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18th Sep '17 11:54:46 AM GroLor
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* A police officer smacks a man around with a copy of the Yellow Pages in ''The Crying Tree''.
12th Sep '17 6:20:11 AM ZashikiWarashi
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* [[spoiler:[[FullmetalAlchemist Edward]]]] prevents an assassination in ''[[https://m.fanfiction.net/s/2783898/34/ Full Circle]]'' by chucking a heavy leather-bound copy of the Constitution at the shooter.
29th Aug '17 11:07:11 PM BattleMaster
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* In the Nametags story Arc of ''Webcomic/FullFrontalNerdity'', the DM Frank renders Lewis, a player who put "Zeus" on his tag, unconscious with a ''D&D'' rulebook.

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* In the Nametags story Arc of ''Webcomic/FullFrontalNerdity'', the DM Frank renders Lewis, a player who put "Zeus" on his tag, unconscious with a ''D&D'' rulebook.rulebook.
* In ''Webcomic/{{Nodwick}}'', Artax got annoyed by an arrogant sorcerer and clobbered him in the face with a Literature/WheelOfTime novel after being asked to [[TemptingFate demonstrate one way in which books were superior to a sorcerer's innate magic]].
25th Aug '17 5:16:02 PM JoeG
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* In one of the ''Series/GetSmart'' made-for-TV movies, Max uses a book as a shield when someone attacks him with a knife in a book warehouse.
-->'''Max''': Nobody gets through ''Literature/WarAndPeace''!
21st Aug '17 3:43:46 PM Gamermaster
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* [[Anime/MagicalGirlLyricalNanoha Hayate]] whacks her enemies with her tome in ''VideoGame/MagicalBattleArena''... which is weird since she has a perfectly serviceable [[SimpleStaff staff]] with pointy bits on it. Well it ''is'' a TomeOfEldritchLore.

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* [[Anime/MagicalGirlLyricalNanoha [[Anime/MagicalGirlLyricalNanohaAS Hayate]] whacks her enemies with her tome in ''VideoGame/MagicalBattleArena''... which is weird since she has a perfectly serviceable [[SimpleStaff staff]] with pointy bits on it. Well it ''is'' a TomeOfEldritchLore.
16th Aug '17 9:55:10 AM Beacon80
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* In one of the promotional shorts for ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales2017'', Huey knocks out Bigfoot by throwing the Junior Woodchuck Guidebook at him. If you [[FreezeFrameBonus look carefully]], Huey consults the book before throwing it, implying that the guidebook instructed him to use it as a weapon.
13th Jul '17 4:25:53 PM Reflextion
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----Mangah asuma

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15th May '17 6:35:12 AM Rakurai
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** The {{MMORPG}} has a vast variety of book-type weapons for priests and sages. They're more effective (And amusing) for direct combat then rods and staves, but tend to be less effective at boosting spell damage.

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** The {{MMORPG}} has a vast variety of book-type weapons for priests and sages. They're more effective (And amusing) for direct combat then rods and staves, but tend to be less effective at boosting spell damage. The Sage class line in particular specializes in wielding books, having the ability to cast while book slapping, along with causing spells of their choosing to randomly go off with each hit.
14th May '17 7:26:47 AM Bahuvrihi
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* Subverted by ''Music/TheMonkees'': A police detective says "Throw the book at them!" while interrogating the boys; [[WackyGuy Micky]] catches the book and begins to read it.

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* Subverted by ''Music/TheMonkees'': ''Series/TheMonkees'': A police detective says "Throw the book at them!" while interrogating the boys; [[WackyGuy Micky]] catches the book and begins to read it.
24th Apr '17 7:07:38 PM nombretomado
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* ''TalesSeries''

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* ''TalesSeries''''VideoGame/TalesSeries''
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