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7th Sep '17 1:33:01 PM 793ws
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* Website/GoAnimate: [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EmjcS-OgFJ8 This video]] involves WesternAnimation/DoraTheExplorer trying to use her [[SwiperNoSwiping famous trick]] in order to stop Swiper from killing her, it doesn't work and Swiper still kills her.
13th Aug '17 2:08:12 PM plcthecd
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* The Creator/RoosterTeeth series ''WebVideo/{{Immersion}}'' is essentially taking video games and applying it to the real world to see if it can actually work. Sometimes it does, sometimes it doesn't, most of the time it's just so they can zap Creator/GavinFree and Creator/MichaelJones with tasers and cattle prods.
28th Jul '17 7:31:55 PM Onlythrice
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** A rather literal example is [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-3001 SCP-3001]]. It is a [[PocketDimension pocket "non-dimension"]] described as a "space between realities" that a Foundation researcher was trapped in for almost six years after a FreakLabAccident. His body slowly deteriorated while he was [[AndIMustScream unable to die]], and when he was brought back to our reality he was nothing but a pile of blood, gray matter, and rotting flesh.

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** A rather literal example is [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-3001 SCP-3001]]. It is a [[PocketDimension [[VoidBetweenTheWorlds pocket "non-dimension"]] described as a "space "non-dimension" located between realities" realities]] that a Foundation researcher was trapped in for almost six years after a FreakLabAccident. His body slowly deteriorated while he was [[AndIMustScream unable to die]], and when he was brought back to our reality he was nothing but a pile of blood, gray matter, and rotting flesh.
28th Jul '17 7:23:28 PM Onlythrice
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** One of the general themes of SCP is pointing out the horrific consequences of characters and plot devices with fantastic abilities, powers, or properties. A good example is [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-871 SCP 871]], self-replicating cakes: every 24-hours, for every such cake either still around or recently eaten by a human, another instance will appear; if a cake is destroyed by any means other than a human eating it, another one will appear immediately. Limitless free cake! Sound great, right? Except that there's no way to ever decrease the number of cakes. If the number of cakes ever increases to an amount where they replicate faster than humanity can eat them, [[ApocalypseHow all life on Earth will quickly be extinguished]].

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** One of the general themes of SCP [[WebOriginal/SCPFoundation SCP]] is pointing out the horrific consequences of characters and plot devices with fantastic abilities, powers, or properties. A good example is [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-871 SCP 871]], self-replicating cakes: every 24-hours, for every such cake either still around or recently eaten by a human, another instance will appear; if a cake is destroyed by any means other than a human eating it, another one will appear immediately. Limitless free cake! Sound great, right? Except that there's no way to ever decrease the number of cakes. If the number of cakes ever increases to an amount where they replicate faster than humanity can eat them, [[ApocalypseHow all life on Earth will quickly be extinguished]].


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** A rather literal example is [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-3001 SCP-3001]]. It is a [[PocketDimension pocket "non-dimension"]] described as a "space between realities" that a Foundation researcher was trapped in for almost six years after a FreakLabAccident. His body slowly deteriorated while he was [[AndIMustScream unable to die]], and when he was brought back to our reality he was nothing but a pile of blood, gray matter, and rotting flesh.
27th Jul '17 10:56:06 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* [[http://i.imgur.com/P8AyX25.jpg This]] image of the 260 kilometer long (for perspective, the [[ThatsNoMoon Death Star]] was ''only'' 160km in diameter) [[Franchise/StarWars Star Destroyer]] ''[[FreudWasRight Freudian Nightmare]]''. The attached report is DeconstructiveParody calling out [[AwesomeButImpractical all the issues that would come from it]], including that scaling up the bridge would leave a three kilometer tall weak point, that it would take ''days'' to get from one end to the other, necessitating that the crew set up camps at their stations, which has its own problems, and the logistical difficulty of sending supplies and communication.

