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16th Apr '17 7:00:39 PM nombretomado
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* Despite their phenomenally polymorphic instrumentation and interface, sensors on ''Franchise/StarTrek'' are especially prone to this fatal weakness. This is {{lampshade|Hanging}}d in the ''StarTrekNewFrontier'' book ''Being Human'':

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* Despite their phenomenally polymorphic instrumentation and interface, sensors on ''Franchise/StarTrek'' are especially prone to this fatal weakness. This is {{lampshade|Hanging}}d in the ''StarTrekNewFrontier'' ''Literature/StarTrekNewFrontier'' book ''Being Human'':
11th Apr '17 5:43:04 PM nombretomado
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* In the ''ShiningForce'' series, any stat that is over 100 is shown as '''??'''.

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* In the ''ShiningForce'' series, ''Franchise/ShiningSeries'', any stat that is over 100 is shown as '''??'''.
6th Apr '17 10:12:28 PM nombretomado
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* In the FRLG saga of ''PokemonSpecial'', [[TheBrute Orm]] uses the Dark Pokédex to gauge the power of Yellow's Pokémon and laughs at their low levels. And then Yellow's [[SuperEmpowering Viridian Power kicks in]], sending the numbers over the eighties, effectively freaking him and Sird out to the point that they know better than to try to fight her head-on.

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* In the FRLG saga of ''PokemonSpecial'', ''Manga/PokemonSpecial'', [[TheBrute Orm]] uses the Dark Pokédex to gauge the power of Yellow's Pokémon and laughs at their low levels. And then Yellow's [[SuperEmpowering Viridian Power kicks in]], sending the numbers over the eighties, effectively freaking him and Sird out to the point that they know better than to try to fight her head-on.
1st Apr '17 6:59:27 AM Kakai
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* In ''Literature/TheGirlFromTheMiraclesDistrict'', after Kosma scans Nikita's magic signature, he's horrified to see that practically all of it is the berserk spirit, with almost no space on the scanner to show all the rest.
27th Feb '17 8:47:27 PM CerotechOmega
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* During one particular boss fight in ''VideoGame/{{Xenoblade}}'', you are given a vision where one PhysicalGod titan cuts the other in half with its sword; the damage readout for this attack, which normally shows a number (and a skull if the attack is fatal to the target), instead displays [[TotalPartyKill a mobius strip]].
24th Feb '17 7:16:02 AM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
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* When Wrestling/AndreTheGiant needed surgery, he was so huge that the anesthesiologist needed to base the dosage on what it took to get him drunk.

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* When Wrestling/AndreTheGiant needed surgery, he was so huge that the anesthesiologist needed to base the dosage on what it took to get him drunk. André responded that it took two liters of vodka just to make him feel "warm inside."
24th Feb '17 7:14:28 AM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
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* When Wrestling/AndreTheGiant needed surgery, he was so huge that the anesthesiologist needed to base the dosage on what it took to get him drunk.
19th Jan '17 12:06:02 PM Willbyr
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** John overhears Cirda scream the exact "over Nine Thousand" lines from DragonballZ. From then on, the four ironically refer to themselves as being “Nine Thousands” whenever they talk about going up against someone, or they need to complete a difficult task. They even gain a SharePhrase:

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** John overhears Cirda scream the exact "over Nine Thousand" lines from DragonballZ.''Anime/DragonBallZ''. From then on, the four ironically refer to themselves as being “Nine Thousands” whenever they talk about going up against someone, or they need to complete a difficult task. They even gain a SharePhrase:
16th Jan '17 8:35:07 AM luiginumber3
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** The dub of the Duelist Kingdom arc has Tea saying (in an awestruck voice) "Blue-eyes Ultimate Dragon's Attack Power is [[OhCrap off the charts!]] Of course the card in question has 4500 ATK and at this point in the game and show normal Blue-eyes' 3000 ATK was considered [[GameBreaker overwhelming,]] so the reaction was justified.

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** The dub of the Duelist Kingdom arc has Tea saying (in an awestruck voice) "Blue-eyes Ultimate Dragon's Attack Power is [[OhCrap off the charts!]] Of course the charts!]]" The card in question has 4500 ATK and at this point in the game and show normal Blue-eyes' 3000 ATK was considered [[GameBreaker overwhelming,]] so the reaction was justified.
6th Jan '17 12:37:36 PM MiddleEighth
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**John overhears Cirda scream the exact "over Nine Thousand" lines from DragonballZ. From then on, the four ironically refer to themselves as being “Nine Thousands” whenever they talk about going up against someone, or they need to complete a difficult task. They even gain a SharePhrase:
-->''No, wait,'' John said, a note of weary but evil craft in his mental voice. ''They should know what hit 'em. Teach 'em not to fuck with Nine Thousands.''
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