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3rd Nov '16 12:11:05 PM REV6Pilot
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* True to its source material, this can happen to the player character in ''VideoGame/AlienIsolation''. Spacecraft/station designers in this universe seem to ''love'' including tons of three-foot-square ventilation ducts, many of which lead to ceiling openings. Keep an eye on the ceiling vents; if you see a stream of drool coming from one, stepping under it is...[[{{Understatement}} ill advised]].

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* True to its source material, this can happen to the player character [[PlayerCharacter Amanda]] in ''VideoGame/AlienIsolation''. Spacecraft/station designers in this universe seem to ''love'' including tons of three-foot-square ventilation ducts, many of which lead to ceiling openings. Keep an eye on the ceiling vents; if you see a stream of drool coming from one, stepping under it is...[[{{Understatement}} is ill advised]].advised to say the least. [[FromBadToWorse It gets worse later on]], [[MalevolentArchitecture when rewire boxes and computer terminals turn out to be located precisely under these openings]].
11th Oct '16 12:03:16 PM Dravencour
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* This is one of Franchise/{{Batman}}'s standard methods.

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* This is one of Franchise/{{Batman}}'s standard methods.methods for disabling and terrorizing bad guys.
9th Jul '16 2:35:20 PM nombretomado
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* In the ''Franchise/{{Bionicle}}'' film "The Mask of Light", the Matoran villager Hahli, while trying to hide from the BigBad's pets, is briefly grabbed from above, but lucky for her [[KidnappedByAnAlly she's grabbed by an ally]].

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* In the ''Franchise/{{Bionicle}}'' ''WesternAnimation/{{Bionicle}}'' film "The Mask of Light", the Matoran villager Hahli, while trying to hide from the BigBad's pets, is briefly grabbed from above, but lucky for her [[KidnappedByAnAlly she's grabbed by an ally]].
16th Jun '16 6:02:44 PM nombretomado
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* Its possible to kill mooks this way in ''[[{{Tenchu}} Tenchu: Shadow Assassins]]''.

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* Its possible to kill mooks this way in ''[[{{Tenchu}} ''[[VideoGame/{{Tenchu}} Tenchu: Shadow Assassins]]''.
5th Jun '16 2:57:13 PM Dravencour
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* Sort of happens in ''Film/TheWizardOfOz''. Scarecrow laughs off the Cowardly Lion's suggestion that the woods are haunted, then is lifted into the air by an invisible force and dropped back down.

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* Sort of happens in ''Film/TheWizardOfOz''. Scarecrow laughs off the Cowardly Lion's suggestion that the woods are haunted, then is lifted into the air by an invisible force and dropped back down. Then the flying monkeys show up, make merry hell with Scarecrow, the Tin Man and the Lion, and carry Dorothy and Toto off.


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15th May '16 10:24:52 PM PaulA
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* ''Film/ThePhantom'' rides through the TreeTopTown of the Rope People, who snare the mooks chasing him and dangle them high above the ground.

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* ''Film/ThePhantom'' rides In ''Film/{{The Phantom|1996}}'', the Phantom evades some pursuing mooks by riding through the TreeTopTown of the Rope People, who snare the mooks chasing him and dangle them high above the ground.
3rd Mar '16 10:54:32 AM Morgenthaler
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* You can do this in ''TotalAnnihilation'': aerial transports work by flying down and picking up your unit...[[HilarityEnsues and they can also do it to an enemy unit]].

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* You can do this in ''TotalAnnihilation'': ''VideoGame/TotalAnnihilation'': aerial transports work by flying down and picking up your unit...[[HilarityEnsues and they can also do it to an enemy unit]].
3rd Jan '16 3:47:58 PM Willbyr
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26th Dec '15 5:17:21 PM Willbyr
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