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27th Nov '17 7:35:08 PM nirao01
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[[AC:Creator/SteveJobs vs. Bill Gates

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[[AC:Creator/SteveJobs vs. Bill GatesGates]]



[[AC:Music/FrankSinatra vs. [[Music/{{Queen}} Freddy Mercury]]

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[[AC:Music/FrankSinatra vs. [[Music/{{Queen}} Freddy Mercury]]Mercury]]]]



[[AC:Martin Luther King vs. UsefulNotes/MahathmaGandhi]]

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[[AC:Martin Luther King vs. UsefulNotes/MahathmaGandhi]]UsefulNotes/MahatmaGandhi]]



[[AC:Creator/StephenKing vs. Creator/EdgarAllan Poe]]

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[[AC:Creator/StephenKing vs. Creator/EdgarAllan Poe]]Creator/EdgarAllanPoe]]
27th Nov '17 7:28:23 PM nirao01
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* Hitler hating Darth Vader makes a lot of sense when you consider that a lot of the cast of Star Wars is Jewish (Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Frank Oz, etc.).
** And Darth Vader himself was voiced by a black actor, James Earl Jones.
* Hitler says that he prefers the [[Film/{{Spaceballs}} "Rick Moranis version"]] of Darth Vader. Rick Moranis is Jewish. Either he doesn't know about Moranis's ethnicity, or [[UpToEleven he hates Vader more than he hates the Jews.]] Either way, it's hilarious.

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* Hitler hating Darth Vader makes a lot of sense when you consider that a lot of the cast of Star Wars is Jewish (Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Frank Oz, (Creator/HarrisonFord, Creator/CarrieFisher, Creator/FrankOz, etc.).
** And Darth Vader himself was voiced by a black actor, James Earl Jones.
Creator/JamesEarlJones.
* Hitler says that he prefers the [[Film/{{Spaceballs}} "Rick Moranis version"]] of Darth Vader. Rick Moranis Creator/RickMoranis is Jewish. Either he doesn't know about Moranis's ethnicity, or [[UpToEleven he hates Vader more than he hates the Jews.]] Either way, it's hilarious.



* Hitler saying Vader is "not even a real person" seems to be a reference to the fact that Vader is a fictional character. However, Vader is also severely disabled, which in Hitler's view would make him not qualify as human.

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* Hitler saying Vader is "not even a real person" seems to be a reference to the fact that Vader is a fictional character. However, Vader is also severely disabled, which in Hitler's view would make him not qualify as human.
human. Additionally, Vader's [[ThatManIsDead true and former identity]] was Anakin Skywalker.



[[AC: Sarah Palin vs. Lady Gaga]]

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[[AC: Sarah Palin UsefulNotes/SarahPalin vs. Lady Gaga]]Music/LadyGaga]]



[[AC: Hulk Hogan vs. Kim Jong-Il]]

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[[AC: Hulk Hogan Wrestling/HulkHogan vs. Kim Jong-Il]]



[[AC: Justin Bieber vs. Ludwig von Beethoven]]

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[[AC: Justin Bieber Music/JustinBieber vs. Ludwig von Beethoven]]Music/LudwigVanBeethoven]]



[[AC: Albert Einstein vs. Stephen Hawking]]

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[[AC: Albert Einstein UsefulNotes/AlbertEinstein vs. Stephen Hawking]]Creator/StephenHawking]]



[[AC: Genghis Khan vs. the Easter Bunny]]

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[[AC: Genghis Khan UsefulNotes/GenghisKhan vs. the Easter Bunny]]



[[AC: Napoleon Bonaparte vs. Napoleon Dynamite]]

[[AC: Benjamin Franklin vs. Billy Mays]]

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[[AC: Napoleon Bonaparte UsefulNotes/NapoleonBonaparte vs. Napoleon Dynamite]]

Film/NapoleonDynamite]]

[[AC: Benjamin Franklin Creator/BenjaminFranklin vs. Billy Mays]]Creator/BillyMays]]



[[AC: Dr. Seuss vs. Creator/WilliamShakespeare]]

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[[AC: Dr. Seuss Creator/DrSeuss vs. Creator/WilliamShakespeare]]



[[AC: Mr. T vs. Mr. Rogers]]

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[[AC: Mr. T Creator/MrT vs. Mr. Rogers]]



[[AC: Christopher Columbus vs. [[Franchise/StarTrek Captain Kirk]]]]

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[[AC: Christopher Columbus UsefulNotes/ChristopherColumbus vs. [[Franchise/StarTrek Captain Kirk]]]]



