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24th Oct '17 8:52:01 AM GuiRitter
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* Played with in ''Manga/{{MAR}}''. After Gaira's {{training from hell}} that he puts Ginta and Jack through, Alvis asks for a showing of their power now. He takes two stones and fires them towards the two from behind. Ginta, intelligently moves out of the way, impressing Alvis. Jack instead grabs the stone out of the air. He then is seen rolling on the ground because the stone injured his hand. Alvis notes the power increase, but notes that Jack is still an idiot.

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* Played with in ''Manga/{{MAR}}''. After Gaira's {{training from hell}} that he puts Ginta and Jack through, Alvis asks for a showing of their power now. He takes two stones and fires them towards the two from behind. Ginta, Ginta intelligently moves out of the way, impressing Alvis. Jack instead grabs the stone out of the air. He then is seen rolling on the ground because the stone injured his hand. Alvis notes the power increase, but notes that Jack is still an idiot.
10th Mar '17 7:28:13 PM ZombieAladdin
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* Played with in ''Manga/MyHeroAcademia'': When Midoriya undergoes his interview to be a sidekick under Sir Night Eye, they reach the part where Sir Night Eye takes out the necessary paperwork and the stamp needed to approve it. Sir Night Eye then refuses to stamp the paper and gives Midoriya a challenge: Within the next 180 seconds, if Midoriya can take the stamp from Sir's hand and stamp the paper himself, Midoriya will officially become a sidekick of his. Sir does not fight back, and Midorya is free to damage the office as much as is necessary. [[spoiler:Midoriya ultimately fails without even coming close to grabbing the stamp. However, looking at the wrecked office, Sir notices Midoriya was careful never to damage any of the valuable All Might merchandise all around the office. Impressed at how deceptively careful Midoriya was, Sir simply hands the stamp to Midoriya to finish the paperwork.]]

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* Played with in ''Manga/MyHeroAcademia'': When Midoriya undergoes his interview to be a sidekick under Sir Night Eye, they reach the part where Sir Night Eye takes out the necessary paperwork and the stamp needed to approve it. Sir Night Eye then refuses to stamp the paper and gives Midoriya a challenge: Within the next 180 seconds, if Midoriya can take the stamp from Sir's hand and stamp the paper himself, Midoriya will officially become a sidekick of his. Sir does not fight back, and Midorya Midoriya is free to damage the office as much as is necessary. [[spoiler:Midoriya ultimately fails without even coming close to grabbing the stamp. However, looking at the wrecked office, Sir notices Midoriya was careful never to damage any of the valuable All Might merchandise all around over the office. Impressed at how deceptively careful Midoriya was, Sir simply hands the stamp to Midoriya him to finish the paperwork.]]
10th Mar '17 7:24:46 PM ZombieAladdin
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* Played with in ''Manga/MyHeroAcademia'': When Midoriya undergoes his interview to be a sidekick under Sir Night Eye, they reach the part where Sir Night Eye takes out the necessary paperwork and the stamp needed to approve it. Sir Night Eye then refuses to stamp the paper and gives Midoriya a challenge: Within the next 180 seconds, if Midoriya can take the stamp from Sir's hand and stamp the paper himself, Midoriya will officially become a sidekick of his. Sir does not fight back, and Midorya is free to damage the office as much as is necessary. [[spoiler:Midoriya ultimately fails without even coming close to grabbing the stamp. However, looking at the wrecked office, Sir notices Midoriya was careful never to damage any of the valuable All Might merchandise all around the office. Impressed at how deceptively careful Midoriya was, Sir simply hands the stamp to Midoriya to finish the paperwork.]]
4th Dec '16 3:46:16 AM JackG
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* ''Film/GIJoeRetaliation''. In order to prove that she's ready to join the G.I.Joes, Jinx is blindfolded and given two katanas, and told to prevent an unarmed Snake Eyes from plucking a single hair from her head.
19th Nov '16 9:13:40 AM FordPrefect
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* Played for Laughs in an ''Series/InLivingColor'' skit. Creator/{{Jim Carrey}} plays a martial arts student whose been trying to snatch the pebble from his master's hand for over a decade, but fails. Meanwhile, all the other younger students are able to do it with ease and move on with their training. It's hinted that the master is intentionally making it very hard for Carrey to snatch the pebble, because he enjoys tormenting him.

