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16th Jun '16 12:00:13 PM StFan
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* Comicbook/TheIncredibleHulk has at least once defeated Mr. Fantastic of ''Comicbook/TheFantasticFour'' by tying him in knots. He also tied Doc Ock's arms into knots in retaliation for the beating he received in a Sinister Six storyline.

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* Comicbook/TheIncredibleHulk ''ComicBook/IncredibleHulk''
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has at least once defeated Mr. Fantastic of ''Comicbook/TheFantasticFour'' by tying him in knots. knots.
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He also tied Doc Ock's arms into knots in retaliation for the beating he received in a Sinister Six ''Sinister Six'' storyline.




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* In ''Disney/TheJungleBook'', Mowgli pushes Kaa's coils off a tree and he collapses on the ground in a tangled heap. As he crawls away, his tail ends up tied in a knot, which gets snagged and trips him up.
* In ''Disney/RobinHood'', Prince John punishes Sir Hiss by tying a knot on his throat, then later by tying him around a pole.



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* ''The Adventures of Theatre/TheLeagueOfSTEAM'': In "Tall Tails" three men boast of their encounters with a kraken, including one man who claims he defeated it by tying its tentacles in a nice square knot. [[RightBehindMe While he's talking, a kraken attacks]], but as the man only has one arm now, he's got a good excuse not to volunteer to fight it off. "I need two arms for that!"

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* ''The Adventures of Theatre/TheLeagueOfSTEAM'': In "Tall Tails" Tails", three men boast of their encounters with a kraken, including one man who claims he defeated it by tying its tentacles in a nice square knot. [[RightBehindMe While he's talking, a kraken attacks]], but as the man only has one arm now, he's got a good excuse not to volunteer to fight it off. "I need two arms for that!"

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* In ''Disney/TheJungleBook'', Mowgli pushes Kaa's coils off a tree and he collapses on the ground in a tangled heap. As he crawls away, his tail ends up tied in a knot, which gets snagged and trips him up.
* In ''Disney/RobinHood'', Prince John punishes Sir Hiss by tying a knot on his throat, then later by tying him around a pole.



* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'': In a WesternAnimation/TreehouseOfHorror epsiode, Bart becomes a RubberMan calling himself "Stretch Dude." At one point the BigBad has SD and [[CuteBruiser Clobber Girl (Lisa)]] suspended over a vat of boiling lucite, tied there with Stretch Dude's own arms.
* While the tentacle monster in ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'s'' "Beast with a Billion Backs" was not defeated this way, this method or a similar one was used to delay Leela's capture to it.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'': In a WesternAnimation/TreehouseOfHorror ''WesternAnimation/TreehouseOfHorror'' epsiode, Bart becomes a RubberMan calling himself "Stretch Dude." At one point the BigBad has SD and [[CuteBruiser Clobber Girl (Lisa)]] suspended over a vat of boiling lucite, tied there with Stretch Dude's own arms.
* While the tentacle monster in ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'s'' "Beast with a Billion Backs" was is not defeated this way, this method or a similar one was is used to delay Leela's capture to it.


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9th Jun '16 3:49:33 PM Willbyr
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7th Jun '16 4:17:34 PM eroock
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7th Jun '16 1:18:03 PM Berrenta
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3rd Jun '16 5:57:30 AM Morgenthaler
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* In ''Film/NightAtTheMuseum: Secret of the Tomb'', Larry escapes from one of the Xiangliu's heads this way.

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* In ''Film/NightAtTheMuseum: Secret of the Tomb'', ''Film/NightAtTheMuseumSecretOfTheTomb'', Larry escapes from one of the Xiangliu's heads this way.
9th Apr '16 1:39:20 PM KZN02
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* Comicbook/TheIncredibleHulk has at least once defeated Mr. Fantastic of ''Comicbook/TheFantasticFour'' by tying him in knots. He also tied Doc Oc's arms into knots in retaliation for the beating he received in a sinister six storyline.

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* Comicbook/TheIncredibleHulk has at least once defeated Mr. Fantastic of ''Comicbook/TheFantasticFour'' by tying him in knots. He also tied Doc Oc's Ock's arms into knots in retaliation for the beating he received in a sinister six Sinister Six storyline.
8th Apr '16 6:21:36 PM TARINunit9
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One way of beating something with tentacles, long stretchy limbs, or serpentine features is by tying it up with said features. Depending on the size, this may require physical tying or complex maneuvers.

SubTrope of BoundAndGagged. Compare and contrast TentacleRope. Little relation to the infamous trope "Naughty Tentacles", other than by pun. Not to be confused with HumanKnot.

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One way of beating something with tentacles, long stretchy limbs, or serpentine features is by tying it up with said features. Depending on For smaller creatures, those about the size, size of the protagonist, this may require often involves physical tying or tying. Larger creatures will have to be wrapped up with more complex maneuvers.

maneuvers, similar to what one would use to dispose of a MisguidedMissile.

SubTrope of BoundAndGagged.BoundAndGagged, and almost always involves HoistByTheirOwnPetard. Compare and contrast TentacleRope. Little relation to the infamous trope "Naughty Tentacles", other than by pun. Not to be confused with HumanKnot.
1st Apr '16 2:30:23 PM RashandFierce
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SubTrope of BoundAndGagged. Compare and contrast TentacleRope. Little relation to the [[Administrivia/PermanentRedLinkClub late trope]] "Naughty Tentacles", other than by pun. Not to be confused with HumanKnot.

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SubTrope of BoundAndGagged. Compare and contrast TentacleRope. Little relation to the [[Administrivia/PermanentRedLinkClub late trope]] infamous trope "Naughty Tentacles", other than by pun. Not to be confused with HumanKnot.
28th Nov '15 4:46:47 PM nombretomado
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* The animated film ''Film/TheSecretOfKells'' has the boy protagonist face off against a tentacle monster to retrieve another magifying crystal to replace the one his mentor lost years ago. Part of his tactics for defeating the thing invokes the trope as he evades the tentacles.

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* The animated film ''Film/TheSecretOfKells'' ''WesternAnimation/TheSecretOfKells'' has the boy protagonist face off against a tentacle monster to retrieve another magifying magnifying crystal to replace the one his mentor lost years ago. Part of his tactics for defeating the thing invokes the trope as he evades the tentacles.
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