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13th Mar '18 12:49:34 AM JackG
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* In ''Film/DeathWish'', Paul Kersey attacks a mugger with a sock filled with quarters.

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* In ''Film/DeathWish'', Paul Kersey attacks a mugger with a sock filled with quarters. Fortunately the mugger is implied to be a frightened amateur without a gun and is easily driven off.
18th Feb '18 12:37:20 AM nombretomado
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* ''Film/{{Scum}}'' had an infamous scene where Carlin (RayWinstone) assaults Richards (the lackey of Banks, the "daddy" of the Borstal) with two snooker balls in a sock.

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* ''Film/{{Scum}}'' had an infamous scene where Carlin (RayWinstone) (Creator/RayWinstone) assaults Richards (the lackey of Banks, the "daddy" of the Borstal) with two snooker balls in a sock.
12th Dec '17 1:21:37 AM TheCuza
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* In one episode of ''Series/{{Seinfeld}}'', Kramer and Newman reverse their peepholes "so they can tell if somebody is hiding in their apartments with a sock filled with pennies". Later in the episode, an acquaintance is attacked by their superintendent (under the belief that he was sleeping with his wife) [[StrangeMindsThinkAlike with a sock of pennies]].

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* In one the ''Series/{{Seinfeld}}'' episode of ''Series/{{Seinfeld}}'', "The Reverse Peephole", Kramer and Newman [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin reverse their the peepholes "so they can tell if somebody is hiding in on their apartments apartment doors]] so that they look inside the apartment rather than out. When asked what purpose that could possibly serve, they bring up the possibility that some lunatic could be waiting inside to ambush them with a sock filled with pennies". Later in full of pennies. At the end of the episode, an acquaintance is attacked a minor character gets ambushed in this exact way by their superintendent (under the belief another character who mistakenly thought that he his wife was sleeping cheating on him with his wife) [[StrangeMindsThinkAlike with the first character. "He should have had a sock of pennies]].reverse peephole..."
9th Dec '17 7:12:13 AM NotThisThing
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* ''Literature/ParkerPyneInvestigates'': In "The Gate of Baghdad", the killer attempts to make it look like the murder victim had been coshed with a sock full of sand by planting damp sand in the spare socks carried by one of the other passengers.

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''Literature/ParkerPyneInvestigates'': In "The Gate of Baghdad", the killer attempts to make it look like the murder victim had been coshed with a sock full of sand by planting damp sand in the spare socks carried by one of the other passengers.
** ''[[Literature/HerculePoirot Hickory Dickory Dock]]'': The final murder of the book is committed with a paperweight in a sock.
29th Nov '17 9:05:40 PM foxley
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* ''Literature/ParkerPyneInvestigaes'': In "The Gate of Baghdad", the killer attempts to make it look like the murder victim had been coshed with a sock full of sand by planting damp sand in the spare socks carried by one of the other passengers.

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* ''Literature/ParkerPyneInvestigaes'': ''Literature/ParkerPyneInvestigates'': In "The Gate of Baghdad", the killer attempts to make it look like the murder victim had been coshed with a sock full of sand by planting damp sand in the spare socks carried by one of the other passengers.
29th Nov '17 9:05:00 PM foxley
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* ''Literature/ParkerPyneInvestigaes'': In "The Gate of Baghdad", the killer attempts to make it look like the murder victim had been coshed with a sock full of sand by planting damp sand in the spare socks carried by one of the other passengers.
7th Oct '17 4:02:25 PM nombretomado
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* There's a rumor/urban legend that BingCrosby beat his children with a sack filled with oranges, because that would cause serious pain but no visible bruises or internal injury. ''The Grifters'' claims the opposite effect (nasty looking bruises if done correctly; internal injury if not).

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* There's a rumor/urban legend that BingCrosby Music/BingCrosby beat his children with a sack filled with oranges, because that would cause serious pain but no visible bruises or internal injury. ''The Grifters'' claims the opposite effect (nasty looking bruises if done correctly; internal injury if not).
1st Oct '17 2:50:41 AM petrandreev13
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* Upon Paul Kersey's return to New York after his business trip in ''Film/DeathWish'', he attacks a mugger with a sock filled with quarters. Previously, he had been practicing using the sock in his apartment and attacked a chair with.

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* Upon Paul Kersey's return to New York after his business trip in In ''Film/DeathWish'', he Paul Kersey attacks a mugger with a sock filled with quarters. Previously, he had been practicing using the sock in his apartment and attacked a chair with.quarters.
19th Sep '17 12:00:00 AM TargetOnMyBack
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* ''Literature/TheStainlessSteelRat'': In "The Stainless Steel Rat's Revenge" Jim is in a heavily surveilled society where weapons are easily detected and hard to come by. Under his sheets, he stealthily assembles a weapon from available components: a sock full of coins.
25th Aug '17 11:49:33 AM REV6Pilot
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* ''VideoGame/TheEscapists'': Combining a soap with a sock creates a sock mace, a mid-tier weapon. Combining a sock with a battery creates a "super" sock mace... that is "super" InNameOnly, since it has the exact same attack power as the regular sock mace.

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* ''VideoGame/TheEscapists'': Combining a soap with a sock creates a sock mace, a mid-tier weapon. Combining a sock with a battery creates a "super" sock mace... that is "super" InNameOnly, in name only, since it has the exact same attack power as the regular sock mace.
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