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Square One TV - Television Tropes & Idioms
I learned the Fibonacci sequence from a parrot. Did you? 1 1 2 3 5 eureka!
tvtropes  telly  childhood  from twitter
november 2012 by ree
Misplaced Nationalism - Television Tropes & Idioms
'There is a rather amusing trend on more laid back sites of having threads discussing politics or religion where even Christians and Satanists talk quite civilly, but every third post has some shell shocked Internet veteran saying "We have to lock this thread before it turns into a Flame War!" A thread like this is often seen as a rite of passage for newer Message Boards.'

I'm so glad that more message boards are hosting this type of civil conversation.
tvtropes  clipblog  nation  world  online  community  religion  faith  notes 
april 2011 by ree
We Will Not Have Pockets In The Future - Television Tropes & Idioms
"One presumes the reason that nobody else in the future has pockets is because Rob Liefeld used them all up."
tvtropes  quote  clipblog 
september 2010 by ree
Do Not Taunt Cthulhu - Television Tropes & Idioms
G.K. Chesterton: "Do not invoke the ancient gods, for they annoy very easily."
quote  religion  mythology  tvtropes 
september 2010 by ree
Translation: Yes - Television Tropes & Idioms
The Icelandic word "Nenna" can only be translated as: "Having the patience to do something."
tvtropes  language 
july 2010 by ree
Watsonian Versus Doylist - Television Tropes & Idioms
Terminology for in-universe and out-of-universe explanations for in-universe things/events. Handy.
tvtropes  wiki  meta  fiction  metafiction  language 
august 2009 by ree
Tropers Do It Without Notability - Television Tropes & Idioms
[People in an occupation] do it [having something to do with that occupation].
tvtropes  humour  list 
july 2009 by ree
Humphrey - Television Tropes & Idioms
"It's immoral to let a sucker keep his money."
—Canada Bill Jones, 19th century poker player
tvtropes  crime  theft  character:Lady_Knight  quote  history  ToME:LadyKnight 
january 2009 by ree
The New Rock And Roll - Television Tropes & Idioms
'Videogames are bad for you? That's what they said about Rock n' Roll!' --Shigeru Miyamoto
tvtropes  quote  videogame  shigeru_miyamoto  videogames 
january 2009 by ree

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