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11th Jul '16 10:30:21 AM Someoneman
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* ''The Hope of the Senju Clan'' has Sarutobi "The Professor/God of Shinobi" Hiruzen (3rd Hokage) explain at length to Kakashi, Kushina, Yamato, Kurenai and Asuma how Senju Naruto (Tsunade's his mom) is to be trained and by who as well as other incidental things showing that he's got his bases covered with Naruto's training and safety. The next scene has a council meeting where Danzo tries to make a ploy to get Naruto trained under him. The reader can then see and predict how different parts of Sarutobi's plan come in to block Danzo. No matter what tactic Danzo uses. [[SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome It's actually pretty cool.]]

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* ''The Hope of the Senju Clan'' has Sarutobi "The Professor/God of Shinobi" Hiruzen (3rd Hokage) explain at length to Kakashi, Kushina, Yamato, Kurenai and Asuma how Senju Naruto (Tsunade's his mom) is to be trained and by who as well as other incidental things showing that he's got his bases covered with Naruto's training and safety. The next scene has a council meeting where Danzo tries to make a ploy to get Naruto trained under him. The reader can then see and predict how different parts of Sarutobi's plan come in to block Danzo. No matter what tactic Danzo uses. [[SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome It's actually pretty cool.]]
5th Jul '16 8:31:26 AM OlmoJV
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* In ''WesternAnimation/JackieChanAdventures'' episode "Black Magic", [[ManipulativeBastard Tarakudo]] says this after he has tricked the resident [[MaskOfPower Oni]] [[EvilMask Mask]] wielder [[spoiler:Captain Black]] to summon the Sumo Khan (beginning his [[DemonicPossession corruption by the Oni General]]) and allowed him to [[spoiler:take [[QuirkyMinibossSquad the Enforcers]] into custody and imprison them in Section 13 where three other Oni Masks are stored]].
-->'''Tarakudo''': Ahh, things are going exactly as I envisioned.
-->'''Finn''': This is the plan?
18th Jun '16 6:45:41 PM nombretomado
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* This is part of the Scorpion Clan's [[PlanetOfHats Hat]] in ''LegendOfTheFiveRings''. They would have people believe that ''everything'' they do is part of a XanatosGambit, including the clear failures where the "just as planned" benefits cannot possibly be worth the costs.

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* This is part of the Scorpion Clan's [[PlanetOfHats Hat]] in ''LegendOfTheFiveRings''.''TabletopGame/LegendOfTheFiveRings''. They would have people believe that ''everything'' they do is part of a XanatosGambit, including the clear failures where the "just as planned" benefits cannot possibly be worth the costs.
14th Apr '16 9:26:38 AM DenisK21
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** That being said, pretty much every battle in Bleach will have multiple of these moments. Pretty much the entire of the Aizen and Thousand Year Blood War arc involve characters telling each other that they had planned for their opponent to plan for their plan that had planned for their plan that had been planned ahead of time to counter their opponents plan.... Before their opponent says "But I planned for you to do that..." [[spoiler: At one point, Yhwach blatently states that he planned for his entire army to be defeated and all of his men destroyed, as well as almost getting wiped out of existance, only surviving because of some ass-pull ability.]] To make a long story short, Bleach villains don't understand the idea of "Just because it's going to plan, doesn't mean it's a good plan."

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** That being said, pretty much every battle in Bleach will have multiple of these moments. Pretty much the entire of the Aizen and Thousand Year Blood War arc involve characters telling each other that they had planned for their opponent to plan for their plan that had planned for their plan that had been planned ahead of time to counter their opponents plan.... Before their opponent says "But I planned for you to do that..." [[spoiler: %%[[spoiler: At one point, Yhwach blatently states that he planned for his entire army to be defeated and all of his men destroyed, as well as almost getting wiped out of existance, only surviving because of some ass-pull ability.]] To make a long story short, Bleach villains don't understand the idea of "Just because it's going to plan, doesn't mean it's a good plan."
13th Apr '16 7:58:31 AM 20person
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** This is part of the Tzeentchians' hat. Tzeentch is essentially the GodOfEvil plans, gambits and other schemes, worshipped by sorcerers and the ambitious, who sees so far into the future that all his plans are mutually contradictory: the success of one means the failure of another and vice versa. It is customary, when reducing your opponent to incoherent rage and ''SkywardScream''ing, to [[SmugSmiler smile smugly]] and declare [[{{AllAccordingToPlan}} Just as planned.]]" ([[Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion Gendo]] [[ScaryShinyGlasses glasses]] and [[FingerTenting hands]] optional). [[http://1d4chan.org/wiki/Just_as_planned More information here.]]

