Awesome / The Infinite Loops

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    Innortal's Loops: 

  • The first time Harry Potter discovered how fun Bothering by the Book could be, by going through fifth year, and ignoring every attempt by Umbridge to assert her authority. It finally came to a head when she showed up with two Aurors in tow, and Harry revealed that he'd looked up the relevant laws and pointed out how Umbridge legally had no authority over him. He then revealed that Amelia Bones was standing right there under his Invisibility Cloak, and she expressed interest in why two Aurors were accompanying Umbridge instead of what they were supposed to be doing. "I'm just following the rules", indeed.
  • Harry's beating his trial for underage magic by taking out a Bottomless Bag, upending it, and dropping both of the Dementors that had attacked him into the courtroom. Also a CMOF:
    Umbridge: Impossible! You expect us to believe you have these Dementors that allegedly attacked you in that bag?
    Harry: You're not very familiar with magic, are you, Madam Umbridge?
  • This exchange, between Sasuke and a nonlooping Orochimaru:
    Sasuke: Anyway, it looks like it's up to me to deal with you, Orochimaru.
    Orochimaru: How do you know who I am?
    Sasuke: Irrelevant. All you need to know is that when I walk out of here, it will be with your purple ass-bow worn proudly across my butt. Fork it over. NOW!
  • Shinji's finally deciding to not put up with Asuka's slapping him for something that was her own fault note :
    Shinji (in a perfectly calm tone of voice): [Kensuke], you can have anything in my room. I'm about to be charged with murder.
    • It ultimately takes four deckhands to hold Shinji back from throwing Asuka overboard. And they were losing ground.

    Ace Attorney Loops 
  • Phoenix Wright fixes Five Nights at Freddy's, giving justice to the people who died, and FINALLY convicted Purple Guy of his crimes... Though Purple Guy does not escape his fate as Springtrap.

    Attack On Titan Loops 
  • Ben visits the loop. And deals with the Colossal Titan with ridiculous ease. And his attitude towards the fact there were more outside the Walls was more exasperation than anything. And he proved his lack of fear to be justified!
  • Loop 5.12. Hannes gives a rousing speech. The result of every single soldier standing up to fight the Titans when the Colossal Titan kicked in the gate.
    "Let every man, woman and child look back on this day and know, This is where we fought, this is where we died! Let them not remember we died as cowards do, running away, but as heroes for our loved ones and saviors of humanity! Who will fight with me!"
  • The trio loop into the Twilight loops and piss off the Volturi. The Volturi attack while they are enjoying the beach. The resulting fight lasts less than 3 minutes.
  • Sasha finds the Goat from Goat Simulator. One Smash Cut later, and Hange's banned Goat archery due to cruelty to Titan's.
  • Black*Star vs the Anchors. To clarify, Black*Star is a regular looper, and one not nearly as old as the Shiganshina Trio. Black*Star kicked their asses!

    Cartoon Network / Nickelodeon Loops 

    DC Comics Loops 
  • Batman's entry on the MLP Loopers, specifically Pinkie Pie. He writes it as though she was physically there and he was talking to her.
  • Terry wonders how Bruce would react if he realized that he was in a group of Loopers who could be credited as capable of anything due to reputation - and that the other main members of the group were Bugs Bunny and Pinkie Pie. He decides to not tell him.
  • Terry's father, Warren Mcginnis (who isn't Looping) summing up one of the plot points of early Batman Beyond.
    “They treated experimental nerve gas with an experimental radiation process in Gotham?”
    It was Warren’s turn to facepalm.
    “Did they want to create a new supervillain?”

    Digimon Loops 
  • Marcus Damon of Digimon Savers once defeated a Dementor. By punching it. It was unclear if he was even Awake.

    Doctor Who Loops 
  • Simply the fact that this series began Looping, given the nature of this series rendering it extremely difficult to adapt. To elaborate, the Doctor would have been abnormally powerful, even by Looper standards, solely due how Time Lord Tech works, and due to how the Doctor's regenerations can be factored in. Zurvan, the Doctor Who Admin, solved this with Jormungandr's help by patching the Whoverse's code so that nearly all Time Lord Tech would not be able to work outside the Whoniverse, and also having the Doctor be unable to regenerate if he is in a Fused Loop and not a Gallifreyian or an equivalent, and in the process, causing a Loop no one thought'd be possible to allow to start Looping to do just that.

    Final Fantasy Loops 
  • (Looping)Steiner and Beatrix's fight during a fused loop with Digimon.

