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24th May '17 11:48:49 AM ngh93
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** The second one gave Gadget a ''bubble gum launcher'' that deployed from his hat and sprayed bright pink, extremely sticky bubble gum. There was also an actual oil-slick gadget that popped out of his right hand and was only used for the sake of a VisualPun: the bartender told an undercover Gadget that he had to "grease a few palms" (i.e. bribe people) to find out where Dr. Claw was. Well, Gadget [[ExactWords greased the guy's palm]], all right--with top-grade axle grease! Cue BarBrawl.

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** The second one gave Gadget a ''bubble gum launcher'' that deployed from his hat and sprayed bright pink, extremely sticky bubble gum. There was also an actual oil-slick gadget that popped out of his right hand and was only used for the sake of a VisualPun: the bartender told an undercover Gadget that he had to "grease a few palms" (i.e. bribe people) to find out where Dr. Claw was. Well, Gadget [[ExactWords greased the guy's palm]], all right--with right--[[LiteralMinded with top-grade axle grease! grease!]] Cue BarBrawl.
2nd May '17 6:44:45 PM nombretomado
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Subtrope of WeaponizedCar. See also SlipperySkid. Not to be confused with a certain [[TransformersAnimated Decepticon]].

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Subtrope of WeaponizedCar. See also SlipperySkid. Not to be confused with a certain [[TransformersAnimated [[WesternAnimation/TransformersAnimated Decepticon]].



* In ''TransformersAnimated'', one of Optimus' less-used tricks lets him spray "negative friction lubricant".
** Given the way "lubricant" was used in the live-action movies... [[{{Squick}} Ewwww.]]

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* In ''TransformersAnimated'', ''WesternAnimation/TransformersAnimated'', one of Optimus' less-used tricks lets him spray "negative friction lubricant".
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lubricant". Given the way "lubricant" was used in [[Film/TransformersFilmSeries the live-action movies...movies]]... [[{{Squick}} Ewwww.]]
22nd Apr '17 6:58:59 PM Getta
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When in a vehicle, simply push a button and the car somehow spills out oil behind, designed to make the person behind slip out of control.

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When in a vehicle, simply push a button and the car somehow spills out oil behind, designed to make the person behind slip out of control.
control. Sometimes, the slick may then [[IncendiaryExponent be ignited]] to further cover their trail, or to burn things around.
16th Apr '17 4:54:19 PM nombretomado
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* This is one of the standard "weapons" in the ''SpyHunter'' video game series. When in [[CoolBoat converted boat mode]], the oil slick even ignites.

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* This is one of the standard "weapons" in the ''SpyHunter'' ''VideoGame/SpyHunter'' video game series. When in [[CoolBoat converted boat mode]], the oil slick even ignites.
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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[[quoteright:300:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/truck_bearing_kibble_oil_slick.jpg]]

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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.
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