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[[caption-width-right:350:Good luck aiming or reloading this monster.]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:Good [[caption-width-right:350:Sure, it's deadly, but good luck aiming trying to aim or reloading this monster.reload it. Not to mention the recoil might flip the truck over...]]


Keep in mind, Awesome, But Impractical is not CoolButInefficient, which is where something appears to be awesome, but has no real benefit to using; Awesome, But Impractical is genuinely useful, it just requires such a cost that you're probably not going to use it very often. Sometimes Awesome, But Impractical moves carry a situational advantage, or are so DifficultButAwesome that even highly skilled players have trouble using them -- but there '''is''' an advantage over normal moves if you can afford to pay the penalties. Sure, maybe that mini-nuke will [[TotalPartyKill irradiate and possibly kill your party]], but [[GodzillaThreshold if you're in a big enough pinch, possibility of death beats guaranteed death, so you may as well try it.]]

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Keep in mind, Awesome, But Impractical is not CoolButInefficient, which is where something appears to be awesome, but has no real benefit to using; Awesome, But Impractical is ''is'' genuinely useful, it just requires such a cost that you're probably not going to use it very often. Sometimes Awesome, But Impractical moves carry a situational advantage, or are so DifficultButAwesome that even highly skilled players have trouble using them -- ó but there '''is''' an advantage over normal moves if you can afford to pay the penalties. Sure, maybe that mini-nuke will [[TotalPartyKill irradiate and possibly kill your party]], but [[GodzillaThreshold if you're in a big enough pinch, possibility of death beats guaranteed death, so you may as well try it.]]


Whatever the reason, it will get used once, as a test drive, and then never again. Yeah, it's awesome, but you've got a game to win here. Keep in mind, Awesome, But Impractical is not CoolButInefficient, which is where something appears to be awesome, but has no real benefit to using. Sometimes Awesome, But Impractical moves carry a situational advantage, or are so DifficultButAwesome that even highly skilled players have trouble using them -- but there '''is''' an advantage over normal moves if you can afford to pay the penalties. Sure, maybe that mini-nuke will [[TotalPartyKill irradiate and possibly kill your party]], but [[GodzillaThreshold if you're in a big enough pinch, possibility of death beats guaranteed death, so you may as well try it.]]

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Whatever the reason, it will get used once, as a test drive, and then never again. Yeah, it's awesome, amazing, but you've got a game to win here. It's Awesome, But Impractical.

Keep in mind, Awesome, But Impractical is not CoolButInefficient, which is where something appears to be awesome, but has no real benefit to using.using; Awesome, But Impractical is genuinely useful, it just requires such a cost that you're probably not going to use it very often. Sometimes Awesome, But Impractical moves carry a situational advantage, or are so DifficultButAwesome that even highly skilled players have trouble using them -- but there '''is''' an advantage over normal moves if you can afford to pay the penalties. Sure, maybe that mini-nuke will [[TotalPartyKill irradiate and possibly kill your party]], but [[GodzillaThreshold if you're in a big enough pinch, possibility of death beats guaranteed death, so you may as well try it.]]


-->-- ''Riff, Webcomic/SluggyFreelance''

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-->-- ''Riff, Webcomic/SluggyFreelance''
'''Riff''', ''Webcomic/SluggyFreelance''


->''"Gimmicky shit like that has no place in a real fight. Watch, and I'll prove it."''
-->-- '''Raiden''' on Sundowner's Scissor Swords, ''VideoGame/MetalGearRisingRevengeance''

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->''"Gimmicky shit like that has no place in ->''"Well, this gun only holds '''100 stakes''' at a real fight. Watch, time and I'll prove it.takes '''two days to reload'''. So I guess it'll have to be the old-fashioned way."''
-->-- '''Raiden''' on Sundowner's Scissor Swords, ''VideoGame/MetalGearRisingRevengeance''
''Riff, Webcomic/SluggyFreelance''


Mind you, if you care about doing cool stuff over winning, [[TropesAreNotBad they can be quite fun]]. A [[StopHavingFunGuys competitive player]] will never look at them twice; this can be one of the good things about being a {{Noob}}.

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Mind you, if you care about doing cool stuff over winning, [[TropesAreNotBad [[Administrivia/TropesAreTools they can be quite fun]]. A [[StopHavingFunGuys competitive player]] will never look at them twice; this can be one of the good things about being a {{Noob}}.


[[caption-width-right:350:Sure, it'll one-shot anyone you fire it at, but how the hell are you supposed to aim or reload it? Not to mention the recoil might just flip the truck over...]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:Sure, it'll one-shot anyone you fire it at, but how the hell are you supposed to aim [[caption-width-right:350:Good luck aiming or reload it? Not to mention the recoil might just flip the truck over...reloading this monster.]]


[[folder:Web Originals]]
* Kiwami Japan is a Youtuber who makes knives out of anything. N. E. THING. Including soot from a candle and Jell-O. They also make them super sharp. However the practicality varies and Kiwami only makes them to be shown it can be done and can cut stuff and not to make a knife thatís actually for everyday use.
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[[folder:Web Originals]]
* Kiwami Japan is a Youtuber who makes knives out of anything. N. E. THING. Including soot from a candle and Jell-O. They also make them super sharp. However the practicality varies and Kiwami only makes them to be shown it can be done and can cut stuff and not to make a knife thatís actually for everyday use.
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* Kiwami Japan is a Youtuber who makes knives out of anything. N. E. THING. Including soot from a candle and Jell-O. They also make them super sharp. However the practicality varies and Kiwami only makes them to be shown it can be done and not to make a knife thatís actually for everyday use.

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* Kiwami Japan is a Youtuber who makes knives out of anything. N. E. THING. Including soot from a candle and Jell-O. They also make them super sharp. However the practicality varies and Kiwami only makes them to be shown it can be done and can cut stuff and not to make a knife thatís actually for everyday use.


* Kiwami Japan is a Youtuber who makes knives out of anything. N E THING. Including shoot from a candle and Jell-O. They also make them super sharp. However the practicality varies and Kiwami only makes them to be shown it can be done and not to make a knife thatís actually for everyday use.

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* Kiwami Japan is a Youtuber who makes knives out of anything. N E N. E. THING. Including shoot soot from a candle and Jell-O. They also make them super sharp. However the practicality varies and Kiwami only makes them to be shown it can be done and not to make a knife thatís actually for everyday use.

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[[folder:Web Originals]]
* Kiwami Japan is a Youtuber who makes knives out of anything. N E THING. Including shoot from a candle and Jell-O. They also make them super sharp. However the practicality varies and Kiwami only makes them to be shown it can be done and not to make a knife thatís actually for everyday use.

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[[folder:Asian Animation]]
* In ''Animation/MotuPatlu'', a lot of Dr. Jhatka's inventions sound cool or even awesome on paper, but in practice they get people in trouble more often than not.
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