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8th Mar '17 9:31:46 AM nombretomado
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* In ''[[MatthewReilly Scarecreow]]'', Mother uses a knife in this fashion to stop herself from sliding off a mahogany boardroom table that's hanging out a window on the 39th floor of Canary Wharf whilst fighting a bounty hunter, with a helicopter hovering a few metres directly underneath. It's [[RuleOfCool that kind of book]].

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* In ''[[MatthewReilly ''[[Creator/MatthewReilly Scarecreow]]'', Mother uses a knife in this fashion to stop herself from sliding off a mahogany boardroom table that's hanging out a window on the 39th floor of Canary Wharf whilst fighting a bounty hunter, with a helicopter hovering a few metres directly underneath. It's [[RuleOfCool that kind of book]].
26th Feb '17 2:15:49 PM eroock
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* In ''Film/PacificRim'', a damaged Gipsy Danger stabs the ground with his sword during the Final Battle [[spoiler:to avoid being knocked over by the shockwave of Striker Eureka's nuke detonating.]]

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* In ''Film/PacificRim'', a damaged Gipsy Danger stabs plants its sword in the ground with his sword during the Final Battle [[spoiler:to avoid being knocked over by the shockwave of Striker Eureka's nuke detonating.]]
26th Feb '17 2:14:55 PM eroock
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* In ''Film/PacificRim'', a damaged Gipsy Danger does this during the Final Battle [[spoiler:to avoid being knocked over by the shockwave of Striker Eureka's nuke detonating.]]

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* In ''Film/PacificRim'', a damaged Gipsy Danger does this stabs the ground with his sword during the Final Battle [[spoiler:to avoid being knocked over by the shockwave of Striker Eureka's nuke detonating.]]
26th Feb '17 2:09:25 PM eroock
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* Film/JamesBond uses the stab-the-banner variation in ''Film/TomorrowNeverDies''.
26th Feb '17 1:59:40 PM eroock
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** This scene is referenced in ''Film/TheGoonies'', when Sloth comes down the sail in the same way.

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** This scene is referenced in ''Film/TheGoonies'', when Sloth comes sliding down the sail in the same way.
26th Feb '17 1:59:05 PM eroock
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* The "stab the sail" technique originated in the 1926 silent movie ''Film/TheBlackPirate'' starring Douglas Fairbanks Sr.
** This scene is referenced in ''Film/TheGoonies'', when Sloth comes down the sail in the same way.



* The "stab the sail" technique originated in the 1926 silent movie ''Film/TheBlackPirate'' starring Douglas Fairbanks Sr.



* Also used in ''Film/TheGoonies''.
22nd Feb '17 11:48:08 PM HiddenWindshield
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The character is using a blade as a brake or an anchor to stop his or her movement. This is done by ramming the blade into a wall or [[SwordPlant the floor]], depending on direction of the character's movements.

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The character is using a blade as a brake or an anchor to stop his or her movement. This is done by ramming the blade into a wall or [[SwordPlant the floor]], depending on direction of the character's movements.
movement.
11th Jan '17 10:52:20 AM HawkbitAlpha
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** Azula stabs her hairpin into the side of a cliff to arrest her fall in "The Southern Raiders"

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** Azula stabs her hairpin [[SlipknotPonytail hairpin]] into the side of a cliff to arrest her fall in "The Southern Raiders"
27th Dec '16 5:40:00 AM Mhazard
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* The Abyss Watchers from ''VideoGame/DarkSoulsIII'' weaponize this for increasing their maneuverability with their {{BFS}}, it also resembles the movement of a wolf hunting its preys, [[spoiler: just like their founder, Artorias.]]
10th Dec '16 9:18:10 AM Grif
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* Not to be confused with a safety device for table saws.
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