History Awesome / HowIMetYourMother

7th Apr '17 4:47:11 PM nombretomado
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* Barney gets major credit ([[RunningGag *salutes* Major Credit]]) for managing to recap ''seven years'' worth of relationship drama in 50 seconds. Keep in mind that Barney is extremely ADHD, and he got distracted and went off chasing little white rabbits several times during that spiel. And he ''still'' finished with two seconds to spare, which he used to mention his stint on ThePriceIsRight.

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* Barney gets major credit ([[RunningGag *salutes* Major Credit]]) for managing to recap ''seven years'' worth of relationship drama in 50 seconds. Keep in mind that Barney is extremely ADHD, and he got distracted and went off chasing little white rabbits several times during that spiel. And he ''still'' finished with two seconds to spare, which he used to mention his stint on ThePriceIsRight.Series/ThePriceIsRight.
15th Mar '17 9:40:51 PM GoldenKeyblade
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** Though it should be noted that this scene was not canon, and according to the show, it hasn't actually taken eight years for Future Ted to tell them the story.
*** Which is a good thing, because it would mean [[spoiler: that ''[[FridgeHorror their mother died while their father was telling them this story, and they didn't even get to visit her in the hospital to say goodbye]]'']].

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** Though it should be noted that this scene was not canon, and according to the show, it hasn't actually taken eight years for Future Ted to tell them the story.
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story. Which is a good thing, because it would mean [[spoiler: that ''[[FridgeHorror their mother died while their father was telling them this story, and they didn't even get to visit her in the hospital to say goodbye]]'']].thing for a lot of reasons.


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-->'''Daphne''': (meekly) ...I hate this song.
-->'''Marshall''': ''Give it time.''
15th Mar '17 9:36:58 PM GoldenKeyblade
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* Ted taking a stand and flat out saying, [[WhamLine "Anyone not in class tomorrow gets an F."]]

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* Ted taking a stand and flat out saying, calmly destroying Zoey's influence on his class with eight words: [[WhamLine "Anyone not in class tomorrow gets an F."]]
26th Feb '17 1:53:27 PM nombretomado
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** Details: feeling that only he can properly plan his own bachelor party, gives Ted and Marshall a list of requirements they must fulfill. Which they let ''Robin'' do, as she calls in a number of favors (most importantly by TheKarateKid himself), but, since, as Barney admits, his "average night is like an average guy's bachelor party", she sets it up so that Barney thinks it's the worst night of his life, making it unforgettable.

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** Details: feeling that only he can properly plan his own bachelor party, gives Ted and Marshall a list of requirements they must fulfill. Which they let ''Robin'' do, as she calls in a number of favors (most importantly by TheKarateKid Film/TheKarateKid himself), but, since, as Barney admits, his "average night is like an average guy's bachelor party", she sets it up so that Barney thinks it's the worst night of his life, making it unforgettable.
20th Dec '16 10:26:55 PM cokefizzpop
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* In "Unpause," Ted and Robin get Barney to the level of drunkenness where he can't lie. They ask him to finally tell them what his job is. Whenever they asked him before he always answered with just "Please." It turns out that '''is''' his job! "Please" is a FunWithAcronyms for [[spoiler: Provide Legal Exculpation and Sign Everything. It's a job where he spends all day signing papers claiming responsibility for the illegal activities of a corporation. He was hired in 1998 by Greg, a CorruptCorporateExecutive who was also the slick asshole who stole Barney's girlfriend back when he was a hippie. After Barney had his EvilMakeover the guy didn't recognize him. Ted and Robin are alarmed by this and tell Barney he could get in trouble but he lets them in on his "master plan". Future Ted tells his kids that two months after his wedding, Barney went to his boss' office and reveals that the 16 years he spent working there was all part of his BestServedCold revenge against him for stealing his girlfriend and that he's been working with the Feds giving them evidence. As FBI agents arrive, putting Greg in handcuffs, Barney flashes the V sign, says "Peace out loser", straightens his tie in a mirror and leaves, all while "Barney Stinson: That Guy's Awesome" plays on the soundtrack!]]

