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16th Feb '18 5:17:02 PM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
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* A pun based on the TinyGuyHugeGirl trope:
-->'''Tiny Guy:''' What would you say to a little fuck?\\
'''Huge Girl:''' I'd say: "Hello, little fuck."
11th Feb '18 7:31:39 PM nombretomado
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* Wiki/TVTropes itself has a few, many of which are chronicled in "IThoughtItMeant..." For example, a SerialKillerKiller: A killer of serial killers, or a serial killer of killers? ([[TakeAThirdOption Both, more often than not]]).

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* Wiki/TVTropes itself has a few, many of which are chronicled in "IThoughtItMeant..."JustForFun/IThoughtItMeant..." For example, a SerialKillerKiller: A killer of serial killers, or a serial killer of killers? ([[TakeAThirdOption Both, more often than not]]).
4th Feb '18 7:38:10 AM SeptimusHeap
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* An episode of ''PerfectStrangers'' has Larry and Balki trying to fix the plumbing in their apartment.

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* An episode of ''PerfectStrangers'' ''Series/PerfectStrangers'' has Larry and Balki trying to fix the plumbing in their apartment.
31st Jan '18 8:39:00 AM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
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* A pun based on the TinyGuyHugeGirl trope:
-->'''Tiny Guy:''' What would you say to a little fuck?\\
'''Huge Girl:''' I'd say: "Hello, little fuck."
30th Jan '18 11:10:48 AM TheBigBopper
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* The Wiki/SCPFoundation has a "Six-Foot-Tall Man Eating Chicken." The SCP object is described as follows: "SCP-3467 is a six (6) foot tall, two hundred (200) pound man eating chicken. Subject is thirty five (35), slightly balding, dark brown hair and eyes, and slightly overweight. Name is Hank __________, and he has worked as a Level 1 cleanup crew for the past three years. Hank is never seen without a bucket of chicken, and only stops eating it when actually working, which is a rare occurrence in itself."
** Which is in turn a reference to ''Film/TheLittleRascals''.

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* The Wiki/SCPFoundation has a "Six-Foot-Tall Man Eating Chicken." The SCP object is described as follows: "SCP-3467 is a six (6) foot tall, two hundred (200) pound man eating chicken. Subject is thirty five (35), slightly balding, dark brown hair and eyes, and slightly overweight. Name is Hank __________, and he has worked as a Level 1 cleanup crew for the past three years. Hank is never seen without a bucket of chicken, and only stops eating it when actually working, which is a rare occurrence in itself."
**
" Which is in turn a reference to ''Film/TheLittleRascals''.''Film/TheLittleRascals''.
* In the Creator/RocketJump short ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t6CXAaI1OAo Huge Guns (With Smosh!)]]'', the sign advertising a "HUGE GUN SALE!!" can be read one of two ways. Normally you'd assume that it's a ''huge sale'' of guns. In this case it's actually a sale of ''huge guns''.
29th Jan '18 4:44:45 AM Vir
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Jesus, Lucy, Violet, and Patty are CRUEL to poor Charlie Brown! They expect him to get an over-commercialized tree, made of pink aluminum? Charlie brings back a tree that looks like one that would be next to the humble manger, and they all laugh at him! Even damned SNOOPY! Although it sets up a Crowning Moment Of Awesome with the "That's what Christmas is all about" speech, I just want to wring those three bitches' neck!!

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Jesus, Lucy, Violet, and Patty are CRUEL to poor Charlie Brown! They expect him to get an over-commercialized tree, made of pink aluminum? Charlie brings back a tree that looks like one that would be next to the humble manger, and they all laugh at him! Even damned SNOOPY! Although it sets up a Crowning Moment Of Awesome with the "That's what Christmas is all about" speech, I just want to wring those three bitches' neck!!neck!!\\
\\



* Came up on the forums of {{Webcomic/xkcd}}, so it's probably legit to quote here - a poster who as kid read a photo labeled "Lick Observatory Photograph" as an imperative.

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* Came up on the forums of {{Webcomic/xkcd}}, so it's probably legit to quote here - a poster who as a kid read a photo labeled "Lick Observatory Photograph" as an imperative.
24th Jan '18 9:25:44 AM Bosco13
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** The opening credits refer to [[spoiler: the dead]] Eddie as an "Ex Delivery Boy", prompting [[AudienceParticipation fans to shout]] "What kind of delivery boy delivers exes?".
21st Jan '18 6:02:58 AM TheAmazingBlachman
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'''[beat]''\\

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'''[beat]''\\''[beat]''\\
21st Jan '18 6:02:30 AM TheAmazingBlachman
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->'''Wesley''': I'm a rogue demon hunter now.
->'''Cordelia''': Wow... so, what's a rogue demon?

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->'''Wesley''': I'm a rogue demon hunter now.
->'''Cordelia''':
now.\\
'''Cordelia''':
Wow... so, what's a rogue demon?



--> '''Yokel 1''': Oi bets you Oi can tell the difference between a Pork Farm pork pie and another pork pie wearing a bloindfold.
--> '''Yokel 2''': Arr, go on then.
--> '''Yokel 1''': Well, this be a Pork Farm pork pie... And this be another pork pie wearing a bloindfold.

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--> '''Yokel 1''': -->'''Yokel 1:''' Oi bets you Oi can tell the difference between a Pork Farm pork pie and another pork pie wearing a bloindfold.
-->
bloindfold.\\
'''Yokel 2''': 2:''' Arr, go on then.
-->
then.\\
'''Yokel 1''': 1:''' Well, this be a Pork Farm pork pie... And this be another pork pie wearing a bloindfold.



