History Awesome / MenAtArms

17th Apr '17 9:43:37 PM Gregzilla
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* Corporal Nobby Nobbs gets one simply by virtue of how terrifying he makes the thought of him wielding a Klatchian Fire Engine (which is essentially an honest to God flamethrower!). I swear, for a guy who is walking comic relief, the sheer pyromaniacal glee he displayed over the possiblitly of using that thing was legitimately scary, and considering Nobby is a pathetic kleptomanaic PluckyComicRelief most of the time, that's pretty impressive.

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* Corporal Nobby Nobbs gets one simply by virtue of how terrifying he makes the thought of him wielding a Klatchian Fire Engine (which is essentially an honest to God flamethrower!). I swear, for For a guy who is walking comic relief, the sheer pyromaniacal glee he displayed over the possiblitly of using that thing was legitimately scary, and considering Nobby is a pathetic kleptomanaic PluckyComicRelief most of the time, that's pretty impressive.
7th Jan '17 10:36:37 PM LBHills
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-->'''Carrot:''' I was given an order just before I came in here. If you do not comply, I will have no choice but to obey that order. Of course, I will do so with the greatest reluctance.

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-->'''Carrot:''' -->'''Carrot''' ''(to the Chief Fool):'' I was given an order just before I came in here. If you do not comply, I will have no choice but to obey that order. Of course, I will do so with the greatest reluctance.
5th Jan '17 7:06:10 PM LBHills
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-> If you have to look along the shaft of an arrow from the wrong end, if a man has you at his mercy, then hope like hell that man is an evil man. Because the evil like power, power over people, and they want to see you in fear. They want you to know you are going to die. So they'll talk. They'll gloat. They'll watch you squirm. They'll put off the murder like another man will put off a good cigar. So hope like hell your captor is an evil man. A good man will kill you with hardly a word.

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-> --> If you have to look along the shaft of an arrow from the wrong end, if a man has you at his mercy, then hope like hell that man is an evil man. Because the evil like power, power over people, and they want to see you in fear. They want you to know you are going to die. So they'll talk. They'll gloat. They'll watch you squirm. They'll put off the murder like another man will put off a good cigar. So hope like hell your captor is an evil man. A good man will kill you with hardly a word.
5th Jan '17 7:06:00 PM LBHills
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* "If you have to look along the shaft of an arrow from the wrong end, if a man has you at his mercy, then hope like hell that man is an evil man. Because the evil like power, power over people, and they want to see you in fear. They want you to know you are going to die. So they'll talk. They'll gloat. They'll watch you squirm. They'll put off the murder like another man will put off a good cigar. So hope like hell your captor is an evil man. A good man will kill you with hardly a word."

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* "If One paragraph has become the page quote for GoodIsNotSoft:
-> If
you have to look along the shaft of an arrow from the wrong end, if a man has you at his mercy, then hope like hell that man is an evil man. Because the evil like power, power over people, and they want to see you in fear. They want you to know you are going to die. So they'll talk. They'll gloat. They'll watch you squirm. They'll put off the murder like another man will put off a good cigar. So hope like hell your captor is an evil man. A good man will kill you with hardly a word."
12th Apr '16 9:49:20 PM Ulkomaalainen
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** May also be a terrible pun, if you think about it. [[spoiler:Heel, Hitler?]]
12th Apr '16 9:47:22 PM Ulkomaalainen
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* Gaspode's moment with Big Fido, whose ideas and doctrine are “straight out of Mein Kampf” and who has the strays of the city completely under his thumb. Fido orders his wolf-pack-cum-killing-machine to attack Gaspode, at which point Gaspode, a tiny, scruffy terrier with every doggy disease possible (and some native only to sheep), defeats them single-pawedly:

