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16th Jan '17 2:38:20 PM Xtifr
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* Oil Slicks are the first-level Green item in ''DiddyKongRacing.'' They'll send someone spinning, slowing them down, and, in the DS VideoGameRemake, they also [[InterfaceScrew screw up their car's steering]] for a few seconds afterward.

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* Oil Slicks are the first-level Green item in ''DiddyKongRacing.''VideoGame/DiddyKongRacing.'' They'll send someone spinning, slowing them down, and, in the DS VideoGameRemake, they also [[InterfaceScrew screw up their car's steering]] for a few seconds afterward.
6th Jan '17 11:40:48 AM SeptimusHeap
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** Given the way [[FreudWasRight "lubricant"]] was used in the live-action movies... [[{{Squick}} Ewwww.]]

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** Given the way [[FreudWasRight "lubricant"]] "lubricant" was used in the live-action movies... [[{{Squick}} Ewwww.]]
6th Dec '16 3:47:37 PM MrLavisherMoot
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* Can be used in ''[[VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoII GTA2]]'' by the player to cause any vehicle make a sharp left or right turn, often crashing into a wall.

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* Can be used in ''[[VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoII ''[[VideoGame/GrandTheftAuto2 GTA2]]'' by the player to cause any vehicle make a sharp left or right turn, often crashing into a wall.
22nd Sep '16 12:02:55 AM DeepRed
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** It worked better in [[TheSixties the 1960s]], when most ''Film/JamesBond'' films were made, since most cars of the time, [[CoolCar up to the magnificent Aston Martins or Ferrari Daytonas]], had narrow tyres of poor quality and construction.

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** It worked better in [[TheSixties the 1960s]], when most ''Film/JamesBond'' films were made, since most cars of the time, [[CoolCar up to the magnificent Aston Martins or Ferrari Daytonas]], had narrow tyres of poor quality and construction. And of course, no traction control or anti-lock braking.
7th Sep '16 12:00:27 PM eroock
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* ''Truck Bearing Kibble'' (source of the page image) parodies and deconstructs the trope when applying it [[https://www.flickr.com/photos/92542819@N03/8411178771/ to water]]. The third panel shows wildlife being affected.

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* ''Truck Bearing Kibble'' ''Webcomic/TruckBearingKibble'' (source of the page image) parodies and deconstructs the trope when applying it [[https://www.flickr.com/photos/92542819@N03/8411178771/ to water]]. The third panel shows wildlife being affected.
30th Jul '16 11:05:37 AM nombretomado
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* D20Modern has an oil slick hazard. If you can't avoid it, you must make a Drive check or lose control of your vehicle.

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* D20Modern TabletopGame/D20Modern has an oil slick hazard. If you can't avoid it, you must make a Drive check or lose control of your vehicle.
6th May '16 7:10:13 AM aye_amber
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* ''TheCannonballRun''. Seymour's car (which was actually the Aston-Martin DB V from the James Bond movies) uses an oil slick to ditch a pursuing police car.

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* ''TheCannonballRun''.''Film/TheCannonballRun''. Seymour's car (which was actually the Aston-Martin DB V from the James Bond movies) uses an oil slick to ditch a pursuing police car.
2nd May '16 4:01:26 AM JackG
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* ''Film/{{Hopscotch}}'' features a pickup truck carrying a barrel of oil in its bed and a release mechanism in its cab, for this very purpose.

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* ''Film/{{Hopscotch}}'' features a pickup truck carrying a barrel of oil in its bed and a release mechanism in its cab, for this very purpose.purpose (the protagonist pretends it's for surfacing the driveway of a house he's building).
2nd May '16 3:57:59 AM JackG
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* ''Film/TerminatorSalvation''. Kyle Reese throws an oil drum off the back of their vehicle and shoots it with his shotgun, sending one of the pursuing Moto-Terminators hurling out of control (it had already shown an ability to use its AI to avoid other objects, but a sudden splash of liquid across the road was apparently too difficult).

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* ''Film/TerminatorSalvation''. Kyle Reese throws an oil drum off the back of their vehicle and shoots it with his shotgun, sending one of the pursuing Moto-Terminators hurling out of control (it -- it had already shown an ability to use its AI to avoid other objects, ArtificialIntelligence for collision avoidance, but a sudden the splash of liquid across the road was apparently too difficult).
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2nd May '16 3:53:58 AM JackG
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* ''Film/TerminatorSalvation''. Kyle Reese throws an oil drum off the back of their vehicle and shoots it with his shotgun, sending one of the pursuing Moto-Terminators hurling out of control (it had already shown an ability to use its AI to avoid other objects, but a sudden splash of liquid across the road was apparently too difficult).
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