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29th Jan '16 1:42:06 PM theNerdytimes
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* Fun fact: The Finnish word for snowball fight 'lumisota', literally means [[MundaneMadeAwesome 'snow war']]. When this was pointed out on Website/{{Tumblr}}, several [[UsefulNotes/FinnsWithFearsomeForests Winter War]] jokes were made.
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* Fun fact: The Finnish word for snowball fight fight, 'lumisota', literally means [[MundaneMadeAwesome 'snow war']]. When this was pointed out on Website/{{Tumblr}}, several [[UsefulNotes/FinnsWithFearsomeForests Winter War]] jokes were made.
29th Jan '16 1:41:43 PM theNerdytimes
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* Fun fact: The Finnish word for snowball fight 'lumisota', literally means [[MundaneMadeAwesome 'snow war']]. When this was pointed out on Website/{{Tumblr}}, several [[UsefulNotes/FinnsWithFearsomeForests Winter War]] jokes were made
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* Fun fact: The Finnish word for snowball fight 'lumisota', literally means [[MundaneMadeAwesome 'snow war']]. When this was pointed out on Website/{{Tumblr}}, several [[UsefulNotes/FinnsWithFearsomeForests Winter War]] jokes were mademade.
29th Jan '16 1:41:25 PM theNerdytimes
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* Fun fact: The Finnish word for snowball fight 'lumisota', literally means [[MundaneMadeAwesome 'snow war']]. When this was pointed out on Website/{{Tumblr}}, several [[UsefulNotes/FinnsWithFearsomeForests Winter War]] jokes were made
7th Jan '16 2:50:37 PM StFan
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[[quoteright:250: [[ArchieComics http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/ArchieSnowballFight.jpg]] ]]
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* Seen in the ''Anime/WelcomeToTheNHK'' anime.
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* Seen in the ''Anime/WelcomeToTheNHK'' ''LightNovel/WelcomeToTheNHK'' anime.

* A rather humourous one done in ''Manga/XXXHolic'', complete with a snow-machine gun courtesy of Yuuko.
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* A rather humourous one done in ''Manga/XXXHolic'', ''Manga/XxxHolic'', complete with a snow-machine gun courtesy of Yuuko.

[[folder:Comedy]] * A rather humourous one done in ''Manga/XXXHolic'', complete Bill Cosby, on his vintage album "Revenge", recalls his childhood attempt to get back at Junior Barnes for hitting him with a snow-machine gun courtesy of Yuuko.slushball - he makes the perfect snowball (complete with [[MarkedBullet Barnes's name on it]]), stores it in the freezer, and waits until July, having long since befriended Barnes to put him off guard...[[spoiler:and then finds his mother had thrown the snowball away. So he goes back outside and spits on him.]] [[/folder]]

* Often occurs in ''ComicStrip/LittleLulu''. In most of these, the boys (led by Tubby), attack the girls (led by Lulu) unprovoked, and the girls exact revenge by outwitting the boys.

* Turns up quite a bit in ArchieComics set during winter. If Dilton Doiley gets involved, expect him to bring in an automatic snow thrower, like the catapult seen in the page image. ** One story had Veronica fed up with her friends' immature snow-throwing behavior, bonding with Dilton who shares her condescension...until she discovers he's stashed away a freezer full of snowballs, planning ahead for the summer.
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* Turns up quite a bit in ArchieComics ''Franchise/ArchieComics'' set during winter. winter. ** If Dilton Doiley gets involved, expect him to bring in an automatic snow thrower, like the catapult seen in the page image. ** One story had Veronica fed up with her friends' immature snow-throwing behavior, bonding with Dilton who shares her condescension... until she discovers he's stashed away a freezer full of snowballs, planning ahead for the summer.

