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23rd Mar '17 1:48:07 PM Realityplusplus
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* In Literature/TheDresdenFiles 'White Night' Harry successfully delays [[spoiler:Lord Raith]] by magically flinging some keys into his eyes. Butcher goes into great detail about the ballistic qualities of keys.
21st Mar '17 6:28:03 PM nombretomado
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* This trope is one reason [[{{Nightside}} John Taylor]] never goes anywhere without condiments, pepper especially.

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* This trope is one reason [[{{Nightside}} [[{{Literature/Nightside}} John Taylor]] never goes anywhere without condiments, pepper especially.
14th Feb '17 6:57:59 AM Aggron9988
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* Daryl from ''Webcomic/ChampionsOfFaraus'' throws dirt into the eyes of a harpy he's fighting after it knocks him to the ground.
11th Feb '17 11:51:59 AM Vox
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** In "Book of the Stranger", Jorah Mormont is getting his ass handed to him by a Dothraki warrior. In desperation, Jorah flings sand at his face. The warrior easily sidesteps it, stares at Jorah in disbelief for a few seconds, then resumes beating the crap out of him.

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** In "Book of the Stranger", Jorah Mormont is getting his ass handed to him by a Dothraki warrior. In desperation, Jorah flings sand at his face. The warrior [[Funny/GameOfThrones easily sidesteps it, stares at Jorah in disbelief for a few seconds, seconds,]] then resumes beating the crap out of him.
28th Nov '16 5:29:12 PM Getta
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Also see GoForTheEye, EyePoke, StepIntoTheBlindingFight and BlindedByTheLight. If you're thinking of eyes on the palms then you're looking for EyesDoNotBelongThere.

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Also see SmokeBomb, GoForTheEye, EyePoke, StepIntoTheBlindingFight and BlindedByTheLight. If you're thinking of eyes on the palms then you're looking for EyesDoNotBelongThere.
29th Oct '16 12:24:07 AM Arivne
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* ''Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries'' pilot episode "The Cage". While engaging in an illusionary fight against a humanoid opponent, Captain Pike desperately grabs up a handful of dust and throws it into the barbarian's face in an attempt to blind him.
** In "Shore Leave", Finnegan throws dirt into Captain Kirk's eyes, yelling, "Eat dirt!"

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* ''Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries'' pilot ''Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries''
** Pilot
episode "The Cage". While engaging in an illusionary fight against a humanoid opponent, Captain Pike desperately grabs up a handful of dust and throws it into the barbarian's face in an attempt to blind him.
** In "Shore Leave", "[[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Recap/StarTrekS1E15ShoreLeave Shore Leave]]", Finnegan throws dirt into Captain Kirk's eyes, yelling, "Eat dirt!"
22nd Oct '16 6:20:26 PM BlueGuy
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* Dio Brando squirts blood from his own leg wound at Jotaro in the last battle of ''Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventure'', Part 3. It doesn't work, since Jotaro throws a wild punch and manages to hit Dio anyway.

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* Dio Brando DIO squirts blood from his own leg wound at Jotaro in the last battle of ''Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventure'', Part 3. ''Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventureStardustCrusaders'' as a last-ditch effort. It doesn't work, since Jotaro throws a wild punch and manages to hit Dio DIO anyway.
12th Oct '16 8:13:18 PM erforce
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** During the Norrington-Jack-Will fight in the second movie, Norrington kicks sand in Will's face. This is used in part to show how Norrington has gone from honorable to a proper pirate.
** Jack won the first duel of the saga by catching Will in a choking cloud of soot. Later on, Barbossa throws a handful of gold coins at Jack's face, causing him to reflexively try to shield his eyes.

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** During the Norrington-Jack-Will fight in the [[Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbeanDeadMansChest second movie, movie]], Norrington kicks sand in Will's face. This is used in part to show how Norrington has gone from honorable to a proper pirate.
** Jack won the [[Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbeanTheCurseOfTheBlackPearl first duel duel]] of the saga by catching Will in a choking cloud of soot. Later on, Barbossa throws a handful of gold coins at Jack's face, causing him to reflexively try to shield his eyes.



* In the ''Series/TalesFromTheCrypt'' Movie ''Film/DemonKnight'', the antagonist demon seems to have the upper hand against the female protagonist until she spits a mouthful of blood from the Mcguffin into his eyes. Due to the blood being an extremely diluted mixture of Christ's, it actually has the effect of acid against the demon.

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* In the ''Series/TalesFromTheCrypt'' Movie movie ''Film/DemonKnight'', the antagonist demon seems to have the upper hand against the female protagonist until she spits a mouthful of blood from the Mcguffin into his eyes. Due to the blood being an extremely diluted mixture of Christ's, it actually has the effect of acid against the demon.
23rd Sep '16 5:08:42 AM temmychan
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* ''Comicbook/TheDarkKnightReturns'' has Batman use this against the Mutant Leader in his second fight. After realising the hard way that being past his physical prime makes a direct confrontation suicidal, Batman lures him into a mud pit, evening the odds between them. He then gives the guy a superficial but extremely fast-bleeding cut above the eyes, and proceeds to beat him down whilst he is wiping blood and mud from his vision.
21st Sep '16 4:08:38 PM Felipehc188
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** The Knight can use this too, dubbing this technique ''Lion Kick''. But in her defense, her skill description is: ''"Originally, it is a dirty trick among gladiators of the Imperial Coliseum. It's adapted into the Knights' battle training for its impressive efficiency."'', and: ''"...The Knights worship chivalry. But when it comes to protecting their country and leader, they are willing to throw everything behind."''

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** The Knight can use this too, dubbing this technique ''Lion Kick''. But in her defense, her its skill description is: ''"Originally, it is a dirty trick among gladiators of the Imperial Coliseum. It's adapted into the Knights' battle training for its impressive efficiency."'', and: ''"...The Knights worship chivalry. But when it comes to protecting their country and leader, they are willing to throw everything behind."''
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