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4th Jan '16 2:12:57 PM nombretomado
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* ''PrinceValiant'' (Jan. 6-13, 2013) takes it over the top, with the challenger splitting ''every one'' of her opponent's arrows, no matter where on the target they are. Making an impression is apparently more important than winning the tournament, or else she would consider aiming for the center of the bull's-eye.
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* ''PrinceValiant'' ''ComicStrip/PrinceValiant'' (Jan. 6-13, 2013) takes it over the top, with the challenger splitting ''every one'' of her opponent's arrows, no matter where on the target they are. Making an impression is apparently more important than winning the tournament, or else she would consider aiming for the center of the bull's-eye.
1st Jan '16 11:37:31 PM foxley
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* ''Series/WhenThingsWereRotten'': In "The Capture of Robin Hood", it is the Sheriff of Nottingham who splits the arrow during the archery competition. Robin Hood bests by [[ImprobableAimingSkills shooting an arrow that curves around the target and knocks out the Sheriff's arrow by coming through the back of the target]].
12th Nov '15 5:05:24 PM Plactus
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* In ''Series/OnceUponATime'' "The Bear and the Bow," Merida does this several times in succession.
14th Jul '15 5:20:40 PM Llygodenfawr
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* The ''Series/DoctorWho'' episode "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS34E3RobotOfSherwood Robots of Sherwood]]" takes this UpToEleven when Robin Hood and the Doctor keep splitting one anothers' arrows in the famous archery contest. [[spoiler: Though the Doctor later confesses to cheating with homing arrows.]]
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* The ''Series/DoctorWho'' episode "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS34E3RobotOfSherwood Robots of Sherwood]]" takes this UpToEleven when Robin Hood and the Doctor keep splitting one anothers' another's arrows in the famous archery contest. [[spoiler: Though the Doctor later confesses to cheating with homing arrows.]]
20th Mar '15 5:40:53 PM foxley
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* In ''GreenArrow'' #18, bad guy archer Komodo is shown effortlessly doing this during practice to illustrate what a superlative archer he is.
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* In ''GreenArrow'' ''ComicBook/GreenArrow'' #18, bad guy archer Komodo is shown effortlessly doing this during practice to illustrate what a superlative archer he is. * Robyn does this in ''ComicBook/GrimmFairyTales Presents: Robyn Hood'' #7 while she is practicing so she does not become overly reliant on her magical bow Scarlet.
8th Mar '15 10:39:12 PM foxley
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* ''Series/MissionImpossible'': In "The Golden Serpent (Part 1)", the [[BodyguardBabes Bodyguard Babe]] of one of the villains is shown doing this while practicing with her pistol crossbow; to show how deadly she is.
4th Oct '14 6:58:00 PM R1ck1
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** In it's use in ''[[Ivanhoe Ivanhoe]]'' it actually just means a tie; hitting a tiny target from a range is the real tiebreaker.
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** In it's use in ''[[Ivanhoe Ivanhoe]]'' ''Ivanhoe'' it actually just means a tie; hitting a tiny target from a range is the real tiebreaker.tiebreaker which Robin Hood wins.
4th Oct '14 6:57:08 PM R1ck1
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** In it's use in [[Literature/Ivanhoe Ivanhoe]] it actually just means a tie; hitting a tiny target from a range is the real tiebreaker.
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** In it's use in [[Literature/Ivanhoe Ivanhoe]] ''[[Ivanhoe Ivanhoe]]'' it actually just means a tie; hitting a tiny target from a range is the real tiebreaker.
4th Oct '14 6:56:45 PM R1ck1
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** In it's use in ''Literature/Ivanhoe'' it actually just means a tie; hitting a tiny target from a range is the real tiebreaker.
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** In it's use in ''Literature/Ivanhoe'' [[Literature/Ivanhoe Ivanhoe]] it actually just means a tie; hitting a tiny target from a range is the real tiebreaker.
4th Oct '14 6:56:20 PM R1ck1
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** In it's use in ''Literature/Ivanhow'' it actually just means a tie; hitting a tiny target from a range is the real tiebreaker.
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** In it's use in ''Literature/Ivanhow'' ''Literature/Ivanhoe'' it actually just means a tie; hitting a tiny target from a range is the real tiebreaker.
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