History IdiotBall / ComicBooks

20th Apr '17 9:43:45 AM Taskmaster123
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* Actually, the ordinary citizens and government officials in both the Marvel and DC universes, despite knowing they coexist with very powerful individuals who are capable of inflicting a ''tremendous'' amount of damage if you piss them off or make them defend themselves, just can't seem to resist picking up the Idiot Ball. The short, quiet little guy with the weird haircut and the mutton-chop whiskers, sitting all by himself in the bar and quietly drinking a beer? Maybe you and your buddies trying to pick a fight with him ''just isn't a good idea.'' Instead of sending a entire armored division with both air and infantry support after the Hulk, as well as spending a large chunk of your annual budget, maybe you should do what the Hulk's been telling you to do for years and just ''leave him alone.'' The cute little girl in pigtails, sitting all by herself in a bus station in the middle of the night, with just a little puppy for company? Maybe she's a 1,000 year old sorceress traveling incognito, and the little puppy is actually her familiar, who will transform himself into a eight foot tall whirlwind of fangs and teeth to protect her. Therefore, trying to sweet-talk her into getting into your car ''might be the last thing you ever do.'' The man walking out all by himself in the middle of the night, who shows absolutely no trace of fear when you and your gang try to mug him? He might be a vigilante carrying enough firepower under his BadAssLongCoat to both start and end a war. The unshaven, filthy homeless man riding a subway in the middle of the night? Trying to douse him in lighter fluid and set him on fire might not work out the way you think, especially if he's bonded to a murderous symbiote that gives him all the powers of certain arachnid-based superhero but none of the self-restraint. There are hundreds if not thousands of examples of people who just won't learn.

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* Actually, the ordinary citizens and government officials in both the Marvel and DC universes, despite knowing they coexist with very powerful individuals who are capable of inflicting a ''tremendous'' amount of damage if you piss them off or make them defend themselves, just can't seem to resist picking up the Idiot Ball. The short, quiet little guy with the weird haircut and the mutton-chop whiskers, sitting all by himself in the bar and quietly drinking a beer? Maybe you and your buddies trying to pick a fight with him ''just isn't a good idea.'' Instead of sending a entire armored division with both air and infantry support after the Hulk, as well as spending a large chunk of your annual budget, maybe you should do what the Hulk's been telling you to do for years and just ''leave him alone.'' The cute little girl in pigtails, sitting all by herself in at a bus station stop in the middle of the night, with just a little puppy for company? Maybe she's a 1,000 year old sorceress traveling incognito, and the little puppy is actually her familiar, who will transform himself into a eight foot tall whirlwind of fangs and teeth claws to protect her. Therefore, trying to sweet-talk her into getting into your car ''might be the last thing you ever do.'' The man walking out all by himself in the middle of the night, who shows absolutely no trace of fear when you and your gang try to mug him? He might be a vigilante carrying enough firepower under his BadAssLongCoat to both start and end a war. The unshaven, filthy homeless man riding a subway in the middle of the night? Trying to douse him in lighter fluid and set him on fire might not work out the way you think, especially if he's bonded to a murderous symbiote that gives him all the powers of certain arachnid-based superhero but none of the self-restraint. There are hundreds if not thousands of examples of people who just won't learn.
20th Apr '17 9:38:53 AM Taskmaster123
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* Actually, the ordinary citizens and government officials in both the Marvel and DC universes, despite knowing they coexist with very powerful individuals who are capable of inflicting a ''tremendous'' amount of damage if you piss them off or make them defend themselves, just can't seem to resist picking up the Idiot Ball. The short, quiet little guy with the weird haircut and the mutton-chop whiskers, sitting all by himself in the bar and quietly drinking a beer? Maybe you and your buddies trying to pick a fight with him ''just isn't a good idea.'' Instead of sending a entire armored division with both air and infantry support after the Hulk, as well as spending a large chunk of your annual budget, maybe you should do what the Hulk's been telling you to do for years and just ''leave him alone." The cute little girl in pigtails, sitting all by herself in a bus station in the middle of the night, with just a little puppy for company? Maybe she's a 1,000 year old sorceress traveling incognito, and the little puppy is actually her familiar, who will transform himself into a eight foot tall whirlwind of fangs and teeth to protect her. Therefore, trying to sweet-talk her into getting into your car ''might be the last thing you ever do.'' The man walking out all by himself in the middle of the night, who shows absolutely no trace of fear when you and your gang try to mug him? He might be a vigilante carrying enough firepower under his BadAssLongCoat to both start and end a war. The unshaven, filthy homeless man riding a subway in the middle of the night? Trying to douse him in lighter fluid and set him on fire might not work out the way you think, especially if he's bonded to a murderous symbiote that gives him all the powers of certain arachnid-based superhero but none of the self-restraint. There are hundreds if not thousands of examples of people who just won't learn.

