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* The Abode of the Damned - a city of thieves, mercenaries and assassins - infiltrated by Conan in ''The Savage Sword of ComicBook/ConanTheBarbarian'' #11.
* Madripoor - Marvel's version of Singapore, sort of - is like this occasionally. It certainly was in the past, being a haven for pirates and other outlaws, and in the present day it can vary depending on who's in charge. Regardless of who's in charge, the place does ''not'' extradite criminals, and seedier parts of are thick with crime and lawless activities. (It briefly crossed the line into WretchedHive when HYDRA took over. Fortunately, they were ousted by ComicBook/IronMan and S.H.I.E.L.D.)

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* The Abode of the Damned - -- a city of thieves, mercenaries and assassins - -- infiltrated by Conan in ''The Savage Sword of ComicBook/ConanTheBarbarian'' #11.
* Madripoor - -- Marvel's version of Singapore, sort of - -- is like this occasionally. It certainly was in the past, being a haven for pirates and other outlaws, and in the present day it can vary depending on who's in charge. Regardless of who's in charge, the place does ''not'' extradite criminals, and seedier parts of are thick with crime and lawless activities. (It briefly crossed the line into WretchedHive when HYDRA took over. Fortunately, they were ousted by ComicBook/IronMan and S.H.I.E.L.D.)



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* ''Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbeanAtWorldsEnd'': "Shipwreck" - the city built out of pirate ships used as headquarters for the pirate council.

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* ''Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbeanAtWorldsEnd'': "Shipwreck" - -- the city built out of pirate ships used as headquarters for the pirate council.



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* The city of Mahagonny from Creator/BertoltBrecht's ''Theatre/TheRiseAndFallOfTheCityOfMahagonny''. If not the TropeCodifier then one of the oldest and most well-known examples of this trope.

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* The In ''Roleplay/TheGamersAlliance'', Hidefall, the [[ArmyOfThievesAndWhores Union Workers']] main base of operations, is a hidden city full of Mahagonny from Creator/BertoltBrecht's ''Theatre/TheRiseAndFallOfTheCityOfMahagonny''. If not thieves and cutthroats who support the TropeCodifier then one of the oldest and most well-known examples of this trope.Union's agenda.



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* The city of Mahagonny from Creator/BertoltBrecht's ''Theatre/TheRiseAndFallOfTheCityOfMahagonny''. If not the TropeCodifier then one of the oldest and most well-known examples of this trope.
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* In ''Roleplay/TheGamersAlliance'', Hidefall, the [[ArmyOfThievesAndWhores Union Workers']] main base of operations, is a hidden city full of thieves and cutthroats who support the Union's agenda.
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* Boot Heel, Montana from ''WesternAnimation/RogerRamjet'', who Roger was sent in to clean up. It's portrayed as a classic Western outlaw town despite the episode taking place in the ''1960's!''.
--> '''Narrator''': Where the men were men, and the women were men and that got pretty old after a while.

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* Boot Heel, Montana from ''WesternAnimation/RogerRamjet'', who Roger was sent in to clean up. It's portrayed as a classic Western outlaw town despite the episode taking place in the ''1960's!''.
--> '''Narrator''':
''1960s!''
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Where the men were men, and the women were men and that got pretty old after a while.

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* In ''ComicBook/KidColtOutaw'' #101, Marshal Sam Hawk's daughter convinces Kid Colt to rescue him from a town run by outlaws.


Compare and contrast with TotalitarianGangsterism, in ehich although the town is run by criminals, the civilians are ''not'' (which can cause conflict).

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Compare and contrast with TotalitarianGangsterism, in ehich which although the town is run by criminals, the civilians are ''not'' (which can cause conflict).

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Compare and contrast with TotalitarianGangsterism, in ehich although the town is run by criminals, the civilians are ''not'' (which can cause conflict).


* ''VideoGame/Sly3HonorAmongThieves'' has Blood Bath Bay, a town inhabited by the most stereotypical, anachronistic pirates you could imagine...and they're also PettingZooPeople.

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* ''VideoGame/Sly3HonorAmongThieves'' has Blood Bath Bay, a town inhabited by the most stereotypical, anachronistic pirates you could imagine...and they're also PettingZooPeople.{{Funny Animal}}s.


* Much like ''Privateer'', pirates and other outlaws in ''[[VideoGame/Freelancer]]'' usually conduct their operations in any given system in bases concealed in debris fields and gas clouds away from trade lanes and areas populated by law-abiding folk. Two of the largest outlaw factions - the Corsairs and the Outcasts - even each have an entire planet to call their own, way off the beaten path deep in uncharted space.

