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3rd Jul '16 2:15:31 PM aurast
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* In ''Franchise/StarWars'', Sith are said to have a skill called [[http://starwars.wikia.com/wiki/Dun_M%C3%B6ch Dun Möch]], used to commit psychological warfare against their opponents. Mockery is part of it, but apparently not all. It has an ''inverse'' side which Luke used on Anakin in ''Film/ReturnOfTheJedi'', reminding him that he still had good in him. The {{novelization}} makes it clearer that this is actually a power, and Luke is trying to use it to call out the Jedi he's sure is somewhere in the Dark Lord of the Sith. Vader resists on the surface of Endor, but it still has an effect.

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* In ''Franchise/StarWars'', Sith are said to have a skill called [[http://starwars.wikia.com/wiki/Dun_M%C3%B6ch com/wiki/Dun_Moch Dun Möch]], used to commit psychological warfare against their opponents. Mockery is part of it, but apparently not all. It has an ''inverse'' side which Luke used on Anakin in ''Film/ReturnOfTheJedi'', reminding him that he still had good in him. The {{novelization}} makes it clearer that this is actually a power, and Luke is trying to use it to call out the Jedi he's sure is somewhere in the Dark Lord of the Sith. Vader resists on the surface of Endor, but it still has an effect.
26th Jun '16 3:42:18 AM Kakai
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* Happens by ''Literature/DoraWilkSeries'' by accident. When [[OneManArmy Azjel]] comes to kill Nathaniel, Dora tries to blast him with storm magic, but in panic reaches for love magic. This proves to be actually better, as it awakens the memories of Azjel's mother, therefore bringing back his emotions and humanity. The sheer shock drives him away and when he returns, it's as an ally.
21st Jun '16 7:11:00 AM GreenLady
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* Annie from ''Series/{{Community}}'' has a will bending stare that the she uses to gain sympathy.

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* Annie from ''Series/{{Community}}'' has a will bending stare that the she uses to gain sympathy.sympathy and, if necessary, shame people into doing the right thing (or, after she gets wise to it, doing what she wants). Jeff is particularly susceptible.
-->'''Jeff:''' You're becoming dangerous, Annie. It's those doe eyes. Disappointing you is like choking [[Film/TheLittleMermaid the Little Mermaid]] with a bike chain.
** Two seasons later...
17th Jun '16 3:26:36 PM TheBigBopper
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* Luluco gives one to Nova in ''Anime/SpacePatrolLuluco'' while confessing to him. It manages to give him feelings, despite the fact that he comes from an emotionless species.
17th Jun '16 2:34:07 PM Gamermaster
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* Luluco gives one to Nova in ''Anime/SpacePatrolLuluco'' while confessing to him. It manages to give him feelings, despite the fact that he comes from an emotionless species.
1st Jun '16 10:29:55 AM Hanz
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* This trope's use led to utter disaster in ''ComicBook/IdentityCrisis''. Zatanna attempted to use her magic to bring out the goodness in Dr. Light - the big problem being Arthur Light didn't have a lot of that if the first place. Her attempt instead retarded his intellect and turned him from a villain capable of taking on the Justice League to a punching bag for the Teen Titans. When he was restored, he was thoroughly infuriate and went into a RoaringRampageOfRevenge.
19th May '16 6:49:39 PM Doug86
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* In the ''ComicBook/MaximumCarnage'' crossover, SpiderMan and his friends built a CareBearStare raygun and used it to mellow out most of the villains that had teamed up with Carnage. But since Carnage had never experienced such positive emotions before, the effect on him was more akin to MindRape.

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* In the ''ComicBook/MaximumCarnage'' crossover, SpiderMan Franchise/SpiderMan and his friends built a CareBearStare raygun and used it to mellow out most of the villains that had teamed up with Carnage. But since Carnage had never experienced such positive emotions before, the effect on him was more akin to MindRape.
14th May '16 7:34:27 AM Doug86
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* In ''ComicBook/{{X-Men}}'' Professor X has used his psychic powers to deliver a super mind hug, built of all the positive thoughts he could find to drive off ScaryDogmaticAliens.

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* In ''ComicBook/{{X-Men}}'' ''ComicBook/XMen'' Professor X has used his psychic powers to deliver a super mind hug, built of all the positive thoughts he could find to drive off ScaryDogmaticAliens.
28th Apr '16 8:29:33 AM IndirectActiveTransport
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* In ''GreenLantern'', the Indigo Tribe is made up of reformed villains whose rings provide them with a compassionate outlook... in many cases, not entirely willingly. When the rings come off... hoo, boy.

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* In ''GreenLantern'', ''Comicbook/GreenLantern'', the Indigo Tribe is made up of reformed villains whose rings provide them with a compassionate outlook... in many cases, not entirely willingly. When the rings come off... hoo, boy.
25th Mar '16 10:07:09 AM Materioptikon
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* This trope's use led to utter disaster in ''ComicBook/IdentityCrisis''. Zatanna attempted to use her magic to bring out the goodness in Dr. Light - the big problem being Arthur Light didn't have a lot of that if the first place. Her attempt instead retarded his intellect and turned him from a villain capable of taking on the Justice League to a punching bag for the Teen Titans. When he was restored, he was thoroughly infuriate and went into a RoaringRamapageOfRevenge.

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* This trope's use led to utter disaster in ''ComicBook/IdentityCrisis''. Zatanna attempted to use her magic to bring out the goodness in Dr. Light - the big problem being Arthur Light didn't have a lot of that if the first place. Her attempt instead retarded his intellect and turned him from a villain capable of taking on the Justice League to a punching bag for the Teen Titans. When he was restored, he was thoroughly infuriate and went into a RoaringRamapageOfRevenge.RoaringRampageOfRevenge.
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