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26th Apr '16 11:33:16 AM REV6Pilot
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* In ''VideoGame/ReturnToCastleWolfenstein'', this is intentional on the SS Paranormal Division's part in a bid to revive Heinrich I.
21st Apr '16 5:26:53 PM SSJMagus
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* Played with in ''Webcomic/{{Sinfest}}'', when [[http://www.sinfest.net/view.php?date=2010-09-25 Criminy digs a hole to Hell]]. He ''intended'' to do so, [[YouAreWorthHell because his girlfriend is a demon who lives there]].
16th Apr '16 2:42:33 AM Tron80
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16th Apr '16 2:42:31 AM Tron80
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* ''Fanfic/ChildrenOfAnElderGod'':The story stars out when a team of spelunkers met an EldritchAbomination while they were exploring a vast network of deep, unexplored caverns. Said Eldritch Abomination decided to kill all them and go outside, setting in motion the world-ending prophecies that the main characters intend to avert.
15th Apr '16 9:43:25 PM Godzillawolf
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* It turns out the BigBad [[spoiler:Bagan]] in ''Fanfic/TheBridge'' was unleashed this way when [[spoiler:a young archaeologist accidentally drilled into the seal keeping him imprisoned.]] WordOfGod said he would've inevitably escaped someday, but this caused it to happen much sooner than it would've had this not happened.
12th Apr '16 9:36:00 PM wolftickets1969
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** In ''VideoGame/{{Fallout 4}}'', the Dunwich Borers excavation leads to a shrine worshipping the Lovecraftian entity Ug-Qualtoth, previously referenced in ''Fallout 3'''s Dunwich Building, and the environment has similar paranormal effects on visitors.
11th Apr '16 2:50:46 PM Jacob175
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[[folder: Fan Works]]
* Happens to the Seven Dwarfs in ''Webcomic/TheDwarfsTheSpiritAndTheSorceress'', as they accidentally break [[SealedEvilInACan Zoso the Evil Spirit]]'s rock-shaped prison while digging in their mine.
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* When ''Series/MockTheWeek'' covered a potential funeral for MargaretThatcher, Creator/FrankieBoyle suggested that "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hFzNhLRAgEU For £3,000,000 we could give everyone in Scotland a shovel, and we would dig a hole so deep that we could hand her over to Satan personally]]"

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* When ''Series/MockTheWeek'' covered a potential funeral for MargaretThatcher, Creator/FrankieBoyle suggested that "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hFzNhLRAgEU For £3,000,000 we could give everyone in Scotland a shovel, and we would dig a hole so deep that we could hand her over to Satan personally]]"personally]]".



[[folder: Fan Works]]
* Happens to the Seven Dwarfs in ''Webcomic/TheDwarfsTheSpiritAndTheSorceress'', as they accidentally break [[SealedEvilInACan Zoso the Evil Spirit]]'s rock-shaped prison while digging in their mine.
29th Feb '16 3:20:08 PM intastiel
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* In ''Webcomic/{{Digger}}'', digging too deep (while a bit loopy from toxic gas) lets [[spoiler:an insane, possessed, half-dead god]] magically redirect her tunnel to parts unknown. Digger also lampshades the trope:

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* In ''Webcomic/{{Digger}}'', digging too deep (while a bit loopy from toxic gas) lets [[spoiler:an insane, possessed, half-dead god]] magically redirect her Digger's tunnel to parts unknown. Digger unknown. She also lampshades the trope:
29th Feb '16 3:19:39 PM intastiel
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* In ''Webcomic/{{Digger}}'' this is how the story started, and arguably its entire premise. It is however of course deconstructed as unlike the dwarfs of Moria, wombats are GenreSavvy enough to know there are some things in the deeps you ''leave the hell alone!''

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* In ''Webcomic/{{Digger}}'' this is how ''Webcomic/{{Digger}}'', digging too deep (while a bit loopy from toxic gas) lets [[spoiler:an insane, possessed, half-dead god]] magically redirect her tunnel to parts unknown. Digger also lampshades the story started, and arguably its entire premise. It is however trope:
--> '''Digger:''' It's just that we find a lot
of course deconstructed as unlike the dwarfs old gods underground. [[FantasticallyIndifferent They're kind of Moria, wombats are GenreSavvy enough to know there are some things in the deeps you ''leave the hell alone!''a nuisance.]]



* Parodied in [[http://xkcd.com/760/ a strip]] of ''Webcomic/{{xkcd}}''.

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* Parodied in [[http://xkcd.com/760/ a strip]] of ''Webcomic/{{xkcd}}''.''Webcomic/{{xkcd}}'', where the dwarves dug too deep... to get out.
25th Feb '16 1:26:10 PM ironcommando
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* In the sequel to ''VideoGame/KingdomRush'', ''Kingdom Rush: Frontier'', one level has you join forces with a dwarven mining crew that dug too deep; they come with some towers already built and a special HeroUnit in addition to your own. You will need them, as you have to fight hordes of LizardFolk with some very dangerous weapons.

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* In the sequel to ''VideoGame/KingdomRush'', ''VideoGame/KingdomRush'' series:
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''Kingdom Rush: Frontier'', Frontiers'', one level has you join forces with a dwarven mining crew that dug too deep; they come with some towers already built and a special HeroUnit in addition to your own. You will need them, as you have to fight hordes of LizardFolk with some very dangerous weapons.weapons.
** ''[[{{Prequel}} Kingdom Rush: Origins]]'' has the [[BrutalBonusLevel bonus Campaign]] "Forgotten Treasures". Just like in ''Literature/TheLordOfTheRings'', the Dwarves had dug too deep and uncovered a Balrog-expy, who slaughtered them all/turned them into his slaves via his "[[TheCorruption Dark Blood]]" and acts as the boss of the campaign.
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