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** In the same book, Hogwarts is said to have a trophy room like any other boarding school, and it's stated that many of the trophies were awarded to/won by one Tom Riddle. When Ron and Harry have to polish the trophies as part of a detention, Ron jokingly asks if Riddle's great service to the school referenced on one trophy was killing Moaning Myrtle, one of the castle's ghosts. [[spoiler:He's more right than he thinks. Riddle's Services to the School were killing ''Aragog'', a GiantSpider who was believed to be the Chamber of Secrets monster, but he did so in order to deflect suspicion from ''himself'' opening the chamber to the real monster, a basilisk who did kill Myrtle.]]

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** In the same book, Hogwarts is said to have a trophy room like any other boarding school, and it's stated that many one of the trophies were awarded to/won was a special award for services to the school by one Tom Riddle. When Ron and Harry have to polish the trophies as part of a detention, Ron jokingly asks if Riddle's great service to the school referenced on one trophy was killing Moaning Myrtle, one of the castle's ghosts. [[spoiler:He's more right than he thinks. Riddle's Services to the School were killing ''Aragog'', a GiantSpider who was believed to be the Chamber of Secrets monster, but he did so in order to deflect suspicion from ''himself'' opening the chamber to the real monster, a basilisk who did kill Myrtle.]]

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* ''Film/HappyGilmore'': After Shooter [=McGavin=] buys Happy's grandmother's house, he taunts Happy by saying he'll convert Happy's old room into his trophy room.

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* ''Toys/{{Bionicle}}'': [[OldSoldier Ackar]] has at least one whole wall covered in the shields of Glatorians [[CombatByChampion he's bested in the arena]]. While Mata Nui's suitably impressed, Ackar more or less admits it's just a habit by this point, having long ago stopped caring about the glory of the arena and more on his duty and pride as his tribe's only real protector (and with [[TheChainsOfCommanding the stress of the battles and position]], he's starting to believe [[HeroicSelfDeprecation he's a washout past his prime]]).
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** The third ComicBook/{{Cheetah}}, Barbara Ann Minerva who is the Cheetah in modern times, has a large collection of artifacts reflecting her nature as a AdventurerArchaeologist, and in the [[ComicBook/WonderWoman1987 Post Crisis]] continuity most of those artifacts were mystical and powerful in nature reflecting her sinister power hunger.
** The version of the first Cheetah, Priscilla Rich who was the Cheetah during and right after WWII, from ''ComicBook/TheLegendOfWonderWoman2016'' has a large creepy collection of taxidermied animals from all over the world reflecting her background as a EgomaniacHunter.


* The modest "I keep it in the toilet" variant gets deconstructed on ''Radio/OldHarrysGame''. When Edith says this about her awards, Satan points out that it's the only room where a visor has nothing to do but stare at the walls.

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* The modest "I keep it in the toilet" variant gets deconstructed on ''Radio/OldHarrysGame''. When Edith says this about her awards, Satan points out that it's the only room where a visor visitor has nothing to do but stare at the walls.


* Ace Ventura sees one of these in ''Film/AceVenturaWhenNatureCalls''. He freaks out in the funniest way possible.

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* Ace Ventura sees is brought to one of these filled to the brim with stuffed hunting trophies in ''Film/AceVenturaWhenNatureCalls''. He freaks out in the funniest way possible.


** ''VideoGame/TombRaiderIII'' also has a secret trophy room, filled with all of the items Lara got in her quests (and {{Gaiden Game}}s), as well as the skull of the TyrannosaurusRex from ''VideoGame/TombRaiderII''.

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** ''VideoGame/TombRaiderIII'' also has a secret trophy room, filled with all of the items Lara got in her quests (and {{Gaiden Game}}s), as well as the skull of the TyrannosaurusRex ''{{Tyrannosaurus rex}}'' from ''VideoGame/TombRaiderII''.


If they have had an adventurous and eventful life it may become a full blown museum, taking up not just a wall or room but an entire wing of their mansion as it verges on becoming (or surpassing) a SuperheroTrophyShelf. The nature and content of the Trophy Room says a lot about the owner; it may be a modest acknowledgment of their achievements (which is not indicated anywhere else in the house), a narcissistic ShrineToSelf, a creepy EgomaniacHunter's room full of stuffed animals (and not the huggable kind), a ''creepier'' StalkerShrine full of "trophies" won from preying on others, a selection of [[BattleTrophy Battle Trophies]] won in combat, or a small scale BazaarOfTheBizarre full of archaeological wonders or [[KitschCollection curious kitsch]].

