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19th Aug '17 7:44:54 AM SpacemanSpoof
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* Accidental example in ''WesternAnimation/{{Sing}}'': during the concert at the climax, Ash the porcupine rocks out so hard that she starts [[SpikeShooter flinging quills]] all over the theater. By the end of the song, most of the audience is hiding behind their chairs, and of course the main antagonist is turned into a pincushion.
6th Aug '17 3:54:50 PM VulgarBee
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* In ''OnePiece''

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* In ''OnePiece''''Manga/OnePiece''
27th Jul '17 11:44:50 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* ''Series/Angel'' has Maude's ghost doing this with knives killing some person.

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* ''Series/Angel'' ''Series/{{Angel}}'' has Maude's ghost doing this with knives killing some person.
27th Jul '17 11:38:08 PM DynastiNoble
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* ''Series/Angel'' has Maude's ghost doing this with knives killing some person.
17th Jul '17 1:08:33 PM BloodPlum
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* Ume from the ''Manga/Naruto'' fan fiction {{FanFic/SugarPlums}} does a trick in a similar vein as Tenten in that she summons several projectiles from a seal. Except, by several she does thousands of senbon needles all at once. Though it's noted in character [[AwesomeButImpractical that picking all of them up afterwards is a pain.]]

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* Ume from the ''Manga/Naruto'' ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'' fan fiction {{FanFic/SugarPlums}} does a trick in a similar vein as Tenten in that she summons several projectiles from a seal. Except, by several she does thousands of senbon needles all at once. Though it's noted in character [[AwesomeButImpractical that picking all of them up afterwards is a pain.]]
17th Jul '17 1:07:35 PM BloodPlum
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* Ume from the ''Manga/Naruto'' fan fiction {{FanFic/SugarPlums}} does a trick in a similar vein as Tenten in that she summons several projectiles from a seal. Except, by several she does thousands of senbon needles all at once. Though it's noted in character [[AwesomeButImpractical that picking all of them up afterwards is a pain.]]
23rd Apr '17 2:50:12 PM nombretomado
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* The Ice Needle spell in the ''Franchise/TalesSeries'', which fires a minimum of three shards of ice depending on game. Sometimes the mage simply throws them, but sometimes they form directly above the enemy's head and drop. And yes, the archers in the series naturally have techs for this.

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* The Ice Needle spell in the ''Franchise/TalesSeries'', ''VideoGame/TalesSeries'', which fires a minimum of three shards of ice depending on game. Sometimes the mage simply throws them, but sometimes they form directly above the enemy's head and drop. And yes, the archers in the series naturally have techs for this.
5th Mar '17 6:02:09 PM nombretomado
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* This is the gimmick of several {{Marvel}} characters Bullseye and Ultimate Hawkeye, who can turn anything into a projectile. Also Gambit does this with the added bonus that he can make anything he touches go boom.

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* This is the gimmick of several {{Marvel}} {{Creator/Marvel}} characters Bullseye and Ultimate Hawkeye, who can turn anything into a projectile. Also Gambit does this with the added bonus that he can make anything he touches go boom.
4th Feb '17 11:37:19 PM BattleMaster
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* There are canisters that when detonated, scatter flechettes over a wide area. The flechettes were designed to attack infantry in the open and light armored vehicles. The modern variant of this uses a modern cluster bomb [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CBU-107_Passive_Attack_Weapon The CBU-107]] loaded with flechettes of various sizes. These are used against power stations and antenna farms as they cause minimal collateral damage compared to explosives.

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* There are canisters that when detonated, a number of different types of air burst munitions, which [[CaptainObvious explode in midair]] and scatter shrapnel or flechettes over a wide area. The flechettes were designed to attack This makes it more effective against infantry in the open and light armored vehicles. The vehicles at the cost of reduced effectiveness against armored vehicles or hardened structures. Air burst artillery shells were used extensively during UsefulNotes/WorldWarOne. UsefulNotes/WorldWarTwo, and UsefulNotes/TheVietnamWar. A more modern variant of this uses a modern an aircraft-dropped cluster bomb [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CBU-107_Passive_Attack_Weapon The CBU-107]] loaded with flechettes of various sizes. These are used against power stations and antenna farms as they cause minimal collateral damage compared to explosives.explosives without the risk of seeding the area with unexploded bombs that could present a risk to civilians after the conflict is over.
26th Jan '17 7:44:12 PM PaulA
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** Creator/IsaacAsimov's novel ''[[Literature/{{Foundation}} The Stars Like Dust]]''.

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** Creator/IsaacAsimov's novel ''[[Literature/{{Foundation}} The Stars Like Dust]]''.''Literature/TheStarsLikeDust''.
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