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17th Oct '15 10:18:25 AM TheWhistleTropes
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** Alternatively alternatively, Frederik is NighInvulnerable. ** Alternatively alternatively alternatively, Frederik can block elements, like wind and earth. ** Alternatively again, Frederik did something to slow down his fall.
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** [[DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment Alternatively alternatively, alternatively]], Frederik is NighInvulnerable. ** [[RunningGag Alternatively alternatively alternatively, alternatively]], Frederik can block elements, like wind and earth. ** [[OverlyLongGag Alternatively again, alternatively alternatively alternatively]], Frederik did something to slow down his fall.
7th Apr '13 7:42:48 PM BibsDibs
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** Alternatively again, Frederik did something to slow down his fall.
21st Feb '13 6:09:42 AM Jetman123
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* '''Straight''': Frederik jumps out from a helicopter but survives the fall because George caught him. * '''Exaggerated''': Frederik [[RecycledInSpace falls through the atmosphere]] only to be saved from all damage by landing in a puddle. * '''Downplayed''': ???
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* '''Straight''': Frederik jumps out from a helicopter but survives the fall because George George, on a ledge, caught him. him midway through the fall. * '''Exaggerated''': Frederik [[RecycledInSpace falls through the atmosphere]] only to be saved from all damage by landing in on a puddle. trampoline. * '''Downplayed''': ???Frederik catches himself after a fall that is significant, but he hadn't yet reached terminal velocity.

* '''Inverted''': Frederik dies mid-air after falling some time.[[note]]This is actually possible. When you know you are falling from a great enough height that you'll go splat on impact, the fear of that impact can actually stop your heart before you land. Receiving some other fatal injury while in freefall, say, [[InstantDeathBullet a bullet wound]] for example, can also have this effect.[[/note]] * '''Subverted''': Frederik manages to grab a ledge, but it breaks from the sudden impact and sends him falling.
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* '''Inverted''': Frederik dies mid-air after [[IFellForHours falling for quite some time.[[note]]This ]][[note]]This is actually possible. When you know you are falling from a great enough height that you'll go splat on impact, the fear of that impact can actually stop your heart before you land. Receiving some other fatal injury while in freefall, say, [[InstantDeathBullet a bullet wound]] for example, can also have this effect.[[/note]] * '''Subverted''': Frederik manages to grab a ledge, but it breaks from dislocates his shoulder in the sudden impact attempt, and sends him falling.continues to fall.

* '''Zig Zagged''': Fredrick jumps off a cliff, but survives because he falls into a body of water. However, when he jumps off his helicopter, he dies after hitting a body of water similar to the one he fell into when he jumped off the cliff. * '''Averted''': Frederik tries to catch a ledge after falling out the helicopter, but only manages to break his arm, and he falls to his death anyway. * '''Enforced''': "Wait, we need to have our hero do that thing where he falls from the top of a skyscraper, but survives due to falling in a puddle! Every movie has a scene like that, right?"
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* '''Zig Zagged''': Fredrick jumps off a cliff, but survives because he falls into a body of water. by being caught by Bob. However, when he jumps off his helicopter, helicopter and tries to grab a ledge, he dies after hitting a body of water similar to breaks the one he fell into when he jumped off the cliff. ledge, falls, and is seriously hurt. * '''Averted''': Frederik tries to catch a ledge after falling out Frederik's fall is not broken at all until the helicopter, but only manages to break his arm, and he falls to his death anyway. end. * '''Enforced''': "Wait, we need to have our hero do that thing where he falls from the top of a skyscraper, but survives due to falling grabbing onto something at the last second, in a puddle! Every movie has a scene like that, right?"order to ratchet up the tension!"

* '''Invoked''': Frederik deliberately aims for a body of water to break his fall.
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* '''Invoked''': Frederik deliberately aims for a body of water attempts to break stop his fall.fall midway through, knowing that physics won't call his bluff.

* '''Deconstructed''': Fredrick either dies or is crippled after being caught. * '''Reconstructed''': Frederick is seen falling and onlookers think he will Go Splat, but he employs a parachute.
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* '''Deconstructed''': Fredrick either dies or is crippled after being caught. Serious injuries result from any attempt at actually catching a person. More than just a simple subversion, the characters' rather foolish attempts end up with several of them seriously injured and unable to fulfill their goals. * '''Reconstructed''': Frederick Frederik is seen falling too valuable to lose, and onlookers think Bob is an incredibly strong-willed person - even through a dislocated shoulder, he will Go Splat, but he employs a parachute.manages to hoist Frederik up.
27th Jan '13 5:51:30 PM VPhantom
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* '''Justified''': Frederik is on a low-gravity planet and most of the regular surface is lethal on touch -- only the ledges and water are free from that toxic substance.
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* '''Justified''': '''Downplayed''': ??? * '''Justified''': ** Frederik is on a low-gravity planet and most of the regular surface is lethal on touch -- only the ledges and water are free from that toxic substance.

