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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.
13th Apr '16 12:37:14 PM Vox
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** In [[Recap/DoctorWhoS33E7TheRingsOfAkhaten "The Rings of Akhaten"]], Clara defeats the Old God by feeding it her special leaf. The leaf manages to destroy it not only because it represents how her parents found each other, but also, because of her mother's death, the endless possibilities they ''could'' have had together. The Doctor previously tries to do the same thing by having the Old God feed on his memories... but the planet-sized being turns out to be able to handle that.

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** In [[Recap/DoctorWhoS33E7TheRingsOfAkhaten "The Rings of Akhaten"]], Clara defeats the Old God by feeding it her special leaf. The leaf manages to destroy it not only because it represents how her parents found each other, but also, because of her mother's death, the endless possibilities they ''could'' have had together. The Doctor previously tries to do the same thing [[InvokedTrope pull this on purpose]] by having the Old God feed on his memories... [[TheWorfEffect but the planet-sized being turns out to be able to handle that.]]
12th Apr '16 3:03:49 PM SomberCaelifera
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* In the ''Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries'' episode "Obsession", the gaseous monster find's Spock's copper-based Vulcan blood inedible, and flees. [=McCoy=] wryly jokes that Spock "must have left a bad taste in its mouth" which Spock says is figuratively true.

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* In the ''Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries'' episode "Obsession", the gaseous monster find's finds Spock's copper-based Vulcan blood inedible, and flees. [=McCoy=] wryly jokes that Spock "must have left a bad taste in its mouth" which Spock says is figuratively true.
25th Mar '16 9:40:24 AM ErikModi
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*** This was more due to his being perfectly happy with his life where he was, and not wanting to travel or adventure or see the world. Antithetical ideas to a ship implied to be not unlike a TARDIS.



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25th Jan '16 9:26:58 AM ChronoLegion
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** In [[Recap/DoctorWhoS33E7TheRingsOfAkhaten "The Rings of Akhaten"]], Clara defeats the Old God by feeding it her special leaf. The leaf manages to destroy it not only because it represents how her parents found each other, but also, because of her mother's death, the endless possibilities they ''could'' have had together.

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** In [[Recap/DoctorWhoS33E7TheRingsOfAkhaten "The Rings of Akhaten"]], Clara defeats the Old God by feeding it her special leaf. The leaf manages to destroy it not only because it represents how her parents found each other, but also, because of her mother's death, the endless possibilities they ''could'' have had together. The Doctor previously tries to do the same thing by having the Old God feed on his memories... but the planet-sized being turns out to be able to handle that.
24th Jan '16 11:53:55 PM PhoenixReece
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** An unusual example in ""A Kick in the Asgard", where Billy is sent to Valhalla by mistake. He proves himself too rowdy for the Viking warriors by stealing Thor's hammer and using it to wallop them all in combat, leading to Thor and Odin begging for Grim to take Billy back.
8th Jan '16 3:27:15 PM BattleMaster
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* In ''Webcomic/YetAnotherFantasyGamerComic'', Caelin the QuirkyBard is [[http://yafgc.net/comic/1741-distract-o-caelin/ caught]]. [[http://yafgc.net/comic/1742-caelins-lesson/ By a hag]]. Two more pages and she brings him back to the party herself. Out of disgust for his HurricaneOfPuns.

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* In ''Webcomic/YetAnotherFantasyGamerComic'', Caelin the QuirkyBard is [[http://yafgc.net/comic/1741-distract-o-caelin/ caught]]. [[http://yafgc.net/comic/1742-caelins-lesson/ By a hag]]. Two more pages and she brings him back to the party herself. [[LamePunReaction Out of disgust disgust]] for his HurricaneOfPuns.


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* When ''Webcomic/{{Nodwick}}'' did a parody of ''Film/DungeonsAndDragons'', Damodar tried to read Piffany's mind instead of Marina's. Getting a full-volume blast of her IncorruptiblePurePureness thoughts was more than he could handle, and he shoved her straight back to the heroes.
31st Dec '15 1:55:52 AM Anddrix
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* In one story, SelfDemonstrating/{{Lobo}} died. The story ends with Lobo back among the livings and Heaven and Hell making him immortal for everything he did. OK, his rampage that devastated Heaven was justified, after they reincarnated him as a squirrel and he died squished by his own corpse dying his original death (it wasn't on purpose), but everything he did before that wasn't.

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* In one story, SelfDemonstrating/{{Lobo}} Lobo died. The story ends with Lobo back among the livings and Heaven and Hell making him immortal for everything he did. OK, his rampage that devastated Heaven was justified, after they reincarnated him as a squirrel and he died squished by his own corpse dying his original death (it wasn't on purpose), but everything he did before that wasn't.
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