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** [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-231 SCP-231]]. All we know is that it's a female forced to undergo a process known as "Project 110-Montauk" every day to prevent TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt. This process is so terrible that it's made some personnel kill themselves, or take amnesiacs just to forget they were ever a part of it. What is this process? We'll never know. And yet, it's frequently cited as one of the most horrifying entries on the entire wiki.

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** [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-231 SCP-231]]. All we know is that it's a female [[WouldHarmAChild little girl]] forced to undergo a process known as "Project "Procedure 110-Montauk" every day to prevent TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt. This process is so terrible that it's made some personnel kill themselves, or take amnesiacs just to forget they were ever a part of it. What is this process? We'll never know. And yet, it's frequently cited as one of the most horrifying entries on the entire wiki.


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** [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-5000 SCP-5000]]. For some reason the Foundation, including the Ethics Committee decides to [[FaceHeelTurn end the world]] with no explanation except that it's because of "circumstances outside our controll". A post article analysis and WordOfGod confirms they learned of [[spoiler: an EldritchAbomination inside the human mind]], but what it is, why the Foundation wants to destroy the world because of it and whether or not [[spoiler [[ResetButton resetting the timeline]] will stop them from doing it again]] is never explained.


* OneMythToExplainThemAll:
** Many Japanese yokais are SCPs.
** It is not clear whether [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-169 the Leviathan]] and [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-3000 AnantaShesha]] were the origin of the myth, or were named after mythological creatures.

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* OneMythToExplainThemAll:
** Many Japanese yokais are SCPs.
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OneMythToExplainThemAll: It is not clear whether [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-169 the Leviathan]] and [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-3000 AnantaShesha]] were the origin of the myth, or were named after mythological creatures.

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* OneMythToExplainThemAll:
** Many Japanese yokais are SCPs.
** It is not clear whether [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-169 the Leviathan]] and [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-3000 AnantaShesha]] were the origin of the myth, or were named after mythological creatures.


* OneHundredAndEight:
** [[http://scp-wiki.wikidot.com/dr-clef-s-proposal Dr. Clef's version of SCP-001]] has up to 108 wings and SCP-065's spherical area of effect originally had a 108 meter radius.
** [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-2814 SCP-2814]], a mask that basically turns the wearer into a [[PlayingWithFire fire-bender]], was stolen by a cult called the Children of the Sun which caused the deaths of 108 people (that the Foundation knows of).
** [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-2108 SCP-2108]] has a lot of the same themes as SCP-2814 and its related [=SCPs=] [[spoiler:being a small sun, the number 108, attraction to crows, transformation abilities]], but there's no connection according to WordOfGod (who hadn't read the other SCP[=s=]); besides, [[spoiler:it isn't even from the same universe]].
** [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-2953 SCP-2953]] is a boulder (actually the corpse of a powerful ''[[FantasticFoxes kitsune]]'') that can turn humans into foxes, and during World War 2, Japan's anomalous research unit used fragments to make 108 bullets for propaganda purposes in China:
--->Using [SCP-2953] as a basis, we will "expose" uncooperative Chinese leaders as "demons" to their subjects.


* PoliceAreUseless: How the Foundation sees the FBI's Unusual Incidents Unit. More recent works have begun to portray them as competent.

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* PoliceAreUseless: PoliceAreUseless:
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How the Foundation sees the FBI's Unusual Incidents Unit. More recent works have begun to portray them as competent.competent, though the Foundation itself still likes to look down on them.
** Usually averted or justified with normal police departments when they show up, as they simply aren't equipped to deal with the anomalous, and any anomalies they come across are usually swiftly taken over by the Foundation, who have agents embeded in many police forces.
** [[http://www.scpwiki.com/scp-2826 SCP-2826]] invokes this, causing a number of dimwitted, clumsy entities dressed like members of the local police force to appear at the nearest gathering of officers, and attempt to assist them[[note]]Part of its effect is that actual police officers will think they recognize them as fellow officers[[/note]]. Since they are dimwitted, clumsy, and have little to no understanding of actual police procedure or how to use most of their equipment, their "assistance" invariably ends up hindering the actual police. As well, if exposed to things like tear gas or pepper spray, they automatically release a gust of air that clears the gas around them.


** [[http://www.scpwiki.com/scp-2154 SCP-2154]] is a telescope that allows the real-time observation of space. Approximately 72% of stars viewable by mundane means cannot be seen through it, which means that either stars are going out very quickly or something ''very'' large ad opaque is blocking them. [[spoiler:It is confirmed that a mix of both is most likely true, but the reader never learns what the matter is and the foundation doesn't know either.
The author [[http://www.scpwiki.com/forum/t-1294137/scp-2154 confirms]] that the point of the article is not about ''why'' the stars are going out or being blocked, but rather that humans have no idea what is ''currently'' happening in space]].

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** [[http://www.scpwiki.com/scp-2154 SCP-2154]] is a telescope that allows the real-time observation of space. Approximately 72% of stars viewable by mundane means cannot be seen through it, which means that either stars are going out very quickly or something ''very'' large ad opaque is blocking them. [[spoiler:It is confirmed that a mix of both is most likely true, but the reader never learns what the matter is and the foundation doesn't know either. \n The author [[http://www.scpwiki.com/forum/t-1294137/scp-2154 confirms]] that the point of the article is not about ''why'' the stars are going out or being blocked, but rather that humans have no idea what is ''currently'' happening in space]].

