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1st Apr '18 5:30:09 AM klausbaudelaire
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-->''"Ang mga Bagani ay totoong mandirigma na mula sa kultura ng Indigenous Peoples."'' ("The Bagani are real warriors from the culture of Indigenous Peoples.")
19th Mar '18 7:35:19 PM PaulA
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* ''VideoGame/TheDarksideDetective'':
** [=McQueen=] pauses in the middle of telling the life story of the mobster [[UsefulNotes/AlCapone Al Caphoney]] to claim that any resemblance to persons living or dead is entirely coincidental.
** The game's end credits include a standard "This is a work of fiction" disclaimer, followed by a couple of paragraphs of worryingly specific clarifications about which aspects of the game are definitely fictional and nothing to be concerned about.
6th Mar '18 5:01:27 AM klausbaudelaire
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* Creator/ABSCBN was [[https://entertainment.inquirer.net/264615/bagani-teleseryes-misuse-of-term-distorts-misleads-and-confuses-filipino-viewers-says-ip-commission forced]] to put up the following disclaimer in the Filipino fantasy series ''Series/{{Bagani}}'' in response to UnfortunateImplications with historical societies and indigenous groups, who took offense at what they deemed to be a misrepresentation of their tribes and the use of the term "Bagani" on a FantasyCounterpartCulture heavily based on pre-colonial Philippine societies:

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* Creator/ABSCBN Creator/{{ABSCBN}} was [[https://entertainment.inquirer.net/264615/bagani-teleseryes-misuse-of-term-distorts-misleads-and-confuses-filipino-viewers-says-ip-commission forced]] to put up the following disclaimer in the Filipino fantasy series ''Series/{{Bagani}}'' in response to UnfortunateImplications with historical societies and indigenous groups, who took offense at what they deemed to be a misrepresentation of their tribes and the use of the term "Bagani" on a FantasyCounterpartCulture heavily based on pre-colonial Philippine societies:
6th Mar '18 5:00:17 AM klausbaudelaire
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* Creator/ABSCBN was [[https://entertainment.inquirer.net/264615/bagani-teleseryes-misuse-of-term-distorts-misleads-and-confuses-filipino-viewers-says-ip-commission forced]] to put up the following disclaimer in the Filipino fantasy series ''Series/{{Bagani}}'' in response to UnfortunateImplications with historical societies and indigenous groups, who took offense at what they deemed to be a misrepresentation of their tribes and the use of the term "Bagani" on a FantasyCounterpartCulture heavily based on pre-colonial Philippine societies:
-->''"Ang kuwentong inyong mapapanood ay kathang-isip lamang at kumuha ng inspirasyon mula sa iba’t ibang alamat at mitolohiyang Pilipino. Ito’y hindi tumutukoy o kumakatawan sa kahit anong Indigenous People sa Pilipinas."'' ("The story you're about to watch is a work of fiction and is inspired by Philippine mythology and folk legends. It does not refer to and is not representative of any Indigenous People in the Philippines.")
3rd Mar '18 11:42:16 AM Demongodofchaos2
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** Played straight in ''VisualNovel/NewDanganRonpav3'', which uses a normal example when you boot up the game, albeit an unusual one since no previous game or anime entry in the franchise used it straight before (the Twilight Syndrome Murder Mystery scenario above not-withstanding). [[spoiler: Becomes a rather [[FridgeHorror dark]] peice of Foreshadowing for the final trial, where the message is made quite literal.]]

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** Played straight in ''VisualNovel/NewDanganRonpav3'', ''VisualNovel/NewDanganRonpaV3'', which uses a normal example when you boot up the game, albeit an unusual one since no previous game or anime entry in the franchise used it straight before (the Twilight Syndrome Murder Mystery scenario above not-withstanding). [[spoiler: Becomes a rather [[FridgeHorror dark]] peice of Foreshadowing for the final trial, where the message is made quite literal.]]
3rd Mar '18 11:41:18 AM Demongodofchaos2
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** Played straight in ''VisualNovel/NewDanganRonpav3'', which uses a normal example when you boot up the game, albeit an unusual one since no previous game or anime entry in the franchise used it straight before (the Twilight Syndrome Murder Mystery scenario above not-withstanding). [[spoiler: Becomes a rather [[FridgeHorror dark]] peice of Foreshadowing for the final trial, where the message is made quite literal.]]
1st Mar '18 12:44:27 PM Prfnoff
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* ''Louisiana Purchase'' devotes an entire OpeningChorus to a disclaimer explaining that everything in the show is "mythical," including the state of Louisiana.

