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16th Jun '17 7:00:11 PM themisterfree
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** In ''Series/PowerRangersLightspeedRescue'' / ''Series/KyuukyuSentaiGoGoV'' the heads-up display also tells them of their new tech and MissionControl tells them how to operate things as well. It was the first ''PR'' series (though not the first ''Sentai'') to have tech-tech instead of MagiTek and so such things were often turned on their heads.

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** In ''Series/PowerRangersLightspeedRescue'' / ''Series/KyuukyuSentaiGoGoV'' ''Series/KyukyuSentaiGoGoV'' the heads-up display also tells them of their new tech and MissionControl tells them how to operate things as well. It was the first ''PR'' series (though not the first ''Sentai'') to have tech-tech instead of MagiTek and so such things were often turned on their heads.
16th Jun '17 6:59:41 PM themisterfree
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* A standard of the ''PowerRangers'' series, where the characters generally are barely old enough to have a driver's license, yet can handle a giant robot without so much as a training montage.

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* A standard of the ''PowerRangers'' series, where the characters generally are barely old enough to have a driver's license, yet can handle a giant robot without so much as a training montage. The progenitor ''Franchise/SuperSentai'' series, meanwhile, tend to vary- sometimes the team has been trained beforehand in the use of their weaponry, other times they have to learn (either via training, or instructions delivered either verbally or via a display).



** Also lampshaded a little in ''Series/PowerRangersTurbo'' where Tommy has to break out a manual (mid battle) to figure out a function of his Zord. (Note to beginning drivers, DontTryThisAtHome.)

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** Also lampshaded a little in ''Series/PowerRangersTurbo'' / ''Series/GekisouSentaiCarranger'' where Tommy Tommy/Kyousuke has to break out a manual ''a manual'' (mid battle) to figure out a function of his Zord. (Note to beginning drivers, DontTryThisAtHome.)



** Also averted in ''Series/PowerRangersLostGalaxy''. Waving your arms and yelling "Galactabeasts, over here!!" is ''not'' how you summon the Megazord.
** Also, a bit of a subversion for ''Series/PowerRangersTimeForce'' since their in-helmet visors show them what to do when operating their megazords for the first time as well as some new weapons. Eric even has a nice AI to instruct him on his new tech. And since the others were time force operatives and Eric was a trained fighter, the rest probably came naturally. Wes, on the other hand, had some difficulty at first, though he got the hang of it.
** In ''Series/PowerRangersLightspeedRescue,'' the heads-up display also tells them of their new tech and MissionControl tells them how to operate things as well. It was the first series to have tech-tech instead of MagiTek and so such things were often turned on their heads.

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** Also averted in ''Series/PowerRangersLostGalaxy''. Waving your arms and yelling "Galactabeasts, over here!!" is ''not'' how you summon the Megazord.
your [[BuffySpeak living mecha animal thing]].
** Also, a bit of a subversion for ''Series/PowerRangersTimeForce'' / ''Series/MiraiSentaiTimeranger'' since their in-helmet visors show them what to do when operating their megazords Megazords for the first time as well as some new weapons. Eric Eric/Naoto even has a nice AI to instruct him on his new tech. And since the others were time force Time Force/Timeranger operatives and Eric Eric/Naoto was a trained fighter, security force officer, the rest probably came naturally. Wes, Wes/Tatsuya, on the other hand, had some difficulty at first, though he got the hang of it.
** In ''Series/PowerRangersLightspeedRescue,'' ''Series/PowerRangersLightspeedRescue'' / ''Series/KyuukyuSentaiGoGoV'' the heads-up display also tells them of their new tech and MissionControl tells them how to operate things as well. It was the first ''PR'' series (though not the first ''Sentai'') to have tech-tech instead of MagiTek and so such things were often turned on their heads.



** In the two recent MilestoneCelebration {{Tokusatsu}} shows (''Series/KamenRiderDecade'' and ''Series/KaizokuSentaiGokaiger''), the protagonists have the ability to [[PowerCopying copy the forms and abilities]] of their precursors. Apparently knowledge comes with this as well; when the Gokaigers transform into the [[Series/GoseiSentaiDairanger Dairangers]] or [[Series/JukenSentaiGekiranger Gekirangers]], for example, they bust out the super-powered Kung Fu for which those two teams are known.
** In addition, nearly every main ''Franchise/KamenRider'' gets a couple [[MidSeasonUpgrade upgrades]] throughout the course of his show, and rather than take time to figure out how these new weapons and abilities function, will instead launch into a CurbStompBattle to show off just how powerful his [[MerchandiseDriven new toys]] are.



