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23rd Jul '16 4:04:06 PM manepony101
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* Gluttony in ''[[Manga/FullmetalAlchemist]]'' breaks free from restraint when realizing Mustang is present to seek vengeance for Lust's death.

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* Gluttony in ''[[Manga/FullmetalAlchemist]]'' ''[[Manga/FullmetalAlchemist Fullmetal Alchemist]]'' breaks free from restraint when realizing Mustang is present to seek vengeance for Lust's death.
23rd Jul '16 4:03:14 PM manepony101
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* Gluttony in ''[[Manga/FullmetalAlchemist]]'' breaks free from restraint when realizing Mustang is present to seek vengeance for Lust's death.
15th Jul '16 12:20:55 PM DoctorTItanX
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** Subverted in ''Discworld/{{Thud}}'', when the Watch get captured by dwarfs, Detritus the troll makes a point of ''not'' breaking his chains, even though Vimes notices they're so crappy a human could break them.

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** Subverted in ''Discworld/{{Thud}}'', when the Watch get captured by dwarfs, Detritus the troll makes a point of ''not'' breaking his chains, even though Vimes notices they're so crappy crappy, a human could break them.
28th Jun '16 6:17:51 PM Adept
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* Even NoodlePeople like MickeyMouse can [[MusclesAreMeaningless muster the strength]] for this, as shown in ''EpicMickey''

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* Even NoodlePeople like MickeyMouse Mickey Mouse can [[MusclesAreMeaningless muster the strength]] for this, as shown in ''EpicMickey''''VideoGame/EpicMickey''
28th Jun '16 6:17:36 PM Adept
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* In ''QuestForGloryII'', a fighter character will eventually be invited to join the Eternal Order of Fighters after an initiation test that involves being completely unarmed and chained to a wall and told to break free in ten seconds. It is entirely possible to fail if the character's strength stat is too low, which will result in the character being bitch-slapped with a big-ass sword and thrown out.

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* In ''QuestForGloryII'', ''VideoGame/QuestForGloryII'', a fighter character will eventually be invited to join the Eternal Order of Fighters after an initiation test that involves being completely unarmed and chained to a wall and told to break free in ten seconds. It is entirely possible to fail if the character's strength stat is too low, which will result in the character being bitch-slapped with a big-ass sword and thrown out.
4th Jun '16 6:35:45 PM gewunomox
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* The {{U2}} song "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For" has the verse: "You broke the bonds/And you loosed the chains".

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* The {{U2}} Music/{{U2}} song "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For" has the verse: "You broke the bonds/And you loosed the chains".
22nd May '16 11:49:30 PM TheSinful
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* After being put in The Chair in ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/3227295/1/Dancing-with-Demons Dancing With Demons]]'', Sunny/Naruto decides he's bored with it and calmly breaks out using his demonic chakra.
* In one ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'' story, when Gai decided his interrogation (part of the tests to join the ANBU) was over, he simply stood up from his chair and declared as such. It's noted that those chairs are supposed to be near impossible to break, but most people can't [[DangerousForbiddenTechnique activate four celestial gates]] at once with a thought.
8th May '16 2:39:43 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* When Carl Lyons is handcuffed by Vietnamese intelligence agents in the first ''Literature/TheExecutioner'' novel, he knows from his prior experience as an LAPD cop that crazies can break handcuffs and decides to find out if he's crazy enough. [[BadAss He is]]. Later Carl discovers the cuffs were "Made in Vietnam" and dismisses them as "[[MadeInCountryX cheap imitations]]".

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* When Carl Lyons is handcuffed by Vietnamese intelligence agents in the first Able Team spin-off novel of ''Literature/TheExecutioner'' novel, series, he knows from his prior experience as an LAPD cop that crazies can break handcuffs and decides to find out if he's crazy enough. [[BadAss He is]]. Later Carl discovers the cuffs were "Made in Vietnam" and dismisses them as "[[MadeInCountryX cheap imitations]]".
8th May '16 2:38:44 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* When Carl Lyons is handcuffed by Vietnamese intelligence agents in the first ''AbleTeam'' novel, he knows from his prior experience as an LAPD cop that crazies can break handcuffs and decides to find out if he's crazy enough. [[BadAss He is]]. Later Carl discovers the cuffs were "Made in Vietnam" and dismisses them as "[[MadeInCountryX cheap imitations]]".

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* When Carl Lyons is handcuffed by Vietnamese intelligence agents in the first ''AbleTeam'' ''Literature/TheExecutioner'' novel, he knows from his prior experience as an LAPD cop that crazies can break handcuffs and decides to find out if he's crazy enough. [[BadAss He is]]. Later Carl discovers the cuffs were "Made in Vietnam" and dismisses them as "[[MadeInCountryX cheap imitations]]".
24th Apr '16 12:15:27 PM FordPrefect
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* Morpheus in ''Film/TheMatrix'' breaks through his handcuffs despite Agent Smith's best efforts to break him when Neo arrives to rescue him.

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* Morpheus in ''Film/TheMatrix'' breaks through his handcuffs when Neo arrives to rescue him, despite Agent Smith's best efforts to break him when Neo arrives to rescue him.
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