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25th May '17 2:44:22 PM Tuckerscreator
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* ''Film/InglouriousBasterds'': As Shosanna flees from the Nazis that killed her family, Colonel Landa levels his pistol at her and aims to fire. She runs in a straight line, making her seemingly an easy target, but whether she was too far away or he thought it'd be funny, he doesn't shoot her.
* ''Film/PacificRim'': In Mako's memory of being chased by a {{Kaiju}} when she was little, she flees from it in a straight line, but then ducks into a side alley. However, this only worsens her status, as the alley is a dead end and the kaiju now has her cornered.
10th May '17 6:34:53 AM 64SuperNintendo
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* Averted in [[Film/CaptainAmericaTheWinterSoldier Winter Soldier]] where the eponymous soldier flips Fury's SUV with a [[Main/SmartGun smart mine]], causing it to slide toward him at speed. He [[Main/NonchalantDodge casually steps to the side]] and watches it careen past.

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* Averted in [[Film/CaptainAmericaTheWinterSoldier Winter Soldier]] ''Film/CaptainAmericaTheWinterSoldier'' where the eponymous soldier flips Fury's SUV with a [[Main/SmartGun smart mine]], causing it to slide toward him at speed. He [[Main/NonchalantDodge casually steps to the side]] and watches it careen past.
29th Apr '17 3:32:00 PM Nulono
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* Subverted in ''WesternAnimation/StarVsTheForcesOfEvil'''s ''The Banagic Incident'', where Star Butterfly is in a shopping cart going down a slope road in a straight line away from people from a pirate-themed restaurant [[LiteralMinded (who she mistook for actual pirates)]], and almost hits a bus going in the opposite direction towards her when she doesn't turn the cart to the side, but then uses magic to conjure up a horse in the road who kicks her cart over the bus and in front of the As Featured On TV store.

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* Subverted in ''WesternAnimation/StarVsTheForcesOfEvil'''s ''The Banagic Incident'', where Star Butterfly is in a shopping cart going down a slope road in a straight line away from people from a pirate-themed restaurant [[LiteralMinded (who (whom she mistook for actual pirates)]], and almost hits a bus going in the opposite direction towards her when she doesn't turn the cart to the side, but then uses magic to conjure up a horse in the road who kicks her cart over the bus and in front of the As Featured On TV store.
28th Apr '17 8:57:16 AM EclipsedStar
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** Emus take this fallacy one step further: when approached by a car, they have a nasty habit of dashing in front of it for a few meters before crossing to the other side of the road. The roads in the Outback are littered with emu corpses, for good reason.

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** Emus take this fallacy one step further: when approached by a car, they have a nasty habit of dashing in front of it for a few meters before crossing to the other side of the road. The roads in the Outback are littered with emu corpses, [[TooDumbToLive for good reason.]]
17th Mar '17 7:58:30 PM ultimomant
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* In ''Film/KongSkullIsland'', two soldiers run away from an enraged Kong. One yells to the other, "Run sideways, you idiot!" and runs to the side. He survives, while the other one who runs straight gets stepped on.
10th Jan '17 5:39:03 AM Sibire
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*** Simple: The asteroid already has velocity towards the path of the Earth, which means you're adding to its momentum, rather than taking away from it. The same principle is used for [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oberth_effect Oberth maneuvers]].
15th Dec '16 12:59:31 AM CRay
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* ''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire'': In ''Literature/AStormOfSwords'', 20000 Wildlings are sieging Castle Black and the Wall, when a few rangers from the Night's Watch arrive to attack the Wildlings' flank. The Wildlings blindly follow the quickly retreating ranger scouts into the woods and are met with Stannis' 1000 charging soldiers. As Stannis killed their scout, the Wildlings have no idea how many men they actually face, and are being overwhelmed by Stannis' pincer movement, leaving them only one way to escape. So instead of regrouping to stand their ground and fight, the Wildlings throw away their weapons and run away in the only direction Stannis left them, which allows Stannis' men to kill and capture thousands of fleeing Wildlings and win the battle, despite being outnumbered 1:20.
15th Dec '16 12:56:22 AM CRay
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* Averted in Creator/NeilGaiman's ''Literature/AmericanGods'', where the Technical Boy is able to run down Bilquis with his limo because she was trapped on a road with a sheer, muddy climb up on one side and a sheer drop off a cliff on the other. She tried to get out of the way, but the surroundings themselves had her trapped.
* ''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire'': In ''Literature/AStormOfSwords'', 20000 Wildlings are sieging Castle Black and the Wall, when a few rangers from the Night's Watch arrive to attack the Wildlings' flank. The Wildlings blindly follow the quickly retreating ranger scouts into the woods and are met with Stannis' 1000 charging soldiers. As Stannis killed their scout, the Wildlings have no idea how many men they actually face, and are being overwhelmed by Stannis' pincer movement, leaving them only one way to escape. So instead of regrouping to stand their ground and fight, the Wildlings throw away their weapons and run away in the only direction Stannis left them, which allows Stannis' men to kill and capture thousands of fleeing Wildlings and win the battle, despite being outnumbered 1:20.



* Averted in Creator/NeilGaiman's ''Literature/AmericanGods'', where the Technical Boy is able to run down Bilquis with his limo because she was trapped on a road with a sheer, muddy climb up on one side and a sheer drop off a cliff on the other. She tried to get out of the way, but the surroundings themselves had her trapped.

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* Averted in Creator/NeilGaiman's ''Literature/AmericanGods'', where the Technical Boy is able to run down Bilquis with his limo because she was trapped on a road with a sheer, muddy climb up on one side and a sheer drop off a cliff on the other. She tried to get out of the way, but the surroundings themselves had her trapped.
18th Oct '16 7:05:19 AM Baggytrousers23
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* Averted in [[Film/CaptainAmericaTheWinterSoldier Winter Soldier]], where the eponymous soldier flips Fury's SUV with a [[Main/SmartGun smart mine]], causing it to slide toward him at speed. He [[Main/NonchalantDodge casually steps to the side]] and watches it careen past.

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* Averted in [[Film/CaptainAmericaTheWinterSoldier Winter Soldier]], Soldier]] where the eponymous soldier flips Fury's SUV with a [[Main/SmartGun smart mine]], causing it to slide toward him at speed. He [[Main/NonchalantDodge casually steps to the side]] and watches it careen past.
18th Oct '16 7:04:18 AM Baggytrousers23
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* Averted in [[Film/CaptainAmericaTheWinterSoldier Winter Soldier]], where the eponymous soldier flips Fury's SUV with a [[Main/SmartGun smart mine]], causing it to slide toward him at speed. He [[Main/NonchalantDodge casually steps to the side]] and watches it careen past.
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