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** In ''VideoGame/Portal2'', Repulsion Gel acts as this trope when you coat a Storage Cube in it. It soon ricochets and smashes its way out of the glass box it was in, and ends up endlessly bouncing around the test chamber until you clean the gel off with water.

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** In ''VideoGame/Portal2'', Repulsion Gel acts as this trope when you coat objects are coated in it. When Chell does so with a Weighted Storage Cube in it. It soon ricochets Cube, it builds up momentum and smashes its way out of the glass box it was in, and ends up endlessly bouncing perpetually bounces around the test chamber until you clean water cleans the gel off with water. off.


* In the first episode of WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse, when the title character summons a shield for the first time, the first thing that happens after that is the shield bouncing around the house until it hits the TV, breaking it.

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* In the first episode of WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse, ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'', when the title character summons a shield for the first time, the first thing that happens after that is the shield bouncing around the house until it hits the TV, breaking it.


* One of the Toyman's weapons in ''WesternAnimation/SupermanTheAnimatedSeries'' was a substance that bounces faster the longer it bounces. The idea is that eventually it'll become fast enough that the impact'll break bones. When he uses it on some of Intergang's goons, the ball is ''denting'' their armored car by the time Superman arrives. [[FridgeLogic No explanation is given as to why it didn't rip right through the thin metal roof, walls or wooden doors of the warehouse, even if it never happened to hit one of the windows]].

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* One of the Toyman's weapons in ''WesternAnimation/SupermanTheAnimatedSeries'' was a substance that bounces faster the longer it bounces. The idea is that eventually it'll become fast enough that the impact'll break bones. When he uses it on some of Intergang's goons, the ball is ''denting'' their armored car by the time Superman arrives. [[FridgeLogic No explanation is given as to why it didn't rip right through the thin metal roof, walls or wooden doors of the warehouse, even if it never happened to hit one of the windows]].windows.

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** Violen in ''VideoGame/MegamanX2'' has a big spiked ball on his back which, when fighting him, he can hurl around the room like a wrecking ball, making it bounce off the walls wildly.


* In one episode of the French CGI show ''Grabouillon'', the titular dog finds his old bouncy ball in the attic and immediately throws it, knocking himself out. He gets up and throws it again but it is even more chaotic and destructive. He and is friends try to get rid of it but the ball turns into an angry AnimateInanimateObject and attacks them. They manage to lock it up in a chest, but it grows big and bursts out, followed by several other small ones. The balls are about to end the heroes... turns out it was AllJustADream after Grabouillon was K.-O.

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* In one episode of the French CGI show ''Grabouillon'', the titular dog finds his old bouncy ball in the attic and immediately throws it, knocking himself out. He gets up and throws it again but it is even more chaotic and destructive. He and is his friends try to get rid of it but the ball turns into an angry AnimateInanimateObject and attacks them. They manage to lock it up in a chest, but it grows big and bursts out, followed by several other small ones. The balls are about to end the heroes... then it turns out it was AllJustADream after that Grabouillon was having after being K.-O.O.-ed.


* in an episode of ''WesternAnimation/AmericanDad'', Steve Smith learns how to become a lucid dreamer by using a bouncing red ball in his dreams, to remind him he is dreaming and the dream can therefore by whatever he wants it to be. Being a teenage boy, he uses this for sex and revenge dreams often set in the school that derides him for being a nerd. When he refuses to teach the technique to Hayley and Klaus, they take revenge by bouncing a red ball at his feet while he is fully awake. Believing he is dreaming, he drives to school (causing traffic chaos and pile-ups)while wearing only his underpants, punches a teacher, sexuallymolests a cheerleader, and leaps out of the window with her believing they can fly...

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* in an episode of ''WesternAnimation/AmericanDad'', Steve Smith learns how to become a lucid dreamer by using a bouncing red ball in his dreams, to remind him he is dreaming and the dream can therefore by be whatever he wants it to be. Being a teenage boy, he uses this for sex and revenge dreams often set in the school that derides him for being a nerd. When he refuses to teach the technique to Hayley and or Klaus, they take revenge by bouncing a red ball at his feet while he is fully awake. Believing Led to believe that he is dreaming, he drives to school (causing traffic chaos and pile-ups)while pile-ups) while wearing only his underpants, punches a teacher, sexuallymolests sexually molests a cheerleader, and leaps out of the window with her believing that they can fly...


* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Recess}}'', Gretchen once made a material that could bounce cartoonishly ridiculous amounts no matter how you drop it, and the kids made a kickball out of it to have Vince kick when he was in a rut. Gus lost it, and when Ms. Finster found, she threw it into the sports shed, causing ''all'' the balls to start bouncing like this.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Recess}}'', Gretchen once made a material that could bounce cartoonishly ridiculous amounts no matter how you drop it, and the kids made a kickball out of it to have Vince kick it when he was in a rut. Gus lost it, and when Ms. Finster found, found it, she threw it into the sports shed, causing ''all'' ''all of the balls balls'' to start bouncing like this.

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* The ''VideoGame/{{Portal}}'' games use this trope as a puzzle mechanic.
** In the first game, the Aperture Science High-Energy Pellet looks and functions the same way as the Combine energy core, and will disintegrate you and the Portal Gun if you're hit.
** In ''VideoGame/Portal2'', Repulsion Gel acts as this trope when you coat a Storage Cube in it. It soon ricochets and smashes its way out of the glass box it was in, and ends up endlessly bouncing around the test chamber until you clean the gel off with water.


* In ''Film/MenInBlack'', J touches some alien device and it bounces wildly all over the headquarters until K catches it. In J's defense, [[SchmuckBait it was just floating out in the open.]]

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* In ''Film/MenInBlack'', J touches some alien device and it bounces wildly all over the headquarters until K catches it.it; notably, bulls-eyeing a donut hole, nailing one poor guy right in the forehead ("Somebody get him some ice!"), and totally wrecking a chemistry lab full of glass apparati. In J's defense, [[SchmuckBait it was just floating out in the open.]]

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* In the first episode of WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse, when the title character summons a shield for the first time, the first thing that happens after that is the shield bouncing around the house until it hits the TV, breaking it.


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* In an ''Franchise/ArchieComics'' story where the cast are portrayed as superheroes, Evilheart (Reggie) and Pureheart (Archie) fight a baddie who has a ring that causes objects to rapidly degrade. Every weapon they fire at him, he simply destroys. To get the better of him, Evilheart tosses out a little black ball, which bounces all over the room. Because it is so quick, the villain can't hit it, and eventually his weapon runs out of juice. However, in trying to destroy the ball, the villain also destroys all his loot -- which means it can't be returned to the victims, forcing Evilheart to pay reparations.

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* In an ''Franchise/ArchieComics'' ''ComicBook/ArchieComics'' story where the cast are portrayed as superheroes, Evilheart (Reggie) and Pureheart (Archie) fight a baddie who has a ring that causes objects to rapidly degrade. Every weapon they fire at him, he simply destroys. To get the better of him, Evilheart tosses out a little black ball, which bounces all over the room. Because it is so quick, the villain can't hit it, and eventually his weapon runs out of juice. However, in trying to destroy the ball, the villain also destroys all his loot -- which means it can't be returned to the victims, forcing Evilheart to pay reparations.



* In ''Comicbook/AstroCity'', the Junkman has trick marbles that are attracted to a target and adhere to him. The more the target tries to dislodge, the faster he attracts them.
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* In ''Comicbook/AstroCity'', ''ComicBook/AstroCity'', the Junkman has trick marbles that are attracted to a target and adhere to him. The more the target tries to dislodge, the faster he attracts them.
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* Played for laughs in this well-made ''Series/DoctorWho'' [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qe3e5kmtduc video]], in which a rock tossed aside by the 5th Doctor bounces around the ''Doctor Who'' universe causing mayhem.



* In Music/TheBlackEyedPeas' video for "Pump It", Will.I.Am manages to invoke this with a ''[[UpToEleven bowling ball]]'' while fighting a thug.
** Closer inspection reveals it to be a soccer ball. No less impressive though.

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* In Music/TheBlackEyedPeas' video for "Pump It", Will.I.Am manages to invoke this with a ''[[UpToEleven bowling ball]]'' while fighting a thug.
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thug. Closer inspection reveals it to be a soccer ball. No less impressive though.



