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2nd Feb '17 10:09:51 PM Mdumas43073
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** In another episode, Potter believes his pet mare Sophie has run away for good. He pours a drink for Radar and himself, then offers up the trope-naming toast.
12th Dec '16 3:59:39 PM eowynjedi
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* Occurs in Creator/TerryPratchett's ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' novel ''Discworld/NightWatch'', where the members of the Revolution gather every year on the twenty-fifth of May to remember their comrades who were killed.

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* Occurs in Creator/TerryPratchett's ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' novel ''Discworld/NightWatch'', where the members of the Revolution gather every year on the twenty-fifth of May to remember their comrades who were killed. When young Sam asks why old men would cry to hear the cheerful song "All the Little Angels", the older Vimes privately knows that it's because they remember who they ''aren't'' singing it with.
10th Dec '16 6:29:33 PM nombretomado
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* In Creator/RobertEHoward's "Literature/BeyondTheBlackRiver", ConanTheBarbarian and the sole survivor of the fort discuss the deaths at the end, particularly Valannus and Balthus.

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* In Creator/RobertEHoward's "Literature/BeyondTheBlackRiver", ConanTheBarbarian Literature/ConanTheBarbarian and the sole survivor of the fort discuss the deaths at the end, particularly Valannus and Balthus.
19th Oct '16 7:55:45 AM LiamXDin
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*** Another version has his wife decide for him that he will quit drinking: but she neglects to tell his brother's to quit drinking as well.
23rd Aug '16 6:56:02 AM UmbrellasWereAwesome
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* ''Literature/HaloGlasslands'' has an early scene where a pair of UNSC Marines travel to Sydney, Australia to have a drink in memory of a friend who died in the Covenant War. They find that the bar they'd planned to meet at took a direct hit during the fighting on Earth, and end up borrowing some booze from the construction workers clearing the debris.

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''Literature/HaloGlasslands'' has an early scene where a pair of UNSC Marines travel to Sydney, Australia to have a drink in memory of a friend who died in the Covenant War. They find that the bar they'd planned to meet at took a direct hit during the fighting on Earth, and end up borrowing some booze from the construction workers clearing the debris.debris.
** In ''Literature/HaloNewBlood'', Buck asks Jun to drink with him in memory of [[spoiler:the Rookie]].
27th Jul '16 9:56:41 PM Premonition45
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** Happens twice in ''Film/StarTrekBeyond''. First, the film begins a few days before Kirk's birthday, and [=McCoy=] pours himself and Kirk shots, and a third, representing Kirk's lost father who was killed saving him as he was born. They tap their shot glasses to the extra glass, then to each others'. Then, towards the end, at his surprise birthday party, Kirk offers the toast, "To [[spoiler:the ''Enterprise'']]. And to absent friends."]]

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** Happens twice in ''Film/StarTrekBeyond''. First, the film begins a few days before Kirk's birthday, and [=McCoy=] pours himself and Kirk shots, and a third, representing Kirk's lost father who was killed saving him as he was born. They tap their shot glasses to the extra glass, then to each others'. Then, towards the end, at his surprise birthday party, Kirk offers the toast, "To [[spoiler:the ''Enterprise'']]. And to absent friends."]]"
27th Jul '16 9:56:22 PM Premonition45
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* Played straight in ''Film/StarTrekIIITheSearchForSpock''. Kirk drops the trope name in a toast to Spock at the beginning of the scene in his apartment.
* Also played straight in ''Film/StarTrekNemesis'' after [[spoiler:Data]] is killed while destroying the ''Scimitar'' to save the ''Enterprise''.
* This is also used in ''Film/StarTrekBeyond'' when [[spoiler:Captain Kirk offers the toast, "To the ''Enterprise''. And to absent friends."]]

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Played straight in ''Film/StarTrekIIITheSearchForSpock''. Kirk drops the trope name in a toast to Spock at the beginning of the scene in his apartment.
* ** Also played straight in ''Film/StarTrekNemesis'' after [[spoiler:Data]] is killed while destroying the ''Scimitar'' to save the ''Enterprise''.
* This is also used ** Happens twice in ''Film/StarTrekBeyond'' when [[spoiler:Captain ''Film/StarTrekBeyond''. First, the film begins a few days before Kirk's birthday, and [=McCoy=] pours himself and Kirk shots, and a third, representing Kirk's lost father who was killed saving him as he was born. They tap their shot glasses to the extra glass, then to each others'. Then, towards the end, at his surprise birthday party, Kirk offers the toast, "To the ''Enterprise''.[[spoiler:the ''Enterprise'']]. And to absent friends."]]
26th Jul '16 10:12:30 PM JMQwilleran
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* This is also used in ''Film/StarTrekBeyond'' when [[spoiler:Captain Kirk offers the toast, "To the ''Enterprise''. And to absent friends."

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* This is also used in ''Film/StarTrekBeyond'' when [[spoiler:Captain Kirk offers the toast, "To the ''Enterprise''. And to absent friends.""]]
26th Jul '16 10:12:18 PM JMQwilleran
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* This is also used in ''Film/StarTrekBeyond'' when [[spoiler:Captain Kirk offers the toast, "To the ''Enterprise''. And to absent friends."
25th Jun '16 10:39:42 PM donteatacowman3
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* Referenced by the revolutionary soldiers in ''Theatre/Hamilton'': "We're gonna fly a lot of flags half-mast (Raise a glass!)"

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* Referenced by the revolutionary soldiers in ''Theatre/Hamilton'': ''Theatre/{{Hamilton}}'': "We're gonna fly a lot of flags half-mast (Raise a glass!)"
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