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14th May '16 11:05:57 AM KingKoopa87
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* UnfortunateImplications: Even though this work ''predates'' {{Videogame/Doom}}, due to its popularity, everyone usually automatically assumes when you talk about "The BFG", you're talking about the iconic gun.
27th Feb '16 4:25:53 AM dieseldragons
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* UnfortunateImplications: Even though this work ''predates'' [[Videogame/Doom DOOM]], due to its popularity, everyone usually automatically assumes when you talk about "The BFG", you're talking about the iconic gun.

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* UnfortunateImplications: Even though this work ''predates'' [[Videogame/Doom DOOM]], {{Videogame/Doom}}, due to its popularity, everyone usually automatically assumes when you talk about "The BFG", you're talking about the iconic gun.
27th Feb '16 4:24:43 AM dieseldragons
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* UnfortunateImplications: Even though this work ''predates'' Videogame/Doom, due to its popularity, everyone usually automatically assumes when you talk about "The BFG", you're talking about the iconic gun.

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* UnfortunateImplications: Even though this work ''predates'' Videogame/Doom, [[Videogame/Doom DOOM]], due to its popularity, everyone usually automatically assumes when you talk about "The BFG", you're talking about the iconic gun.
27th Feb '16 4:24:17 AM dieseldragons
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* UnfortunateImplications: Even though this work ''predates'' Videogame/Doom, due to its popularity, everyone usually automatically assumes when you talk about "The BFG", you're talking about the iconic gun.


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* WhatDoYouMeanItsForKids: Despite it getting a "suitable for general audiences" rating, younger children will no doubt find scenes of the [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin monstrous children-eating giants]], from the movie adaption, ''terrifying''.
31st Jan '16 2:04:04 PM ZeldaQueen64
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** The film trailer, which shows Sophie's abduction by the BFG, is pretty frightening. Especially Sophie's narration, which is probably what every frightened child thinks at night.
--> Never get out of bed. Never go to the window. ''Never look behind the curtain''.
23rd Jan '16 8:08:21 AM Lightice
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* MemeticMutation: When the Spielberg film's trailer came out, people unfamiliar with the source material started to make tongue in cheek speculations about the meaning of the acronym title. The Big F*cking Guy and Big F*cking Giant being the most popular ones.
11th Dec '15 11:06:29 AM Mnemonik2
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* HilariousInHindsight: [[AttackOnTitan There's a race of huge humanoid giants that only care about eating people. Nobody knows where they came from or how they work, and they can go anywhere they want without anyone being able to stop them. But it's going to be OK, because one of them's on our side...]]

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* HilariousInHindsight: [[AttackOnTitan [[Manga/AttackOnTitan There's a race of huge humanoid giants that only care about eating people. Nobody knows where they came from or how they work, and they can go anywhere they want without anyone being able to stop them. But it's going to be OK, because one of them's on our side...]]
11th Dec '15 11:05:47 AM Mnemonik2
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* HilariousInHindsight: [[AttackOnTitan There's a race of huge humanoid giants that only care about eating people. Nobody knows where they came from or how they work, and they can go anywhere they want without anyone being able to stop them. But it's going to be OK, because one of them's on our side...]]
25th Jan '14 7:53:25 AM KarjamP
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* NightmareFuel: As with many a Dahl book (and movie adaption thereof), many a child ''can'' be traumatized by the Giants in the BFG. Oh, and nightmares are actually used as a tool in the book/movie.

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As with many a Dahl book (and movie adaption thereof), many a child ''can'' be traumatized by the Giants in the BFG. Oh, and nightmares are actually used as a tool in the book/movie.



*** What? No mention of Sophie nearly getting eaten by the Bloodbottler?

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*** What? No mention of ** Sophie nearly getting eaten by the Bloodbottler?Bloodbottler is one as well.



** Heck, even the names alone are disturbing... and the visuals for .

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** Heck, even the names of the giants alone are disturbing... and the visuals for .disturbing...



* TheWoobie: Sophie and the BFG, naturally.

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* %%* TheWoobie: Sophie and the BFG, naturally.
2nd Oct '13 11:44:38 AM brownmon
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** Heck, even the names alone are disturbing... and visual.
* ParanoiaFuel: There exist Giants that can run anywhere in the world in a single night. They reach through your window, snatch you from your bed as you sleep and ''eat you''.

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** Heck, even the names alone are disturbing... and visual.
the visuals for .
* ParanoiaFuel: There exist Giants that can run anywhere in the world in a single night.night without being detected, in spite of their size. They reach through your window, snatch you from your bed as you sleep and ''eat you''.
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