History CaptainObvious / Other

4th Nov '15 2:43:07 PM pittsburghmuggle
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* In the 1970's a line of kid's swivel chairs each said "[[http://www.gxclassifieds.com/child-and-039-s-hi-i-and-039-m-a-swivel-i7711605/ Hi, I'm a swivel chair!]]"
1st Oct '15 9:54:44 PM rjd1922
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** Any time you see the phrase "this is likely a reference to..." on ThatOtherWiki, get ready for an eye-rollingly obvious statement.
** Also from ThatOtherWiki: "Ion exchange is [[ShapedLikeItself an exchange of ions]]...".

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** Any time you see the phrase "this is likely a reference to..." on ThatOtherWiki, TheOtherWiki, get ready for an eye-rollingly obvious statement.
** Also from ThatOtherWiki: TheOtherWiki: "Ion exchange is [[ShapedLikeItself an exchange of ions]]...".



** The U.S. Air Force Symbol is the Symbol of the U.S. Air Force.

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** The U.S. "The United States Air Force Symbol is the Symbol of the U.S. United States Air Force. Force."



*** Every Wikipedia article about integers is worded in such a way. They mostly exist because of their meanings in fields of science, or symbolicism in religion, in media, slang, etc.

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*** Every Wikipedia article about integers is worded in such a way. They mostly exist because of their meanings in fields of science, or symbolicism symbolism in religion, in media, slang, etc.



* The annoying YouTube meme, "Thumbs up if you're watching this in [current year]", which is posted on videos with some kind of nostalgic value. The default snarky reply is, "No, I'm watching this in [year in distant past or distant future]."

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* The annoying YouTube Website/YouTube meme, "Thumbs up if you're watching this in [current year]", which is posted on videos with some kind of nostalgic value. The default snarky reply is, "No, I'm watching this in [year in distant past or distant future]."
26th Jul '15 2:43:20 PM R1ck
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* The whole "FAIL" meme revolves around unnecessarily stamping the word "FAIL" onto a picture of something that is obviously hilariously stupid.
* Many computers will inform you "You just plugged a device into the audio jack", as though this is something you're likely to do without noticing.
26th Jul '15 2:42:19 PM R1ck
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** "Five hats means that five tropers think it is ready to publish.". At least partially obvious.
** Also, this very page is about a trope which highlights easily discovered events that are pointed out to the audience, as if they had no clue what was going on. This trope is called "CaptainObvious" and it's on the website you're currently on called TVTropes (the url address is http://tvtropes.org/). On a side note, TV Tropes is a webpage which features articles about multiple tropes seen throughout many forms of media, such as literature, live-action T.V. shows, anime/manga, video games, comic books, and in several cases, even ''real life''!
** Any disambiguation page that says it's [[ShapedLikeItself a disambiguation page]].
26th Jul '15 2:41:37 PM R1ck
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* Scott Goodyear, a former Indy car driver turned commentator for the Indycar Series for races on ABC. I told my dad he is so obvious and my dad didn't believe me. After some time my dad told me after he though about it he realized that Scott Goodyear is obvious. Needless to say it has become a running joke for us that anytime someone says something obvious we say that "Scott Goodyear has started doing x".
17th May '15 6:04:07 AM elemt
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* Many computers will inform you "You just plugged a device into the audio jack", as though this is something you're likely to do without noticing.
8th Apr '15 6:00:09 PM nombretomado
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* From DisneyThemeParks, the narration for the now-defunct ''Adventures Through Inner Space'' did this several times.

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* From DisneyThemeParks, Ride/DisneyThemeParks, the narration for the now-defunct ''Adventures Through Inner Space'' did this several times.
12th Aug '14 9:40:10 AM LadyJafaria
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** Several animal articles will seem redundant if you know the basic information about the animal in question. For example, referring to "a venomous viper" is common. (There are no ''non''-venomous vipers.)
25th Apr '14 8:43:30 AM CynicalBastardo
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* The whole "FAIL" meme revolves around unnecessarily stamping the word "FAIL" onto a picture of something that is obviously hilariously stupid.
17th Apr '14 12:20:15 PM CommanderJay
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* Creator/RodSerling narrating the Pinball/TwilightZone pinball tends to delve into this.
--> (announcing the "Town Square Madness" mode) "There's madness...in Town Square."
--> (announcing the "Clock Millions" mode) "This clock...is worth millions"
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