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If the weapons are under the coat, then they're kind of hidden by definition. Trenchcoat Warfare is already listed as a subtrope of Hidden Weapons.
Yeah, you're not supposed to know that the character has weapons hidden in the coat until they open it. Hiding the weapons is an essential part of the trope, otherwise it's just Walking Armory.
Reposting these example from Future Quest, from the previous page, since I didnít get any response and people are likely to skip over the previous page:
Also could someone take a look at these examples from Wacky Raceland:
Yeah, I guess. Sorry. When I think of hidden weapons, I think of concealed weapons.
...Which an arsenal of automatics under a longcoat technically counts as.
edited 25th Jun '16 10:31:15 PM by war877
When in doubt, consider this scene from the first Matrix movie.
Its been about a day since I posted the examples above , and 9 days since I originally posted about the Art Shift and Shared Universe examples. Any chance I could get a response?
For the Vanilla Edition page, did it seem fair of me to add an entry about Disney's Signature Collection, not because its BDs seem barren of extras, but instead because they don't contain as many extras as the Diamond Editions? For reference's sake, the Snow White Signature Edition apparently has ~2.5 hours' worth of extras (not including the commentary), which sounds like more than zero, but less than the over four hours that the Diamond Edition apparently had (not including galleries and games, which the Signature Edition didn't carry over at all).
edited 26th Jun '16 10:18:05 PM by dsneybuf
This trope only applies to double releases, or releases with no bonus content at all. Was the signature edition shortly followed by the diamond edition?
The Diamond Edition came out in October 2009, and the Signature Edition in January 2016.
That gap is too large. And Disney is not getting caught with their pants down releasing an inferior product later. Let me guess. The Signature edition is HD and the diamond edition is SD?
The Diamond Edition was a three-disc Blu-ray/DVD combo pack, while the Signature Edition is a two-disc Blu-ray/DVD/Digital HD combo pack.
It's hard to imagine either of those being considered "Vanilla".
~Anddrix: If nobody responds to your questions, they may not have an opinion or may not wish to tackle things in sets. You might try Trope Finder, as it serves the same basic purpose as this thread.
For the video game Pump it Up, do you think the video for Canon D would be considered Enseamble Darkhorse in YMMV? On one discussion a troper explained the extent of popularity for BGA, and there are plenty of forums for the video game where posters discussed that the animation is very notable. T He video is even the trope page. I want to know how much to the extent the video is for this trope even for YMMV.
Ensemble Dark Horse is for characters, and nothing else.
That trope also has its own thread if you want to discuss current or potential examples.
The classic Carl Barks Donald Duck story "Terror of the River" involves Donald and the nephews investigating reports of a river monster who has been terrifying locals. The "monster" turns out to be mechanical, piloted by a man in a submarine. Donald asks the baddie why he would so such a thing, and the villain replies he scares people for the same reason other people go dancing-it's fun.
I was going to add this to For the Evulz , but started wondering if it was closer to It Amused Me. Thoughts?
Yeah, It Amused Me sounds better. It's really more of a prank than something actually evil.
I don't know if this is were I should ask this so if it isn't please feel free to ignore me.
I asked on the Discussion page but never got an answer but does a weapon have to be an laser/energy weapon to qualify as a Wave-Motion Gun or can projectile weapons count as well?
I ask because the Warhammer 40'000 entry list the Nova Cannons as a Wave-Motion Gun despite it firing large explosive shells rather than a beam.
edited 28th Jun '16 3:39:49 AM by SebastianGray
From what I can understand, it's specifically some kind of beam weapon, so projectile weapons wouldn't count.
I wasn't sure whether I should have reposted this or simply edited it, but I probably should have clarified something with this. I'll leave this here, just in case anyone needs to catch up to speed:
On the page for Creature Feature, I added an example under Wham Line, but removed it later because I began to wonder if it would count as an example. For context: In "A Corpse in My Bed", Erik falls unconscious for reasons we don't yet know. A character named Dani then threatens to kill Curtis if he doesn't take her out on a date. During their "date", Curtis finds Author Avatar Ziliak out so late. She tells him that she was waiting for Erik, which leads to this exchange:
I wanted to note that this is an Oh, Crap! moment for Curtis, as he himself is coming to this realization as he speaks. (Possibly Explain, Explain... Oh, Crap!, while we're at this.)
edited 6th Jul '16 1:58:03 AM by Blazer_the_Delphox
That seems like an appropriate wham line to me. It could use a bit more context. I assume the audience would not see this death coming if watching it for the first time? If so, you are golden.
Edit: Oh, I see. He fell unconscious, and they are informing another character. In that case you want the other trope. Dropping the Bombshell.
Edit: Playing time lord, are we? Unfortunately, you still haven't given the critical details necessary to make a determination in this case. But I am betting it is not an example still.
Probably would have been better to create a new post.
edited 6th Jul '16 6:05:31 AM by war877
Thanks, that is pretty much what I thought. Looking at the context, it seems the Nova Cannon was added because someone thought Wave-Motion Gun meant any large and destructive weapon mounted on a starship.
EDIT: Posted in wrong place sorry.
edited 30th Jun '16 2:15:46 AM by HulkingChevon
Yes it is. Invisible Backup Band.
But you should ask this kind of question on trope finder.
In One Piece's 4Kids infamous dub, they changed Sanji's cig into a lollipop. Now, years after they stopped dubbing it, the author has a likely illusion of Sanji with a lollipop in hand instead of a cig. Is this a Mythology Gag?
edited 1st Jul '16 5:09:18 AM by isoycrazy
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