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16th Mar '17 10:56:02 AM nombretomado
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* The battle between Mell and Dr. Narbon in {{Narbonic}} during the story "Battle for the Lost Diamond Mines of Brazil". Lampshaded to hell and back when Mell comments not only on how awesome it was, but how "hard to draw" it would have been.

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* The battle between Mell and Dr. Narbon in {{Narbonic}} ''{{Webcomic/Narbonic}}'' during the story "Battle for the Lost Diamond Mines of Brazil". Lampshaded to hell and back when Mell comments not only on how awesome it was, but how "hard to draw" it would have been.
2nd Feb '17 2:58:53 PM margdean56
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Comes up quite a lot to cover unstageable events- sometimes, these days, with the actors facing straight at the audience as if it's happening on the [[PaintingTheMedium fourth wall]].
* Was standard for Ancient Greek theatre that everything that actually happened was offstage and characters only appeared to talk about it- it doesn't seem to have been until quite recently that it occurred to dramatists that people might like to actually see this stuff happen

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Comes up quite a lot to cover unstageable events- sometimes, events--sometimes, these days, with the actors facing straight at the audience as if it's happening on the [[PaintingTheMedium fourth wall]].
* Was standard for Ancient Greek theatre that everything that actually happened was offstage and characters only appeared to talk about it- it it--it doesn't seem to have been until quite recently that it occurred to dramatists that people might like to actually see this stuff happen
31st Jan '17 3:35:37 AM DaibhidC
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* Miko Miyazaki gets this twice in WebComic/TheOrderOfTheStick, when she defeats both [[TheDragon Redcloak]] and the Order of the Stick itself offscreen, all by herself.

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* WebComic/TheOrderOfTheStick,
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Miko Miyazaki gets this twice in WebComic/TheOrderOfTheStick, when she defeats both [[TheDragon Redcloak]] and the Order of the Stick itself offscreen, all by herself.herself.
** Team Evil also get this, when they enter a dungeon complex full of monsters, and the next panel has them emerging while discussing how epic the battle was and how difficult to draw it would have been.
23rd Jan '17 7:20:33 PM Kayube
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* The year is 1968. The New York Jets are beating the Oakland Raiders 32 to 29 with 65 seconds left in a critical late-season game. Fans across the country are on the edge of their seats. And NBC cuts the game off to start showing ''Literature/{{Heidi}}'', a children's movie. And then Oakland scores two touchdowns in the time left, beating the Jets 43 to 32. Executives tried to preempt this, but they couldn't reach operations. No one on the East coast got to see Oakland's comeback. People were rather put out. This has been ranked as the fifth worst television blunder of all time and it will never happen again.

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* The year is 1968. The New York Jets are beating the Oakland Raiders 32 to 29 with 65 seconds left in a critical late-season game. Fans across the country are on the edge of their seats. And NBC cuts the game off to start showing ''Literature/{{Heidi}}'', a children's movie. And then Oakland scores two touchdowns in the time left, beating the Jets 43 to 32. Executives tried to preempt this, but they couldn't reach operations. No one on the East coast got to see Oakland's comeback. People were rather put out. This has been ranked as the fifth worst television blunder of all time and it will never happen again.has led to sports matches generally being ordered to preempt anything else if they run late (to the ire of non-sports fans).
13th Nov '16 9:20:53 AM Dark_Lord_
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* After the final battle of ''WebVideo/DerDisneygang'', a crossover between Disney and the characters from the ''WebVideo/HitlerRants'' phenomenon, Himmler casually tells Fegelein he never expected Cinderella to handle an {{AK47}} as well as she did. Unfortunately, she's never seen doing so.
5th Oct '16 4:41:32 AM SuperFeatherYoshi
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* Played with again, The ninth issue of the now-defunct sprite comic ''InSONICnia'' is, basically, a standoff between Sonic and Shadow before they start fighting. The tenth issue is missing/broken. The eleventh issue is pretty much nothing but the characters talking about how awesome the fight was... oh, [[AndZoidberg and Shadow]] being convinced to move into the house.

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* Played with again, The ninth issue of the now-defunct sprite comic ''InSONICnia'' ''[=InSONICnia=]'' is, basically, a standoff between Sonic and Shadow before they start fighting. The tenth issue is missing/broken. The eleventh issue is pretty much nothing but the characters talking about how awesome the fight was... oh, [[AndZoidberg and Shadow]] being convinced to move into the house.
5th Oct '16 4:40:17 AM SuperFeatherYoshi
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* Played with again, The ninth issue of the now-defunct sprite comic ''Insonicnia'' is, basically, a standoff between Sonic and Shadow before they start fighting. The tenth issue is missing/broken. The eleventh issue is pretty much nothing but the characters talking about how awesome the fight was... oh, [[AndZoidberg and shadow]] being convinced to move into the house.

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* Played with again, The ninth issue of the now-defunct sprite comic ''Insonicnia'' ''InSONICnia'' is, basically, a standoff between Sonic and Shadow before they start fighting. The tenth issue is missing/broken. The eleventh issue is pretty much nothing but the characters talking about how awesome the fight was... oh, [[AndZoidberg and shadow]] Shadow]] being convinced to move into the house.
2nd Oct '16 9:15:55 PM nombretomado
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* Lampshaded early in ''ErrantStory'' as happening because [[http://www.errantstory.com/2003-05-26/100 the artist was too lazy to draw a panel]]. As the comic underwent CerebusSyndrome and the melees became much more serious (and much more elaborate), that all changed.

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* Lampshaded early in ''ErrantStory'' ''Webcomic/ErrantStory'' as happening because [[http://www.errantstory.com/2003-05-26/100 the artist was too lazy to draw a panel]]. As the comic underwent CerebusSyndrome and the melees became much more serious (and much more elaborate), that all changed.
20th Aug '16 4:17:27 AM Morgenthaler
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* A RunningGag in ''BasicInstructions'' is the viewer never gets to see any of superhero Rocket Hat's epic, well, superheroism, just awed after-the-fact descriptions. And then there's [[http://basicinstructions.net/basic-instructions/2010/10/14/how-to-react-to-something-amazing.html this comic]], which is one of the most literal examples of this trope ever.

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* A RunningGag in ''BasicInstructions'' ''Webcomic/BasicInstructions'' is the viewer never gets to see any of superhero Rocket Hat's epic, well, superheroism, just awed after-the-fact descriptions. And then there's [[http://basicinstructions.net/basic-instructions/2010/10/14/how-to-react-to-something-amazing.html this comic]], which is one of the most literal examples of this trope ever.
19th Aug '16 11:53:33 AM Ninja857142
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** In Act 7, [[spoiler:the treasure to defeat Lord English is apparently unleashed on him. We don't see what it does or how (or if?) it kills him.]]
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