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Jan 13th 2015 at 9:59:58 PM •••

Quite a number of examples seem to be just "the number 3 appears in this work" or "something is done 3 times" rather than being true examples of this trope.

If nobody minds, I'm going to bookmark this page and do some pruning on it occasionally.

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Mar 2nd 2015 at 9:33:39 PM •••

I, for one, would very much enjoy you doing that. This trope is waaay out of control.

(Summon Bigger Fish, at least, stays contained in its own page...)

Jun 7th 2013 at 11:11:43 PM •••

The page quote doesn't have a source—it looks like a troper just made it up. (The only Bing hit for the quote is the TVTtropes page. I'm going to replace it with Lewis Carrol's "What I tell you three times is true" from Snark—is that okay?

Nov 30th 2012 at 11:43:25 PM •••

"This Youtube video." Entry from Real Life.

The video that it led to has been removed due to repeated third-party copyright infringement.

Since it seems unlikely an acceptable substitute for the entry can be found, I removed it.

Nov 30th 2012 at 10:28:29 PM •••

"The Trinity: Father, Son and Holy Spirit. The first sometimes is represented by an eye set in a triangle."

If you read the King James, the New International, or the New World translations, none of them actually use the word 'trinity'. The Holy Spirit is represented more as a active force of Jehovah God rather then independent entity in its own right.

Jan 11th 2011 at 1:49:42 PM •••

I didn't change it because I wasn't sure which one was the right one to delete, but the Harry Potter example repeats the three hallows

Type the word in the image. This goes away if you get known.
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The next one might be easier to see.

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