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If they have had an adventurous and eventful life life, it may become a full blown full-blown museum, taking up not just a wall or room but an entire wing of their mansion as it verges on becoming (or surpassing) a SuperheroTrophyShelf. The nature and content of the Trophy Room says a lot about the owner; it may be a modest acknowledgment of their achievements (which is not indicated anywhere else in the house), a narcissistic ShrineToSelf, a creepy EgomaniacHunter's room full of stuffed animals (and not the huggable kind), a ''creepier'' StalkerShrine full of "trophies" won from preying on others, a selection of [[BattleTrophy Battle Trophies]] won in combat, or a small scale small-scale BazaarOfTheBizarre full of archaeological wonders or [[KitschCollection curious kitsch]].



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** The Shadow Gallery exists in the film adaptation, too. It also shows Gordon Deitrich as having a similar trophy room, including a satirical painting of the BigBad in drag and a copy of the Qur'an.[[spoiler: Unfortunately, his owning the latter has him put to death by Sutler's thugs when they arrest him.]]

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** The Shadow Gallery exists in the film adaptation, too. It also shows Gordon Deitrich as having a similar trophy room, including a satirical painting of the BigBad in drag and a copy of the Qur'an.[[spoiler: Unfortunately, [[spoiler:Unfortunately, his owning the latter has him put to death by Sutler's thugs when they arrest him.]]



** Scrooge [=McDuck=] has one of these in the Creator/CarlBarks and Creator/DonRosa continuities, containing various valuable mementoes from his previous adventures, [[ShoutOut often referencing earlier comics.]] For Scrooge, the Money Bin itself is also an enormous trophy room, where every coin represents a unique, personal memory.

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** Scrooge [=McDuck=] has one of these in the Creator/CarlBarks and Creator/DonRosa continuities, containing various valuable mementoes from his previous adventures, [[ShoutOut often referencing earlier comics.]] comics]]. For Scrooge, the Money Bin itself is also an enormous trophy room, where every coin represents a unique, personal memory.



* In ''ComicBook/{{BPRD}}'' the new CEO of Zinco Corporation, Mr. Pope, has a secret room stuffed to the gills with Nazi memorabilia, including from some of their [[StupidJetpackHitler wacky supertech]] and [[{{Ghostapo}} disturbing occult artifact]] collections, including stuff related to [[ApocalypseCult Project Ragna Rok]].

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* In ''ComicBook/{{BPRD}}'' ''ComicBook/{{BPRD}}'', the new CEO of Zinco Corporation, Mr. Pope, has a secret room stuffed to the gills with Nazi memorabilia, including from some of their [[StupidJetpackHitler wacky supertech]] and [[{{Ghostapo}} disturbing occult artifact]] collections, including stuff related to [[ApocalypseCult Project Ragna Rok]].






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--> '''Lightning:''' You have three Piston Cups! How could you have... ...Just look at those trophies!\\

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* A {{Lampshade}}d aversion of this occurs once within the ''Literature/{{Dragaera}}'' series, in which Vlad is reflecting on the home of Sethra Lavode, a TimeAbyss who has an unknown part of the inside of an entire mountain for personal living and storage space, and whose history implies she's had more chance to collect than any non-god. He notes that while her home is gloomy in an understated, not-really-trying way, comfortably furnished and not without decoration or artwork, he has never seen a single thing within it - anywhere - which clearly has any personal meaning to her or reflects on her past. And this probably says something just as significant and profound about her - he's not sure quite what, though.

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* A {{Lampshade}}d aversion of this occurs once within the ''Literature/{{Dragaera}}'' series, in which Vlad is reflecting on the home of Sethra Lavode, a TimeAbyss who has an unknown part of the inside of an entire mountain for personal living and storage space, and whose history implies she's had more chance to collect than any non-god. He notes that while her home is gloomy in an understated, not-really-trying way, comfortably furnished and not without decoration or artwork, he has never seen a single thing within it - -- anywhere - -- which clearly has any personal meaning to her or reflects on her past. And this probably says something just as significant and profound about her - -- he's not sure quite what, though.
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* In ''Series/{{Justified}}'', an art expert keeps badgering Raylan Givens to come and see his collection of Hitler paintings. Raylan is understandably not keen, but is surprised by what he finds when he finally gives in. [[spoiler: The expert has dedicated his life to buying up all of Hitler's paintings, so that he can burn them and keep the ashes in jars.]]