-->'''Kapela:''' I am calm. My friend, your mate and yourself count for a great deal. Your value in the Great Game is far in excess of my own.
-->'''Mr Nebula:''' It's not a game! It's not a £$%&ing game! It was our £$%&ing lives, man!
-->'''Kapela:''' Yes. Yes, indeed, it was. And £$%&ing is a glorious and noble thing, for thence all higher life commences... ...and you and I, my friend, I fear will not be £$%&ing any more.

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-->'''Kapela:''' I am calm. My friend, your mate and yourself count for a great deal. Your value in the Great Game is far in excess of my own.
-->'''Mr
own.\\
'''Mr
Nebula:''' It's not a game! It's not a £$%&ing game! It was our £$%&ing lives, man!
-->'''Kapela:'''
man!\\
'''Kapela:'''
Yes. Yes, indeed, it was. And £$%&ing is a glorious and noble thing, for thence all higher life commences... ...and you and I, my friend, I fear will not be £$%&ing any more.



-->'''Aide:''' Sir, I'm afraid you've gone [[DrunkWithPower mad with power]].
-->'''Russ Cargill:''' Of course I have! Have you ever tried going mad ''without'' power?! It's boring! No one listens to you!

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-->'''Aide:''' Sir, I'm afraid you've gone [[DrunkWithPower mad with power]].
-->'''Russ
power]].\\
'''Russ
Cargill:''' Of course I have! Have you ever tried going mad ''without'' power?! It's boring! No one listens to you!



--> '''Gilbert:''' Valentine, could you go for a doctor?\\

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--> '''Gilbert:''' -->'''Gilbert:''' Valentine, could you go for a doctor?\\



-->'''Colonel Mustard:''' Wadsworth, am I right in thinking there's nobody else in this house?\\

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-->'''Colonel --->'''Colonel Mustard:''' Wadsworth, am I right in thinking there's nobody else in this house?\\



-->Did your teacher ever try to sell you marijuana or ecstasy tablets?
-->What are marijuana tablets?

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-->Did -->"Did your teacher ever try to sell you marijuana or ecstasy tablets?
-->What
tablets?"\\
"What
are marijuana tablets?tablets?"



-->'''Ted:''' It's an entirely different type of flying, altogether.\\

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-->'''Ted:''' --->'''Ted:''' It's an entirely different type of flying, altogether.\\



-->'''Ted:''' Surely, you must be kidding.\\
'''Dr. Rumack:''' I never kid. And don't call me Shirley.

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-->'''Ted:''' --->'''Ted:''' Surely, you must can't be kidding.serious.\\
'''Dr. Rumack:''' I never kid.''am'' serious. And don't call me Shirley.



-->'''Mother''': Say good night, Kevin.
-->'''Kevin''': Good night, Kevin.

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-->'''Mother''': -->'''Mother:''' Say good night, Kevin.
-->'''Kevin''':
Kevin.\\
'''Kevin:'''
Good night, Kevin.



-->'''Brian''': Brothers, we should be struggling ''together''!
-->'''Rebel''': We ''are''!

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-->'''Brian''': -->'''Brian:''' Brothers, we should be struggling ''together''!
-->'''Rebel''':
''together''!\\
'''Rebel:'''
We ''are''!



-->'''Ford''': You're looking for the Ultimate Question.
-->'''Zaphod''': Yep.
-->'''Ford''': You.
-->'''Zaphod''': Me.
-->'''Ford''': Why?
-->'''Zaphod''': No, I tried that. "Why? 42." Doesn't work.
-->'''Ford''': No, I mean, why are you looking for it?

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-->'''Ford''': -->'''Ford:''' You're looking for the Ultimate Question.
-->'''Zaphod''': Yep.
-->'''Ford''': You.
-->'''Zaphod''': Me.
-->'''Ford''': Why?
-->'''Zaphod''':
Question.\\
'''Zaphod:''' Yep.\\
'''Ford:''' You.\\
'''Zaphod:''' Me.\\
'''Ford:''' Why?\\
'''Zaphod:'''
No, I tried that. "Why? 42." Doesn't work.
-->'''Ford''':
work.\\
'''Ford:'''
No, I mean, why are you looking for it?



-->New York's first commercial human-sperm bank opened Friday with semen samples from eighteen men frozen in a stainless steel tank.
-->(...) In the left-hand version of the third example, the reader's heart goes out to those eighteen poor fellows frozen in a steel tank.

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-->New York's first commercial human-sperm bank opened Friday with semen samples from eighteen men frozen in a stainless steel tank.
-->(...
tank.\\
(...
) In the left-hand version of the third example, the reader's heart goes out to those eighteen poor fellows frozen in a steel tank.



-->'''Ford:''' You'd better be prepared for the jump into hyperspace. It's unpleasantly like being drunk.
-->'''Arthur:''' What's so unpleasant about being drunk?
-->'''Ford:''' You ask a glass of water.

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-->'''Ford:''' You'd better be prepared for the jump into hyperspace. It's unpleasantly like being drunk.
-->'''Arthur:'''
drunk.\\
'''Arthur:'''
What's so unpleasant about being drunk?
-->'''Ford:'''
drunk?\\
'''Ford:'''
You ask a glass of water.



--> '''Bunter:''' "Don't hang about. Just call me a rickshaw."
--> '''Bob Cherry:''' "O.K. You're a rickshaw!"

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--> '''Bunter:''' "Don't -->'''Bunter:''' Don't hang about. Just call me a rickshaw."
-->
\\
'''Bob Cherry:''' "O.O.K. You're a rickshaw!"rickshaw!



--> '''Bob Cherry:''' "Like me to call you an ambulance?" (grinning)
--> '''Bunter:''' "Yes, I jolly well would."
--> '''Bob Cherry:''' "All right! You're an ambulance, Bunter."

