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30th Apr '16 10:17:02 PM Kaizen
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* Back in volume 4 of ''LightNovel/HighSchoolDxD'', Sirzechs asks Ise as to what happens if the latter uses [[StatusBuff Gift]] on Rias' breasts, then tells him not to worry about it. Seven volumes later, [[spoiler:the spirits of the past Boosted Gear users bring it up again and sure enough, Ise uses said skill(with permission from Rias, who readily accepts), and the end result? Rias becomes a ''battery'' for Ise at the cost of her breasts ''shrinking'']].

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* Back in volume 4 of ''LightNovel/HighSchoolDxD'', Sirzechs asks Ise Issei as to what happens if the latter uses [[StatusBuff Gift]] on Rias' breasts, then tells him not to worry about it. Seven volumes later, [[spoiler:the spirits of the past Boosted Gear users bring it up again and sure enough, Ise Issei uses said skill(with permission from Rias, who readily accepts), and the end result? Rias becomes a ''battery'' for Ise Issei at the cost of her breasts ''shrinking'']].
7th Jan '16 11:26:58 PM FordPrefect
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** The sequel does something similar as well. When Wayne and Garth arrive outside of a studio, a number of men are doing things such as moving a window back and forth across the street, stacking fruit, and so on. When asked why, the workers reply that it's just their job. Later on Wayne crashes through them all in his car in a stereotypical "action sequence", causing the workers to state in satisfied fashion that their job is done. Of course, the "handiness" of this is almost entirely under the RuleofCool.

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** The sequel does something similar as well. When Wayne and Garth arrive outside of a studio, a number of men are doing things such as moving a window back and forth across the street, stacking fruit, and so on. When asked why, the workers reply that it's just their job. Later on Wayne crashes through them all in his car in a stereotypical "action sequence", causing the workers to state in satisfied fashion that their job is done. Of course, the "handiness" of this is almost entirely under the RuleofCool.RuleOfCool.
7th Jan '16 11:26:39 PM FordPrefect
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* The "The $99,000 Answer" episode of ''Series/TheHoneymooners''. Music-guru Ralph learns he is to be a contestant on a music trivia game show and Norton helps him practice for the show by playing snippets of various songs on the piano. To Ralph's ever-increasing annoyance, Norton always warms up by playing the first two lines of "Old Folks at Home" ("Way down upon the Suwanee River, far far away"). When Ralph confidently appears on the game show, the first musical clue he hears is the same two lines that Norton always warmed up with. Ralph is dumbstruck, can't come up with the answer, and is eliminated from the game on the very first question. For the record, [[CrowningMomentOfFunny he guessed that Norton composed it]].

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* The ''Series/TheHoneymooners'', episode "The $99,000 Answer" episode of ''Series/TheHoneymooners''.Answer". Music-guru Ralph learns he is to be a contestant on a music trivia game show and Norton helps him practice for the show by playing snippets of various songs on the piano. To Ralph's ever-increasing annoyance, Norton always warms up by playing the first two lines of "Old Folks at Home" ("Way down upon the Suwanee River, far far away"). When Ralph confidently appears on the game show, the first musical clue he hears is the same two lines that Norton always warmed up with. Ralph is dumbstruck, can't come up with the answer, and is eliminated from the game on the very first question. For the record, [[CrowningMomentOfFunny he guessed that Norton composed it]].
29th Nov '15 6:48:16 AM Avitus
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** "Termites of Endearment" Dave refuses to practice sword fighting because he's busy making decorative knick-knacks for sale, although nobody wants to buy them. His sister Fang badgers him to practice fighting, and Dave says "one day my love of decorative knick-knacks will one day save us all." He keeps saying this throughout the episode, usually directly to the audience. Then the MonsterOfTheWeek attacks, defeats everyone easily, and is about to kill them all--when it notices one of Dave's things and says, "did I ever tell you how much I love decorative knick-knacks?" Cut to Dave selling thousands of knick-knacks to the monster. Fang looks at him and says, deadpan, "I so hate you right now."