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* [[http://i.imgur.com/P8AyX25.[[https://i.warosu.org/data/tg/img/0315/42/1397772489647.jpg This]] image of the 260 kilometer long (for perspective, the [[ThatsNoMoon Death Star]] was ''only'' 160km in diameter) [[Franchise/StarWars Star Destroyer]] ''[[FreudWasRight Freudian Nightmare]]''. The attached report is DeconstructiveParody calling out [[AwesomeButImpractical all the issues that would come from it]], including that scaling up the bridge would leave a three kilometer tall weak point, that it would take ''days'' to get from one end to the other, necessitating that the crew set up camps at their stations, which has its own problems, and the logistical difficulty of sending supplies and communication.
21st Jun '17 12:37:42 PM Monolaf317
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* Quackerjack attempts to do a SadisticChoice in episode 6 of ''WebAnimation/{{Ducktalez}}'' with a pair of gondolas as a reference to Film/TheDarkKnight. However, the criminals blow up the gondola with the civilians 3 seconds in.



* ''WebAnimation/HappyTreeFriends'': In "Better Off Bread", Superman {{Expy}} Splendid attempts to save Giggles from falling to her death by catching her in his arms. He catches her successfully, but the impact breaks her spine, killing her.



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* Ultimately what usually decides the winner of most fights in ''WebAnimation/DeathBattle''.
** [[spoiler:Batman vs. Spiderman]] demonstrates why being a BadassNormal doesn't really work if your opponent is comprehensively superhuman, can nullify your greatest asset and is just as crafty and clever as you are.
** In Blanka vs. Pikachu, after the two spend some time brawling conventionally, [[spoiler:Blanka takes advantage of his superior size and simply grabs Pikachu and bites his head off]].
** Goku vs. Superman does a lot to deconstruct the idea of a reckless, at times stupid BloodKnight with the destructive power to level everything for miles around. Goku challenges Superman to a fight, to which Superman politely declines. When Goku attacks him anyway, an astounded Superman says "YoureInsane" Their resulting fight goes through repeated SerialEscalation as Goku goes through his Super Saiyan forms, with Superman matching him blow for blow, until [[spoiler:the [[EarthShatteringKaboom Earth explodes]] [[NiceJobBreakingItHero due to the backlash of their most powerful attacks]].]]
*** The second match ups the ante as Goku decides to haul out his Super Saiyan God form for their rematch. Superman? [[spoiler:Decides enough's enough and tanks Goku's God Kamehameha, grabs him by the neck and uses both heat and x-ray vision to disintegrate his brain. In the afterlife, King Kai essentially tells Goku there's no way you can beat a character like Superman, getting the Saiyan to finally stand down.]]
** Using up all your energy in a flashy, powerful attack might look cool, but it'll backfire horribly if your opponent manages to survive it. [[spoiler:Ryu and Tifa Lockhart both learned this the hard way]].
** Red, as a Pokémon trainer, has always relied on his Pokémon to fight, a rule enforced by the rules of Pokémon battling / game mechanics. Tai, however, has been involved in fights before such as when he got into a fist-fight with his friend Matt while in the Digital World. While Tai doesn't have actual fighting training, he's still got more experience and is more willing to use it on Red, quickly disabling him.
*** [[spoiler: The above issue helped secure the win for the Digimon team. Since Charizard relies on Red to come up with a strategy, he's quickly overwhelmed when his trainer can't give him any assistance.]]
** Having a SuperMode is great... Unless it only last a few minutes. [[spoiler: Just ask Shadow]]. Also, even if it makes you physically invulnerable, [[spoiler:if it doesn't protect your mind from being wiped completely by an extremely powerful psychic]], it's useless too.
** Having a HealingFactor is great, but it's useless if it can be heavily taxed. [[spoiler:This is what costs Deathstroke, Wolverine and the Hulk their battles. While both Deadpool and Doomsday also had healing factors, theirs were measurably stronger than Deathstroke's and the Hulk's, allowing them to overwhelm their opponents.]]
