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Needs Help: Evil Eye get usage counts

 1 Septimus Heap, Tue, 8th May '12 9:11:25 AM from Zurich, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
Another Wizard boy
The current image was chosen in an Image Pickin' thread, but on the discussion page a newbie claimed that it was a spoiler and someone else agreed with them. Admittedly, it doesn't seem like a big one, but feedback would be appreciated.

 2 Willbyr, Tue, 8th May '12 9:35:51 AM from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
Anime-ted
Man, and this was a PITA the last time around...
 3 lu 127, Tue, 8th May '12 10:25:52 AM from the Forest of Thorns Relationship Status: Loves me...loves me not
Pulled it. This one's a complicated case. Maybe not a big spoiler for the manga, but a huge one for the anime. Either way, too risky.

After you see this eye...yours will shut forever.

edited 8th May '12 10:26:40 AM by lu127

小さく揺れた向日葵
Burn

edited 8th May '12 10:46:43 AM by Scardoll

We can always go with this:

Evil Eye from Magic: The Gathering. Unfortunately, it's pretty small...

edited 8th May '12 10:50:48 AM by DarkConfidant

 6 lu 127, Tue, 8th May '12 10:53:04 AM from the Forest of Thorns Relationship Status: Loves me...loves me not
I like Itachi. [1] [2]
小さく揺れた向日葵
 7 Septimus Heap, Tue, 8th May '12 10:55:34 AM from Zurich, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
Another Wizard boy
The second one, which looks like a gun is being pointed at you from behind the eye, is a good contender.

The trope is "Eyes that grant (or eye that grants) magic powers." None of those seems good.
Becky: Who are you? The Mysterious Stranger: An angel.
Huck: What's your name? The Mysterious Stranger: Satan.
In that case, a rename is probably also in order, because not all evil eyes (by trope description) are evil.

I wanted to find a good pic of Zasalamel, or maybe Reisen, but I didn't find any good pics. As it is, I think the suggested ones in #6 are good enough.

[up]While that's TRS matter, it's very often actually called Evil Eye even when not actually evil. I think.
The Internet misuses, abuses, and overuses everything.
 11 Marq FJA, Tue, 8th May '12 2:09:45 PM from Saudi Arabia Relationship Status: Shipping fictional characters
O' Allah, save Egypt
Yeah, for example, in Japanese any "eye with supernatural powers" is called magan, which literally means "demon/magic/evil eye" (the first kanji has three separate but related meanings; "evil" comes from "demon" being an "evil spirit").

Image suggestions: Mio Sakamoto from Strike Witches using her "Enhanced Visual Acuity" magic which detects an enemy weakness. For those wondering about the Eye Patch she's lifting, she normally wears it over the eye because she can't turn it off.

edited 8th May '12 2:18:44 PM by MarqFJA

Ash-shaʻb yurīd isqāṭ ḥukm al-ʻaskar
 12 Willbyr, Tue, 8th May '12 3:51:47 PM from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
Anime-ted
[up] I like that.
 13 Marq FJA, Tue, 8th May '12 3:54:20 PM from Saudi Arabia Relationship Status: Shipping fictional characters
O' Allah, save Egypt
BTW, why was Shiki Ryougi image taken down? It used to be the trope's article image, IIRC.

edited 8th May '12 3:55:47 PM by MarqFJA

Ash-shaʻb yurīd isqāṭ ḥukm al-ʻaskar
 14 shimaspawn, Tue, 8th May '12 3:59:09 PM from Here and Now Relationship Status: In your bunk
It just looked to much like simply Glowing Eyes.

edited 8th May '12 3:59:47 PM by shimaspawn

Reality is that, which when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.

-Philip K. Dick
 15 Marq FJA, Tue, 8th May '12 4:01:50 PM from Saudi Arabia Relationship Status: Shipping fictional characters
O' Allah, save Egypt
By that logic, my suggestion is invalid too... or does having only one eye "glowing" and the other being normal have some significance that I'm missing?
Ash-shaʻb yurīd isqāṭ ḥukm al-ʻaskar
 16 shimaspawn, Tue, 8th May '12 4:04:03 PM from Here and Now Relationship Status: In your bunk
Yours isn't just eyes glowing in the dark.
Reality is that, which when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.

-Philip K. Dick
 17 Marq FJA, Tue, 8th May '12 4:13:04 PM from Saudi Arabia Relationship Status: Shipping fictional characters
O' Allah, save Egypt
Wait, does detecting an enemy's weakness count as "power over (user's) perception", subtype "clairvoyance"? If not, why not use a pic of Lelouch Lamperouge's Mind Control Geass eye activating in the first episode of Code Geass?
Ash-shaʻb yurīd isqāṭ ḥukm al-ʻaskar
 18 videogmer 314, Tue, 8th May '12 7:20:08 PM from that one place Relationship Status: Who needs love when you have waffles?
I think the Strike Witches one works the best.

 19 Marq FJA, Wed, 9th May '12 5:40:36 AM from Saudi Arabia Relationship Status: Shipping fictional characters
O' Allah, save Egypt
Well, here's two more pics of the same character: [1], [2]. Vote on which of the three you think would be better.
Ash-shaʻb yurīd isqāṭ ḥukm al-ʻaskar
In uffish thought
[up] I prefer the first of those to the other two, and any of them to the other suggestions.
Azor Ahai
[up][up] I think the character must know a certain Britannian prince, who would also be a good example- those are a good illustration of the eye "in action" though. I do kind of like the Naruto example as well as the Fullmetal Alchemist one though.
Hodor
Conspiracy Theorist
Can't we go with something more commonly known, like Medusa?
I've known about it since the beginning. But I just refused to believe it.
Many versions of Medusa does not specify her eyes as her stoning power. Including the original myths, which are plainly about looking at her. Thus, an image of her would likely be ambiguous.

edited 13th May '12 9:28:08 AM by Feather7603

The Internet misuses, abuses, and overuses everything.
 24 Adannor, Sun, 13th May '12 12:33:54 PM from effin' belarus
Whoooo?
Well here is our hammy Britannian youth: [1] [2] [3]

1&2 should be enough to illustrate the basis.

edited 13th May '12 12:39:42 PM by Adannor

 25 Marq FJA, Sun, 13th May '12 12:35:38 PM from Saudi Arabia Relationship Status: Shipping fictional characters
O' Allah, save Egypt
I'd say combined 1 & 3 into a "before-after" composite. 2 is an intermediate stage, technically.

edited 13th May '12 12:36:03 PM by MarqFJA

Ash-shaʻb yurīd isqāṭ ḥukm al-ʻaskar

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