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26th May '16 7:22:51 AM Kalaong
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This is largely a DiscreditedTrope, as few gangland murders are actually performed in this manner. Most are simple bullet/tire iron to the head affairs that generally lack the torture that fiction demands.[[note]]Though the gangsters can kill someone in a more prosaic way, ''then'' weigh the body down and toss it over, making this a way of DisposingOfABody.[[/note]] It may be related, however, to a similar method of execution supposedly once used by the Freemasons against oath-breakers.

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This is largely a DiscreditedTrope, as few gangland murders are actually performed in this manner. Most are simple bullet/tire iron to the head affairs that generally lack the torture that fiction demands.[[note]]Though the gangsters can kill someone in a more prosaic way, ''then'' weigh the body down and toss it over, making this a way of DisposingOfABody.[[/note]] It may be related, however, to a similar method of execution supposedly once used by the Freemasons against oath-breakers.
oath-breakers.[[note]]"Never to reveal our secrets under no less a penalty than my throat be cut across, my tongue be torn out by its root, and that I be buried in sand a cable's length from shore.[[/note]]
29th Apr '16 4:21:58 PM nombretomado
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* Played straight in ''CaptainPlanet'', in which ancestors of the Planeteers actually were captured and tied up, with their feet in cement.

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* Played straight in ''CaptainPlanet'', ''WesternAnimation/{{Captain Planet|and the Planeteers}}'', in which ancestors of the Planeteers actually were captured and tied up, with their feet in cement.
17th Apr '16 9:51:20 AM NegiSpongie
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* In the ''WesternAnimation/CatDog'' episode "[=CatDog=] sent me", Cat does this to Winslow after the latter squeals to the police about Cat's black market burger bone business. Winslow later attaches a spring to it so he can use it to get around.
8th Apr '16 4:21:36 PM GlitteringFlowers
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* The Polish priest [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jerzy_Popieluszko Blessed Jerzy Popieluszko]] was kidnapped, beaten to half death, and then subjected to this in the Vistula Water Reservoir in 1984.
5th Apr '16 1:50:09 PM Turrican
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* Mocked in ''VideoGame/TheSecretOfMonkeyIsland'', when Guybrush is thrown off a pier tied to an idol. He ''cannot'' reach any of the sharp objects in view to free himself. He ''can'' [[spoiler: pick up the idol itself and put it in his pocket, at which point [[ArtisticLicensePhysics he can swim to the surface as if the idol is not encumbering him]].]]

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* Mocked in ''VideoGame/TheSecretOfMonkeyIsland'', when Guybrush is thrown off a pier tied to an idol. He ''cannot'' reach any of the sharp objects in view to free himself. He ''can'' [[spoiler: pick up the idol itself and put it in his pocket, at which point [[ArtisticLicensePhysics he can swim to the surface as if the idol is not encumbering him]].pocket.]]
3rd Apr '16 11:25:03 PM jameygamer
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* In {{Disney/Aladdin}}, Jafar attempts to kill Aladdin in this manner. Thankfully for our hero, he has [[GenieInABottle a little help to get out of the predicament]].

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* In {{Disney/Aladdin}}, ''Disney/{{Aladdin}}'', Jafar attempts to kill Aladdin in this manner. Thankfully for our hero, he has [[GenieInABottle a little help to get out of the predicament]].
2nd Apr '16 12:57:15 PM ultimomant
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* In ''Film/NightOfTheHunter'', Harry Powell (RobertMitchum) uses a variation on this method to [[DisposingOfABody dispose of the body of his wife]], Willa Harper (ShellyWinters), after he slits her throat: he ties her body to the front seat of a car and pushes it (the car) into a river.

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* In ''Film/NightOfTheHunter'', ''Film/TheNightOfTheHunter'', Harry Powell (RobertMitchum) (Creator/RobertMitchum) uses a variation on this method to [[DisposingOfABody dispose of the body of his wife]], Willa Harper (ShellyWinters), after he slits her throat: he ties her body to the front seat of a car and pushes it (the car) into a river.
28th Mar '16 6:51:53 PM Bootlebat
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* Mentioned in Shrieback's "New Home"
--> How much can one body take?/ The concrete shoes, the hungry lake.
8th Dec '15 12:06:43 PM erforce
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* ''Film/LethalWeapon 3'': (bad guy shoves henchman who defied him into a foundation being poured) "''[[{{Pun}} Now we have a relationship we can build on...]]''"



* In ''Film/LethalWeapon 2'', the bad guys kill the love interest this way and try to do the same to Riggs, who used his ChekhovsSkill of dislocating his shoulder to cut himself loose.
* Prominently depicted in the movie ''Billy Bathgate''.

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* ''Lethal Weapon''
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In ''Film/LethalWeapon 2'', ''Film/LethalWeapon2'', the bad guys kill the love interest this way and try to do the same to Riggs, who used his ChekhovsSkill of dislocating his shoulder to cut himself loose.
* ** ''Film/LethalWeapon3'': (bad guy shoves henchman who defied him into a foundation being poured) "''[[{{Pun}} Now we have a relationship we can build on...]]''"
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Prominently depicted in the movie ''Billy Bathgate''.
27th Nov '15 2:30:34 AM erforce
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* Vaas in FarCry3 attemps to kill Jason Brody by kicking a cement brick that he is tied to into a pool of water, dragging Jason with it.

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* Vaas in FarCry3 ''VideoGame/FarCry3'' attemps to kill Jason Brody by kicking a cement brick that he is tied to into a pool of water, dragging Jason with it.
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