21st Jun '17 12:35:12 PM Monolaf317
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* ''WebAnimation/NekoSugarGirls'':
** Raku learns that not AllAnimalsAreDomesticated when a squirrel she hugs bites her.
** One episode has Koneko trying to get Raku to a vet. She breaks down the vet's door but no one is there. She then remembers it's 3 AM; ''of course'' the office would be closed for the night.
** In the finale Hitoshi delivers a dramatic speech after [[spoiler:Raku's death]]
-->'''Hitoshi''': [[spoiler:Raku-chan is a trooper. She's a fighter. There's no way she could die of a [[DeathByDespair broken heart]]. I know deep down inside that Raku-chan will be back. And we'll have our [[GratuitousJapanese kawaii]] fun times just like always. I know that. I have faith, Raku-chan will be back someday.]] Are you with me good pal?
-->'''Koneko''': Hitoshi-san... I think you're just in denial.
* The original WebAnimation/HomestarRunner book ''Where My Hat Is At?'' ended with Homestar, having finally found his hat, arriving at the Big Game "just in time to score the winning run". Since this is a picture book, it's left open to interpretation whether this means he showed up in time to go up to bat and scored a home run, or if he literally just ran onto the field and into home plate and somehow didn't get thrown out for disrupting the game. When the book was remade as a cartoon ten years later, the Brothers Chaps decided to go with the latter... minus the not-getting-thrown-out part:
-->'''Homestar:''' Safe!
-->'''Umpire:''' Uhhhhhh, whaddaya doin'?
-->'''Homestar:''' I found my hat just in time to score the winning run.
-->'''Umpire:''' Uh, no, actually it's the bottom of the second, [[CurbStompBattle your team's down by 94 points]], and you just illegally ran onto the field!
-->'''Homestar:''' Get this, it was between the milk and the Cold Ones!
-->'''Umpire:''' Yeah, yeah, you need to head back to the dugout before I toss you out of here, buster!
-->'''Homestar:''' Man, Mr. Umpire, you sure have a funny way of pronouncing... "Homestar Runner's team wins!"
-->'''Umpire:''' ...Yeah, you're suspended from the league.



* ''Machinima/TheGmodIdiotBox''
** Episode 12: VideoGame/MaxPayne had the unfortunate, but realistic luck of A. getting a shattered pelvis for landing on his side awkwardly, and B. overdosing on pills, in the same skit.
** In the same episode, Heavy finds himself in the world of ''VideoGame/{{Minecraft}}'' and promptly tries to break up a tree with his bare fists... and ends up breaking his fingers.
* Something that's ignored in the actual series is that, in ''WebVideo/DragonBallZAbridged'', characters can actually ignore physical weapons because of their insane power levels. In ''The World's Strongest'', Krillin freaked and ran after being attacked by a Gatling Gun in the actual movie, here he just looks confused and idly wonders what became of Launch as the bullets bounce off his face. In ''Broly The Legendary Super Saiyan'', where in the original movie Broly is stabbed repeatedly and is left to die as a baby, here the knife breaks after a failed attempt to stab him and he's just dropped down a hole in annoyance.
** Piccolo blowing up the moon had realistic consequences on the tides, resulting in a huge death toll.
** The series in general takes apart the plot points that could have easily resolved their problems. It culminates in Dende labeling the Z-Warriors a "cavalcade of fuck-ups."
** Unlike the original where Goku's family remain HappilyMarried in spite of Goku's poor parenting, idiotic tendencies, and his Saiyan desire to simply fight and eat food, the abridged shows just how much strain is put on his family. He's quite apathetic to Gohan, often not realizing that he even had a kid, to the point that Piccolo makes for a better father. He also doesn't seem to understand the concept of love, treating Chi-Chi as a companion rather than a wife, not caring that she really wants her son to become something other than a fighter living off prize money. This ultimately culminates in not only Future Gohan seeing Piccolo as his real father, disowning Goku, but in the Abridged Broly Special, Chi-Chi wants a divorce because he doesn't care that Ox King has to spend a huge amount of money just to have Gohan enroll in college. Not surprising given how Goku was raised in the woods by Grandpa Gohan with no outside contact until he met Bulma.