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** This is part of the Tzeentchians' hat. Tzeentch is essentially the GodOfEvil plans, gambits and other schemes, worshipped by sorcerers and the ambitious, who sees so far into the future that all his plans are mutually contradictory: the success of one means the failure of another and vice versa. It is customary, when reducing your opponent to incoherent rage and ''SkywardScream''ing, [[SkywardScream skyward screaming]], to [[SmugSmiler smile smugly]] and declare [[{{AllAccordingToPlan}} Just as planned.]]" ([[Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion Gendo]] [[ScaryShinyGlasses glasses]] and [[FingerTenting hands]] optional). [[http://1d4chan.org/wiki/Just_as_planned More information here.]]
23rd Mar '16 9:16:13 AM ObsidianFire
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** The Mayor (the BigBad for Season 3) is more GenreSavvy on this. [[TheDragon Faith]] is eager for some action and asks her boss if there's likely to be any fighting. The Mayor replies no, not if everything goes according to plan "but since when do things go according to plan?"

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** The Mayor (the BigBad for Season 3) is more GenreSavvy on smart about this. [[TheDragon Faith]] is eager for some action and asks her boss if there's likely to be any fighting. The Mayor replies no, not if everything goes according to plan "but since when do things go according to plan?"



** Games Workshop has hinted that the failure of all thirteen Black Crusades, which has given Abaddon the Despoiler a reputation as a GeneralFailure, were actually this trope. How better to gauge your enemy's strength over the millennia? Moreover, the assumption that the Black Crusades failed contradicts the manifest unwillingness of the [[BadBoss Chaos]] [[EldritchAbomination Gods]] to [[YouHaveFailedMe tolerate failure]], and their equally manifest willingness to allow Abbadon to remain [[BigBad Warmaster]] for 10,000 years. [[FridgeHorror This line of thought makes Abbadon even more horrifying]] than he ''prima facie'' is: he has convinced players of the game that he's incompetent, even while giving his unholy patrons exactly what they want. ''That'' is DangerouslyGenreSavvy ObfuscatingStupidity on a cosmic scale.

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** Games Workshop has hinted that the failure of all thirteen Black Crusades, which has given Abaddon the Despoiler a reputation as a GeneralFailure, were actually this trope. How better to gauge your enemy's strength over the millennia? Moreover, the assumption that the Black Crusades failed contradicts the manifest unwillingness of the [[BadBoss Chaos]] [[EldritchAbomination Gods]] to [[YouHaveFailedMe tolerate failure]], and their equally manifest willingness to allow Abbadon to remain [[BigBad Warmaster]] for 10,000 years. [[FridgeHorror This line of thought makes Abbadon even more horrifying]] than he ''prima facie'' is: he has convinced players of the game that he's incompetent, even while giving his unholy patrons exactly what they want. ''That'' is DangerouslyGenreSavvy ObfuscatingStupidity on a cosmic scale.
4th Feb '16 9:24:55 PM TVRulezAgain
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** Dooku too. In ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsCloneWars'' he even tells Ventress word for word "All is going according to plan."

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** Dooku too. In ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsCloneWars'' ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars'' he even tells Ventress word for word "All is going according to plan."
30th Jan '16 9:59:23 AM MetaFour
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* Exaggerated in ''Fanfic/TealovesSteamyAdventure'', where Tealove getting captured by a cave troll, meeting a new ally in captivity, and escaping was somehow exactly according to Baron Zeppeli's plan. Then parodied in the sequel, ''Fanfic/DiamondAndSilversExcellentAdventure'', where someone asks Zeppeli what the plan actually ''is'', and he can't remember. And then it turns out he's actually saying a Zebrew phrase that happens to ''sound'' like "Exactly as planned!" Translated, it actually means [[OhCrap "These matters are very concerning to me."]]
30th Dec '15 9:49:15 PM ImpudentInfidel
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*** To clarify: the Imperium, and many players, interpret the Black Crusades as failures because the invaders are always driven back and never hold territory. What's actually happening is that the vast bulk of the invaders are independant forces joined together by the most fragile of alliances, and so most of the war is little more than a smokescreen from Abaddon's perspective. Once he and his actual loyalists have achieved whatever their real objective is they return to their own territory and leave the rest of the Chaos forces to their own devices, where lacking any central leadership or direction they are inevitably defeated eventually.
19th Dec '15 2:32:35 PM TompaDompa
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** TheEmperor is quite fond of this.

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** TheEmperor is quite fond of this. In ''Film/ReturnOfTheJedi'', he tells Luke "Everything that has transpired has done so according to my design."
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