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[[folder:Comic Strips]] * Often occurs in ''ComicStrip/LittleLulu''. In most of these, the boys (led by Tubby), attack the girls (led by Lulu) unprovoked, and the girls exact revenge by outwitting the boys. * ''ComicStrip/{{Peanuts}}'' had this, being a strip about childhood. In one, Snoopy laments that he was never taught to throw snowballs. * ''ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes'': Snowball fights are SeriousBusiness to Calvin, who takes them to WarriorPoet levels although he usually has nobody to fight with besides Hobbes or a reluctant Susie. During summer, he uses water balloons instead. (Except the time when he saved a snowball in the freezer til July... [[spoiler:and missed]].) * ''ComicStrip/RoseIsRose'': Clem often hogs snowballs. Mimi catches on quickly when shown. %%* ''ComicStrip/FoxTrot'' * ComicStrip/{{Garfield}} and Odie, out for world domination with a snowball ''catapult''. * ''ComicStrip/{{Frazz}}'' has Frazz and Caulfield throw them more than once. At one point Caulfield suggests snowball fights could replace wars; Frazz says it would mean they would all speak Finnish. [[/folder]] [[folder:Films -- Animated]]Animation]]

[[folder: Newspaper Comics ]] * Epidemic. Some of the strips which have included snowball fights as major themes: ** ''ComicStrip/{{Peanuts}}'' had this, being a strip about childhood. In one, Snoopy laments that he was never taught to throw snowballs. ** Snowball fights are SeriousBusiness to [[ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes Calvin]], who takes them to WarriorPoet levels although he usually has nobody to fight with besides Hobbes or a reluctant Susie. During summer, he uses water balloons instead. (Except the time when he saved a snowball in the freezer til July... [[spoiler:and missed]].) ** ''RoseIsRose'' Clem often hogs snowballs. Mimi catches on quickly when shown. ** ''ComicStrip/FoxTrot'' ** ComicStrip/{{Garfield}} and Odie, out for world domination with a snowball ''catapult''. ** ComicStrip/{{Frazz}} has Frazz and Caulfield throw them more than once. At one point Caulfield suggests snowball fights could replace wars; Frazz says it would mean they would all speak Finnish. [[/folder]] [[folder: Standup Comedy ]] * Bill Cosby, on his vintage album "Revenge", recalls his childhood attempt to get back at Junior Barnes for hitting him with a slushball - he makes the perfect snowball (complete with [[MarkedBullet Barnes's name on it]]), stores it in the freezer, and waits until July, having long since befriended Barnes to put him off guard...[[spoiler:and then finds his mother had thrown the snowball away. So he goes back outside and spits on him.]] [[/folder]] [[folder: Video Games ]]
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[[folder: Newspaper Comics ]] * Epidemic. Some of the strips which have included snowball fights as major themes: ** ''ComicStrip/{{Peanuts}}'' had this, being a strip about childhood. In one, Snoopy laments that he was never taught to throw snowballs. ** Snowball fights are SeriousBusiness to [[ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes Calvin]], who takes them to WarriorPoet levels although he usually has nobody to fight with besides Hobbes or a reluctant Susie. During summer, he uses water balloons instead. (Except the time when he saved a snowball in the freezer til July... [[spoiler:and missed]].) ** ''RoseIsRose'' Clem often hogs snowballs. Mimi catches on quickly when shown. ** ''ComicStrip/FoxTrot'' ** ComicStrip/{{Garfield}} and Odie, out for world domination with a snowball ''catapult''. ** ComicStrip/{{Frazz}} has Frazz and Caulfield throw them more than once. At one point Caulfield suggests snowball fights could replace wars; Frazz says it would mean they would all speak Finnish. [[/folder]] [[folder: Standup Comedy ]] * Bill Cosby, on his vintage album "Revenge", recalls his childhood attempt to get back at Junior Barnes for hitting him with a slushball - he makes the perfect snowball (complete with [[MarkedBullet Barnes's name on it]]), stores it in the freezer, and waits until July, having long since befriended Barnes to put him off guard...[[spoiler:and then finds his mother had thrown the snowball away. So he goes back outside and spits on him.]] [[/folder]] [[folder: Video Games ]] [[folder:Video Games]]