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--> --->'''Bob Cherry:''' Like me to call you an ambulance? ''(grinning)''\\
'''Bunter:''' Yes, I jolly well would.\\
'''Bob Cherry:''' "Like me to call you an ambulance?" (grinning)
--> '''Bunter:''' "Yes, I jolly well would."
--> '''Bob Cherry:''' "All
All right! You're an ambulance, Bunter."



-->'''Leanansidhe''': "Give me your hand, child."
-->'''Harry''': "I ''need'' my hand, godmother."

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-->'''Leanansidhe''': "Give --->'''Leanansidhe:''' Give me your hand, child."
-->'''Harry''': "I
\\
'''Harry:''' I
''need'' my hand, godmother."



-->'''Topanga:''' And we're living in an apartment where a guy was shot over a salad, part of which was still stuck on the wall!
-->'''Angela:''' ...the guy or the salad?
-->'''Topanga:''' I don't know. I ate it anyway.

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-->'''Topanga:''' And we're living in an apartment where a guy was shot over a salad, part of which was still stuck on the wall!
-->'''Angela:''' ...
wall!\\
'''Angela:''' ...
the guy or the salad?
-->'''Topanga:'''
salad?\\
'''Topanga:'''
I don't know. I ate it anyway.



-->'''Captain Leland Stottlemeyer:''' Hmm, tough guy, ehh? ''[shows the bullet in an evidence bag]'' Look at this. See that? That's a bullet. That's a bullet that got dug out of our ''very'' dear friend's leg tonight!
-->'''Lt. Randall Disher''': That makes your cousin a former cop shooter.
-->'''Vince Kuramoto''': Former what?
-->'''Lt. Randall Disher''': Former cop shooter.
-->'''Vince Kuramoto''': You mean he used to shoot cops?
-->'''Lt. Randall Disher''': No. He shot someone who used to be a cop.
-->'''Vince Kuramoto:''' Why didn't you say that?
-->'''Lt. Randall Disher:''' I did, it's the same thing.
-->'''Vince Kuramoto:''' It's not the same thing at all, it's not even close-
-->'''Captain Leland Stottlemeyer:''' Oh for God's sakes! What are you two, married or what?! Look, it's not complicated, Vince! If you know where your cousin is and you're not telling us, ''[points an accusing finger at Vince]'' that makes you an accessory after the fact.
-->'''Lt. Randall Disher:''' For aiding and abetting!
-->'''Captain Leland Stottlemeyer:''' For ''attempted murder'', which is a very ''very'' VERY long "goodbye"! Let me put it this way: your parole officer? He hasn't been born yet.

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-->'''Captain --->'''Captain Leland Stottlemeyer:''' Hmm, tough guy, ehh? ''[shows the bullet in an evidence bag]'' Look at this. See that? That's a bullet. That's a bullet that got dug out of our ''very'' dear friend's leg tonight!
-->'''Lt.
tonight!\\
'''Lt.
Randall Disher''': Disher:''' That makes your cousin a former cop shooter.
-->'''Vince Kuramoto''':
shooter.\\
'''Vince Kuramoto:'''
Former what?
-->'''Lt.
what?\\
'''Lt.
Randall Disher''': Disher:''' Former cop shooter.
-->'''Vince Kuramoto''':
shooter.\\
'''Vince Kuramoto:'''
You mean he used to shoot cops?
-->'''Lt.
cops?\\
'''Lt.
Randall Disher''': Disher:''' No. He shot someone who used to be a cop.
-->'''Vince
cop.\\
'''Vince
Kuramoto:''' Why didn't you say that?
-->'''Lt.
that?\\
'''Lt.
Randall Disher:''' I did, it's the same thing.
-->'''Vince
thing.\\
'''Vince
Kuramoto:''' It's not the same thing at all, it's not even close-
-->'''Captain
close--\\
'''Captain
Leland Stottlemeyer:''' Oh Oh, for God's sakes! What are you two, married or what?! Look, it's not complicated, Vince! If you know where your cousin is and you're not telling us, ''[points an accusing finger at Vince]'' that makes you an accessory after the fact.
-->'''Lt.
fact.\\
'''Lt.
Randall Disher:''' For aiding and abetting!
-->'''Captain
abetting!\\
'''Captain
Leland Stottlemeyer:''' For ''attempted murder'', which is a very ''very'' VERY long "goodbye"! Let me put it this way: your parole officer? He hasn't been born yet.



-->'''Larry''' (holding pipe): Now, when I nod my head, you hit it with the hammer.

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-->'''Larry''' (holding pipe): -->'''Larry:''' ''(holding pipe)'' Now, when I nod my head, you hit it with the hammer.



-->'''Abbey:''' Women talk about their husbands overshadowing their careers -- mine got ''eaten''.\\

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-->'''Abbey:''' --->'''Abbey:''' Women talk about their husbands overshadowing their careers -- mine got ''eaten''.\\



-->'''Sam:''' Now. Would you please, in the name of compassion, tell me which one of those kids is my boss's daughter. \\

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-->'''Sam:''' --->'''Sam:''' Now. Would you please, in the name of compassion, tell me which one of those kids is my boss's daughter. \\



--> '''Arkwright''' ''(reading newspaper)'': "The police are looking for a small man with one eye". If he's that small, you'd think they'd use ''both'' eyes!

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--> '''Arkwright''' -->'''Arkwright''' ''(reading newspaper)'': "The police are looking for a small man with one eye". If he's that small, you'd think they'd use ''both'' eyes!



---> '''Blackadder''': Get the door, Baldrick.
---> *''Baldrick returns to the room with a door in his hands''*

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---> '''Blackadder''': --->'''Blackadder:''' Get the door, Baldrick.
---> *''Baldrick
Baldrick.\\
''(Baldrick
returns to the room with a door in his hands''*hands)''



--->'''Percy''': Oh yes. I even touched her once.
--->'''Blackadder''': Touched her what?
--->'''Percy''': Her... once. In a corridor.
--->'''Blackadder''': [[IsThatWhatTheyreCallingItNow I've never heard it called that before.]] Still, when you get home, you'll be a hero! She might even let you get your hands on her twice!

