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8th Nov '16 3:31:30 AM Chabal2
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** More benignly and amusingly, one of Harry's classmates is set conventional lines by Professor Flitwick. After misaiming a spell, he must write out "I am a wizard, not a baboon brandishing a stick."

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** More benignly and amusingly, one of Harry's classmates is set conventional lines by Professor Flitwick. After misaiming a spell, flinging Flitwick around the room, he must write out "I am a wizard, not a baboon brandishing a stick."



* Parodied (unsuprisingly) in the ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' book ''Discworld/TheLastContinent''. The Bursar recalls a fellow student wizard who invented a machine to write lines for him, however preparing the machine and winding it up took far longer than it would to write the lines. Nevertheless, other students would queue up and pay to use it.

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* Parodied (unsuprisingly) in the ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' book ''Discworld/TheLastContinent''. The Bursar recalls a fellow student wizard who invented a machine to write lines for him, however preparing the machine and winding it up took far longer than it would to write the lines.lines (this is a sign of Progress). Nevertheless, other students would queue up and pay to use it.
2nd Oct '16 1:11:58 PM Nohbody
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* In [[http://www.the-whiteboard.com/autobutton11.html this strip]] of ''Webcomic/TheWhiteboard'', after Roger pushes [[ShmuckBait a certain button]] that gets Doc [[PieInTheFace plastered with thrown creme pies]], he's forced to repeatedly write "I will not push the button again" on a blackboard.

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* In [[http://www.the-whiteboard.com/autobutton11.html this strip]] of ''Webcomic/TheWhiteboard'', after Roger pushes [[ShmuckBait a certain button]] button labeled "For the love of God do NOT push this button"]] that gets Doc [[PieInTheFace plastered with thrown creme pies]], he's forced to repeatedly write "I will not push the button again" on a blackboard.
2nd Oct '16 12:43:30 PM Nohbody
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* In [[http://www.the-whiteboard.com/autobutton11.html this strip]] of ''Webcomic/TheWhiteboard'', after Roger pushes [[ShmuckBait a certain button]] that gets Doc [[PieInTheFace plastered with thrown creme pies]], he's forced to repeatedly write "I will not push the button again" on a blackboard.
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* Bart writing lines on the blackboard in the OP of ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons''. The actual lines [[CouchGag differ from episode to episode]]. Including the movie in which the line to write is "[[DigitalPiracyIsEvil I will not illegally download this movie]]".

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* Bart ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'':
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writing lines on the blackboard in the OP opening credits of ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons''. The each episode, with the actual lines [[CouchGag differ differing from episode to episode]]. Including the movie in which the line to write is "[[DigitalPiracyIsEvil I will not illegally download this movie]]".
7th Sep '16 4:15:48 AM tigerstar
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* A key gameplay mechanic in ''VideoGame/SkoolDaze'' (and its sequel ''VideoGame/BackToSkool'') - get caught misbehaving and you are given lines; earn too many and it's game over.
15th Aug '16 2:28:31 AM waters20
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** After Doug flips the script on Roger after the latter got the former and the rest of the class kicked out of the news in the same episode, Roger has to do this as punishment as well.


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* In an episode of ''WesternAnimation/HeyArnold'', the title character is forced by Principal Wartz to write "Mooning is not funny" on both a sheet of paper and on the blackboard.
13th Aug '16 9:43:27 AM ShorinBJ
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* "I Must Not Chase the Boys by Music/Play shows one of the girls writing the title phrase repeatedly.

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* "I Must Not Chase the Boys by Music/Play Music/{{Play}} shows one of the girls writing the title phrase repeatedly.
13th Aug '16 9:41:45 AM ShorinBJ
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* "I Must Not Chase the Boys by Music/Play shows one of the girls writing the title phrase repeatedly.
9th Aug '16 10:07:52 PM PaulA
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* Sethra Lavode punishes one of her followers this way in the ''Literature/{{Dragaera}}'' book ''Yendi''. The character had been involved in some really evil plotting, but was too valuable to TheEmpire to kill. Sethra exiles her to a timeless desert "pocket dimension", and has her write "I will not interfere with the Dragon Council" 17 x 17 x 17 x 17[[note]]Equals 83,521[[/note]] times in the sand. (17 is a sacred number in their culture.)

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* Sethra Lavode punishes one of her followers this way in the ''Literature/{{Dragaera}}'' book ''Yendi''.''Literature/{{Yendi}}''. The character had been involved in some really evil plotting, but was too valuable to TheEmpire to kill. Sethra exiles her to a timeless desert "pocket dimension", and has her write "I will not interfere with the Dragon Council" 17 x 17 x 17 x 17[[note]]Equals 83,521[[/note]] times in the sand. (17 is a sacred number in their culture.)
25th Jul '16 10:32:12 AM Malady
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* ''Literature/WhateleyUniverse'': In their eponymous story, The Three Little Witches have to copy out the Whateley Code of Mystic Ethics twenty times, and as the Code of Ethics is five pages long, it's a hundred pages.
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7th Jul '16 1:43:44 PM Kartoonkid95
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* In a commercial for the [[UsefulNotes/SuperNintendoEntertainmentSystem SNES]] Super Set features a math teacher showing how the SNES gives you [[VideoGame SuperMarioAllStars four games in one]] while the UsefulNotes/SegaGenesis gives you none. At the end, a dumb student [[TakeThat who likes Sega]] is forced to write the Nintendo slogan "The best play here."

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* In a commercial for the [[UsefulNotes/SuperNintendoEntertainmentSystem SNES]] Super Set features a math teacher showing how the SNES gives you [[VideoGame SuperMarioAllStars [[VideoGame/SuperMarioAllStars four games in one]] while the UsefulNotes/SegaGenesis gives you none. At the end, a dumb student [[TakeThat who likes Sega]] is forced to write the Nintendo slogan "The best play here."
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