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* Gaspode's moment with Big Fido, whose ideas and doctrine are “straight somewhat straight out of Mein Kampf” ''Mein Kampf'' and who has the strays of the city completely under his thumb. Fido orders his wolf-pack-cum-killing-machine to attack Gaspode, at which point Gaspode, a tiny, scruffy terrier with every doggy disease possible (and some native only to sheep), defeats them single-pawedly:
4th Apr '16 5:30:36 PM Geoduck
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-->"Detritus stood up. There was something about the way he did it, some hint of a mighty continent beginning a tectonic movement that would end in the fearsome creation of some unscalable mountain range, that made people stop and look. Not one of the watchers was familiar with the experience of mountain building, but now they had some vague idea of what it was like: it was like Detritus standing up, with Cuddy's twisted axe in his hand."
19th Jan '16 4:12:40 PM ArcaneAzmadi
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* A very quiet MomentOfAwesome happens when everyone takes Vimes back to his room after he gets drunk and Angua notes how spartan the place is. She finds a book with a list of female names in it along with monetary figures. Her conclusion is that he spends all his money on loose women. Carrot very quietly, deliberately, and coldly corrects her. [[spoiler:He's been giving all his money to the widows and children of deceased coppers.]] Doubles as Moment of Awesome for Carrot too.

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* A very quiet MomentOfAwesome happens when everyone takes Vimes back to his room after he gets drunk and Angua notes how spartan the place is. She finds a book with a list of female names in it along with monetary figures. Her conclusion is that he spends all his money on loose women. Carrot very quietly, deliberately, and coldly corrects her. [[spoiler:He's been giving all almost ''half his money pay'' to the widows and children of deceased coppers.]] Doubles as Moment of Awesome for Carrot too.
31st Aug '15 10:16:40 PM LBHills
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-->'''Carrot:''' I was given an order just before I came in here. If you do not comply, I will have no choice but to obey that order. I will do so with the greatest reluctance, but...

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-->'''Carrot:''' I was given an order just before I came in here. If you do not comply, I will have no choice but to obey that order. Of course, I will do so with the greatest reluctance, but...reluctance.
31st Aug '15 11:49:48 AM LBHills
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* Carrot's "If you decline I will have no choice but to follow that order" line to Dr Whiteface. As it says, "Sergeant Colon was lost in admiration. He'd seen people bluff on a bad hand, but he'd never seen anyone bluff with ''no cards''."
** For those who haven't read it, the order is [[spoiler:if Dr. Whiteface refuses to answer questions or asks him to leave, he has to leave]].
--->'Listen! If I shout,' said Dr Whiteface, going red under his makeup, 'I can have a dozen men in here.'\\
'Believe me,' said Carrot, 'that will only make it easier for me to obey.'

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* Carrot's "If The Watch badly need permission to investigate the Fools' Guild and ask some questions. By city law, they ''cannot'' violate the Guild's sovereignty - their authority stops at the doors. Sergeant Colon explains this to Corporal Carrot and gives him a direct order - if Whiteface refuses to cooperate or asks him to leave, he must give in. Carrot accepts that order, and then demonstrates that he's not StupidGood:
-->'''Carrot:''' I was given an order just before I came in here. If
you decline do not comply, I will have no choice but to follow obey that order" line order. I will do so with the greatest reluctance, but...
-->'''Dr. Whiteface,''' ''appalled:'' Listen! If I shout, I can have a dozen men in here.
-->'''Carrot:''' Believe me, that will only make it ''easier'' for me
to Dr Whiteface. As it says, obey.

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"Sergeant Colon was lost in admiration. He'd seen people bluff on a bad hand, but he'd never seen anyone bluff with ''no cards''."
** For those who haven't read it, the order is [[spoiler:if Dr. Whiteface refuses to answer questions or asks him to leave, he has to leave]].
--->'Listen! If I shout,' said Dr Whiteface, going red under his makeup, 'I can have a dozen men in here.'\\
'Believe me,' said Carrot, 'that will only make it easier for me to obey.'
cards."''
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