[[AC:Wright Brothers vs. [[Franchise/SuperMarioBros Mario Brothers]]]]

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[[AC:Wright Brothers [[AC:[[UsefulNotes/TheWrightBrothers Wright Brothers]] vs. [[Franchise/SuperMarioBros Mario Brothers]]]]



[[AC:Michael Jackson vs. Elvis Presley]]

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[[AC:Michael Jackson [[AC:Music/MichaelJackson vs. Elvis Presley]]Music/ElvisPresley]]



[[AC:Cleopatra vs. Creator/MarilynMonroe]]

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[[AC:Cleopatra [[AC:UsefulNotes/{{Cleopatra|VII}} vs. Creator/MarilynMonroe]]



[[AC:Steve Jobs vs. Bill Gates]]

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[[AC:Steve Jobs [[AC:Creator/SteveJobs vs. Bill Gates]]Gates



[[AC:Frank Sinatra vs. Freddy Mercury]]

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[[AC:Frank Sinatra [[AC:Music/FrankSinatra vs. [[Music/{{Queen}} Freddy Mercury]]



[[AC:Barack Obama vs. Mitt Romney]]

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[[AC:Barack Obama [[AC:UsefulNotes/BarackObama vs. Mitt Romney]]



[[AC:Doc Brown vs. Doctor Who]]

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[[AC:Doc Brown vs. Doctor Who]]Series/DoctorWho]]



[[AC:Clint Eastwood vs. Bruce Lee]]
* Why is Clint Eastwood so racist towards Bruce Lee? It's a reference to his character in GranTorino.
* Clint Eastwood was playing dirty. Fitting, as Clint Eastwood (the actor) also played Dirty Harry.
* At first, Clint Eastwood saying "Those little dances you do don't threaten me, Bruce" seems like a derogatory remark fitting to the battle's Film/GranTorino references... until you realize that might not be as unfair a comparison as it sounds. Martial arts movies in general are in fact carefully choreographed to a point where they are often compared to dances. In fact a lot of Martial Arts stars even got their start as dancers.

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[[AC:Clint Eastwood [[AC:Creator/ClintEastwood vs. Bruce Lee]]
Creator/BruceLee]]
* Why is Clint Eastwood so racist towards Bruce Lee? It's a reference to his character in GranTorino.
''Film/GranTorino''.
* Clint Eastwood was playing dirty. Fitting, as Clint Eastwood (the actor) also played Dirty Harry.
''Film/DirtyHarry''.
* At first, Clint Eastwood saying "Those little dances you do don't threaten me, Bruce" seems like a derogatory remark fitting to the battle's Film/GranTorino ''Film/GranTorino'' references... until you realize that might not be as unfair a comparison as it sounds. Martial arts movies in general are in fact carefully choreographed to a point where they are often compared to dances. In fact a lot of Martial Arts stars even got their start as dancers.



[[AC:Batman vs. Sherlock Holmes]]

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[[AC:Batman [[AC:Franchise/{{Batman}} vs. Sherlock Holmes]]Franchise/SherlockHolmes]]



[[AC:Moses vs. Santa Claus]]

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[[AC:Moses vs. Santa Claus]]SantaClaus]]



[[AC:Martin Luther King vs. Mahathma Gandhi]]

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[[AC:Martin Luther King vs. Mahathma Gandhi]]UsefulNotes/MahathmaGandhi]]



[[AC:Nikola Tesla vs. Thomas Edison]]

[[AC:Babe Ruth vs. Lance Armstrong]]

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[[AC:Nikola Tesla [[AC:UsefulNotes/NikolaTesla vs. Thomas Edison]]

[[AC:Babe Ruth
UsefulNotes/ThomasEdison]]

[[AC:Creator/BabeRuth
vs. Lance Armstrong]]



[[AC:Skrillex vs. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart]]

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[[AC:Skrillex [[AC:Music/{{Skrillex}} vs. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart]]Music/WolfgangAmadeusMozart]]



[[AC:Blackbeard vs. Al Capone]]

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[[AC:Blackbeard [[AC:UsefulNotes/{{Blackbeard}} vs. Al Capone]]UsefulNotes/AlCapone]]



[[AC:Joan of Arc vs. Miley Cyrus]]

[[AC:Bob Ross vs. Pablo Picasso]]

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[[AC:Joan of Arc [[AC:UsefulNotes/JoanOfArc vs. Miley Cyrus]]

Music/MileyCyrus]]