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* In "Unpause," Ted and Robin get Barney to the level of drunkenness where he can't lie. They ask him to finally tell them what his job is. Whenever they asked him before he always answered with just "Please." It turns out that '''is''' his job! "Please" is a FunWithAcronyms for [[spoiler: Provide Legal Exculpation and Sign Everything. It's a job where he spends all day signing papers claiming responsibility for the illegal activities of a corporation. He was hired in 1998 by Greg, a CorruptCorporateExecutive who was also the slick asshole who stole Barney's girlfriend back when he was a hippie. After Barney had his EvilMakeover the guy didn't recognize him. Ted and Robin are alarmed by this and tell Barney he could get in trouble but he lets them in on his "master plan". Future Ted tells his kids that two months after his wedding, Barney went to his boss' office and reveals that the 16 years he spent working there was all part of his BestServedCold revenge against him for stealing his girlfriend and that he's been working with the Feds giving them evidence. As evidence.
--->'''Barney:''' I just wanted to let you know that I've been informing on you to the Feds and they're on their way to arrest you.
--->'''Greg:''' What?! Why?!
--->'''Barney:''' Oh, countless moral reasons...could have applied, but this is pretty much revenge for you stealing my girlfriend. When that happened, I promised myself I would find you, gain your trust, and take you down.
--->'''Grey:''' Who are you?!
--->'''Barney:''' Me? I'm nobody. Just a guy who sold you coffee once. [''The
FBI agents arrive, putting Greg in handcuffs, Barney flashes the V sign, says "Peace out loser", straightens his tie in a mirror and leaves, all arrives, while "Barney ''Barney Stinson: That Guy's Awesome" plays on the soundtrack!]]Awesome'' starts playing''] Peace out, hombre!
31st Oct '16 1:53:20 PM Morgenthaler
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** Lily recounts her teenage years when the others brag about how hardcore they were: a goth BadAss carrying a [[BatterUp baseball bat]] who took in geeks and forced them to [[TookALevelInBadass take a level in badass]] while beating cops and when she walked down the street everybody ran. Hers was the only story to be true and as an adult walking down the same street everyone remembers her and bolts. Meanwhile, the gang looks bemused as it dawns on them that Lily wasn't bullshitting.

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** Lily recounts her teenage years when the others brag about how hardcore they were: a goth BadAss badass carrying a [[BatterUp baseball bat]] who took in geeks and forced them to [[TookALevelInBadass take a level in badass]] while beating cops and when she walked down the street everybody ran. Hers was the only story to be true and as an adult walking down the same street everyone remembers her and bolts. Meanwhile, the gang looks bemused as it dawns on them that Lily wasn't bullshitting.
29th Aug '16 10:59:20 AM BobSaget9
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'''Barney:''' ''Come on!''

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'''Barney:''' ''Come on!''''[[YouHaveGotToBeKiddingMe Come on!]]''
29th Aug '16 10:58:11 AM BobSaget9
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''[[It starts raining.]]''\\

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''[[It ''[[ThrowTheDogABone (it starts raining.]]''\\raining)]]''\\
30th Jun '16 9:57:54 AM HBICece
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** Gus's improvised rap to bail Marshall out of finding a rhyme for "Canada". Creator/LinManuelMiranda gets to showcase his fantastic rap skills, and in-universe, it's a pretty impressive verse for him taking it off the top of his head.
9th Jun '16 4:03:05 AM LMage
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** To elaborate: Marshal and Lily are afraid that all their old traditions, the things that made them special as a couple, are falling by the wayside, there lunchtime calls to say "I love you", telling each other all the things they had to eat that day when they got home, kissing on New Years as the ball drops, and when one of them goes out of town bringing back beer from the place they where visiting, the other coming to greet them at the airport with a chauffeur's hat and a sign with their name on it. When Lily is coming back from Seattle, Marshall spends most of the episode agonizing about weather to go to the airport or not and greet her with the hat and sign. Finally he goes, only to discover her flight was delayed, and she called him at lunchtime to tell him, but he didn't pick up. He then thinks that this was a sign from the universe, and resolves not to go. Lily arrives three days later, and realizes she wants to continue their tradition after all, so she rushes out to grab Seattle beer from the nearest liqueur store and back to the airport where she waits for Marshal hoping he would have the same faith. He's not there however, so she sits down at a nearby bench, ready to cry...[[GrandRomanitcGesture only for the man next to her to start playing his flute, triggering people to stand up all over the airport playing trumpets, horns, and drums, followed by Marshal walking in, hat, cardboard sign and all, walking straight for Lily.]]
--> Marshal: "A muffin, as pastrami sandwich, and a bag of chips and I know it's way past lunchtime but I love you. More and more each day I love you Lily. [[ReunionKiss Happy New Years.]]" ''[They kiss]''

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** To elaborate: Marshal and Lily are afraid that all their old traditions, the things that made them special as a couple, are falling by the wayside, there lunchtime calls to say "I love you", telling each other all the things they had to eat that day when they got home, kissing on New Years as the ball drops, and when one of them goes out of town bringing back beer from the place they where visiting, the other coming to greet them at the airport with a chauffeur's hat and a sign with their name on it. When Lily is coming back from Seattle, Marshall spends most of the episode agonizing about weather to go to the airport or not and greet her with the hat and sign. Finally he goes, only to discover her flight was delayed, and she called him at lunchtime to tell him, but he didn't pick up. He then thinks that this was a sign from the universe, and resolves not to go. Lily arrives three days later, and realizes she wants to continue their tradition after all, so she rushes out to grab Seattle beer from the nearest liqueur store and back to the airport where she waits for Marshal hoping he would have the same faith. He's not there however, so she sits down at a nearby bench, ready to cry...[[GrandRomanitcGesture [[GrandRomanticGesture only for the man next to her to start playing his flute, triggering people to stand up all over the airport playing trumpets, horns, and drums, followed by Marshal walking in, hat, cardboard sign and all, walking straight for Lily.]]
--> ----> Marshal: "A muffin, as pastrami sandwich, and a bag of chips and I know it's way past lunchtime but I love you. More and more each day I love you Lily. [[ReunionKiss Happy New Years.]]" ''[They kiss]''
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