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** "Termites of Endearment" Dave refuses to practice sword fighting because he's busy making decorative knick-knacks for sale, although nobody wants to buy them. sale. His sister Fang badgers him to practice fighting, and Dave says "one day my love of decorative knick-knacks will one day save us all." all!" He keeps saying this throughout the episode, usually directly to the audience. Then the MonsterOfTheWeek attacks, defeats everyone easily, and is about to kill them all--when it Dave notices one of Dave's things the monster's bracelet. The monster and says, "did I ever tell you how much I love decorative knick-knacks?" Cut to Dave selling thousands of agree to knick-knacks to the monster. Fang looks at him and says, deadpan, "I so hate you right now."together.
29th Nov '15 6:38:57 AM Avitus
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** This trope title comes from the episode "Termites of Endearment". Dave refuses to practice sword fighting because he's busy making decorative knick-knacks for sale, although nobody wants to buy them. His sister Fang badgers him to practice fighting, and Dave says "trust me, someday my love of decorative knick-knacks will come in handy!" He keeps saying this throughout the episode, usually directly to the audience. Then the MonsterOfTheWeek attacks, defeats everyone easily, and is about to kill them all--when it notices one of Dave's things and says, "did I ever tell you how much I love decorative knick-knacks?" Cut to Dave selling thousands of knick-knacks to the monster. Fang looks at him and says, deadpan, "I so hate you right now."

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** This trope title comes from the episode "Termites of Endearment". Endearment" Dave refuses to practice sword fighting because he's busy making decorative knick-knacks for sale, although nobody wants to buy them. His sister Fang badgers him to practice fighting, and Dave says "trust me, someday "one day my love of decorative knick-knacks will come in handy!" one day save us all." He keeps saying this throughout the episode, usually directly to the audience. Then the MonsterOfTheWeek attacks, defeats everyone easily, and is about to kill them all--when it notices one of Dave's things and says, "did I ever tell you how much I love decorative knick-knacks?" Cut to Dave selling thousands of knick-knacks to the monster. Fang looks at him and says, deadpan, "I so hate you right now."
27th Aug '15 10:30:38 AM harostar
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* In ''VideoGame/FatalFrame'' 4, Ruka's mother taught her a specific song on the piano and it is one of the few memories she has from her childhood. It turns out to be vital, because [[spoiler: it is the sacred Tsukimori Song, the only thing capable of defeating Sakuya]].
10th Aug '15 7:47:18 PM 123zane321
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* In ''VideoGame/RuneScape'', one sidequest, Mahjarrat Memories, gives you an Engrammeter as a reward. Kharshai states at the end of the quest that he wonders what would happen if you were to use it on [[spoiler:Freneskae]], although he then goes on to say that he fails to see any situation in which you would go there. [[Foreshadowing Guess where you end up going in the (sort of) sequel to the quest?]]

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* In ''VideoGame/RuneScape'', one sidequest, Mahjarrat Memories, gives you an Engrammeter as a reward. Kharshai states at the end of the quest that he wonders what would happen if you were to use it on [[spoiler:Freneskae]], although he then goes on to say that he fails to see any situation in which you would go there. [[Foreshadowing [[{{Foreshadowing}} Guess where you end up going in the (sort of) sequel to the quest?]]
10th Aug '15 7:46:22 PM 123zane321
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* In ''VideoGame/RuneScape'', one sidequest, Mahjarrat Memories, gives you an Engrammeter as a reward. Kharshai states at the end of the quest that he wonders what would happen if you were to use it on [[spoiler:Freneskae]], although he then goes on to say that he fails to see any situation in which you would go there. [[Foreshadowing Guess where you end up going in the (sort of) sequel to the quest?]]
24th Jul '15 8:50:39 AM catmuto
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* Ian from ''Manga/FairyCube'' has read every book that has any information on fairies since childhood. When Kaito transports him to the Otherworld and Ian has to proceed to get back out, he uses his knowledge to fight, using a pair of iron scissors that are an effective weapon against fairies and gets Ainsel across a sweetwater river, so that the Nuckelavee chasing them can't follow them.
8th Jul '15 1:30:57 PM NotThisThing
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* In the {{Leverage}} episode "The Corkscrew Job", we learn that while a winery now uses sophisticated technology to filter out deadly CO2 from the lower levels of the winery, before that technology was available, they periodically opened certain doors in the upper level to allow the CO2 to escape. At the end of the episode, the owner of the winery shuts off said sophisticated technology in an attempt to kill someone via CO2 poisoning and make it look like an accident, and Parker and Elliot use that knowledge to open those doors and release the CO2.

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* In the {{Leverage}} ''Series/{{Leverage}}'' episode "The Corkscrew Job", we learn that while a winery now uses sophisticated technology to filter out deadly CO2 carbon dioxide from the lower levels of the winery, before that technology was available, they periodically opened certain doors in the upper level to allow the CO2 gas to escape. At the end of the episode, the owner of the winery shuts off said sophisticated technology in an attempt to kill someone via CO2 carbon dioxide poisoning and make it look like an accident, and Parker and Elliot use that knowledge to open those doors and release the CO2.gas.
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