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25th Aug '16 3:43:24 AM jamespolk
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* In 1942 WartimeCartoon "WesternAnimation/TulipsShallGrow", the Screwballs, obvious Nazi analogues, are defeated when it starts to rain and they all rust solid.
3rd Aug '16 3:06:17 PM R1ck
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* Related to the supernatural examples listed above, graveyards are often built next to a stream, and you can generally tell where the people it was built for lived by crossing over that running water. (iron fences are a secondary favorite)
31st Jul '16 4:21:32 PM Stealth
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* Water cannons for riot control. Though it's less "Kill the with water", and more "hose them down with enough pressure to make them fall".

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* Water cannons for riot control. Though it's less "Kill the with water", and more "hose them down with enough pressure to make them fall". In spite of its non-lethal intent, the sheer volume of water and the pressures at which it is delivered is extremely capable of injury (there are numerous reports of people [[EyeScream losing their eyes due to injury from a water cannon]]). There are also reports of at least one man who was killed by a water cannon, suffering a traumatic head injury when he was hit in the face by a blast of water. This is more an example of the 'pressure' version of water lethality.
27th Jul '16 6:58:52 AM Kakai
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* Many creatures in ''ComicBook/WhiteSand'' have skin and teeth made of something like sandstone, which is extremely tough, but very susceptible to ''melting'' from exposure to water, to the point that there are plants that use storing water as a survival mechanism.
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25th Jul '16 5:59:46 PM ElodieHiras
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* Water cannons for riot control. Though it's less "Kill the with water", and more "hose them down with enough pressure to make them fall".
21st Jul '16 9:45:55 PM PaulA
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* In IsaacAsimov's ''Rain, Rain, Go Away'', a strange couple melt in the rain, apparently because they were made of sugar.

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* In IsaacAsimov's Creator/IsaacAsimov's ''Rain, Rain, Go Away'', a strange couple melt in the rain, apparently because they were made of sugar.
11th Jul '16 11:37:40 AM ecuvulle6267
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* ''Manga/SgtFrog'': Giruru, who was eventually defeated with [[MundaneSolution cornstarch]].
29th Jun '16 5:24:07 AM REV6Pilot
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* In ''Fanfic/TwoStep'', Nick deals with [[TheJuggernaut an evolved Tank capable of punching train wagons like they're yoga balls and running as fast as a horse]] by shooting the ice under its feet so it falls in the water, [[AwesomenessByAnalysis correctly assuming that]] [[SuperDrowningSkills a creature that powerful would be too dense to swim]].



** Subverted with Primal Groudon. While it's a Ground/Fire type that would normally take 4x damage from water, its ability summons Harsh Sunlight that makes ''all'' water-type attacks evaporate.

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** Subverted with Primal Groudon. While it's a Ground/Fire type that would normally take 4x damage from water, its ability summons Harsh Sunlight that makes ''all'' water-type attacks evaporate. Though if you send out a Mon with weather-cancelling abilities like Golduck, who gets STAB on Water attacks...
25th Jun '16 11:06:03 AM Prfnoff
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* Averted in a crossover between Webcomic/TheWotch and AccidentalCentaurs with, you guessed it, the wicked witch. No one ever thinks of using water against her. When it IS brought up Lenny points out that she's already used to it, so it wouldn't have worked anyway.

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* Averted in a crossover between Webcomic/TheWotch ''Webcomic/TheWotch'' and AccidentalCentaurs ''Webcomic/AccidentalCentaurs'' with, you guessed it, the wicked witch.WickedWitch. No one ever thinks of using water against her. When it IS brought up Lenny points out that she's already used to it, so it wouldn't have worked anyway.
6th Jun '16 4:31:39 AM Sharlee
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* Crocodiles usually kill large land animals such as wildebeest by dragging them underwater and holding them there until they stop moving.
* While they don't necessarily hold them under long enough to ''kill'' them, kangaroos pursued by dingoes retreat to watering-holes and defend themselves by pushing the wild dogs below the surface.
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