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--->'''Percy''': Oh --->'''Percy:''' Oh, yes. I even touched her once.
--->'''Blackadder''':
once.\\
'''Blackadder:'''
Touched her what?
--->'''Percy''':
what?\\
'''Percy:'''
Her... once. In a corridor.
--->'''Blackadder''':
corridor.\\
'''Blackadder:'''
[[IsThatWhatTheyreCallingItNow I've never heard it called that before.]] Still, when you get home, you'll be a hero! She might even let you get your hands on her twice!



-->'''Prince George''': Um, you eat your servants?\\
'''Sir Talbot''': No, sir; I eat ''[[HumanDoorStop off]]'' them. Why should I spend money on tables when I have men standing idle?

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-->'''Prince George''': --->'''Prince George:''' Um, you eat your servants?\\
'''Sir Talbot''': Talbot:''' No, sir; I eat ''[[HumanDoorStop off]]'' them. Why should I spend money on tables when I have men standing idle?



-->[[spoiler:'''Number 6''': Who is Number 1?]]
-->[[spoiler:'''Number 2''': '''You''' are, Number 6.]]

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-->[[spoiler:'''Number 6''': 6:''' Who is Number 1?]]
-->[[spoiler:'''Number 2''':
1?]]\\
[[spoiler:'''Number 2:'''
'''You''' are, Number 6.]]



-->'''Buddy:''' I want you to pour the cereal over your head.
-->'''Jake:''' Must pour cereal...[[ExactWords over your head]]. (Dumps cereal on Buddy)
-->(Later Buddy tries to correct this)
-->'''Jake:''' Must pour cereal...over...over...
-->'''Buddy:''' ''My'' head, over ''my'' head.
-->'''Jake:''' (Dumps cereal on Buddy)

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-->'''Buddy:''' I want you to pour the cereal over your head.
-->'''Jake:'''
head.\\
'''Jake:'''
Must pour cereal...[[ExactWords over your head]]. (Dumps ''(dumps cereal on Buddy)
-->(Later
Buddy)''\\
''(later
Buddy tries to correct this)
-->'''Jake:'''
this)''\\
'''Jake:'''
Must pour cereal...over...over...
-->'''Buddy:'''
over...\\
'''Buddy:'''
''My'' head, over ''my'' head.
-->'''Jake:''' (Dumps
head.\\
'''Jake:''' ''(dumps
cereal on Buddy)Buddy)''



-->'''Buster:''' And I'm going to continue dating, mom.
-->'''Michael:''' Sounds a little bit like "dating mom".

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-->'''Buster:''' --->'''Buster:''' And I'm going to continue dating, mom.
-->'''Michael:'''
mom.\\
'''Michael:'''
Sounds a little bit like "dating mom".



-->'''Sally''': Come on, let's eat, Harry.\\
'''Harry''': Did you just say, "let's eat Harry"?\\
'''Sally''': Yeah, we're hungry, so it's time to eat, Harry.\\
'''Harry''': "Eat Harry". I see. ''[beat]'' Could I just have a moment?\\
'''Sally''': Whatever. ''[leaves]''\\
'''Tommy''': ''[enters]'' Will you hurry it up, I'm starving!

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-->'''Sally''': -->'''Sally:''' Come on, let's eat, Harry.\\
'''Harry''': '''Harry:''' Did you just say, "let's eat Harry"?\\
'''Sally''': '''Sally:''' Yeah, we're hungry, so it's time to eat, Harry.\\
'''Harry''': '''Harry:''' "Eat Harry". I see. ''[beat]'' Could I just have a moment?\\
'''Sally''': '''Sally:''' Whatever. ''[leaves]''\\
'''Tommy''': '''Tommy:''' ''[enters]'' Will you hurry it up, I'm starving!



-->'''Andy''': Oh my God, I'm not supposed to see you before the wedding!\\
'''April''': Andy, that's the groom.\\
'''Andy''': Oh no, I saw him too!

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-->'''Andy''': -->'''Andy:''' Oh my God, I'm not supposed to see you before the wedding!\\
'''April''': '''April:''' Andy, that's the groom.\\
'''Andy''': '''Andy:''' Oh no, I saw him too!



-->'''Penny''': Okay, look, here, page 58. I oil-wrestle an orang-utan in a bikini.
-->'''Leonard''': Just to clarify, which one of you is wearing the bikini?
-->'''Penny''': Both of us.

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-->'''Penny''': --->'''Penny:''' Okay, look, here, page 58. I oil-wrestle an orang-utan in a bikini.
-->'''Leonard''':
bikini.\\
'''Leonard:'''
Just to clarify, which one of you is wearing the bikini?
-->'''Penny''':
bikini?\\
'''Penny:'''
Both of us.



-->'''Dan Rowan''': Say goodnight, Dick.
-->'''Dick Martin''': Goodnight, Dick.

to:

-->'''Dan Rowan''': Rowan:''' Say goodnight, Dick.
-->'''Dick Martin''':
Dick.\\
'''Dick Martin:'''
Goodnight, Dick.



-->'''"Stephano"''': Who am I? What am I doing? Don't you miss the vivid imagination of childhood?
-->'''Mr. Poe''': I never had one.
-->'''"Stephano"''': An imagination or a childhood?

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-->'''"Stephano"''': --->'''"Stephano":''' Who am I? What am I doing? Don't you miss the vivid imagination of childhood?
-->'''Mr. Poe''':
childhood?\\
'''Mr. Poe:'''
I never had one.
-->'''"Stephano"''':
one.\\
'''"Stephano":'''
An imagination or a childhood?



