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* In his black farces of UsefulNotes/SouthAfrica in TheApartheidEra, Creator/TomSharpe uses this as a theme: he exploits the paranoia of white South Africans, especially [[AmoralAfrikaner Afrikaaners]] that They Will Rise Up And Slaughter Us In Our Beds and that prior to being slaughtered, [[WhereDaWhiteWomenAt Our Womenfolk Will Experience A Fate Worse Than Death]]. In ''Literature/IndecentExposure'', this is a preoccupation of the South African Police Force, especially [[SecretPolice BOSS]].

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* In his black farces of UsefulNotes/SouthAfrica in TheApartheidEra, UsefulNotes/TheApartheidEra, Creator/TomSharpe uses this as a theme: he exploits the paranoia of white South Africans, especially [[AmoralAfrikaner Afrikaaners]] that They Will Rise Up And Slaughter Us In Our Beds and that prior to being slaughtered, [[WhereDaWhiteWomenAt Our Womenfolk Will Experience A Fate Worse Than Death]]. In ''Literature/IndecentExposure'', this is a preoccupation of the South African Police Force, especially [[SecretPolice BOSS]].


* In ''VideoGame/{{Rimworld}}'', your colony may be attacked by hostile {{Future Primitives}}, the low-tech descendants of the planet's past civilisation. They'll send raiding parties to cause havoc, and despite their primitive weaponry, their sheer numbers and melee prowess can overwhelm your colonists if defences are inadequate. If you want a PerspectiveFlip, the Lost Tribe starting scenario allows you to play as these planetary natives and fend off pirate attacks.

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* In ''VideoGame/{{Rimworld}}'', your colony may be attacked by hostile {{Future Primitives}}, Primitive}}s, the low-tech descendants of the planet's past civilisation. They'll send raiding parties to cause havoc, and despite their primitive weaponry, their sheer numbers and melee prowess can overwhelm your colonists if defences are inadequate. If you want a PerspectiveFlip, the Lost Tribe starting scenario allows you to play as these planetary natives and fend off pirate attacks.
attacks. Incidentally, without a GameMod that adds a Tribal equivalent to [[AlwaysChaoticEvil the pirate factions]], the only way to get these attacks on a regular basis is if [[VideoGameCrueltyPunishment you do something to anger them]].



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* In ''VideoGame/{{Rimworld}}'', your colony may be attacked by hostile {{Future Primitives}}, the low-tech descendants of the planet's past civilisation. They'll send raiding parties to cause havoc, and despite their primitive weaponry, their sheer numbers and melee prowess can overwhelm your colonists if defences are inadequate. If you want a PerspectiveFlip, the Lost Tribe starting scenario allows you to play as these planetary natives and fend off pirate attacks.


* ''BabylonFive'': Security chief Garibaldi uses the phrase to comment on rising tensions between the station's inhabitants and the rowdy, recently-arrived [[SpaceMarines Earth Force Marine Corps]] using the place as a stopover.

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* ''BabylonFive'': ''Series/BabylonFive'': Security chief Garibaldi uses the phrase to comment on rising tensions between the station's inhabitants and the rowdy, recently-arrived [[SpaceMarines Earth Force Marine Corps]] using the place as a stopover.

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* ''BabylonFive'': Security chief Garibaldi uses the phrase to comment on rising tensions between the station's inhabitants and the rowdy, recently-arrived [[SpaceMarines Earth Force Marine Corps]] using the place as a stopover.


* A modern variation is appears in ActOfWar, where the Task Force Talon is driving through London at the onset of a major summit, with [[PowderKegCrowd thousands of protesters lining the streets]]. Jefferson even quotes the trope name word by word.

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* A modern variation is appears in ActOfWar, ''VideoGame/ActOfWar'', where the Task Force Talon is driving through London at the onset of a major summit, with [[PowderKegCrowd thousands of protesters lining the streets]]. Jefferson even quotes the trope name word by word.


* In his black farces of UsefulNotes/SouthAfrica in TheApartheidEra, Creator/TomSharpe uses this as a theme: he exploits the paranoia of white South Africans, especially [[AmoralAfrikaners Afrikaaners]]that They Will Rise Up And Slaughter Us In Our Beds and that prior to being sluaghtered, [[WhereDaWhiteWomenAt Our Womenfolk Will Experience A Fate Worse Than Death]]. In ''Literature/IndecentExposure'', this is a preoccupation of the South African Police Force, especially [[SecretPolice BOSS]].

