History Jerkass / Literature

26th Jun '16 10:50:45 AM RaustBD
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They deliberately dropped a magical candy in front of Dudley Dursley, knowing the muggle has problems with over-eating just to see what would happen. It was Two-Ton Tongue Taffy; Mr. Weasley had to fix it. Wizarding law is supposed to protect muggles from that kind of magical prank (in fact, it's a direct violation of the department their father belongs to, and it's one of the few moments where Arthur scolds the twins.) They also test their joke products on First Years (11 year old kids, some of whom are muggle-born and had little experience with magic beforehand), sneak into the Hogwarts kitchen to get snacks (then lie about how hard it was to steal the treats, even though the House elves willingly give away food if someone asks), and center most of their other 'pranks' on Percy Weasley. Said pranks include stealing and enchanted Percy's Head Boy badge, bewitching snowballs to attack him, trying to lock Percy into a pyramid in Egypt (only stopped because their mother caught them in time), and sending dung to Percy's office after he gets a job in the Ministry. (All of this happens before Percy decides he would rather stick with the Ministry than believe in Dumbledore like the rest of his family. Once Percy severs ties, they continue to insult him and throw mashed parsnips at him during the one family dinner Percy attends in a 2 1/2 year period. Yet Percy is the only one who apologizes for being a prat.)

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They deliberately dropped a magical candy in front of Dudley Dursley, knowing the muggle has problems with over-eating just to see what would happen. It was Two-Ton Tongue Taffy; Mr. Weasley had to fix it. Wizarding law is supposed to protect muggles from that kind of magical prank (in fact, it's a direct violation of the department their father belongs to, and it's one of the few moments where Arthur scolds the twins.twins, but in their defense they only chose him as the victim "because he's a great bullying git", see below.) They also test their joke products on First Years (11 year old kids, some of whom are muggle-born and had little experience with magic beforehand), sneak into the Hogwarts kitchen to get snacks (then lie about how hard it was to steal the treats, even though the House elves willingly give away food if someone asks), and center most of their other 'pranks' on Percy Weasley. Said pranks include stealing and enchanted Percy's Head Boy badge, bewitching snowballs to attack him, trying to lock Percy into a pyramid in Egypt (only stopped because their mother caught them in time), and sending dung to Percy's office after he gets a job in the Ministry. (All of this happens before Percy decides he would rather stick with the Ministry than believe in Dumbledore like the rest of his family. Once Percy severs ties, they continue to insult him and throw mashed parsnips at him during the one family dinner Percy attends in a 2 1/2 year period. Yet Percy is the only one who apologizes for being a prat.)
11th May '16 10:38:41 PM chicagomel
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* Han Solo's cousin Thrackan Sal-Solo in ''Literature/NewJediOrder'' and ''Literature/LegacyOfTheForce''. He beat up Han when they were kids and generally made things hard for him. As an adult, he declared himself ruler of Corellia, started an anti-alien group,captured the Solo kids,later put out a bounty on his own family and sold out Boba Fett's daughter. That last one led to Boba going PapaWolf and aiding in his death (although Jacen actually killed him)
25th Mar '16 5:53:36 AM SuperCartoonFan
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* Everybody in ''Literature/DiaryOfAWimpyKid'' has their moments (it's what makes it a BlackComedy), but Roderick... well, let's just say that if [[AssholeVictim his body is found in a ditch somewhere]], [[CainAndAbel it's not hard to figure who the prime suspect will be.]]

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* Everybody in ''Literature/DiaryOfAWimpyKid'' has their moments (it's what makes it a BlackComedy), but Roderick...Rodrick... well, let's just say that if [[AssholeVictim his body is found in a ditch somewhere]], [[CainAndAbel it's not hard to figure who the prime suspect will be.]]
22nd Nov '15 6:02:37 PM nombretomado
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* {{God}} in ''[[http://bbs.stardestroyer.net/viewtopic.php?t=118769&highlight= Armageddon:]] TheSalvationWar''. First off, even though he closed the gates of Heaven ''1000 years ago'', the reason that He threw ALL of humanity on Earth to Satan NOW is [[spoiler: He's pissed that humans have started questioning His teachings and that they're not all constantly singing his praises. He even has a Chorus in Heaven which is forced to constantly sing his praises. He actually gets pissed when, after throwing them ALL to Satan, the Catholic Church excommunicates him and denounces him as an usurper of a one true God. When the reason that he flipped off humanity was that they were questioning his teachings in the first place, you'd think he would see that one coming.]]

