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30th Sep '16 11:15:50 AM eroock
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30th Sep '16 11:15:05 AM eroock
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16th Sep '16 1:12:32 AM Geoduck
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** Subverted in another book in the series, ''Road To Oz'', where the heroes get a sailed sand-boat built for them, making the crossing relatively quick and easy. (Also, touching the sand of this particular desert is deadly, so they couldn't walk across even if they wanted to...)
24th Jul '16 2:48:20 PM nombretomado
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* Two songs by the BlueOysterCult: ''Then Came The Last Days of May'', in which a clandestine trip into Mexico goes badly wrong in a "cold and barren plain". And ''Death Valley Nights'', which is self-explanatory.

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* Two songs by the BlueOysterCult: Music/BlueOysterCult: ''Then Came The Last Days of May'', in which a clandestine trip into Mexico goes badly wrong in a "cold and barren plain". And ''Death Valley Nights'', which is self-explanatory.
10th Jul '16 5:51:28 PM nombretomado
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* Shows up frequently in ''{{Claymore}}''

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* %%* Shows up frequently in ''{{Claymore}}''''Manga/{{Claymore}}''
10th Jul '16 1:30:32 AM JackG
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* PlayedForLaughs in the sci-fi novel ''Literature/KilnPeople'' when Albert has to walk across a desert, and assumes his grandfather would have laughed as such a dangerous task, given that he risked his life every day driving to work.

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* PlayedForLaughs in the sci-fi novel ''Literature/KilnPeople'' when Albert has to walk across a desert, and assumes his grandfather would have laughed as such a dangerous task, given that he risked his life every day driving to work.work (he lives in a future where people use expendable clones for anything involving the slightest risk).
10th Jul '16 1:29:10 AM JackG
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* PlayedForLaughs in the sci-fi novel ''Literature/KilnPeople'' when Albert has to walk across a desert, and assumes his grandfather would have laughed as such a dangerous task, given that he risked his life every day driving to work.
9th Jul '16 9:28:59 AM nombretomado
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* One of the sequences in the TopGear Middle East special has them doing this is Syria. The main obstacles in this case are mostly rocks and rough terrain.
* The Aquabats in ''TheAquabatsSuperShow'' episode "Cowboy Android!" have to trek through a flat desert after their Battletram runs out of gas.

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* One of the sequences in the TopGear ''Series/TopGear'' Middle East special has them doing this is Syria. The main obstacles in this case are mostly rocks and rough terrain.
* The Aquabats in ''TheAquabatsSuperShow'' ''Series/TheAquabatsSuperShow'' episode "Cowboy Android!" have to trek through a flat desert after their Battletram runs out of gas.
30th Jun '16 10:12:54 PM PaulA
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* Happens ''twice'' to the company of heroes in ''Literature/TheBelgariad'' and ''Literature/TheMallorean'', once in each saga. Both events take place in the hostile lands of the [[AlwaysChaoticEvil Murgos.]]

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* Happens ''twice'' to the company of heroes in ''Literature/TheBelgariad'' and ''Literature/TheMallorean'', ''Literature/TheMalloreon'', once in each saga. Both events take place in the hostile lands of the [[AlwaysChaoticEvil Murgos.]]
24th Jun '16 10:42:07 AM Knight20
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* In [[VideoGame/JakAndDaxterThreeWastelander]] Jak and Daxter along with Pecker had to do this because they were exiled from Haven City into the Wasteland Desert.

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* In [[VideoGame/JakAndDaxterThreeWastelander]] ''VideoGame/Jak3Wastelander'' Jak and Daxter along with Pecker had to do this because they were exiled from Haven City into the Wasteland Desert. Luckily they got rescued later.
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