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DuelToTheDeath. Usually results in a VictoryByEndurance.


* In ''Discworld/LordsAndLadies'', two witches have a competition to see who can stare at the sun longest without blinking or looking away.

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* In ''Discworld/LordsAndLadies'', two witches have a competition to see who can stare at the sun longest without blinking or looking away. Neither of them is harmed by the ordeal, but a bystander who wanders too close gets a nasty sunburn from the diverted power.



* ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'': In "The Sea and Little Fishes", two witches have a contest of who can stare straight at the sun the longest. Neither of them is harmed by the ordeal, but a bystander who wanders too close gets a nasty sunburn from the diverted power.


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* Bang's gag reel in ''VideoGame/BlazblueChronoPhantasma'' is a manliness competition, with the competitors having to endure various stimuli (ranging from heat and cold to lovable cats). The final test was [[spoiler:who could endure digestion via [[EldritchAbomination Arakune]] the longest]]. [[spoiler:Arakune]] won.



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* Bang's gag reel in ''VideoGame/BlazblueChronoPhantasma'' is a manliness competition, with the competitors having to endure various stimuli (ranging from heat and cold to lovable cats). The final test was [[spoiler:who could endure digestion via [[EldritchAbomination Arakune]] the longest]]. [[spoiler:Arakune]] won.
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* ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'': In "The Sea and Little Fishes", two witches have a contest of who can stare straight at the sun the longest. Neither of them is harmed by the ordeal, but a bystander who wanders too close gets a nasty sunburn from the diverted power.


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* ''TabletopGame/ArsMagica'': The Order of Hermes has the rite of Certámen, which comprises several varieties of WizardDuel. The mildly PyroManiac House Flambeau enjoys a version that takes place within a ring of fire, with victory going to whoever can stand to stay in the circle the longest.


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* Bang's gag reel in ''BlazblueChronoPhantasma'' is a manliness competition, with the competitors having to endure various stimuli (ranging from heat and cold to lovable cats). The final test was [[spoiler:who could endure digestion via [[EldritchAbomination Arakune]] the longest]]. [[spoiler:Arakune]] won.

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* Bang's gag reel in ''BlazblueChronoPhantasma'' ''VideoGame/BlazblueChronoPhantasma'' is a manliness competition, with the competitors having to endure various stimuli (ranging from heat and cold to lovable cats). The final test was [[spoiler:who could endure digestion via [[EldritchAbomination Arakune]] the longest]]. [[spoiler:Arakune]] won.

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* ''Series/GameOfThrones'': This is how the North has survived throughout its long history. Whenever they were invaded they simply deployed their army at the Neck or Moat Cailin and stopped the enemy force long enough for their famous harsh winters to arrive, forcing the invading army to simply give up and return home. This carries over to the War of Five Kings where Robb, indeed most of the Northern army, simply thought that if they could win enough battles that they'd win the war as they'd never had to think of a strategy longer than 'beat them and win'.

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-->'''Popeye:''' Olive...the next time ya wants ta make me jealous, gives me some notice so I can diets fer it! (''groan'')



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* The Al Brodax ''{{Popeye}}'' cartoon "Duel To The Finish" is devoid of violence in spite of its title. Olive schemes to make Popeye jealous, so she lures Wimpy with (of course) hamburgers. Popeye challenges Wimpy to a duel, and Wimpy options an eating duel. After so many hamburgers consumed, Popeye gives up. But so does Olive--she can't cook another thing. Wimpy acquiesces Olive to Popeye as a result.

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* Bang's gag reel in ''BlazblueChronoPhantasma'' is a manliness competition, with the competitors having to endure various stimuli (ranging from heat and cold to lovable cats). The final test was [[spoiler:who could endure digestion via [[EldritchAbomination Arakune]] the longest]]. [[spoiler:Arakune]] won.
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* The ''Literature/HankTheCowdog'' book, "[[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin The Case Of The Deadly Ha-Ha Game]]".
* In ''Discworld/LordsAndLadies'', two witches have a competition to see who can stare at the sun longest without blinking or looking away.
* Creator/PiersAnthony's ''Virtual Mode'' had something like this in the beginning.
* ''Literature/TheOutsiders'':
--> "What happened to Shepard?" I asked, remembering Tim Shepard's kid brother. Curly, who was a tough, cool, hard-as-nails Tim in miniature, and I had once played chicken by holding our cigarette ends against each other's fingers. We had stood there, clenching our teeth and grimacing, with sweat pouring down our faces and the smell of burning flesh making us sick, each refusing to holler, until Tim happened to stroll by. When he saw that we were really burning holes in each other he cracked our heads together, swearing to kill us both if we ever pulled a stunt like that again. I still have the scar on my forefinger. Curly was an average downtown hood, tough and not real bright, but I liked him. He could take anything.
* The Trial of the Long Knives in [[Literature/InheritanceCycle Brisingr]], which is fought by making cuts on one's own arms. First one who lacks the nerve to make another cut loses.

