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27th Jan '17 4:41:28 PM benda
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* ''Literature/{{Animorphs}}'' #32 had a variant where the purpose was psychological torture, rather than death. (Except the trapped character wasn't the open-space-loving alien the BigBad thought she was.) In fact, the trick to stopping it proved to be threatening to pull a TakingYouWithMe.

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* ''Literature/{{Animorphs}}'' #32 had a variant where A famous variation can also be found in Creator/EdgarAllanPoe's ''The Pit and the purpose was psychological torture, rather than death. (Except the trapped character wasn't the open-space-loving alien the BigBad thought she was.) In fact, the trick to stopping it proved to be threatening to pull a TakingYouWithMe.Pendulum''.


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* ''Literature/{{Animorphs}}'' #32 had a variant where the purpose was psychological torture, rather than death. (Except the trapped character wasn't the open-space-loving alien the BigBad thought she was.) In fact, the trick to stopping it proved to be threatening to pull a TakingYouWithMe.
31st Aug '16 11:13:32 PM MrNickelodeon
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* Featured in the queue line of ''Ride/IndianaJonesAdventure'' at the Ride/DisneyThemeParks. It's being kept from coming down by several bamboo poles propped in place.
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28th May '16 9:39:56 PM nombretomado
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-->-- '''Barry''' after saving Jill, ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil1'' (original PS1 version)

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-->-- '''Barry''' after saving Jill, ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil1'' (original PS1 [=PS1=] version)
6th Apr '16 12:51:04 AM Morgenthaler
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* Parodied (like so much else) in NeilSimon's ''MurderByDeath''.
* ''[[Film/{{DEBS}} D.E.B.S.]]'' (the feature) has a sequence where our heroines get trapped in a safe with descending SpikesOfDoom. [[spoiler:Amy manages to persuade Lucy to deactivate the trap.]]

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* Parodied (like so much else) in NeilSimon's ''MurderByDeath''.
''Film/MurderByDeath''.
* ''[[Film/{{DEBS}} D.E.B.S.]]'' ''Film/{{DEBS}}'' (the feature) has a sequence where our heroines get trapped in a safe with descending SpikesOfDoom. [[spoiler:Amy manages to persuade Lucy to deactivate the trap.]]
18th Mar '16 12:09:18 PM johnsmithxxi
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* ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales'': Seen in "Dime Enough For Luck". One of Magica's death traps involves a descending ceiling, threatening to crush Scrooge and the [[TakenDownToNormal temporarily-unlucky Gladstone Gander]].

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* ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales'': Seen in "Dime Enough For Luck". One of Magica's death traps involves a descending ceiling, threatening to crush Scrooge and the [[TakenDownToNormal [[BroughtDownToNormal temporarily-unlucky Gladstone Gander]].
18th Mar '16 12:08:31 PM johnsmithxxi
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* ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales'': Seen in "Dime Enough For Luck". One of Magica's death traps involves a descending ceiling, threatening to crush Scrooge and the [[TakenDownToNormal temporarily-unlucky Gladstone Gander]].
12th Dec '15 4:17:54 PM eroock
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5th Dec '15 11:26:21 AM nombretomado
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* Several levels in ''[[SeriousSam Serious Sam: The Second Encounter]]'' have crushing ceiling traps both of the "pillar" and "entire ceiling minus a few safe holes" variety. One of them, upon completion, treats the player to a round of applause.

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* Several levels in ''[[SeriousSam ''[[VideoGame/SeriousSam Serious Sam: The Second Encounter]]'' have crushing ceiling traps both of the "pillar" and "entire ceiling minus a few safe holes" variety. One of them, upon completion, treats the player to a round of applause.
5th Nov '15 10:06:47 PM DAN004
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See also CollapsingCeilingBoss.
21st Oct '15 10:52:41 AM FurryKef
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* Horrifyingly happened [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Versailles_wedding_hall_disaster in a wedding hall in Jerusalem]] back in 2001, when poor construction lead to the floor collapsing during a wedding, killing 23 and injuring 380.

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* Horrifyingly happened [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Versailles_wedding_hall_disaster in a wedding hall in Jerusalem]] back in 2001, when poor construction lead led to the floor collapsing during a wedding, killing 23 and injuring 380.
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