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16th Oct '17 11:52:20 PM Scifimaster92
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** "Romeo and Juliet" aside from the obvious one in the title, also references "My Boyfriend's Back" by the Angels and "There's a Place For Us" from ''WestSideStory''.

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** "Romeo and Juliet" aside from the obvious one in the title, also references "My Boyfriend's Back" by the Angels and "There's a Place For Us" from ''WestSideStory''.''Theatre/WestSideStory''.
28th May '17 12:37:48 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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* HappilyEverAfter: "Storybook Love", the AwardBait song from ''Film/ThePrincessBride''.

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* HappilyEverAfter: "Storybook Love", the AwardBait song AwardBaitSong from ''Film/ThePrincessBride''.
3rd Mar '17 3:34:16 PM StFan
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'''Dire Straits''' were a British rock group active from 197888 and 199195. They had a large rotation of members throughout their history, but the core of the band was lead guitarist, singer, and songwriter Mark Knopfler. They are best known for their hits "MoneyForNothing", "Brothers in Arms", "Walk of Life", "Sultans of Swing", "So Far Away", and "Telegraph Road". They released six studio albums, though FaceOfTheBand Mark Knopfler has continued to release solo albums since then.

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'''Dire Straits''' Dire Straits were a British rock group active from 197888 and 199195. They had a large rotation of members throughout their history, but the core of the band was lead guitarist, singer, and songwriter Mark Knopfler. They are best known for their hits "MoneyForNothing", "Brothers in Arms", "Walk of Life", "Sultans of Swing", "So Far Away", and "Telegraph Road". They released six studio albums, though FaceOfTheBand Mark Knopfler has continued to release solo albums since then.



* HappilyEverAfter: "Storybook Love", the AwardBait song from the PrincessBride.
-->" Then he swooped her up just like in the books, and on his stallion they rode away."

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* HappilyEverAfter: "Storybook Love", the AwardBait song from the PrincessBride.
-->" Then
''Film/ThePrincessBride''.
-->"Then
he swooped her up just like in the books, and on his stallion they rode away."
12th Aug '16 7:41:10 PM Wobbuffet-EX
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!!"Tropes in Arms":

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!!"Tropes in Arms":!!Now that ain't workin', that's the way you trope it:
26th Jul '16 8:27:49 AM JamesAustin
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!!!'''''Tropes in Arms''''':

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!!!'''''Tropes !!"Tropes in Arms''''':Arms":
27th Jun '16 4:25:33 AM bt8257
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'''Dire Straits''' were a British rock group active 1978-1988 and 1991-1995. They had a large rotation of members throughout their history, but the core of the band was lead guitarist, singer, and songwriter Mark Knopfler. They are best known for their hits "Money for Nothing", "Brothers in Arms", "Walk of Life", "Sultans of Swing", "So Far Away", and "Telegraph Road". They released six studio albums, though FaceOfTheBand Mark Knopfler has continued to release solo albums since then.

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'''Dire Straits''' were a British rock group active 1978-1988 from 197888 and 1991-1995.199195. They had a large rotation of members throughout their history, but the core of the band was lead guitarist, singer, and songwriter Mark Knopfler. They are best known for their hits "Money for Nothing", "MoneyForNothing", "Brothers in Arms", "Walk of Life", "Sultans of Swing", "So Far Away", and "Telegraph Road". They released six studio albums, though FaceOfTheBand Mark Knopfler has continued to release solo albums since then.
29th Apr '16 10:16:54 PM Green_lantern40
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[[caption-width-right:304:"They don't give a damn 'bout any trumpet-playin' band...\\
It ain't what they call rock and roll..."]]
23rd Apr '16 6:11:20 AM wittylibrarian
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* WarIsHell: "Brothers In Arms".
3rd Feb '16 6:05:22 AM LondonKdS
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* {{Bowdlerize}}: The version of "Money For Nothing" included on the live ''On the Night'' album replaces the slurs in the controversial "faggot" verse with the slightly less offensive "queeny".
30th Jan '16 10:20:39 PM Exxolon
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* BigApplesauce: In "On Every Street" the town the protagonist is singing about is implied to be New York with a reference the fireworks exploding over (the Statue of) Liberty.
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