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* Played for Laughs in an ''Series/InLivingColor'' skit. Creator/{{Jim Carrey}} plays a martial arts student whose who's been trying to snatch the pebble from his master's hand for over a decade, but fails. Meanwhile, all the other younger students are able to do it with ease and move on with their training. It's hinted that the master is intentionally making it very hard for Carrey to snatch the pebble, because he enjoys tormenting him.
19th Nov '16 9:06:12 AM FordPrefect
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* In the 2002 film of ''Film/TheCountOfMonteCristo'', Edmond Dantes, while in jail, is challenged by the the old priest, Abbé Faria, to see if he can move his hand through dripping water without getting wet.

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* In the 2002 film of ''Film/TheCountOfMonteCristo'', Edmond Dantes, while in jail, is challenged by the the old priest, Abbé Faria, to see if he can move his hand through dripping water without getting wet.
5th Nov '16 12:30:44 PM nombretomado
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* An episode of a short-lived early-90s sitcom featuring DrewCarey in a supporting role ended with a parody of this: Drew, in a temple, was told to snatch the pebble. Drew simply slapped the master's hand from underneath, tossing the pebble up, where he easily caught it.

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* An episode of a short-lived early-90s sitcom featuring DrewCarey Creator/DrewCarey in a supporting role ended with a parody of this: Drew, in a temple, was told to snatch the pebble. Drew simply slapped the master's hand from underneath, tossing the pebble up, where he easily caught it.



* Played for Laughs in an ''InLivingColor'' skit. {{Jim Carrey}} plays a martial arts student whose been trying to snatch the pebble from his master's hand for over a decade, but fails. Meanwhile, all the other younger students are able to do it with ease and move on with their training. It's hinted that the master is intentionally making it very hard for Carrey to snatch the pebble, because he enjoys tormenting him.

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* Played for Laughs in an ''InLivingColor'' ''Series/InLivingColor'' skit. {{Jim Creator/{{Jim Carrey}} plays a martial arts student whose been trying to snatch the pebble from his master's hand for over a decade, but fails. Meanwhile, all the other younger students are able to do it with ease and move on with their training. It's hinted that the master is intentionally making it very hard for Carrey to snatch the pebble, because he enjoys tormenting him.
26th Aug '16 9:43:35 AM ChaoticNovelist
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-->'''Shifu''': ''You are free to eat.''
-->'''Po''': ''AM I?!''
-->'''Shifu''': ''ARE YOU?!''
6th Jul '16 2:10:10 PM Willbyr
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* Played with in ''MarchenAwakensRomance''. After Gaira's {{training from hell}} that he puts Ginta and Jack through, Alvis asks for a showing of their power now. He takes two stones and fires them towards the two from behind. Ginta, intelligently moves out of the way, impressing Alvis. Jack instead grabs the stone out of the air. He then is seen rolling on the ground because the stone injured his hand. Alvis notes the power increase, but notes that Jack is still an idiot.

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* Played with in ''MarchenAwakensRomance''.''Manga/{{MAR}}''. After Gaira's {{training from hell}} that he puts Ginta and Jack through, Alvis asks for a showing of their power now. He takes two stones and fires them towards the two from behind. Ginta, intelligently moves out of the way, impressing Alvis. Jack instead grabs the stone out of the air. He then is seen rolling on the ground because the stone injured his hand. Alvis notes the power increase, but notes that Jack is still an idiot.
29th Jun '16 8:59:42 AM nighttrainfm
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** And also, Master Roshi and the big boulder. True to ''Dragon Ball'''s comedic nature before ''Z'', when Goku and Krillin both prove themselves able to move it after going through Master Roshi's training, he told them that he hadn't expected them to be able to move it.

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** And also, Master Roshi and the big boulder. True to ''Dragon Ball'''s comedic nature before ''Z'', nature, when Goku and Krillin both prove themselves able to move it after going through Master Roshi's training, he told them that he hadn't expected them to be able to move it.
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