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10th Oct '17 4:28:07 PM ANTMuddle
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As their intended purpose is to hold down a ship, anchors are supposed to be exceptionally heavy. You'd expect any anchor wielder to be a huge, burly man or [[TheBigGuy big guy]]. This just makes little girls swinging anchors all the more amusing.

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As their intended purpose is to hold down a ship, anchors are supposed to be exceptionally heavy. You'd expect any anchor wielder to be a huge, burly man or [[TheBigGuy big guy]]. This just makes little girls swinging anchors all the more amusing.
amusing. Especially if she's the one to go into the PreAssKickingOneLiner.
9th Oct '17 12:07:26 PM Jubileus57
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* In the ''WesternAnimation/SpongebobSquarepants'' episode ''[[Recap/SpongebobSquarepantsS3E4NastyPattyIdiotBox Nasty Patty]]'', one of the police officers strike down the [[spoiler:health inspector they thought to be a zombie]] with an anchor square on the head.

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* In the ''WesternAnimation/SpongebobSquarepants'' episode ''[[Recap/SpongebobSquarepantsS3E4NastyPattyIdiotBox "[[Recap/SpongebobSquarepantsS3E4NastyPattyIdiotBox Nasty Patty]]'', Patty]]", one of the police officers strike down the [[spoiler:health inspector they thought to be a zombie]] with an anchor square on the head.
9th Oct '17 12:07:12 PM Jubileus57
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* In the ''WesternAnimation/SpongebobSquarepants'' episode ''[[Recap/SpongebobSquarepantsS3E4NastyPattyIdiotBox Nasty Patty]]'', one of the police officers strike down the [[spoiler:health inspector they thought to be a zombie]] with an anchor square on the head.
25th Jul '17 4:21:47 AM JackG
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* ''A Ravel of Waters'', by Geoffrey Jenkins. A sailing ship damages a modern destroyer by hanging an anchor from the yardarm and swiping the radar and other electronics as they sail past each other through a narrow strait.

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* ''A Ravel of Waters'', by Geoffrey Jenkins. A sailing ship damages a modern destroyer by hanging an anchor from the yardarm and swiping using it to swipe the radar and other electronics as they sail past each other through a narrow strait.
25th Jul '17 4:20:35 AM JackG
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* ''A Ravel of Waters'', by Geoffrey Jenkins. A sailing ship manages to damage a modern destroyer by hanging an anchor from the yardarm and swiping the radar and other electronics as it sails through a narrow strait.

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* ''A Ravel of Waters'', by Geoffrey Jenkins. A sailing ship manages to damage damages a modern destroyer by hanging an anchor from the yardarm and swiping the radar and other electronics as it sails they sail past each other through a narrow strait.
25th Jul '17 4:19:52 AM JackG
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* ''A Ravel of Waters'', by Geoffrey Jenkins. A sailing ship manages to damage a modern destroyer by hanging an anchor from the yardarm and swiping the radar and other electronics as it sails through a narrow strait.
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5th Jun '17 9:48:10 AM EponymousKid
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* With the Throwing Anchor item, ''VideoGame/ShovelKnight'' can employ this trope. Treasure Knight uses an anchor as his WeaponOfChoice.

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* With the Throwing Anchor item, The title character of ''VideoGame/ShovelKnight'' can employ this trope. use the Throwing Anchor relic, allowing him to toss a small anchor in an arc. Treasure Knight uses an anchor on a chain, fired from his ArmCannon, as his WeaponOfChoice.WeaponOfChoice.
28th May '17 10:42:31 PM Gatordragon24
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* Makoa from ''VideoGame/{{Paladins}}'' wields a dredge anchor that he uses in both varieties. His normal anchor attack is of the EpicFlail variant, hooking enemies and dragging them towards him while his ultimate lets him use it like a huge melee weapon.
7th May '17 12:45:03 PM EponymousKid
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* Chosokabe Motochika in ''VideoGame/SengokuBasara'' wields his one handed and surfs through the air on it while it's on fire. Functionally it's used in equal parts as a flail or as a giant bludgeon/spear.

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* Chosokabe Motochika in ''VideoGame/SengokuBasara'' wields his one handed and surfs through the air on it while it's on fire. Functionally it's used in equal parts as a flail or as a giant bludgeon/spear.halberd.
18th Apr '17 7:52:46 PM Lopiny
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* ''Videogame/DarkestDungeon'': The Drowned Crew were done in by a cursed anchor that tied them up in its chain and pulled them into the depths, and they will use it against you in a similar manner by tossing it at you and tying you up in the chain, forcing you to experience their drowning demise.
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