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13th Jan '16 11:52:49 PM RisefromYourGrave
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ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin, The ability to retract one's body like a turtle or snail. Your Mileage May Very but it can be considered either NightmareFuel or [[RuleOfCool Extremely Awesome]] when a Human has such an ability.
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[[quoteright:350:[[Disney/LiloAndStitch http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/stitch_retracts_appendages.jpg]]]] [[caption-width-right:350:Experiment 626 changing from alien to [[ClarkKenting "dog"]] in just seconds.]] ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin, The the ability to retract one's body like a turtle or snail. Your Mileage May Very but it can be considered either NightmareFuel or [[RuleOfCool Extremely Awesome]] when a Human human has such an ability.

* [[Film/InspectorGadget Inspector Gadget 2]] has this happen to Gadget when he ducks a punch in the face at a bar. * In the film ''Film/LiloAndStitch'', Stitch demonstrates this ability when taking refuge in a dog pound.
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* [[Film/InspectorGadget ''[[Film/InspectorGadget Inspector Gadget 2]] 2]]'' has this happen to Gadget when he ducks a punch in the face at a bar. * In the film ''Film/LiloAndStitch'', Stitch demonstrates this ability when taking refuge in a dog pound.pound as seen above.

* A fun image on {{Neopets}} reveals Cybunnies can retract their heads into their body.
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* A fun image on {{Neopets}} Website/{{Neopets}} reveals Cybunnies can retract their heads into their body.

* ''Disney/LiloAndStitch'' has Stitch with retractable antennae, back spikes, claws, and second pair of arms. ** Almost all of Stitch's "cousins" also have this ability.
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* ''Disney/LiloAndStitch'' has Stitch with retractable antennae, back spikes, spines, claws, and second pair of arms. ** [[WesternAnimation/LiloAndStitchTheSeries Almost all of Stitch's "cousins" "cousins"]] also have this ability.
6th Jan '16 7:30:21 PM nombretomado
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* [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyVI Kefka]] from the ''[[DissidiaFinalFantasy Dissidia: Final Fantasy]]'' series has six retractable wings that only detract when he uses the attack "'''''Havoc Wing'''''". * Algol from [[SoulCalibur Soul Calibur IV]] has [[NightmareFuel 3 on each side retractable kraken like clawed fingeresque tentacles that detract from his chest.]]
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* [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyVI Kefka]] from the ''[[DissidiaFinalFantasy Dissidia: Final Fantasy]]'' ''VideoGame/DissidiaFinalFantasy'' series has six retractable wings that only detract when he uses the attack "'''''Havoc Wing'''''". * Algol from [[SoulCalibur ''[[VideoGame/SoulCalibur Soul Calibur IV]] IV]]'' has [[NightmareFuel 3 on each side retractable kraken like clawed fingeresque tentacles that detract from his chest.]]
31st Dec '15 11:55:10 AM SteveMB
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* [[ComicBook/FantasticFour Mr.Fantastic]] can retract everything, turning into a sphere. That is how he survived exposure to space once.
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* [[ComicBook/FantasticFour Mr.Fantastic]] [[RubberMan can retract everything, everything]], turning into a sphere. That is how he survived exposure to space once.
9th Nov '15 10:51:10 AM Jeff-R
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* In the film ''Film/LiloAndStitch'', Stitch demonstrates this ability when taking refuge in a dog pound.
30th Oct '15 3:37:45 PM Specialist290
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* In ''The City And The Stars'' by Creator/ArthurCClarke, future humanity has been engineered so that male genitalia are stored internally when not in use.
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* In ''The City And The Stars'' ''Literature/TheCityAndTheStars'' by Creator/ArthurCClarke, future humanity has been engineered so that male genitalia are stored internally when not in use.
22nd Oct '15 7:44:20 PM RisefromYourGrave
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[[folder:Films]] * Disney/LiloAndStitch has Stitch with retractable antennae, back spikes and 2nd pair of arms. ** Almost all of Stitches "cousins" have this ability.
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[[folder:Films]] * Disney/LiloAndStitch has Stitch with retractable antennae, back spikes and 2nd pair of arms. ** Almost all of Stitches "cousins" have this ability.[[folder:Film]]

* Filburt from RockosModernLife Justified that he is a turtle. * Gary from SpongebobSquarepants also justified knowing he's a snail.
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* ''Disney/LiloAndStitch'' has Stitch with retractable antennae, back spikes, claws, and second pair of arms. ** Almost all of Stitch's "cousins" also have this ability. * Filburt from RockosModernLife ''WesternAnimation/RockosModernLife''. Justified that he is a turtle. * Gary from SpongebobSquarepants ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants'' also justified knowing he's a snail.

* {{Catdog}} has the titular character retract its body like a snail, there's only one episode where the play it rather... [[NightmareFuel Gruesomely]].
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* {{Catdog}} WesternAnimation/{{CatDog}} has the titular character retract its body like a snail, there's only one episode where the play it rather... [[NightmareFuel Gruesomely]].
24th May '15 9:08:40 PM nombretomado
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* Toothless from ''WesternAnimation/HowToTrainYourDragon'' has retractable teeth, hence his name. In the sequel, he is revealed to also have retractable scales along his spine.
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* Toothless from ''WesternAnimation/HowToTrainYourDragon'' has retractable teeth, hence his name. In the sequel, [[WesternAnimation/HowToTrainYourDragon2 sequel]], he is revealed to also have retractable scales along his spine.
24th May '15 9:08:26 PM nombretomado
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* Toothless from Film/HowToTrainYourDragon has retractable teeth, hence his name. In the sequel, he is revealed to also have retractable scales along his spine.
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* Toothless from Film/HowToTrainYourDragon ''WesternAnimation/HowToTrainYourDragon'' has retractable teeth, hence his name. In the sequel, he is revealed to also have retractable scales along his spine.
1st Mar '15 5:46:40 AM SeptimusHeap
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* In ''The City And The Stars'' by ArthurCClarke, future humanity has been engineered so that male genitalia are stored internally when not in use.
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* In ''The City And The Stars'' by ArthurCClarke, Creator/ArthurCClarke, future humanity has been engineered so that male genitalia are stored internally when not in use.

* DungeonsAndDragons. Giant Snapping Turtles are noted as being able to retract their legs and head into their shell, thus improving their armor class.
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* DungeonsAndDragons.''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons''. Giant Snapping Turtles are noted as being able to retract their legs and head into their shell, thus improving their armor class.

* Sephiroth from KingdomHearts has a retractable black wing. Implied in the ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVII'' series that his black wing is the same as in Kingdom Hearts. ** Genesis and Angeal from CrisisCore also have retractable wings. * {{Pokemon}} Generation V has the golem-like Golurk who is able to fly this way by retracing its arms and legs.
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* Sephiroth from KingdomHearts ''VideoGame/KingdomHearts'' has a retractable black wing. Implied in the ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVII'' series that his black wing is the same as in Kingdom Hearts. ** Genesis and Angeal from CrisisCore ''VideoGame/CrisisCore'' also have retractable wings. * {{Pokemon}} VideoGame/{{Pokemon}} Generation V has the golem-like Golurk who is able to fly this way by retracing its arms and legs.
16th Feb '15 9:03:07 PM TVRulezAgain
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* LiloAndStitch has Stitch with retractable antennae, back spikes and 2nd pair of arms.
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* LiloAndStitch Disney/LiloAndStitch has Stitch with retractable antennae, back spikes and 2nd pair of arms.
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