History Quotes / RuleofThree

29th Apr '16 12:44:43 AM RisefromYourGrave
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There were three in the family\\
That's a magic number."''
--> ''WesternAnimation/SchoolhouseRock'', Three Is A Magic Number

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There were Yes, they did\\
They had
three in the family\\
That's And that's a magic number."''
--> ''WesternAnimation/SchoolhouseRock'', Three Is A "Three is a Magic Number
Number"
18th Feb '16 12:17:42 PM MegaMarioMan
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->"Just the place for a Snark!" the Bellman cried,\\
As he landed his crew with care;\\
Supporting each man on the top of the tide\\
By a finger entwined in his hair.

->"Just the place for a Snark! I have said it twice:\\
That alone should encourage the crew.\\
Just the place for a Snark! I have said it thrice:\\
What I tell you three times is true."
-->-- Creator/LewisCarroll, ''The Hunting Of The Snark''.
27th Oct '15 4:28:29 PM bonesawisready
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->''"Just the place for a Snark!" the Bellman cried,\\
As he landed his crew with care;\\
Supporting each man on the top of the tide\\
By a finger entwined in his hair.\\\
"Just the place for a Snark! I have said it twice:\\
That alone should encourage the crew.\\
Just the place for a Snark! I have said it thrice:\\
What I tell you three times is true."''
-->--'''Creator/LewisCarroll''', ''The Hunting Of The Snark''
4th Jun '15 11:46:41 AM DarkElfPrincess
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-->-- [[http://parahumans.wordpress.com/2013/11/02/teneral-e-1/#comments Commenters]] discussing this trope as it applies to ''{{Literature/Worm}}''

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-->-- ''Wordpress'', [[http://parahumans.wordpress.com/2013/11/02/teneral-e-1/#comments Commenters]] commenters]] discussing this trope as it applies to ''{{Literature/Worm}}''
4th Jun '15 11:36:27 AM DarkElfPrincess
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-> ''"What is it with threes? Eidolon controls three powers, Valkyrie controls three “warriors,” that Endbringer copied three capes. There are [[spoiler: three Triumvirates.]] The first with Alexandria, Eidolon, and Legend. The new one with Legend, Chevalier, and Valkyrie. And one that was hinted at with Riley, Nilbog, and Valkyrie. Taylor had three different names; Skitter, Weaver, and Khepri. There are three entities in the story. I don’t know, maybe its a coincidence.
--> There was even a ‘three’ at the very beginning–Emma, Sophia, and Madison."''\\
-- [[http://parahumans.wordpress.com/2013/11/02/teneral-e-1/#comments Commenters]] '''snickle''' and '''Caladium''' discussing this trope as it applies to ''{{Literature/Worm}}''

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-> ''"What '''Snickles:''' What is it with threes? Eidolon controls three powers, Valkyrie controls three “warriors,” that Endbringer copied three capes. There are [[spoiler: three Triumvirates.]] The first with Alexandria, Eidolon, and Legend. The new one with Legend, Chevalier, and Valkyrie. And one that was hinted at with Riley, Nilbog, and Valkyrie. Taylor had three different names; Skitter, Weaver, and Khepri. There are three entities in the story. I don’t know, maybe its a coincidence.
-->
coincidence.\\
'''Caladium:'''
There was even a ‘three’ at the very beginning–Emma, Sophia, and Madison."''\\
--
Madison.
-->--
[[http://parahumans.wordpress.com/2013/11/02/teneral-e-1/#comments Commenters]] '''snickle''' and '''Caladium''' discussing this trope as it applies to ''{{Literature/Worm}}''
4th Jun '15 11:29:21 AM DarkElfPrincess
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-> The Rule of three is... one of those 'laws' about the Planes, about everything tending to happen in threes... or everything's composed of three parts, or there's always three choices, and so on and so forth.

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-> The ''"The Rule of three is... one of those 'laws' about the Planes, about everything tending to happen in threes... or everything's composed of three parts, or there's always three choices, and so on and so forth."''



-->--''[[VideoGame/SamAndMaxFreelancePolice Sam & Max: Moai Better Blues]]''

-> Who would cross the Bridge of Death must answer me these questions three!