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* There was an episode of ''Series/{{Cheyenne}}'' where the titular hero faces off against an indian warrior by seeing who could stand in a pit of quicksand the longest.
* ''Series/CougarTown'' had a comic version of this, with Andy and Bobby forced to look into each other's eyes while "Cat's in the Cradle" plays. First to cry loses.

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* The ''Literature/HankTheCowdog'' book, "[[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin The Case Of The Deadly Ha-Ha Game]]".
Game]]".
* In ''Discworld/LordsAndLadies'', two witches have a competition to see who can stare at the sun longest without blinking or looking away.
away.
* Creator/PiersAnthony's ''Virtual Mode'' had something like this in the beginning.
beginning.
* ''Literature/TheOutsiders'':
''Literature/TheOutsiders'':
--> "What happened to Shepard?" I asked, remembering Tim Shepard's kid brother. Curly, who was a tough, cool, hard-as-nails Tim in miniature, and I had once played chicken by holding our cigarette ends against each other's fingers. We had stood there, clenching our teeth and grimacing, with sweat pouring down our faces and the smell of burning flesh making us sick, each refusing to holler, until Tim happened to stroll by. When he saw that we were really burning holes in each other he cracked our heads together, swearing to kill us both if we ever pulled a stunt like that again. I still have the scar on my forefinger. Curly was an average downtown hood, tough and not real bright, but I liked him. He could take anything.
anything.
* The Trial of the Long Knives in [[Literature/InheritanceCycle Brisingr]], which is fought by making cuts on one's own arms. First one who lacks the nerve to make another cut loses.

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* There was an episode of ''Series/{{Cheyenne}}'' where the titular hero faces off against an indian warrior by seeing who could stand in a pit of quicksand the longest.
longest.
* ''Series/CougarTown'' had a comic version of this, with Andy and Bobby forced to look into each other's eyes while "Cat's in the Cradle" plays. First to cry loses.



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* The whole point of Spank-Offs in the ''Webcomic/{{Collar 6}}'' universe.

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* The ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants'' episode "Dunces And Dragons"; in one scene, Spongebob and friends come across the dark knight, who is essentially a [[{{Captain Ersatz}} medieval version of Sandy Cheeks]]. Spongebob easily endures Medieval Sandy's moves by countering back with his own moves, his karate (which he often [[ItIsPronouncedTroPAY pronounces as "kare-uh-tay"]]).

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* The whole point of Spank-Offs in the ''Webcomic/{{Collar 6}}'' universe.

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* The ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants'' episode "Dunces And Dragons"; in one scene, Spongebob and friends come across the dark knight, who is essentially a [[{{Captain Ersatz}} medieval version of Sandy Cheeks]]. Spongebob easily endures Medieval Sandy's moves by countering back with his own moves, his karate (which he often [[ItIsPronouncedTroPAY pronounces as "kare-uh-tay"]]).

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* In ''Manga/FairyTail'', [[VoluntaryShapeshifting Elfman]] is put up against [[DrunkenMaster Baccus]], who has a reputation of being [[BadAss Erza's]] equal in combat. He loses badly until he uses a Lizardman transformation, giving him hard spiked scales over his body. The fight then becomes a test of wills to see who will fall first; Elfman from getting beat up, or Bacchus from having his hands sliced up by the scales. [[spoiler:Elfman wins, barely.]]

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* In ''Manga/FairyTail'', [[VoluntaryShapeshifting Elfman]] is put up against [[DrunkenMaster Baccus]], who has a reputation of being [[BadAss Erza's]] Erza's equal in combat. He loses badly until he uses a Lizardman transformation, giving him hard spiked scales over his body. The fight then becomes a test of wills to see who will fall first; Elfman from getting beat up, or Bacchus from having his hands sliced up by the scales. [[spoiler:Elfman wins, barely.]]



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* In ''CromartieHighSchool'', the toughest badass in the class is decided by seeing who could hold a hot flame on their back the longest.
* In the [[TournamentArc Dark Tournament]] of ''YuYuHakusho'', Yusuke [[spoiler:wins his first fight]] after he and his opponent nearly kill each other, and just decide to AttackAttackAttack until one of them falls.

