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22nd Jun '16 6:13:09 AM thebluebus
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* ''VideoGame/Spyro:ShadowLegacy'': In Spyro's final fight with the Sorceror, the Sorceror uses the last of his power to escape when he realizes he's losing.
19th Jun '16 1:41:52 PM nombretomado
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AnAesop having to do with how YouCantFightFate. Knowing when to just let go is a [[TruthInTelevision useful skill]] (which is probably why it is the final of TheThirtySixStratagems). ''Sometimes'' possible to tell that to the {{Determinator}}. TheFatalist, on the other hand, is quite aware of this wisdom.

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AnAesop having to do with how YouCantFightFate. Knowing when to just let go is a [[TruthInTelevision useful skill]] (which is probably why it is the final of TheThirtySixStratagems).UsefulNotes/TheThirtySixStratagems). ''Sometimes'' possible to tell that to the {{Determinator}}. TheFatalist, on the other hand, is quite aware of this wisdom.
19th Jun '16 2:09:56 AM LtFedora
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--->'''Mook:''' Honestly, I hate working here; ''they are so weird.'' (''[[ScrewThisImOuttaHere takes out magazine and runs]]'')

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--->'''Mook:''' Honestly, I hate working here; ''they are so weird.'' (''[[ScrewThisImOuttaHere takes out magazine drops pistol and runs]]'')
27th May '16 3:06:21 PM TheSinful
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* In ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/9920512/1/Reaching-for-a-Dream Reaching for a Dream]]'' when Naruto arrives at the Sacred Snake Mountain to steal all the Nature Chakra there, the Snake Sage lets him, to Naruto's surprise. The Sage explains that the can either let Naruto take it, or his clan can fight Naruto and die and Naruto will do so anyway.
21st May '16 12:41:15 PM AnonFangeekGirl
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* ''Forged In Fire'': This is a very common trait for the contestants, who know when it's a good time to abandon the metal they were working on and start over.

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* ''Forged In Fire'': ''Series/ForgedInFire'': This is a very common trait for the contestants, who know when it's a good time to abandon the metal they were working on and start over.
21st May '16 12:33:58 PM AnonFangeekGirl
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* ''Forged In Fire'': This is a very common trait for the contestants, who know when it's a good time to abandon the metal they were working on and start over.
20th May '16 9:21:59 AM thisissostupid
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* An important element of certain multiplayer games. If you can walk away from a fight that you're likely to lose, and come back with full health / ammo / backup, it may well be a good idea. This presume that ContinuingIsPainful in that you or your team lose more from you not being there to help fight than you would gain from a possible frag as you're going down.

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* An important element of certain multiplayer games. If you can walk away from a fight that you're likely to lose, and come back with full health / ammo / backup, it may well be a good idea. This presume assumes that ContinuingIsPainful in that you or your team lose more from you not being there to help fight than you would gain from a possible frag as you're going down.
20th May '16 9:21:05 AM thisissostupid
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* An important element of certain multiplayer games. If you can walk away from a fight that you're likely to lose, and come back with full health / ammo / backup, it may well be a good idea. This presume that ContinuingIsPainful in that you or your team lose more from you not being there to help fight than you would gain from a possible frag as you're going down.
15th May '16 11:53:50 AM Tahaneira
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* In ''Webcomic/{{Archipelago}}'', after certain events during the FinalBattle [[BigBadWannabe Steller]] comes out with this observation:
-->''That's it! I'm as loyal a servant as anyone could ask for! But there is a time to say: 'That's a [[spoiler:giant monster]]. Retreat and try again later.'''
6th May '16 2:09:29 PM TheSinful
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* Near the end of ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/4967518/6/Adamantine-Mist Adamantine Mist]]'', Cologne makes Shampoo give up on marrying Ranma after witnessing every civilian in Nerima prepare to stand against them. Sure, they ''could'' easily decimate every last one of them but neither Japan nor China would tolerate such a massacre and their village only exists because they're not worth the trouble to conquer.
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