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Is there any list of such things?

 

If not, let the compiling begin!

If you know any instances of the books being mentioned or seen onscreen in any television shows, movies or songs, share them.

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There are several references in the Dragon Age games.

 

Also, in George R. R. Martin's series, A Song of Ice and Fire, one of the noble houses in Dorne is House Jordayne. The name of the lord is Trebor which is Robert backwards. He rules over the Tor. Tor is the publisher for the Wheel of Time. Finally, House Jordayne's motto is "Let it be written."

 

It's basically a homage as both Martin and Jordan were good friends and Jordan's endorsement of Martin's series was very beneficial.

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There are also several reference in World of Warcraft. Saldaen Farm as one example off the top of my head.

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Er, well, whenever someone is lagging out in Starcraft II, just before they drop, I type "I have won again, Lews Therin."

 

Does that count? :myrddraal:

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There are several references in the Dragon Age games.

 

Also, in George R. R. Martin's series, A Song of Ice and Fire, one of the noble houses in Dorne is House Jordayne. The name of the lord is Trebor which is Robert backwards. He rules over the Tor. Tor is the publisher for the Wheel of Time. Finally, House Jordayne's motto is "Let it be written."

 

It's basically a homage as both Martin and Jordan were good friends and Jordan's endorsement of Martin's series was very beneficial.

 

There are actually quite a few in Dragon age. Especially the first one

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Someone once posted a pic from the TV show Rules of Engagement where one of the WoT books was sitting on the nightstand next to the bed.

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There are some bands that have written songs with lyrics referring to Rand al'Thor and the Dragon. Can't remember where I heard this, but I think it was somewhere on Dragonmount.com. Also, I don't know if it's intentional, but I sometimes get the feeling that the writers of "Fringe" on Fox are WoT fans. Nothing specific, but some of their ideas seem very WoT to me.

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i've noticed a few popular culture references in the wheel of time, as well. i'm sure i miss most of them because i'm not up to date on popular culture.

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There is a metal band named "Lanfear"

The band Nightwish has a song called "The Kinslayer", though it is not about The Wheel of Time. Seems likely the title is a reference to WoT though.

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Someone once posted a pic from the TV show Rules of Engagement where one of the WoT books was sitting on the nightstand next to the bed.

 

That someone was me, and it is The Path of Daggers (my least favorite WOT book.

 

 

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There's a whole religion based on Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time in Asia.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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There's a whole religion based on Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time in Asia.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Is that so?
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There is a metal band named "Lanfear"

The band Nightwish has a song called "The Kinslayer", though it is not about The Wheel of Time. Seems likely the title is a reference to WoT though.

 

The band Nightwish is badass! <3

The title is not a reference to WoT. The song is about the Columbine massacre.

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There is a metal band named "Lanfear"

The band Nightwish has a song called "The Kinslayer", though it is not about The Wheel of Time. Seems likely the title is a reference to WoT though.

 

The band Nightwish is badass! <3

The title is not a reference to WoT. The song is about the Columbine massacre.

 

I said the song is not about the WoT. It does, however, seem likely that the title is a reference to WoT, especially considering Tuomas is a fantasy fan and many of their songs have literature or movie references. I have no proof that the title is a reference to WoT, it just seems likely.

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There is a metal band named "Lanfear"

The band Nightwish has a song called "The Kinslayer", though it is not about The Wheel of Time. Seems likely the title is a reference to WoT though.

 

The band Nightwish is badass! <3

The title is not a reference to WoT. The song is about the Columbine massacre.

 

I said the song is not about the WoT. It does, however, seem likely that the title is a reference to WoT, especially considering Tuomas is a fantasy fan and many of their songs have literature or movie references. I have no proof that the title is a reference to WoT, it just seems likely.

 

It does not seem likely at all. I know Toumas is a fan of fantasy,the song Wishmaster is one such example. But why would the title be a reference to WoT when the song is about the killings at Columbine, doesn´t make much sense...

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wiki thinks it's a dragonlance reference, but a citation is needed, and it's just wiki afterall.

 

randsc, is your cat typing, or am i not getting something again? the second thing, right? d'oh.

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I've started saying, "Oh, Light!" and "Burn me!" a lot.

 

Well - I also started cursing with "bloody something" however I doubt it counts.

 

AFAIR in World of Warcraft there is a quest hub with people from the WoT and several quests somehow related.

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There is a folkmetalband called Arafel. Though I haven't been able to determine if the name really comes from WoT.

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