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3rd Mar '17 4:53:13 PM ErikModi
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* Alternately alternately, Ash represents one (or more) of the American branches' failures: He's supposed to be The Athelete (or maybe The Fool), but keeps derailing the scenario by being so badass he outlives everybody.
29th Jan '17 12:27:52 PM Azelf2010
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*** What is "Maybe next time" supposed to imply, though?
*** The "next time" the Organization has to run a sacrifice, I guess. Looks like that could happen easily.

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*** What is "Maybe next time" supposed to imply, though?
*** The "next time" the Organization has to run a sacrifice, I guess. Looks like that could happen easily.




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* Or perhaps...

[[WMG: The Ancient Ones are us. Yes, ''all'' of us.]]
From the very beginning humanity has demonstrated an inclination towards punishing "sinners" (ie: those who do no adhere to the prevailing social/moral/cultural standards of any given society). Storytelling and its evolved forms (poetry, prose, theatre, cinema, video games) allow us to engage in these perverse fantasies without having to compromise our own moral codes, but as we grew more and more desensitized to violence, fiction ceased to titillate like it once did. It was under these circumstances that the sacrifices first began: if we didn't find a way to curb our lust for bloodshed and punishing others, we'd turn to raining judgement on entire societies and devolve into [[TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt endless war]]. Better to make examples out of just a few sinners in the hope that it would [[ScareEmStraight help others see the error of their ways]] than to wipe out millions of people, after all.



[[WMG: The Director was accepted as a sacrifice.]]
She just followed orders to kill people happily and etc. She's the Fool. Marty, who saved Dana even though she moved to kill him, was chosen for the innocent Virgin, to live or die.
After all, the movie was actually a success. Humans are still interesting, so the Ancient Gods spare it... this time.

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[[WMG: The Director was accepted as a sacrifice.the Fool, thus making the sacrifice successful.]]
She just followed orders the deaths of five decent young adults on an annual basis without ever considering if there are other ways to kill people happily and etc. She's appease the Ancient Ones. As she's blindly adhering to their whims, she fulfills the criteria of being the Fool. Marty, who saved Dana even though she moved to kill him, was chosen for accepted as the innocent innocent, morally pure Virgin, to live or die.
and thus the Ancient Ones were sated. After all, the movie was we never actually a success. Humans are still interesting, see them destroy anything, so it's possible the Ancient Gods decided to spare it... this time.



[[WMG: This is the prequel to "Shingeki no Kyojin".]]
Pretty obvious, isn't it. Titans appear all over the world and human civilization goes down.




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* 3.) We never actually ''see'' the Ancient Ones destroy anything - the Earth simply begins to shake. It could have just as easily been the Ancient Ones chowing down on human blood and body parts before settling down again.



[[WMG: Kevin was once apart of the sacrifice]]

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[[WMG: Kevin was once apart a part of the sacrifice]]
29th Dec '16 9:18:37 AM Xtifr
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[[WMG: ''The Cabin in the Woods'' takes place in TheLaundrySeries universe.]]

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[[WMG: ''The Cabin in the Woods'' takes place in TheLaundrySeries ''Literature/TheLaundryFiles'' universe.]]
4th Oct '16 8:39:01 PM Sharlee
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** Or it's a nod to the turn-fairy-tales-into-horror-movies subgenre that gave us ''Film/DontBeAfraidOfTheDark'' and the ''Leprechaun'' flicks.
3rd Sep '16 8:46:29 AM Sharlee
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There was no actual need for Mordecai to specify that the cabin was "the old Buckner place" during his Harbinger performance, yet he names it as such as if to prime the sacrifices' curiosity about its history. The Buckners' picture is also sitting upstairs on the cabin, making them the only ones other than (possibly) the werewolf to be Foreshadowed before the sacrifices are lured downstairs. And the subliminal voices come on ''very'' quickly, urging Dana and the rest to abandon the other items and read from the diary. If Maintenance are the ones who keep things in order "upstairs" as well as inside the facility, they had the chance to move that photo to a prominent location when they prepped the cabin, after which Mordecai dropped an additional hint when the five students showed up. Sitterson reinforced Dana's hint-nudged curiosity about the family in question, the instant he could trigger the voices without Hadley (who'd bet on the merman instead) seeing him do it. Both the senior Controller and the Harbinger got a share of Maintenance's winnings under-the-table. Ronald the Intern got some too, but he just got lucky.

