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21st Feb '17 7:03:02 AM TMNTFanGirl
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* Happens at the end of ''WesternAnimation/TheIncredibles'', when Syndrome is escaping with Jack-Jack. Mr. Incredible states that anything he throws could hit Jack-Jack, so [[RubberMan Elastigirl]] asks him to throw her.

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* Happens at the end of ''WesternAnimation/TheIncredibles'', when Syndrome is Syndrome's escaping with Jack-Jack. Mr. Incredible states is extremely reluctant to throw something at them, pointing out that anything he throws it could hit Jack-Jack, so [[RubberMan Jack-Jack--[[RubberMan Elastigirl]] asks him has a EurekaMoment and tells Bob to throw her.her so she can grab their son and parachute down to safety.
19th Jan '17 4:37:30 PM WillKeaton
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* In ''VideoGame/SuperMarioRPG: Legend of the Seven Stars'', Bowser's Hurly Gloves weapon, described as "A classic Mario-toss attack," is just that: Bowser tossing Mario comedically at enemies. When Mario is unable to be thrown, (due to death, absence from the battlefield, suffering some kind of status ailment, etc.) Bowser has to settle for tossing the Mario doll first seen in Gaz's house is thrown (for the same amount of damage).

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* In ''VideoGame/SuperMarioRPG: Legend of the Seven Stars'', Bowser's Hurly Gloves weapon, described as "A classic Mario-toss attack," is just that: Bowser tossing Mario comedically at enemies. When Mario is unable to be thrown, (due to death, absence from the battlefield, suffering some kind of status ailment, etc.) Bowser has to settle for tossing the a Mario doll first seen in Gaz's house is thrown at the enemy (for the same a reduced amount of damage).
19th Jan '17 4:35:43 PM WillKeaton
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Often used as an alternative to the ColossusClimb[[note]]''no relation to X-Man Colossus, who co-originated this trope''[[/note]]. A staple technique of the BashBrothers. This should be between two allies; hurling enemies into each other is [[GrievousHarmWithABody something else]], and hurling enemies at your friends is [[LauncherMove still another technique]].

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Often used as an alternative to the ColossusClimb[[note]]''no ColossusClimb.[[note]]No relation to the X-Man Colossus, who co-originated this trope''[[/note]]. trope.[[/note]] A staple technique of the BashBrothers. This should be between two allies; hurling enemies into each other is [[GrievousHarmWithABody something else]], and hurling enemies at your friends is [[LauncherMove still another technique]].
10th Jan '17 2:30:25 PM nighttrainfm
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** Getting to launch Wolverine is almost a point of pride for the X-Men, as ComicBook/{{Storm}} demonstrated [[http://waitingforthet.tumblr.com/post/155469955617 here.]]
-->'''Storm:''' I've wanted to try this for a while, Logan...\\
'''Wolverine:''' Fastball it up, 'Roro. Everybody does it sometime.
7th Jan '17 7:32:57 PM Xelloss08
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* In ''Literature/VoidCity'', when fighting the demon J'iliol'lth, Eric tries throwing Talbot at him. Twice. It doesn't work either time, and Talbot refuses to let Eric make a third attempt.
9th Dec '16 8:57:16 AM Toadofsteel
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** Because it wouldn't be right or proper [[FanService not to include the move]] in the series, ''Film/XMenTheLastStand'' -- during a fight against a [[spoiler:simulated]] Sentinel -- has Wolverine turn to Colossus and ask “How’s your throwin’ arm?” Audiences cheered. The move itself, however, was considerably altered, resembling more of a hammer toss than a fastball throw, to compensate for the fact that Colossus actor Daniel Cudmore is not 9 feet tall (merely 6'8) and Creator/HughJackman is already much taller than comics Wolverine (6'2 vs. 5'4). The second time... [[EpicFail Magneto gets involved]].

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** Because it wouldn't be right or proper [[FanService not to include the move]] in the series, ''Film/XMenTheLastStand'' -- during a fight against a [[spoiler:simulated]] Sentinel -- has Wolverine turn to Colossus and ask “How’s your throwin’ arm?” Audiences cheered. The move itself, however, was considerably altered, resembling more of a hammer toss than a fastball throw, to compensate for the fact that Colossus actor Daniel Cudmore is not 9 feet tall (merely 6'8) and Creator/HughJackman is already much taller than comics Wolverine (6'2 vs. 5'4). The second time... [[EpicFail Magneto gets involved]]. (Though it was a BatmanGambit by Wolverine, by anticipating Magneto would expect such an attack and counter it, Wolverine gave Beast an opening to get into melee range from behind.)
6th Dec '16 7:41:41 PM Gimere
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Often used as an alternative to the ColossusClimb[[labelnote:*]]''no relation to X-Man Colossus, who co-originated this trope''[[/labelnote]]. A staple technique of the BashBrothers. This should be between two allies; hurling enemies into each other is [[GrievousHarmWithABody something else]], and hurling enemies at your friends is [[LauncherMove still another technique]].