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-->--''[[VideoGame/SamAndMaxFreelancePolice -->-- ''[[VideoGame/SamAndMaxFreelancePolice Sam & Max: Moai Better Blues]]''

-> Who ''"Who would cross the Bridge of Death must answer me these questions three!three!"''



->Genies don't grant just two wishes, nobody talks about the two Musketeers, and you never hear anyone say "second time's the charm."
-->--The announcer [[SelfDemonstratingArticle gives three examples]] of the RuleOfThree in action, from a Hyundai car commercial

->Stories are like ''Charlie's Angels''! They should come in ''threes''!
-->--Disco Stu, ''Simpsons Comics'' #175

->Three is a sacred number. There are three Fates, three Furies, three Olympian sons of Kronos. It is a good strong number that stands against many dangers.
-->-- Chiron, ''PercyJacksonAndTheOlympians''

->One time is happenstance, two times is coincidence, three times is intentional.

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->Genies ->''"Genies don't grant just two wishes, nobody talks about the two Musketeers, and you never hear anyone say "second time's the charm."
-->--The
""''
-->-- The
announcer [[SelfDemonstratingArticle gives three examples]] of the RuleOfThree in action, from a Hyundai car commercial

->Stories -> ''"Stories are like ''Charlie's Angels''! They should come in ''threes''!
-->--Disco Stu,
''threes''!"''
-->-- '''Disco Stu''',
''Simpsons Comics'' #175

->Three
Comics #175''

-> ''"Three
is a sacred number. There are three Fates, three Furies, three Olympian sons of Kronos. It is a good strong number that stands against many dangers.
dangers."''
-->-- Chiron, ''PercyJacksonAndTheOlympians''

->One
'''Chiron''', ''Literature/PercyJacksonAndTheOlympians''

-> ''"One
time is happenstance, two times is coincidence, three times is intentional."''



->They took my dressing room, my parking space, even my writers so I don't have a funny third item!
-->-- ''[[WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons Krusty the Clown]]''

->[[LampshadeHanging RULE OF THREE, ASSHOLE, NOT FOUR!]]
-->-- '''Franchise/{{Batman}}''', ''[[WesternAnimation/RobotChicken after getting his back broken by Bane again.]]''

->'''Amy''': So that was the year of the slow invasion. When the Earth got cubed and the Doctor came to stay. It was also when we realized something the Shakri never understood. What 'cubed' actually means. The Power of Three.
-->-- '''Series/DoctorWho''', "The Power Of Three"

->[[LampshadeHanging I'll bet there's even a third one]].

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->They -> ''"They took my dressing room, my parking space, even my writers so I don't have a funny third item!
item!"''
-->-- ''[[WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons Krusty '''Krusty the Clown]]''

->[[LampshadeHanging
Clown''', ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons''

-> ''"[[LampshadeHanging
RULE OF THREE, ASSHOLE, NOT FOUR!]]
FOUR!]]"''
-->-- '''Franchise/{{Batman}}''', ''[[WesternAnimation/RobotChicken after getting his back broken by Bane again.]]''

->'''Amy''': So
again, ''WesternAnimation/RobotChicken''

-> ''"So
that was the year of the slow invasion. When the Earth got cubed and the Doctor came to stay. It was also when we realized something the Shakri never understood. What 'cubed' actually means. The Power of Three.
Three."''
-->-- '''Series/DoctorWho''', "The '''Amy''', ''Series/DoctorWho'', The Power Of Three"

->[[LampshadeHanging
Three

-> ''"[[LampshadeHanging
I'll bet there's even a third one]]."''