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* In his black farces of UsefulNotes/SouthAfrica in TheApartheidEra, Creator/TomSharpe uses this as a theme: he exploits the paranoia of white South Africans, especially [[AmoralAfrikaners Afrikaaners]]that [[AmoralAfrikaner Afrikaaners]] that They Will Rise Up And Slaughter Us In Our Beds and that prior to being sluaghtered, slaughtered, [[WhereDaWhiteWomenAt Our Womenfolk Will Experience A Fate Worse Than Death]]. In ''Literature/IndecentExposure'', this is a preoccupation of the South African Police Force, especially [[SecretPolice BOSS]].


* In his black farces of UsefulNotes/SouthAfrica in TheApartheidEra, Creator/TomSharpe uses this as a theme: he exploits the paranoia of white South Africans, especially [[AmoralAfrikaners Afrikaaners]]that They Will Rise Up And Slaughter Us In Our Beds and that prior to being sluaghtered, [[WhereDaWhiteWomenAt Our Womenfolk Will Experience A Fate Worse Than Death]]. In ''Literature/IndecentExposure, this is a preoccupation of the South African Police Force, especially [[SecretPolice BOSS}}

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* In his black farces of UsefulNotes/SouthAfrica in TheApartheidEra, Creator/TomSharpe uses this as a theme: he exploits the paranoia of white South Africans, especially [[AmoralAfrikaners Afrikaaners]]that They Will Rise Up And Slaughter Us In Our Beds and that prior to being sluaghtered, [[WhereDaWhiteWomenAt Our Womenfolk Will Experience A Fate Worse Than Death]]. In ''Literature/IndecentExposure, ''Literature/IndecentExposure'', this is a preoccupation of the South African Police Force, especially [[SecretPolice BOSS}}
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* In his black farces of UsefulNotes/SouthAfrica in TheApartheidEra, Creator/TomSharpe uses this as a theme: he exploits the paranoia of white South Africans, especially [[AmoralAfrikaners Afrikaaners]]that They Will Rise Up And Slaughter Us In Our Beds and that prior to being sluaghtered, [[WhereDaWhiteWomenAt Our Womenfolk Will Experience A Fate Worse Than Death]]. In ''Literature/IndecentExposure, this is a preoccupation of the South African Police Force, especially [[SecretPolice BOSS}}


->''I flew upstream in a plane with pontoons, and landed on the Amazon above [[{{UsefulNotes/Brazil}} Belim]] without seeing a single person in a loincloth, although I saw many UsefulNotes/MichaelJordan T-shirts.''

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->''I ->''"I flew upstream in a plane with pontoons, and landed on the Amazon above [[{{UsefulNotes/Brazil}} Belim]] without seeing a single person in a loincloth, although I saw many UsefulNotes/MichaelJordan T-shirts.''"''


* In Creator/RobertEHoward's ConanTheBarbarian story "Literature/BeyondTheBlackRiver," the Picts, who are using JungleDrums and raiding the colonists. To be sure the Picts are both white (a point lampshaded in the story) and in what would one day be Europe, but the trope is treated identically.

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* In Creator/RobertEHoward's ConanTheBarbarian Literature/ConanTheBarbarian story "Literature/BeyondTheBlackRiver," the Picts, who are using JungleDrums and raiding the colonists. To be sure the Picts are both white (a point lampshaded in the story) and in what would one day be Europe, but the trope is treated identically.


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* Done in one of Creator/LRonHubbard's less crappy novels - the protagonist interrupts the spooked natives with a sniper rifle that shoots joke holograms, starting with Elvis Presley's ghosts dancing around a cursing JosefStalin (long story).

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* TheCramps have a song called "The Natives Are Restless" on their 1981 album "Psychedelic Jungle".
* There's a song by (I think) JimmyBuffett called "The Natives Are Restless Tonight" which is the singer warning people not to go outside, because... yeah".

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* TheCramps Music/TheCramps have a song called "The Natives Are Restless" on their 1981 album "Psychedelic Jungle".
* There's a song by (I think) JimmyBuffett Music/JimmyBuffett called "The Natives Are Restless Tonight" which is the singer warning people not to go outside, because... yeah".



* There was a collection of ''TheFarSide'' entitled ''The Chickens Are Restless''.

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* There was a collection of ''TheFarSide'' ''ComicStrip/TheFarSide'' entitled ''The Chickens Are Restless''.


* Film/IslandOfLostSouls: TropeNamer.

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* Film/IslandOfLostSouls: ''Film/IslandOfLostSouls'': TropeNamer.

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