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14th Dec '17 6:01:42 PM magitekman
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* Revolver Ocelot from the VideoGame/MetalGear series twirls with his revolvers in impressive ways.
7th Dec '17 1:06:07 PM MasterFuzzy
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* A certain character in ''Literature/BrotherbandChronicles'' is named Jurgen Half-Foot. He tells people that he lost half his foot in a battle, [[ExactWords which is technically true...]] only he was spinning his battleax around his head and [[RealityEnsues he dropped it]].
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13th Jun '17 3:45:13 AM eroock
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8th Jun '17 6:01:34 PM Willbyr
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In some instances, spinning weapons are used to [[SpinToDeflectStuff block projectiles]] or create [[BlowYouAway wind attacks.]]

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In some instances, spinning weapons are used to [[SpinToDeflectStuff block projectiles]] or create [[BlowYouAway wind attacks.]]
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8th Jun '17 6:00:28 PM Willbyr
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* In ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'' the Third seat of squad 8 tries to intimidate Chad by spinning his sword rapidly as part of an "unbeatable sword technique" and just gets punched in the face for his efforts.

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* In ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'' the ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'':
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Third seat of squad 8 tries to intimidate Chad by spinning his sword rapidly as part of an "unbeatable sword technique" and just gets punched in the face for his efforts.
21st May '17 1:33:24 AM JackG
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* ''Film/{{Barbarella}}''. The Black Queen has two knives that she twirls simultaneously after [[DualWielding stabbing two men]].
23rd Apr '17 12:44:42 PM nombretomado
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* In the fifth season of ''[[TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles2003 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles]]'' Mikey gets into a competition with a golem to see who can do this better. The golem wins.

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* In the fifth season of ''[[TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles2003 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles]]'' ''WesternAnimation/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles2003'' Mikey gets into a competition with a golem to see who can do this better. The golem wins.
18th Jan '17 3:42:19 PM skadooshbag
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* The Rajput weapon known as the Aara (or Urumi), is actually used ''exclusively'' by twirling, as it is basically the lovechild of a sword and giant whip (it is composed of a normal sword hilt and a multiple-foot blade so flexible that the weapon is worn like a belt when not in use). The user twirls around in circles simply to keep track of the weapons forward momentum and not injure themselves (although this has the additional effect of being a 360 area-attack). Whoever created this weapon actually managed to out-Hollywood Hollywood. Not only does the weapon make a noise like a cross between a whipcrack and two cookie-sheets banging together whenever it strikes something, but watching someone who knows how to use it demonstrate just that is like a cross between watching someone do the same thing with a whip, and ribbon dancing. The result is actually far more awesome and badass-looking than anything Hollywood has ever dreamt up. However, not only was the weapon intended to shock-and-awe and bitch-slap rather than do real damage, but it may be the single hardest weapon to master in pre-gunpowder history.

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* The Rajput weapon known as the Aara (or Urumi), is actually used ''exclusively'' by twirling, as it is basically the lovechild of a sword and giant whip (it is composed of a normal sword hilt and a multiple-foot blade one or more multi-foot blades so flexible that the weapon is worn like a belt when not in use). The user twirls around in circles simply to keep track of the weapons forward momentum and not injure themselves (although this has the additional effect of being a 360 area-attack). Whoever created this weapon actually managed to out-Hollywood Hollywood. Not only does the weapon make a noise like a cross between a whipcrack and two cookie-sheets banging together whenever it strikes something, but watching someone who knows how to use it demonstrate just that is like a cross between watching someone do the same thing with a whip, and ribbon dancing. The result is actually far more awesome and badass-looking than anything Hollywood has ever dreamt up. However, not only was the weapon intended to shock-and-awe and bitch-slap rather than do real damage, but it may be the single hardest weapon to master in pre-gunpowder history. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bCQMtsyPuK0 Watch a two-blade version in all its glory here]]
16th Dec '16 4:42:38 PM FordPrefect
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* In ''Film/TheForceAwakens'', A First Order Stormtrooper wields his riot control baton this way.

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* In ''Film/TheForceAwakens'', A a First Order Stormtrooper wields his riot control baton this way.
10th Dec '16 2:54:03 AM skadooshbag
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*The Rajput weapon known as the Aara (or Urumi), is actually used ''exclusively'' by twirling, as it is basically the lovechild of a sword and giant whip (it is composed of a normal sword hilt and a multiple-foot blade so flexible that the weapon is worn like a belt when not in use). The user twirls around in circles simply to keep track of the weapons forward momentum and not injure themselves (although this has the additional effect of being a 360 area-attack). Whoever created this weapon actually managed to out-Hollywood Hollywood. Not only does the weapon make a noise like a cross between a whipcrack and two cookie-sheets banging together whenever it strikes something, but watching someone who knows how to use it demonstrate just that is like a cross between watching someone do the same thing with a whip, and ribbon dancing. The result is actually far more awesome and badass-looking than anything Hollywood has ever dreamt up. However, not only was the weapon intended to shock-and-awe and bitch-slap rather than do real damage, but it may be the single hardest weapon to master in pre-gunpowder history.
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