*** It's not just Goku either: ''WebVideo/DragonBallZAbridged'' shows that {{Proud Warrior Race Guy}}s like Saiyans are bad fathers in general. Raditz, who's treated as a joke in-universe, was neglected by Bardock. King Vegeta wasn't much better, resulting in Vegeta's own hang-ups which alienate him from most of the other Z-Warriors and even Bulma. Paragus manages to be an exception, by virtue of being an intelligent schemer rather than an aggressive BloodKnight.
*** Similarly, Chi-Chi's MyBelovedSmother and EducationMama traits that were PlayedForLaughs in canon also end up having a negative impact on Gohan's psyche. Gohan ''is'' a genius with loads of potential, but he can only be pushed so far by the endless studying Chi-Chi makes him do. He's not allowed to act his age even when not fighting for the world, he's terrified of displeasing his mother because of her constant helicoptering, and he considers Piccolo and Krillin to be closer to him emotionally. It's very telling that Future Gohan eventually realized he could straight up fly away from Chi-Chi and never see her again. It's even worse in the main timeline where Gohan is able to spend a year with Goku, and away from Chi-Chi, in the Hyperbolic Time Chamber and their relationship actually improves.
** Both Goku and Broly suffer brain damage after taking severe falls as infants. Goku becomes an idiot, which explains his lousy parenting, and Broly becomes a passive Saiyan until he's triggered by hearing "Kakarot" which turns him into his famous berzerker form.
** Creator/TeamFourStar has published several shorts depicting Cell being challenged by various characters, with the running gag being that as impressive as they are, they're woefully unprepared.
*** [[Anime/YuYuHakusho Yusuke Urameshi and Kazuma Kuwabara]] try to intimidate Cell with their powers, only for Cell to point out that he can blow up the planet with one finger.
*** [[Anime/YuGiOh Yami Yugi]] vs. Perfect Cell has the monster take up Duel Monsters to challenge Yugi and when Yugi attempts to use cards that would easily net him a win, Cell ends up turning into a RulesLawyer and shoots down all of his trump cards, forcing Yugi to RageQuit. The irony is that Yugi gave Cell the rules book for the game.
21st Jun '17 12:32:30 PM Monolaf317
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* ''WebAnimation/TheMostPopularGirlsInSchool'':
** In Episode 72, Rachel using a trashbag to carry her luggage ends badly because trashbags tend to rip when they carry too much weight.
* This is rampant in every episode of ''WebAnimation/DrHavocsDiary'', being a DeconstructiveParody of the superhero/supervillain genre (among some other things too). Examples include:
** Episode 8 shows that a revealing costume, no matter how sexy it looks, is ''completely and totally inappropriate'' for crime fighting. And that it hurts your body like hell.
** As revealed in Episode 12, children are too physically, mentally, and emotionally immature to be superheroes.
** Firing a gun inside of submarine, as Episode 17 showcased, will grant you [[HellIsThatNoise a high-pitched, ear-shattering ringing noise.]] You're lucky if you ''don't'' go completely deaf after that.

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* ''WebAnimation/TheMostPopularGirlsInSchool'':
** In Episode 72, Rachel using a trashbag to carry her luggage ends badly because trashbags tend to rip when they carry too much weight.
* This is rampant in every episode of ''WebAnimation/DrHavocsDiary'', being a DeconstructiveParody of the superhero/supervillain genre (among some other things too). Examples include:
** Episode 8 shows that a revealing costume, no matter how sexy it looks, is ''completely and totally inappropriate'' for crime fighting. And that it hurts your body like hell.
** As revealed in Episode 12, children are too physically, mentally, and emotionally immature to be superheroes.
** Firing a gun inside of submarine, as Episode 17 showcased, will grant you [[HellIsThatNoise a high-pitched, ear-shattering ringing noise.]] You're lucky if you ''don't'' go completely deaf after that.