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* In ''CromartieHighSchool'', ''Manga/CromartieHighSchool'', the toughest badass in the class is decided by seeing who could hold a hot flame on their back the longest.
* In the [[TournamentArc Dark Tournament]] of ''YuYuHakusho'', ''Manga/YuYuHakusho'', Yusuke [[spoiler:wins his first fight]] after he and his opponent nearly kill each other, and just decide to AttackAttackAttack until one of them falls.


* PiersAnthony's ''Virtual Mode'' had something like this in the beginning.

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* PiersAnthony's Creator/PiersAnthony's ''Virtual Mode'' had something like this in the beginning.


* Tubby was forced to endure the harshness of hunger while on an all-day hike with Lulu and the others in an episode of the Anime/LittleLulu anime.
* In CromartieHighSchool, the toughest badass in the class is decided by seeing who could hold a hot flame on their back the longest.

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* Tubby was forced to endure the harshness of hunger while on an all-day hike with Lulu and the others in an episode of the Anime/LittleLulu ''Anime/LittleLulu'' anime.
* In CromartieHighSchool, ''CromartieHighSchool'', the toughest badass in the class is decided by seeing who could hold a hot flame on their back the longest.



* [[http://www.fimfiction.net/story/119688/1/you-obey/the-interrogation You Obey]] turns into a battle between a prisoner and an interrogator to break the other's will.

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* [[http://www.''[[http://www.fimfiction.net/story/119688/1/you-obey/the-interrogation You Obey]] Obey]]'' turns into a battle between a prisoner and an interrogator to break the other's will.



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* [[http://garfield.nfshost.com/2000/09/17/ This]] {{Garfield}} strip had Garfield and Jon seeing who would endure the hotness of each pepper they ate. Garfield lost after eating a Peruvian Death Pepper.



* In Discworld/LordsAndLadies, two witches have a competition to see who can stare at the sun longest without blinking or looking away.

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* In Discworld/LordsAndLadies, ''Discworld/LordsAndLadies'', two witches have a competition to see who can stare at the sun longest without blinking or looking away.



* TheOutsiders:

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* TheOutsiders: ''Literature/TheOutsiders'':



* There was an episode of {{Cheyenne}} where the titular hero faces off against an indian warrior by seeing who could stand in a pit of quicksand the longest.
* CougarTown had a comic version of this, with Andy and Bobby forced to look into each other's eyes while "Cat's in the Cradle" plays. First to cry loses.

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* There was an episode of {{Cheyenne}} ''Series/{{Cheyenne}}'' where the titular hero faces off against an indian warrior by seeing who could stand in a pit of quicksand the longest.
* CougarTown ''Series/CougarTown'' had a comic version of this, with Andy and Bobby forced to look into each other's eyes while "Cat's in the Cradle" plays. First to cry loses.



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* [[http://garfield.nfshost.com/2000/09/17/ This]] ''ComicStrip/{{Garfield}}'' strip had Garfield and Jon seeing who would endure the hotness of each pepper they ate. Garfield lost after eating a Peruvian Death Pepper.



* The whole point of Spank-Offs in the Webcomic/{{Collar 6}} universe.

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* The whole point of Spank-Offs in the Webcomic/{{Collar 6}} ''Webcomic/{{Collar 6}}'' universe.



* The SpongeBobSquarePants episode "Dunces And Dragons"; in one scene, Spongebob and friends come across the dark knight, who is essentially a [[{{Captain Ersatz}} medieval version of Sandy Cheeks]]. Spongebob easily endures Medieval Sandy's moves by countering back with his own moves, his karate (which he often [[ItIsPronouncedTroPAY pronounces as "kare-uh-tay"]]).

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* The SpongeBobSquarePants ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants'' episode "Dunces And Dragons"; in one scene, Spongebob and friends come across the dark knight, who is essentially a [[{{Captain Ersatz}} medieval version of Sandy Cheeks]]. Spongebob easily endures Medieval Sandy's moves by countering back with his own moves, his karate (which he often [[ItIsPronouncedTroPAY pronounces as "kare-uh-tay"]]).



* A properly conducted Five Test Cricket series played at first class (4-5 days) level will become this.

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* A properly conducted Five Test Cricket series played at first class (4-5 days) level will become this.this.

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* ''Manga/OnePiece'' has a great one where Franky and Senor Pink have a "Manly Battle" of endurance. [[spoiler:Senor Pink swims Franky up a building to do a major suplex, but Franky gets up and pounds his face in.]]

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