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20th Nov '17 8:26:55 AM ironballs16
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Film/TheDarkCrystal 2: Skeks Vs. Sever\\

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Film/TheDarkCrystal 2: [[Film/BallisticEcksVsSever Skeks Vs. Sever\\Sever]]\\
20th Nov '17 8:26:00 AM ironballs16
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Film/MeetTheParents 33 1/3rd\\

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Film/MeetTheParents [[Film/TheNakedGun 33 1/3rd\\1/3rd]]\\
6th Nov '17 2:29:54 PM merotoker
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** ''[[Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica Madoka]]'' makes frequent use of this, typically either in German or in the runes made up for the series. The messages are far too long, or move to fast, to read without freeze-framing (and then translating it, for those who don't speak German). The text ranges from spoilery warnings about the dangers ahead to quotes from [[spoiler: Faust, the story from which Madoka draws heavily.]] During the battle with Walpurgisnacht, one of the missile launchers coming out of the water says SHAFT. Self advertisement, anyone?

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** ''[[Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica Madoka]]'' makes frequent use of this, typically either in German or in the runes made up for the series. The messages are far too long, or move to fast, to read without freeze-framing (and then translating it, for those who don't speak German). The text ranges from spoilery warnings about the dangers ahead to quotes from [[spoiler: Faust, the story from which Madoka draws heavily.]] heavily]]. During the battle with Walpurgisnacht, one of the missile launchers coming out of the water says SHAFT. Self advertisement, anyone?



* ''VideoGame/StreetFighterII'': TheMovie has detailed PowerLevel information displayed for a short time.

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* ''VideoGame/StreetFighterII'': TheMovie has detailed PowerLevel {{Power Level|s}} information displayed for a short time.



* Speaking of DHARMA: Creator/ChuckLorre's vanity plates.

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* Speaking of DHARMA: Creator/ChuckLorre's vanity plates.{{vanity plate}}s.



* ''VideoGame/RockBand'' example: [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ar2alO6JkNg They're Red Hot on vocals]].



* The beginning of ''VideoGame/MetroidPrime 3: Corruption'' features a reading from some sort of life-support machine log. It starts of with a simple status update, but as the eponymous [[TheCorruption corruption]] starts spreading, the text glitches, pauses, then suddenly start scrolling at an unreadable rate before everything goes black. If viewed in slow motion, most of it is gibberish, but there is the occasional readable phrase, like "Wii Format" and some German.

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* The beginning of ''VideoGame/MetroidPrime 3: Corruption'' ''VideoGame/MetroidPrime3Corruption'' features a reading from some sort of life-support machine log. It starts of with a simple status update, but as the eponymous [[TheCorruption corruption]] starts spreading, the text glitches, pauses, then suddenly start scrolling at an unreadable rate before everything goes black. If viewed in slow motion, most of it is gibberish, but there is the occasional readable phrase, like "Wii Format" and some German.



* PlayedWith in ''VideoGame/{{Undertale}}''. During the second phase of the fight against [[spoiler: Sans]], [[InterfaceScrew he'll start to attack you in the menu]]. Since you have to move your soul incredibly fast to prevent yourself from getting hit, reading the FlavorText becomes impossible. The game seems to realize this too.

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* PlayedWith [[PlayingWithATrope Played with]] in ''VideoGame/{{Undertale}}''. During the second phase of the fight against [[spoiler: Sans]], [[InterfaceScrew he'll start to attack you in the menu]]. Since you have to move your soul incredibly fast to prevent yourself from getting hit, reading the FlavorText becomes impossible. The game seems to realize this too.



* In [[WebVideo/AtopTheFourthWall Linkara's]] review of ''New Guardians'' #2, he mocks the "genetically superior beings" concept of the comic using a clip of UsefulNotes/AdolfHitler ranting. The second time he uses the clip, a piece of text pops up the split second before resuming the review. The text reads: "[[SarcasmMode Yeah, I can see why Germany would want to follow this shouting, drug-crazed lunatic.]] [[EasterEgg ZOMG Easter Eggs!]] [[ShoutOut Hi]] Wiki/TVTropes!"
* In WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic's tribute to Siskel & Ebert, the Critic assures us that not all critics dislike certain religions.

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* In [[WebVideo/AtopTheFourthWall Linkara's]] review of ''New Guardians'' ''ComicBook/TheNewGuardians'' #2, he mocks the "genetically superior beings" concept of the comic using a clip of UsefulNotes/AdolfHitler ranting. The second time he uses the clip, a piece of text pops up the split second before resuming the review. The text reads: "[[SarcasmMode Yeah, I can see why Germany would want to follow this shouting, drug-crazed lunatic.]] [[EasterEgg ZOMG Easter Eggs!]] [[ShoutOut Hi]] Wiki/TVTropes!"
* In WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic's tribute to Siskel & Ebert, Series/SiskelAndEbert, the Critic assures us that not all critics dislike certain religions.



