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24th Jul '17 3:25:41 PM Dialh
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* The probes in ''WebOriginal/{{17776}}'' lament this tropes aversion via nanorobotics that protect humans from injury.

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* The probes in ''WebOriginal/{{17776}}'' ''[[WebOriginal/SeventeenThousandSevenHundredSeventySix 17776]]'' lament this tropes aversion via nanorobotics that protect humans from injury.
24th Jul '17 3:23:28 PM Dialh
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* The probes in ''WebOriginal/{{17776}}'' lament this tropes aversion via nanorobotics that protect humans from injury.
2nd Jul '17 5:47:35 PM Miracle@StOlaf
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* Stepping on a rake is a minor hazard in ''VideoGame/Sunsetriders'' that causes comical effects (a big vertical indention on the face for Billy, Steve and Bob, while Cormano ends up taking [[GroinAttack a shot to the junk]]).

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* Stepping on a rake is a minor hazard in ''VideoGame/Sunsetriders'' ''VideoGame/{{Sunsetriders}}'' that causes comical effects (a big vertical indention on the face for Billy, Steve and Bob, while Cormano ends up taking [[GroinAttack a shot to the junk]]).
2nd Jul '17 5:43:31 PM Miracle@StOlaf
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* Stepping on a rake is a minor hazard in ''VideoGame/Sunsetriders'' that causes comical effects (a big vertical indention on the face for Billy, Steve and Bob, while Cormano ends up taking [[GroinAttack a shot to the junk]]).
2nd Apr '17 3:39:32 AM StFan
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-> '''Yahtzee:''' Last chance - I'll just keep tanking the rakes and maybe I'll somehow become really psychotically into being rake-faced just in time to be prepared for the sequel. And ''I'll be blatted in the face with a rake if that isn't kind of what happened!''
-->-- '''WebAnimation/ZeroPunctuation''' review of VideoGame/DarkSouls

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-> '''Yahtzee:''' Last chance - -- I'll just keep tanking the rakes and maybe I'll somehow become really psychotically into being rake-faced just in time to be prepared for the sequel. And ''I'll be blatted in the face with a rake if that isn't kind of what happened!''
-->-- '''WebAnimation/ZeroPunctuation''' review of VideoGame/DarkSouls
''VideoGame/DarkSouls''



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* ''ComicStrip/TheFarSide'' has the African Rakesnake.
* ''ComicStrip/{{Garfield}}'':
** [[http://images.ucomics.com/comics/ga/2010/ga101107.gif One strip]] has John being victim of two of these.
--->'''Garfield:''' It just wouldn't be autumn without our little traditions...
** Before that, [[http://garfield.com/comic/1985-05-18 Garfield himself was subjected to one]] in a 1985 strip.
** [[https://garfield.com/comic/2015/04/12 One of the bad things happening to Jon in this strip.]]
* ''ComicStrip/USAcres'': Wade believed that, if he were fast enough, he could race right by danger before it could do anything to him. [[http://garfield.com/us-acres/1988-03-02 A rake proved him wrong.]]
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* ''ComicStrip/TheFarSide'' has the African Rakesnake.
* ''ComicStrip/{{Garfield}}'':
** [[http://images.ucomics.com/comics/ga/2010/ga101107.gif One strip]] has John being victim of two of these.
--->'''Garfield:''' It just wouldn't be autumn without our little traditions...
** Before that, [[http://garfield.com/comic/1985-05-18 Garfield himself was subjected to one]] in a 1985 strip.
** [[https://garfield.com/comic/2015/04/12 One of the bad things happening to Jon in this strip.]]
* ''ComicStrip/USAcres'': Wade believed that, if he were fast enough, he could race right by danger before it could do anything to him. [[http://garfield.com/us-acres/1988-03-02 A rake proved him wrong.]]
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2nd Apr '17 3:38:32 AM StFan
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Obviously TruthInTelevision for anyone who tried that. In real life, however, it usually results in a nosebleed or, if bad enough, a trip to the emergency room - WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes jokes notwithstanding. And if an actual rake ''fails'' to rise and smack you, it may instead [[AgonyOfTheFeet hurt your foot]] and/or break the rake.

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Obviously TruthInTelevision for anyone who tried that. In real life, however, it usually results in a nosebleed or, if bad enough, a trip to the emergency room - -- WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes jokes notwithstanding. And if an actual rake ''fails'' to rise and smack you, it may instead [[AgonyOfTheFeet hurt your foot]] and/or break the rake.






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* A humorous aside in the ''Literature/CiaphasCain'' novel ''The Traitor's Hand'' notes a group of monks injuring themselves stepping on discarded gardening tools while fleeing from an unexpectedly-landing shuttlecraft. Seems even in [[TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}} the grim darkness of the 41st millennium]], this joke still happens.
* ''Discworld/EqualRites'' references this, saying that magic has a habit of lying low, like a rake in the grass.
* In ''Discworld/GoingPostal'', part of [[InitiationCeremony the Postman's Walk]] involves navigating an obstacle course where one risks stepping on a rake, a roller-skate, and/or an empty beer bottle with a hood over one's head.
-->"[[MundaneMadeAwesome Postmen, what is the First Oath]]?"\\
"''Strewth, would you bleedin' credit it? Toys, strollers, garden tools... they don't care what they leaves out on the path on these dark mornings!''"