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** [[http://www.scpwiki.com/scp-2154 SCP-2154]] is a telescope that allows the real-time observation of space. Approximately 72% of stars viewable by mundane means cannot be seen through it, which means that either stars are going out very quickly or something ''very'' large ad opaque is blocking them. [[spoiler:It is confirmed that a mix of both is most likely true, but the reader never learns what the matter is and the foundation doesn't know either.
The author [[http://www.scpwiki.com/forum/t-1294137/scp-2154 confirms]] that the point of the article is not about ''why'' the stars are going out or being blocked, but rather that humans have no idea what is ''currently'' happening in space]].


** Every now and then, the Foundation investigates a reported phenomenon that turns out to be a hoax or have a mundane cause.

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** [[http://scp-wiki.wikidot.com/scp-ex Every now and then, then]], the Foundation investigates a reported phenomenon that turns out to be a hoax or have a mundane cause.


** SCP-103 was the only SCP that the Foundation actually released. It says something about the Foundation's [[WellIntentionedExtremist Well Intentioned Extremism]] that a man who's only power is that he [[WhatKindOfLamePowerIsHeartAnyway never gets hungry]] is the only SCP ever let go without being terminated (and even that is, according to the comments, a controversial decision). He got retconned to having worms in his stomach that fly out and eat people and having voluntarily reported back to Foundation care.

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** SCP-103 was the only SCP that the Foundation actually released. It says something about the Foundation's [[WellIntentionedExtremist Well Intentioned Well-Intentioned Extremism]] that a man who's whose only power is that he [[WhatKindOfLamePowerIsHeartAnyway never gets hungry]] is the only SCP ever let go without being terminated (and even that is, according to the comments, a controversial decision). He got retconned to having worms in his stomach that fly out and eat people and having voluntarily reported back to Foundation care.


--->'''Subject:''' A static recording of a tennis ball placed on a table.\\

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* PowerLevels: [=SCPs=] are classified with an "object class" that, in a {{subversion}} of this trope, is not a measure of how dangerous an SCP is, but rather, how difficult it is to keep in containment: perfectly harmless [=SCPs=] can still be difficult to contain, while an SCP that can be easily contained can still be dangerous. Object classes consist of the following levels:
** "Safe": Easily contained and not liable to escape.
** "Euclid": Requires a significant amount of resources to contain, and containment may not be reliable. By default, any SCP that exhibits sentience is classified as Euclid due to the inherent unpredictability of entities capable of independent thought and action.
** "Keter": Highly difficult to contain, often requiring vast amounts of resources and complex containment procedures. Also highly liable to escaping.
** "Thaumiel": An SCP that is specifically used to contain other [=SCPs=].
** "Neutralized": [=SCPs=] that are no longer anomalous due to being disabled or destroyed.


** In-universe: [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-1057 SCP-1057]]. It's a space of air with no mass or anything that can be measured, in the shape of a shark. The only reason the SCP foundation knows it exists is because its form becomes visible in water. It has killed several people at the beach where it was discovered, and behaves like a normal shark otherwise. The chilling part? It is heavily implied that it does not exist at all, and that the illusion that it exists was created when someone at a beach said that there was a shark.

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** In-universe: PlayedWith In-universe in a very literal way with: [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-1057 SCP-1057]]. SCP-1057, the Absence of a Shark]]. It's a space of air empty space, raw void, that nonetheless swims around in the water with no mass or anything that can be measured, in the shape and mentality of a an uncommonly irritable tiger shark. The only reason the SCP foundation knows it exists is because its form becomes visible in water. It has killed several people at the beach where Being made to ham-fistedly illustrate a point by a pretentious group of anomaly artists, it was discovered, released in a public setting and behaves like attacked three people, two fatally... while the fleeing crowd trampled ''five'' to death in their panic. The idea of a normal shark otherwise. The chilling part? It is heavily implied that it does not exist at all, and that the illusion that it exists was created when someone at a beach said that thus proved more dangerous than there was being a shark.shark, doubly illustrated by the very distinct ''lack'' of shark in the anomaly's 3D space.


** SCP Insert Number Here was used against SCP-682. Attempt failed.

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** SCP Insert Number Here was used against SCP-682. Attempt failed.failed.
* RussianReversal: [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-956 SCP-956]] is a piñata that comes to life and smashes ''kids'' apart, causing candy to spill out.


* NoDialogueEpisode: [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-2521 SCP-2521]] is this out of necessity, as it is a weird HumanoidAbomination that destroys anything written about it and kidnaps anyone who talks about it. However, ''drawing pictures'' that describe it is just fine.

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* NoDialogueEpisode: [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-2521 SCP-2521]] is this out of necessity, as it is a weird HumanoidAbomination that destroys takes away anything written about it and kidnaps anyone who talks about it. However, ''drawing pictures'' that describe it is just fine.

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