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4th Dec '16 12:45:58 PM darrenr
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* A famous scene from an episode of ''Series/FatherTed'' has Ted attempting to explain the concepts of 'small' and 'far away' to Dougal with the use of some toy plastic cows and a view of some real cows in a field.
8th Oct '16 3:52:01 AM erforce
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* Played with in ''Franchise/PiratesOfTheCaribbean''. Jack looks at Davy Jones through a telescope. He then puts down the telescope, only his view hasn't changed, because Davy teleported to the exact right location in the instant the telescope was moved.
** Parodied in the LEGO video game, where Jack then puts Davy Jones back onto his ship by looking through the telescope backwards.

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* Played with in ''Franchise/PiratesOfTheCaribbean''.''Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbeanDeadMansChest''. Jack looks at Davy Jones through a telescope. He then puts down the telescope, only his view hasn't changed, because Davy teleported to the exact right location in the instant the telescope was moved.
** Parodied in the [[VideoGame/LEGOPiratesOfTheCaribbean LEGO video game, game]], where Jack then puts Davy Jones back onto his ship by looking through the telescope backwards.
16th Sep '16 8:42:27 PM JakesBrain
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* A David Macaulay book had a picture of the "discovery of the vanishing point," a bunch of cowboys standing around looking at a spot where parallel train tracks meet.

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* A David Macaulay Macaulay's book had ''Great Moments In Architecture'' contains a picture of the "discovery of the vanishing point," a bunch of cowboys standing around looking at a spot where parallel train tracks meet.
25th Aug '16 11:26:54 AM Levitz9
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* Taikobu manages to defeat Raishinishi in ''Anime/HoushinEngi'' through a combination of drunken boxing kung fu and changing the format of the manga to a 4koma.
18th Jul '16 5:17:05 PM jormis29
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** ''VideoGame/DmC:DevilMayCry'' has the demon Phineas, who is able to warp his local environment by making it resemble his own perspective. He uses this to [[NobleDemon aid Dante]] in crossing a [[EldritchLocation twisted hellscape of scattered debris]].

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** ''VideoGame/DmC:DevilMayCry'' ''VideoGame/DmCDevilMayCry'' has the demon Phineas, who is able to warp his local environment by making it resemble his own perspective. He uses this to [[NobleDemon aid Dante]] in crossing a [[EldritchLocation twisted hellscape of scattered debris]].
18th Jul '16 10:01:26 AM IsadorLevi
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** ''VideoGame/DmC:DevilMayCry'' has the demon Phineas, who is able to warp his local environment by making it resemble his own perspective. He uses this to [[NobleDemon aid Dante]] in crossing a [[EldritchLocation twisted hellscape of scattered debris]].
9th Jul '16 8:12:53 PM LordOfTheSword
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* ''Webcomic/KeychainOfCreation'' features a character who uses the webcomic format this way. She can strike multiple opponents at range because the panel's viewpoint angle makes her strike appear to hit them all. She can look across panel borders to see what happens in the "future," and then jump between panels to teleport across time and space. She also knocks [[NinjaProp a chunk out of the panel border]] to use as a projectile.

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* ''Webcomic/KeychainOfCreation'' features a character who uses the webcomic format this way. She can strike multiple opponents at range because the panel's viewpoint angle makes her strike appear to hit them all. She can look across panel borders to see what happens in the "future," and then jump between panels to teleport across time and space. She also knocks [[NinjaProp a chunk out of the panel border]] to use as a projectile.projectile, which then freezes as soon as it hits the target, immobilizing them completely.
19th Apr '16 4:55:48 PM Pseudoname
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[[caption-width-right:229: Amazing! Wait, does the ocean look weird to you?]]
29th Dec '15 10:36:49 AM FuzzyBoots
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* Possibly invoked in ''Film/{{Mermaid}}'' where Alice seemingly shields Aleksandr from oncoming cars by steepling her hands around him.
29th Dec '15 5:52:00 AM FuzzyBoots
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* Number four is inverted in E. Rose Sabin's ''A School for Sorcery'' where a girl's vision of a terrible monster is defeated when she looks at it through a reversed telescope.

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* Number four is inverted in E. Rose Sabin's ''A School for Sorcery'' ''Literature/ASchoolForSorcery'' where a girl's vision of a terrible monster is defeated when she looks at it through a reversed telescope.
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