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Often used as an alternative to the ColossusClimb[[labelnote:*]]''no ColossusClimb[[note]]''no relation to X-Man Colossus, who co-originated this trope''[[/labelnote]].trope''[[/note]]. A staple technique of the BashBrothers. This should be between two allies; hurling enemies into each other is [[GrievousHarmWithABody something else]], and hurling enemies at your friends is [[LauncherMove still another technique]].
4th Dec '16 5:10:41 PM DarkHunter
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* In ''VideoGame/ARKSurvivalEvolved'', this move can be performed if the player has tamed a [[BigfootSasquatchAndYeti Gigantopithecus]], who has the ability to [[WrestlerInAllOfUs overhead-toss]] your character. The lighter you are/the stronger the ape is, the further s/he will throw you.



* [[HugeGuyTinyGirl Eddie and Ophelia]]'s CombinationAttack in ''VideoGame/BrutalLegend'' involves him tossing her at the enemies, daggers {{spin|Attack}}ning.



* In ''VideoGame/DragonAgeInquisition'', [[TheBigGuy Iron Bull]] tries to talk [[TheLadette Sera]] into doing this, reasoning that, as the lightest and second shortest team member, he can throw her over the enemy's heads, allowing her to attack from behind and [[MemeticMutation mayhem to ensue]]. Sera is not enthused by the idea. The possibility of using [[OurDwarvesAreAllTheSame Varric]] instead [[ShoutOut is brought up]], but he's too dense for it.



* In ''VideoGame/LEGOTheLordOfTheRings'' you often have to toss Gimli at stones above you or across a gap so that his axe can break them. So much for "Nobody tosses a dwarf."



* In one ''VideoGame/{{Overwatch}}'' trailer Winston chucks Tracer at Widowmaker.



* In ''VideoGame/ProjectXZone 2: Brave New World'', this is what Advertising/SegataSanshiro does to both [[VideoGame/TalesOfVesperia Yuri Lowell and Flynn Scifo]] in order to reach Estelle.



* In ''Franchise/TheSimpsons'' arcade game, the CombinationAttack between Homer and Lisa has Homer picking her up and then tossing her to the mooks, with her [[RubberMan bouncing in the air quite a bit.]]



* In ''VideoGame/{{Spelunky}}'', if you find a Damsel and carry her to the exit with you, you can chuck her at creatures blocking your path (happily without her dying in the process... [[EverythingTryingToKillYou usually]]).



* ''VideoGame/Titanfall2'' has BT, Jack's Titan, pick him up and throw him great distances at several points in the campaign. Pilot Jump Kits have the necessary equipment to allow a Pilot to survive such throws, and BT proves to have ''excellent'' aim. Later in the game it's suggested that this is a common maneuver among Titan Pilots, with other characters referring to it as "a fastball".



* In ''Ultimate Alliance''[='=]s predecessor ''VideoGame/XMenLegends'', Colossus and other superstrong characters such as Rogue can throw Wolverine at the enemies.
* In ''VideoGame/DragonAgeInquisition'', [[TheBigGuy Iron Bull]] tries to talk [[TheLadette Sera]] into doing this, reasoning that, as the lightest and second shortest team member, he can throw her over the enemy's heads, allowing her to attack from behind and [[MemeticMutation mayhem to ensue]]. Sera is not enthused by the idea. The possibility of using [[OurDwarvesAreAllTheSame Varric]] instead [[ShoutOut is brought up]], but he's too dense for it.
* In ''VideoGame/{{Spelunky}}'', if you find a Damsel and carry her to the exit with you, you can chuck her at creatures blocking your path (happily without her dying in the process... [[EverythingTryingToKillYou usually]]).
* In ''VideoGame/LEGOTheLordOfTheRings'' you often have to toss Gimli at stones above you or across a gap so that his axe can break them. So much for "Nobody tosses a dwarf."
* [[HugeGuyTinyGirl Eddie and Ophelia]]'s CombinationAttack in ''VideoGame/BrutalLegend'' involves him tossing her at the enemies, daggers {{spin|Attack}}ning.
* In ''VideoGame/ProjectXZone 2: Brave New World'', this is what Advertising/SegataSanshiro does to both [[VideoGame/TalesOfVesperia Yuri Lowell and Flynn Scifo]] in order to reach Estelle.
* In ''Franchise/TheSimpsons'' arcade game, the CombinationAttack between Homer and Lisa has Homer picking her up and then tossing her to the mooks, with her [[RubberMan bouncing in the air quite a bit.]]
* In ''VideoGame/ARKSurvivalEvolved'', this move can be performed if the player has tamed a [[BigfootSasquatchAndYeti Gigantopithecus]], who has the ability to [[WrestlerInAllOfUs overhead-toss]] your character. The lighter you are/the stronger the ape is, the further s/he will throw you.
* In one ''VideoGame/{{Overwatch}}'' trailer Winston chucks Tracer at Widowmaker.
3rd Dec '16 12:54:43 AM shamchimp28
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** The Armored Titan uses this move as a trump card in his second appearance, resulting in the extremely unfortunate phenomenon of ''raining titans''.
28th Nov '16 1:53:19 AM Vir
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* In ''VideoGame/LEGOLordOfTheRings'' you often have to toss Gimli at stones above you or across a gap so that his axe can break them. So much for "Nobody tosses a dwarf."

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* In ''VideoGame/LEGOLordOfTheRings'' ''VideoGame/LEGOTheLordOfTheRings'' you often have to toss Gimli at stones above you or across a gap so that his axe can break them. So much for "Nobody tosses a dwarf."
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