History JustForFun / TheZerothLawOfTropeExamples

18th Feb '16 6:23:27 PM NanoMoose
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* IBangedYourMom / YourMom [[note]]Yes, Shakespeare [[DoubleEntendre did your mom first.]][[/note]]:

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* IBangedYourMom / YourMom IBangedYourMom[=/=]YourMom [[note]]Yes, Shakespeare [[DoubleEntendre did your mom first.]][[/note]]:



-->""If this were play'd upon a stage now, I could condemn it as improbable fiction."" (''Theatre/TwelfthNight'')

to:

-->""If -->"If this were play'd upon a stage now, I could condemn it as improbable fiction."" " (''Theatre/TwelfthNight'')



[. . .] Give me your hands, if we be friends\\
and Robin shall restore amend"''' (''Theatre/AMidsummerNightsDream'')

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[. . .[...] Give me your hands, if we be friends\\
and Robin shall restore amend"''' amend."''' (''Theatre/AMidsummerNightsDream'')



* VillainProtagonist / ProtagonistJourneyToVillain: ''Theatre/{{Macbeth}}.'' Or, ''Theatre/RichardIII'' if you like them blacker than black from the start.

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* VillainProtagonist / ProtagonistJourneyToVillain: VillainProtagonist[=/=]ProtagonistJourneyToVillain: ''Theatre/{{Macbeth}}.'' Or, ''Theatre/RichardIII'' if you like them blacker than black from the start.
17th Oct '15 3:36:56 PM Pastykake
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--> Yond Cassius has a lean and hungry look;
--> He thinks too much; such men are dangerous[...]
--> Such men as he be never at heart's ease
--> Whiles they behold a greater than themselves.

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--> Yond -->''"Yond' Cassius has a lean and hungry look;
-->
look;\\
He thinks too much; such men are dangerous[...]
-->
]\\
Such men as he be never at heart's ease
-->
ease\\
Whiles they behold a greater than themselves."''



-->"He that hath a beard is more than a youth, and he that hath no beard is less than a man;" (''Theatre/MuchAdoAboutNothing'')

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-->"He -->''"He that hath a beard is more than a youth, and he that hath no beard is less than a man;" man;"'' (''Theatre/MuchAdoAboutNothing'')



-->''...graves at my command''\\
''Have waked their sleepers, oped and let 'em forth''\\
''By my so potent art.''
* EyeScream: "Out, vile jelly! Where is thy lustre now?"(''Theatre/KingLear'')

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-->''...-->''"...graves at my command''\\
''Have
command\\
Have
waked their sleepers, oped and let 'em forth''\\
''By
forth\\
By
my so potent art.''
"''
* EyeScream: "Out, EyeScream:
-->''"Out,
vile jelly! Where is thy lustre now?"(''Theatre/KingLear'')now?"'' (''Theatre/KingLear'')



-->"So, oft it chances in particular men,\\

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-->"So, -->''"So, oft it chances in particular men,\\



As infinite as man may undergo ?\\

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As infinite as man may undergo ?\\undergo?\\



From that particular fault." (''Theatre/{{Hamlet}}'')

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From that particular fault." "'' (''Theatre/{{Hamlet}}'')



-->"But this denoted a foregone conclusion: 'Tis a shrewd doubt, though it be [[AllJustADream but a dream]]." (''Theatre/{{Othello}}'')

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-->"But -->''"But this denoted a foregone conclusion: 'Tis a shrewd doubt, though it be [[AllJustADream but a dream]]." "'' (''Theatre/{{Othello}}'')



-->'''Richard:''' ''Deformed, unfinished, sent before my time\\

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-->'''Richard:''' ''Deformed, -->''"Deformed, unfinished, sent before my time\\



And descant on mine own deformity.'' (''Theatre/RichardIII'')
* [[MilkingTheGiantCow Hamming It Up]]\\
"Nor do not saw the air too much with your hands, but suit the action to the word, the word to the action." (''Theatre/{{Hamlet}}'')

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And descant on mine own deformity.'' "'' (''Theatre/RichardIII'')
* [[MilkingTheGiantCow Hamming It Up]]\\
"Nor
Up]]:
-->''"Nor
do not saw the air too much with your hands, but suit the action to the word, the word to the action." "'' (''Theatre/{{Hamlet}}'')