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* ''WebAnimation/HowItShouldHaveEnded'' frequently combines this with FridgeLogic and/or CuttingTheKnot in derailing various movies and such. A few examples include ''Film/TheEmpireStrikesBack'' where Vader could have caught Luke with the force rather than doing nothing when Luke jumped off the catwalk, and the Twilight parody, where Bella gets vamped at the end of the first movie.
** In their "2012" segment, they have John Cusack's character explain the whole plot as his escape plan, showing how many coincidences would be needed to get them that far, let alone a lack of reality. [[spoiler: In the end, they just drowned without even making it to the airport.]]
** In one of their "Lego Movie" segments, it is demonstrated that EasilyForgiven doesn't really come into play for President Business, when he's convinced by Emmet to stop his evil plans. After all, it still doesn't negate the fact that he ruined a lot of people's lives in the process and is therefore thrown into prison by a lot of angry people for what he did. Another shows what would have happened if Superman really had been restrained by gum like in the film: when someone like Superman can tear through walls like they're made of tissue paper, a piece of gum isn't going to have any effect even if it is somewhat sticky, and he simply breaks out of it with zero effort and proceeds to trash all of Lord Business' armada.
** Occurs almost entirely in ''Film/JurassicWorld''. Notable examples include:
*** You can't get a 20+ year-old Jeep back into running usable condition just by changing the battery. [[spoiler:The Indominus Rex points this out before eating Zach and Gray offscreen]].
*** Raptors are really tough to train and control, especially when out of their cages, [[spoiler:which in turn leads to the Raptors wiping out all of the strike team (except for Owen) after killing the I-Rex]].
*** High heels are impractical for running away from hungry dinosaurs, [[spoiler:hence the reason why the T-Rex ate Claire]].



* ''WebAnimation/PokemonRusty'', a DeconstructiveParody of the Franchise/{{Pokemon}} franchise, shows entirely why sending a ten-year-old out into the world all by himself with little to no knowledge about how to take care of his things, Pokemon or not, is a horrible idea.
** One [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wGeBumikaZY episode in particular]] feature Rusty challenging some Team Rocket goons to a fight. [[spoiler:One of the goons just shoots Rusty's Pokemon]].
* WebAnimation/DorklyOriginals:
** The whole point of ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QTLZyG0GJS8 Anime Things That Would Get You In Trouble In Real Life]]''.
** When the [[VideoGame/{{Diablo}} Warrior]] opens a portal from Hell to the middle of Tristram in ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C8rFnefnKhA How Diablo Destroyed Tristram]]'' so he can get some potions, skeletons immediately start pouring out and killing everyone while opening more portals with scrolls that the Warrior dropped. In his defense, his inventory was full.
** ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lp4HyC7tgGA Red Wastes a Masterball]]'' shows why it's not a good idea to give your one-of-a-kind Master Ball, which your company spent years making, to an 11-year-old kid. He'll probably just use on the first Pokémon he sees, which is exactly what Red does.
** In ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CQBZGlkVzl0 Luke Won't Forgive Anakin]]'', [[Franchise/StarWars Anakin]] is shown to be not so EasilyForgiven by Luke or Leia for the atrocities he committed when he was Darth Vader. Like, at all...
** ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kTthcMOODvc If Pokemon Evolutions Were Realistic]]'' pretty much shows what [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Pokemon evolution would be like in real life]].
** In ''Film/ANewHope'', the architect of the Death Star [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=agcRwGDKulw defends the size and design of the Death Star's exhaust port]], claiming that the enormous size of the Death Star, along with the fact that it managed to blow up an entire planet with a giant laser, means that there needs to a ''lot'' of ventilation. He also pointed out that the exhaust point's purpose is to expel gas, not suck it in.
** Batman's [[ThouShallNotKill refusal to kill criminals]] in ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y6Oe9iijjbw Why Batman Isn't Really Tragic At All]]'' is turned on its head since people in poverty are resorting to commit crime to feed their families.
** ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oJlym6zL9Yg If Videogame Weapons Actually Worked]]'' has [[VideoGame/LegendOfZelda Link]]'s sword instantly chopping off Ganon's right arm, [[Franchise/SuperMarioBros Mario]] setting two koopas on fire with fireballs, [[Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog Sonic]] jumping on top of Metal Sonic only for nothing to happen and then gets sliced in half by Metal Sonic's blades, the [[VideoGame/{{Bomberman}} Bomberman]] getting seriously injured as a result of one of his bombs going off near him, and [[Franchise/MegaMan Mega Man]]'s leaf shield having absolutely no effect on Dr. Wily since Mega Man's weapon consists of... well, [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin leaves]].



* ''WebAnimation/ASDFMovie'': In the second episode, a bear named Desmond is briefly seen, wondering out loud how he got on the moon. In the seventh episode, we see him again. [[spoiler:He's dead. No food on the moon, you know.]]
** In the fourth episode, aliens attack. A onlooker heroically yells, "Throw! The! '''CHEESE!'''" He throws a ton of cheese... and it all just bounces off the spaceship.



* ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}'':
** Pyrrha, being too shy to confess her feelings, simply cultivates a friendship with the object of her affections, hoping he'll someday ask her out. He does ''not'', and her feelings remain unrequited until she actually mans up (in a manner of speaking) and tells him about them.
** Jaune [[spoiler:forges academic transcripts and cheats his way into an elite military school]], in a shonen-worthy attempt to become a hero. And were it not for [[TheAce Pyrrha]]'s intervention, he would have died on the first day of basic training, since the first test involves being launched into the sky without parachutes, and he didn't have a landing strategy. Though he does improve greatly in terms of combat skill over time, and shows good leadership, he never quite reaches the level of his peers, who trained for far longer than he has. Nora teasingly implies that he's the weak link of the team in the third volume.
** Ruby's impulsive, scatterbrained approach to battle nearly gets her killed by one of Weiss's attacks, and nearly again later on by a Deathstalker. While she is incredibly talented with her Crescent Rose scythe, Ruby relies on it far too much; she proves to be nearly helpless in combat situations where she's unarmed. She makes some progress in that regard by Volume 3, but barely enough to make a difference.
** Blake's HeroicBSOD[=s=] over her traumatic past [[spoiler:as a White Fang terrorist]] occasionally get so bad that her teammates have to remind her to eat and sleep.
** Some mooks do not survive when the heroes [[TraintopBattle knock them off the train]] inside a tunnel full of Grimm. Similarly, when the MiniMecha used against Team RWBY early in the season is deployed on top of the train, one well-placed strike is enough to knock it onto the tracks and velocity destroys it.
** When one of the BigBad's plans goes awry, killing many mooks in the process, the villains are ''not'' able to handwave it by saying WeHaveReserves. As in any real life army, the soldiers left alive afterwards seriously consider defecting.
** Ironwood grows frustrated and distrustful of Ozpin (the Wise, Cryptic Mentor Who Refuses To Tell Him The Whole Story), leading him to betray Ozpin politically and take matters into his own hands.
** Ozpin, acting like a typical fantasy teacher, allows the freshman Team RWBY to send themselves on a mission outside their skill level so they can pursue the villains they've been chasing for most of the season. Not only do they get worn out and exhausted on the mission itself, when they actually find the villains the team is outmatched by their older, more experienced enemies. They fail to stop the villains from enacting a terrorist attack, the backlash of which results in Ozpin's political disgrace.
** Ironwood supports the idea of having a majorly militarized Hunter army and relies heavily on machines, such as his flying airships and the [[RidiculouslyHumanRobots Ridiculously Human Robot]] Penny, the latter of which no one knows she's actually a robot save for a select few. [[spoiler:When Penny is ultimately killed in her tournament battle with Pyrrha and her nature is revealed to the world, Cinder [[VillainHasAPoint makes a brilliant point]] into asking the horrified crowd why Ironwood would ever need a [[OneManArmy killing machine]] [[SuperPoweredRobotMeterMaids disguised as an innocent teenage girl]], which further discredits him. And then things get worse for the guy when his huge mostly robotic army and fleet get hacked by Cinder and put under her control, leaving most of Vale at the villains' mercy.]]