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* {{God}} in ''[[http://bbs.stardestroyer.net/viewtopic.php?t=118769&highlight= Armageddon:]] TheSalvationWar''.Literature/TheSalvationWar''. First off, even though he closed the gates of Heaven ''1000 years ago'', the reason that He threw ALL of humanity on Earth to Satan NOW is [[spoiler: He's pissed that humans have started questioning His teachings and that they're not all constantly singing his praises. He even has a Chorus in Heaven which is forced to constantly sing his praises. He actually gets pissed when, after throwing them ALL to Satan, the Catholic Church excommunicates him and denounces him as an usurper of a one true God. When the reason that he flipped off humanity was that they were questioning his teachings in the first place, you'd think he would see that one coming.]]
19th Oct '15 7:12:26 AM 940131
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*** He was even this as a child as he was part of the group who would go on to be the Death Eaters. Talented at Dark magic, he pretty was a jerk to any non-Death Eater except [[spoiler: Lily Evans, his frist friend. However, she grew sickened of what he was becoming.]]
** James Potter and Sirius Black were often this in their boyhood, though with James, mainly toward his mutual hatred toward Snape. This peaked into DudeNotFunny territory when Sirius discovered Snape had been spying on them in attempts to learn what they've been doing during certain nights (accompanying their werewolf friend, Remus Lupin during his transformations). Sirius let slip how to get past the Whomping Willow so Snape could sneak in and he ends up running into a werewolf Lupin, James was very horrified by this before saving Snape. Sirius and James outgrow this with James becoming Head Boy in his final year.

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*** He was even this as a child as he was part of the group who would go on to be the Death Eaters. Talented at Dark magic, he pretty was a jerk to any non-Death Eater except [[spoiler: Lily Evans, his frist friend. However, she grew sickened of what he was becoming.]]
** James Potter and Sirius Black were often this in their boyhood, though with James, mainly toward his mutual hatred toward Snape. This peaked into DudeNotFunny territory when Sirius discovered Snape had been spying on them in attempts to learn what they've been doing during certain nights (accompanying their werewolf friend, Remus Lupin during his transformations). Sirius let slip how to get past the Whomping Willow so Snape could sneak in and he ends up running into a werewolf Lupin, James was very horrified by this before saving Snape. Sirius and We're told James outgrow outgrew this with James becoming Head Boy in his final year.
14th Oct '15 12:12:11 PM EDP
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** James Potter and Sirius Black were often this in their boyhood, though with James, mainly toward his mutual hatred toward Snape. This peaked into DudeNotFunny territory when Sirius discovered Snape had been spying on them in attempts to learn what they've been doing during certain nights (accomapnying their werewolf friend, Remus Lupin during his transformations.) Sirius let slip how to get past the Whomping Willow so Snape could sneak in and he ends up running into a werewolf Lupin, James was very horrified by this before saving Snape. Sirius and James outgrow this with James becoming Head Boy in his final year.

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** James Potter and Sirius Black were often this in their boyhood, though with James, mainly toward his mutual hatred toward Snape. This peaked into DudeNotFunny territory when Sirius discovered Snape had been spying on them in attempts to learn what they've been doing during certain nights (accomapnying (accompanying their werewolf friend, Remus Lupin during his transformations.) transformations). Sirius let slip how to get past the Whomping Willow so Snape could sneak in and he ends up running into a werewolf Lupin, James was very horrified by this before saving Snape. Sirius and James outgrow this with James becoming Head Boy in his final year.
4th May '15 6:27:25 PM Anddrix
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* Fang was veering dangerously close to this territory earlier on in the ''Literature/MaximumRide'' series. He flirted blatantly with several girls other than Max over the course of the series, but when ''she'' dated someone else, of course he became [[GreenEyedEpiphany jealous]]. Not to mention the fact that when she finally complained to him about it for real, he acted as though nothing had happened and basically disregarded what she said.
11th Apr '15 5:29:57 PM Anicomicgeek
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* The Francihse/HannibalLecter series has a few outside of the {{Serial Killer}}s:

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* The Francihse/HannibalLecter Franchise/HannibalLecter series has a few outside of the {{Serial Killer}}s:
11th Apr '15 5:28:54 PM Anicomicgeek
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* The Francihse/HannibalLecter series has a few outside of the SerialKillers:

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* The Francihse/HannibalLecter series has a few outside of the SerialKillers:{{Serial Killer}}s:
11th Apr '15 5:27:55 PM Anicomicgeek
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* The Francihse/HannibalLecter series has a few outside of the SerialKillers:
** Freddy Lounds, who took pictures of Graham in the hospital after getting stabbed by Lecter for his paper, and had no qualms about writing pure lies just to sell copies.
** Paul Krendler. He make's Starling's life a living hell for not only grandslamming the Buffalo Bill case, but also he made a pass at Clarice which she rejected. Twice. He's also a CorruptCop, working for Verger Mason and framing Starling.
** Frederick Chilton. There's his making a sleazy pass at Clarice, frequent taunting of Lecter, illicitly recording Clarice's conversations with Lecter, leaking the FBI's deal with Lecter, hogging the spotlight as the plan's brainchild, putting both Clarice and Catherine Martin at the mercy of Buffalo Bill in the process.
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