[[AC:Bob Ross vs. Pablo Picasso]]Creator/PabloPicasso]]



[[AC:Michael Jordan vs. Muhammad Ali]]

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[[AC:Michael Jordan [[AC:UsefulNotes/MichaelJordan vs. Muhammad Ali]]UsefulNotes/MuhammadAli]]



[[AC:Donald Trump vs. Ebenezer Scrooge]]

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[[AC:Donald Trump [[AC:UsefulNotes/DonaldTrump vs. Ebenezer Scrooge]]



* Goku's line about "One more Superman who's never gonna walk again" is not only a reference to Christopher Reeve who broke his back and became limp, but also a reference to the ''other'' "Man of Steel", [[spoiler:Stalin]].

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* Goku's line about "One more Superman who's never gonna walk again" is not only a reference to Christopher Reeve Creator/ChristopherReeve who broke his back and became limp, but also a reference to the ''other'' "Man of Steel", [[spoiler:Stalin]].




[[AC:Stephen King vs. Edgar Allan Poe]]

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\n[[AC:Stephen King * Superman's line that Goku is "primitive" actually has multiple meanings. First obviously refers to the Saiyans being [[AnimalMotifs monkey themed]], then them being [[BloodKnight battle hungry]]. But if one looks into the Dragon Ball mythos, the Saiyans were historically a BarbarianTribe.

[[AC:Creator/StephenKing
vs. Edgar Allan Creator/EdgarAllan Poe]]



[[AC:George Washington vs. William Wallace]]

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[[AC:George Washington [[AC:UsefulNotes/GeorgeWashington vs. William Wallace]]



[[AC:Ghostbusters vs. Mythbusters]]

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[[AC:Ghostbusters [[AC:Franchise/{{Ghostbusters}} vs. Mythbusters]]Series/{{Mythbusters}}]]



[[AC:Romeo and Juliet vs. Bonnie and Clyde]]

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[[AC:Romeo and Juliet [[AC:Theatre/RomeoAndJuliet vs. Bonnie and Clyde]]Film/BonnieAndClyde]]



[[AC:Ellen Degeneres vs. Oprah Winfrey]]

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[[AC:Ellen Degeneres [[AC:Creator/EllenDegeneres vs. Oprah Winfrey]]



[[AC:Steven Spielberg vs. Alfred Hitchcock]]

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[[AC:Steven Spielberg [[AC:Creator/StevenSpielberg vs. Alfred Hitchcock]]Creator/AlfredHitchcock]]



[[AC:Lewis and Clark vs. Bill and Ted]]

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[[AC:Lewis and Clark vs. Bill and Ted]]Film/BillAndTed]]



[[AC:David Copperfield vs. Harry Houdini]]

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[[AC:David Copperfield vs. Harry Houdini]]
Creator/HarryHoudini]]



[[AC: Shaka Zulu vs. Julius Caesar]]

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[[AC: Shaka Zulu UsefulNotes/ShakaZulu vs. Julius Caesar]]UsefulNotes/JuliusCaesar]]



[[AC:Stan Lee vs. Jim Henson]]

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[[AC:Stan Lee [[AC:Creator/StanLee vs. Jim Henson]]Creator/JimHenson]]



[[AC:J. R. R. Tolkien vs. George R. R. Martin]]

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[[AC:J. R. R. Tolkien [[AC:Creator/JRRTolkien vs. George R. R. Martin]]Creator/GeorgeRRMartin]]



[[AC: Gordon Ramsay vs. Julia Child]]

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[[AC: Gordon Ramsay Creator/GordonRamsay vs. Julia Child]]Creator/JuliaChild]]



[[AC: James Bond vs. Austin Powers]]

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[[AC: James Bond Film/JamesBond vs. Austin Powers]]Film/AustinPowers]]



[[AC: Ivan the Terrible vs Alexander the Great]]

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[[AC: Ivan the Terrible UsefulNotes/IvanTheTerrible vs Alexander the Great]]UsefulNotes/AlexanderTheGreat]]



[[AC:Thomas Jefferson vs. Frederick Douglas]]

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[[AC:Thomas Jefferson [[AC:UsefulNotes/ThomasJefferson vs. Frederick Douglas]]



[[AC:Donald Trump vs. Hillary Clinton]]

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[[AC:Donald Trump vs. Hillary Clinton]]UsefulNotes/HillaryClinton]]



[[AC:Ash Ketchum vs. Charles Darwin]]

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[[AC:Ash Ketchum vs. Charles Darwin]]UsefulNotes/CharlesDarwin]]



[[AC:Wonder Woman vs. Stevie Wonder]]

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[[AC:Wonder Woman [[AC:Franchise/WonderWoman vs. Stevie Wonder]]Music/StevieWonder]]



[[AC: Theodore Roosevelt vs. Winston Churchill]]

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[[AC: Theodore Roosevelt UsefulNotes/TheodoreRoosevelt vs. Winston Churchill]]UsefulNotes/WinstonChurchill]]



* The part where the editors mess with Peter and Lloyd. Peter was given a big hand, and was called out for being a control freak, while Lloyd was given a big head, and was called out for having a huge ego.