-->'''Demetrius:''' ''Villain, what hast thou done?''\\
'''Aaron:''' ''That which thou canst not undo.''\\
'''Chiron:''' ''Thou hast undone our mother.''\\
'''Aaron:''' ''Villain, I have ''done'' thy mother.'' (''Theatre/TitusAndronicus'')\\

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-->'''Demetrius:''' ''Villain, Villain, what hast thou done?''\\
done?\\
'''Aaron:''' ''That That which thou canst not undo.''\\
\\
'''Chiron:''' ''Thou Thou hast undone our mother.''\\
\\
'''Aaron:''' ''Villain, Villain, I have ''done'' thy mother.'' mother. (''Theatre/TitusAndronicus'')\\



'''Painter:''' ''Y'are a dog.''\\
'''Apemantus:''' ''Thy mother's of my generation. What's she, if I be a dog?'' (''Theatre/TimonOfAthens'')

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'''Painter:''' ''Y'are Y'are a dog.''\\
\\
'''Apemantus:''' ''Thy Thy mother's of my generation. What's she, if I be a dog?'' dog? (''Theatre/TimonOfAthens'')



** "If this were acted upon the stage I would condemn it as an improbable fiction."(''Theatre/TwelfthNight'')
** "How many ages hence shall this our lofty scene be acted over in states unborn and accents yet unknown!" (''Theatre/JuliusCaesar'')

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** "If -->''"If this were acted upon the stage I would condemn it as an improbable fiction."(''Theatre/TwelfthNight'')
** "How
"'' ''Theatre/TwelfthNight'')\\
\\
''"How
many ages hence shall this our lofty scene be acted over in states unborn and accents yet unknown!" unknown!"'' (''Theatre/JuliusCaesar'')



-->"Do not infest your mind with beating on\\
The strangeness of this business\\
(''Theatre/TheTempest'')

to:

-->"Do -->''"Do not infest your mind with beating on\\
The strangeness of this business\\
business"'' (''Theatre/TheTempest'')



-->"Out, damned spot! out, I say!" (''Theatre/{{Macbeth}}'')

to:

-->"Out, -->''"Out, damned spot! out, I say!" say!"'' (''Theatre/{{Macbeth}}'')



-->'''Macduff''': "Turn, hell-hound, turn!" (''Theatre/{{Macbeth}}'')

to:

-->'''Macduff''': "Turn, Turn, hell-hound, turn!" turn! (''Theatre/{{Macbeth}}'')



-->"If this were play'd upon a stage now, I could condemn it as improbable fiction." (''Theatre/TwelfthNight'')

to:

-->"If -->""If this were play'd upon a stage now, I could condemn it as improbable fiction." "" (''Theatre/TwelfthNight'')



-->'''Puck:''' ''If we shadows have offended\\

to:

-->'''Puck:''' ''If -->''"If we shadows have offended\\



and Robin shall restore amends''' (''Theatre/AMidsummerNightsDream'')

to:

and Robin shall restore amends''' amend"''' (''Theatre/AMidsummerNightsDream'')



--> I wasted time, and now doth time waste me. (''Theatre/RichardII'')

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--> I -->''"I wasted time, and now doth time waste me. me."'' (''Theatre/RichardII'')



-->"Peace, I will stop your mouth." (''Theatre/MuchAdoAboutNothing'')

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-->"Peace, -->''"Peace, I will stop your mouth." "'' (''Theatre/MuchAdoAboutNothing'')



* TeenDrama: ''RomeoAndJuliet''.
* TheSecretOfLongPorkPies: One RoaringRampageOfRevenge that comes with a free sample-platter is ''TitusAndronicus''. Eat your heart out, SweeneyTodd.
* VillainProtagonist / ProtagonistJourneyToVillain: ''Theatre/{{Macbeth}}.'' Or, ''RichardIII'' if you like them blacker than black from the start.
* WallBangHer: Discussed in this exchange at the beginning of ''RomeoAndJuliet'':
--> '''Sampson''': A dog of that house shall move me to stand: I will take the wall of any man or maid of Montague's.
--> '''Gregory''': That shows thee a weak slave, for the weakest goes to the wall.
--> '''Sampson''': 'Tis true, and therefore women being the weaker vessels are ever thrust to the wall: therefore I will push Montague's men from the wall, and ''thrust his maids to the wall''.