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* A humorous aside in the ''Literature/CiaphasCain'' novel ''The Traitor's Hand'' notes a group of monks injuring themselves stepping on discarded gardening tools while fleeing from an unexpectedly-landing shuttlecraft. Seems even in [[TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}} [[TabletopGame/Warhammer40000 the grim darkness of the 41st millennium]], this joke still happens.
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''Discworld/EqualRites'' references this, saying that magic has a habit of lying low, like a rake in the grass.
* ** In ''Discworld/GoingPostal'', part of [[InitiationCeremony the Postman's Walk]] involves navigating an obstacle course where one risks stepping on a rake, a roller-skate, and/or an empty beer bottle with a hood over one's head.
-->"[[MundaneMadeAwesome --->''"[[MundaneMadeAwesome Postmen, what is the First Oath]]?"\\
"''Strewth, "Strewth, would you bleedin' credit it? Toys, strollers, garden tools... they don't care what they leaves out on the path on these dark mornings!''"

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\n[[AC:Newspaper Comics]]* It's a common gag on ''Series/TheBennyHillShow'', usually coupled with GroinAttack with a shorter rake.
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* ''ComicStrip/{{Garfield}}'': [[http://images.ucomics.com/comics/ga/2010/ga101107.gif One strip]] has John being victim of two of these.
-->'''Garfield:''' It just wouldn't be autumn without our little traditions...

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* ''ComicStrip/{{Garfield}}'': ''ComicStrip/{{Garfield}}'':
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[[http://images.ucomics.com/comics/ga/2010/ga101107.gif One strip]] has John being victim of two of these.
-->'''Garfield:''' --->'''Garfield:''' It just wouldn't be autumn without our little traditions...




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* This happens to Sideshow Bob a lot in ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'', particularly in the "Cape Feare" story where he [[OverlyLongGag repeatedly stepped on a bunch of rakes in a row]]. Hanging onto the bottom of a car after it went through a bunch of cacti apparently left him too out of it to even notice how they were all there completely littering the ground.
** In the DVD commentary, the creators admit they were [[{{Padding}} filling for time]].
** Once Sideshow Bob actually gets on the boat Bart is on, he's decked by one last rake. Sideshow Bob is so mad by this point that he chucks the rake overboard.
** It becomes a RunningGag or possibly even a BrickJoke in later episodes.
--->'''Sideshow Bob:''' Rakes! My old arch enemy...\\

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* This happens to Sideshow Bob a lot in ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'', particularly in the "Cape Feare" story where he [[OverlyLongGag repeatedly stepped on a bunch of rakes in a row]]. Hanging onto the bottom of a car after it went through a bunch of cacti apparently left him too out of it to even notice how they were all there completely littering the ground.
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ground. In the DVD commentary, the creators admit they were [[{{Padding}} filling for time]].
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time]]. Once Sideshow Bob actually gets on the boat Bart is on, he's decked by one last rake. Sideshow Bob is so mad by this point that he chucks the rake overboard.
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overboard. It becomes a RunningGag or possibly even a BrickJoke in later episodes.
--->'''Sideshow -->'''Sideshow Bob:''' Rakes! My old arch enemy...\\



* In the ''Maw and Paw'' cartoons, there is a loose floorboard on their front porch that hits Paw in the face anytime he steps on it - and only if HE steps on it.

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* In the ''Maw and Paw'' cartoons, there is a loose floorboard on their front porch that hits Paw in the face anytime he steps on it - -- and only if HE steps on it.



* Happens to Scarecrow whilst chasing a weasel in ''WesternAnimation/TheMagicAdventuresOfMumfie'' episode "Pop Goes The Weasel".

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* Happens to Scarecrow whilst chasing a weasel in ''WesternAnimation/TheMagicAdventuresOfMumfie'' episode "Pop Goes The Weasel".the Weasel".
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22nd Mar '17 8:08:06 PM Andyroid
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-->"[[MundaneMadeAwesome Postmen, what is the First Oath]]?"\\
"''Strewth, would you bleedin' credit it? Toys, strollers, garden tools... they don't care what they leaves out on the path on these dark mornings!''"
21st Feb '17 3:05:30 PM KZN02
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* One of the hapless teens (Jason Buuck) in Hobgoblins 2 steps on a rake after being distracted by a girl pretending to flash him, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9l2LDyLQMfA leaving him a bit dazed]].

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* One of the hapless teens (Jason Buuck) in Hobgoblins 2 ''Hobgoblins 2'' steps on a rake after being distracted by a girl pretending to flash him, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9l2LDyLQMfA leaving him a bit dazed]].
21st Feb '17 10:04:28 AM sabrtoth
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* One of the hapless teens (Jason Buuck) in Hobgoblins 2 steps on a rake after being distracted by a girl pretending to flash him, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9l2LDyLQMfA leaving him a bit dazed]].
29th Dec '16 10:49:05 AM nombretomado
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* In ''The Late Show with DavidLetterman'''s Top Ten List of the most dangerous toys (from November 1997), Number 8 was "'Ouch!' The Step-On-A-Rake Game".

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* In ''The Late Show ''Series/TheLateShow with DavidLetterman'''s Creator/DavidLetterman'''s Top Ten List of the most dangerous toys (from November 1997), Number 8 was "'Ouch!' The Step-On-A-Rake Game".
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