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* The part where the editors mess with Peter and Lloyd. Peter was given a big hand, and was called out for being a control freak, ControlFreak, while Lloyd was given a big head, and was called out for having a huge ego.
23rd Nov '17 7:03:53 AM M3
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* Ash having yet to catch the Ghost type. So far he had Electric[[note]][[SeriesMascot Pikachu]][[/note]], Fire[[note]]the Charizard line, two thirds of the Typhlosion line -except Typh itself-, Torkoal, the Infernape line, two-thirds of the Emboar line -except Emboar itself-, the Talonflame line[[/note]], Water[[note]]Squirtle, the Kingler line, Lapras, Totodile, Corphish, Buizel, Oshawott, Palpitoad, the Greninja line[[/note]], Grass[[note]]Bulbasaur, two-thirds of the Meganium line -except Mega itself-, the Sceptile line, the Torterra line, Snivy, the Leavanny line[[/note]], Poison[[note]]Muk, the Gliscor line[[/note]], Normal[[note]]Raticate, Tauros, Snorlax, the Ambipom line[[/note]], Bug[[note]]the Butterfree line, Beedrill, Heracross[[/note]], Flying[[note]]the Pidgeot line, Noctowl, the Swellow line, the Staraptor line, the Unfezant line, the Talonflame line, the Noivern line[[/note]], Ground[[note]]the Donphan line, the Krookodile line[[/note]], Ice[[note]]the Glalie line[[/note]], Dragon[[note]]Gible, the Noivern line, Goodra[[/note]], Dark[[note]]Scraggy, the Krookodile line[[/note]], Fighting[[note]]Primeape, Scraggy, Hawlucha[[/note]], Rock[[note]]two-thirds of the Gigalith line -except Gigalith-[[/note]]... but he does have yet in the anime to properly catch a single Ghost-type Pokémon[[note]]the Haunter from Season 1 was not properly caught. so it didn't count[[/note]].

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* Ash having yet to catch the Ghost type. So far he had Electric[[note]][[SeriesMascot Pikachu]][[/note]], Fire[[note]]the Charizard line, two thirds of the Typhlosion line -except Typh itself-, Torkoal, the Infernape line, two-thirds of the Emboar line -except Emboar itself-, the Talonflame line[[/note]], Water[[note]]Squirtle, the Kingler line, Lapras, Totodile, Corphish, Buizel, Oshawott, Palpitoad, the Greninja line[[/note]], Grass[[note]]Bulbasaur, two-thirds of the Meganium line -except Mega itself-, the Sceptile line, the Torterra line, Snivy, the Leavanny line[[/note]], Poison[[note]]Muk, the Gliscor line[[/note]], Poison[[note]]Muk,[[/note]], Normal[[note]]Raticate, Tauros, Snorlax, the Ambipom line[[/note]], Bug[[note]]the Butterfree line, Beedrill, Heracross[[/note]], Flying[[note]]the Pidgeot line, Noctowl, the Swellow line, the Staraptor line, the Unfezant line, the Talonflame line, the Noivern line[[/note]], Ground[[note]]the Donphan line, the Krookodile line[[/note]], Ice[[note]]the Glalie line[[/note]], Dragon[[note]]Gible, the Noivern line, Goodra[[/note]], Dark[[note]]Scraggy, the Krookodile line[[/note]], Fighting[[note]]Primeape, Scraggy, Hawlucha[[/note]], Rock[[note]]two-thirds of the Gigalith line -except Gigalith-[[/note]]... but he does have yet in the anime to properly catch a single Ghost-type Pokémon[[note]]the Haunter from Season 1 was not properly caught. so it didn't count[[/note]].
15th Nov '17 7:19:17 PM PaulA
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* When [[spoiler:Kubrick]] points at his eyes at the line "Like ''Clockwork'', make you all hurt" it's not merely a nod to the make-up job on [[spoiler:AClockworkOrange]] (specifically, [[spoiler:the actor of Alex having eyeliner on his right eye, which Kubrick points to]]), but also to the infamous [[spoiler:Ludovico treatment scene where Alex is forced to watch movie reels of terrible violence and war set to classical music, with his eyes forced to stay open by wires, which actually hurt the actor while filming. This, along with the inclusion of the infamous "Do that scene again" 127 times from the filming of Film/TheShining, is another nod to Kubrick being an infamous PrimaDonnaDirector. ]]