-->'''"Captain Sham":''' I've been fitted with a wooden prosthetic.
-->'''Aunt Josephine:''' How did it happen?
-->'''"Captain Sham":''' Uh, we used half of an old broom.
-->'''Aunt Josephine:''' No, I mean "the accident".

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-->'''"Captain --->'''"Captain Sham":''' I've been fitted with a wooden prosthetic.
-->'''Aunt
prosthetic.\\
'''Aunt
Josephine:''' How did it happen?
-->'''"Captain
happen?\\
'''"Captain
Sham":''' Uh, we used half of an old broom.
-->'''Aunt
broom.\\
'''Aunt
Josephine:''' No, I mean "the accident".



-->'''Matt''': Only a couple of weeks ago I-I met this guy with a carbon-fiber leg named Redmond.
-->'''Redmond''': What was the name of the other leg?
-->'''Matt''': First place.

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-->'''Matt''': -->'''Matt:''' Only a couple of weeks ago I-I met this guy with a carbon-fiber leg named Redmond.
-->'''Redmond''':
Redmond.\\
'''Redmond:'''
What was the name of the other leg?
-->'''Matt''':
leg?\\
'''Matt:'''
First place.



-->''I said, "Mr. Purple People Eater, what's your line?"
-->''He said "Eating purple people, and it sure is fine."

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-->''I --->''I said, "Mr. Purple People Eater, what's your line?"
-->''He
line?"\\
''He
said "Eating purple people, and it sure is fine."



-->I remember batting practice -- I put a baseball on a string
-->And I told this kid, "When I nod my head, haul off and hit that thing!"
-->Heh, gotta give him credit; he did ''exactly'' what I said
-->Cuz the second that I nodded... HE HIT ME IN THE HEAD!

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-->I -->''I remember batting practice -- I put a baseball on a string
-->And
string\\
And
I told this kid, "When I nod my head, haul off and hit that thing!"
-->Heh,
thing!"\\
Heh,
gotta give him credit; he did ''exactly'' what I said
-->Cuz
said\\
Cuz
the second that I nodded... HE HIT ME IN THE HEAD!HEAD!''



-->Oh, oh, now Fred's a-ridin' Fred\\

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-->Oh, -->''Oh, oh, now Fred's a-ridin' Fred\\



Fred's ridin' Fred, Fred's ridin' Fred.

to:

Fred's ridin' Fred, Fred's ridin' Fred.''



-->'''Neddie''': There, that did it! ''([[BreakingTheFourthWall To audience]])'' Hands up all those who though I was gonna hit him on the nut.

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-->'''Neddie''': -->'''Neddie:''' There, that did it! ''([[BreakingTheFourthWall To audience]])'' Hands up all those who though I was gonna hit him on the nut.



-->'''Greenslade''': Greetings from The Goons!
-->'''Eccles''': Hello Eccles!

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-->'''Greenslade''': --->'''Greenslade:''' Greetings from The Goons!
-->'''Eccles''':
Goons!\\
'''Eccles:'''
Hello Eccles!



-->'''Tim:''' Barry, turn the radio on.
-->'''Barry:''' Certainly. ''(lecherously)'' Has anyone ever told you how beautiful you are? Oh, I want to stick my tongue in your aerial socket--
-->'''Tim:''' ...I meant ''switch'' it on.
-->'''Barry:''' Well, that's no fun.

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-->'''Tim:''' Barry, turn the radio on.
-->'''Barry:'''
on.\\
'''Barry:'''
Certainly. ''(lecherously)'' Has anyone ever told you how beautiful you are? Oh, I want to stick my tongue in your aerial socket--
-->'''Tim:''' ...
socket--\\
'''Tim:''' ...
I meant ''switch'' it on.
-->'''Barry:'''
on.\\
'''Barry:'''
Well, that's no fun.



-->'''Barry:''' I think I met your aunt, once.
-->'''Tim:''' ...I don't have an aunt Once. Once is a very silly name for an aunt. I did have an uncle, however...
-->'''Barry:''' However's a very silly name for an uncle!

to:

-->'''Barry:''' --->'''Barry:''' I think I met your aunt, once.
-->'''Tim:''' ...
once.\\
'''Tim:''' ...
I don't have an aunt Once. Once is a very silly name for an aunt. I did have an uncle, however...
-->'''Barry:'''
however...\\
'''Barry:'''
However's a very silly name for an uncle!



-->'''Zaphod:''' "It's a carbon copy of the Ravenous Bugblatter Beast of Traal - or I'm a Vogon's grandmother!"
-->'''Arthur:''' "The Ravenous Bugblatter Beast of Traal?! Is it safe?"
-->[Sound of the Ravenous Bugblatter Beast of Traal salivating.]
-->'''Ford:''' "Oh yes! It's perfectly safe - it's just us who are in trouble."

to:

-->'''Zaphod:''' "It's It's a carbon copy of the Ravenous Bugblatter Beast of Traal - -- or I'm a Vogon's grandmother!"
-->'''Arthur:''' "The
grandmother!\\
'''Arthur:''' The
Ravenous Bugblatter Beast of Traal?! Is it safe?"
-->[Sound
safe?\\
''[sound
of the Ravenous Bugblatter Beast of Traal salivating.]
-->'''Ford:''' "Oh
salivating]''\\
'''Ford:''' Oh,
yes! It's perfectly safe - -- it's just us who are in trouble."



-->'''Jack''': Music/RodStewart: "If there's one thing I've learned about women, that I've tried to pass on to my boys, it's..."
-->'''Barry''': "...they don't like being passed on to my boys."

to:

-->'''Jack''': -->'''Jack:''' Music/RodStewart: "If there's one thing I've learned about women, that I've tried to pass on to my boys, it's..."
-->'''Barry''':
"\\
'''Barry:'''
"...they don't like being passed on to my boys."