** Neo, Torchwick's PerkyFemaleMinion, typically fights with a ParasolOfPain, which also has a SwordCane. During Volume 3 Chapter 11, [[spoiler: Ruby is able to defeat her by opening it up. The two were fighting on top of a airship in motion, so the umbrella catches the high winds and pulls Neo out of the action.]]
** After beating up Ruby, Torchwick pauses to give a huge monologue about how Ruby is a fool because in the real world, heroes don't exist. [[spoiler:All this does is leave him open to being eaten by a Griffon.]]
** Yang's personality and fighting style is all about taking the direct approach; she uses her fists and shotgun gauntlets to fight, and she gets more powerful as she takes more damage. She's the strongest of Team RWBY...assuming that she can touch her opponent. [[spoiler: Neo]] [[CurbstompBattle curbstomps]] her by simply dodging and countering all of her attacks. Late in Volume 3, Yang charges straight at [[spoiler: Adam in a desperate attempt to save Blake. As shown in the Black Trailer, Adam [[IaijutsuPractitioner is a powerful, fast swordsman]], armed with a long blade [[ArmorPiercingAttack capable of cutting through seemingly anything]]. Not only does Yang fail to land a punch, but Adam ''cuts off one of her arms'' and ends the fight [[SingleStrokeBattle with a single slice.]] Thus the team's powerhouse is instantly left crippled and curled up on the floor.]] Protective aura or not, Yang made a ''huge'' tactical mistake, and it cost her dearly. Nor is it so easy to recover from; [[spoiler: she's left [[HeroicBSOD depressed and bedridden]]. Even after the TimeSkip at the end of the Volume 3 finale, she ''still'' hasn't left her room.]]
** Sun ends up finally blowing up at Blake in Volume 4 because of her ItsNotYouItsMyEnemies ideals, stating that their foes can hurt them badly, but it's her constant running away that hurts her friends the worst because she's making the decision to run away and stay away from them without seeing how it will hurt them.
** When Qrow confronts Tyrian, he begins talking in flowery speeches, the two begin bantering. [[TalkingIsAFreeAction Midway through one of Qrow's taunts,]] [[CombatPragmatist Tyrian attacks him]]. Later on, after Qrow saves Ruby from a falling wooden beam, and the two share a momentary look of mutual relief... and then [[spoiler: Tyrian stabs Qrow with his stinger tail.]] And ''then'', while Tyrian is laughing, [[spoiler: Ruby cuts off his extended tail]].
* In ''WebVideo/RWBYTheAbridgedSeries'', the title character Ruby goes up against Romanís [[{{Muggle}} ordinary thugs]] armed with [[SuperStrength superior strength]], [[SuperSpeed speed]] and [[ImprobableWeaponUser a scythe thatís also a gun]]. In the [[{{WebAnimation/RWBY}} original show]], [[SetSwordsToStun she just knocks them out]]. Here, Ruby ends up accidentally killing Romanís thugs in the ensuing fight and didnít even realize they were dead until being told afterwards.
* In ''WebAnimation/RWBYChibi'', Weiss attempts to get back at Ruby for a water bucket prank by doing the same thing, but this time freezing the water before Ruby gets in. Ruby's instantly knocked out, horrifying Yang and Blake.



* The second half of ''WebAnimation/LlamasWithHats'' subverts the series' running jokes and style, having reality come crashing down on the VillainProtagonist:
** In episode six, Paul gets fed up with Carl's violent outbursts and general obnoxious behavior and leaves while cutting off all contact with him, like any sane person would (and should). For the rest of the series Carl's mental state degrades further and further, no longer being comical and over-the-top, but instead showing that he's genuinely mentally ill and delusional.