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There was no actual need for Mordecai to specify that the cabin was "the old Buckner place" during his Harbinger performance, yet he names it as such as if to prime the sacrifices' curiosity about its history. The Buckners' picture is also sitting upstairs on the cabin, making them the only ones other than (possibly) the werewolf to be Foreshadowed before the sacrifices are lured downstairs. And the subliminal voices come on ''very'' quickly, urging Dana and the rest to abandon the other items and read from the diary. If Maintenance are the ones who keep things in order "upstairs" as well as inside the facility, they had the chance to move that photo to a prominent location when they prepped the cabin, after which Mordecai dropped an additional hint when the five students showed up. Sitterson reinforced Dana's hint-nudged curiosity about the family in question, the instant he could trigger the voices without Hadley (who'd bet on the merman instead) seeing him do it. Both Sitterson only put money down on the Hell Lord to divert potential suspicion: both the senior Controller and ''and'' the Harbinger got a share of Maintenance's winnings under-the-table. Ronald the Intern got some too, but he just got lucky.
3rd Sep '16 8:00:14 AM Sharlee
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There was no actual need for Mordecai to specify that the cabin was "the old Buckner place" during his Harbinger performance, yet he names them as if to prime the sacrifices' curiosity about its history. The Buckners' picture is also sitting upstairs on the cabin, making them the only ones other than (possibly) the werewolf to be Foreshadowed before the sacrifices are lured downstairs. And the subliminal voices come on ''very'' quickly, urging Dana and the rest to abandon the other items and read from the diary. If Maintenance are the ones who keep things in order "upstairs" as well as inside the facility, they had the chance to move that photo to a prominent location when they prepped the cabin, after which Mordecai dropped an additional hint when the five students showed up. Sitterson reinforced Dana's hint-nudged curiosity about the family in question, the instant he could trigger the voices without Hadley (who'd bet on the merman instead) seeing him do it. Both the senior Controller and the Harbinger got a share of Maintenance's winnings under-the-table. Ronald the Intern got some too, but he just got lucky.

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There was no actual need for Mordecai to specify that the cabin was "the old Buckner place" during his Harbinger performance, yet he names them it as such as if to prime the sacrifices' curiosity about its history. The Buckners' picture is also sitting upstairs on the cabin, making them the only ones other than (possibly) the werewolf to be Foreshadowed before the sacrifices are lured downstairs. And the subliminal voices come on ''very'' quickly, urging Dana and the rest to abandon the other items and read from the diary. If Maintenance are the ones who keep things in order "upstairs" as well as inside the facility, they had the chance to move that photo to a prominent location when they prepped the cabin, after which Mordecai dropped an additional hint when the five students showed up. Sitterson reinforced Dana's hint-nudged curiosity about the family in question, the instant he could trigger the voices without Hadley (who'd bet on the merman instead) seeing him do it. Both the senior Controller and the Harbinger got a share of Maintenance's winnings under-the-table. Ronald the Intern got some too, but he just got lucky.
3rd Sep '16 7:59:06 AM Sharlee
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There was no actual need for Mordecai to specify that the cabin was "the old Buckner place" during his Harbinger performance, yet he names them as if to prime the sacrifices' curiosity. The Buckners' picture is also sitting upstairs on the cabin, making them the only ones other than (possibly) the werewolf to be Foreshadowed before the sacrifices are lured downstairs. And the subliminal voices come on ''very'' quickly, urging Dana and the rest to abandon the other items and read from the diary. If Maintenance are the ones who keep things in order "upstairs" as well as inside the facility, they had the chance to move that photo to a prominent location when they prepped the cabin, after which Mordecai dropped an additional hint when the five students showed up. Sitterson reinforced Dana's hint-nudged curiosity about the family in question, the instant he could trigger the voices without Hadley (who'd bet on the merman instead) seeing him do it. Both the senior Controller and the Harbinger got a share of Maintenance's winnings under-the-table. Ronald the Intern got some too, but he just got lucky.

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There was no actual need for Mordecai to specify that the cabin was "the old Buckner place" during his Harbinger performance, yet he names them as if to prime the sacrifices' curiosity.curiosity about its history. The Buckners' picture is also sitting upstairs on the cabin, making them the only ones other than (possibly) the werewolf to be Foreshadowed before the sacrifices are lured downstairs. And the subliminal voices come on ''very'' quickly, urging Dana and the rest to abandon the other items and read from the diary. If Maintenance are the ones who keep things in order "upstairs" as well as inside the facility, they had the chance to move that photo to a prominent location when they prepped the cabin, after which Mordecai dropped an additional hint when the five students showed up. Sitterson reinforced Dana's hint-nudged curiosity about the family in question, the instant he could trigger the voices without Hadley (who'd bet on the merman instead) seeing him do it. Both the senior Controller and the Harbinger got a share of Maintenance's winnings under-the-table. Ronald the Intern got some too, but he just got lucky.
3rd Sep '16 7:58:17 AM Sharlee
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There was no actual need for Mordecai to specify that the cabin was "the old Buckner place" during his Harbinger performance, yet he names them as if to prime the sacrifices' curiosity. The Buckners' picture is also sitting upstairs on the cabin, making them the only ones other than (possibly) the werewolf to be Foreshadowed before the sacrifices are lured downstairs. And the subliminal voices come on ''very'' quickly, urging Dana and the rest to abandon the other items and read from the diary. If Maintenance are the ones who keep things in order "upstairs" as well as inside the facility, they had the chance to move that photo to a prominent location, after which Mordecai dropped an additional hint. Sitterson reinforced Dana's hint-nudged curiosity about the family in question, the instant he could trigger the voices without Hadley (who'd bet on the merman instead) seeing him do it. Both the senior Controller and the Harbinger got a share of Maintenance's winnings under-the-table. Ronald the Intern got some too, but he just got lucky.