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[[folder: Web Original ]] * WhateleyUniverse: SuperheroSchool Whateley Academy is up in the Presidential Mountains of New Hampshire, so they get a lot of snow every winter. The big snowball fight around Poe cottage involves a lot of superpowers, including Quake using her powers to force some snow into a snow 'fort' and Phase using his powers to knock it down.
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[[folder: Web Original ]] [[folder:Web Original]] * WhateleyUniverse: ''Literature/WhateleyUniverse'': SuperheroSchool Whateley Academy is up in the Presidential Mountains of New Hampshire, so they get a lot of snow every winter. The big snowball fight around Poe cottage involves a lot of superpowers, including Quake using her powers to force some snow into a snow 'fort' and Phase using his powers to knock it down. down.

[[folder: Western Animation ]] * ''WesternAnimation/FrostyTheSnowman'' does this, being a type 1 {{Snowlem}}
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[[folder: Western Animation ]] [[folder:Western Animation]] * ''WesternAnimation/FrostyTheSnowman'' does this, being a type 1 {{Snowlem}}{{Snowlem}}.

* ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants'': In "The Snowball Effect", Squidward claims to be above such childish activities, but gets sucked in and goes into such a panic that he'll lose and builds a two-story-high impenetrable snow fort. ** At one point, Patrick shows just barely enough knowledge to create a snowblock, a snowpyramid, and even a snowhelix - but not a snow''ball''. ** Spongebob and Patrick have another one in "Survival of the Idiots".
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* ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants'': ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants'': ** In "The Snowball Effect", Squidward claims to be above such childish activities, but gets sucked in and goes into such a panic that he'll lose and builds a two-story-high impenetrable snow fort. ** At one point, Patrick shows just barely enough knowledge to create a snowblock, a snowpyramid, and even a snowhelix - -- but not a snow''ball''. ** Spongebob [=SpongeBob=] and Patrick have another one in "Survival of the Idiots".

* [[WesternAnimation/{{Ben 10}} Ben and Gwen]] have one, but when one hits Grandpa Max... --> '''Max:''' (sternly) I am warning you... [[spoiler: (brandishes snowball) you're messing with an old pro.]]
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* [[WesternAnimation/{{Ben 10}} ''WesternAnimation/{{Ben 10}}'': Ben and Gwen]] Gwen have one, but when one hits Grandpa Max... --> '''Max:''' (sternly) -->'''Max:''' (''sternly'') I am warning you... [[spoiler: (brandishes snowball) [[spoiler:(''brandishes snowball'') you're messing with an old pro.]] ]]
4th Jan '16 6:55:52 AM SeptimusHeap
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* Often occurs in ''LittleLulu''. In most of these, the boys (led by Tubby), attack the girls (led by Lulu) unprovoked, and the girls exact revenge by outwitting the boys.
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* Often occurs in ''LittleLulu''.''ComicStrip/LittleLulu''. In most of these, the boys (led by Tubby), attack the girls (led by Lulu) unprovoked, and the girls exact revenge by outwitting the boys.
13th Dec '15 7:49:18 PM nombretomado
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* A short ''{{Transmetropolitan}}'' whatchajigger has Spider engaging in a small LensmanArmsRace with his "filthy assistants". They throw snowballs at him, he pulls out what appears to be an automatic snowball gun. They use a cannon. * ''XFactor'' #53, after Jean buys [[PrettyInMink a fur coat]], she and Scott take a walk in the part. When Scott isn't looking, [[MundaneUtility Jean telekenetically throws snowballs at him, and he zapps them with his eye beams]] before playfully tackling Jean.
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* A short ''{{Transmetropolitan}}'' ''ComicBook/{{Transmetropolitan}}'' whatchajigger has Spider engaging in a small LensmanArmsRace with his "filthy assistants". They throw snowballs at him, he pulls out what appears to be an automatic snowball gun. They use a cannon. * ''XFactor'' ''ComicBook/XFactor'' #53, after Jean buys [[PrettyInMink a fur coat]], she and Scott take a walk in the part. When Scott isn't looking, [[MundaneUtility Jean telekenetically throws snowballs at him, and he zapps them with his eye beams]] before playfully tackling Jean.
26th Nov '15 8:07:17 PM nombretomado
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* SandyMitchell's Literature/CiaphasCain, '''HERO OF THE IMPERIUM''' had to break up snowball fights on some of the colder worlds they were posted on. Turns out the soldiers Cain normally travels with come from an [[SingleBiomePlanet Ice World]], where snowball fights are SeriousBusiness.
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* SandyMitchell's Creator/SandyMitchell's Literature/CiaphasCain, '''HERO OF THE IMPERIUM''' had to break up snowball fights on some of the colder worlds they were posted on. Turns out the soldiers Cain normally travels with come from an [[SingleBiomePlanet Ice World]], where snowball fights are SeriousBusiness.
25th Nov '15 4:02:21 PM Protagonist506
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Common in stories featuring children. Also may feature as a lighter moment in military stories.
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Common in stories featuring children. Also may feature as a lighter moment in military stories. stories. Can be used as a winter-themed version of DodgeballIsHell.
22nd Nov '15 11:01:50 AM nombretomado
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** ''{{Peanuts}}'' had this, being a strip about childhood. In one, Snoopy laments that he was never taught to throw snowballs.
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** ''{{Peanuts}}'' ''ComicStrip/{{Peanuts}}'' had this, being a strip about childhood. In one, Snoopy laments that he was never taught to throw snowballs.