* In the two recent MilestoneCelebration {{Tokusatsu}} shows (''Series/KamenRiderDecade'' and ''Series/KaizokuSentaiGokaiger''), the protagonists have the ability to [[PowerCopying copy the forms and abilities]] of their precursors. Apparently knowledge comes with this as well; when the Gokaigers transform into the [[Series/GoseiSentaiDairanger Dairangers]] or [[Series/JukenSentaiGekiranger Gekirangers]], for example, they bust out the super-powered Kung Fu for which those two teams are known.
** In addition, nearly every main Franchise/KamenRider gets a couple [[MidSeasonUpgrade upgrades]] throughout the course of his show, and rather than take time to figure out how these new weapons and abilities function, will instead launch into a CurbStompBattle to show off just how powerful his [[MerchandiseDriven new toys]] are.
** Somewhat justified in ''Series/KyuukyuSentaiGoGoV'' and ''Series/PowerRangersLightspeedRescue''- in both shows, the protagonists receive instructions on how to use their equipment via technical readouts transmitted into their visor displays, as well as verbal instructions delivered by their MissionControl.
16th Jun '17 6:52:43 PM themisterfree
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* In the [[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaTwilightPrincess Twilight Princess]] fanfic The Golden Power, Link is revealed to have always had an instinctive knowledge of weaponry, allowing him to adapt and use any weapon he comes across. The fic calls such a person a "Blademaster".
* In FanFic/AGrowingAffection, Madara uses his Susano-o power to download decades on ninja training into civilians' brains in a matter of hours. Downplayed in that afterwards it takes them a few weeks or even months for their bodies to get up to speed.

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* In the [[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaTwilightPrincess ''[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaTwilightPrincess Twilight Princess]] Princess]]'' fanfic The ''The Golden Power, Power'', Link is revealed to have always had an instinctive knowledge of weaponry, allowing him to adapt and use any weapon he comes across. The fic calls such a person a "Blademaster".
* In FanFic/AGrowingAffection, ''FanFic/AGrowingAffection'', Madara uses his Susano-o power to download decades on ninja training into civilians' brains in a matter of hours. Downplayed in that afterwards it takes them a few weeks or even months for their bodies to get up to speed.



* In HogwartsSchoolOfPrayerAndMiracles, Harry somehow knows the Bible inside-out from the moment he converts to Christianity, referencing a specific passage as the reason why he won't hold the Dursleys' treatment of him against them despite the fact that the narrative leaves absolutely no time in which he could have read it. He is also shown time and time again to be a far better Christian than anyone else in the story and clearly understanding the will of God perfectly, as demonstrated in [[spoiler: Harry and Draco's "pray-off".]]

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* In HogwartsSchoolOfPrayerAndMiracles, ''HogwartsSchoolOfPrayerAndMiracles'', Harry somehow knows the Bible inside-out from the moment he converts to Christianity, referencing a specific passage as the reason why he won't hold the Dursleys' treatment of him against them despite the fact that the narrative leaves absolutely no time in which he could have read it. He is also shown time and time again to be a far better Christian than anyone else in the story and clearly understanding the will of God perfectly, as demonstrated in [[spoiler: Harry and Draco's "pray-off".]]


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* Averted in ''Fanfic/PowerRangersTakeFlight'' (an adaptation of ''Series/ChoujinSentaiJetman'')- the other Rangers aside from Red Ranger Luke are totally clueless when it comes to combat, so Luke has to give them crash courses in things like martial arts. Meanwhile, they get instructions on how to utilize their weapons and gear via instructions in their helmet visors.


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** Somewhat justified in ''Series/KyuukyuSentaiGoGoV'' and ''Series/PowerRangersLightspeedRescue''- in both shows, the protagonists receive instructions on how to use their equipment via technical readouts transmitted into their visor displays, as well as verbal instructions delivered by their MissionControl.
15th Jun '17 5:52:33 PM Anddrix
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* [[spoiler:Haruhi]] gains MindOverMatter powers in ''Fanfic/KyonBigDamnHero'', and instantly knows how to use them. [[spoiler:[[RealityWarper She had just altered reality]] [[JustifiedTrope to grant herself them]], [[GenreSavvy though.]]]]