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* When [[spoiler:Kubrick]] points at his eyes at the line "Like ''Clockwork'', make you all hurt" it's not merely a nod to the make-up job on [[spoiler:AClockworkOrange]] [[spoiler:Film/AClockworkOrange]] (specifically, [[spoiler:the actor of Alex having eyeliner on his right eye, which Kubrick points to]]), but also to the infamous [[spoiler:Ludovico treatment scene where Alex is forced to watch movie reels of terrible violence and war set to classical music, with his eyes forced to stay open by wires, which actually hurt the actor while filming. This, along with the inclusion of the infamous "Do that scene again" 127 times from the filming of Film/TheShining, is another nod to Kubrick being an infamous PrimaDonnaDirector. ]]
4th Nov '17 10:16:57 AM AM_NK
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[[AC: Sarah Palin vs. Lady Gaga]]
* Why is Lady Gaga played by [=NicePeter=]? Because, as Sarah Palin alludes to, when she first debuted, many people thought she was a transvestite.




[[AC: Sarah Palin vs. Lady Gaga]]
* Why is Lady Gaga played by [=NicePeter=]? Because, as Sarah Palin alludes to, when she first debuted, many people thought she was a transvestite.

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\n[[AC: Sarah Palin vs. Lady Gaga]]\n* Why is Lady Gaga It makes sense that Hogan would (rap) battle a world leader, since, at one point, he led an infamous stable which went by the name ''Wrestling/NewWorldOrder'' which [[WagTheDirector played by [=NicePeter=]? Because, as Sarah Palin alludes to, when she first debuted, many people thought she was a transvestite.
key part]] on the (metaphoric) destruction of [[Wrestling/{{WCW}} a world]].



{{AC: Thomas Jefferson vs. Frederick Douglas}}

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{{AC: Thomas [[AC:Thomas Jefferson vs. Frederick Douglas}}Douglas]]
26th Oct '17 9:04:19 AM Kolm
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* Throughout the rap, Austin is actually acting like the better spy. While Bond is constantly hyping up himself and his achievements, Austin takes a few personal pot-shots at Bond and brags about a number of things that sound silly and/or have nothing to do with spying - he's [[ObfuscatingStupidity deliberately playing himself up]] as a non-threat so that Bond lowers his guard. When [[spoiler: Connery's Bond]] appears, Austin makes a token attempt to rejoin the rap before backing off and [[LetsYouAndHimFight letting his two enemies fight]], which would both distract them from anything he might be doing (such as actual spywork) and allow him to come back in and finish off the (weakened) survivor later on.
10th Oct '17 6:08:18 AM MarsPlatypus
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* King's verses being much longer than Poe's verses. The latter is known for his short fiction, while the former is known for his {{Doorstopper}}s.
8th Oct '17 10:13:55 AM ading
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** Columbus's claims he has "a neck chop for Spock, I'll put my sword through Sulu" aren't threats, they're boasts - Spock is famous for his 'Vulcan neck pinch' and Sulu is a fencer.

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** * Columbus's claims he has "a neck chop for Spock, I'll put my sword through Sulu" aren't threats, they're boasts - Spock is famous for his 'Vulcan neck pinch' and Sulu is a fencer.
* Columbus claims to be more of "a ''real'' explorer" than Kirk. He's right: Kirk is a ''fictional'' explorer.
2nd Sep '17 8:38:47 PM Throng
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* Steve Jobs interrupting the typical "VERSUS!" introduction is pretty much something the real Steve Jobs did during presentations, all the time. (For instance, when being shown a prototype Segway, they asked that questions be held for the end, to which he snorted and said something like 'yeah, ''that's'' going to happen.")
31st Aug '17 4:13:41 PM JohnHitchcock42
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{{AC: Thomas Jefferson vs. Frederick Douglas}}
* "Founding Absentee Father" becomes especially fitting when you realize the insult is meant ''literally''. Although he is considered one of the founding fathers, Thomas Jefferson wasn't ''even in America'' when the Revolution happened.
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