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* Actually, the ordinary citizens and government officials in both the Marvel and DC universes, despite knowing they coexist with very powerful individuals who are capable of inflicting a ''tremendous'' amount of damage if you piss them off or make them defend themselves, just can't seem to resist picking up the Idiot Ball. The short, quiet little guy with the weird haircut and the mutton-chop whiskers, sitting all by himself in the bar and quietly drinking a beer? Maybe you and your buddies trying to pick a fight with him ''just isn't a good idea.'' Instead of sending a entire armored division with both air and infantry support after the Hulk, as well as spending a large chunk of your annual budget, maybe you should do what the Hulk's been telling you to do for years and just ''leave him alone." '' The cute little girl in pigtails, sitting all by herself in a bus station in the middle of the night, with just a little puppy for company? Maybe she's a 1,000 year old sorceress traveling incognito, and the little puppy is actually her familiar, who will transform himself into a eight foot tall whirlwind of fangs and teeth to protect her. Therefore, trying to sweet-talk her into getting into your car ''might be the last thing you ever do.'' The man walking out all by himself in the middle of the night, who shows absolutely no trace of fear when you and your gang try to mug him? He might be a vigilante carrying enough firepower under his BadAssLongCoat to both start and end a war. The unshaven, filthy homeless man riding a subway in the middle of the night? Trying to douse him in lighter fluid and set him on fire might not work out the way you think, especially if he's bonded to a murderous symbiote that gives him all the powers of certain arachnid-based superhero but none of the self-restraint. There are hundreds if not thousands of examples of people who just won't learn.
20th Apr '17 9:35:45 AM Taskmaster123
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* Actually, the ordinary citizens and government officials in both the Marvel and DC universes, despite knowing they coexist with very powerful individuals who are capable of inflicting a ''tremendous'' amount of damage if you piss them off or make them defend themselves, just can't seem to resist picking up the Idiot Ball. The short, quiet little guy with the weird haircut and the mutton-chop whiskers, sitting all by himself in the bar and quietly drinking a beer? Maybe you and your buddies trying to pick a fight with him ''just isn't a good idea.'' Instead of sending a entire armored division with both air and infantry support after the Hulk, as well as spending a large chunk of your annual budget, maybe you should do what the Hulk's been telling you to do for years and just ''leave him alone." The cute little girl in pigtails, sitting all by herself in a bus station in the middle of the night, with just a little puppy for company? Maybe she's a 1,000 year old sorceress traveling incognito, and the little puppy is actually her familiar, who will transform himself into a eight foot tall whirlwind of fangs and teeth to protect her. Therefore, trying to sweet-talk her into getting into your car ''might be the last thing you ever do.'' The man walking out all by himself in the middle of the night, who shows absolutely no trace of fear when you and your gang try to mug him? He might be a vigilante carrying enough firepower under his BadAssLongCoat to both start and end a war. The unshaven, filthy homeless man riding a subway in the middle of the night? Trying to douse him in lighter fluid and set him on fire might not work out the way you think, especially if he's bonded to a murderous symbiote that gives him all the powers of certain arachnid-based superhero but none of the self-restraint. There are hundreds if not thousands of examples of people who just won't learn.
26th Feb '17 8:40:16 AM Acomicfan1
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* ''ComicBook/SuperiorSpiderMan'' was essentially the same thing as ''[=AvX=]'', with everyone close to Peter not realizing his humongous TookALevelInJerkass was because Dr. Octopus took over his body and those who ''could'' being stopped or being incapacitated in some way.
8th Jan '17 2:51:43 AM LadyJaneGrey
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* In ''ComicBook/TransformersTotalWar'', Megatron ''finally'' admits that [[http://tfwiki.net/wiki/File:Megatrong2idiot.jpg this is the sole reason]] he has trusted Starscream for so long, and while Optimus is tempted to record and exploit this confession, [[EnemyMine it really isn't the time.]]
13th Oct '16 6:41:26 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* The three baddies from ''[[ComicBook/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicIDW Friends Forever Issue #25]]'' have a plan that involves stealing the wings from a pegasus to brew into a potion that will give the three of them wings, thus making them Alicorns. That's fine and dandy, except it overlooks one simple thing: if one pegasus can make enough potion for the three of them, then with two willing pegasi they could make two potions: one for the three unicorns and one for the ''two donor pegasi''. This obvious oversight instead led them to craft an evil scheme and get themselves promptly foiled by Twilight Sparkle.
13th Oct '16 6:17:00 PM Blazer
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* A major problem within ''ComicBook/CivilWarII'' is that everyone, especially [[ComicBook/MsMarvel Carol Danvers]] believes Ulysses' precog-based visions at face value, thus incidents that could easily be solved with a little bit of talking and waving it off is instead turned into Carol running at the person with the rest of ComicBook/{{SHIELD}} at her side, ready to arrest anyone and everyone for just ''thinking'' of a crime. For example, the ''Power Man & Iron Fist'' tie-in has Carol confronting ComicBook/LukeCage with the belief that he was going to cause a jail break, mostly because ComicBook/IronFist was in there for a reason. He was only ''thinking'' of it idly and had no intention on doing anything that would get his best friend in trouble. The ensuing fight ends up causing the jailbreak and Cage gets injured in the process.
16th May '16 3:04:03 AM KlawKalash
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* The three baddies from ''[[ComicBook/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicIDW Friends Forever Issue #25]]'' have a plan that involves stealing the wings from a pegasus to brew into a potion that will give the three of them wings, thus making them Alicorns. That's fine and dandy, except it overlooks one simple thing: if one pegasus can make enough potion for the three of them, then with two willing pegasi they could make two potions: one for the three unicorns and one for the ''two donor pegasi''. This obvious oversight instead led them to craft an evil scheme and get themselves promptly foiled by Twilight Sparkle.