-> What is it with threes? Eidolon controls three powers, Valkyrie controls three “warriors,” that Endbringer copied three capes. There are [[spoiler: three Triumvirates.]] The first with Alexandria, Eidolon, and Legend. The new one with Legend, Chevalier, and Valkyrie. And one that was hinted at with Riley, Nilbog, and Valkyrie. Taylor had three different names; Skitter, Weaver, and Khepri. There are three entities in the story. I don’t know, maybe its a coincidence.
--> There was even a ‘three’ at the very beginning–Emma, Sophia, and Madison.\\

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-> What ''"What is it with threes? Eidolon controls three powers, Valkyrie controls three “warriors,” that Endbringer copied three capes. There are [[spoiler: three Triumvirates.]] The first with Alexandria, Eidolon, and Legend. The new one with Legend, Chevalier, and Valkyrie. And one that was hinted at with Riley, Nilbog, and Valkyrie. Taylor had three different names; Skitter, Weaver, and Khepri. There are three entities in the story. I don’t know, maybe its a coincidence.
--> There was even a ‘three’ at the very beginning–Emma, Sophia, and Madison.\\"''\\



->''A man and a woman had a little baby\\

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->''A ->''"A man and a woman had a little baby\\



That's a magic number.
-->'''WesternAnimation/SchoolhouseRock''', ''Three Is A Magic Number''

to:

That's a magic number.
-->'''WesternAnimation/SchoolhouseRock''', ''Three
number."''
--> ''WesternAnimation/SchoolhouseRock'', Three
Is A Magic Number''
Number
25th May '15 5:56:13 AM MechWarrior
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-> What is it with threes? Eidolon controls three powers, Valkyrie controls three “warriors,” that Endbringer copied three capes. The are [[spoiler: three Triumvirates.]] The first with Alexandria, Eidolon, and Legend. The new one with Legend, Chevalier, and Valkyrie. And one that was hinted at with Riley, Nilbog, and Valkyrie. Taylor had three different names; Skitter, Weaver, and Khepri. There are three entities in the story. I don’t know, maybe its a coincidence.

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-> What is it with threes? Eidolon controls three powers, Valkyrie controls three “warriors,” that Endbringer copied three capes. The There are [[spoiler: three Triumvirates.]] The first with Alexandria, Eidolon, and Legend. The new one with Legend, Chevalier, and Valkyrie. And one that was hinted at with Riley, Nilbog, and Valkyrie. Taylor had three different names; Skitter, Weaver, and Khepri. There are three entities in the story. I don’t know, maybe its a coincidence.
1st Oct '14 11:46:38 AM Kadorhal
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-->-- '''Morte''', ''[[PlanescapeTorment Torment]]''

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-->-- '''Morte''', ''[[PlanescapeTorment ''[[VideoGame/PlanescapeTorment Torment]]''



-->--''SamAndMax: Moai Better Blues''

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-->--''SamAndMax: -->--''[[VideoGame/SamAndMaxFreelancePolice Sam & Max: Moai Better Blues''
Blues]]''



->[[LampshadeHanging I'll bet there's even a third one]]

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->[[LampshadeHanging I'll bet there's even a third one]]one]].



--> There was even a ‘three’ at the very beginning–Emma, Sophia, and Madison.
-->-- [[http://parahumans.wordpress.com/2013/11/02/teneral-e-1/#comments Commenters]] '''snickle''' and '''Caladium''' discussing this trope as it applies to ''{{Literature/Worm}}''

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--> There was even a ‘three’ at the very beginning–Emma, Sophia, and Madison.
-->--
Madison.\\
--
[[http://parahumans.wordpress.com/2013/11/02/teneral-e-1/#comments Commenters]] '''snickle''' and '''Caladium''' discussing this trope as it applies to ''{{Literature/Worm}}''



-->[[SchoolhouseRock]], ''Three Is A Magic Number''

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-->[[SchoolhouseRock]], -->'''WesternAnimation/SchoolhouseRock''', ''Three Is A Magic Number''Number''

->'''Philia:''' That's the brute who raped my country, Thrace!\\
'''Pseudolus:''' He raped Thrace?\\
'''Philia:''' And then he came and did it again! And then again!\\
'''Pseudolus:''' He raped Thrace thrice?
-->-- '''Theater/AFunnyThingHappenedOnTheWayToTheForum'''
26th Jul '14 4:28:41 AM Codiak723
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->''A man and a woman had a little baby\\
There were three in the family\\
That's a magic number.
-->[[SchoolhouseRock]], ''Three Is A Magic Number''
6th Jan '14 4:44:43 AM LongLiveHumour
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-->-- LewisCarroll, ''The Hunting Of The Snark''.

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-->-- LewisCarroll, Creator/LewisCarroll, ''The Hunting Of The Snark''.
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