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30th Jul '16 6:07:33 PM nombretomado
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* DaveBarry once mentions a tour guide suggesting pepper spray and wearing bells to avoid bear attacks. Then he goes on to say that bear poop can be identified by the strong smell of pepper and the little bells caught inside.

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* DaveBarry Creator/DaveBarry once mentions a tour guide suggesting pepper spray and wearing bells to avoid bear attacks. Then he goes on to say that bear poop can be identified by the strong smell of pepper and the little bells caught inside.
17th Jul '16 10:37:08 PM PaulA
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* In ''Film/ClashOfTheTitans'', Perseus and his companions arrive on the island where Medusa has her lair, with numerous petrified victims littering the grounds. One companion scoffs and claims they could just be statues.

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* In ''Film/ClashOfTheTitans'', ''Film/{{Clash of the Titans|1981}}'', Perseus and his companions arrive on the island where Medusa has her lair, with numerous petrified victims littering the grounds. One companion scoffs and claims they could just be statues.
3rd May '15 9:41:47 PM erforce
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* ''Film/KingKong'' (2005), upon being taken by King Kong back to his cave, Ann Darrow notices many human skeletons on the ground with the same ritual necklace she had put on her when the natives offered her as a sacrifice to the great ape. GASP. Things don't look good, Ann.
* ''Franchise/JurassicPark'': When Ellie Sattler is being tracked by one of the raptors, she feels the reassuring arm of Mr Arnold (Samuel L. Jackson's character) touch her on the shoulder. Unfortunately, that's all there is left of him.

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* ''Film/KingKong'' (2005), ''Film/KingKong2005'', upon being taken by King Kong back to his cave, Ann Darrow notices many human skeletons on the ground with the same ritual necklace she had put on her when the natives offered her as a sacrifice to the great ape. GASP. Things don't look good, Ann.
* ''Franchise/JurassicPark'': ''Film/JurassicPark'': When Ellie Sattler is being tracked by one of the raptors, she feels the reassuring arm of Mr Arnold (Samuel L. Jackson's character) touch her on the shoulder. Unfortunately, that's all there is left of him.
8th Sep '14 1:38:09 AM MrNickelodeon
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* There's many skeletons lying around in the ancient tomb in the Indiana Jones sequence on ''Ride/TheGreatMovieRide'', but they are ignored by the person hijacking the ride vehicle.
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18th Aug '14 4:23:02 AM Morgenthaler
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* In the [[ComicBook/DisneyDucksComicUniverse Scrooge McDuck]] story ''The Treasure of the Ten Avatars'', Scrooge and Donald are exploring an ancient Indian city to finds the treasure stored away in the lower levels. Several thousand years ago Alexander's Greek Hoplites tried the same thing but failed to get past all the traps. The Ducks keep finding evidence of the soldiers' unfortunate deaths: armor left behind because whoever was carrying it was eaten, armour with holes pierced through them, armour ''squished like a pancake'', etc.
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18th Aug '14 4:10:36 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''WesternAnimation/FindingNemo'': On the journey to Sidney, Dory and Marlin come across a trench that they can either go through or swim over. Dory is eager to take the direct route, but just out of their sight there's a fish carcass lying at the entrance.
18th Aug '14 4:06:26 AM Morgenthaler
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* In the film ''Disney/AtlantisTheLostEmpire'', the explorers come across a field of sunken ships ranging from Greek triremes to more modern iron ships shortly before being attacked a gigantic robot.
* ''WesternAnimation/TheSpongebobSquarepantsMovie'', when Spongebob and Patrick go to buy ice cream from an old lady in a stand, right in the middle of piles of bones all around it. Ignoring the danger, Spongebob wades through the bones. Patrick looks at the bones, then looks at Spongebob, and cries out "SPONGEBOB!". Spongebob turns around, and Patrick says "...Make mine chocolate."
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Shrek}}'', when Shrek and Donkey find Fiona's castle, there are a few humourous instances where we see the remains of previous would-be rescuers littered around the deserted halls.
-->'''Princess Fiona''': You didn't slay the dragon?! \\
'''Shrek''': It's on my "to do" list. Now come on! \\
'''Princess Fiona''': But this isn't right! You're meant to charge in, sword drawn, banner flying -- that's what all the other knights did! \\
(cut to skeletal remnants of a would-be knight) \\
'''Shrek''': Yeah, right before they burst into flame!
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* In ''ClashOfTheTitans'', Perseus and his companions arrive on the island where Medusa has her lair, with numerous petrified victims littering the grounds. One companion scoffs and claims they could just be statues.

