History Recap / AsterixTheLegionary

6th Feb '16 1:52:52 PM Menshevik
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* {{Expy}}: The maniple in which Asterix and Obelix serve to the French Foreign Legion. The training sequences are loosely based on those of the Foreign Legion (in particular the march with heavy packs where a squad has to finish the distance leaving no one behind), it contains [[Literature/BeauGeste people unhappy in love]], and they are sent to Northwest Africa.

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** When the pirates' ship is sunk, they rescue themselves onto a raft in a panel that parodies Géricault's painting "The Raft of the Méduse".
9th Jan '16 1:43:43 PM Psyclone
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** "Tragicomix with a 't' as in '[[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timeo_Danaos_et_dona_ferentes Timeo Danaos et dona ferentes]]'?"
1st Jan '16 9:03:49 AM AndIntroducingALeg
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* LethalChef: Averted. He's a talented chef who cooks badly on purpose.
16th Aug '15 4:10:33 PM AndIntroducingALeg
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* CordonBleurghChef: Averted: he cooks badly on purpose, but after a little "persuasion" from Asterix and Obelix, he proves to be an excellent chef.
16th Aug '15 4:08:22 PM AndIntroducingALeg
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* CordonBleurghChef: Averted: he cooks badly on purpose, but after a little "persuasion" from Asterix and Obelix, he proves to be an excellent chef.
20th Apr '15 11:40:36 PM Patachou
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* UnfortunateNames: Nefarius Purpus' name in the Latin translation (and therefore likely his true name) is {{Milesgloriosus}}.
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* UnfortunateNames: Nefarius Purpus' name in the Latin translation (and therefore likely his true name) is {{Milesgloriosus}}.{{Milesgloriosus}}. * VacationEpisode: Asterix and Obelix travel to North Africa, then to Rome.
10th Apr '15 4:19:05 AM Eilevgmyhren
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* ShoutOut: When the Belgian legionary removes his helmet for a moment, he shows a [[Comics/{{Tintin}} familiar, red crest]].
3rd Mar '15 10:38:29 AM ZarbiNerada
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** This requires the company to have a Roman interpreter with them, and even he delights in winding up the Centurian.
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** This requires the company to have a Roman interpreter with them, and even he delights in winding up the Centurian.Centurion. * RecursiveTranslation: In-universe example that loses nothing. Obelix's too-small breastplate just struck Nefarius Purpus in the face... -->'''Purpus''': [[SymbolSwearing @#$%]]!\\ '''Hemispheric''': *in Proto-Germanic* What did the centurion say?\\ '''Interpreter''': *in Proto-Germanic* He said "^&*+".\\ '''Purpus''': *in Latin* What did you say to him?\\ '''Interpreter''': "@#$%".

* SustainedMisunderstanding: Ptenisnet the Egyptian wanders into the recruitment station thinking it's a vacation planning office. The recruiting Officer goes along with this so he joins. Along the entire story he thinks it's a large outing, ending with saying that it reminded him of his own time in the military.
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* SustainedMisunderstanding: Ptenisnet the Egyptian wanders into the recruitment station thinking it's a vacation planning office. The recruiting Officer goes along with this so he joins. Along the entire story he thinks it's a large outing, ending with saying that it reminded him of his own time in the military.military. * UnfortunateNames: Nefarius Purpus' name in the Latin translation (and therefore likely his true name) is {{Milesgloriosus}}.
7th Nov '14 10:18:47 AM AndIntroducingALeg
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** This requires the company to have a Roman interpreter with them, and even he delights in winding up the Centurian.
29th Oct '14 2:27:14 AM MrThorfan64
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* DrillSergeantNasty: The Officers training the recruits try to be this, but Asterix and Obelix reduce them to tears.

* SustainedMisunderstanding: Ptenisnet the Egyptian wanders into the recruitment station thinking it's a vacation planning office. Along the entire story he thinks it's a large outing, ending with saying that it reminded him of his own time in the military.
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* SustainedMisunderstanding: Ptenisnet the Egyptian wanders into the recruitment station thinking it's a vacation planning office. The recruiting Officer goes along with this so he joins. Along the entire story he thinks it's a large outing, ending with saying that it reminded him of his own time in the military.
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