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13th Aug '16 5:05:35 PM UmbrellasWereAwesome
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** Ff you're killed while in a vehicle in ''VideoGame/{{Halo 2}}'' and ''3'', it will often suffer CriticalExistenceFailure and explode, no matter what cosmetic shape it's currently is in.

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** Ff If you're killed while in a vehicle in ''VideoGame/{{Halo 2}}'' and ''3'', it will often suffer CriticalExistenceFailure and explode, no matter what cosmetic shape it's currently is in.
11th Aug '16 7:27:44 AM erforce
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* Lampshaded in ''[[Film/ToxicAvenger The Toxic Avenger IV]]''. After the car flips into the air, Evil Kabukiman notes that American cars that flip into the air and crash down [[MadeOfExplodium always explode]]. Toxie and Evil Kabukiman get out of the car quickly and [[LampshadeHanging as noted]], it explodes.

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* Lampshaded in ''[[Film/ToxicAvenger The Toxic Avenger IV]]''.''Film/CitizenToxieTheToxicAvengerIV''. After the car flips into the air, Evil Kabukiman notes that American cars that flip into the air and crash down [[MadeOfExplodium always explode]]. Toxie and Evil Kabukiman get out of the car quickly and [[LampshadeHanging as noted]], it explodes.
6th Aug '16 9:21:35 PM UmbrellasWereAwesome
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** In general, if you're killed while in a vehicle, it will often suffer CriticalExistenceFailure and explode, no matter what cosmetic shape it's currently is in.

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** In general, if Ff you're killed while in a vehicle, vehicle in ''VideoGame/{{Halo 2}}'' and ''3'', it will often suffer CriticalExistenceFailure and explode, no matter what cosmetic shape it's currently is in.
5th Aug '16 12:21:21 PM UmbrellasWereAwesome
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** From ''VideoGame/{{Halo 3}}'' onward, it is even possible to make heavily-armored battle tanks explode by simply boarding them and ''punching'' them several times. Which is {{handwave}}d by the Spartans having enough SuperStrength to turn a person's skull to mush with one punch, and wearing him PoweredArmor which [[GreenRocks amplifies the wearer's strength tenfold]]. That said, while Master Chief might be able to tear a tank apart with his bare hands, his fists shouldn't be high-explosive weaponry.

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** From ''VideoGame/{{Halo 3}}'' onward, it is even possible to make heavily-armored battle tanks explode by simply boarding them and ''punching'' them several times. Which is {{handwave}}d by the Spartans having enough SuperStrength to turn a person's skull to mush with one punch, and wearing him PoweredArmor which [[GreenRocks amplifies the wearer's strength tenfold]]. That said, while Master Chief might be able to tear a tank apart with his bare hands, his fists shouldn't be high-explosive weaponry.weaponry, even if he's punching the engine.
5th Aug '16 12:15:31 PM UmbrellasWereAwesome
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* ''Franchise/{{Halo}}''
** In the series, various armored military vehicles will spectacularly explode when they suffer sufficient damage from gunfire or plasma weapons; in ''VideoGame/{{Halo 3}}'', it is even possible to make heavily-armored battle tanks explode by simply boarding them and ''punching'' them several times. Which is {{handwave}}d by giving Master Chief enough SuperStrength to turn a person's skull to mush with one punch, and then giving him PoweredArmor which [[GreenRocks amplifies the wearer's strength tenfold]]. While Master Chief might be able to tear a tank apart with his bare hands, his fists shouldn't be high-explosive weaponry. There's also the part where he can flip aforementioned battle tank over with all the fanfare of flipping a coin, without so much of a sound. In fact, in ''VideoGame/{{Halo 3}}'' if you manage to get one of them upside down (no small task), you can flip the massive 'Elephant' troop carriers that appear on several maps, which often ends with them hilariously dancing around as they bounce off of terrain. Of course, the elephant flipping is somewhat less than canon. Even the prompt message in the game says something to the effect of "Press [[strike:X]] [[DamnYouMuscleMemory RB]] to... Wait, what? How'd you do that?" In fact, if MC is killed while in a vehicle, it will often suffer CriticalExistenceFailure and explode, no matter what cosmetic shape it is in.
** Averted in ''VideoGame/HaloCombatEvolved'' where the only destructible vehicles are Covenant vehicles in the singleplayer mode.

