History Main / LudicrousGibs

15th Aug '17 3:34:43 PM ThomasRoderick
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* The infamous Exploding Whale incident: To get rid of a rotting whale carcass, the Oregon Highway Department decided the best method would be to blow it up with a half-ton of dynamite and leave the pieces for the birds to eat. The explosion hurled whale chunks as far as 800 feet away, with one chunk caving in the roof of a car (thankfully, a parked one.) [[{{Irony}} The car's owner said that he'd just bought it during a dealers "get a whale of a deal" event.]]

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* The infamous Exploding Whale incident: To get rid of a rotting whale carcass, the Oregon Highway Department decided the best method would be to blow it up with a half-ton of dynamite and leave the pieces for the birds to eat. The explosion hurled whale chunks as far as 800 feet away, with one chunk caving in the roof of a car (thankfully, a parked one.) [[{{Irony}} [[{{Literal Metaphor}} The car's owner said that he'd just bought it during a dealers "get a whale of a deal" event.]]
19th Jul '17 4:48:21 PM DesertDragon
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CrossesTheLineTwice is the key to this trope: Seeing a man realistically take a bullet to the jaw is terrifying and could quickly turn a fun game into SeriousBusiness and NauseaFuel. If that man's head instead explodes into a cornucopia of viscera and grey matter, we have a harder time taking it seriously and can relax some.

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CrossesTheLineTwice is the key to this trope: Seeing a man person realistically take a bullet to the jaw is terrifying and could would quickly turn a fun game veer into SeriousBusiness and NauseaFuel. If that man's their head instead explodes into a cornucopia of viscera and grey matter, we have a harder time taking it seriously and can relax some.
28th Jun '17 7:52:03 PM SamTheAwesome
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* When [[GodOfEvil Morgoth]] duels [[OurElvesAreBetter King Fingolfin]] in ''Literature/TheSilmarillion'', he opens many "mighty pits" in the ground with [[DropTheHammer Grond]]. Later, he steps on the king's neck, and Fingolfin drives his sword through it, spraying blood everywhere and filling the pits. [[SatanicArchetype Morgoth]] was gigantic but still small enough to step on an elf's neck, so this trope is in full play here unless the "mighty pits" were mere potholes.
25th Jun '17 4:23:26 PM The17thImmortal
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* This is said to be all that's left of [[spoiler: Freddy Fazbear's head]] after Dante shoves it into a demon-powered fan in DantesNightAtFreddys.

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* This is said to be all that's left of [[spoiler: Freddy Fazbear's head]] after Dante shoves it into a demon-powered fan in DantesNightAtFreddys.FanFic/DantesNightAtFreddys.
12th Jun '17 4:45:25 PM Frankencastle
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* ''Comicbook/ThePunisherMAX'': "[[{{BFG}} Twelve-Point-Seven mm Dushka's just like our fifty cal.]] Really designed to be used on aircraft. You use it on people [at close range]-- You turn them into paint.

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* ''Comicbook/ThePunisherMAX'': "[[{{BFG}} Twelve-Point-Seven mm Dushka's just like our fifty cal.]] Really designed to be used on aircraft. You use it on people [at close range]-- [[http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-BtMPB-Qd9vs/VfnfZ4HhQBI/AAAAAAAADXI/6TvtLMyYZoA/s1600/punishermaxrussia7.jpg You turn them into paint.into]] '''''[[http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-BtMPB-Qd9vs/VfnfZ4HhQBI/AAAAAAAADXI/6TvtLMyYZoA/s1600/punishermaxrussia7.jpg paint]]'''''.
12th Jun '17 7:10:21 AM Piterpicher
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** In the PlaystationVita port of ''VideoGame//Borderlands2'' enemies will explode into gibs regardless of how you kill them. This was apparently done to ease the strain on the hardware.

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** In the PlaystationVita UsefulNotes/PlaystationVita port of ''VideoGame//Borderlands2'' enemies will explode into gibs regardless of how you kill them. This was apparently done to ease the strain on the hardware.
26th May '17 8:27:55 AM Chabal2
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* ''VideoGame/WarcraftIII'': Units killed by a siege weapon Incinerate explode or in a shower of blood, organs and bones, leaving no corpse behind. This is actually of tactical importance: the Undead can't use exploded corpses to summon skeletons, nor can the units be resurrected via Paladin spell.
20th May '17 6:12:02 PM gb00393
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* ''Series/GameOfThrones'': It's unclear if Summer is eventually DevouredByTheHorde, but the wights are seen repeatedly hacking him off before the scene cuts.
17th May '17 6:43:34 PM nombretomado
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* [[ImpliedTrope Implied]] in {{Urinetown}} after [[spoiler:[[TheHero Bobby]] gets thrown off a building.]]

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* [[ImpliedTrope Implied]] in {{Urinetown}} ''Theatre/{{Urinetown}}'' after [[spoiler:[[TheHero Bobby]] gets thrown off a building.]]
4th Apr '17 2:11:24 PM WiddershinsDaughter
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* ''Series/MobileSuitGundamSeed'' does this a few times. Most aggressively in "Phase-35: The Descending Sword" where people pop like balloons.
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