* The three baddies from ''[[ComicBook/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicIDW Friends Forever Issue #25]]'' have a plan that involves stealing the wings from a pegasus to brew into a potion that will give the three of them wings, thus making them Alicorns. That's fine and dandy, except it overlooks one simple thing: if one pegasus can make enough potion for the three of them, then with two willing pegasi they could make two potions: one for the three unicorns and one for the ''two donor pegasi''. This obvious oversight instead led them to craft an evil scheme and get themselves promptly foiled by Twilight Sparkle.
16th May '16 3:00:12 AM KlawKalash
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** [[OurElvesAreDifferent King Aspen]] [[CharacterShilling was billed as wise, respectable leader]] in ''The Root Of The Problem'', how does he show it? When a CorruptCorporateExecutive illegally cuts down there forest, he uses the forest to forcibly seize replacement land from the ponies instead of of attacking those who were still cutting it down. Worse, Celestia and Luna, who would have been on his side, are too busy containing the damage he's causing to help. ''Worse'', the villains are easily stopped and their damage undone once the heroes bother to deal with them, meaning this conflict would have ended before becoming a story if not for Aspen's MisplacedRetribution.

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** [[OurElvesAreDifferent King Aspen]] [[CharacterShilling was billed as a wise, respectable leader]] in ''The Root Of The Problem'', how does he show it? When a CorruptCorporateExecutive illegally cuts down there a forest, he uses the forest to forcibly seize replacement land from the ponies instead of of attacking those who were still cutting it down. Worse, Celestia and Luna, who would have been on his side, are too busy containing the damage he's causing to help. ''Worse'', the villains are easily stopped and their damage undone once the heroes bother to deal with them, meaning this conflict would have ended before becoming a story if not for Aspen's MisplacedRetribution.
16th May '16 2:58:47 AM KlawKalash
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** The first StoryArc had the changelings impersonate the Mane Six and prey upon their insecurities to trick them into a PlotMandatedFriendshipFailure, it take them till next issue to realize this and make amends. Given that the Mane Six knew they were up against changelings, who's abilities for impersonation and deceit were well established to them, why it took this long to suspect anything...

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** The first StoryArc had the changelings impersonate the Mane Six and prey upon their insecurities to trick them into a PlotMandatedFriendshipFailure, it take takes them till next issue to realize this and make amends. Given that the Mane Six knew they were up against changelings, who's abilities for impersonation and deceit were well established to them, why it took this long to suspect anything...
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