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29th May '17 7:51:08 AM erforce
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* In the 1976 film version of ''Literature/{{Carrie}}'', Norma is never seen without her red baseball cap. She wears it in gym class, during detention, and even at the prom. The only two times when she's not wearing it are when she's getting her hair styled (and even then, it's perched atop the giant hair dryer), and [[spoiler:when Carrie knocks her flat on her ass with the fire hose and kills her, blowing her cap off in the process]]. The cap was reportedly the idea of her actress, P. J. Soles.

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* In the 1976 film version of ''Literature/{{Carrie}}'', ''Film/{{Carrie|1976}}'', Norma is never seen without her red baseball cap. She wears it in gym class, during detention, and even at the prom. The only two times when she's not wearing it are when she's getting her hair styled (and even then, it's perched atop the giant hair dryer), and [[spoiler:when Carrie knocks her flat on her ass with the fire hose and kills her, blowing her cap off in the process]]. The cap was reportedly the idea of her actress, P. J. Soles.



* Film/{{Phantasm}}: Reggie Bannister's four-barreled shotgun, from the second movie onwards.
* The Film/{{Ghostbusters}}' proton packs and jump-suits.

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* Film/{{Phantasm}}: ''Film/{{Phantasm}}''
** The Sentinel Spheres of The Tall Man, flying silvery orbs that can painfully drill into your body.
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Reggie Bannister's four-barreled shotgun, from the [[Film/PhantasmII second movie movie]] onwards.
* The Film/{{Ghostbusters}}' Franchise/{{Ghostbusters}}' proton packs and jump-suits.
25th May '17 9:23:46 AM InterLoper
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* WebAnimation/ADayWithBowserJr: This series subverts the trope in that Bowser Jr doesn't wear his famous bib anymore - he rather hangs it on his door now.


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* WebAnimation/ADayWithBowserJr: This series subverts the trope in that Bowser Jr doesn't wear his famous bib anymore - he rather hangs it on his door now.
* WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}: Aside from the fact that nearly everyone here uses a [[WeaponOfChoice unique and self-built]] MixAndMatchWeapon of various degrees of [[ImpossiblyCoolWeapon crazy]], there's Ruby's [[BadassCape red hooded cloak]], Blake's cat-ears-shaped bow [[spoiler: (designed to hide her real cat ears; she ditches it in Volume 4)]] and Pyrrha's circlet [[spoiler: which, eventually, is the only thing left of her]].
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24th May '17 11:28:54 AM Fuyumoto
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* ''[[VideoGame/{{Onmyoji}} Onmyōji]]'' has LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters with a lot of them having their items, most notably the four protagonists: Seimei's [[CombatHandFan folding fan]], Kagura's [[ParasolOfPain umbrella]], Yaobikuni's staff and Hiromasa's bow and arrows.
14th May '17 6:20:55 PM MisterCPC
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* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'':
** Each member of the Mane 6 had their Element of Harmony from the first three seasons, representing what each pony stood for. Twilight Sparkle's consisted of a CoolCrown while the rest each had a necklace.
** Several members of the Mane 6 have an item that is often associated with them. Applejack has her signature stetson which she's almost never seen without, Pinkie Pie has her Party Cannon, Rarity has her red work glasses and her "fainting couch", and Rainbow Dash has a pair of flight goggles that she wears in several episodes.
** Recurring character Trixie has her distinctive wizard's hat and cape.
14th May '17 11:43:12 AM Kakai
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* ''Literature/TheMachineriesOfEmpire'' has an in-universe example with Jedao's FingerlessGloves and Patterner 95 pistol.
30th Apr '17 1:12:40 PM nombretomado
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* ''Franchise/HarvestMoon'':
** Most protagonists wear a red neckerchief. Even some animals in the ''Wonderful Life'' subseries wear them.

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* ''Franchise/HarvestMoon'':
''VideoGame/HarvestMoon'':
** Most protagonists wear a red neckerchief. Even some animals in the ''Wonderful Life'' ''[[VideoGame/HarvestMoonAWonderfulLife Wonderful Life]]'' subseries wear them.
15th Apr '17 3:41:28 AM EDP
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* Try to imagine a mafia guy with any other weapon but a [[http://www.google.co.ve/imgres?imgurl=http://photos1.hi5.com/0073/136/992/cgYDDL136992-02.jpg&imgrefurl=http://enemigodelagente.blogspot.com/2009/01/mi-subametralladora-thompson.html&usg=__2qVWRebdHrjMcRlKIOLQ1xbQ_WU=&h=650&w=521&sz=56&hl=es&start=0&zoom=1&tbnid=MxqHPQGsuxgPkM:&tbnh=139&tbnw=110&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dthompson%2Bmafia%26um%3D1%26hl%3Des%26client%3Dfirefox-a%26hs%3DEiK%26rls%3Dorg.mozilla:es-ES:official%26biw%3D1280%26bih%3D580%26tbs%3Disch:1&um=1&itbs=1&iact=hc&vpx=707&vpy=203&dur=2836&hovh=251&hovw=201&tx=139&ty=151&ei=tE6GTO7tE8G88gby_rVK&oei=tE6GTO7tE8G88gby_rVK&esq=1&page=1&ndsp=18&ved=1t:429,r:9,s:0 Thompson submachine gun]]. It's not easy.

