History Main / JumpingOnAGrenade

6th May '16 10:55:35 PM justanid
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Compare TakingTheBullet, TuckAndCover

Related to [[RocketJump Rocket jumping]] or variations of it, but the desired effects are completely different. Contrast ExplosiveStupidity, where the subject unintentionally blows themselves up. Compare PineappleSurprise for when the target is blown up by their own grenade.

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Compare with PineappleSurprise (for when a character is blown up by their own grenade), RocketJump (when a videogame character creates an explosion to jump higher), TakingTheBullet, TuckAndCover

Related to [[RocketJump Rocket jumping]] or variations of it, but the desired effects are completely different.
and TuckAndCover. Contrast ExplosiveStupidity, where the subject unintentionally blows themselves up. Compare PineappleSurprise for when the target is blown up by their own grenade.up.
14th Apr '16 5:19:44 PM Jeduthun
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Related to [[RocketJump Rocket jumping]] or variations of it, but the desired effects are completely different. Contrast ExplosiveStupidity, where the subject unintentionally blows themselves up.

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Related to [[RocketJump Rocket jumping]] or variations of it, but the desired effects are completely different. Contrast ExplosiveStupidity, where the subject unintentionally blows themselves up. Compare PineappleSurprise for when the target is blown up by their own grenade.
9th Mar '16 12:30:21 PM dlchen145
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* Inverted and then defied in [[http://www.fimfiction.net/story/109581/1/i-did-not-want-to-die/i-did-not-want-to-die I Did Not Want To Die.]] The protagonist deliberately pulls the pin on his last grenade, and instead of jumping on it, the enemy soldiers have an OhCrap moment right before they are all blown up.
23rd Oct '15 5:36:49 AM SAMAS
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** Ogryn (Ogre IN SPACE) Nork Dedog saved his commander in this fashion, by jumping on a live grenade (and the enemy grenadier holding it) before it went off. His bulk completely contained the explosion, and being MadeOfIron he only gave passing curiosity to his wound.

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** Ogryn (Ogre IN SPACE) Nork Dedog Deddogg saved his commander in this fashion, by jumping on a live grenade (and the enemy grenadier holding it) before it went off. His bulk completely contained the explosion, and being MadeOfIron he only gave passing curiosity to his wound.wound(indeed, Deddogg is one of the few characters in the game to manage to die of ''old age''.).
14th Oct '15 3:19:26 AM foxley
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* ''Literature/ClockworkCentury'': In ''Dreadnought'', Fenwick is killed when he jumps on a concussion bomb the Confederate raiders manage to throw on to the train.
8th Oct '15 7:10:26 PM nombretomado
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* Played with in ''Comcibook/ThePulse''; Spider-Man and LukeCage have to get rid of some of the Green Goblin's pumpkin-bombs. Spidey webs his high into the air, but Luke manages to contain the blast in his hands with the only damage being to his clothing.

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* Played with in ''Comcibook/ThePulse''; ''Comicbook/ThePulse''; Spider-Man and LukeCage ComicBook/{{Luke Cage|HeroForHire}} have to get rid of some of the Green Goblin's pumpkin-bombs. Spidey webs his high into the air, but Luke manages to contain the blast in his hands with the only damage being to his clothing.
3rd Oct '15 5:24:12 PM cosmo359
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* In ''Series/NightAndDay'', Steph McKenzie heroically does this following a tense confessional with a suicidal Duncan Harper at the vicarage. The grenade doesn't go off.

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* In ''Series/NightAndDay'', Steph McKenzie [=McKenzie=] heroically does this following a tense confessional with a suicidal Duncan Harper at the vicarage. The grenade doesn't go off.
3rd Oct '15 5:23:27 PM cosmo359
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* In ''Series/NightAndDay'', Steph McKenzie heroically does this following a tense confessional with a suicidal Duncan Harper at the vicarage. The grenade doesn't go off.
6th Sep '15 1:29:07 PM Quanyails
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** Jack Lucas did this twice at seventeen because he lied about his age to fight in World War 2. ]] He survived and earned the Medal of Honor, the youngest Marine to earn it.

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** Jack Lucas did this twice at seventeen because he lied about his age to fight in World War 2. ]] He survived and earned the Medal of Honor, the youngest Marine to earn it.
29th Aug '15 8:34:47 PM nombretomado
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* Occurs in ''Film/{{Hobgoblins}}'' as part of a soldier's action-carnage-glory hallucination caused by the titular critters. Because the movie's of ''MST3K'' quality, the frag grenade somehow sets him on fire and lets him stagger around for a bit before collapsing... and at the end he [[UnexplainedRecovery miraculously recovers]] with nothing but a few bandages and some crutches to show for his ordeal.

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* Occurs in ''Film/{{Hobgoblins}}'' as part of a soldier's action-carnage-glory hallucination caused by the titular critters. Because the movie's of ''MST3K'' ''[[Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000 MST3K]]'' quality, the frag grenade somehow sets him on fire and lets him stagger around for a bit before collapsing... and at the end he [[UnexplainedRecovery miraculously recovers]] with nothing but a few bandages and some crutches to show for his ordeal.
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