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* In ''Series/{{Justified}}'', an art expert keeps badgering Raylan Givens to come and see his collection of Hitler paintings. Raylan is understandably not keen, but is surprised by what he finds when he finally gives in. [[spoiler: The [[spoiler:The expert has dedicated his life to buying up all of Hitler's paintings, so that he can burn them and keep the ashes in jars.]]
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* The Lucky 38 Casino's executive suite, from VideoGame/FalloutNewVegas are designed with this in mind. Many players extend this to the entire Casino, particularly its Cocktail lounge, which often becomes filled with Nuka Cola and other culinary trophies that wouldn't be safe from the greedy guts of your Companions in the main suite. The Sink, from the Old World Blues DLC, also has some shelving and empty tables a nostalgically-inclined PlayerCharacter might choose to hold their assorted knick-knacks.
** VideoGame/Fallout4's extensive settlement building system includes a whole category of furniture specifically designed for displaying items - illuminated display cases, wall-mounted weapon racks, mannequins for armour and clothing, even units for displaying PoweredArmour.

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* The Lucky 38 Casino's executive suite, suite from VideoGame/FalloutNewVegas are ''VideoGame/FalloutNewVegas'' is designed with this in mind. Many players extend this to the entire Casino, casino, particularly its Cocktail cocktail lounge, which often becomes filled with Nuka Cola and other culinary trophies that wouldn't be safe from the greedy guts of your Companions companions in the main suite. The Sink, from the Old ''Old World Blues Blues'' DLC, also has some shelving and empty tables a nostalgically-inclined nostalgically inclined PlayerCharacter might choose to hold their assorted knick-knacks.
** VideoGame/Fallout4's ''VideoGame/Fallout4'''s extensive settlement building system includes a whole category of furniture specifically designed for displaying items - -- illuminated display cases, wall-mounted weapon racks, mannequins for armour and clothing, even units for displaying PoweredArmour.



* The Captain's Cabin of ''Normandy SR-2'' in ''VideoGame/MassEffect2'' gets gradually filled with various trinkets and mementos as you progress through the main plot and side quests.

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* The Captain's Cabin of ''Normandy SR-2'' the ''Normandy'' SR-2 in ''VideoGame/MassEffect2'' gets gradually filled with various trinkets and mementos as you progress through the main plot and side quests.



* ''VideoGame/NieR'' has one in the village Library across from Popola's office, with statues of all the bosses you've killed. Taking into account some very late game and NG+ revelations, [[spoiler: and it ends up as a ShrineToTheFallen.]]

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* ''VideoGame/NieR'' has one in the village Library across from Popola's office, with statues of all the bosses you've killed. Taking into account some very late game and NG+ revelations, [[spoiler: and [[spoiler:and it ends up as a ShrineToTheFallen.]]



** The PlayerHeadquarters in all successive games also are this. The Tiber Island Headquarters in Brotherhood, the Galata hideout in Revelations, and the Homestead's manor in VideoGame/AssassinsCreedIII all feature weapon and armour racks, as well as some kind of memoria of your primary targets (portraits in VideoGame/AssassinsCreedII and Brotherhood, books in Revelations, personal items in VideoGame/AssassinsCreedIII).

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** The PlayerHeadquarters in all successive games also are this. The Tiber Island Headquarters in Brotherhood, ''[[VideoGame/AssassinsCreedBrotherhood Brotherhood]]'', the Galata hideout in Revelations, ''[[VideoGame/AssassinsCreedRevelations Revelations]]'', and the Homestead's manor in VideoGame/AssassinsCreedIII ''VideoGame/AssassinsCreedIII'' all feature weapon and armour racks, as well as some kind of memoria of your primary targets (portraits in VideoGame/AssassinsCreedII ''Assassin's Creed II'' and Brotherhood, ''Brotherhood'', books in Revelations, ''Revelations'', personal items in VideoGame/AssassinsCreedIII).''Assassin's Creed III'').



* [[GreatWhiteHunter Lord General Castor]] from ''[[VideoGame/DawnOfWar Dawn of War [=II=]: Retribution]]'' mentions having one where he stores the heads of the [[HordeOfAlienLocusts Tyranids]] that he's killed over the course of his life, and orders his men to aim low so as to not damage the future trophy he expects to get from the Hive Tyrant they are facing.

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* [[GreatWhiteHunter Lord General Castor]] from ''[[VideoGame/DawnOfWar Dawn of War [=II=]: II: Retribution]]'' mentions having one where he stores the heads of the [[HordeOfAlienLocusts Tyranids]] that he's killed over the course of his life, and orders his men to aim low so as to not damage the future trophy he expects to get from the Hive Tyrant they are facing.