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* ''Louisiana Purchase'' devotes an entire OpeningChorus to a disclaimer explaining that everything in the show is "mythical," including the state of Louisiana.Louisiana and the city of New Orleans.
21st Feb '18 12:10:35 AM Cryoclaste
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* Every episode of UnsolvedMysteries started out with a warning in (first) an ominous male voice, and on the [[LifetimeMovieOfTheWeek Lifetime]] broadcasts, an equally ominous female voice:

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* Every episode of UnsolvedMysteries ''Series/UnsolvedMysteries'' started out with a warning in (first) an ominous male voice, and on the [[LifetimeMovieOfTheWeek Lifetime]] broadcasts, an equally ominous female voice:
12th Feb '18 8:59:08 PM intastiel
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* The roleplaying game ''TabletopGame/{{Nephilim}}'' has an interesting disclaimer. One page reads, in all caps, "THIS GAME IS NOT REAL."
The next page reads, again in all caps, "YOU ARE."

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* The roleplaying game ''TabletopGame/{{Nephilim}}'' has an interesting disclaimer. One page reads, in all caps, "THIS GAME IS NOT REAL."
" The next page reads, again in all caps, "YOU ARE."



** The default disclaimer is a less funny "This book uses the supernatural for settings, characters and themes. All mystical and supernatural elements are fiction and intended for entertainment purposes only. This book contains mature content. Reader
discretion is advised."

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** The default disclaimer is a less funny "This book uses the supernatural for settings, characters and themes. All mystical and supernatural elements are fiction and intended for entertainment purposes only. This book contains mature content. Reader
Reader discretion is advised."



* ''TabletopGame/ArsMagica'' is set in a "[[MedievalEuropeanFantasy Mythic Europe]]" where, among other things, divine and infernal forces from the Abrahamic religions are demonstrably real and active. In older editions, the books detailing things like the nature of {{Hell}}, the disposition of souls, and the supernatural power of faith have disclaimers that the content is for roleplaying purposes only and its resemblances to real-world beliefs are coincidental.

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* ''TabletopGame/ArsMagica'' is set in a "[[MedievalEuropeanFantasy Mythic Europe]]" where, among other things, divine and infernal forces from the Abrahamic religions are demonstrably real and active. In older editions, the books detailing things like the nature of {{Hell}}, the disposition of souls, and the supernatural power of faith have disclaimers that the content is for roleplaying purposes only and its resemblances resemblance to real-world beliefs are is coincidental.
12th Feb '18 8:58:13 PM intastiel
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* The roleplaying game ''TabletopGame/{{Nephilim}}'' has an interesting disclaimer. One page reads, in all caps, "THIS GAME IS NOT REAL." The next page reads, again in all caps, "YOU ARE."
* All of the ''TabletopGame/OldWorldOfDarkness'' games had funny disclaimers at the beginning of their books to ward off the SatanicPanic accusations along the lines of "You are not a vampire and if there really was a secret society of vampires, someone would have noticed by now.
* For the TabletopGame/NewWorldOfDarkness:
** The default disclaimer is a less funny "This book uses the supernatural for settings, characters and themes.
All mystical and supernatural elements are fiction and intended for entertainment purposes only. This book contains mature content. Reader

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* The roleplaying game ''TabletopGame/{{Nephilim}}'' has an interesting disclaimer. One page reads, in all caps, "THIS GAME IS NOT REAL." "
The next page reads, again in all caps, "YOU ARE."
* All of the ''TabletopGame/OldWorldOfDarkness'' games had funny disclaimers at the beginning of their books to ward off the SatanicPanic Satanic Panic accusations along the lines of "You are not a vampire and if there really was a secret society of vampires, someone would have noticed by now.
now."
* For the TabletopGame/NewWorldOfDarkness:
''TabletopGame/NewWorldOfDarkness'':
** The default disclaimer is a less funny "This book uses the supernatural for settings, characters and themes.
themes. All mystical and supernatural elements are fiction and intended for entertainment purposes only. This book contains mature content. Reader


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* ''TabletopGame/ArsMagica'' is set in a "[[MedievalEuropeanFantasy Mythic Europe]]" where, among other things, divine and infernal forces from the Abrahamic religions are demonstrably real and active. In older editions, the books detailing things like the nature of {{Hell}}, the disposition of souls, and the supernatural power of faith have disclaimers that the content is for roleplaying purposes only and its resemblances to real-world beliefs are coincidental.
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