->''In any case there's bound to be much crying,\\
But the oubliette alone will let you think while dying.''
-->-- '''Bokonon''', ''Cat's Cradle'' by Kurt Vonnegut

->"[[CatchPhrase Game over.]]" ''(slams door)''
-->-- '''John Kramer / Jigsaw''' and nearly all of his successors, ''Franchise/{{Saw}}''

->''"Did you know that a prison with only a hole at the top as an exit is called an 'oubliette'? It was on my word of the day calendar last week!"''
-->-- '''Twilight Sparkle''', ''ComicBook/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicIDW'' issue 3

->When he had asked his last question and sent the last Cappadocians selected into the depths of [[UndergroundCity Kaymakli]], the founder ordered Caia and Japheth to seal forever the portal into the city. As the millstone mechanism slid shut over the howling pit of [[BuriedAlive condemned]] Cainites, Cappadocius laid his [[ProtectiveCharm ward]] over the portal: "Let no childe of Caine ever leave through this passage; let no son of Seth enter."
-->--[[ThePurge The Feast of Folly]], ''TabletopGame/VampireTheMasquerade - Clanbook: Cappadocian''