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27th Jan '18 5:14:53 PM NOYB
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** They try to take on a cube anyway with a method that should keep them invisible to the Borg, and a meticulously worked-out plan that will let them steal the AppliedPhlebotinum they need and get away in just a few minutes. ...and the Borg Queen reveals to Seven of Nine not only does she know ''exactly'' where they are, she could CurbStomp them ''any time she wished'' and would only keep holding back if Seven of Nine rejoined her.

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** They try to take on a cube anyway with a method that should keep them invisible to the Borg, and a meticulously worked-out plan that will let them steal the AppliedPhlebotinum they need and get away in just a few minutes. ...and the Borg Queen reveals to Seven of Nine not only does she know ''exactly'' where they are, she could CurbStomp them ''any time she wished'' and would will only keep holding back if Seven of Nine rejoined rejoins her.
24th Jan '18 9:21:19 AM Materioptikon
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* ''FanFic/PurpleDays'': The horrifying truth of the First War for Dawn.
15th Jan '18 10:51:54 AM SirPellucidar
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** In the sixth DBZ movie, The Return of Cooler, Goku and Vegeta just barely managed to overpower and defeat one Metal Cooler, but are then promptly attacked by a thousand more of them.
19th Sep '17 10:12:03 AM MarqFJA
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** In the latest story arcs of Macross, humanity has assumed the trope. The alien antagonists don't challenge the entire UN Spacey: just isolated migrant fleets escorted by several warships. In TheMovie version of ''Anime/MacrossFrontier'', when the Vajra faced a ''real'' human military fleet, they fled the battlefield to avoid WaveMotionCannon annihilation.

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** In the latest story arcs of Macross, humanity has assumed the trope. The alien antagonists don't challenge the entire UN Spacey: just isolated migrant fleets escorted by several warships. In TheMovie version of ''Anime/MacrossFrontier'', when the Vajra faced a ''real'' human military fleet, they fled the battlefield to avoid WaveMotionCannon annihilation.annihilation by massed WaveMotionGun fire.
5th Sep '17 11:45:48 PM ultimomant
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* In ''Manga/FairyTail'', Gajeel and Levy are attacked by Yomazu and Kawazu and have a very difficult time fighting them. Gajeel has a major OhCrap moment when Yomazu reveals they are merely the advance scouts of Grimoire Heart and orders Levy to run and warn the others of Grimoire Heart's arrival.

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* In ''Manga/FairyTail'', Gajeel and Levy are attacked by Yomazu and Kawazu and have a very difficult time fighting them. Gajeel has a major OhCrap moment when Yomazu reveals they are merely the advance scouts of Grimoire Heart and Heart. Gajeel orders Levy to run and warn the others of Grimoire Heart's arrival.


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* ''Series/TheOuterLimits1963'': In "The Invisible Enemy", astronauts battle a powerful [[SandWorm Sand-Beast]]. At the end, the two survivors manage to kill it, but then several more Sand-Beasts emerge. The survivors [[ScrewThisImOuttaHere promptly pack up and leave]].
23rd Apr '17 6:28:05 AM GentlemensDame883
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* ''VideoGame/{{Furi}}'': [[spoiler:YOU, the Stranger/Rider, are just one mass-produced scout of the invading aliens, and despite that such a combat monster that Earth's best can't stop you.]]
15th Mar '17 6:52:36 AM Nargrakhan
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** In the latest story arcs of the Macross, humanity has assumed the trope. The alien antagonists don't challenge the entire UN Spacey: just isolated migrant fleets escorted by several warships. In TheMovie version of ''Anime/MacrossFrontier'', when the Vajra faced a ''real'' human military fleet, they fled the battlefield to avoid WaveMotionCannon annihilation.

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** In the latest story arcs of the Macross, humanity has assumed the trope. The alien antagonists don't challenge the entire UN Spacey: just isolated migrant fleets escorted by several warships. In TheMovie version of ''Anime/MacrossFrontier'', when the Vajra faced a ''real'' human military fleet, they fled the battlefield to avoid WaveMotionCannon annihilation.



15th Mar '17 6:51:56 AM Nargrakhan
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** In the latest story arcs of the Macross, humanity has assumed the trope. The alien antagonists don't challenge the entire UN Spacey: just isolated migrant fleets escorted by several warships. In TheMovie version of ''Anime/MacrossFrontier'', when the Vajra faced a ''real'' human military fleet, they fled the battlefield to avoid WaveMotionCannon annihilation.


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8th Mar '17 11:29:04 AM Quanyails
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* Early in ''Manga/{{Toriko}}'', the titular character has to get past a pack of Troll Kongs- giant, four-armed, ''monster apes.'' The first one Toriko encounters is just a scout, and while its no match for our hero, it barfs on Toriko, leaving our hero smelling like the much weaker, ''far less dangerous'' Troll Kong. Which means Toriko can't intimidate the rest of the pack.

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* Early in ''Manga/{{Toriko}}'', the titular character Toriko has to get past a pack of Troll Kongs- giant, Kongs--giant, four-armed, ''monster apes.'' The first one Toriko encounters is just a scout, and while its it's no match for our hero, it barfs on Toriko, leaving our hero smelling like the much weaker, ''far less dangerous'' Troll Kong. Which means Toriko can't intimidate the rest of the pack.
26th Feb '17 7:46:35 AM Divra
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*** And occurs, after the player spends a minor campaign arc hunting down a juggernaut-class vessel which outguns everything, including the one-of-a-kind superdestroyer ''Colossus''. Then it turns out there are more. A ''three-digit number'' more.
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