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* The very gameplay of ''VideoGame/{{Arkanoid}}'' (and all ''VideoGame/{{Breakout}}''-derived games) is based on smashing things with a bouncing ball.
** But things get serious when the ball ''no longer'' bounces off: many games in this genre include a power-up that makes the ball smash through ''anything'' (except the edges of the screen) without deflecting or even slowing down. Often a level-ender.
* In ''VideoGame/MegaMan10'', the Rebound Striker gains more destructive power the more it bounces. Strike Man's version is ''both'' this trope and PinballProjectile- on the final bounce, his ball heads directly for Mega Man.

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* The very gameplay of ''VideoGame/{{Arkanoid}}'' (and all ''VideoGame/{{Breakout}}''-derived games) is based on smashing things with a bouncing ball.
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ball. But things get serious when the ball ''no longer'' bounces off: many games in this genre include a power-up that makes the ball smash through ''anything'' (except the edges of the screen) without deflecting or even slowing down. Often a level-ender.
* ''Franchise/MegaMan'':
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In ''VideoGame/MegaMan10'', the Rebound Striker gains more destructive power the more it bounces. Strike Man's version is ''both'' this trope and PinballProjectile- PinballProjectile -- on the final bounce, his ball heads directly for Mega Man.



* Combine dark energy cores in ''VideoGame/HalfLife2'' are a rare serious interpretation. The sphere stores dark matter plasma for the Combine and is relatively safe so long as it remains confined in a storage device or generator. If released, it accelerates rapidly and smashes about before exploding; organic matter is disintegrated on contact, vaporizing the victim into thin air while floating them upwards due to their mass being canceled out by the process. Especially notable as the Combine doesn't use it merely as a portable power source but actually weaponized it as the grenade launcher-equivalent on the Pulse Rifle.

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* ''VideoGame/HalfLife'':
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Combine dark energy cores in ''VideoGame/HalfLife2'' are a rare serious interpretation. The sphere stores dark matter plasma for the Combine and is relatively safe so long as it remains confined in a storage device or generator. If released, it accelerates rapidly and smashes about before exploding; organic matter is disintegrated on contact, vaporizing the victim into thin air while floating them upwards due to their mass being canceled out by the process. Especially notable as the Combine doesn't use it merely as a portable power source but actually weaponized it as the grenade launcher-equivalent on the Pulse Rifle.



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* In ''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick'', Xykon casts Symbol of Insanity on a superball and tosses it into a group of paladins, creating a HatePlague that causes them to slaughter each other (hey, it's a ConflictBall!). The damage is not done by the ball itself, which behaves like any bouncy ball, but from the spell cast on it.
* Gregory pulls off an version of this in ''Webcomic/DominicDeegan''. Gregory is the only defense against [[ZergRush an army]] of ChaoticEvil cultists. Being the [[TechnicalPacifist pure-hearted]] WhiteMage, he cast a spell on a bouncy ball and lets it fly. He apparently also did the same to Dominic's crystal ball in his youth.

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* In ''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick'', Xykon casts Symbol of Insanity on a superball ''Machinima/RedVsBlue'', Agent North Dakota traps the Insurrectionist Sniper and tosses it into his mooks under a group BeehiveBarrier dome. The Sniper warns his men not to try to shoot it. [[TooDumbToLive One of paladins, creating a HatePlague that causes his men doesn't listen]]. The bullet bounces all over the place and kills them to slaughter each other (hey, it's a ConflictBall!). The damage is not done by the ball itself, which behaves like any bouncy ball, but from the spell cast on it.
* Gregory pulls off an version of this in ''Webcomic/DominicDeegan''. Gregory is the only defense against [[ZergRush an army]] of ChaoticEvil cultists. Being the [[TechnicalPacifist pure-hearted]] WhiteMage, he cast a spell on a bouncy ball and lets it fly. He apparently also did the same to Dominic's crystal ball in his youth.
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* In ''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick'', Xykon casts Symbol of Insanity on a superball and tosses it into a group of paladins, creating a HatePlague that causes them to slaughter each other (hey, it's a ConflictBall!). The damage is not done by the ball itself, which behaves like any bouncy ball, but from the spell cast on it.
* Gregory pulls off an version of this in ''Webcomic/DominicDeegan''. Gregory is the only defense against [[ZergRush an army]] of ChaoticEvil cultists. Being the [[TechnicalPacifist pure-hearted]] WhiteMage, he cast a spell on a bouncy ball and lets it fly. He apparently also did the same to Dominic's crystal ball in his youth.
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* Played for laughs in this well-made [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qe3e5kmtduc Doctor Who video]], in which a rock tossed aside by the 5th Doctor bounces around the Doctor Who universe causing mayhem.
* In ''Machinima/RedVsBlue'', Agent North Dakota traps the Insurrectionist Sniper and his mooks under a BeehiveBarrier dome. The Sniper warns his men not to try to shoot it. [[TooDumbToLive One of his men doesn't listen]]. The bullet bounces all over the place and kills them all.
* It is the plot of WebVideo/CorridorDigital's ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_0DAeQuf_0I Ballin' Out Of Control]]'', the originality of it being the fact that it is shot from the [[POVCam point of view]] of the ball.



