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10th Apr '16 3:45:19 PM Gamermaster
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* PlayedForLaughs in ''LightNovel/TheDevilIsAPartTimer'' when Archangel Gabriel tries doing this, [[RealityEnsues and he cuts himself]].

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* PlayedForLaughs in ''LightNovel/TheDevilIsAPartTimer'' when Archangel Gabriel tries doing this, this [[RealityEnsues and he cuts ends up cutting himself]].
10th Apr '16 3:42:23 PM Gamermaster
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* PlayedForLaughs in ''LightNovel/TheDevilIsAPartTimer'' when Archangel Gabriel tries doing this, [[RealityEnsues and he cuts himself]].
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11th Feb '16 5:17:46 PM GrammarNavi
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** In ''[[LicensedGame The Secret of the Cursed Mask]]'' for the PlayStation2, this is his battle pose.

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** In ''[[LicensedGame The Secret of the Cursed Mask]]'' for the PlayStation2, UsefulNotes/PlayStation2, this is his battle pose.
29th Jan '16 4:38:00 PM nombretomado
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** In the [[VideoGame/FireEmblemTellius Tellius]] games, Greil carries his axe like this. His son Ike will pick up the habit upon promoting to Vanguard, for both swords and axes. He also has it as one of his idle animations in SuperSmashBrosBrawl.

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** In the [[VideoGame/FireEmblemTellius Tellius]] games, Greil carries his axe like this. His son Ike will pick up the habit upon promoting to Vanguard, for both swords and axes. He also has it as one of his idle animations in SuperSmashBrosBrawl.''VideoGame/SuperSmashBrosBrawl''.
28th Dec '15 9:55:06 PM DarthKieduss
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* During the Columbine High School massacre of April 20, 1999, when shooter Dylan Klebold was not firing his shotgun, he would rest it on his shoulder.
4th Dec '15 1:53:21 PM DeisTheAlcano
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[[caption-width-right:350:You should know not to mess with a dude who rests his sword this awesomely.]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:You [[caption-width-right:320:You should know not to mess with a dude who rests his sword this awesomely.]]



** [[SwordAndGun Alvin]] from ''VideoGame/TalesOfXillia'' as well as ''VideoGame/TaleOfXillia2'' holds his BFS like this with one hand, regardless of if he's equipped with a single edge sword, and lets his gun dangle in his other hand. He does this whenever he's not using the sword: even when he's firing his gun and thus assumes a less relaxed pose, his sword rests on his shoulders.

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** [[SwordAndGun Alvin]] from ''VideoGame/TalesOfXillia'' as well as ''VideoGame/TaleOfXillia2'' ''VideoGame/TalesOfXillia2'' holds his BFS like this with one hand, regardless of if he's equipped with a single edge sword, and lets his gun dangle in his other hand. He does this whenever he's not using the sword: even when he's firing his gun and thus assumes a less relaxed pose, his sword rests on his shoulders.



** In ''VideoGame/DemonsSouls'', any large sword being only one handed will be held on the shoulder, which makes more sense as it would be dragged across the ground otherwise.
* [[Franchise/GodOfWar Kratos]] loves this one.

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** * In ''VideoGame/DemonsSouls'', any large sword being only one handed will be held on the shoulder, which makes more sense as it would be dragged across the ground otherwise.
* [[Franchise/GodOfWar Kratos]] loves Kratos of ''VideoGame/{{God of War|Series}}'' regularly carries weapons that are bigger than himself in this one.fashion.



* [[Franchise/{{Kirby}} King Dedede]] does this with his [[DropTheHammer hammer]] while [[IdleAnimation idling]] in the ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros.'' series. As mentioned above [[VideoGame/FireEmblemTellius Ike]] also does this with his [[BigFreakingSword broadsword]].

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* [[Franchise/{{Kirby}} King Dedede]] does this with his [[DropTheHammer hammer]] while [[IdleAnimation idling]] in the ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros.'' ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros'' series. As mentioned above [[VideoGame/FireEmblemTellius Ike]] also does this with his [[BigFreakingSword broadsword]].
21st Nov '15 11:50:50 AM nombretomado
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* Early in the series, Sanosuke carries his massive zanbatou sword over his shoulder as he heads to face [[RurouniKenshin Kenshin]].

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* Early in the series, Sanosuke carries his massive zanbatou sword over his shoulder as he heads to face [[RurouniKenshin [[Manga/RurouniKenshin Kenshin]].
17th Nov '15 7:06:48 PM GrammarNavi
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** [[http://images1.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20100312142126/kingdomhearts/images/8/8c/KH_Sora.jpg Sora]] from ''Franchise/KingdomHearts''. He tends to default to doing this when he's running around with the Keyblade out when there are no enemies around.

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** [[http://images1.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20100312142126/kingdomhearts/images/8/8c/KH_Sora.jpg [[http://www.khwiki.com/images/thumb/f/f7/Sora_%28KHIIFM%29_KHIIHD.png/250px-Sora_%28KHIIFM%29_KHIIHD.png Sora]] from ''Franchise/KingdomHearts''. He tends to default to doing this when he's running around with the Keyblade out when there are no enemies around.
13th Oct '15 3:40:05 AM WillBGood
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* Requisite pose for many WorldWarTwo or TheVietnamWar action-adventure novels where the cover features the protagonist armed with a belt-fed medium machine gun. If they were [[SightedGunsAreLowTech holding the weapon at the hip]], the novel just looked like a {{Rambo}} rip-off. Having it resting on the shoulder accompanied by {{permastubble}} and a [[ShellShockedSenior war-weary expression]] made the hero look authentically BadAss.

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* Requisite pose for many WorldWarTwo or TheVietnamWar action-adventure novels where the cover features the protagonist armed with a belt-fed medium machine gun. If they were [[SightedGunsAreLowTech holding the weapon at the hip]], the novel just looked like a {{Rambo}} rip-off. Having it resting on the shoulder accompanied by {{permastubble}} and a [[ShellShockedSenior [[ShellShockedVeteran war-weary expression]] made the hero look authentically BadAss.
21st Sep '15 6:53:56 PM USABobcat
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* Shardbearers in ''Literature/TheStormlightArchive'' will sometimes carry their blades in this fashion if they don't want to just dismiss them. Since they also usually wear Shardplate, which is the only armor capable to stopping said blades, it adds a major intimidation factor; those blades normally cut through people [SoulCuttingBlade without any resistance].

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* Shardbearers in ''Literature/TheStormlightArchive'' will sometimes carry their blades in this fashion if they don't want to just dismiss them. Since they also usually wear Shardplate, which is the only armor capable to stopping said blades, it adds a major intimidation factor; those blades normally cut through people [SoulCuttingBlade [[SoulCuttingBlade without any resistance].resistance]].
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