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3rd Jun '17 12:26:04 AM RyanofTinellb
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*** While there are a number of ''venomous'' species in Australia, this Troper can't think of any that are ''poisonous'' when eaten.
31st May '17 6:16:45 PM nombretomado
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* ToddlersAndTiaras has a somewhat troubling example. Alana's mother routinely gives her "go-go juice" at the beginning of pageants, which is Pixy Stix dissolved in a mixture of Mountain Dew and Red Bull. As expected, the child goes a little bit nuts.

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* ToddlersAndTiaras ''Series/ToddlersAndTiaras'' has a somewhat troubling example. Alana's mother routinely gives her "go-go juice" at the beginning of pageants, which is Pixy Stix dissolved in a mixture of Mountain Dew and Red Bull. As expected, the child goes a little bit nuts.



* In TheYoungOnes, Vyvyan invented a potion "where when the patient drinks it he turns into an axe-wielding, homicidal maniac! It's basically a cure. For not being an axe-wielding, homicidal maniac." He stores it in a Coke can in the fridge "so nobody'd drink it by mistake". Neil leaves it on top of the fridge, observing " I just bet a bit later on somebody does drink that and turns into an axe-wielding, homicidal maniac!" Later on, [[spoiler:someone drinks it and turns into an axe-wielding, homicidal maniac]].

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* In TheYoungOnes, ''Series/TheYoungOnes'', Vyvyan invented a potion "where when the patient drinks it he turns into an axe-wielding, homicidal maniac! It's basically a cure. For not being an axe-wielding, homicidal maniac." He stores it in a Coke can in the fridge "so nobody'd drink it by mistake". Neil leaves it on top of the fridge, observing " I just bet a bit later on somebody does drink that and turns into an axe-wielding, homicidal maniac!" Later on, [[spoiler:someone drinks it and turns into an axe-wielding, homicidal maniac]].
17th Oct '16 2:58:59 AM Morgenthaler
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* In the ''ScarredLands'' supplement ''Shelzar: City of Sins'', one of the locations examined is a bar called Cheny's that's infamous for its coffee. Despite it tasting like oil, it's guaranteed to put hair on your chest. The only downside is that it seems to do so regardless of race, sex, or species.

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* In the ''ScarredLands'' ''TabletopGame/ScarredLands'' supplement ''Shelzar: City of Sins'', one of the locations examined is a bar called Cheny's that's infamous for its coffee. Despite it tasting like oil, it's guaranteed to put hair on your chest. The only downside is that it seems to do so regardless of race, sex, or species.
28th Aug '16 5:00:41 AM Andyroid
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* Making one of these to escape the BodyHorror inflicted on you by the titular character is the entire point of ''VideoGame/TheSecretIslandOfDrQuandary''. The ingredients you might have to find could include frog eggs, candle wax, sunscreen, and/or ''tax papers''.

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* Making one of these to escape the BodyHorror BalefulPolymorph inflicted on you by the titular character eponymous Doctor Q is the entire point of ''VideoGame/TheSecretIslandOfDrQuandary''. The ingredients you might have to find could include frog eggs, candle wax, sunscreen, and/or ''tax papers''.
29th Jul '16 6:55:35 AM Andyroid
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* Making one of these to escape the BodyHorror inflicted on you by the titular character is the entire point of ''VideoGame/TheSecretIslandOfDrQuandary''.

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* Making one of these to escape the BodyHorror inflicted on you by the titular character is the entire point of ''VideoGame/TheSecretIslandOfDrQuandary''. The ingredients you might have to find could include frog eggs, candle wax, sunscreen, and/or ''tax papers''.
29th Feb '16 7:11:27 AM StFan
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* [[Literature/{{Discworld}} Nanny Ogg's]] chocolate pudding in ''Maskerade''. All you need to know about its effects is the phrase "My boots caught fire on the second lap."
** Most of her cooking seems to have a somewhat...enhancing effect. It's never explicitly stated what the Surprise of her "Bananana Soup Surprise" is, but apparently glancing at a ruler will help you visualize it.

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* [[Literature/{{Discworld}} ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'':
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Nanny Ogg's]] Ogg's chocolate pudding in ''Maskerade''. All you need to know about its effects is the phrase "My boots caught fire on the second lap."
** Most of her cooking seems to have a somewhat... enhancing effect. It's never explicitly stated what the Surprise of her "Bananana Soup Surprise" is, but apparently glancing at a ruler will help you visualize it.



** The Uberwaldean heroic remedy, ''splot'', which is a strictly herbal drink containing mineral extracts and therefore health-giving and invigorative. [[note]]Belladonna qualifies as a herb and arsenic salts are certainly minerals[[/note]]. It is non-alcoholic because no alcohol can hope to survive in it.