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* On ''WesternAnimation/{{Doug}}'', after being falsely accused of cheating, he went to Chaulkie's (All-Bluffsville Boy Football player) house to confront him, only to get shanghai'd into seeing the Trophy room of Chaulkie's big brother, and realized the young man was suffering from under intense pressure to match up to the impossible legacy.

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* On ''WesternAnimation/{{Doug}}'', after being falsely accused of cheating, he went to Chaulkie's (All-Bluffsville Boy Football player) house to confront him, only to get shanghai'd into seeing the Trophy trophy room of Chaulkie's big brother, and realized the young man was suffering from under intense pressure to match up to the impossible legacy.



* In the ''WesternAnimation/KimPossible'' GrandFinale "Graduation", Warhok implied that he and Warmonga have one, and planned to [[DeadGuyOnDisplay add Kim to it.]]

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* In the ''WesternAnimation/KimPossible'' GrandFinale "Graduation", Warhok implied that he and Warmonga have one, and planned to [[DeadGuyOnDisplay add Kim to it.]]it]].



* WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries: Batmans batcave has a several items he had collected from his previous cases, such as the giant coin, the robot T-Rex, and Mr Freezes ice gun. In WesternAnimation/BatmanBeyond he has the costumes of his old RoguesGallery in display.

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* WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries: Batmans ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries'': Batman's batcave has a several items he had collected from his previous cases, such as the giant coin, the robot T-Rex, and Mr Freezes Mr. Freeze's ice gun. In WesternAnimation/BatmanBeyond ''WesternAnimation/BatmanBeyond'', he has the costumes of his old RoguesGallery in display.



* In ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars'', Trandoshan [[EgomaniacHunter Garnac]] has a creepy one filled with the mounted heads and hides of many Star Wars creatures and races he's hunted. Disturbingly, he tries to add [[KidHero Ahsoka]]'s head to his collection.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars'', Trandoshan [[EgomaniacHunter Garnac]] has a creepy one filled with the mounted heads and hides of many Star Wars ''Star Wars'' creatures and races he's hunted. Disturbingly, he tries to add [[KidHero Ahsoka]]'s head to his collection.






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* "Deal Toys" are memorabilia of important mergers, acquisitions, and other business deals: Sometimes they're semi-practical, like expensive watches or pens, but more often they're solely intended to be displayed as part of a Trophy Room. A particularly memorable example, from the collapse of Enron, were the mounted life-size busts of Chewbacca awarded to those who participated in the creation of a subsidiary called [=ChewCo=].

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* "Deal Toys" are memorabilia of important mergers, acquisitions, and other business deals: Sometimes they're semi-practical, like expensive watches or pens, but more often they're solely intended to be displayed as part of a Trophy Room. trophy room. A particularly memorable example, from the collapse of Enron, were the mounted life-size busts of Chewbacca awarded to those who participated in the creation of a subsidiary called [=ChewCo=].
[=ChewCo=].


* The Lucky 38 Casino's executive suite, from VideoGame/FalloutNewVegas are designed with this in mind. Many players extend this to the entire Casino, particularly its Cocktail lounge, which often becomes filled with Nuka Cola and other culinary trophies that wouldn't be safe from the greedy guts of your Companions in the main suite. The Sink, from the [[OldWorldBlues]] DLC, also has some shelving and empty tables a nostalgically-inclined [[PlayerCharacter]] might choose to hold their assorted knick-knacks.
** [[Fallout4]]'s extensive settlement building system includes a whole category of furniture specifically designed for displaying items - illuminated display cases, wall-mounted weapon racks, mannequins for armour and clothing, even units for displaying [[PoweredArmour]].

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* The Lucky 38 Casino's executive suite, from VideoGame/FalloutNewVegas are designed with this in mind. Many players extend this to the entire Casino, particularly its Cocktail lounge, which often becomes filled with Nuka Cola and other culinary trophies that wouldn't be safe from the greedy guts of your Companions in the main suite. The Sink, from the [[OldWorldBlues]] Old World Blues DLC, also has some shelving and empty tables a nostalgically-inclined [[PlayerCharacter]] PlayerCharacter might choose to hold their assorted knick-knacks.
** [[Fallout4]]'s VideoGame/Fallout4's extensive settlement building system includes a whole category of furniture specifically designed for displaying items - illuminated display cases, wall-mounted weapon racks, mannequins for armour and clothing, even units for displaying [[PoweredArmour]].PoweredArmour.


