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17th Jun '16 7:12:27 AM Chabal2
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** Lampshaded in that Donald Duck and his nephews will occasionally try it, and break their heads on the metal. Scrooge even managed to trick the Beagle Boys into trying this in ''Only A Poor Old Man''.

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** Lampshaded in that Donald Duck and his nephews will occasionally try it, and break their heads on the metal.metal (the first time they saw him do it, they feared for his sanity/health). Scrooge even managed to trick the Beagle Boys into trying this in ''Only A Poor Old Man''.


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** In one story, they actually turn the vault into a tourist attraction, with people taking rowboats onto the gold.
5th Jun '16 11:11:32 AM Carraway
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** In one segment of an episode of ''Series/OneThousandWaysToDie'', was about a woman who spent her days frolicking in the cash she embezzled from her rich husband. One day an earthquake strikes [[ DeathbyMaterialsim and multiple bags of money fall on top of her, suffocating her.]]

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** * In one segment of an episode of ''Series/OneThousandWaysToDie'', was about a woman who spent her days frolicking in the cash she embezzled from her rich husband. One day an earthquake strikes [[ DeathbyMaterialsim Death by Materialsim and multiple bags of money fall on top of her, suffocating her.]]
5th Jun '16 11:10:25 AM Carraway
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** In one segment of an episode of ''Series/OneThousandWaysToDie'', was about a woman who spent her days frolicking in the cash she embezzled from her rich husband. One day an earthquake strikes [[ DeathbyMaterialsim and multiple bags of money fall on top of her, suffocating her.]]
1st May '16 8:30:26 AM igordebraga
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* Scrooge [=McDuck=] of the ''ComicBook/DisneyDucksComicUniverse'' does this all the time. This originated in the comics, but is probably more widely known because of his animated incarnation in ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales''. This is such a well-known trait of the character that it's played around with a fair bit.

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* Scrooge [=McDuck=] of the ''ComicBook/DisneyDucksComicUniverse'' does this all the time. This originated in the comics, but is probably more widely known because of his animated incarnation in ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales''. This is such a well-known trait of the character that it's played around with a fair bit. At times in the comics, there are even things that happen (or [[AcquiredPoisonImmunity don't happen]]) to Scrooge because swimming in coins made his pores covered in metal.
13th Apr '16 7:52:01 AM SAMAS
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Not to be confused with LiquidAssets, or with the standard usage of "pooling" funds, that is, raising them among a group of people to be distributed in case of some emergency, or as a prize.

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Not to be confused with LiquidAssets, or with the standard usage of "pooling" funds, that is, raising them among a group of people to be distributed in case of some emergency, or as a prize.
prize. See also DragonHoard.
13th Apr '16 7:50:41 AM SAMAS
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* In the ''Literature/GotrekAndFelix'' novel ''Dragonslayer'', one of the Dwarf Slayers succumbs to GoldFever ''in the middle of the fight'' with the Dragon and dives into its hoard. He's later crushed under the Dragon, with several coins embedded into his corpse by the weight.
13th Apr '16 7:46:20 AM SAMAS
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* In the ''ComicBook/{{Hellboy}}'' story "Box Full of Evil", one of the people opening the titular box demands from the demon within "Enough gold to lie down in and a crown for my head". He gets it [[spoiler: [[JackassGenie Sort of.]] The demon posesses his sister and turns him into a monkey first, and it's only at the end of the story, after he's died, does his body come to rest on a large pile of money, with a crown at his head]]

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* In the ''ComicBook/{{Hellboy}}'' story "Box Full of Evil", one of the people opening the titular box demands from the demon within "Enough gold that if I were to lie down in and I would find a crown for upon my head". He gets it [[spoiler: [[JackassGenie Sort of.]] The demon posesses tells him that the treasure he seeks is already hidden within a wall of the castle, then possesses his sister and turns him into a monkey first, and it's only monkey, at the end of the story, after he's died, does his body come to rest killed by being thrown though a wall, right on a top of large pile of money, with a crown falling at his head]]head.]]
29th Nov '15 7:11:37 AM Prfnoff
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* In ''MedakaBox'', the goal of the swim team is to garner enough money to fill a swimming pool and then swim around in it.

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* In ''MedakaBox'', ''Manga/MedakaBox'', the goal of the swim team is to garner enough money to fill a swimming pool and then swim around in it.
10th Nov '15 1:11:43 AM Morgenthaler
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* As pictured, Scrooge [=McDuck=] of the ''ComicBook/DisneyDucksComicUniverse'' does this all the time. This originated in the comics, but is probably more widely known because of his animated incarnation in ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales''. This is such a well-known trait of the character that it's played around with a fair bit.

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* As pictured, Scrooge [=McDuck=] of the ''ComicBook/DisneyDucksComicUniverse'' does this all the time. This originated in the comics, but is probably more widely known because of his animated incarnation in ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales''. This is such a well-known trait of the character that it's played around with a fair bit.



** Lampshaded in that DonaldDuck and his nephews will occasionally try it, and break their heads on the metal. Scrooge even managed to trick the Beagle Boys into trying this in ''Only A Poor Old Man''.

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** Lampshaded in that DonaldDuck Donald Duck and his nephews will occasionally try it, and break their heads on the metal. Scrooge even managed to trick the Beagle Boys into trying this in ''Only A Poor Old Man''.
10th Nov '15 1:11:13 AM Morgenthaler
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->''"[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E76ncI0EmHU Aaahhh!]] [[RealityEnsues It's not a liquid!]] [[DeconstructedTrope It's a great many pieces of solid matter, that form a hard floor-like surface!]] Aaahhh!"''

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->''"[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E76ncI0EmHU Aaahhh!]] [[RealityEnsues It's not a liquid!]] [[DeconstructedTrope liquid! It's a great many pieces of solid matter, that form a hard floor-like surface!]] surface! Aaahhh!"''
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