-->'''Rosencrantz''': Do you think Death could possibly be a boat? \\
'''Guildenstern''': No, no, no... death is not. Death isn't. Take my meaning? Death is the ultimate negative. [[CessationOfExistence Not-being]]. You can't not be on a boat.\\
'''Rosencrantz''': I've frequently not been on boats.\\
'''Guildenstern''': No, no... what you've been is not on boats.

to:

-->'''Rosencrantz''': -->'''Rosencrantz:''' Do you think Death could possibly be a boat? \\
'''Guildenstern''': '''Guildenstern:''' No, no, no... death is not. Death isn't. Take my meaning? Death is the ultimate negative. [[CessationOfExistence Not-being]]. You can't not be on a boat.\\
'''Rosencrantz''': '''Rosencrantz:''' I've frequently not been on boats.\\
'''Guildenstern''': '''Guildenstern:''' No, no... what you've been is not on boats.



-->'''Zach:''' ''*Solemnly*'' She had a crack-baby. ''*{{Beat}}, then enthusiastically*'' She had a crack, baby!

to:

-->'''Zach:''' ''*Solemnly*'' ''(solemnly)'' She had a crack-baby. ''*{{Beat}}, ''({{Beat}}, then enthusiastically*'' enthusiastically)'' She had a crack, baby!



-->'''Bernard:''' That hamster really should get some exercise.
-->'''Ed:''' Well, Dad puts him to work down in the basement sometimes. But then he starts sweating, and then he gets wet... ...and then he gets cold, and then he refuses to work.
-->'''Bernard:''' Your dad or the hamster?

to:

-->'''Bernard:''' That hamster really should get some exercise.
-->'''Ed:'''
exercise.\\
'''Ed:'''
Well, Dad puts him to work down in the basement sometimes. But then he starts sweating, and then he gets wet... ...and then he gets cold, and then he refuses to work.
-->'''Bernard:'''
work.\\
'''Bernard:'''
Your dad or the hamster?hamster?\\



-->'''Wanda:''' I wish I had my magic back.
-->'''Cosmo:''' The back you're using is fine.

to:

-->'''Wanda:''' I wish I had my magic back.
-->'''Cosmo:'''
back.\\
'''Cosmo:'''
The back you're using is fine.



--> Big Bad Moon Shoota: Fer shooting da big bad moon. Wot? No? [[AbnormalAmmo So it shoots moonz outta it, badly?]] [[HumanCannonball Its shoots Bad Moonz dat're big?]] Zog it, nevahmind.\\

to:

--> Big -->'''Big Bad Moon Shoota: Shoota:''' Fer shooting da big bad moon. Wot? No? [[AbnormalAmmo So it shoots moonz outta it, badly?]] [[HumanCannonball Its shoots Bad Moonz dat're big?]] Zog it, nevahmind.\\



--->'''Vrishika''': Interested? It's the real thing, of course. [[MadeFromRealGirlScouts Thousands of mewling, mortal babies went into the making of the stuff]].

to:

--->'''Vrishika''': -->'''Vrishika:''' Interested? It's the real thing, of course. [[MadeFromRealGirlScouts Thousands of mewling, mortal babies went into the making of the stuff]].



--> '''Thog:''' not nale, not-nale. and thog knot not-nale while nale nail not-nale. nale, not not-nale, now nail not-nale by leaving not-nale, not nale, in jail.
--> '''Police officer:''' Pleading insanity, then?

to:

--> '''Thog:''' -->'''Thog:''' not nale, not-nale. and thog knot not-nale while nale nail not-nale. nale, not not-nale, now nail not-nale by leaving not-nale, not nale, in jail.
-->
jail.\\
'''Police officer:''' Pleading insanity, then?



-->'''Unity''': Wait, what do I do?\\
'''K.T.''': Zombie-attack. With a hyphen.\\
'''Unity''': Awright! Punctuation!

to:

-->'''Unity''': -->'''Unity:''' Wait, what do I do?\\
'''K.T.''': :''' Zombie-attack. With a hyphen.\\
'''Unity''': '''Unity:''' Awright! Punctuation!



--> From the ''ComicStrip/{{Peanuts}}'' [[Headscratchers/HomePage Headscratchers]] page:
-->Jesus, Lucy, Violet, and Patty are CRUEL to poor Charlie Brown! They expect him to get an over-commercialized tree, made of pink aluminum? Charlie brings back a tree that looks like one that would be next to the humble manger, and they all laugh at him! Even damned SNOOPY! Although it sets up a Crowning Moment Of Awesome with the "That's what Christmas is all about" speech, I just want to wring those three bitches' neck!!
--> Is it bad that I read the start of this entry as a list of 4 names, rather than an expletive and 3 names?
---> Jesus is laughing at Charlie Brown for having a great Christmas spirit! The irony!
---> Nope. I did it, too. As did my parents, Ayn Rand and God.

to:

--> From -->From the ''ComicStrip/{{Peanuts}}'' [[Headscratchers/HomePage Headscratchers]] page:
-->Jesus,
page:\\
Jesus,
Lucy, Violet, and Patty are CRUEL to poor Charlie Brown! They expect him to get an over-commercialized tree, made of pink aluminum? Charlie brings back a tree that looks like one that would be next to the humble manger, and they all laugh at him! Even damned SNOOPY! Although it sets up a Crowning Moment Of Awesome with the "That's what Christmas is all about" speech, I just want to wring those three bitches' neck!!
--> Is it bad that I read the start of this entry as a list of 4 names, rather than an expletive and 3 names?
---> Jesus --->Jesus is laughing at Charlie Brown for having a great Christmas spirit! The irony!
--->
irony!\\
Nope. I did it, too. As did my parents, Ayn Rand and God.



