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23rd Jul '16 1:28:30 PM nombretomado
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* In ''Me and the Big Guy'' a parody of ''Literature/NineteenEightyFour'', a lonely citizen tries small talking and playing board games with BigBrother and even puts on sock-puppet theater for the "Big guy" on the screen. An annoyed and disgusted Big Brother calls him out, telling him that Big Brother is supposed to be a feared and omniscient oppressor, not a personal friend, but as the citizen continuities this behavior, Big Brother turns the double-way screen off in frustration to avoid communicating with him. Of course, it is subtly suggested that this was the citizen's intention from the start.

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* In ''Me and the Big Guy'' a parody of ''Literature/NineteenEightyFour'', a lonely citizen tries small talking and playing board games with BigBrother Big Brother and even puts on sock-puppet theater for the "Big guy" on the screen. An annoyed and disgusted Big Brother calls him out, telling him that Big Brother is supposed to be a feared and omniscient oppressor, not a personal friend, but as the citizen continuities this behavior, Big Brother turns the double-way screen off in frustration to avoid communicating with him. Of course, it is subtly suggested that this was the citizen's intention from the start.
12th Jul '16 12:15:54 PM ultimomant
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* In the ''WesternAnimation/StarVsTheForcesOfEvil'' episode "Ludo in the Wild", Ludo gets caught in a GiantSpider's web. When the spider approaches, it tastes him first. Finding him unappetizing, it cuts him free from the web.
4th Jul '16 9:52:21 AM Jeduthun
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If the "victim" is more dangerous/powerful than the monster, that's a case of MuggingTheMonster. PityTheKidnapper is the broader, typically more mundane trapping of this trope. Might overlap with DisabilityImmunity and AssimilationBackfire. See also EatenAlive.

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If the "victim" is more dangerous/powerful than the monster, that's a case of MuggingTheMonster. PityTheKidnapper is the broader, typically more mundane trapping of this trope. Might overlap with DisabilityImmunity and AssimilationBackfire. See also EatenAlive.
EatenAlive. Compare and contrast WhyIsntItAttacking.
8th Jun '16 3:13:09 AM tytoman
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* In an early issue of ''{{ComicBook/Runaways}}'' a vampire sinks his fangs into Karolina, and learns a little too late that she's an alien whose blood is infused with ThePowerOfTheSun.
4th Jun '16 10:49:53 PM gewunomox
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* In ''Series/KamenRiderDouble'', [[spoiler:the near omnipotent Utopia Dopant draws power from [[EmotionEater the hope and resolve of people]]. He meets his end when he faces Double during Philip's LastDance. Philip's HeroicResolve to save his sister with his final act overloads Utopia, allowing Double to defeat him]].

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* In ''Series/KamenRiderDouble'', [[spoiler:the near omnipotent Utopia Dopant draws power from [[EmotionEater the hope and resolve of people]]. He meets his end when he faces Double during Philip's LastDance.TheLastDance. Philip's HeroicResolve to save his sister with his final act overloads Utopia, allowing Double to defeat him]].
1st Jun '16 6:52:16 PM salvadorfranz
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* In ''VideoGame/ProjectXZone 2: Brave New World'', pair up [[VideoGame/{{Darkstalkers}} Demitri Maximoff and Morrigan Aensland]] with [[VideoGame/StreetsOfRage Axel Stone]] and Morrigan quips that Demitri should siphon some of Axel's blood. Demitri declines because he thinks Axel's too hotblooded and would give him heartburn.
1st Jun '16 7:36:55 AM PixelKnight
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* In ''Webcomic/{{Sinfest}}'', [[http://www.sinfest.net/archive_page.php?comicID=2644 Squigley, on a trip, once lands in Hell, which he finds interesting and funny, and his laughter is contagious.]] Satan kicks him out. He observes he was kicked out of Hell and finds it funny.

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* In ''Webcomic/{{Sinfest}}'', [[http://www.sinfest.net/archive_page.php?comicID=2644 Squigley, on a trip, once while stoned off his gourd, lands in Hell, which he finds interesting and funny, and his laughter is contagious.]] Satan kicks him out. He observes he was kicked out of Hell and finds it funny.funnier.
17th May '16 8:31:43 PM merotoker
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* ''Manga/YuYuHakusho'' has two examples of this. The first is when a villain who [[CannibalismSuperpower eats people]] to [[MegaManning absorb their powers]] eats someone with [[FromASingleCell incredible regenerative capabilities]], and is slowly taken over by him. The second is in backstory, though revealed rather late in the manga--a woman many centuries ago treated diseases by eating flesh from diseased corpses, building up antibodies, and then feeding bits of her own flesh to sick people. When a demon tried to eat her, she taunted him with the knowledge that he'd [[RegretEatingMe almost certainly die of it]], and he wound up [[InterspeciesRomance seducing her instead]].

