Wow, all these links to TV Tropes and not a single:
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But yeah, that does seem to be a pretty standard trope, and I think that's a wonderful name for it
Originally Posted by Hashmir
When I die, I donate my body to the cause of whatever ******* finds it first.
Originally Posted by Bloodgruve
Really though, how effin scary would the beach be if an octopus could launch itself outta the water at a 200' move speed every 6 seconds. I'd never go to the beach again... I thought flying sharks were scary...