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To hide the god you pull from the machine, pull a BIGGER one out of your ass.

(permanent link) added: 2011-04-26 00:12:43 sponsor: LokIago (last reply: 2012-02-19 09:13:05)

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Simply put, its a version of Deus ex Machina that takes a running leap at Refuge in Audacity, and either nails the mark or exceeds it, leaving the audience member reeling. Thus, it either masking the Deus Ex nature of the Ass Pull, or might become a brilliant moment of mindfuckery/plot-twistery/etc. Examples (SPOILERIFIC) include:

South Park: Trope Namer. Gok-Xera! SHABLAGOO!

Portal 2: The VERY END
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