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There was no actual need for Mordecai to specify that the cabin was "the old Buckner place" during his Harbinger performance, yet he names them as if to prime the sacrifices' curiosity. The Buckners' picture is also sitting upstairs on the cabin, making them the only ones other than (possibly) the werewolf to be Foreshadowed before the sacrifices are lured downstairs. And the subliminal voices come on ''very'' quickly, urging Dana and the rest to abandon the other items and read from the diary. If Maintenance are the ones who keep things in order "upstairs" as well as inside the facility, they had the chance to move that photo to a prominent location, location when they prepped the cabin, after which Mordecai dropped an additional hint.hint when the five students showed up. Sitterson reinforced Dana's hint-nudged curiosity about the family in question, the instant he could trigger the voices without Hadley (who'd bet on the merman instead) seeing him do it. Both the senior Controller and the Harbinger got a share of Maintenance's winnings under-the-table. Ronald the Intern got some too, but he just got lucky.
3rd Sep '16 7:57:06 AM Sharlee
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There was no actual need for Mordecai to specify that the cabin was "the old Buckner place" during his Harbinger performance, yet he names them as if to prime the sacrifices' curiosity. The Buckners' picture is also sitting upstairs on the cabin, making them the only ones other than (possibly) the werewolf to be Foreshadowed before the sacrifices are lured downstairs. And the subliminal voices come on ''very'' quickly, urging Dana and the rest to abandon the other items and read from the diary. If Maintenance are the ones who keep things in order "upstairs" as well as inside the facility, they had the chance to move that photo to a prominent location, after which Mordecai dropped an additional hint and Sitterson reinforced Dana's choice the instant he could trigger the voices without Hadley seeing him do it. Both the senior Controller and the Harbinger got a share of Maintenance's winnings under-the-table. Ronald the Intern got some too, but he just got lucky.

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There was no actual need for Mordecai to specify that the cabin was "the old Buckner place" during his Harbinger performance, yet he names them as if to prime the sacrifices' curiosity. The Buckners' picture is also sitting upstairs on the cabin, making them the only ones other than (possibly) the werewolf to be Foreshadowed before the sacrifices are lured downstairs. And the subliminal voices come on ''very'' quickly, urging Dana and the rest to abandon the other items and read from the diary. If Maintenance are the ones who keep things in order "upstairs" as well as inside the facility, they had the chance to move that photo to a prominent location, after which Mordecai dropped an additional hint and hint. Sitterson reinforced Dana's choice hint-nudged curiosity about the family in question, the instant he could trigger the voices without Hadley (who'd bet on the merman instead) seeing him do it. Both the senior Controller and the Harbinger got a share of Maintenance's winnings under-the-table. Ronald the Intern got some too, but he just got lucky.
3rd Sep '16 7:55:05 AM Sharlee
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[[WMG:This movie is the canonical prequal to Manga/AttackOnTitan]]

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[[WMG:This movie is the canonical prequal prequel to Manga/AttackOnTitan]]



* Or they leave monsters off the board who were selected in the previous decade or so, to ensure the ritual isn't ''so'' much the same as to be boring. Remember that the mermaid was one of the options, even though it hadn't been picked even once in one of the Controllers' tenure.

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* Or they leave monsters off the board who were selected in the previous decade or so, to ensure the ritual isn't ''so'' much the same as to be boring. Remember that the mermaid merman was one of the options, even though it hadn't been picked even once in one of the Controllers' tenure.



That would explain how she is able to survive the camper crash, being severely beaten by a zombie, and mauled by a werewolf without any obvious injuries. If she survives the ending, she is probably also a werewolf.

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That would explain how she is able to survive the camper crash, being severely beaten by a zombie, and mauled by a werewolf without any obvious injuries. If she survives the ending, she is probably also a werewolf.werewolf.

[[WMG: Sitterson and Mordecai cut a deal with Maintenance to rig the betting pool.]]
There was no actual need for Mordecai to specify that the cabin was "the old Buckner place" during his Harbinger performance, yet he names them as if to prime the sacrifices' curiosity. The Buckners' picture is also sitting upstairs on the cabin, making them the only ones other than (possibly) the werewolf to be Foreshadowed before the sacrifices are lured downstairs. And the subliminal voices come on ''very'' quickly, urging Dana and the rest to abandon the other items and read from the diary. If Maintenance are the ones who keep things in order "upstairs" as well as inside the facility, they had the chance to move that photo to a prominent location, after which Mordecai dropped an additional hint and Sitterson reinforced Dana's choice the instant he could trigger the voices without Hadley seeing him do it. Both the senior Controller and the Harbinger got a share of Maintenance's winnings under-the-table. Ronald the Intern got some too, but he just got lucky.
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