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23rd Mar '17 8:18:38 AM Kooshmeister
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* ''WesternAnimation/SwatKats'': Madkat uses a giant saw bladed yo-yo in the episode "Enter the Madkat."
18th Mar '17 5:57:21 PM nombretomado
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* The "Yo-yo of Death" from ''{{Neopets}}'' is a powerful battledome item. How powerful? It's sold in the '''Hidden Tower'''.

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* The "Yo-yo of Death" from ''{{Neopets}}'' ''{{Website/Neopets}}'' is a powerful battledome item. How powerful? It's sold in the '''Hidden Tower'''.
4th Mar '17 2:30:54 PM nombretomado
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* The MarvelComics novel ''Time's Arrow: The Present'' has Taskmaster attempting to decapitate Jean Grey with a yo-yo that has a monofilament string and an automatic circuit to ensure it constricts. He also takes the time to give a brief lecture on their use in the Philippines.

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* The MarvelComics Creator/MarvelComics novel ''Time's Arrow: The Present'' has Taskmaster attempting to decapitate Jean Grey with a yo-yo that has a monofilament string and an automatic circuit to ensure it constricts. He also takes the time to give a brief lecture on their use in the Philippines.
22nd Jan '17 7:27:15 AM ImperialMajestyXO
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* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' Comics #131 featured a manga-styled segment. Lisa appears at the end, wielding two yo-yos and sporting understandably [[Manga/DragonBall Super Saiyan]]-like hair. Pretty much a general ShoutOut to Sukeba nDeka.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' Comics [[ComicBook/TheSimpsons Comics]] #131 featured a manga-styled segment. Lisa appears at the end, wielding two yo-yos and sporting understandably [[Manga/DragonBall Super Saiyan]]-like hair. Pretty much a general ShoutOut to Sukeba nDeka.
17th Jan '17 5:45:03 PM nombretomado
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* From the anime ''MachineRobo Rescue'', [[ShowWithinAShow Ninja Mama]] is a CaptainErsatz of the [=Saki/Yoko=] archetype, complete with KillerYoyo.

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* From the anime ''MachineRobo ''Toys/MachineRobo Rescue'', [[ShowWithinAShow Ninja Mama]] is a CaptainErsatz of the [=Saki/Yoko=] archetype, complete with KillerYoyo.
3rd Jan '17 11:45:02 PM rjung
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* The ''ComicBook/AstroCity'' sidekick Bravo welded bolas in combat, using them as both melee and thrown weapons.
15th Dec '16 12:25:09 PM WillKeaton
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* The [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chinese_yo-yo Chinese yo-yo]], while not an actual weapon, can be spun to dangerous speeds that can result in the loss of teeth or eye(s) if the wielder loses control of it.

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* The [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chinese_yo-yo Chinese yo-yo]], yo-yo,]] while not an actual weapon, can be spun to dangerous speeds that can result in the loss of teeth or eye(s) if the wielder loses control of it.
15th Dec '16 12:24:30 PM WillKeaton
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According to popular legend, the simple child's toy known as a yo-yo began as a weapon in the hands of Filipino tribesmen centuries ago. [[note]]Historians attribute the legend to Filipino hero Jose Rizal, who might have been really joking. He used to carve and play with yoyos while traveling on ships.[[/note]]

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According to popular legend, the simple child's toy known as a yo-yo began as a weapon in the hands of Filipino tribesmen centuries ago. [[note]]Historians attribute the legend to Filipino hero Jose Rizal, who might have been really joking. He used to carve and play with yoyos while traveling on ships.[[/note]]
6th Dec '16 6:20:34 PM Cieloazul
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[[folder:Truth In Television]]

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* As mentioned in the article quote, the yo-yo is rumoured to be a traditional Filipino weapon primarily used as an anti-snake device in farm fields. The theory holds some water considering that a Filipino man, Pedro Flores, was the first in introducing the yo-yo in the West. However, there is a Greek vase representing a boy playing with a yo-yo, so it's pretty sure that the object was at least known in other cultures as well.



* The Philippine killer yo-yo was rumoured to primarily be used as an anti-snake device in farm fields.
28th Oct '16 6:44:59 PM DastardlyDemolition
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* In ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'', [[spoiler:Smoky Quartz, Steven and Amethyst's fusion, combines their weapons into a large yo-yo, and uses it to ''[[CurbStompBattle trounce]]'' Jasper]].

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* In ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'', [[spoiler:Smoky Quartz, Steven and Amethyst's fusion, fusion]], combines their weapons into a large yo-yo, and uses it to ''[[CurbStompBattle trounce]]'' Jasper]].Jasper.
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