    Jurassic Park Loops 

    Mega Man Loops: 

  • The Light siblings versus Vile. Blues distracts Vile just long enough for a captive Rock to blow up Vile's cannon with a point-blank shot, taking a good chunk of Vile in the process.
  • Apparently Hermes, admin of the Sonic Loop, asked his Loopers how they felt about risking their very existence on a slim-to-impossible chance of saving the Megaman Loops. They volunteered instantly.
  • Roll unleashing a No-Holds-Barred Beatdown on Waltz, while at the same time making a And This Is For... speech on her demented copy.
  • Sally overcoming her doubts about her place in the Loops, and unleashing the Source of All on Sunstar.
  • Silver getting the chance to use the Time Stones at full power, to prevent Dr. Wily and Eggman from using the Ultimate Annihilator.
  • Blues getting a Super Mode that by all logic shouldn't exist, allowing him to perform a Big Damn Heroes moment. He only has the power up for a few seconds, but he makes them count.
  • Dr. Wily gets one for his sheer refusal to go down in the first Loop.
  • Just when the bad guys were about to win, destroying the Mega Man universe in the process, Bass and Shadow came in and saved the day, turning a literal Million-to-One Chance into completely assured victory, and finally saving the Mega Man Loops from outright annihilation.
  • During the second fused loop with Sonic, Ray of all beings is the one who takes down the Metal Overlord version of Waltz, who's copied all the abilities of both the Loopers and the non-Loopers. How does he do it? First by finally getting a Super Mode, and secondly by using a technique he developed training with Domon.
  • For the 12 loops of Christmas (a project where authors created 12 loops, inspired by the season), the Awesome stuff included here you'll see: 12 Synchro chips (Battle Network Anime Variant where Xander Payne atemps to destroy the world by turning Slur into a weapon via a Dark Unison chip. Includes all of Lan's friends and allys in CF mode, and the introduction of Soul Unison-Slur Soul), 9 Models of Joe (The looping Sniper Joe comes to a loop where Wily and Dr. Light creates 2 competing designs (Wily with "Joe" and Dr. Light with Auto) instead of creating Blues together. The Joes become the major defenders, Light goes the route of Wily, and now Joe goes to fight), & 5 Net Navis! (MMBN universe where Scilab creates 5 Holiday themed Navis that go berserk and it's up to Lan to stop them. Included: a Santa-themed Navi, a Diwali-themed Navi, & a Snow Devil (Devil series-type robot only in Navi form with a coal-based core).

    Pokémon Loops: 
  • Loop 16.6: Mixed with Crowning Moment of Funny, Pikachu's attempt at a stealthy Loop in Hogwarts is blown in seconds by Harry getting the entire school to sing "Pokémon World"... with the lyrics modified for Hogwarts.
    • And Snape joins in.
  • Gary's Blastoise can use Giga Drill Breaker despite having never been to Gurren Lagann. When asked how he did it, his response boils down to: "It's Gurren Lagann. I put all my willpower into making it work, and it did."
  • Ash takes out Tobias, who had not just the two he was known to have from the anime but three Legendary Pokemon, while neither he nor any of his Pokemon were Awake. He did get a tipoff from the visiting Anchor Leah Clearwater about the Latios, but otherwise he had no outside-Loop help.

    Shin Megami Tensei / Persona Loops 

    Spyro loops 
  • Classic Spyro VS Legend Spyro. Despite the fact that Legend is much more versed in combat, Classic still manages to hold his own pretty well. Even after Legend goes dark and nearly mauls him to death, Classic is still able to hold him off until Cynder shows up to calm him down.
  • Ember's revenge on Classic for keeping her in the dark about the loops for so long. Besides managing to beat Classic in a day spent at the arcade, she ends up buying a giant pink stuff panda with the tickets she won. Classic remarks how stereotypical that was... only for Ember too reveal she intends on forcing Classic to carry it home for her, citing his early loop treatment of her as a reason he can't say no. Needless to say, he's horrified by this, but reluctantly complies... only to find out there was more to Ember's revenge than she originally let on...
    A blush blatantly blared on Classic's face, as he carried the stuffed animal on his shoulders. He didn't realize it before, but he now knew the full extent of what Ember had planned for him.
    A kindly old dragoness squealed in delight at the sight before her, and pinched the purple dragon's cheeks as she said:
    "Why, you and your girlfriend are the cutest couple I've ever seen!"
    Struggling to respond due to the old, wrinkly claws on his face, he could barely say, "But I'm not her boyfriend! Ember, tell her!"
    Instead, the pink dragoness shrugged, put on a reserved smile, and kept silent. Ah, revenge was most certainly a dish best served cold.

    Star Wars Loops 
  • Bariss vs the Titans. She freaking knocked the Armored Titan down on his arse with a Lightning Dragon Slayer Punch!
  • Yoda is fairly impressive. He's one of the oldest loopers in that universe, and was only recently discovered. In short, Yoda outlasted two of the three Trek Anchors, the poster children for stealth loopers.
  • Once upon a time, Anakin didn't think that Thrawn was a danger. We see him as Darth Vader changing idea when he's Thrawn's prisoner, kept at bay by a powerful magnet and a ysalamir. Keep in mind that Thrawn is not a Looper.
    • Then Rider barges in, and convinces Thrawn to become his subordinate.