-->'''Strong Sad''': I like board games more than most people. And by that I mean I like to play board games more than most people do. But by that I also mean I like board games more than I like most people.

to:

-->'''Strong Sad''': Sad:''' I like board games more than most people. And by that I mean I like to play board games more than most people do. But by that I also mean I like board games more than I like most people.



-->'''WesternAnimation/MickeyMouse:''' Put down that broom and pack your bags! [[WholePlotReference We're going]] Literature/AroundTheWorldInEightyDays! Come on, let's go!
-->'''WesternAnimation/{{Goofy}}:''' What's the big hurry? We're not leavin' for eighty days.
-->'''Mickey:''' (AsideGlance.)

to:

-->'''WesternAnimation/MickeyMouse:''' Put down that broom and pack your bags! [[WholePlotReference We're going]] Literature/AroundTheWorldInEightyDays! Come on, let's go!
-->'''WesternAnimation/{{Goofy}}:'''
go!\\
'''WesternAnimation/{{Goofy}}:'''
What's the big hurry? We're not leavin' for eighty days.
-->'''Mickey:''' (AsideGlance.)
days.\\
'''Mickey:''' ''(AsideGlance)''



-->'''Duck Dodgers:''' Well, whaddaya know? It... disintegrated.

to:

-->'''Duck --->'''Duck Dodgers:''' Well, whaddaya know? It... disintegrated.



-->'''Daffy''': Say, what's the matter with you, anyway! Don't you even know a rabbit when you see one? Hmm?
-->'''Bugs''': It's true, doc, I'm a rabbit, all right. Would you like to shoot me now or wait till I get home?
-->'''Daffy''': Shoot him now! Shoot him!
-->'''Bugs''': You keep out of this! He doesn't have to shoot you now!
-->'''Daffy''': He does so have to shoot me now! I demand that you shoot me now! Nyah! [Elmer shoots Daffy]
-->'''Daffy''': Let's run through that again.
-->'''Bugs''': Okay. Would you like to shoot me now, or wait till you get home?
-->'''Daffy''' [in a calm voice]: Shoot him now, shoot him now.
-->'''Bugs''' [in a calm voice]: You keep out of this, he doesn't have to shoot you now.
-->'''Daffy''': Ha! That's it! Hold it right there! [[GrammarNazi Pronoun trouble. It's not "he doesn't have to shoot ''you'' now", it's "he doesn't have to shoot ''me'' now".]] Well, I say he does have to shoot me now! So shoot me now! [Elmer shoots Daffy once again].
-->'''Bugs''': Ye-es?
-->'''Daffy''': Oh, no you don't. Not again, sorry. This time we'll try it from the other end. Look, you're a hunter, right?
-->'''Elmer''': Wight.
-->'''Daffy''': And this is rabbit season, right?
-->'''Elmer''': Wight.
-->'''Bugs''': And if he was a rabbit, what would you do?
-->'''Daffy''': Yeah, you're so smart? If I was a rabbit, what would you do?
-->'''Elmer''': Well, I'd - [Elmer aims his gun at Daffy]
-->'''Daffy''' [worriedly]: [[OhCrap Not again.]] [Elmer blasts Daffy once more]

to:

-->'''Daffy''': --->'''Daffy:''' Say, what's the matter with you, anyway! Don't you even know a rabbit when you see one? Hmm?
-->'''Bugs''':
one?! Hmm?!\\
'''Bugs:'''
It's true, doc, I'm a rabbit, all right. Would you like to shoot me now or wait till 'till I get home?
-->'''Daffy''':
home?\\
'''Daffy:'''
Shoot him now! Shoot him!
-->'''Bugs''':
him ''now!''\\
'''Bugs:'''
You keep out of this! He doesn't have to shoot you now!
-->'''Daffy''':
now!\\
'''Daffy:'''
He does so ''so'' have to shoot me now! I demand that you shoot me now! Nyah! [Elmer ''[Elmer shrugs, then shoots Daffy]
-->'''Daffy''':
Daffy]''\\
'''[beat]''\\
'''Daffy:'''
Let's run through that again.
-->'''Bugs''':
again.\\
'''Bugs:'''
Okay. Would "Would you like to shoot me now, or wait till you get home?
-->'''Daffy''' [in
home?"\\
'''Daffy:''' ''[in
a calm voice]: Shoot voice]'' "Shoot him now, shoot him now.
-->'''Bugs''' [in
now."\\
'''Bugs:''' ''[in
a calm voice]: You voice]'' "You keep out of this, he doesn't have to shoot you now.
-->'''Daffy''':
now."\\
'''Daffy:'''
Ha! That's it! Hold it right there! [[GrammarNazi Pronoun trouble. ''Pronoun trouble.'' It's not "he doesn't have to shoot ''you'' now", it's "he doesn't have to shoot ''me'' now".]] now". Well, I say he does ''does'' have to shoot me now! So shoot me now! [Elmer ''[Elmer shoots Daffy once again].
-->'''Bugs''': Ye-es?
-->'''Daffy''':
again]''\\
''[Daffy angrily points an accusing finger towards Bugs]''\\
'''Bugs:''' Ye-es?\\
'''Daffy:''' ''[lowers his accusing finger as he carefully reconsiders what to say]''
Oh, no you don't. Not again, sorry. ''sorry.'' This time we'll try it from the other end. ''[to Elmer]'' Look, you're a hunter, right?
-->'''Elmer''': Wight.
-->'''Daffy''':
right?\\
'''Elmer:''' Wight.\\
'''Daffy:'''
And this is rabbit season, right?
-->'''Elmer''': Wight.
-->'''Bugs''':
right?\\
'''Elmer:''' Wight.\\
'''Bugs:'''
And if he was a rabbit, what would you do?
-->'''Daffy''':
do?\\
'''Daffy:'''
Yeah, you're so smart? smart?! If I was a rabbit, what would you do?
-->'''Elmer''':
do?\\
'''Elmer:'''
Well, I'd - [Elmer -- ''[Elmer aims his gun at Daffy]
-->'''Daffy''' [worriedly]:
Daffy]''\\
'''Daffy:''' ''[worriedly]''
[[OhCrap Not again.]] [Elmer ''[Elmer blasts Daffy once more]more]''



-->'''Bugs''': Ew, nasty medicine teaspoons!

to:

-->'''Bugs''': --->'''Bugs:''' Ew, nasty medicine teaspoons!