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* Try to imagine TheMafia has two, depending on it being the original Sicilian Mafia or its American offshot:
** In Italy it's the ''lupara'',
a mafia guy sawed-off break-open shotgun (usually double-barreled) originally used for wolf hunting (hence the name, meaning "for the wolf"), and sometimes loaded with any other pellets linked with iron wire for added damage. The association between Mafia and ''lupara'' (actually the typical home defense weapon but in Sicily and Southern Italy up until mid-20th century) is strong enough that a Mafia murder where the victim's body isn't found is referred as ''lupara bianca'' ("white lupara") in journalist slang.
** In America the "classic" weapon is the
[[http://www.google.co.ve/imgres?imgurl=http://photos1.hi5.com/0073/136/992/cgYDDL136992-02.jpg&imgrefurl=http://enemigodelagente.blogspot.com/2009/01/mi-subametralladora-thompson.html&usg=__2qVWRebdHrjMcRlKIOLQ1xbQ_WU=&h=650&w=521&sz=56&hl=es&start=0&zoom=1&tbnid=MxqHPQGsuxgPkM:&tbnh=139&tbnw=110&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dthompson%2Bmafia%26um%3D1%26hl%3Des%26client%3Dfirefox-a%26hs%3DEiK%26rls%3Dorg.mozilla:es-ES:official%26biw%3D1280%26bih%3D580%26tbs%3Disch:1&um=1&itbs=1&iact=hc&vpx=707&vpy=203&dur=2836&hovh=251&hovw=201&tx=139&ty=151&ei=tE6GTO7tE8G88gby_rVK&oei=tE6GTO7tE8G88gby_rVK&esq=1&page=1&ndsp=18&ved=1t:429,r:9,s:0 Thompson submachine gun]]. It's not easy. gun]], to the point it's hard to imagine a Mafia soldier without one.
15th Apr '17 3:21:42 AM EDP
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* Paperinik, DonaldDuck's superhero/antihero alter ego, has a few, namely the [[InASingleBound spring-heeled boots]], his strange gun (in this case it's the gun's ''look'' that is iconic. [[DependingOnTheWriter Depending on the story]] it could be a DisintegratorRay, a [[TheParalyzer paralyzer gun]], a weapon with both functions, or, in the first story the gun debuted, [[RefugeInAudacity a chocolate gun he used to scare his audience claiming it was a disintegrator ray]] that [[CrowningMomentOfFunny he then fed to Rockerduck]] as part of a HumiliationConga), the [[LatexPerfection masks]], the rocket belt, the spring-powered punch hidden in his belt and some other tools, the [[LaserGuidedAmnesia memory-erasing candies]], and the [[CoolCar 313-X]].
** In the ''ComicBook/PaperinikNewAdventures'' continuity there is the [[LuckilyMyShieldWillProtectMe Extransformer Shield]], [[SwissArmyWeapon whose many devices]] include a few references to Paperinik's usual weapons, namely a [[TheParalyzer paralyzer beam]], the [[PowerFist Crusher]], and a DisintegratorRay. The rocket belt and the memory-erasing candies also appeared a few times, while the 313-X was used in the first issues before being wrecked and replaced with the [[CoolCar PiKar]] (that assumed iconic status itself, before being replaced with a repaired 313-X in the New Era stories due Paperinik being unable to procure the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monomethylhydrazine particular fuel]] the [=PiKar=] needs).
*** Among the Extransformer's function, the Crusher itself assumed a prime status due being his favorite weapon, enough that "classic" Paperinik stories of Danish make reference it with a multi-purpose PowerFist as Paperinik's main weapon.
14th Apr '17 10:12:24 AM Eagal
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* UsefulNotes/AdolfHitler's well.... [[GoodHairEvilHair you know]]. Also, the suit with swastika armband.

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* UsefulNotes/AdolfHitler's well.... [[GoodHairEvilHair you know]].toothbrush mustache. Also, the suit with swastika armband.
4th Apr '17 9:30:04 AM Kenji115
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** Marin from ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaLinksAwakening'' is almost never depicted without a HarpOfFemininity. It appears in several official artworks and in her ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros'' trophy, plus many fanworks include it. Unusually the harp ''isn't'' present in the actual game. There is not even a mention of her being able to play the harp. Her appearance in VideoGame/HyruleWarriors intead depicts her with the [[InstrumentOfMurder Sea Lily's Bell]]

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** Marin from ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaLinksAwakening'' is almost never depicted without a HarpOfFemininity. It appears in several official artworks and in her ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros'' trophy, plus many fanworks include it. Unusually the harp ''isn't'' present in the actual game. There is not even a mention of her being able to play the harp. Her appearance in VideoGame/HyruleWarriors intead depicts her with the [[InstrumentOfMurder Sea Lily's Bell]]Bell]].
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