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* TeenDrama: ''RomeoAndJuliet''.
''Theatre/RomeoAndJuliet''.
* TheSecretOfLongPorkPies: One RoaringRampageOfRevenge that comes with a free sample-platter is ''TitusAndronicus''.''Theatre/TitusAndronicus''. Eat your heart out, SweeneyTodd.
* VillainProtagonist / ProtagonistJourneyToVillain: ''Theatre/{{Macbeth}}.'' Or, ''RichardIII'' ''Theatre/RichardIII'' if you like them blacker than black from the start.
* WallBangHer: Discussed in this exchange at the beginning of ''RomeoAndJuliet'':
--> '''Sampson''':
''Theatre/RomeoAndJuliet'':
-->'''Sampson''':
A dog of that house shall move me to stand: I will take the wall of any man or maid of Montague's.
-->
Montague's.\\
'''Gregory''': That shows thee a weak slave, for the weakest goes to the wall.
-->
wall.\\
'''Sampson''': 'Tis true, and therefore women being the weaker vessels are ever thrust to the wall: therefore I will push Montague's men from the wall, and ''thrust his maids to the wall''.
21st Jul '15 8:02:18 PM Llygodenfawr
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* TheSecretofLongPorkPies: One RoaringRampageOfRevenge that comes with a free sample-platter is ''TitusAndronicus''. Eat your heart out, SweeneyTodd.

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* TheSecretofLongPorkPies: TheSecretOfLongPorkPies: One RoaringRampageOfRevenge that comes with a free sample-platter is ''TitusAndronicus''. Eat your heart out, SweeneyTodd.
22nd May '15 3:57:10 PM jamespolk
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** "If this were acted upon the stage I would condemn it as an improbable fiction."(''Theatre/TwelfthNight'')\\

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** "If this were acted upon the stage I would condemn it as an improbable fiction."(''Theatre/TwelfthNight'')\\"(''Theatre/TwelfthNight'')
22nd May '15 3:56:56 PM jamespolk
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* LeaningOnTheFourthWall\\
"If this were acted upon the stage I would condemn it as an improbable fiction."\\ (''Theatre/TwelfthNight'')\\
"How many ages hence shall this our lofty scene be acted over in states unborn and accents yet unknown!" (''Theatre/JuliusCaesar'')

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* LeaningOnTheFourthWall\\
LeaningOnTheFourthWall
**
"If this were acted upon the stage I would condemn it as an improbable fiction."\\ (''Theatre/TwelfthNight'')\\
"(''Theatre/TwelfthNight'')\\
**
"How many ages hence shall this our lofty scene be acted over in states unborn and accents yet unknown!" (''Theatre/JuliusCaesar'')
22nd May '15 3:56:25 PM jamespolk
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"If this were acted upon the stage I would condemn it as an improbable fiction." (''Theatre/TwelfthNight'')

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"If this were acted upon the stage I would condemn it as an improbable fiction." (''Theatre/TwelfthNight'')"\\ (''Theatre/TwelfthNight'')\\
22nd May '15 3:48:21 PM jamespolk
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"How many ages hence shall this our lofty scene be acted over in states unborn and accents yet unknown!" (''Theatre/JuliusCaesar'')
4th Mar '15 10:44:03 AM BrendanRizzo
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* VillainProtagonist / ProtagonistJourneyToVillain: ''Theatre/{{Macbeth}}.'' Or, ''RichardIII'' if you like them backer than black from the start.

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* VillainProtagonist / ProtagonistJourneyToVillain: ''Theatre/{{Macbeth}}.'' Or, ''RichardIII'' if you like them backer blacker than black from the start.



For virtually all other professions, an appropriate substitution would be 'Da Vinci did it first'. Seriously, look the guy up. He did just about everything you can do except being an accomplished author or famous rock star, and that was just because getting a decent scribe to take down his lengthy fictional masterpieces for him would have been quite expensive in 15th-Century Italy.

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For virtually all other professions, an appropriate substitution would be 'Da 'Leonardo da Vinci did it first'. Seriously, look the guy up. He did just about everything you can do except being an accomplished author or famous rock star, and that was just because getting a decent scribe to take down his lengthy fictional masterpieces for him would have been quite expensive in 15th-Century Italy.
16th Feb '15 9:29:35 PM ThePocket
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* RealityIsUnrealistic:
-->"If this were play'd upon a stage now, I could condemn it as improbable fiction." (''Theatre/TwelfthNight'')
2nd Feb '15 12:39:35 PM Ulathon1
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--> I wasted time, and now time doth waste me. (''Theatre/RichardII'')

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--> I wasted time, and now doth time doth waste me. (''Theatre/RichardII'')
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