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7th Sep '17 8:49:20 AM SeptimusHeap
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* Sort of present in ''VideoGame/{{Half-Life}}''. Glowing pools in the "border-world" Xen are capable of literally teleporting you from alien point to alien point.

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* Sort of present in ''VideoGame/{{Half-Life}}''.''VideoGame/HalfLife''. Glowing pools in the "border-world" Xen are capable of literally teleporting you from alien point to alien point.
12th Jul '17 3:19:00 AM JaccarTheEaterOfCakes
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* The titular character in ''The First Two Lives of Lukas-Kasha'' (by Creator/LloydAlexander) is sent to the kingdom of Abadan by being dunked in a pail of water by a traveling magician.
26th Mar '17 2:51:41 PM nombretomado
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* The Mermaid Pools in ''{{Okami}}'' serve as the game's WarpWhistle.

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* The Mermaid Pools in ''{{Okami}}'' ''VideoGame/{{Okami}}'' serve as the game's WarpWhistle.
5th Feb '17 6:08:31 PM Landis
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* In Brandon Sanderson's [[Franchise/TheCosmere Cosmere]], these are a hallmark of a Shard's invested presence in a planet. They transport a user to the Cognitive Realm, which compresses the vast distances between planets so that travellers can hike between them.
27th Nov '16 1:12:49 PM nombretomado
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* Creator/CSLewis's ''TheChroniclesOfNarnia'': The portals branching off to various worlds in The Wood Between The Worlds lie in pools scattered about the Wood. Jump into a pool, land in a world -- if you have the right magic ring, that is.

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* Creator/CSLewis's ''TheChroniclesOfNarnia'': ''Literature/TheChroniclesOfNarnia'': The portals branching off to various worlds in The Wood Between The Worlds lie in pools scattered about the Wood. Jump into a pool, land in a world -- if you have the right magic ring, that is.
13th Nov '16 9:54:06 AM nombretomado
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* Dian Curtis Regan's ''Princess Nevermore'' (much like ''{{Enchanted}}'') features a princess from a magical land who travels to the "real" world by way of a magical pool.

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* Dian Curtis Regan's ''Princess Nevermore'' (much like ''{{Enchanted}}'') ''Film/{{Enchanted}}'') features a princess from a magical land who travels to the "real" world by way of a magical pool.
5th Nov '16 5:53:38 PM AsherTye
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* Invoked in the music video for ''WesternAnimation/SheRaPrincessOfPower'''s "We Have The Power" song, wherein a lake of water is alluded to transport Adam to Etheria.
30th Oct '16 11:32:00 AM nombretomado
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* Peter Potamus' hot tub in ''HarveyBirdmanAttorneyAtLaw'' somehow turns into a portal to prehistory.

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* Peter Potamus' hot tub in ''HarveyBirdmanAttorneyAtLaw'' ''WesternAnimation/HarveyBirdmanAttorneyAtLaw'' somehow turns into a portal to prehistory.
19th Oct '16 2:46:31 PM ultimomant
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* The ''[[Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer Buffy]]'' episode ''Anne'' has a portal to a demon dimension where kidnapped street kids are taken to be worked to death that looks like a pool of used motor oil.

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* The ''[[Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer Buffy]]'' ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'' episode ''Anne'' has a portal to a demon dimension where kidnapped street kids are taken to be worked to death that looks like a pool of used motor oil.



* In ''[[Series/CharlieJade Charlie Jade]]'' certain people can move between alternate universes by covering themselves in water.
* ''Series/TheTwilightZone'': In "The Bewitchin' Pool", the last-aired episode of the original series, two children from an affluent broken home escape through their back yard swimming pool to a rural paradise overseen by a CoolOldLady.

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* In ''[[Series/CharlieJade Charlie Jade]]'' ''Series/CharlieJade'', certain people can move between alternate universes by covering themselves in water.
* ''Series/TheTwilightZone'': ''Series/TheTwilightZone1959'': In "The Bewitchin' Pool", the last-aired episode of the original series, two children from an affluent broken home escape through their back yard swimming pool to a rural paradise overseen by a CoolOldLady.
13th Oct '16 3:28:59 AM Andyroid
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* ''WesternAnimation/CourageTheCowardlyDog'' featured a sea witch of sorts who used these to transport back and forth in between her magical lair.

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* ''WesternAnimation/CourageTheCowardlyDog'' ''WesternAnimation/CourageTheCowardlyDog'': "Queen of the Black Puddle" featured a sea witch of sorts who used these puddles of rainwater to transport back and forth in between her magical lair.lair, to which she tried to lure Eustace so she could eat him.
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