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  • noun Plural form of throwback.

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Examples

  • True, first-person JRPGs are more rare now, but first-person dungeon crawling really established the JRPG, and continues today in throwbacks like Etrian Odyssey, The Dark Spire, Baroque, etc.

    Is The First-Person The Most-Person?

  • (They often dress like throwbacks from the early 20th century though last night they performed in jeans and T-shirts.)

    Bill Chameides: Folk-Rocking Sustainably

  • (They often dress like throwbacks from the early 20th century though last night they performed in jeans and T-shirts.)

    Bill Chameides: Folk-Rocking Sustainably

  • (They often dress like throwbacks from the early 20th century though last night they performed in jeans and T-shirts.)

    Bill Chameides: Folk-Rocking Sustainably

  • The 2006-07 season brought a return to the "throwbacks" -- but this time, it was a blast from the 1980's and the days of Ron Harper:

    MVN

  • The 2006-07 season brought a return to the "throwbacks" -- but this time, it was a blast from the 1980's and the days of Ron Harper:

    MVN

  • You have only to glance over the nominations this year to see that people still appreciate word-for-word throwbacks to the 60s ("Old Man's War"), endless epic fantasy series ("Feast for Crows"), and modern space operas ("Learning the World").

    Miss Snark is not informed on this

  • I've seen the story about "throwbacks" but wasn't aware he'd singled anyone out.

    Another Yawn from Michael Portillo

  • Lorelei Knight was mysteriously different from her kin; she might almost have sprung from a different strain, and except as one of those "throwbacks" which sometimes occur in a mediocre family, when an exotic offspring blooms like a delicate blossom in a bed of weeds, she was inexplicable.

    The Auction Block

  • Every civilised country has its "throwbacks," and the more monotonous civilisation becomes, the more cast-iron its rules, and the more scientific and educated its people, the more onerous and difficult become the responsibilities and duties of citizenship; and the greater the likelihood of in increased number of reverts to undisciplined and wild life.

    London's Underworld

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