* Machinima/RedVsBlue has a scene in the season 13 finale where text is rapidly scrolling on F.I.L.S.S' screen. One of the lines reads: [[spoiler:Church dies at the end]].

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* Machinima/RedVsBlue ''Machinima/RedVsBlue'' has a scene in the season 13 finale where text is rapidly scrolling on F.I.L.S.S' screen. One of the lines reads: [[spoiler:Church dies at the end]].



** One of the most notable examples was in the episode "Homer Badman", where Homer is accused of sexual harassment. A tabloid news program covers this and [[ManipulativeEditing makes Homer look bad]], but eventually corrects their story, listing it alongside [[TheLongList a long, unreadably-fast list]] of other corrections including lines such as "The people who are writing this have no life.", "[[TakeThatAudience If you are reading this, you have no life.]]", and [[http://www.simpsonsarchive.com/episodes/2F11.html "Licking an electrical outlet will not turn you into a Mighty Morphin Power Ranger."]] (More under "Freeze Frame Fun".)

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** One of the most notable examples was in the episode "Homer Badman", where Homer is accused of sexual harassment. A tabloid news program covers this and [[ManipulativeEditing makes Homer look bad]], but eventually corrects their story, listing it alongside [[TheLongList [[LongList a long, unreadably-fast list]] of other corrections including lines such as "The people who are writing this have no life.", "[[TakeThatAudience If you are reading this, you have no life.]]", and [[http://www.simpsonsarchive.com/episodes/2F11.html "Licking an electrical outlet will not turn you into a Mighty Morphin Power Ranger."]] (More under "Freeze Frame Fun".)
24th Sep '17 9:07:12 PM Vir
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** And in "Two Bad Neighbors" when Bart shreds Bush Senior's memoirs: a scrap of paper flits past the screen with the words "VP Dan Quayle" and "embarassment."

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** And in "Two Bad Neighbors" when Bart shreds Bush Senior's memoirs: a scrap of paper flits past the screen with the words "VP Dan Quayle" and "embarassment."embarrassment."


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* Used in the ''WesternAnimation/RickAndMorty'' episode "Morty's Mind Blowers" with the instructions for if the duo accidentally erase their own memories:
-->'''Scenario 4 Instructions'''\\
1. Retrieve TRANQ GUN and BLAST Rick & Morty\\
2. Retrieve 2 VIALS (Blue & Yellow) + AMMONIA SALTS\\
3. Place BLUE VIAL into HELMET and place on Rick\\
4. Wait 60 seconds and then remove HELMET\\
5. Re-load with YELLOW VIAL and place on Morty\\
6. Wait 60 seconds then remove HELMET\\
7. Drag Rick & Morty to the TV COUCH\\
8. Turn on INTERDIMENSIONAL CABLE\\
9. Break the AMMONIA SALTS and wave under noses\\
10. When Rick & Morty awake leave the room\\
17th Sep '17 1:20:20 PM 64SuperNintendo
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[[folder:Anime & Manga]]

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[[folder:Anime & and Manga]]



* The BadEnding of ''VideoGame/SuperBomberman 5'' [[ZigZaggingTrope zig-zags]] with this, as the credits continually speed up, slow down or grind to a halt. When you consider that the BigBad Emperor Terrorin is a master of time & space, it's fitting.

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* The BadEnding of ''VideoGame/SuperBomberman 5'' [[ZigZaggingTrope zig-zags]] with this, as the credits continually speed up, slow down or grind to a halt. When you consider that the BigBad Emperor Terrorin is a master of time & and space, it's fitting.
20th Aug '17 11:06:52 AM Pichu-kun
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* ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'' shows a paper with a very detailed description of the 2nd impact for only a second or so.

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* ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'' ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'':
** ''Evangelion''
shows a paper with a very detailed description of the 2nd impact for only a second or so.



* Creator/StudioShaft does this ''all the time''.

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* Creator/StudioShaft does this ''all the time''.time'':



** [[Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica Madoka]] makes frequent use of this, typically either in German or in the runes made up for the series. The messages are far too long, or move to fast, to read without freeze-framing (and then translating it, for those who don't speak German). The text ranges from spoilery warnings about the dangers ahead to quotes from [[spoiler: Faust, the story from which Madoka draws heavily.]]
*** During the battle with Walpurgisnacht, one of the missile launchers coming out of the water says SHAFT. Self advertisement, anyone?

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** [[Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica Madoka]] ''[[Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica Madoka]]'' makes frequent use of this, typically either in German or in the runes made up for the series. The messages are far too long, or move to fast, to read without freeze-framing (and then translating it, for those who don't speak German). The text ranges from spoilery warnings about the dangers ahead to quotes from [[spoiler: Faust, the story from which Madoka draws heavily.]]
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]] During the battle with Walpurgisnacht, one of the missile launchers coming out of the water says SHAFT. Self advertisement, anyone?



* When Heero is looking over the giant glob of text in the first episode of ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamWing'', it's really a Photoshop readme.

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* ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamWing'':
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When Heero is looking over the giant glob of text in the first episode of ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamWing'', episode, it's really a Photoshop readme.