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* ''Manga/YuYuHakusho'' has two examples of this. The first is when a villain who [[CannibalismSuperpower eats people]] to [[MegaManning [[PowerCopying absorb their powers]] eats someone with [[FromASingleCell incredible regenerative capabilities]], and is slowly taken over by him. The second is in backstory, though revealed rather late in the manga--a woman many centuries ago treated diseases by eating flesh from diseased corpses, building up antibodies, and then feeding bits of her own flesh to sick people. When a demon tried to eat her, she taunted him with the knowledge that he'd [[RegretEatingMe almost certainly die of it]], and he wound up [[InterspeciesRomance seducing her instead]].



* As it turns out in ''[[LightNovel/{{Baccano}} Alice in Jails]]'', Isaac's brazen idiocy manages to ''protect'' him from [[AxeCrazy Ladd's]] homicidal impulses.

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* As it turns out in ''[[LightNovel/{{Baccano}} Alice in Jails]]'', Isaac's brazen idiocy manages to ''protect'' him from [[AxeCrazy [[AxCrazy Ladd's]] homicidal impulses.



* Humanity as a whole has a unique resistance to MindReading in ''The Damned'' by Allan Dean Foster, [[BrownNote causing mental trauma in any alien that tries it]]. [[HumanityIsInsane Species-wide insanity]] [[DisabilityImmunity has advantages]]. This comes back to haunt humanity after [[HumansAreWarriors the war they were recruited to fight in]] by [[TheFederation The Weave]] has ended: humans' resistance to mind reading and violent tendencies [[spoiler: convince the other races of The Weave to not admit them as equal partners, and indeed to consider eliminating the human race. Fortunately another member race that is immune to the mental trauma (the Lepar, by virtue of being TooDumbToFool) is discovered, and humanity is admitted to The Weave because the Lepar exist as a failsafe should the humans get out of hand. For their part, humans and Lepar get along just fine]].

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* Humanity as a whole has a unique resistance to MindReading [[{{Telepathy}} mind reading]] in ''The Damned'' by Allan Dean Foster, [[BrownNote causing mental trauma in any alien that tries it]]. [[HumanityIsInsane Species-wide insanity]] [[DisabilityImmunity has advantages]]. This comes back to haunt humanity after [[HumansAreWarriors the war they were recruited to fight in]] by [[TheFederation The Weave]] has ended: humans' resistance to mind reading and violent tendencies [[spoiler: convince the other races of The Weave to not admit them as equal partners, and indeed to consider eliminating the human race. Fortunately another member race that is immune to the mental trauma (the Lepar, by virtue of being TooDumbToFool) is discovered, and humanity is admitted to The Weave because the Lepar exist as a failsafe should the humans get out of hand. For their part, humans and Lepar get along just fine]].



* Famously, after seeing him get swallowed up by the Sarlacc in ''Film/ReturnOfTheJedi'', nobody was expecting Boba Fett to turn up, apparently unscathed, in Expanded Universe novels and comics. He just claimed the massive creature found him "indigestible", though it is much later revealed he certainly didn't escape with no consequences.

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* Famously, after seeing him get swallowed up by the Sarlacc in ''Film/ReturnOfTheJedi'', nobody was expecting Boba Fett to turn up, apparently unscathed, in Expanded Universe novels and comics. He just claimed the massive creature found him "indigestible", though it is much later revealed he certainly didn't escape with no without consequences.



** [[RunningGAg This habit of Marvin's]] is used as a weapon in TheMovie. By using the Point Of View Gun, Marvin makes all the Vogons collapse from depression.

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** [[RunningGAg [[RunningGag This habit of Marvin's]] is used as a weapon in TheMovie. By using the Point Of View Gun, Marvin makes all the Vogons collapse from depression.



* ''In Quest'' featured hypothetical battles between characters from different fictional continuities. When they set the Borg from ''Franchise/StarTrek'' up against Orcs from ''MagicTheGathering'', the Orcs were slaughtered by the thousands... until one of them was assimilated. Then the Borg retreated, since the Orcs had nothing to offer them.

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* ''In Quest'' featured hypothetical battles between characters from different fictional continuities. When they set the Borg from ''Franchise/StarTrek'' up against Orcs from ''MagicTheGathering'', ''Franchise/MagicTheGathering'', the Orcs were slaughtered by the thousands... until one of them was assimilated. Then the Borg retreated, since the Orcs had nothing to offer them.



* The Kroot in ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}'' evolve by [[MegaManning assimilating the genetic material]] of what they eat, progressing certains groups along specific developmental lines (to the point where every single animal on their homeworld Pech is a Kroot derivative, their ancestors filling all available niches). However, the Shapers (basically guides as to what should be eaten) instruct their brethren to avoid [[FaceFullOfAlienWingWong Genestealer hybrids]] or those [[TheCorruption tainted with Chaos]] due to their potential to corrupt the entire species.

