My regular players are like the boiled from analogy. They're pretty good at recognizing a dangerous situation if they run into it, but they've bought the farm a few times with encounters that involve waves of monsters.
In my Verbosh campaign, both TPK's were the result of PC's doing something stupid, after they had a lot of information which should have caused them not to get into that situation, but they did anyway. They were sheepish after
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