* ''Anime/FullmetalAlchemist'' occasionally has pages of English text on screen that are legible but flash by too quickly to read much of. If you pause to get a better look, the first few lines are on-topic SurprisinglyGoodEnglish and the rest are meaningless gibberish.
** Incidentally, the legible lines are taken verbatim from ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons'' players manuals on alchemy. ''Fullmetal Alchemist'' evidently runs on a D20 system.

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* ''Anime/FullmetalAlchemist'' occasionally has pages of English text on screen that are legible but flash by too quickly to read much of. If you pause to get a better look, the first few lines are on-topic SurprisinglyGoodEnglish and the rest are meaningless gibberish.
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gibberish. Incidentally, the legible lines are taken verbatim from ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons'' players manuals on alchemy. ''Fullmetal Alchemist'' evidently runs on a D20 system.



* In ''VideoGame/SuperMarioRPG'', the gardener in ''Rose Town'' spews several almost unreadably fast messages after you bring him the seed and the fertilizer, accompanied by the music going double-speed (and Mario becoming dizzy and falling down afterward). The same happens when finally his dreams come true and see their grown beanstalk, the one that give you access to the [[InfinityPlusOneSword Lazy Shell equipment]]. In total, he does this [[RuleOfThree three]] [[RunningGag times]].
** This seems to be a running gag in the Mario [=RPG=]s. Every game in the ''VideoGame/MarioAndLuigi'' trilogy does it at some point, and it's been done once or twice in the ''VideoGame/PaperMario'' series as well. For example, in ''VideoGame/PaperMarioTheThousandYearDoor'', a woman in Twilight Town grows increasingly frantic when talking about her missing husband, and begins talking in this manner when listing his flaws. Rather than become dizzy like the example above, Mario falls asleep during this!

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* ''Franchise/SuperMarioBros'':
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In ''VideoGame/SuperMarioRPG'', the gardener in ''Rose Town'' spews several almost unreadably fast messages after you bring him the seed and the fertilizer, accompanied by the music going double-speed (and Mario becoming dizzy and falling down afterward). The same happens when finally his dreams come true and see their grown beanstalk, the one that give you access to the [[InfinityPlusOneSword Lazy Shell equipment]]. In total, he does this [[RuleOfThree three]] [[RunningGag times]].
** This seems to be a running gag in the Mario ''Mario'' [=RPG=]s. Every game in the ''VideoGame/MarioAndLuigi'' trilogy does it at some point, and it's been done once or twice in the ''VideoGame/PaperMario'' series as well. For example, in ''VideoGame/PaperMarioTheThousandYearDoor'', a woman in Twilight Town grows increasingly frantic when talking about her missing husband, and begins talking in this manner when listing his flaws. Rather than become dizzy like the example above, Mario falls asleep during this!



* PlayedWith in ''Videogame/Undertale''. During the second phase of the fight against [[spoiler: Sans]], [[InterfaceScrew he'll start to attack you in the menu]]. Since you have to move your soul incredibly fast to prevent yourself from getting hit, reading the FlavorText becomes impossible. The game seems to realize this too.

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* PlayedWith in ''Videogame/Undertale''.''VideoGame/{{Undertale}}''. During the second phase of the fight against [[spoiler: Sans]], [[InterfaceScrew he'll start to attack you in the menu]]. Since you have to move your soul incredibly fast to prevent yourself from getting hit, reading the FlavorText becomes impossible. The game seems to realize this too.



* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons''

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons''''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'':
15th Aug '17 4:27:16 AM Siempie
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* PlayedWith in ''Videogame/Undertale''. During the second phase of the fight against [[spoiler: Sans]], [[InterfaceScrew he'll start to attack you in the menu]]. Since you have to move your soul incredibly fast to prevent yourself from getting hit, reading the FlavorText becomes impossible. The game seems to realize this too.
-->''Reading this doesn't seem like the best use of your time.''
8th Jul '17 4:15:53 AM DaibhidC
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* ''Series/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy'' TV show has faux computer graphics that were deliberately too detailed to read in full unless one paused one's VCR (as was then in vogue).

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* ''Series/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy'' TV show has faux computer graphics that were deliberately too detailed to read in full unless one paused one's VCR (as was then in vogue).(if you were one of the 10% of the UK population that even had one).
24th Jun '17 2:35:59 AM jormis29
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* The first trailer for ''Film/Deadpool2'' ends with a long report on ''Literature/TheOldManAndTheSea'' scrolling by.

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* The first trailer for ''Film/Deadpool2'' ''Film/DeadpoolNoGoodDeed'' ends with a long report on ''Literature/TheOldManAndTheSea'' scrolling by.
29th May '17 11:42:55 PM mutations2000
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* In the original release of ''VideoGame/Myst'', the credits scroll past in mere seconds. This was changed for updated releases.

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* In the original release of ''VideoGame/Myst'', ''VideoGame/{{Myst}}'', the credits scroll past in mere seconds. This was changed for updated releases.
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