** ''FoxTrot'' ** {{Garfield}} and Odie, out for world domination with a snowball ''catapult''.
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** ''FoxTrot'' ''ComicStrip/FoxTrot'' ** {{Garfield}} ComicStrip/{{Garfield}} and Odie, out for world domination with a snowball ''catapult''.
11th Oct '15 7:52:35 PM Willbyr
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* Episode two of ''Zoku NatsumeYuujinchou''. Nyanko becomes embarrassed when Gen remarks how he and Natsume acted during it.
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* Episode two of ''Zoku NatsumeYuujinchou''.[[Manga/NatsumesBookOfFriends Natsume Yuujinchou]]''. Nyanko becomes embarrassed when Gen remarks how he and Natsume acted during it.

* A rather humourous one done in ''XXXHolic'', complete with a snow-machine gun courtesy of Yuuko. * In {{Potemayo}}, Kyou, Nene, and Mikan's class get into a classic boys against girls snowball fight after the first snow.... that is until interrupted by Guchuko. * Mimisaka of HokenshitsuNoShinigami attempted to start one, only to end up fleeing for his life along with several others... * One chapter of ''KeroroGunsou'' had Keroro and Fuyuki organize a snowball fight using a modified version of official ''[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yukigassen yukigassen]]'' rules. Then [[BloodKnight Giroro]] and [[BattleButler Paul]] get [[SeriousBusiness a little carried away]]...
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* A rather humourous one done in ''XXXHolic'', ''Manga/XXXHolic'', complete with a snow-machine gun courtesy of Yuuko. * In {{Potemayo}}, ''Anime/{{Potemayo}}'', Kyou, Nene, and Mikan's class get into a classic boys against girls snowball fight after the first snow.... that is until interrupted by Guchuko. * Mimisaka of HokenshitsuNoShinigami ''Manga/HokenshitsuNoShinigami'' attempted to start one, only to end up fleeing for his life along with several others... * One chapter of ''KeroroGunsou'' ''Manga/SgtFrog'' had Keroro and Fuyuki organize a snowball fight using a modified version of official ''[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yukigassen yukigassen]]'' rules. Then [[BloodKnight Giroro]] and [[BattleButler Paul]] get [[SeriousBusiness a little carried away]]...
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