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5th May '17 4:00:46 AM Cryoclaste
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* The ''{{Pokemon}}'' Spoink has this as its tail. Taken UpToEleven in its Pokédex entry; in that the bouncing regulates its heartbeat. [[FridgeHorror In other words, if it doesn't keep bouncing all the time, it will die.]] Its evolution Grumpig has one as its tail as well.

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* The ''{{Pokemon}}'' ''Franchise/{{Pokemon}}'' Spoink has this as its tail. Taken UpToEleven in its Pokédex entry; in that the bouncing regulates its heartbeat. [[FridgeHorror In other words, if it doesn't keep bouncing all the time, it will die.]] Its evolution Grumpig has one as its tail as well.
16th Dec '16 2:09:13 PM Willbyr
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[[caption-width-right:217:Now that's what I call springing into action!]]
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15th Dec '16 7:28:06 PM Willbyr
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15th Dec '16 7:25:49 PM Willbyr
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8th Sep '16 5:29:42 PM AgProv
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* The mysterious figure [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spring_Heeled_Jack Spring Heeled Jack]] was given that name due to his incredible jumping ability.

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* The mysterious figure [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spring_Heeled_Jack Spring Heeled Jack]] was given that name due to his incredible jumping ability.
ability. ''Magazine/ForteanTimes'' has revisited these stories frequently.
26th Jul '16 3:19:28 PM BunnyStar
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In fiction, the spring coil is a guaranteed way to reach high places, among other things such as a powerful attack or pushing back enemies. A RubberMan may be able to reshape himself/herself into a spring coil. Sometimes part of TrickedOutShoes.

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In fiction, the spring coil is a guaranteed way to reach high places, among other things such as a powerful attack or pushing back enemies. A RubberMan may be able to reshape himself/herself himself into a spring coil. Sometimes part of TrickedOutShoes.
14th Jul '16 11:33:27 AM MrNickelodeon
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* One of the Things in ''Ride/TheCatInTheHat'' ride at [[Ride/UniversalStudios Universal's Islands of Adventure]] uses a coil from inside a sofa to bounce around.

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11th Jun '16 1:38:27 AM erforce
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* ''VideoGame/DonkeyKongCountry 2'' features Rattley the Rattlesnake, [[PowerupMount an animal buddy]] who utilizes this.

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* ''VideoGame/DonkeyKongCountry 2'' ''VideoGame/DonkeyKongCountry2DiddysKongQuest'' features Rattley the Rattlesnake, [[PowerupMount an animal buddy]] who utilizes this.
19th Mar '16 9:56:32 AM nombretomado
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* ''[[{{Banjo-Kazooie}} Banjo Tooie]]'' has spring boots used for jumping.
* ''VideoGame/{{Portal}}'' The protagonist, Chell, has a different type of spring (linear-flex) attached below her knees (via a brace). Rather than assist with jumping, these are meant to explain why the player never takes fall damage.

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* ''[[{{Banjo-Kazooie}} Banjo Tooie]]'' ''VideoGame/BanjoTooie'' has spring boots used for jumping.
* ''VideoGame/{{Portal}}'' ''VideoGame/{{Portal}}'': The protagonist, Chell, has a different type of spring (linear-flex) attached below her knees (via a brace). Rather than assist with jumping, these are meant to explain why the player never takes fall damage.
5th Dec '15 11:46:18 AM nombretomado
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* Coily in ''QBert''.
* In the final stage of ''{{Plok}}'', the "Secret Super Weapon" you have to fight the Flea Queen with a helmet, a can of Flea spray and a pair of spring boots. While they ''do'' boost your jump height, [[PowerupLetdown they have the problem of turning]] ''[[ScrappyLevel every step into a jump.]]''
* One of the powerups in ''SeriousSam II'' found in one of the boss stages has them.

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* Coily in ''QBert''.
''VideoGame/QBert''.
* In the final stage of ''{{Plok}}'', ''VideoGame/{{Plok}}'', the "Secret Super Weapon" you have to fight the Flea Queen with a helmet, a can of Flea spray and a pair of spring boots. While they ''do'' boost your jump height, [[PowerupLetdown they have the problem of turning]] ''[[ScrappyLevel every step into a jump.]]''
* One of the powerups in ''SeriousSam ''VideoGame/SeriousSam II'' found in one of the boss stages has them.
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