History Discworld / Hogfather

30th Jul '17 6:37:37 PM Andyroid
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** "Our mam ''said'' [[WouldntHitAGirl don't hit girls...]]"

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** "Our mam ''said'' [[WouldntHitAGirl Banjo's mum always told him and his brother "[[WouldntHitAGirl don't hit girls...]]"girls]]", and after Teatime attacks Susan he finds out the hard way that Banjo doesn't like seeing others hit girls either.
5th Jul '17 8:44:54 PM PaulA
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* WorldOfPun: Hex has a lot of computer puns, [[StealthPun stealth]] and otherwise -- sheep skulls (RAM), small religious pictures (icons), an 'Anthill Inside' sticker (Intel Inside), a mouse and so on. It is said that he's basically building himself off the ideas of computers from Earth.

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* WorldOfPun: WorldOfPun:
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Hex has a lot of computer puns, [[StealthPun stealth]] and otherwise -- sheep skulls (RAM), small religious pictures (icons), an 'Anthill Inside' sticker (Intel Inside), a mouse and so on. It is said that he's basically building himself off the ideas of computers from Earth.Earth.
** There's the "Oh God of Hangovers" -- not ''a'' god, or ''the'' god, but ''Oh, GOD'' of Hangovers.
22nd Jun '17 7:43:59 PM PaulA
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* SlasherSmile: Mr. Teatime.


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* StopWorshippingMe: The Oh God of Hangovers doesn't seem too happy that he was created due to prayers from hungover people until his hangover gets sent to the god of wine instead of him.
21st Jun '17 7:17:51 AM WildKatGirl
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13th Jun '17 7:29:40 AM Conradus
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** As Albert's trying to convince Death to let the matchstick girl's DiedHappilyEverAfter to play out, he makes an offhand mention of angels appearing to carry her soul off to paradise. After Death defies the trope and saves her life, a pair of extremely miffed angels briefly materialize at the spot she was supposed to die.

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** As Albert's trying to convince Death to let the matchstick girl's DiedHappilyEverAfter to play out, he makes an offhand mention of angels appearing to carry her soul off to paradise. After Death defies the trope and saves her life, a pair of extremely miffed angels briefly materialize at the spot she was supposed to die. Albert throws snowballs at them.
14th Apr '17 11:31:31 AM I_love_dragons
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** Averted as regards the pronunciation of Mr. Teatime's name (see ItIsPronouncedTroPAY below) - after he has repeatedly complained about this throughout the book, Susan tries to use it to put him off balance, but it doesn't work as he is merely mildly irritated by it.

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** Averted Subverted as regards the pronunciation of Mr. Teatime's name (see ItIsPronouncedTroPAY below) - after he has repeatedly complained about this throughout the book, Susan tries to use it to put him off balance, but it doesn't work as he is merely mildly irritated by it.
27th Mar '17 8:00:03 PM MarsJenkar
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* DumbassHasAPoint: The Bursar suggests willow bark as a hangover cure. Willow bark contains salicin, from which aspirin was discovered.

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* DumbassHasAPoint: The Bursar suggests willow bark as a hangover cure. [[ThatOldTimePrescription Willow bark contains salicin, from which aspirin was discovered.]]
5th Mar '17 1:34:00 PM nighttrainfm
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* EstablishingCharacterMoment: Mr. Teatime is introduced having entered head assassin Lord Downey's chamber undetected, by climbing down the chimney. He plays with Downey's dog while he waits to be noticed. This shows he's both a badass and has a whimsical, childlike personality. His conversation with Downey shows the other aspect of his personality.

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* EstablishingCharacterMoment: Mr. Teatime is introduced having entered head assassin Lord Downey's chamber undetected, by climbing down undetected through the chimney. fireplace flues. He plays with Downey's dog dogs while he waits to be noticed. This shows he's both a badass and has a whimsical, childlike personality. His conversation with Downey shows the other aspect of his personality.
18th Jan '17 12:14:38 PM Cleric_Quarion
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**A group of criminals is trying to break through a door with seven locks in a tower at Christmas/Hogswatch? [[spoiler:The leader of the group is killed by falling from a great height?]] That sounds like a certain [[Film/DieHard greatest Christmas film of all time.]]
25th Dec '16 8:10:50 PM Pilomotor
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* BatmanGambit: Death forbidding Susan from getting involved, knowing full well that she would disobey him.

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* BatmanGambit: It would have been against the rules for Death forbidding to get a human involved in his scheme, so he [[ReversePsychology forbids Susan from getting involved, knowing full well that involved]], then pretends to be surprised when she would disobey predictably disobeys him.



* LeavingFoodForSanta: On the Discworld, children leave out a pork pie and a glass of sherry for the Hogfather, and a turnip for the hogs that pull his sleigh. Albert deals with the pies and sherry (particularly enthusiastically when it comes to the sherry) and one turnip (because it was apparently pork pie shaped).

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* LeavingFoodForSanta: On the Discworld, children leave out a pork pie and a glass of sherry for the Hogfather, and a turnip for the hogs that pull his sleigh. Albert deals with the pies and sherry (particularly enthusiastically when it comes to the sherry) and one turnip (because it was apparently pork pie shaped).shaped, or at least could be mistaken for a pork pie after all that sherry).



* MallSanta: Death's rather... ''special'' stint as one is one of his tricks to regain faith in the Hogfather.

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* MallSanta: Death's rather... ''special'' stint as one is one of his tricks to regain restore faith in the Hogfather.



* MobileMenace: The Scissor Man is briefly glipsed on the far staircase, then moments later it's standing directly behind Susan.

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* MobileMenace: The Scissor Man is briefly glipsed glimpsed on the far staircase, then moments later it's standing directly behind Susan.



* NiceJobBreakingItHero: The Tooth Fairy's intention in gathering all the teeth was [[spoiler: to protect them from use in SympatheticMagic. Instead, it makes it all the easier for Teatime and his gang to get them.]]

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* NiceJobBreakingItHero: The Tooth Fairy's intention in gathering all the teeth was [[spoiler: to protect them from use in SympatheticMagic. Instead, it makes it all the easier for Teatime and his gang to get them.their hands on an incredible number of them all at once.]]
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