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Cut the Red Wire
When a bomb or other dangerous object must be defused by making an entirely Luck-based choice, usually cutting a certain wire.


(permanent link) added: 2013-03-09 11:00:42 sponsor: RainbowLizard (last reply: 2013-03-09 11:01:08)

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Bob is tasked with defusing a bomb to save his homeland. Once he opens the bomb up, he finds two wires. When one is cut, the bomb is defused, but the other will detonate it. Essentially, it's a Sadistic Choice where the choice is luck-based. This can happen in real life, but it is almost never a decidedly deadly object such as a bomb.

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