* '''Deconstructed''': Fredrick either dies or is crippled after being caught. * '''Reconstructed''': Frederick is seen falling and onlookers think he will Go Splat, but he employs a parachute.

* '''Deconstructed''': Fredrick either dies or is crippled after being caught. * '''Reconstructed''': Frederick is seen falling and onlookers think he will Go Splat, but he employs a parachute.'''Exploited''': ???

* '''Conversed''': "So Frederik, what would you do if you fell out of a plane like those people in the tail section on {{Lost}}?" "I dunno George, probably wave my arms to try to slow down and aim for the softest thing I can find to break my fall."
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* '''Conversed''': "So Frederik, what would you do if you fell out of a plane like those people in the tail section on {{Lost}}?" Series/{{Lost}}?" "I dunno George, probably wave my arms to try to slow down and aim for the softest thing I can find to break my fall."" * '''Deconstructed''': Fredrick either dies or is crippled after being caught. * '''Reconstructed''': Frederick is seen falling and onlookers think he will Go Splat, but he employs a parachute.

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-------- %% Optional items, added after Conversed, at your discretion: %% %%* '''Implied''': ??? %%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ??? %%* '''Played For Laughs''': ??? %%* '''Played For Drama''': ???
14th Sep '12 9:08:05 AM Miar
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'''Basic Trope''': A character falls off ofa high place, but survives by being caught before hitting the ground, or grabbing a ledge on the way down, or landing in water or something.
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'''Basic Trope''': A character falls off ofa of a high place, but survives by being caught before hitting the ground, or grabbing a ledge on the way down, or landing in water or something.
15th Jun '12 12:10:09 PM Snowsky
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* '''Inverted''': Frederik dies mid-air after falling some time.[[hottip:**:This is actually possible. When you know you are falling from a great enough height that you'll go splat on impact, the fear of that impact can actually stop your heart before you land. Receiving some other fatal injury while in freefall, say, [[InstantDeathBullet a bullet wound]] for example, can also have this effect.]]
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* '''Inverted''': Frederik dies mid-air after falling some time.[[hottip:**:This [[note]]This is actually possible. When you know you are falling from a great enough height that you'll go splat on impact, the fear of that impact can actually stop your heart before you land. Receiving some other fatal injury while in freefall, say, [[InstantDeathBullet a bullet wound]] for example, can also have this effect.]][[/note]]
5th Jun '12 11:45:54 AM StongRadd
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** Alternatively alternatively alternatively, Frederik can block elements, like wind and earth.
27th Mar '12 6:55:46 PM Luigifan
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'''Basic Trope''': A character falls of a high place, but survives by being caught before hitting the ground, or grabbing a ledge on the way down, or landing in water or something.
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'''Basic Trope''': A character falls of a off ofa high place, but survives by being caught before hitting the ground, or grabbing a ledge on the way down, or landing in water or something.

* '''Inverted''': Frederik dies mid-air after falling some time.[[hottip:**:This is actually possible. When you know you are falling from a great enough height that you'll go splat on impact, the fear of that impact can actually stop your heart before you land. Receiving some other fatal injury while in freefall, say [[InstantDeathBullet a bullet wound]] for example, can also have this effect.]]
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* '''Inverted''': Frederik dies mid-air after falling some time.[[hottip:**:This is actually possible. When you know you are falling from a great enough height that you'll go splat on impact, the fear of that impact can actually stop your heart before you land. Receiving some other fatal injury while in freefall, say say, [[InstantDeathBullet a bullet wound]] for example, can also have this effect.]]
27th Dec '11 12:49:39 AM WackyMeetsPractical
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* '''Conversed''': "So Frederik, what would you do if you fell out of a plane like those people in the tail section on {{Lost}}?" "I dunno George, probably wave my arms to try to slow down and aim for the softest thing I can find to break my fall."
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* '''Conversed''': "So Frederik, what would you do if you fell out of a plane like those people in the tail section on {{Lost}}?" "I dunno George, probably wave my arms to try to slow down and aim for the softest thing I can find to break my fall."" ---- Back to NotTheFallThatKillsYou ----
1st Nov '11 9:21:04 PM Glixinator
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* '''Inverted''': Frederik dies mid-air after falling some time.
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* '''Inverted''': Frederik dies mid-air after falling some time.[[hottip:**:This is actually possible. When you know you are falling from a great enough height that you'll go splat on impact, the fear of that impact can actually stop your heart before you land. Receiving some other fatal injury while in freefall, say [[InstantDeathBullet a bullet wound]] for example, can also have this effect.]]
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