History PlayingWith / FingerPokeOfDoom

14th Nov '17 9:36:21 PM Prinzenick
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* '''Untwisted''': Bob seemingly fails at doing the finger poke and breaks his arm out doing it...but then it turns out his real power can only be unlocked by extreme pain, allowing him to deliver the real deal.

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* '''Untwisted''': Bob seemingly fails at doing the finger poke and breaks his arm out doing it...but then it [[TraumaticSuperpowerAwakening turns out his real power can only be unlocked by extreme pain, pain]], allowing him to deliver the real deal.
14th Nov '17 2:52:08 PM randomtroper89
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** Or, in a less macabre example, his poke is strong enough to either send his foe flying into orbit, or sent flying around the world right back to where Bob is.
* '''Downplayed''': The finger poke is only used sporadically, and only for comic effect against a nuisance of a foe.

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** Or, in a less macabre example, his Bob's poke is strong enough to either send his foe flying into orbit, or sent flying around the world right back to where Bob is.
* '''Downplayed''': The finger poke is only used sporadically, Bob lightly touches someone, and only for comic effect against a nuisance of a foe.they double over and yell in pain.



** Alternatively, the poke can be used to start off a tense fight scene or conclude a LetsGetDangerous moment.

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** Alternatively, the The poke can be used to start off a tense fight scene or conclude a LetsGetDangerous moment.



* '''Intended Audience Reaction''': The film presents Bob as an otherwise unremarkable person, prior to meeting his seemingly stronger foe, who he shockingly takes down with an effortless jab at a pressure point.

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* %%* '''Intended Audience Reaction''': The film presents Bob as an otherwise unremarkable person, prior to meeting his seemingly stronger foe, who he shockingly takes down with an effortless jab at a pressure point. Trope is intentional
7th Jun '16 8:56:31 PM VPhantom
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* '''Gender Inverted''': Alice obliterates giant planets away with a flick of her finger, and destroys the space-time continuum with her transcendent power, with the same finger.



** A character who gets his power from the damage he takes has Bob do the finger poke to him, so that he can secretely get stronger while Bob has the impression of effortlessly bringing him down.

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** A character who gets his power from the damage he takes has Bob do the finger poke to him, so that he can secretely secretively get stronger while Bob has the impression of effortlessly bringing him down.
7th Jun '16 7:44:25 PM DoctorTItanX
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* '''Gender Inverted''': Alice obliterates giant planets away with a flick of her finger, and destroys the space-time continuum with her transcendent power, with same finger.

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* '''Gender Inverted''': Alice obliterates giant planets away with a flick of her finger, and destroys the space-time continuum with her transcendent power, with the same finger.
7th Jun '16 7:43:07 PM DoctorTItanX
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* '''Gender Inverted''': Alice obliterates giant planets away with a flick of her finger, and destroys the space-time continuum with her transcendent power, with same finger.
11th Oct '15 5:25:22 PM grid
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Back to FingerPokeOfDoom

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Back to FingerPokeOfDoomFingerPokeOfDoom... keep that finger away from me
27th Aug '15 9:10:29 AM Prinzenick
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** Also, what other people percieve as Bob having incredible power in such a move alone is seen as a trivial, weak move among Bob's own kind.

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** Also, what other people percieve as Bob having incredible power in such a move alone [[NormalFishInATinyPond is seen as a trivial, weak move move]] among Bob's own kind.
16th Feb '15 4:20:25 AM kennydarmawan13
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* '''Inverted''': Bob tries this at first and it dosen't work...so he decides to train to get stronger, so then he can pull it off successfully.

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* '''Inverted''': Bob tries this at first does a giant punch attack and it dosen't work...so he decides to train to get stronger, so then he can pull it off successfully.barely harms an ant.
29th Aug '14 2:03:26 PM VPhantom
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** Combine this trope with DoesNotKnowHisOwnStrength and you get instant [[BloodyHilarious (morbid) hilarity]] as Bob turns everyone around him into PinkMist while performing mundane actions. He ApologisesALot because he's an InvincibleIncompetent who's completely unaware of the destruction he causes.

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** Combine this trope with DoesNotKnowHisOwnStrength and you get instant [[BloodyHilarious (morbid) hilarity]] as Bob turns everyone around him into PinkMist while performing mundane actions. He Even better if he ApologisesALot because OR if he's an InvincibleIncompetent who's completely unaware of the destruction he causes.
29th Aug '14 12:42:18 PM ChaoticNovelist
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** Combine this trope with DoesNotKnowHisOwnStrength and you get instant [[BloodyHilarious (morbid) hilarity]] as Bob turns everyone around him into PinkMist while performing mundane actions. BonusPoints if he ApologisesALot or is an InvincibleIncompetent who's completely unaware of the destruction he causes.

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** Combine this trope with DoesNotKnowHisOwnStrength and you get instant [[BloodyHilarious (morbid) hilarity]] as Bob turns everyone around him into PinkMist while performing mundane actions. BonusPoints if he He ApologisesALot or is because he's an InvincibleIncompetent who's completely unaware of the destruction he causes.
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