* The Lucky 38 Casino's executive suit, from VideoGame/FalloutNewVegas are designed with this in mind. Many players extend this to the entire Casino, particularly its Cocktail lounge, which often becomes filled with Nuka Cola and other culinary trophies that wouldn't be safe from the greedy guts of your Companions in the main suite.

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* The Lucky 38 Casino's executive suit, suite, from VideoGame/FalloutNewVegas are designed with this in mind. Many players extend this to the entire Casino, particularly its Cocktail lounge, which often becomes filled with Nuka Cola and other culinary trophies that wouldn't be safe from the greedy guts of your Companions in the main suite. The Sink, from the [[OldWorldBlues]] DLC, also has some shelving and empty tables a nostalgically-inclined [[PlayerCharacter]] might choose to hold their assorted knick-knacks.
** [[Fallout4]]'s extensive settlement building system includes a whole category of furniture specifically designed for displaying items - illuminated display cases, wall-mounted weapon racks, mannequins for armour and clothing, even units for displaying [[PoweredArmour]].



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* ''Videogame/TeamFortress2'': EgomaniacHunter and Saxton Hale's nemesis, Charles Darling, has one of these with apparent stuffed animal heads... except they're not stuffed, they're ''still alive'' with their bodies in an adjacent room; he keeps them there just to look into their defeated, sad eyes whenever he wants.


* Film/AceVentura sees one of these in ''When Nature Calls''. He freaks out in the funniest way possible.

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* Film/AceVentura Ace Ventura sees one of these in ''When Nature Calls''.''Film/AceVenturaWhenNatureCalls''. He freaks out in the funniest way possible.



* The film adaptation of ''Literature/{{Sahara}}'' uses one of these to provide EstablishingCharacterMoment for Dirk Pitt in the opening titles, loaded with {{Continuity Nod}}s to other books in the series.

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* The film adaptation of ''Literature/{{Sahara}}'' ''Film/{{Sahara|2005}}'' uses one of these to provide EstablishingCharacterMoment for Dirk Pitt in the opening titles, loaded with {{Continuity Nod}}s to other books in the series.


** After the VideoGame3DLeap with ''[[VideoGame/TheElderScrollsIIIMorrowind Morrowind]]'', it became possible to place items in the game world. The games in the series also tend to throw more legendary artifacts and unique items at you than you can reasonably use. Naturally, ever since, any [[PlayerHeadquarters houses you build or buy]] tend to [[SuperheroTrophyShelf become trophy rooms]] for showing off this awesome loot.

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** After the VideoGame3DLeap with ''[[VideoGame/TheElderScrollsIIIMorrowind Morrowind]]'', it became possible to place items in the game world. The games in the series also tend to throw more legendary artifacts and unique items at you than you can reasonably use. Naturally, ever since, any [[PlayerHeadquarters houses you build or buy]] tend to [[SuperheroTrophyShelf become trophy rooms]] for showing off this awesome loot. The [[GameMod modding community]] has contributed significantly to improve this functionality as well.


** In the same book, Hogwarts is said to have a trophy room like any other boarding school, and it's stated that many of the trophies were awarded to/won by one Tom Riddle. When Ron and Harry have to polish the trophies as part of a detention, Ron jokingly asks if Riddle's great service to the school referenced on one trophy was killing Moaning Myrtle, one of the castle's ghosts. [[spoiler:He's more right than he thinks]].

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** In the same book, Hogwarts is said to have a trophy room like any other boarding school, and it's stated that many of the trophies were awarded to/won by one Tom Riddle. When Ron and Harry have to polish the trophies as part of a detention, Ron jokingly asks if Riddle's great service to the school referenced on one trophy was killing Moaning Myrtle, one of the castle's ghosts. [[spoiler:He's more right than he thinks]]. thinks. Riddle's Services to the School were killing ''Aragog'', a GiantSpider who was believed to be the Chamber of Secrets monster, but he did so in order to deflect suspicion from ''himself'' opening the chamber to the real monster, a basilisk who did kill Myrtle.]]


* The ''WesternAnimation/GoodVibes'' episode "The Grass is Always Greener" has Woodie showing Mondo his old room with a bunch of trophies...which his parents bought on [=eBay=] to compensate for they son's lack of achievement. The only trophy he genuinely won was for a {{Pokemon}} trading card tournament.

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* The ''WesternAnimation/GoodVibes'' episode "The Grass is Always Greener" has Woodie showing Mondo his old room with a bunch of trophies...which his parents bought on [=eBay=] to compensate for they son's lack of achievement. The only trophy he genuinely won was for a {{Pokemon}} TabletopGame/{{Pokemon}} trading card tournament.

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