History Main / BackHandedApology

28th Feb '17 3:26:28 AM ClatoLawa
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** The English version simplifies it to Haddock "explaining" that the circus isn't hiring, an apology which doesn't address the insult at all.

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** The English version simplifies it changes the confusion to the Thompsons thinking the Sea of Nectar is literally the seaside, and Haddock claims that they're looking for two Punch and Judy men on the pier, for which they would suit perfectly. The apology goes about the same way, with Haddock "explaining" that the circus isn't hiring, an apology they're not hiring after all, which doesn't address the insult at all.
22nd Feb '17 7:26:29 PM snichols1973
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-->'''Donkey''': Because that's what friends do, ''they forgive each other''!

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-->'''Donkey''': Because that's what friends do, do - ''they forgive each other''!other!''
22nd Feb '17 7:22:04 PM snichols1973
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[[folder:Film]]

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[[folder:Film]][[folder: Films - Animated]]
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Shrek}}'':
-->'''Shrek''' [to Donkey] : If I treat you so badly, then why did you come back, huh?
-->'''Donkey''': Because that's what friends do, ''they forgive each other''!
-->'''Shrek''': Oh, yeah. You're right, Donkey. I forgive you - for stabbing me in the back!
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[[folder:Films - Live Action]]


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21st Feb '17 4:12:40 PM eroock
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Compare with FlippantForgiveness.

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Compare with FlippantForgiveness.
FlippantForgiveness and BaitAndSwitchComment.
21st Feb '17 4:10:08 PM eroock
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-->--''ComicStrip/PearlsBeforeSwine''

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-->--''ComicStrip/PearlsBeforeSwine''
-->-- ''ComicStrip/PearlsBeforeSwine''
20th Feb '17 4:53:07 PM nombretomado
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* The {{British newspaper|s}} ''The Sun'' published a story "Flying saucers over British [[ChurchOfHappyology Scientology]] HQ". [[http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/4966623/Aliens-An-apology.html Their response]] to the resulting complaints:

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* The {{British UsefulNotes/{{British newspaper|s}} ''The Sun'' published a story "Flying saucers over British [[ChurchOfHappyology Scientology]] HQ". [[http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/4966623/Aliens-An-apology.html Their response]] to the resulting complaints:
9th Feb '17 8:18:41 AM NervousShark
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* Ruby Rose from ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}'' gives one to Weiss after Weiss sums up how their first fight as a team [[{{Understatement}} didn't go very well]]

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* Ruby Rose from ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}'' gives one to Weiss after Weiss sums up how their first fight as a team [[{{Understatement}} Understatement didn't go very well]]well.
19th Jan '17 2:32:07 PM SSJKamui
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* When the german government ordered the construction of the holocaust memorial in berlin, one of the corporations paid for the construction of the memorial was a remnant of the "IG Farben AG", the corporation who produced the "Cyclone B" gas. This resulted in a public outcry by the jewish community in germany, but the assignment was not revoked and thus, this remnant of the "IG Farben AG" was payd by the german government to work on the holocaust memorial.
2nd Dec '16 12:33:07 PM SteveMB
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* Creator/DaveBarry once wrote a column about telemarketers which included the phone number of a major telemarketing company. Over the course of the following week, that company got swamped with so many calls from people complaining about being harassed by telemarketers that they couldn't get any work done. Dave Barry's next column covered this reaction, and ended with a highly sarcastic apology to the telemarketing company for the trouble he caused them, which included the phrase "I probably should not say that your new phone number is..."

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* Creator/DaveBarry once wrote a column about telemarketers which included the phone number of a major telemarketing company. Over the course of the following week, that company got swamped with so many calls from people complaining about being harassed by telemarketers that they couldn't get any work done. Dave Barry's next column covered this reaction, and ended with a highly sarcastic apology to the telemarketing company for the trouble he caused them, which included the phrase "I probably [[CouldSayItBut should not say that your new phone number is..."]]"
26th Nov '16 9:15:10 AM rjd1922
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-->'''Gretchen:''' I'm sorry that people are so jealous of me... but I can't help it that I'm so popular.
--> [[CrowningMomentOfFunny *''cue entire crowd moving back, except a blissfully-smiling Karen''**]]

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-->'''Gretchen:''' I'm sorry that people are so jealous of me... but I can't help it that I'm so popular.
--> [[CrowningMomentOfFunny [[SugarWiki/CrowningMomentOfFunny *''cue entire crowd moving back, except a blissfully-smiling Karen''**]]
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