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** The Uberwaldean heroic remedy, ''splot'', which is a strictly herbal drink containing mineral extracts and therefore health-giving and invigorative.invigorating. [[note]]Belladonna qualifies as a herb and arsenic salts are certainly minerals[[/note]]. It is non-alcoholic because no alcohol can hope to survive in it.



** Moist von Lipwig, who knows about ''splot'' the hard way, is given a goblin beverage in ''RaisingSteam'' that turns him into a fearless berserk warrior for just long enough.
** And KlatchianCoffee would certainly qualify as a Screwball Serum: it not only induces instand sobriety, it pushes the drinker a long way out on the other side into the ''Knurd'' state of being anti-drunk.

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** Moist von Lipwig, who knows about ''splot'' the hard way, is given a goblin beverage in ''RaisingSteam'' ''Discworld/RaisingSteam'' that turns him into a fearless berserk warrior for just long enough.
** And KlatchianCoffee would certainly qualify as a Screwball Serum: it not only induces instand instant sobriety, it pushes the drinker a long way out on the other side into the ''Knurd'' state of being anti-drunk.
14th Feb '16 10:25:41 AM WillBGood
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** Probably illegal? Try probably ''[[UsefulNotes/AustralianWildlife poisonous]]''...
21st Nov '15 8:38:35 AM nombretomado
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* In ''BloomCounty'' Oliver's father mistakenly drinks the extract of dandelions that Oliver was about to experiment on. It causes him to hallucinate that Erik Estrada is coming out of his belly button and later, while chewing Oliver out, envisions Brook Shields' head on his son's body.

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* In ''BloomCounty'' ''ComicStrip/BloomCounty'' Oliver's father mistakenly drinks the extract of dandelions that Oliver was about to experiment on. It causes him to hallucinate that Erik Estrada is coming out of his belly button and later, while chewing Oliver out, envisions Brook Shields' head on his son's body.
8th Nov '15 7:19:57 PM Willbyr
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* Anthy's curry in ''RevolutionaryGirlUtena''--not only explosive, but causes the people who eat it to [[BodySwap swap bodies]].
* In one episode of ''SgtFrog'', Keroro attempts to make a traditional New Year's soup by combining a bunch of different recipes, but the resulting concoction turns Angol Mois into a smiling maniac who forces the soup down everyone else's throats, even when it proves nearly-lethal to Keronians.
* Akiko's special jam in ''{{Kanon}}'', so much so that it received a [[ContinuityNod nod]] in ''VisualNovel/{{Clannad}} After Story''.

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* Anthy's curry in ''RevolutionaryGirlUtena''--not ''Anime/RevolutionaryGirlUtena''--not only explosive, but causes the people who eat it to [[BodySwap swap bodies]].
* In one episode of ''SgtFrog'', ''Manga/SgtFrog'', Keroro attempts to make a traditional New Year's soup by combining a bunch of different recipes, but the resulting concoction turns Angol Mois into a smiling maniac who forces the soup down everyone else's throats, even when it proves nearly-lethal to Keronians.
* Akiko's special jam in ''{{Kanon}}'', ''VisualNovel/{{Kanon}}'', so much so that it received a [[ContinuityNod nod]] in ''VisualNovel/{{Clannad}} After Story''.
8th Nov '15 8:17:44 AM Prfnoff
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* Akiko's 'special' jam in ''{{Kanon}}''. Its contents and recipe known only to her, side effects on non-Akiko eaters include a distorted sense of reality, a visible aura of discolouration, and the violent urge to run away screaming at the sight of more of the stuff. To be completely fair, though, she's otherwise a very good cook.
** Akiko's jam even makes an appearance in ''EternalFighterZero'' as Akiko's Final Memory attack. Characters from ''Kanon'' that already know how horrible her jam is have special reactions during the attack; other characters simply eat it unwittingly.

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* Akiko's 'special' jam in ''{{Kanon}}''.''VisualNovel/{{Kanon}}''. Its contents and recipe known only to her, side effects on non-Akiko eaters include a distorted sense of reality, a visible aura of discolouration, and the violent urge to run away screaming at the sight of more of the stuff. To be completely fair, though, she's otherwise a very good cook.
** Akiko's jam even makes an appearance in ''EternalFighterZero'' ''VideoGame/EternalFighterZero'' as Akiko's Final Memory attack. Characters from ''Kanon'' that already know how horrible her jam is have special reactions during the attack; other characters simply eat it unwittingly.



* Making one of these to escape the BodyHorror inflicted on you by the titular character is the entire point of ''TheSecretIslandOfDrQuandary''.

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* Making one of these to escape the BodyHorror inflicted on you by the titular character is the entire point of ''TheSecretIslandOfDrQuandary''.''VideoGame/TheSecretIslandOfDrQuandary''.
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