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5th Dec '16 11:03:19 AM Morgenthaler
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* In the ''Series/{{Merlin}}'' episode "Gwaine", [[ShameIfSomethingHappened protection racketeer]] [[NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast Dagr]] uses his new magic sword to reclaim the purchase price by stabbing the seller in the back.

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* In the ''Series/{{Merlin}}'' ''Series/{{Merlin 2008}}'' episode "Gwaine", [[ShameIfSomethingHappened protection racketeer]] [[NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast Dagr]] uses his new magic sword to reclaim the purchase price by stabbing the seller in the back.



* ''Series/PersonOfInterest''. Reese is so BadAss he just robs some crook who's in the weapons smuggling business whenever he needs MoreDakka.

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* ''Series/PersonOfInterest''. Reese is so BadAss badass he just robs some crook who's in the weapons smuggling business whenever he needs MoreDakka.
2nd Dec '16 2:53:34 PM Grudgeal
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* Subverted in ''Film/{{Jumanji}}''. It is set up to happen when Van Pelt visits a gun shop and is informed of the waiting period, but instead he merely bribes the clerk with a pile of gold coins. The shopkeeper is still dull-witted enough to let [[EgomaniacHunter Van Pelt]] (hunter of [[HuntingTheMostDangerousGame the most dangerous game]]) have a rifle and ammunition and load it to test on the "[=OPEN/CLOSED=]" sign, but Van Pelt, [[EvenEvilHasStandards who does have his honor]], just buys the gun, ammo, and a scope.

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* Subverted in ''Film/{{Jumanji}}''. It is set up to happen when Van Pelt visits a gun shop and is informed of the waiting period, but instead he merely bribes the clerk with a pile of gold coins. The shopkeeper is still dull-witted enough to let [[EgomaniacHunter Van Pelt]] (hunter of [[HuntingTheMostDangerousGame the most dangerous game]]) have a rifle and ammunition and load it to test on the "[=OPEN/CLOSED=]" sign, but Van Pelt, [[EvenEvilHasStandards [[MagicAIsMagicA who does have his honor]], cannot kill anyone he hasn't been summoned to hunt]], just buys the gun, ammo, and a scope.
30th Nov '16 2:32:01 PM Joylock
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* While robberies at gun stores actually have gone up significantly over the past couple of years, the trick is the majority of these smash-and-grabs take place ''when the store is closed and everyone is at home''.
22nd Nov '16 1:36:48 PM N1KF
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'''T-800:''' [[PreMortemOneLiner Wrong.]]

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'''T-800:''' [[PreMortemOneLiner Wrong.]]
5th Nov '16 6:58:27 AM JackG
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* ''Film/TheGuest''. [[SuperSoldier David Collins]] arranges to buy some pistols from two illicit arms dealers, then calmly announces that he's going to kill them and take their entire stock. One draws a revolver only to be instantly disarmed and shot with his own weapon. Turns out there's only one bullet in the chamber, perhaps as insurance against this trope. The other criminal however decides to run rather than fight. David calmly gets another round from the arms stash and kills him with a single bullet at long range.



* ''Film/TheGuest''. [[SuperSoldier David Collins]] arranges to buy some pistols from two illicit arms dealers, then calmly announces that he's going to kill them and take their entire stock. One draws a revolver only to be instantly disarmed and shot with his own weapon. Turns out there's only one bullet in the chamber, perhaps as insurance against this trope. The other criminal however decides to run rather than fight. David calmly gets another round from the arms stash and kills him with a single bullet at long range.

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* ''Film/TheGuest''. [[SuperSoldier David Collins]] arranges to buy some pistols from two illicit arms dealers, then calmly announces that he's going to kill them and take their entire stock. One draws a revolver only to be instantly disarmed and shot with his own weapon. Turns out there's only one bullet in the chamber, perhaps as insurance against this trope. The other criminal however decides to run rather than fight. David calmly gets another round from the arms stash and kills him with a single bullet at long range.
5th Nov '16 6:57:30 AM JackG
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* ''Film/TheGuest''. [[SuperSoldier David Collins]] arranges to buy some pistols from two illicit arms dealers, then calmly announces that he's going to kill them and take their entire stock. One draws a revolver only to be instantly disarmed and shot with his own weapon. Turns out there's only one bullet in the chamber, perhaps as insurance against this trope. The other criminal however decides to run rather than fight. David calmly gets another round from the arms stash and kills him with a single bullet at long range.
26th Oct '16 12:33:35 PM Morgenthaler
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* What is perhaps the largest-scale example of this trope occurs in the third volume of ''ASongOfIceAndFire''. [[spoiler: Daenerys Targaryen buys an army of slave-warriors who are conditioned to be utterly loyal to their owner, then proceeds to conquer the city that sold it to her with said army, and take her payment back. And the payment was one of her dragons, who she commanded to burn the slaver she bought them from.]]

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* What is perhaps the largest-scale example of this trope occurs in the third volume of ''ASongOfIceAndFire''.''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire''. [[spoiler: Daenerys Targaryen buys an army of slave-warriors who are conditioned to be utterly loyal to their owner, then proceeds to conquer the city that sold it to her with said army, and take her payment back. And the payment was one of her dragons, who she commanded to burn the slaver she bought them from.]]
18th Oct '16 12:29:56 PM trixus
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* Not a real shop, but close: in a short ''ComicBook/LuckyLuke'' story, the Daltons do this to a travelling weapon salesman. He is understandably pissed off and decides to change his business. Only to be robbed repeatedly by the Daltons, again and again and again...

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* Not a real shop, but close: in a short ''ComicBook/LuckyLuke'' story, the Daltons do this to a travelling weapon salesman. He is understandably pissed off and decides to change his business. Only to be robbed repeatedly by the Daltons, again and again and again... Other stories show that gun shops owners usually just give the [[TheDreaded Daltons what they want even if they are unarmed]].
23rd Jul '16 2:11:54 PM nombretomado
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* Hal shoots an {{Homage}} to the ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil4'' Merchant in Episode [[NumberOfTheBeast 666]] of ''BowsersKingdom'' and steals all of his weapons because they are in the middle of a zombie invasion.

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* Hal shoots an {{Homage}} to the ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil4'' Merchant in Episode [[NumberOfTheBeast 666]] of ''BowsersKingdom'' ''WebAnimation/BowsersKingdom'' and steals all of his weapons because they are in the middle of a zombie invasion.
8th May '16 10:57:29 PM erforce
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* Subverted in ''Series/TheSarahConnorChronicles''; when the T-888 goes into a gun store the audience is primed to expect a repeat of the scene from ''Film/TheTerminator'', but the T-888 is a more advanced model and doesn't want to draw attention to itself, so it just pays the clerk and leaves.

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* Subverted in ''Series/TheSarahConnorChronicles''; ''Series/TerminatorTheSarahConnorChronicles''; when the T-888 goes into a gun store the audience is primed to expect a repeat of the scene from ''Film/TheTerminator'', but the T-888 is a more advanced model and doesn't want to draw attention to itself, so it just pays the clerk and leaves.
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