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* [[spoiler:Haruhi]] gains MindOverMatter powers in ''Fanfic/KyonBigDamnHero'', and instantly knows how to use them. [[spoiler:[[RealityWarper She had just altered reality]] [[JustifiedTrope to grant herself them]], [[GenreSavvy though.]]]]]]
11th Jun '17 1:23:59 PM Malady
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* Manga/{{Ranma|OneHalf}} can practically [[CharlesAtlasSuperpower osmose an entirely new martial art or technique in the span of a week]], mastering it so well that [[HardWorkHardlyWorks they can beat the rival of the week who may have spent a lifetime honing that skill]] in a CookingDuel. {{Handwave}}d in that Ranma is the heir of the "Anything Goes" School of Martial Arts, a school that focuses on incorporating moves from other martial arts.

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* Manga/{{Ranma|OneHalf}} Manga/{{Ranma|OneHalf}}: The titular character can practically [[CharlesAtlasSuperpower osmose an entirely new martial art or technique in the span of a week]], mastering it so well that [[HardWorkHardlyWorks they can beat the rival of the week who may have spent a lifetime honing that skill]] in a CookingDuel. {{Handwave}}d in that Ranma is the heir of the "Anything Goes" School of Martial Arts, a school that focuses on incorporating moves from other martial arts.



* Chaka in the Literature/WhateleyUniverse has the power to [[SupernaturalMartialArts manipulate chi]] instinctively without the sort of training that anyone else requires. When her powers manifest, she does the sort of thing that takes a master fifty years to learn ''by accident'', in her ''judo class''. In the ninja fight, she watches the leader do a really complicated chi technique that is supposed to allow a paralyzing strike, then [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome blocks it and does it back to him, perfectly, the first time]]. Oh, and she paraphrases his [[CallingYourAttacks attack name]] (Coiling Viper Fang Strike) as [[CrowningMomentOfFunny "Something something strike!"]]
** Despite all this, she still needs to keep working on basics -- so in a sense, she has to learn ''backwards''.

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* ''Literature/WhateleyUniverse'':
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Chaka in the Literature/WhateleyUniverse has the power to [[SupernaturalMartialArts manipulate chi]] instinctively without the sort of training that anyone else requires. When her powers manifest, she does the sort of thing that takes a master fifty years to learn ''by accident'', in her ''judo class''. In the ninja fight, she watches the leader do a really complicated chi technique that is supposed to allow a paralyzing strike, then [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome blocks it and does it back to him, perfectly, the first time]]. Oh, and she paraphrases his [[CallingYourAttacks attack name]] (Coiling Viper Fang Strike) as [[CrowningMomentOfFunny "Something something strike!"]]
** *** Despite all this, she still needs to keep working on basics -- so in a sense, she has to learn ''backwards''.''backwards''.
** Solange demonstrates the ability to do this with any skill someone else knows by using her PsychicPowers and general superhuman Exemplar ability to copy someone's skills, letting her be as expert as they are at anything.
7th Jun '17 7:16:31 PM nombretomado
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* Chaka in the WhateleyUniverse has the power to [[SupernaturalMartialArts manipulate chi]] instinctively without the sort of training that anyone else requires. When her powers manifest, she does the sort of thing that takes a master fifty years to learn ''by accident'', in her ''judo class''. In the ninja fight, she watches the leader do a really complicated chi technique that is supposed to allow a paralyzing strike, then [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome blocks it and does it back to him, perfectly, the first time]]. Oh, and she paraphrases his [[CallingYourAttacks attack name]] (Coiling Viper Fang Strike) as [[CrowningMomentOfFunny "Something something strike!"]]

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* Chaka in the WhateleyUniverse Literature/WhateleyUniverse has the power to [[SupernaturalMartialArts manipulate chi]] instinctively without the sort of training that anyone else requires. When her powers manifest, she does the sort of thing that takes a master fifty years to learn ''by accident'', in her ''judo class''. In the ninja fight, she watches the leader do a really complicated chi technique that is supposed to allow a paralyzing strike, then [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome blocks it and does it back to him, perfectly, the first time]]. Oh, and she paraphrases his [[CallingYourAttacks attack name]] (Coiling Viper Fang Strike) as [[CrowningMomentOfFunny "Something something strike!"]]
7th Jun '17 1:45:44 PM Gamermaster
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* ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima'' Ku Fei notes that in a mere few hours Negi reached a level of martial arts mastery that would take normal people months. He also learned instant movement after two separate training sessions. Not even training from hell. It ''is'' explicitly noted that his specialty is really rapid learning and improvising rather than extreme power, however. Another example is Asuna instantly grasping the kanka technique while Takamichi had to work ''seriously'' hard at it. As in, spent years at it. [[spoiler:Asuna's kind of a special case though, as (when learning in the present) she had already done it before in the past, and even in the past, she wasn't your average person.Also, she gave Takamichi tips on how to do it.]]