    Miscellaneous / Unsorted Loops: 

  • Nobody knows who the Star Trek Anchors are, because they are just that good at acting non-Awake, even in loops they haven't been to before. O'Brien may be looping, but that's only a guess. However, Picard ended up slipping up when Trixie and Chrysalis (who had temporary telepathy) managed to cause him to reflexively react like he did during his torture during "The Chain of Command." Kirk also got revealed as a Looper when he was looping as Princess Luna's pet opposum during a Loop where Twilight was Unawake.
  • Villainous example. Dr. Wily and some of his Robot Masters vs Giorno Giovanna and his Stand, Gold Experience Requiem, set in a Fused Loop. Dr. Wily wins. Let that sink in for a moment. Read here.
  • Ed and Al end up in a loop where Godzilla is destroying Central in a massive fight with various other monsters. Ed's solution to this is to Transmute Al into a giant version of himself with missiles, jet boost and Adamantium armor to fight them
  • Megatron begining his 'ultimate Decepticon loop'. His first major act; kill all the Jedi, Sith, Droids and Clones present at the Battle of Geonosis except for Anakin, R2-D2, C-3PO and Padme (The former 3 being loopers, with Anakin having managed to get the three out of there), then taking down both the Galactic Republic and Confederacy of Independent Systems within a few days. He then begins his plans to attack the Yuuzan Vong and The United Federation of Planets.
  • Ranma and Naruto having a friendly duel. The results of it destroy a planet. This was not the end of the duel, merely where the Loop leaves off.
  • Joseph Joestar predicting Darth Vader's next line perfectly as he usually does, leaving the Sith flabbergasted enough for the Joestar to hit him with Ripple-infused clackers and push him back with the Force.
  • In HTTYD loop 6.8, Hiccup and Toothless successfully tame a Skrill. Part of this process involved flying it to exhaustion – which took over thirty hours of non-stop flight, and took them from near the Faroes to Bermuda.
  • Phineas and Ferb are shown to have, during at least one loop, turned Hogwarts into a Giant Mecha, whose first act is to get rid of Umbridge with a trap hole.
    • On a weird level, Umbridge gets an awesome moment for being so mindbreakingly hateful and idiotic that absolutely nobody, nobody in the Loops likes her at all.
  • After months, nay, years of debate, the webcomic known as Homestuck was finally able to join the Infinite Loops with the help of several different writers explaining and writing a kickass first Loop for the series.
  • Ares got I Wanna Be the Guy looping, finally, and Yggdrasil is now feeling the effects of The Kid looping and loopers looping into Hell.
  • Nanoha befriended Kyuubey with twelve simultaneous Starlight Breakers and somehow managed to transfer the pain to every single member of the Kyuubey Hive Mind. This results in Kyuubey feeling the need for alcohol. Yes, that Kyuubey.
  • In general, any time a snip writer creates a very, very large Loop project such that it takes up an entire chapter (or more!) on its own. Standout examples include Mega Man (Classic)'s Activation Loop, nonAwake Ash Ketchum defeating Tobias, and Phoenix Wright defending Jeremy Fitzgerald in court. Typically, they also include Crowning Moments of Awesome themselves.
  • Whenever Lupin III and/or Carmen Sandiego show up, due the sheer impossibility of what they steal. So far, Carmen's greatest theft was to steal Gate of Babylon (and we mean the Noble Phantasm itself. Lupin's previous appearance had him stealing everything inside, and she decided to top that), while Lupin's was to steal the Horus Heresy.
  • Three words: Mitakihara Restoration Loop.
    • Imagine six fire-forged friends, working together to save their universe. If they fail, they may never be able to loop again. They manage it, and take part in the most epic retelling of Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie: Rebellion ever, giving the readers a chance to see a Loop that may well never happen again.
  • During Warhammer 40K's 40Krisis, the Legions each formed a flank, massing numbers not seen since the height of the Great Crusade, with the Emperor and the Adeptus Custodes (or Custodian Guard) acting as their own flank. Also participating was their Admin Fenrir, who had descended into the Loop, and proved the equivalent to an entire Legion, if not more, on his own... even with his focus directed elsewhere (namely, trying to find the possible Tyranid Looper), he had no issues whatsoever dealing with the tyranid swarm. Just goes to show how powerful the Admins truly are when they have the chance to cut loose and show why they are considered Gods. His actions here are a big part of why the Dark Millennium Loopers (who, of all branches, would have the hardest time accepting a greater god above them all) actually respect Fenrir as their Admin.

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