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* In ''ClashOfTheTitans'', ''Film/ClashOfTheTitans'', Perseus and his companions arrive on the island where Medusa has her lair, with numerous petrified victims littering the grounds. One companion scoffs and claims they could just be statues.



* Parodied in ''ScaryMovie'' when a character is faced with an actual road sign clearly marked 'Death', and still follows it.

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* Parodied in ''ScaryMovie'' the opening of ''Film/ScaryMovie'' when a character is faced with an actual road sign clearly marked 'Death', and still follows it.



* In an episode of ''CourageTheCowardlyDog'' Eustace is kidnapped by an underwater witch. Courage pursues and upon reaching the witch's palace peeks on her flirting with Eustace and putting a coral necklace on him. This alone doesn't startle Courage until he notices heaps of skeletons around the palace, each wearing the same necklace.
* In ''SamuraiJack'', the pathway to a time portal is littered with thousands of skeletons, some even as big as skyscrapers. The source of them is soon shown to be the portal's unbeatable guardian, who even proves to be a challenge for Jack.

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* In an episode of ''CourageTheCowardlyDog'' ''WesternAnimation/CourageTheCowardlyDog'' Eustace is kidnapped by an underwater witch. Courage pursues and upon reaching the witch's palace peeks on her flirting with Eustace and putting a coral necklace on him. This alone doesn't startle Courage until he notices heaps of skeletons around the palace, each wearing the same necklace.
* In ''SamuraiJack'', ''WesternAnimation/SamuraiJack'', the pathway to a time portal is littered with thousands of skeletons, some even as big as skyscrapers. The source of them is soon shown to be the portal's unbeatable guardian, who even proves to be a challenge for Jack.



* In the film ''Atlantis: The Lost Empire'', the explorers come across a field of sunken ships ranging from Greek triremes to more modern iron ships shortly before being attacked a gigantic robot.
* The ''WesternAnimation/SpongebobSquarepants'' Movie, when Spongebob and Patrick go to buy ice cream from an old lady in a stand, right in the middle of piles of bones all around it. Ignoring the danger, Spongebob wades through the bones. Patrick looks at the bones, then looks at Spongebob, and cries out "SPONGEBOB!". Spongebob turns around, and Patrick says "...Make mine chocolate."
* ''{{Shrek}}'', when Shrek and Donkey find Fiona's castle, there are a few humourous instances where we see the remains of previous would-be rescuers littered around the deserted halls.
-->'''Princess Fiona''': You didn't slay the dragon?! \\
'''Shrek''': It's on my "to do" list. Now come on! \\
'''Princess Fiona''': But this isn't right! You're meant to charge in, sword drawn, banner flying -- that's what all the other knights did! \\
(cut to skeletal remnants of a would-be knight) \\
'''Shrek''': Yeah, right before they burst into flame!
26th Oct '13 6:28:10 PM randomsurfer
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* In the science fiction short novel ''Rogue Moon'' a special kind of transporter is used to make two copies of a person which are briefly telepathic; one copy is sent through an alien death trap while the other copy can see & hear what the other is seeing so they can learn the safe way through the maze.

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* In the science fiction short novel ''Rogue Moon'' a special kind of transporter is used to make two copies of a person which are briefly telepathic; one copy is sent through an alien death trap while the other copy can see & hear what the other is seeing so they can learn the safe way through the maze. When we see the final run through the maze we are also shown hundreds of copies of the same man lying about having been killed in various ways.
26th Oct '13 6:26:54 PM randomsurfer
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* In the science fiction short novel ''Rogue Moon'' a special kind of transporter is used to make two copies of a person which are briefly telepathic; one copy is sent through an alien death trap while the other copy can see & hear what the other is seeing so they can learn the safe way through the maze.
29th Aug '13 5:49:40 PM EarlOfSandvich
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* In ''HalfLife'', most instances of danger are introduced with {{Innocent Bystander}}s being killed before your very eyes. In the Xen levels, this job is performed by HEV suit-clad corpses.

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* In ''HalfLife'', ''VideoGame/HalfLife1'', most instances of danger are introduced with {{Innocent Bystander}}s being killed before your very eyes. In the Xen levels, this job is performed by HEV suit-clad corpses.
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