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* Much like ''Privateer'', pirates and other outlaws in ''[[VideoGame/Freelancer]]'' ''VideoGame/{{Freelancer}}'' usually conduct their operations in any given system in bases concealed in debris fields and gas clouds away from trade lanes and areas populated by law-abiding folk. Two of the largest outlaw factions - the Corsairs and the Outcasts - even each have an entire planet to call their own, way off the beaten path deep in uncharted space.

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* Much like ''Privateer'', pirates and other outlaws in ''[[VideoGame/Freelancer]]'' usually conduct their operations in any given system in bases concealed in debris fields and gas clouds away from trade lanes and areas populated by law-abiding folk. Two of the largest outlaw factions - the Corsairs and the Outcasts - even each have an entire planet to call their own, way off the beaten path deep in uncharted space.

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* 'The Floating Market' is a haven for pirates, bandits and thieves in ''WesternAnimation/TheDeep''.

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* ''ComicBook/{{Postal}}'' is set in the town of Eden, where everyone is a criminal, yes, that also includes TheSheriff.


* ''Manga/RixingXRydeen'': Old Town is a town that's a safe haven for outlaws since laws don't exist there. Unfortunately, it's right next to New Town where all the civilians live.
* ''Manga/SnowWhiteWithRedHair'': The Mountain's Lions are outlaws living in a town in the mountains. It's an odd take as the only two members whose criminal origins are known are a former noble who chose to save his eventual wife from an ArrangedMarriage to another noble she wanted no part in and a boy who is still a young teen and was briefly a pirate before the pirates sold him into slavery due to his looks. The Lions also go out of their way to fight far more villainous criminals and the only known case of their partaking in criminal activity was the previously mentioned teen kidnapping someone who he thought was in the same boat he had once been in without their leader's knowledge.

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* ''Manga/RixingXRydeen'': ''Manga/RisingXRydeen'': Old Town is a town that's a safe haven for outlaws since laws don't exist there. Unfortunately, it's right next to New Town where all the civilians live.
* ''Manga/SnowWhiteWithRedHair'': ''Manga/SnowWhiteWithTheRedHair'': The Mountain's Lions are outlaws living in a town in the mountains. It's an odd take as the only two members whose criminal origins are known are a former noble who chose to save his eventual wife from an ArrangedMarriage to another noble she wanted no part in and a boy who is still a young teen and was briefly a pirate before the pirates sold him into slavery due to his looks. The Lions also go out of their way to fight far more villainous criminals and the only known case of their partaking in criminal activity was the previously mentioned teen kidnapping someone who he thought was in the same boat he had once been in without their leader's knowledge.


* The Abode of the Damned - a city of thieves, mercenaries and assassins - infiltrated by Conan in ''The Savage Sword of ComicicBook/ConanTheBarbarian'' #11.

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* The Abode of the Damned - a city of thieves, mercenaries and assassins - infiltrated by Conan in ''The Savage Sword of ComicicBook/ConanTheBarbarian'' ComicBook/ConanTheBarbarian'' #11.


* Madripoor - Marvel's version of Singapore, sort of - is like this occasionally. It certainly was in the past, being a haven for pirates and other outlaws, and in the present day it can vary depending on who's in charge. Regardless of who's in charge, the place does ''not'' extradite criminals, and seedier parts of are thick with crime and lawless activities. (It briefly crossed the line into WretchedHive when HYDRA took over. Fortunately, they were ousted by IronMan and S.H.I.E.L.D.)

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* Madripoor - Marvel's version of Singapore, sort of - is like this occasionally. It certainly was in the past, being a haven for pirates and other outlaws, and in the present day it can vary depending on who's in charge. Regardless of who's in charge, the place does ''not'' extradite criminals, and seedier parts of are thick with crime and lawless activities. (It briefly crossed the line into WretchedHive when HYDRA took over. Fortunately, they were ousted by IronMan ComicBook/IronMan and S.H.I.E.L.D.)

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* ''Literature/GreenglassHouse'': The setting of the books, Nagspeake, is 100% this. Mostly for smugglers and thieves, less of the violent variety of crime.

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* In ''Film/RanchoNotorious'', Altar Keane runs a horse ranch named Chuck-a-Luck that is really a cover for a hideout and base of operations for outlaws on the run.

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* In ''Film/TheQuickAndTheDead'', Herod runs Redemption as his own personal fiefdom and provides safe haven for outlaws; taking 50 cents on every dollar spent in the town.

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