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19th Nov '17 9:36:04 PM LinTaylor
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** ''Series/KamenRiderDouble'' gains a scarf, but only when he uses his [[BlowYouAway Cyclone]] powers; in TheMovie, when ''Series/KamenRiderDecade'' splits Double into two whole beings, the [=CycloneCyclone=] Double has two scarves. Also, the recurring antagonist Nasca Dopant has a bifurcated scarf. [[spoiler:He undergoes a HeelFaceTurn, only to be [[BlackWidow murdered by his wife shortly thereafter]].]]

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** ''Series/KamenRiderDouble'' gains a scarf, but only when he uses his [[BlowYouAway Cyclone]] powers; in TheMovie, when ''Series/KamenRiderDecade'' splits Double into two whole beings, the [=CycloneCyclone=] Double has two scarves. Also, the recurring antagonist Nasca Dopant has a bifurcated scarf. [[spoiler:He undergoes a HeelFaceTurn, only to be [[BlackWidow murdered by his wife shortly thereafter]].]]]] The movie-exclusive Kamen Rider Skull has a tattered scarf as part of his outfit.


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** In ''Series/KamenRiderBuild'', the title character gains a scarf when he uses his {{Ninja}}-themed powers.
16th Nov '17 5:26:31 PM MegaMarioMan
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* [[Characters/MrDriller Ataru Hori]] from ''MrDriller''

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* [[Characters/MrDriller Ataru Hori]] from ''MrDriller''''VideoGame/MrDriller''
22nd Oct '17 12:58:09 PM SeptimusHeap
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* [[VideoGame/{{F-Zero}} Captain Falcon]] has one in ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros'' and ''Melee'', but it's fully shown in ''Brawl''.

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* [[VideoGame/{{F-Zero}} [[VideoGame/FZero Captain Falcon]] has one in ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros'' and ''Melee'', but it's fully shown in ''Brawl''.
2nd Oct '17 5:01:41 AM imaginateur
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* In ''Manga/AttackOnTitan'', Mikasa wears a long red one even when fighting Titans. [[spoiler: It's a keepsake from her childhood when Eren offered it to her when she said she was cold after he'd just rescued her from human traffickers.]]

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* In ''Manga/AttackOnTitan'', Mikasa nearly always wears a long red one even when fighting Titans. one, whether she's killing Titans several meters tall or taking on highly skilled soldiers. [[spoiler: It's a keepsake from her childhood when Eren offered it to her when she said she was cold after he'd just rescued her from human traffickers.]]]]
** On that note, albeit only then, [[spoiler:Eren himself, who was wearing said scarf when he rescued Mikasa by stabbing two adult human traffickers to death, all by himself]].
1st Oct '17 10:11:27 PM ADrago
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** Contrary to the popular image, the scarf of an airman, motorcyclist or racing driver was '''always''' tightly wrapped and knotted around the neck. A flowing scarf was a lethal danger: it could quickly be caught by the spinning propeller and [[TelevisionIsTryingToKillUs strangle the hapless guy to death before he would even know it]]. [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isadora_Duncan Isadora Duncan's]] death ''strangled by a silk scarf caught by a sportscar's open wheel'' became renowned, yet most people overlook the grisly details: she was not only strangled, but nearly decapitated (silk is almost as tough as a steel wire garrotte) and [[NightmareFuel pulled out of the car and smashed in the pavement]].

