Appendix:Snowclones/in X, no one can hear you Y

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From the tagline of the 1979 science film Alien: "In space, no one can hear you scream".

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in X, no one can hear you Y

  1. (snowclone) Indicates a threat of imminent danger. X is often limited to words having something to do with space (e.g. cyberspace). Y is a sound made by humans, especially 'scream'.

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