions similar to these, probably as a reference to ''Film/MontyPythonAndTheHolyGrail''. If he gives the wrong answer, he is transported back to the bottom of the mountain. The questions are random and along with the standard "what is your name?" and "what is your quest?" there are also questions either about information you've learned in the game or ones that are {{shout out}}s to other media. For instance, to "what is your quest?" the hero can answer "[[VideoGame/MonkeyIsland I want to be a pirate.]]" Another question asks what the password to the thieves guild is, and the correct response is actually to [[SecretTestOfCharacter give a wrong answer to prove that you are not a thief.]] (The VGA version is slightly different as ONLY answer the gargoyle will accept "I don't know." as the answer) And the answer to "What's the meaning of life?"... [[Franchise/TheHitchHikersGuideToTheGalaxy 42.]]
5th Dec '15 11:50:00 AM nombretomado
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* [[DeadpanSnarker Ferr]] of the LetsPlay/FreelanceAstronauts tried to pull this [[RunningGag a few times]] during the LetsPlay of ''SeriousSam''. He never does complete it, as [[TheQuietOne Evek]] interrupts him each time. Usually with bullets.

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* [[DeadpanSnarker Ferr]] of the LetsPlay/FreelanceAstronauts tried to pull this [[RunningGag a few times]] during the LetsPlay of ''SeriousSam''.''VideoGame/SeriousSam''. He never does complete it, as [[TheQuietOne Evek]] interrupts him each time. Usually with bullets.
8th Jun '15 10:07:59 PM nombretomado
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* ''FinalFantasyUnlimited'' had three by three questions in the ocean puzzle.

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* ''FinalFantasyUnlimited'' ''Anime/FinalFantasyUnlimited'' had three by three questions in the ocean puzzle.
15th May '15 5:34:38 AM Medinoc
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* In ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive'', Susan's boss makes her go through this to get her paycheck. The questions, fortunately, are absurdly obvious (e.g. "Why should I give you a paycheck?"; "Because I work here.")

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* In ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive'', Susan's boss makes her [[http://www.egscomics.com/index.php?id=353 go through this this]] to get her paycheck. The questions, fortunately, are absurdly obvious (e.g. "Why should I give you a paycheck?"; "Because I work here.")
4th May '15 7:49:12 AM SeptimusHeap
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* Spoofed in ''RoseOfVersaillesAbridged''.

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* Spoofed in ''RoseOfVersaillesAbridged''.''WebAnimation/RoseOfVersaillesAbridged''.
14th Jul '14 3:17:59 AM Morgenthaler
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* Named for the scene in ''Film/MontyPythonAndTheHolyGrail'', which didn't just parody this, it [[ZigZaggingTrope zig zagged]] it (including in a DeletedScene). Heck, just referencing this would be enough for a trope on its own.
** For the record, the first two questions are constant: "What is your name?" and "What is your [[TheQuest quest]]?". After that, he'll often ask "What is your favourite colour?" but he's just as likely to throw curveballs like "[[UnexpectedlyObscureAnswer What is the air-speed velocity of an unladen swallow?]]," or "What is the capital of Assyria?"

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* Named for the scene in ''Film/MontyPythonAndTheHolyGrail'', which didn't just parody this, it [[ZigZaggingTrope zig zagged]] it (including in a DeletedScene). Heck, just referencing this would be enough for a trope on its own.
** For the record, the
own. The first two questions are constant: "What is your name?" and "What is your [[TheQuest quest]]?". After that, he'll often ask "What is your favourite colour?" but he's just as likely to throw curveballs like "[[UnexpectedlyObscureAnswer What is the air-speed velocity of an unladen swallow?]]," or "What is the capital of Assyria?"
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