The Tree Stump makes appearances in Jailbreak, Problem Sleuth, and Homestuck. There seems to be some powerful cosmic magnetism towards suicide which surrounds the stump, facilitated by the presence of a pistol buried beneath it. Ace Dick makes use of the suicide tree stump at the very end of his Game of Life.
It also appears when the player has a .
It may be based on Shel Silverstein's Giving Tree.