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4th Jun '17 9:22:49 AM GentlemensDame883
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* ''Anime/YourName'': Mitsuha is awestruck by her first view of Tokyo, and when doing Taki's shift at the restaurant later that day she gets him into trouble with a thuggish customer.
16th Apr '17 10:26:43 PM rva98014
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--> Tell me if this story sounds real to you. Naive little kid with good grades and big ideas decides "Hey look at me, I'm gonna move to Zootopia! Where predators and prey live in harmony and sing Kumbaya!" Only to find, whoopsie: we don't all get along. And that dream of becoming a big city cop: double whoopsie; she's a meter maid. And whoopsie number three-sy: no one cares about her or her dreams. And soon enough those dreams die and our bunny sinks into an emotional and literal squalor living in a box under a bridge until finally she has no choice but to go back home with that cute fuzzy-wuzzy little tail between her legs to become... You're from Bunnyburrows, that what you said? So how about a carrot farmer. That sound about right?

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--> Tell '''Nick:''' Okay, tell me if this story sounds real to you. familiar. Naive little kid hick with good grades and big ideas decides "Hey look at me, I'm gonna move to Zootopia! Where predators and prey live in harmony and sing Kumbaya!" Only to find, whoopsie: whoopsie, we don't all get along. And that dream of becoming a big city cop: double whoopsie; cop? Double whoopsie. she's a meter maid. And whoopsie number three-sy: three-sy, no one cares about her or her dreams. And soon enough those dreams die and our bunny sinks into an emotional and literal squalor living in a box under a bridge until finally she has no choice but to go back home with that cute fuzzy-wuzzy little tail between her legs to become... You're from Bunnyburrows, Bunnyburrow, is that what you said? So how about a carrot farmer. That sound about right?
5th Mar '17 4:33:15 PM nombretomado
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* In the 1984 film ''Tightrope'', ClintEastwood's character tells of how he fell in love with New Orleans from the moment he first arrived carrying all his belongings in a suitcase. His LoveInterest asks if he ever reconsidered this. He says, "Yes, when I looked down and saw my suitcase was missing."

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* In the 1984 film ''Tightrope'', ClintEastwood's Creator/ClintEastwood's character tells of how he fell in love with New Orleans from the moment he first arrived carrying all his belongings in a suitcase. His LoveInterest asks if he ever reconsidered this. He says, "Yes, when I looked down and saw my suitcase was missing."
2nd Mar '17 7:45:58 AM ChaoticNovelist
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* Beatrix Potter subverts the trope. The Country Mouse goes to the city first and is frightened off. But the City Mouse visits him after, and is terrified by the weather and the prospect of being stepped on by a cow. Country is terrifying.

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* Beatrix Potter subverts inverts the trope. The Country Mouse goes to the city first and is frightened off. But the City Mouse visits him after, and is terrified by the weather and the prospect of being stepped on by a cow. Country is terrifying.



** In the fourth game's visit to Netopia, Lan gets chloroformed and locked in a hotel room by some thugs who intend to ransom him off, and has to escape. [[spoiler: It winds up subverted, the guy's a tournament official and the staff was in on it, they were testing his ingenuity and capabilities in a real world crisis, and it's implied they did this to the other contestants if they could get away with it.]]

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** In the fourth game's visit to Netopia, Lan gets chloroformed and locked in a hotel room by some thugs who intend to ransom him off, and has to escape. [[spoiler: It winds up subverted, invoked, the guy's a tournament official and the staff was in on it, they were testing his ingenuity and capabilities in a real world crisis, and it's implied they did this to the other contestants if they could get away with it.]]
17th Feb '17 12:20:16 AM rva98014
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** And after some time we find out that [[spoiler: a large part of what he said was also to himself as he mocked having dreams since his were crushed and he is seen later surprise, surprise living under a bridge.]]

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** And after some time we find out that [[spoiler: a large part of what he said was also to himself as he mocked having dreams since his were crushed and he is seen later surprise, surprise living under a bridge.]]
23rd Dec '16 10:52:25 PM Xtifr
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* Vonda [=McIntyre=]'s ''Literature/ThievesWorld'' short story "Looking for Satan". 4 naive Northerners encounter the rough and crude denizens of the city of Sanctuary. One local tries to hire a female party member as a prostitute, and another woman is almost raped and murdered when she goes out alone.

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* Vonda [=McIntyre=]'s Creator/VondaNMcIntyre's ''Literature/ThievesWorld'' short story "Looking for Satan". 4 naive Northerners encounter the rough and crude denizens of the city of Sanctuary. One local tries to hire a female party member as a prostitute, and another woman is almost raped and murdered when she goes out alone.
16th May '16 6:38:59 PM Shadowgazer
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** And after some time we find out that [[spoiler: a large part of what he said was also to himself as he mocked having dreams since his were crushed and he is seen later surprise, surprise living under a bridge.]]
25th Apr '16 6:10:37 AM Mareon
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--> Tell me if this story sounds real to you. Naive little kid with good grades and big ideas decides "Hey look at me, I'm gonna move to Zootopia! Where predators and prey live in harmony and sing Kumbaya!" Only to find, whoopsie: we don't all get along. And that dream of becoming a big city cop: double whoopsie; she's a meter maid. And whoopsie number three-sy: no one cares about her or her dreams. And soon enough those dreams die and our bunny sinks into an emotional and literal squalor living in a box under a bridge until finally she has no choice but to go back home with that cute fuzzy-wuzzy little tail between her legs to become... You're from Bunnyburrows, that what you said? So how about a carrot farmer. That sound about right?
25th Apr '16 6:10:00 AM Mareon
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* In ''Disney/{{Zootopia}}'', Judy Hopps is all excited for her first day on the job with the Zootopia Police Department. Then she gets stuck with parking duty, and finds [[DaChief Chief Bogo]] doesn't think much of her as a "diversity hire". ''Then'' she has an encounter with [[ConArtist Nick Wilde]], who not only hustles her but reads her like a book and [[SillyRabbitIdealismIsForKids punches a big hole in her dreams and ambitions]].
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