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* ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima'' Ku Fei notes that in a mere few hours Negi reached a level of martial arts mastery that would take normal people months. He also learned instant movement after two separate training sessions. Not even training from hell. It ''is'' explicitly noted that his specialty is really rapid learning and improvising rather than extreme power, however. Another example is Asuna instantly grasping the kanka [[YinYangBomb kanka]] technique while Takamichi had to work ''seriously'' hard at it. As in, spent years at it. [[spoiler:Asuna's kind of a special case though, as (when learning in the present) she had already done it before in the past, and even in the past, she wasn't your average person. Also, she gave Takamichi tips on how to do it.]]
7th Jun '17 1:43:50 PM Gamermaster
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* Downplayed in ''Manga/MissKobayashisDragonMaid''. Elma is completely unable to figure out how to work a computer at first, [[MedievalStasis due to the technological level of her world,]] but thanks to Kobayashi's guidance, she manages to become a fairly competent coder not long after. Kobayashi lampshades this by calling dragons "high spec".



** Although he didn't train with the beam sword, his conversations with shinobu reveal that he did have some training with swords... via mail order instructional videos produced by shinobu's father, so that's not much better.

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** Although he didn't train with the beam sword, his conversations with shinobu Shinobu reveal that he did have some training with swords... via mail order instructional videos produced by shinobu's Shinobu's father, so that's not much better.
3rd Jun '17 7:11:55 PM Tahaneira
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* In the ''Literature/OldKingdom'' books, Sabriel's father, the previous Abhorsen, only let her read one page of ''The Book of the Dead'' at a time, ever, spaced out over careful intervals to prevent her from [[GoMadFromTheRevelation going mad from the information]], because that book contains ThingsManWasNotMeantToKnow. Along comes Lirael some years later. She polishes off the entire ''Book of the Dead'' in ''one night''. And when she officially takes up the mantle of [[spoiler:Abhorsen]], she's instantly proficient at it (though, granted, she's had some years of practice fighting Free Magic nasties). This is justified because the Book is all but directly stated to be sentient, and unlike Sabriel, Lirael needed to become Abhorsen ''right now'' in order to prevent [[spoiler:the complete destruction of reality.]]

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* In the ''Literature/OldKingdom'' books, Sabriel's father, the previous Abhorsen, only let her read one page of ''The Book of the Dead'' at a time, ever, spaced out over careful intervals to prevent her from [[GoMadFromTheRevelation going mad from the information]], because that book contains ThingsManWasNotMeantToKnow. Along comes Lirael some years later. She polishes off the entire ''Book of the Dead'' in ''one night''. And when she officially takes up the mantle of [[spoiler:Abhorsen]], she's instantly proficient at it (though, granted, she's had some years of practice fighting Free Magic nasties). This is justified because the Book is all but directly stated to be sentient, and unlike Sabriel, [[spoiler:Sabriel, Lirael needed to become Abhorsen ''right now'' in order to prevent [[spoiler:the the complete destruction of reality.]]
3rd Jun '17 7:11:13 PM Tahaneira
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* In the ''Literature/OldKingdom'' books, Sabriel's father, the previous Abhorsen, only let her read one page of ''The Book of the Dead'' at a time, ever, spaced out over careful intervals to prevent her from [[GoMadFromTheRevelation going mad from the information]], because that book contains ThingsManWasNotMeantToKnow. Along comes Lirael some years later. She polishes off the entire ''Book of the Dead'' in ''one night''. And when she officially takes up the mantle of [[spoiler:Abhorsen]], she's instantly proficient at it (though, granted, she's had some years of practice fighting Free Magic nasties).

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* In the ''Literature/OldKingdom'' books, Sabriel's father, the previous Abhorsen, only let her read one page of ''The Book of the Dead'' at a time, ever, spaced out over careful intervals to prevent her from [[GoMadFromTheRevelation going mad from the information]], because that book contains ThingsManWasNotMeantToKnow. Along comes Lirael some years later. She polishes off the entire ''Book of the Dead'' in ''one night''. And when she officially takes up the mantle of [[spoiler:Abhorsen]], she's instantly proficient at it (though, granted, she's had some years of practice fighting Free Magic nasties). This is justified because the Book is all but directly stated to be sentient, and unlike Sabriel, Lirael needed to become Abhorsen ''right now'' in order to prevent [[spoiler:the complete destruction of reality.]]
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