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11th Mar '18 2:42:56 PM StFan
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* ''WebAnimation/MyLittlePonyEquestriaGirlsSummertimeShorts'': Happens again to Rainbow Dash in the MusicVideo "Monday Blues", where she's running late for school at super speed because of the rain, ending up slamming into the lockers at CHS.
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3rd Feb '18 3:01:14 PM WildKatGirl
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* [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tachyon Tachyons]] are hypothetical particles that always travel at [[FTLTravel superluminal speeds]]. Since they have imaginary mass, they lose speed as they gain energy, and it would require an infinite amount of energy for one to slow down to the speed of light, let alone stop.

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* [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tachyon Tachyons]] are hypothetical particles that are always travel at [[FTLTravel superluminal speeds]].superluminal]]. Since they have imaginary mass, they lose speed as they gain energy, and it would require an infinite amount of energy for one to slow down to the speed of light, let alone stop.
27th Jan '18 4:45:15 PM WildKatGirl
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* [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tachyon Tachyons]] are hypothetical particles that always travel at [[FTLTravel superluminal speeds]]. Since they have imaginary mass, they lose speed as they gain energy, and it would require an infinite amount of energy for one to slow down to the speed of light, let alone stop.
28th Nov '17 2:42:51 PM totoofze47
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* Captain Kuro of ''Manga/OnePiece'' is an interesting case while using his [[FlashStep Shakushi]] attack. He seems to be perfectly capable of stopping himself whenever he wants (though we never see it because Luffy always manages to stop him first), but the attack makes Kuro too fast to see where he's going or who he's attacking, so he's basically "Too Fast ''To Know When'' To Stop".

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* Captain Kuro of ''Manga/OnePiece'' is an interesting case while using his [[FlashStep Shakushi]] attack. He seems to be perfectly capable of stopping himself whenever he wants (though we never see it because Luffy always manages to stop him first), but the attack makes Kuro too fast to see where he's going or who he's attacking, so he's basically "Too Fast ''To Know When'' To Stop". Although in his case, that wasn't much of a problem since [[BadBoss he doesn't give a rat's ass about his crew]], and intended to erase them anyway so as to LeaveNoWitnesses.
25th Oct '17 4:56:08 PM Andyroid
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* In the Cosgrove Hall adaptation of ''Literature/TheFoolOfTheWorldAndTheFlyingShip'', Lightning the runner claims he has to tie one of his legs back, otherwise he runs so fast he has trouble stopping.
12th Oct '17 5:25:02 PM Amahn
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* In ''Film/{{Spaceballs}}'', Dark Helmet orders that his ship be put to "Ludicrous Speed" to capture the fleeing heroes. However it proves to be too fast and they overtake them. Helmet then orders his right hand man to stop the ship, ignoring all warnings that they need to slow down first. The result is that he gets thrown helmet-first into a computer console.

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* In ''Film/{{Spaceballs}}'', Dark Helmet orders that his ship be put to "Ludicrous Speed" to capture the fleeing heroes. However it proves to be too fast and they overtake them. Helmet then orders his right hand man to stop the ship, ignoring all warnings that they need to slow down first. The result is that he gets thrown helmet-first into a computer console. Bonus points for the Emergency Stop lever having a warning below it "Never Use". Even the ship's builders knew that the ship would be going too fast to stop. Something that causes a glare to cross Dark Helmet's face when he sees it in a later playback of the scene.
25th Sep '17 1:16:29 PM ANTMuddle
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* In one ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' cartoon, Wile E. Coyote tries to catch the Roadrunner using some Acme rocket skates. [[HilarityEnsues The predictable happens]].

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* In one ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' cartoon, ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'': It's not uncommon for Wile E. Coyote tries to catch the Roadrunner using some use Acme rocket skates. rocket-powered vehicles (such as skis, rollerskates, and even a unicycle) to pursue the Road Runner. He's also used roller-skis and axle grease. [[HilarityEnsues The predictable happens]].
2nd Jul '17 11:31:13 AM Grudgeal
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* Several characters in ''VideoGame/AtlasReactor'' have [[FoeTossingCharge offensive dashes]] that travel either a set distance or until it hits something. If the intended target moves out of the way by using a [[EscapeBattleTechnique dash of their own]], the dash will often carry them way out of position.
24th Jun '17 7:15:20 PM nombretomado
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*** Subverted with the "race down the mountain" track, where the last checkpoint is lined up perfectly with the second-to-last and the finish line. You can pull off an extreme DukesOfHazzard moment, using one of light trucks (complete with Dixie horn!).

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*** Subverted with the "race down the mountain" track, where the last checkpoint is lined up perfectly with the second-to-last and the finish line. You can pull off an extreme DukesOfHazzard ''Series/TheDukesOfHazzard'' moment, using one of light trucks (complete with Dixie horn!).
24th May '17 7:49:04 AM Saber15
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* In ''Videogame/EliteDangerous'', the GenerationShip ''Atlas'' suffered a malfunction that prevented it from slowing down at its destination. The chief engineer and captain hatched a plan to stuff all their shuttles and escape pods with the passengers and supplies, then released them during a close flyby of the planet. The engineer stays behind to coordinate the launch as the ship plows on into the void.
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