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2nd Aug '17 9:57:17 AM Kartoonkid95
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* ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'': In ''Porky Pig's Feat'', Porky and Daffy try to escape from a hotel without paying the bill by lassoing a rope to another building swinging across to it. Unfortunately, the hotel manager is waiting for them there, and he joins them on the swing back.
6th Feb '17 4:45:56 AM Doug86
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* Spoofed, of all places, in ''{{Garfield}}''. One early comic has Garfield pull a vine out of nowhere so he can swing from the fridge to steal Jon's lunch. Afterwards Jon is wondering [[LampshadeHanging where the vine came from]].

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* Spoofed, of all places, in ''{{Garfield}}''.''ComicStrip/{{Garfield}}''. One early comic has Garfield pull a vine out of nowhere so he can swing from the fridge to steal Jon's lunch. Afterwards Jon is wondering [[LampshadeHanging where the vine came from]].
15th Nov '16 1:18:50 AM DatGuy
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* Certain troop types in ''VideoGame/AirshipsConquerTheSkies'' are equipped with grappling hooks, which allows them to boards enemy ships by swinging into them. If there are floating islands or other ships available, they will swings from there to reach their target.
21st Jun '16 5:14:32 PM nombretomado
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* In ''TigerAndBunny'', Kotetsu/Wild Tiger has a GrapplingHookPistol in his PoweredArmor (as well as in his civilian wear's wrist watch) that he sometimes uses in this fashion.

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* In ''TigerAndBunny'', ''Anime/TigerAndBunny'', Kotetsu/Wild Tiger has a GrapplingHookPistol in his PoweredArmor (as well as in his civilian wear's wrist watch) that he sometimes uses in this fashion.
5th Jun '16 11:47:46 AM lavendermintrose
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* Kuroh in ''Anime/{{K}}'' does this with his glittery purple plasma-like Colorless Aura powers (yes, the Colorless clan's powers look purple. There's a Silver Clan and a Grey Clan, but no Purple Clan, so that's probably why).
19th Apr '16 4:17:59 PM Pseudoname
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[[caption-width-right:350:I'd say that looks more like cord than thread.]]
19th Apr '16 1:27:23 PM erforce
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* Both IndianaJones and Franchise/{{Zorro}} are known to swing from their [[WhipItGood bullwhips]], though, of course, over much shorter distances than most of the examples here.
--> Indy: "[[Film/IndianaJonesAndTheKingdomOfTheCrystalSkull Damn! I thought that was closer]]!"

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* Both IndianaJones Franchise/IndianaJones and Franchise/{{Zorro}} are known to swing from their [[WhipItGood bullwhips]], though, of course, over much shorter distances than most of the examples here.
--> Indy: "[[Film/IndianaJonesAndTheKingdomOfTheCrystalSkull -->'''Indy:''' [[Film/IndianaJonesAndTheKingdomOfTheCrystalSkull Damn! I thought that was closer]]!"closer]]!
6th Jan '16 7:31:13 AM Prinzenick
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** A [[https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Y7Y0L5Z-KwU Dr. Pepper ad]] for ''Spider-Man 2'' spoofs the web slinging by having a kid climb up a building and trying to imitate Spidey by swinging across to another building with his own improvised grappling hook--[[WhatAnIdiot he doesn't factor in Spidey's abilities that make the swinging work]], [[RealityEnsues and he ends up smashing face first into the nearby building.]]

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** A [[https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Y7Y0L5Z-KwU Dr. Pepper ad]] for ''Spider-Man 2'' spoofs the web slinging by having a kid climb up a building and trying try to imitate Spidey by swinging across to another building with his own improvised grappling hook--[[WhatAnIdiot he doesn't factor in Spidey's abilities that make the swinging work]], [[RealityEnsues and he ends up smashing face first into the nearby building.]]
6th Jan '16 7:28:04 AM Prinzenick
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** A [[https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Y7Y0L5Z-KwU Dr. Pepper ad]] for ''Spider-Man 2'' spoofs the web slinging by having a kid climb up a building and trying to imitate Spidey by swinging across to another building with his own improvised grappling hook--[[WhatAnIdiot he doesn't factor in Spidey's abilities that make the swinging work]], [[RealityEnsues and he ends up smashing face first into the nearby building.]]
1st Nov '15 9:01:40 PM nombretomado
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* [[RatchetAndClank Ratchet]] sometimes uses a grappling gun to get around. In fact, he's kept it in each game since aloing with his Grind Boots.

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* [[RatchetAndClank [[Franchise/RatchetAndClank Ratchet]] sometimes uses a grappling gun to get around. In fact, he's kept it in each game since aloing along with his Grind Boots.
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