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6th Jul '17 3:53:48 PM infernape612
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** ''VideoGame/Persona5'' plays with this by not only including the disclaimer, but making the player agree to it before starting a new game. If you don't, you get sent back to the start screen. [[spoiler:The message takes on a sinister new meaning with some of the end game reveals by making it clear that the BigBad is the one voicing the message and by accepting, [[TheFourthWallWillNotProtectYou the players accepts to reject the existence of the Phantom Thief's]]]].

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** ''VideoGame/Persona5'' plays with this by not only including the disclaimer, but making the player agree to it before starting a new game. If you don't, you get sent back to the start screen. [[spoiler:The message takes on a sinister new meaning with some of the end game reveals by making it clear that the BigBad is the one voicing the message and by accepting, [[TheFourthWallWillNotProtectYou the players accepts agree to reject the existence of the Phantom Thief's]]]].Thieves]]]].
3rd Jul '17 7:10:27 AM darkchiefy
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* ''WebVideo/{{Decker}}'': The first televised season of Decker, ''Unclassified'', begins with a black screen stating that "The following events are fititious but well within the realm of possiblity
26th Jun '17 5:45:39 AM isolato
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-->"All characters in this book are fictional, and any resemblance to persons living or dead is purely coincidental. The earth is flat." \
was quite clearly meant to {{lampshade}} tenuous nature of such disclaimers, but it [[MisaimedFandom brought him an invitation]] to join The Flat Earth Society of Canada.[[note]]Which he joined. ([[DontExplainTheJoke It was actually a parodist organisation.]])[[/note]]

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-->"All characters in this book are fictional, and any resemblance to persons living or dead is purely coincidental. The earth is flat." \
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quite clearly meant to {{lampshade}} tenuous nature of such disclaimers, but it [[MisaimedFandom brought him an invitation]] to join The Flat Earth Society of Canada.[[note]]Which he joined. ([[DontExplainTheJoke It was actually a parodist organisation.]])[[/note]]
26th Jun '17 5:38:00 AM isolato
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-->"All characters in this book are fictional, and any resemblance to persons living or dead is purely coincidental. The earth is flat.''
::- was quite clearly meant to {{lampshade}} tenuous nature of such disclaimers, but it [[MisaimedFandom brought him an invitation]] to join The Flat Earth Society of Canada.[[note]]Which he joined. ([[DontExplainTheJoke It was actually a parodist organisation.]])[[/note]]

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-->"All characters in this book are fictional, and any resemblance to persons living or dead is purely coincidental. The earth is flat.''
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" \
was quite clearly meant to {{lampshade}} tenuous nature of such disclaimers, but it [[MisaimedFandom brought him an invitation]] to join The Flat Earth Society of Canada.[[note]]Which he joined. ([[DontExplainTheJoke It was actually a parodist organisation.]])[[/note]]
25th Jun '17 2:22:09 AM matteste
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** ''VideoGame/Persona5'' plays with this by not only including the disclaimer, but making the player agree to it before starting a new game. If you don't, you get sent back to the start screen. [[spoiler:The message takes on a sinister new meaning with some of the end game reveals by making it clear that the BigBad is the one voicing the message and by accepting, [[TheFourthWallWillNotProtectYou the players accepts to reject the existence of the Phantom Thief's]]]].



* One such disclaimer is presented at the start of ''VideoGame/Persona5'', though you're given the choice of whether or not to believe it. If you refuse to accept it, [[ButThouMust you're judged unworthy of playing the game and booted back to the start screen.]]



* ''VideoGame/Persona5'' plays with this by not only including the disclaimer, but making the player agree to it before starting a new game. If you don't, you get sent back to the start screen.
10th Jun '17 2:40:49 PM nombretomado
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* The WoodyWoodpecker short "Under the Counter Spy" opens with the card "The story you're about to see is a big fat lie. No names have been changed to protect anybody."

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* The WoodyWoodpecker WesternAnimation/WoodyWoodpecker short "Under the Counter Spy" opens with the card "The story you're about to see is a big fat lie. No names have been changed to protect anybody."
9th Jun '17 7:53:11 AM isolato
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::- was quite clearly meant to {{lampshade}} tenuous nature of such disclaimers, but it [[MisaimedFandom brought him an invitation]] to join The Flat Earth Society of Canada.

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::- was quite clearly meant to {{lampshade}} tenuous nature of such disclaimers, but it [[MisaimedFandom brought him an invitation]] to join The Flat Earth Society of Canada.[[note]]Which he joined. ([[DontExplainTheJoke It was actually a parodist organisation.]])[[/note]]
8th Jun '17 8:17:15 PM PaulA
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** The disclaimer in ''Skinny Dip'' explains: "The events described are mostly imaginary, except for the destruction of the Florida Everglades and the $8 billion effort to save what remains."

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** ''Literature/SkinnyDip'' explains:
--->This is a work of fiction. All names and characters are either invented or used fictitiously.
The disclaimer in ''Skinny Dip'' explains: "The events described are mostly imaginary, except for the destruction of the Florida Everglades and the $8 billion effort to save what remains."
2nd Jun '17 4:07:44 PM isolato
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* The disclaimer used by Creator/LawrenceBlock in ''Ronald Rabbit is a Dirty Old Man'':
-->"All characters in this book are fictional, and any resemblance to persons living or dead is purely coincidental. The earth is flat.''
::- was quite clearly meant to {{lampshade}} tenuous nature of such disclaimers, but it [[MisaimedFandom brought him an invitation]] to join The Flat Earth Society of Canada.
28th May '17 1:16:43 AM DavidCowie
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* ''Film/TheAndromedaStrain'' starts with this on-screen message:
--> ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS \\
This film concerns the four-day history of a major American scientific crisis.\\
We received the generous help of many people attached to Project Scoop at Vandenberg Air Force Base and the Wildfire Laboratory in Flatrock, Nevada. They encouraged us to tell the story accurately and in detail. \\
The documents presented here are soon to be made public. They do not in any way jeopardize the national security.
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