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    The Grand List of Overused Science Fiction Clichés

    hmm I wonder if there are any fantasy cartography cliches?

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    Giant rifts?

    Lone mountains anomalously located in fields? With names like dragon/dark/<bad-term>-mount?

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    The Synonym-for-Dark Wood.
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    Dare I say it, rivers that fork continuosly as they flow along the ground.

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    I found this one a while ago while looking for contrived and cliched plots for a one-off comedy game.
    http://amethyst-angel.com/cliche.html

    So I can tell you that laughs surround the table when the prototypical knight in shining armor attempts to save the damsel in distress princess, who turns out to be an awkward prince.

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    I love #26 in the overused characterisations. I hadn't realised that the governor of California is, on his own, an overused cliche. Brilliant.

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    Yup, he's our governator.
    Bill Stickers is innocent! It isn't Bill's fault that he was hanging out in the wrong place.

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    And somehow, they will make him president,
    They know they want to
    but it needs some tweaking in certain places.
    Two in harmony surpass one in perfection

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    Hehehe, it is a running gag over here, but it won't ever happen. The required changes to the Constitution would never get past the people's vote. At least currently. You never know what the future will hold though.
    Bill Stickers is innocent! It isn't Bill's fault that he was hanging out in the wrong place.

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