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13th Jan '18 1:11:06 PM DrFraud
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* Harry attempts this in ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/9300041/2/In-Betweens-Book-5-What-Ifs In Betweens: Book 5 What-Ifs]]'' when his uncle has men from St. Brutus' Secure Center for Incurably Criminal Boys come to pick him up, but doesn't get very far down it before they drag him kicking and screaming from his excuse for a room.

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* Harry attempts this in ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/9300041/2/In-Betweens-Book-5-What-Ifs In Betweens: Book 5 What-Ifs]]'' when his uncle has men from St. Brutus' Secure Center for Incurably Criminal Boys come to pick him up, but doesn't get very far down it before they drag him out kicking and screaming from his excuse for a room.screaming.


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* In ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12562072/29/Harry-Potter-and-the-Daft-Morons Harry Potter and the Daft Morons]]'' Neville uses one to escape from his bedroom after his grandmother seals the door magically.
30th Dec '17 8:30:08 PM DrFraud
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* In ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12588000/12/Consequences Consequences]]'' Harry makes one and hangs it out the window but is rescued by Snape before he can try using it.
29th Dec '17 4:19:07 PM nombretomado
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* This is how the heroine of {{Georgette Heyer}}'s ''The Corinthian'' meets the hero: he notices her climbing out of her window using a bedsheet ladder (she's also [[SweetPollyOliver dressed as a boy]]), and, when the makeshift rope turns out to be too short, agrees to catch her when she jumps. Cue "''You're'' not a boy!"

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* This is how the heroine of {{Georgette Heyer}}'s Creator/GeorgetteHeyer's ''The Corinthian'' meets the hero: he notices her climbing out of her window using a bedsheet ladder (she's also [[SweetPollyOliver dressed as a boy]]), and, when the makeshift rope turns out to be too short, agrees to catch her when she jumps. Cue "''You're'' not a boy!"
4th Sep '17 12:06:24 PM MadCormorant
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* [http://loweringthebar.net/2015/08/further-review.html On a more hilarious note]], convicts attempting this should first make sure that the window they intend to escape out of is wide enough to allow them to squeeze through.

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* [http://loweringthebar.[[http://loweringthebar.net/2015/08/further-review.html On a more hilarious note]], convicts attempting this should first make sure that the window they intend to escape out of is wide enough to allow them to squeeze through.
4th Sep '17 12:06:04 PM MadCormorant
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* [[On a more hilarious note http://loweringthebar.net/2015/08/further-review.html]], convicts attempting this should first make sure that the window they intend to escape out of is wide enough to allow them to squeeze through.

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* [[On a more hilarious note http://loweringthebar.[http://loweringthebar.net/2015/08/further-review.html]], html On a more hilarious note]], convicts attempting this should first make sure that the window they intend to escape out of is wide enough to allow them to squeeze through.
4th Sep '17 12:05:40 PM MadCormorant
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* [[On a more hilarious note http://loweringthebar.net/2015/08/further-review.html]], convicts attempting this should first make sure that the window they intend to escape out of is wide enough to allow them to squeeze through.
27th Aug '17 10:42:59 PM jormis29
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** In ''Porky Pig's Feat'', Daffy and Porky use one to try and escape a hotel without paying. The hotel manager catches them at the bottom and gives Porky a hotfoot that sends them flying back up the Bedsheet Ladder to their room. Daffy stops along the way to ogle in a window and wolf whistle -- going down and again going back up.

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** In ''Porky Pig's Feat'', ''WesternAnimation/PorkyPigsFeat'', Daffy and Porky use one to try and escape a hotel without paying. The hotel manager catches them at the bottom and gives Porky a hotfoot that sends them flying back up the Bedsheet Ladder to their room. Daffy stops along the way to ogle in a window and wolf whistle -- going down and again going back up.
7th Aug '17 7:46:33 PM jccw227
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* In ''Series/TheMuppetShow'' when the pigs took over the show and threw Kermit and Fozzie into the boiler room. Fozzie suggested they escape by tying sheets together and going out the window. Kermit then pointed out a flaw in Fozzie's plan: What window?
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15th Jun '17 2:45:37 PM landmark356
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* A sad example: the 2017 Grenfell Tower Fire in London UK where a 24-storey block of flats caught fire and survivor testimonies stated that some trapped residences in the higher floors were trying to escape out the windows with ropes made from linens and bedding.
21st Mar '17 12:43:55 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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* ''Literature/{{Rapunzel}}'': "Rapunzel, Rapunzel, let down your [[RapunzelHair hair]]!" Slightly unusual in that the braid was also the only way ''up'' the tower, and it was intended for other people to access said tower. The main illustrations that show her wrapping it about some kind of hook are wise. The hair could probably take the weight; it's keeping the weight from unrooting your hair that's the problem, and a hook would do it. Creator/TheBrothersGrimm have the prince bringing her stuff to make a replacement rope when she gives the game away. Apparently he never thought of just bringing ''a rope''.

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* ''Literature/{{Rapunzel}}'': "Rapunzel, Rapunzel, let down your [[RapunzelHair hair]]!" Slightly unusual in that the braid was also the only way ''up'' the tower, and it was intended for other people to access said tower. The main illustrations that show her wrapping it about some kind of hook are wise. The hair could probably take the weight; it's keeping the weight from unrooting your hair that's the problem, and a hook would do it. Creator/TheBrothersGrimm have the prince Prince bringing her stuff to make a replacement rope when she gives the game away. Apparently he never thought of just bringing ''a rope''.
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