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* ''Franchise/{{Halo}}''
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In the series, almost all ''Franchise/{{Halo}}'' games, various armored military vehicles will spectacularly explode when they suffer sufficient damage from gunfire or plasma weapons; in enemy fire:
** From
''VideoGame/{{Halo 3}}'', 3}}'' onward, it is even possible to make heavily-armored battle tanks explode by simply boarding them and ''punching'' them several times. Which is {{handwave}}d by giving Master Chief the Spartans having enough SuperStrength to turn a person's skull to mush with one punch, and then giving wearing him PoweredArmor which [[GreenRocks amplifies the wearer's strength tenfold]]. While That said, while Master Chief might be able to tear a tank apart with his bare hands, his fists shouldn't be high-explosive weaponry. There's also the part where he can flip aforementioned battle tank over with all the fanfare of flipping a coin, without so much of a sound. weaponry.
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In fact, in ''VideoGame/{{Halo 3}}'' general, if you manage to get one of them upside down (no small task), you can flip the massive 'Elephant' troop carriers that appear on several maps, which often ends with them hilariously dancing around as they bounce off of terrain. Of course, the elephant flipping is somewhat less than canon. Even the prompt message in the game says something to the effect of "Press [[strike:X]] [[DamnYouMuscleMemory RB]] to... Wait, what? How'd you do that?" In fact, if MC is you're killed while in a vehicle, it will often suffer CriticalExistenceFailure and explode, no matter what cosmetic shape it it's currently is in.
** Averted in ''VideoGame/HaloCombatEvolved'' ''VideoGame/HaloCombatEvolved'', where the only destructible vehicles are Covenant vehicles in the singleplayer mode.
1st Aug '16 7:32:29 AM oakleaf
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***....and in further reality, Challenger didn't technically explode. It broke apart: the lower strut of one of the boosters, as well as the bottom section of the main fuel tank, failed. The entire load of liquid hydrogen and LOX was released and was quickly consumed in a large fireball, but what actually destroyed the shuttle was that it was turned sideways during near maximum aerodynamic forces, not the fireball. The largest components to survive were the boosters...and the crew compartment.


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** Rockets for launching things into space tend to be very, very fragile. The need to be as light as possible, and then they're made lighter still. Some designs actually use the pressure in the tanks to keep them rigid. They're very good at standing up to the thrust and aerodynamic forces as long as they stay pointed the right way and are intact, but if they get turned or suffer damage, they tend to behave like tissue paper.
30th Jun '16 1:06:37 PM eroock
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* In ''Disney/{{Zootopia}}'', the train car [[EvidenceDungeon full of vital evidence]] (and multiple propane tanks) gets derailed, and everything in it is destroyed in a fiery explosion.
24th Jun '16 6:05:01 AM klausbaudelaire
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** This was also the case with similar games of the era such as ''Road Fighter'' and ''F1 Race''. Simply hitting on a wall, guard rail or even a safety barrier will cause the vehicle to go asplode.

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** This was also the case with similar games of the era such as ''Road Fighter'' ''VideoGame/RoadFighter'' and ''F1 Race''. Simply hitting on a wall, guard rail or even a safety barrier will cause the vehicle to go asplode.
22nd Jun '16 11:47:27 PM Rosuav
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* Lampshaded in ''Disney/{{Frozen}}''. When Kristoff and Anna jump a ravine in the sled, the sled doesn't make it, crashing into the ravine. Kristoff looks down at it dismally, and the oil lamp explodes, despite the sled landing in thick snow.

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* Lampshaded in ''Disney/{{Frozen}}''. When Kristoff and Anna jump a ravine in the sled, the sled doesn't make it, crashing into the ravine. Kristoff looks down at it dismally, and the oil lamp explodes, despite the sled landing in thick snow. Somewhat justified in that the sled was coated in fresh lacquer, which is potentially flammable, and there IS an ignition source, but still...
11th Jun '16 2:29:34 PM KimiFW
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