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* The Kroot in ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}'' evolve by [[MegaManning [[PowerCopying assimilating the genetic material]] of what they eat, progressing certains certain groups along specific developmental lines (to the point where every single animal on their homeworld Pech is a Kroot derivative, their ancestors filling all available niches). However, the Shapers (basically guides as to what should be eaten) instruct their brethren to avoid [[FaceFullOfAlienWingWong Genestealer hybrids]] or those [[TheCorruption tainted with Chaos]] due to their potential to corrupt the entire species.



* ''WithinADeepForest'' has a large catlike monster who will gobble up any ball that gets near it. [[spoiler:Except the Pathetic Ball; it can bounce right past the beast without incident. The implied reason is that the monster wants to absorb your ball's powers, and only the Pathetic Ball has no powers worth absorbing.]]

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* ''WithinADeepForest'' ''VideoGame/WithinADeepForest'' has a large catlike monster who will gobble up any ball that gets near it. [[spoiler:Except the Pathetic Ball; it can bounce right past the beast without incident. The implied reason is that the monster wants to absorb your ball's powers, and only the Pathetic Ball has no powers worth absorbing.]]



* Parodied in an [[http://www.giantitp.com/comics/oots0030.html early strip]] of ''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick'' with a mind flayer;[[http://www.giantitp.com/comics/oots0031.html afterwards]], you find out that he's comparing [[BrainFood Elan's brain]] to a Diet Coke, but Belkar is a better example of this trope because the mind flayer compares him to a taco and thinks, "Too angry... I'd get heartburn."

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* Parodied in an [[http://www.giantitp.com/comics/oots0030.html early strip]] of ''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick'' with a mind flayer;[[http://www.flayer; [[http://www.giantitp.com/comics/oots0031.html afterwards]], you find out that he's comparing [[BrainFood Elan's brain]] to a Diet Coke, but Belkar is a better example of this trope because the mind flayer compares him to a taco and thinks, "Too angry... I'd get heartburn."



* In an episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheRealGhostbusters'', the team has to deal with a titanic ocean god that has woken up and taken up residence in the East River. After their attempts to fight him prove completely ineffective, he swallows them. After a few seconds, he makes a face, and then spits Venkman out. (As you might expect, this proves to be his undoing, because Venkman ends up picking up the SmartBall and invent a weapon that can hurt him, convincing him to cough up the others and leave the city.)

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* In an episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheRealGhostbusters'', the team has to deal with a titanic ocean god that has woken up and taken up residence in the East River. After their attempts to fight him prove completely ineffective, he swallows them. After a few seconds, he makes a face, and then spits Venkman out. (As you might expect, this proves to be his undoing, because Venkman ends up picking up the SmartBall and invent invents a weapon that can hurt him, convincing him to cough up the others and leave the city.)
18th Apr '16 12:15:51 AM SSDG
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* Not a traditional example but still in the spirit of the trope, in ''Never Trust a Dead Man'' by Vivian Vande Velde, the protagonist obtains aid from a witch in clearing his name of murder by promising her years of servitude after he finishes his mission. He initially offers just a single year, but as the story progresses he needs to request additional spells multiple times at steep prices, and consequently racks up around a decade of indentured servitude. However, after he clears his name, the witch releases him from his debt, claiming that he'd be so miserable to be stuck for so long that he'd just make be unpleasant for ''her'' to keep around! In return, the surprised protagonist gratefully offers her a single year of willing service, saying he couldn't begrudge her that much after all of her help.

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* Not a traditional example but still in the spirit of the trope, in ''Never Trust a Dead Man'' by Vivian Vande Velde, the protagonist obtains aid from a witch in clearing his name of murder by promising her years of servitude after he finishes his mission. He initially offers just a single year, but as the story progresses he needs to request additional spells multiple times at steep prices, and consequently racks up around a decade of indentured servitude. However, after he clears his name, the witch releases him from his debt, claiming that he'd be so miserable to be stuck for so long that he'd just make be unpleasant for ''her'' to keep around! In return, the surprised protagonist gratefully offers her a single year of willing service, saying he couldn't begrudge her that much after all of her help.
18th Apr '16 12:15:00 AM SSDG
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* Not a traditional example but still in the spirit of the trope, in ''Never Trust a Dead Man'' by Vivian Vande Velde, the protagonist obtains aid from a witch in clearing his name of murder by promising her years of servitude after he finishes his mission. He initially offers just a single year, but as the story progresses he needs to request additional spells multiple times at steep prices, and consequently racks up around a decade of indentured servitude. However, after he clears his name, the witch releases him from his debt, claiming that he'd be so miserable to be stuck for so long that he'd just make be unpleasant for ''her'' to keep around! In return, the surprised protagonist gratefully offers her a single year of willing service, saying he couldn't begrudge her that much after all of her help.
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