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5th May '17 7:04:39 PM Madrugada
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Related to the BraggingRightsReward and InventionalWisdom on occasion. See also UselessUsefulSpell, BlessedWithSuck. Contrast TooAwesomeToUse, BoringButPractical, GameBreaker, and SimpleYetAwesome. Compare ''and'' contrast DifficultButAwesome; there, the focus usually is on Impractical turning out to be Awesome. Crosses with DeathOrGloryAttack when a miss will result in nasty consequences, and PowerfulButInaccurate when lack of accuracy is the reason for the impracticality. ScaryImpracticalArmor is a SubTrope, as well as ImpracticallyFancyOutfit. In RealLife, this trope is often the reason behind IWantMyJetPack.

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Related to the BraggingRightsReward and InventionalWisdom on occasion. See also UselessUsefulSpell, BlessedWithSuck. Contrast TooAwesomeToUse, BoringButPractical, GameBreaker, and SimpleYetAwesome. Compare ''and'' contrast DifficultButAwesome; there, the focus usually is on Impractical turning out to be Awesome. Crosses with DeathOrGloryAttack when a miss will result in nasty consequences, and PowerfulButInaccurate when lack of accuracy is the reason for the impracticality. ScaryImpracticalArmor is a SubTrope, as well as ImpracticallyFancyOutfit. In RealLife, this trope is often the reason behind IWantMyJetPack.IWantMyJetPack, and why a RareGun is rare in real life but common in fiction.
4th Feb '17 10:38:58 PM poi99
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-->-- '''[[StreetSamurai Raiden]]''' on [[TheBrute Sundowner]]'s [[ShearMenace Scissor Swords]], ''VideoGame/MetalGearRisingRevengeance''

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-->-- '''[[StreetSamurai Raiden]]''' '''Raiden''' on [[TheBrute Sundowner]]'s [[ShearMenace Sundowner's Scissor Swords]], Swords, ''VideoGame/MetalGearRisingRevengeance''
3rd Sep '16 11:27:46 AM dinner101
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Related to the BraggingRightsReward and InventionalWisdom on occasion. See also UselessUsefulSpell, BlessedWithSuck. Contrast TooAwesomeToUse, BoringButPractical, GameBreaker. Compare ''and'' contrast DifficultButAwesome; there, the focus usually is on Impractical turning out to be Awesome. Crosses with DeathOrGloryAttack when a miss will result in nasty consequences, and PowerfulButInaccurate when lack of accuracy is the reason for the impracticality. ScaryImpracticalArmor is a SubTrope, as well as ImpracticallyFancyOutfit. In RealLife, this trope is often the reason behind IWantMyJetPack.

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Related to the BraggingRightsReward and InventionalWisdom on occasion. See also UselessUsefulSpell, BlessedWithSuck. Contrast TooAwesomeToUse, BoringButPractical, GameBreaker.GameBreaker, and SimpleYetAwesome. Compare ''and'' contrast DifficultButAwesome; there, the focus usually is on Impractical turning out to be Awesome. Crosses with DeathOrGloryAttack when a miss will result in nasty consequences, and PowerfulButInaccurate when lack of accuracy is the reason for the impracticality. ScaryImpracticalArmor is a SubTrope, as well as ImpracticallyFancyOutfit. In RealLife, this trope is often the reason behind IWantMyJetPack.
29th Feb '16 12:10:18 PM Edrobot
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25th Feb '16 1:37:39 PM Edrobot
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* AwesomeButImpractical/{{Mythology}}
22nd Jul '15 1:55:56 AM planetdance
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** AwesomeButImpractical/TurnBasedStrategy

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** AwesomeButImpractical/TurnBasedStrategyAwesomeButImpractical/TurnBasedStrategyGames
22nd Jul '15 1:51:03 AM planetdance
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5th Jul '15 10:54:21 PM DragonQuestZ
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It's awesome. It's powerful. It's unstoppable.

It's also almost completely useless.

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It's awesome. It's powerful. It's unstoppable.

It's also almost completely useless.
awesome, powerful, unstoppable... but not as useful as it might seem (if it's useful at all).
18th Apr '15 6:11:18 PM WillBGood
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* AwesomeButImpractical/AnimeAndManga



* AwesomeButImpractical/MangaAndAnime
18th Apr '15 12:27:22 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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->''"Gimmicky shit like that won't cut it in a real fight. [[BadassBoast Watch and I'll prove it]]."''

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->''"Gimmicky shit like that won't cut it in a real fight. [[BadassBoast Watch and I'll prove it]].it."''
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