** It then has a brutal deconstruction of the OmnicidalManiac: [[spoiler: once Carl actually ''does'' kill everybody, there's nothing left for him to do but wander about talking to himself. One final bit of reality finally breaks Carl and drives him to suicide, as he finds Paul's corpse; with the whole world basically dead, Paul starved to death ages ago.]]
** Furthermore, Carl is shown during the last half to procure more and more injuries from the constant acts of violence he engages in, subverting the tendency of previous episodes to gloss over the wounds someone would naturally gain by doing such things. By the time of the final episode he looks as if he's about to drop dead at any moment.
* This parody of ''WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}}'' shows what would happen if the Warners jumped out of the tower [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v25LwiAGkHM in real life.]]
* Several examples from ''Machinima/RedVsBlue'':
** In season 6, the Blood Gulch teams were transferred to different bases after season 5. Sarge refused to follow orders and leave Blood Gulch, and was labeled AWOL, making Grif the new CO of the team. Incidentally, when we next see Grif and Simmons, they are about to be killed by a firing squad for selling the Red Team's ammo to the Blue Team, AKA treason. The LethallyStupid Caboose, meanwhile, was put in the brig and tied up by his next CO to keep him from hurting anyone else. While the Blood Gulch teams were allowed to do whatever they want on their own, their antics don't really endear them to more formal militaries.
** Another moment in season 6 takes a bat to HollywoodHacking, with Simmons summarizing the complicated process of actual hacking while Grif rattles off classic hacking tropes like "try hacking the mainframe" (it isn't a mainframe system) or "try uploading a laughing skull virus into the mainframe" (like that's going to help spoof a randomly-generated 2056-bit encryption key).
** The Meta has added several nonstandard upgrades to its armor, from invisibility, to camouflage, to the Bubble Shield, and so on. Having them makes it formidable, but each of those upgrades requires a power source, one that his suit of armor can't reliably provide. In battle, the Meta can only use them for a limited amount of time, and some like the [[StoryBreakerPower Temporal Distortion Unit]] run out of power after a single use.
*** The Meta may be insanely powerful and durable, but it's still a human with basic necessities. When the Reds hook it to a Warthog and drop it off a cliff and into an icy lake, it would have survived had Tucker not stabbed a hole in its armor (which is too heavy to allow it to swim), causing it to drown.
** Season 13 shows us that even though the Feds and the Rebels have [[spoiler:stopped fighting and teamed up against Malcom and his Mercs, their leaders still have trouble working with one another, since you can't really get over years of conflict overnight.]]
*** Then, during the [[spoiler:attack on Armonia, [[PyroManiac Sharkface]] attempts to use his wrist-mounted flamethrowers inside a fast-moving monorail with the windows blown out.]] It acts like you would expect it to.
** In-between Season 13 and 15 (roughly 10 months In-Universe), after the UNSC became aware of Chorus's existence, they want to take their colony back, and they'll use force if they deem it necessary, even having set a blockade during the time-skip.
** To celebrate [[spoiler: defeating Hargrove]], Tucker activated the Temple of Procreation, an alien artifact designed to send the planet's inhabitants into a sexual frenzy to rebuild a dwindling population. [[spoiler: Consequently, this has made Lavernius "Bow Chicka Wow Wow" Tucker the father of numerous illegitimate offspring, and their mothers are suing him for child support.]]
21st Jun '17 12:22:22 PM Monolaf317
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* ''WebAnimation/TheMostPopularGirlsInSchool'':
** In Episode 72, Rachel using a trashbag to carry her luggage ends badly because trashbags tend to rip when they carry too much weight.
21st Jun '17 3:56:31 AM MagiMecha
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*** Yusuke Urameshi and Kazuma Kuwabara try to intimidate Cell with their powers, only for Cell to point out that he can blow up the planet with one finger.

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*** [[Anime/YuYuHakusho Yusuke Urameshi and Kazuma Kuwabara Kuwabara]] try to intimidate Cell with their powers, only for Cell to point out that he can blow up the planet with one finger.
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