History Main / ImprovisedZipLine

24th Sep '17 3:01:31 PM nombretomado
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* Spoofed in ''Film/{{Water 1985}}''. A communist rebel played by BillyConnolly is attacking the local radio station by sliding down a telephone cable (even though he could have walked up to the door, as it's totally undefended). He misjudges his distance and [[FailedAttemptAtDrama goes crashing through the roof instead]].

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* Spoofed in ''Film/{{Water 1985}}''. A communist rebel played by BillyConnolly Creator/BillyConnolly is attacking the local radio station by sliding down a telephone cable (even though he could have walked up to the door, as it's totally undefended). He misjudges his distance and [[FailedAttemptAtDrama goes crashing through the roof instead]].
17th Sep '17 10:02:04 PM foxley
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* In the ''Series/DoctorWho'' episode "Remembrance Of The Daleks", the [[TheNthDoctor Seventh Doctor]] uses his umbrella and a rope to reach the top of a landed Dalek spacecraft from an upper-floor window.

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* ''Series/DoctorWho'':
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In "The Five Doctors", the ''Series/DoctorWho'' episode Third Doctor and Sarah Jane use a cable stolen from the Raston Warrior Robot to zipline on to the roof of the Tower of Rassilon.
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"Remembrance Of The Daleks", the [[TheNthDoctor Seventh Doctor]] uses his umbrella and a rope to reach the top of a landed Dalek spacecraft from an upper-floor window.
18th Jul '17 8:14:30 PM Kartoonkid95
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** In ''WesternAnimation/{{Up}}'', Carl does a short zip-line with a garden hose and his own cane.



** In ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory3'' Buzz slides on the yarn holding up kid's pictures in the nursery to escape out the window.
* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Shrek}} 2'', Prince Charming shoots an arrow with a rope tied to it and then uses his bow to zip across the fiery moat of lava.

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** In ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory3'' Buzz slides ''Disney/TheEmperorsNewGroove'', Kuzco and Pacha, who are trying to beat Yzma and Kronk to the palace, cross a ravine by firing an arrow with a rope attached into a tree on the yarn holding up kid's pictures in other side, tying the nursery rope to escape out the window.
tree on their side, and then zipping down on it.
* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Shrek}} 2'', ''WesternAnimation/{{Shrek 2}}'', Prince Charming shoots an arrow with a rope tied to it and then uses his bow to zip across the fiery moat of lava.


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* In ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory3'' Buzz slides on the yarn holding up kid's pictures in the nursery to escape out the window.
* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Up}}'', Carl does a short zip-line with a garden hose and his own cane.
24th Jun '17 1:00:14 PM nombretomado
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* In the DoctorWho episode 'Remembrance Of The Daleks', the [[TheNthDoctor Seventh Doctor]] uses his umbrella and a rope to reach the top of a landed Dalek spacecraft from an upper-floor window.

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* In the DoctorWho ''Series/DoctorWho'' episode 'Remembrance "Remembrance Of The Daleks', Daleks", the [[TheNthDoctor Seventh Doctor]] uses his umbrella and a rope to reach the top of a landed Dalek spacecraft from an upper-floor window.
4th Jun '17 12:27:32 PM Morgenthaler
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* In ''GearsOfWar 3'', Cole's squad uses what look to be meat hooks to slide down a cable car line. One-handed.

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* In ''GearsOfWar ''VideoGame/GearsOfWar 3'', Cole's squad uses what look to be meat hooks to slide down a cable car line. One-handed.



* The heroes of ''TheZombieHunters'' try to escape off a roof using this method. It doesn't end well.

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* The heroes of ''TheZombieHunters'' ''Webcomic/TheZombieHunters'' try to escape off a roof using this method. It doesn't end well.
27th Apr '17 7:38:50 AM Arivne
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* Chazz Michael Michaels performs one of these with his jock strap in ''Film/BladesOfGlory''

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* Chazz Michael Michaels performs one of these with his jock strap in ''Film/BladesOfGlory''''Film/BladesOfGlory''.
* ''Film/InLikeFlint''. While on a mission in Moscow, Flint is pursued by Soviet agents. He jumps onto the top of a tower and fires a line to the top of another building using his multi-function lighter. He then slides down the line to the top of the building and safety.
6th Apr '17 10:01:13 PM nombretomado
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* In ''PokemonSpecial'', Ruby uses his Pokeblock case as a zipline on the thread his Marshtomp is holding up to escape the flames Courtney is trying to kill him with.

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* In ''PokemonSpecial'', ''Manga/PokemonSpecial'':
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Ruby uses his Pokeblock case as a zipline on the thread his Marshtomp is holding up to escape the flames Courtney is trying to kill him with.
2nd Apr '17 6:05:41 PM HiddenWindshield
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Real ziplines require specific, strong materials for both the line and the thing being held, so they neither one breaks, and so that the friction doesn't stop the slider halfway down the rope.

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Real ziplines require specific, strong materials for both the line and the thing being held, so they that neither one breaks, and so that the friction doesn't stop the slider halfway down the rope.
2nd Apr '17 6:05:21 PM HiddenWindshield
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Real ziplines require specific, strong materials for both the line so they do not break, and so friction or breakage of the thing being used to slide down the line doesn't stop the person dead still midair or just snap and break itself.

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Real ziplines require specific, strong materials for both the line so they do not break, and so friction or breakage of the thing being used to slide down held, so they neither one breaks, and so that the line friction doesn't stop the person dead still midair or just snap and break itself.
slider halfway down the rope.
11th Mar '17 10:13:17 AM nombretomado
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* Jack from ''MadWorld'' can do this with certain steel wires, but only because [[ArtificialLimbs it's a steel hand]] [[ChainsawGood with a Chainsaw in it]].

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* Jack from ''MadWorld'' ''VideoGame/MadWorld'' can do this with certain steel wires, but only because [[ArtificialLimbs it's a steel hand]] [[ChainsawGood with a Chainsaw in it]].
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