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** Contrary to the popular image, the scarf of an airman, motorcyclist or racing driver was '''always''' tightly wrapped and knotted around the neck. A flowing scarf was a lethal danger: it could quickly be caught by the spinning propeller and [[TelevisionIsTryingToKillUs [[JustForFun/TelevisionIsTryingToKillUs strangle the hapless guy to death before he would even know it]]. [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isadora_Duncan Isadora Duncan's]] death ''strangled by a silk scarf caught by a sportscar's open wheel'' became renowned, yet most people overlook the grisly details: she was not only strangled, but nearly decapitated (silk is almost as tough as a steel wire garrotte) and [[NightmareFuel pulled out of the car and smashed in the pavement]].
29th Aug '17 7:31:17 AM NekoTroper
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* The protagonist of ''Anime/SenkiZesshouSymphogear'', Hibiki, wears a pair of scarf-like things on her symphogear starting with season 2. With gems on the end for som [[BlingOfWar extra flair]].
4th Aug '17 11:28:03 PM killerzuera
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** Taken UpToEleven in the recent ''Batman/The Shadow'' crossover, where it appears as two billowing red sheets that always [[https://68.media.tumblr.com/9b4f76ed540597b23bbe197f3ee1d981/tumblr_op4l0aWDaP1ubea57o1_1280.jpg stretch beyond the panel and have no visible end]], which often makes them appear bigger than The Shadow himself. [[https://68.media.tumblr.com/9fb1bafdfbaab2490823363a83935be6/tumblr_otzkmz7bIA1ubea57o1_1280.jpg This panel in particular shows it as long enough to ''dwarf Man-Bat and Clayface in size'']]. Partially justified in that The Shadow is a master of illusion who frequently changes form.

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** Taken UpToEleven in the recent ''Batman/The Shadow'' crossover, where it appears as two billowing red sheets that always [[https://68.media.tumblr.com/9b4f76ed540597b23bbe197f3ee1d981/tumblr_op4l0aWDaP1ubea57o1_1280.jpg stretch beyond the panel and have no visible end]], which often makes them appear bigger than The Shadow himself. [[https://68.media.tumblr.com/9fb1bafdfbaab2490823363a83935be6/tumblr_otzkmz7bIA1ubea57o1_1280.jpg This panel panel]] in particular shows it as long enough to ''dwarf Man-Bat and Clayface in size'']]. size''. Partially justified in that The Shadow is a master of illusion who frequently changes form.form as he clouds men's minds.
4th Aug '17 11:25:53 PM killerzuera
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* [[TwoFistedTales Pulp-era]] hero Radio/TheShadow. Probably the earliest example of this trope in fiction.

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* [[TwoFistedTales Pulp-era]] hero Radio/TheShadow. Probably one of the earliest example examples of this trope in fiction.fiction. Although the scarf itself is not a part of the original character design (it was the prominent red lining of his coat and the collar used to cover his face) but instead added in the character's DC series.
** Taken UpToEleven in the recent ''Batman/The Shadow'' crossover, where it appears as two billowing red sheets that always [[https://68.media.tumblr.com/9b4f76ed540597b23bbe197f3ee1d981/tumblr_op4l0aWDaP1ubea57o1_1280.jpg stretch beyond the panel and have no visible end]], which often makes them appear bigger than The Shadow himself. [[https://68.media.tumblr.com/9fb1bafdfbaab2490823363a83935be6/tumblr_otzkmz7bIA1ubea57o1_1280.jpg This panel in particular shows it as long enough to ''dwarf Man-Bat and Clayface in size'']]. Partially justified in that The Shadow is a master of illusion who frequently changes form.
1st Jul '17 11:41:40 AM dmcreif
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* ''Series/TheDefenders2017'': Series/JessicaJones2015 typically wears a tattered scarf during periods of cool or cold weather. During the Midland Circle fight, [[Series/Daredevil2015 Matt Murdock]] even borrows it to use as an improvised mask to hide his identity.

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* ''Series/TheDefenders2017'': Series/JessicaJones2015 typically wears a tattered scarf during periods of cool or cold weather. During the Midland Circle fight, When she and [[Series/Daredevil2015 Matt Murdock]] even are infiltrating Midland Circle and find themselves under attack by the Hand, Matt borrows it to use as an improvised mask to hide his identity.identity, much to Jessica's confusion.
1st Jun '17 7:42:51 PM nombretomado
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* Mat Cauthon of the ''Literature/WheelOfTime'' series constantly wears a black silk scarf from book four on. It's to cover up the [[spoiler:scar from where he was [[TheManTheyCouldntHang hung from a tree by the neck]]]].

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* Mat Cauthon of the ''Literature/WheelOfTime'' ''Literature/TheWheelOfTime'' series constantly wears a black silk scarf from book four on. It's to cover up the [[spoiler:scar from where he was [[TheManTheyCouldntHang hung from a tree by the neck]]]].
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