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12th Jul '17 11:21:38 PM DrOO7
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* In a Literature/SweetValleyHigh book, a toddler is choking. Her older sister cannot wrench her away from her hysterical stepmother and remembers reading that when someone is hysterical, the best things to do is slap them. . .and she does. The woman's stunned reaction gives the girl enough time to get the baby away from her and perform the Heimlich, saving the child's life.

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* In a the Literature/SweetValleyHigh book, ''Nowhere To Run'', a toddler is choking. Her older sister cannot wrench her away from her hysterical stepmother and remembers reading that when someone is hysterical, the best things thing to do is slap them. . .and she does. The woman's stunned reaction gives the girl enough time to get the baby away from her and perform the Heimlich, saving the child's life.
23rd Apr '17 9:52:48 AM nombretomado
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* In a SweetValleyHigh book, a toddler is choking. Her older sister cannot wrench her away from her hysterical stepmother and remembers reading that when someone is hysterical, the best things to do is slap them. . .and she does. The woman's stunned reaction gives the girl enough time to get the baby away from her and perform the Heimlich, saving the child's life.

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* In a SweetValleyHigh Literature/SweetValleyHigh book, a toddler is choking. Her older sister cannot wrench her away from her hysterical stepmother and remembers reading that when someone is hysterical, the best things to do is slap them. . .and she does. The woman's stunned reaction gives the girl enough time to get the baby away from her and perform the Heimlich, saving the child's life.
4th Dec '16 10:28:41 AM nombretomado
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* In Creator/RobertEHoward's ''Literature/ThePoolOfTheBlackOne'', ConanTheBarbarian shakes Sancha until she says she will help him rescue the prisoners; then he gives her an encouraging (and heavy) slap on the back.

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* In Creator/RobertEHoward's Literature/ConanTheBarbarian:
** In
''Literature/ThePoolOfTheBlackOne'', ConanTheBarbarian Conan shakes Sancha until she says she will help him rescue the prisoners; then he gives her an encouraging (and heavy) slap on the back.
8th Sep '16 7:59:00 PM PaulA
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* In [[Literature/ThePlaneteers "The Brain Stealers of Mars"]], Rod Blake starts laughing hysterically after encountering an alien disguised as Ted Penton. The real Ted Penton cracks him across the face to snap him out of it.

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* In [[Literature/ThePlaneteers "The Brain Stealers of Mars"]], "Literature/TheBrainStealersOfMars", Rod Blake starts laughing hysterically after encountering an alien disguised as Ted Penton. The real Ted Penton cracks him across the face to snap him out of it.
30th Jul '16 5:45:47 PM nombretomado
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* In ''DaveBarry Does Japan'', the author receives a big '''''SLAP''''' (possibly from himself) when he goes off on a long rant about American bureaucracy.

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* In ''DaveBarry ''Creator/DaveBarry Does Japan'', the author receives a big '''''SLAP''''' (possibly from himself) when he goes off on a long rant about American bureaucracy.
31st May '16 4:10:34 AM Doug86
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* In AndreNorton's ''[[Literature/{{Warlock}} Forerunner Foray]]'', Ziantha loses control when in Turan's tomb and doing a read. [[SpacePirates Iuban]] subjects her to this, quite viciously/

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* In AndreNorton's Creator/AndreNorton's ''[[Literature/{{Warlock}} Forerunner Foray]]'', Ziantha loses control when in Turan's tomb and doing a read. [[SpacePirates Iuban]] subjects her to this, quite viciously/
16th Apr '16 12:12:06 PM PaulA
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* In ''Literature/PhoenixRising'', the heroine breaks down into hysterical laughter after her RageAgainstTheHeavens moment provokes an actual answer from her god, and her aunt brings her out of it with a slap.
10th Dec '15 1:34:09 PM ecuvulle6267
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* Peeta Mellark from ''Literature/TheHungerGames''.
29th Jun '15 2:41:58 PM Kakai
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* In ''Literature/BrothersOfTheSnake'', Priad has to smack his battle-brother Natus across the head to get his attention off the blasphemous text the heretics defaced the statue of the Emperor with.
6th Apr '15 10:20:43 AM nombretomado
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* Happens at least once in ''[[DragonridersofPern Dragonquest]]'', when F'lar thinks he's about to die.

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* Happens at least once in ''[[DragonridersofPern ''[[Literature/DragonridersOfPern Dragonquest]]'', when F'lar thinks he's about to die.
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