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2nd Mar '16 9:08:06 AM DarkerShining
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* As Mia prepares to head to Centopia in episode 21 of season 1 of ''WesternAnimation/MiaAndMe'', the camera calls attention to the fact that Mia's friendship ring has been left inside one of the gloves she was using while helping out with gardening. Naturally, this ends up causing trouble when Mia gets separated from her friends due to strong winds, since not only does she not have the ring with her, but because she doesn't have it, Yuko and Mo can't use their own rings to find her either.
2nd Mar '16 8:48:36 AM Someoneman
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* ''Manga/GunslingerGirl''. Cyborg girl Triela runs away in tears after realizing her handler went on an assassination mission without her and [[SecretStabWound got wounded in

the process]]. She leaves both her pistol and conditioning medicine behind, and withdrawal symptoms make her too weak to defend herself when she gets grabbed by a couple of Camorra thugs.

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* ''Manga/GunslingerGirl''. Cyborg girl Triela runs away in tears after realizing her handler went on an assassination mission without her and [[SecretStabWound got wounded in

in the process]]. She leaves both her pistol and conditioning medicine behind, and withdrawal symptoms make her too weak to defend herself when she gets grabbed by a couple of Camorra thugs.



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* ''TabletopGame/Shadowrun'' on the Sega Genesis has a double dose of this. The first quest in the game is to scrape together 250 nuyen so you can get your brother Michael's stuff out of storage - it may hold some clues as to why Michael was killed in a firefight. Once you get his stuff, you not only find a credstick for 500 nuyen, but also a Doc Wagon wrist band, which summons immediate medical aid once the user's vitals drop to dangerous levels (like during firefights.)

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* ''TabletopGame/Shadowrun'' ''TabletopGame/{{Shadowrun}}'' on the Sega Genesis has a double dose of this. The first quest in the game is to scrape together 250 nuyen so you can get your brother Michael's stuff out of storage - it may hold some clues as to why Michael was killed in a firefight. Once you get his stuff, you not only find a credstick for 500 nuyen, but also a Doc Wagon wrist band, which summons immediate medical aid once the user's vitals drop to dangerous levels (like during firefights.)
18th Feb '16 6:57:14 AM Bezerker21
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!!Examples:

[[AC:Anime and Manga]]
* ''Manga/GunslingerGirl''. Cyborg girl Triela runs away in tears after realizing her handler went on an assassination mission without her and [[SecretStabWound got wounded in the process]]. She leaves both her pistol and conditioning medicine behind, and withdrawal symptoms make her too weak to defend herself when she gets grabbed by a couple of Camorra thugs.

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!!Examples:[[AC:Anime and Manga]]
* ''Manga/GunslingerGirl''. Cyborg girl Triela runs away in tears after realizing her handler went on an assassination mission without her and [[SecretStabWound got wounded in in

the process]]. She leaves both her pistol and conditioning medicine behind, and withdrawal symptoms make her too weak to defend herself when she gets grabbed by a couple of Camorra thugs.




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* Happens in Deadpool. Deadpool leaves the taxi to kill Francis, and realizes he left his duffel bags of guns and bullets behind, leading to him only being able to use his swords.
16th Nov '15 7:32:00 AM FF32
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* In the last episode of ''Series/BlackadderTheThird'', Prince George is shot dead by the Duke of Wellington after a complicated switcheroo to avoid the prince being shot dead by Wellington. Moments later, the prince reveals that the bullet struck a cigarillo case he was holding over his heart, stopping the bullet. He then finds out that he left the case on his dresser, [[PuffOfLogic and promptly drops back dead]].

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* In the last episode of ''Series/BlackadderTheThird'', ''Series/{{Blackadder}} The Third'', Prince George is shot dead by the Duke of Wellington after a complicated switcheroo to avoid the prince being shot dead by Wellington. Moments later, the prince reveals that the bullet struck a cigarillo case he was holding over his heart, stopping the bullet. He then finds out that he left the case on his dresser, [[PuffOfLogic and promptly drops back dead]].
6th Nov '15 1:59:17 PM eroock
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10th Oct '15 8:00:12 PM Generality
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* Happens in ''Film/{{Constantine}}'' when Angela leaves the protective amulet John borrowed for her safety in the car along with her jacket. This promptly leads to her getting captured by the heavy.
29th Sep '15 3:35:32 PM Odacon_Spy
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* ''ComicBook/VForVendetta'': StateSec Chief Derek Almond confronts V at Dr. Surridge's house when V goes there to kill her, but discovers too late that, while he ''did'' bring his gun, [[ItWorksBetterWithBullets he'd left the bullets at home]]. Doubles as LaserGuidedKarma for him since he'd emptied the clip out earlier so he could threaten his wife with the empty gun.
23rd Sep '15 2:32:50 AM chc232323
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* Discussed in HowNotToWriteANovel as a possible way to handle any situation where a reader might think, "Why doesn't the protagonist just whip out their cell phone and solve the problem with one call?" For example, having a character not have their phone on them because they were woken by a fire alarm and ran out of the house is completely believable.
29th Aug '15 8:36:20 PM nombretomado
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* While on the way to fire off the flares needed to destroy the titular giant spider in ''Film/TheGiantSpiderInvasion'', Dr. Vance forgets the flares and needs to run back to the car and get them. [[MST3K Mike and the Bots]] immediately call out how dumb this was, since it doesn't add any real tension and only pads out an extra 10 seconds or so of running time.

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* While on the way to fire off the flares needed to destroy the titular giant spider in ''Film/TheGiantSpiderInvasion'', Dr. Vance forgets the flares and needs to run back to the car and get them. [[MST3K [[Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000 Mike and the Bots]] immediately call out how dumb this was, since it doesn't add any real tension and only pads out an extra 10 seconds or so of running time.
9th Aug '15 3:54:52 AM Morgenthaler
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* While on the way to fire off the flares needed to destroy the titular giant spider in ''TheGiantSpiderInvasion'', Dr. Vance forgets the flares and needs to run back to the car and get them. [[MST3K Mike and the Bots]] immediately call out how dumb this was, since it doesn't add any real tension and only pads out an extra 10 seconds or so of running time.

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* While on the way to fire off the flares needed to destroy the titular giant spider in ''TheGiantSpiderInvasion'', ''Film/TheGiantSpiderInvasion'', Dr. Vance forgets the flares and needs to run back to the car and get them. [[MST3K Mike and the Bots]] immediately call out how dumb this was, since it doesn't add any real tension and only pads out an extra 10 seconds or so of running time.
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