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* It is the plot of WebVideo/CorridorDigital's ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_0DAeQuf_0I Ballin' Out of Control]]'', the originality of it being the fact that it is shot from the [[POVCam point of view]] of the ball.
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* When ''WesternAnimation/{{Ben 10}}'' changes into Cannonbolt, he can ''become'' one of these. Saves the day in [[http://ben10.wikia.com/wiki/The_Big_Tick The Big Tick]].

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* When ''WesternAnimation/{{Ben 10}}'' ''WesternAnimation/Ben10'' changes into Cannonbolt, he can ''become'' one of these. Saves the day in [[http://ben10.wikia.com/wiki/The_Big_Tick The Big Tick]].



* Happens in one episode of ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' It's definitely one of Pinkie Pie's weirder moments. Upon getting nervous she becomes the titular object, bounces repeatedly around the room and smashes a hole in the wall.

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* Happens in one episode of ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic''. It's definitely one of Pinkie Pie's weirder moments. Upon getting nervous she becomes the titular object, bounces repeatedly around the room and smashes a hole in the wall.



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* One of the Toyman's weapons in ''WesternAnimation/SupermanTheAnimatedSeries'' was a substance that bounces faster the longer it bounces. The idea is that eventually it'll become fast enough that the impact'll break bones. When he uses it on some of Intergang's goons, the ball is ''denting'' their armored car by the time Superman arrives. [[FridgeLogic No explanation is given as to why it didn't rip right through the thin metal roof or walls of the warehouse, even if it never happened to hit one of the windows.]]

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* One of the Toyman's weapons in ''WesternAnimation/SupermanTheAnimatedSeries'' was a substance that bounces faster the longer it bounces. The idea is that eventually it'll become fast enough that the impact'll break bones. When he uses it on some of Intergang's goons, the ball is ''denting'' their armored car by the time Superman arrives. [[FridgeLogic No explanation is given as to why it didn't rip right through the thin metal roof or roof, walls or wooden doors of the warehouse, even if it never happened to hit one of the windows.]]windows]].


* In ''VideoGame/SuperMarioLand'', instead of gaining the power to throw [[KillItWithFire fire balls]], you get the power to throw these instead. Sadly this power never made a reappearance, along with pretty much everything in this game except Daisy.

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* In ''VideoGame/SuperMarioLand'', instead of gaining the power to throw [[KillItWithFire fire balls]], you get the power to throw these instead. Sadly ''VideoGame/SuperMarioMaker2'' was the only time this power never ever made a reappearance, along with unlike pretty much everything in this game except that isn't Daisy.


* ''VideoGame/{{Borderlands2}}'' gives us rubberized grenades, which bounce off hard surfaces and detonate on impact with enemies, elemental barrels, and possibly ''the player''. Jack help you if you have a rubberized [[RecursiveAmmo Bonus Package]] grenade mod and you try to use it in an enclosed space.

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* ''VideoGame/{{Borderlands2}}'' ''VideoGame/{{Borderlands 2}}'' gives us rubberized grenades, which bounce off hard surfaces and detonate on impact with enemies, elemental barrels, and possibly ''the player''. Jack help you if you have a rubberized [[RecursiveAmmo Bonus Package]] grenade mod and you try to use it in an enclosed space.

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** Classic/military full metal jacket bullets can fly ''through'' a human's body and injure a second one if they are very close to each other. This is why they are not recommended for hunting - too fast-flying to ensure a quick kill of the beast, but also too dangerous to people nearby.

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