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20th Jul '17 12:21:10 AM Malachi108
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* Youtube creator Simone Giertz used to do live-stream videos of opening gift packaged that fans have send to her. Then somebody send her a vibrator. She invoked this trope as to why those videos are pre-edited now.
28th Jun '17 6:07:01 PM Caps-luna
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* Atom's for peace, an Eisenhower administration pet project, gave nuclear reactors to developing countries to start their own nuclear power projects and help boost their economies. Nearly all the recipient countries tried to make nuclear weapons with these reactors and two of them (India and Pakistan) succeeded.
12th Jun '17 10:45:46 AM BURGINABC
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* ThisVeryWiki has a few examples. For one, the ability to have strike-through text is disabled outside the forums because some editors would be tempted to abuse it for editorially-inappropriate snark.
9th Jun '17 1:10:31 AM Ylana_Starscream
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* Ultra Music Festival, a music festival for ElectronicMusic, implemented an adults-only policy for 2015 onwards after two incidents occurred at the Miami venue in 2014. There was a 21 year old who died of a drug overdose, as well as a security guard getting critically injured after a mob broke a gate and trampled her which resulted in dozens of arrests.
7th Jun '17 11:37:22 AM Morgenthaler
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* Lampshaded and averted in [[http://dragon-tails.com/comics/archive.php?date=020129 this]] comic from the superhero arc of ''DragonTails'', where Lemuel looks around the museum for something to throw at the heroes to slow them down while he runs away.

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* Lampshaded and averted in [[http://dragon-tails.com/comics/archive.php?date=020129 this]] comic from the superhero arc of ''DragonTails'', ''Webcomic/DragonTails'', where Lemuel looks around the museum for something to throw at the heroes to slow them down while he runs away.
2nd Jun '17 2:05:56 PM dmcreif
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* ''Midnight Rider'', an infamously TroubledProduction, may meet this fate due to [[http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/midnight-rider-accident-sarah-jones-death-gregg-allman-685976 the on-set death of camera assistant Sarah Jones by train]]. [[http://insidemovies.ew.com/2014/04/25/gregg-allman-letter-midnight-rider/ Even Gregg Allman doesn't seem to want to share his story with moviegoers anymore due to the incident]], which has been labelled an act of criminal negligence on the part of the filmmakers.

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* ''Midnight Rider'', an infamously TroubledProduction, may meet this fate due to [[http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/midnight-rider-accident-sarah-jones-death-gregg-allman-685976 the on-set death of camera assistant Sarah Jones by train]]. [[http://insidemovies.ew.com/2014/04/25/gregg-allman-letter-midnight-rider/ Even For the rest of his life, Gregg Allman doesn't seem to didn't want to share his story with moviegoers anymore due to the incident]], which has been was labelled an act of criminal negligence on the part of the filmmakers.



* After the 2015 NHL Draft, where teams openly ''tried'' to lose games to get a better shot at hyped prospect Connor McDavid, the league changed the rules of the lottery to involve three separate lotteries for the top three picks. Two years later, the last-place Colorado Avalanche, who amassed 48 points without even ''trying'' to tank, were screwed over by the process when they dropped to the fourth pick, infuriating fans of the team.

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* After the 2015 NHL Draft, where teams openly ''tried'' to lose games to get a better shot at hyped prospect Connor McDavid, [=McDavid=], the league changed the rules of the lottery to involve three separate lotteries for the top three picks. Two years later, the last-place Colorado Avalanche, who amassed 48 points without even ''trying'' to tank, were screwed over by the process when they dropped to the fourth pick, infuriating fans of the team.
27th May '17 9:16:47 PM DDRMASTERM
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* In the US, [[UsefulNotes/AmericanGunPolitics gun control]] is very divisive, because too many gun owners it comes off as this.

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* In the US, [[UsefulNotes/AmericanGunPolitics gun control]] is very divisive, because too many gun owners it comes come off as this.
19th May '17 8:09:52 PM JMQwilleran
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* According to ''Shattered'', a book about the 2016 campaign of UsefulNotes/HillaryRodhamClinton, the phrase "''We're not allowed to have nice things''" became a "dark mantra" of the campaign as was continually buffeted by stuff such as the [=FBI=] announcements about e-mail investigations, the Wikileaks dumps, etc.
30th Apr '17 3:51:23 PM kaboom
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* After the 2015 NHL Draft, where teams openly ''tried'' to lose games to get a better shot at hyped prospect Connor McDavid, the league changed the rules of the lottery to involve three separate lotteries for the top three picks. Two years later, the last-place Colorado Avalanche, who amassed 48 points without even ''trying'' to tank, were screwed over by the process when they dropped to the fourth pick, infuriating fans of the team.
9th Apr '17 12:58:51 PM nombretomado
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* Creator/JackieChan has subversions in several of his movies. Somebody tosses a PricelessMingVase [[RushHour at him.]] He knows it's priceless. And so he spends the entire fight beating up the bad guy while doing [[JuggleFu aerobatics with his own body and the vase]] so it doesn't break. It's a martial arts prowess DishDash, essentially. And when the fight is over, he puts the vase back. And, in a DoubleSubversion, [[FailureIsTheOnlyOption it gets shot]].

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* Creator/JackieChan has subversions in several of his movies. Somebody tosses a PricelessMingVase [[RushHour [[Film/RushHour at him.]] He knows it's priceless. And so he spends the entire fight beating up the bad guy while doing [[JuggleFu aerobatics with his own body and the vase]] so it doesn't break. It's a martial arts prowess DishDash, essentially. And when the fight is over, he puts the vase back. And, in a DoubleSubversion, [[FailureIsTheOnlyOption it gets shot]].
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