History Funny / Jingo

3rd Sep '17 8:00:33 AM Materioptikon
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** The fact that after Nobby's being given what seems to be an extremely auspicious reading, Mrs. Cake feels compelled to go back to her crystal ball and doublecheck.
28th Jul '17 3:48:22 AM DoktorvonEurotrash
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* The StealthPun when Carrot and Angua are interviewing the gnoll Stoolie about the attempted assassination, and Angua is disgusted by the fact that Stoolie has grass growing on him. In other words, he's a [[UsefulNotes/ConspiracyTheories Grassy Gnoll]].
24th Jan '17 12:36:13 PM NanoMoose
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(In Ankh-Morpork, there really ''is'' a difference between Assassins and those who 'just kill people for money'... at least, if you ask the Assassins about it anyway.)

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** (In Ankh-Morpork, there really ''is'' a difference between Assassins and those who 'just kill people for money'... at least, money'. Especially if you ask the Assassins about it anyway.Assassins.)



--> [''Later'']

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--> [''Later'']''(Later)''
28th Dec '16 5:51:56 PM NanoMoose
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* At the end, there's a scene where Vimes confronts 71-hour-Ahmed, where Vimes gloats about how he saw right through a murder scene, which had been manipulated to make it seem like Klatchians had been responsible. Ahmed's response: "[[BatmanGambit Yes, you did.]]". The way Vimes just deflates as it sinks into him that the scene had been manipulated by Klatchians in order to trigger his Political Correctness the wrong way (or rather: the right way) is just funny in how crestfallen he is.

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* At the end, there's a scene where Vimes confronts 71-hour-Ahmed, where Vimes gloats about how he saw right through a murder scene, which had been manipulated to make it seem like Klatchians had been responsible. Ahmed's response: "[[BatmanGambit Yes, you did.]]". ]]" The way poor Vimes just deflates as it sinks into him that the scene had been manipulated by Klatchians in order to trigger his Political Correctness the wrong way (or rather: the right way) is just funny in how crestfallen he is.thoroughly he's been manipulated.
5th Dec '16 6:17:10 AM jakobitis
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* Leonard's undoubted genius has one notable weakness: naming things. He designs (in his own words) a '''submersible marine''' vehicle... which he decides to then name the 'Going-Under-The-Water-Safely-Boat.'
5th Dec '16 6:12:02 AM jakobitis
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(In Ankh-Morpork, there really ''is'' a difference between Assassins and those who 'just kill people for money'... at least, if you ask the Assassins about it anyway.)
19th Oct '16 10:19:26 AM Lullabee
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** Especially when it comes across pretty subtly/ambiguously. When Vimes says, "In my opinion, no surgeons anywhere have cleaner sawdust on their floors than the ones in this city," it's mentioned that Vetinari coughs, which is ''possibly'' because he's trying not to laugh at Vimes' amazing zinger, or maybe he's just trying to redirect the conversation. It's always fun to pay attention to Vetinari's tendency to cough/look away/cover his mouth whenever Vimes gets off a clever line.
26th Sep '16 7:56:05 AM GothicProphet
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26th Sep '16 7:53:19 AM GothicProphet
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* That scene at the end, where in the middle of Vimes leading the parade again, an unlicensed theft occurs and he gives chase, leading to a bit of confusion as everyone else follows suit. The poor thief looks behind him to see half of Ankh-Morpork's upper class bearing down on him.

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* That scene at the end, where in the middle of Vimes leading the parade again, an unlicensed theft occurs and he gives chase, leading to a bit of confusion as everyone else follows suit. The poor thief looks behind him to see half of Ankh-Morpork's upper class bearing down on him.him.
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9th Sep '16 1:11:01 PM Ciara25
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* [[TheComicallySerious Lord Vetinari]], dictator of Ankh-Morpork, juggling and shilling a game of guess-which-cup-the-egg-is-under. Later revealing that he actually never learned to juggle, and he always knows where the chicken is.

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* [[TheComicallySerious Lord Vetinari]], dictator of Ankh-Morpork, juggling and shilling a game of guess-which-cup-the-egg-is-under. Later revealing that he actually never learned to juggle, and he always knows where the chicken is. After running Ankh-Morpork with even a small measure of efficiency, what he's just pulled off is a cake-walk.
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