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Lich

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Lich
An undead spellcaster who has achieved immortality by separating his body from his soul. The only way to permanently kill a lich is to destroy his Phylactery. "Lich" is actually an archaic English word meaning corpse; the idea of a lich being this particular type of undead comes from the tabletop role-playing game Dungeons & Dragons.

Phylactery

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Phylactery
A small trinket that contains the soul of its creator. Common forms for phylacteries are miniature treasure chests, rings and amulets. This term also comes from Dungeons & Dragons, where liches or undead wizards use them as a means to store their soul. When the lich dies while the soul is still intact the body regenerates, similar to the in-show practice of making a virtually indestructible body from the Soul Gem. This is why some people to refer to Magical Girls as "liches" to make a joke.

Speculah

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Speculah
Shorthand-corruption for speculation, this term originated on imageboards discussing the anime Sora No Woto. Fans originally compared this series to the anime K-On! due to their similar art styles. The main character of K-On named her guitar 'Guitah', which led to some fans referring to the trumpet of Sora No Woto's main character as 'Trumpetah'. When Sora No Woto turned out to be more serious than fans expected, the naming scheme was applied to other words such as 'Speculah' and 'Post Traumatic Stress Disodah'. Ultimately, the 'Speculah' term migrated to the Madoka Magica fandom.
Image: The original Sora no Woto Speculah macro

Deny the Obvious, Uphold the Inane

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Deny the Obvious, Uphold the Inane
In thread #7, an anonymous poster replied to another by saying 'Deny the obvious. Uphold the inane. That's how we do things here'. Since this sounded like a good quote, Chibi-anon (the guy who made some handmade-like image of the characters) made several image macros out of it. It then became an informal motto. Since then, it gained in popularity since it sums up pretty well our way of doing things.
Image: The original image macro

Morning Rescue

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Morning Rescue
Japanese energy drink apparently featuring turmeric as a key ingredient. It became famous among anime fans worldwide because its commercial aired during the original broadcasts of Madoka's Episode 2 through 4 and was also included in gg's fansub releases. The apparent hilarity of the commercial, and the fact that it drastically contrasted with Madoka's overall atmosphere, contributed to its popularity among fans, to the point that gg appended it to their releases of episodes 5 and 6 even though it didn't actually air then.
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