-->'''Dictator:''' This is the uniform of a great man!
-->'''Yakko:''' Does he know you're wearing it?

to:

-->'''Dictator:''' This is the uniform of a great man!
-->'''Yakko:'''
man!\\
'''Yakko:'''
Does he know you're wearing it?



--->'''Yakko''': Number one sister, dust for prints!\\
''(Later)''\\
'''Dot''': I found ''Music/{{Prince}}''!\\
'''Yakko''': No no no, ''finger''prints!\\
'''Dot''': ''[[GettingCrapPastTheRadar (exchanges an awkward look with Prince)]]'' I don't think so.

to:

--->'''Yakko''': --->'''Yakko:''' Number one sister, dust for prints!\\
''(Later)''\\
'''Dot''':
''(later)''\\
'''Dot:'''
I found ''Music/{{Prince}}''!\\
'''Yakko''': '''Yakko:''' No no no, ''finger''prints!\\
'''Dot''': '''Dot:''' ''[[GettingCrapPastTheRadar (exchanges an awkward look with Prince)]]'' I don't think so.



---> Good idea: Playing catch with your grandfather.[[note]]Mr. Skullhead throws a football at his grandfather.[[/note]]
---> Bad idea: Playing catch ''with'' your grandfather.[[note]]Mr. Skullhead throws his grandfather.[[/note]]

to:

---> Good --->Good idea: Playing catch with your grandfather.[[note]]Mr. Skullhead throws a football at his grandfather.[[/note]]
--->
[[/note]]\\
Bad idea: Playing catch ''with'' your grandfather.[[note]]Mr. Skullhead throws his grandfather.[[/note]]



--->'''Police officer''': This time, he made love to Carla Weathers' prize chicken. She's catatonic.\\
'''Barbrady''': Who, Carla Weathers or the chicken?

to:

--->'''Police officer''': officer:''' This time, he made love to Carla Weathers' prize chicken. She's catatonic.\\
'''Barbrady''': '''Barbrady:''' Who, Carla Weathers or the chicken?



--->'''Hank''': How can you sleep when my boy's missing?\\
'''Hornet''': What's he missing, boss?

to:

--->'''Hank''': -->'''Hank:''' How can you sleep when my boy's missing?\\
'''Hornet''': '''Hornet:''' What's he missing, boss?



-->'''Lance:''' We're not making food, people! We're [[InsistentTerminology creating cuisine!]] Food is what a dog eats! Or a tourist!
-->'''Sterling:''' Wait, a dog ate a tourist? ([[ProducePelting Has a tomato thrown at him]]) WHAT? THAT WAS [[LampshadeHanging AMBIGUOUSLY WORDED]]!

to:

-->'''Lance:''' We're not making food, people! We're [[InsistentTerminology creating cuisine!]] Food is what a dog eats! Or a tourist!
-->'''Sterling:'''
tourist!\\
'''Sterling:'''
Wait, a dog ate a tourist? ([[ProducePelting Has ''([[ProducePelting has a tomato thrown at him]]) WHAT? him]])'' WHAT?! THAT WAS [[LampshadeHanging AMBIGUOUSLY WORDED]]!



-->'''Mordecai:''' Don't worry, Rigby knows this hill like the back of his hand!
-->'''Margaret:''' ''[spots Eileen and Rigby hurtling down the mountain]'' What's that?!
-->'''Mordecai:''' ''[pointing to his own hand]'' It's like this part of your hand right here.

to:

-->'''Mordecai:''' Don't worry, Rigby knows this hill like the back of his hand!
-->'''Margaret:'''
hand!\\
'''Margaret:'''
''[spots Eileen and Rigby hurtling down the mountain]'' What's that?!
-->'''Mordecai:'''
that?!\\
'''Mordecai:'''
''[pointing to his own hand]'' It's like this part of your hand right here.



-->'''Atty''': Mr. Smith, did you or did you not clandestinely meet with Miss Peters on that evening?\\
'''Witness''': [[MathematiciansAnswer Yes.]]

to:

-->'''Atty''': -->'''Atty:''' Mr. Smith, did you or did you not clandestinely meet with Miss Peters on that evening?\\
'''Witness''': '''Witness:''' [[MathematiciansAnswer Yes.]]
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** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5yuL6PcgSgM In another episode]], Bart objects to [[AmoralAttorney Lionel Hutz]]'s request for money upfront, because his card says "''Works on Contingency--No Money Down.''" Hutz claims that it's a typo, and adds punctuation so that it now reads "''Works on Contingency? No, Money Down!''"

to:

** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5yuL6PcgSgM In another episode]], Bart objects to [[AmoralAttorney Lionel Hutz]]'s request for money upfront, because his card says "''Works on Contingency--No Contingency -- No Money Down.''" Hutz hastily claims that it's a typo, and adds punctuation so that it now reads "''Works on Contingency? No, Contingency'''?''' -- No''',''' Money Down!''"Down'''!'''''"
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